Cheltenham Film Society (CFS) is a volunteer run film society, which was established in 1945. We show foreign-language and independent films between September and April at the Bacon Theatre in Dean Close School, Cheltenham. Admission is by annual membership subscription, but members may bring guests. We are a member of Cinema for All, the organisation which has been representing the film society movement since 1946. We are also members of the British Film Institute and Film Hub South West.
  • The Eclectic Cinema is showing The Feast

    The Eclectic Cinema is showing The Feast on Monday 12th June 2023 at 7.30pm. The Feast (UK 2021 93 min 18) is directed by Lee Haven Jones starring Annes Elwy, Nia Roberts and Julian Lewis Jones. A folk-horror from Wales [cont'd.]

  • The Bacon Theatre is showing Fleabag

    The Bacon Theatre is showing the National Theatre Live – Fleabag on Friday 16th June 2023 at 7.00pm. Fleabag is written and performed by Phoebe Waller-Bridge (Fleabag, Killing Eve) and directed by Vicky Jones. Fleabag is a rip-roaring look at some sort of [cont'd.]

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Provisional dates for our 2023-2024 Season

7 April 2023 0

Our 77th season has now finished and we will welcome members back for our next season in September 2023. However, we are now looking forward to our next season of films and are able to reveal some provisional film screening [cont'd.]

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Our Partner Organisations

Partnering with independent and community cinemas, YourScreen is a unique virtual cinema open to all film-lovers. YourScreen offers a regularly refreshed programme of films from around the world that are not available on other UK digital platforms, many of which are UK premieres.

Passionate about film, then check out Film Cheltenham which celebrates the art, culture and history of cinema. Sign up for their weekly, entertaining and informative newsletter.

The Eclectic Cinema is the home of Alternative Cinema in Cheltenham. Drawing together different cinematic strands – starting with Early Cinema, Queer Cinema and Weird Films – it aims to develop an unusual and interesting programme of films. The Eclectic Cinema is now open at Cheltenham Playhouse, and tickets are on sale now. Please visit The Eclectic Cinema website for more information.

Charlton Kings Film Society is a non-profit, community-based cinema in Charlton Kings, showing a variety of recent release, classic and foreign films.

Winchcombe Film Society meets at 7 for 7.30pm screenings on the last Friday in the month at Abbey Fields, Back Lane, Winchcombe GL54 5QH, with parking nearby. Admission is by membership subscription and members can also borrow a selection of films without charge.

Cheltenham  Playhouse is a delightful, intimate community theatre offering film, music and theatre events.