Chapter Arts Centre

Market Road, Canton,
Cardiff, CF5 1QE

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geoffjc
geoffjc on April 28, 2013 at 4:12 am

Almost all films are now presented by digital means in both cinemas.

geoffjc
geoffjc on February 16, 2010 at 2:14 pm

The refurbishment and modernisation of Chapter is now complete.

geoffjc
geoffjc on February 17, 2009 at 12:58 pm

The rebuilt Chapter Two has now opened (Feb 2009) and the redecoration/reseating of Chapter One is now scheduled for late March/Early April after a series of Oscar nominated films has been shown.

geoffjc
geoffjc on June 22, 2008 at 4:52 pm

Building work and refurbishment starts today and will involve reduced performances and temporary closure of the cinemas for a time over the next few months. Check the centre’s web site for details.

AdoraKiaOra
AdoraKiaOra on January 8, 2008 at 7:09 am

Yes that is most certainly not the place i went to all those back. Thanks 54.

geoffjc
geoffjc on January 8, 2008 at 3:04 am

Refurbishment of both cinemas at Chapter is a part of an extensive improvement plan to deal with problems with the 100-year old main building and improve the theatre and entrance areas.A number of fund-raising initiatives are in place and work is expected to begin in 2008.

Ian
Ian on August 17, 2007 at 12:12 pm

A couple of photos taken in 1989 here:–

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AdoraKiaOra
AdoraKiaOra on August 14, 2007 at 2:28 am

That is stunning! Wow!

AdoraKiaOra
AdoraKiaOra on August 14, 2007 at 2:21 am

Thats great to hear E54. I get to Cardiff 2 or 3 times a year so will check it out if i can soon.

geoffjc
geoffjc on August 14, 2007 at 2:14 am

Ian must have been there pre-1987, during the early years when things were a bit basic, but that was reflected in the admission price.
The new build cinema was a great step forward and certainly better than similar-sized auditoria in high-street triple/twins, and has given excellent service for 20 years and the future for which refurbishment is planned.

AdoraKiaOra
AdoraKiaOra on August 13, 2007 at 3:18 pm

I found this a most unpleasant experience whaen i was there last in the late 80s