Waterside Arts Centre

Waterside Arts Centre
1 Waterside Plaza, Sale, Cheshire, M33 7ZF
  • Telephone 0161 912 5616
  • Bar open Daily 10am–5pm (8pm on class & performance nights)
  • Box office times Daily10am–5pm (8pm on class & performance nights);
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  • Website www.watersideartscentre.co.uk
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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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Aleena's Garden

Colour The Clouds Theatre Company are delighted to welcome you to Aleena's Garden, a sensory, interactive adventure for 0-3 year olds and their grown-ups. Join Aleena as she tends to her garden from the first days of spring through to the snowy fun of winter with the help of some very special animal friends… Aleena's…

Sun 23 Jul

£9 (£7) / 0161 912 5616

  • 13:30
  • 15:30

Andy Kirkpatrick: Nordwands

Stand-up comedian, extreme climber & award winning writer Andy Kirkpatrick looks back at his early days climbing in the Alps, telling tall tales of tackling Winter North faces and big walls. A night of terror and belly laughs.

Sun 23 Jul

£15 (£13) / 0161 912 5616

  • 19:30

Anyday

This may be the last day in this place. Max may have been in this place for some time. And today, Max will pull us deeper into the intimate world he shares with his bird on his trampoline. This world is a tender, heart-breaking world. A world filled with strange sounds, echoes of the past, and perhaps an idea of the…

Wed 26 Jul

£13 (£11) / 0161 912 5616

  • 19:00

ComedySportz 4 Tots

ComedySportz are bringing a brand new show packed with silly games and songs for even younger audiences. Highly interactive, this friendly, non-competitive version of the show will delight and entertain with madcap, improvised games with plenty of physicality, stories, songs, silly noises and big laughs. Join in as much…

Sat 26 Aug

£5 (£3) / 0161 912 5616

  • 15:00

ComedySportz

Improvisational comedy from two teams who are battling it out for laughs by creating sketches, songs and all kinds of scenes from audience suggestions.

Sat 29 Jul

£7 (£5) / 0161 912 5616

Comedy, Improvisational.

  • 19:30

The Demon Barbers XL: Disco At The Tavern

Following their sell out performances of 'The Lock In' The Demon Barbers return with new repertoire, extra band members and a modern twist to their multi-award winning Roadshow. Featuring some of the UK's most exciting young Clog, Sword, Hip Hop & Break dancers they are guaranteed to deliver the folk music & dance…

Sun 30 Jul

£17.50 (Children £10) / 0161 912 5616

  • 19:30

The Eduardo Niebla Experience

If you don't know the stunning guitar playing of Eduardo Niebla, you're in for a treat. If you are already among his admirers around the world, you know you have something quite extraordinary in store. The virtuoso Spanish guitarist makes music that transcends genres and crosses barriers; brilliant flamenco jazz fusion…

Mon 24 Jul

£16 ( £14) / 0161 912 5616

  • 19:30

An Evening with Gervase Phinn

The Yorkshire writer and radio personality talks about his life and work.

Fri 22 Sep

£18.50 / 0161 912 5616

  • 19:30

Flit Flap and Fly

A squawking adventure that follows a young bird's frantic and funny journey towards independence, and his relationship with his fine-singing father. With live music and audience participation.

Fri 21 Jul

Free / 0161 912 5616

  • 20:00

Goblin's Peter & The Wolf

Join Peter on a hilarious adventure through the fields and forest as he discovers new sounds and noises. Featuring animal antics of singing birds, waddling ducks, sneaky cats, and a rocking wolf. With new music lovingly inspired by Prokofiev's classic, this is Peter and the Wolf as you've never seen it before. Goblin's…

Sat 29 Jul

£9 (£7) / 0161 912 5616

  • 13:30
  • 15:30

It Can't Happen Here

Blue Masque Theatre present a staged reading of the 1930s dsytopian satire by Sinclair Lewis.

Wed 5 Jul

£4–£5 / 0161 912 5616

  • 19:30 – 21:30

Jan Ravens: Edinburgh Preview

Enjoy an evening of stand up with Jan Ravens,star of the BBC's Dead Ringers, and her impersonations of The Queen, Kirsty Wark, Fiona Bruce and Theresa May, among many others. Jan has been seen in Hebburn (2 series) for BBC2 and Big Bad World for Objective directed by Sandy Johnson, Skins, Love Soup, Midsomer Murders, Rory…

Fri 21 Jul

£10 / 0161 912 5616

  • 20:00

John Hegley

John Hegley made his performance debut as a busker outside a shoe shop in Hull, and has since become one of the country's best-loved poets. In a show suitable for both adults and children of 10 and up, John will be reading and singing verse from his three potato titles; Peace, love and potatoes, New and selected potatoes…

Sat 22 Jul

£15 (£13) / 0161 912 5616

  • 19:30

King Pleasure & The Biscuit Boys

A swinging non-stop mix of 40s Kansas City jazz and blues.

Fri 21 Jul

£15 / 0161 912 5616

  • 19:30

Mark Radcliffe's Galleon Blast

The seven-piece outfit plays banjos, whistles, accordions and fiddles to accompany a selection of traditional tunes and seafaring classics.

Fri 14 Jul

£15; £13 adv (£11) / 0161 912 5616

  • 19:30

Mark Thomas: A Show That Gambles on the Future

Mark Thomas sets out to discover what the future has in store for us by collecting and examining his own predictions and those of his audiences before gambling on their outcome.

Wed 4 Oct

£16 (£12) / 0161 912 5616

  • 19:30

Melancholy

Consumed by grief, he undertakes work on his biggest creation yet, his lost wife… but at what cost? Puppetry, physical theatre and animation combine to tell the story of one man as he treads the fine line between genius and insanity. PLEASE NOTE: There is no ticket price - just book a place and at the end of the night pay…

Fri 28 Jul

£10 (£8) / 0161 912 5616

  • 20:00

Mobile

The Paper Birds' second show in a trilogy about class in modern Britain. Performed in a caravan Mobile is based on interviews conducted in communities across the UK, exploring our sense of home, belonging, aspiration, and the realities of social mobility.

Sat 29 Jul

£9 (£7) / 0161 912 5616

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Sun 30 Jul

£9 (£7) / 0161 912 5616

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Mr. Wilson's Second Liners + Felix Hagan & The Family

Mr. Wilson's Second Liners will take you back to an era missed by almost every Mancunian who raved! New Orleans meets 90s club classics…a rave funeral without the body. ?? In New Orleans, funerals are celebrated in style, with noisy brass bands parading the streets, these revolutionary genre bashers opt for upbeat dance…

Thu 27 Jul

£10–£12 / 0161 912 5616

  • 20:00

Nick Cope's Family Songbook

Nick Cope is a professional singer and songwriter, and has over 20 years of experience in music, including international success as lead singer and songwriter with The Candyskins in the 1990s. He now writes and records music for children and has established a fanatical army of little people and their parents, from all…

Sun 30 Jul

£9 (£7) / 0161 912 5616

  • 14:00

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.

Mon 26 Jun

Free / 0161 912 5616

  • 10:00 – 20:00

Tue 27 Jun

Free / 0161 912 5616

  • 10:00 – 20:00

Wed 28 Jun

Free / 0161 912 5616

  • 10:00 – 20:00
…and 27 more dates until 29 Jul

Pride & Prejudice

Take a step back in time with Chapterhouse Theatre Company to meet Elizabeth Bennet, Jane Austen's most loveable heroine. When Elizabeth meets the rude and abrupt Mr Darcy, she loathes him at first sight. But is there more to him than meets the eye? Brought to life by award winning writer Laura Tuner, this brand-new…

Tue 1 Aug

£15 (£13) / 0161 912 5616

  • 19:30

Ren Harvieu

Salford-born singer Ren Harvieu is an incredible talent, blending vintage soulful tones with sumptuous swing touches. Compared to the likes of Dusty Springfield and Ella Fitzgerald. Her breath-taking, soaring vocals have led to her being named on the BBC's Sound of Music 2012 list, Ren has appeared on 'Later with Jools…

Sat 22 Jul

£16 ( £14) / 0161 912 5616

  • 20:00

The Shee

Cross-Border folk multi-instrumentalists and festival favourites, The Shee, met on the Folk and Traditional Music Degree course at Newcastle University in 2006. They are an exceptional all-female band, showcasing powerful and emotional vocal performances and instrumental prowess. Instrumentation is Accordion, two Fiddles…

Tue 25 Jul

£18 ( £16) / 0161 912 5616

  • 19:30

A Strange New Space

A one-woman show without words melding physical theatre with puppetry and original music to take you on an imagined voyage into space, which is parallelled with Amira's real-life journey as a refugee across continents.

Sun 9 Jul

£9 (£7) / 0161 912 5616

  • 13:30
  • 15:30

Stuff

Lead clown for A Cirque Du Soleil, Sean Kempton, mixes comedy, mime, clowning and the odd bit of dance in this absurdist show about love.

Tue 25 Jul

£12.50 (£10.50) / 0161 912 5616

  • 19:00

The Swing Commanders

Vibrant and versatile group performing an exciting mix of 1940s classics, boogie-woogie, western swing, 50s jump jive and more.

Fri 7 Jul

£15 (£13) / 0161 912 5616

  • 20:00

Under Milk Wood

Bristol Old Vic Theatre School presents Dylan Thomas's bawdy comedy-drama, set in the fishing village of Llareggub and featuring a host of strange characters. Directed by Christopher Scott.

Sun 23 Jul

£15 (£13) / 0161 912 5616

  • 14:30

Why Does Everybody Want To Move To Australia?

Blue Masquer Theatre present a staged reading of Rhonwen McCormack's drama about two people who both dream of moving to Australia.

Fri 7 Jul

£5 (£4) / 0161 912 5616

  • 19:30 – 21:30

Wifi Wars

Teams of four compete across a universe of video games to take home the ultimate video game prize.

Fri 28 Jul

£10 (£8) / 0161 912 5616

  • 19:30

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