Hyde Park Picture House

73 Brudenell Road, Headingley,
Leeds, LS6 1JD

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Hyde Park Picture House

Continuously showing movies since it opened on 7th November 1914, the Hyde Park Picture House now concentrates on art-house films for the large student population in this suburb of Leeds.

It has a large gay and lesbian following which is central to the annual Leeds Film Festival.

The Hyde Park Picture House is a Grade II Listed building.

Contributed by Ian Grundy

Recent comments (view all 14 comments)

Ian on January 29, 2007 at 9:31 pm

and one of the Screen curtains and modernised (1960’s!) proscenium:–


Ken Roe
Ken Roe on April 21, 2007 at 3:17 pm

Here is the official website of the Hyde Park Picture House:-

monika on June 14, 2009 at 12:34 pm

The Hyde Park Picture House is located on the corner of Brudenell Road and Queens Road in Leeds, West Yorkshire. Here is a Google Maps link using the longitude/latitude of the location: View link

Playhousegoer on December 30, 2009 at 6:36 pm

Hyde Park also runs the Leeds International Film Festival http://www.leedsfilm.com/ “Night of the Dead” each year: View link

An all-nighter of pure horror film from around the world…

View link

Playhousegoer on June 10, 2010 at 3:02 pm

Lovely pics' Ian. We took a ride to Leeds one day last year and made a detour to see this classy lady and we were given a personal tour of the place and WOW!

We are looking forward to seeing a film at this picture house, again, great photo’s!!!

Playhousegoer on October 19, 2011 at 12:00 pm

Hyde Park Picture House play’s a big part in the Leeds International Film Festival (www.leedsfilm.com) in-which it host’s, too, the “Night Of The Dead”; a horror film marathon of film’s from around the world throughout the night.

BenSmith on September 27, 2016 at 10:47 am

The original edwardian proscenium arch and some ornate plasterwork on the walls still exists in relatively good condition behind the current screen.

PhilipWW on July 24, 2018 at 2:23 am

The Guardian reports that planning permission has now been granted for refurbishment of the cinema plus the addition of an additional screen in the basement.

The link can be found via the Cinema Theatre Association Facebook page.

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