Theatre

Theatre - Last session: Sat 18 Mar 2023 at 7:30 PM - This event has now passed

Legally Blonde

PADOS Youth Theatre Group present a musical based on the novel by Amanda Brown and the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer motion picture.

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Theatre - Last session: Wed 5 Apr 2023 at 7:30 PM - This event has now passed

Too Much World at Once

On his fifteenth birthday, Noble transforms into a bird. Thousands of miles away, his sister Cleo is stationed on a remote island. The birds have disappeared. Noble needs to reach her...

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Music - Last session: Sat 29 Apr 2023 at 7:30 PM - This event has now passed

School of Rock

Prestwich's award winning amateur theatre company, PADOS, presents School of Rock!

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Theatre - Last session: Fri 19 May 2023 at 7:00 PM - This event has now passed

Happy Festival: Valley Radio – Happy Half-Hour by Steve Cooper

Join popular mid-morning-show host, Tina, as she navigates deftly through traffic and travel, random callers, lost and found, the day today, mystery guests, oh, and the end of the world...

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Theatre - Last session: Fri 19 May 2023 at 8:45 PM - This event has now passed

Happy Festival: 50 and Nifty by Beverley Green

Marjorie Pardoe runs a self-help group for people in later life, but the help she gives is a matter of opinion, and the only opinion that matters to Marjorie is her own....

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Music - Last session: Sat 8 Jul 2023 at 6:00 PM - This event has now passed

All Saints Elton Youth Theatre

Performances of Annie KIDS & Disney's The Jungle Book KIDS from the talented young members of All Saints Elton Theatre Youth.

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Music - Last session: Sat 15 Jul 2023 at 7:00 PM - This event has now passed

Guys and Dolls

All Saint’s Elton Theatre Company present the classic musical.

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Theatre - Last session: Wed 19 Jul 2023 at 7:30 PM - This event has now passed

Shrek The Musical Jr

A performance of Shrek The Musical Jr by the students of Stagecoach Performing Arts, Bury

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Theatre - Last session: Thu 14 Sep 2023 at 7:30 PM - This event has now passed

Five Kinds of Silence

An emotional and thought-provoking play following the lives of a mother and her daughters as they struggle with the aftermath of domestic violence.

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Theatre - Last session: Fri 29 Sep 2023 at 7:30 PM - This event has now passed

Food Bank Boulevard

An irreverent satire commenting on today’s inner city Britain from the producers of It’s The Wrong Way To Tickle Mary and Me, You and George Clooney.

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Theatre - Last session: Sat 30 Sep 2023 at 2:00 PM - This event has now passed

The Ruins of Earth: A Walking Tour (Written by AI)

Ready for a walking tour written by AI? Meet at The Met, step into the future, and walk through the ruins of earth to find out how humans lived – and what...

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Theatre - Last session: Thu 12 Oct 2023 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

New Dawn Fades: A Play About Joy Division and Manchester

The story of four ordinary lads who, inspired by the punk revolution of 1970s Manchester, came together to form one of the most influential bands of all time, Joy Division.

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Theatre - Last session: Thu 19 Oct 2023 at 7:30 PM - This event has now passed

Tony Monroe is Dead

Kylie and Jason are getting married at the club where her uncle (stage name Tony Monroe) is the turn... A new comedy by MaD Theatre Company.

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Theatre - Last session: Fri 17 Nov 2023 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

The Haunting of Blaine Manor

A thrilling haunted house chiller set in a manor with a twisted history of madness, witchcraft, tragedy and death...

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Theatre - Last session: Wed 6 Dec 2023 at 2:00 PM - This event has now passed

Blind Side

A monologue for young people on the topic of violence against women and girls.

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Theatre - Last session: Sat 16 Dec 2023 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

Met Express presents Mary Poppins

Come and see The Met’s very own learning disability theatre company bring the house down with their own production of Mary Poppins.

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Comedy

Comedy - Last session: Thu 12 Jan 2023 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

The Met’s Comedian of the Year Competition 2023

Presented by First Thursday Comedy. Six breakthrough comedians perform and compete for a £500 prize, and the prestigious title of The Met’s Comedian of the Year. Compere Justin Moorhouse.

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Comedy - Last session: Fri 27 Jan 2023 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

Gary Delaney: Gary in Punderland

Get ready to dive into a rabbit hole of the best jokes in the world – star of Live at the Apollo and sell-out sensation Gary Delaney is back!

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Comedy - Last session: Thu 2 Feb 2023 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 Joey Page, Raymond Mearns, James Ellis, and Mick Ferry.

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Comedy - Last session: Fri 10 Feb 2023 at 7:30 PM - This event has now passed

Dave Spikey

Dave Spikey’s comedy explores the small out-of-the-ordinary events that pass most of us by, elevating them to laugh-out-loud funny.

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Comedy - Last session: Sat 11 Feb 2023 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: Sat 18 Feb 2023 at 7:30 PM - This event has now passed

Patrick Monahan – Classy

Enjoy Patrick Monahan's stand up observations on contemporary life alongside stories of his upbringing.

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Comedy - Last session: Thu 2 Mar 2023 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 Steve Gribbin, Dan Nightingale, Catherine Young, and Harry Stachini.

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Comedy - Last session: Sat 4 Mar 2023 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

The Lancashire Hotpots: Top Of The Pots Tour

The kings of musical comedy are back with a bang to bring you another unbeatable night of madcap music and laughs!

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Comedy - Last session: Thu 16 Mar 2023 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

Eshaan Akbar: The Pretender

Seen on Mock The Week, QI, and Spitting Image, and after supporting some of the biggest acts in the UK, comedian Eshaan Akbar brings us his debut tour, The Pretender. Support Adam...

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Comedy - Last session: Fri 24 Mar 2023 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

Justin Moorhouse: Stretch and Think

Justin Moorhouse is back: still funny, yet middle aged.

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Comedy - Last session: Thu 6 Apr 2023 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 Jason John Whitehead, Connor Burns, and Liam Farrelly.

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Comedy - Last session: Wed 26 Apr 2023 at 7:30 PM - This event has now passed

Emmanuel Sonubi – Emancipated

Emancipated is the Edinburgh Comedy Award nominated show from Emmanuel Sonubi. Hilarious stories of his childhood in north London, his time as a doorman in scary clubs, his career in musical theatre,...

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Comedy - Last session: Thu 4 May 2023 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 Alistair Barrie, Rob Rouse, and Justin Moorhouse.

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Comedy - Last session: Thu 1 Jun 2023 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

First Thursday Comedy presents Geoff Norcott: Work in Progress

This special First Thursday Comedy night features a work-in-progress performance from Geoff Norcott.

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Comedy - Last session: Thu 6 Jul 2023 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 Edinburgh Fringe preview shows from Tom Stade and Dan Tiernan.

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Comedy - Last session: Thu 3 Aug 2023 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 Tom Deacon, Hayley Ellis, and Justin Moorhouse.

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Comedy - Last session: Thu 7 Sep 2023 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 Josh Puch, Tez Ilyas, Hatty Preston and Brennan Reece.

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Comedy - Last session: Thu 5 Oct 2023 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 Tom Wrigglesworth, Ray Bradshaw, Ryan Kenny and MC Mick Ferry.

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Comedy - Last session: Thu 2 Nov 2023 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

First Thursday Comedy

Hilarious comedy at The Met on the First Thursday of every month. With Mark Nelson, Louis Burgess, Stuart Thomas and MC Dave Longley.

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Comedy - Last session: Wed 15 Nov 2023 at 7:30 PM - This event has now passed

Henry Normal : A Normal Journey

Writer, producer and poet Henry Normal returns to The Met for a live recording of his BBC Radio 4 show A Normal Journey.

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Comedy - Last session: Thu 7 Dec 2023 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 Markus Birdman, Liam Pickford, Edy Hurst and MC Stephen Bailey.

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Literature

Literature - Last session: Tue 4 Apr 2023 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

Henry Normal – Collected Poems and other landfill

The very latest and greatest poetry of Henry Normal; 90 minutes that’s been a lifetime in the making.

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Family

Family - Last session: Sun 22 Jan 2023 at 4:00 PM - This event has now passed

The Smartest Giant in Town

Based on the bestselling book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. Image © Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler 2002 – Macmillan Children’s Books.

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Family - Last session: Thu 23 Feb 2023 at 2:00 PM - This event has now passed

Moonsmile

A lonely museum curator finds himself on the moon, where he meets the strange but loveable Moonlings... Ages 4+

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Family - Last session: Sat 1 Apr 2023 at 3:00 PM - This event has now passed

Shark in The Park

A family musical featuring all three of Nick Sharratt’s popular children's books. Ages 3+

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Family - Last session: Wed 5 Apr 2023 at 1:00 PM - This event has now passed

The Dancing Elephant

Join Mahi who’s transported into a video game. Will they be able to escape? Ages 6-13.

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Family - Last session: Sat 8 Apr 2023 at 1:30 PM - This event has now passed

Alfie’s First Fight

Award-winning Children’s Author, Oliver Sykes, comes to The Met with his smash-hit family show Alfie’s First Fight. Ages 5+

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Family - Last session: Sat 6 May 2023 at 2:00 PM - This event has now passed

JACK!

Discover the truth behind the original fairytale hero in this new musical for families and children. You'll be singing along before you can say Fee Fie Fo Fum! Ages 5+.

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Family - Last session: Wed 31 May 2023 at 10:00 AM - This event has now passed

May Half Term Drama Day

A fun-filled day of drama, dance, art and fun for children aged 6-10.

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Family - Last session: Sat 3 Jun 2023 at 1:30 PM - This event has now passed

The Munch Mission!

Join agents Dali and Kahlo on a globe trotting adventure to find a famous stolen painting. Will they succeed? You decide what happens in this fun interactive show for children 6+.

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Family - Last session: Thu 20 Jul 2023 at 7:00 PM - This event has now passed

Splash Test Dummies

Rub-a-dub-dub, The Dummies are here with some splish splashing circus set to drown you in tears of laughter. Bring the whole family on this adventure of oceanic proportions!

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Family - Last session: Mon 31 Jul 2023 at 9:30 AM - This event has now passed

The Met’s Drama Summer School (31 July, 1 & 2 August 2023)

Join us for three fun-filled days of drama, dance, art and fun. For children aged 5-11.

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Family - Last session: Sat 21 Oct 2023 at 1:00 PM - This event has now passed

The Welcome Roadshow at The Met

Factory International's Welcome Roadshow is coming to Bury on October 21, bringing the magic of dance, circus skills and craft workshops.

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Family - Last session: Wed 25 Oct 2023 at 2:00 PM - This event has now passed

MAKE SOME NOISE!

Rescheduled to Friday 5 April 2024.

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Family - Last session: Fri 27 Oct 2023 at 2:30 PM - This event has now passed

The Three Little Pigs

Join three problem-solving pigs and help them to save their bacon in a raucous, high-octane family show that will make you howl! Ages 3-10.

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Family - Last session: Sun 19 Nov 2023 at 2:00 PM - This event has now passed

Family Lantern Making Workshop

Bring the family and create and decorate a special lantern to join Bury’s Festival of Lights.

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Family - Last session: Sat 25 Nov 2023 at 2:00 PM - This event has now passed

YolanDa’s Band Jam

YolanDa Brown brings her critically acclaimed CBeebies show to the stage. Join her for a fantastic show of music delights to be enjoyed by everyone from children to parents.

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Family - Last session: Tue 26 Dec 2023 at 6:30 PM - This event has now passed

Aladdin

Join us this Christmas for a carpet ride to a mystical world of magic lamps, flying carpets, and adventure!

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Festivals

Festivals - Last session: Tue 7 Mar 2023 at 7:00 PM - This event has now passed

Coram Shakespeare Schools Festival

An exhilarating evening featuring a series of unique abridged Shakespeare productions by local schools.

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Festivals - Last session: Wed 8 Mar 2023 at 7:00 PM - This event has now passed

Come and Celebrate International Women’s Day at The Met

Get creative and have fun with your friends and discover all the inspiring female-led organisations that are smashing it, in and around Bury.

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Festivals - Last session: Thu 30 Mar 2023 at 3:30 PM - This event has now passed

Create and Sing The Magic Flute

Primary age children perform material they have created inspired by Mozart's opera The Magic Flute.

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Burrs Live
Festivals - Last session: Sat 2 Sep 2023 at 12:00 PM - This event has now passed

Head for the Hills

The Met's much-loved music festival Head for the Hills returns for 2023 as part of Burrs Live.

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Festivals - Last session: Sat 16 Sep 2023 at 10:30 AM - This event has now passed

Movers and Shakers Open Day Taster Session

A FREE taster of our weekly movement workshops for children aged 1 to 5 years and their grown-ups, as part of The Met's open day.

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Festivals - Last session: Sat 16 Sep 2023 at 10:30 AM - This event has now passed

Bury Youth Theatre Open Day Taster Session

A FREE taster of our weekly youth theatre, presented as part of The Met's open day. This session is suitable for ages 5-9 years.

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Festivals - Last session: Sat 16 Sep 2023 at 1:00 PM - This event has now passed

Leaps and Bounds Open Day Taster Session

A FREE taster of our weekly dance workshop for children aged 5 – 11, as part of The Met's open day.

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Festivals - Last session: Sat 16 Sep 2023 at 1:00 PM - This event has now passed

The School of Curiosity Open Day Taster Session

A FREE taster the School of Curiosity, presented as part of The Met’s open day. This session is suitable for ages 10-14 years.

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Festivals - Last session: Sat 11 Nov 2023 at 6:00 PM - This event has now passed

Bury Beer Festival 2023

The Met's annual celebration of food, drink, music and good times returns this November.

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Festivals - Last session: Sun 26 Nov 2023 at 3:00 PM - This event has now passed

Bury Lantern Parade

A special seasonal gathering in Bury town centre featuring children and families who have created magical lanterns in advance in schools and workshops.

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Film

Film - Last session: Fri 26 May 2023 at 7:30 PM - This event has now passed

Mike Bassett: England Manager + Ricky Tomlinson Q&A

A screening of the film Mike Bassett: England Manager, followed by a Q&A with its star, Ricky Tomlinson.

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Film - Last session: Wed 15 Nov 2023 at 7:30 PM - This event has now passed

Bury and A Leaning Tower

Bury Cine Society present a film about the restoration of a leaning church tower near Bury town centre

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Music

Music - Last session: Sat 14 Jan 2023 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

IQ

One of the world’s leading progressive rock bands, IQ are known for their passionate music and dramatic live shows.

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Music - Last session: Thu 19 Jan 2023 at 7:30 PM - This event has now passed

Lauren Housley and Nigel Wearne

An evening of intimate acoustic performances from English singer-songwriter Lauren Housley and Australian troubadour Nigel Wearne

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Music - Last session: Fri 20 Jan 2023 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

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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Music - Last session: Sat 21 Jan 2023 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

Jean Genie – The best of David Bowie

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

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Music - Last session: Thu 26 Jan 2023 at 8:15 PM - This event has now passed

Sierra Hull and Justin Moses

Sierra Hull is a Grammy nominated singer-songwriter. Her husband Justin Moses is an award winning multi-instrumentalist. These two Nashville-based bluegrass players will have you spellbound. Support Rachel Baiman.

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Music - Last session: Fri 27 Jan 2023 at 7:30 PM - This event has now passed

Katey Brooks

Katey Brooks is a rebellious artist that resists formula. A devastating songwriting talent, her sound blends folk, soul, blues and Americana.

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Music - Last session: Sat 28 Jan 2023 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

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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Music - Last session: Thu 2 Feb 2023 at 7:30 PM - This event has now passed

The Unthanks

The Unthanks return to live touring after two years off the road, showcasing forthcoming new album, Sorrows Away, alongside favourites such as Magpie, The King Of Rome and Mount The Air.

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Music - Last session: Fri 3 Feb 2023 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

Emerging Showcase: Izzie Walsh

Manchester based singer songwriter Izzie Walsh has a unique sound that blends country, bluegrass, folk and Americana.

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Music - Last session: Sat 4 Feb 2023 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

The Springsteen Sessions

An authentic and thrilling tribute to "the Boss" Bruce Springsteen.

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Music - Last session: Sun 5 Feb 2023 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

The Slow Readers Club

The Slow Readers Club return to The Met on Sunday 5th February! Performing as...

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Music - Last session: Wed 8 Feb 2023 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

Madison Violet

Canadian duo Madison Violet combine luscious harmonies with heart-wrenching folk storytelling, Americana rhythms, and catchy pop hooks.

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Music - Last session: Thu 9 Feb 2023 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

The Sharon Shannon Trio

The legendary Irish accordion maestro returns to The Met with her trio.

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Music - Last session: Sat 11 Feb 2023 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

PINK by Vicky Jackson

A stunning and authentic tribute to American Grammy award-winner singer Pink. Perfect vocals and bespoke costumes plus all of the major hits deliver the authentic Pink experience.

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Music - Last session: Sun 12 Feb 2023 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

Robert Jon and The Wreck

Blues and country-infused rock ’n’ roll quintet from Orange County California.

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Music - Last session: Thu 16 Feb 2023 at 7:30 PM - This event has now passed

The Hunna

Vinyl record store and coffee shop Wax and Beans are bringing Hertfordshire rock four-piece...

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Music - Last session: Fri 17 Feb 2023 at 7:30 PM - This event has now passed

The Jerseys

Join The Jerseys as they celebrate the timeless music of the one-hundred-million album selling Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons.

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Music - Last session: Thu 23 Feb 2023 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

The Songs of Leonard Cohen

Keith James performs the remarkable songs of Leonard Cohen in the most intimate and sensitive way imaginable.

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Music - Last session: Fri 24 Feb 2023 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

The Smiths Ltd + Clint Boon (DJ)

The Smiths Ltd are the ultimate tribute to The Smiths. DJing will be Mr Manchester himself Clint Boon. This is a night no Manchester music fan will want to miss.

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Music - Last session: Sat 25 Feb 2023 at 3:00 PM - This event has now passed

Dancing in Circles

A performance workshop with award-winning ‘broken folk’ duo Lunatraktors.

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Music - Last session: Sat 25 Feb 2023 at 7:30 PM - This event has now passed

Lunatraktors

Lunatraktors rework traditional music with influences from post-punk, trip-hop and queer cabaret.

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Music - Last session: Thu 2 Mar 2023 at 7:45 PM - This event has now passed

Roachford

One of the most compelling and consistent rock and soul artists the UK has produced

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Music - Last session: Fri 3 Mar 2023 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

George!

The ultimate tribute to George Harrison starring Nick Bold.

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Music - Last session: Fri 3 Mar 2023 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

Jenny Colquitt

Jenny Colquitt encompasses a unique combination of Americana, indie and folk rock and pop. She was winner of FATEA's Female Artist of the Year for 2021. Brandon Tew supports.

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Music - Last session: Sat 4 Mar 2023 at 2:00 PM - This event has now passed

The Rheingans Sisters

The Rheingans Sisters make playful, powerful and richly connecting music that is wholly contemporary while deeply anchored in folk traditions.

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Music - Last session: Thu 9 Mar 2023 at 7:30 PM - This event has now passed

Eleanor McEvoy

Eleanor McEvoy is one of Irish music's biggest stars. Her song Only A Woman’s Heart was the title track of the best-selling Irish album in Irish history.

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Music - Last session: Fri 10 Mar 2023 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

Livewire: The AC/DC Show

The hugely successful and unique tribute to AC/DC returns to The Met to play all the classics including Back in Black, Rosie, and Highway to Hell.

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Music - Last session: Sat 11 Mar 2023 at 7:00 PM - This event has now passed

Ruby Colley

Ruby Colley is a violinist, sound artist and composer who blends instrumentation found sound and electronics.

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Music - Last session: Sat 11 Mar 2023 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

Saltlines

An inspiring collaboration between bestselling author Raynor Winn (The Salt Path) and folk-roots supergroup The Gigspanner Big Band.

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Music - Last session: Sun 19 Mar 2023 at 7:00 PM - This event has now passed

Firelight Trio

Firelight Trio play European folk music that is evocative, inventive, and endlessly exciting.

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Music - Last session: Sun 19 Mar 2023 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

Heidi Talbot

Heidi Talbot is at home in both Irish traditional and roots music. She visits with new album Sing It For A Lifetime, her most raw and open-hearted work to date.

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Music - Last session: Fri 24 Mar 2023 at 8:30 PM - This event has now passed

Me and My Friends

Soulful, poignant music with a beat: a unique blend of Afrobeat grooves, deliciously rich harmonies, languidly graceful cello and playfully funky clarinet.

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Music - Last session: Sat 25 Mar 2023 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

Pinked Floyd

An engaging and energetic celebration of the magical music of Pink Floyd. All your favourites are featured, and maybe a couple of less familiar tracks for the real aficionado.

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Music - Last session: Thu 30 Mar 2023 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

Salt House

Scottish folk trio Salt House play carefully honed songs both from today and from long ago. Songs about place, politics, landscape and birds.

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Music - Last session: Fri 31 Mar 2023 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

You’re My World

Featuring hits from The Beatles, The Kinks, Gerry and The Pacemakers and more, joining Cilla on her journey from The Cavern to the London Palladium.

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Music - Last session: Fri 31 Mar 2023 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

Metro Jazz showcase

The Met’s community jazz orchestra Metro Jazz, led by acclaimed saxophonist Munch Manship, perform a highly seasoned mix of the best foot-tapping jazz.

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Music - Last session: Mon 3 Apr 2023 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

Alan Fletcher with Lachlan Bryan and the Wildes

Alan Fletcher (Dr Karl from Neighbours) joins forces with Australian Americana heavyweights Lachlan Bryan and the Wildes to play songs from new album The Point

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Music - Last session: Fri 7 Apr 2023 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

Gary Stewart’s Graceland

Leeds-based troubadour Gary Stewart (Gary Stewart Band / Hope and Social) and his incredible six-piece band recreate Paul Simon’s landmark Graceland album in all its glory.

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Music - Last session: Wed 12 Apr 2023 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

Focus

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

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Music - Last session: Fri 14 Apr 2023 at 7:30 PM - This event has now passed

The Herald: Megson & Kieran Knowles

Join award winning folk duo Megson in a unique collaboration with playwright and actor Kieran Knowles.

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Music - Last session: Sat 15 Apr 2023 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

Tarren

Tarren are trio Sid Goldsmith, Alex Garden, and Danny Pedler. Their forward thinking folk music features rich, joyous songs and tunes that have the pulse of traditional dance at their heart.

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Music - Last session: Sun 16 Apr 2023 at 3:00 PM - This event has now passed

Harmony singing workshop with Ben and Dom

Join singers and choir leaders Ben and Dom for an afternoon of fun and uplifting harmony singing.

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Music - Last session: Sun 16 Apr 2023 at 7:30 PM - This event has now passed

Ben and Dom

Vocal duo Ben and Dom create an intimate atmosphere wherever they go, weaving their beautiful voices around songs old and new, performing original material alongside new interpretations of folk songs.

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Music - Last session: Fri 21 Apr 2023 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

Hue and Cry

Hue and Cry made a huge impact in the '80s with massive hit singles like Labour of Love, and continue to be popular today.

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Music - Last session: Sat 22 Apr 2023 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

Naomi Bedford and The Ramshackle Band

A rolling cast of musicians come together to create a vibrant celebration of Naomi Bedford's voice and the folk and country styles that she inhabits so authentically.

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Music - Last session: Thu 27 Apr 2023 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

The Brothers Gillespie

Northumbrian duo The Brothers Gillespie make music animated by lyrical songwriting, fine fingerstyle guitar playing, multi-instrumental musicianship and glorious harmonies.

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Music - Last session: Sat 29 Apr 2023 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

Georgie Buchanan Trio

This event will not take place on this date, and is likely to be rescheduled. Ticket holders will be contacted regarding the new date as soon as it is confirmed.

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Music - Last session: Sun 30 Apr 2023 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

The Zombies

Iconic British psychedelic pop legends The Zombies have returned to celebrate their long-awaited induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Support Bruce Sudano.

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Music - Last session: Thu 4 May 2023 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

Dallahan

Forged in Scotland and Ireland's traditional music community, but drawing on the styles of the Balkans and North America, Dallahan's seamless musical montage blends influences from jazz, funk, and pop music.

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Music - Last session: Fri 5 May 2023 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

Gryphon

Rescheduled to Friday 9 February 2024

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Music - Last session: Sat 6 May 2023 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

Chris While with Johnny Heyes

Acclaimed folk singer Chris While brings her solo show to The Met. Enjoy her very personal songs, warm personality and heart stopping voice.

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Music - Last session: Wed 10 May 2023 at 7:00 PM - This event has now passed

Talent Talks: Prinny Moni and The Met

Prinny Moni's music spans a range of genres, combining dancehall and afrobeat sounds with Latin and hip-hop influences.

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Music - Last session: Thu 11 May 2023 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

Freedom to Roam: The Rhythms of Migration

A beautifully crafted journey in new music, film and visual art, featuring Kuljit Bhamra, Catrin Finch, Robert Irvine, Eliza Marshall, Dónal Rogers and Jackie Shave.

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Music - Last session: Fri 12 May 2023 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

Sarah Smout

Rescheduled to Friday 10 November 2023.

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Music - Last session: Sat 13 May 2023 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

Desperado (EAGLES Tribute)

A two hour journey through your favourite Eagles songs from their first beginnings to their final album.

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Music - Last session: Thu 18 May 2023 at 7:00 PM - This event has now passed

Twenty!

A celebration of twenty years of the Bury Cancer Support Centre, featuring performances from Derby High School students, including dance, music, choirs, poetry, and spoken word.

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Music - Last session: Thu 18 May 2023 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

Chris Fox and the Running Man

Genre defying folk troubadour Chris Fox teams up with with legendary double bassist John Parker of Nizlopi fame.

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Music - Last session: Fri 19 May 2023 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

Tennyson King

Tennyson King is an alternative folk rock troubadour whose rock and roll is infused with earthy roots and blues. He comes to The Met as part of his first ever UK tour.

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Music - Last session: Sat 20 May 2023 at 7:30 PM - This event has now passed

Show of Hands and Michael Wood with special guest Kirsty Merryn

Take a journey through eight hundred years of the English radical song tradition with West Country folk legends Show of Hands and historian and BBC broadcaster Michael Wood.

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Music - Last session: Sun 21 May 2023 at 4:00 PM - This event has now passed

The Brighouse and Rastrick Band

Spend a Sunday afternoon with this hugely popular, entertaining, and award-winning brass band.

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Music - Last session: Thu 25 May 2023 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

Subhira Quintet

Chile's Subhira Quintet combine elements of folk, jazz and art music. The soul of the band is Rodrigo Cepeda, aka Subhira, whose career has spanned thirty years and twenty one albums.

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Music - Last session: Fri 26 May 2023 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

Ainsley Hamill

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

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Music - Last session: Sat 27 May 2023 at 12:00 PM - This event has now passed

An introduction into songwriting with Eliza Hull and Ruth Lyon

Songwriters Eliza Hull and Ruth Lyon share some of the processes behind how to write songs, and give some helpful prompts for times when inspiration doesn't strike!

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Music - Last session: Sat 27 May 2023 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

Ruth Lyon and Eliza Hull: Access All Areas UK Tour

Singer-songwriters Ruth Lyon (UK) and Eliza Hull (Australia) come together for an international cultural exchange celebrating disabled creatives. Supported by Karis Jade.

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Music - Last session: Sat 27 May 2023 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

Blue Rose Code

Blue Rose Code is Scottish singer and songwriter Ross Wilson. His songs address universal themes of love, loss, travel, home and hard times in a deeply personal way.

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Music - Last session: Sun 28 May 2023 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

Akram Abdulfattah

Akram Abdulfattah is a young Palestinian-American violin master who combines jazz with middle eastern and Indian music.

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Music - Last session: Fri 2 Jun 2023 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

Bootleg Blondie

Bootleg Blondie is the world's number one official Debbie Harry and Blondie tribute band

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Music - Last session: Sun 4 Jun 2023 at 7:30 PM - This event has now passed

In The Smoke

An evening with writers Patrick McCabe and Timothy O’Grady, featuring musicians Dezi Donnelly, Mike McGoldrick, Cathy Jordan of Dervish, and the whistler Larry Beau.

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Music - Last session: Thu 8 Jun 2023 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

Spiers & Boden

The much-loved folk duo return with songs from their latest album Fallow Ground.

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Music - Last session: Fri 9 Jun 2023 at 7:30 PM - This event has now passed

Lol Goodman Band

Manchester’s own Lol Goodman Band have built a reputation as the band to see on the blues/rock circuit.

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Music - Last session: Fri 9 Jun 2023 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

Beatles Complete

Beatles Complete present a night of Beatlemania packed with massive hits from the most influential band of all time.

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Music - Last session: Sat 10 Jun 2023 at 7:30 PM - This event has now passed

Kyshona supported by Lady Nade

Blending roots, rock, R&B, and folk with lyrical prowess, Kyshona is unrelenting in her pursuit of the healing power of song.

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Music - Last session: Sat 10 Jun 2023 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

Mike Sweeney’s Sixties Classics

Broadcasting legend Mike Sweeney takes to the stage in a show packed with sixties classics.

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Music - Last session: Sun 11 Jun 2023 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

Chuck Prophet and the Mission Express LIVE

Chuck Prophet and the Mission Express return on their first UK tour since 2017

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Music - Last session: Fri 16 Jun 2023 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

The Kris Drever Band

One of Scotland’s finest and most acclaimed songwriters Kris Drever comes to The Met with his own band featuring Louis Abbott, Euan Burton, and Rachel Lightbody.

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Music - Last session: Sat 17 Jun 2023 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

Harriet

Singer-songwriter Harriet returns with new material from her latest album The Outcome.

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Music - Last session: Thu 22 Jun 2023 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

Aoife Scott

Rescheduled to Saturday 27 April 2024.

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Music - Last session: Fri 23 Jun 2023 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

Nell Bryden

American singer-songwriter Nell Bryden returns to The Met with new album Arms Around The Flame, which is already being called her strongest yet. Supported by Rachael Sage.

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Music - Last session: Sat 24 Jun 2023 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

CODA: A Tribute to Led Zeppelin

This event has been rescheduled to Saturday 29 June 2024.

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Music - Last session: Sun 25 Jun 2023 at 7:30 PM - This event has now passed

Tom Russell

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

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Music - Last session: Fri 30 Jun 2023 at 7:00 PM - This event has now passed

Amber Run – The National Lottery’s United By Music Tour 2023

Music Venue Trust and The National Lottery bring some of the most exciting UK artists to grassroots venues across the UK this summer

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Music - Last session: Sat 1 Jul 2023 at 2:30 PM - This event has now passed

Bury Music Service Summer Festival 1

Featuring Bury Music Service's Intermediate String Orchestra, Junior Concert Band, Training Youth Choir, and Youth Brass Band.

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Music - Last session: Sat 1 Jul 2023 at 7:30 PM - This event has now passed

Bury Music Service Summer Festival 2

Featuring Bury Music Service's Percussion Ensemble, Youth Concert Band, Junior Woodwind Ensemble, and Youth String Orchestra.

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Music - Last session: Sun 2 Jul 2023 at 3:00 PM - This event has now passed

Bury Music Service Summer Festival 3

Featuring Bury Music Service's Junior String Orchestra, Intermediate Brass Band, Junior Youth Choir, and Bury Youth Orchestra.

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Music - Last session: Sun 2 Jul 2023 at 5:30 PM - This event has now passed

Bury Music Service Summer Festival 4

Featuring Bury Music Service's Junior Guitar Ensemble, Intermediate Guitar Ensemble, and Bury Rocks!

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Music - Last session: Sun 2 Jul 2023 at 7:30 PM - This event has now passed

Bury Music Service Summer Festival 5

Featuring Bury Music Service's Intermediate Concert Band, Youth Wind Ensemble, Junior Brass Band, and Youth Big Band.

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Music - Last session: Thu 13 Jul 2023 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

Gwilym Bowen Rhys

Winner of The Best Solo Artist Award in the Welsh Folk Awards, Gwilym Bowen Rhys is an ambassador for Welsh language folk song both at home in Wales and across the world.

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Music - Last session: Fri 21 Jul 2023 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

STAX of SOUL

This nine-piece band meticulously recreate the very best from the catalogues of Stax, Atlantic, Motown, and Northern Soul plus tributes to James Brown and The Blues Brothers. The ultimate Soul Party!

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Music - Last session: Sat 22 Jul 2023 at 2:00 PM - This event has now passed

Metro Jazz gig

The Met’s community jazz orchestra Metro Jazz, led by acclaimed saxophonist Munch Manship, perform a highly seasoned mix of the best foot-tapping jazz.

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Music - Last session: Sat 29 Jul 2023 at 7:30 PM - This event has now passed

James Hartley

James Hartley is a musician from Bury who takes influence from 90’s indie music and blends it with melodic synths and heavy guitar riffs to create a fresh modern sound.

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Burrs Live
Music - Last session: Wed 30 Aug 2023 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

The Bootleg Beatles

The world’s premier Beatles band returns to Bury for the opening night of Burrs Live.

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Burrs Live
Music - Last session: Sun 3 Sep 2023 at 1:00 PM - This event has now passed

Proms in the Park with The Untold Orchestra

An afternoon with The Untold Orchestra in the the beautiful surroundings of Burrs Country Park. In support of Bury Hospice.

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Music - Last session: Fri 8 Sep 2023 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

Emerging Showcase: The Zangwills + Clouds and Errors

We're thrilled to welcome The Zangwills and Clouds and Errors to The Met for our first Emerging Showcase of the autumn.

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Music - Last session: Sat 9 Sep 2023 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

Mama – A tribute to Genesis

An evening of Genesis music encompassing all eras of the band - from the early albums with Peter Gabriel up to the last with Phil Collins.

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Music - Last session: Sun 10 Sep 2023 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

Daphne’s Flight

Daphne's Flight features Chris While, Julie Matthews, Helen Watson, Melanie Harrold, and Miranda Sykes – five of the finest singer-songwriters of their generation.

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Music - Last session: Fri 15 Sep 2023 at 7:30 PM - This event has now passed

The Houghton Weavers

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

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Music - Last session: Sat 16 Sep 2023 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

Hayseed Dixie

Twisted Hillbilly country rockers Hayseed Dixie bring their rootin' tootin' deliverances of rock classics to The Met.

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Music - Last session: Fri 22 Sep 2023 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

Elvis: As It Was

The sensational Tommy Holland and The Rising Sun band recreate some of Elvis' most dynamic performances.

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Music - Last session: Sat 23 Sep 2023 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

Wishbone Ash

The legendary Wishbone Ash perform their biggest-selling album Live Dates in its entirety, along with songs from many of their other, much-loved albums.

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Music - Last session: Sun 24 Sep 2023 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

FARA

Fara are Jeana Leslie, Catriona Price, Kristan Harvey, and Rory Matheson – four musicians at the forefront of today’s Scottish folk scene.

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Workshops & Courses

Workshops & Courses - Last session: Wed 22 Feb 2023 at 10:00 AM - This event has now passed

February Half-term Drama Day

Unleash your child’s creativity with The Met!

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Workshops & Courses - Last session: Wed 25 Oct 2023 at 12:00 PM - This event has now passed

Challenging Hate Crime against LGBTQI People of Colour Workshop

Find out more about this type of hate crime and local developments to combat it.

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Workshops & Courses - Last session: Sun 19 Nov 2023 at 1:00 PM - This event has now passed

Singing workshop for low voices by The Sunday Boys

A singing workshop with The Sunday Boys, Manchester’s LGBTQ+ low-voiced choir and their founder and Artistic Director Michael Betteridge.

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