'Tis the Season to ... go shopping!

Baby, it's cold outside - so head to the cinema for your Christmas needs.

Let the Electric Palace inspire you with a range of ideas for Christmas gifts, all available at the cinema itself.

Its-A-Wonderful-Life.jpgFeelgood film screening

If you're stuck for great gift ideas, why not bring someone along to the Electric Palace for a magical Christmassy movie in the run up to the big day? Here are our Christmas week screenings:

Saturday 12 December, 8pm: Smiles of a Summer Night (PG) - with intro by Dr. Dario Llinares, and including 1940s and 1950s vintage clothing and accessories pop-up shop.

Sunday 13 December, 8pm: Planet Outlaws (Unrated)

Thursday 17 December: 11am & 8pm The Muppet Christmas Carol (U)

Friday 18 December: 8pm It’s A Wonderful Life (U)

Saturday 19 December: 3pm & 8pm It’s A Wonderful Life (U)

Sunday 20 December: 3.30pm GoGo Presents: The Snowman (U) (NB - this is now completely SOLD OUT)

Sunday 20 December, 8pm It’s A Wonderful Life (U)

Gift vouchers

We have gift vouchers available to buy at our Christmas week screenings above, so grab a last-minute stocking filler or two to go towards our film screenings next year.

You could also buy vouchers to support Hastings Supports Refugees this Christmas.

Heavenly Hastings Chocolate

Fresh from the kitchens of couture chocolatier and one of our cinema volunteers, Liz Webb, these handcrafted, local, scrumptious chocs contain premium grade cocoa and are suitable for all sorts of occasions. Available at the bar. 

Private hire

Think big, think extra special and hire the Electric Palace as a Christmas gift as a special treat for a friend, a group of mates or a family gathering in 2016.

Happy Christmas everyone from us all at the Electric Palace! We look forward to seeing you in the New Year...


Tickets are available in advance online from this website, or on the door.
Doors and the bar open at 7.15pm, screenings start at 8pm.

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