Southport Bijou Cinema CIC is a volunteer-led and not-for-profit Community Interest Company.

The Bijou is situated in a restored 1894 building which was the Post Office Manager’s House.

Matinees and evening films include classics old and new, independents not shown at multiplexes and others from around the world. It’s your cinema so we welcome your suggestions.

On the accessible ground floor is a friendly cafe/bar open before and after film screenings. The Cinema has a high-power laser-light projector and surround-sound. New accessible unisex toilets are open for customers.

On the first floor are two rooms and not accessible by lift. The Lounge has comfortable sofas and easy chairs suitable for music, drama and pop-up cinema. Adjacent is a Media room with an HD TV for discussion groups and meetings. Refurbished male and female toilets are open for customers.

Find us

We’re just off Lord Street with daily bus routes. Walk down the narrow Post Office Avenue almost next to Sainsbury’s Store. The railway station is 5 minutes walk away.

In daytime, street parking is expensive and has few large car parks but you can use the Park & Ride service for £2 return. The PR1 bus travels on Lord Street and the last bus back to the Esplanade is 6.20pm.

In the evening from 6pm there’s free street parking and Sainsbury’s car park barriers are up.

You can drop off friends outside the Bijou, turning off Lord Street using the one-way road at Sainsbury’s entrance and then left again onto Post Office Avenue.