COVID-19 has struck every inch of the economy, businesses have temporarily closed, workers on furlough and uncertainty is the norm.

However, the hospitality industry is slowly getting back to normal and Cineworld Bracknell is leading that new normality in the town centre.

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As the first cinema in town to reopen this Friday, Cineworld Bracknell are hoping to continue providing the ‘best place to watch a movie’.

Despite the lack of new releases due to the pandemic, the 12 screen 4DX cinema will be showing classic movies as well as other popular films.

General Manager Paul Johnston-Naylor looks forward to seeing his customers again.

He said: “I can’t wait to greet customers back into the cinema, we have missed them and I’m sure they have missed the best place to watch a movie.”

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Social distancing will still be a key factor in the reopening of cinemas, pre-booked tickets with strict distancing will be in place for all cinemas in England as well as social distancing markers on floors to enable one-way traffic where possible.

Not only that, but food and drink will also be readily available in accordance with government guidelines.

One Bracknell cinema-goer told us that they are delighted with the reopening of Cineworld.

Sofian Barhon said: “I love our cinema, it’s brand new, I love watching films and I’ve missed a night out at the pictures… I’m looking forward to getting back to some normality.”

So, as we slowly return back to normal, will you be visiting Cineworld Bracknell this Friday?