Event Cinemas Townsville City

282 Sturt Street,
Townsville, QLD 4810

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Event Cinemas Townsville City

Located on the corner of Sturt Street and Blackwood Street. The 5-screen Event Cinemas Townsville City opened in 1990 on the site of the Townville Twins (aka as Forum & Odeon which have their own page on Cinema Treasures). It was closed in early-October 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic. By April 2021 the building was ‘For Sale’,

Contributed by David Coppock

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davidcoppock on October 29, 2019 at 4:31 am

Opened in 1990. 1421 seats.

davidcoppock on October 30, 2019 at 9:48 am

Opened(date unknown? as two different cinemas(same building), Forum and Odeon(each with it’s own entrance). Later called Townsville Twin(date unknown?). Demolished in 1990 to make way for a new cinema building(BCC4, later BCC5(opening in 1990), now Event Cinemas Townsville City). Cinema 1 – 551 seats, cinema 2 – 240 seats, screen 3 – 200 seats, cinema 4 – 230 seats, screen 5 – 200 seats.

davidcoppock on May 11, 2021 at 1:14 pm

Closed in early october 2020. Possibly for sale?

davidcoppock on January 18, 2024 at 11:07 am

The old Townsville Twins was partially demolished for the building of the Event Cinemas building.

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