What's on at Waterside

What's on?
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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Cosgrove Hall: Frame by Frame

Cosgrove Hall: Frame by Frame

FRI 15 NOV 2019 - SAT 4 JAN 2020

Cosgrove Hall Films Archive takes you right back to the basics of animation detailing some of the processes behind some ...

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Brawn

Brawn

FRI 15 NOV

BRAWN is a portal into the world of a young man named Ryan. A world that is spiralling out of ...

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ComedySportz 4 Tots

ComedySportz 4 Tots

SAT 16 NOV

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 NOV

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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Emily Rising

Emily Rising

SUN 17 NOV

Emily wakes up one bright autumn morning to find that her feet can’t touch the ground, and no one can ...

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Writers' Group

Writers' Group

MON 18 NOV

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

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Staying In

Staying In

MON 18 NOV

“Young, gay, fabulous — it’s all about being out and going out… isn’t it?”. Fuelled by internalised homophobia and beset ...

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Thea Gilmore

Thea Gilmore

TUES 19 NOV

A gifted and exceptional artist at the peak of her powers, Thea Gilmore has delivered a vibrant and deeply resonant ...

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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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MR. POPPER'S PENGUINS

MR. POPPER'S PENGUINS

WED 27 NOV - TUE 31 DEC

Join Mr & Mrs Popper and their amazing performing puppet penguins in this 60 minute action-packed musical adaptation of Richard ...

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ComedySportz Improvised Panto

ComedySportz Improvised Panto

FRI 13- SAT 14 DEC

Heroes, villains, songs and silliness are guaranteed as the gang improvise a brand new pantomime every show using only your ...

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Glisten

Glisten

THURS 19 DEC - SUN 22 DEC

Glisten is an interactive performance for babies aged 0-18 months and their grown-ups. The audience are taken on a sparkling ...

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A Christmas Carol in Concert

A Christmas Carol in Concert

SUN 22 DEC

This unique retelling of Dickens’ heart-warming tale uses an array of traditional and modern instruments and authentic musical arrangements.

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Sale Nomads: Sleeping Beauty

Sale Nomads: Sleeping Beauty

FRI 10- SUN 19 JAN

Sale Nomads have been producing Panto’s in Sale since before Dick Whittington was a lad. But, in all that time, ...

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ComedySportz 4 Tots

ComedySportz 4 Tots

SAT 18 JAN

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 18 JAN

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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