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The Regal

Recently renovated 1930’s Cinema and Theatre, screening films, event cinema productions and hosting live shows.

Opening Times

The Regal is an independent multi-purpose venue consisting of 3 auditoriums and a spacious café bar and is located in the heart of Stowmarket, in Suffolk. The venue is owned and run by Stowmarket Town Council and is a real cornerstone of the town, much loved by the local community.

Alongside the latest blockbuster films, The Regal also screens live and recorded event cinema screenings from National Theatre Live, The Royal Opera House, The Royal Ballet and music concerts from the likes of André Rieu, Westlife, Coldplay and Littlemix. The dynamic venue also host live shows, from musical tributes to stand-up comedy and dance shows to the a Christmas pantomime – there is something for everyone!

The venue also boasts an attractive café bar, named after the year The Regal was built – The 1936. Here you can get everything from a delicious breakfast with a hot cup of coffee to a refreshing summer salad and glass of wine or perhaps you’re more of a stone baked pizza and a Coca-Cola fan. If you’re looking for a bite to eat, The 1936 has something to tempt all taste buds! Menus can be viewed on the website. The box office also offers a tempting selection of drinks and snacks, including; cinema sweet or salted popcorn, gourmet flavoured popcorn by Popcorn Shed and Snow Shock slushies.

You can keep up to date with what’s on at The Regal by creating an account on their website, and selecting “yes” to receiving emails from them.


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Opening Times

Box Office
Mon – Fri: 11:30am – 9:00pm Sat – Sun: 10:00am – 9:00pm

Telephone Booking
Mon – Sun: 4:00pm – 5:00pm

The 1936 Café Bar
Mon – Wed: 10am – 8:30pm Thu – Sun: 10am – 9:30pm

  • Accessible toilets
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchairs available
  • Hearing loop
  • Baby changing