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Autism Friendly Cinema Screenings

Autism -friendly screenings usually offer:

  • a relaxed environment where people understand the needs of children and families with autism
  • lights left on low
  • sound turned down
  • no trailers or advertisements (unless they are embedded in the film)
  • staff trained in autism awareness
  • disabled access
  • chill out zone, where available
  • freedom to move around and sit where you like
  • bring your own food and drink
  • free entry for carers with valid CEA Card



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For details of Autism Friendly Screenings, visit the Dimensions website  or call 0300 303 9062 if you have a query.  You can also sign up for the e-news and follow on facebook and Twitter 

Local cinemas showing with autism-friendly screenings:


Monthly autism friendly screenings on Saturday mornings. 

Cineworld host an autism friendly cinema screening on the first Sunday of every month at 11am.


Showcase host an autism friendly cinema screening on the second Sunday of the month at 10am.

Vue host an autism friendly cinema screening on the last Sunday of every month at 10am, from £1.99.

  • Light cinemas at Cambridge and Wisbech

Both locations offer regular autism-friendly screenings - sign up to email to get first details.


Cambridge sign up

Wisbech sign up