Alhambra Cinema

St. John Street,
Keswick, CA12 5AG

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KitGreen
KitGreen on September 18, 2011 at 1:57 pm

I saw a film here in the early 70s (cannot remember what) and was surprised both by the auditorium gas lights and the oversize seats at the end of rows (known as courting seats?) or am I thinking of somewhere else?

NThomson
NThomson on September 25, 2010 at 4:00 pm

I can remember seeing a film around 1973/4 with my family..
at the Alhambra and to my astonishment had gas lighting !!!!

Ken Roe
Ken Roe on February 5, 2009 at 6:28 am

Ampex175; The Lonsdale Alhambra Cinema, Penrith has its own page on Cinema Treasures: /theaters/23497/

Ampex175
Ampex175 on February 4, 2009 at 8:35 pm

There’s an amazing Cinema of the same name at Penrith, Cumbria. It’s a very friendly and welcoming venue which I highly recommend.

They still run Fedi XT (70/35mm) projector in their biggest screen.

Ian
Ian on February 29, 2008 at 10:25 am

A 1978 view here:–

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Ian
Ian on February 3, 2008 at 2:02 pm

Three more images (including interiors) here, from 1997:–

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Ian
Ian on August 19, 2007 at 9:47 am

An old image from 1973 here:

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ajtowers
ajtowers on November 22, 2006 at 12:13 am

The cinema is now operated by R. J. Towers & Partners on a ten-year lease.

It has been refurbished with new seating and Dolby Digital sound.

New photos from 2006 can be seen on
www.keswick-alhambra.co.uk

Ken Roe
Ken Roe on May 28, 2005 at 6:57 pm

The original seating capacity of the Alhambra Cinema was 600.