Theatre

Theatre - Last session: Thu 1 Apr 2021 at 7:30 PM - This event has now passed

Château Ghoul – Zoom event

An interactive comedy show from award winning LipService Theatre, delivered over Zoom.

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Kids - Last session: Sun 11 Apr 2021 at 11:59 PM - This event has now passed

Another Planet

An intergalactic adventure for an adult and child (7+) to experience together.

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Gin and Chronic Arthritis

Marilyn is not your typical Nanna. She drinks gin for breakfast, ice skates each Tuesday and has numerous internet lovers. Rescheduled from 10 June 2020 and 28 October 2020 and 7 April...

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First Thursday Comedy

Featuring Justin Moorhouse, Hannah Silvester, Peter Brush, and Alun Cochrane.

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Gary Delaney – Work in Progress

Gary Delaney, Britain’s best purveyor of punchlines, comes to The Met with a warm-up performance of his new show featuring the sharpest one-liners ever made.

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First Thursday Comedy

The Met's comedy night is back! Featuring Louise Young, Tez Ilyas and the unforgettable Justin Moorhouse.

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First Thursday Comedy

Featuring Alex Boardman, Mark Nelson, and Adam Rowe.

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  • Thu 26 Aug 7:30 PM
  • Fri 27 Aug 6:00 PM, 9:00 PM + more times

Jason Manford: Like Me – Work in Progress

Jason Manford brings his new show Like Me to The Met for three 'Work In Progress' performances. Rescheduled from September, January, and July.

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First Thursday Comedy

Featuring Roger Monkhouse, Tony Wright, Nick Doody, and Alfie Moore.

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First Thursday Comedy

Featuring Lou Conran, Simon Lomas, Nathan Caton and Ivan Brackenbury.

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First Thursday Comedy

Featuring Justin Moorhouse, Josh Pugh, and Tony Law.

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Henry Normal

Writer, poet, and tv and film producer Henry Normal reads from his new collection The Escape Plan. Rescheduled from 30 April 2020 and 16 & 17 February 2021.

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There and Black Again – Don Letts Book Tour

"Rebel dread" Don Letts looks back on his exceptional life. Expect tales of befriending Bob Marley, joining The Clash’s White Riot tour, and becoming one of the UK’s most highly regarded video...

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Kids

Kids - Last session: Sun 11 Apr 2021 at 2:30 PM - This event has now passed

When We Started Singing

An uplifting short streaming film for ages 5+

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Bury Youth Theatre

Fun drama classes for children and young people aged 5 years plus at The Met.

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Music

Music - Last session: Thu 18 Feb 2021 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

Dùsgadh: Breabach Virtual Tour

A unique streaming collaboration between Scottish folk group Breabach and Bafta award winning animator Cat Bruce.

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Music - Last session: Thu 25 Feb 2021 at 7:30 PM - This event has now passed

Joshua Burnside and Zoë Bestel

A streaming show featuring two exciting British singer-songwriters. Part of The Met's Artists From Anywhere season of virtual concerts.

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Music - Last session: Thu 4 Mar 2021 at 7:30 PM - This event has now passed

Jeffrey Martin and Anna Tivel

A streaming show featuring two acclaimed singer-songwriters from Portland, Oregon. Part of The Met's Artists From Anywhere season of virtual concerts.

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Music - Last session: Thu 11 Mar 2021 at 7:30 PM - This event has now passed

Talisk

A streaming show from one of the most popular folk groups to emerge from Scotland in the past decade. Part of The Met's Artists From Anywhere season of virtual concerts.

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Music - Last session: Thu 18 Mar 2021 at 7:30 PM - This event has now passed

Madison Violet

A streaming show from the popular Canadian folk/Americana duo. Part of The Met's Artists From Anywhere season of virtual concerts

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Music - Last session: Sat 20 Mar 2021 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

Emerging Showcase

A streaming show featuring emerging Manchester artists The Elephant Trees, Ben Williams, and Toria Wooff.

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Music - Last session: Wed 24 Mar 2021 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

McGoldrick, McCusker and Doyle at Home this Spring

Michael McGoldrick, John McCusker and John Doyle have recorded a very special show at The Met to be streamed straight to your laptop, tablet or TV.

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Music - Last session: Sat 10 Apr 2021 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

Elephant Sessions Lockdown Special

A very special streaming show from Highland folk juggernauts Elephant Sessions.

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Sean Rowe

A streaming show featuring American folk singer-songwriter Sean Rowe. Part of The Met's Artists From Anywhere season of virtual concerts.

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Judie Tzuke

Unfortunately, this event has been cancelled. Ticket holders will be contacted and offered a full refund.

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Belshazzar’s Feast

One of the best-loved duos in folk music.

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John Bramwell

I Am Kloot’s Mercury Prize nominated songwriter John Bramwell returns to The Met.

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Hannah White

British singer-songwriter Hannah White performs a duo show with her husband/guitarist Keiron.

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Catrin Finch and Seckou Keita

This sublime, critically acclaimed and multi award-winning collaboration between two adventurous virtuoso musicians –...

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Martin Harley solo

Martin Harley returns to The Met with an intimate solo acoustic show. Rescheduled from 11 March 2021.

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My Darling Clementine

We are thrilled to welcome back My Darling Clementine. Rescheduled from 7 November, 11 December and 6 February.

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George! The ultimate tribute to George Harrison

Nick Bold's George! is as close to an actual George Harrison concert as you could ever imagine. Rescheduled from Saturday 21 November 2020 and Saturday 6 March 2021.

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Both Sides Now: The Joni Mitchell Celebration Concert

Both Sides Now, the UK’s only regular touring tribute to Joni Mitchell, celebrates the fiftieth anniversary of Joni’s breakthrough album Blue.

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The Wedding Present

Idiosyncratic post-punk legends. Rescheduled from 27 June 2020, 17 September 2020, and 25 June 2021.

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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. Rescheduled from 9 May 2020.

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A Foreigners Journey

A five-piece live tribute to Foreigner and Journey. Rescheduled from Saturday 30 May 2020.

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  • Thu 23 Sep 7:30 PM

Eddi Reader

Eddi Reader is perhaps Scotland's greatest living female voice. Rescheduled from Friday 18 September 2020.

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Some Kinda Wonderful: The Music of Stevie Wonder

A celebration of the genius of Stevie Wonder, featuring Noel McCalla and Derek Nash. Rescheduled from 17 October 2020.

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John McCusker

John McCusker comes to The Met this September to play a very special concert in celebration of his thirtieth anniversary as a professional musician.

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Mad Dog Mcrea

Mad Dog Mcrea blend a unique mixture of folk rock, pop, gypsy jazz, bluegrass and ‘shake your ass’ music. Rescheduled from Saturday 3 October 2020.

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Thea Gilmore

Thea Gilmore comes to The Met as part of her first ever tour performing completely solo. Rescheduled from Wednesday 7 October 2020.

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Hope & Social

Anthemic songs, infectious melodies and a formidable live experience. Rescheduled from Friday 1 May 2020 and Sunday 4 October 2020.

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That Joe Payne

Joe Payne showcases his debut solo album with an audio-visual extravaganza, accompanied by his full band. Rescheduled from Saturday 23 May 2020 and Friday 28 August 2020.

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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.

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Karine Polwart

Seven-times winner at The BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, Karine Polwart is a songwriter, musician, theatre maker, and author.

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Andy Fairweather Low and the Low Riders

Sweet soulful music from a remarkable band with a remarkable front man.

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Starlite Campbell Band

European blues award nominees the Starlite Campbell Band return to The Met with tracks from their new album The Language of Curiosity.

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Caravan

Caravan are considered by many to be the undisputed, unsung heroes of the British Prog movement. Rescheduled from Friday 23 October 2020.

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Old Sea Legs

Old Sea Legs is the new solo project of folk troubadour and pop pioneer Ian Bermingham, best known as the frontman of Dublin quintet The Eskies.

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Hue and Cry

Hue and Cry return to The Met. Rescheduled from 8 May 2020, 21 November 2020 and 4 March 2021.

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The Stumble

A blistering mix of blues, soul and old school r&b. Rescheduled from Saturday 31 October 2020.

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Wishbone Ash

Discover for yourself why Wishbone Ash are one of the most enduring and popular bands in British rock. Rescheduled from 24 October 2020.

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Lanterns on the Lake

Mercury Music Prize-nominated band Lanterns On The Lake's sound remains vast, but this set of songs now feel urgent and intimate. Rescheduled from Saturday 27 February 2021.

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G2 Definitive Genesis

G2 Definitive Genesis pay tribute to Genesis’ four-man “Seconds Out” era, whilst also dipping back into the earlier Gabriel years. Rescheduled from Saturday 21 March 2020 and Saturday 29 August 2020.

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Michael McGoldrick, John McCusker and John Doyle

Top class folk songs, tunes and charming bonhomie. Rescheduled from 28 February 2020.

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Skerryvore

With a mix of fiddle, accordions, pipes and whistles, alongside guitar and vocals, Skerryvore represent the best in contemporary Scottish traditional music. Rescheduled from 26 November 2020.

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The Blockheads

The band that brought you Hit Me with your Rhythm Stick, Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll, plus many others. Rescheduled from Friday 20 March and Thursday 15 October.

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The spirit and sound of Steely Dan: Nearly Dan in concert

Nearly Dan promise all the Steely Dan favourites in a two hour-plus show, featuring tracks from Countdown to Ecstasy, The Royal Scam, Aja, Gaucho and more.

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Joshua Burnside

Northern Irish experimental folk songwriter Joshua Burnside comes to The Met with songs from his acclaimed album Into the Depths of Hell.

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Awake Arise

A celebration of the riches of our varied winter traditions from five of the English folk scene’s most inventive artists. Rescheduled from 17 December 2020.

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Workshops & Courses

Workshops & Courses - Last session: Tue 30 Mar 2021 at 5:00 PM - This event has now passed

Bury Youth Theatre Juniors

Online youth theatre sessions for young people aged 7-10 years.

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Met Express Online

The Met’s very own learning disability theatre company are continuing with their programme of online workshops.

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Workshops & Courses - Last session: Wed 31 Mar 2021 at 6:15 PM - This event has now passed

Bury Youth Theatre Online

BYT will be running online for the duration of the lockdown.

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Aiming High

Aiming High is The Met’s specialist drama group for learning disabled and autistic young people.

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Workshops & Courses - Last session: Tue 30 Mar 2021 at 4:00 PM - This event has now passed

Bury Youth Theatre Minis

Online youth theatre sessions for young people aged 4-6 years.

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