13 November 2022 / Annie Waite

Christmas 2022 at the Electric Palace

It's nearly mulled wine season! Which means it's time to get on your festive frocks and Christmas jumpers for a selection of seasonal jollies at the cinema.

Christmas-themed events coming up in December

Festive Film Quiz poster of christmas trinkets on a tableFestive Film Quiz

Saturday 3 December, 7.30pm

Get in the festive spirit and make merry with other film fans in this fun, festive film quiz open to all. Great prizes to be won, plus guest rounds, including a very special set of questions from Hastings Punk Choir! Tickets just £4 per person - perfect for a teambuilding night out or gather a group of film fan pals.

Hastings Haus of GorgeousHastings Haus of Gorgeous Christmas bonanza

Friday 9th and Saturday 10th December, 7.30pm

Hastings Haus of Gorgeous returns for festive frolics and frills - come on down for a naughty night of live local burlesque, drag and cabaret! Yule have a hoot.

Book now for the Haus >>

Edward Scissorhands and Winona RyderEdward Scissorhands fancy dress special

Sunday 18 December, 11am

This modern-day fable is your audience choice of family film this festive season - a spellbinding, sharp comedy and bittersweet romance, complete with a Christmassy setting. Plus, prize for best fancy dress!

Book now for Edward Scissorhands >>

Muppets standing in a groupThe Muppet Christmas Carol

Wednesday 21 December 3.30pm and Thursday 22 December, 11am

Miss Piggy, Kermit the Frog and Michael Caine get festive in this family favourite classic from Brian Henson that we screen every Christmas. Join us for a sparkly cinematic experience!

Book now for Muppets >>

Bill Murray smiling in a black suitScrooged

Thursday 22 December, 7.30pm

Bill Murray (pictured, top) plays the meanest, most selfish man on earth in this hilarious '80s spin on Dickens's A Christmas Carol.

Book now for Scrooged >>

It's A Wonderful Life

Man and woman hugging

Friday 23 December, 7.30pm and Saturday 24 December 3.30pm and 7.30pm

 We screen it every year because we all love it! It's A Wonderful Life is one of the most popular and heartwarming films ever made.

Book now for It's A Wonderful Life >>

Fabulous Christmas parties at the cinema!

Book your work do or invite family and friends for a very special Christmas treat at our bijou cinema in the heart of Hastings Old Town.

Book your party now >>

Christmas gift inspiration

Book the cinema

A lovely treat is to hire the cinema for a special someone!

We'll have a selection of weekend evenings available in January and early February 2023 for you to book a special night in the cinema just for your group. Take a look at our hire page and contact us about a date in the future you might have in mind. It makes the perfect thoughtful gift.

Hire the cinema >>

Gift vouchers

Choose from a selection of vouchers and bring the joy of film into someone's life as a imaginative Christmas present.

Give a voucher >>

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