We reopen on 17 May and we can’t wait to welcome you back into the building for a season of live, socially distant gigs and shows.

We’re going all out to make sure your return is as safe and enjoyable as possible. Temperature checks, one way systems, additional cleaning and table service are just some of the measures being taken by us to ensure that audiences have a safe, enjoyable experience in a Covid secure environment.

Seating for shows is set out in cabaret style tables, so you can enjoy live, socially distant performances and face masks are mandatory in shared spaces in the building.


Our reopening programme kicks off with BBC Folk Awards Best Duo nominees, Belshazzer’s Feast on Thursday 27 May.

Belshazzar's Feast
Belshazzar’s Feast

Mercury Prize nominee and I Am Kloot frontman John Bramwell, takes to the stage on Friday 28 May, performing tracks from his debut solo album and Kloot classics.

Director, DJ, author and broadcaster Don Letts looks back on his exceptional life on Saturday 29 May, as part of his There and Black Again book tour. With tales of befriending Bob Marley after sneaking into his hotel room and touring with The Clash, Don discusses Black Lives Matter, his new book and treading his own path.

Don Letts
Don Letts

British singer-songwriter Hannah White will also be performing at The Met’s opening weekend on Saturday 29 May, bringing her soulful blues and country sound, Hannah is a star on the rise.

Families can enjoy a performance of How the Koala Learnt to Hug, based on Steven Lee’s best-selling book. This Covid secure show features games, giggles and songs and is suitable for ages 3+. Monday 31 May.

Koala Brochure Image
How the Koala Learnt to Hug

First Thursday Comedy returns on Thursday 3 June, a stand up night of silliness featuring local lad Justin Moorhouse, BBC New Comedy Award finalist Alun Cochrane, Peter Brush and Hannah Silvester.

 Live comedy fans are in for a double treat, as Mock the Week and Radio 4 regular and double Sony award winner comedian Gary Delaney presents his work in progress on Thursday 10 June.

Our bar and restaurant, Automatic, will reopen on the 18 May, serving coffees, lunches, dinners and pre and post show drinks. We recommend booking a table in advance.

Click here for a full list of our live gigs and shows. We can’t wait to see you.


Click here for a full list of our live gigs and shows

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