Hackney Picture House is a haven of local cinema love.
I love this cinema and I've never even seen a movie here. I came for an event in the Attic, or their performance space on the top floor. It was a storytelling night and I couldn't have been happier.
The space is intimate but not crowded (there's a giant mirror on the back wall so it actually sometimes gives you the impression of it...more
My fave cinema within walking distance of my house!
I am in my 2nd year of membership here, if you come often, it's a really great deal. You get 3 free cinema tickets and £2 off standard tickets for the year. On cheap Mondays this means you can watch the latest flicks for the bargain price of £4! You also get 10% off food and drink (the food is really great here). The membership is also...more
We came here for the Kate Nash x Buffy gig on Halloween.
Who won't love a venue that agreed to put on such a showing? I mean seriously WHO? Ok, the obvious answer would be all those Kate Nash fans who didn't realise it was a Buffy Once More With Feeling geek out and thought Kate Nash in a wig was the warm up- or something equally silly like that... But after the whole performance/...more
Ah! Promised myself to make this a short review, but it ticked so many boxes I had to give detail! (If you want the summary - it's great, only lost a star for being a bit uncomfortably busy, so I'm sure the management aren't complaining!!)
Those who know me will be aware of my slightly disconcerting obsession with obtaining a decent coffee - so, I started frequenting the Picture House on the...more
Let's start with the most important details shall we?
Ticket prices: £10 Tuesday to Sunday (more than Rio), £6 on a Monday and YES They do do Orange Wednesdays but as per Orange Wednesday rules, tickets must be bought in person.
Right, as for the rest:
This beautiful building, opposite Hackney Town Hall, has been converted into a stunningly attractive 4-screen cinema.
As you enter the...more