The Coronet Cinema is a historic cinema located in Notting Hill Gate. It was first opened in 1898 as a theatre and was converted to a cinema in the 1920s. This world-famous venue has seen performances by stars such as Sarah Bernhardt and also featured in the film Notting Hill(1990), starring Hugh Grant and Julia Roberts.
Kensington Temple acquired the Coronet in 2004 and has continued to run it as a commercial cinema whilst extending its use in the area of independent film and arts events. The Coronet plays Hollywood blockbusters and foreign and art films in the afternoons and evenings but it is also available for private and corporate bookings.
From day one of the ownership the church was committed to improving the building and has completed major refurbishment works, including renovating the toilets, the foyer and the bar/kiosk area, upgrading the sound systems of both screens, and fixing the roof.
The Coronet has two screens for hire - screen one has 400 seats and screen two 150. Under the church ownership the cinema has hosted many film premieres including The Matador (2005) starring Pierce Brosnan and glamorous events such as the reunion of Take That band and the release of their DVD. It is the perfect venue for conferences, private parties, premieres, screenings, seminars, community events and receptions. Please visit the www.coronet.org for film times and more info on booking the venue.