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This month

Kids -

Bury Youth Theatre

Fun drama classes for children and young people at The Met. Sessions on 21 Oct, 4 Nov, 11 Nov, 18 Nov, 25 Nov, 2 Dec, 9 Dec, and 16 Dec.

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Caravan

This event has been rescheduled to Saturday 16 October 2021.

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Aiming High

Aiming High is The Met’s specialist drama group for learning disabled and autistic young people. Sessions 24 Oct, 7 Nov, 14 Nov, 21 Nov, 28 Nov, 5 Dec, and 12 Dec.

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Wishbone Ash

This event has been rescheduled to Friday 29 October 2021.

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October Half-Term Drama Day

Explore Spooky Stories this October Half Term at The Met! For ages 6-10.

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Met Express Online

Met Express, The Met’s very own learning disability theatre company are back in action with a programme of online workshops.

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Literature -

Kids Poetry Workshop with Dommy B

Join us for a fun, creative workshop of weaving wonderful words and performing with flare!

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Kids -

Spark The Goblin Wizard

Can Spark The Goblin Wizard stop the strange new power threatening the woods? Half-term family fun with poet Dommy B for ages 5+.

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Gin and Chronic Arthritis

Rescheduled to Wednesday 7 April 2021.

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The Stumble

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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John Smith

Rescheduled to Saturday 29 May 2021.

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Harriet – The Piano Sessions

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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Le Vent du Nord – virtual show

A virtual concert by one of the most-exciting Quebecois bands in the world. Tickets are available to watch at home, or in person projected on a screen at The Met.

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My Darling Clementine

We are thrilled to welcome back My Darling Clementine for their first concert since lock-down. This show will feature their brand new album, Country Darkness: the songs of Elvis Costello.

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Cormac Neeson

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

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George! The ultimate tribute to George Harrison

This event has been rescheduled to Saturday 6 March 2021.

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Hue and Cry

Rescheduled to Thursday 4 March 2021.

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Coming soon

Music -
  • Sun 22 Nov 7:30 PM

Kathryn Roberts and Sean Lakeman

One of the most intriguing, uninhibited and popular duos on the British folk scene. Rescheduled from Friday 24 April.

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Skerryvore

Rescheduled to Friday 19 November 2021.

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Sam Brookes

London based songsmith and former Sunday Times ‘Breaking Act’ Sam Brookes is still one of the UK alt-folk’s best kept secrets.

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Kevin Montgomery

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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The Springsteen Sessions

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

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Comedy -
  • Thu 7 Jan 2021 6:00 PM, 9:00 PM
  • Fri 8 Jan 2021 7:30 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' nights. Rescheduled from September 2020.

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Livewire: The AC/DC Show

The hugely successful and unique six-man tribute to AC/DC returns to The Met. Rescheduled from Friday 26 June 2020.

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Music -

Chuck Prophet and The Mission Express

Chuck Prophet – singer songwriter extraordinaire – returns with his band The Mission Express. Rescheduled from Friday 29 May 2020.

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Music -

The Secret Sisters

Grammy-nominated duo The Secret Sisters arrive with their fourth album Saturn Return which grapples with love and loss. This event has been rescheduled from Thursday 11 June 2020.

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Music -

astrid

Duo Astrid come to The Met to play material from their new EP Storm Sessions. Rescheduled from Thursday 25 June 2020.

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Music -

IQ

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

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Jack Lukeman

Jack Lukeman is an Irish singer-songwriter, performer, and raconteur. Rescheduled from Saturday 23 May 2020.

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Comedy -

Henry Normal

Writer, poet, and tv and film producer Henry Normal comes to The Met to read from his new collection The Escape Plan. Rescheduled from Thursday 30 April 2020.

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Toyah

Rescheduled to 27 June 2021.

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Music -

Lanterns on the Lake

Mercury Music Prize-nominated for their 2020 album Spook The Herd, Lanterns On The Lake's sound remains vast, but this set of songs now feel urgent and intimate.

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Music -

Michael McGoldrick, John McCusker and John Doyle

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

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Hue and Cry

Hue and Cry return to The Met. Rescheduled from Friday 8 May and Saturday 21 November.

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Music -

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.

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Joshua Burnside

Deftly blends alt-folk and elements of the Irish folk song tradition with South American rhythms and Eastern European influences.

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Rachael McShane and the Cartographers

Best known as a member of Bellowhead, singer, cellist, fiddle and viola player comes to The Met with her new band. Rescheduled from Thursday 26 March 2020.

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Film -

The Golden Valley with Bury Cine Society

Archive film of the six townships of Bury Metropolitan Borough as they were thirty years ago. Rescheduled from Wednesday 18 March 2020 and Wednesday 26 August 2020.

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Music -

Limehouse Lizzy

Tribute band Limehouse Lizzy keep the spirit of Celtic rock icon Philip Lynott and his band Thin Lizzy alive and well. Rescheduled from Saturday 4 April 2020.

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Theatre -

Gin and Chronic Arthritis

Marilyn is not your typical Nanna. She drinks gin for breakfast, ice skates each Tuesday and has numerous internet lovers.

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Daoirí Farrell

Daoirí Farrell is one of most important folk singers to come out of Ireland in recent years. Rescheduled from 19 March 2020.

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Guns or Roses

The ultimate tribute to Guns N’ Roses, performing all their iconic hits. Rescheduled from Saturday 6 June 2020.

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Strangefish

Six-piece Manchester progressive rock band Strangefish play songs from their new album The Spotlight Effect. Rescheduled from 4 April 2020 and 26 September 2020.

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Theatre -

Barnum

The story of the life of PT Barnum, the inspiration behind The Greatest Showman. Rescheduled from Wednesday 22 - Saturday 25 April 2020.

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Music -

Harp and a Monkey

Award-winning modern folk trio Harp and a Monkey specialise in poignant, humorous and melodic songs and stories (traditional and original) about life, love and remembrance. Rescheduled from Friday 12 June 2020.

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Glenn Tilbrook

Glenn Tilbrook has more than earned his place at pop’s top table as one of our most cherished singers, guitarists and songwriters, not to mention an in-demand and endlessly endearing live performer.

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Grace Petrie and The Resistance Band

Grace Petrie returns with her uniquely warm and witty take on life, love and politics. Rescheduled from Friday 2 October 2020.

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Daphne’s Flight

Daphne's Flight features five of the finest singer-songwriters of their generation. Rescheduled from Saturday 16 May 2020.

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Create and Sing Hansel and Gretel

Primary age children from Bury perform material inspired by Engelbert Humperdinck's opera. Rescheduled from 27, 28 & 29 April 2020.

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Comedy -

Bernard Wrigley

Bernard Wrigley performs his unique blend of songs, stories, monologues, very silly one verse poems and guitar playing. Rescheduled from Thursday 2 April 2020 and Thursday 27 August 2020.

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Music -

Judie Tzuke

Judie Tzuke performs some of her classic back catalogue with stunning new piano arrangements. Rescheduled from Thursday 24 September 2020.

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Danni Nicholls

Acclaimed UK Americana singer-songwriter Danni Nicholls comes to The Met for her first headline show. rescheduled from Saturday 25 April 2020.

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Pinked Floyd

This seven-piece tribute band return to the Met with an engaging and energetic performance celebrating the magical music of Pink Floyd.

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Fairport Convention

The band that launched British folk-rock return with some musical surprises from albums old and new. Rescheduled from 27 May and 9 September.

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John Smith

Essex-born John Smith has built a reputation as one of the UK’s finest guitarists and songwriters. Rescheduled from Wednesday 20 May.

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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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Desperado (Eagles Tribute)

A two hour journey through your favourite Eagles songs from their first beginnings to their final album. Rescheduled from 2 May 2020 and 22 August 2020.

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A Night at the Musicals

Your favourite songs from the musicals, including Les Misérables, The Greatest Showman, Cats, Phantom of the Opera, and Miss Saigon. Rescheduled from 12 & 13 June 2020.

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Music -

The Wedding Present

Idiosyncratic post-punk legends. Rescheduled from Saturday 27 June and Thursday 17 September.

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Toyah

Toyah will perform her loved hit singles and classic songs, alongside recalling stories from her colourful, forty year career. Rescheduled from 20 February 2021.

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My Fair Lady

All Saint's (Elton) AOS present Lerner and Loewe’s much loved musical My Fair Lady. Rescheduled from July 2020.

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My Fair Lady

This event has been rescheduled to Wed 30 June - Saturday 3 July 2021.

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The Navy Lark

Classic radio comedy The Navy Lark comes live to the stage for the first time in over sixty years. Rescheduled from Thursday 16 April 2020 and Wednesday 26 August 2020.

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Music -

Whole Lotta Led

Whole Lotta Led are five musicians dedicated to performing the music of Led Zeppelin with skill, passion and respect. Rescheduled from 26 September 2020.

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Pink Floydian in concert

One of the finest and most authentic Pink Floyd tributes in the UK. Rescheduled from Saturday 10 October 2020.

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Comedy -

The Word Is Terry Christian

Join Terry Christian for a celebration of The Word, Channel 4's iconic and quintessentially nineties TV show. Rescheduled from Friday 16 October 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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August workshops

Workshops & Courses -

Learn Harmonica with Mat Walklate

A course in harmonica playing all levels, led by former British blues harmonica champion Mat Walklate. Sessions 21 Oct, 4 Nov, 11 Nov, 18 Nov, 25 Nov, 2 Dec, 9 Dec, and...

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