Cinema hire

For meetings and presentations in Winchester

The cinema is located within the iconic Hampshire Record Office building, next to Winchester railway station and the Park and Ride bus stops.

The cinema is ideal for meetings and presentations.

Seating 80 people, in fixed raked seating, it has a cinema screen and projection room with a wide range of audio-visual presentation facilities.


  • Cinema projection room
  • Lectern providing laptop and microphone
  • Projector
  • CD replay
  • DVD/Blu Ray projection
  • Video tape projection
  • Audio cassette replay
  • 35mm slide projection
  • 16mm cine film projection
  • Flipchart (not pens)
  • Overhead transparencies projector
  • Wifi
  • Induction loop
  • Toilets including an accessible toilet

Customers may bring their own drinks and biscuits to serve on the gallery landing. The building does not have an Alcohol Licence. If the customer wishes to sell alcoholic drinks then it is the Customer's responsibility to obtain a Temporary Event Notice from the local licensing authority.

There are no kitchen/washing up facilities. Sandwich shop and café within 10 mins walk.

There are accessible parking spaces at the rear of the Record Office.

Emergency escape

The cinema is accessible via stairs or a lift. Since the lift cannot be used in an emergency, evacuation of less able visitors is down the stairs via an evacuation chair.

You must notify Record Office staff in advance of the presence of a wheelchair user or anyone with access issues likely to require use of an evacuation chair.

It is the responsibility of event organisers to liaise with Record Office staff to ensure that arrangements are in place to ensure the safe evacuation of attendees in the event of an emergency.

Hire charges

  • Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm
  • £35
  • per hour
  • Monday to Friday, 6pm - 9pm
  • £70
  • flat fee
  • Saturday 9am - 4pm
  • £40
  • per hour

Online booking form

You must sign and return the cinema hire agreement.
Your booking remains provisional until we have received the hire agreement and payment.