What's on at The Met

What's on > Summer and Autumn 2021

We’re looking forward to Summer and Autumn 2021 as a time when, if all goes well, we can start to welcome you back to The Met to safely enjoy brilliant live experiences.

The government’s Roadmap out of Lockdown gives July 19 as the earliest date from which we might be able to start more normal operations; here’s a list of the shows you can see from then onwards.

Theatre

Theatre - Last session: Wed 22 Sep 2021 at 7:30 PM - This event has now passed

Gin and Chronic Arthritis

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

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Comedy

Comedy - Last session: Thu 5 Aug 2021 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

First Thursday Comedy

Featuring Alex Boardman, Dan Nightingale, and Adam Rowe.

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Comedy - Last session: Fri 27 Aug 2021 at 9:00 PM - This event has now passed

Jason Manford: Like Me – Work in Progress

Jason Manford brings his new show Like Me to The Met for three 'Work In Progress' performances.

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Comedy - Last session: Thu 2 Sep 2021 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

First Thursday Comedy

Featuring Roger Monkhouse, Tony Wright, Nick Doody, and Alfie Moore.

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Comedy - Last session: Thu 7 Oct 2021 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

First Thursday Comedy

Featuring Mick Ferry, Simon Lomas, Nathan Caton and Tom Wrigglesworth.

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Comedy - Last session: Thu 4 Nov 2021 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

First Thursday Comedy

Featuring Danny Ward, Russell Arathoon, Josh Pugh, and Tony Law.

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Comedy - Last session: Wed 17 Nov 2021 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

Henry Normal

Writer, poet, and tv and film producer Henry Normal reads from his new collection The Escape Plan.

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First Thursday Comedy

Featuring The Honorable Tom Houghton, Stephen Bailey, and Alex Boardman.

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Film

Film - Last session: Wed 3 Nov 2021 at 7:30 PM - This event has now passed

The Golden Valley with Bury Cine Society

Bury Cine Society presents archive film of the six townships of Bury Metropolitan Borough as they were thirty years ago.

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Music

Music - Last session: Sun 29 Aug 2021 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

The Wedding Present

This event has been postponed until 2022. If you have a ticket, we will be in touch regarding the new date as soon as it is confirmed.

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Music - Last session: Thu 9 Sep 2021 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

Bird on the Wire: The songs of Leonard Cohen

Bird on the Wire are a ten-piece collective of outstanding musicians who interpret the music of Leonard Cohen.

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Music - Last session: Fri 10 Sep 2021 at 7:30 PM - This event has now passed

The Houghton Weavers

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

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Music - Last session: Sat 11 Sep 2021 at 7:30 PM - This event has now passed

A Foreigners Journey

This event has been rescheduled to 9 July 2022. Ticket holders will be contacted regarding the new date.

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Music - Last session: Thu 23 Sep 2021 at 7:30 PM - This event has now passed

Eddi Reader

Scotland's greatest living female voice celebrates forty years on stage.

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Music - Last session: Fri 24 Sep 2021 at 7:30 PM - This event has now passed

Some Kinda Wonderful: The Music of Stevie Wonder

A celebration of the genius of Stevie Wonder, featuring Noel McCalla and Derek Nash.

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Music - Last session: Thu 30 Sep 2021 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

John McCusker

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: Sat 2 Oct 2021 at 7:00 PM - This event has now passed

Chloe Foy

Singer-songwriter Chloe Foy returns to The Met to play songs from her brand new album Where Shall We Begin. Supported comes from Hannah Ashcroft

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Music - Last session: Sat 2 Oct 2021 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

Mad Dog Mcrea

Mad Dog Mcrea blend a unique mixture of folk rock, pop, gypsy jazz, bluegrass and ‘shake your ass’ music. Support comes from Headshrinkers.

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Music - Last session: Wed 6 Oct 2021 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

Thea Gilmore

Thea Gilmore is one of the UK's most gifted and celebrated singer-songwriters. She comes to The Met as part of her first ever tour performing completely solo. Supported comes from Steven Langstaff.

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Music - Last session: Thu 7 Oct 2021 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

Hope & Social

Anthemic songs, infectious melodies and a formidable live experience.

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Music - Last session: Sat 9 Oct 2021 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

That Joe Payne

Award-winning singer-songwriter Joe Payne showcases his debut solo album with an audio-visual extravaganza, accompanied by his full band. Supported by Dec Burke.

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Music - Last session: Sun 10 Oct 2021 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

Bootleg Blondie

Bootleg Blondie is the official Debbie Harry and Blondie tribute band and the only Blondie tribute to play the legendary CBGBs in New York City.

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Music - Last session: Mon 11 Oct 2021 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

Karine Polwart

Seven-times winner at The BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, Karine Polwart is a songwriter, musician, theatre maker, and author.

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Music - Last session: Thu 14 Oct 2021 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

Andy Fairweather Low and the Low Riders

Sweet soulful music from a remarkable band with a remarkable front man.

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Music - Last session: Fri 15 Oct 2021 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

Starlite Campbell Band

European blues award nominees the Starlite Campbell Band return to The Met with tracks from their new album The Language of Curiosity.

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Music - Last session: Sat 16 Oct 2021 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

Caravan

Caravan are considered by many to be the undisputed, unsung heroes of the British Prog movement.

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Music - Last session: Sat 23 Oct 2021 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

The Stumble

A blistering mix of blues, soul and old school r&b.

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Music - Last session: Fri 29 Oct 2021 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

Wishbone Ash

Discover for yourself why Wishbone Ash are one of the most enduring and popular bands in British rock.

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Music - Last session: Sat 30 Oct 2021 at 7:00 PM - This event has now passed

Lanterns on the Lake

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

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Music - Last session: Sat 30 Oct 2021 at 7:30 PM - This event has now passed

G2 Definitive Genesis

G2 Definitive Genesis pay tribute to Genesis’ four-man “Seconds Out” era, whilst also dipping back into the earlier Gabriel years.

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Music - Last session: Thu 4 Nov 2021 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

Michael McGoldrick, John McCusker and John Doyle

Top class folk songs, tunes and charming bonhomie from folk's legendary musical magpies Michael McGoldrick, John McCusker and John Doyle.

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Music - Last session: Thu 18 Nov 2021 at 7:00 PM - This event has now passed

Sam Brookes

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

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Music - Last session: Fri 19 Nov 2021 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

Skerryvore

With a mix of fiddle, accordions, pipes and whistles, alongside guitar and vocals, Skerryvore represent the best in contemporary Scottish traditional music.

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Music - Last session: Sun 21 Nov 2021 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

Rowan Rheingans – Dispatches on the Red Dress

Rescheduled to 15 September 2022.

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Music - Last session: Thu 25 Nov 2021 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

The Blockheads

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 Nov 2021 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: Sat 27 Nov 2021 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed

Joshua Burnside

Northern Irish experimental folk songwriter Joshua Burnside comes to The Met with songs from his acclaimed album Into the Depths of Hell.

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Awake Arise

A celebration of the riches of our varied winter traditions from five of the English folk scene’s most inventive artists.

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