What's on at Waterside

What's on?
Family Club Membership

Family Club Membership

SAT 1 SEPT 2018 - SAT 31 AUG 2019

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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To Stop Her Mouth

To Stop Her Mouth

SUN 16 SEP - SUN 4 NOV

This autumn, in partnership Creative Industries Trafford and Waterside Arts, theatrical producers Filament present ‘To Stop Her Mouth’. This exciting ...

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Our Heroes

Our Heroes

MON 24 SEP - SAT 3 NOV

The Our Heroes exhibition will be one of the final events to mark the end of Trafford Council’s First World ...

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Coco (2017)

Coco (2017)

MON 22 OCT

Aspiring musician Miguel, confronted with his family’s ancestral ban on music, enters the Land of the Dead to find his ...

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Wonder (2017)

Wonder (2017)

MON 22 OCT

The inspiring and heart-warming story of a boy with facial differences attending a mainstream school for the first time.

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Guess How Much I Love You

Guess How Much I Love You

TUE 23- WED 24 OCT

Selladoor Family presents Guess How Much I Love You. Join Little & Big Nutbrown Hare, from the bestselling 'Guess How ...

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Sentinel

Sentinel

THURS 25 OCT

Lush synths and electro-rhythms mix with live vocals, data art, laser lighting & video for this captivating show inspired by ...

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ComedySportz 4 Tots

ComedySportz 4 Tots

SAT 27 OCT

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 27 OCT

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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Private Parts Live

Private Parts Live

SAT 27 OCT

For the very first time TV stars Jamie Laing and Francis Boulle are coming to a theatre near you!

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One Man Shoe

One Man Shoe

SUN 28 OCT

Jango Starr presents One Man Shoe a delightful, dynamic and uplifting show for children and families. Ideal for everyone age ...

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The Black Cat

The Black Cat

THU 1 NOV

A renegade retelling of Edgar Allan Poe's twisted tale. Two performers dismember the process of adaptation by reimagining a macabre ...

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The South

The South

FRI 2 NOV

When great British pop institution, The Beautiful South split in 2007, some members of the band didn’t feel ready to ...

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Meet the Puppet Masters

Meet the Puppet Masters

SAT 3 NOV

A day of masterclass talks from leading lights from the worlds of animation and puppetry. Featuring Nina Gantz, Vivien Halas, ...

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Egg & Spoon

Egg & Spoon

SUN 4 NOV

Egg and Spoon is an interactive romp through the seasons where you come in and out of our magic circle ...

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Shackleton’s Carpenter

Shackleton’s Carpenter

SUN 4 NOV

Shackleton's Carpenter, Harry McNish, was the only man who challenged The Boss on the ice floes of Antarctica. Shackleton's Endurance ...

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ART 'SUP

ART 'SUP

TUE 6 NOV

Grab a drink and join us in 'Sup Bar & Coffee House for a casual session with friends to learn ...

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The Picture of Dorian Gray

The Picture of Dorian Gray

TUES 6 NOV

Dorian Gray, young and exceptionally beautiful, sinks deep into a frivolous lifestyle of glamorous luxury and selfish abandon, seemingly unchanged ...

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Smile

Smile

SAT 10 NOV

Told through magical, theatrical chamber music, and performed by 3 exceptional musicians Smile tells the story of Augustus the tiger ...

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Calendar Girls (2003)

Calendar Girls (2003)

WED 21 NOV

A Women's Institute chapter's fundraising effort for a local hospital by posing nude for a calendar becomes a media sensation.

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Red Hot Chilli Pipers

Red Hot Chilli Pipers

THU 22 NOV

There has never been anything quite like The Red Hot Chilli Pipers, from their formation in 2002 and a cameo ...

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Metanoia

Metanoia

FRI 23 NOV '18 - SAT 12 JAN '19

A solo exhibition by Manchester based artist James Roper brings together the artists most recent painting, drawing and digital art ...

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Andrew Lawrence: Clean

Andrew Lawrence: Clean

FRI 23 NOV

Andrew Lawrence, star of Live at The Apollo and Michael McIntyre’s Roadshow and UK comedy’s foremost controversialist takes a break ...

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ComedySportz 4 Tots

ComedySportz 4 Tots

SAT 24 NOV

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 24 NOV

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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Electric Strawbs

Electric Strawbs

SAT 24 NOV

Following their superb acoustic inauguration in Britain’s fertile 1960s world of traditional folk, the innovative music of the Strawbs, as ...

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JS80: Footloose

JS80: Footloose

TUES 27 NOV - SAT 1 DEC

Junior Stage 80 take to the stage again this year with their foot-stomping version of Footloose.

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First Time

First Time

THURS 29 NOV - SAT 1 DEC

Can you remember your first time? Nathaniel can't seem to forget his. To be fair, he has had it playing ...

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Raymond Briggs' Father Christmas

Raymond Briggs' Father Christmas

TUES 4 - MON 31 DEC

Step inside the bloomin’ brilliant world of Raymond Briggs’ Father Christmas this winter at Waterside. Children of all ages will ...

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ART 'SUP

ART 'SUP

TUE 18 DEC

Grab a drink and join us in 'Sup Bar & Coffee House for a casual session with friends to learn ...

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Hans Rey: Riding Life

Hans Rey: Riding Life

THURS 24 JAN

Hans Rey, the former World Champion, pioneer of Freeride, Mountain Bike Hall of Famer and mountain bike adventurer, will take ...

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Jack & the Beanstalk

Jack & the Beanstalk

MON 11 FEB

This classic fairytale now gets the Lyngo treatment so expect lots of surprises and beautiful images as Patrick Lynch (from ...

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Those Magnificent Men

Those Magnificent Men

THURS 14 FEB

The nail-biting, side-splitting true story of this daredevil flight by Mancunians pilot Capt. John Alcock and navigator Lt. Arthur Whitten ...

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The Northern Soultrain

The Northern Soultrain

SAT 23 FEB

Saturday 23rd of February sees a welcome return to Sale for the UK’s leading Northern Soul band ‘THE NORTHERN SOULTRAIN’ ...

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Kast Off Kinks

Kast Off Kinks

THU 28 FEB

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

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Drip, Drip, Drip

Drip, Drip, Drip

SAT 2 MAR

Pipeline Theatre, known for indelible characters and breathtaking production values, take you on a break-neck, darkly comic and taboo-busting journey, ...

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Knight & Spiers

Knight & Spiers

THU 7 MAR

On a summer's day in 2016, the organisers of FolkEast Festival masterminded one of the most intriguing and exciting collaborations ...

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Offstage

Offstage

FRI 15 MAR

In a universe, where theatre is life and life is a dream we find two performers, Harley and Pedro. They ...

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Stella

Stella

SUN 17 MAR

From her home on the Moon, Stella looks after the night sky. But the stars are fading and it’s up ...

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The Lindisfarne Story

The Lindisfarne Story

TUES 26 MARCH

Former Lindisfarne band members, Ray Laidlaw and Billy Mitchell present a joyful, funny & emotional celebration of Tyneside's favourite band. ...

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Bouncers

Bouncers

THU 4 - SAT 6 APR

Lucky Eric, Judd, Les and Ralph are back and telling the tales of a Yorkshire nightclub. Of lads and lasses, ...

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Seaside Terror

Seaside Terror

THURS 18 APR

Odd Doll take a trip to the seaside, where there find more than they bargained for. The only other inhabitant ...

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Dear Zoo

Dear Zoo

FRI 19 - SAT 20 APR

After a successful debut tour, Dear Zoo the timeless children’s classic book returns to the stage in 2019! Join us ...

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SAME SAME DIFFERENT

SAME SAME DIFFERENT

FRI 10 MAY

SAME SAME DIFFERENT is a new verbatim play about adoption, identity and belonging, sharing stories gathered from adoptees living all ...

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