What's on at Waterside

What's on?
One Year On

One Year On

In 2016, The Open exhibition prize winners were Peter Davis, Effie Jessop, Sarah Malone, Sandra Robinson and Steph Shipley. Part ...

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It Can't Happen Here

It Can't Happen Here

This is a staged, script-in-hand reading of the theatrical adaptation of Sinclair Lewis’ prescient novel, directed by Rhonwen McCormack for ...

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The Swing Commanders

The Swing Commanders

The Swing Commanders are a vibrant Lancashire quintet whose mission is to promote sophisticated harmonies, hot solos and pretty dresses.

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A Strange New Space

A Strange New Space

A completely original one woman show without words, A Strange New Space melds physical theatre with stunning puppetry and original ...

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Arrival (2016)

Arrival (2016)

When twelve mysterious spacecraft appear around the world, linguistics professor Louise Banks is tasked with interpreting the language of the ...

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Flit Flap & Fly

Flit Flap & Fly

Flit, Flap & Fly is a squawking adventure for young children, bursting with live music. Step inside the nest and ...

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John Hegley

John Hegley

John Hegley has performed on the streets of London, has sung and spoken his performances across the BBC radio network, ...

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Ren Harvieu

Ren Harvieu

Salford-born singer Ren Harvieu is an incredible talent, blending vintage soulful tones with sumptuous swing touches. Compared to the likes ...

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Aleena's Garden

Aleena's Garden

Aleena’s Garden is a perfect first theatre experience for very young children. Join Aleena in her beautiful garden, help bring ...

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Under Milk Wood

Under Milk Wood

Celebrating a day in the life of 'Llareggub' - a small seatown somewhere in Wales - all 69 ebullient inhabitants ...

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The Eduardo Niebla Experience

The Eduardo Niebla Experience

The virtuoso Spanish guitarist makes music that transcends genres and crosses barriers; brilliant flamenco jazz fusion, exquisitely performed, full of ...

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STUFF

STUFF

STUFF is a love story but not one you’ve seen a million times before, this is another kind of love ...

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The Shee

The Shee

An exceptional all-female band, showcasing powerful and emotional vocal performances and instrumental prowess. Instrumentation is Accordion, two Fiddles, Flute, Mandolin, ...

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Anyday

Anyday

A circus show like no other and a day in the life like no other! Max lives on a trampoline, ...

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Family Rave

Family Rave

Join the ultimate family party - two hours of baby rave, toddler dance-offs and disco fun. You'll have a ball!

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WiFi Wars

WiFi Wars

WiFi Wars is the World Record-Breaking live comedy game show where the entire audience play along! Login with your smartphone ...

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Melancholy

Melancholy

Spiral down the stairs to the world of the inventor. Consumed by grief, he undertakes work on his biggest creation ...

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Mobile

Mobile

We are taught from a young age to aim high, reach for the stars, climb the social ladder. But surging ...

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ComedySportz

ComedySportz

ComedySportz is an all ages, all improvised show where two teams battle it out for laughs as players create quick-witted ...

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Pride & Prejudice

Pride & Prejudice

Take a step back in time with Chapterhouse Theatre Company to meet Elizabeth Bennet, Jane Austen's most loveable heroine. When ...

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A Chorus Line

A Chorus Line

Based on true stories, A Chorus Line revolutionised Broadway, becoming the longest running musical in New York theatre history, breaking ...

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Reveal

Reveal

Reveal is a group of contemporary Printmakers whose work varies from imaginative figurative works including views of rural and industrial ...

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ComedySportz 4 Tots

ComedySportz 4 Tots

ComedySportz are bringing a brand new show packed with silly games and songs for even younger audiences. Highly interactive, this ...

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ComedySportz

ComedySportz

ComedySportz is an all ages, all improvised show where two teams battle it out for laughs as players create quick-witted ...

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Le Vent Du Nord

Le Vent Du Nord

Le Vent du Nord are quite simply one of traditional music’s greatest live acts. Full of variety and surprise, their ...

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Dotty the Dragon

Dotty the Dragon

Dotty is a baby Fire Dragon. She lives in a dusty old castle with her grumpy dad, Mr Dragon. She ...

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Little Frankenstein

Little Frankenstein

Semi famous puppeteer Frank Stein is busy rehearsing his new show "George the Dragon Slayer" but he's finding it really ...

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The Smiths Ltd

The Smiths Ltd

If you never saw The Smiths then this is your chance to experience the thrill of those great songs played ...

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ComedySportz 4 Tots

ComedySportz 4 Tots

ComedySportz are bringing a brand new show packed with silly games and songs for even younger audiences. Highly interactive, this ...

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ComedySportz

ComedySportz

ComedySportz is an all ages, all improvised show where two teams battle it out for laughs as players create quick-witted ...

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Five More Minutes

Five More Minutes

5 More Minutes is a funny and magical show about bedtime for children and their grown-ups, in which we’ll explore ...

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Gervase Phinn

Gervase Phinn

Gervase has been touring theatres across the country for over 10 years now, and really is at his best and ...

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The Sandman

The Sandman

The Sandman brings sleep by dropping sand into the eyes of humans and uses a magical rainbow umbrella to impart ...

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Three

Three

Three wishes, three witches, three sisters, three pigs, three bears, three musketeers...Three singing actors weave together famous tales, which all ...

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Curator Development Talks

Curator Development Talks

CIT’s Curator Incubator scheme is a new project funded by Arts Council England to build skills for emerging and mid-career ...

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Joe Stilgoe: Songs on Film

Joe Stilgoe: Songs on Film

After three sell-out years at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the internationally acclaimed singer, pianist and entertainer Joe Stilgoe finally takes ...

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Shark in the Park

Shark in the Park

Timothy Pope is looking through his telescope –but wait, is that a Shark, in the Park!? From the creative team ...

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ComedySportz 4 Tots

ComedySportz 4 Tots

ComedySportz are bringing a brand new show packed with silly games and songs for even younger audiences. Highly interactive, this ...

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ComedySportz

ComedySportz

ComedySportz is an all ages, all improvised show where two teams battle it out for laughs as players create quick-witted ...

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Body of Light

Body of Light

A seamless landscape of flowing image, where graphics bend effortlessly round the arcs of a live dancer. A very human ...

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Oliver

Oliver

Oliver is being performed as part of the Nomads seventieth anniversary show.

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Handa's Surprise

Handa's Surprise

Travel to Kenya and follow in Handa’s footsteps as she journeys to see her best friend Akeyo, in the next ...

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Michelle McManus: Reloaded

Michelle McManus: Reloaded

Singer, presenter and columnist Michelle brings her second one woman show to the Waterside Arts Centre, following the sell-out 'Michelle ...

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The Magic Fish

The Magic Fish

A classic Indian tale retold through dance, storytelling and beatboxing for young thinking minds.

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Pinked Floyd Tribute Show

Pinked Floyd Tribute Show

This seven-piece tribute band presents an engaging and energetic performance celebrating the magical music of Pink Floyd. They have been ...

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A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol

On Christmas Eve, the most magical night of the year, the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge is whisked away on a terrifying ...

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ComedySportz 4 Tots

ComedySportz 4 Tots

ComedySportz are bringing a brand new show packed with silly games and songs for even younger audiences. Highly interactive, this ...

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ComedySportz

ComedySportz

ComedySportz is an all ages, all improvised show where two teams battle it out for laughs as players create quick-witted ...

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