The city is well served for cinema going audiences and has the oldest continuously running cinema alongside mainstream cinemas with state of the art digital capability.
This stunning 2 Screen Edwardian cinema, first opened in April 1911 and, having recently celebrated its centenary, has been fully restored to its former glory and is once again open to the public 7 days per week.
Duke of Yorks Cinema (Picturehouses) – The UK’s oldest continuously operating cinema – and voted the nation’s favourite – expanded in 2012 into a new two-screen venue in the North Laine, the Dukes at Komedia.
They have a broad range of programme including arthouse and specialised cinema and special events for older people, autism screenings, film clubs and talks from film talent.
Duke Of Yorks
Dukes At Komedia
The BFFS is the national development agency for community cinema and provide resources, advice and support for those wishing to set up their own community cinema, film club and pop up screenings. Currently there is only one registered cinema club in Brighton but there are some in surrounding towns and villages including Lewes and Hailsham.
British Federation of Film Societies