Exhibitions at Waterside

What's on?

Waterside prides itself on the quality of its free visual art exhibitions which showcase both established figures and exciting contemporary artists.

Work is displayed across the centre's three gallery spaces which together maintain a rich and varied programme.

For enquiries about exhibition spaces please contact [email protected]

Please note that our galleries are programmed up to one year in advance.


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)

'Sup Bar & Coffee House

The space can house group or solo shows by local artists. The space features a large window along one wall and the work is illuminated by high-spec directional lighting.

We are currently refurbishing some of our spaces, as such there are no exhibitions currently programmed within 'Sup Bar & Coffee House.


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.

Yelena Overchenko

Yelena Overchenko

Yelena’s work focuses on fashion, fine art and portraiture. Her photography creates an inner world that explores the depths of ...

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