Hyde Park Picture House

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31st December - 12.00am

We now have a range of gifts, including mugs, postcards, tote bags, tea towels, vouchers, vinyl records and gift membership.

You can buy these from the cinema's kiosk, and now online via our big cartel page!



Philosophy & Film

24th January - 6.15pm

Upcoming titles in this season:

Tue. 24th January - 6.15pm

MY OWN PRIVATE IDAHO - With Dr Joe Saunders
Tue. 21st February - 6.15pm

Additional details

Philosophy & Film is an ongoing series, held at the Hyde Park Picture House, in partnership with the University of Leeds, exploring philosophical questions raised by some of cinema’s most intriguing films.

Each month Dr. Joe Saunders (University of Leeds) invites an academic philosopher to select a film and provide a short talk following its screening, exploring philosophical themes raised in the work. Discussion then opens up the audience, who can put questions to the speaker and contribute their own thoughts on the film.


31st December - 12.00pm
£1.50 for kids, £5 for adults

Upcoming Screenings

Blinky Bill the Movie
DATE: Saturday 25th February – 12noon
DIRECTOR: Deane Taylor, Noel Cleary
DETAILS: Australia/United States, 2015, 87mins, U
EXTRAS: Join us for family friendly table top games from 11am!

Alice Through the Looking Glass
DATE: Saturday 4th March – 12noon
DIRECTOR: James Bobin
DETAILS: United States/United Kingdom, 2016, 113mins, PG
EXTRAS: Join us for a family friendly workshop from 11am!

Mr. Peabody and Sherman
DATE: Saturday 11th March – 12noon
DIRECTOR: Rob Minkoff
DETAILS: United States, 2014, 97mins, U
EXTRAS: Pick up a fun activity sheet when you arrive for the film!

London International Animation Festival on Tour
DATE: Saturday 17th March – 12noon
DETAILS: Various countries, 2016, 70mins, cert tbc
EXTRAS: Join us for a family friendly workshop from 11am!


DATE: Sunday 19th March – 11am
DIRECTOR: Ron Clements, Don Hall
DETAILS: United States, 2016, 113mins, PG

DATE: Sat. 25th March – 12noon
DIRECTOR: Ron Clements, John Musker
DETAILS: United States, 2016, 113mins, PG
STARRING: Auli'i Cravalho, Dwayne Johnson, Rachel House

The Wizard of Oz
DATE: Sat. 1st April – 12noon
DIRECTOR: Victor Fleming
DETAILS: United States, 1939, 103mins, U
STARRING: Judy Garland, Frank Morgan, Ray Bolger

DATE: Sat. 8th April – 12noon
DIRECTOR: Eric Summer, Éric Warin
DETAILS: France/Canada, 2016, 87mins, U
STARRING: Dane DeHaan, Elle Fanning, Maddie Ziegler

Leeds Young Film Presents: Finding Dory (U)
DATE: Sat. 15th April – 12noon
DETAILS: US, 2016, 97mins, U

Leeds Young Film Presents: Life, Animated (PG)

DATE: Sun. 16th April – 11am
DETAILS: US, 2016, 92mins, PG

March of the Penguins (La marche de l'empereur)
DATE: Sat. 22nd April – 12noon
DIRECTOR: Luc Jacquet
DETAILS: FR, 2005, 80mins, U
STARRING: Morgan Freeman, Charles Berling, Romane Bohringer

Winnie the Pooh TBC
DATE: Sat. 29th April – 12noon
DIRECTOR: Stephen J. Anderson, Don Hall
DETAILS: United States, 2011, 73mins, U
STARRING: Jim Cummings, Craig Ferguson, John Cleese

The LEGO Batman Movie
DATE: Sat. 6th May – 12noon
DETAILS: Denmark/United States,
STARRING: Will Arnett, Michael Cera, Rosario Dawson

Robinson Crusoe TBC
DATE: Sat. 13th May – 12noon
DIRECTOR: Vincent Kesteloot, Ben Stassen
DETAILS: Belgium/France, 2016, 90mins, PG
STARRING: Ron Allen, George Babbit, Laila Berzins
LANGUAGE: Dubbed into English


Additional details

Discover a world of family Friendly films, every Saturday at 12noon.

Tickets are just £1.50 for kids and £5 for adults.

If you really love films why not join the HYDE & SEEK club! Membership is totally FREE and when you join you get a special badge, a free ticket for a grown up and a child, information about family friendly films sent directly to your door and much more! Membership forms can be filled out at the cinema, or for more information call us on 0113 275 2045 and a member of staff will be happy to help.

We also host Autism Friendly screenings of some of our HYDE & SEEK titles on the third Sunday of every month at 11am. These screenings feature raised lighting levels, prompt start times and customers are free to move more freely around the cinema. For more details please visit our website or speak to a member of staff.


Renewing Our Historic Cinema For All

12th August - 7.00am

Opening on the 2nd November 1914, just three months after the commencement of the First World War, the Hyde Park Picture House is one of only a handful of early cinemas still operating today. Our rich 102 year long history has been full to the brim of on and off screen drama including two world wars, closure threats, celebrity guests and more than a few changes to the way audiences watch and enjoy films. We’ve seen marriage proposals and weddings, we’ve been a location for film and TV and we’ve been the formative cinema experience for scores of young audiences as they discover the world through the medium of film.

At the heart of our good fortune sit two key things, our beautiful Grade II listed building and the film-loving community of Leeds, who have helped to ensure we are still a vibrant and relevant venue more than a century after we first opened our doors. But we’re not complacent and know that our continued survival relies on more than goodwill, but an ambitious plan for a bright and sustainable future. It is for this reason that we are thrilled to announce that the Heritage Lottery Fund have agreed to support our exciting regeneration project: “Renewing Our Historic Cinema For All”. This invaluable support brings £2.4million of lottery investment, including £122,000 in development funding, to help us to protect and restore our existing building, and find a bold and innovative way to ensure it continues to thrive over the next 100 years.

As we now enter an exciting development phase we will be able to search out solutions to the many challenges we face as a period building in a modern world, and identify how we can best serve the community of Leeds. It is our hope that the scheme will not only lead to restoration of our existing building but brand new accessible facilities, making the cinema truly open to everyone. This includes fully accessible toilets, a second screen in the basement to allow us to host even more fantastic film events, a café-bar so audiences don’t have to queue in the rain, and a vibrant learning and heritage programme to allow us to explore and share the many stories our beautiful building and its patrons have to tell. We are more than a little thrilled to start work on this project and there are still many questions we need to answer, but together we will ensure the Hyde Park Picture House is in the best shape for the journey ahead, and ready to inspire, educate and entertain the audiences of Leeds for many years still to come.



Creatures of the Night

1st April - 11.00pm

Whether you’re a dedicated cinephile, a cultural explorer or a random insomniac, CREATURES OF THE NIGHT is dedicated to screening those truly unforgettable films, from the best new horror to revered and sometimes obscure cult classics, in those most magical of late-night hours.

Train to Busan
Sat. 09th January, 11.00pm
SK | 2016 | 118mins |15

The Fly - Valentine's Day Special 
Sat. 11th February, 11.00pm
US/CA/UK | 1986 | 96mins |18

The Craft
Sat. 25th February – 11pm
US | 1996 | 97mins | 15

Total Recall
Sat. 11th March – 11pm
US | 1990, |113mins | 18

Sat 1st April – 11pm
UK | 1996 | 89mins | 18

The Love Witch
Sat 22nd April – 11pm TBC
US | 2016 | runtime & cert tbc



17th May - 11.00am

Upcoming Screenings:

Viceroy's House
Wed. 5th April – 11am
Dir. Gurinder Chadha, UK/ID, 2017, 107mins, 12A

Leeds Young Film Presents: Revolting Rhymes with Boomchikkaboom!
Mon. 17th April – 11am
Dir. Jan Lachauer, Jakob Schuh, Bin-Han To | UK | 2016 | 60mins, U
TICKETS: £8 – see leedsyoungfilm.com for details

Strike a Pose
Wed. 26th April – 11am
Dir. Ester Gould, Reijer Zwaan, NE/BE, 2016, 83mins

Their Finest
BANK HOLIDAY - Mon. 1st May – 11am
Dir. Lone Scherfig, UK, 2016, 117mins, 12A

DATE: Wed. 10th May – 11am
Dir. Sean Foley, UK, 2016, 89mins, 15

Wed. 17th May – 11am
Dir. François Ozon, FR/DE, 2016, 113mins, 12A

Additional details

BYOBaby screenings are a chance for the parents and carers of babies up to 12 months old, to get to the cinema without leaving the little one at home. With raised lighting levels, reduced volume and baby changing/bottle warming facilities, we aim to make these screenings as comfortable for you as possible.

Tickets are £5.50, which includes a free tea or coffee. If you want to come down early and catch up with friends, doors open at 10.30am and the film starts around 11.15am.

Due to limited space, we advise people to bring babies in slings or car-seats where possible. Numbers are limited for BYOB showings, so it is advisable to book in advance, particularly for the more well known films.

To join the BYOB mailing list, please email: admin@hydeparkpicturehouse.co.uk or call 0113 275 2045 to speak to a member of staff.