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Love Letters from Blackpool

Using songs, recorded interviews, found love letters, poetry and stories, Ruth E Cockburn tells a comic tale of Blackpool.

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Vishtèn

A powerhouse multi-instrumental trio, Vishtèn are flagbearers for their unique Acadian musical tradition throughout the world.

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Mat Walklate with Tom Attah and Alex Haynes

Award-winning harmonica player and blues singer Mat Walklate is joined by exceptional British blues musicians Dr Tom Attah and Alex Haynes.

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Jean Genie

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

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Dantevilles

A fresh-faced, four-piece band emitting new music from the home they call Manchester.

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The Delines

Retro country soul from songwriter Willy Vlautin, Amy Boone (Damnations), Sean Oldham (Richmond Fontaine) and friends.

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Richard Hawley

Sheffield superstar Richard Hawley returns as part of Independent Venue Week 2019.

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First Thursday Comedy Club

Featuring John Robertson, Rick Kieswetter, Ignacio Lopez, and Kate McCabe.

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Red Sky Coven

Music and spoken-word performance from an unlikely trio of writers and performers.

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Jackie Oates

Jackie Oates is a name synonymous with the reinvigoration of English folk music, beguiling...

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I’m Frank Morgan: Re-wiRED

Frank's a hard man in a dirty old town. He's taken on some of the hardest that have ever drew breath, they've all ended up broken... or buried.

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The Shy Manifesto

Seventeen-year-old Callum is proud to be shy and he thinks you should be too, because what this noisy, crazy world really needs right now is some more self-restraint.

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  • Thu 14 Feb 8:00 PM

Justin Moorhouse: Northern Joker

Northern joker Justin Moorhouse returns to The Met with his latest hilarious show.

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Beth Rowley

Beth Rowley comes to The Met with songs from her new album Gota Fría.

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The Jerseys

The Jerseys pay tribute to Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons performing hits including Sherry, Big Girls Don’t Cry, and Ragdoll.

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Jamie Smith’s Mabon

The award-winning band celebrate their twentieth anniversary in 2019 with a new live album and globe-spanning tour.

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  • Sun 17 Feb 8:00 PM

Blue Rose Code

Blue Rose Code is Scottish singer and songwriter Ross Wilson. He has been compared to John Martyn, Van Morrison and Tom Waits.

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The Selfish Giant

Inspired by the story by Oscar Wilde, The Selfish Giant tells a tale of an unusual friendship, and how even the grumpiest giant’s heart can melt when Spring finally comes. Ages 3+.

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Morgan and West’s Utterly Spiffing Spectacular Magic Show for Kids (and Childish Grown-ups!)

Morgan and West present magic and mayhem for ages five to 105!

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Stephen Bailey: Our Kid

Stephen Bailey is back at The Met with his brand-new show Our Kid – a story full of Northern warmth, some working-class guilt and a bit of blue.

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Morgan and West: Parlour Tricks

Morgan and West amaze and astound with their mind boggling magic!

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The Blues Band

Blues legends Paul Jones, Dave Kelly, Tom McGuinness, Rob Townsend and Gary Fletcher celebrate their fortieth year together.

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Dorian

This brand-new play, inspired by Oscar Wilde's Picture of Dorian Gray, examines masculinity, the body, ageing and ways of looking.

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No More Fiffing and Faffing

This new show co-written by and starring comedy legend Jimmy Cricket promises a hilarious look at the end of an era of British comedy.

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Greg Russell and Ciaran Algar

Two time BBC Radio 2 Folk Award winners Greg Russell and Ciaran Algar combine Russell’s powerful vocals and driving guitar with the Algar’s championship-winning fiddle.

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Lau

Scottish folk pioneers Lau return to The Met.

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The Government Inspector!

Shifting Sands update Gogol’s classic satire to present a hilarious, accessible comedy.

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The Amy Winehouse Experience AKA Lioness

Lioness provide an authentic tribute to the precocious talent of Amy Winehouse.

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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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The Addams Family

Come and join Gomez and Morticia as PADOS Youth Theatre Group presents the ghoulish Addams Family.

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First Thursday Comedy Club

Featuring Daliso Chaponda and Jonathan Mayor.

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Nick Bold and The Raging Sea

A concert in two halves featuring acoustic and electric interpretations of songs from Nick Bold.

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Jon Boden and The Remnant Strings

Former Bellowhead front-man Jon Boden comes to The Met with songs from his new album Afterglow.

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Unmythable

Legendary heroes, psychotic dragons and randy gods collide in this hilariously unforgettable journey.

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  • Fri 15 Mar 7:30 PM

Urban Theory

We are thrilled to be hosting Urban Theory to The Met for their first ever headline show in their hometown.

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Made in Motor City

If you’re a fan of Martha Reeves, The Marvelettes, The Temptations, The Supremes or Marvin Gaye, you won't want to miss this authentic recreation of Tamla Motown.

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Ross Ainslie and Ali Hutton’s Symbiosis

Skilfully performed instrumental music from two of Scotland’s most prominent folk musicians.

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Ana Silvera

Ana Silvera’s folk and bluegrass tinged tunes are lyrical, intimate and emotive. She comes to The Met with songs from her latest release, alt-folk song cycle Oracles.

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  • Fri 22 Mar 7:30 PM

Kathryn Roberts and Sean Lakeman

This event has been cancelled.

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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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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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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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Workshops

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Learn Harmonica – Beginners

Suitable for beginners wanting to learn more about playing the harmonica.

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Learn Harmonica with Mat Walklate 2019

A course in harmonica playing all levels, led by former British blues harmonica champion Mat Walklate.

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Metro Jazz

The Met’s community jazz orchestra led by Munch Manship welcomes all musicians of at...

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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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Learn Harmonica – Advanced

Suitable for more advanced players wanting to learn more about playing the harmonica.

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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 Metzo Junior Choir

The ALFA Metzo Junior Choir is a choir for ages 7-12 years. This workshop...

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Guitar Lessons with Tyrion Moses 2019

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

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Guitar Lessons with Tyrion Moses

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

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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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The Young Company

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

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