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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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Judy (12A)

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Judy (12A)

23 Oct - 31 Oct

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Outdoor Arts

Bell Square: Unkindest Cut by Sadhana Dance

23 Oct - 26 Oct

A 5-day installation, performances and discussions explore the complex issues around young people’s mental health. October is Mental Health Awareness […]

Exhibitions

Walking With The Unseen

23 Oct - 01 Dec

Exhibition at The Arts Centre Hounslow, in partnership with CPP Hounslow. Walking With The Unseen is a creative project to […]

Exhibitions

Air Matters: Learning from Heathrow

23 Oct - 05 Jan

Air Matters: Learning from Heathrow is an exhibition and programme of events that explores the politics of air. Focusing on the […]

Family Cinema

Dora and the Lost City of Gold (PG) – Half-Term Family Cinema

23 Oct - 26 Oct

Having spent most of her life exploring the jungle with her parents, nothing could prepare Dora (Isabela Moner) for her […]

Cinema

Farming (18)

23 Oct - 24 Oct

Based on his own life story, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje’s Farming charts the extraordinary journey of a young fostered Nigerian boy who, […]

Children

Jack And The Beanstalk (3+yrs) – Half-Term Special

23 Oct - 25 Oct

Fee Fi Fo Fum! It’s a giant of a show, we’d love you to come! This classic fairytale now gets […]

Cinema

Judy (12A)

23 Oct - 31 Oct

Winter 1968 and showbiz legend Judy Garland arrives in Swinging London to perform in a sell-out run at The Talk […]

Parent & Baby Cinema

Judy (12A) – Parent and Baby

23 Oct

Winter 1968 and showbiz legend Judy Garland arrives in Swinging London to perform in a sell-out run at The Talk […]

New Media Arts

Bye. Gone.

23 Oct - 12 Nov

Private view with artist on Friday 18 October at 6.30pm Exhibiton runs Wed 9 October – Tuesday 12 November, open […]

Exhibitions

Music and Me

24 Oct - 26 Jan

CPP Hounslow is delighted to present a new exhibition of photographic portraits by award-winning, Hounslow-based photographer and film maker Rehmat […]

Cinema

The Farewell (PG)

24 Oct

In this funny, uplifting tale based on an actual lie, Chinese-born, U.S.-raised Billi (Awkwafina) reluctantly returns to Changchun to find […]

Family Cinema

Toy Story 4 (U) – Family Cinema

24 Oct

Woody has always been confident about his place in the world and that his priority is taking care of his […]

Cinema

The Goldfinch (15)

25 Oct - 31 Oct

“The Goldfinch” is the film adaptation of Donna Tartt’s globally acclaimed best-selling novel, which won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for […]

Cinema

Watermans With Words: Psychoanalysing the films of Stanley Kubrick

25 Oct

Master of cinema Stanley Kubrick relentlessly provoked and inspired audiences; much to the initial bafflement of critics, virtually every one […]

Theatre

Watermans With Words: The Truth Behind the Movie Black Panther

25 Oct

An evening for anyone who loves film and wants a lively evening of talk and discussion. Millions of people have […]

New Media Arts

Air Matters Workshop: Heathrow Sound Walks: Field recording under the flight path

26 Oct

Sound is one of the major ways Heathrow airport impacts upon its neighbours. But what other stories can we make […]

Special Events Cinema

French Impressions – A Faithful Man (15)

26 Oct

A Faithful Man (15) – original title L'Homme Fidèle Nine years after she left him for his best friend, journalist Abel […]

Special Events Cinema

Met Opera 19-20: Manon (Massenet)

26 Oct

Laurent Pelly’s enchanting production, starring exhilarating soprano Lisette Oropesa in the effervescent title role, explores the devastating consequences when excess and […]

Take Part

Brentford Ukulele Collective

28 Oct

Did you always dream from a young age of becoming a ukulele rock God, but ended up doing all other […]

Take Part

Hounslow Community Bhangra Fusion

29 Oct

Led by renowned choreographer Rakhi Sood, our Bhangra Fusion is the perfect class to move and groove to a fun […]

Take Part

Hounslow Community Brass Band

29 Oct

Are you fumbling with your French horn? Terrified of your tuba? Feeling useless at your euphonium? Or craving to learn […]

Take Part

Pandemonium Autumn 2019 0-24 mths

30 Oct - 11 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 2019- 2-4 yrs

30 Oct - 11 Dec

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

Parent & Baby Cinema

The Goldfinch (15) – Parent and Baby

30 Oct

“The Goldfinch” is the film adaptation of Donna Tartt’s globally acclaimed best-selling novel, which won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for […]

Take Part

Hounslow Community Choir

31 Oct

THIS EVENT TAKES PLACE AT HOUNSLOW MUSIC SERVICE Is singing a talent you think you could share with enthusiastic people […]

Dance

Akademi: Sparkplugs

01 Nov

Akademi’s SPARKPLUGS presents powerful, ambitious and original work of early career South Asian choreographers, by providing platforms and introducing audiences […]

Cinema

Joker (15)

01 Nov - 07 Nov

Phillips’ exploration of Arthur Fleck, who is indelibly portrayed by Joaquin Phoenix, is of a man struggling to find his […]

Cinema

Non-Fiction (15)

01 Nov - 06 Nov

Juliette Binoche and Guillaume Canet reunite with acclaimed director Olivier Assayas (Personal Shopper, Carlos) for this wry, slyly seductive tale […]

Cinema

Official Secrets (15)

01 Nov - 07 Nov

In 2003, as politicians in Britain and the US angle to invade Iraq, GCHQ translator Katharine Gun leaks a classified […]

Family Cinema

Christopher Robin (PG) – Family Cinema

02 Nov

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

Special Events Cinema

Farewell To The Night (15) – 27th French Film Festival

03 Nov

Farewell To The Night (L'Adieu á la Nuit) Catherine Deneuve plays a woman distraught to learn that her grandson has […]

Children

Frankenstein For Kids (3+yrs)

03 Nov

When Igor, Dr Frankenstein’s assistant, attempts to assemble a beautiful dancer made from balloons, it all goes wrong.  Dr Frankenstein […]

Special Events Cinema

A Midsummer Night’s Dream (12A) – National Theatre Encore

04 Nov

‘The course of true love never did run smooth.’ A feuding fairy King and Queen of the forest cross paths […]

Take Part Hire

Drawing – Art Classes

04 Nov - 09 Dec

The course will cover an exploration into the language of drawing and mark-making. I hope to share my passion for […]

Children

Kaleidoscope (6-18mths)

05 Nov

Blink. Blink again. What do you see? Day by day your world is filling up with colour, little one. Reds […]

Parent & Baby Cinema

Joker (15) – Parent and Baby

06 Nov

Phillips’ exploration of Arthur Fleck, who is indelibly portrayed by Joaquin Phoenix, is of a man struggling to find his […]

Take Part Hire

Water Colour – Art Classes

06 Nov - 11 Dec

This course will enable you to learn how to use the beautiful transparent medium of watercolour. This material is particularly […]

Special Events Cinema

Hansard (12A) – National Theatre Live

07 Nov

Hansard; noun The official report of all parliamentary debates. See two-time Olivier Award winners, Lindsay Duncan (Birdman, About Time) and Alex […]

Cinema

After The Wedding (12A)

08 Nov - 14 Nov

Isabel (Michelle Williams) has dedicated her life to working with the children in an orphanage in Calcutta. Theresa (Julianne Moore) […]

Theatre

Apphia Campbell: Black is the Colour of My Voice + Soul Sessions

08 Nov

A very special double bill featuring the music of Nina Simone by Fringe First award winner Apphia Campbell. Following sell-out […]

Cinema

By The Grace Of God (15)

08 Nov - 14 Nov

Winner of the Grand Jury Prize Berlin Film Festival 2019 Francois Ozon's gripping true-life drama tells the story of three […]

Cinema

Gemini Man (12A)

08 Nov - 14 Nov

Academy Award-winning director Ang Lee (Life of Pi, Broke Back Mountain) directs Will Smith in this innovative action-thriller. Smith plays […]

Outdoor Arts

Bell Square: Big Dancers by Teatro El Carromato

09 Nov

Big Dancers is a street performance featuring giant dancing puppets. An amazing show: think human sculptures, different geometric forms, lights […]

New Media Arts

Air Matters Symposium: POLITICS OF AIR

09 Nov

Join us for a day of presentations, discussions and debates on the politics of air in the Heathrow neighbourhood. What […]

Family Cinema

Horrible Histories The Movie: The Rotten Romans (PG) – Family Cinema

09 Nov

Horrible Histories: The Movie – Rotten Romans will transport audiences back to Roman Britain and embrace the timeless, irreverent humour […]

Special Events Cinema

Met Opera 19-20: Madama Butterfly (Puccini)

09 Nov

Anthony Minghella’s vividly cinematic staging of Puccini’s tale of unrequited love returns to our screens featuring soprano Hui He in the […]

Take Part Hire

Oil Painting Block 3- Art Classes

09 Nov - 14 Dec

These classes are designed to meet the needs of students of all abilities but primarily to enable each student to […]

Theatre Hire

The Indians Are Coming : Diwali Dhamaka

09 Nov

The Indians Are Coming returns with an international line up, join Mickey Sharma, Anuvab Pal (guest from India), SJ Magic, […]

Special Events Cinema

National Theatre Encore: Fleabag (15)

10 Nov - 21 Nov

More encores add in November on Sunday 10 November at 8.30pm and Thursday 21 November at 9pm. AVAILABLE TO BOOK […]

Live Performance Hire

Obicno vece sa Lanetom Gutovicem

10 Nov

Actor Milan Gutovic is one of the most popular actors in the country and has received many accolades, not only […]

Children

The Goose Who Flew (3-7yrs)

10 Nov

 A heartfelt story about compassion, community and understanding.  “If I was a goose, who flew, what would I do? Where […]

Parent & Baby Cinema

Gemini Man (12A) – Parent and Baby

13 Nov

Academy Award-winning director Ang Lee (Life of Pi, Broke Back Mountain) directs Will Smith in this innovative action-thriller. Smith plays […]

Cinema

Brittany Runs A Marathon (15)

15 Nov - 21 Nov

Brittany Forgler is a funny, likeable, 27-year-old hot mess of a New Yorker whose trashy nightclub adventures and early-morning walks […]

Cinema

Monos (15)

15 Nov - 21 Nov

Winner of BEST FILM at the BFI's London Film Festival 2019 MONOS, Alejandro Landes’ awe-inspiring third feature, is a breathtaking […]

Cinema

Sorry We Missed You (15)

15 Nov - 21 Nov

From director Ken Loach and the award-winning team behind I, Daniel Blake, comes Sorry We Missed You – a powerful […]

Live Performance

#Shake_Me

16 Nov - 17 Nov

#SHAKE_ME is an interactive dance performance where the specators control the dancer through technology.  Both playful and cruel, #SHAKE_ME questions […]

New Media Arts

Decisions Decisions

16 Nov

Ever wondered how machines learn? How do we make artificial intelligence intelligent? How do we teach machines to make choices […]

Special Events Cinema

French Impressions – Une Femme Douce (15)

16 Nov

Our November featured film-maker is Robert Bresson one of the giants of French Cinema though now sadly neglected. Jon Davies […]

New Media Arts

MetamorphosisVR

16 Nov - 17 Nov

“As Gregor Samsa awoke one morning from uneasy dreams he found himself transformed in his bed into a gigantic insect.” […]

New Media Arts

Racing Dancing Robots

16 Nov - 17 Nov

What’s better than making a robot? Making a robot you can control with your body! Using two Microbits, some motors […]

New Media Arts

Relax and Release

16 Nov

An interative installation where your body will control light and colour. You'll see our theatre from a different angle too […]

New Media Arts

Whispering Stones Connected Massage

16 Nov - 17 Nov

Come to the Riverside Gallery to get a stone massage! This is a performance inspired by lithotherapy (cristal healing, an […]

Special Events Cinema

Burning Ghost (15) – 27th French Film Festival

17 Nov

Burning Ghost / Vif Argent Winner of the prestigious Prix Jean Vigo, Stéphane Batut’s second feature is a beautifully made […]

Children

Rumpelstiltskin And The Snail of Destiny (4+yrs)

17 Nov

Poor Polly Buckwheat, the Miller’s daughter, is in a bit of a pickle!  If she doesn’t turn a roomful of […]

Live Performance Hire

Shakespeare School Festival 2019

18 Nov - 21 Nov

Watermans is proud to be part of the Shakespeare Schools Festival, in partnership with Shakespeare Schools Foundation Join us from […]

Parent & Baby Cinema

Sorry We Missed You (15) – Parent and Baby

20 Nov

From director Ken Loach and the award-winning team behind I, Daniel Blake, comes Sorry We Missed You – a powerful exploration of the […]

Cinema

Midway (12A)

22 Nov - 28 Nov

Midway centres on the Battle of Midway, a clash between the American fleet and the Imperial Japanese Navy which marked […]

Cinema

Pain and Glory (15)

22 Nov - 27 Nov

Pain And Glory tells of a series of re-encounters experienced by Salvador Mallo, a film director in his physical decline, […]

Cinema

The Good Liar (15)

22 Nov - 28 Nov

Career con artist Roy Courtnay (McKellen) can hardly believe his luck when he meets well-to-do widow Betty McLeish (Mirren) online.  […]

Live Performance

Virgin Xtravaganzah: One Night with a Virgin

22 Nov

She's the holy mother of Gawd.  She's the Virgin Mary.  She's The Virgin Xtravaganzah!  She hath returned to earth as […]

Outdoor Arts

Bell Square: Winter Lights by Same Sky

23 Nov

Our annual celebration of the start of the festive season is now in its sixth year and promises to be […]

Special Events Cinema

Met Opera 19-20: Akhnaten (Philip Glass)

23 Nov

Star countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo headlines as the revolutionary Pharaoh who transformed ancient Egypt. Director Phelim McDermott, whose productions include the […]

Children

CC4K Festive Fun ( 6+yrs)

24 Nov

A seasonal return for the ever popular Comedy Club 4 Kids, featuring the best stand-ups and sketch acts from the […]

Live Performance Hire

Cinderella

27 Nov - 30 Nov

St Faith’s Players are returning to the Watermans Art Centre for a third year to present the Ben Crocker traditional […]

Parent & Baby Cinema

The Good Liar (15) – Parent and Baby

27 Nov

Career con artist Roy Courtnay (McKellen) can hardly believe his luck when he meets well-to-do widow Betty McLeish (Mirren) online.  […]

Special Events Cinema

Present Laughter (12A) – National Theatre Live

28 Nov

Matthew Warchus directs Andrew Scott (BBC’s Sherlock, Fleabag) in Noël Coward’s provocative comedy Present Laughter. As he prepares to embark […]

Live Performance

The Baghdaddies

29 Nov

One of the first bands in the UK to play Balkan ‘gypsy’ style music, mixing it with their own original […]

Special Events Cinema

Le Brio (15) – 27th French Film Festival

01 Dec

As a young woman growing up in the Paris suburb of Creteil, Neïla Salah (Camélia Jordana) dreamed of becoming a […]

Take Part Hire

Stage West Autumn 2019 (3-11 yrs)

01 Dec

Now entering its 4th successful year and 3rd at Waterman’s Arts Centre, Stage West provides musical theatre classes for children […]

Children

Star In The Jar (3+yrs)

01 Dec

When a little boy stumbles across a special star, he puts it in a jar and takes it on adventures. […]

Special Events Cinema

Hansard (12A) – National Theatre Encore

02 Dec - 05 Jan

Hansard; nounThe official report of all parliamentary debates. See two-time Olivier Award winners, Lindsay Duncan (Birdman, About Time) and Alex Jennings (The […]

Special Events Cinema

Branagh Theatre Live: The Winter’s Tale

04 Dec

Due to phenomenal demand, The Winter’s Tale, Shakespeare's timeless tragicomedy of obsession and redemption, returns to cinemas this festive season. […]

Outdoor Arts

Bell Square: Ghost Caribou by Thingumajig

07 Dec

In Ghost Caribou, Thingumajig Theatre’s new night-time street act, giant illuminated creatures, part caribou, part spirit, roam a mystical world […]

Children

Christmas Show 2019: Pinocchio (3-8yrs & families)

07 Dec - 30 Dec

A highly visual, acrobatic version of the classic tale, perfect for the whole family this Christmas.  A very shady fox […]

Special Events Cinema

Present Laughter (12A) – National Theatre Encore

08 Dec - 16 Dec

Matthew Warchus directs Andrew Scott (BBC’s Sherlock, Fleabag) in Noël Coward’s provocative comedy Present Laughter. As he prepares to embark on an […]

Live Performance Hire

Desi Central Comedy Show

14 Dec

Desi Central is back with another amazing line-up and night of nothing but laughter with Omar Hamdi, Kiran Morjaria, Kane […]

Special Events Cinema

French Impressions – Invisibles (15) – 27th French Film Festival

14 Dec

Invisibles / Les Invisibles Social commentary, feminist anthem, broad comedy with a side of rom com – Louis-Julien Petit’s Les […]

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 […]

Special Events Cinema

Met Opera 19-20: Wozzeck (Alban Berg)

11 Jan

After wowing audiences with his astounding production of Lulu in 2015, South African artist William Kentridge now focuses his extraordinary […]

Special Events Cinema

Met Opera 19-20: Porgy and Bess (The Gershwins)

01 Feb

The Gershwins’ modern American masterpiece has its first Met performances in almost three decades, starring bass-baritone Eric Owens and soprano […]

Special Events Cinema

Met Opera 19-20: Agrippina (Handel)

29 Feb

Mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato leads as the imperious title empress in the Met’s first-ever performance of this tale of deception and deceit. […]

Special Events Cinema

Met Opera 19-20: Der Fliegende Hollander (Wagner)

14 Mar

Award-winning, Sir Bryn Terfel CBE, returns to the Met for the first time since 2012, as the mysterious seafarer searching for […]

Special Events Cinema

Met Opera 19-20: Tosca (Puccini)

11 Apr

Sir David McVicar’s bold staging of Puccini’s operatic thriller returns with star Soprano Anna Netrebko, whom the New York Times […]

Special Events Cinema

Met Opera 19-20: Maria Stuarda (Donizetti)

09 May

Set in 16th Century Britain, Donizetti’s historical drama follows Mary, Queen of Scots and her bitter rivalry with the cousin […]

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