Re-opened: Light Cinema, Wisbech, that closed temporarily after what bosses describe as ‘small, fire safety related issue’

Fire crews at Light Cinema, Wisbech.The cinema has closed for a short period. (PHOTO: Wisbech Stand

Fire crews at Light Cinema, Wisbech.The cinema has closed for a short period. (PHOTO: Wisbech Standard reader) - Credit: Archant

The Light Cinema, Wisbech, closed temporarily after what bosses say was a “small fire safety related issue”. It re-opens at 6pm tonight (Saturday)

The cinema will be showing films in screens 3 to 8 only.

Fire crews attended last night but manager Matt Sparrow told customers: “It’s nothing too drastic, however, your safety is paramount to me and I will not be opening the doors until I know for certain that all is well.”

Mr Sparrow said: “We will do our utmost to ensure all refunds for bookings made are dealt with swiftly and efficiently. “Therefore, we will be taking details from all customers who have been affected and processing refunds or re-issuing tickets from Monday.

“Please get in touch via email at with your booking information.”

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The eight-screen cinema complex in Cromwell Road opened two years ago but was 11 years in the planning.

A spokesman said of the temporary closure: “Thank you for your patience and understanding. Your safety is our priority so we wanted to make sure everything was safe before opening our doors again.”

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Anybody who could not attend a pre-booked screening should email their details to

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