Meet the team at The Met.
The Met is a stunning, award winning live music venue noted nationally for its specialist folk music programme. Having recently undergone a multi-million pound refurbishment, it incorporates two modernised performance spaces, popular dining restaurant Automatic, and Edwin Street Creative Hub which includes a Recording Studio. The Met is also the proud organiser and promoter of Head for the Hills festival welcoming around 12,000 music lovers to Ramsbottom every year.
Cultural Venue of the Year 2018 & 2019 (This Is Manchester Awards)
Music Festival of the Year 2017 (Northern Soul Awards)
Small Music Venue of the Year 2017 (Northern Soul Awards)
Entertainment Venue of the Year 2014 (Manchester Tourism Awards)
The Met is an independent arts and entertainment venue run by Bury Metropolitan Arts Association, a company limited by guarantee (No. 2370868) and a registered charity (No. 701879) supported by Arts Council England and Bury Council.
Find out more about how you can support our vital work in making arts accessible for our community.
Information about working or volunteering at The Met
Need a professional meeting space, or planning a special celebration? We have the perfect space for you at The Met.
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Our vision, values and policies
As we all do our bit to help keep our communities safe and healthy, The Met has to close its doors (temporarily) to the public. This goes against everything we aim to be; inclusive, welcoming and packed with music, creativity and happy people. Which means we’re looking ahead to when we can re-open, and what we can do in the meantime to keep reaching people.
We are grateful to our corporate sponsors for their support. Their contribution to The Met is absolutely vital. They help us make our work accessible, and make a difference to the lives of local people.
Find out more about the many benefits of The Met’s membership scheme.
Bright, clean rehearsal spaces are available to hire at The Met.
Our impressive, award winning performance spaces and highly experienced technical staff make the perfect combination for creative hires at any scale.
From big presentations to small meetings, our stunning and professional spaces are perfect for any corporate event.
The Met has space available for creative individuals and companies to work alongside the team in our amazing building.
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