Seeing a film here is like nothing else - digital surround sound, a screen almost as high as five double-decker buses, 498 seats (including 69 premier seats), and that's just inside the auditorium. There's also a Costa Coffee, Ben and Jerry's and a licensed bar serving of alcoholic and soft drinks!
The very latest IMAX films, some old favourites and highlights from ODEON Plus as well as educational films all add up to a really big experience.
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Your BFI IMAX is home to the most immersive film experience around. At over 20m high and 26m wide, our screen is the largest in the UK and our state-of-the-art audio adds mind-blowing sound to the mix. This is the magical cinema experience you love – made even bigger and even better.
We can’t wait to see you!
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BFI Members and Champions receive an exclusive discount for tickets at the BFI IMAX London
To claim your discount, please email BFImembers@odeon.co.uk with your name and valid BFI membership card number, you will then receive four discount codes for the performance you would like to see. Please note, you will no longer be able to book tickets by telephone but for help with requesting codes or instructions on how to apply your discount please call 0330 333 7878.
The BFI IMAX also shows a wide range of stunning traditional IMAX documentaries. From ‘Flight of the Butterflies’ and ‘Jerusalem’ through to 'Space Station 3D' and 'Under the Sea 3D', we show a wide range of illuminating educational films that will educate and entertain you on the UK's biggest screen.
Visit our showtimes to see which titles we are showing and to book
Your pupils will love the biggest screen in the UK… You'll love that they're learning!
Give your class an unforgettable learning experience on Britain's biggest screen with our curriculum-enhancing IMAX films. Pick an IMAX film, and book a visit for your class – film showings during term time usually start at 10:30am or 11:45am, but other times can also be arranged. Alternatively, you can schedule a screening of a full-length feature film.
Benefits of school trips to the BFI IMAX London include:
Visit the Education page for more information and booking details
ODEON's BFI IMAX in London is the biggest screen in Britain.
In extraordinarily high resolution with projection lights so bright they can be seen from the moon and astonishingly precise sound – IMAX is so breathtaking you’ll want to reach out and touch.
The floor-to-ceiling screen maximises your field of vision and state-of-the-art sound is tailored for the auditorium.
Since 1971, Costa has been serving coffee in true Italian style and is now at available at ODEON cinemas.
Creating great coffee is an art that takes time and skill to perfect. Costa use the finest beans, equipment and techniques to make sure that every cup makes the grade.
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Treat yourself to a wide selection of snacks from one of our retail counters, from traditional favourites such as popcorn, nachos and pop to a varied selection of sweets and ice cream!
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We have 1 monster IMAX screen for immersive, eye-popping entertainment. Treat yourself to an exclusive entertainment experience with our Premier seats and double Premier seats, cafe culture at Costa and icy indulgences at Ben and Jerry's.
Online bookers can also enjoy super speedy ticket pick up at our 3 fast ticket machines in the main foyer.
Unwind and get set to lose yourself in the film ahead with soothing hot drinks and scrumptious snacks at our Costa as well as icy indulgences with Ben and Jerry's.
We also have a licensed bar serving of alcoholic and soft drinks, all of which can be taken into your film for a luxurious viewing experience.
Bring your class to the BFI IMAX for the ultimate film experience. IMAX films provide a great mix of entertainment and education, making them the perfect accompaniment to the curriculum. There are plenty of titles to chose from, these can be seen later in the document. During term time you can choose exclusive screening times which suit you, plus receive discounted prices on popcorn. Don?t forget you can also catch Full feature films, which make for an unforgettable day out of the classroom.
For more information please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call BFI IMAX Education on 020 7960 3120.
An inspiring experience for all
We passionately believe the inspiring cinema experience should be open to all. When you come to see us at ODEON - BFI IMAX, we will do all we can to make you feel welcome and comfortable. If there is anything you need, just ask one of our cinema hosts.
ODEON - BFI IMAX has been visited and assessed in person by an AccessAble surveyor and a detailed accessibility guide has been created which you can find by clicking on the link below.
Visit our accessibility guide
ODEON are pleased to work with AccessAble to produce Accessibility Guides for all our cinemas. AccessAble are a trusted independent source of access information in the UK.
All our cinemas accept the CEA card which entitles the holder to one free companion ticket. For further information please visit the CEA website
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ODEON @ BFI IMAX offers 1 screen.
Holding your conference or event in a cinema gives you an interesting and unique environment that will stimulate the delegates and get your meeting off to an exciting start.
Whatever your event requirements, be it a small regional meeting for up to 50 delegates or national conference for up to 1679, ODEON has the facilities and flexibility to accommodate you.