Sheffield Doc I Fest returns to APH

Now in its 24th year Sheffield Doc Fest returns with a stunning programme that includes some of the most crucial non-fiction films from veteran filmmakers and emerging voices alike. As well as tons of World, International, European and UK film premieres the festival also includes a variety of other platforms. Grown from humble beginnings ... More

Cassetteboy at the Abbeydale Picture House, 19th of May

  The now legendary comedic duo that are Cassetteboy are coming to The Abbeydale Picture House! We can't wait to see what they have in-store for us!! Come see their live, parodical 'mash-up' of celebrities and politicians alike on our grand(e) screen!   Happening as part of the Festival of Debate.   Satur... More

3rd Yorkshire Silent Film Festival starts TOMORROW at APH!!

Yorkshire Silent Film Festival is back with us again, and boy are we in for some treats!! Kicking off tomorrow, with a screening of Charles Dickens' classic 'Oliver Twist', followed by a whole host of other gems showing on Saturday as part of the Sheffield Silent Film All-Dayer, as well as a FREE silent film accompaniment workshop, where ... More

Oral History Project at the Abbeydale Picture House Begins

The Abbeydale Picture House is fast approaching its centenary year as a local landmark, and remains one of the best examples of early twentieth century “Picture Palaces” in Sheffield. We know quite a bit about the history of the cinema already; it was originally decorated in a cream and gold colour scheme, saw the development of films ... More

My Neighbour Totoro – A Review & Preview!

We're extremely excited to welcome back Reel Steel to The Abbeydale Picture House - after a slew of amazing screenings over 2017 (including The Thing, Alien and Predator, and Evil Dead 2), they're back with something truly special - a 35mm screening of My Neighbour Totoro. This is one of the first times that full colour film will have been ... More

Alien and Predator at The Abbeydale Picture House

No, you did not misread the title, that is Alien and Predator as opposed to Alien vs Predator. We will be bringing the premier outing for two of films most iconic aliens, before the titular intergalactic predators were ever destined to do battle, they spent their time causing nigh-insurmountable terror to humans on and off planet ... More

Silent Films with Live Music! October 28th 2017

Need plans for Halloween? Abbeydale Picture House is working with Yorkshire Silent Film Festival putting on a night of horror and thrills. Come down to Abbeydale Picture House to watch our double bill of Battleship Potemkin and The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari. The eerie atmosphere combined with these classic films makes for the perfect ... More

Heritage Open Days

We're extremely excited to announce that The Abbeydale Picture House will be opening once more for Heritage Open Days, on Sunday 10th September. We'll be opening the cafe and running tours around the building, including many spaces usually not open to the public - including the balcony and projection room! The tours will be led by ... More

Come celebrate the 35th anniversary of John Carpenter’s The Thing with a screening of the film alongside Big Trouble in Little China

I am happy to announce that on Saturday 26th August The Abbeydale Picture House will host a double bill, back to back showing of John Carpenter's The Thing followed by Big Trouble in Little China brought to you by Reel Steel in honour of the former's 35th anniversary.   Twas' the summer of 1982 which saw the release of the timelessly ... More

Introducing Studio One at The Abbeydale Picture House

Studio One is a new co-working space for creatives and entrepreneurs of all disciplines in Sheffield. Situated in the inspiring, historic Abbeydale Picture House, Studio One offers a space for creatives to gather, work, collaborate and socialise as a community. Within Studio One, there are 10 desks available for creatives to work at, all ... More