The White Bus Saturday Children's Picture Show for Disabled Children

Who to contact

The White Bus Cinema, The Old Waterworks, North Road, Southend-on-Sea, SS0 7AB
View SS0 7AB on a map Get directions to SS0 7AB

The provision of a ‘big screen’ cinema experience for disabled children, which might otherwise be denied them. We provide a fully supportive environment, where the children can express themselves and meet new friends while their parents and/or carers can relax and enjoy the show. 

Part of the Short Breaks scheme

Time / Date Details

When is it on

All shows are on Saturday morning. Doors open 10am, with classic cartoons showing before the film starts at 10.30am. universal certificates

Time of day
Session Information
25th January 2020 - Smallfoot
22nd Febraury 2020 - Ralph breaks the Internet
21st March 2020 - Christopher Robin

Other Details



Admission is free, ample car parking. Pre-booking is recommended as places are limited.

Inclusion Information

Special Needs

Events specifically for those with additional needs and disabilities - please call to discuss individual requirements

Childcare Information

Age Range

2 years to 25 years

Local Offer


Our next film screenings will be 

25th January 2020 - Smallfoot

22nd February 2020 - Ralph breaks the Internet

21st March 2020 - Christopher Robin

Local Offer Age Bands
0-5 years
6-10 years
11-16 years
SEN Provision Type


Rated 5 out of 5 (1 review)

Sign in to write a review

Fab as always

Thank you David and Paul for the cinema experiences for our children with additional needs.  We have been attending viewins on and off for several years now and it is something we can all enjoy as a family.  Very relaxed and welcoming environment.

Thanks again guys.


This service, organisation or event is listed for your information. With the exception of services offered directly by Southend-on-Sea Borough Council, inclusion on Livewell Southend does not confer or imply endorsement, approval or recommendation by Southend-on-Sea Borough Council. The Council can take no responsibility for the quality, reliability or accessibility of the service, organisation or event listed. You should thoroughly check the service or event, and the organisation running it, before deciding to take part or attend.

 Last updated: 24 Dec 2019

If you'd like to view this content in another format please email