Merlin Cinemas are delighted to have taken over the operation of the Wellesley Cinema in Wellington, following the successful purchase of S & K Cinemas, who have operated the cinema for the last three years.
To see what is currently showing, please click on the blue "Films Now Showing" tab, which is the top tab on the left hand side of this page, this will then show you a complete list of our current and forthcoming programmes, please be aware that this list is not in date order, please scroll down as the film that you are looking for may be listed further down.
Admission Prices for our EVENT performances are usually LOWER than many other venues, Standard Seats £13.50 often with concessions at £12.50, and Premuim Circle Seats at £14.50 often with concessions at £13.50
Thurs 8th Dec - 7.15pm - Royal Opera House: The Nutcracker - Book HERE
Sun 18th Dec - 3pm - Bolshoi Ballet: The Nutcracker
Thurs 15th Dec - 7pm - National Theatre: No Man's Land
Tues 31st Jan - 7.15pm - Royal Opera House: Il Trovatore
Sun 5th February - 3pm - Bolshoi Ballet: Swan lake
Wed 8th Feb - 7.15pm - Royal Opera House: Woolf Works
Tues 28th Feb - 7pm - Royal Opera House: Sleeping Beauty
PLEASE NOTE ALL OF THE ABOVE WILL BE AVAILABLE TO BOOK ON THE MERLIN CINEMAS WEBSITE ON THE 9TH DECEMBER.
Tickets for 'Event' Shows - £13.50 Stalls - £14.50 Circle (Concessions are available for many shows - Stalls £12.50 - Circle £13.50) - Special SENIOR CLUB Member Concessions including complimentary refreshments are available for all the BOLSHOI BALLET Shows.
The Wellesley was built in 1937, in the traditional Art Deco style of that period, the large undivided auditorium seats 350 people on two levels, 200 downstairs in the "STALLS" and 150 upstairs in the "CIRCLE" which has raked stadium seating and provides a little more comfort and leg-room, the circle is designated as the "Adults Only - Quiet Zone" and is restricted to persons over the age of 18,
Many improvements have been carried out over the years, including the installation of the latest Digital Projector, Sound System and of course 3D!
Our Venue also has full stage facilities, and often includes Live Stage Shows, including the highly acclaimed WAA Pantomime and the WAA Op Soc Musical Productions.
We have an induction loop system installed in the Circle area and the Rear Stalls (back 4 rows).
Disabled Access There are five steps with handrail to the main foyer which gives access to the Box Office and Main Kiosk, Stalls seating, and a Unisex Disabled person Toilet.
Our foyer has a well stocked concessions kiosk, offering a large range of confectionery, popcorn, ice cream, cold and hot drinks, a Licensed Bar service is also available for many performances between 2pm and 9.30pm.
Customers are requested NOT to bring their own food and drink in to the Cinema building, Smoking is NOT permitted,
Mobile Phones MUST be completely switched OFF and not used inside the auditorium, this includes SMS text messages!
Customers are advised that a cinema is Licensed Premises and The Management reserves the right to refuse admission without giving a reason.
We do not charge a SUPPLEMENT For 3D Films... The USE of the special 3D Glasses are not charged, the Glasses MUST be returned at the end of the film
PLEASE NOTE The CIRCLE is designated as a "Quiet Zone" and is only available to Adults OVER the Age of 18
Babies in arms are not admitted, all other children must have an admission ticket
50 Mantle Street, Wellington, Somerset, TA21 8AU