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.

Live Performance

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Pamela Howard School of Dance: Dancing Feet & Gamzatti’s Betrothal

18 Jul - 20 Jul

Dancing Feet and Gamzatti’s Betrothal… Another fun packed evening from the students of Pamela Howard school of Dance. From their […]

Outdoor Arts

Bell Square: Hippos by Zum Zum Teatre & Quim Bigas

20 Jul

Fun fun fun – join these gorgeous hippos on a crazy philosophical journey! In a world where animals and people […]

Live Performance Hire

Monisha Bharadwaj Dance Showcase

21 Jul

Monisha Bharadwaj’s annual dance showcase featuring students from her Bharata Natyam and Bollywood dance classes.  Enjoy the rhythm, storytelling and […]

Outdoor Arts

Bell Square: Gravitas by Ofir Yudilevitch

03 Aug

Gravitas is a breathtaking duet combining contemporary dance and acrobatics. Gravity is one of the most basic and powerful forces […]

Music

Concertini: The Brass Funkeys (All Ages 4-104)

08 Aug

We are so excited to be welcoming 8-piece London-based Brass Band ‘The Brass Funkeys’ to our debut Concertini at Watermans. […]

Outdoor Arts

Bell Square: Bolero by Jesus Rubio Gamo

17 Aug

Bolero is a dance piece about tenacity. It explores the frontier between lightness and gravity and the fine line separating […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

New Media Live Performance

Project 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 […]

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 initiative presents powerful, ambitious and original work of early career South Asian choreographers, by providing platforms and introducing […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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