All events

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!

What's on today

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes Of GrindelWald (12A)

Cinema

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes Of GrindelWald (12A)

16 Dec - 20 Dec

Search our programme

All Event Listings

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 […]

Children

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

15 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

French Impresssions – C’Est La Vie (15)

15 Dec

Humour can be very particular to one country – what's funny in France can just puzzle other nations but Jon […]

New Media Arts

Human Factors

15 Dec - 06 Jan

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

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 […]

Family Cinema

The Muppet Christmas Carol (U) – Family Cinema

15 Dec

Tis the season for love, laughter, and one of the most cherished stories of all time! Join Kermit the Frog, […]

New Media Arts

Laura Cuch: Spiritual Flavours

15 Dec - 03 Feb

Spiritual Flavours is a collaborative arts project with members of different faith communities in Ealing and Hanwell, who contributed recipes […]

Cinema

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes Of GrindelWald (12A)

16 Dec - 20 Dec

At the end of the first film, the powerful Dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald (Johnny Depp) was captured by MACUSA (Magical […]

Cinema

The Girl In The Spider’s Web (15)

16 Dec - 20 Dec

Lisbeth Salander, the cult figure and title character of the acclaimed Millennium book series created by Stieg Larsson, will return […]

Special Events Cinema

The King And I: From The London Palladium Encore

16 Dec

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

Cinema

Shoplifters (15)

17 Dec - 20 Dec

After one of their shoplifting sessions, Osamu and his son come across a little girl in the freezing cold. At […]

Parent & Baby Cinema

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (12A) – Parent and Baby

19 Dec

At the end of the first film, the powerful Dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald (Johnny Depp) was captured by MACUSA (Magical […]

Cinema

Disobedience (15)

21 Dec - 03 Jan

Based on the provocative novel by bestselling author Naomi Alderman and co-written by Rebecca Lenkiewicz. From Sebastián Lelio, writer-director of […]

Family Cinema

The Grinch (U) – Family Cinema

21 Dec - 03 Jan

The Grinch tells the story of a cynical grump who goes on a mission to steal Christmas, only to have […]

Family Cinema

The Nutcracker And The Four Realms (PG) – Family Cinema

21 Dec - 03 Jan

All Clara (Mackenzie Foy) wants is a key – a one-of-a-kind key that will unlock a box that holds a […]

Cinema

Tulip Fever (15)

21 Dec - 27 Dec

In 17th Century Amsterdam, an orphaned girl Sophia (Alicia Vikander) is forcibly married to a rich and powerful merchant Cornelis […]

Cinema

Lizzie (15)

28 Dec - 03 Jan

‘Lizzie’ is a compelling psychodrama based on the infamous 1892 axe murder of the Borden family in Fall River, Massachusetts. […]

Cinema

The Old Man And The Gun (12A)

28 Dec - 03 Jan

The Old Man & The Gun is based on the true story of Forrest Tucker (Robert Redford), from his audacious […]

Cinema

Free Solo (12A)

04 Jan - 10 Jan

From award-winning documentary filmmaker E. Chai Vasarhelyi and world-renowned photographer and mountaineer Jimmy Chin, the directors of “Meru,” comes Free […]

Cinema

Mary Poppins Returns (PG)

04 Jan - 17 Jan

In Disney’s “Mary Poppins Returns,” an all new original musical and sequel, Mary Poppins is back to help the next […]

Cinema

Return Of The Hero (12A)

04 Jan - 10 Jan

A charming comedy romp starring the ever-amusing Jean Dujardin as a swashbuckling swindler who tries to take advantage of an […]

Family Cinema

The Little Mermaid (U) – Family Cinema

05 Jan

A classic Disney story about a Mermaid who wishes to become human so the only person who make her wish […]

Special Events Cinema

The Madness of George III (PG) – National Theatre Encore

06 Jan

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

Take Part

Comedy Workshop Programme

09 Jan - 06 Feb

All places are fully booked but if you would like information for future workshops please email: kasia@watermans.org.uk or call 020 […]

Parent & Baby Cinema

Mary Poppins Returns (PG) – Parent and Baby

09 Jan

In Disney’s “Mary Poppins Returns,” an all new original musical and sequel, Mary Poppins is back to help the next […]

Cinema

The Favourite (15)

11 Jan - 24 Jan

Winner of 10 Best British Independent Film Awards 2018 including – Best British Independent Film, Best Director, Best Actress, Best […]

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 […]

Family Cinema

Smallfoot (U) – Family Cinema

12 Jan

An animated adventure for all ages, with original music and an all-star cast, Smallfoot turns a myth upside down when […]

Special Events Cinema

Antony & Cleopatra (12A) – National Theatre Encore

13 Jan

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

Special Events Cinema

The Tragedy of King Richard the Second (12A) – National Theatre Live

15 Jan

Simon Russell Beale plays William Shakespeare’s Richard II, broadcast live from the stage of the Almeida Theatre in London to cinemas. […]

Parent & Baby Cinema

The Favourite (15) – Parent and Baby

16 Jan

Winner of 10 Best British Independent Film Awards 2018 including – Best British Independent Film, Best Director, Best Actress, Best […]

Cinema

Colette (Cert Tbc)

18 Jan - 31 Jan

Unconventional country girl Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette has married a charismatic egomaniacal man of letters, 14 years her senior, known by the […]

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

French Impressions – The Workshop (15)

19 Jan

The New Year starts with a highly recommended film from Laurent Cantet. Jon Davies explores the background of this talented […]

Family Cinema

Peter Rabbit (PG) – Family Cinema

19 Jan

Peter Rabbit, the mischievous and adventurous hero who has captivated generations of readers, now takes on the starring role of […]

Children

Three Sat Under The Banyan Tree (7-12yrs)

20 Jan

Animal tales brought vibrantly to life with wonderous masks, movement and music. Based on The Panchatantra - India’s Aesop’s Fables. Near the foothills of […]

Parent & Baby Cinema

Colette (Cert Tbc) – Parent and Baby

23 Jan

Unconventional country girl Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette has married a charismatic egomaniacal man of letters, 14 years her senior, known by the […]

Cabaret

Roulston & Young: Je Regrette!

25 Jan

Award-winning musical character comedy from Sarah-Louise Young and Michael Roulston, creators of Roulston & Young, Julie Madly Deeply and Cabaret […]

Cinema

Stan And Ollie (Cert Tbc)

25 Jan - 31 Jan

Starring Steve Coogan and John C. Reilly as legendary movie icons Laurel & Hardy, Stan & Ollie is the heart-warming […]

Family Cinema

Monsters University (U) – Family Cinema

26 Jan

Ever since college-bound Mike Wazowski (voice of Billy Crystal) was a little monster, he has dreamed of becoming a Scarer—and […]

Children

Mischief And Mystery In Moomin Valley (3-7yrs)

27 Jan

Based on the much-loved novels by Tove Jansson, this intimate, gentle, heart-warming show takes us on a journey through the […]

Parent & Baby Cinema

Stan And Ollie (Cert Tbc) – Parent and Baby

30 Jan

Starring Steve Coogan and John C. Reilly as legendary movie icons Laurel & Hardy, Stan & Ollie is the heart-warming story of […]

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 […]

Music

K.O.G. and The Zongo Brigade

01 Feb

Under the leadership of the outrageously talented whirlwind of energy that is Kweku Sackey aka Ghanaian force of nature KOG, […]

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 […]

Children

Snow White, Rose Red & Bear Brown (4+yrs)

03 Feb

Snow White and Rose Red – sisters, twins, best friends – have lived in the forest since they were Babes […]

Cabaret

Dusty Limits & Michael Roulston: Heaven and Hell (and Highgate)

08 Feb

Two leading lights of the cabaret scene, Dusty Limits and Michael Roulston have been writing together for over a decade. […]

Children

Myths & Monsters (6+yrs)

10 Feb

Where can you find a creature that is half eagle and half lion? Or one that is half horse, half […]

Books

Watermans With Words: The Wonders of Planet Earth.

15 Feb

In our fourth Watermans With Words mini book festival, we present a plasma physicist and an astrobiologist who will give us […]

Special Events Cinema

French Impressions – Orphée (PG)

16 Feb

Jon Davis will explore th work of one of France's most gifted and multi-talented artists Jean Cocteau. Orphée (PG) This […]

Special Events Cinema

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

17 Feb - 25 Feb

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

Children

John Hinton’s Ensonglopedia Of Animals (5+yrs)

17 Feb

Twenty-six animal songs, one for each letter of the alphabet. Get to grips with fascinating facts about extraordinary echinoderms, distressed […]

Children

Half Term Special – If All The World Were Paper (3-8 yrs)

19 Feb - 22 Feb

A hilarious, poignant play about falling out, making up, and the joy of true friendship. Fred and Ted are best […]

New Media Live Performance

AE: Whist

22 Feb

Journey into the unconscious mind as Interactive Theatre and Virtual Reality combine in “an awesome virtual reality dance experience” (The […]

Cabaret

Jantti & Venna: Yabluchkov Candle

01 Mar

Enter the musical velvet world of cabaret in the 1920s for an evening of poetic jazz and aerial performance. The […]

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 […]

Children

WOW! It’s Night-Time (2-5 yrs)

03 Mar

The curious little owl is back, and this time she’s ready to discover the wonders of night-time, from the big, […]

Music

Continental Drifts: Malphino

08 Mar

London collective concoct a barnstorming brew of hypnotic South American rhythm, in an intimate seated gig brought to us by […]

Children

How Does This Politics Thing Work Then? (6+yrs)

10 Mar

Politics is boring. Politics is complicated. Politics is for adults. Rubbish! Politics is actually super important and can be made […]

Cabaret

Christine Bovill: Paris

15 Mar

Come and be transported into a Parisian scented twilight world of song. Winner of “Spirit of the Fringe” 2017 in […]

Children

Kid Carpet’s Noisy Holiday (3+ yrs)

17 Mar

The Noisy Animals are looking forward to their dream holidays and have some brilliant ideas about where in the world […]

New Media Live Performance

Alexander Whitley Dance Company: Celestial Motion – a shared virtual reality dance experience

22 Mar

Celestial Motion transports you to an alternate universe where you are joined by a virtual cast of world-class dancers on […]

Children

The Selfish Giant (3+yrs)

24 Mar

A new family show, inspired by the Oscar Wilde short story. Inspired by the touching children’s story ‘The Selfish Giant’ […]

Cabaret

Marcel Lucont’s Cabaret Fantastique

29 Mar

A Brexit Night Party. Come and get some Brexual healing on the night of Britain’s divorce from the EU at […]

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 […]

Children

CC4K Mother’s Day Special (6+yrs)

31 Mar

Watermans welcomes back the ever popular Comedy Club 4 Kids, featuring the best stand-ups and sketch acts from the comedy […]

Cabaret

Paulus: Beta

05 Apr

‘Doyen of cabaret’ (Time Out) Paul L Martin has teamed up with musical director Jordan Clarke and band (Tristan Butler […]

Children

Mole & Gecko: The Show (5+ yrs)

07 Apr

An interactive rap musical about a Mole and a Gecko starring Simon Mole & Gecko A rapper and a singer. […]

Children

The Mystery Of Memory Lane OR…The Puppy Dog’s Tale (3-8 yrs)

14 Apr

This warm and nostalgic show is based around a Bric-a-Brac market stall where Mr Shabby and Mrs Chic try to […]

Children

Baby Special – Glisten (0-18mths)

25 Apr

A gentle and immersive multisensory experience. Come in, relax, find a place and settle. Slowly, a shimmering surface emerges. What […]

Children

Hansel & Gretel (3+yrs)

28 Apr

Deep in an enchanted forest, everybody’s looking for something to eat. A tasty treat, a sticky sweet – some children’s […]

Children

The Story Game (6+yrs)

05 May

Today he’s going to tell you a story – but he has no idea what it is. No title, no […]

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, […]

Special Events Cinema

All My Sons (12A cert tbc) – National Theatre Live

14 May

Broadcast live from The Old Vic in London, Academy Award-winner Sally Field (Steel Magnolias, Brothers & Sisters) and Bill Pullman […]

Support Us

JOIN OUR MAILING LIST

Sign up for our newsletter and find out about the exciting events and exhibitions we have going on every month.

Sign Up
Please enter a valid email address