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Kats Dance Academy presents SHOWTIME

A dancing show arranged by Kats Dance Academy based in Heywood.

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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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Springsteen Acoustic Sessions

Springsteen Acoustic Sessions aims to capture a flavour of the Netflix phenomenon that is known as Springsteen On Broadway.

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BURN – a tribute to Deep Purple

Featuring over two hours of hi-octane Deep Purple classics from all eras.

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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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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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Sleeper

Join Britpop legends Sleeper at The Met.

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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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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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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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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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China Crisis – China Greatness Tour

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

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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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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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  • 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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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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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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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 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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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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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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  • 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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Project Smok

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

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Comedy -

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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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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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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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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  • 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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Latest workshops on sale

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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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Life Drawing with Two Crows Studios

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

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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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Draw Your Place

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

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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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Mono Printing

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

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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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After School Art

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

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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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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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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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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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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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Sketchbook Shindig 

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

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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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Zine-Making

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

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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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Northern Female Voices

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

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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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RockFit Rockathon

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

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Family -

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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Family -

Leaps and Bounds

A weekly dance workshop for children aged 5 – 11.

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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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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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Family -

Bury Youth Theatre

Performance and theatre skills for young people.

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Met Express

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

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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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Aiming High

Aiming High is The Met’s specialist drama group for learning disabled and autistic young people.

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