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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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06 Dec - 26 Jan


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Family Cinema

The Grinch (U) – Family Cinema

07 Dec

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

Family Cinema

The Muppet Christmas Carol (U) – Family Cinema

14 Dec

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

Cinema

The Nightingale (18)

13 Dec - 19 Dec

Winner of two Venice Film Festival Awards 2018 Marcello Mastroianni Award Best Young Actor or Actress and Special Jury Prize […]

Children

The Sorcerer’s Apprentice (3-10yrs)

22 Mar

What if you discovered the secret that your grouchy neighbour is really a wizard whose house is powered entirely by […]

Children

The Three Billy Goats Gruff (3-6yrs)

16 Feb

Who's that trip trapping over my bridge? This is the simple story of three hungry goats and a grumpy old […]

Special Events Cinema

The Welkin (Cert TBC) – National Theatre Live

21 May

A new play by Lucy Kirkwood One life in the hands of 12 women. Rural Suffolk in England, 1759. As […]

Cinema

The Wolf’s Call (15)

13 Dec - 19 Dec

On board a French nuclear submarine, a rescue mission depends on a man with a golden ear.

New Media Arts

Trajectories III: Call for Proposals

15 Dec

We are now inviting submissions of artworks for the Trajectories III programme. Deadline for submissions is 5pm on Sunday 15 […]

Take Part Hire

Water Colour – Art Classes

11 Dec

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

Talks

Watermans With Words: Scientific Pioneers

21 Feb

In a double bill of two fascinating talks, we discover the true stories of Scientific Pioneers who have changed our […]

Children

Woodland Tales With Granddad (3+yrs)

01 Mar

Something is happening in the woods, voices can be heard, and a strange metallic smell fills the air. Machines are […]

New Media Arts

“What if…?” An Exploration by Mike Aris

06 Dec - 02 Feb

Mike Aris is a geometric artist. He searches for nature's hidden patterns, allowing structure and symmetry to emerge from the […]

Exhibitions

Music and Me

06 Dec - 26 Jan

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

Exhibitions

Late Summer at Bedfont Lakes

06 Dec - 31 Jan

An exhibition of photography by Karolina Koziel at Salisbury Cafe, Hounslow. “My photography is about finding the gentle and the […]

Exhibitions

Regeneration on Hounslow Heath

06 Dec - 28 Mar

An exhibtion of painting and photography at Feltham Library. “Beginning in summer 2018, I came across the remains of a […]

Exhibitions

Air Matters: Learning from Heathrow

06 Dec - 05 Jan

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

Cinema

Harriet (12A)

06 Dec - 12 Dec

Based on the thrilling and inspirational life of an iconic American freedom fighter, Harriet tells the extraordinary tale of Harriet […]

Cinema

Knives Out (12A)

06 Dec - 12 Dec

Knives Out is a witty and stylish whodunit guaranteed to keep audiences guessing until the very end. Acclaimed writer and […]

Cinema

Le Belle Epoque (15)

06 Dec - 12 Dec

A mature man is given the opportunity to go back in time to save his marriage in this crowd-pleasing romantic […]

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 […]

Take Part Hire

Oil Painting Block 3- Art Classes

07 Dec - 14 Dec

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

Special Events Cinema

Present Laughter (PG) – 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 […]

Take Part

Brentford Ukulele Collective

09 Dec

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

Take Part Hire

Drawing – Art Classes

09 Dec

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

Take Part

Hounslow Community Brass Band

10 Dec

Are you having trouble with your tenor horn? Terrified of your tuba? Feeling useless at your euphonium? Or craving to […]

Parent & Baby Cinema

Knives Out (12A) – Parent and Baby

11 Dec

Knives Out is a witty and stylish whodunit guaranteed to keep audiences guessing until the very end. Acclaimed writer and director […]

Take Part

Pandemonium Autumn 2019 0-24 mths

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

11 Dec

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

Take Part

Hounslow Community Choir

12 Dec

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

Cinema

Last Christmas (12A)

13 Dec - 19 Dec

Kate (Emilia Clarke) harumphs around London, a bundle of bad decisions accompanied by the jangle of bells on her shoes, […]

Special Events Cinema

Beavers Winter Cinema: How the Grinch Stole Christmas

14 Dec

Please note this event will be held on Beavers Estate, not at Watermans. The same Heston & Cranford Local Advisory […]

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 […]

Exhibitions

The Memory Library

16 Dec - 28 Mar

Artist Marie Klimis has been commissioned to create a new art installation for Heston Library celebrating the memories of the […]

Parent & Baby Cinema

Last Christmas (12A) – Parent Baby

18 Dec

Kate (Emilia Clarke) harumphs around London, a bundle of bad decisions accompanied by the jangle of bells on her shoes, […]

Family Cinema

A Shaun The Sheep Movie: Farmageddon (U)

20 Dec - 02 Jan

Strange lights over the quiet town of Mossingham herald the arrival of a mystery visitor from far across the galaxy… […]

Cinema

Motherless Brooklyn (15)

20 Dec - 02 Jan

Lionel Essrog (Edward Norton), a lonely private detective living with Tourette Syndrome, ventures to solve the murder of his mentor […]

Cinema

Ordinary Love (12A)

20 Dec - 02 Jan

Joan and Tom have been married for many years. There is an ease to their relationship, which only comes from […]

Family Cinema

Frozen 2 (U) – Family Cinema

20 Dec - 04 Jan

Why was Elsa born with magical powers? What truths about the past await Elsa as she ventures into the unknown […]

Special Events Cinema

National Theatre Encore: Fleabag (15)

28 Dec

See the hilarious, award-winning, one-woman show that inspired the BBC’s hit TV series Fleabag,broadcast liveto cinemasfrom London’s West End. Written and […]

Special Events Cinema

Branagh Theatre Live: The Winter’s Tale Encore

29 Dec

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

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 […]

Parent & Baby Cinema

Frozen 2 (U) – Parent and Baby

01 Jan

Why was Elsa born with magical powers? What truths about the past await Elsa as she ventures into the unknown […]

Cinema

Cats (Cert TBC)

03 Jan - 16 Jan

Cats stars James Corden, Judi Dench, Jason Derulo, Idris Elba, Jennifer Hudson, Ian McKellen, Taylor Swift, Rebel Wilson and introduces […]

Cinema

Lucy In The Sky (15)

03 Jan - 09 Jan

In Lucy In The Sky, Natalie Portman plays Lucy Cola, a strong woman whose determination and drive as an astronaut […]

Family Cinema

Abominable (U) – Family Cinema

04 Jan - 25 Jan

When teenage Yi encounters a young Yeti on the roof of her apartment building in Shanghai, she and her mischievous […]

Special Events Cinema

Hansard (12A) – National Theatre Encore

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 […]

Parent & Baby Cinema

Lucy In The Sky (15) – Parent and Baby

08 Jan

In Lucy In The Sky, Natalie Portman plays Lucy Cola, a strong woman whose determination and drive as an astronaut take […]

Cinema

Little Women (U)

10 Jan - 23 Jan

Writer-director Greta Gerwig (Lady Bird), has crafted a Little Women that draws on both the classic novel and the writings […]

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 […]

Family Cinema

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

11 Jan

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

Parent & Baby Cinema

Cats (Cert TBC) – Parent and Baby

15 Jan

Cats stars James Corden, Judi Dench, Jason Derulo, Idris Elba, Jennifer Hudson, Ian McKellen, Taylor Swift, Rebel Wilson and introduces […]

New Media Arts

Data Dating

15 Jan - 01 Mar

Exhibition Wednesday 15 January – Sunday 1 March 2020 Public opening 15 January 6:30 (with the curator, artists and drinks) […]

Cinema

JoJo Rabbit (12A)

17 Jan - 30 Jan

Writer director Taika Waititi, brings his signature style of humor and pathos to his latest film, Jojo Rabbit, a World […]

Cabaret

Myra Dubois: Dead Funny

17 Jan

The Siren of South Yorkshire is back and it's going to be a blast. Myra is dead; long live Myra! […]

Cinema

The Gentlemen (18)

17 Jan - 30 Jan

The Gentlemen follows American expat Mickey Pearson (Matthew McConaughey) who built a highly profitable marijuana empire in London. When word […]

Special Events Cinema

French Impressions – Non-Fiction (15)

18 Jan

Jon Davies will be looking at the work of director Olivier Assayas followed by a screening of his latest film […]

Family Cinema

The Addams Family (PG) – Family Cinema

18 Jan

Get ready to snap your fingers! The first family of Halloween, the Addams Family, is back on the big screen […]

Children

Cinderella Ashputtel (3+yrs)

19 Jan

“She had no bed to lie down on, but was made to lie by the hearth among the ashes; and […]

Parent & Baby Cinema

Little Women (U) – Parent and Baby

22 Jan

Writer-director Greta Gerwig (Lady Bird), has crafted a Little Women that draws on both the classic novel and the writings […]

New Media Live Performance

Climax + Chronostasis

24 Jan

Two exciting live shows from leading French multimedia artists, brought to the UK for the first time, exploring notions of […]

Cinema

Pink Wall (12A)

24 Jan - 29 Jan

Pink Wall is a modern day romance, following the six-year relationship of Jenna (Tatiana Maslany) and Leon (Jay Duplass). Intimately […]

Cinema

Downton Abbey (PG)

25 Jan - 30 Jan

The hugely popular TV series is given the big screen treatment featuring some of the original cast members including Michelle […]

Live Performance Hire

Sandra Siladjev Live

25 Jan

She doesn't really need to talk too much about Sandra, she has entered the big door of public business not […]

Children

Goldilocks! (3-7yrs)

26 Jan

Hand to Mouth have woven extra drama and humour into this well-loved tale of Goldilocks, stitching together traditional glove puppetry and […]

Comedy

Marcel Lucont: No. Dix.

31 Jan

Marcel Lucont, flâneur, raconteur and bon-viveur, returns to the UK for his tenth year with deadpan stand-up, bawdy chansons and […]

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 […]

Children

Rise And Fall (2+yrs)

02 Feb

In Rise and Fall you’ll meet all manner of balloons from small floating moons to vast bouncing orbs. Forever expanding […]

Music

Miss Kiddy and the Cads

07 Feb

Show stopping vocals, sensational band, stunning costumes, spectacular tap dancing, and the glamour of old time Hollywood all wrapped up in […]

Children

Pub Quiz For Kids? (5+yrs)

09 Feb

A runaway hit at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, this family fun quiz is unlike anything you’ve seen before. Story knowledge, […]

Cabaret

La Voix: The UK’s Funniest Red Head

14 Feb

Back by popular demand!  Global Superstar La Voix’s show has become a phenomenon in many towns and cities around the […]

Children

Half Term Special: The Man Who Wanted To Be A Penguin (3-10yrs)

18 Feb - 20 Feb

This is the story of an extraordinary explorer, a curious conjurer and pioneering problem-solver. You’ll find him pottering in his […]

Special Events Cinema

Cyrano De Bergerac (Cert TBC) – National Theatre Live

20 Feb

By Edmond Rostand, in a new version by Martin Crimp Directed by Jamie Lloyd Cast James McAvoy  James McAvoy (X-Men, […]

New Media Live Performance

Le Clair Obscur: #SoftLove

28 Feb - 29 Feb

What would happen if your personal assistant fell in love with you? And what if that personal assistant was in […]

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. […]

Cabaret

Charlie Bicknell & Louise Innes: The Latest Show

06 Mar

Or Twisted Takes on the Sickeningly Familiar. Back at Watermans with her brand new show, Charlie Bicknell is once again […]

Children

Midnight (5+yrs)

08 Mar

In the hours when most people are tucked up, sound asleep in their beds, Midnight the cat rules the roost. […]

Dance

Richard Chappell Dance: Still Touch

13 Mar

A moving exploration of the relationship between three dancers and three life-size human sculptures, Still Touch is a collaboration between […]

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 […]

Children

Beastly Belle (4+yrs)

15 Mar

Be charmed and surprised by a new twist on an old tale, inspired by the iconic era of 1920s and […]

Children

Meet Me A Tree – A Very First Opera (0-2yrs)

17 Mar

Hurly Burly return with another interactive musical adventure for babies. Join them to sing with blackbirds, march through fallen leaves […]

Live Performance Hire

Arabs vs Asians Stand-Up Comedy

28 Mar

Plan your Entertainment presents Arabs vs Asians Stand-up comedy show (Breaking barriers with laughter) Featuring award winning and hilarious comedians […]

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 […]

Special Events Cinema

RSC Live: The Winter’s Tale (12A Cert TBC)

10 Jun

Leontes rips his family apart with his jealousy but grief opens his heart. Will he find the child he abandoned […]

Special Events Cinema

RSC Live: The Comedy of Errors (12A Cert TBC)

15 Jul

A man arrives in a strange town only to find that everyone knows his name, but thinks he’s someone else. […]

Special Events Cinema

RSC Live: Pericles (12A)

23 Sep

Shakespeare’s touching and hopeful tale of loss and reconciliation located in a familiar world of precarious journeys. Forced to flee […]

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