The Ritz Dementia Friendly Screening

The Greatest Showman (PG)

Wednesday 14th March.  Doors 1.30pm.  Film starts at 2pm. Finish 4.05pm.

The screening is open to all but is specially adapted for people living with dementia and their families, friends and carers.

The lights will be left on low and you are free to talk, move around or sing along to any musical numbers.   There will also be a 20-minute interval halfway through the film.  The hearing-loop is available for this show.

Free tea, coffee and biscuits will be on offer before the screening so that you can socialise with other audience members and get to know the cinema space before the film.

Tickets are £6.00 including tea/coffee and biscuits and accompanying carers go free.

Please be aware that unfortunately The Ritz does not have wheelchair access to the auditorium.  Wheelchair accessible shows can be found at These take place at Belper Football Club and the next shows are Genevieve on Monday 9th April and Oklahoma! on Monday 11th June 2018.  Doors at 1.00pm.  Films start at 1.30pm.  Finish 4pm.

The Greatest Showman (PG)

Director:  Michael Gracey
Starring:  Hugh Jackman, Zac Effron, Rebecca Ferguson.  USA 2017. 105 mins.

Broadway veteran Hugh Jackman stars in this dazzling feel-good musical inspired by the rags-to-ringmaster rise of nineteenth-century show-business pioneer P.T. Barnum.

Book in person at the Box Office or by phone on 01773 822224.


The Ritz Cinema, 76B King Street, Belper, Derbyshire DE56 1QA

Parking is at Green Lane Car Park (Paying) or The Coppice (Free)