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The Criterion Blue Town Cinema and Music Hall

Cinema and Music Hall

Music Hall and Cinema.

A feature within Blue Town Heritage Centre, hosting regular cinema presentations and seasons of Victorian Music Hall Shows.

For information about events and other performances at The Criterion please go to The Criterion website.

Seats a maximum of 100 people and has a stage, bar and refreshment facilities, a cinema and private toilets.

Venue Hire

The room hire is £150 half day and £300 full day. (technician charges will be included in full day hire)

Hourly rate is £30 and any extra hours will be charged at this rate. Please allow time for setting up and clearing when booking.



  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible toilets
  • Coaches welcome
  • Groups welcome
  • Guided tours
  • Historic city location
  • Licensed
  • Restaurant / Cafe / Tea shop
  • Suitable for families