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We will be launching the 2022 programme in mid-August

  • Auditorium
  • Auditorium from the Circle
  • As the Kingsland Empire Cinema in 1915
  • The Classic Cinema Dalston in 1950
  • Classic Cartoon Theatre Dalston
  • Rio Cinema Dalston auditorium from the circle
  • Rio Cinema Dalston screen 2 built in 2017
  • Classic Cinema Dalston opening day 1937
  • Rio Cinema Dalston August 2021
  • Rio Cinema Dalston
  • Kingsland Empire auditorium of 1915

Rio Cinema

F E Bromige

place
107 Kingsland High Street, Dalston, E8 2PB
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Refreshments, Toilets, Bookshop, Disabled access

Travel Information

train
Nearest train: Dalston Junction, Dalston (Kingsland)
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Bus routes: 67, 76, 149, 243, 30, 242, 38, 277, 56
Grade II listed Art Deco cinema with stalls and circle created in 1937 within the shell of an Edwardian cinema, retaining many original features. 2017 new auditorium created in basement space.

Events

Saturday 11th September
History tour and talk
schedule Time: 10am to 11am
group Capacity: 45
Tour of the building with history talk, ground floor and basement levels fully accessible, upper floors via stairs (no lift)

Design

Refurbishment
William Edward Trent, 1909
Original design
George Coles, 1915
Refurbishment
F E Bromige, 1937
Restoration
Burrell Foley Fischer, 1998
Restoration
Ryder, 2018
Type
Cinema
Period
Edwardian, Inter-war