Storyhouse Cinema

Your independent boutique city-centre cinema brings a hand-picked range of film to the heart of Chester’s former Odeon – including new release cinema from the best independent and international filmmakers, unmissable big screen blockbusters, cult classics, family favourites, documentaries, and more!

Cinema ticket prices:

£8.55 / £7.65 for screenings before 5pm (Non-members: £9.50 / £8.50 )
Under 16: £6.30 (Non-members: £7)
Young Storyhouse card: £5

Cinema Highlights:

Accessible cinema screenings (Relaxed, audio-described, and caption-subtitled screenings)

Family Saturdays & Sundays (Every weekend at 10.30am, tickets from £3.60)

Parent & Baby screenings (Every Wednesday at 11am, tickets from £7.65)

Silver screenings (Every Tuesday & Thursday before 5pm, tickets from £5.40)

Stage on screen (Live streamed and recorded theatre productions, ticket prices vary)

Season Highlights:

In Dreams Are Monsters – A Season of Horror Films (5 Oct – 2 Nov)

BFI London Film Festival at Storyhouse Cinema (13 – 16 Oct)

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


Cinema Both Sides of The Blade (15)
Tomorrow 6pm

1 hr 56 | Claire Denis’ piercing exploration of married life features a trio of powerful performances by Juliette Binoche, Vincent Lindon and Grégoire Colin.

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Cinema See How They Run (12A)

1 hr 38 | AD | In the West End of 1950s London, plans for a movie version of a smash-hit play come to an abrupt halt after the film’s Hollywood director is murdered.

Past event
Cinema Moonage Daydream (15)
Tomorrow 8.30pm

2 hrs 20 | AD | An audio visual space odyssey that not only illuminates the legacy of David Bowie but also serves as a guide to how to live a meaningful life

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Cinema RSC Live: Richard III (15)

3 hrs | Young Richard of Gloucester uses the chaos of the Wars of the Roses to begin his unscrupulous climb to power in this classic Shakespearean history.

Past event
Cinema Ticket to Paradise (12A)
Fri 1pm, 3.30pm, 6pm; Sat 1pm, 3.30pm, 6pm; Sun 1pm, 3.30pm, 6pm + more times

1 hr 40 | A divorced couple  decide to team up and travel to Bali to stop their daughter from making the same mistake they think they did, 25 years ago.

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Cinema Funny Pages (18)
Fri 8.15pm; Sat 8.15pm; Sun 8.15pm; Mon 3.30pm, 8.15pm; Tue 8.15pm + more times

1 hr 27 | A high school student and aspiring cartoonist, rejects the comforts of suburban life, and finds a unwitting friend in a former low-level comic artist.

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Cinema Minions: The Rise of Gru (U)
Sat 10.30am; Sun 10.30am

1 hr 28 | AD | The origin story of how the world’s greatest super-villain first met his iconic Minions, forged cinema’s most despicable crew and faced off against the most unstoppable criminal force ever assembled.

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Cinema Let the Right One In (15)

1 hr 56 | This Scandi take on a Vampire film is in part a first love story and part the ultimate revenge fantasy for 12 year old Oskar.

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Cinema NT Live: Jack Absolute Flies Again (12A)

Pilot Officer Jack Absolute, flies home to win the heart of his old flame but his advances soon turn to anarchy when the young heiress demands to be loved on her own, very particular terms.

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Cinema Chester Film Society – 50th Anniversary Season 22/23
Garret Theatre

Chester Film Society offers the people of Chester and surrounding areas the chance to see some of the finer films of world cinema in a relaxing and appreciative atmosphere.

Cinema Mrs Harris Goes To Paris (PG)

1 hr 57 | AD | Lesley Manville stars as Ada Harris a 1950s housekeeper and war widow who falls in love with a Dior dress owned by a woman she cleans for.

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Cinema Seaside Memories on Screen

Members of Blacon based social group Here and Now will be premiering their series of digital stories, inspired by their holidays and seaside memories. 

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Cinema Ganja & Hess (18)

1 hr 50 | After being stabbed with a mystic ancient knife, a doctor’s assistant finds himself with an unquenchable thirst.

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Cinema ROH Live: Aida (12A)

3 hr 25 | Love and duty collide and nations clash in Verdi’s political drama, starring Elena Stikhina and conducted by Antonio Pappano.

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Cinema Storyhouse Elders: A Film Special

As voted for by the Storyhouse Elders Focus Group todays film will be West Side Story (1961). This screening will Relaxed.

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Cinema Triangle of Sadness (15) – London Film Festival Preview

2 hr 20 | After taking on the art world in The Square, Ostlund turns his attention to high fashion and the super-rich in Triangle of Sadness.

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Cinema Decision To Leave (15) – London Film Festival Preview

2 hr 18 | An essential masterwork from the legendary Park Chan-wook, infused with elegance, ingenuity and a knife-edge precision that truly cannot be matched.

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Cinema Call Jane (15-TBC) – London Film Festival Preview

2 hr 1 | Chicago, 1968. When suburban housewife Joy’s pregnancy leads to a life-threatening condition, she must navigate a medical establishment unwilling to help.

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Cinema A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night (15)

1 hr 36 | Set in the fictional Iranian ‘Bad City’ a young woman stalks the streets preying on those who show a lack of respect.

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Cinema Cheshire and Warrington Carers: A Cinema Screening

A film chosen by carers who attend Cheshire and Warrington carers support group. Part of Storyhouse Elders.

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