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Cinema

Lyma birds 1 bOing © Manu Palomeque

Lyma birds 1 bOing © Manu Palomeque

bOing Internation Family Festival

bOing Internation Family Festival

bOing Internation Family Festival

bOing Internation Family Festival

Contact

Gulbenkian Tickets & Information

01227 769075

Address

University of Kent,
Canterbury,
CT2 7NB

Events at this Venue

date event
Fri 30 Jan - Sun 1 Feb Big Eyes (tbc)
Fri 30 Jan - Thu 5 Feb Testament of Youth (15) (Live event with BFI)
Sat 31 Jan Tinker Bell & The Legend of The Never Beast 3D (U)
Sun 1 Feb The Last of The Unjust (PG)
Fri 6 - Sun 8 Feb Birdman (15)
Sat 7 Feb Annie (PG)

Details

Gulbenkian is a key part of the University of Kent's Art Centre offering innovative, engaging and high quality arts activity for and with the public, staff and students. It provides a key role in delivering the University of Kent's commitment to Public Engagement proving an interface between the University and the local and wider community.

Gulbenkian has a particular commitment to the creative empowerment of children and young people and talent development. Featuring a 340 seat theatre, 300 seat cinema and café/cabaret space, the venue also organises bOing! Internation Family Festival in August annually.

Performances include stand-up comedy, theatre, dance and music with particular emphasis on young contemporary work. Regular screenings include broadcasts from the National Theatre and the Royal Opera House, blockbusters, 3D, independent, arthouse and foreign language films. It also houses a licensed café using locally sourced and seasonal ingredients with a performance space for live music, slam poetry and comedy.

For tickets and further information please visit the website.

For further details see www.thegulbenkian.co.uk

Children welcomeDisabled accessSmoking not allowed

Opening details

Opening times vary, please see the website for film times.

Prices

Prices varying, please see the website for details.

Location

Directions

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Map reference: TR 140599  Lat: 51.29799 Long: 1.06832

By car: Situated on the campus of the University of Kent. Follow the A2/M2 towards Dover and turn off onto the A28 towards Canterbury. Continue up to a large roundabout and follow the signs to 'The University'. When on the University's campus, follow the signs to the Gulbenkian Theatre. A map is available to download from their website.

By train: The closest BR train station is Canterbury West. From there, buses are available by Westgate to take you onto the University's campus. From the University drop off point, follow the signs towards the library and the Cornwallis buildings and on to the theatre.

By bus: A regular bus service operates from Canterbury City Centre to the University. For details telephone Travel Line on 0871 200 2233. Unibuse 08702 433 711 www.stagecoachbus.com/eastkent

Free parking is available to Gulbenkian customers after 5pm on weekdays and all day at weekends in any University car park.

Parking: free

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 2 miles from Canterbury West station

Facilities

  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)
    • YesHas a ramp

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesLift equipped with raised floor numbers or braille numbers or letters
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)
  • YesHearing loop installed in public areas

Entrance

  • YesEntrance is well lit

Food

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesSugar free (diabetic)
    • YesGluten free (coeliacs)
    • YesLactose free (dairy free)
    • YesLow potassium
    • YesLow sodium
    • YesNut free
    • YesAdditive free
    • YesOrganic
    • YesVegetarian
    • YesVegan
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