Live Performance

Watermans theatre is a lovely intimate 250-seat space where you can find an exciting range of cabaret, contemporary dance, digital performance, touring theatre, comedy and lots more. Our popular children's theatre runs every Sunday and half terms, from September to May. Find out what's on in this section, or go to 'Hire' if you'd like to hire our theatre.

Dusty Limits & Friends


Dusty Limits & Friends

20 Sep

Live Performance

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. […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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, […]


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 […]


The Baghdaddies

29 Nov

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

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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 […]

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