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Ghost Stories
Fri 20th April Until 26th April

Professor Phillip Goodman, psychologist and sceptic, has his rationality tested to the hilt when he stumbles across a long-lost file containing details of three terrifying hauntings. Shaken by what he reads, Goodman embarks on a mission to find rational explanations for these ghostly stories. As Goodman investigates, he meets three tormented people, each with a tale more frightening and inexplicable....more

Friday 27th April - Thursday 3rd May

Ben and Rose are children from two different eras who secretly wish that their lives were different. Ben longs for the father he's never known, while Rose dreams of a mysterious actress whose life she chronicles in a scrapbook. When....more

Love, Simon
Friday 27th April - Wednesday 2nd May

Everyone deserves a great love story, but for 17-year-old Simon Spier, it's a little more complicated. He hasn't told his family or friends that he's gay, and he doesn't know the identity of the anonymous classmate that he's fallen for online. Resolving both issues proves hilarious, terrifying and lmore

Western British Archaeology in the Age of Sutton Hoo
Saturday 28th April 11am

Sutton Hoo Society Basil Brown Memorial Lecture ....more

Peter Rabbit
Saturday 28th April

Peter Rabbit and his three sisters -- Flopsy, Mopsy and Cotton-Tail -- enjoy spending their days in Mr. McGregor's vegetable garden. When one of McGregor's relatives suddenly moves in, he's less than thrilled to discover a family of rabbits in his new home. A battle of wills soon breaks out as the new owner hatches scheme after scheme to get rid of Peter -- a resourceful rabbit who proves to be....more

The Theatre Emporium presents Magic of the Movies
Sunday 29th April

A celebration of film 


Manon - A Live Broadcast from The Royal Opera House
Thursday 3rd May Tickets £15/Students £12.50 (ID Req)

Kenneth MacMillan’s masterpiece of modern ballet is revived this Season as part of continuing celebrations of MacMillan’s profound impact on British ballet, to mark the 25th anniversary of his death. 


The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society
Friday 4th - Thursday 10th May

In 1946 a London-based writer begins exchanging letters with residents on the island of Guernsey, which was German-occupied during WWII. Feeling compelled to visit the island, she starts to get a picture of what it was like during the occupation. Starring Lily James, Penelope Wilton and Tom Courtenay. ....more

Early Man
Saturday 5th May - Kid's Club

Set at the dawn of time, when prehistoric creatures and woolly mammoths ruled the earth. Early Man tells the story of Dug (Eddie Redmayne), along with sidekick Hognob as they unite his tribe against a mighty enemy, Lord Nooth (Tom Hiddleston) and his Bronze Age city to save their home.


Macbeth - A Live Broadcast from NTL
Thursday 10th May (As Live 15 Cert)Tickets £15/Students £12.50 (ID Req)

Shakespeare’s most intense and terrifying tragedy, directed by Rufus Norris (The Threepenny Opera, London Road), will see Rory Kinnear (Young Marx, Othello) and Anne-Marie Duff (Oil, Suffragette) return to the National Theatre to play Macbeth and Lady Macbeth.


The Leisure Seeker
Friday 11th May - Thursday 17th May

Traveling in their family Leisure Seeker vintage recreational vehicle, John and Ella Spencer take one last road trip from Boston to the Hemingway House in the Florida Keys before his Alzheimer's and her cancer can catch up with them. Starring Helen Mirren and Donald Sutherland. ....more

Some Like it Hot (Silver Screen Classics)
Friday 11th May

After witnessing a Mafia murder, slick saxophone player Joe (Tony Curtis) and his long-suffering buddy, Jerry (Jack Lemmon), improvise a quick plan to escape from Chicago with their lives. Disguising themselves as women, they join an all-female jazz band and hop a train bound for sunny Florida. Whilmore

Mat Bayfield & Friends - On Stage
Sunday 13th May

Come and celebrate Mat’s birthday with the first public performance of his new collaboration BAYFIELD BOOTH. ....more

Matthew Bourne's Cinderella -A Recorded Broadcast from Sadlers Wells followed by a live Q&A on screen with Matthew Bourne
Tuesday 15th May (As Live 12A Cert) Tickets £15 Students £12.50 (ID Req)

Matthew Bourne’s Cinderella is a thrilling and evocative love story set in London during the Second World War. The internationally acclaimed choreographer’s interpretation of the classic fairy tale has, at its heart, a true war-time romance. ....more

An American In Paris - Recorded Broadcast From The Dominion Theatre London (Winner of 1 Olivier Award)
Wednesday 16th May SOLD OUT & Sunday 20th May (Encore) Tickets £15 Students £12.50 (ID Req)

This breathtakingly beautiful Tony® Award-winning Broadway musical, inspired by the Oscar® winning MGM film, tells the impassioned story of discovering love in the ‘City of Light’.more

The Dam Busters at 75: Live From the Royal Albert Hall
Thursday 17th May Tickets £12.50/Students £10 (ID Req)

Hosted by Dan Snow, and featuring the Glenn Miller Orchestra plus special guests including family members of both Dam Busters crew, and the film's director Michael Anderson, historian Paul Beaver and Professor Hugh Hunt as they explore the history of the iconic raid and how it led to the making of this British classic. The evening will pay tribute to Wing Commander Guy Gibson and his comrades of....more

The Lion King
Saturday 19th May - Kid's Club

Lion cub and future king, Simba, searches for his identity. His eagerness to please others and penchant for testing his boundaries, sometimes gets him into trouble.


Casablanca (Silver Screen Classics)
Friday 25th May

Rick Blaine (Humphrey Bogart), who owns a nightclub in Casablanca, discovers his old flame Ilsa (Ingrid Bergman) is in town with her husband, Victor Laszlo (Paul Henreid). Laszlo is a famed rebel, and with Germans on his tail, Ilsa knows Rick can help them get out of the country. ....more

McKellen: Playing the Part
Sunday 27th May Tickets £12.50/Students £10 (ID Req)

Join us on Sunday 27 May for McKellen: Playing the Part, hosted by Graham Norton and broadcast live to cinemas nationwide from London’s BFI Southbank. In Playing the Part, audiences will have the opportunity to celebrate one of Britain’s true acting icons on his birthday weekend.


Honey I Shrunk the Kids
Saturday 2nd June - Kid's Club

The scientist father of a teenage girl and boy accidentally shrinks his and two other neighbourhood teens to the size of insects. Now the teens must fight dimunituve dangers as the father searches for them.


An Ideal Husband - Broadcast Live from The Vaudeville Theatre
Tuesday 5th June - Tickets £15 | Students £12.50 (ID Req)

The Rolls-Royce of English comedies, Oscar Wilde’s An Ideal Husband, brings an act of political sin into the heart of the English home.


Singin' in the Rain (Silver Screen Classics)
Friday 8th June

A spoof of the turmoil that afflicted the movie industry in the late 1920s when movies went from silent to sound. When two silent movie stars', Don Lockwood (Gene Kelly) and Lina Lamont (Jean Hagen), latest movie is made into a musical a chorus girl (Debbie Reynolds) is brought in to dub Lina's speaking and singing....more

Swan Lake - Broadcast Live from the Royal Opera House
Tuesday 12th June 7.15pm (live) & Sunday 17th June 2pm (encore) Tickets £15 Students £12.50 (ID Req)

Swan Lake has had a special role in the repertory of The Royal Ballet since 1934. This Season The Royal Ballet creates a new production with additional choreography by Artist in Residence Liam Scarlett. 


Simon Rattle's Farewell Concert
Wednesday 20th June

On 14 November 1987, a promising conductor called Simon Rattle made his Berliner Philharmoniker debut with Gustav Mahler’s Sixth Symphony. Looking back Rattle says, “I felt that I was finding my voice on that day.” Mahler’s multifaceted work is again on the programme when Sir Simon appears for the last time as chief conductor of the Berliner Philharmoniker. Sir Simon Rattle....more

Riverside Musical Theatre Company Showstoppers
Saturday 23rd June - 3pm & 7.30pm

The Riverside Musical Theatre Company are back for one day only this summer to light up the stage, with another show full of songs from the world of musical theatre.  ....more

Calendar Girls (Silver Screen Classics)
Friday 29th June

After the death of her best friend's husband from cancer, spirited Yorkshire housewife Chris Harper (Helen Mirren) hatches a scheme to raise money for a memorial to him. Utilizing a tradition from the hidebound Woman's Institute association, Chris encourages Annie (Julie Walters) and their friends tmore

The Lady in the Van (Silver Screen Classics)
Friday 13th July

The Lady in the Van tells the true story of Alan Bennett's (Alex Jennings) strained friendship with Miss Mary Shepherd (Maggie Smith), an eccentric homeless woman whom Bennett befriended in the 1970s before allowing her temporarily to park her Bedford van in the....more

Romeo and Juliet
Wednesday 18th July Tickets £12.50 | £10 Students (ID Req)

What if your first true love was someone you’d been told you must hate?


Educating Rita (Silver Screen Classics)
Friday 27th July

Rita (Julie Walters), a married hair stylist in her 20s, wants to go back to school. She begins studying with Dr. Bryant (Michael Caine), a professor using alcohol to cope with his divorce. Despite his personal problems, Dr. Bryant helps Rita realize her academic potential. In turn, her passion for more

Andrè Rieu 2018 Maastricht Concert
Saturday 28th July & Sunday 29th July

Set against the stunning backdrop of the town square in Andrè's home town, the spectacular Maastricht concert features the maestro in his element, along with his 60 piece Johann Strauss Orchestra, sopranos, tenors and very special guests. Andrè delivers an unforgettable musical experience full of humour, fun and emotion for all ages. ....more

No Box Office on Thursday 26th April

On Thursday 26th April our box office will be out of action all day so we can change to a new booking system. ... Read Full Story

Morning Screenings For May

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

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New 'Silver Screen Classics' Film Screenings From May

We are thrilled to announce a brand new film series, Silver Screen Classics, which will show from May on selectred Friday mornings at 10:30am.

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Parent and Baby Screenings

Our Parent and Baby Screenings are now up and running, with the next one on Friday 4th May 10.30am

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Book Now For The Dam Busters at 75: Live From the Royal Albert Hall
On 26 February 1943 the Air Ministry gave the go ahead to the Royal Air Force’s most daring operation of the Second World War, ‘Operation Chastise’ later known as the ‘Dam Busters Raid’. ... Read Full Story
The Parlour Is....Open Again

Easter weekend is here and that means it's time for the parlour to re-open again.

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Chef De Partie Required
The Riverside restaurant is seeking a strong, knowledgeable and hard-working Chef De Partie to join the team.  Salary for this role is very competitive, plus additional tips. ... Read Full Story
A Piece Of Magic For The Riverside

We would like to congratulate Piece of Magic who won a silver award at last Wednesday's ECA awards for their live broadcast ... Read Full Story

New Ticket Pricing from the New Year!

Please note our new ticket prices from 1st January 2018:

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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. ... 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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Book Tickets Online

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