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Swallows and Amazons
Friday 19th August until Thursday 1st September

On holiday with their mother in the Lake District four children are allowed to sail over to the nearby island in their boat Swallow and set up camp for a few days. They soon realise this has been the territory of two other girls who sail the Amazon, and the scene is set for serious rivalry. Based on the classic, best selling book by Arthur Ransome.....more

Jason Bourne
Friday 26th August until Thursday 8th September

Matt Damon returns to his most iconic role in Jason Bourne. Paul Greengrass, the director of The Bourne Supremacy and The Bourne Ultimatum, once again joins Damon for the next chapter of Universal Pictures’ Bourne franchise, which finds the CIA’s most lethal former operative drawn out of the shadows.

For Jason Bourne, Damon is joined by Alicia Vikander, Vincent Cassel and Tommy Lee....more

The Deep Blue Sea - National Theatre Live
Thursday 1st September Ticket Prices £15/ Students £12.50 (ID required)

A flat in Ladbroke Grove, West London. 1952.When Hester Collyer is found by her neighbours in the aftermath of a failed suicide attempt, the story of her tempestuous affair with a former RAF pilot and the breakdown of her marriage to a High Court judge begins to emerge. ....more

Friday 2nd until Thursday 8th September

Ten-year-old Sophie is in for the adventure of a lifetime when she meets the Big Friendly Giant. Sophie soon realises that the 24-foot behemoth is actually quite gentle and charming. As their friendship grows, Sophie's presence attracts the unwanted attention of Bloodbottler, Fleshlumpeater and other giants. After traveling to London, Sophie and the BFG must convince Queen Victoria to help them get....more

Pete's Dragon
Friday 2nd September until Thursday 8th September

The adventures of an orphaned boy named Pete and his best friend Elliot, who just so happens to be a dragon.


Cafe Society
Friday 9th September until Thursday 15th September

In the 1930's, a young Bronx native moves to Hollywood where he falls in love with the secretary of his powerful uncle, an agent to the stars. After returning to New York, he is swept up in the vibrant world of high society nightclub life.


Showboat - San Francisco Opera
Sunday 11th September Ticket prices £15/Students £12.50 (ID required)

A true classic of American musical theater, this tale of life on the Mississippi from the 1880s to the 1920s is both a poignant love story and a powerful reminder of the bitter legacy of racism. Director Francesca Zambello’s grand-scale production is “a triumph—a stylish, fast-paced and colorful show that had the capacity audience on its feet, cheering loud and long” (Chicago....more

Jones and Smith - Griff Rhys Jones: Work In Progress - SOLD OUT
Thursday 15th September

Before Griff Rhys Jones embarks on his first solo comedy tour, inspired by the death of his long-term professional and much missed comedy partner Mel Smith he presents this 'Work in Progress' to raise money for St Elizabeth's Hospice.

The ....more

Bridget Jones's Baby
Friday 16th to Thursday 29th September

After breaking up with Mark Darcy (Firth), Bridget Jones’s (Zellweger) “happily ever after” hasn't quite gone according to plan. Fortysomething and single again, she decides to focus on her job as top news producer and surround herself with old friends and new. For once, Bridget has everything completely under control. What could possibly go wrong?

Then her love life takes a....more

The Threepenny Opera - National Theatre Live
Thursday 22nd September.Ticket prices £15.00/ Student £12.50 (Id req)

A darkly comic new take on Brecht and Weill’s raucous musical broadcast live from the stage of the National Theatre.

London scrubs up for the coronation. The thieves are on the make, the whores on the pull, the police cutting deals to keep it all out of sight. Mr and Mrs Peachum are looking forward to a bumper day in the beggary business, but their daughter didn’t come home last night....more

Cymbeline - Royal Shakespeare Company
Wednesday 28th September Ticket Prices £12.50/Students £10 (ID required)

An ineffectual Queen Cymbeline rules over a divided dystopian Britain. Consumed with grief at the death of two of her children, Cymbeline’s judgement is clouded. When Innogen, the only living heir, marries her sweetheart Posthumus in secret, an enraged Cymbeline banishes him. ....more

Norma - Royal Opera House
Sunday 2nd October Ticket prices £15/Students £12.50 (ID required)

This new production of Norma is The Royal Opera’s first in nearly thirty years. Directing is Àlex Ollé, of the Catalan collective La Fura dels Baus, reunited with the creative team behind his acclaimed production of Oedipe. They give Norma a contemporary setting against a backdrop of a cruel civil war, and focus on the opera’s exploration of the conflict between an individual’s....more

Monday 10th October

In this classic visionary tale, adapted from J.G. Ballard's novel, human society slips into violent reverse as the inhabitants of the forty-storey high-rise, driven by primal urges, recreate a world ruled by the laws of the jungle. Cocktail parties degenerate into marauding attacks on "enemy" floors and the once luxurious amenities become an arena for their technological mayhem.


Miss Saigon: 25th Anniversary Performance
Sunday 16th October 3pm SOLD OUT Sunday 16th October 7pm Tickets £15

The legendary Miss Saigon, in cinemas for one night only. This spectacular, sell-out 25th Anniversary Gala Performance of the global stage sensation also features appearances by the original cast including Jonathan Pryce and Lea Salonga.

This acclaimed new production was described as "the most thrilling, soaring and emotionally stirring musical with magnificent performances" by the....more

Christmas With Andre Rieu
Saturday 19th November Ticket Prices £20/Students £15 (ID required)

Christmas with Andre, a festive celebration, features a concert packed with Christmas favorites, including Hallelujah, Jingle Bells, White Christmas, and many more! Exclusively for cinemas, Andre invites his fans to his hometown with an intimate live tour of Maastricht's magical Christmas highlights, as well as participating in an interactive Q&A, hosted by Good Morning Britain's Charlotte Hawkins....more

Restaurant Staff Required

It's the end of the summer and lots of our temporary staff are leaving to go back to Uni. We have full and part time positions in our busy restaurant to start immediately. ... Read Full Story

Griff Rhys Jones: Work In Progress SOLD OUT!
Griff Rhys Jones is airing some thoughts - stories, anecdotes, reminiscences and half-remembered events from a long career with his much missed comedy partner Mel Smith. It’s a ramble through a relationship. Join him on this work in progress complete with previously unseen footage. ... 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

It would seem that our appearance in the Financial Times has ... Read Full Story

Riverside Nights – Mark Gatiss Visits The Riverside

On Sunday 7th August we were delighted to welcome ... Read Full Story

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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We are very active on Twitter!

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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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Roy Hudd's 80th Birthday Surprise
Recently we were delighted that the restaurant and cinema were privately hired for a special event to celebrate the 80th birthday of one of Britain’s best-loved entertainers and Suffolk resident, Roy Hudd. ... Read Full Story
Mike Leigh visits The Riverside

Take a look at the Suffolk Magazine article and the lovely write up about Mike Leigh's visit to us back in February.

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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