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“quartet film”
Review of Ritz Cinema

Ritz Cinema
Ranked #2 of 4 Fun & Games in Thirsk
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Owner description: The Ritz Cinema is a volunteer cinema in the Market Town of Thirsk in North Yorkshire.We are a small friendly local cinema, the Ritz has been a successful community venture since 1995. We aim to show a wide selection of films which appeal to a varied audience.
redcar
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“quartet film”
Reviewed March 15, 2013

Old type cinema recently refurbished,cmofy seats both upstairs and down,cosy atmosphere,pleasant staff.
Always an enjoyable afternoon or evening

Visited February 2013
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Thirsk, United Kingdom
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159 reviews
61 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
“Unusual”
Reviewed December 28, 2012

This is an interesting cinema and visiting it is an experience in itself - sit upstairs if you want a comfy seat!

Visited December 2012
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4 Thank Paul B
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Thirsk
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24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“A bit of a hidden gem!”
Reviewed December 8, 2012

My OH & I finally got to visit our local cinema in October - we've lived in Thirsk for more than 4 years and on the recommendation of a friend finally got around to it. What a lovely suprise we got - the cinema is entirely volunteer run, therefore very friendly as the people running it are there because they want to be! Also the price was amazing - a fiver ! You can;t do much with a fiver these days! So having purchased our bag of sweets and been advised where the ice creams were, we went upstairs to the first floor. (I was given a tip-off - go upstairs the seats are more comfortable). Dont know how true this is - but I can say the seats were very comfortable, viewing was great and as the programme neared the cinema filled up with a very polite and considerate crowd - who didn't chat through the main film. Apparently The Ritz has recently undergone a digital conversion, so the equipment there is state of the art. Great night out for a tenner for two - and at the end of our street - can't believe it!

Visited October 2012
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5 Thank Sue P
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Crowborough, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Well Worth a Visit”
Reviewed November 8, 2012

Run entirely by volunteers at only £5 a film this represented excellent value for money. The place had obviously been refurbished recently and was clean and tidy. Large seats, a good sized screen and plenty of leg room, the only downside was that being fairly bereft of cinema goers it was pretty cold and I sat with my coat on for the entire film...

Visited November 2012
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1 Thank Jack8898
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Northeast10
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Absolute gem! Fantastic value too.”
Reviewed November 5, 2012 via mobile

This is an absolute gem! A volunteer run very friendly and quite nostalgic cinema. A trip to the pictures as it should be. Not an anonymous out of town multiplex but a friendly cinema experience right in the heart of town that most can walk to.

Recently they've upgraded to digital projection and sound giving a much improved experience. Films arrive only a couple of weeks behind, Yorkshire ice creams delivered to your seat, very comfy seats and even at full price it's only a fiver! Multiplexes eat your heart out!

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