The Empire Cinema Wigan is situated at Robin Park, a retail and leisure park just outside Wigan town centre. It is the only cinema in Wigan.
The cinema features 11 screens and offers a good choice of movies to suit all age groups and tastes. The largest theatre can accommodate 556 customers while the smallest can seat 130. All feature Dolby Digital sound and offer disabled access.
The Empire Cinema is open 7 days a week. Discounted ticket prices are available for movies starting Monday to Thursday before 5 pm. Discounts are available at all times for students in possession of valid student ID, children (aged 2 -14), and seniors. Family tickets (2 adults 2 children, or 1 adult 3 children) admit adults at child prices. Children’s films are shown on weekend mornings at pocket money prices.
Orange customers get 2 tickets for the price of 1 on Wednesdays. To obtain a code that can be used at the box office to purchase tickets, text ‘film’ to 241.
For cinema listings and times at the Empire Cinema Wigan click here or visit the official Empire website.
The cinema is situated on Anjou Boulevard, at the northern end of Robin Park. Places to eat and drink nearby include Frankie & Benny’s, Pizza Hut, and the Red Robin pub.
Drivers with satellite navigation systems can use the postcode WN5 0UL to find the cinema. There is plenty of free parking right outside. Buses to the cinema include the 639, 621, and 628. All depart from Wigan bus station with stops at Wigan Wallgate and Wigan North Western train stations.
The cinema opened in 1998 as the Virgin Cinema Wigan. The opening ceremony was attended by Richard Branson himself. It was later sold to UGC and then Cineworld.
Empire Cinema Wigan
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