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Strand Cinema Belfast

Strand Cinema Belfast

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Heritage Tour

Heritage Tour

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Heritage Tour

Heritage Tour

The Strand is the oldest cinema in Northern Ireland – the sole survivor from that glamorous Art Deco period when Belfast alone boasted over 40 picture palaces. This tour takes you behind the scenes with our projectionist Alan McClurg. It is of great architectural significance as the last example of a 1930's cinema building. Every cinema had its own unique design and the Strand was no exception. Designed by John McBride Neill (whose stunning cinema legacy also included the Tonic and the Curzon), the Strand's design was heavily influenced by its proximity to the Harland & Wolff shipyard with its curved exterior like the bow of a ship. The nautical theme continued inside with curved walls and porthole-shaped windows and light fittings giving the feel of being on an ocean liner.

  • Rating All Ages
  • Running time 60
  • Released None
  • Genre Heritage Tour

Show Times

Saturday, 20th April
Saturday, 4th May
Saturday, 18th May