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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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Theatre - Last session: Sat 24 Apr 2021 at 7:30 PM - This event has now passed

Pride Stages: Cheddar Gorgeous and Jason Andrew Guest

A streaming double bill presented by Bury Pride and The Met. Featuring Cheddar Gorgeous' Oh What a Lovely Lockdown and Jason Andrew Guest's House of Mystique.

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Theatre - Last session: Fri 21 May 2021 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

The Ukulele Club

A pop-up Ukulele Club on Youtube – with added drama! Part of Happy.

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Theatre - Last session: Thu 24 Jun 2021 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

Bury Pride & The Met present: John O’Neill’s Am I Queer?

A journey from John O'Neill's childhood to the present day as he explores his own identity. With special guest Matt Concannon.

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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. MaD Theatre Company's popular comedy returns for one night only.

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Double-Ender: In association with Bury Pride

Who owns history? Who gets to share it? In two fast-paced laugh-out-loud monologues, Martin and Dolan share candid stories of Queer people in the rapidly changing city.

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Darren Pritchard Dance: Family Vogue Ball

Experience the life-enhancing power of the ballroom. Glamour, Glitz and Grace come together in a fabulous celebration of self-expression. Dress your finest, come learn the moves – then take to the floor…

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Comedy

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Comedy - Last session: Sat 22 May 2021 at 6:00 PM - This event has now passed

On a Happy Note…

Enjoy an evening of uplifting music and song beamed to you live from The Met, and hosted by Bury’s own Noreen Kershaw. Part of Happy.

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Comedy - Last session: Thu 3 Jun 2021 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

First Thursday Comedy

Hilarious comedy at The Met on the First Thursday of every month. Featuring Justin Moorhouse, Hannah Silvester, Peter Brush, and Alun Cochrane.

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Comedy - Last session: Thu 10 Jun 2021 at 9:00 PM - This event has now passed

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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Comedy - Last session: Sat 26 Jun 2021 at 1:00 PM - This event has now passed

Stand-Up Comedy Workshop

Ever watched stand-up comedy and thought 'I'd love to give that a go'? Well now’s your chance...

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Comedy - Last session: Thu 1 Jul 2021 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

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.

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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 Justin Moorhouse, Simon Lomas, Nathan Caton and Ivan Brackenbury.

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Tom Brace: Embrace the Impossible!

Join Tom Brace for a hilarious evening of 1.21 gigawatts of magic as he showcases his unique, incredible and totally pointless abilities.

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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.

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Literature

Literature - Last session: Sat 29 May 2021 at 6:00 PM - This event has now passed

There and Black Again – Don Letts Book Tour

"Rebel dread" Don Letts looks back on his exceptional life. Tales of befriending Bob Marley, joining The Clash’s on tour, and becoming one of the UK’s best regarded video directors.

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Kids

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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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Kids - Last session: Wed 14 Jul 2021 at 6:15 PM - This event has now passed

Bury Youth Theatre

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

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Kids - Last session: Mon 31 May 2021 at 2:30 PM - This event has now passed

How The Koala Learnt To Hug

Everyone knows that koalas love a cuddle but, the truth is, that wasn't always the case. So how exactly did the koala learn to hug? Ages 3+

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Kids - Last session: Sun 6 Jun 2021 at 11:59 PM - This event has now passed

Another Planet

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

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Music

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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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Music - Last session: Thu 15 Apr 2021 at 7:30 PM - This event has now passed

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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Music - Last session: Sat 1 May 2021 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

Emerging Showcase: A FREE streaming show

A FREE streaming show featuring emerging artists The Big Peach, Solis, and Millie Milner.

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Music - Last session: Thu 27 May 2021 at 9:00 PM - This event has now passed

Belshazzar’s Feast

Paul Sartin and Paul Hutchinson are Belshazzar's Feast. Their wry humour and amazing musicianship have made them one of the best-loved duos in folk.

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Music - Last session: Fri 28 May 2021 at 9:00 PM - This event has now passed

John Bramwell

Mercury Prize nominated songwriter John Bramwell (of I Am Kloot) returns to The Met to perform songs from his debut solo album Leave Alone The Empty Spaces.

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Music - Last session: Sat 29 May 2021 at 8:30 PM - This event has now passed

Hannah White

UK singer-songwriter Hannah White is influenced by country, blues, folk and soul, producing a fresh sound that's distinctly her own. Support comes from Robbie Cavanagh.

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Music - Last session: Fri 4 Jun 2021 at 9:00 PM - This event has now passed

Catrin Finch and Seckou Keita

A sublime collaboration between Welsh harpist Catrin Finch and Senegalese kora player Seckou Keita. Entrancing, intricate and ethereal, this is remarkable music and a thrilling live experience.

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Music - Last session: Fri 4 Jun 2021 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

Noble Jacks + The Hawkmen: Livestream from Komedia, Bath

Two exciting British roots bands give a live-streamed show from Komedia in Bath.

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Music - Last session: Fri 11 Jun 2021 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

From The Specials – Neville Staple Band + Talisman: Livestream from Komedia, Bath

Two exciting British roots bands give a live-streamed show from Komedia in Bath.

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Music - Last session: Sat 12 Jun 2021 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

Martin Harley solo

Wandering bluesman Martin Harley returns to The Met with an intimate solo acoustic show. Don't miss this masterclass in style from one of the world's greatest acoustic and slide guitarists.

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Music - Last session: Sat 19 Jun 2021 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

Michael McGoldrick with Emma Sweeney and Tim Edey

A special show in the company of Michael McGoldrick, Emma Sweeney and Tim Edey.

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

Ross Ainslie and Tim Edey: Live from TPot Studios

A virtual concert from award-winning folk multi instrumentalists Ross Ainslie and Tim Edey.

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Music - Last session: Sat 26 Jun 2021 at 7:45 PM - This event has now passed

My Darling Clementine

British americana duo Michael Weston King and Lou Dalgleish return to perform material from their latest album Country Darkness: the songs of Elvis Costello.

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Music - Last session: Fri 2 Jul 2021 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

Laid Blak + Mr Tea and the Minions: Livestream from Komedia, Bath

Two exciting British ska and reggae bands give a live-streamed show direct from Komedia in Bath.

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

Rob Heron and The Tea Pad Orchestra

Rob Heron and The Tea Pad Orchestra play a razor-sharp mixture of western swing, blues, country, and rock & roll, full of character, satire, and good old fashion hollerin'.

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Music - Last session: Fri 9 Jul 2021 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

Mad Dog Mcrea + Flats and Sharps: Livestream from Komedia, Bath

Great folk, roots and Americana, live-streamed direct from Komedia in Bath.

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Music - Last session: Fri 16 Jul 2021 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

Hannah Sanders and Ben Savage

Folk/americana duo Hannah Sanders and Ben Savage play a show that you can enjoy live at The Met, or streaming at home.

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The Wedding Present

Idiosyncratic post-punk legends.

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Northern Flyway

A remarkable musical and visual experience inspired by birds, mythology and song.

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Bird on the Wire: The songs of Leonard Cohen

Bird on the Wire are a ten-piece collective of outstanding musicians who interpret the music of Leonard Cohen.

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The Houghton Weavers

The Houghton Weavers have been entertaining folk now for forty-five years with their unique blend of popular folk music, humour and audience participation.

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A Foreigners Journey

A five-piece live tribute to Foreigner and Journey. Quality, commercial rock, performed with passion.

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Eddi Reader

Scotland's greatest living female voice celebrates forty years on stage.

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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.

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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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Ozzbest + Megadeth UK

Ozzbest are the ultimate tribute Ozzy Osbourne. Megadeth UK pay tribute to thrash giants Megadeth. Enjoy two huge tributes in a single night.

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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.

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Chloe Foy

Singer-songwriter Chloe Foy returns to The Met to play songs from her brand new album Where Shall We Begin.

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Thea Gilmore

Thea Gilmore is one of the UK's most gifted and celebrated singer-songwriters. She comes to The Met as part of her first ever tour performing completely solo.

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Hope & Social

Anthemic songs, infectious melodies and a formidable live experience.

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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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That Joe Payne

Award-winning singer-songwriter Joe Payne showcases his debut solo album with an audio-visual extravaganza, accompanied by his full band.

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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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Katy Hurt

Katy Hurt stretches the country music genre in new and exciting directions. Winner of Best Female Artist and Best UK Album at the UK Country Music awards.

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Caravan

Caravan are considered by many to be the undisputed, unsung heroes of the British Prog movement.

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Hue and Cry

Hue and Cry made a huge impact in the '80s with massive hit singles like Labour of Love. They return to The Met following their sell-out show in June 2019.

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The Stumble

A blistering mix of blues, soul and old school r&b.

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Wishbone Ash

Discover for yourself why Wishbone Ash are one of the most enduring and popular bands in British rock.

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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.

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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.

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Michael McGoldrick, John McCusker and John Doyle

Top class folk songs, tunes and charming bonhomie from folk's legendary musical magpies Michael McGoldrick, John McCusker and John Doyle.

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The Enid

The Enid return for this seated concert featuring both the new and the familiar.

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Focus

The legendary Dutch progressive rock band celebrate their fiftieth anniversary. Hear hits Hocus Pocus, House of The King and Sylvia alongside brand new songs from their latest album.

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Còig

Còig are a fiery Celtic folk quartet from Canada. They come to The Met with songs from their Canadian Folk Music Award winning album Ashlar.

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Sam Brookes

Singer-songwriter Sam Brookes returns to The Met with his gorgeous new album Black Feathers.

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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.

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China Crisis

The RETROspective tour sees China Crisis perform songs from all of their seven studio albums.

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Rowan Rheingans – Dispatches on the Red Dress

An intimate and courageous new solo show by twice BBC Radio 2 Folk Award winning songwriter Rowan Rheingans.

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The East Pointers

Canadian trio The East Pointers are back at The Met with their latest innovative album Yours to Break.

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The Blockheads

The band that brought you Hit Me with your Rhythm Stick, Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll, plus many others.

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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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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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Sierra Hull

Sierra Hull is a Grammy nominated, award winning multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter living in Nashville, Tennessee.

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The Young’uns

Three time winners of the prestigious BBC Folk Awards, The Young’uns are one of the hottest properties on the UK Folk and Acoustic scene.

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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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Awake Arise

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

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Workshops & Courses

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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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Workshops & Courses - Last session: Mon 12 Jul 2021 at 7:30 PM - This event has now passed

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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Workshops & Courses - Last session: Sat 24 Jul 2021 at 1:00 PM - This event has now passed

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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Workshops & Courses - Last session: Tue 13 Jul 2021 at 10:30 AM - This event has now passed

ALFA Community Ukulele Band

Learn to play this accessible, fun and fascinating instrument.

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Workshops & Courses - Last session: Tue 13 Jul 2021 at 7:00 PM - This event has now passed

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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Workshops & Courses - Last session: Fri 21 May 2021 at 6:00 PM - This event has now passed

Sing yourself happy with the Hallé!

A FREE one-hour online choir workshop presented by Happy and The Hallé.

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Workshops & Courses - Last session: Wed 2 Jun 2021 at 9:30 AM - This event has now passed

Shipwrecked! May Half-term Drama Day

Explore a desert island, meet pirates and create your own stories of being a castaway! For ages 5-10.

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Workshops & Courses - Last session: Tue 13 Jul 2021 at 5:30 PM - This event has now passed

ALFA Metzo Youth Choir

The ALFA Metzo Youth Choir is a choir with a difference for ages 7-12...

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The Met’s Drama Summer School 2021

Unleash your child’s creativity with The Met this summer!

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