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What's On at Waterside, Manchester

What's On at Waterside, Manchester

Cosgrove Hall Films Archive - Scene on Screen

Waterside, Manchester
Monday 4 December 2023 - Saturday 6 January 2024
This new exhibition from the Cosgrove Hall Films Archive explores animated worlds, sharing recent acquisitions to the archive, including original design drawings and concept artwork from The BFG, Count Duckula and Fool of the World and the ...

Scene On Screen: Creating Animated Worlds Panel Discussion

Waterside, Manchester
Tuesday 5 December 2023
Photo credit: Jason LockEVENT INFORMATIONGo deeper into the animated worlds featured in the Scene On Screen exhibition from the Cosgrove Hall Films Archive with a panel discussion featuring celebrated alumni Bridget Appleby and Barbara Bidd...

Comedysportz Improvised Panto

Waterside, Manchester
Friday 8 - Saturday 9 December 2023
EVENT INFORMATIONBored of the same pantomimes every year? The ComedySportz team are back this Christmas for more Totally Improvised Pantomimes! Heroes, villains, songs and silliness are guaranteed this December as the gang create brand-new ...

The Snow Queen

Waterside, Manchester
Saturday 9 - Saturday 30 December 2023
At the top of the world lives the Snow Queen who is supposed to control the weather. But the seasons aren't behaving. The world is getting warmer. And it hasn't snowed for years.... Lumi gazes up at the stars and worries about the world. Th...

Comedysportz Improvised Panto (Tots)

Waterside, Manchester
Saturday 9 December 2023
EVENT INFORMATIONBored of the same pantomimes every year? The ComedySportz team are back this Christmas for more Totally Improvised Pantomimes! Heroes, villains, songs and silliness are guaranteed this December as the gang create brand-new ...

Little Penguin's First Christmas

Waterside, Manchester
Tuesday 12 - Friday 15 December 2023
From the company that brought you the sell-out productions of Snowbabies! and Aleena's Garden, Little Penguin's First Christmas is an immersive, festive experience for babies aged 0-36 months and their grown-ups! Filled with puppetry, origi...

A Christmas Carol In Concert

Waterside, Manchester
Tuesday 12 December 2023
EVENT INFORMATIONThis unique retelling of Dickens? heart-warming tale uses an array of traditional and modern instruments and authentic musical arrangements. It brims with warmth, wit and wonder. Modern-day balladeers GreenMatthews take the...

Comedysportz Improvised Adult Panto

Waterside, Manchester
Friday 15 - Saturday 16 December 2023
EVENT INFORMATIONBored of the same pantomimes every year? The ComedySportz team are back this Christmas for more Totally Improvised Pantomimes! Heroes, villains, songs and silliness are guaranteed this December as the gang create brand-new ...

Sale Nomads: Dick Whittington & The Pirates

Waterside, Manchester
Friday 12 - Sunday 21 January 2024
? Book Now EVENT INFORMATIONSale Nomads present the spectacular tale of Dick Whittington, the rags to riches tale of one boy?s rise from scruffy northerner to heroic Lord Mayor of London!A brea...


Waterside, Manchester
Wednesday 24 January 2024
EVENT INFORMATIONThree sailors wreak havoc as they search for love during a whirlwind 24-hour leave in New York City. Starring Gene Kelly & Frank SinatraDEMENTIA FRIENDLY SCREENINGSThe screenings are enhanced to suit the needs of people liv...

Christine Bovill - PIAF

Waterside, Manchester
Friday 26 January 2024
As much a play as it is a musical homage, PIAF is a funny, poignant and moving theatrical homage to one of France's most endearing icons; celebrating some of her best known songs, threaded with Piaf's story, and performer Christine Bovill's...

Oh Whistle: Two ghost stories by M R James

Waterside, Manchester
Friday 26 January 2024
EVENT INFORMATIONPerformed by R M Lloyd ParryM R James is acknowledged as the master of the English Ghost Story. He first performed his supernatural tales to friends at Christmas in King?s College, Cambridge. Now Nunkie Theatre Company have...


Waterside, Manchester
Saturday 27 January - Saturday 21 September 2024
You've seen football. You've seen tennis. But have you seen Comedy as a sport? Then you don't want to miss this all ages, all action, all improvised competitive comedy show! Two teams battle it out for laughs with quick-witted gags, games, ...

Karen Darke MBE & Steve Bate MBE - Wild Tracks

Waterside, Manchester
Wednesday 31 January 2024
Paralympic gold medal-winning cyclists Karen Dark MBE and Steve Bate MBE share the incredible journey of riding to ascend the iconic mountain of Kilimanjaro together. With a diverse team, Wild Tracks explores themes of challenge, diversity ...

Shakespeare's Fool

Waterside, Manchester
Friday 2 February 2024
Starring Robin Leetham, this one-actor show about Will 'Cavaliero' Kempe, one of the finest performers of the Elizabethan age, premiered at the Edinburgh Fringe in 2021 and returned in 2022, receiving rave reviews from audience and critics...

Best of Buzz Comedy

Waterside, Manchester
Saturday 3 February - Saturday 1 June 2024
Waterside's legendary monthly comedy night showcasing new and established talent upstairs in the Old Courtroom Chambers. Buzz Comedy is a long-running, well-respected, and award-winning comedy night fronted since 1989 by the veteran wit...

The New Blur Album

Waterside, Manchester
Saturday 10 February 2024
To celebrate Blur reforming for sell out shows at Wembley Stadium, John Osborne has brought back his Radio 4 storytelling show The New Blur Album back for some special shows. Full of Blur songs and love. 'A sweet reminiscence about youth, m...

The Three Little Pigs

Waterside, Manchester
Tuesday 13 - Thursday 15 February 2024
Suitable for all the family (recommended for ages 3-10), be blown away by the world of Stuff & Nonsense Theatre Company in this joyful retelling of a classic tale. Told in a unique physical style with raucous puppets, this is high-octane fa...

Paul Jones & Dave Kelly

Waterside, Manchester
Sunday 18 February 2024
EVENT INFORMATIONRuggedly durable and timeless, the Blues is perhaps more popular today than it has ever been. Young musicians still cut their teeth on its enticing, 12-bar appeal, but its real rewards, true virtuosity, poise and knowledge,...

Pete Whittaker - Fine Lines

Waterside, Manchester
Tuesday 20 February 2024
Big Wall Free solo climbing remains an area of the sport that climbers and public are yet to wrap their head around. Pete Whittaker explores the art of free solo climbing taking you on a journey of where soloing started out for him, right u...


Waterside, Manchester
Wednesday 21 February 2024
EVENT INFORMATIONThe story of the great sharpshooter Annie Oakley, who rose to fame while dealing with her love/professional rival, Frank Butler. A story very loosely based on the love story of Annie Oakley and Frank Butler who meet at a sh...

On Me

Waterside, Manchester
Friday 23 February 2024
EVENT INFORMATIONOn Me follows Shona and Christian, two actors working on a ?gritty? true crime docudrama. As the pair develop feelings for each other, they must navigate the challenges of being role models, allies, spontaneous romantics an...

Justin Moorhouse

Waterside, Manchester
Sunday 25 February 2024
The hilarious Manchester comedian and Phoenix Nights star is back: still funny, yet middle aged. Stretch & Think is his new show, directed by Henry Normal, which may contain: Yoga, getting older, Madonna, shoplifters, Labradoodles, middle-a...

National Production Company - Macbeth

Waterside, Manchester
Wednesday 28 February 2024
Set in the murky Dark Ages where love, politics and witchcraft collide, National Production Company presents a full-scale production of the classic tale as portrayed by William Shakespeare with sorcery, ghostly apparitions and spectacular ...

The Bon Jovi Experience

Waterside, Manchester
Friday 1 March 2024
The Bon Jovi Experience are the world's first and unquestionably finest tribute to the great Bon Jovi. They are the only tribute to have been featured on the band's official website, not to mention being the only tribute to have been reques...

Ireland The Show

Waterside, Manchester
Wednesday 13 March 2024
Join an all star cast of Ireland's most talented singers and performers accompanied by the fabulous Keltic Storm band and world champion Keltic Fusion Irish dancers for an unmissable Ireland the Show that will take you on a journey throug...


Waterside, Manchester
Friday 15 March 2024
EVENT INFORMATIONJoin singer, songwriter and storyteller Louise Jordan for an evening of songs and stories in celebration of International Women?s Day. Having toured across the UK and Europe since 2010, Louise became focussed on telling hid...

Hans Rey - Mishaps & Mayhem

Waterside, Manchester
Sunday 17 March 2024
Untold stories, chaos and legendary tales from the German-born and raised Swiss-American mountain bike legend, Hansjorg Rey, arguably the most iconic figure ever in mountain biking. Mountain Bike pioneer, adventurer, former Trials World Cha...


Waterside, Manchester
Wednesday 20 March 2024
EVENT INFORMATIONA wonderfully entertaining slice of 60s nostalgia Summer Holiday is a hit-filled, toe-tapping, feel-good musical romp. Cliff Richard stars as Don, a London Bus mechanic who, along with his friends (Hayes, Green, Bulloch), s...

Alice's Adventures In Wonderland

Waterside, Manchester
Saturday 23 March 2024
Box Tale Soup's version of Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland has been created and adapted entirely by the company. It features a cast of just two human performers, a dozen colourful handmade puppets and a beautiful set that u...

The Coral - The Making of The Debut Album

Waterside, Manchester
Sunday 24 March 2024
An Intimate Evening of music and conversation with singer James Skelly and keyboardist Nick Power. The Coral are celebrating the 21th anniversary of their eponymous debut album. The record was described by NME as being the funniest and most...

Discovering Antarctica: Heroic Tales of Shackleton, Crean & Scott

Waterside, Manchester
Tuesday 26 March 2024
Tom Crean, the intrepid Antarctic explorer and one of Ireland's unsung heroes, is brought to life in this dramatic and humorous solo performance by Aidan Dooley. Set during The Golden Age of Antarctic Exploration (1901-1916), discover the r...

John Robb

Waterside, Manchester
Thursday 28 March 2024
John Robb is a many-faceted creature. In his new book and live show, he asks Do You Believe in the Power of Rock 'n' Roll? taking you on a journey from the late 1970s, when he was first caught up in punk's high-octane thrill, to the prese...

The Haunting

Waterside, Manchester
Wednesday 10 April 2024
Conn Artists Theatre Company's gripping adaptation of some of Charles Dickens' most haunting works, based on his spine-tingling tales of the unexpected, will have you on the edge of your seat! In an ancient, crumbling mansion, two men stumb...

Geoff Norcott

Waterside, Manchester
Friday 12 April 2024
Conservative Party supporting comedian Geoff Norcott is working on his fifth national tour show, and takes to the road with his new tour Basic Bloke following on the back of "Conswervative", "Traditionalism", "Taking Liberties" and "I Blame...

Paul Foot

Waterside, Manchester
Sunday 14 April 2024
As seen on Would I Lie To You?, Never Mind the Buzzcocks and 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown, multi-award-winning and trail-blazing comedian, Paul Foot, is back on tour with Dissolve, his most personal, surprising and ground-breaking show e...

The Totally Improvised Musical

Waterside, Manchester
Friday 19 April 2024
Every night is opening night as the team of top improvisers, create a completely unscripted comedy musical from your suggestions. A brand-new show from the award-winning team behind ComedySportz (Best Alternative Act - North West Comedy Awa...

Treasure Island

Waterside, Manchester
Saturday 20 April 2024
Join KD Theatre Productions (the team behind 'The Wizard of Oz' and 'Goldilocks and the three Bears') aboard the Jolly Roger for a swashbuckling pantomime adventure like you've never seen before. Set sail with the talented cast of performe...


Waterside, Manchester
Wednesday 24 April 2024
Please note: This film is in Black & White?EVENT INFORMATIONShowgirls Lorelei Lee and Dorothy Shaw travel to Paris, pursued by a private detective hired by the suspicious father of Lorelei's fianc?, as well as a rich, enamoured old man and ...

Jack's Ashes

Waterside, Manchester
Friday 26 April 2024
A new solo performance, made in development with The Australian Cricketers Association, written by Matt Banes and Tim Marriott, seeking to reduce stigma and open conversations about mental health in sport. Performed by Tim Marriott (BBC's T...

Jarlath Regan

Waterside, Manchester
Friday 26 April 2024
Following millions of downloads and views on Youtube, TikTok and Instagram Jarlath Regan's epic new standup comedy show "Yer Man" has landed. Ireland's favourite Irishman abroad is back after appearances on Tonight At The Palladium (ITV), R...

You're Bard!

Waterside, Manchester
Saturday 27 April 2024
This hilarious, unpredictable new show, featuring actors whose past experience includes the RSC, Bristol Old Vic, Cheltenham Everyman, Dubai and the West End promises an unforgettable evening of Shakespeare unlike anything you've ever seen ...

Steve Harley - Come Up and See Me… and Other Stories

Waterside, Manchester
Saturday 4 May 2024
Accompanied by long-standing band member Barry Wickens, Come Up And See Me... And Other Stories, will feature music and stories, as Steve Harley tells stories about his career, while playing acoustic versions of his biggest hits. A prodigio...

Tommy Blaize - The Voice of Strictly Come Dancing

Waterside, Manchester
Sunday 5 May 2024
Toxteth, Liverpool, vocalist Tommy Blaize has one of the most recognisable voices in the UK. As the lead singer on Strictly Come Dancing for 20 glorious years, he's sung live each week to up to 12 million people. And in a remarkable caree...

Divorced, Beheaded Died: An Audience with King Henry VIII

Waterside, Manchester
Sunday 5 May 2024
'The year is 1544 and King Henry, the Eighth of that name, is engaged upon Royal Progress about his Realm; and has halted here to afford his Loyal Subjects the opportunity to have 'audience' with their Sovereign Lord and King'. This one-man...

The Detective Dog

Waterside, Manchester
Saturday 25 - Sunday 26 May 2024
Tiny & Tall Productions, formerly Tessa Bide Productions, brings you Julia Donaldson and Sara Ogilvie's well-loved story, The Detective Dog on stage for Deaf and hearing family audiences. Whether it's finding a lost shoe or discovering who ...

Ultimate Coldplay - Tribute to Coldplay

Waterside, Manchester
Friday 31 May 2024
A live tribute to Coldplay and performing all the Coldplay hits and more in a brilliant sound and look-a-like show. The vocals, mannerisms and atmosphere these guys deliver are second to none. Giving the audience that same high energy perfo...

Fishing For Rainbows

Waterside, Manchester
Sunday 2 June 2024
Featuring fearless fishing action, surprising plot twists, compelling characters and an inspiring girl-hero, this funny and heart-warming show from Mancunian children's author Oliver Sykes will reel the whole family in for an unforgettable ...

The Christians

Waterside, Manchester
Friday 7 June 2024
Renowned for an endless string of soulful yet socially aware hits such as Forgotten Town, Ideal World, Born Again, Harvest for the World, What's in a Word, Hooverville, Words, Father, The Bottle and many more, Liverpool pop soul band The Ch...

Live/Wire - The AC/DC Show

Waterside, Manchester
Saturday 22 June 2024
Live/Wire is the AC/DC Show. The hugely successful and unique six-man tribute to rock music's greatest band, AC/DC - complete with cannons, a wall of Marshalls and over two hours of High Voltage Rock 'n' Roll, in a show critically acclaimed...
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