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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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The Big Snowy Christmas

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

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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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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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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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Murder and Music on the Menu

Engage2Stage and RNIB Connect North West invite you to an evening of murder, mystery and music.

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  • Thu 19 Dec 8:00 PM

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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  • 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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Paul Jones and Dave Kelly

Founder members of The Blues Band, what Paul Jones and Dave Kelly don't know about the blues can be written on a pinhead.

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Edwina Hayes

Edwina Hayes’ beautifully written songs, charming stage presence and voice of an angel have won her a reputation as a true natural talent of gentle folk-Americana.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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Barnum

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

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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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Workshops

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Engage 2 Stage

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

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Met Express

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

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ALFA Community Ukulele Band

Learn to play this accessible, fun and fascinating instrument.

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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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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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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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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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