20 Best Cinemas and Theatres In Greater Manchester Near Me | Day Out With The Kids

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Best Cinemas and Theatres In Greater Manchester

We've rounded up the best cinemas and theatres in Greater Manchester in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 63 Greater Manchester cinemas and theatres to pick from.Alternatively, why not explore some other sightseeing days out nearby, including indoor and soft play areas. Find the perfect places to go with your kids and get out on your next adventure!

All the cinemas and theatres we list are rated according to the ages they are suitable for, facilities and whether they are suitable for rainy days or best when the sun is shining.

Many of the places we list are historic or educational in nature and would be suitable for class trips or as ways to keep the learning up whilst having fun over the school holidays.

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Vue cinema screen. Source: PinkNews

Vue Manchester Printworks

  • Manchester
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

The cinema is a great day out, and it doesn't matter if it's tipping it down or it's all sunshine! Jump into movie magic at Vue Manchester Printworks...

ODEON Cinema room

ODEON Manchester Great Northern

  • Manchester
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

A trip to the flicks wouldn’t be complete without a big, old bucket of popcorn and an ice cream or two. Tuck in at ODEON Manchester Great Northern. W...

Vue cinema screen. Source: PinkNews

Vue Manchester Lowry

  • Manchester
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Step into a different world for a few hours and experience something totally extraordinary. Jump into movie magic at Vue Manchester Lowry, where you’...

Cinema screen at Showcase Cinema

Showcase Manchester

  • Manchester
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Gather the whole family and head over to at Showcase Manchester, where there's an impressive 14 screens showing the biggest and best blockbusters you...

ODEON Cinema room

ODEON Manchester Trafford Centre

  • Manchester
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Even in the good old days, a trip to the pictures was a family favourite. Keep up with tradition and grab a big box of popcorn while you’re at it at...

Cineworld Didsbury

Cineworld Didsbury

  • Didsbury
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Be transported to a world of action, thrills and adventure with a family-friendly movie screening at Cineworld Didsbury. Share the magic of the big s...

Cineworld Ashton-under-Lyne

Cineworld Ashton-under-Lyne

  • Ashton-under-Lyne
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Treat yourself to a cinematic adventure; thrills, action, romance, or laughs - it's all in store at Cineworld Ashton-under-Lyne. Share the magic of t...

Vue cinema screen. Source: PinkNews

Vue Bury

  • Bury
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

From outer-space to the seven seas, the cinema is full of endless possibilities! Jump into movie magic at Vue Bury, where you’ll find all your favour...

ODEON Cinema room

ODEON Oldham

  • Oldham
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Cinema can take you anywhere; fly to the ends of the earth or dance your way to victory - and all with a big bucket of popcorn in hand - at ODEON Old...

ODEON Cinema room

ODEON Rochdale

  • Rochdale
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

A trip to the flicks can be a godsend when it’s raining and the kids are climbing the walls. Kick back at ODEON Rochdale. With 9 screens of multimedi...

Vue cinema screen. Source: PinkNews

Vue Altrincham

  • Altrincham
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Want a great cinema near you? Jump into movie magic at Vue Altrincham, where you’ll find all your favourites, from exciting action films to hilarious...

Cineworld Bolton

Cineworld Bolton

  • Bolton
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Dive into the world of classic movies, action-packed adventures and animated wonders at Cineworld Bolton. Share the magic of the big screen with your...

Cineworld Leigh

Cineworld Leigh

  • Leigh
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Dive into the world of classic movies, action-packed adventures and animated wonders at Cineworld Leigh. Share the magic of the big screen with your...

Vue cinema screen. Source: PinkNews

Vue Bolton

  • Bolton
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Gather the whole family, and head off for a great day out! Jump into movie magic at Vue Bolton, where you’ll find all your favourites, from exciting...

Empire Cinema screen

Empire Cinema Wigan

  • Wigan
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Escape from reality by diving right into the newest film at Empire Cinema in Wigan, with the newest big-budget films straight from Hollywood, you’re...

Vue cinema screen. Source: PinkNews

Vue Accrington

  • Accrington
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Looking for a great cinema? Jump into movie magic at Vue Accrington, where you’ll find all your favourites, from exciting action films to hilarious c...

ODEON Cinema room

ODEON Northwich Barons Quay

  • Northwich
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Whether your brood are classic film fans or simply love a good popcorn flick, there’s plenty to see at ODEON Northwich Barons Quay. With 5 screens of...

Vue cinema screen. Source: PinkNews

Vue Blackburn

  • Blackburn
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Once you've got your popcorn, find your seat and get ready for the ultimate cinema experience. Jump into movie magic at Vue Blackburn, where you’ll f...

Theatre at Hebden Bridge Picture House

Hebden Bridge Picture House

  • Hebden Bridge
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Hebden Bridge Picture House The Picture House is a vintage style 490 seat cinema, showing the best in mainstream, foreign language and independent fi...

Cineworld St Helens

Cineworld St Helens

  • St Helens
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

How about a day at the movies? Enjoy the best of new kids' films and family movies at Cineworld St Helens. Come rain or sunshine, this awesome 11-scr...

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