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The Electric Palace cinema, Harwich, is one of the oldest purpose-built cinemas to survive complete with its silent screen, original projection room and ornamental frontage still intact. Other interesting features include an open plan entrance lobby...more
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Having grown up in Harwich I used to attend the Electric Palace frequently. Whilst returning to Harwich to visit family I decided to take my son to see a movie. The Electric Palace is very much as I remembered, a beautiful building with stunning architecture....More
Date of experience: July 2018
celia s, Volunteer at Electric Palace, responded to this reviewResponded February 1, 2019
Thanks for your review. The Electric Palace is undergoing some important restoration work which will continue until summer 2019. Meanwhile, a limited programme of films and live concerts continues in the 1912 Centre, Harwich and in the nearby Sailing Club.
This is the most beautiful old cinema I have ever seen. The price is very fair and the quality of both image and sound is totally up to date. The staff is very friendly! Overall an amazing experience and I hope I can come back...More
Date of experience: June 2018
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celia s, Volunteer at Electric Palace, responded to this reviewResponded June 18, 2018
We are so glad you enjoyed your visit to the Electric Palace. The cinema is now closed for some months for major restoration work. Some events will be held in other venues. Please see the website for the Bioscope on the Green programme.
Looking for something to do we went to Harwich and stumbled upon this historic and interesting cinema just as a film was about to start. How nostalgic to pay a lady in a booth outside the entrance, sliding ones money over under the glass window....More
We went to see a film whilst visiting Harwich - the building has been restored to it's former glory inside and out, we also noticed that they also have live music events as well so it had a friendly local feel to it.
Comfy , reasonably priced ( cheap compared to London), current films and you can have a drink and an ice cream but you are sitting in and surrounded by history , awesome! Support this wonderful cinema .....NOW please.