What's on at Waterside

What's on?
Family Club Membership

Family Club Membership

SAT 1 SEPT 2018 - SAT 31 AUG 2019

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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SCREENLIGHT

SCREENLIGHT

FRI 11 APR - SAT 06 JUL

Throughout the following year, the 55 inch monitor will be home to an eclectic range of video art works that ...

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Sweet Debris

Sweet Debris

FRI 12 APR - SAT 6 JUL

While today we live in a world inundated with images, Sweet Debris explores how photography can still find new expression ...

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Portraits of Others

Portraits of Others

WED 15 MAY - SAT 6 JUL

A series of photographs form an exploration of the gender and sexuality of individuals from Muslim backgrounds.

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Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)

Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)

WED 22 MAY

The story of the legendary rock band Queen and lead singer Freddie Mercury, leading up to their famous performance at ...

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ComedySportz 4 Tots

ComedySportz 4 Tots

SAT 25 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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Mary Poppins Returns (2018)

Mary Poppins Returns (2018)

SAT 25 MAY

Decades after her original visit, the magical nanny returns to help the Banks siblings and Michael's children through a difficult ...

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ComedySportz

ComedySportz

SAT 25 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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The Goose Who Flew

The Goose Who Flew

SUN 26 MAY

Goose loves the summer, playing with his family and friends, but soon it is time for him to fly south ...

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The Trials of Oscar Wilde

The Trials of Oscar Wilde

SAT 1 JUN

Following a sell-out west End run, European Arts Company presents this brilliant dramatisation of the libel and criminal trials of ...

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Ruby Redfort

Ruby Redfort

SUN 2 JUN

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

SAT 15 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 15 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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Gangsta Granny

Gangsta Granny

SUN 16 JUN

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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Writers' Group

Writers' Group

MON 17 JUN

Our regular creative writing workshops are open to all; featuring reading and discussion, guided writing exercises, free writing time, and ...

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The Favourite (2018)

The Favourite (2018)

WED 19 JUN

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

FRI 21 JUN

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

SAT 22 JUN

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

SUN 23 JUN

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

TUE 25 JUN

If we scratch below the surface of mainstream media, what stories of optimism and hope can we find? England 2024. ...

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Quadrophenia: The Album - Live!

Quadrophenia: The Album - Live!

THU 27 JUN

Backed with exciting, and sometimes heart-wrenching, large-screen projection of archival footage, the emotions, tension and raw power that the music ...

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The Flying Bath

The Flying Bath

SUN 30 JUN

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

Mon 8 JUL

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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A Star is Born (2018)

A Star is Born (2018)

WED 10 JUL

A musician helps a young singer find fame, even as age and alcoholism send his own career into a downward ...

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MathildaMathilda

MathildaMathilda

SUN 14 JUL

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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Writers' Group

Writers' Group

MON 15 JUL

Our regular creative writing workshops are open to all; featuring reading and discussion, guided writing exercises, free writing time, and ...

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WireDo

WireDo

THU 18 JUL

Daring tightwire stunts combined with Moisala’s captivating presence and skilled rope manipulation offer an unprecedented spectacle. WireDo tells a mesmerizing ...

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Minute Taker: Wolf Hours

Minute Taker: Wolf Hours

THU 18 JUL - FRI 19 JUL

In two special performances for Refract:19, Minute Taker will be premiering brand new songs from his upcoming third album, along ...

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Joshua Ward

Joshua Ward

THURS 18 JUL

Musician, composer and producer Joshua Ward works primarily with electronics, exploring notions of the real and the unreal through collaboration, ...

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Re:flect

Re:flect

THU 18 JUL - SAT 28 SEP

Re:flect is an interactive experience created and curated by Chloe Knights and Ella Boston. As people step into the space, ...

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Adrift

Adrift

SAT 20 JUL

A raft in the middle of the ocean. Two women on board, lost in the high seas. An intimate and ...

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MiniFest

MiniFest

SUN 21 JUL

MiniFest is a fun musical experience for children that adults will love too! Bring your Mini ones and get some ...

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Golden Years Caravan

Golden Years Caravan

SUN 21 JUL

Art with Heart invite you for a brew inside the Golden Years Caravan to experience a series of artworks created ...

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See-Through

See-Through

SUN 21 JUL

All you need is a camera, an internet connection and something to say. Part documentary, part live performance, part parody, ...

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Catching Comets

Catching Comets

SUN 21 JUL - MON 22 JUL

Toby discovers a comet hurtling towards Earth, so begins his mission to save the world. But he’s knocked off course ...

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Charlie Dewhurst

Charlie Dewhurst

SUN 21 JUL

Charlie Dewhurst's musicality, vocal style and songwriting maturity wowed the audience during Refract18, and this year he returns to play ...

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Beach Body Ready

Beach Body Ready

MON 22 JUL

Shaving? Tanning? Over-exercising? Cabbage-Souping? Starving? Don't bother. We're not. Grab your pals and your biscuits and watch Beach Body Ready!

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BOAR

BOAR

TUE 23 JUL

Armed with just himself and a chair, Lewis Doherty presents BOAR. A one man fantasy adventure tale. Prepare for arrows ...

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SLIME

SLIME

WED 24 JUL - SAT 27 JUL

Being a slug is hard. Everyone thinks you’re disgusting. Slug and Caterpillar are starving, and the only leaf left in ...

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Space Rebel Princess

Space Rebel Princess

WED 24 JUL

A fearless young princess raised for royalty but not for rocketry, dreams of becoming an astronaut. Outsmarting the confines of ...

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Lindblad

Lindblad

WED 24 JUL

Lindblad is a London-based musician, composer, producer and director from West Lancashire. A classical pianist by training, his self-produced work ...

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Landscapes

Landscapes

THU 25 JUL

Sit inside Mimika’s beautiful hand made tent and experience an intimate, magical and quite unique theatre presentation which will enchant ...

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First Time

First Time

THURS 25 JUL

HIV+ queer artist and activist, Nathaniel Hall presents a funny and frank one-man show about attempting to stay positive in ...

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Karima Francis + Annabel Allum

Karima Francis + Annabel Allum

THURS 25 JUL

Loaded with pulsating hooks and enigmatic tenacious vocals, Annabel Allum oozes charisma and showcases an adept ability to marry folk-style ...

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Silent DisGlo

Silent DisGlo

FRI 26 JUL

Enjoy the legendary OKS Silent DisGlo experience, with a magical neon dance floor wonderland under the UV lights and a ...

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Grace Petrie

Grace Petrie

FRI 26 JUL

Grace Petrie’s unique takes on life, love and politics, and the warmth and wit with which they are delivered, have ...

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Altergaze

Altergaze

FRI 26 JUL

Influenced by such acts as Cocteau Twins, The Cure, Beach House and MBV, Altergaze is the new project of singer-songwriter, ...

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Captive

Captive

SAT 27 JUL

Four dancers perform this exciting blend of dance, acrobatics and aerial work inside a large cage. Disorientated and shaken, the ...

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FaxFiction

FaxFiction

SAT 27 JUL

In FaxFiction, six writers have created six brand-new short stories focusing on these old technologies, and they will perform their ...

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MAMA RACHO

MAMA RACHO

SAT 27 JUL

Formed in early 2018, Mama Racho are an enigmatic sextet. Originating from the city’s squat party scene, their rise has ...

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MYT Productions: Chicago

MYT Productions: Chicago

WED 31 JUL- SAT 3 AUG

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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The Tiger Who Came to Tea

The Tiger Who Came to Tea

TUE 27- WED 28 AUG

Direct from the West End, the Olivier Award nominated smash hit show, The Tiger Who Came to Tea returns on ...

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ComedySportz 4 Totz

ComedySportz 4 Totz

SAT 31 AUG

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 31 AUG

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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Gym & Tonic

Gym & Tonic

THURS 3 OCT - SAT 5 OCT

From the writer of Scary Bikers, Teechers, Up N Under and Bouncers, Gym & Tonic is a laugh out loud ...

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Wilderland Film Festival

Wilderland Film Festival

TUE 8 OCT

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

THU 31 OCT

After their sell out UK tour of 2017, the four Pitmen Poets return for their final tour in 2019, individually ...

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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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