Highlights

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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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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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Next 7 days

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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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  • Fri 8:00 PM

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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  • 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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  • Sat 28 Mar 7:30 PM

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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Kevin Montgomery

Nashville singer-songwriter Kevin Montgomery returns to The Met with Gregor Philp from Deacon Blue.

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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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Metro Jazz Spring Concert

The Met’s community jazz orchestra perform a highly seasoned mix of the best foot-tapping jazz.

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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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Titania McGrath: Mxnifesto

World-renowned millennial icon Titania McGrath is coming to show you – yes, YOU – why you are wrong about everything.

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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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West End Calling presents the Semi-Finals

Come and see some of the best youth talent from the north of England in one of West End Calling’s Semi-Final showcases.

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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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Barnum

The story of the life of PT Barnum – the inspiration behind The Greatest Showman.

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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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Kathryn Roberts and Sean Lakeman

One of the most intriguing, uninhibited and popular duos on the British folk scene.

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Danni Nicholls

Acclaimed UK Americana singer-songwriter Danni Nicholls comes to The Met for her first headline show. With support from Rhiannon Scutt.

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Create and Sing Hansel and Gretel

Primary age children from Bury perform material they have created inspired by Engelbert Humperdinck's opera.

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Henry Normal

Writer, poet, and tv and film producer Henry Normal comes to The Met to read from his new collection The Escape Plan

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Hope & Social

Anthemic songs, infectious melodies and a formidable live experience.

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Sam Carter

BBC Folk Award winning English singer, songwriter and guitarist Sam Carter returns to The Met.

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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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Chatham County Line

North Carolina's Chatham County Line craft top-notch, original modern American roots music.

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First Thursday Comedy

Hilarious comedy on the first Thursday of every month. Edinburgh Fringe SpeciaI Featuring Simon Donald & Patrick Monahan

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Hue and Cry

Hue and Cry return to The Met following their sell-out show in June 2019.

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Bird on the Wire

Bird on the Wire are a ten-piece collective of outstanding musicians who interpret the music of Leonard Cohen, one of the greatest songwriters of our time.

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Daphne’s Flight

Combining five of the finest singer-songwriters of their generation, Daphne’s Flight captivate with complex harmony arrangements, unbridled energy and the infectious joy of performing together.

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John Smith

Essex-born John Smith has built a reputation as one of the UK’s finest guitarists and songwriters.

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The Houghton Weavers

Popular folk music, humour and audience participation from a band who have been entertaining folk now for forty-five years.

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Jack Lukeman

Jack Lukeman is an Irish singer-songwriter, performer, and raconteur. He visits with Magic Days, his latest album of idiosyncratic original songs.

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That Joe Payne

Award-winning singer-songwriter That Joe Payne returns to The Met, showcasing his debut solo album with an audio-visual extravaganza, accompanied by his full band.

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Fairport Convention

The band that launched British folk-rock return with some musical surprises from albums old and new.

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Clare Teal Trio

A celebration of one hundred years of pop music with award-winning jazz vocalist Clare Teal and her trio.

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Workshops

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  • Sat 11:00 AM

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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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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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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  • Sat 28 Mar 12:00 PM

Learn To Play Day 2020

Discover the music in you with The Met’s amazing range of friends and partners...

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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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