The government have advised that, whilst stopping short of forcing theatres and cinemas to close, people should stay away, and so Storyhouse will be temporarily closed from Tuesday 17 March. We are not yet sure how long this will be for, but this does affect a number of events, shows and screenings.

This event is no longer planned to go ahead. We will be in touch with all bookers as quickly as we can with more information.

We are humbled by the support of our staff, volunteers and wider community and thank you for your patience as we work through each event and contact all customers. There is no need to get in touch with us.

Remember to stay safe and look after each other.

 

DON’T JUDGE A BOOK BY ITS COVER

The Human Library is designed to build a positive framework for conversations that can challenge stereotypes and prejudices through dialogue. The Human Library is a place where real people are on loan to readers. A place where difficult questions are expected, appreciated and answered. The Human Library is a danish idea from 2000 and is now available in more than 80 countries.

The Human Library is, in the true sense of the word, a library of people. We host events where readers can borrow human beings serving as open books and have conversations they would not normally have access to. Every human book from our bookshelf, represents a group in our society that is often subjected to prejudice, stigmatization or discrimination because of their lifestyle, diagnosis, belief, disability, social status, ethnic origin etc.

At this event you will hear from Katy Jon Went the Human Library UK Coordinator (Volunteer). Katy will present everything from the history of the concept down to how best to run a Human Library in your venue. They will also talk about the role of the people volunteering to be a ‘book’ including how best the books can serve the curiosity of the reader. By providing this opportunity to hear from Katy you will be more inspired to volunteer either as a book or a librarian to help run future Human Libraries at your library or venue.

Duration

Approx 120 mins

Time details

10am - 12pm

Cinema Spider-Man Into The Spider-Verse (PG)

1 hr 57 | Teenager Miles Morales discovers the limitless possibilities of ‘the Spider-Verse’ as he learns about becoming a web-slinging hero.

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Cinema Trolls World Tour (U)

1 hr 31 | [AD] Queen Poppy and her friends try to save all the Trolls and their music from the Queen of Hard Rock Trolls. Big screen family fun.

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Cinema Bohemian Rhapsody (12A)
Today 2pm; Tomorrow 5pm; Sat 6.30pm
Storyhouse Theatre

2 hrs 14 | Join us for the foot-stomping celebration of Queen, their music and the Freddie Mercury.

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Cinema The Greatest Showman (PG)
Today 6.30pm; Sat 2pm + more times
Storyhouse Theatre

1 hr 42 | Back by popular demand, Hugh Jackman stars in the hit musical celebrates the life of P. T. Barnum.

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Cinema A Star is Born (15)
Storyhouse Theatre

2 hrs 16 | Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga find and lose fame in this new take on the classic love story.

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Cinema 1917 (15)
Storyhouse Theatre

1 hr 59 | AD | At the height of the First World War, two young British soldiers are given a seemingly impossible mission.

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Cinema Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back (PG)
Storyhouse Theatre

2 hr 2 | Celebrating it’s 40th Anniversary in 2020 – a rare chance to see this most loved of the Star Wars franchise back on the big screen.

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Cinema The Call of the Wild (PG)

1 hr 45 | AD | The story of Buck, a big-hearted dog whose life is turned upside down when he is uprooted from his California home to the exotic wilds of the Alaskan Yukon.

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Cinema Misbehaviour (12A)
Today 4.30pm; Tomorrow 7.45pm; Tue 4.30pm; Wed 7.45pm; Thu 4.30pm

1 hr 46 | AD | Based on the true story of the 1970 Miss World Competition.

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Cinema Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (18)
Tue 7pm; Thu 7pm + more times
Storyhouse Theatre

2 hr 52 | Tarantino’s latest visits Hollywood 1969, where everything is changing. An all-star cast, including Leonardo DiCapril, Margot Robbie and Brad Pitt.

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