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Tickets and Passes

On Sale from August 12th

Are you interested in attending BFF with a ticket or pass? Here's everything you need to know for your visit to the festival, including picking up your industry accreditation, festival passes, tickets and other practical details.


Our Tickets


If you only want to buy a ticket to one programme of films (or talk) then simply head to our Programme Page   and buy a ticket for your chosen screening. Remember, if you buy more than two tickets to a programme of films (or talks) it might be better value for you to purchase a festival pass. 


Our Festival Passes

We offer a range of different passes to access the festival, making it better value for money than multiple tickets, by offering more open access to screenings, industry events and industry facilities only available with a festival pass. Please use the chart at the bottom of the screen to evaluate which pass is right for you. 

Students and OAP Discounts


Please use the following discount codes to Festival Passes in the checkout process to claim the discounts. Please note discounts on the Online Pass or Individual Tickets are not eligible.


Students 15% OFF discount code: StudentBIFF2024

Pensioners 15% OFF discount code: OAPdiscount2024


Evidence will be required on request for the Student and OAP (66 yrs+) discounts. 

Have you already bought a Pass or Ticket?

If you are a registered pass holder or a ticket holder you can simply show your reservations on your phone at any venue or cinema screen using My Tickets. 


Getting to Bolton Film Festival

Once you arrive in Bolton you can pick up your industry accreditation at KUDOS gallery, Market Place Shopping Centre, Knowsley Street, BL1 2AL or simply head straight to The Light Cinema and show your ticket or pass on your phone. The Light Cinema is one floor above KUDOS gallery. 

Do you have more questions?
Check out our FAQ page

Tickets and Passes

On Sale from August 12th

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