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Read, watch, eat or drink. West Norwood Library & Picturehouse is here for you. A lovingly restored library, 4 screen cinema and cafe-bar.

West Norwood Library & Picturehouse
1 - 7 Norwood High Street
SE27 9JU

Opening Times

We open 15 minutes before the first film.

Ticket Prices

Weekends &
Bank Holidays

All day on Saturday & Sunday,
17.00 onwards on Friday & bank holidays.

Adult    £14.40  

Member    £11.40  

Retired    £13.40

Retired Member    £10.40

Student    £13.40

Student Member    £10.40 

Child    £8.20

Family*    £32.80
(four people, including a least two children)


Films starting from 17.00 onwards
on Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday

Adult    £14.00

Member    £11.00

Retired    £13.00

Retired Member    £10.00

Student    £13.00

Student Member    £10.00

Child    £8.00

Family*    £32.00
(four people, including at least two children)


Films starting before 17.00
on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday

Adult    £11.40

Member    £8.40

Retired    £10.40

Retired Member    £7.40

Student    £10.40

Student Member    £7.40

Child    £7.40

Family*    £29.60
(four people, including a least two children)

Happy Monday

Every Monday
(except Bank Holidays)

Adult    £7.90

Member    £4.90

Retired    £7.90

Retired Member    £4.90

Student    £7.90

Student Member    £4.90

Child    £5.90

Family*    £23.60
(four people, including at least two children)

We add a 70p booking fee per ticket (excluding tickets for Picturehouse Members) to bookings made online or over the phone. This fee doesn't apply to tickets you buy in person at the cinema.

3D films cost £1.30 extra per person, not including 3D glasses (you can buy these at the cinema for an extra 70p, or bring your own).

*Family tickets are for four people, at least two of whom must be under 15. Not applicable to premium-priced screenings.

Have a question about our prices? We might have the answer in our FAQs.

Clubs & Groups

Autism-Friendly   Tickets are £3 for all
Our Autism-Friendly screenings take place on the third Sunday of the month. At these screenings, we strive to create an environment that is welcoming for people with a range of conditions such as autism, learning disabilities and cognitive disorders.

Big Scream   Regular ticket prices apply
The Big Scream club is for parents and guardians with babies under one year old. The Big Scream takes place on Tuesdays at 11.00.  Babies go free.  Adults are only admitted if accompanying a baby.

Kids' Club    Tickets are £3 for all
The Kids' Club is every Saturday at 11.00. Doors open at 10.30. Adults are only admitted if accompanying a child.

Toddler Time   Tickets are £3 for children, free for accompanying adults
Join us fortnightly on Tuesdays & Thursdays at 11.00 for 30 minutes of episodes for preschool children and their parents and carers. A great way to introduce your toddler to the experience of the cinema!

Dementia-Friendly   Tickets are £4 for all
Our Dementia-Friendly screenings are open to all but cater especially for people living with dementia. Free tea/coffee and biscuits are served before the film, and there's also a short interval. Click here for upcoming screenings.

Discover / Rediscover   Tickets only £5 for Members (£8 general admission)
New and classic films on the big screen where they belong.

Silver Screen   £7
Silver Screen is a free-to-join club for the over-60s. Enjoy discounted tickets and a free tea or filter coffee at our Silver Screen shows. Annual membership is free. Silver Screen runs Fridays before 17.00. Non-members are welcome - the usual ticket prices apply.

Screen Arts   Ticket prices vary
Bringing world-class productions of theatre, ballet, opera and live music to the big screen.


Travel Information

By Bus

The following bus routes run close to the cinema: 2, 68, 196, 315, 322 432, 468, N2, N68, X68.

By Train

The nearest train station is West Norwood (3-minute walk).

By Tube

The nearest tube station is Brixton (20-minute bus ride (2, 196, 322 or 432), Victoria line).

By Car

Please note there is limited car parking space in the area. For information go to lambeth.gov.uk.

West Norwood Gallery

West Norwood Gallery