What's on at Waterside

What's on?
SEAGLASS

SEAGLASS

SAT 27 APR – SAT 25 MAY

Struggling in the fog of grief, Fern embarks on a journey, gradually rediscovering the light that can be found amongst ...

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Great Northern Graduates

Great Northern Graduates

Sat 1 Jun - Sun 28 Jul

Great Northern Graduates is an exhibition of handmade contemporary craft, shining a light on talented graduates from craft and design ...

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MIndscape

MIndscape

SAT 15 JUN - SUN 28 JUL

MindScape is an exhibition by emerging photographer Tom McMahon.

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Fleetwood Bac

Fleetwood Bac

SAT 13 JUL

Fleetwood Bac are the world’s first and best Fleetwood Mac Tribute Band, endorsed by Mick Fleetwood himself, the only Mac ...

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REFRACT:24 Ben Hart: HeX

REFRACT:24 Ben Hart: HeX

TUE 23 + WED 24 JUL

Internationally acclaimed magician Ben's shows are a unique kind of alchemy. Funny, dark and baffling, Hart's an altogether new species ...

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REFRACT:24 Street Games

REFRACT:24 Street Games

THU 25 & FRI 26 JUL

Inclusive and accessible fun featuring street games, live music and dance with BSL performance and interpretation.

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REFRACT:24 Kyla Brox

REFRACT:24 Kyla Brox

FRI 26 JUL

Blues and soul become inextricably entwined in award-winning singer-songwriter, Kyla Brox, whose raw talent has seen her described as “the ...

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REFRACT:24 Unboxed

REFRACT:24 Unboxed

SAT 27 & SUN 28 JULY

An explosive dance work in which a mixed-race man and a white woman set themselves in opposition to two giant ...

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REFRACT:24 Psychederek

REFRACT:24 Psychederek

SUN 28 JUL

Psychederek - aka Lewis Olsen - crafts music which is difficult to pin down by genre. From his bedroom studio ...

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Ashraf Hanna

Ashraf Hanna

MON 19 AUG - SAT 5 OCT

Ashraf Hanna’s first solo exhibition in Manchester, which will showcase both his glass and ceramics work

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Unapologetically Other

Unapologetically Other

MON 19 AUG - SAT 12 OCT

Unapologetically Other is group exhibition from Mixed Rage Collective, showcasing the work of five artists telling their experiences of being ...

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Austen's Women: Lady Susan

Austen's Women: Lady Susan

THU 12 SEP

From the award-winning creators of Austen’s Women, A Christmas Carol, I, Elizabeth, Female Gothic, Christmas Gothic, and A Room of ...

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ComedySportz

ComedySportz

SAT 21 SEP

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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LASH

LASH

TUE 24 SEP

A Pulsating New Play About Going Out Out!

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John Smith

John Smith

WED 25 SEP

Born in Essex, raised by the Devon seaside, and making his bones in the bars and clubs of Liverpool, John ...

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The Stars Of Irish Country

The Stars Of Irish Country

THU 26 SEP

Following a hugely successful tour last year to nightly standing ovations, join 4 of the Emerald Isles favourite Country Music ...

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Lodestar Trio

Lodestar Trio

THU 3 OCT

Lodestar Trio is a unique collaboration between stars of the Scandinavian folk scene Erik Rydvall and Olav Mjelva, and British ...

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A Tiger's Tale

A Tiger's Tale

SUN 6 OCT

From a circus train in South Africa, to a steamboat on the Atlantic Ocean and onward to West Yorkshire, a ...

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Romeo & Juliet

Romeo & Juliet

THU 10 OCT

A brand-new adaption set on the streets of Northern Ireland’s capital in 1998 - the year that the Good Friday ...

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Barbara Nice: Fun!

Barbara Nice: Fun!

FRI 11 OCT

Join ordinary housewife extraordinaire Barbara Nice for a laugh-out-loud joyful get-together as we reconnect with what makes life worth living.

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FitkinWall - Harpland

FitkinWall - Harpland

THU 17 OCT

Composer Graham Fitkin and harpist Ruth Wall follow threads of migration, loss and longing in their new show, inspired by ...

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8 Hours There & Back

8 Hours There & Back

FRI 18 OCT

A fusion of theatre, dance and projections that explores the stories of children and young people who have a parent ...

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Nick Heyward

Nick Heyward

WED 23 OCT

Join Nick and his four-piece band for songs from across his entire 40+ year career with a preview of new ...

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ComedySportz

ComedySportz

SAT 26 OCT

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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Nick Cope's Family Show

Nick Cope's Family Show

SUN 27 OCT

Nick’s live performances are legendary! He has a fanatical army of little and not-so–little fans from all over the world.

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Rotten

Rotten

WED 30 OCT

ROTTEN is a roller coaster full of hilarious and scary twists and turns. Hitchcock meets Lord of the Flies!

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JS80: Beauty And The Beast

JS80: Beauty And The Beast

TUES 5 NOV - SAT 9 NOV

Step into the enchanted world of Disney’s Beauty and The Beast, the Broadway musical, brought to you by the award ...

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Hauntings

Hauntings

SUN 10 NOV

Hauntings is a spellbinding evening of three tales of the supernatural during which the award-winning actor, Gerard Logan, will take ...

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Le Vent du Nord

Le Vent du Nord

TUE 12 NOV

On stage these 5 musicians create intense, joyful and dynamic live performances that expand the bounds of tradition in striking ...

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Gee Atherton: Hold Fast

Gee Atherton: Hold Fast

WED 13 NOV

One of the toughest riders on the planet, Gee has walked away, and overcome serious injuries, from some insane crashes.

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Is That A Whip In Your Hand?

Is That A Whip In Your Hand?

FRI 15 NOV

In the follow-up to his 007 pastiche, BOND- AN UNAUTHORISED PARODY, Gavin Robertson spoofs Treasure-seeking movies that have proved so ...

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Wille Edwards

Wille Edwards

THU 28 NOV

Wille Edwards is one Cornwall’s most successful exports an eclectic songwriter, and frontman of internationally acclaimed band Wille and the ...

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The Bear

The Bear

SUN 1 DEC - SUN 29 DEC

With dazzling puppetry, delicious music, dreamy storytelling, and dozens of laughs, The Bear is an unforgettable experience for the whole ...

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COMEDYSPORTZ

COMEDYSPORTZ

SAT 25 JAN 2025

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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Groove Onto The Moon

Groove Onto The Moon

SUN 9 FEB

Strap in and prepare to blast off on a cosmic adventure like no other as you venture into the thrilling ...

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COMEDYSPORTZ

COMEDYSPORTZ

SAT 22 FEB 2025

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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The Fureys

The Fureys

SAT 15 MAR

The legends of Irish music come to Waterside for a very special St Patrick's weekend concert

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