Dementia Friendly Film 'Singin' In The Rain' (U)

24feb11:00 amDementia Friendly Film 'Singin' In The Rain' (U)11:00 am(GMT+00:00) EVENTSCinema

Event Details

Gene Kelly, Debbie Reynolds and Donald O’Connor star in Singin’ in the Rain (1952), one of the greatest and most successful musicals ever filmed – filled with memorable songs, lavish routines and Kelly’s fabulous song-and-dance number performed in the rain.

Our occasional dementia friendly screenings provide an opportunity for people with dementia, together with friends or family, to enjoy a trip out to the cinema.

Screening at 11am, with doors opening at 10.15am, and tickets only available to purchase on the door, for cash.
Prices: Over 60s £6, Adults £7, Under 26s £5.

Adjustments include:

  • A relaxed and friendly environment in which everyone present within the Picture House will be aware of the needs of dementia sufferers.
  • Lights left on low to allow people to move about without the risk of tripping, and to see where they are going.
  • All Picture House facilities clearly labelled and signposted.
  • Sound level a little reduced.
  • No trailers, adverts or introductory music whilst waiting for the film to begin, unless they are embedded into the film.
  • Customers free to sing along to songs within the film or to talk.
  • Disabled access and wheelchair spaces available – up to 10 in the stalls.
  • The promise of less than full capacity so you have freedom to move around should you chose to.
  • Free entry for carers with valid CEA Card.

There will be also be a Teatime Classics screening of this film (without the adjustments listed above) for the general public at 5pm on 24th February (doors open 4.15pm).

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