As we are a film society In order to watch films at the cinema you must first become a member. As a member you will be able to bring up to 3 guests (which you must accompany). There are 3 options for membership.

1. Life Membership – £250

Becoming a life member has many benefits. As a life member you will receive priority booking before the new film season starts, guaranteeing you the best seats in the house for the films you want to see. You will receive the picture palace post 4 times a year and an invitation to a complimentary black tie evening in July with drinks and canapés. You will never need to renew your membership.

2. Annual Membership – £10

Annual Membership runs from October to October to run in line with the film seasons. As an annual member you will receive the picture palace post 4 times a year with details of the upcoming films which you will be able to book in advance of the Season Members. You will be sent a membership renewal form in October with your autumn season programme which you must return promptly or you may be removed from the database.

3. Season Membership – £3

If you are here for a one off visit and wish to see a film during a season then we recommend this membership option. This covers you only for the season we are currently in and you will not be sent any future film lists. This membership can only booked during the current season, you cannot book a season membership for a future season.


If you would like to become a member please send a cheque for the relevant membership amount to Southwold Film Society, 1 Bartholomew Green, Southwold. Suffolk. IP18 6JA. Please include your name and address and make your cheque payable to Southwold Film Society,