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All films screen on a Tuesday evening at 8pm
 • £5 per annum
Entrance fee:
  • £5 for members
  • £6 for guests
  • £4 concessionary
    (members only)

You can become a member at the door when you attend your first film. The membership application form is on our flyers, which will be available soon.

Get directions to the Palace Cinema with our interactive Google map

Visit our affiliate review site Cine Outsider here.
Please note that the redesigned Thanet Film Society web site is still under construction at present and that the 'about us' and 'archive' pages will be added in the near future.


Summer break

Our Spring 2016 season has now ended and we are on our summer break. The Palace Cinema will still be running its regular programme over the next couple of months, and we will be back with our Autumn season in September.

We will be meeting mid-July to choose the films for the next season, so if you have any suggestions be sure to email them to us at: tfs@thanetfilm.co.uk and we'll throw them into the selection pot.

In the mean time you can find news and reviews of Blu-ray and DVD releases from the likes of Eureka's Masters of Cinema label, Arrow Films and Second Run over at Cine Outsider, which one of us spends all his spare time editing and writing for.

As soon as we have the Autumn Season confirmed we will post full details here.

Have a great summer!

Why our films have to start promptly at 8pm
Although our films are scheduled to start at 8pm, on busier nights we've always been able to hold up the start until everyone is in and seated. With the arrival of digital projection, however, this has all changed. Most of the films we screen now arrive as high definition digital files that are coded to play at a specific time, over which the projectionist has no control. This means that the film has to start playing at 8pm or not at all. Thus to avoid potentially missing the start of the film, it's worth arriving in good time for the screening.