White River Cinema is part of the regeneration of the former Alymer Square in the town centre of St Austell, and opened its doors for the first time in December 2008. The cinema was the first purpose built cinema complex to be built in Cornwall for over 70 years and features all the latest in cinema technology.white river front
The cinema has four screens all on first floor level which can be accessed from the ground floor lift and stairs. In each screen there are two rows of leather ‘rocker’ seats which are unique in Westcountry Cinemas.
All auditoria are equipped with Digital six channel (5.1) sound systems, Screen 1 boasts an upgrade to the latest Dolby 7.1 surround sound capability providing more depth and realism to the cinema experience. Each auditorium has wall to wall screens for maximum picture size. All Screens feature NEC Digital Projectors, and Screen One retains the ability to show 35mm film.
Screen One is also equipped with a MasterImage 3D system, enabling it to show Digital 3D movies.
kioskEach auditorium has designated wheelchair spaces, infra-red hearing systems, audio description and subtitling facilities.
The cinema also has a licensed bar on its first floor for patrons to enjoy a quiet drink prior to the start of the film.
In Summer 2013 the cinema commenced live satellite transmissions of theatrical shows, concerts, opera and ballet, bringing live content to St Austell from around the world. Shows have included a full season from The Royal Opera House in Convent Garden, Andre Rieu Concerts from The Netherlands, Monty Python from the O2, and the National Theatre in London.
Adult (15+yrs) – £7.80
Child (3-14yrs) – £5.70
Senior (65+yrs) – £5.70
All Seats After 7pm – £7.80
Family Ticket (2 Adults & 2 Children or 1 Adult & 3 Children) (Before 7pm) – £23.50
3D Glasses – £1.00
Live or as live performances may vary in price
Customer Notice – Children under 3 Years Not Admitted, Except for Parent/Baby specific performances.
For all age restricted films (12A, 15 and 18 certificates) at WTW Cinemas, photographic identification and proof of age may be requested. Failure to produce such photographic identification and proof of age will result in NO ENTRY. Photographic proof of age cards can be obtained from www.citizencard.com
Telephone: 01726 66301 (Box office is open half an hour before the first performance of the day, and closes at 9pm)
24hr automated information line: 0871 2003304
White River Cinema
White River Place