BEHIND THE CURTAIN: INTERVIEW WITH DARREN - VENUE MANAGER

What’s your name/introduce yourself? I’m Darren, I grew up in a small Cheshire town and I’ve spent 21 years living in Manchester, so definitely considered to be an adopted Mancunian. I live with my partner of 18 years, Drew and our 15 year old border collie, Elphie. What is your job role at Waterside? I’m Venue Manager for Waterside. Along ...

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Creative Care Kit

Waterside has been working with 26 other organisations across Greater Manchester to make and distribute 22,000 Creative Care Kits to young people with limited internet access. You are welcome to download your own copy of the 36 page book full of ideas, activities and tips to support wellbeing. This resource is free to use by young people, families and those ...

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Cocoa, Spike and the Dark Night Read Aloud Online

Waterside are proud to be partnering with a new online Read-Aloud project from Stories of Care, created by Waterside's Event Co-ordinator Oli Sykes. Children and their grown ups can enjoy funny and heartfelt stories during lockdown, starting with the story Cocoa, Spike and the Dark Night. The stories were read aloud between 17 and 22 April. Click on the links ...

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COMEDYSPORTZ LIVESTREAM LAUGHS ON LOCKDOWN

Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays 12:30 Saturdays 19:00 (keep an eye on twitter @comedysportz_uk for updates) ComedySportz has gone digital! The hit family friendly comedy show is livestreaming laughs direct from players houses to yours! Never seen a ComedySportz match before? Two teams of comedians go toe to toe (from a distance) with quick-witted gags, games, sketches and songs inspired by your ...

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Covid-19 Statement

The health and wellbeing of our staff, visitors and artists is our top priority. That’s why following the latest government guidance concerning the spread of the coronavirus we have taken the decision to close Waterside with immediate effect. At this stage we are unable to confirm when we will reopen. We know many of you will be looking forward to ...

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Craft / Visual Artists Call Out

Waterside Arts are looking for visual artists or craft practitioners who would be interested in offering workshops to the public from September 2020. Waterside are offering the workshop space for free as a subsidy by Waterside and Creative Industries Trafford - the room is a functioning workshop space accommodating up to 25 people, with running water. We are looking for ...

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Lauriston Gallery Closure

The Lauriston Gallery will be closed today Tuesday 25 February from 12:30 until 19:00 for a private event. Anyone wishing to visit Mandy Barker'sOur Plastic Ocean exhibition, can view the exhibition from 10:00 tomorrow (Wednesday 26 February) when the gallery will be open as usual. Apologies for any inconvenience caused. For further information, please contact Box Office on 0161 912 ...

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Busy Bodies & Baby Ballet

Due to illness, the Busy Bodies and Baby Ballet classesare cancelled this Thursday 30th January. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

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