Recently saved from threatened closure, Shoreditch's independent cultural centre houses three cinema screens alongside exhibition and performance spaces and a cafe/bar. Run as a charity, it's a vibrant arts hub and any given week could see it hosting an assortment of music gigs, theatre shows, art exhibitions, themed festivals and all manner of workshops.
Families are well catered for with weekly parent and baby cinema screenings of the latest films, a family cinema club with affordable tickets, monthly StoryCraft workshops and the fortnightly Wiggly Jigglers active play session for under-twos.
Local residents with a Tower Hamlets Libraries or Ideas Store card get discounted entry to cinema screenings.
|Venue name:||Rich Mix||Contact:|
35-47 Bethnal Green Rd
|Opening hours:||Daily 9am-11pm|
|Transport:||Shoreditch High St Overground|
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- In this live-action adventure, Mowgli (Scott Lee) is five before he's jungle-bred. The animals act like animals, sort of, which means that Mowgli wrestles with Baloo the bear, tumbles with wolves, but doesn't discuss philosophy with 'em. He swims ...Read more
- Who wanted a Disney remake of ‘The Jungle Book’? No one. Especially not one combining CGI with a real-life boy. But forget about your worries – this new version is the jungle VIP. Director Jon Favreau hasn’t monkeyed around, dipping into the 1967 ...Read more
- A one-time assistant to the director Béla Tarr, 38-year-old Hungarian filmmaker László Nemes has made a staggering feature debut with 'Son of Saul', an Auschwitz-set drama that's numbing, provocative and impossible to unsee. Set over 24 hours in 1...Read more
- Does any of this sound familiar? Two iconic heroes duking it out over two-and-a-half epic hours… Angsty agonising over the collateral damage that ensues… Cameos from multiple costumed crusaders, just to make sure we’re suitably hyped for the next ...Read more
- This drone drama arrives so steeped in the clichés of the Hollywood terror-plot actioner – barking generals, truckloads of jihadis, a faintly exotic soundtrack – that it initially almost feels comical. Writer Guy Hibbert ('Omagh') and director Gav...Read more
- Ben Wheatley’s ferociously literal take on JG Ballard’s teetering 1975 social satire is an uncompromising adaptation of a novel that might have benefitted from a total refurb. Like Paul Thomas Anderson’s 'Inherent Vice', it's an exquisite testamen...Read more
- This nerve-shredding German thriller begins in the pulsing white light of a nightclub strobe and spends the next two hours taking us on a tour of Berlin as day breaks over the city. We follow a young Spanish woman, Victoria (Laia Costa, excellent)...Read more
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London Lucumi Choir
Afro-cuban extravaganza celebrating the Orishas through Yoruban-based hymnals.Thursday May 5 2016Read more
Femi Temowo/The Engines Orchestra
The UK-based Nigerian guitarist-composer performs his self-penned pop and soul material with accompanying musicians.Pop Friday May 6 2016Read more
Tomorrow’s Warriors Jazz Jam Session
The award-winning Jazz organisation host a jam session where you can see and play alongside some of the most exciting young musicians in the country.Jazz Saturday May 7 2016Read more
The band who hail from Niger, brings its own brand of desert rock and blues to UK stages.Folk, country and blues Saturday May 7 2016Read more
Bengal To Bethnal Green
The Grand Union Orchestra performs a selection of Bengali music.Latin and world Sunday May 8 2016Read more
Soumik Datta: Sonic Boom
A variety of musicians perform an even more eclectic range of music, including electro, tribal, punk, classical, house, soul and rock.Dance and electronic Wednesday May 11 2016Read more
Bass, Bansuri, cajon and more for high energy melodies and rhythms.Jazz Friday May 13 2016Read more
Knock2bag Comedy Night
Guest acts take to the stage to celebrate the 10 year anniversary of Knock 2 Bag at Rich Mix.Stand-up Saturday May 14 2016Read more
Knock2bag Comedy Night
Stand-up entertainment by a selection of the biggest names and up-and-coming acts.Stand-up Saturday May 14 2016Read more
Elaine Mitchener: Industrialising Intimacy
Industrialising Intimacy combines vocal improvisation, movement and sound to create an original work of contemporary music theatre.Classical and opera Saturday May 14 2016Read more
Average User Rating
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Rich Mix is a wonderful cultural hub in terms of quality and diversity. The venue itself is also a big asset to its success
So much more than a cinema, Rich Mix is at the heart of the community on the western edge of Bethnal Green. It hosts events such as the recent Philosophy Football 'Days of Hope', a day of activities celebrating the contributions of post-war development to building a new world. They also have an excellent café!
Rich Mix shows great films, has some seriously good live music, and then there's the theatre, the dance, the comedy, spoken word and the exhibitions!
The Rich Mix is a fantastic place, with a diverse, bold and vibrant programme in music, arts, performances and events. It's also great to have free events to enjoy and hang out. I always tell me friends, if I'm not at home, you know where to find me ... at the Rich Mix ... my living room
This venue hosted the Festival of First Nations which reached out to, and gave insights into, cultures throughout the world. It's an inspirational place, an entertainment place, and so much more.
Great place to eat and drink, watch films and watch live performances from artists from all over the world. The Rich Mix also offer great workshops for teens helping them to develop skills and showcase their learning to the public. Every form of entertainment for the whole family under one roof. What more could you want!
Great venue that provides cinema, theatre, concert venue and restaurant all under one roof. I have always enjoyed coming to this venue, and it continues to grow in leaps and bounds in what it does. It's part of film festivals, music festivals, and close to all the on trend places in east London. Love it!!
This Arts Foundation venue is an excellent platform for entrepreneurship, professional development, creative skills/performances and art-inspired activities. The Cinemas and Event areas are spacious and well equipped as well!
This is truly an incredibly unique venue as far as London goes, let alone Shoreditch. It genuinely serves its local community, ensuring that a vibrant array of cultural events are both affordable and relevant to the whole of the local community, not just the more affluent hipster benefactors of the gentrification that inevitably seeps into and commodifies all culturally interesting areas of London.
a fantastic venue - a community hub, a home for emerging artists, and a great place to see excellent work at affordable prices
Truly inspirational venue - culture, politics, music, dancing and an awesome atmosphere - stands out in a sea of gentrified hipsterfied so-cool-you've-never-heard of it nonsense as a place with real soul rather than a [dis]affected attempt at soul. Come along to one of their more politics nights and get your mind blown!
Great place - always something interesting going on in the performance space when I am heading for a film. Bar isn't bad either.
Excellent community venue where you can enjoy first class performance and a delicious Indian lunch or dinner.