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The Blockheads

Starting as the band behind Ian Dury, the Blockheads are the band that brought you Hit Me with your Rhythm Stick, Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll, plus many others.

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Richard Hawley

Sheffield superstar Richard Hawley returns as part of Independent Venue Week 2020.

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Next 7 days

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Mitch Benn: Ten Songs To Save The World

Join the country's leading musical satirist as, guitar in hand, he identifies the world's problems and proposes (semi-serious) solutions.

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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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The Seven Brave Tractor Drivers

Local Bury band The Seven Brave Tractor Drivers play a concert in aid of the Bury Cancer Support Centre

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  • Fri 31 Jan 8:00 PM

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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Anna McLuckie

Hauntingly beautiful sounds from Edinburgh born singer-songwriter/harpist Anna McLuckie and her band. All-ages gig with 6pm start, before Richard Hawley gig on same night.

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Chloe Foy

Melodic, homegrown music, bursting with colourful lyrical and textural inflections.

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First Thursday Comedy

Hilarious comedy on the first Thursday of every month. Featuring Geoff Boyz, Ria Lina, Stanley Brooks and more!

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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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Mat Walklate and Alex Haynes

Mat Walklate and Alex Haynes come together to create fresh and relevant songs which expand British blues into new territory.

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Breabach

Multi-award winning Scottish contemporary folk band Breabach return in celebration of their fifteenth anniversary

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Ye Vagabonds

Harmony rich folk music, influenced by Irish traditional music, Appalachian singing, and the 1960's folk revival.

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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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Flats and Sharps

Flats and Sharps are a four-piece bluegrass outfit from Penzance, Cornwall.

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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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Morgan and West – Unbelievable Science

Science and silliness abound for ages seven to 107!

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fell

Fell is a new play about being a teenager and growing up on the Lakeland fells.

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What A Wonderful World

An exciting, interactive journey through time and space for the very young!

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Joygernaut

Joygernaut follows one man chasing success at increasing cost to his mental health. Expect spoken word, bad dancing, origami and to leave feeling more hopeful.

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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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Steve Harley Acoustic Band

Widely considered one of the most charismatic performers on stage, Steve Harley comes to The Met with an acoustic set of songs from his new album UNCOVERED.

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The Studio Dance Academy Annual Show

The children's dance school present their annual showcase performance.

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Steven P Taylor Poet

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

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Michael McGoldrick, John McCusker and John Doyle

Michael McGoldrick, John McCusker and John Doyle return with their own special blend of top class folk songs, tunes and charming bonhomie.

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Kirsty Almeida

World folk singer/songwriter and composer Kirsty Almeida returns with songs from her new studio album Moonbird.

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First Thursday Comedy

Hilarious comedy on the first Thursday of every month. Featuring Kate Smurthwaite, El Baldinho, Joe Zalinas and more!

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A Spoonful of Julie: a tribute to Julie Andrews

Soprano Nicola Mills sings the songs of the practically perfect Dame Julie Andrews in this memorable tribute.

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Blazin’ Fiddles

Scottish four-piece Blazin’ Fiddles are one of the world’s most prolific fiddle groups.

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  • Thu 12 Mar 8:00 PM

The Manfreds

Fifty-five years on from their 1960s heyday, The Manfreds return to perform their hits.

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Yorkston Thorne Khan

Folk meets jazz and Indian classical music in this remarkable collaboration between James Yorkston, Jon Thorne and Suhail Yusuf Khan.

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Sarah and Duck’s Big Top Birthday

The enchanting world of Sarah and Duck is brought to life in this stage show featuring the wonderful characters from the BAFTA award-winning CBeebies show.

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  • Sat 14 Mar 7:30 PM

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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  • Sat 14 Mar 8:00 PM

Elles Bailey

Bristol based blues singer-songwriter Elles Bailey returns to The Met.

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Mostly Autumn

Mostly Autumn take inspiration from the classic sounds of seventies rock, whilst also taking the music forward into the future.

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Tuimbé – Sing Africa!

A showcase of inspiring and expressive world music choral and dance performances with ALFA’s professional stage band.

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The Golden Valley with Bury Cine Society

Archive film of the six townships of Bury Metropolitan Borough as they were thirty years ago.

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Daoirí Farrell

Daoirí Farrell is one of most important folk singers to come out of Ireland in recent years.

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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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Guy Tortora Band

California-born blues, roots and americana singer-songwriter Guy Tortora comes to The Met.

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Jesus Christ Superstar

The award winning PADOS Youth Theatre are thrilled to be celebrating their thirtieth anniversary with this production of Jesus Christ Superstar.

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Jeffrey Martin and Anna Tivel

An evening with two acclaimed singer-songwriters from Portland, Oregon. This event has been rescheduled from 27 March.

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Rachael McShane and the Cartographers

Best known as a member of Bellowhead, singer, cellist, fiddle and viola player comes to The Met with her new band Rachael McShane and the Cartographers.

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Stephen Bailey: Can’t Be Bothered

“An outrageous, hilarious hour of comedy. Stephen Bailey is a superstar in the making” British Comedy Guide

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Bernard Wrigley

Bernard Wrigley (known as The Bolton Bullfrog) comes to The Met to perform his unique blend of songs, stories, monologues, very silly one verse poems and guitar playing.

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First Thursday Comedy

Hilarious comedy on the first Thursday of every month. Featuring Robert White, Ian Crawford's Spoon Sense, Caroline Mabey & More!

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Strangefish

Six-piece Manchester progressive rock band Strangefish come to The Met with songs from their new album The Spotlight Effect.

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Limehouse Lizzy

Tribute band Limehouse Lizzy keep the spirit of Celtic rock icon Philip Lynott and his band Thin Lizzy alive, well and dominating stages worldwide.

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The Last Quiz Night on Earth

The end of the world. An asteroid is on its way. Fancy going out with a bang? Join us in Bury, Radcliffe or Ramsbottom for a pre-apocalyptic comedy with a twist!

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The Navy Lark

Classic radio comedy The Navy Lark comes live to the stage for the first time in over sixty years.

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Calan

Welsh folk supergroup Calan return with their trademark brand of high-energy routines, verve and raw excitement.

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The Springsteen Sessions

Seven top quality players, covering over four decades of Springsteen.

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Twelfth Day

Genre-blending Scottish band that are as edgy as they are inventive.

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Workshops

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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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Engage 2 Stage

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

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  • Tomorrow 7:00 PM

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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Met Express

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

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Guitar Lessons with Terry Moses

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

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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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Family Yoga – Where The Wild Things Are

Family Yoga 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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Stand-Up Comedy Workshop

Presented by Kevin Precious, a former teacher turned stand-up comedian, Kevin has performed at many of the top clubs in the country, as well as performing solo shows at a number of...

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Family Yoga – We’re Going on a Bear Hunt

Family Yoga 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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Family Yoga – Superworm

Family Yoga 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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Family Yoga – The Tale of Peter Rabbit

Family Yoga 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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