Autism friendly screenings at ODEON
See an autism friendly screening of Ready Player One on Sunday 22nd April at 10:15am, at the participating ODEON cinemas listed below.
See a trial autism friendly screening for older audiences of Rampage (TBC) on Monday 23rd April at 6pm. This is at a selected number of ODEON cinemas.
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.
We hope these screenings can act as a transition into regular cinema screenings for some of our guests, while making the cinema more inclusive and accessible for everyone who feels they will benefit from the environment.
These screenings could be popular, please book tickets in advance to avoid disappointment.
To be aware of
- Unfortunately ODEON Greenwich won’t be showing Ready Player One as there are road closures due to the London Marathon
- Please note, Ready Player One has an age rating of 12A.
- 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.
Extra autism friendly screenings at selected ODEON cinemas this April
To celebrate World Autism Awareness Week, some ODEON cinemas are showing extra autism friendly screenings. Please click on the screening below to find out more and see which ODEON cinemas are participating in these extra screenings.
We were unable to publish Dundee’s screening details in the enewsletter but are now pleased to confirm that Dundee ODEON will be taking part in the autism friendly screenings listed below.
- A Wrinkle In Time (PG) on Monday 2nd April at 10:15am
- Peter Rabbit on Tuesday 3rd April at 10:15am
- Pacific Rim: Uprising (12A) on Tuesday 3rd April at 6pm
- The Greatest Showman (PG) on Wednesday 4th April at 10:15am
- Coco on Thursday 5th April at 10:15am
- Isle of Dogs (PG) on Thursday 5th April at 6pm
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.
Download your Autism friendly cinema screenings social story template
“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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