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Here you can find out what's on at Watermans over the next few weeks and months. Film, cabaret, comedy, live music, exhibitions and lots more. We hope you'll find something for you! If you'd like to search by date, check out our handy calendar.

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Bumblebee (PG) – Family Cinema

Family Cinema

Bumblebee (PG) – Family Cinema

23 Mar

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New Media Arts

Alexander Whitley Dance Company: Celestial Motion 2

22 Mar

A shared Virtual Reality Experience. Earth and everything it contains, including your human body, is made from material born in […]

New Media Arts

Nye Thompson: CKRBT

22 Mar - 26 May

The processes of watching and describing the world are no longer the sole domain of people. Nowadays, and almost everywhere, […]

New Media Arts

Nye Thompson: CKRBT Exhibition Launch & Gallery Tour

22 Mar

On the same night as Alexander Whitley Dance Company, join us for the free exhibition launch and gallery tour of […]

Cinema

On The Basis of Sex (12A)

22 Mar - 28 Mar

On the Basis of Sex is inspired by the true story of a young Ruth Bader Ginsburg – then a […]

New Media Arts

RADICAL IMMERSIONS: Call for Artworks

22 Mar - 30 Apr

We are inviting submissions of artworks that engage with the theme of RADICAL IMMERSIONS: Navigating between virtual/physical environments and information […]

Cinema

The Aftermath (15)

22 Mar - 28 Mar

The Aftermath is set in postwar Germany in 1946. Rachael Morgan (Keira Knightley) arrives in the ruins of Hamburg in […]

Cinema

The Kindergarten Teacher (12A)

22 Mar - 28 Mar

Maggie Gyllenhaal stars as Lisa Spinelli, a kindergarten teacher and poet fed up with her career, her oblivious husband and […]

New Media Arts

New Watermans Building: Big Screen Prototypes

22 Mar - 05 May

In the future, Watermans hopes to move to a new building located in the heart of Brentford. The new design […]

Family Cinema

Bumblebee (PG) – Family Cinema

23 Mar

On the run in the year 1987, Bumblebee finds refuge in a junkyard in a small Californian beach town. Charlie […]

Live Performance Hire

Tomorrows Talent 2019

23 Mar

We are super excited to be hosting Tomorrows Talent 2019 which is being hosted by HAY and London Youth and […]

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’ […]

Parent & Baby Cinema

On The Basis of Sex (12A) – Parent and Baby

27 Mar

On the Basis of Sex is inspired by the true story of a young Ruth Bader Ginsburg – then a […]

Take Part

Pandemonium Spring 2019 0-24 mths

27 Mar - 03 Apr

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 Spring 2019- 2-4 yrs

27 Mar - 03 Apr

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

Cinema

Everybody Knows (15)

29 Mar - 04 Apr

Laura (Penélope Cruz) and her children travel from Buenos Aires to the village where she was born, on a Spanish […]

Cinema

Fighting With My Family (12A)

29 Mar - 04 Apr

Based on a true story, Fighting With My Family follows reformed gangster Ricky, wife Julia, daughter Paige and son Zak […]

Cinema

Fisherman’s Friends (12A)

29 Mar - 11 Apr

A fast-living, cynical London music executive (Danny Mays) heads to a remote Cornish village on a stag weekend where he’s […]

Cabaret

Marcel Lucont’s Cabaret Fantastique

29 Mar

The cult hit from festivals all over the world comes to Watermans for one night only.  Come and get some […]

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 […]

Family Cinema

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

30 Mar

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

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 […]

Parent & Baby Cinema

Fighting With My Family (12A) – Parent and Baby

03 Apr

Based on a true story, Fighting With My Family follows reformed gangster Ricky, wife Julia, daughter Paige and son Zak […]

Cinema

3 Faces (15)

05 Apr - 10 Apr

In Jafar Panahi's latest film, which won the Best Screenplay Award in Cannes, actress Behnaz Jafari is distraught when she […]

Cinema

Can You Ever Forgive Me? (15)

05 Apr - 09 Apr

Richard E Grant and Melissa McCarthy have both received Academy, BAFTA and Golden Globe Award nominations for their roles In […]

Cabaret

Paulus: Beta

05 Apr

Award-winning performer and TV talent show judge, Paulus sets loose his alter-ego on an unsuspecting public in a waspish, highly […]

Special Events Cinema

Tottaa Pataaka Item Maal (18 cert tbc) – UK Asian Film Festival

05 Apr

Four women from various parts of the capital meet by chance in a ‘ladies only’ taxi ride. Getting into an […]

Special Events Cinema

2 Band Radio (Cert tbc) – UK Asian Film Festival

06 Apr

Radio is a common device in our lives but there was a time when radio used to be a new […]

Cinema

Girl (15)

06 Apr - 10 Apr

The feature filmmaking debut from writer-director Lukas Dhont, Girl is an extraordinarily moving coming-of-age tale about identity and the journey […]

Family Cinema

Ralph Breaks The Internet (PG) – Family Cinema

06 Apr - 22 Apr

Join Ralph and Vanellope in their newest buddy-comedy adventure, and explore the worldwide web in a whole new way… with […]

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. […]

Family Cinema

How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (PG) – Easter Family Cinema

08 Apr - 20 Apr

What began as an unlikely friendship between an adolescent Viking and a fearsome Night Fury dragon has become an epic […]

Family Cinema

The Lego Movie 2 (U) – Easter Family Cinema

08 Apr - 18 Apr

The much-anticipated sequel to the critically acclaimed, global box office phenomenon that started it all, “The LEGO® Movie 2” reunites […]

Parent & Baby Cinema

Fisherman’s Friends (12A) – Parent and Baby

10 Apr

A fast-living, cynical London music executive (Daniel Mays) heads to a remote Cornish village on a stag weekend where he’s […]

Special Events Cinema

All About Eve (12A) – National Theatre Live

11 Apr

Gillian Anderson (X-Files, NT Live: A Streetcar Named Desire) and Lily James (Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again) lead in […]

Cinema

At Eternity’s Gate (12A)

12 Apr - 18 Apr

Earning him an Oscar® nomination, Willem Dafoe is mesmerising as Vincent van Gogh in At Eternity’s Gate. Covering his time […]

Cinema

Eaten By Lions (12A)

12 Apr - 18 Apr

Omar and Pete are half-brothers. When their parents are eaten by lions they embark on a journey to find Omar's […]

Cinema

The White Crow (12A)

12 Apr - 18 Apr

The incredible true story of legendary dancer Rudolf Nureyev is brought vividly to life by Academy Award nominee Ralph Fiennes […]

Family Cinema

Mary Poppins Returns (U) – Easter Family Cinema

14 Apr - 22 Apr

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

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 […]

Parent & Baby Cinema

Eaten By Lions (12A) – Parent and Baby

17 Apr

Omar and Pete are half-brothers. When their parents are eaten by lions they embark on a journey to find Omar's […]

Special Events Cinema

Via Carpatia (12A) – Kinoteka The 17th Polish Film Festival

17 Apr

Julia (Julia Kijowska) and Piotr (Piotr Borowski) are an affluent middle-class couple who have been looking forward to taking an […]

Cinema

Happy As Lazzaro (12A)

19 Apr - 25 Apr

Lazzaro (talented newcomer Adriano Tardiolo) is a beautiful peasant whose sweet nature makes people mistake him for simple-minded. He happily […]

Cinema

Holy Lands (15)

19 Apr - 25 Apr

Facing a crossroads in life, Harry Rosenmerck (Academy Award nominee James Caan) leaves New York and his family with an […]

Cinema

Out Of Blue (15)

19 Apr - 25 Apr

Out Of Blue is the unmissable new film from Carol Morley.  When homicide detective Mike Hoolihan (Patricia Clarkson) is called […]

Cinema

Benjamin (15)

23 Apr - 25 Apr

The bittersweet comedy tells the story of Benjamin (Colin Morgan) a rising star filmmaker, who is thrown into emotional turmoil […]

Parent & Baby Cinema

Out Of Blue (15) – Parent and Baby

24 Apr

Out Of Blue is the unmissable new film from Carol Morley.  When homicide detective Mike Hoolihan (Patricia Clarkson) is called […]

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 […]

Cinema

Red Joan (12A)

26 Apr - 02 May

The year is 2000 and Joan Stanley is living in contented retirement in suburbia at the turn of the millennium. […]

Cinema

The Sisters Brothers (15)

26 Apr - 02 May

John C. Reilly and Joaquin Phoenix blaze a trail of action, adventure and sly wit as Charlie and Eli Sisters, […]

Cinema

Wild Rose (15)

26 Apr - 02 May

Rose-Lynn Harlan, played by BAFTA Rising Star nominee Jessie Buckley (Beast), is bursting with raw talent, charisma and cheek. Fresh […]

Special Events Cinema

French Impressions – An Impossible Love (15)

27 Apr

Jon Davies presents this wonderful film from Catherine Corsini and will look at other films where the woman's history has […]

Family Cinema

Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse (PG)

27 Apr

A fresh vision of a different Spider-Man Universe, with a groundbreaking visual style that’s the first of its kind. Spider-Man: […]

Live Performance Hire

Tommy Sandhu’s Brownload Tour

27 Apr

Tommy Sandhu comes to Watermans Arts Centre in Brentford. Get ready for an evening of fun & laughter with some […]

Special Events Cinema

All About Eve (12A) – National Theatre Encore

28 Apr

Gillian Anderson (X-Files, NT Live: A Streetcar Named Desire) and Lily James (Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again) lead in All About Eve, broadcast live […]

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 […]

Parent & Baby Cinema

Wild Rose (15) – Parent and Baby

01 May

Rose-Lynn Harlan, played by BAFTA Rising Star nominee Jessie Buckley (Beast), is bursting with raw talent, charisma and cheek. Fresh […]

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

RSC Live: As You Like It (12A) – Encore

07 May

  Come into the forest; dare to change your state of mind. Rosalind is banished, wrestling with her heart and […]

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, […]

Live Performance Hire

A Million Dreams

12 May

Kalinka Dance School presents “A Million Dreams” – a dance and performance production by one of the best dance schools […]

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 […]

Special Events Cinema

RSC Live: The Taming of The Shrew (12A) – Live

05 Jun

In a reimagined 1590, England is a matriarchy. Baptista Minola is seeking to sell off her son Katherine to the […]

Special Events Cinema

Small Island (12A) – National Theatre Live

27 Jun

Andrea Levy’s Orange Prize-winning novel Small Island comes to life in an epic new theatre adaptation. Experience the playin cinemas, […]

Live Performance Hire

LOL (Ladies Of Laughter) Noreen Khan

28 Jun

LOL (Ladies Of Laughter) with Noreen Khan comes to Watermans Arts Centre Brentford! Join Noreen Khan (BBC Asian Network) as […]

Special Events Cinema

Glyndebourne: Cinderella – Live

30 Jun

Cinderella (Cendrillon) A brand new production directed by critically-acclaimed actor and director Fiona Shaw (Harry Potter, Killing Eve), the classic […]

Special Events Cinema

Glyndebourne: The Barber of Seville – Recorded (2016)

14 Jul

Mischief and mayhem run riot in Rossini’s most popular comedy. Figaro, the renowned Barber of Seville, has a cunning that […]

Special Events Cinema

RSC Live: Measure For Measure (12A) – Live

31 Jul

“To whom should I complain?“ When a young novice nun is compromised by a corrupt official, who offers to save […]

Special Events Cinema

Glyndebourne: The Magic Flute – Live

04 Aug

Mozart’s most magical comedy of The Magic Flute returns to Glyndebourne for the first time in over a decade. This […]

Special Events Cinema

Margaret Atwood: Live in Cinema (12A)

10 Sep

On Tuesday, September 10th, the wait is over….The Testaments, Margaret Atwood’s highly anticipated sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale, is revealed. The momentous literary […]

Take Part Hire

London Art School with Sue Cooper

01 Jan

Please note: this is a hire so all bookings must be made through Sue Cooper at suecooper@artschoollondon.com London Art School […]

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