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Introducing - The Riviera Hub


The Riviera Hub will combine The Riviera Cinema with the Riviera Bar, Restaurant and Function Room to create a multi-faceted Community Arts Venue in Teignmouth.


Plans have been made to re-open the old Riviera Cinema in combination with the current Riviera Bar and Restaurant providing facilities of a Cinema, Theatre, Music Concert Venue, Art Studio and Gallery, Tea Room, Music and Recording Studio, Function Room with Scenic Balcony, Bar and Restaurant, and much more.


Mars Hill Church have taken on the whole facility which in addition to providing a place for the Church to meet and worship, aims to bring back to life the old Riviera Cinema building to create a Community Arts Hub which we hope will be enjoyed and used by the local community and beyond.


Whilst retaining the beautiful “Art Deco” styling of the building interior we aim to transform The Riviera into a modern arts and entertainment space. Discover more of the plans for The Riviera Hub as you read on including how you can become involved and help shape the future of this wonderful old building.





Open Day - The Riviera Cinema The Riviera Cinema Theatre & Drama Productions

Plans have been made to bring back the Riviera Cinema to life.


It is hoped to show a range of different Films ranging from current releases along with older and more unusual / special interest titles.


The Riviera Cinema

Some Theatre Companies and Schools have already shown an interest in using the Riviera to put on Shows and Drama Productions.


It is hoped to create a varied programme of shows throughout the year.


Riviera Theatre

The Riviera Bar & Restaurant Riviera Tea Room

The Riviera Bar & Kitchen currently combines a fine Tapas and A La Carte Restaurant along with a Wine Bar on the ground floor.


You can find full details on the Riviera Bar Website or using the link below:


The Riviera Bar & Restaurant

Complimenting the Restaurant and Bar it is hoped to create a wonderful, quintessentially English style Tea Room in the Art Deco Function Room. Serving a range of loose leaf Teas, fine coffees, home-made cakes, sandwiches and proper cream teas.

The Riviera Tea Room

Music Concert Venue Music & Recording Studio

The acoustics in the Cinema are great and will provide a wonderful concert venue for all types of music group or band from classical to rock, pop, jazz etc.


Music Concerts

A Music Recording Studio is planned to be setup in the rooms below stage level to record small groups, individuals or even concerts from the stage.


Riviera Music Studio

Art Studio & Gallery Function Room

The Conservatory area is to become a small Art Studio and Art Gallery. You will be able to see some of our artists at work and purchase a range of Art Prints, Art Cards, Gifts and even original Artwork.


Riviera Art Studio

The elegant art deco style function room along with the scenic terrace balcony is available to hire for a range of different functions. The Function room will also host a number of combined themed events with the Cinema / Theatre and Music Concert presentations including themed menus from the Restaurant.

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You will be able to find all the contact and social media details on our Contact Page.






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Riviera Memories

Many people have already recounted memories of the Riviera and many enquiries have been made asking what is happening with the Cinema.


If you would like to share any fond memories you have please send them in using the details on the Contact page.


We would especially be interested to receive any old photos or indeed other artefacts from The Riviera’s past as we would really like to create a display of the history of the building as a whole.


Please use the details on our Contact page to get in touch.





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“Sneak a Peak” at the Riviera Cinema


Open Day at The Riviera Cinema, Teignmouth  - Saturday 8th October 2016


Admission is Free - Booking is Compulsory.


Open Day Slots are:       11am     2pm     4pm     6pm


You are invited to a special Open Day at the Riviera Cinema to take a look at the inside of the building where there will also be Information Boards and Artists Impressions of what the building will look like and how it will be used. We look forward to meeting you and answering your questions and there will be opportunities for you to make suggestions and learn how you can get involved or offer help to help shape the future of the whole project.


You can also combine your visit with lunch, if required, which will be served in the Riviera Bar and Restaurant.


To book your place please phone or email The Riviera Bar using the details below:


Telephone 01626  879614                    Email:   therivierabar@gmail.com



Would you like to help?

You can see from some of the pictures there is a lot of work to do in order to fully realise all of the plans and dreams for The Riviera Hub.


If you share our passion to bring this wonderful old building back to life as a Community Arts Hub and would like to help we would appreciate any offers help by either donations, expertise or practical work to complete the renovation works.


We would also appreciate your ideas for other uses for the Riviera, along with any acts, groups, bands, drama companies etc who may like to use the venue to perform.


Please get in touch if you can help in any way.


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Mars Hill Church

Mars Hill Church will use the Cinema Auditorium as a place to hold their worship services and other meetings.


You can find out more on the church website or by using the link below:


Mars Hill Church