Dementia Friendly Screenings

Tickets are at the reduced price of £4.30 per person, with a free place for accompanying carers.

Alicia López Ríos

18 Jan 23

Dementia Friendly Screenings are open to all, but aim to make cinema more accessible to local dementia communities by providing an fun, friendly and inclusive experience for people living with dementia. The lights are left on low, there are no adverts or trailers and the audience is allowed to move around – or sing along to any musical numbers! – should they wish to.

Free tea, coffee and biscuits are served for half an hour before the film to give people the chance to meet and socialise with others, and to familiarise themselves with the cinema space and there is extra signage put up to help you navigate the building.

Tickets are at the reduced price of £4.30 per person, with a free place for accompanying carers.

Upcoming Films

May: Singin' in the Rain (U) — Book Now

A silent film star falls for a chorus girl as he and his delusionally jealous screen partner are trying to make the difficult transition to talking pictures in 1920s Hollywood.

Film runtime: 103min

Production year: 1952

June: Top Hat (U) — Book Now

An American dancer comes to Britain and falls for a model whom he initially annoyed, but she mistakes him for his goofy producer.

Film runtime: 99min

Production year: 1935

July: Bye, Bye Birdie (U) — Book Now

A rock singer travels to a small Ohio town to make his "farewell" television performance and kiss his biggest fan before he is drafted.

Film runtime: 107min

Production year: 1963

Each cinema has a set day each month for their Dementia Friendly screenings. You can click here to check your local Picturehouse listings for films and availability. You can also check below for regular slots*. 

London Picturehouse Cinemas

*Whilst we do our best to ensure these screenings happen on a regular monthly slot, please note that on occasion the regular slot may change, so please check local listings ahead of your screening.

If you need any help navigating these listings, you can email us on [email protected] or call us on our accessibility phone line 0207 294 7908.