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just thought i would let everyone know about this, its a fantastic idea

http://www.dimensions-uk.org/what-we-do/autism/autism-friendly-films/#trailer

Dimensions and ODEON present 'Autism Friendly Films'
We've teamed up with ODEON to host an autism friendly screening of Mr Popper's Penguins in cinemas across the country.

When's the film on?
The screenings are at 11am on Thursday 11th August.

Which cinemas are showing the film?
A full list of all of the 30+ cinemas involved is at the bottom of this page, along with links to information about each cinema. Cinema list.


What makes the screenings autism friendly?
The lights will be on low
The volume will be turned down
You'll be able to take your own food and drinks
You'll be able to move around the cinema if you like.


Where can I get tickets?
Tickets go on sale on 2nd August.

Cinema tickets can be bought as normal from the cinema in your area or online through the ODEON website http://www.odeon.co.uk.

Support workers/carers can attend for free with a CEA card. To find out more about the CEA card and how to get one please visit http://www.ceacard.co.uk

Will there be other films shown?
If enough people attend on 11th August we hope that ODEON will continue to provide this service each month.

Dimensions and ODEON present 'Autism Friendly Films'
We've teamed up with ODEON to host an autism friendly screening of Mr Popper's Penguins in cinemas across the country.

When's the film on?
The screenings are at 11am on Thursday 11th August.

Which cinemas are showing the film?
A full list of all of the 30+ cinemas involved is at the bottom of this page, along with links to information about each cinema. Cinema list.


What makes the screenings autism friendly?
The lights will be on low
The volume will be turned down
You'll be able to take your own food and drinks
You'll be able to move around the cinema if you like.


Where can I get tickets?
Tickets go on sale on 2nd August.

Cinema tickets can be bought as normal from the cinema in your area or online through the ODEON website http://www.odeon.co.uk.

Support workers/carers can attend for free with a CEA card. To find out more about the CEA card and how to get one please visit http://www.ceacard.co.uk

Will there be other films shown?
If enough people attend on 11th August we hope that ODEON will continue to provide this service each month.

List of cinemas
Below is a list of all of the cinemas that will be showing Mr Popper's Penguins on 11th August at 11am*. We've tried to select cinemas that are accessible but please confirm with each cinema before booking.

For more details about each cinema, including directions, maps and accessibility information, click on the name of the cinema.

Aylesbury
Barnet
Basingstoke
Bath
Beckenham
Belfast
Birmingham (please be aware that unfortunately this cinema does not have wheelchair access)
Bracknell
Bridgend
Cardiff
Colchester
Coventry
Darlington
Derby
Dundee
Edinburgh Wester Hailes
Glasgow Quays
Guildford
Harrogate
Hatfield
Kettering
Kilmarnock
Leeds-Bradford
Leicester
Lincoln
Maidstone
Metrocentre
Norwich
Oxford George St
Richmond
Sheffield
Surrey Quays
Southampton
Tamworth
Taunton
Trafford
Uxbridge
Worcester
Wrexham

Cinema tickets can be bought as normal from the cinema in your area or online through the ODEON website http://www.odeon.co.uk from the 2nd August.

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brilliant idea, but Ive only just seen this message.... ooooooooopppsssss. Does anyone know how it went. My daughter hasn't been diagnosed with autism, however she is somewhere on the scale and this would be very good to try with her...
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