Autism friendly screenings at ODEON
See an autism friendly screening of Spiderman: Into the Spider Verse on Sunday 13th January at 10:15am, at the participating ODEON cinemas listed below.
One Sunday a month, ODEON host a sensory friendly screening designed to be an inclusive and welcoming environment for people with sensory sensitivities and their loved ones. They are also running a trial of screenings for older audiences at nine cinemas.
Trial autism friendly screening
ODEON’s trial screening for older audiences, at 9 selected cinemas, will be Bumblebee (PG) on Monday 14th January at 6pm.
To be aware of
- ODEON Sheffield, Hull and Stillorgan are back open and will be showing Spiderman.
- ODEON Epsom’s Sunday autism friendly screenings begin at 11am.
- Tickets for the latest releases may come with a small Blockbuster charge of £1, on top of the normal ticket price.
Sensory friendly adjustments include
- sound and lights on low
- no trailers
- freedom to move around
- take your own food and drink
- free entry for carers with a valid CEA Card.
How to book your tickets
Tickets are available to book around 5 days in advance. There are a number of ways you can book tickets for ODEON’s autism friendly screenings. Select the film listed as an autism friendly screening and follow the booking process:
- On the ODEON website
- At your local cinema.
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“Although I do not have autism I went to an autism friendly screening of The Good Dinosuar because I have hypervigilance, anxiety and hallucinations…I forgot to take my anxiety medication and I was still relaxed regardless! Thank you Dimensions…the cinema is now accessible.” – Rebecca’s lovely review on our Facebook page
Which ODEON cinemas show autism friendly screenings?
ODEON cinemas across the country host autism friendly screenings.
ODEON cinemas running the trial screenings for older audiences
ODEON cinemas running autism friendly film screenings
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We understand sensory sensitivities are unique to everyone. If you have any questions or concerns, please speak to the manager at your local cinema.
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