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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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Can You Ever Forgive Me? (15)

Cinema

Can You Ever Forgive Me? (15)

17 Feb - 21 Feb

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Cinema

Can You Ever Forgive Me? (15)

17 Feb - 21 Feb

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

Take Part

Discover Life!

17 Feb - 22 Feb

Free, interactive, drop-in science activities in our cafe. Come and discover more about how life works whatever your age! What […]

Special Events Cinema

I’m Not Running (15) – 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 […]

New Media Arts

Trajectories II: Technology Never Sleeps

17 Feb - 03 Mar

Free Public Launch Event and Gallery Tour with the Artists: Thursday 24 January, 6.30-8.30pm – tickets can be booked here […]

Cinema

Vice (15)

17 Feb - 21 Feb

The story of Dick Cheney, the most powerful Vice President in history, and how his policies changed the world as […]

Cinema

Beautiful Boy (15)

18 Feb - 21 Feb

Based on the memoir “Beautiful Boy” by David Sheff and “Tweak” by his son, Nic Sheff, Beautiful Boy chronicles the […]

Family Cinema

Mary Poppins Returns (U) – Half Term Family Cinema

18 Feb - 22 Feb

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

Family Cinema

Ralph Breaks The Internet (PG) – Half Term Family Cinema

18 Feb - 23 Feb

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

Children

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

19 Feb - 22 Feb

Written by the highly-acclaimed award-winning children's theatre writer Mike Kenny known for The Railway Children. This is a hilarious slapstick, […]

Take Part

Move, Create & Play – Half Term Family Workshop

19 Feb

Jump, roll and slide at Watermans in this creative movement workshop for children and adults. Paper will be an island, […]

Parent & Baby Cinema

Beautiful Boy (15) – Parent and Baby

20 Feb

Based on the memoir “Beautiful Boy” by David Sheff and “Tweak” by his son, Nic Sheff, Beautiful Boy chronicles the […]

Take Part

February Half-Term Family Make & Play Ukulele Workshop

20 Feb - 21 Feb

MAKE, LEARN, PLAY and PERFORM on your own fully working ukulele, made from a spread tub! If you don't believe […]

Cinema

A Private War (15)

22 Feb - 28 Feb

In a world where journalism is under attack, Marie Colvin (Academy Award nominee Rosamund Pike) is one of the most […]

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 […]

Cinema

All Is True (12A)

22 Feb - 07 Mar

Featuring an all-star cast, All Is True is a theatrical drama that sees Branagh portray the famous playwright, William Shakespeare […]

Cinema

Destroyer (15)

22 Feb - 28 Feb

In Karyn Kusama’s riveting new crime thriller Destroyer, the receipt of an ink-marked bill in the office mail propels veteran […]

New Media Arts

TRAJECTORIES II WORKSHOP: Mind over Matter

23 Feb

Learn about the creative possibilities of using a commercially available Electroencephalography (EEG) headset that detects signals coming directly from the […]

Parent & Baby Cinema

Destroyer (15) – Parent and Baby

27 Feb

In Karyn Kusama’s riveting new crime thriller Destroyer, the receipt of an ink-marked bill in the office mail propels veteran […]

Take Part

Pandemonium Spring 2019 0-24 mths

27 Feb - 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 Feb - 03 Apr

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

Theatre

On Hold

28 Feb

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

Cinema

Green Book (12A)

01 Mar - 07 Mar

Set in America in 1962, Green Book tells the heart-warming true story of Tony Lip (Viggo Mortensen), a working-class Italian-American […]

Cabaret

Jantti & Venna: Yablochkov Candle

01 Mar

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

Cinema

The Favourite (15)

01 Mar - 07 Mar

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

Family Cinema

Coco (PG) – Family Cinema

02 Mar

Despite his family’s baffling generations-old ban on music, Miguel (voice of newcomer Anthony Gonzalez) dreams of becoming an accomplished musician […]

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 […]

New Media Arts

Trajectories II Synposium: Technology Never Sleeps

02 Mar

The event is part of the Trajectories II: Technology Never Sleeps project How have digital infrastructures become an immersive environment in […]

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, […]

Parent & Baby Cinema

Green Book (12A) – Parent and Baby

06 Mar

Set in America in 1962, Green Book tells the heart-warming true story of Tony Lip (Viggo Mortensen), a working-class Italian-American […]

Cinema

Boy Erased (15)

08 Mar - 14 Mar

The emotional coming-of-age and coming-out drama about a young man’s journey to self- acceptance. Boy Erased tells the story of […]

Cinema

Capernaum (15)

08 Mar - 14 Mar

From acclaimed director Nadine Labaki (Carmel, Where Do We Go Now?) comes a stunning and unforgettable new film. In a […]

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 […]

Cinema

If Beale Street Could Talk (15)

08 Mar - 14 Mar

In early 1970s Harlem, daughter and wife-to-be Tish vividly recalls the passion, respect and trust that have connected her and […]

Family Cinema

A Dog’s Way Home (PG)

09 Mar

A Dog’s Way Home chronicles the heartwarming adventure of Bella, a dog who embarks on an epic 400-mile journey home […]

Live Performance Hire

RUČNI RAD

09 Mar

The play “Handmade Work” is a black comedy, written on the model of the French author Jean Claude Danoo. She […]

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 […]

Special Events Cinema

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

10 Mar

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

If Beale Street Could Talk (15) – Parent and Baby

13 Mar

In early 1970s Harlem, daughter and wife-to-be Tish vividly recalls the passion, respect and trust that have connected her and […]

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 […]

Special Events Cinema

French Impressions: The House By The Sea (12A)

16 Mar

This month Jon Davies presents the latest film by Marselle-based Robert Guédugyuabm The House By The Sea, and looks at […]

Live Performance Hire

MURUGAN MĀRGAM: THE IDEA & PHILOSOPHY OF LORD MURUGA – A SOUTH INDIAN DANCE RECITAL

16 Mar

‘In the face of fear, His face of peace shows! In the fierce battlefield, fear not, His lance shows!  Think […]

Family Cinema

Smallfoot (U) – Family Cinema

16 Mar

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

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 Arts

Nye Thompson: CKRBOT 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 […]

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 CKRBT (pronounced see-ker-bot) Network is browsing the world. A new solo show in our Main Gallery which explores the […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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