Tuesday, 17 January 2012

Picture House, Stafford

The ‘Picture House’ pub in Stafford is a lovely example of a chain doing a surprisingly thoughtful job in taking an old building and refurbishing it sensitively.
This Art-Deco building was, until fairly recently, the town’s cinema, but the new owners have kept a lot of the features – including the period glass signage out the front - which is in this photo.

The inside, ie what was the huge old auditorium, whose floor is on an incline down to the bar below (where the screen would have been), is a cinema-goer’s delight - being full of old cinema posters and silver photos of stars of old Hollywood.


  1. Sounds fabulous, take us for a peek on the insdie.

  2. Absolutely gorgeous- would love to pay a visit there sometime- you make it sound fab!

    Chrissy at Manchester: a photo a day at Mancunian Wave