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Address: King Street | The Corn Exchange, Ipswich IP1 1EG, England
Phone Number:
+44 1473 433100
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Tue 14:00 - 22:00
Wed 17:30 - 22:00
Thu 14:00 - 22:00
Fri 17:30 - 22:00
Sat 14:00 - 22:00

The Ipswich Film Theatre is located in the basement of The Corn Exchange,...

The Ipswich Film Theatre is located in the basement of The Corn Exchange, King Street, City Centre, Ipswich IP1 1EGwww.iftt.co.uk

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A nice town centre cinema.

The cinema is comfortable with well spaced, comfortable seats. As a cinema, there is nothing to criticise, only praise. However there are areas where improvements could be... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Nigel J
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The cinema is comfortable with well spaced, comfortable seats. As a cinema, there is nothing to criticise, only praise. However there are areas where improvements could be made. The ticket office seems to be in the wrong place as queuing customers get caught up with people going to the theatre from the booking desk with their tickets. The general area... More 

Thank Nigel J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Really nice cinema, run by volunteers. Shows films outside the mainstream. Nice little refreshments kiosk where thankfully you won't be able to buy huge buckets of popcorn. Park in Debenhams car park, pricey but convenient.

Thank paulm2101
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Really different, cosy little 2 screen cinema in the basement of Ipswich Corn Exchange. Screen 2 has only 40 odd comfortable seats with good sound. Offers a varied programme of what I would call "arty" films. Friendly staff. Nice decor. Great alternative to the horrible overpriced multiplex places. Highly recommended.

Thank John B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

Cinemas aren't usually so comfortable. The back row seating in Screen 2 is lush. The volunteer staff are very friendly and the whole place gives off a fantastic vibe. We travelled from fifty miles to see a very elusive film and it was definitely worth the trip, not just for the movie but also for the experience of visiting one... More 

Thank mikeromilly
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

Brilliant place. No overpriced hot dogs or popcorn. No fat people munching anything in fact. Decent audience, never too busy and you can take a beer to your seat. What's not to like?

Thank W T
Suffolk, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

Although this cinema does not get all the new films in when they do get one it is worth going to!!! Tickets are fantastic price. The staff are friendly and helpful and the seats comfy!! Would recommend if you can find a film you want to see!!

Thank cg2792
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2016

this cinema is so much nicer to attend than the normal large chain cinemas. the film choice is fantastic, from oscar winning films to obscure productions you would never see without this place. it is more affordable too, not just the ticket but the pint of ghostship and the bottle of coke, all much cheaper than other cinemas. the chairs... More 

Thank foodfootballbeer
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2015 via mobile

Very overpriced cinema with some awful seating!!!! We were sat with neck ache and an awful angle of the screen. No staff about to help with booking all computerised.

Thank madbur91
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2015

I went with a group of friends to see Suffragette which had just been dropped by Cineworld in favour of James Bond . It's not large and you sometimes need to book or arrive early . It is run by volunteer enthusiasts who make you feel really welcome and love films and don't press you to buy a bucket of... More 

Thank Richard K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2015 via mobile

Been here a few times now and have seen a variety of films, some great foreign films as well as national theater live productions. Friendly people worth a visit for both mainstream stuff as well as some more diverse films.

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