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Your independent boutique city-centre cinema brings a hand-picked range of film to the heart of Chester.

New release cinema from the best independent and international filmmakers, unmissable big screen blockbusters, cult classics, family favourites, documentaries and more!

Storyhouse Cinema is supported by Film Hub North with National Lottery funding on behalf of the BFI Film Audience Network.



Storyhouse Members
£8 before 5pm / £8.90 after 5pm
Under 16s: £6.65

£8.90 before 5pm / £9.90 after 5pm
Under 16s: £7.40

Young Storyhouse Card Members
£5 for all screenings

Silver Screenings (Over 60s) – Every Tuesday & Thursday before 5pm
£5.40 (Members) / £6 (Non-Members)

Family Saturday & Sunday Screenings
£3.60 (Members) / £4 (Non-Members)

What’s On

Pics of the Week

Event info for Fremont


30 Sep–5 Oct 2023
Rating 12A
At Storyhouse Cinema
Event Info & Tickets
Event info for Stop Making Sense

Stop Making Sense

30 Sep–5 Oct 2023
Rating PG
At Storyhouse Cinema
Event Info & Tickets

Family Cinema Screenings

Accessible Cinema Screenings

What’s On – Access

Follow the links below to find an accessible screening for you!

Audio Described Films

Caption Subtitled Screenings

Relaxed Screenings

Community Cinema Groups

Cheshire & Warrington Carers Trust

Carers living in Cheshire West and Chester are welcome to meet for a monthly relaxed film screening.

People’s Choice Group – Cinema & Review Club

For anyone 16+ with a learning disability, difficulty or autistic spectrum condition.

Vision Support – Audio Described Cinema Group

A monthly dedicated audio descriptive screening in partnership with Vision Support.

Season Highlights


The Minority Languages Film Season

In partnership with the Department of Languages and Cultures at the University of Chester


Storyhouse Gems

Storyhouse Gems is a new monthly strand of hand-picked, one-off cinema screenings; featuring cult, classic, and contemporary film favourites with a focus on the unique and unusual, specially curated by a member of your Storyhouse Cinema Team.

Disney 100: Celebrating Timeless Memories

Celebrate timeless memories with Disney 100 and Storyhouse Cinema!

Cinema Unbound: The Creative Worlds of Powell + Pressburger

A Major BFI Cinema Season


Chester Film Society at Storyhouse

Seasons, festivals, and special screenings hosted by the Chester Film Society in partnership with Storyhouse.

For more information, please visit the Chester Film Society website:

Stage on Screen

As well as mainstream blockbuster, independent, classic films and world cinema, Storyhouse screens productions from The National Theatre, The Royal Opera House, The Royal Ballet, Royal Shakespeare Company, Berliner Philharmoniker and more, bringing some of the finest the finest drama, opera and ballet to the heart of Chester.

Stage On Screen

BFI Film Academy


In October 2017 Reel Solutions delivered the first BFI Film Academy in the UK to focus on immersive filmmaking. Here’s a snapshot of the course and what the participants thought.


Do you like to talk about films? So do we!

Event info for Reel Talk

Reel Talk

The first Thursday of every month!
Rating 15
At Storyhouse
Event Info

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Seen a film with us? Tag your reviews with ‘storyhouse’!

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Storyhouse is a MUBI GO partner.

Get one hand-picked cinema ticket every week with MUBI GO.

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