What's on at Waterside

What's on?
One Year On

One Year On

Featuring four of the winning artists from the 2018 Waterside Open, this group exhibition showcases recent works by Sandra Bouguerch, ...

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Enso

Enso

An exhibition of new works by three Manchester based print makers, Paulette Bansal, Suzanne Bethall and Lesley Harry exploring a ...

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Alice in Wonderland

Alice in Wonderland

Join Alice down the rabbit hole in her magical adventures through Wonderland in this brand-new staging of Lewis Carroll’s family ...

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Kaleidoscope

Kaleidoscope

Your reflection is staring back at you. Wide eyed and full of hope. Mirrors, lights, colours and sounds. The world ...

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Writers' Group

Writers' Group

These two hour creative writing workshops are open to all, and aim to facilitate new writing through a combination of ...

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Stick Man

Stick Man

Touching, funny and utterly original, Freckle Productions’ delightful adaptation of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s STICK MAN is back!

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ComedySportz 4 Tots

ComedySportz 4 Tots

A show aimed at kids aged six and under from the team behind ComedySportz. Each show promises plenty of BIG ...

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ComedySportz

ComedySportz

You've seen football. You've seen tennis. But have you seen Comedy as a sport? Then you don't want to miss ...

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Script School

Script School

Ric Michael (ex Head of Development, Baby Cow TV Manchester) leads this in-depth six week course for TV script writers.

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The Turn of the Screw

The Turn of the Screw

Award-winning Box Tale Soup present Henry James’ disturbing story of horror and corruption. Edinburgh Fringe 2018 sell-out.

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The Pitmen Poets

The Pitmen Poets

After their sell out UK tour of 2017, the four Pitmen Poets return for their final tour in 2019, individually ...

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Murder Ballads

Murder Ballads

Meet the regulars of O’Malley’s bar, Millhaven, West Texas 1882. The town has not been the same since a stranger ...

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The Stitch Brothers

The Stitch Brothers

Get ready to be transported into the wonky, magical, dreamlike world of the Stitch Brothers as they take you on ...

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Outside The Box

Outside The Box

Outside The Box asks its audience to embrace mortality and look on the bright side of life, with a weave ...

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The Incident Pit

The Incident Pit

There have been so many deaths at this massive, old, flooded quarry over the years they’ve nick-named it ‘The Incident ...

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Casablanca (1942)

Casablanca (1942)

A cynical American expatriate struggles to decide whether or not he should help his former lover and her fugitive husband ...

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Brawn

Brawn

BRAWN is a portal into the world of a young man named Ryan. A world that is spiralling out of ...

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ComedySportz 4 Tots

ComedySportz 4 Tots

A show aimed at kids aged six and under from the team behind ComedySportz. Each show promises plenty of BIG ...

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ComedySportz

ComedySportz

You've seen football. You've seen tennis. But have you seen Comedy as a sport? Then you don't want to miss ...

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Emily Rising

Emily Rising

Emily wakes up one bright autumn morning to find that her feet can’t touch the ground, and no one can ...

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Writers' Group

Writers' Group

These two hour creative writing workshops are open to all, and aim to facilitate new writing through a combination of ...

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Staying In

Staying In

“Young, gay, fabulous — it’s all about being out and going out… isn’t it?”. Fuelled by internalised homophobia and beset ...

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Thea Gilmore

Thea Gilmore

A gifted and exceptional artist at the peak of her powers, Thea Gilmore has delivered a vibrant and deeply resonant ...

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MR. POPPER'S PENGUINS

MR. POPPER'S PENGUINS

Join Mr & Mrs Popper and their amazing performing puppet penguins in this 60 minute action-packed musical adaptation of Richard ...

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Glisten

Glisten

Glisten is an interactive performance for babies aged 0-18 months and their grown-ups. The audience are taken on a sparkling ...

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ComedySportz 4 Tots

ComedySportz 4 Tots

A show aimed at kids aged six and under from the team behind ComedySportz. Each show promises plenty of BIG ...

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ComedySportz

ComedySportz

You've seen football. You've seen tennis. But have you seen Comedy as a sport? Then you don't want to miss ...

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Writers' Group

Writers' Group

These two hour creative writing workshops are open to all, and aim to facilitate new writing through a combination of ...

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Snow Play

Snow Play

What would you do if one year Winter decided to stay and moved into your house? Well that’s what happens ...

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Strangers on a Train Set

Strangers on a Train Set

Challenging a youth to turn down his music, Irene Sparrow, inventor of the left-handed crochet hook finds herself under suspicion ...

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ComedySportz 4 Tots

ComedySportz 4 Tots

A show aimed at kids aged six and under from the team behind ComedySportz. Each show promises plenty of BIG ...

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ComedySportz

ComedySportz

You've seen football. You've seen tennis. But have you seen Comedy as a sport? Then you don't want to miss ...

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GUY: A New Musical

GUY: A New Musical

Queer As Folk meets Bridget Jones with a cat-fishing musical twist, leo&hyde’s award-winning GUY gives you 12 heart-pounding electronic pop ...

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Igloo

Igloo

Anticipation is building for Ira and Sadie. How can they build an igloo if there isn’t any snow? They need ...

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The Fureys

The Fureys

Legends of Irish music & song The FUREYS, renowned for their hit songs ‘I will love you’, ‘When you were ...

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Jane Eyre

Jane Eyre

A gothic masterpiece of tempestuous passions and dark secrets, Jane Eyre tells the thrilling story of an orphan girl and ...

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BOX

BOX

BOX offers a humorous and uplifting tale about sibling connection, competition and compassion featuring impressive hand-balancing, playful acrobatics and a ...

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Meet The Producers

Meet The Producers

Working on a script for TV, film or radio? Join our panel of producers, commissioners for insights into what production ...

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Lionman

Lionman

Leonard is a writer. For a commercial greeting cards company. But Leonard wants more than that: Leonard wants to write ...

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Jon Boden

Jon Boden

Jon Boden is best known is the lead singer of the progressive folk juggernaut Bellowhead who sold 250,000 album, had ...

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Rise and Fall

Rise and Fall

Come and explore an ecosystem of balloons: universes in miniature. Hold your breath and go sailing away. Rise and Fall ...

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Emergence 2020 Tour

Emergence 2020 Tour

Following a hugely successful inaugural tour, Emergence, the postgraduate dance company of Joss Arnott Dance and the University of Salford, ...

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Moving Bodies

Moving Bodies

Moving Bodies follows the story of one brave man, turning from soldier to grave digger in the hope of giving ...

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Far Gone

Far Gone

Far Gone is a gut kicking physical performance with humour, poetry, and the horrors of being a child soldier. It ...

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Santuario

Santuario

In her new show, Santuario, María will honor the heart and soul of the most sacred part of flamenco art ...

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ComedySportz 4 Tots

ComedySportz 4 Tots

A show aimed at kids aged six and under from the team behind ComedySportz. Each show promises plenty of BIG ...

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ComedySportz

ComedySportz

You've seen football. You've seen tennis. But have you seen Comedy as a sport? Then you don't want to miss ...

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Dean Friedman

Dean Friedman

Hailed by critics and fans alike as a one of the finest songwriters of his generation, Dean Friedman has achieved ...

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ComedySportz 4 Tots

ComedySportz 4 Tots

A show aimed at kids aged six and under from the team behind ComedySportz. Each show promises plenty of BIG ...

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ComedySportz

ComedySportz

You've seen football. You've seen tennis. But have you seen Comedy as a sport? Then you don't want to miss ...

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Belshazzar's Feast

Belshazzar's Feast

One of the best-loved duos in folk music, previous BBC Folk Awards Best Duo nominees Belshazzar’s Feast start with traditional ...

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ComedySportz 4 Tots

ComedySportz 4 Tots

A show aimed at kids aged six and under from the team behind ComedySportz. Each show promises plenty of BIG ...

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ComedySportz

ComedySportz

You've seen football. You've seen tennis. But have you seen Comedy as a sport? Then you don't want to miss ...

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Ultimate 70s Show

Ultimate 70s Show

The Ultimate 70’s Show is a totally live 7 piece tribute to the seventies. Featuring Martin Metcalf ex Geordie, alongside ...

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