Highlights

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Tony Walsh

Forget what you imagined a poetry night could be and expect belly-laughs, tears and everything in between from Tony Walsh, a stunning, big-hearted performer who leaves you on your feet, dazzled and breathless.

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Festivals -

Bury Beer Festival 2019

The Bury Beer Festival returns to take over The Met again on Friday 8 and Saturday 9 November.

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Next 7 days

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Little Shop of Horrors

Feed me Seymour! Whitefield AODS present the beloved mean green monster plant musical Little Shop of Horrors.

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Marconi Union Live Transmission

Marconi Union blend elements of electronica, jazz, dub and ambience. Support comes from Scissorgun and Antonymes.

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Tom Brace: Brace of Spades

Tom Brace comes to The Met with a brand new magic show for the whole family, featuring his unique blend of comedy and magic. Ages 8+

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George Egg: Movable Feast

Brand new comedy from the stand-up who cooks. In this show he’s on the road so it’s time for Planes, Trains and Automob-meals.

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9Bach

Welsh alt-folk group 9Bach come to The Met as part of a UK tour that sees the band perform their self-titled debut album live for the very first time.

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The Enid in concert

The Enid return to The Met for a one-off special concert to launch a new chapter in a long career.

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Coming soon

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The Stumble

A blistering mix of blues, soul and old school r&b, The Stumble have been wowing audiences with the energy and virtuosity of their live performances for the past twenty years.

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Clive Carroll

Guitar phenomenon Clive Carroll’s masterful compositions, coupled with his versatility and unparalleled technical virtuosity, have rendered him one of today’s most admired and respected guitarists.

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Food Bank Boulevard

An irreverent satire commenting on today’s inner city Britain from the producers of It’s The Wrong Way To Tickle Mary and Me, You and George Clooney.

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Wishbone Ash – 50th Anniversary Tour

It’s a remarkable milestone few bands have achieved… Fifty years of continual touring and recording… and always at the highest level.

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Interlude Records presents: A Selection of Manchester’s Underground Music

An evening of music from five bands from Manchester that feature on Interlude Records debut release Sample: A Selection of Manchester's Underground Music.

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Over the Rainbow

Can Dorothy and her friends overcome the evil western witch in order to restore good Zion? Over the Rainbow is an original modern pantomime performed by Bolton AllStarz.

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First Thursday Comedy Club

Hilarious comedy on the first Thursday of every month. Featuring Phil Walker, Howard Walker, Clayton Jones and Harry Stachini.

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Once Upon A Time…

A comedy fairy tale adventure bursting with physical comedy, absurd jokes and magical illusion. Ages 7+

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Mairearad Green and Anna Massie

A captivating folk duo from Scotland.

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Mike Peters presents The Alarm

The Alarm’s lead singer and songwriter Mike Peters comes to The Met with his Hurricane of Change 30th Anniversary Acoustic Tour.

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Joshua Burnside

Deftly blends alt-folk and elements of the Irish folk song tradition with South American rhythms and Eastern European influences.

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The Starlite Campbell Band Live

European blues award nominees the Starlite Campbell Band return to the Met following a highly acclaimed show in December 2018.

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Tom Thumb

This classic story is brought to life by Lyngo Theatre in a playful and fascinating show featuring feathery spinning birds, a flying house and a portable forest.

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Hourglass: The Music of James Taylor

The Ben Cox Band perform songs by Grammy award winning American singer songwriter James Taylor, including How Sweet it is, Mexico, Sweet Baby James, Carolina On My Mind and many more.

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Hot Club of Cowtown

Hot Club of Cowtown's joyful sound blends the traditional western-swing of the American southwest with European hot jazz influences of the same era.

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Hugh Cornwell Electric

Hugh Cornwell, the songwriter behind The Stranglers, comes to The Met with a storming set of his iconic hits.

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The Pitmen Poets

A celebration of north-east England's coal mining tradition in an evening of music, song and spoken word. Featuring Billy Mitchell, Bob Fox, Benny Graham, and Jez Lowe.

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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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Ian Siegal: Solo and Unplugged

Europe’s favourite contemporary bluesman returns to The Met.

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  • Fri 22 Nov 8:00 PM

The Christians

The Christians return to The Met to play their back catalogue and songs selected from their latest album.

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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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Los Pacaminos feat. Paul Young

Los Pacaminos play the very best in Tex Mex Border music, from The Texas Tornadoes and Ry Cooder to Los Lobos and even Roy Orbison.

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Dead Men’s Eyes: Two Ghost Stories by M R James

Two chilling and thrilling tales from M R James, the master of the English ghost story, performed by R M Lloyd Parry.

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  • Fri 29 Nov 8:00 PM

China Crisis

The RETROspective tour sees China Crisis perform songs from all of their seven studio albums.

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Graham Parker

One of the UK's most distinguished and original songwriters, best known as lead singer of Graham and The Rumour who preceded punk rock and new wave.

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Richard Shindell

An expatriate New Yorker now living in Argentina, Richard Shindell is a meticulous craftsman of songs.

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First Thursday Comedy Club

Hilarious comedy on the first Thursday of every month. Featuring Tudur Owen, Friz Frizzle, Darcie Silver and Sam Harland.

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Rachel Sermanni

Rachel Sermanni returns with songs from her new album So It Turns.

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Met Express Christmas Show: The Wizard of Oz

The Met's drama group for adults with learning difficulties re-tell the much loved tale in their own style.

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Nearly Dan: The spirit and sound of Steely Dan

Nearly Dan promise all the Steely Dan favourites in a two hour-plus show, featuring tracks from Countdown to Ecstasy, The Royal Scam, Aja, Gaucho and more.

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The Albion Christmas Band

Traditional English Christmas songs, music and lighthearted fun from Ashley Hutchings, Simon Nicol, Kellie While and Simon Care.

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Black Cacti Presents: The Luka State

The Luka State's live show will leave you wondering how they’re still the UK’s best kept secret.

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Tickle your fancy

A cabaret night at Radcliffe Market featuring music, spoken word, comedy and the downright unusual!

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The Lock In “Christmas Carol”

Half gig, half dance show and half panto! Join the BBC Award Winning team of musicians and dancers for 150% of the very best festive live music, song and dance!

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Fara: Christmas Tour

FARA present a medley of Christmas music, and some original songs and tunes with a Christmas twist, providing you with a lot to celebrate this festive season.

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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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The Big Snowy Christmas

A hilarious, heartwarming tale about a brave little bear who helps to save Christmas!

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  • Sat 11 Jan 8:00 PM

IQ

One of the world’s leading progressive rock bands, IQ are known for their passionate music and dramatic live presentations.

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The Met’s New Comedian of the Year Competition

Ten rising comedy stars compete for your votes. Who will win? You decide.

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Music -

Ga Ga – A Tribute to Queen

No wigs, no make-up and definitely no false moustaches - just a host of massive Queen songs played like they were meant to be.

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Martyn Joseph

Intelligent and enlightened songs from a mesmerizing live performer who has been compared to Bruce Springsteen, John Mayer, Bruce Cockburn and Dave Matthews.

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Jean Genie

Jean Genie performs all of David Bowie's greatest hits.

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Della Mae

Nashville-based string band Della Mae are a charismatic live act featuring some of the finest players in bluegrass, Americana and beyond.

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Turin Brakes Acoustic

The estimable London four-piece Turin Brakes comes to The Met as part of their UK Acoustic Tour.

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An Evening with Sam Baker

Sam Baker returns to celebrate the fifteenth anniversary of the release of his classic album Mercy. A Mr Kite Benefit.

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The Jerseys – Oh What A Nite!

Join Oh What A Nite! as we celebrate the timeless music of the one-hundred-million album selling Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons.

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Steve Knightley

Best known for his role in Show of Hands with Phil Beer, Steve Knightley returns to The Met to reveal his skills in song writing.

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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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Literature -

Steven P Taylor Poet

Performance poet Steven P Taylor invites you to an entertaining evening of poetry and surprises

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The Lancashire Hotpots: Beerhemian Rhapsody Tour

The kings of musical comedy are back to bring you another night of madcap music and laughs!

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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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Bury Youth Theatre

Fun drama classes for children and young people at The Met.

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Aiming High

Fun drama classes for young people with special educational needs.

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Uniquely Us

Uniquely Us helps women on the autistic spectrum build their confidence and communication skills, express their creativity and make friends through arts based activities such as drama, dance, spoken word and more.

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Engage 2 Stage

Engage 2 Stage are a theatre and performance company for the visually impaired.

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ALFA Community Ukulele Band

Learn to play this accessible, fun and fascinating instrument.

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Somatic Storytelling: A Bear Called Paddington

Somatic Storytelling workshops are open to everyone – children, teens, mums, dads, grandparents and carers. You do not need to be super fit, just arrive with a willing spirit!

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Somatic Storytelling: The Nutcracker and The Mouse King

Somatic Storytelling workshops are open to everyone – children, teens, mums, dads, grandparents and carers. You do not need to be super fit, just arrive with a willing spirit!

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BYT’s Jack & The Beanstalk

Bury Youth Theatre take to The Met's stage to perform the classic children's story.

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