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Thomas & Friends - Sodor's Legend of the Lost Treasure The Movie
Friday 28th & Saturday 29th August

Shiver me timbers. Surprises await Thomas and his friends as they dig up their most daring adventure yet. Unearthing an old pirate ship, Thomas is on the hunt for Sodor's lost treasure. When Thomas rocks the boat with some new friends, trouble soon rushes in. Will Thomas track down the treasure in time, or will Sailor John set sail with it? Join Thomas and Friends in this explosive movie adventure....more

Friday 28th Saturday 29th Monday 31st

Minions Stuart, Kevin and Bob are recruited by Scarlet Overkill, a super-villain who, alongside her inventor husband Herb, hatches a plot to take over the world.


Jurassic World
From Friday 28th August

Twenty-two years after the events of Jurassic Park, Isla Nublar now features a fully functioning dinosaur theme park, Jurassic World, as originally envisioned by John Hammond. After 10 years of operation and visitor rates declining, in order to fulfill a corporate mandate, a new attraction is created to re-spark visitor's interest, which backfires horribly. 


Friday 4th - Sunday 6th September 2015

The Riverside Theatre celebrates is centenary with a spectacular extravaganza of song, dance and music with a cast of over 100! ....more

The Beaux Stratagem NTL
Monday 7th September

The ‘Beaux’: Mr Aimwell and Mr Archer, two charming, dissolute young men who have blown their fortunes in giddy London. Shamed and debt-ridden, they flee to provincial Lichfield. Their ‘Stratagem’: to marry for money.


A Night at the Cinema in 1914
Monday 7th September - Tuesday 8th September

In 1914 feature films were still rare so this film gives modern cinema audiences a taste of a night at the cinema just over 100 years ago, featuring a variety of comedy, adventure films, travelogues and newsreels. 


Monday 7th September - Thursday 10th September

The story of the singer Amy Winehouse, in her own words and featuring unseen achive footage and previously unreleased tracks.


The Battle of Coronel and Falklands Islands (1927)
Tuesday 8th September - Wednesday 9th September

One of the finest films of the British silent era, this is a thrilling reconstruction of two major naval battles from ....more

Concerto - A Beethoven Journey
Thursday 10th September

Award-winning filmmaker Phil Grabsky is renowned for bringing some of the world’s most important and dazzling art exhibitions onto the big screens of cinemas across the globe. Also famous for his In Search of… classical music documentaries, he has now returned his lens – and microphones – onto the world of classical music with the release of Concerto – A Beethoven Journey....more

Vermeer and Music: the Art of Love and Leisure at The National Gallery (recorded broadcast) with an Introduction and Q&A on stage by director/producer Phil Grabsky)
Friday 11th September

Vermeer is considered one of the most fascinating artists in history and this event ....more

Absolutely Anything
Friday 11th September - Thursday 17th September

Neil Clarke (Simon Pegg) is a ....more

The Deben Players present 'Electric' and '100 Years On' with Charlie Chaplin 'The Knockout'
Saturday 12th September £10.00

The Deben Players present two sketches inspired by 100 years of film.


Manet - Portraying Life from The Royal Academy of Arts (recorded broadcast) with an Introduction and Q&A on stage by director/producer Phil Grabsky)
Saturday 12th September

This ....more

Brassed Off (1997)
Sunday 13th September £6.00

In existence for a hundred years, Grimley Colliery Brass band is as old as the mine. But the miners are now deciding whether to fight to keep the pit open, and the future for town and band looks bleak. Although the arrival of flugelhorn player Gloria injects some life into the players, and bandleader Danny continues to exhort them to continue in the national competition, frictions and pressures....more

Woodbridge Excelsior Band
Sunday 13th September £10.00 concert and film

On Sunday 13th September, the Woodbridge Excelsior Band will be on the RIverside stage as part of our Riverside100 Centenary celebrations.


Far From The Madding Crowd (1967)
Monday 14th September - Tuesday 15th September

Bathsheba Everdene (Julie Christie) inherits ....more

A Touch Of Evil (1958)
Tuesday 15th September - Wednesday 16th September

Mexican Narcotics officer Ramon Miguel 'Mike' ....more

The Rocky Horror Show Live
Thursday 17th September 2015

Come and join Richard O’Brien and some very special guests for a guaranteed party, live in cinemas for one night only. Still the world’s favourite rock ’n’ roll musical 40 years on, the sensational Rocky Horror Show is hailed by critics and adored by fans around the world, and “still has audiences rolling in the aisles” (Daily Telegraph). For this exclusive event....more

The Battle of Britain at 75
Friday 18th September

BBC Radio 2’s ‘The Battle Of Britain At 75’ tells the epic story of the greatest aerial conflict of the Second World War. This live cinema experience comes from Biggin Hill in south-east London, the most iconic of Britain’s fighter stations.  ....more

Romeo and Juliet ROH
Tuesday 22 September & Sunday 27th September encore

Kenneth MacMillan’s famous version of Shakespeare’s romantic tragedy set to Prokofiev’s magnificent score returns to open the 2015/16 Royal Opera House Live Cinema Season. This Romeo and Juliet is rich in the swaggering colour of Verona street life and in sword fights and celebrations, but MacMillan’s focus is always on the complex emotions of the young lovers – especially....more

Coriolanus NTL
Thursday 24th September

National Theatre Live’s 2014 broadcast of the Donmar Warehouse’s production of Coriolanus returns to cinemas by popular demand.

Shakespeare’s searing tragedy of political manipulation and revenge, Coriolanus features an Evening Standard Award-winning performance from Tom Hiddleston (The Avengers, War Horse (film), BBC's The Hollow Crown) in the title role, directed by the Donmar....more

Swallows and Amazons
Saturday 26th September only

The Riverside & The Nancy Blackett Trust present


The Importance Of Being Earnest
Thursday 8 October

Don’t miss celebrated actor and Poirot star David Suchet as the formidable Lady Bracknell in Oscar Wilde’s much loved masterpiece The Importance of Being Earnest, which is being broadcast LIVE to cinemas from London’s Vaudeville Theatre on 8 October 2015. Directed by Adrian Noble, (Amadeus, The King’s Speech, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang) Wilde’s superb satire on Victorian....more

Le nozze di Figaro ROH
Sunday 11th October

Often considered a perfect opera, Le nozze di Figaro represents Mozart’s genius at its most lively and delightful. Based on a play that was originally banned for its political content, the fast-moving libretto creates realistic characters made even more human by Mozart’s outstanding music. David McVicar’s popular staging of this comedy returns in the hands of the leading British....more

Hamlet NTL
Thursday 15th October

Academy Award® nominee Benedict Cumberbatch (BBC’s Sherlock, The Imitation Game, Frankenstein at the National Theatre) takes on the title role of Shakespeare’s great tragedy. 


The Barber Of Seville ENO
Monday 19 October

The Barber of Seville will have you smiling from the moment it begins. Filled with fun and farce, this sunny adventure follows the escapades of the barber Figaro as he assists Count Almaviva to prise the beautiful yet feisty Rosina away from her lecherous guardian Dr Bartolo.


Director Paul Greengrass visits The Riverside!

We were delighted to welcome Director Paul Greengrass to The Riverside last night. It was fabulous listening to him talking about his career and all the stories connected with his film making. 

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The Deben Players join us for Riverside 100

The Riverside Cinema was the Deben Players home for many years and we are pleased to be able to welcome them to be part of our centenary celebrations. 

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Nancy Blackett Trust presents Swallows and Amazons

On Saturday 26th September at 3pm we will be screening "Swallows and Amazons" presented by the Nancy Blackett Trust.

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The Riverside in the EADT Suffolk Magazine

Recently we welcomed the EADT's Arts Editor, Andrew Clarke, to The Riverside to chat to us about our forthcoming centenary celebrations.

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We are delighted to announce that as part of our centenary celebrations you have a unique opportunity to purchase an exclusive Club100 card.

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Summer Salad & Glass of Prosecco

Choose from one of our delicious summer salads and enjoy a glass of prosecco for £12

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Magazine Feature
The Riverside Restaurant is featured in May's Ipswich Resident magazine. You can download and read the feature HERE! ... Read Full Story
Parent & Baby Film Screenings
These screenings are for anyone to attend however the lights will be kept slightly dimmed and the sound lower than usual and of course there will be babies present! ... Read Full Story
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.
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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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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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