The Alhambra Cinema provides a first-class cinema experience, screening all the latest cinema releases as well as independent and foreign-language films in comfortable and relaxing surroundings with Dolby Digital projection and Dolby Digital sound. 

The Spotlight Alternative is a programme of films screened every Sunday around 5/6pm showcasing the newest Independent and world cinema films. 

The Alhambra also offers regular event screenings of Opera’s, ballet’s, stage plays and more presented by companies such as NTLive, The MET and The Royal Ballet. 

Cinema weeks run from Friday to Thursday, with the films and times for the next week being scheduled on a Monday.

Estimate hours 

  • Mon: 4:30pm-10:30pm
  • Tue: 1:00pm-10:30pm
  • Wed: 1:00pm-10:30pm
  • Thu: 1:00pm-10:30pm
  • Fri: 4:30pm-10:30pm
  • Sat: 12:00pm- 10:30pm
  • Sun: 12:00pm: 10:30pm 


  • Penrith Alhambra Cinema
  • Middlegate
  • Penrith
  • Cumbria
  • CA11 7PT

For more information about events, please visit What’s On at the Alhambra Penrith.