Cinema and Theatre


ADC Theatre
This is the oldest University playhouse, behind the Round Church. The resident company is the Cambridge University Amateur Dramatic Club whose alumni include Sir Derek Jacobi and Stephen Fry.
Park Street, Cambridge CB5 8AS
Tel: 01223 300085

Cambridge Arts Theatre
This is right in the heart of Cambridge, with regular national and local productions.
6 St. Edwards Passage,
Cambridge CB2 3PJ
Tel: 01223 503333

Corn Exchange Theatre
This is Cambridge’s largest venue, it has regularly scheduled children’s theatre and family events. It is an historic building, you can still see the farmers and plough on the front. It also has a cafe.
Wheeler Street, Cambridge CB2 3QB
Tel: 01223 357851

The Junction
Off Hills Road near the Railway Bridge. This has a variety of cultural programmes, music, theatre and events, and a youth programme for teenagers. Regular theatre shows for families.
Clifton Way, Cambridge CB1 7GX
Tel: 01223 511511

The Mumford Theatre
This has a range of touring professional, local community and student theatre, as well as music events including free lunchtime concerts.
Anglia Ruskin University,
Cambridge, CB1 1PT
Tel: 01223 352932

Family Cinema

The Light Cinema
Cambridge Leisure Park, Clifton Way, Cambridge, CB1 7DY

Vue Cinema
East Road, The Grafton Centre, The Grafton, Cambridge CB1 1PS

Arts Picturehouse Cambridge
38-39 St Andrew’s St, Cambridge CB2 3AR

Baby ‘Big Scream’ Film Screenings

Arts Picturehouse Cambridge
Usually 11am on a Wednesday, but check the website to be sure. Tickets are at the usual matinee prices, babies come free. Only customers with babies will be admitted.

Autism-Friendly Screenings

Arts Picturehouse Cambridge
30-minute shows. Admission is £3. For people on the autism spectrum or with other special needs and their families, friends and carers. Adults without disabilities are only admitted if they are accompanying a child or a person on the autism spectrum/with special needs.
Vue Cinema
Special film screenings where subtle changes are made to the traditional cinema environment to suit customers with autism.
The Light Cinema
The sound is turned down and the lights are only dimmed, not turned off. Children are welcome to move seats if they want, but we ask parents not to let them run around in the screen.

Toddler Time

Arts Picturehouse Cambridge
30-minute shows for pre-school children and their parents / carers. Exclusively for preschool children and their parents or carers, Mondays and Wednesdays at 10am. Tickets for members are £3, free for accompanying adults. Membership is free and you can join on the day..

Weekend AM Cheap Movies

Arts Picturehouse Cambridge
Saturday Kids Club, usually at 11am. Exclusively for children and their parents or carers. Unaccompanied adults are not admitted. Tickets are £1.50 each. For children aged three to 12.
Vue Cinema
Share the magic of the big screen experience with all the family from only £1.99 (€2.99), 3D £2.79 (€3.99), per ticket for adults and children, every Saturday and Sunday morning and every day in school holidays. Availability of the MINI MORNINGS offer might vary according to regional school holiday differences.
The Light Cinema
Bargain screenings of select films every Saturday and Sunday – plus school holidays – between 10 and 10.15am.