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What's on for families

Light, Cameras, Action!

Find out we use cameras to discover an unseen world in our new show all about the science of light. Create shadows, make reflections and explore how you can use cameras to film in the dark.

Explore our Collections

Winter Olympic Games

To mark the 2014 Winter Olympics in Russia, here's a small selection of photographs from the Daily Herald Archive in our collection, showing images from the mid 20th century Winter Olympic Games.

Film of the Week

We are the Best! (15)

Despite having no instruments or musical talent, and being told that punk is dead, 13 year old Klara and her best friend Bobo form an all-girl Swedish punk band.

Explore our Galleries

Experience TV

Explore the exciting world of television and learn how it's made in Experience TV. Get behind the camera - or in front of it, and have a go at being a newsreader or a camera operator in our studio.


What's on

  • 25/04/2014

      Film Showing Times

    A Story of Children and Film (PG)

    An infectious, enthusiastic film about children in films from all over the world that opens up so many possibilities for how we see the world through films. 101 mins



    IMAX: Born to Be Wild 3D (U)

    Adventure into the rainforests of Borneo and across the rugged Kenyan savannah. This film documents orphaned animals and the extraordinary people who rescue them - saving endangered species one life at a time. 45 mins



    Calvary (15)

    Set against the magnificent landscape on the west coast of Ireland, McDonagh’s second feature is a complex tale at once a morality fable, a dissection of contemporary Irish society and a murder mystery. 100 mins





    Locke (15)

    Ivan Locke finds himself painfully enmeshed in crises both personal and professional as he drives south down a motorway, conducting a series of increasingly fraught hands-free phone calls. 84 mins



    IMAX: Mysteries of The Unseen World 3D (U)

    A journey into unseen worlds and hidden dimensions beyond our normal vision to uncover the mysteries of things too fast, too slow or too small, revealing phenomena secreted away in different dimensions of time and scale. 40 mins





    The Double (15)

    Submarine director, Richard Ayoade’s brilliant second film sees Jesse Eisenberg starring both as Simon, a meek mild-mannered office worker and his charming, confident doppelgänger James. 93 mins



    The Past (12A)

    Iranian filmmaker, Asghar Farhadi's follow-up to the Oscar-winning A Separation is an absorbing, gripping, finely-crafted drama of morality, love and loyalty. 130 mins



    IMAX: To the Arctic 3D (U)

    Take an extraordinary journey into the lives of a mother polar bear and her seven-month old cubs as they navigate the changing Arctic wilderness they call home. 40 mins



    We are the Best! (15)

    Despite having no instruments or musical talent, and being told that punk is dead, 13 year old Klara and her best friend Bobo form an all-girl Swedish punk band. 102 mins


  • 25/04/2014

      Film Showing Times

    There's always something on offer for schools and colleges, and if you pre-book, we can arrange a day of activities tailored to your needs. Take a look at our education programme, or find out about group bookings. Keep up to date with our learning programme when you sign up to receive newsletters.

  • 25/04/2014

      Events Showing Times

    People and Photography

    Join us this Easter and discover the art of photographing people.
    Suitable for ages 5+



    Light, Cameras, Action!

    Find out how we use light to see, to create shadows and to make reflections in our family science show.
    Suitable for ages 7+



  • 25/04/2014

      Events Showing Times
    There are no special events for adults programmed for this date, but you can visit our galleries or watch a film in our cinemas. To find out about the latest events for adults, sign up for our newsletter.