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Here you can find everything that's on at Watermans over the next few weeks and months. We hope you'll find something for you!

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The Wife (15)

Cinema

The Wife (15)

22 Oct - 25 Oct

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Cinema

Faces Places (12A)

22 Oct - 25 Oct

Marking a long-awaited return to filmmaking in the year of her 90th birthday, Faces Places sees iconic filmmaker Agnès Varda […]

New Media Arts

Human Factors

22 Oct - 06 Jan

Human Factors is a group show presenting recent and new work by Hanna Haaslahti in collaboration with Tyler Henry, Anna […]

Cinema

Sink (15)

22 Oct - 25 Oct

Sink is a feature film, shot mainly in South East London, written and directed by Mark Gillis. It’s about Micky […]

Family Cinema

The Big Bad Fox And Other Tales (U) – Half Term Family Cinema

22 Oct - 27 Oct

From the creators of the Academy Award®-nominated Ernest & Celestine comes another hilarious, heartwarming tale of animal misfits. The countryside […]

Family Cinema

The House With A Clock In Its Wall (12A) – Half Term Family Cinema

22 Oct - 25 Oct

In the tradition of Amblin classics where fantastical events occur in the most unexpected places, Jack Black and Cate Blanchett […]

Cinema

The Wife (15)

22 Oct - 25 Oct

Joan Castleman (Glenn Close) has spent forty years sacrificing her own talent, dreams and ambitions to support her charismatic husband […]

Exhibitions

Meet John Mayer The Godfather Of Fusion Music

22 Oct - 30 Oct

A multimedia exhibition, celebrating the life and legacy of the groundbreaking composer, musician and Indo-Jazz pioneer, John Mayer (1929-2004).  ‘Mayer's […]

Cinema

Tehran Taboo (15)

23 Oct

Nominated for two awards – Cannes Film Festival 2017  Through rotoscoping animation, Ali Soozandeh presents a brilliantly crafted and taboo […]

Special Events Cinema

Funny Girl – The Musical (PG)

24 Oct

Following its record-breaking, sell-out run in London’s West End and national tour, the critically-acclaimed musical Funny Girl comes to a cinema near you, featuring […]

Parent & Baby Cinema

The House With A Clock Its Walls (12A) – Parent and Baby

24 Oct

In the tradition of Amblin classics where fantastical events occur in the most unexpected places, Jack Black and Cate Blanchett […]

Children

The Musicians of Bremen (3-10yrs) – Half Term Special

24 Oct - 26 Oct

A highly visual show, with puppetry, live music, circus and trapeze. This visually stunning adaptation from French company, Compagnie Animotion, […]

Take Part

Watch Your Feet and Your Hands – Half Term Workshop

24 Oct - 26 Oct

Acrobatics and physical theatre! How does the cockerel swing from the trapeze? How did they get a donkey to climb […]

Cinema

A Star Is Born (15)

26 Oct - 01 Nov

A Star is Born stars four-time Oscar nominee Bradley Cooper and multiple award-winning, Oscar-nominated music superstar Lady Gaga, in her […]

Cinema

First Man (12A)

26 Oct - 08 Nov

On the heels of their six-time Academy Award®-winning smash, La La Land, Oscar®-winning director Damien Chazelle and star Ryan Gosling […]

Theatre Hire

Daily Rent

27 Oct

Will be performed in Persian with English subtitles. Written and Directed by Soussan Farrokhnia. Please note Watermans are not selling […]

Special Events Cinema

French Impressions – Ismaël’s Ghost (15)

27 Oct

We look at the extraordinar career of Charlotte Gainsbourg who started work at 12 and has shown a range that […]

Special Events Cinema

Met Opera 18-19: La Fanciulla del West

27 Oct

Puccini’s gunpowder western returns to the stage where it premiered under Arturo Toscanini. Gold Rush, 1849. Bar owner Minnie looks […]

Theatre Hire

On Hold

28 Oct

“One of the most moving and thought provoking pieces of theatre I have ever seen.” (Audience Member) Developed through listening […]

New Media Arts

Trajectories II: Call for Proposals

28 Oct

Trajectories is an exciting three-year programme of thematic events exploring the potential of creative learning and making to help us […]

Parent & Baby Cinema

A Star Is Born – Parent and Baby

31 Oct

A Star is Born stars four-time Oscar nominee Bradley Cooper and multiple award-winning, Oscar-nominated music superstar Lady Gaga, in her […]

Take Part

Pandemonium Autumn 2018- 0-24 mths

31 Oct - 05 Dec

Join Tamar Swade every Wednesday (term time only) in this fun musical workshop for parents/carers and their children, aged 0-24mths. […]

Take Part

Pandemonium Autumn 2018- 2-4 yrs

31 Oct - 05 Dec

Join Tamar Swade every Wednesday in this fun musical workshop for parents/carers and their children, aged 2-4. Sing songs and […]

Special Events Cinema

Allelujah! (15) – National Theatre Live

01 Nov

Please note the certificate for this screening has changed from (12A) to (15). Filmed live at London’s Bridge Theatre during […]

Cinema

Cold War (15)

02 Nov - 06 Nov

Paweł Pawlikowski follows the Oscar-winning Ida with this stunning and epic romance set against the backdrop of post-war Europe.  Sumptuously […]

Cinema

Dogman (15)

02 Nov - 08 Nov

Marcello is a small and gentle dog groomer who wants two things, to look after his dogs and take his […]

Cinema

Nancy (12A)

02 Nov - 08 Nov

Living in obscurity in upstate New York, Nancy is an alienated, goth-haired 30-something who’s fond of concocting twisted outsider fantasies. […]

Books

Watermans With Words: The Art of Biography

02 Nov

David Bowie, Alexander McQueen, Bob Marley. We hear from three writers who have told their stories. Our third evening book […]

Exhibitions

Breaking Form: Re-Formed

02 Nov - 30 Nov

A unique collaboration developed over two decades between Buz Williams, General Manager of Watermans when it first opened in 1984, […]

Outdoor Arts

Motionhouse: Exo

03 Nov

Featuring two incredible performers and driver, EXO is a stunning outdoor spectacle for dancers and JCB diggers. This riveting show […]

Family Cinema

Incredibles 2 (PG) – Family Cinema

03 Nov - 17 Nov

In “Incredibles 2,” Helen is called on to lead a campaign to rebuild the Supers’ reputation, while Bob navigates the […]

Special Events Cinema

King Lear (12A) – National Theatre Encore

04 Nov

Ian McKellen leads the cast of the five-star Chichester Festival Theatre production. ★★★★★ ‘Ian McKellen reigns supreme in this triumphant […]

Children

Young Herbert’s Horrors (4-9 yrs)

04 Nov

Young Herbert is a little horror. Living on a boat should be the ideal life for a wannabe pirate, but […]

Children

Over The Moon (0-2yrs) – Parent & Baby Theatre Special

06 Nov

Over the Moon weaves together gentle classical music with familiar nursery rhymes and games in an interactive musical adventure for babies […]

Children

Over The Moon (0-2yrs) – Parent & Baby Theatre Special

06 Nov

Over the Moon weaves together gentle classical music with familiar nursery rhymes and games in an interactive musical adventure for babies […]

Take Part Hire

London Art School with Sue Cooper

07 Nov - 31 Dec

The aim of the London Art School is to encourage and support each student in order for them to discover: ​“In […]

Parent & Baby Cinema

First Man (12A) – Parent and Baby

07 Nov

On the heels of their six-time Academy Award®-winning smash, La La Land, Oscar®-winning director Damien Chazelle and star Ryan Gosling […]

Cinema

Bohemian Rhapsody (12A)

09 Nov - 22 Nov

Bohemian Rhapsody is a foot-stomping celebration of Queen, their music and their extraordinary lead singer Freddie Mercury. Freddie defied stereotypes […]

Cinema

Fahrenheit 11/9 (15)

09 Nov - 15 Nov

Filmmaker Michael Moore examines the current state of American politics, particularly the Donald J. Trump presidency and gun violence, while […]

Cinema

Waiting For You (12A)

09 Nov - 15 Nov

Waiting For You stars Colin Morgan as Paul. As his father lies dying, delirious and in pain, he hints at […]

New Media Arts

Sara Choudhrey: Driftwood

09 Nov - 12 Nov

Whether botanical, wildlife, or human, all bodies experience the right to claim natural space their own. Yet changes in the […]

New Media Arts

Alexander Whitley Dance Company: Strange Stranger

10 Nov

A brand new interactive performance-installation where movement creates a unique interplay of light and mood. It comprises a labyrinth of […]

Family Cinema

Christopher Robin (PG) – Family Cinema

10 Nov

Christopher Robin is all grown up and all out of imagination. Stuck at his disheartening job, he struggles to make […]

New Media Arts

Jane Gauntlett: TrueLove

10 Nov - 11 Nov

An early sharing of TrueLove prototype (R&D); an interactive experience which explores the impact of future technology on intimacy and […]

New Media Arts

Make your own gesture sensing musical instrument (ages 10+, incl. adults)

10 Nov

Sew, wire, code and play your own musical instrument glove that responds to your movements. Based on a gestural glove […]

Special Events Cinema

Met Opera 18-19: Marnie

10 Nov

A young woman lies, cheats, and steals her way through life, propelled by compulsions she can neither control nor understand. […]

New Media Live Performance

Sound Worlds: an Audiovisual Adventure

10 Nov

A double bill, bringing back musicians from Quebec who performed in last year's QUADr at the Digital Weekender. We present […]

New Media Arts

Yassine Khaled: Monitor Man

10 Nov - 11 Nov

Speak to someone thousands of miles away as though they were in the room! In Monitor Man, Yassine Khaled creates […]

Special Events Cinema

Ceasefire (15) – 26 French Film Festival UK

11 Nov

Ceasefire / Cessez-Le-Feu To mark 'Armistice Day' today and to kick start our participation with the 26th French Film Festival UK. […]

New Media Arts

Family Workshop: DIY Electronic Cards (6+)

11 Nov

A family friendly introduction to DIY Electronics through craft. Learn the basics of electricity and make a cute light-up card […]

Children

Your Toys (5-9 yrs)

11 Nov

What have Buzz Lightyear, Barbie, the blue Brontosaurus and any other toy got in common? Answer: They can all go […]

Parent & Baby Cinema

Bohemian Rhapsody (12A) – Parent and Baby

14 Nov

Bohemian Rhapsody is a foot-stomping celebration of Queen, their music and their extraordinary lead singer Freddie Mercury. Freddie defied stereotypes […]

Special Events Cinema

RSC Live: Troilus and Cressida (12A)

14 Nov

“Lechery, lechery, still wars and lechery: nothing else holds fashion” Troilus and Cressida swear they will always be true to […]

Juilet, Naked (15)

16 Nov - 22 Nov

Annie (Rose Byrne) is stuck in a long-term relationship with Duncan (Chris O’Dowd) – an obsessive fan of obscure rocker […]

Cabaret

The Outer Limits: An Evening with Dusty Limits and Special Guests

16 Nov

Our very own variety night hosted by Dusty Limits, cabaret trailblazer and host of the legendary Black Cat. Dusty has […]

Outdoor Arts

Same Sky: Winter Lights

17 Nov

Hounslow comes together in our annual celebration of the beginning of the festive season. Join the lantern parade at 6.30pm […]

Special Events Cinema

Return Of The Hero (15) – 26th French Film Festival UK

17 Nov

Return Of The Hero / Le Retour Du Héros A charming comedy romp starring the ever-amusing Jean Dujardin as a swashbuckling […]

Special Events Cinema

Allelujah! (15) – National Theatre Encore

18 Nov - 26 Nov

Please note the certificate for this screening has changed from (12A) to (15). Filmed live at London’s Bridge Theatre during […]

Children

Taking Flight (6+ yrs)

18 Nov

Taking Flight chronicles the adventures of a young person who goes on an incredible journey away from home. Armed with […]

Live Performance Hire

Shakespeare School Festival 2018

19 Nov - 22 Nov

Watermans is thrilled to welcome local talent to the stage as part of the Shakespeare Schools Festival. Each night three […]

Special Events Cinema

The Madness of George III (cert tbc) – National Theatre Live

20 Nov

Multi-award-winning drama The Madness of George III will be broadcast live to cinemas, in National Theatre Live’s first ever broadcast […]

Parent & Baby Cinema

Juilet, Naked (15) – Parent and Baby

21 Nov

Annie (Rose Byrne) is stuck in a long-term relationship with Duncan (Chris O’Dowd) – an obsessive fan of obscure rocker […]

Dance

Akademi: The Troth

23 Nov

A gripping story of love and loss set during World War I, blending contemporary dance, original music and archive film. […]

Family Cinema

Early Man (PG) – Family Cinema

24 Nov

Set at the dawn of time, when prehistoric creatures roamed the earth, Early Man tells the story of courageous caveman […]

Special Events Cinema

French Impresssions – The Guardians (15)

24 Nov

1915. At the Paridier farm, a mother and her daughter have taken over the farm work in the absence of […]

Children

Luna (2-5 yrs)

24 Nov - 25 Nov

A magical first time theatre experience about friendship, the moon and being brave in the dark for 2-5 year olds […]

Live Performance Hire

The Indians Are Coming – Diwali Dhamaka

24 Nov

Starring: The Chuckle Singhs, Jay Sodagar, Mickey Sharma, Sindhu Vee The Chuckle Singhs present an evening of entertainment to celebrate […]

Special Events Cinema

At War (15) – 26th French Film Festival UK

25 Nov

At War / En Guerre Director Stephane Brize and actor Vincent Lindon (The Measure of a Man) team up again for […]

Live Performance Hire

Aladdin

29 Nov - 01 Dec

Following our highly successful pantomime at The Watermans last year (Dick Whittington), St Faith’s Players are returning with our magical […]

Special Events Cinema

The King And I: From The London Palladium

29 Nov

The multi-award winning and critically acclaimed Lincoln Center Theater’s production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The King And I comes to cinemas […]

Outdoor Arts

Ljud: The Invasion

01 Dec

An interplanetary expedition of immigrants from outer space has landed on our planet. Members of the expedition belong to different […]

Special Events Cinema

Sink Or Swim (12A) – 26th French Film Festival

02 Dec

Sink Or Swim / Le Grand Bain Mathieu Amalric and Guillaume Canet lead Gilles Lellouche's uplifting comedy about a group […]

Children

The Big Enormous Present (3-8yrs)

02 Dec

It’s big, it’s huge, it’s…….ENORMOUS! A mysterious present has appeared in the school playground. Who can it possibly be for? […]

Special Events Cinema

Antony & Cleopatra (12A) – National Theatre Live

06 Dec

Broadcast live from the National Theatre, Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo play Shakespeare’s famous fated couple in his great tragedy […]

Cabaret

Charlie Bicknell: Snow Angel

07 Dec

Christmas Cabaret Special! Subversive, anarchic, darkly hilarious and shamelessly festive. Charlie and Louise are back with a Christmas show, threatening […]

Children

Christmas Show 2018 – Heart of Winter (3-8yrs)

08 Dec - 30 Dec

Christmas is coming and Sally can't sleep – it's far too hot! The weather has gone topsy-turvy. No-one can remember […]

Special Events Cinema

Funny Girl – The Musical (PG) – Encore

09 Dec

Following its record-breaking, sell-out run in London’s West End and national tour, the critically-acclaimed musical Funny Girl comes to a cinema near you, featuring […]

Outdoor Arts

Close Act: Saurus

15 Dec

Giant beasts from prehistoric times! They are presumed to be extinct, nonetheless the biggest beasts that ever walked the earth […]

Special Events Cinema

French Impresssions – C’Est La Vie (15)

15 Dec

The dynamic duo behind the 2011 smash Intouchables – Éric Toledano and Olivier Nakache – reunite for this new comedy […]

Special Events Cinema

Met Opera 18-19: La Traviata

15 Dec

New Met Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin launches his tenure by conducting Verdi’s timeless tragedy. Worldly courtesan Violetta, sung by soprano […]

Special Events Cinema

Met Opera 18-19: Adriana Lecouvreur

12 Jan

For the first time at the Met, soprano Anna Netrebko sings the role of Adriana Lecouvreur, the eighteenth-century actress whose […]

Music

Judy Carmichael: I Love Being Here with You

18 Jan

Judy Carmichael returns with a new show at Watermans, with Colin Oxley on guitar and Matt Homes on drums.   Grammy […]

Special Events Cinema

I’m Not Running (12A) – National Theatre Live

31 Jan

I’m Not Running is an explosive new play by David Hare, premiering at the National Theatre and broadcast live to […]

Special Events Cinema

Met Opera 18-19: Carmen

02 Feb

Don’t miss this revival of Sir Richard Eyre’s dynamic production. Mezzo-soprano Clémentine Margaine plays opera’s ultimate seductress, while Roberto Alagna […]

Special Events Cinema

Met Opera 18-19: La Fille Du Régiment

02 Mar

Full of wit and invention, Donizetti’s comic opera is a delight. The famous aria “Ah, Mes Amis,” with its nine […]

Special Events Cinema

Met Opera 18-19: Die Walkure

30 Mar

Featuring some of the most glorious music ever written—including, of course, the Ride of the Valkyries—Die Walküre is the second […]

Special Events Cinema

Met Opera 18-19: Dialogues Des Carmélites

11 May

Met Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin leads Poulenc’s masterpiece. As the French Revolution begins, shy Blanche, sung by mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard, […]

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