Exhibitions at Waterside

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1st December 2022

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Waterside's gallery spaces are supported by Arts Council England and act as a platform for the best in contemporary photography from both established and emerging artists.

We are also proud to host occasional exhibitions from the Cosgrove Hall Films Archive, which is hosted here at Waterside Arts.


The Lauriston Gallery

The Lauriston Gallery is an airy, well lit space overlooking the picturesque Waterside Plaza and Bridgewater Canal. A dedicated gallery, The Lauriston is the centre's main art space. It is reserved for solo shows and touring exhibitions by established figures and contemporary artists.

Free entry Monday to Saturday 10:00 - 17:00 (except when being used for private functions. Please ring ahead of your visit to check: 0161 912 5616)

Gallery '74

Gallery '74 is used for the display of small exhibitions and innovative community art projects.

Free entry Monday to Saturday 10:00 - 17:00.


Our Screenlight display in the venue's foyer exhibits work from UK-based moving image artists. Through our CIT project, we issue regular callouts for new work to feature on this display.

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