What's on at Waterside

What's on?
Writers Group

Writers Group

Led by poet Amy McCauley, these two hour creative writing workshops are open to all, and aim to facilitate new ...

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SCREENLIGHT

SCREENLIGHT

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

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Sweet Debris

Sweet Debris

While today we live in a world inundated with images, Sweet Debris explores how photography can still find new expression ...

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Portraits of Others

Portraits of Others

A series of photographs form an exploration of the gender and sexuality of individuals from Muslim backgrounds.

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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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Ruby Redfort

Ruby Redfort

When the world's greatest criminal masterminds target a supernatural statue, it's up to us and Ruby – maths genius, special ...

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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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Gangsta Granny

Gangsta Granny

Meet Ben, an 11-year-old want-to-be plumber fed up with spending his Friday nights at granny’s. All she wants to do ...

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Writers' Group

Writers' Group

Our regular creative writing workshops are open to all; featuring reading and discussion, guided writing exercises, free writing time, and ...

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The Favourite (2018)

The Favourite (2018)

In early 18th century England, a frail Queen Anne occupies the throne and her close friend, Lady Sarah, governs the ...

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The Haunting of Blaine Manor

The Haunting of Blaine Manor

England, 1953. Renowned American parapsychologist Doctor Roy Earle, famous for discrediting hauntings and exposing fake mediums, is invited to attend ...

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Egg

Egg

What does it take to make a baby? An accident / right timing / a drunken night / right people ...

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Private Lives

Private Lives

Heartbreak Productions welcome you to L’Hotel Crevecoeur. May we please remind you to follow hotel rules (we have them for ...

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Another England

Another England

If we scratch below the surface of mainstream media, what stories of optimism and hope can we find? England 2024. ...

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The Flying Bath

The Flying Bath

When everyone has left the house in the morning, the bath toys spring into action and head off on exciting ...

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Animates Network

Animates Network

A new bi-monthly event, with guests speakers and opportunities for animators, featuring short talks, inspiration and insight from experts in ...

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MathildaMathilda

MathildaMathilda

A story of connection, and of separation. A tale of two heads are better than one. Of sea-side towns, urban ...

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Writers' Group

Writers' Group

Our regular creative writing workshops are open to all; featuring reading and discussion, guided writing exercises, free writing time, and ...

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WireDo

WireDo

Daring tightwire stunts combined with Moisala’s captivating presence and skilled rope manipulation offer an unprecedented spectacle. WireDo tells a mesmerizing ...

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Minute Taker: Wolf Hours

Minute Taker: Wolf Hours

In two special performances for Refract:19, Minute Taker will be premiering brand new songs from his upcoming third album, along ...

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Joshua Ward

Joshua Ward

Musician, composer and producer Joshua Ward works primarily with electronics, exploring notions of the real and the unreal through collaboration, ...

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Re:flect

Re:flect

Re:flect is an interactive experience created and curated by Chloe Knights and Ella Boston. As people step into the space, ...

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Adrift

Adrift

A raft in the middle of the ocean. Two women on board, lost in the high seas. An intimate and ...

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MiniFest

MiniFest

MiniFest is a fun musical experience for children that adults will love too! Bring your Mini ones and get some ...

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Golden Years Caravan

Golden Years Caravan

Art with Heart invite you for a brew inside the Golden Years Caravan to experience a series of artworks created ...

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See-Through

See-Through

All you need is a camera, an internet connection and something to say. Part documentary, part live performance, part parody, ...

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Catching Comets

Catching Comets

Toby discovers a comet hurtling towards Earth, so begins his mission to save the world. But he’s knocked off course ...

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Charlie Dewhurst

Charlie Dewhurst

Charlie Dewhurst's musicality, vocal style and songwriting maturity wowed the audience during Refract18, and this year he returns to play ...

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Beach Body Ready

Beach Body Ready

Shaving? Tanning? Over-exercising? Cabbage-Souping? Starving? Don't bother. We're not. Grab your pals and your biscuits and watch Beach Body Ready!

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BOAR

BOAR

Armed with just himself and a chair, Lewis Doherty presents BOAR. A one man fantasy adventure tale. Prepare for arrows ...

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SLIME

SLIME

Being a slug is hard. Everyone thinks you’re disgusting. Slug and Caterpillar are starving, and the only leaf left in ...

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Space Rebel Princess

Space Rebel Princess

A fearless young princess raised for royalty but not for rocketry, dreams of becoming an astronaut. Outsmarting the confines of ...

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Lindblad

Lindblad

Lindblad is a London-based musician, composer, producer and director from West Lancashire. A classical pianist by training, his self-produced work ...

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Landscapes

Landscapes

Sit inside Mimika’s beautiful hand made tent and experience an intimate, magical and quite unique theatre presentation which will enchant ...

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First Time

First Time

HIV+ queer artist and activist, Nathaniel Hall presents a funny and frank one-man show about attempting to stay positive in ...

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Silent DisGlo

Silent DisGlo

Enjoy the legendary OKS Silent DisGlo experience, with a magical neon dance floor wonderland under the UV lights and a ...

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Grace Petrie

Grace Petrie

Grace Petrie’s unique takes on life, love and politics, and the warmth and wit with which they are delivered, have ...

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Altergaze

Altergaze

Influenced by such acts as Cocteau Twins, The Cure, Beach House and MBV, Altergaze is the new project of singer-songwriter, ...

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Captive

Captive

Four dancers perform this exciting blend of dance, acrobatics and aerial work inside a large cage. Disorientated and shaken, the ...

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FaxFiction

FaxFiction

In FaxFiction, six writers have created six brand-new short stories focusing on these old technologies, and they will perform their ...

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MAMA RACHO

MAMA RACHO

Formed in early 2018, Mama Racho are an enigmatic sextet. Originating from the city’s squat party scene, their rise has ...

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MYT Productions: Chicago

MYT Productions: Chicago

Following on from GHOST, The Addams Family, A Chorus Line and 2018’s heart-wrenching and powerful production of PARADE, MYT Productions ...

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ComedySportz 4 Totz

ComedySportz 4 Totz

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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Wilderland Film Festival

Wilderland Film Festival

Wilderland is a brand new film festival bringing important, breathtaking stories from the natural world to the big screen, made ...

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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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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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