What's on at Waterside

What's on?
Screenlight

Screenlight

TUE 1 AUG 2017 - SAT 1 SEPT 2018

Throughout the following year, the 55 inch monitor will be home to an eclectic range of video art works that ...

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Family Club Membership

Family Club Membership

FRI 1 SEP 2017 - FRI 31 AUG 2018

Families are invited to join our fantastic Family Club for just £7.50 per family per year for a range of ...

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Cosgrove Hall Films exhibition

Cosgrove Hall Films exhibition

SAT 21 OCT - SAT 17 FEB

Waterside is the new home of the Cosgrove Hall Films archive! We're celebrating with an exhibition featuring your favourite Cosgrove ...

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Sale Nomads: Puss in Boots

Sale Nomads: Puss in Boots

FRI 12- SUN 21 JAN

Puss in Boots follows the story of Fairy Moonbeam who has always protected her village from a local ogre but ...

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ComedySportz 4 Tots

ComedySportz 4 Tots

SAT 20 JAN

ComedySportz are bringing a brand new show packed with silly games and songs for even younger audiences. Highly interactive, this ...

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ComedySportz

ComedySportz

SAT 20 JAN

ComedySportz is an all ages, all improvised show where two teams battle it out for laughs as players create quick-witted ...

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Bear & Butterfly

Bear & Butterfly

SUN 21 JAN

Theatre Hullabaloo presents Bear & Butterfly, a charming tale of changing friendship for everyone aged 4 and above.

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Joe Brown

Joe Brown

THU 25 JAN

The heady days of Rock ‘N’ Roll will be laid bare and the evening promises to be an intimate glimpse ...

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Trumpageddon

Trumpageddon

SAT 27 JAN

1,862,364 people signed a petition against Donald J. Trump making a state visit to the UK, so he’s doing a ...

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Mr Darcy Loses the Plot

Mr Darcy Loses the Plot

THU 1- SAT 3 FEB

Jane Austen sits writing, she is dreaming up Mr Darcy but she is interrupted by her sister. Mr Darcy is ...

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Tom Thumb

Tom Thumb

SAT 3 FEB & SUN 4 FEB

One night tiny Tom overhears Mum and Dad talking - there's nothing left to eat so they are going to ...

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George Egg: DIY Chef

George Egg: DIY Chef

SUN 4 FEB

Direct from Total Sell Outs at the Gilded Balloon, Edinburgh Fringe 2017 and Brighton Fringe 2017, and following sell out ...

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SKIN

SKIN

FRI 9 FEB

Award winning hip-hop theatre company 201 bring their acclaimed show SKIN to Manchester before an international tour

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ComedySportz 4 Tots

ComedySportz 4 Tots

SAT 10 FEB

ComedySportz are bringing a show packed with silly games and songs for even younger audiences. Highly interactive, this friendly, non-competitive ...

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ComedySportz

ComedySportz

SAT 10 FEB

ComedySportz is an all ages, all improvised show where two teams battle it out for laughs as players create quick-witted ...

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The Chit Chat Chalk Show

The Chit Chat Chalk Show

TUE 13 FEB

The Chit Chat Chalk Show follows Kiko, a confused young girl, struggling to understand how she feels about the strange ...

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Moulin Rouge! (2001)

Moulin Rouge! (2001)

WED 14 FEB

A poet falls for a beautiful courtesan whom a jealous duke covets. This acclaimed film is the perfect treat for ...

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Spark the Goblin Wizard

Spark the Goblin Wizard

FRI 16 FEB

Spark's magic can turn anything into anything. He'll turn the bogeys up his nose into some pink ribbons and bows. ...

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Despicable Me 3 (2017)

Despicable Me 3 (2017)

SAT 17 FEB

Gru meets his long-lost charming, cheerful, and more successful twin brother Dru who wants to team up with him for ...

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La La Land (2016)

La La Land (2016)

SAT 17 FEB

While navigating their careers in Los Angeles, a pianist and an actress fall in love while attempting to reconcile their ...

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Stalder: Athenaeum

Stalder: Athenaeum

22 - 24 FEB 2018

Stalder Academy students of all ages are showcasing their talents for the 12th year running. Come along for a show ...

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Cross Platform Narratives

Cross Platform Narratives

THU 1ST MAR

As new platforms for stories continue to emerge alongside traditional channels for writers – how do storytellers create narratives that ...

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The Big Sick (2017)

The Big Sick (2017)

THU 1 MAR

Pakistan-born comedian Kumail Nanjiani and grad student Emily Gardner fall in love but struggle as their cultures clash

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Monstersaurus!

Monstersaurus!

SAT 3 MAR

This brand new show from the creators of Aliens Love Underpants is monster-ously good! Follow the young inventor Monty as ...

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Wilde Without the Boy

Wilde Without the Boy

THU 8 MAR

“Wilde Without the boy” is a dramatisation of “De Profundis”, the letter Oscar Wilde wrote in 1897 to his lover, ...

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False Lights

False Lights

FRI 16 MAR

False Lights are a six piece electric folk group formed in 2014 by Jim Moray and Sam Carter, two of ...

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ComedySportz 4 Tots

ComedySportz 4 Tots

SAT 17 MAR

ComedySportz are bringing a show packed with silly games and songs for even younger audiences. Highly interactive, this friendly, non-competitive ...

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ComedySportz

ComedySportz

SAT 17 MAR

ComedySportz is an all ages, all improvised show where two teams battle it out for laughs as players create quick-witted ...

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Wind in the Willows

Wind in the Willows

SUN 18 MAR

From the peaceful pleasures of Ratty’s beloved river bank to the fearful frights and wicked weasels of the Wild Wood, ...

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Jane Eyre: An Autobiography

Jane Eyre: An Autobiography

WED 21 MAR

Struggling to think, live and love beyond the stifling expectations of duty, class and convention, governess Jane Eyre and Master ...

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If I Say Jump

If I Say Jump

THUR 22 MAR

A bold and exhilarating tale of contemporary Britain, If I Say Jump is a show for anyone who has ever ...

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Kathryn Williams

Kathryn Williams

FRI 23 MAR

The magic of Kathryn Williams is difficult to capture - that elegant vocal, the eloquent way with words. From dusty ...

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The Simon & Garfunkel Story

The Simon & Garfunkel Story

TUE 27 MAR

Direct from its success at London’s Lyric Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, a SOLD OUT Worldwide tour and standing ovations at every ...

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SING! (2016)

SING! (2016)

THU 29 MAR

A hustling theatre impresario's attempts to save his theatre with a singing competition.

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The Time Machine

The Time Machine

WEDS 4 APR

In producer Rebecca Vaughan and writer/director Elton Townend Jones’ new and radical interpretation of the HG Wells classic, a Victorian ...

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Family Rave

Family Rave

FRI 13 APR

Waterside’s ultimate family party returns – taking you back to the 90s and noughties for the very best family rave. ...

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The Boo Hewerdine Band

The Boo Hewerdine Band

SAT 14 APR

As a recording artist, Boo’s first tentative steps came with the band, The Great Divide before the formation of his ...

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Last Resort

Last Resort

FRI 20 APR

Last Resort is an alternative future for Guantanamo Bay. You’ll sit in a deckchair, you’ll get a rum cocktail on ...

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The Boss Baby (2017)

The Boss Baby (2017)

SAT 21 APR

A suit-wearing, briefcase-carrying baby pairs up with his 7-year old brother to stop the dastardly plot of the CEO of ...

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Dunkirk (2017)

Dunkirk (2017)

SAT 21 APR

Allied soldiers from Belgium, The British Empire and France are surrounded by the German Army and evacuated during a fierce ...

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Young Waters

Young Waters

SAT 21 APRIL

Young Waters’ twisted neo-folk is a tapestry of emotionally powerful vocals, stirring harmonies, lyrical strings and finely mastered acoustic guitar. ...

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Gypsy Queen

Gypsy Queen

THURS 26 APR

Can two men raised to fight ever learn to love? Gypsy Queen is an unconventional love story between two fighters ...

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ComedySportz 4 Tots

ComedySportz 4 Tots

SAT 28 APR

ComedySportz are bringing a show packed with silly games and songs for even younger audiences. Highly interactive, this friendly, non-competitive ...

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ComedySportz

ComedySportz

SAT 28 APR

ComedySportz is an all ages, all improvised show where two teams battle it out for laughs as players create quick-witted ...

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La Voix

La Voix

SAT 28 APR

La Voix is the larger than life star from Absolutely Fabulous The Movie, Britain’s Got Talent Semi Finalist and is ...

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Scheherazade & 1,001 Nights

Scheherazade & 1,001 Nights

SUN 29 APR

With a breath-taking explosion of dance, fire and illusion, Company of Dreams transports you to the exotic, dangerous and magical ...

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Mugenkyo Taiko Drummers

Mugenkyo Taiko Drummers

TUE 8 MAY

Experience the power of thundering rhythms on huge taiko drums, mysterious masked choreography, synchronisation timed to perfection, post-apocalyptic martial imagery ...

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MARVELus

MARVELus

FRI 11 - SAT 12 MAY

All of the MARVEL Movies. Kind of. A comedy sketch show that squeezes almost a decade of films into one ...

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Sharon Shannon

Sharon Shannon

SUN 20 MAY

Sharon Shannon is a musician who likes to surprise. There are Irish influences here, of course, but these are cheerfully ...

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Showaddywaddy

Showaddywaddy

FRI 25 MAY

SHOWADDYWADDY have long been established as Europe's most successful ever exponents of retro-inspired rock & roll. The record speaks for ...

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We Are Brontë

We Are Brontë

SAT 26 MAY

A madcap physical interpretation of the Brontë myth. Expect wind, spooky houses and really bad coughs.

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Michael Rosen's Chocolate Cake

Michael Rosen's Chocolate Cake

WED 30- THU 31 MAY

Follow the adventures of two brothers and the mysterious night-time disappearance of a chocolate cake in this scrumptious musical adaptation ...

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MYT Productions: Parade

MYT Productions: Parade

WED 1- SAT 4 AUG

Amid religious intolerance, political injustice and racial tension, the stirring Tony Award winning Parade explores the endurance of love and ...

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Kast Off Kinks

Kast Off Kinks

THU 27 SEP

The Kast off Kinks are actual former members of the legendary band ‘The Kinks’, back together playing great music and ...

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