Palace Cinema

159 High Street,
Gorleston-on-Sea, NR31 6RG

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Palace Cinema

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Located in Gorleston-on-Sea, near Great Yarmouth. The Palace Cinema is a small town Art Deco style cinema which opened in 1939. It survived on bingo from 1964 until early-2012. Originally seating 942 in stalls and balcony.

Contributed by Ian Grundy

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Ken Roe
Ken Roe on September 9, 2005 at 9:41 am

Designed by noted cinema architect Eric Norman Bailey of Maidenhead, the Palace remains virtually untouched in its current use as a bingo hall.

Ian on January 30, 2006 at 5:30 am

Exterior photo of the cinema (as a bingo hall) here :

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Note the marks at the top of the facade where the lettering used to be.

rasLXR on September 2, 2009 at 8:06 am

I used to attend bingo here in the early 70’s with my dad they used to have the organ played between bingo sessions. At one point I think they had a second organ installed. Some parts of the projection equipment were still in place but the picture heads and lamphouses had been removed(Kalee).

rasLXR on May 11, 2012 at 4:10 pm

1971 On Camera: Organs No. 1 The organ at the Palace Bingo is about 6min in.

Louis Barfe
Louis Barfe on November 5, 2012 at 6:58 am

The bingo operation here closed a while back, didn’t it?

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