You thought Hackney Picturehouse was big enough right? At five screens, Hackney Attic and The Lounge Bar, which, in total, can accommodate a whopping 850 people at a time plus a ground floor Bar & Kitchen; we’re not far off the biggest cinema in the Picturehouse chain. But incredibly, we’ve not quite finished growing, as the latter part of 2016 sees the addition of ‘Screen 5’ (not to be confused with last year’s addition, The Lounge Screen).
What to expect?
Screen 5 comes complete with 59 seats and full digital projection. Located on the first floor, you’ll get there by ascending a brand new signature staircase at the far end of the ground floor Bar & Kitchen. There’ll be new public areas on route to the screen which will have a tough industrial aesthetic, which will echo the present style of the cinema and the new screen will have the usual comfortable, cinema style seats, amazing sound and fabulous picture.
‘We’re ecstatic to be extending into this currently unused part of the building. This new space will give extra flexibility to our film programme as well as offering our audience more public space to relax and enjoy their cinema experience.’
Rob Belfield, Hackney Picturehouse General Manager.
Keep an eye out for more information about the Screen 5 launch, which will include special events, Members free screening and press tours.