Depot news

Enjoy a Mother’s Day afternoon tea at Depot

Sunday 31 March Treat your mother to a special afternoon out at Depot this Mother's Day by spoiling her with our delectable afternoon tea. Tea will be available between 14:00 - 17:00 and will feature a choice of sandwiches and a selection of sweet treats for just £15...

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Young cinema fans: your chance to be a film critic

Sunday 5 May  Are you a young film fan? Depot is looking for a group of young cinema-goers to act as judges for the EFA Young Audience Awards 2019. The Young Audience Award is aimed at 12-14 year olds and honours three nominated European films. It has been an official...

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Big DVD exchange in support of Lewes Food Banks

Saturday 6 April Depot is to hold another fundraising event in aid of the Lewes Food Banks. The public are invited to donate old DVDs, Blu-rays and VHS tapes, which will then be put on sale with a price tag of just £1 per item. The sale follows a similar event in...

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Ethically sourced teas on the menu at Depot

Depot has introduced a new range of ethically sourced organic teas in its restaurant café. Hampstead Tea has recently been rated as the joint number one ethical tea brand in the UK by Ethical Consumer for a second year running. The teas are produced using organic and...

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Win tickets to Lewes Little Theatre’s Loving Androids

Depot is offering a chance for sci-fi fans to win tickets to Lewes Little Theatre's live production of  Loving Androids. Ahead of our screening of A.I. Artificial Intelligence, the fascinating amalgamation of Kubrick's chilly bleakness and Spielberg's warm-hearted...

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Depot cinema to present second Japanese film season

Cinema goers will be able to experience Japan through the big screen next week as the Japan Foundation Touring Film Programme returns to Depot. This is the second time that Depot has hosted the programme, with this year’s theme focusing on love in all its forms. The...

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Screenwriting, filmmaking and more: new Depot courses

Booking is now open for our latest tranche of courses at Depot, with inspirational learning opportunities for old and young alike. Ever dreamt of being a screenwriter? We’ve an eight week adult foundation course in screenwriting, held over successive Wednesday...

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Free cinema tickets for Lewes food bank families

Over £700 worth of free cinema tickets will be given away this Christmas by Depot, funded by a sale of film merchandise.    Volunteers, lead by Depot’s Natasha Padbury, organised a sale of film-related items earlier in December. Donations from the public were then...

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Learning for all: Depot’s 2019 courses revealed

Booking is now open for Depot’s 2019 education programme, featuring inspirational courses for old and young alike. For adults interested in screen writing, there’s a one day course (2 February) on adapting a short story or novel for screen. The day covers techniques...

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More dementia-friendly screenings announced

A second season of dementia-film screenings at Depot cinema has been announced. The programme for 2019 opens on 8 January with the Abba musical Mamma Mia! providing lots of opportunity for singing and interaction. The season extends until June, usually on the first...

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Depot one of top 10 indie cinemas – The Guardian

Guardian readers have nominated Depot Cinema, Kitchen and Bar as one of the top 10 independent cinemas in the UK. Over 1,500 readers contributed suggestions in The Guardian's Reader's Travel Tips poll. In his nomination, headlined 'Depot delight', Nathan Westley...

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CINECITY The Brighton Film Festival at Depot

9 - 25 November For two weeks every November, CINECITY brings the best in world cinema to Lewes, Brighton and the South Coast with a festival programme of premières and previews, artists’ cinema and installations, treasures from the archive, live soundtracks, talks...

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OctoberFeast celebrations at Depot

Depot is joining in the Lewes OctoberFeast celebrations with a number of food and drink related films and events throughout the month. On Friday 26 October, Henry Butler from Butler’s Wine Cellar and Tom Surgey go head to head in our Battle of the Bottles, a...

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Join us for the return of the Depot Film Quiz

29 January So you think you're a film buff? Test your knowledge of the world of cinema at our fun and friendly Quiz Night. Pit your wits against Depot staff, who really ought to know their Spielberg from their Soderberg ... and their David Lean from their David Lynch....

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New Autumn menu at Depot Kitchen & Bar

Depot Kitchen and Bar has introduced a new range of dishes for Autumn, with an emphasis on seasonal, locally sourced ingredients. Jerk chicken skewers pack a real punch, served with red rice and beans, roast fennel seed slaw and cooling yoghurt. The chargrilled lamb...

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The National Lottery Cinema Day

Sunday 30 September Did you know every time you play The National Lottery you're supporting British film as well as community projects in our local area? To say THANK YOU we're inviting you to join us and see a film on Lotto at Depot on Sunday 30 September 2018 to be...

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Artwave 2018 launches at Depot

18 August – 2 September Depot has celebrated a successful launch weekend for Artwave – the annual festival of artists and makers from Lewes, Seaford, Newhaven and surrounding villages. This year marks the 25th anniversary of the festival and a number of colour-themed...

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Artwave 2018 at Depot

18 August - 2 September We're celebrating Artwave - the annual festival of artists and makers from Lewes, Seaford, Newhaven and surrounding villages.  It's the 25th anniversary of the festival and a number of colour-themed events are taking place at Depot. We're...

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Depot wins double at Lewes District Business Awards

Depot has won in two categories at the Lewes District Business Awards 2018, Depot Cinema, Kitchen and Bar was crowned Tourist Destination of the Year, sponsored by Uniglobe. There was also recognition for the cinema's director and programmer, Carmen Slijpen, who...

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