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Ipswich Film Theatre

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Address: King Street | The Corn Exchange, Ipswich IP1 1EG, England
Phone Number: +44 1473 433100
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17:30 - 22:00
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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
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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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Great little underground cinema

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 8 September 2016
John B
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 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.

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chelmsford
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 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 

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Ipswich
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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?

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Suffolk, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
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!!

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 249 helpful votes
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 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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.

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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 

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Felixstowe
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 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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Suffolk, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2015

Affordable tickets, great mix of showings, very clean and pleasant place, really friendly and helpful staff. A great experience, definitely recommend a visit.

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

A rich and eclectic selection of films run by dedicated shareholders and enthusiastic volunteers. One large screening room and one much smaller, intimate one, which is perfect for horror films. Reasonably priced confectionery and friendly voluntary staff. I'm very glad and appreciative that it exists.

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