Showroom Cinema


The Showroom Cinema is an independent art house cinema and where DocFest began in 1994. It is housed in a 1936 art deco building which was formerly the Kennings car dealership

DocFest takes over the venue for the duration of the festival with daily film premieres and events. The café bar is the perfect place whether you're in need of a daytime coffee, a place to meet for work drinks, a night out or to grab a bite to eat before a film. Head on over to the Showroom website to take a look at their menu.


Address: Paternoster Row, S1 2BX


  • Wheelchair Access is at the rear of the venue, using a lift.
  • Accessible Toilets are on the same floor as the bar, at back corner.
  • Accessible Toilet can be used as Gender Neutral if preferred.
  • Lift is at the rear of the venue, down the side to the left and on the right.
  • Baby Changing is also in the Accessible Toilet.
  • Breastfeeding Friendly
  • For more information please click here to visit the Showroom's accessibility page

Capacity: 79 (Cinema 1), 105 (Cinema 2), 171 (Cinema 3), 279 (Cinema 4), 200 (Showroom  Bar).
Wheelchair Capacity: 2 (Cinema 1), 2 (Cinema 2), 3 (Cinema 3), 3 (Cinema 4), 10+  (Showroom Bar).
Blue Badge Parking: Holly Street, Balm Green
WiFi: Public WiFi available 


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