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Address: 16A Westgate, Thirsk YO7 1QS, England
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+44 1845 524751
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The Ritz Cinema is a volunteer cinema in the Market Town of Thirsk in North...

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.

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A gem

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
pb1867
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Thirsk, United Kingdom
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Thirsk, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW 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 but it certainly has charm. The staff were really friendly and all volunteers. The films... More 

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Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 and vision. We really enjoyed our visit and would definitely return again on future visits... More 

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Thank TheRealMAAllen
Thirsk, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago 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 because most films finish before 21.30, you can still fit it in if you have... More 

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Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

Run by volunteers who work hard & cheerfully to keep us all happily entertained with some great films in a comfortable & wonderfully old building of yesteryear. What a gem of a place!

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Thank cat0146
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Visited on my own and very impressed to come across an old fashioned cinema in Thirsk. This cinema has one screen but both upstairs and downstairs. The seats are very comfortable and there is plenty of leg room. The film actually starts when stated so you can choose to miss trailers shown before film if you want but be careful... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

We hadn't been to the cinema in ages and when we found The Ritz on a recent stay in Thirsk we decided to go. The cinema is run by volunteers and what a great service they do. It was friendly and we did not feel rushed and ticket prices are good and its worth purchasing a drink and sweets at... More 

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Thirsk, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Run by mainly volunteers, who greet you with a smile, which always makes the experience more pleasurable. Thanks.

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Sowerby
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Lovely cinema and my 4 year old daughter loved the movie and managed to sit through it all. We are so lucky to have this little gem on our doorstep.

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thirsk
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

This is a great cinema run mainly by volunteers and fund raising.All the top films are shown very quickly and matinees for school holidays.The tickets are very reasonable and the cinema has stalls and gallery.A small selection of drinks ,confectionery and ice creams are available at the kiosk.

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3 Thank jaybeethirsk
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Went to see the dad's army film, and felt like we were actually back in time. A lovely little cinema if your not a fan of the big franchises (vue etc). Great value for money for top films and puts money back into the local economy. Overall a great place to visit......I'll be watching every film there from now on!

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