From children’s half-term treats to one-off specials, the Merlin offers a luxurious setting for film-goers, with ample legroom, a licensed bar, free parking and the option of a pre-show supper.
The National Theatre, the Royal Shakespeare Company and independent theatre companies are now offering live and pre-recorded screenings of their nationally renowned productions to enjoy without the expense of travelling to London.
Find all these productions here.
Frome Film Club
The Club runs a year round-programme of thought provoking and critically acclaimed films in a comfortable and accessible environment, and at an affordable price.
It is based in the Merlin where the plush, comfortable seats of the 240 capacity auditorium and high quality equipment provide a truly cinematic experience.
For more information and to become a member please visit www.fromefilm.co.uk
Stay For Supper
Make a night of it and come for a pre-show supper, served 45 mins before the performance. Mains at £8 (£7 for vegetarian), puds for £3, payable on the night.
To book supper for special screenings see the contact details on the performance page.
To book supper for Film club nights, please go to the Frome Film Club website here
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