Autism friendly cinema screenings in Milton Keynes, hosted by Dimensions


Dimensions, one of the country’s largest not-for-profits supporting people with learning disabilities, autism, challenging behaviour and complex needs, works with ODEON, Cineworld, Vue and Showcase to host autism friendly screenings at over 300 cinemas nationwide. On Sunday mornings throughout the month, films suitable for all audiences are screened in a sensory friendly and inclusive environment. These autism friendly adjustments are designed to make the cinema more inclusive and accessible for people with sensory sensitivities, and others who can benefit from this environment.

Adjustments include:

  • A relaxed environment where people understand the needs of children and families with autism

  • Lights left on low

  • Sound turned down

  • No trailers or advertisements (unless they are embedded in the film)

  • Staff trained in autism awareness

  • Disabled access

  • Chill out zone, where available

  • Freedom to move around and sit where you like

  • Bring your own food and drink

  • Free entry for carers with a valid CEA Card

  • Free social story template, download here​

Screenings in Milton Keynes

Film: The Grinch

Date: Sunday 2nd December 2018

Location: Cineworld, Xscape, 602 Marlborough Gate, Milton Keynes MK9 3XZ

Time: 11.00am (running time approx 90 minutes)

Cost: Adults £12.70 // Child £9.20 // Family of 4 £36.80 // Senior/Student £9.70

(free for those with valid CEA card // discounted for My Cineworld Plus members)

For more information and to book, click here.

And why not check out the trailer:

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Film: Ralph Breaks The Internet

Date: Sunday 9th December 2018

Location: ODEON, Milton Keynes Stadium, 12 Stadium Way West, Milton Keynes MK1 1ST

Time: 10.15am (running time approx 113 minutes)

Cost: Adults from £9.25 // Child from £6.75 // Teen from £7.25 // Family of 4 from £24.00 // Senior from £7.50 // Student from £7.25

(free for those with valid CEA card)

For more information and to book, click here.

And here is a little teaser for you:

Be sure to keep an eye out for future autism friendly screenings! What will you see next?

N.B. For your information, this is not organised or run by Leighton Buzzard Mencap.

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