Avalon Cinema Centre

6631 Island Highway North,
Nanaimo, BC V9T 4T7

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Avalon Cinema Centre

Opened as the Woodgrave 3 on September 30, 1981 by Famous Players with “Mommie Dearest”, “So Fine” and “Zorro, the Gay Blade”. Closed in October 1992. Re-opened by Landmark Cinemas in December 1992. Seating was listed at 947 for the three screens.

Landmark rebuilt and renovated the theatre in 1998 and re-opened with 8 screens and the new name of the Avalon Cinema Centre. Seating is now listed at 1,716. The smallest auditorium seats 157 and the largest 300.

The theatre features first run attractions. There is a small photo of the theatre on the Landmark website.

Any further information on the Avalon Cinema Centre would be appreciated.

Contributed by Chuck

Recent comments (view all 4 comments)

CSWalczak on January 20, 2011 at 10:32 am

There are additional pictures on this theatre’s page at CinemaTour: http://www.cinematour.com/tour/ca/303.html

ScreenClassic on June 26, 2011 at 12:57 am

The theatre’s original name should be Woodgrove 3, not Woodgrave 3.

rivest266 on October 22, 2017 at 10:12 am

Reopened on December 4th, 1992 as Avalon. Grand opening ads from 1981 and 1992 in the photo section.

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