WATERSIDE Arts have more than 55 events booked for the autumn season.

Here are some:

On Thursday, September 21, there’ll be a chance to watch A Night of Dirty Dancing, the film (which has no connection with the stage show).

Go back to 1963 and enjoy songs such as Hey Baby and The time of my Life.

On the following day, Friday, September 22, popular schools’ inspector, Gervase Phinn will present An Evening with Gervase Phinn.

Thursday, October 12 and Friday,October 13 sees three performances of The Strange Case of Dr Jelyll and Mr Hyde presented by Blackeyed Theatre with South Hill Park

On Thursday, October 19, there’ll be an up-to-the minute performance of Sentinel: A sound and light performance inspired by climate change and migration. This is part of the Manchester Science Festival.

Among a host of performances for children is Story Pocket Theatre’s presentation of Michael Morpurgo’s King Arthur on Saturday, October 21. It’s about a small boy who is rescued by an old man who claims to be King Arthur Pendragon.

Thursday, November 9 sees another noteworthy musical event. Multi award winning guitarist, Martin Taylor and Scottish/Canadian jazz singer, Alison Burns will present a concert inspired by the recordings of Joe Pass and Ella Fitzgerald.

You’ll know that Christmas is on the way if you book for Chapter House Theatre Company’s A Christmas Carol on Tuesday, Noveber 21. It’s aimed at anyone over the age of six.

The Christmas production, which is already selling fast, will be Raymond Briggs’ The Bear, adapted for stage by Pins and Needles.

It will run from Tuesday, December 5 to Saturday, January 6.

Tickets are available from 0161 912 5616 or from watersideartscentre.co.uk.