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Bonnie & Clyde

Prestwich’s award winning amateur theatre company, PADOS, presents Bonnie & Clyde, a captivating musical that tells the true story of the infamous American outlaws Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow.

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The Bench: A Tale from Paradise Heights

It’s just a bench in the park, the one by the war memorial. Many have sat here, but before the end of the year one of them will be murdered here…

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Bury Music Presents: Roald Dahl’s Esio Trot

Roald Dahl’s book comes alive in this series of concerts performed by children from Bury primary schools.

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  • Fri 12 Jul 6:30 PM
  • Sat 13 Jul 1:30 PM, 6:30 PM + more times

Roald Dahl’s Matilda The Musical JR.

All Saints Elton Theatre Youth present Tim Minchin’s award-winning musical version of Roald Dahl's book.

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Beauty and the Beast – The Broadway Musical

All Saints Elton Theatre Company present the musical Beauty and the Beast.

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LOUD Cabaret

A new monthly queer cabaret night hosted at The Met! This month featuring Hunter Millington, AJ LeRoy, and Minute Taker. Host Nathaniel Hall.

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  • Thu 2 May 8:00 PM

First Thursday Comedy

Hilarious comedy at The Met on the First Thursday of every month. Featuring Michael Shafar, Paul McCaffrey, Jessie Nixon and MC Mick Ferry.

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LOUD Cabaret

A new monthly queer cabaret night hosted at The Met!

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Patrick Monahan: Exclusively

High energy comedy meets hilarious material. Patrick Monahan has toured 1,000 + venues, travelling more miles than NASA’s Space Flights! Catch him now before his Mars stadium tour!  

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First Thursday Comedy

Hilarious comedy at The Met on the First Thursday of every month. Featuring Dave Johns, Chris Washington, Jon Pearson and MC Ben van der Velde.

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LOUD Cabaret

A new monthly queer cabaret night hosted at The Met!

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First Thursday Comedy

Hilarious comedy at The Met on the First Thursday of every month.

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First Thursday Comedy

Hilarious comedy at The Met on the First Thursday of every month.

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Clare Ferguson-Walker and Robin Ince

Come and have a tour around two marvellous minds via the vehicles of poetry, story telling, jokes and general silliness.

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Clinton Baptiste: Roller Ghoster!

Britain’s most celebrated clairvoyant medium psychic (from Peter Kay’s ‘Phoenix Nights’) comes to The Met with his brand new hilarious one-man stand up show.

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Henry Normal and Nigel Planer

Comedians and poets Henry Normal and Nigel Planer join forces. Expect poetry, stories, jokes, Q & A, fun, knitwear and a few surprises.

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Steven P Taylor – Performance Poet

Comic poet Steven P Taylor is back with his latest show, in which he offers his tongue in cheek take on life.

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Family

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The School of Curiosity

Is your child aged between 7 and 14 and bursting with creativity? Do they love reading, making, and telling stories? Do they have a passion for exploring the world of imagination? Well,...

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Leaps and Bounds

A weekly dance workshop for children aged 5 – 11.

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Bury Youth Theatre

Performance and theatre skills for young people.

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Popstar Parties

Come to The Met and be treated like a star! Our popstar parties put you and your friends centre-stage with a VIP-style recording session in our state-of-the-art music studio.

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Rumpelstiltskin

Spin your dreams into gold with our newest panto offering, Rumpelstiltskin!

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  • Fri 24 May 8:00 PM

B-Movie: Lust & Sound in West-Berlin 1979–1989 with Mark Reeder

An exclusive screening of B-Movie: Lust & Sound in West-Berlin, 1979 - 1989, followed by a Q&A with the filmmaker Mark Reeder.

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The Manfreds

Nearly sixty years on from their 1960s heyday, The Manfreds return to perform their hits with original front man Paul Jones.

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The Haar

The Haar combines the fresh talent of traditional Irish singer Molly Donnery with three of the most exciting instrumentalists on the folk circuit: Cormac Byrne, Adam Summerhayes, and Murray Grainger.

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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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Blair Dunlop

Blair Dunlop has been hailed as one of the UK’s most accomplished folk songwriters.

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Aoife Scott

Aoife Scott is an award-winning folk singer and songwriter based in Dublin, Ireland.

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  • Wed 1 May 7:30 PM

The Zutons

Bury's vinyl record store Wax and Beans are bringing The Zutons to Bury to play a stripped back show on Wednesday 1 May.

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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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Annie Dressner

New York singer-songwriter Annie Dressner has a straightforward lyrical style, sharp ear for wordplay and crisp, lilting vocals which offer you a front row seat to her stories.

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The Mighty Jitters

North Manchester band The Mighty Jitters embrace the good vibe and dislike the bad.

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Newton Faulkner: Feels Like Home Tour 2

Newton Faulkner comes to The Met with his Feels Like Home Tour part 2, featuring a solo, mainly acoustic set of favourite songs.

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Talisk

Talisk have amassed a global following whilst redefining the folk genre. There’s captivating a crowd, and then there’s Talisk.

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Jenny Colquitt

Jenny Colquitt's music combines Americana, indie and folk rock and pop. She writes with soul, lyrical vulnerability and style to accompany her musicality both through keys and guitar. Supported by Joe Martin.

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Apollo Junction

Apollo Junction are a band on the rise having just delivered their third (and best) album Here We Are and embarking on their biggest ever UK tour.

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  • Sat 11 May 8:00 PM

Fleetwood Bac

The world’s first and best Fleetwood Mac tribute band.

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The Pitmen Poets

Featuring Lindisfarne singer and songwriter Billy Mitchell, Warhorse songman Bob Fox, Master of Tyneside song Benny Graham, and award-winning songwriter Jez Lowe.

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The Hackles

The Hackles have taken the UK by storm and come to The Met in May for this special performance. Get your tickets now and experience their indie-folk magic!

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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, and continue to be popular today.

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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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Gordon Giltrap and John Etheridge – Two Parts Guitar

Gordon Giltrap and John Etheridge join forces for an unforgettable evening of top class musicianship performed by two of the UK's most respected and influential guitarists.

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“Both Sides Now” play the Joni Mitchell Songbook

Both Sides Now, the UK’s only regular touring tribute to the songs of Joni Mitchell, are back on the road to celebrate Joni’s ever popular album Court & Spark.

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Breabach

Ranked among Scotland’s most skilled and imaginative contemporary folk acts, Breabach unite deep roots in Highland and Island tradition with the innovative musical ferment of their Glasgow base.

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Amelia Coburn

Award-winning folk songwriter Amelia Coburn comes to The Met with songs from her debut album Between The Moon and The Milkman.

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  • Fri 31 May 8:00 PM

Beat The Drum – The Runrig Experience

Join Beat The Drum – The Runrig Experience for an evening of music from the Celtic music giants Runrig.

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The New Radio Ballads: In the Footsteps of Ewan MacColl

A concert of songs and spoken word with Jez Lowe, Bob Fox and Julie Matthews.

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Jill Jackson

Jill Jackson is one of Scotland’s leading singer-songwriters and an acclaimed artist within the thriving international americana music scene.

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Bootleg Blondie

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

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Darren Wharton’s RENEGADE

eaturing ex-Thin Lizzy member Darren Wharton, RENEGADE play songs from the albums, Renegade, Chinatown and Thunder & Lighting, plus all the greatest hits loved by fans across the globe.

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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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MCR Made: A tribute to the music of Manchester

MCR Made faithfully reproduce the music of The Stone Roses, The Smiths, Oasis, New Order, Happy Mondays, Inspiral Carpets, and other Manchester legends.

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Poppycock + Vee VV

Poppycock's music straddles the gothic, bluesy, and ethereal; Vee VV purvey blistering, white hot, contemporary agit-noise.

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The Fugitives

The Fugitives are a Vancouver-based acoustic folk-roots group. They come to The Met with songs from their breakthrough sixth album, No Help Coming.

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David Woodman

David Woodman’s music inhabits the space where country, blues and folk intersect. This show at The Met marks the launch of his sixth album Family. Support comes from David’s son, Matt Woodman.

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CODA: A Tribute to Led Zeppelin

CODA: A Tribute to Led Zeppelin are Europe’s most authentic and exciting Led Zeppelin tribute band, replicating the power, excitement and magic of a Led Zeppelin show like no other.

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Manchester International Roots Orchestra

The Manchester International Roots Orchestra (MIRO) is a unique ensemble of musicians with roots from across the world including refugee musicians.

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Arctic Numpties plus guests

Yorkshire's very own tribute to the Arctic Monkeys with an authenticity that is hard to beat.

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STAX of SOUL – The Legacy Tour 2024

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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Sleeper

Join Britpop legends Sleeper at The Met.

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The Sunday Boys – Here and Queer

An evening of choral music from The Sunday Boys combined with sounds of the contemporary club scene.

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Edwina Hayes

Edwina Hayes brings together English folk, Americana and the rich northern singer-songwriter tradition to create a sound that’s truly her own. Supported by Tom Johnson.

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The Smiths Ltd

With an authenticity and provenance that’s hard to beat The Smiths Ltd are the ultimate tribute. If you never saw The Smiths then this is your chance to experience the thrill of...

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Pinked Floyd

An evening packed with favourites from the timeless albums Dark Side of the Moon, The Wall, The Division Bell (30th anniversary), Wish You Were Here, Animals, and A Momentary Lapse of Reason.

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Elvis: As It Was

The sensational Tommy Holland and The Rising Sun band perform an incredible night of Elvis’s music all faithfully recreated to bring an authentic feel, look and sound of the period of his...

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Wishbone Ash

The legendary Wishbone Ash perform their biggest-selling album Live Dates 2, along with songs from many of their other, much-loved albums.

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Jack Rutter

Yorkshire folk singer Jack Rutter is one of the standout voices of the folk, roots and acoustic music scene.

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Judie Tzuke – Jude The Unsinkable

Judie Tzuke is one of the UK's finest singer-songwriters. This intimate evening will see her perform old favourites alongside songs from her new album, Jude The Unsinkable.

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80’s Mania

Europe's premier 1980s tribute concert comes to The Met, featuring twenty-eight chart topping eighties icons recreated live on stage!

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The Enid

We're thrilled to welcome The Enid back to The Met for this special concert celebration of their fiftieth anniversary.

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Chris While and Julie Matthews

One of the finest and most loved duos on the British folk-roots stage, Chris While and Julie Matthews return to The Met in celebration of their thirtieth anniversary.

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Joshua Burnell

Joshua Burnell makes baroque pop for the modern world. Expect hooky melodies drenched in warm, retro-synth textures, reverbing guitars, lush harmonies and words that make you think.

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Calan

One of Britain’s most innovative and thrilling folk bands, Calan return to play tracks from their highly anticipated album Nefydd.

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China Crisis – China Greatness Tour

China Crisis return to The Met in support of their latest album release, China Greatness.

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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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Christine Collister: Children of the Sea

Touring for the first time in four years, Christine Collister will be performing songs from the Children of the Sea project along with a selection of old favourites.

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Nell Bryden

American singer-songwriter Nell Bryden returns to The Met with "I Love You So Much I’m Blind", a new and deeply personal album which may be her most emotionally powerful to date.

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Steve Knightley

Steve Knightley, former Show of Hands frontman, returns to The Met with a solo show.

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ABBA Reunion

Re-live the addictive ABBA phenomena that swept the world in the 70s and 80s with this truly authentic, feel good, party style tribute concert. Featuring all of ABBA's greatest hits from Mamma...

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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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Herman’s Hermits

Formed in Manchester in 1964, Herman’s Hermits are, to this day, a hugely popular touring band, thrilling audiences worldwide with their unique sound and warm humour.

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Project Smok

Project Smok is an award-winning trio of nonconformist and progressive Scottish folk musicians.

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Jean Genie – The best of David Bowie

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

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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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The Nashville Nights Tour

Get ready to be transported to the heart of Music City as Kaitlyn Baker, Joe Lasher and their band take you on a musical journey through country music history.

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Chris Difford

Chris Difford plays songs from the Squeeze catalogue and from his solo albums. A bit of stand up... with a bit of sit down.

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Ultimate Coldplay

The world’s most accurate Coldplay tribute. Expect all the biggest hits including Paradise, Fix You, Viva la Vida, My Universe and Yellow.

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Workshops & Courses

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Home Educated Drama Workshop

A brand new weekly drama class specially created for children and young people who are home educated.

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Movers and Shakers

A fun movement-led workshop for children aged 1-5 and their grown-ups.

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Meet Me at The Met

Meet Me at The Met is a social arts group for over 50s. Join us at The Met for a fun, relaxed and social time with friends old and new.

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No Barriers

A bespoke mentoring programme for young adults aged 16-25 years old.

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Northern Female Voices

A brand new programme to support and amplify Northern female-identifying voices to write.

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RockFit Rockathon

Join Jenny for a 1.5hr Rockathon to all of your favourite Rock and Heavy Metal tracks.

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Sketchbook Shindig

A monthly social for creatives to gather together, catch up and be inspired Two Crows style!

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Pen, Paper, Pose!

Join Lee Crocker for a lively figure drawing event for all levels of experience with a great playlist and random prizes. Basic materials available and the bar will be open!

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Cut It Out Collage Club

Led by Alison Erika Forde, why not try our monthly collage club for a creative way to relax?

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Met Express

Met Express is The Met’s very own learning disability theatre company.

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Life Drawing with Two Crows Studios

Develop your drawing skills with our monthly life drawing session for all levels.

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After School Art

This child friendly session is a chance to get creative after school and stretch those creative muscles.

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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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Mono Printing

Led by Lee Crocker, join us for this fun introduction to mono printing.

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Zine-Making

Led by Alison Erika Forde, this is a zine making workshop for everyone. 

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Rainbow Doodle Disco

Join us for this fun family event as Bury celebrates pride. There will be open decks and plenty of rainbow doodling for the whole family.

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Sketchbook Shindig 

A monthly social for creatives to gather together, catch up and be inspired Two Crows style!

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Draw Your Place

This inspiring workshop will take you through urban sketching to get you inspired by your surroundings.

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Cut It Out Collage Club

Led by Alison Erika Forde, why not try our monthly collage club for a creative way to relax?

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Pen, Paper, Pose!

Join Lee Crocker for a lively figure drawing event for all levels of experience with a great playlist and random prizes. Basic materials available and the bar will be open!

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Life Drawing with Two Crows Studios

Develop your drawing skills with our monthly life drawing session for all levels.

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After School Art

This child friendly session is a chance to get creative after school and stretch those creative muscles.

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Start Sketchin’ with Crocker Art

Artist Lee Crocker is renowned for believing drawing is for everyone and inspiring and encouraging you to give it a go in these lively relaxed sessions for everyone to enjoy.

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Learn Harmonica (29 Apr – 15 Jul)

A course in harmonica playing all levels, led by former British blues harmonica champion Mat Walklate. Sessions 22 April – 24 June 2024.

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Cut It Out Collage Club

Led by Alison Erika Forde, why not try our monthly collage club for a creative way to relax?

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RockFit – Rock-fest!

Join Tia for all your favourite festival bands in one rock heavy fitness session! No wellies required!

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Comic Con Pen, Paper, Pose!

Join Lee Crocker for a lively figure drawing event that is Comic Con inspired for all levels of experience with a great playlist and random prizes. Basic materials available and the bar will...

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Metro Jazz (15 Apr – 1 Jul)

Metro Jazz is The Met’s own community jazz orchestra led by experienced saxophonist and educator Munch Manship.

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