Pupils enjoy a moving movie experience at new Stevenage 4DX cinema

Pupils from Broom Barns Primary School trying out the new 4DX screen at Cineworld in Stevenage today

Pupils from Broom Barns Primary School trying out the new 4DX screen at Cineworld in Stevenage today before it officially opens to the public tomorrow. - Credit: Archant

Young film fans from Stevenage’s Broom Barns Primary School could hardly believe their eyes when they got a glimpse of newly installed 4DX screen at Cineworld in Stevenage today.

Pupils from Broom Barns Primary School trying out the new 4DX screen at Cineworld in Stevenage today

Pupils from Broom Barns Primary School trying out the new 4DX screen at Cineworld in Stevenage today before it officially opens to the public tomorrow - Credit: Archant

More than 100 pupils from Years 2, 3, 4 and 5 fastened their seat belts to experience the latest 4DX technology at the Stevenage Leisure Park multiplex, getting a unique preview of the new screen – which is bigger than a double decker bus – and opens to the public tomorrow.

They watched trailers for movies in 4DX sitting in special ‘motion’ seats and experiencing special effects like wind, fog, rainstorms and lightning as well as bespoke scents to fit the scenes on screen.

The Stevenage cinema, which marks its 20th anniversary in June, is only the fourth cinema in the UK to get the new immersive technology and the screen is the largest of its kind in the UK.

4DX has been introduced to the UK from South Korea and is considered to be the biggest innovation in cinematic technology ever seen.


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