National autism friendly cinema screenings
Autism friendly screenings are sometimes called relaxed or sensory friendly screenings. Adjustments are made to reduce stress and sensory input, such as low lighting and sound, freedom to move and staff trained in autism awareness.
Use the map and buttons below to find autism friendly screenings near you.
View upcoming films for our partner cinemas. Please visit their webpage for full details:
See an autism friendly screening of Frozen 2 on Sunday 1st December at 11am.
See an autism friendly screening of Frozen 2 on Sunday 8th December at 10am.
See an autism friendly screening of The Lion King (PG) on Sunday 17th November*.
Please visit Picturehouse’s page to find out information about participating cinemas and different dates and times.
See an EXTRA autism friendly screening of The Addams Family on Sunday 10th November at 10:15am.
See an autism friendly screening of Frozen 2 on Sunday 24th November at 10:15am.
ODEON’s trial for older audiences is TBC. This will be on Monday 25th November at 6:15pm, at 9 ODEON cinemas running this trial.
***Please note ODEONs Darlington, Dorchester, Bromborough and Aylesbury won’t be taking part in November’s autism friendly screenings.
See an autism friendly screening of Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon on Sunday 27th October at 11ams* (except York, Harrogate and Leeds which will screen it on Sunday 3rd November at 11am).
See an autism friendly screening of Hey Duggee At The Cinema: Autumn Collection on Sunday 24th November at 10:15am.
At least once a month ODEON, Cineworld, Vue, Showcase, Picturehouse and Everyman cinemas show popular films in an autism friendly environment, and independent cinemas can use our free training to host their own.
We hope these screenings will help more people with sensory sensitivity enjoy the cinema and for many, provide a transition into regular screenings.
Anyone who feels they can benefit from the adjustments is welcome and no proof of diagnosis is needed. Your loved ones or support staff are welcome too.
Find an autism friendly screening near you
This map displays our partner cinemas showing autism friendly screenings and some independent cinemas too. Alternatively use the buttons below to find out about upcoming screenings.
Click the arrow on the left to turn the layers on and off for each cinema brand. We try to keep this information up to date but recommend you check with your local cinema for participation details.
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It’s time to see when their next autism friendly screening is! Use the buttons below to find out more.