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  • Tomorrow 7:30 PM

Kathryn Roberts and Sean Lakeman

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Hope and Social

Hope and Social are renowned for making every gig an event; a band who...

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  • Sat 7:30 PM

Sindhu Vee

Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Newcomer Nominee 2018, Sindhu Vee comes to The Met with her critically acclaimed and Edinburgh Fringe sell-out show, Sandhog.

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EndorphinMachine

Prince tribute EndorphinMachine are a nine-piece band dedicated to one of the most talented artists and astonishing live performers the world has seen. 

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Let’s Look at Bury

A brand new Bury Cine Society show featuring footage not seen since the 1970s and fresh material recorded in the last eighteen months.

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Karen Matheson

Karen Matheson is best known as the lead singer of internationally-renowned Celtic supergroup Capercaillie.

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The Houghton Weavers

The Houghton Weavers have been entertaining folk now for over forty three years with their unique blend of popular folk music, humour and audience participation.

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Mike Sweeney’s Manchester Beat

Broadcasting legend Mike Sweeney and his Manchester Beat take to the stage in a show packed with '60s classics.

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Sam Carter

Sam Carter is a brilliant guitarist and songwriter who combines the observational with social comment and personal reflection.

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Dream Makers

Street Shakers Dance, Sports and Fitness Clubs present a night of performances.

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The Lindisfarne Story

The Lindisfarne Story is an affectionate and enthusiastic celebration of one of the UK's most original and successful groups.

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Two 2

Jim Cartwright revisits the scene of Two, his classic play about life in a northern pub. Time may have passed but the pub is still standing - just.

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First Thursday Comedy Club

Featuring Chris Leworthy, Noel James and Jack Carrol.

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SparkPlug

“He’s got two Dads, my lad. One’s black. That makes him black. I suppose.” A punchy and poetic exploration of family, race, identity and love.

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Marry Waterson and Emily Barker

Two critically acclaimed folk and roots artists collaborate on songwriting for the first time.

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Tom Russell

Singer songwriter Tom Russell returns to The Met with his new album.

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The Askew Sisters

Rescheduled from March 8. Emily and Hazel Askew are known as two of the foremost performers and interpreters of English folk music.

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The Good Lovelies

Canadian folk-pop featuring perfect harmonies and pure pop melodies.

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Chicago

PADOS Theatre Group present Chicago - the longest running American musical in Broadway history.

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Eleanor McEvoy

Eleanor McEvoy is one of Irish music's biggest stars. Her song Only A Woman’s Heart was the title track of the best-selling Irish album in Irish history.

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Metro Jazz Spring 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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West End Calling

An exciting competition for young musical theatre performers.

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Bury Pride Rainbow Train

Join Bury Pride's first ever Rainbow Train on a trip from Bury to Rawtenstall and back. With music from Jess Kemp and Miss Vivienne Lynsey.

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Mary Coughlan

Mary Coughlan is one of Ireland’s greatest female jazz and blues singers.

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A Hundred Different Words for Love

Three years ago, James met the love of his life. A year ago, they broke up... A hilarious, heart-lifting story from one of the UK’s most acclaimed storytellers.

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You Choose

A brand new interactive musical show for all the family where YOU CHOOSE what happens, based on the book by Pippa Goodhart and Nick Sharratt.

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Claire Hastings

Glasgow based folk-singer, songwriter and ukulele player Claire Hastings performs material from her much-awaited second album Those Who Roam, featuring songs under the theme of journeys.

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Nick Heyward

Singer-songwriter Nick Heyward comes to The Met with an intimate acoustic show, featuring hits from Haircut 100 to today.

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Grace Petrie

Grace Petrie’s unique takes on life, love and politics, and the warmth and wit with which they are delivered, have won over an army of loyal fans.

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Dean Friedman

An evening of powerful, poignant and hilarious songs about the ordinary and extraordinary lives we share.

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  • Fri 26 Apr 8:00 PM

Kirsty McGee

This event has been re-scheduled to October 17.

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Elmer the Patchwork Elephant Show

Elephants, as everyone knows, are big, have trunks, and are grey. But Elmer is a patchwork of brilliant colours... Ages 1+.

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G2 Definitive Genesis

G2 perform classic 1970's Genesis from the 'Seconds Out' era and earlier Gabriel years.

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Children of Bury Create and Sing Carmen 2019

In this concert children from Bury perform material inspired by Bizet's opera Carmen.

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Sam Sweeney The Unfinished Violin

Inspired by his violin, carved but never finished by Richard Howard in 1915, Sam Sweeney has created a live show and album of instrumental music inspired by the Great War.

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First Thursday Comedy Club

Featuring Patrick Monahan and Headline act TBA

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James Grant

James Grant is one of the most renowned and respected performers Scotland has ever produced.

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So You Think You Know About Dinosaurs!

The hit stage show starring dinosaur aficionado Dr Ben Garrod. Get ready to go on an exciting pre-historic adventure as Ben talks you through the deadliest predators that ever roamed the planet.

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Desperado (Eagles Tribute)

A two hour journey through your favourite Eagles songs from their first beginnings to their final album.

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The Greatest Show For Families

Featuring some of the most iconic songs from shows such as The Greatest Showman, Disney Classics, Moulin Rouge, A Star is Born and more.

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Heather Peace

This special show will see Heather performing old tracks as never been seen before and fresh material from new album Hey Mayhem.

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Nidd

Nidd are a trio of young musicians from Lancashire, Cumbria and Yorkshire. Part of Big Whistle Festival 2019.

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Ranagri

An electrifying mix of original virtuosic instrumentals, haunting melodies, vivid storytelling and their unique take on old and new folk songs. Part of Big Whistle Festival 2019.

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Michael Walsh: From Stockport to Asturias

In this interview with Phil Brown, Michael Walsh journeys from learning the whistle in the ’70s to his research on Asturian folk music. Part of Big Whistle Festival 2019.

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Drop the Floor

The band is steeped in the Irish tradition and exude an enthusiasm which is constantly shared by audience members wherever they perform. Part of Big Whistle Festival 2019.

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Talisk

Their career trajectory in the relatively short time they have been together has been nothing less than sensational. Acclaim commenced with the coveted BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Award in 2015. Part...

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Peatbog Faeries

A Peatbog Faeries gig is an unforgettable experience that invariably results in euphoric audience response. Part of Big Whistle Festival 2019.

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Big Whistle Festival Brunch

Breakfast chat, stories and music with a Peatbog Faeries legend; Peter Morrison. Part of Big Whistle Festival 2019.

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FARA with Steven Johnston and Catherine Ashcroft

Fara's music combines the unique fiddle tradition of the Orkney islands with contemporary and original songs and tunes. Part of Big Whistle Festival 2019.

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Jenn Butterworth and Laura-Beth Salter

Jenn Butterworth and Laura-Beth Salter have each been a presence on the UK folk scene for a number of years and now they're back for Big Whistle Festival 2019!

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Luke Daniels with Abel Selaocoe

In this first of four Kaleidoscope Music Memes shows Luke Daniels is joined by South African cellist Abel Selaocoe. Part of Big Whistle Festival 2019.

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Flook

Flook's music features precise acoustic grooves and soaring improvisation, all topped off with impeccable stage presentation. Part of Big Whistle Festival 2019.

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We Are What We Overcome

Uplifting, anthemic tunes punctuate stories and conversation, shedding light on mental health with self-deprecating honesty and dark humour.

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You’re My World

A Celebration of Cilla Black and The Beatles.

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A Blues Night at The Met

Featuring the guitars of Al Haynes and Tom Attah, the jaw-dropping voice of Kyla Brox and the harmonica of Mat Walklate.

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Workshops

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  • Sat 10:30 AM

Learn To Play Day

Join us for a day of musical inspiration for all ages, with free drop-in...

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ALFEY Music for Babies and Toddlers

For ages 3-36 months. Offering parents and guardians the opportunity to learn and play...

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ALFA Community Ukulele Band

For adults of all ages and abilities. Learn to play this accessible, fun and...

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ALFA Memory Music Makers

Supporting those with Dementia, Alzheimer’s or memory loss and their carers or supporters. Memory...

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ALFA Youth Percussion Band

Learn to play a range of tuned/untuned percussion instruments; djembe, samba, steel pans, marimba and more!

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ALFA Metzo Junior Choir

The ALFA Metzo Junior Choir is a choir with a difference for ages 7-12...

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ALFA Metzo Community Choir

A choir for adults with some, little or no prior experience of choral singing. The group will be singing a range of genres and styles including contemporary, gospel, jazz, soul and music...

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  • Wed 4:30 PM

The Young Company

The Met’s youth theatre is available in two sessions. Discover – Sessions 4.30pm-5.30pm For...

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African Tunes with Eliza Marshall

Workshop. Take an exotic break in the comfort of The Met, working on African tunes collected by Eliza that suit the characteristics of the whistle. Part of Big Whistle Festival 2019.

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Getting Started with Emma Sweeney

Workshop. Get started on one of the most simple yet endearing of all instruments – the old tin whistle. Part of Big Whistle Festival 2019.

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One Education Whistle Workshop

Workshop for ages 7-16. Learn about the whistle and other traditional instruments from the students of One Education Music. Part of Big Whistle Festival 2019.

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Steady Away Workshop with Emma Sweeney

Workshop. Accessible tunes to play with others. Part of Big Whistle Festival 2019.

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Advanced Whistle with Brian Finnegan

Workshop. A world class whistle workshop with Flook’s Brian Finnegan. Part of Big Whistle Festival 2019.

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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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