If you like your cinema truly local and focused on adding value to the community around it, these are the top 20 cinemas for you.

Community and event cinema is an exciting and hugely interesting area for film in the UK. And the venues that run, host and support it are no different. From multi – million pound arts venues to a village hall, a crowdfunded venue in London to your local community library, these cinemas are all about bringing film to all corners of the UK, giving access to communities who don’t otherwise have independent or multiplex venues nearby. Bringing people together to enjoy a shared experience of watching a film, event cinema or documentary. And jeez, the people who run these venues, are passionate about film and their community! Here we have the top 20 community cinemas, go meet them for your next cinema visit!