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.

Virgin Xtravaganzah: One Night with a Virgin

Live Performance

Virgin Xtravaganzah: One Night with a Virgin

22 Nov

Live Performance

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 […]


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 […]


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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Live Performance Hire


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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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