Waterside Arts Centre
This canal-side arts centre hosting theatre, comedy, dance, music, art exhibitions across three gallery spaces and screenings of classic films and new releases. Waterside Arts Centre also run art, dance and fitness classes and is home to Creative Industries Trafford (CIT), who deliver professional development support to artists and creatives.
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'Europe's premier Bowie tribute band', endorsed by Bowie drummer Woody Woodmansey.
Artful Voices Choir Concert
The choir present their intricate arrangements of songs old and new, featuring guests The Sunday Boys and The Black Sheiks.
Best of Buzz Comedy
The guinea pigs of Dandeville love munching dandelion leaves so much that slowly but surely dandelions are disappearing from all over town. Christopher Nibble knows that crunch time has come when there is just one dandelion left - but will this plucky little guinea pig have the flower power to save the day? Written…
Improvisational comedy from two teams who are battling it out for laughs by creating sketches, songs and all kinds of scenes from audience suggestions.
The Doors Alive
Tribute to Jim Morrison's seminal LA rock crew.
The First Hippo on the Moon
David Walliam's children's book about two big hippos and one enormous dream – which of them can make it to the moon first?
The ensemble performs rock in tribute to the award-winning band.
Holmes & Watson: The Farewell Tour
A comic romp in which the intrepid detective embarks on a farewell tour to demonstrate some of his best-known cases, but leaves the set in Hull and has to improvise.
Into The Water
A fantasy dance adventure for the whole family from your favourite folk dance misfits. A foot-stomping, hand-tapping show set in a magical wasteland, where anything is possible and friendship is everything. Riverdance alumni Suzanne Cleary and Peter Harding have travelled the world with their take on traditional folk…
Kathryn Tickell & the Side
The fiddle-playing vocalist performs traditional, acoustic folk with her five-piece band.
Link - An Elemental Exchange
The paper artist Caro Inglis and jewellery maker Becca Beyond collaborate on a joint show with paper, metal and jewellery pieces.
Live/Wire - The unique six man tribute to rock music´s greatest band AC/DC complete with trademark cannons, a wall of Marshall´s and 2 hours of High Voltage Rock and Roll. The band cover both eras as always with both Bon Scott and ´Pete´ Brian Johnson present to take you on the Rock and Roll train for a night to remember.
Livewire AC/DC Tribute Show
LiveWire is a 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. And in this AC/DC's fortieth year, the band cover both eras as always with Bon Scott and 'Pete' Brian Johnson present to take you on the rock and roll train…
The urbane expatriate pop crooner performs material from his latest album alongside Commotions classics.
Martin Hayes And Dennis Cahill
The fiddler and guitarist join forces to produce spellbinding Irish melodies featuring tracks from their album Welcome Here Again.
Brilliant mix of English tradition and American music from the virtuoso fingerstyle guitarist and singer, a former BBC Radio 2 Folk Musician of the Year.
Michelle McManus' Reality: The Musical
After receiving five star reviews at the Edinburgh Festival, columnist, television presenter, actress and singer Michelle brings her hilarious one woman show to Sale. An upfront and humorous take on her life since winning 'Pop Idol' just over a decade ago, with famous show tunes from the West End and Broadway. From…
The poetic story of the unique bond between a little girl and an old woman. Presented by Barnstorm Theatre Company for ages 4+.
Noel & Gertie
A celebration of Noel Coward and Gertrude Lawrence.
One Year On
This exhibition showcases new and recent works from the 2016, The Open exhibition prize winners, Peter Davis, Effie Jessop, Sarah Malone, Sandra Robinson and Steph Shipley.
Puppet Masters Return With Aardman Studios
Featuring leading figures from the worlds of animation, puppetry and character design, this one day event welcomes Merlin Crossingham, Creative Director for Wallace & Gromit at Aardman Studios. Merlin will discuss his work and inspirations in a 20 year career that includes the film Chicken Run, Wallace & Gromit…
Mon 27 Mar
Tue 28 Mar
Wed 29 Mar
A Regular Little Houdini
- Directed by: Joshua Richards
- Written by: Daniel Llewelyn-Williams
A one-man play set in Newport at the turn of last century, when the great showman and escapologist Houdini came to town. A dockworker's son dreams of a life of magic to 'escape' the working class reality of Edwardian Britain, but how can you follow your dreams in a world where poverty weighs you down like mud? A beautiful…
Rory Bremner: Party Political
Stand-up from the impressionist, satirist and presenter.
The Scarecrows' Wedding
Scamp Theatre present a heart-warming adaptation of the best-selling book by children's literature heroes Julie Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. Happily engaged scarecrow couple Betty O'Barley and Harry O'Hay's wedding planning begins to fall apart when wicked Reginald Rake tries to spoil their celebrations in this sweet…
SeYes recreate the sound of Yes with all the energy of the classic live shows.
The town is up in arms! Local resident Kilroy Quinn accuses Ursula Foot of being a shapeshifter and calls an emergency town meeting. As Kilroy puts his case, the audience takes on the role of the jury. What will you decide - guilty or not guilty? A wildly entertaining show that brings together storytelling, puppetry…
Northern soul covers band.
Sing and Sign
Sign-along choir session for adults of mixed abilities.
Spring Concert 2
Trafford Music Service Spring Concert Ensembles performing: Sinfonia Strings (Fri PM*) Sinfonia (Fri PM*) Philharmonic (Fri PM*) *This indicates which day of the week the ensemble usually takes place on to help parents identify which group their child is in.
Spring Concert 3
Trafford Music Service Spring Concert Ensembles performing: Intermediate Wind Band (Tues PM*) Concert Band (Tues PM*) Guitars (Fri PM*) Jazz Collective (Tues PM*) *This indicates which day of the week the ensemble usually takes place on to help parents identify which group their child is in.
Stand Up Stand Up
Jim Cartwright has both written and directs this comedy about the meeting between a comedian and a bailiff and the events that follow.
Longstanding, respected T-Rex tribute act. Glam rockers brace yourselves.
The Tap-Dancing Mermaid
Gather round as the Moon offers a magical story about tap dancing Marina who he has watched perform secretly every night since her aunt has banned it. One night, as Marina creeps to the boardwalk to practice she meets a mysterious boy who changes her life forever. A delightful children's theatre production by Pigtails…
Weekly dance workshop for adults with mild to moderate disabilities.
Drama workshop for adults with learning and physical disabilities.
Wild Colours Art Group
An art class suitable for all levels of ability, including adults with learning disabilities.