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Hyde Park Picture House New Refurb

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In July this year it was announced that one of the last surviving picture palaces in the UK, Hyde Park Picture House, will get a multi-million-pound refurbishment. The hope is that this will make the building more sustainable, comfortable and accessible whilst still preserving its historic features. Built in 1914, … Read More

An Introduction to Hyde Park Picture House

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If we told you that the UK’s only remaining gas-lit cinema sits right on our doorstep in the form of a charming and relaxed grade II listed building would you believe us? The infamous Hyde Park in Leeds is home to the unique and quirky Hyde Park Picture House located … Read More

Things to do over Easter if you’re staying in Leeds over the break

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Beginning to get jealous of all your friends going away this Easter? Don’t fret. Here is your ultimate guide for everything going on in Leeds over the holidays. We’re not in Lonely Planet’s ‘Best Cities’ list for nothing! Kirkstall Abbey – While it may not be the warmest place to … Read More

Leeds on Film: “proof that student life truly has not changed much in 30 years”

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The Yorkshire Film Archive are a charity who are in possession of over 50,000 professional and amateur films. They have a huge variety of films which together document over 120 years of life in the North and are a rare and valuable record of British life and history. Charlotte Perry … Read More

Activities Galore! Getting Out and About in Leeds

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The  Climbing Lab Just around the corner from Oxygen Jump, the Lab is an indoor bouldering park, containing multiple climbing walls. With no ropes used on these walls, the idea may sound a little unnerving. Yet if you’re a beginner, then you’ll have a supervisor to guide you. And even … Read More

Introducing Hyde Park Picture House

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Located on the infamous Brudenell Road, Hyde Park Picture House is a favourite amongst film fanatics and hungover freshers alike. It has witnessed over a century of independent cinema since it first opened in 1914. The only remaining gas-lit cinema is housed in a quirky Grade II listed building, complete … Read More

‘Human Rights, Human Wrongs’ at the Hyde Park Picturehouse

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Saturday afternoon saw The Hyde Park Picture House host the first of a series of monthly events held by the Leeds branch of Amnesty International. Primarily pitched as a film event, ‘Human Rights, Human Wrongs’ featured one full-length documentary Children on the Frontline and two shorts: Journey to Calais and … Read More

Review: Made You Look at the Hyde Park Picture House

3 years ago / 0 comments

On the first of October, the Hyde Park Picture House hosted a screening of Made You Look, a largely Crowdfunded documentary about graphic designers and illustrators in the UK, directed by Paul O’Connor and Anthony Peters. The screening was followed by a Q&A with co-director Anthony Peters, Leeds-based illustrator Matt … Read More

Preview – From ‘Drifters’ to ‘Night Mail’: The British Documentary Movement

4 years ago / 0 comments

On Sunday the 15th of March the Hyde Park Picture House, in collaboration with the University’s Centre for World Cinemas, are screening three landmark documentary films from the archive of the British Film Institute. The British Documentary Movement was one of the most fertile periods in British cinema history. Beginning … Read More

Ashtray Navigations

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It’s only fitting that Ashtray Navigations would celebrate their 20th anniversary at the Hyde Park Picture House as the cinema’s big 100 approaching this autumn. Both stand as testaments to Leeds’ culture in their own way, the Picture House dances between underground and mainstream film, art house and family pictures, … Read More