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Keeping The Love of Cinema Going - Abbeygate Cinema Offers Free 'Guest Membership' to Cinema Members of Closed Cinemas...



It’s been a turbulent time recently within the entertainment industry with several hard-hitting announcements last week directly impacting the cinema world and disheartening cinema-goers across the country.


But Abbeygate Cinema, Bury St Edmunds’ popular independent cinema in Hatter Street, is keen to keep the love of cinema going during these difficult times and is offering a temporary FREE Guest Membership to CINEMA MEMBERS who find their regular cinema currently closed.


Members of cinemas in Bury St Edmunds and neighbouring towns and cities which have temporarily had to close during these difficult times, are invited to show their cinema membership card at Abbeygate Cinema in Bury St Edmunds, to receive a temporary Guest Membership for 6 months. This will give them up to £2 off every cinema ticket and 10% off food and drink in the cinema’s No.4 Restaurant & bar.


Andrea Holmes, Marketing Manager explains "We are inviting cinema lovers, who currently find their usual cinema closed during these difficult times, to come and join us so that they can continue to enjoy films the way they should be watched, on the big screen!’’ She continues ‘’As we all continue to meet and endure the challenges of COVID-times, some entertainment during the coming weeks is going to be hugely important and I think a trip to the cinema will be something people will want to do particularly as the colder weather and dark nights approach. We are saddened by the news that many cinemas are temporarily closing and we want to preserve the love of cinema for their customers until all cinemas are back - open and showing great films on the big screen once more!’’


At a time when cinemas are finding ways of coping with social-distancing regulations and battling against a collapsing film release schedule with a multitude of titles postponed and cancelled, Abbeygate Cinema continues to endure with over 50 film titles on offer in the coming weeks.


The cinema is open for COVID-secure business from Tuesday to Sunday each week and their upcoming 6-week film schedule offers something for everyone including 80’s Rewind Season, Classic Sundays, ‘Our World’ Documentaries and BFI: London Film Festival titles and 4K specials, many programmed on the new stadium seated, state of the art Premier Screen.


**Please note that this new guest membership is available to cinema members only of closed cinemas. 


Telephone 01284 754477

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Address 4 Hatter Street, Bury St Edmunds
IP33 1LZ

Opening Hours Mon - closed Tues - Fri 12pm - 10pm (food 12-8pm) Sat - 10am - 10pm (food 10-8pm) Sun - 11am - 6pm (food 10-4pm)


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