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The John Verity Band

Blues guitarist and singer John Verity has been packing venues with his powerful yet soulful music for over forty years.

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Dervish

Dervish have been bringing traditional Irish music to the world for more than twenty-five years.

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The Rheingans Sisters

The Rheingans Sisters make bold, playful and innovative contemporary music that is anchored in folk traditions without being bound by them.

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Jesus Christ Superstar

Whitefield AODS present an amateur production of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's iconic rock opera.

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Elles Bailey

Elles Bailey has a talent for crafting rootsy blues, country and soulful rock with a contemporary edge.

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First Thursday Comedy Club – October 2018

Featuring Ninia Benjamin, Pam Ford, Rob Mulholland and Kiran Marjana.

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Jack Rutter and Greg Russell 

Jack Rutter and Greg Russell are two of the UK folk scene's most exciting young performers. We're thrilled to welcome them to The Met for this double headline show.

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Perfect

The touching story of a boy meeting his disabled sister for the first time, with stunning puppetry, original live music, animation and physical theatre from the award-winning Tessa Bide.

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Brassed Off

Prestwich Amateur Dramatic and Operatic Society present the stage version of the classic British film drama.

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Stephen James Smith

A Dublin poet and playwright central to the rise of the vibrant spoken word scene in Ireland today.

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CoCo and the Butterfields

CoCo and the Butterfields are an English indie-pop band, from Canterbury, Kent. The band...

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Chatham County Line

North Carolina based band who craft top-notch, original modern acoustic music that draws upon American roots.

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One Man Bond: Every Bond film in 60 minutes

A chronicle of over fifty years of the most successful movie franchise in history.

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This Might Hurt by John Godber

When actor Jack Skipton returns from filming to care for his ageing aunt, he has no idea what he is letting himself in for.

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Wishbone Ash

Discover for yourself why Wishbone Ash remain one of the most enduring and popular bands in British rock.

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The Flash Bang Show

Come and be blasted with colourful explosions and chemical reactions.

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The Stumble

Raw power, emotion, joyous melodies, and heartbreaking blues.

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Songs Across The Pond

A brand new musical show for families and children.

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Declaration

With autobiographical comedy, storytelling and conversations with audiences, Art with Heart take you on a curious, colourful and candid exploration through ADHD, Diagnosis and Mental Health.

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Spark The Goblin Wizard

Can Spark The Goblin Wizard stop the strange new power threatening the woods? With lyrics, laughs and lots of joining in, poet Dommy B needs your help to save the day!

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In The Gut

A riotous comedy that airs fears about pregnancy, birthing and parenthood.

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Andy Fairweather Low and the Low Riders

A remarkable band, a remarkable front man.

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Kiki Dee and Carmelo Luggeri

An acoustic journey of stories and song, including unique covers and of course Kiki’s own hits.

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It’s The Wrong Way To Tickle Mary

An irreverent and heart-warming look at life in Manchester one hundred years ago.

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The Haunting of Blaine Manor

Blaine Manor: the most haunted building in England. Even the locals won’t set foot there, as all who walk within those grounds will be cursed.

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John Smith

Uniquely intimate songs about love and loss.

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First Thursday Comedy Club – November 2018

Featuring Arthur Smith, Troy Hawke, Bren “Happy Days” Riley and Red Redmond.

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Martin Stephenson and The Daintees

Martin Stephenson and The Dainties have been amongst Britain’s best-loved bands for over thirty years. On...

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The Blue Bird

A visually charming and magical show for young people aged 4-11 years and their families

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Luke Daniels

Solo Show with electrophon machine

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Mostly Autumn

Progressive rock band Mostly Autumn return to The Met to showcase their latest album Sight of Day.

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Stacey Kent

Grammy-nominated jazz vocalist Stacey Kent returns to The Met with music from her latest album I Know I Dream.

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Ventoux

A restaging of the dramatic battle between Lance Armstrong and Marco Pantani in the Tour de France 2000 on Mont Ventoux.

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Two Little Ducks

Matt Abbott presents a personal and political spoken word show exploring the chaos behind Brexit.

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Festivals -

Homegrown: Bury Beer Festival 2018

Bury Beer Festival returns to The Met, bigger and better than ever, and under a new name.

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Larkins

The Manchester Evening News called Larkins “Manchester's next arena act”. Don’t miss this chance to see them in the intimate setting of The Met.

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Bootleg Blondie

Bootleg Blondie is the official Debbie Harry and Blondie tribute band and the only Blondie tribute to play the legendary CBGBs in New York City before its demise in 2006.

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Chris Wood

Acclaimed and award-winning English folk singer and songwriter.

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John Wheeler

Hayseed Dixie frontman John Wheeler reflects on eighteen years of rockgrass mayhem.

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Shakespeare Schools Festival

An exhilarating evening featuring a series of unique abridged Shakespeare productions by local schools.

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Hancock and Co: one man, many voices

James Hurn is back with his popular one-man, many voices, celebration of radio comedy classic Hancock’s Half Hour.

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Miles Hunt of The Wonder Stuff

The Wonder Stuff’s Miles Hunt embarks on a solo acoustic tour of the UK under the guise of The Custodian.

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James Taylor Quartet

For a quarter of a century, the James Taylor Quartet have set the standard for the coolest sounds in funky acid jazz.

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Andy White

Andy White is a twenty-first century troubadour; a vital and engaging performer whose rare UK appearances are not to be missed.

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Dreadzone

One of the most energetic, exciting and powerful live bands to emerge from the post-rave scene.

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Dan Patlansky

Singer-songwriter and guitarist Dan Patlansky is one of the busiest and most respected blues artists to ever come out of South Africa.

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Metro Jazz Winter Concert

The Met’s community jazz orchestra, led by acclaimed saxophonist Munch Manship, perform a highly seasoned mix of the best foot-tapping jazz.

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Blazin’ Fiddles

Blazin’ Fiddles are one of the world’s most prolific fiddle groups.

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Eddie and The Hot Rods

One of the most highly influential and recognisable names from the English rock scene, Eddie and The Hot Rods have enjoyed a career that has now spanned nearly forty years.

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Nearly Dan: The spirit and sound of Steely Dan

A tribute to Steely Dan, featuring classic album Aja forty year celebration.

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St Agnes Fountain

St Agnes Fountain come together for one month of the year to perform “rhythmed-up” carols and Christmas music, interspersed with laughter and spoken word.

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  • Thu 6 Dec 6:00 PM

The Met’s Christmas Social – Regular Givers only

Think warm and spicy mulled wine, crumbly minced pies and the nostalgic seasonal tunes...

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A Celtic Christmas with Calan

Celebrate the yuletide season with bagpipes, fiddles and step dancing.

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Workshops

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Met Express

The Met’s drama group for people with disabilities and learning difficulties.

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Learn Harmonica with Mat Walklate

A course in harmonica playing all levels, led by former British blues harmonica champion Mat Walklate.

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Metro Jazz

The Met’s community jazz orchestra led by Munch Manship welcomes all musicians of at...

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Guitar Lessons with Tyrion Moses

Learn to play the guitar in these weekly lessons with experienced tutor Terry Moses.

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The Young Company

The Met’s youth theatre is available in three sessions. The Met is one of...

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Aiming High

Aiming High Juniors 9-13 | 10.30am-11.30am The Junior group uses physical activities and drama...

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Introduction to Sound Recording

Led by The Met’s professional Recording Studio Manager, this course teaches techniques and skills for studio sound recording.

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