What's on at Waterside

What's on?
Dementia Friendly Screenings at Waterside

Dementia Friendly Screenings at Waterside

WED 22 JAN, WED 12 FEB, TUE 24 MAR, WED 01 APR, WED 06 MAY

Dementia Friendly screenings aim to make cinema more accessible to local dementia communities by providing a fun and inclusive experience ...

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Family Club Membership

Family Club Membership

SUN 1 SEPT 2019 - MON 31 AUG 2020

Families are invited to join our fantastic Family Club for just £7.50 per family per year for a range of ...

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Script School

Script School

MON 25 NOV 2019 - MON 24 FEB 2020

Ric Michael (ex Head of Development, Baby Cow TV Manchester) leads this in-depth six week course for TV script writers.

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Luke Saxon: Bags for Life

Luke Saxon: Bags for Life

FRI 10 JAN – SAT 29 FEB

Manchester based photographer Luke Saxon has been documenting the proliferation of plastic closer to home in the canal ways of ...

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Mandy Barker: Our Plastic Ocean

Mandy Barker: Our Plastic Ocean

FRI 10 JAN – SAT 07 MAR

Our Plastic Ocean, by international award-winning photographer Mandy Barker, addresses the current global crisis of marine plastic pollution.

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Writers' Group

Writers' Group

MON 20 JAN

These two hour creative writing workshops are open to all, and aim to facilitate new writing through a combination of ...

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High Society (1956)

High Society (1956)

WED 22 JAN

A spoiled heiress must choose among three suitors: her jazz musician ex-husband, a stuffy businessman, and an undercover tabloid reporter.

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Green Book (2018)

Green Book (2018)

WED 22 JAN

A working-class Italian-American bouncer becomes the driver of an African-American classical pianist on a tour of venues through the 1960s ...

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Snow Play

Snow Play

SUN 26 JAN

What would you do if one year Winter decided to stay and moved into your house? Well that’s what happens ...

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Strangers on a Train Set

Strangers on a Train Set

THURS 30 JAN - SAT 1 FEB 2020

Challenging a youth to turn down his music, Irene Sparrow, inventor of the left-handed crochet hook finds herself under suspicion ...

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Sale Gang Show 2020

Sale Gang Show 2020

TUE 4 FEB- SAT 8 FEB

Sale Gang Show is a theatrical performance by members of Sale District Scouts and Guides.

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Stella & The Starshiners

Stella & The Starshiners

SUN 9 FEB

Open Attic Company, creators of the beautiful Much Ado About Puffin, present a magical new adventure for children 5+ and ...

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Writers' Group

Writers' Group

MON 10 FEB

These two hour creative writing workshops, led by writer & poet Jazmine Linklater, are open to all and aim to ...

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AniMates Animation Network

AniMates Animation Network

Mon 10 FEB

AniMates is CIT's new network for animators, puppeteers, animation students and fans. Each meeting is an informal space to see ...

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Boy Erased (2018)

Boy Erased (2018)

Wed 12 FEB

The son of a Baptist preacher is forced to participate in a church-supported gay conversion programme after being forcibly outed ...

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Aladdin (2019)

Aladdin (2019)

FRI 14 FEB

A kind-hearted street urchin and a power-hungry Grand Vizier vie for a magic lamp that has the power to make ...

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ComedySportz 4 Tots

ComedySportz 4 Tots

SAT 15 FEB

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

SAT 15 FEB

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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GUY: A New Musical

GUY: A New Musical

SAT 15 FEB

Queer As Folk meets Bridget Jones with a cat-fishing musical twist, leo&hyde’s award-winning GUY gives you 12 heart-pounding electronic pop ...

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The Vultures' Song

The Vultures' Song

SUN 16 FEB

The Vultures’ Song is a play that follows a young girl’s journey to safety as she experiences the consequences of ...

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Igloo

Igloo

TUE 18- THU 20 FEB

Anticipation is building for Ira and Sadie. How can they build an igloo if there isn’t any snow? They need ...

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Artist Talk: Mandy Barker

Artist Talk: Mandy Barker

THU 20 FEB

This exhibition by international award-winning photographer, Mandy Barker, looks at global marine plastic pollution and its far-reaching effects.

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The Fureys

The Fureys

THURS 20 FEB 2020

Legends of Irish music & song The FUREYS, renowned for their hit songs ‘I will love you’, ‘When you were ...

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Mari Wilson

Mari Wilson

FRI 21 FEB

Mari’s back on tour in 2020 with her stellar musicians to bring you a collection from her body of work ...

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Jane Eyre

Jane Eyre

MON 24- WED 26 FEB

A gothic masterpiece of tempestuous passions and dark secrets, Jane Eyre tells the thrilling story of an orphan girl and ...

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BOX

BOX

SAT 29 FEB

BOX offers a humorous and uplifting tale about sibling connection, competition and compassion featuring impressive hand-balancing, playful acrobatics and a ...

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Queer Lady M

Queer Lady M

SAT 29 FEB

It’s time for Queer Lady M’s cabaret! Performed by gender-fluid artist Shane Gabriel, Lady Macbeth comes to life like you’ve ...

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Leveret

Leveret

SUN 1 MAR

Leveret is a unique collaboration between three of England's finest folk musicians. With their first three albums and over a ...

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Meet The Producers

Meet The Producers

MON 2 MAR 2020

Working on a script for TV, film or radio? Join our panel of producers, commissioners for insights into what production ...

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Lionman

Lionman

THU 5 MAR

Leonard is a writer. For a commercial greeting cards company. But Leonard wants more than that: Leonard wants to write ...

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The Marisha Wallace Tour

The Marisha Wallace Tour

SUN 8 MAR

Marisha Wallace is bringing her sensational UK Tour to Waterside. One of the West End and Broadway’s most instantly recognisable ...

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Writers' Group

Writers' Group

MON 09 MAR

These two hour creative writing workshops, led by writer & poet Jazmine Linklater, are open to all and aim to ...

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Jon Boden

Jon Boden

THURS 12 MAR

Jon Boden is best known is the lead singer of the progressive folk juggernaut Bellowhead who sold 250,000 album, had ...

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Rise and Fall

Rise and Fall

SUN 15 MAR

Come and explore an ecosystem of balloons: universes in miniature. Hold your breath and go sailing away. Rise and Fall ...

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Short Story Course

Short Story Course

MON 16 MAR

A six-part course with renowned author David Gaffney, looking at the craft of short fiction writing. Also includes a one-to-one ...

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Emergence 2020 Tour

Emergence 2020 Tour

SAT 21 MAR

Following a hugely successful inaugural tour, Emergence, the postgraduate dance company of Joss Arnott Dance and the University of Salford, ...

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Moving Bodies

Moving Bodies

SAT 21 MAR

Moving Bodies follows the story of one brave man, turning from soldier to grave digger in the hope of giving ...

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The National Trust Fan Club

The National Trust Fan Club

THU 26 MAR

Join Helen Wood’s one-woman quest to visit every National Trust property and become the NT’s biggest super-fan. Packed to the ...

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Gary Stewart's Graceland

Gary Stewart's Graceland

FRI 27 MAR

Led by the legendary Gary Stewart and backed his incredible 7-piece band, this spectacular group of musicians come together to ...

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Rocketman (2019)

Rocketman (2019)

WED 1 APRIL

A musical fantasy about the fantastical human story of Elton John's breakthrough years.

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Better Together

Better Together

SAT 4 APR

Join the three delightful Clowns who make waiting at a bus stop a tragically complicated affair. They don’t know it ...

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Toy Story 4 (2019)

Toy Story 4 (2019)

Wed 8 Apr 13:00

When a new toy called "Forky" joins Woody and the gang, a road trip alongside old and new friends reveals ...

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Harpy

Harpy

THU 9 APR

Birdie’s a hoarder. The neighbours call her a harridan and a harpy, although most have never even met her. National ...

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MARK HOBBS: BIG STICK PROJECT

MARK HOBBS: BIG STICK PROJECT

SAT 11 APR – SAT 06 JUN

These portraits in the Big Stick project, captured by photographer Mark Hobbs, are inspired by the way young children will ...

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The Elves & The Shoemaker

The Elves & The Shoemaker

WED 15 APR - FRI 17 APR

Sam Lacey makes shoes that are out of this world. His imagination is huge but his business a disaster! One ...

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AniMates Animation Network

AniMates Animation Network

MON 20 APR

AniMates is CIT's new network for animators, puppeteers, animation students and fans. Each meeting is an informal space to see ...

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Far Gone

Far Gone

WED 22 APR

Far Gone is a gut kicking physical performance with humour, poetry, and the horrors of being a child soldier. It ...

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Santuario

Santuario

FRI 24 APR

In her new show, Santuario, María will honor the heart and soul of the most sacred part of flamenco art ...

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ComedySportz 4 Tots

ComedySportz 4 Tots

SAT 25 APR

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

SAT 25 APR

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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Dean Friedman

Dean Friedman

SUN 26 APR

Hailed by critics and fans alike as a one of the finest songwriters of his generation, Dean Friedman has achieved ...

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Writers' Group

Writers' Group

MON 27 APR

These two hour creative writing workshops, led by writer & poet Jazmine Linklater, are open to all and aim to ...

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An Evening with Easy Kill

An Evening with Easy Kill

FRI 01 MAY

Easy Kill are an alternative outfit from Manchester (UK) that formed in 2013. They make music to celebrate our often-stigmatised ...

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Jeremiah

Jeremiah

SUN 3 MAY

The true story of the much-misunderstood Luddite rebellion brought to life by rap storyteller Jack Dean and a live band.

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George Egg: Movable Feast

George Egg: Movable Feast

THU 7 MAY

More invention, more instruction, more ingredients. Brand new comedy from the stand-up who cooks. In this show he’s on the ...

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ComedySportz 4 Tots

ComedySportz 4 Tots

SAT 16 MAY

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

SAT 16 MAY

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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Belshazzar's Feast

Belshazzar's Feast

SAT 23 MAY

One of the best-loved duos in folk music, previous BBC Folk Awards Best Duo nominees Belshazzar’s Feast start with traditional ...

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ComedySportz 4 Tots

ComedySportz 4 Tots

SAT 20 JUN

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

SAT 20 JUN

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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Paper Aeroplane

Paper Aeroplane

SAT 27 JUN

Lift-off on a musical journey full of puppetry, physicality and fluttering paper aeroplanes

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Ensonglopedia of Animals

Ensonglopedia of Animals

SUN 28 JUNE

Twenty-six animal songs, one for each letter of the alphabet. Get to grips with fascinating facts about extraordinary echinoderms, distressed ...

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Ultimate 70s Show

Ultimate 70s Show

SAT 26 SEP 2020

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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Paul Foot: Swan Power

Paul Foot: Swan Power

THU 15 OCT

Tired of the goose? Swan Power is here. Paul opens his beak and explores topics including Nanna on the rack, ...

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