Songs of Soul

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Songs Of Soul is a captivating production that revitalizes timeless soul tunes from the past, featuring renditions by some of Canada's Most cherished artists! This performance will showcase songs by the incomparable Otis Redding, Etta James and Marvin Gaye. Songs Of Soul featured artists: Gary Beals Gary Beals is a […]

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Batman Begins

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

In honour of the Oscar wins for Best Picture and Best Director received by Christopher Nolan, we're celebrating his achievements by bringing his legendary Dark Knight Trilogy to our big screen! Each film in the series - Batman Begins, The Dark Knight, and The Dark Knight Rises - will be […]

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Wicked Little Letters

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

A 1920s English seaside town bears witness to a farcical and occasionally sinister scandal in this riotous mystery comedy. Based on a stranger-than-fiction true story, Wicked Little Letters follows two neighbours: deeply conservative local Edith Swan (Olivia Colman) and rowdy Irish migrant Rose Gooding (Jessie Buckley). When Edith and fellow […]

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Star Wars: A New Hope

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Special 'May the 4th' screening at 7:00pm!Luke Skywalker begins a journey that will change the galaxy in Star Wars Episode IV - A New Hope. Nineteen years after the formation of the Empire, Luke is thrust into the struggle of the Rebel Alliance when he meets Obi-Wan Kenobi, who has […]

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Hundreds of Beavers

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

By Popular Demand! A new cult-classic comedy in the making that has taken the online film community by storm - see it with an audience and on the big screen at the Westdale!In this 19th century, supernatural winter epic, a drunken applejack salesman must go from zero to hero and […]

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Explore the Historic Westdale Theatre with Doors Open Ontario

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

We are thrilled to welcome you to The Westdale Theatre as part of Doors Open Ontario 2024! Join us on Sunday, May 5th, from 10:00am to 4:00pm for an immersive journey into the history and magic of this iconic Hamilton landmark. About Doors Open Ontario Doors Open Ontario is more […]

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Me and Felix

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

From the producer of "My Thoughts Are Silent," "Luxembourg, Luxembourg," "Wild Field," "Homeward," "Atlantis."  A story about relationships between children and adults broken by shaky 1990s in Ukraine. The boy Tymophii befriends a weird man named Felix. He's the veteran of Afghan war, he has PTSD and he loves music. […]

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Dune: Part Two

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

In this second exhilarating installment of the Dune series, Paul Atreides unites with Chani and the Fremen while seeking revenge against the conspirators who destroyed his family. Facing a choice between the love of his life and the fate of the universe, he must prevent a terrible future only he […]

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Problemista

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

In this surrealistic comedy from first-time director Julio Torres, Alejandro (Torres) is an aspiring toy designer who's struggling to bring his unusual ideas to life in New York City. As time on his work visa runs out, a job assisting an art world outcast becomes his only hope to stay […]

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Tom Thomson? The Art of Authentication

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Part of Hamilton Third Age Learning's Spring Lecture Series How do we know with certainty if a painting is by the hand of an artist? What steps must we take to prove or disprove the authenticity of artworks? Using two works that might be by famed Canadian artist Tom Thomson […]

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Strange Brew

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

LAGERSHED presents The Forged In Friendship Film Series at The Westdale!This May at The Westdale, grab a refreshing LAGERSHED brew and enjoy these hilarious tales of friendship:May 8 - Strange BrewMay 15 - The Blues BrothersMay 22 - Dumb and DumberBeer at The Westdale concessions during this series will be […]

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In Spite of Ourselves – An Evening of John Prine

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

John Prine is widely cited as one of the most influential songwriters of his generation. Essentially creating the “Americana” & “Roots” genres of music with his mixture of Country, contemporary & Folk music. The 4 time Grammy Award winner & Lifetime achievement recipient was known for humorous lyrics about love, life, […]

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Legally Blonde

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Presented by MamaraderieThe Mamaraderie platform enables connections and relationships to grow both online and offline, so you can find and maintain the mom friendships you're looking for through events, meet-ups and chats. For more information and to find out about membership and other members' clubs, click here.Sensory Friendly Relaxed Screening - […]

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Event Series Alien

Alien

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Part of our Screen Spooktaculars series! Every month, we show a classic or contemporary horror film favourite that we feel deserves to be seen on our big screen! First show on either Friday or Saturday, with an encore on Tuesdays!4K Restoration of the Original Theatrical Cut!In the depths of cold, […]

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The Dark Knight

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

In honour of the Oscar wins for Best Picture and Best Director received by Christopher Nolan, we're celebrating his achievements by bringing his legendary Dark Knight Trilogy to our big screen! Each film in the series - Batman Begins, The Dark Knight, and The Dark Knight Rises - will be […]

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Night Fever

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Night Fever is the world’s number one production of the Bee Gees. This all-Canadian cast from Toronto, Ontario, will take you back in time to one of the greatest bands in pop history.

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Now, Voyager

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Part of our Mother's Day Favourites! One Show Only!Nervous spinster Charlotte Vale (Bette Davis) is stunted from growing up under the heel of her puritanical Boston Brahmin mother (Gladys Cooper), and remains convinced of her own unworthiness until a kindly psychiatrist (Claude Rains) gives her the confidence to venture out […]

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Steel Magnolias

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Part of our Mother's Day Favourites! One Show Only!M'Lynn (Sally Field) is the mother of bride-to-be Shelby Eatenton (Julia Roberts), and as friend Truvy Jones (Dolly Parton) fixes the women's hair for the ceremony, they welcome a helping hand from aspiring beautician Annelle Dupuy Desoto (Daryl Hannah). Diabetic Shelby has […]

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Bridesmaids

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Part of our Mother's Day Favourites! One Show Only!Annie (Kristen Wiig) is a maid of honor whose life unravels as she leads her best friend Lillian (Maya Rudolph) and a group of colorful bridesmaids (Rose Byrne, Melissa McCarthy, Wendi McLendon-Covey, and Ellie Kemper) on a wild ride down the path […]

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The Blues Brothers (Members Screening)

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Special Free Screening for Members of the Westdale on Mon. May 13 at 7:00pm!Members of any level can reserve their tickets online at thewestdale.ca, or in-person at our box office.Not a Member, but want to attend? Sign up by clicking the Membership tab at the top of our webpage!After a […]

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Reparations to Africa and African Americans/Canadians

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Part of Hamilton Third Age Learning's Spring Lecture Series.  In this talk. Professor Howard-Hassmann will discuss the 21st century social movement for reparations to Africa for the slave trade and colonialism, as well as the social movements for reparations to African-Americans and African-Canadians. She will describe the obstacles to success […]

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Musically Speaking, Tchaikovsky’s Fate with the HPO

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Join the Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra and The Westdale for a series of fascinating music appreciation talks with performances on the big screen! HPO Composer-in-Residence Abigail Richardson-Schulte shares captivating stories about some of history’s most celebrated composers. Each talk features unique video recordings from HPO performances. Traverse music history with The […]

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The Blues Brothers

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

LAGERSHED presents The Forged In Friendship Film Series at The Westdale!This May at The Westdale, grab a refreshing LAGERSHED brew and enjoy these hilarious tales of friendship:May 8 - Strange BrewMay 15 - The Blues BrothersMay 22 - Dumb and DumberBeer at The Westdale concessions during this series will be […]

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Mind Game

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Click Here to learn more about how the Incite Foundation helps non-profit arts organizations in Hamilton like The Westdale.Part of our The Way of the Sword Film Talk Series!Travel with Ryan Ferguson to Japan as he continues his explorations into the hidden corners of a rich film culture, featuring rarely […]

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Candlelight: A Tribute to Taylor Swift

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Presented by Fever Candlelight concerts bring the magic of a live, multi-sensory musical experience to awe-inspiring locations like never seen before in Hamilton. Get your tickets now to discover the music of Taylor Swift at The Westdale under the gentle glow of candlelight. Tentative Program Shake it Off Cardigan Love Story […]

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Candlelight: The Best of Hans Zimmer

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Presented by Fever Candlelight concerts bring the magic of a live, multi-sensory musical experience to awe-inspiring locations like never seen before in Hamilton. Get your tickets now to discover the music of Hans Zimmer at The Westdale under the gentle glow of candlelight. Tentative Program Time from Inception This Land from The Lion […]

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Candlelight Spring: From Bach to The Beatles

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Presented by Fever. Candlelight concerts bring the magic of a live, multi-sensory musical experience to awe-inspiring locations like never seen before in Hamilton. Get your tickets now to discover the music of From Bach to The Beatles at The Westdale under the gentle glow of candlelight. Tentative Program Bach: “Brandenburg Concerto […]

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Candlelight Spring: A Tribute to Coldplay

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Presented by Fever Candlelight concerts bring the magic of a live, multi-sensory musical experience to awe-inspiring locations like never seen before in Hamilton. Get your tickets now to discover the music of Coldplay at The Westdale under the gentle glow of candlelight. Tentative Program "Clocks" "Shiver" "Speed of Sound" "Trouble" […]

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The Dark Knight Rises

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

In honour of the Oscar wins for Best Picture and Best Director received by Christopher Nolan, we're celebrating his achievements by bringing his legendary Dark Knight Trilogy to our big screen! Each film in the series - Batman Begins, The Dark Knight, and The Dark Knight Rises - will be […]

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Event Series Civil War

Civil War

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

From filmmaker Alex Garland (director of Ex Machina and Annihilation, and writer of 28 Days Later...) comes a journey across a dystopian future America, following a team of military-embedded journalists as they race against time to reach DC before rebel factions descend upon the White House.

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Life on the Page: Reflections on the Joys of Reading

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Part of the Hamilton Third Age Learning Spring Lecture Series. Those of us who turn to reading often do so for a host of reasons, from escaping into a life and a world different from our own, to exploring some of the more challenging issues of the world around us. […]

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The Bookshop

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Join us for a special screening of The Bookshop after our final Third Age Learning lecture of the series, entitled 'Life on the Page: Reflections on the Joys of Reading'!England, 1959. Free-spirited widow Florence Green (Emily Mortimer) risks everything to open a bookshop in a conservative East Anglian coastal town. […]

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Dumb and Dumber

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

LAGERSHED presents The Forged In Friendship Film Series at The Westdale!This May at The Westdale, grab a refreshing LAGERSHED brew and enjoy these hilarious tales of friendship:May 8 - Strange BrewMay 15 - The Blues BrothersMay 22 - Dumb and DumberBeer at The Westdale concessions during this series will be […]

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Paris is Burning – Fruit Salad Mix & Mingle

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Fruit Salad Movie NightDoors open at 6:30 pm for a Mix and Mingle.Fruit Salad aims to respond to the lack of spaces dedicated to queer & questioning women, trans masc, trans femme and gender non-conforming folks.Where does voguing come from, and what, exactly, is throwing shade? This landmark documentary provides […]

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Jazz Originals: Johannes Linstead

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

We are thrilled to present Jazz Originals at The Westdale, hosted by local jazz singer-songwriter Karen Thornton. Join us in our art deco jewel for an evening of inspiring jazz music and stories from Canada's best jazz musicians! Johannes Linstead From having over 500 million streams, to being named Canada’s […]

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Good Lovelies

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

The rich complexity of life is the emotional focus of the much-anticipated new album from one of Canada’s most accomplished and harmonious trios – Good Lovelies. The songs on We Will Never Be the Same, crafted by the Juno Award-winning ensemble of Kerri Ough, Sue Passmore and Caroline Marie Brooks, are […]

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ABBAMANIA

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

“ABBAMANIA” is rated as the number one Abba production in the world. The cast of ABBAMANIA is from Toronto, Ontario, Canada. In the beginning, “ABBAMANIA” was six months in rehearsals just for vocal arrangements. Abba’s harmonies are very difficult to reproduce as ABBA recorded their vocals many times on each […]

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A Bullet Pulling Thread

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Q+A screening with Marilyn Farquhar and Angela Vos, moderated by director Ian Daffern! Marilyn's quilts will also be displayed in our Art Lounge.In January 2020, the RCMP killed homelessness activist Barry Shantz at his home in Lytton, B.C during a mental health crisis. That morning, his partner called 911 for […]

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Challengers

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Tennis player turned coach Tashi has taken her husband, Art, and transformed him into a world-famous Grand Slam champion. To jolt him out of his recent losing streak, she signs him up for a "Challenger" event — close to the lowest level of pro tournament — where he finds himself […]

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Slovo House. Unfinished Novel.

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Presented by Ukraine Harmony Foundation Будинок «Слово». Нескінченний роман. Основана на реальних подіях, драма українських письменників епохи "Розстріляного відродження". У співпраці з МУР та їхнім музичним проєктом "Ти романтика", історія будинку "Слово", де під одним дахом радянська влада зібрала Остапа Вишню, Павла Тичину, Леся Курбаса, Миколу Хвильового, Мікаеля Семенка, Крушельницьку, […]

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Event Series Annie

Annie

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

All tickets are $8.25! Sponsored by the Merchants of Westdale Village.Based on the hit Broadway musical! In the depths of the Great Depression, Annie is a fiery young orphan girl who must live in a miserable orphanage, run by the tyrannical Miss Agatha Hannigan. Her seemingly hopeless situation changes dramatically […]

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The Magnificent Seven – Spring Concert

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Presented by Harlequin Singers Join the Harlequin Singers as we take a tour through the Broadway “Magnificent Seven” – Gershwin, Loewe, Rodgers, Kander, Sondheim, Schwarts and Webber. Enjoy a magnificent selection of these celebrated composer’s beloved works, accompanied by a jazz band, in the beautiful and majestic Westdale Theatre. A […]

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One Starry Night: A Gala Fundraiser with HFTco

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

For one night only, Hamilton Festival Theatre Company (HFTco) shines a light on the biggest, boldest artists in town for One Starry Night: A Gala Fundraiser at the historic Westdale, June 4 at 7 PM. In celebration of the 20th Hamilton Fringe, we're turning up the Steeltown glam with a […]

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Curtain Call presents The Wizard of Oz Youth Edition! 

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Curtain Calls Intermediate Musical Theatre program presents The Wizard of Oz Youth Edition!  Join Dorothy and her loyal companion Toto as they “Follow the Yellow Brick Road” through the Land of Oz, determined to reach the Emerald City, where the great and powerful Wizard of Oz will help them get […]

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Sultans of String – Walking Through The Fire

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

A Hamilton Arts Week 2024 Signature Event - Presented by Sultans of String and The Westdale Theatre Walking Through The Fire brings the magic of collaboration to the stage, with award-winning First Nations, Métis, and Inuit artists from across Turtle Island joined by Billboard charting/6x CFMA winners Sultans of String! […]

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Evil Does Not Exist

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

In the rural alpine hamlet of Mizubiki, not far from Tokyo, Takumi and his daughter, Hana, lead a modest life gathering water, wood, and wild wasabi for the local udon restaurant. Increasingly, the townsfolk become aware of a talent agency’s plan to build an opulent glamping site nearby, offering city […]

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I Saw the TV Glow

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Teenager Owen is just trying to make it through life in the suburbs when his classmate introduces him to a mysterious late-night TV show — a vision of a supernatural world beneath their own. In the pale glow of the television, Owen’s view of reality begins to crack.

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Tokyo Godfathers

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Part of our LGBT International Film Talk Series!On Christmas Eve, three homeless companions - a young girl, a trans woman, and a middle aged bum - stumble upon a baby girl in a garbage heap. They name her Kiyoko, and vow to care for her as they track down her […]

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REEL QUEENS – Moulin Rouge!

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

The legendary House of Adam and Steve present REEL QUEENS at The Westdale! Celebrate camp classics on the big screen with your host for Moulin Rouge, Calypso Cosmic! Rarely has an exclamation mark felt more fitting. Baz Luhrmann bookends his Red Curtain Trilogy with all the verve and excess of […]

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Hamilton Originals: The Songs of Paul Simon/Simon and Garfunkel

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Special Guest Jim Witter, Annette Haas, and bassist Steve Pelletier. With a career spanning seven decades, with commercial success and critical accolades in every decade, Paul Simon is among the most influential singer-songwriters of the rock era. Songs like Sound of Silence, America, Bridge Over Troubled Water, Late in the Evening, […]

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Kung Fu Panda 4

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

All Tickets are just $8.25! Sponsored by the Merchants of Westdale Village.Sensory Friendly Relaxed Screening on Fri. Jun. 28 at 1:00pm.• Open Captioning• Theatre lights dimmed, not dark• Lower sound level• Feel free to roam• No advertisements or trailersAs Po has been the Dragon Warrior and defeated many foes, he […]

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Event Series Yintah

Yintah

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Recipient of two prizes at the 2024 Hot Docs Festival!Winner, Rogers Audience Award for Best Canadian DocumentaryWinner, Hot Docs Audience AwardTwo Weeks Only!The Wet’suwet’en have never ceded their territory, governing the Yintah (land) with their own laws for centuries—a fact conveniently overlooked by the Canadian government and several large fossil […]

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Event Series Carrie

Carrie

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Part of our Screen Spooktaculars series! Every month, we show a classic or contemporary horror film favourite that we feel deserves to be seen on our big screen! First show on either Friday or Saturday, with an encore on Tuesdays!The perfect scary movie for prom season!In this chilling adaptation of […]

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White Dwarf Pictures’ Documentary on Bob Morrow

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Brought to you by White Dwarf Pictures, producers Rosemary Baptista and Scott C. Newman invite you to view the premiere of their feature documentary "Golden Era: The Legacy of Bob Morrow" (Run time 75mins). Join us as we take you on a journey into the life and times of Hamilton, […]

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A Fistful of Dollars

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Special Father's Day screening on Sun. June 16th! Encore on Tues. June 18th.60th Anniversary!The film that started it all: the beginning of the 'spaghetti western' genre, the introduction of 'The Man with No Name', and the talents of star Clint Eastwood, director Sergio Leone, and composer Ennio Morricone were launched […]

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Musically Speaking, Vivaldi & The Four Seasons with the HPO

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Join the Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra and The Westdale for a series of fascinating music appreciation talks with performances on the big screen! HPO Composer-in-Residence Abigail Richardson-Schulte shares captivating stories about some of history’s most celebrated composers. Each talk features unique video recordings from HPO performances. Traverse music history with The […]

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In the Heat of the Night

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Part of our 'Whodunnit at the Westdale' Film Talk Series!A body is discovered, evidence is collected, and there are several suspects. The only question on everyone's mind is, 'Whodunnit?' To find out, join Jeffrey Bender as he takes you through the realm of the detective story, one of cinema's oldest […]

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Stories of Scotland

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Presented by Bruce Fummey Stories of Scotland comes to Hamilton, ON, wrapping Scottish history and comedy into one hilarious and informative package with Bruce Fummey. Bruce is from the real Perth. Yes, the one in Scotland. He has spent fifteen years performing stand-up and creating Scottish history-themed shows for festivals […]

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Charlie’s Angels

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Presented by MamaraderieThe Mamaraderie platform enables connections and relationships to grow both online and offline, so you can find and maintain the mom friendships you're looking for through events, meet-ups and chats. For more information and to find out about membership and other members' clubs, click here.Sensory Friendly Relaxed Screening - […]

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National Indigenous Peoples Day

The Westdale 1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Join us on National Indigenous Peoples Day for an evening of music, dance, culture, and film as we celebrate our Indigenous community.  The evening will be capped off with a discussion panel about Indigenous art, identity, and the difficulties faced working towards the goal of Reconciliation. Hosted by Cher Obediah, […]

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