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Picturedome and Gala keep cinema alive in Clacton

Gala Bingo and Picturedrome Electric Theatre Co Ltd are delighted to announce that the former Flicks Cinema will re-open on June 21st, under its original name of Century Cinema. The cinema which has been at the heart of the local community, will also be celebrating its 75th anniversary. Managing Director Adam Cunard from Picturedrome who will be operating the cinema said “We are delighted as a Company to be coming to Clacton, since the cinema closed we have been working closely with Gala Bingo to re-open the venue and are delighted to announce today that we are opening in a few weeks time. The cinema has under-gone a makeover and will have many new exciting features from when it closed last October, we are excited to welcome customers both old and new back”

Peter Willans, Head of Property from Gala said “ We recognise what a valuable part the cinema played within the local community and in Picturedrome we are delighted to have secured a community focused operator for the next 15 years. We look forward to working in partnership with Picturedrome, to deliver the best cinema and Bingo experience in Clacton.”

The cinema which will re-open on 21st June will have a 4K Sony Digital projection, a feature that can’t be found in other cinemas in the area, Dolby 7.1 Digital sound to make the experience better than ever, air conditioning and heating in both screens, there will also be the added benefit of satellite technology which will enable the cinema to host operas, ballet and theatre productions in the future.. exciting times ahead. In addition to these new facilities, the cinema will also be operating an Online Booking service, and continue to offer great deals to customers,such as only charging £2.50 from Monday to Friday and £3.50 Saturdays and Sundays.

Notes for editor

The Picturedrome Electric Theatre Co Ltd operates cinemas in Bognor Regis, Dorchester and Westgate on sea.
Gala Bingo operate 138 clubs nationwide

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