Colosseum Cinema and Café Refurbishment

Posted on 06/07/2016 By

Colosseum Cinema and Lavish Life Café, Westbourne

Colosseum Cinema and Café Refurbishment.

The Lavish Life café and Colosseum Cinema, Westbourne, are currently closed for redecoration. Due to reopen around 15 July, the café will become a healthy salad centre, featuring juices and foods from around the world.

Colosseum Cinema and Lavish Life Café, Westbourne

Lavish Life Café and the Colosseum in Westbourne Arcade. © expat

The cinema can lay claim to being the smallest in the UK. At just 19 seats, it first opened its doors on 30 September 2013. It even has a 2-seater “Royal Box”! It shows classic vintage films, using the latest high quality equipment.

Located in the basement of the Lavish Life Café in Westbourne Arcade, it has seats formerly in use in the Welsh National Assembly. Fellow Westbourne business Dawsons supplied the state of the art equipment used in the cinema.

The cinema is also available for private parties. We await the reopening in a week or so. Hopefully, I will be able to conduct a photo-interview to put on the blog when the cinema and café have re-opened.

Colosseum Cinema and Lavish Life Café, Westbourne

Closed sign on the door. © expat

Colosseum Cinema and Lavish Life Café, Westbourne Arcade

Lavish Life and the Colosseum before the current works. © expat

Further Reading:
Bournemouth Colosseum Cinema Website
Bournemouth Echo Article 28/09/2013
Pixieapp Article on Lavish Life
Dorset Life – A Tale of Two Cinemas

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