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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The Lindisfarne Story

The Lindisfarne Story

Former Lindisfarne band members, Ray Laidlaw and Billy Mitchell present a joyful, funny & emotional celebration of Tyneside's favourite band. ...

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WOKE

WOKE

The twin juggernauts of Hip-Hop and feminism are on a collision course. And Testament reckons he’s the guy to sort ...

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Kite

Kite

Stuck in her Grandma’s obsessively tidy flat, a recently orphaned girl discovers a kite which comes to life and takes ...

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Breaking Ground

Breaking Ground

Breaking Ground is our showcase of four of the region’s emerging and innovative theatre-makers, companies & performers as they break ...

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Bouncers

Bouncers

Lucky Eric, Judd, Les and Ralph are back and telling the tales of a Yorkshire nightclub. Of lads and lasses, ...

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Animates Network

Animates Network

Come along to our first CIT Animators Meet-up - a new bi-monthly event, with guests speakers and opportunities for animators.

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Rigoletto

Rigoletto

Bare Boards Opera presents an intense chamber production of Giuseppi Verdi’s thrilling tragedy at the Waterside in an accessible and ...

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493 Square Miles

493 Square Miles

Photographers Jake Aaron Howe, Adam Dickson and Chan-Yang Kim present a series of sensitive observations from the streets of Manchester.

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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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Unsung

Unsung

Unsung explores the untold stories of four pioneering and inspirational female figures from our past, asking why they, and hundreds ...

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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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Peter Rabbit (2018)

Peter Rabbit (2018)

Feature adaptation of Beatrix Potter's classic tale of a rebellious rabbit trying to sneak into a farmer's vegetable garden.

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Seaside Terror

Seaside Terror

Odd Doll take a trip to the seaside, where there find more than they bargained for. The only other inhabitant ...

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Patrick Monahan #Goals

Patrick Monahan #Goals

Multi award winning comedian and Edinburgh Fringe Favourite, performs brand new stand up show, #goals. We all have life goals, ...

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Dear Zoo

Dear Zoo

After a successful debut tour, Dear Zoo the timeless children’s classic book returns to the stage in 2019! Join us ...

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The Orange Peel

The Orange Peel

Two brothers and their partners. One dinner. Nothing off limits. From multi-award-winning TilThisNight, supported by Stephen Fry, comes a dark ...

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SAMT: Jekyll & Hyde

SAMT: Jekyll & Hyde

Based on Robert Louis Stevenson's classic thriller, Jekyll & Hyde is the gripping tale of a brilliant mind gone horrifically ...

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SAME SAME DIFFERENT

SAME SAME DIFFERENT

SAME SAME DIFFERENT is a new verbatim play about adoption, identity and belonging, sharing stories gathered from adoptees living all ...

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Ballet Central

Ballet Central

This is a chance to see young dance graduates on the cusp of their professional careers perform a varied programme ...

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Heather Peace

Heather Peace

Heather Peace is back on the road, playing six exclusive tour dates across the UK. The much anticipated tour will ...

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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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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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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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