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An outstanding experience

As one of the oldest xin mas in the UK and winner of several awards I can't speak highly enough... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Katrina C
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The best place to go to see a film

A flag ship to community social enterprise projects and a beacon for re-sorting old buildings and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Neil S
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Opened in 1894, The Market Hall Cinema is Wales' Oldest Cinema. In 2014 it was awarded the title UK CINEMA OF THE YEAR. This 200 seat venue is open 7 days a week and offers ample FREE PARKING. The cinema offers 2 for 1 tickets every Wednesday...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Market Square | Brynmawr, Ebbw Vale NP23 4AJ, Wales
+44 1495 310576
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Reviewed 22 September 2015

Great value for money, comfy seats, great snacks, good choice of films. Staff are really helpfull and quick to sort out rowdy audiences. Highly recommended. Even do autism friendly screening.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As one of the oldest xin mas in the UK and winner of several awards I can't speak highly enough about my (many) visits to this cinema. Run entirely by volunteers it delivers a unique experience you just won't find at any multiplex. It caters...More

Thank Katrina C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A flag ship to community social enterprise projects and a beacon for re-sorting old buildings and re-igniting the spirit of the old cinema experience. Really good value and unique cinema experience. Highlights that sometimes the old ways are the best

Thank Neil S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent! Independent cinema, enthusiastically run by volunteers. Fine amenity in the Borough of Blaenau Gwent. Seen many films there over 30 years, the first I remember being "Who Framed Roger Rabbit?", the most recent being "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri". Good prices, good selection of...More

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Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

This is such a fab cinema a warm friendly welcoming atmosphere seem many films here always a joy to visit.

Thank Mazzevans
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Oldest cinema in wales. Opened in 1894. A stunningly beautiful cinema. Small and friendly. If you are in the area go watch a film there. The nicest cinema I have ever visited.

Thank winniefredholmes
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Rainy day in wales looking for things to do and we stumbled upon this little beautiful, only in wales 4 days and we visited twice. Amazing experience, great prices! Would recommend to everyone. Wish we had something like this near us!

Thank Samantha H
Reviewed 17 August 2018

The best and most welcoming cinema EVER. Well worth a visit, and you will definitely want to return again and again.

Thank triumphat777
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Great local cinema. Renovated since I last visited, and the seats are more comfortable now. A bit pricey for a small cinema but I would rather pay extra and support our local cinema

Thank trace352
Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

What a pleasure it is to go to this Cinema. The oldest in Wales, built in 1894. Outstanding staff, it’s been renovated to a high standard. And a credit to all involved. £14 for a family ticket. It’s cheap as chips. We Will be back...More

1  Thank michaeltC2091IE
Reviewed 21 May 2018

What an absolute asset this cinema is to our small town. Its got plenty of seating, a lovely foyer which offer sweets,popcorn, drinks etc at very reasonable prices. Always showing plenty of children's movies in the holidays etc. The only downside is that I wish...More

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