Duke of York's

Preston Circus
Venue Duke of Yorks

The Duke of York’s Picturehouse is one of the oldest cinemas in the UK, opening on the 22 September 1910. It has been home to CINECITY since the festival began in 2003.

Booking Information


PEAK – Tuesday to Friday after 17.00. All day Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays.

Adult – £13.20

Retired / Student – £11.70

Member – £10.20

Retired/ Student Member – £8.70

OFF PEAK – Tuesday to Friday before 17.00.

Adult – £11.50

Retired / Student – £10.00

Member – £8.50

Retired/ Student Member – £7.00


The cinema will open at least 15 minutes before the start of the first film each day.

Telephone lines are open from 10:00am to 6:00pm, seven days a week. Please call 0871 902 5728 (calls cost 13p per minute plus your telephone company’s access charge).

Happy Monday and Under 25 Ticket Offers. See Duke of York’s website for full ticket prices and offers.



Duke of Yorks is a Grade II listed building, so not all spaces are accessible. However, all key areas including the foyer, toilets and auditorium are accessible on level access. Unfortunately the balcony and bar can only be accessed by ascending a staircase of 25 steps.

Duke of Yorks has a number of other access facilities including an induction loop system in the auditorium, large print programmes, welcomes assistance dogs and free tickets for carers.

Wheelchair spaces and Carers tickets are bookable online. Alternatively to book wheelchair spaces or carer tickets by phone, or for all other accessibility enquires, please call our dedicated accessibility hotline 02072 947908 (Text Relay call 18001 02072 947908).