The Mediatheque is open to all visitors to BFI Southbank. If you are based in the UK, you can also continue to visit BFI Player to enjoy content from the BFI National Archive that is available online.

The Mediatheque will open at the later time of 12:30 on Friday 4 February.

Whether you’re a researcher, film enthusiast or simply nostalgic for the television of your childhood, the BFI Mediatheque is a unique place to come, watch and discover wonderfully curated treasures of British film and TV history.

Use of the Mediatheque

  • open Tuesday to Sunday 11:00-21:00
  • closed on Mondays, except Bank Holidays
  • in line with government guidance, face coverings are required in the screens and around the building, unless you are exempt
  • neither food nor drinks are permitted
  • deep cleaning overnight
  • hand sanitiser and disinfectant wipes are available for your use

We look forward to welcoming you again soon.

Find out more about the BFI Mediatheque