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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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New Media Arts

Trajectories: Open Call

24 Oct - 30 Oct

Trajectories is an exciting three-year programme of thematic events – including exhibitions, workshops discussions and talks – exploring the role, […]

Children

DOT (3+yrs)

24 Oct

A Dance Umbrella Special from award-winning Spanish company Cia Maduixa. Take a girl obsessed with keeping everything just so, add […]

Take Part

DOT Dance Workshops

24 Oct

A chance for children and their grown-ups to take part in a family dance workshop linked to the performances of […]

Cinema

Earth: One Amazing Day (U)

24 Oct - 26 Oct

From BBC Earth Films, the studio that brought you Earth, comes the long-awaited sequel – Earth: One Amazing Day, an […]

New Media Arts

Exhibition: Whilst We Were Here…by Patrick Tresset

24 Oct - 07 Jan

Patrick Tresset is an artist who develops and presents theatrical installations with robotic agents as actors. Tresset’s installations use computational […]

Cinema

Goodbye Christopher Robin (PG)

24 Oct - 26 Oct

Goodbye Christopher Robin gives a rare glimpse into the relationship between beloved children's author A. A. Milne (Domhnall Gleeson) and […]

Cinema

The Glass Castle (12A)

24 Oct - 26 Oct

Chronicling the adventures of an eccentric, resilient and tight-knit family, The Glass Castle is a remarkable story of unconditional love. […]

Family Cinema

The Jungle Bunch (U) – Half Term Family Cinema

24 Oct - 27 Oct

Maurice, the Great Tiger Warrior, along with the Jungle Bunch, his team of righters of wrongs, has been maintaining peace […]

Children

3 Little Pigs (2-7yrs) – Half Term Special

25 Oct - 27 Oct

Building your own home is not as easy as it looks. For instance, what is the best material to use, […]

Take Part

Circus Acro-balance workshop – October Half-Term

25 Oct

Learn basic lifts, how to create shapes by standing on each other (in a safe way!), and create a human […]

Take Part

Circus Breakdance Workshop – October Half-Term

25 Oct

 A basic introduction to movement and breakdance moves, this class is for 3-8 year olds and their families, and will […]

Parent & Baby Cinema

Goodbye Christopher Robin (PG) – Parent and Baby

25 Oct

Goodbye Christopher Robin gives a rare glimpse into the relationship between beloved children's author A. A. Milne (Domhnall Gleeson) and […]

Take Part

Artburst: Storytelling, Make & Paint! – October Half-Term

26 Oct

Step inside the story of Goldilocks & the Three Bears in this highly interactive storytelling session, get messy and make […]

Cinema

I Am Not A Witch (12A)

27 Oct - 02 Nov

After a minor incident in her village, nine-year-old Shula is exiled to a travelling witch camp where she is told […]

Cinema

The Mountain Between Us (12A)

27 Oct - 09 Nov

Stranded after a tragic plane crash, two strangers must forge a connection to survive the extreme elements of a remote […]

Cinema

The Party (15)

27 Oct - 02 Nov

Janet (Kristin Scott Thomas) has just been appointed to a key ministerial position in the shadow cabinet – the crowning […]

Special Events Cinema

French Impressions – Back To Burgundy (15)

28 Oct

In this month's French film talk we'll be looking at the film works of director Cédric Klapisch. Back to Burgundy Jean […]

Take Part Hire

Mash-Up Memoir Creative Writing Project for Young Women – Ages 14-18

28 Oct - 02 Dec

Interactive creative writing workshops and performance workshops run by best-selling and award winning writers such as Helen Young, Chloe Esposito […]

Family Cinema

The Nut Job 2: Nutty By Nature (U) – Family Cinema

28 Oct

Surly Squirrel (Will Arnett) and the gang are back. We are once again in Oakton where the evil mayor has […]

New Media Arts

Whilst we were here… Computer Drawing Workshops

28 Oct - 18 Nov

THE WORKSHOPS ARE NOW SOLD OUT. A chance to learn about coding, 3D printing and computer drawing in a fascinating […]

Special Events Cinema

Yerma (15) – National Theatre Encore

30 Oct

Extra encore screenings added Mon 16 Oct, 11am; Sun 22 Oct, 2pm; & Mon 30 Oct, 11.30am; The incredible Billie […]

Take Part

Pandemonium Autumn 2017 – 0-24mths

01 Nov - 06 Dec

Join Tamar Swade every Wednesday in this fun musical workshop for parents/carers and their children, aged 0-24mths. Sing songs and […]

Take Part

Pandemonium Autumn 2017 – 2-4 yrs

01 Nov - 06 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 Mountain Between Us (12A) – Parent and Baby

01 Nov

Stranded after a tragic plane crash, two strangers must forge a connection to survive the extreme elements of a remote […]

Cinema

Blade Runner 2049 (15)

03 Nov - 09 Nov

Thirty years after the events of the first film, a new blade runner, LAPD Officer K (Ryan Gosling), unearths a […]

Cabaret

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

03 Nov

Dusty Limits, cabaret trailblazer and host of the legendary Black Cat, has curated an intimate show featuring some of the […]

Cinema

Thelma (15)

03 Nov - 09 Nov

Thelma, a shy young student, has just left her religious family in a small town on the west coast of […]

Family Cinema

Despicable Me 3 (U) – Family Cinema

04 Nov

Gru gets into some sibling rivalry as well as facing off against Balthazar Bratt, a former child star who grows […]

Live Performance Hire

The Sorcerer’s Apprentice

04 Nov

Join us for a Bonfire Night and Hallowe'en inspired concert, including the Sorcerer's Apprentice as featured in Disney's classic film, […]

Special Events Cinema

Hamlet (2015) (12A) – National Theatre Encore

05 Nov - 13 Nov

Academy Award® nominee Benedict Cumberbatch (BBC’s Sherlock, The Imitation Game) takes on the title role of Shakespeare’s great tragedy. Now […]

Children

The Steadfast Tin Soldier (3-8yrs)

05 Nov

There once was a remarkable tin soldier who fell in love with a beautiful paper dancer and then tumbled out […]

Parent & Baby Cinema

Blade Runner 2049 (15) – Parent and Baby

08 Nov

  Thirty years after the events of the first film, a new blade runner, LAPD Officer K (Ryan Gosling), unearths […]

Cinema

Breathe (12A)

10 Nov - 23 Nov

Adventurous and charismatic, Robin Cavendish (Andrew Garfield – Hacksaw Ridge, Silence) has his whole life ahead of him when he […]

Cinema

Call Me By Your Name (15)

10 Nov - 15 Nov

Call Me By Your Name, the new film by Luca Guadagnino, is a sensual and transcendent tale of first love, […]

Cinema

The Death of Stalin (15)

10 Nov - 15 Nov

The internal political landscape of 1950’s Soviet Russia takes on darkly comic form in a new film by Emmy award-winning […]

New Media Live Performance

Binaural Dinner Date

11 Nov - 12 Nov

Immersive theatre where you could experience the perfect date… WARNING: do not attend if you are fundamentally opposed to falling […]

New Media Arts

Cyclophones: Interactive Sound Installations

11 Nov - 12 Nov

Come and play on our entrance terrace! Bicycles, wheels, bathtubs and other everyday objects are transformed to produce sounds and […]

Take Part

DIY Wearables

11 Nov

Family & Adult Workshops: create a funky badge, hat, wristband or something else to wear that lights up or makes […]

New Media Live Performance

Nye Thompson: The Seeker

11 Nov - 12 Nov

The Seeker is a machine entity which will travel the world virtually, and describe what it sees. Named for Ptah-Seker, […]

New Media Arts

Science of Music

11 Nov - 12 Nov

An interactive sound Installation & Two Free Drop-in Instrument Making Workshops The Science of Music is a playful sound installation […]

Music

Wheels, Strings & Holographics: A Musical Odyssey

11 Nov

A triple bill of musicians at the forefront of technological and musical innovation. Immerse yourself in a holographic universe inspired […]

New Media Arts

Whilst we were here… Gallery Tour

11 Nov

A chance to meet the artist and find out more about our exciting new exhibition Whilst we were here… We […]

New Media Live Performance

Whist

11 Nov - 12 Nov

An immersive virtual reality theatre experience: part theatrical piece, part art installation and part video game. Inspired by the work […]

Family Cinema

Zootropolis (PG) – Family Cinema

11 Nov

Judy Hopps fulfils her dream of becoming the first rabbit police officer but is judged for her small stature. She […]

New Media Arts

What if we embed a wormhole in culture?

11 Nov - 12 Nov

A mesmerising animated projection of a river in our riverside gallery. London and Beijing based new media artist Jiayu Liu’s […]

Special Events Cinema

Gauguin (15) – 25th French Film Festival

12 Nov

Gauguin – Voyage de Tahiti  In 1891 Gauguin has exiled himself to Tahiti. He wants to rediscover his painting, as […]

Children

Three Billy Goats Gruff and Other Furry Tails (3-7yrs)

12 Nov

Our Storyteller is on the run from those three-headed monsters, trying to bring you the most fantastic tales from the […]

Parent & Baby Cinema

Breathe (12A) – Parent and Baby

15 Nov

Adventurous and charismatic, Robin Cavendish (Andrew Garfield – Hacksaw Ridge, Silence) has his whole life ahead of him when he […]

Special Events Cinema

Follies (12A) – National Theatre Live

16 Nov

Stephen Sondheim’s legendary musical is staged for the first time at the National Theatre and broadcast live to cinemas. New […]

Live Performance Hire

Shakespeare School Festival 2017

16 Nov - 17 Nov

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

Cinema

Murder On The Orient Express (12A)

17 Nov - 30 Nov

What starts out as a lavish train ride through Europe quickly unfolds into one of the most stylish, suspenseful and […]

Family Cinema

Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie (U) – Family Cinema

18 Nov

Based on the worldwide sensation and bestselling book series, and boasting an A-list cast of comedy superstars headed by Kevin […]

Special Events Cinema

French Impressions – Belle De Jour (18)

18 Nov

Belle de Jour is a film that made headlines but is seen by many as one of Buñuel's finest. Jon […]

Children

Little Red Robin Hood (4-9yrs)

19 Nov

‘What big eyes you have….grandma’ Where Oh where has Little Red Riding Hood gone and can brave Robin Hood save […]

Parent & Baby Cinema

Murder On The Orient Express (12A) – Parent and Baby

22 Nov

What starts out as a lavish train ride through Europe quickly unfolds into one of the most stylish, suspenseful and […]

Cabaret

Charlie Bicknell: No Angel Uncensored

24 Nov

Prepare to be unprepared.  Dynamic, witty and tempestuous, this is an evening of darkly comic twisted songs, and glorious humour […]

Cinema

Film Stars Don’t Die In Liverpool (12A)

24 Nov - 30 Nov

Liverpool, 1979: What starts as a vibrant affair between a legendary femme fatale and her young lover quickly grows into […]

Cinema

The Florida Project (15)

24 Nov - 30 Nov

The Florida Project tells the story of a precocious six-year-old and her rag-tag group of close friends whose summer break […]

Family Cinema

Walt Disney’s Beauty and the Beast (U) Family Cinema

25 Nov

Relive the magic of one of Disney’s all time classic animated films with its enchanting colourful visuals and catchy songs. […]

Children

Comedy Club 4 Kids Christmas Cracker! (6+yrs)

26 Nov

All the fun of Comedy Club 4 Kids with a Christmas twist. Expect the finest Christmas Cracker jokes, tinsel tomfoolery, […]

Special Events Cinema

Golden Years (18) – 25th French Film Festival

26 Nov

A deserter disguises himself as a woman to escape the fields of battle during the First World War in veteran […]

Parent & Baby Cinema

Film Stars Don’t Die In Liverpool (15) – Parent and Baby

29 Nov

Liverpool, 1979: What starts as a vibrant affair between a legendary femme fatale and her young lover quickly grows into […]

Live Performance Hire

Dick Whittington retold

30 Nov - 02 Dec

by Christine Ryan in 2008 and updated by Penny Vincent in 2017 A great traditional family panto presented by St […]

Children

Hare & Tortoise (3-7yrs)

03 Dec

A delightful adaptation of Aesop’s fable about opposites, time and friendship for children aged 3+ and their families. Ready? Steady? […]

Children

Hare & Tortoise (3-7yrs)

03 Dec

A delightful adaptation of Aesop’s fable about opposites, time and friendship for children aged 3+ and their families. Ready? Steady? […]

Special Events Cinema

Lost In Paris (PG) – 25th French Film Festival

03 Dec

A fun and hectic tale of peculiar people finding love while lost in the City of Light. Filmed in Dominique […]

Special Events Cinema

Young Marx (12A) – National Theatre Live

07 Dec

Rory Kinnear (The Threepenny Opera, Penny Dreadful, Othello) is Marx and Oliver Chris (Twelfth Night, Green Wing) is Engels, in […]

Children

Christmas Show 2017 – The Nutcracker and the Mouse King (3+yrs)

09 Dec - 30 Dec

Once upon a time, on Christmas Eve… A young Prince is transformed into a wooden Nutcracker doll by the evil […]

Special Events Cinema

Follies (12A) – National Theatre Encore

10 Dec - 18 Dec

Stephen Sondheim’s legendary musical is staged for the first time at the National Theatre and broadcast live to cinemas. New […]

Take Part

The Best Christmas Eve Ever! – Workshop

16 Dec - 22 Dec

Make an amazing Christmas Tree decoration- a brave Nutcracker, a beautiful Sugar Plum dancer, or maybe even an evil Mouse […]

Take Part

Spoon Soldiers and Evil Mice Making Workshop

27 Dec - 30 Dec

Are the wooden spoons in your kitchen secretly brave soldiers waiting to come to life? Make a brilliant up-cycled toy […]

Special Events Cinema

Cat On A Hot Tin Roof (15) – National Theatre Live

22 Feb

National Theatre Live from Young Vic Tennessee Williams’ twentieth century masterpiece Cat on a Hot Tin Roof played a strictly […]

Special Events Cinema

Julius Caesar (12A) – National Theatre Live

22 Mar

Ben Whishaw (The Danish Girl, Skyfall, Hamlet) and Michelle Fairley (Fortitude, Game of Thrones) play Brutus and Cassius, David Calder […]

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