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Published on Thursday 25th May 2017

North East Times interviewed our Chief Executive, Thomas Peutz about his career and plans for Tyneside Cinema. Read the interview here.

Published on Tuesday 9th May 2017

Over the coming weeks we are going to be refurbishing the Tyneside Cinema toilets in order to make your visitor experience even better. Read more

Published on Tuesday 28th February 2017

Filmmakers from Northern Stars Productions based at Tyneside Cinema have won a Royal Television Society award at the Society’s annual North East and the Border awards ceremony. Read more

Published on Thursday 23rd February 2017

This year Tyneside Cinema celebrates turning 80 years old in 2017; a landmark achievement for any cultural venue. Originally built to bring local, national and international news to the people of Newcastle, the cinema is now reflecting on its status as a cultural ‘elder’, using its position as a place where people can explore other cultures through film, to engage audiences with the most pressing societal issues that we see ourselves confronted with.

Published on Monday 13th February 2017

If you’re planning to pop the question in Newcastle this month, then Rox's interactive guide might help you make your proposal extra special.


Published on Wednesday 1st February 2017

This year marks Tyneside Cinema’s 80th Anniversary, and to commemorate this milestone, the historic cinema will be putting on an array of special events throughout the year. Read more

Published on Wednesday 25th January 2017

Mr. Drayton's Record Player returns to the Tyneside Cinema for a record breaking 6th Year. Read more

Published on Friday 9th December 2016

Twenty-three visionary short films made by talented young artists from the North of England are being showcased in one place for the first time by Channel 4 as part of the Random Acts initiative. 

Published on Thursday 8th December 2016

Check out the latest blog update from our Northumbria University Graduate Artists In Residence, Cat Auburn. This week Cat visited the Spanish Riding School in Vienna for the second film shoot of the project.

Published on Friday 25th November 2016

Cat Auburn is our new Northumbria Graduate Artist in residence and over the next few months we'll be updating these pages with her blog posts about the development of her new work. Read more

Published on Thursday 10th November 2016

Tyneside Cinema and HOME Manchester are pleased to announce the re-opening of applications for Random Acts, a joint initiative with Arts Council England and Channel Four which aims to develop young creative talent through commissioning and producing short films by young people from a diverse range of backgrounds and art forms.

Published on Tuesday 8th November 2016

Tyneside Cinema’s Dementia-Friendly Cinema programme has won a North East Equality Award. Read more

Published on Tuesday 6th September 2016

Unlock the case files of the Puccio family and their shocking true story that inspired Pablo Trapero's new film The Clan.

Published on Friday 29th July 2016

Newcastle’s Tyneside Cinema is delighted to announce that it is one of 140 projects in England that will collectively receive a total of £17.5 million as part of the Arts Council’s strategic funding programme Catalyst Evolve. Read more

Published on Monday 4th July 2016

Thomas Peutz is to be the next chief executive of the Tyneside Cinema. Read more

Published on Friday 27th May 2016

On Sunday 5 June, cinema-goers are invited to pay what you can for the new documentary Versus: The Life And Films Of Ken Loach at Newcastle’s Tyneside Cinema.

Published on Monday 4th April 2016

Newcastle’s Tyneside Cinema has successfully secured a grant from the Ballinger Charitable Trust that will enable it to support and deliver a three-year Dementia-Friendly Cinema Programme following a very successful pilot programme in 2015. Read more

Published on Tuesday 26th January 2016

Newcastle’s Tyneside Cinema is hoping to give its High Friar Lane location a much-needed facelift. Read more

Published on Sunday 13th September 2015

From Monday 14 September the Electra screen on the fourth floor will be closed as we spruce it up with some brand new seats. Read more

Published on Thursday 20th August 2015

Benedict Cumberbatch has urged fans coming to see him in the National Theatre's new production of Hamlet not to film his performance. Read more

Published on Thursday 20th August 2015

North Eastern 19-year-old Simon Ramshaw has been selected from hundreds of applicants to represent the country at one of the most prestigious film events in the world – the Venice Film Festival. Read more

Published on Thursday 28th May 2015

Tyneside Cinema are delighted to announce that they have been successful in their bid to lead the Random Acts Network Centre in the North in a new initiative funded by Arts Council in partnership with Channel 4 to identify and develop young creative talent aged 16-24. Read more

Published on Thursday 28th May 2015

The Tyneside Cinema, together with a number of specialist partners, are bringing dementia-friendly cinema to its screens for the first time this summer, thanks to a £10,000 donation from The Ballinger Charitable Trust. Read more

Published on Friday 22nd May 2015

Tyneside Cinema is thrilled to announce that I Am Sam– made as part of last year’s Northern Stars Documentary Academy – has won Best Professionally Supported Production at the Royal Television Society Young Peoples’ Media Festival. Read more

Published on Thursday 7th May 2015

Tyneside Cinema is delighted to be in the beautiful city of Venice with a new commission, Object Cinema by Darren Banks, during the opening week of the 56th Biennale di Venezia. Read more

Published on Wednesday 15th April 2015

Our front of house assistant Tom Draper has chosen Iranian director Jafar Panahi's The Circle as the first film we're showing as part of the new staff choice strand 'One From Us'. You can find out why he picked it by clicking here.   

Published on Friday 20th March 2015

This March Tyneside Cinema and Seven Stories, National Centre For Children’s Books are giving families in Newcastle a chance to meet a ‘real’ princess at a special screening of Disney’s brand new live action film adaptation of Cinderella. Read more

Published on Wednesday 28th January 2015

We have a power cut. If you have plans to vist us today please note that screenings are cancelled and online ticket sales are currently offline until further notice. We apologise for any inconvenience this causes and will post an update as soon as we have more information.

Published on Monday 29th December 2014

Due to ongoing technical difficulties at the Cinema, web sales are currently unavailable for a number of screenings. Read more

Published on Thursday 11th December 2014

Design firm Deadgood, who created the bespoke auditorium seating for The Gallery at Tyneside Cinema, have won a top industry award for their innovative interior design. Read more

Published on Wednesday 3rd December 2014

The beautiful video installation that opened The Gallery at Tyneside Cinema earlier this year will be presented at London's Whitechapel Gallery on Saturday 6 December. Read more

Published on Friday 7th November 2014

Due to a power cut at the Cinema this morning our box office system is currently down and we are unable to take ticket bookings via our website. Read more

Published on Friday 7th November 2014

We're introducing a brand new feature on our website which means that you'll no longer have to pay an online booking fee for your tickets. Read more

Published on Wednesday 15th October 2014

Callum Costello, who graduated from Northumbria University in 2012, will be developing a new moving image artwork while in residence at Tyneside Cinema from 20 October – 12 December 2014. Read more

Published on Wednesday 11th June 2014

Tyneside Cinema and Northumbria University are delighted to announce a new artist residency for recent graduates working with the moving image from disciplines including fine art, animation, design and film. Read more

Published on Thursday 8th May 2014

Tyneside Cinema is delighted to announce that the exhibition of its major artist commission Mariner 9 this summer will be sponsored by the Newcastle Institute for Creative Arts Practice (NICAP) at Newcastle University. Read more

Published on Thursday 27th March 2014

Three young filmmakers from Tyneside Cinema’s film academy programmes have been invited to take part in the British Film Institute's (BFI) Film Academy Craft Residential for 16-19 year olds at the National Film and Television School. Read more

Published on Monday 17th March 2014

Tyneside Cinema has started work on a £1.3 million redevelopment of its iconic, much-loved Grade II listed building in Newcastle-upon-Tyne city centre. Read more

Published on Thursday 6th March 2014

In March and April our programme features some of this year's most exciting, entertaining and thought-provoking movies so far. Read more

Published on Wednesday 26th February 2014

Bridge North East and Tyneside Cinema have developed two exciting new funds which seek to develop the region’s provision of film activity for, with and by children and young people. Read more


Published on Friday 17th January 2014

It's that time of the year again, Awards season is upon us, which means we're about to be bombarded by a barrage of brilliant films that will knock your socks off. Read more

Published on Friday 22nd November 2013

Tyneside Cinema is sharing the findings from a three-year programme to develop younger audiences on Thursday 12 December. Read more

Published on Wednesday 13th November 2013

Tyneside Cinema is proud to present Sniff, a free interactive art installation by artist Karolina Sobecka from Thursday 14 November 2013. Read more

Published on Monday 28th October 2013

Tyneside Cinema has been overwhelmed by the generosity of the public’s support for its redevelopment appeal, which aims to raise £100,000 to help build a new cinema screen, video art gallery and a café bar. Read more

Published on Tuesday 22nd October 2013

Tyneside Cinema is giving audiences the chance to see the award-winning short film ‘Kitman’ before every screening of new release The Selfish Giant from Friday 25 October 2013. Read more

Published on Thursday 19th September 2013

We’re kicking off a sizzling season of some of 2013’s best films! Read more

Published on Tuesday 30th July 2013

We are very sad to hear the news that former Tyneside Cinema Director Sheila Whitaker has passed away. Read more

Published on Thursday 4th July 2013

Tyneside Cinema is delighted to welcome back Oscar-nominated director and patron of the Cinema Mike Figgis to present the North East premiere of his new film Suspension of Disbelief on Wednesday 10 July. Read more

Published on Friday 14th June 2013

The Arts Council has launched a new film, A Credit To Britain,  showcasing the world-class creativity our country is home to, and the important role public investment plays in nurturing this talent. Read more

Published on Friday 1st February 2013

Tyneside Cinema is delighted to have won the Gold award for Large Visitor Attraction at the North East England Tourism Awards.

Published on Tuesday 15th January 2013

Monument Metro station is closed Sunday to Wednesday after 8.00pm from 13 Jan for three weeks, to allow for ticket machine installation work. Read more

Published on Saturday 12th January 2013

Newcastle City Council is currently running a public consultation on proposals to make more than £90m of savings by 2016. This includes a proposal to remove 100% of funding from many of Newcastle’s best known cultural venues and organisations. Read more.

Published on Wednesday 7th November 2012

Film director Agnès Varda is to mark the 50th anniversary of her 1962 film Cléo from 5 to 7 at Newcastle’s Tyneside Cinema on Saturday 24 November. The event is presented in association with Durham University with support from the Institut français, and will include a screening of the landmark film followed by a Q&A with Varda. Read more

Published on Thursday 4th October 2012

Tyneside Cinema presents Songs from the Shipyards, a groundbreaking new multimedia experience on The Space, the cutting-edge digital arts website developed by the Arts Council with the BBC, and featuring music from Mercury Prize nominated folk band The Unthanks and visuals by internationally celebrated filmmaker Richard FenwickRead more

Published on Tuesday 25th September 2012

Youngsters at Tyneside Cinema's Pop-up Film School are delighted to have won the Chris Anderson Award for Best Young Filmmaker at the 2012 Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival. Read more

Published on Friday 6th July 2012

Newcastle's Tyneside Cinema has emerged as one of the North East’s most innovative digital and educational pioneers, having scooped three prizes at the Big Chip Awards 2012 for its interactive learning project Time Machine. Read more

Published on Friday 27th April 2012

The Tyneside Cinema has won a Special Jury Award for its pioneering education experience Time Machine at the prestigious national Learning on Screen Awards. The award ceremony took place at BFI Southbank in London on Thursday 26 April, and was attended by eminent scientist and broadcaster Lord Robert Winston. Read more

Published on Thursday 22nd March 2012

Britain’s last operating news theatre and independent cinema, Tyneside Cinema, has teamed up with BAFTA-nominated writer and director Ian Fenton to create and launch Time Machine – an interactive alternative reality fun educational experience aimed at pupils aged 9 to 12. Read more

Published on Sunday 4th March 2012

Newcastle’s Tyneside Cinema has launched a new film production business comprised of 16-21 year olds from its media training academy and has won the business of several high-profile clients, as well as the support of legendary film director Sir Ridley Scott.

Published on Monday 20th February 2012

The Tyneside Cinema has picked up the Innovation Award by the Royal Television Society for Time Machine – the Cinema’s pioneering alternative reality educational initiative aimed at primary school pupils aged nine to 12.

Published on Friday 3rd February 2012


‘The News That Defined Us’, a free cross-curricular resource created by Tyneside Cinema in partnership with BBC Newcastle and Whickham School, Tyne and Wear, is now available to all UK schools following its official launch at the Houses of Parliament.

Published on Saturday 17th December 2011

The latest news on the Pilgrim Street power cut which has temporarily closed the cinema on Monday 19 December 2011.

Published on Wednesday 17th August 2011

Could you be the first CEO of the Cross Arts Form Venues Network? Look here for details!

Published on Tuesday 29th March 2011

Tyneside Cinema has won one of the social media World’s top honours.

Published on Friday 11th February 2011

Whilst there has been extensive coverage of the changes in funding for arts organisations across the media since the budget in May, there has been precious little coverage of challenges being faced by funded film organisations across the UK.

Published on Wednesday 26th January 2011

The Tyneside's Twitter page is up for a global award! Read on to find out how you can help us win...

Published on Thursday 20th January 2011

Welcome to our new website - here's an at-a-glance look at all the new bells and whistles!

Published on Wednesday 19th January 2011

If you're a KS2 teacher, have you checked out our new free learning resource, News Real Online?