What's on at Waterside

What's on?
One Year On

One Year On

SAT 22 APR - SAT 29 JUL

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

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Made For Sale

Made For Sale

SAT 8 JUL - SAT 5 AUG

Sale Arts Trail brings together in an exhibition some of the most talented artists in the Northwest including award winning ...

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Flit Flap & Fly

Flit Flap & Fly

SAT 22 JUL

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

SAT 22 JUL

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

SAT 22 JUL

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

SUN 23 JUL

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

SUN 23 JUL

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

MON 24 JUL

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

TUES 25 JUL

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

TUE 25 JUL

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

WED 26 JUL

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

THURS 27 JULY

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

FRI 28 JUL

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

FRI 28 JUL

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

SAT 29 JUL - SUN 30 JUL

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

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Goblin's Peter & The Wolf

Goblin's Peter & The Wolf

SAT 29 JUL

Join Peter on a hilarious adventure through the fields and forest as he discovers new sounds and noises. Featuring animal ...

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ComedySportz

ComedySportz

SAT 29 JUL

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

TUE 1 AUG

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

THU 3- SAT 5 AUG

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

FRI 4 AUG - SAT 23 SEP

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

SAT 26 AUG

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

SAT 26 AUG

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

FRI 1 SEPT

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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Little Frankenstein

Little Frankenstein

SUN 10 SEP

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

FRI 15 SEPT

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

SAT 16 SEP

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

SAT 16 SEP

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

SUN 17 SEP

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

FRI 22 SEP

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

THURS 28 SEPT

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

SUN 1 OCT

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

THU 5 OCT- THU 23 NOV

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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Two

Two

THU 5 OCT

It’s your round, get the drinks in. Don’t be put off by the bickering Landlord and Landlady, there’s plenty to ...

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Joe Stilgoe: Songs on Film

Joe Stilgoe: Songs on Film

FRI 6 OCT

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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Mary Pearson: FOMO, MOFOS!

Mary Pearson: FOMO, MOFOS!

FRI 6 OCT

A kaleidoscopic meditation passing through the films Blow-Up and Mullholland Drive and the songs of Robert Wyatt, Kraftwerk and John ...

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Shark in the Park

Shark in the Park

SUN 15 OCT

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

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The Hunting of the Snark

The Hunting of the Snark

WEDS 18 OCT

The impossible voyage of an improbable crew to hunt an imaginary creature is brought magically to life in this sparkling ...

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The Value of Nothing

The Value of Nothing

THU 19 OCT

More like an event than a play, this Laid Bare show invites the audience to interact, be active and take ...

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ComedySportz 4 Tots

ComedySportz 4 Tots

SAT 21 OCT

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

SAT 21 OCT

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

SUN 22 OCT

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

WED 25- SAT 28 OCT

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

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Handa's Surprise

Handa's Surprise

FRI 27 OCT

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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Happily Ever After

Happily Ever After

SUN 29 OCT

The queen is fed up. Her lazy son needs to grow up, get married and become king. She invites all ...

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Michelle McManus: Reloaded

Michelle McManus: Reloaded

FRI 10 NOV

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

SAT 11 NOV

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

SAT 11 NOV

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

TUES 21 NOV

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

SAT 25 NOV

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

SAT 25 NOV

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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The Bear

The Bear

TUE 5 DEC - SAT 6 JAN

With dazzling puppetry, delicious music, dreamy storytelling, and dozens of laughs, The Bear is an unforgettable experience for the whole ...

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