Kris Drever cancelled tonight - Tue 5 Oct

Unfortunately tonight's performance of Kris Drever (Tue 05 Oct at 7.30pm) has been cancelled. This is due to an ongoing incident atSale Waterside causing the Council offices and Arts Centre to be evacuated. We will be in touch with ticket holders with further information in the next few days.We are apologise for any inconvenience caused.

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Waterside closure for refurbishment works

Due to refurbishment works, we will be closed to the public from Friday 06 August until Tuesday 31 August 2021. Our box office phone lines will remain open Monday - Friday 10:00-17:00. For bookings and enquiries please call 0161 912 5616.

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Give us your feedback for Refract and win a meal for two!

Our Refract festival is over for another year and we'd love to have your feedback. If you attended an event please let us know what you thought. Our survey which should take no more than a few minutes of your time, and we will add you into a free draw to win a meal voucher for two at Mano a ...

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Call for volunteers - come and work at Refract with us!

Waterside Arts is looking for volunteers to work with us during the 10 days of Refract:21. Exciting opportunities including stewarding, artist liaison, audience management, surveys/collecting audience data for both indoor and outdoor events during the festival. Refract: 21 A carefully curated programme, jilted from convention, for audiences of all ages. Back with a bang this July with the fourth edition,Refract:21brings ...

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IMPORTANT NOTICE - BOX OFFICE LINES CLOSED - SAT 22 MAY

Please note that due to urgent maintanence all telephone lines, emailsand in person bookings will be out of service on Saturday 22nd May. Online bookings via our website are not affected.watersidearts.org For urgent questions relating to'Making Waves: Queer Edition', please contact us via social media. Normal service will resume on Monday 24th May. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

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Waterside will reopen its doors on Monday 17 May

Waterside is delighted to announce it is re-opening its doors from Monday 17 May ‘21 with an exciting summer and autumn programme of live theatre, music, visual arts, comedy, dance and spoken word. Highlights include its annual ten day Summer arts festival, Refract:21 (22 – 31 July ‘21), outdoor productions of The Great Gatsby and Mr Stink, comedy nights with ...

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More Greater Manchester LGBTQ+ Artists to Perform After Lockdown

LGBT Foundation and the Greater Manchester LGBTQ+ Arts and Culture Network is delighted to announce more local artists will be supported through the Pride Stages Bursary to create new work for Pride events and beyond in Greater Manchester this year. Competition for the award was fierce – with 47 artists submitting expressions of interest to the selection panel, and 10 ...

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Venues North launches its first COVID-19 status report

Today Venues North launches its first COVID-19 status report, designed to help artists and companies better understand where venues are with their current activity and reopening plans. Annabel Turpin, Chair of Venues North said: “This report is an attempt to pull together some of the key pieces of information that artists and companies want to know, to try and help ...

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Update to Waterside's extended closure

In light of the government’s recent announcement we will not be holding any live performances at Waterside before 17 May 2021. We will be contacting ticket holders over the next few weeks to process any reschedules and refunds for any shows affected in April and May. Please bear with us as we are a small team and all working remotely. ...

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