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Beavers Outdoor Cinema

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Beavers Outdoor Cinema

21 Aug - 07 Sep

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Special Events Cinema

Beavers Outdoor Cinema

21 Aug - 07 Sep

Please note this event will be held on Beavers Estate, not at Watermans. Come along with your friends and family […]

Cinema

Photograph (15)

21 Aug - 22 Aug

A struggling Mumbai street photographer pressured to marry by his grandmother convinces a shy stranger to pose as his fiancée […]

Family Cinema

The Angry Birds Movie 2 (U) – Summer Family Cinema

21 Aug - 29 Aug

The flightless angry birds and the scheming green piggies take their beef to the next level in The Angry Birds […]

Parent & Baby Cinema

The Lion King (PG) – Parent and Baby

21 Aug

Director Jon Favreau’s all-new “The Lion King” journeys to the African savanna where a future king is born. Simba idolises […]

Family Cinema

The Lion King (PG) – Summer Family Cinema

21 Aug - 29 Aug

Director Jon Favreau’s all-new “The Lion King” journeys to the African savanna where a future king is born. Simba idolises […]

Cinema

Blinded By The Light (12A)

23 Aug - 05 Sep

Set in 1987, during the austere days of Thatcher’s Britain, Blinded By The Light is a joyous, coming-of-age story about […]

Special Events Cinema

Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again (PG) – Sing-Along Outdoor Cinema

23 Aug

Get ready to sing and dance, laugh and love all over again on our lovely riverside terrace. Not quite the […]

Cinema

Transit (12A)

23 Aug - 29 Aug

Assuming the identity of a dead author Georg flees France after the Nazi invasion. With nowhere to turn, he is […]

Family Cinema

UglyDolls (U) – Summer Family Cinema

23 Aug - 29 Aug

Unconventionality rules in UGLYDOLLS, STXfilms’ new animated musical adventure starring the acting and singing voices of Kelly Clarkson, Nick Jonas, […]

Special Events Cinema

Bohemian Rhapsody (12A) – Outdoor Cinema

24 Aug - 13 Sep

Enjoy this belter of a film on our gorgeous riverside terrace, with a chilled drink! Bohemian Rhapsody is a foot-stomping […]

Special Events Cinema

The Lehman Trilogy (12A) – National Theatre Encore

25 Aug

by Stefano Massini, adapted by Ben Power The story of a family and a company that changed the world, told […]

Parent & Baby Cinema

Blinded By The Light (12A) – Parent and Baby

28 Aug

Set in 1987, during the austere days of Thatcher’s Britain, Blinded By The Light is a joyous, coming-of-age story about a teenager […]

Special Events Cinema

Mary Poppins Returns (U) – Sing-along Outdoor Cinema

30 Aug

Sing-a-long or just enjoy the tunes on our gorgeous riverside terrace, with a chilled drink hand. In Disney’s “Mary Poppins […]

Cinema

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (18)

30 Aug - 11 Sep

Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood visits 1969 Los Angeles, where everything is changing, as TV star Rick […]

Family Cinema

Playmobil: The Move (U) – Summer Family Cinema

30 Aug - 04 Sep

When her younger brother Charlie unexpectedly disappears into the magical, animated universe of PLAYMOBIL, unprepared Marla must go on the […]

Outdoor Arts

Bell Square: Carmen Funebre by Teatr Biuro Podrozy

31 Aug

Stilts, fire, searchlights and chilling music combine in this powerful and compelling response to war and those displaced by it. […]

Cinema

Animals (15)

31 Aug - 05 Sep

Laura and Tyler are two girls who like to party – drink, drugs and general debauchery infuse their days while […]

Special Events Cinema

Met Opera Summer Encores 2019: Il Barbiere di Siviglia Rossini

01 Sep

From the 2006–07 season  Rossini's madcap comedy receives a spirited production by Tony Award-winning director Bartlett Sher and stars mezzo-soprano Joyce […]

Parent & Baby Cinema

Animals (15) – Parent and Baby

04 Sep

Laura and Tyler are two girls who like to party – drink, drugs and general debauchery infuse their days while […]

Cinema

Marianne And Leonard: Words Of Love (12A)

06 Sep - 12 Sep

Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love is renowned filmmaker Nick Broomfield’s most personal and romantic film of his storied career. […]

Cinema

Pain and Glory (15)

06 Sep - 12 Sep

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

New Media Arts

Radical Immersions Exhibition

06 Sep - 20 Sep

Exhibition runs 6-20 September  Public opening event is on Sunday 8 September at 5-8pm in the gallery with the artists […]

Special Events Cinema

The Greatest Showman (PG) – Sing-Along Outdoor Cinema

06 Sep

Enjoy this feel-good film on our gorgeous riverside terrace, chilled drink in hand. “The Greatest Showman” is a bold and […]

Family Cinema

Coco (PG) – Family Cinema

07 Sep

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

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 […]

Parent & Baby Cinema

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (18) – Parent and Baby

11 Sep

Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood visits 1969 Los Angeles, where everything is changing, as TV star Rick […]

Take Part

Pandemonium Autumn 2019 0-24 mths

11 Sep - 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 Sep - 11 Dec

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

Special Events Cinema

National Theatre Live: Fleabag (15 Cert tbc)

12 Sep

Book tickets for the encore screening HERE See the hilarious, award-winning, one-woman show that inspired the BBC’s hit TV series […]

Cinema

A Faithful Man (15)

13 Sep - 19 Sep

Nine years after she left him for his best friend, journalist Abel (Louis Garrel) gets back together with his recently […]

Cinema

Mrs Lowry And Son (PG)

13 Sep - 19 Sep

Boasting powerhouse performances from Timothy Spall and Vanessa Redgrave, this is the delicate, intimate and amusing story of the relationship […]

Cinema

The Souvenir (15)

13 Sep - 19 Sep

A shy but ambitious film student (Honor Swinton Byrne) begins to find her voice as an artist while navigating a […]

Family Cinema

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

14 Sep

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

Children

Eggs On Legs (3-8yrs)

15 Sep

‘Every day, from here to there funny things are everywhere’ Dr Seuss Meet a family of zany Eggs on Legs, […]

Special Events Cinema

Met Opera Summer Encores 2019: Aida Verdi

15 Sep

From the 2018–19 seasonSoprano Anna Netrebko and mezzo-soprano Anita Rachvelishvili offer blazing performances in Verdi's grand drama of ancient Egypt, seen […]

Parent & Baby Cinema

The Souvenir (15 – Parent and Baby

18 Sep

A shy but ambitious film student (Honor Swinton Byrne) begins to find her voice as an artist while navigating a […]

Cinema

Sunset (15)

19 Sep - 22 Sep

We are sorry, this event is no longer on sale due to technical issues beyond our control. It will be […]

Cabaret

Dusty Limits & Friends

20 Sep

Our very own variety spectacular presented by cabaret trailblazer and legendary host Dusty Limits. An intimate soirée featuring some of […]

Cinema

Hail Satan? (15)

20 Sep - 25 Sep

Chronicling the extraordinary rise of one of the most colourful and controversial religious movements in American history, Hail Satan? is […]

Cinema

The Informer (15)

20 Sep - 26 Sep

Honorably discharged Special Ops soldier Pete Koslow’s (Joel Kinnaman) world is turned upside-down when he is jailed after a fight […]

Cinema

The Shiny Shrimps (15)

20 Sep - 26 Sep

After making a homophobic remark on TV, World Champion swimmer Matthias Le Goff (Nicolas Gob) receives his punishment: to train […]

Special Events Cinema

French Impressions – Varda by Agnés (15)

21 Sep

Varda by Agnès was the last film from one of France's greatest directors and one of the rare women of […]

Family Cinema

The Secret Life of Pets 2 (U) – Family Cinema

21 Sep

This new chapter explores the emotional lives of our pets, the deep bond between them and the families that love […]

Children

The Bird Show (4+yrs)

22 Sep

With frolics and foraging, flitting, flying and two unusual feathery friends, this is a madcap and touching show about birds […]

Take Part

Hounslow Community Bhangra Fusion

24 Sep

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

24 Sep

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

Children

Circles In The Sand (0-3 yrs)

24 Sep

Join us in a world of buckets, castle building, spinning and tumbling in a captivating show which explores sand in […]

Parent & Baby Cinema

The Informer (15) – Parent and Baby

25 Sep

Honorably discharged Special Ops soldier Pete Koslow’s (Joel Kinnaman) world is turned upside-down when he is jailed after a fight […]

Cinema

Downton Abbey (PG)

27 Sep - 03 Oct

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

Cinema

Honeyland (12A)

27 Sep - 03 Oct

Hatidze lives with her ailing mother in the mountains of Macedonia, making a living cultivating honey using ancient beekeeping traditions. […]

Music

The Big Smoke Family

27 Sep

New Orleans funk band kicks off more great music this season! The Big Smoke Family are purveyors of voodoo funk […]

Special Events Cinema

National Theatre Encore: Fleabag (15 cert tbc)

28 Sep

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 […]

Family Cinema

The Queen’s Corgi (PG) – Family Cinema

28 Sep

The Queen's Corgi is about the adventure of Rex, the British monarch's most beloved dog, who loses track of his […]

Children

Out of the Hat (2-8yrs)

29 Sep

Brought to you by the makers of Shoe Baby, Flyaway Katie, Arthur’s Dream Boat, Pat-a-Cake Baby and Penguin When Doris and Delilah wake up to […]

Parent & Baby Cinema

Downton Abbey (PG) – Parent and Baby

02 Oct

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

Exhibitions

Air Matters: Learning from Heathrow

03 Oct - 05 Jan

Exhibition 3 October 2019 – 5 January 2020 Public opening 9 October 6:30 (with the curator, artists and drinks) Air […]

Cabaret

Griffin & Jones: Talking to the Dead – A Séance

04 Oct

Is it possible to communicate with the dead? Griffin and Jones intend to find out. Face your fears, and join […]

Children

Family Folk Show With Megson (0-7yrs)

06 Oct

Organic, Authentic & Fun Folk Concerts for Big & Little Music Connoisseurs  Award-winning folk duo Megson blend their infectious mix […]

Special Events Cinema

One Man, Two Guvnors (12A) – National Theatre Encore

26 Sep - 14 Oct

New encore dates added in October.  Featuring a Tony Award-winning performance from host of the The Late Late Show, James Corden, […]

Dance

Dance Umbrella presents Hocus Pocus

11 Oct

Bewitching… dreamlike… ethereal… A show which truly invites the imagination to fly.      Voyage into the unknown with this […]

Live Performance Hire

Arabs vs Asians Comedy Clash 2019

12 Oct

Plan Your Entertainment Presents: Arabs vs Asians Comedy Clash (The Battle of Hummus & Biryani). Featuring Award winning British Asian […]

Children

Card Ninja (6+yrs)

13 Oct

Card Ninja is a show like nothing you’ve ever seen before! Riotous fun and a sweep of high-flying card tricks […]

Special Events Cinema

A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Cert TBC) – National Theatre Live

17 Oct

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

New Media Live Performance

Projet Eva: We Are the Progeny of Electricity

18 Oct - 19 Oct

A hybrid work combining live performance, interactive theatre and electronic art. Using technology in an aesthetic presentation evoking the mind-control […]

Children

Mischief And Mystery In Moomin Valley (3-7yrs)

20 Oct

Based on the much-loved novels by Tove Jansson, this intimate, gentle, heart-warming show takes us on a journey through the […]

Children

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

22 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

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

Millions of people have seen the film Black Panther but not realised the film references real African history. In this […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Special Events Cinema

Hansard (Cert tbc) – 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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Cabaret

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 […]

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 […]

Special Events Cinema

Present Laughter (Cert TBC) – 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 […]

Music

The Baghdaddies

29 Nov

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

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. […]

Children

Christmas Show 2019: Pinocchio (4-8yrs & 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 […]

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 […]

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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