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The Little Stranger
Friday 12th October until Thursday 18th October

The Little Stranger tells the story of Dr. Faraday, son of a housemaid, who has built a life of quiet respectability as a country doctor. During the long hot summer of 1948, he is called to a patient at Hundreds Hall, where his mother once worked. The hall has been home to the Ayres family for more than two centuries. But it is now in decline and its inhabitants - mother, son, and daughter - are....more

Tuesday 16th October until Thursday 18th October

The striking and moving documentary traces the extraordinary life of Rudolf Nureyev, the most famous male ballet dancer of all time, who transcended the dance world to become a global icon.


On The Town (1949)
Friday 19th October (Silver Screen) Monday 22nd October (Dementia Friendly)

Fun-loving sailors Gabey (Gene Kelly), Chip (Frank Sinatra) and Ozzie (Jules Munshin) have 24 hours of shore leave in New York City, and they want to make every second count. While Chip hooks up with loudmouth cab driver Brunhilde (Betty Garrett) and Ozzie swoons for prim anthropologist Claire (Ann Miller), Gabey falls in love with an actress he sees in an advertisement, Ivy Smith (Vera-Ellen).....more

The House With a Clock in its Walls
Friday 19th October until Thursday 25th October

Lewis Barnavelt, after losing his parents, is sent to Michigan to live with his uncle Jonathan. He discovers his uncle is a warlock, and enters a world of magic and sorcery. But this power is not limited to good people: Lewis learns of Isaac Izard, an evil wizard who wanted to cause the Apocalypse so that he could see what happened afterwards. To do this, he constructed a magical clock with black....more

The Secret Life of Pets - Kids Club
Saturday 20th October

The Secret Life of Pets, a comedy about the lives our pets lead after we leave for work or school each day. Comedy superstars Louis C.K., Eric Stonestreet and Kevin Hart make their animated feature-film debuts in The Secret Life of Pets, which co-stars Ellie Kemper, Lake Bell, Jenny Slate, Bobby Moynihan, Hannibal....more

A United Kingdom - Charity Screening
Sunday 21st October ONLY

This event raises funds for Mary's Meals, an international charity which sets up school feeding projects in some of the World's poorest communities, where hunger and poverty prevent children from gaining an education. ....more

Funny Girl - The Musical recorded broadcast
Wednesday 24th October SOLD OUT

Following its record-breaking, sell-out run in London's West End and national tour, the critically-acclaimed musical Funny Girl comes to a cinema near you, featuring Sheridan Smith in "an unforgettable star turn" (The Times). Funny Girl is semi-biographical, based on the life and career of Broadway star, film actress and comedienne Fanny Brice (a role made famous by Barbara Streisand on....more

Friday 26th October Until Thursday 1st November

A yeti named Migo is convinced that a human known only as "Small Foot" is real and has to prove to his tribe that it does exist with the help of Meechee and the S.E.S - Smallfoot Evidentiary Society.        


The Wife
Friday 26th October Until Thursday 1st November

Joan Castleman (Glen Close): a highly intelligent and still-striking beauty - the perfect devoted wife. Forty years spent sacrificing her own talent, dreams and ambitions to fan the flames of her charismatic husband Joe (Jonathan Pryce) and his skyrocketing literary career. Ignoring his infidelities and excuses because of his "art" with grace and humour, Joan's reached her breaking point....more

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again - Sing Along!
Friday 26th October & Saturday 27th October

In 1979 young Donna, Tanya and Rosie graduate from Oxford University -- leaving Donna free to embark on a series of adventures throughout Europe. On her journeys, she makes the acquaintances of Harry, Bill and Sam -- the latter whom she falls in love with, but he's also the man who breaks her heart. In the present day, Donna's pregnant daughter, Sophie, dreams of renovating a taverna while reuniting....more

Die Walkure Broadcast Live from the Royal Opera House
Sunday 28th October - Tickets £15 | Students £12.50 (ID Req)

Wotan craves the ring, but, bound by his own laws, he can't retrieve it himself. With a mortal woman, he has twins, Siegmund and Sieglinde. He hopes Siegmund will become the free agent he needs to take the ring. Separated at birth, the twins meet as adults and fall in love. Wotan's wife Fricka points out that Siegmund can never be independent while he enjoys Wotan's protection. Wotan bitterly concedes....more

Shaun Of The Dead
Wednesday 31st October ALL TICKETS £5

Shaun (Simon Pegg) spends all his evenings in the pub with his best mate Ed (Nick Frost). One day he decides to turn his moribund life around by getting his ex girlfriend Liz (Kate Ashfield) to take him back and reconciling his relationship with his mother. ....more

Allelujah! NTLIve - recorded broadcast from The Bridge Theatre
Thursday 1st November (Tickets £15 | Students £12.50 ID Req)

National Theatre Live: Allelujah!


Brief Encounter (1945)
Friday 2nd November (Silver Screen)

Returning home from a shopping trip to a nearby town, bored suburban housewife Laura Jesson (Celia Johnson) is thrown by happenstance into an acquaintance with virtuous doctor Alec Harvey (Trevor Howard). Their casual friendship soon develops during their weekly visits into something more emotionally fulfilling than either expected, and they must wrestle with the potential havoc their deepening relationship....more

A Star Is Born
Friday 2nd November Until Thursday 8th November

Musician Jackson Maine (Bradley Cooper) discovers and falls in love with a struggling singer Ally (Lady Gaga), who was just about given up on her dream to make it big. Jack coaxes her into the spotlight but as Ally finds fame, the personal side of their relationship breaks down. Jack....more

James and The Giant Peach - Kids Club
Saturday 3rd November

A young boy's discovery of a gigantic peach triggers an eventful journey across the sea in this strikingly designed and surprisingly twisted animated adventure. British lad James (Paul Terry) is orphaned by the death of his parents and forced to live with two cruel, repulsive aunts. The curious James soon winds up....more

Stanley's War: A Gala Evening
Sunday 4th November

The Peninsula Poppy Project presents A Gala Evening to commemorate the Centenary of the Armistice including the premiere of Stanley's War- Suffolk's World War One Remembered- a new film by Tim Curtis (Life on the Deben), documenting World War One through the lives of two very different Suffolk families.


Degas: Passion for Perfection - Exhibition On Screen
Sunday 11th November Tickets £12.50 | Students £10 (ID Req)

This film journeys from a superb exhibition at The Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge, whose extensive collection of Degas' works is the most extensive in Britain, to the streets of Paris. It tells the fascinating story of Degas' obsessive pursuit for perfection through both experimentation with new techniques and lessons learnt from studying the past masters. Using written accounts by friends and....more

An Evening with Dan Snow - Book Launch with Q & A on stage
Monday 12th November

Browsers Bookshop presents…


La Bayadère - broadcast live from the Royal Opera House
Tuesday 13th November

Natalia Makarova's production of this 19th century classic ballet brings an exotic world of temple dancers and nobel warriors to life. ....more

Troilus and Cressida - broadcast live from the Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Wednesday 14th November

Troilus ....more

Meet Me In St. Louis (1944)
Friday 16th November (Silver Screen) Monday 26th November (Dementia Friendly)

"Meet Me in St. Louis" is a classic MGM romantic musical comedy that focuses on four sisters (one of whom is the nonpareil Judy Garland) on the cusp of the 1904 St. Louis World's Fair. The film spotlights the sisters' education in the ways of the world, which includes, but isn't limited to, learning about life and love, courtesy of the prototypical boy next door. In the end, love -- accompanied....more

Wallace And Gromit: Curse of The Were-Rabbit
Saturday 17th November

The plucky characters from a series of animated shorts, Wallace (Peter Sallis) and his dog, Gromit, make their feature debut here. After starting a pest control business, the duo soon lands a job from the alluring Lady Tottington (Helena Bonham Carter) to stop a giant rabbit from destroying the town's crops. Both Wallace and the stuffy Victor (Ralph Fiennes) vie for the lady's affections. If Wallace....more

The Madness of George III - broadcast live from Nottingham Playhouse
Tuesday 20th November

Written by one of Britain's best loved playwrites Alan Bennett (The ....more

The King and I - A recorded broadcast from The London Palladium
Thursday 29th November SOLD OUT & Sunday 2nd December (Encore) - Tickets £15 | Students £12.50 (ID Req)

The King and I: From The London Palladium - 12A as Live


Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949)
Friday 30th November (Silver Screen)

When his mother eloped with an Italian opera singer, Louis Mazzini (Dennis Price) was cut off from her aristocratic family. After the family refuses to let her be buried in the family mausoleum, Louis avenges his mother's death by attempting to murder every family member (all played by Alec Guinness) who stands between himself and the family fortune. But when he finds himself torn between his longtime....more

Home Alone 2: Lost in New York
Saturday 1st December

Macaulay Culkin returns as Kevin McCallister, a precocious Chicago boy who mistakenly boards a plane to New York while....more

The Nutcracker - broadcast live from the Royal Opera House
Monday 3rd December & Sunday 9th December (encore)

A Christmas treat for the whole family and a classic with a special place in the hearts of ballet fans around the world.


Antony and Cleopatra - broadcast live from the National Theatre
Thursday 6th December

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Alan Johnson in Conversation - Book Launch
Friday 7th December

Former politician and now an ....more

The Nightmare Before Christmas
Saturday 8th December

Despite having recently presided over a very successful Halloween, Jack Skellington, aka the Pumpkin King, is bored with his job and feels that life in Halloweenland lacks meaning. Then he stumbles upon Christmastown and promptly decides to make the Yuletide his own. ....more

A Christmas Carol
Tuesday 11th December Tickets £15 | £12.50 Seniors/Students | £10 Children

Based on Dickens' own performance adaptation, Simon Callow and director-designer Tom Cairns have created a one-man theatrical extravaganza of festive story-telling that is both heart-warming and deeply moving. A Christmas must see!


Riverside Musical Theatre Company Christmas Showstoppers - on stage
Saturday 15th December

The Riverside Musical Theatre Company return to the stage with a Sparkle Jolly Twinkle Jingley Christmas Showstopper!

White Christmas
Monday 17th December (Dementia Friendly)

Singers Bob Wallace (Bing Crosby) and Phil Davis (Danny Kaye) join sister act Betty (Rosemary Clooney) and Judy Haynes (Vera-Ellen) to perform a Christmas show in rural Vermont. There, they run into Gen. Waverly (Dean Jagger), the boys' commander in World War II, who, they learn, is having financial difficulties; his quaint country inn is failing. So what's the foursome to do but plan a yuletide....more

Saturday 29th December

Carl Fredricksen is a 78-year-old balloon salesman. His entire life, Carl has longed to wander the wilds of South America. Then, one....more

Andre Rieu 2019 New Year's Concert from Sydney
Saturday 5th - Sunday 6th January

The King of Waltz André Rieu will bring to millions of fans across the world, his New Year’s concert recorded live in Sydney, Australia. The first full production from leading Event Cinema distributor Piece of Magic Entertainment, André Rieu will present a festive concert like never before, recorded live in Sydney’s iconic Town Hall.

The Queen of Spades - broadcast live from The Royal Opera House
Tuesday 22nd January Tickets £15| Students £12.50 (ID Req)

The penniless soldier Gherman has fallen in love with Liza, even though she is engaged to his friend Yeletsky. Gherman learns that Liza's guardian the Countess knows a winning three-card formula. Gherman determines to wrest the secret from the Countess, gain a fortune through gambling, and marry Liza.


La Traviata - broadcast live from The Royal Opera House
Wednesday 30th January Tickets:£15| Students £12.50 (ID Req)

Alfredo Germont and the courtesan Violetta Valery fall in love at a party in Violetta's Paris salon. Alfredo is determined to cure Violetta of her tuberculosis, and the couple leave Paris and begin a contented life in the country. But Violetta's happiness is destroyed when Alfredo's father Giorgio Germont pays her a visit.


I'm Not Running - broadcast live from NTLIve
Thursday 31st January Tickets: £15| Students £12.50 (ID Req)

I'm Not Running is an explosive new play by David Hare, premiering at the National Theatre and broadcast live to cinemas. 


Young Picasso: Exhibition On Screen
Sunday 10th February Tickets: £12.50 | Students £10 (ID Req)

Pablo Picasso is one of the greatest artists of all time - and right up until his death in 1973 he was the most prolific of artists. Many films have dealt with these later years - the art, the affairs, and the wide circle of friends. But where did this all begin? What made Picasso in the first place?


Don Quixote encore - A recorded broadcast from The Royal Opera House
Sunday 24th February Tickets £15 | Students £12.50 (ID req)

Don Quixote and his servant Sancho Panza set out to have a chivalrous adventure. They meet Kitri and Basilio, a young couple who cannot marry because Kitri's father is determined to marry her off to the wealthy Gamache. Don Quixote decides to intervene.


A Gala Evening: Stanley's War

The Peninsula Poppy Project presents A Gala Evening to commemorate the Centenary of the Armistice including the World Premiere of Stanley's War - Suffolk's World War One Remembered - a new film by Tim Curtis (Life on the Deben), documenting World War One through the lives of two very different Suffolk ... Read Full Story

Lunchtime Waiting Staff Required
We have recently taken on new staff but still require someone to cover lunchtimes in our busy restaurant. As we are open everyday, you will be required to work weekdays and also weekends - with days off of course! 
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A United Kingdom - Charity Screening
We are hosting a Charity Screening on Sunday 21st October at 7:15pm for Mary's Meals with a screening of the film, A UNITED KINGDOM This event will raise funds for Mary's Meals, an international charity which sets up school feeding projects in some of the World's poorest communities, where hunger and ... Read Full Story
Dementia Friendly Film Screenings

On World Alzheimers Day The Riverside Theatre in Woodbridge are delighted to announce they will be holding monthly Dementia Friendly Film Screenings at their cinema, starting this coming Monday 24th September with the 1958 classic Gentlemen Prefer Blondes at ... Read Full Story

Fabulous evening at our Film Feast launch

Many thanks to all who came last night to The Riverside to support our launch night.

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September Newsletter

Our latest newsletter to all subscribers has just been issued and it gives full details of our exclusive restaurant offers ... Read Full Story

Andre Rieu 2019 New Year's Concert from Sydney

The King of Waltz André Rieu is bringing his New Year’s concert, recorded live in Sydney, Australia, to millions of fans across the world. This will be a festive concert like never before, recorded live in Sydney’s iconic Town Hall and the Read Full Story

Morning Screenings For October

We're excited to now include a new screening time for our main feature at 10:30am each Tuesday morning.

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Audio description service

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 a recorded narrator explains what's happening on screen - in gaps in the dialogue - through personal headphones.

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You can 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 own website and would like you to know that all their film listings and contact details are available there. ... Read Full Story