Waterside Arts Centre

Waterside Arts Centre is a thriving and vibrant arts venue in the heart of Sale in Greater Manchester. Comprising a theatre, art galleries, studios and workspaces, the centre is an important regional hub for both performance and visual art.

It is a major touring venue for theatre productions, music groups, comedians and art exhibitions, while at the same time providing a vital resource for the local community. The centres hosts classes, seminars and workshops on subjects ranging from drama to salsa and poetry to tai chi. It also regularly serves a base for regional music and performance groups including Touchdown Dance, Sale Chamber Orchestra and Trafford Youth Orchestra. A brochure containing a full list of all the centre’s performances, exhibitions, classes and events is produced three times a year (January - April, May - August and September to December).

Venue Type:


Opening hours

The Lauriston Gallery:
Monday - Friday
Saturday 10am - 5pm
10am - 5pm
On performance nights the gallery will remain open to the General public until 7pm further to the end of the performance for tickets Holders.

Tickets and information office:
Monday - Friday
Saturday 10am - 5pm
10am - 5pm

Admission charges

Dependent on exhibitions and events. Please see website for details.

Waterside Arts Centre
Sale Waterside
M33 7ZF






Ticket line

0161 912 5616


0161 912 5899

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.