REFRACT:17 at Waterside

What's on?

A brand new ten day summer programme bursting with experiential performance, music and events to challenge visitors of all ages to see things differently.

Refract:17 runs from Friday 21 to Sunday 30 July, bringing together a carefully curated programme jilted from convention.

Be our buddy! Join our FREE membership scheme - REFRACTION - which will offer pass holders a host of discounted tickets, drink offers and unique opportunities throughout Refract:17.

To join REFRACTION click here to fill out a VERY quick form!

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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