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Chuck Prophet and The Mission Express

Rescheduled to Friday 11 June 2021.

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Camilla George Quartet

This event has unfortunately been cancelled, due to the New Year lockdown in England.

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The Secret Sisters

This event has been rescheduled to Sunday 13 June 2021.

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Jaz DeLorean solo

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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First Thursday Comedy

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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astrid

This event has unfortunately been cancelled, due to the New Year lockdown in England.

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My Darling Clementine

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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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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Bury Youth Theatre Online

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

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IQ

Rescheduled to Friday 11 & Saturday 12 February 2022.

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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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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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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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Jack Lukeman

This event has been cancelled.

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Tom Brace: Eat, Sleep, AMAZE, Repeat

Tom Brace brings his new socially distanced magic show to The Met. Find out what a magician does when facing a national lockdown. Suitable for the whole family.

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Toyah

Rescheduled to 27 June 2021.

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Dennis Rollins’ Velocity Trio

Featuring British trombone player Dennis Rollins, Velocity Trio marry refined contemporary jazz arrangements with simmering grooves. Part of mjf @ The Met.

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Lanterns on the Lake

Rescheduled to Saturday 30 October.

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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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Hue and Cry

Rescheduled to Friday 22 October 2021.

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George! The ultimate tribute to George Harrison

Rescheduled to Friday 30 July 2021.

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Martin Harley solo

Following the success of the Roll With The Punches band tour across the UK and Europe, Martin Harley takes to the road for a run of intimate solo acoustic shows.

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Rob Heron and Tom Cronin

Western swing, blues, country, and rock'n'roll from two of the founding members of Rob Heron and The Tea Pad Orchestra.

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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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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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John Helliwell’s Ever Open Door

An eclectic collection of ballads, songs, and folk tunes from an intimate sextet led by the enigmatic sax legend that is John Helliwell. Part of mjf @ The Met.

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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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Kevin Montgomery

Nashville singer-songwriter Kevin Montgomery returns to The Met. Rescheduled from Wednesday 1 April 2020 and Friday 4 December 2020.

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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.

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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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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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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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The Breath

BBC Radio 2 Folk Award nominees, featuring Ríoghnach Connolly and Stuart McCallum. Part of mjf @ The Met.

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Glenn Tilbrook

Rescheduled to Saturday 26 March 2022.

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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

This event has been cancelled.

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Hannah White and The Nordic Connections

British singer-songwriter Hannah White performs both as a solo artist and with Norwegian A-listers The Nordic Connections. With special guest Robbie Cavanagh.

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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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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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Chuck Prophet and The Mission Express

Chuck Prophet returns with his band The Mission Express. Rescheduled from Friday 29 May 2020 and Thursday 21 January 2021.

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The Secret Sisters

Grammy-nominated duo The Secret Sisters arrive with their fourth album Saturn Return. This event has been rescheduled from Thursday 11 June 2020 and Sunday 24 January 2021.

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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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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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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 2020 and January 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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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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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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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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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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