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

Rio Cinema

F E Bromige

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107 Kingsland High Street, E8 2PB
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Partial disabled access, Refreshments, Toilets
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.

Access

Saturday 22nd

group
  • History tour covering the lobby, circle lounge, basement spaces and main auditorium every 60 mins (10am-12pm) max 50 per tour

Design

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