Your Local Cinema

Wellesley Cinema in Wellington
Mantle Street
TA21 8AU

Cinema Prices

Adult Stalls
15 years & over
£ 7.50
Adult Stalls with a Movie Magic Card
15 years & over
£ 5.00
Adult Circle
15 years & over
£ 8.50
Adult Circle with a Movie Magic Card
15 years & over
£ 6.00
Adult Senior Stalls
60 years & over
£ 6.50
Adult Senior Stalls a Movie Magic Card
60 years & over
£ 4.50
Adult Senior Circle
60 years & over
£ 7.50
Adult Senior Circle a Movie Magic Card
60 years & over
£ 5.50
Child Stalls
14 years & under
£ 6.00
Child Stalls with a Movie Magic Card
14 years & under
£ 4.00
Child Circle
14 years & under
£ 7.00
Child Circle with a Movie Magic Card
14 years & under
£ 5.00
Mini Merlins
£ 2.50

Event Cinema Pricing

Prices vary for each individual event showing, please see individual screenings.

Meerkat Movies

The Meerkat Movies 2 for 1 film deal is accepted at all Merlin Cinemas.

Terms of Admission

To find out more about film ratings and accpeted forms of ID, click here.  Please note proof af age may be requested for 12A, 15 and 18 certficiate titles. 

Purchasing your ticket is a confirmed booking - Tickets are non-refundable and non-exchangeable.

Children 3 years plus require a cinema ticket. Children 2 years and below are only admitted at management discretion.

Tickets can also be purchased in advance from the Box Office, Online or via our Telephone Booking service.

Telephone Booking & Online Booking closes 30mins prior to the performance time.
Telephone Booking & Online Bookings incur a booking fee of 70p per ticket up to a ceiling price of £3.50.
This booking fee charged is for providing and maintaining the online and telephone service.

We are pleased to accept payment by Cash and most major Debit/Credit cards.

The doors to the theatre generally open 5 to 10 minutes prior to the advertised programme time.

There are mostly, but not in all cases, around 20 minutes of commercials and trailers that will start first at the stated showtime.

The use of recording devices is strictly forbidden. Please be aware that screenings are monitored for illegal recording. Piracy is a serious issue affecting everyone in the film industry. Thank you for your cooperation.

Please switch off all mobile phones as soon as the lights dim, and please do not bring food and drink purchased outside of the premises into the theatre.

Cinema Information

1 Screen
Wellesley was built in 1937 in the traditional Art Deco style of that period. The large undivided auditorium seats 400 people across two levels with almost 250 seats in the Stalls and approximately 150 seats upstairs in the Circle which has raked stadium seating and provides extra legroom in the rear. , , The auditorium is fully licensed to sell alcohol and has a hearing loop in the rear stalls and front circle. There is disabled access at street level with wheelchair spaces allocated at the front and back of the stalls. The venue has full stage facilities and often hosts Live Stage Shows including the highly acclaimed WAA Pantomime and WAA Operatic Society productions.


There is on-street parking along Mantle Street on both sides of the road and a Pay & Display Car Park is located on Fore Street approximately a 2 minute walk away from the cinema.

It’s free after 6PM Monday to Saturday and free all day on Sunday’s.

Disabled Facilities

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. We also have a wheelchair lift which can be accessed by request from the adjacent street level entrance.

Infrared Hearing Aid/Induction Loop -  There is a hearing loop.

Infrared Audio Description - Infrared audio description is not available in any auditoriums at present.

Merlin Cinemas participate with the CEA card which is a national concessionary card developed by the UKCA for UK cinemas. This allows people with disabilities to obtain one free ticket for a person accompanying them to the cinema. The aim of the CEA Card is to provide a consistent voluntary approach to the provision of complimentary tickets for people with disabilities. To find out more at the CEA Card website click hereCEA Cards are accepted for films on general release and event cinema, some restrictions may apply on private screenings.