Bookings for the December cinema session will open at 6pm on Wednesday, 22 November. Please book your family’s places through our Eventbrite page.

In the meantime, you can vote for the movie that we will show by answering our SurveyMonkey poll. The survey will close at 12pm on Tuesday, 21 November.

We are delighted to announce that we have received continued funding to be able to run the monthly relaxed cinema screenings at GRUB / Cultplex, a very wonderful street food and independent cinema venue in the Red Bank area of Manchester City Centre!

As part of Manchester’s SEND Community Offer, these cinema sessions will be FREE to book for families of children and young people with Special Educational Needs and/or Disabilities (SEND) living in a ward/area covered by Manchester City Council.

The relaxed screenings will be held on the following dates:

We will be publishing polls in the weeks leading to each session so that families can vote for the movie that we will be showing.

Here’s the survey for the October screening:


Much thanks to the SEND Local Offer for making this possible.

We’d also like to thank GRUB for providing us with a wonderful cinema package that families can enjoy.

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This family event is part of Manchester’s SEND Community Offer.

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