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Little gem

Luckily we were staying in a Premier Inn just down the road else we'd never have found this place... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Freybird
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Shropshire, United Kingdom
Art Centre West London

If you live in London area this centre is well worth a visit. Indian restaurant... read more

Reviewed October 30, 2018
Peter M
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Weybridge, United Kingdom
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Watermans is West London's leading arts centre. We are an independent cinema showing recent films from just £5. We have a 239-seat theatre with a regular programme of children's theatre and special events, and have a year round new media arts...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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40 High Street, Brentford, Ealing TW8 0DS, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Luckily we were staying in a Premier Inn just down the road else we'd never have found this place, delightful little cinema, very funky. It needs to promote itself better we'd have eaten here but didn't find any info on the website about it doing...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited to see Nye Thompson's fascintaing AI art exhibition. The artist was also running a workshop at the time in the exhibition space. A wide age range were enjoying expert tuition in participating in and understanding machine surveillance. Digital arts for everyone is the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed February 24, 2019

Never thought of writing a Waterman's review but having just seen a negative one, I felt compelled. My friends and I love Waterman's for films. Yes, the screen isn't a giant one. Yes, maybe a lick of paint here and there wouldn't be out of...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed December 14, 2018 via mobile

I've walked passed this venue so many times and it never occurred to me to go in. However; a friend asked me to meet her there so I went in. Okay it’s funky and they are trying to be cool - but oh my; they...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed October 30, 2018

If you live in London area this centre is well worth a visit. Indian restaurant /cinema/bar/children's theatre/cabaret nights all on offer. Across the road from the centre there is a modest Indian restaurant Albany Spice which serves good food and has no alcohol license so...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Peter M
Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

We went to ‘ flamenco express’ Emilio ochando This was one of the best flamenco’s we have ever seen & we have seen a lot in Spain. The theatre was ideal as always. A little Gem for us locals. This is a travelling Spanish flamenco...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank melissalM66MA
Reviewed June 18, 2018

The Watermans is a theatre/cinema/cabaret venue in Brentford. Despite lack of funding, council disputes and the constant building of unaffordable fancy flats, the Watermans has soldiered on. It overlooks the river towards Brentford Ait, a wildfowl preserve. The sunsets are extraordinary! I belong to a...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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WatermansArts, Customer Relations Representative at Watermans Arts Centre, responded to this reviewResponded June 19, 2018

Thank you for your lovely review. We really appreciate people supporting us and we hope to see you again soon! And even better tickets on Mondays are in fact £6 so even cheaper!

Reviewed May 13, 2018

Have a very good cheap lunch , choice of curries, a glass of wine and all with river views. Then a film, choose your day for a brand new film. Or Caberet and always a small exhibition. Good vibe. Comfy seats, try it.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Jacqueline T
Reviewed April 22, 2018

Small film studio and also art space. Very well run with helpful staff. Great for films and meeting friends.

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank LondonBenelliott
Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

Had an enjoyable evening. Fantastic views of the river great little cinema. We saw Vivian Westwood and loved it great value for money. Would always go back to watch films there. We had meal in Indian restaurant afterwards Easy car parking.

Date of experience: April 2018
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