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Friday 20th until Thursday 26th November

Macbeth, a Thane of Scotland, receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth murders his king and takes the throne for himself.


Friday 20th until Thursday 26th November

BROOKLYN tells the profoundly moving story of Eilis Lacey (Saoirse Ronan), a young Irish immigrant navigating her way through 1950s Brooklyn. Lured by the promise of America, Eilis departs Ireland and the comfort of her mother's home for the shores of New York City. The initial shackles of homesickness quickly diminish as a fresh romance sweeps Eilis into the intoxicating charm of love. But soon, her....more

The Lady in the Van
Friday 27th November until Thursday 3rd December

The Lady in the Van is a drama based on true events, about a vagrant who the playwrite Alan Bennett allowed to park her van in his driveway, where she lived for fifteen years.


Hotel Transylvania 2
Saturday 28th November and Saturday 5th December

Dracula and his friends try to bring out the monster in his half human, half vampire grandson in order to keep Mavis from leaving the hotel


Tuesday 1st December 2015

Francisco Goya is Spain’s most celebrated artist and considered the father of modern art. Not only a brilliant observer of everyday life & Spain’s troubled past, he is a gifted portrait painter & social commentator par excellence. Through a great collection of unique works & Goya’s letters, we reflect upon the man himself & the world he painted. Goya is an artist....more

The Mikado ENO
Thursday 3rd December

Nanki-Poo loves Yum-Yum. Just one snag. She's betrothed to Ko-Ko, the new Lord High Executioner. And Ko-Ko needs to find someone to execute – chop chop! Otherwise, it's his own neck on the block. Maybe Ko-Ko and Nanki-Poo can come to some arrangement… without anyone losing their head? 


The Dressmaker
Friday 4th December until Thursday 10th December

In 1950's Australia, beautiful, talented dressmaker Tilly returns to her tiny hometown to right wrongs from her past. As she tries to reconcile with her mother, she starts to fall in love while transforming the fashion of her town.


Jane Eyre NTL
Tuesday 8th December

Almost 170 years on, Charlotte Brontë’s story of the trailblazing Jane is as inspiring as ever. This bold and dynamic production uncovers one woman’s fight for freedom and fulfilment on her own terms.


Cavelleria Rusticana/Pagliacci ROH
Thursday 10th December

These two short Italian operas are each regarded as the composers’ masterpiece, and are brought together in a new staging by award-winning director Damiano Michieletto, who sets both operas in a poverty stricken village in 1980s southern Italy, where the Mafia has a hold. The Royal Opera’s Music Director Antonio Pappano conducts a cast that includes charismatic Dutch soprano Eva-Maria....more

The Hunger Games: Mocking Jay- Part 2
Friday 11th December until Thursday 17th December

As the war of Panem escalates to the destruction of other districts by the Capitol, Katniss Everdeen, the reluctant leader of the rebellion, must bring together an army against President Snow, while all she holds dear hangs in the balance.


Steve Jobs
Friday 11th December until Tuesday 15th December

Steve Jobs is set in three parts, showing pivotal moments in the career and life of the co-founder of Apple Inc, starting when Jobs (Michael Fassbender) and Steve "Woz" Wozniak (Seth Rogen) launch the first Macintosh in 1984.


A Christmas Star
Saturday 12th December

Noelle (Erin Galway Kendrick) was born under a Christmas Star and as a result believes she can perform miracles. When the developer Pat Mckerrod (Rob James-Collier) comes along, threatening the peace of her village, she and her friends aim to use her gift to save their local community.....more

The Nutcracker ROH
Wednesday 16th December (sold out) & Sunday 27th December

Christmas simply wouldn’t be Christmas without The Royal Ballet’s classic production of The Nutcracker. Loosely based on a story by E.T.A. Hoffmann, it opens with the Christmas festivities of little Clara and her family and progresses through a sequence of dreams and enchantments that take Clara on her magical journey to the Land of Snow and the Kingdom of the Sweets. Peter Wright&rsquo....more

Star Wars - Episode VIII: The Force Awakens
Thursday 17th until Thursday 31st December

In this continuation of the "Star Wars" saga, balance returns to the Force as the First Order, emerging from the ashes of the Empire, clashes with the Resistance, which includes scrappy newcomers as well as heroes from the former Rebel Alliance. ....more

The Good Dinosaur
Friday 18th December until Thursday 31st December

What if the asteroid that forever changed life on Earth missed the planet completely and giant dinosaurs never became extinct?

Take this epic journey into the world of dinosaurs as we meet Ario, an Apatosaurus, who makes an unlikely human friend and travel through a harsh and mysterious landscape. Along the way Arlo learns the power of confronting his fears and discovers what he is truly capable....more

Pizza i Paella

Starting on Friday 20th November, Pizza i Paella will be selling their Street Style food at the front of the Riverside.

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Star Wars... at midnight!

Starting on Thursday 17th December at 00.01, the new Star Wars film will be bursting onto the the screen at the Riverside!

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Parent & Baby Film Screenings

We will be holding some parent & baby film screenings over the next few weeks. These will be held at 10.30am, mostly on Tuesday mornrings. All Tickets £6

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BOND. JAMES BOND - Premiere Night

Our premiere of SPECTRE was on MONDAY 26TH OCTOBER.

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Centenary Plaque

We wanted to mark the 100th birthday of The Riverside but were unsure how to do this. Farlingaye High School had the perfect answer. They decided to make a plaque for us. But it wasn't to be the usual small type of plaque that we are all used to seeing. Oh no... they wanted the whole town to be able ... Read Full Story

Centenary Plaque in the EADT

We were delighted that the EADT came to cover our centenary plaque unveiling on 26th September.

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Stuart On The Sofa With Leslie Dolphin

Stuart spent the afternoon on the sofa chatting to Lesley Dolphin about The Riverside Centenary listen from 3pm  to the broadcast  HERE  ... Read Full Story

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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Magazine Feature
The Riverside Restaurant is featured in May's Ipswich Resident magazine. You can download and read the feature HERE! ... 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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