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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Noel & Gertie

Noel & Gertie

“I love criticism just so long as it’s unqualified praise,” Noel Coward once said.

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Airport '77 (1977)

Airport '77 (1977)

Northern Noir : A brand new series of cultural events celebrating people, places and stories. The Jubilee Show Reel : ...

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Absolute Bowie

Absolute Bowie

Absolute Bowie, Europe’s Finest David Bowie Tribute continue to celebrate the life and music of the Starman with a spectacular ...

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Shapeshifter

Shapeshifter

The town is up in arms! Local resident Kilroy Quinn accuses Ursula Foot of being a shapeshifter - What will ...

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Martin Simpson

Martin Simpson

The remarkable intimate solo performances Martin gives go from strength to strength - every gig is a masterclass. He travels ...

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The Doors Alive

The Doors Alive

The Doors Alive re-create the sound, look, and magic of a 1960's Doors concert, effortlessly transporting the audience back in ...

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Stand Up Stand Up

Stand Up Stand Up

A struggling comedian meets a bailiff, sounds like the start of a gag, but heralds an unlikely alliance that leads ...

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The First Hippo on the Moon

The First Hippo on the Moon

From Number One bestselling children’s author David Walliams comes an explosively funny space adventure for children of 3 and up. ...

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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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The Scarecrows' Wedding

The Scarecrows' Wedding

This truly heart-warming adaptation of Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler’s bestselling book is bursting at the seams with Scamp Theatre’s ...

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Seyes - CANCELLED

Seyes - CANCELLED

CANCELLED Seyes are the only five-man Yes tribute in the UK. Founded 10 years ago, Seyes cover the 'Classic' Yes ...

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Moana (2016)

Moana (2016)

In Ancient Polynesia, when a terrible curse incurred by the Demigod Maui reaches an impetuous Chieftain's daughter's island, she answers ...

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Trolls (2016)

Trolls (2016)

After the Bergens invade Troll Village, Poppy, the happiest Troll ever born, and the curmudgeonly Branch set off on a ...

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Eddie The Eagle (2016)

Eddie The Eagle (2016)

The story of Eddie Edwards- the notoriously tenacious British underdog ski jumper who charmed the world at the 1988 Winter ...

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The Three Musketeers

The Three Musketeers

The seventeenth century has never been so silly! Chaos, mayhem and stupidity reign supreme as children’s comedy trio the Three ...

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A Midsummer Night's Dream

A Midsummer Night's Dream

This funny and heart-warming adaptation features vibrant classical choreography danced by some of the finest dancers around. Mendelssohn's joyous music ...

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Ben Hall's Moments in Nature

Ben Hall's Moments in Nature

Ben Hall has gained worldwide recognition as one of Britain's foremost Professional Wildlife Photographers. He is immensely experienced, and is ...

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The Gelatos

The Gelatos

The Gelatos are a high energy all live (piano, double bass, sax/clarinet), all singing jazz trio playing songs from the ...

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Meet the Beatles

Meet the Beatles

Meet the Beatles are one of the UK's finest tributes to The Beatles. From the costumes they wear, to the ...

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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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The Magic of Motown

The Magic of Motown

Music fans are invited to the biggest party of the year as the unstoppable Magic of Motown show steams into ...

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Billionaire Boy

Billionaire Boy

Heartbreak Productions, together with Mr Spud and his son, Joe, would like to invite you to a garage sale (they ...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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