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Ritz Cinema

16A Westgate, Thirsk YO7 1QS, England
+44 1845 524751
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A film matinee

The Ritz is like stepping back in time to the days before multiplexes arrived. The cinema is only... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Janet B
Sheffield, United Kingdom

Found this little cinema by chance, whilst staying in Thirsk. Was amazed by the prices, £ 5 adult... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
via mobile
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The Ritz Cinema is a volunteer cinema in the Market Town of Thirsk in North Yorkshire.We are a small friendly local cinema, the Ritz has been a successful community venture since 1995. We aim to show a wide selection of films which appeal to a varied audience.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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16A Westgate, Thirsk YO7 1QS, England
+44 1845 524751
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Ritz is like stepping back in time to the days before multiplexes arrived. The cinema is only open because of the dedicated volunteers who work there and run it so without them it would have closed. The prices are reasonable and the usual variety...More

Thank Janet B
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Found this little cinema by chance, whilst staying in Thirsk. Was amazed by the prices, £ 5 adult and £4 child, must be the cheapest cinema in England, and having a teenager with us on holiday was a great place to go for a evening...More

1  Thank Tuckstars
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Ran by volanteers, all the best films,early. Comfort at its best. Jus missong the ice cream tray half way through.

Thank Bob W
Reviewed 9 May 2017

On driving through Thirsk I spotted this old fashioned cinema that was still open to the public and knew a visit was needed. I went with my husband and 86 year old mother to see Beauty and the Beast. I really enjoyed the nostalgia of...More

1  Thank Karen M
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Super friendly staff and a lovely quaint cinema, beats the big cinemas hands down for personal service and cosy seats, very clean and your feet don't stick to the floor like they do in the mega cinemas!

1  Thank Kateskii
Reviewed 12 April 2017

I like Art Deco so the entrance has instant appeal. The foyer is small with a traditional box office (literally)! All run by volunteers, the journey continues, ticket torn and on to the big screen. Continuing tradition, local and national adverts and trailers for future...More

1  Thank 355trevorc
Reviewed 18 March 2017

We have visited Thirsk and the Ritz previously so now we always check to see what's on at the Ritz when we are in the area. This is a great small cinema that's still going strong and with very reasonably priced tickets and showing the...More

1  Thank 2014Jandy
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Visited this cinema to see a weekend matinee of a family film. How wonderful that a traditional single screen picture house is still alive and kicking. It is not massive ( circa 200 seats I would guess) and is a little frayed around the edges...More

Thank pb1867
Reviewed 22 January 2017

We visited The Ritz Cinema while on a day trip to Thirsk on 21/01/2017. It was an amazing experience; Completely run by a dedicated team of volunteers this cinema offers extremely reasonable ticket prices and concessions and a warm, comfortable, auditorium and excellent digital sound...More

Thank TheRealMAAllen
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

This is a great place, right on my doorstep. It only has one screen with the same film running from Thursday to Wednesday night inclusive. Run by local volunteers who must be commended on their dedication. No need to travel far, which is great and...More

1  Thank Elaine A
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