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Friday 20th until Thursday 26th January

The story of two Catholic missionaries who face the ultimate test of faith when they travel to Japan in search of their missing mentor—at a time when Catholicism was outlawed and their presence forbidden. ....more

The Eagle Huntress
Monday 23rd January until Tuesday 24th January

This spellbinding documentary follows Aisholpan, a 13-year-old nomadic Mongolian girl who is fighting to become the first female eagle hunter in twelve generations of her Kazakh family. Through breathtaking aerial cinematography and intimate verite footage, the film captures her personal journey while also addressing more

La La Land
Friday 27th January until Tuesday 7th February

Written and directed by Academy Award (R) nominee Damien Chazelle, LA LA LAND tells the story of Mia [Emma Stone], an aspiring actress, and Sebastian [Ryan Gosling], a dedicated jazz musician, who are struggling to make ends meet in a city known for crushing hopes and breaking hearts. Set in modern day Los Angeles, this original musical about everyday life explores the joy and pain of pursuing your....more

Il Trovatore. Live Broadcast from The Royal Opera House.
Tuesday January 31st 2017 Tickets £15.00 Student £12.50 (ID Required)

The Count di Luna loves Leonora, but she loves Manrico, the Count’s military enemy. Manrico’s mother Azucena tells him how her mother was burnt to death for supposed witchcraft against the Count’s baby brother. Azucena intended to throw the baby onto the fire – but blinded by revenge she lost her own child to the flames....more

Amadeus. Live Broadcast from The National Theatre.
Thursday February 2nd 2017 Tickets £15.00 Students £12.50 ( ID required)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, a rowdy young prodigy, arrives determined to make a splash. Awestruck by his genius, court composer Antonio Salieri has the power to promote his talent or destroy it. Seized by obsessive jealousy he begins a war with Mozart, with music and, ultimately, with God. ....more

Richard Digance Golden Anniversary Tour
Tuesday 7th February at 7:30. On Stage with support: The Broadside Boys

Richard Digance is a BAFTA Nominated entertainer and a Gold Award recipient from The British Academy of Composers and Songwriters. He is also listed in the Virgin Anthology of Music as an influential writer of comedic songs. Not many guitarists have played a duet with Queen's Brian May, worked with Steve Martin, played an acoustic set with Status Quo or performed at The London Palladium with the late....more

Dick Whittington and his Cat - Family Pantomime
Friday 10th until Saturday 18th February

The Company of Four are a local amateur entertainment group who have staged pantos, musicals and song & dance shows here at The Riverside for many years. This February half term they present Dick Whittington and his Cat, a fabuolous traditional family panto ....more

Sully: Miracle on the Hudson
Monday 13th to Thursday 16 February

On Thursday, January 15th, 2009, the world witnessed the "Miracle on the Hudson" when Captain Chesley Sullenberger, nicknamed "Sully", glided his disabled plane onto the frigid waters of the Hudson River, saving the lives of all 155 aboard. However, even as Sully was being heralded by the public and the media for his unprecedented feat of aviation skill, an investigation was....more

Saint Joan (Encore) Recorded Broadcast from the National Theatre
Sunday 19th February

Joan: daughter, farm girl, visionary, patriot, king-whisperer, soldier, leader, victor, icon, radical, witch, heretic, saint, martyr, woman.


Manchester By The Sea
Sunday 19th to Thursday 23rd February

An Uncle is obliged to return home to care for his nephew after his brother dies. Unknowing he is to be the guardian and struggles with the decision. Throughout the movie he recounts past memories that caused him to leave Manchester and distancing himself from his past.


Friday 24th February to Thursday 2nd March

In 1986, Saroo was a five-year-old child in India of a poor but happy rural family. On a trip with his brother, Saroo soon finds himself alone and trapped in a moving decommissioned passenger train that takes him to Calcutta, 1500 miles away from home.He survives many challenges before being adopted by a couple in Australia; 25 years later,Saroo finds himself plagued by his memories of his lost family....more

I, Claude Monet. Exhibition on Screen
Sunday 26th February 2017 Tickets £12.50, Students £10.00 ( ID required)

Using letters and other private writings I, Claude Monet reveals new insight into the man who not only painted the picture that gave birth to impressionism but who was perhaps the most influential and successful painter of the 19th and early 20th centuries. ....more

Sleeping Beauty. Live broadcast from the Royal Opera House
Tuesday 28th February - Encore Sunday 5th March Tickets £15.00, Students £12.50 ( ID required)

The wicked fairy Carabosse is furious she wasn’t invited to Princess Aurora’s christening. She gives the baby a spindle, saying that one day the Princess will prick her finger on it and die. The Lilac Fairy makes her own christening gift a softening of Carabosse’s curse: Aurora will not die, but will fall into a deep sleep, which only a prince’s kiss will break......more

Hedda Gabler
Thursday 9th March Tickets £15/Student £12.50 (ID Req)

“I’ve no talent for life.” Just married. Bored already. Hedda longs to be free… ....more

The Artist's Garden
Tuesday 21st March Tickets £12.50/Students £10 (ID Req)

American impressionism took its lead from French artists like Renoir and Monet but followed its own path that over a thirty-year period reveals as much about America as a nation as it does about a much-loved artistic movement.


Madame Butterfly
Thursday 30th March Tickets £15/Students £12.50 (ID Req)

Puccini’s Madama Butterfly is one of the most popular of all operas, with ravishing music and a heartbreaking story of a loving geisha deserted by a callous American husband. Much loved soprano Ermonela Jaho sings the title role for the first time at Covent Garden, in this stunningly beautiful production.more

Riverside 100 Musical Theatre Choir

On the evening of Saturday 17th December, our very own Riverside 100 Musical Theatre Choir sang outside the restaurant. It was a fabulous evening with getting on for 100 people joining in the fun. Photo's can be seen on our Facebook page Read Full Story

We're in the Financial Times!

Tim Hayward, FT contributing writer, popped in for dinner and liked it so much he wrote about it!

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The Riverside on BBC Radio Suffolk

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Audio description service
One of the new features available to us now we have "gone digital" is Audio Description for the visually impaired. Cinema audio description is a fantastic service for people with sight loss. The normal film soundtrack comes through the cinemas surround sound speakers in the usual way, whilst ... Read Full Story
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The Riverside on Facebook

The Riverside is on Facebook! Keep up-to-date with the inside track on our upcoming showings and be in with a chance of winning the occasional competition!

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Book Tickets Online

You can now book tickets to Riverside showings online. Visit the online booking system by clicking the link below and follow the instructions.

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Woodbridge Film Society
As many of you will know, on the first Monday of every month we host the films for the Woodbridge Film Society.
Thanks to the generosity of one of their members, they now have their ... Read Full Story