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April 2019

April

24

Speed Dating in Manchester

Wednesday, Wednesday, April 24, 2019
slug and lettuce, Manchester

Manchester Speed Dating About Speed Dating in Manchester Events At one of our Manchester Speed Dating events, you will have four minutes to chat to each date. Four minutes is long enough to see if you click with the person you are talking to and whether you would like to see them again and also short enough if you don't.


April

25

April “Barcarolle, Ballade No 3"

Thursday, Thursday, April 25, 2019
St Ann’s Church , Manchester

PROGRAMME: Ballade No.3 in Ab op.


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April

26

Gary Meikle - the iBrow guy

Friday, Friday, April 26, 2019
The Dancehouse Theatre, Manchester

Scottish comedy award winner & viral sensation Gary Meikle has risen through the ranks quicker than most and is now in high demand at the best comedy clubs across the UK! He has recently been supporting huge names such as Jason Manford, Tom Stade & Milton Jones and now he's bringing his own show, The iBrow Guy, to the people as part of his semi-permanent tour! He'll guide us throw eyebrow etiquette, logic, laws and how it's changed his life as he'll now forevermore be known as the eyebrow guy. Gary will lay before you his remarkable life story about how he's survived a troubled childhood to defy the odds, raised a daughter without her mother and became a granddad all before he was 40! As well as all this we'll get an insight into the workings of his mind, his thoughts and his opinions, of which he dare not verbalise until now! Gary is not one for mincing his words so expect the unexpected from this playfully dark effervescent rising star.


Gimme Abba - 20th Anniversary Tour

Friday, Friday, April 26, 2019
The Citadel, St Helens

NOT JUST ANOTHER ABBA TRIBUTE “ABBA have left a fine musical legacy, and it’s in good hands.” Gimme ABBA have been performing this fabulous tribute for over 19 years, and in 2019 they will be celebrating their 20th anniversary! After 20 years of performances, Gimme Abba are now established as one of the best loved UK tributes to Abba! This unique stage show has developed over the years into more than just another ABBA tribute show, reproducing the charismatic stage presence of the flamboyant and glam front four.


Legends of Laughter

Friday, Friday, April 26, 2019
The Monaco, Hindley

Mick Miller Comedy has evolved over the years and so has Mick Miller. He got his big break on ITV’s “New Faces” which was the premier talent show of its day.


April

27

Absolute Bowie celebrate the life of David Bowie i

Saturday, Saturday, April 27, 2019
Waterside, Greater Manchester

Without doubt the best and by far the most popular David Bowie tribute in Europe and now in their 11th year. Winners of the ‘Best Bowie Tribute’ and ‘Best Tribute Band in the UK’ at the Agents Association of Great Britain Awards July 2018.


Croquet for Beginners

Saturday, Saturday, April 27, 2019
Bowdon Croquet Club, Bowdon

Bowdon Croquet Club invites you to attend a taster session where you will be introduced to the game of croquet and one of the most sociable clubs in the UK. Cost £10pp + £1.


Funtopia at Northwich

Saturday, Saturday, April 27, 2019
Verdin Park, Northwich

Filled with bouncy castles, activity inflatables, under 5's area, circus skills, interactive play system and much more! Delicious BBQ and sweet stall available to quench your thirst and tickle your taste buds! Funtopia at Northwich is 'pay and play all day!'. So when you've purchased your wristband you can go on any activity as many times as you like - all included in the price! Toddlers will love playing in our Under 5's areas, which is filled with Soft Play, Ball Pool, Bouncy Castle and more! Older children can compete with mum or dad on our high energy Bungee Runs, Sumo Suits, Inflata-bull and Lights Out Table.


Manchester Wine Tasting Experience Day ' Vine to W

Saturday, Saturday, April 27, 2019
The Midland Hotel, Manchester

Our Manchester Wine-Tasting Courses are fantastic days out learning about wine in a relaxed and fun environment - suitable for everyone from the absolute beginner through to budding wine enthusiast. It's a fullWine-Tasting Experience Day where you'll taste 14 Wines, learn about food and wine matching, how to spot a corked wine and much, much more.


Nouvelle-Vague Fifteenth Anniversary Tour

Saturday, Saturday, April 27, 2019
Gorilla, Manchester

This cult French New Wave band, once home to the sultry vocalist Camille are probably one of the coolest cover bands you could ever see. Formed by French producers Marc Collin and Oliver Libaux the band have featured a number of female vocailsts who have gone on to have successful solo careers, including  Camille, Phoebe Killdeer, Mélanie Pain, and Nadéah Miranda.


The Courtbetweeners

Saturday, Saturday, April 27, 2019
The Citadel, St Helens

After seeing the Courteeners smash T in the Park, Reading and the 2016 support slot to the Stone Roses the lads couldn’t believe that there wasn’t a tribute to this amazing band, they decided to do something about it. Featuring songs from St Jude, Falcon and Anna enjoy the massive anthems of Courteeners with tracks such as The Opener and Are You In Love With A Notion, re-live the first album with Bide Your Time and Fallowfield Hillbilly and go crazy to crowd favourites like Not Nineteen Forever and What Took You So Long.


April

28

Over the Moon - A First Opera for Babies (11:30am)

Sunday, Sunday, April 28, 2019
The Citadel, St Helens

Over the Moon weaves together gentle classical music with familiar nursery rhymes and games in an interactive musical adventure for babies. Join us for musical tickling, stretching, chomping and stamping as we journey together through the day: waking, eating, playing and sleeping.


Over the Moon - A First Opera for Babies (2:30pm)

Sunday, Sunday, April 28, 2019
The Citadel, St Helens

Over the Moon weaves together gentle classical music with familiar nursery rhymes and games in an interactive musical adventure for babies. Join us for musical tickling, stretching, chomping and stamping as we journey together through the day: waking, eating, playing and sleeping.


Tea Dance - Free Event! | Striding Truth

Sunday, Sunday, April 28, 2019
The Larkhill Centre, Timperley

It's time to get your toes tapping at the Striding Truth Tea Dance, a FREE event for all the family! All you need to hit the dancefloor is bags of enthusiasm and a big smile on your face! New and old friends, families, teenagers, couples, Mums, Dad dancers, groovy Grans and Grandpas or just flying solo - let's dance! This is an opportunity for everyone to come together and have a wonderful fun-filled afternoon. Whether you want to have a boogie or simply sit and watch the revelries with a smile - ALL are welcome.


April

30

Clear Bright Future

Tuesday, Tuesday, April 30, 2019
The Dancehouse Theatre, Manchester

Join Paul Mason, writer, film-maker and one of the left's leading thinkers as he discusses his new book CLEAR BRIGHT FUTURE: A Radical Defence of the Human Being with BBC 6 Music's Stuart Maconie. We face a triple threat: the rise of authoritarian politicians and the destruction of verifiable truth; the possibility of intelligent machines whose existence will wipe out human claim to agency, rights and consciousness; and a spreading fatalism and irrationality, which has made millions of people susceptible to the mythologies of the new right.


Paul Mason in conversation with Stuart Maconie

Tuesday, Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Dancehouse Theatre, Manchester

Join Paul Mason, writer, film-maker and one of the left's leading thinkers as he discusses his new book CLEAR BRIGHT FUTURE: A Radical Defence of the Human Being with BBC 6 Music's Stuart Maconie. We face a triple threat: the rise of authoritarian politicians and the destruction of verifiable truth; the possibility of intelligent machines whose existence will wipe out human claim to agency, rights and consciousness; and a spreading fatalism and irrationality, which has made millions of people susceptible to the mythologies of the new right.


May 2019

May

3

'Sinatra at the Sands' Curtis Stigers +Ronnie Scot

Friday, Friday, May 3, 2019
The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

Ronnie Scott’s presents: ‘Sinatra at the Sands’ and more… performed by Curtis Stigers and the Ronnie Scott’s Big Band Iconic jazz institution Ronnie Scott’s presents the Internationally acclaimed US vocalist Curtis Stigers, channelling the hip, swinging chemistry of Frank Sinatra and the Count Basie Orchestra in celebration of the classic album Sinatra at the Sands. Curtis will be joining forces with the U.


The Smiths Ltd

Friday, Friday, May 3, 2019
The Citadel, St Helens

The Smiths Ltd was formed in Manchester, UK the hometown of The Smiths. After an extensive search to find the perfect Morrissey, the band played their first gig to an audience of avid Smiths fans.


May

4

IO Earth

Saturday, Saturday, May 4, 2019
The Citadel, St Helens

Back by popular demand, presented by The Classic Rock Society One of the most exciting progressive rock bands on the UK scene at the moment, IO Earth released their debut album back in 2009. Led by the creative axis of Dave Cureton (guitars) and Adam Gough (keyboards), the band have released four albums to increasingly popular acclaim, with second album Moments being followed by the double disc epic New World and finally their latest, the stunning conceptual work Solitude.


KNT Danceworks 10th Anniversary Show

Saturday, Saturday, May 4, 2019
The Dancehouse Theatre, Manchester

Join us to watch the adult students of KNT Danceworks as they perform in the 10 year anniversary show! Dancers from all over Manchester (and beyond!) who attend our weekly evening classes, from beginners to advanced will be coming together to demonstrate their talents in ballet, pointe work, jazz, tap and contemporary. An exciting variety of choreography and music, we're certain there's something there for everyone to enjoy! A celebration of the dancers who made KNT Danceworks, dance and music under one very happy roof!.


Manchester Reggae Festival

Saturday, Saturday, May 4, 2019
Manchester Acadamy, Manchester

Manchester Reggae Festival has been rescheduled to Saturday 4th May! Two rooms of pure Reggae, Dub & Roots! Channel One Sound System take over one room all night long and a full ensemble of artists make up the line-up for room two: ROOM 1 - CHANNEL ONE SOUND SYSTEM *Channel One all night long!* ROOM 2 - TROJAN SOUND SYSTEM Supa4 Creation Iration Steppas Gardna Kenny Knots Parly B Vixen Sound Nuusic 18+ only.


May

5

May Day Steamings

Sunday, Sunday, May 5, 2019
Bolton Steam Museum, Bolton

Our volunteers have rescued and restored 30 old textile mill steam engines, some of the machines which once powered the cotton mills and woolen mills of the north of England. Our oldest engine is now 180 years old and most are over 100 years old.


May

9

Stephen Morris ‘Record Play Pause’ Book Event

Thursday, Thursday, May 9, 2019
The Dancehouse Theatre, Manchester

'Record Play Pause' is the first volume of Joy Division / New Order drummer Stephen Morris's life story. At this exclusive event he'll be reading from the book, discussing his life and work with DJ/writer Dave Haslam, and signing copies of 'Record Play Pause' (available to buy at the venue on the night).


May

11

Luke Daniels & Rihab Azar

Saturday, Saturday, May 11, 2019
The Citadel, St Helens

Includes a short interview with Rihab Azar Kaleidoscope Music Memes Imagine being able to create your own musical pieces from ‘sound lego’ using your smart phone before sharing your ideas with professional musicians ahead of a planned live performance. Luke Daniels the award winning and critically acclaimed folk musician and singer hosts a series of folk and world music concerts at Citadel St Helens that will make use of mobile technology to jointly create new music with audiences in the run up to each performance.


The Little Welly Goes Wild - Kids OCR Family Festi

Saturday, Saturday, May 11, 2019
Arley Hall & Gardens, Northwich

Let your kids Go Wild, Get Muddy and have a ‘Best Day Ever’! A day at The Little Welly is jam-packed full of fun, adventure and memories in the making! We choose beautiful countryside locations and using the landscape and natural features design a 3km course with over 30 big obstacles - involving water, foam and of course MUD! But there’s so much more, we have a festival field full of activities, music, live entertainment and seriously yummy refreshments! We love inspiring families to get outdoors, get active and share quality time together whilst having the most fun possible. But don’t worry safety is also our no.


May

12

Inside (10:15am performance)

Sunday, Sunday, May 12, 2019
The Citadel, St Helens

Recommended age for this show – Ages 1 – 4 year olds “What was it like in mummy’s tummy?” Have you ever heard this question? Or tried to answer? We did and the result is ‘Inside’. Join us on an immersive journey from conception to birth and share a very special experience with your little one.


Inside (11:45am performance)

Sunday, Sunday, May 12, 2019
The Citadel, St Helens

Recommended ages for this show – Ages 1 – 2.5 year olds “What was it like in mummy’s tummy?” Have you ever heard this question? Or tried to answer? We did and the result is ‘Inside’.


Inside (1:30pm performance)

Sunday, Sunday, May 12, 2019
The Citadel, St Helens

Recommended ages for this show – Ages 2.5 – 4 year olds “What was it like in mummy’s tummy?” Have you ever heard this question? Or tried to answer? We did and the result is ‘Inside’.


Mencap Manchester Heaton Park 5km or 10km 12th May

Sunday, Sunday, May 12, 2019
Heaton Park Manchester, Greater Manchester

. Choose your distance - take on a 1km, 5km or 10km route around the largest urban park in Europe.


May

15

Airbnb Smart Hosting Seminar - Manchester

Wednesday, Wednesday, May 15, 2019
BoConcept Furniture Store, Manchester

HEY you're looking summertime fine but is your rental income? Pass the Keys "Airbnb Smart Hosting Seminar" in Manchester 2019 is here to help you!    "It's money week, each week, Because summer season is peak, Come to this seminar, the opportunity is unique, We'll answer all your questions, don't miss-peak! "   That's right, short-term lets are at their highest peak during summer! With Airbnb quickly gaining traction in Manchester, it indicates the perfect time to increase your rental income! If you’re interested in letting out your property, this seminar will give you a unique insight into the short-term letting world. Having successfully hosted thousands of Airbnb guests and managing properties on behalf of hundreds of hosts, we can provide you with helpful tips to maximise your income.


May

17

Andrea Gibson - Lord of the Butterflies Tour

Friday, Friday, May 17, 2019
The Dancehouse, Manchester

In a fierce oscillation between activism and love, Andrea Gibson's newest literary triumph, Lord of the Butterflies, is a masterful showcase from the renowned poet whose writing and performances have captured the hearts of millions. An artful and nuanced look at gender, romance, loss, and family, this is also a book of protest.


DS:UK...in tribute to Dire Straits

Friday, Friday, May 17, 2019
The Citadel, St Helens

DS:UK…in tribute to Dire Straits is one of the most faithful tribute bands in the UK today, performing all of Dire Straits biggest tracks including Sultans of Swing, Walk of Life, Romeo and Juliet and Money for nothing with an unsurpassed attention to detail in re-creating the sounds and arrangements of the original recordings and live performances. Mark Knopfler was also known for using an array of guitars that gave each of his songs their iconic character and Dire Straits Lead Guitarist performs with all of the appropriate guitars and very careful amp and cab modelling of Knopfler’s various set ups that give DS:UK…in tribute to Dire Straits an unparalleled authenticity.


Greater Manchester Business Expo 2019

Friday, Friday, May 17, 2019
USN Bolton Arena, Bolton

The Greater Manchester Business Expo will take place in Bolton for the first time at the USN Bolton Arena, hot on the heels of the ground-breaking Lancashire Business Expo held annually at The Guild Hall in Preston. Organisers, Shout Network Ltd.


May

18

Larry Dean - Bampot Tour

Saturday, Saturday, May 18, 2019
The Dancehouse Theatre, Manchester

Fresh from a sell-out international tour and smash-hit Live at the Apollo debut, Larry Dean has a new hour of 'unexpected and excellent' **** (Times) thoughts on Scottishness, sodomites and self-esteem..


Secret Affair “Glory Boys” 40th Anniversary Tour

Saturday, Saturday, May 18, 2019
Gorilla, Manchester

Secret Affair are very proud to announce the 40th Anniversary Tour of the album Glory Boys by releasing the first 50 tickets for all 14 show at £2.40 – these limited edition tickets go on sale Wednesday 19th September 2018 at 10:00 am.


The Patriots

Saturday, Saturday, May 18, 2019
The Citadel, St Helens

Formed in mid-2013, The Patriots made a name for themselves in their local town with a blend of popular yet diverse covers and their original material. In 2016 they sold out the citadel for the release of their EP, Lost in Lights.


Vivaldi’s Four Seasons by Candlelight

Saturday, Saturday, May 18, 2019
St Ann's Church, Manchester

Celebrate the end of the week with The Piccadilly Sinfonietta, an exciting new orchestra featuring some of the UK’s most outstanding young professional musicians, led by the sensational violinist Martyn Jackson. This dynamic ensemble present a programme of some of the greatest classical music ever written including Vivaldi’s masterpiece, “The Four Seasons” in the beautiful surroundings of St Ann’s Church, in the heart of Manchester, by the evocative glow of candlelight.


May

19

Anderton Boat Lift 10K and Fun Run

Sunday, Sunday, May 19, 2019
Anderton Boat Lift, Northwich

After the success of last year's inaugural 10K and Fun Run, we are pleased to announce that it'll be returning for 2019 on Sunday 19 May. The event will be hosted by successful national race organisers, Bolton-based Time2Run Events UK.


May

22

Jon Ronson | The Last Days of August

Wednesday, Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Manchester Albert Hall, MANCHESTER

Critically acclaimed, award-winning, best-selling writer, journalist and documentary filmmaker Jon Ronson returns to the UK in May with his new show Tales from The Last Days of August and The Butterfly Effect. In this brand new show, Jon will recount his recent adventures in the porn world - based on his hit podcasts The Butterfly Effect and The Last Days of August.


May

23

Dead Funny

Thursday, Thursday, May 23, 2019
The Citadel, St Helens

The Northern Comedy return to The Citadel one last time with this hilarious comedy by Terry Johnson that celebrates vintage British comedy. While Eleanor wants a child, her willing partner, Richard, is too busy running the Dead Funny Society.


May

24

Absolute Bowie celebrate the life of David Bowie i

Friday, Friday, May 24, 2019
The Longfield Suite, Prestwich

Without doubt the best and by far the most popular David Bowie tribute in Europe and now in their 10th year. Winners of the ‘Best Bowie Tribute’ and ‘Best Tribute Band in the UK’ at the Agents Association of Great Britain Awards July 2018.


Dead Funny

Friday, Friday, May 24, 2019
The Citadel, St Helens

The Northern Comedy return to The Citadel one last time with this hilarious comedy by Terry Johnson that celebrates vintage British comedy. While Eleanor wants a child, her willing partner, Richard, is too busy running the Dead Funny Society.


May

25

Dead Funny

Saturday, Saturday, May 25, 2019
The Citadel, St Helens

The Northern Comedy return to The Citadel one last time with this hilarious comedy by Terry Johnson that celebrates vintage British comedy. While Eleanor wants a child, her willing partner, Richard, is too busy running the Dead Funny Society.


May "The Preludes"

Saturday, Saturday, May 25, 2019
St Ann’s Church , Manchester

PROGRAMME: Impromptu No.1 in Ab op.


May

26

A Little Comedy

Sunday, Sunday, May 26, 2019
The Dancehouse Theatre, Manchester

Please note, this production is in the Bulgarian language only. Most of the great Chekhov's plays are described as a comedy, but most often people come out from the theatre with tears in their eyes.


Luke Daniels & Abel Selaocoe

Sunday, Sunday, May 26, 2019
The Citadel, St Helens

Includes a short interview with Abel Selaocoe Kaleidoscope Music Memes Imagine being able to create your own musical pieces from ‘sound lego’ using your smart phone before sharing your ideas with professional musicians ahead of a planned live performance. Luke Daniels the award winning and critically acclaimed folk musician and singer hosts a series of folk and world music concerts at Citadel St Helens that will make use of mobile technology to jointly create new music with audiences in the run up to each performance.


Spring Bank Holiday Steamings

Sunday, Sunday, May 26, 2019
Bolton Steam Museum, Bolton

Our volunteers have rescued and restored 30 old textile mill steam engines, some of the machines which once powered the cotton mills and woolen mills of the north of England. Our oldest engine is now 180 years old and most are over 100 years old.


May

31

SHOWADDYWADDY

Friday, Friday, May 31, 2019
The Monaco, Hindley

Showaddywaddy had more UK hits in the 1970s than any other act…including Abba! From their winning appearance on an edition of 'New Faces', the 'Britain's Got Talent' of the day, to become runners-up in the series' 'All Winners Final', it took just a matter of months until the band released and secured their debut hit, 'Hey Rock And Roll', which reached #2 in the UK Singles Chart. This 'Greatest Hits' vinyl LP collection, features 16 of the band's best-known singles, including nine Top Ten hits and the Million-Selling #1 single, 'Under The Moon Of Love'.


June 2019

June

1

Fiesta Bombarda 7th Birthday Party

Saturday, Saturday, June 1, 2019
Manchester Acadamy, Manchester

Fiesta Bombarda have announced they will be returning to Liverpool for an intimate show in the Williamson Tunnels to celebrate their birthday on Saturday 1st June 2019. Fiesta Bombarda is a vibrant event that travels across the UK, taking some of the biggest names in Reggae, Afrobeat, Jungle, Dub and Brass to the best venues and most unique spaces they can think of.


The Doors Alive

Saturday, Saturday, June 1, 2019
The Citadel, St Helens

The Doors Alive widely regarded as the closest and most enthralling representation of the legendary 1960’s rock gods, The Doors, in the world today. The band formed in 2005.


June

4

Tan France

Tuesday, Tuesday, June 4, 2019
The Dancehouse, Manchester

In his first ever UK public appearance, Penguin Live presents Tan France at The Dancehouse, Manchester, for an exclusive evening of discussion to celebrate the publication of his memoir Naturally Tan. Tan will be in-conversation about his memoir Naturally Tan, discussing what it was like to grow up gay in a traditional South Asian family, as one of the few people of colour in South Yorkshire.


Achy Breaky Bride

Tuesday, Tuesday, June 4, 2019
St Helens Theatre Royal, St Helens

From the producers that brought audiences Rita, Sue and Bob Too! and The Salon, Regal Entertainments are back with brand-new comedy, Achy Breaky Bride this June. This hilarious jukebox country musical, written by Emma Culshaw and David Paul and directed by Sylvie Gatrill, comes to St Helens Theatre Royal from Tuesday 4 – Saturday 8 June.


Advancing Preconstruction Europe 2019

Tuesday, Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Renaissance Manchester City Centre Hotel, Greater Manchester

Maximizing Alignment Across Stakeholders to Streamline Project Development Advancing Preconstruction Europe will bring together contractors, clients and consulting teams from across Europe to discover best practices and tools for the entire preconstruction lifecycle from initial project setup through operations handover. Here, you can benchmark your approach to optimizing client relations, tendering, estimating, design, technology or risk across multiple education tracks, and network with project partners to learn how to forge more collaborative preconstruction workflows.


June

5

The Boys in Blue - Manchester City FC on Film

Wednesday, Wednesday, June 5, 2019
The Dancehouse Theatre, Manchester

To mark the club's 125th anniversary, the North West Film Archive presents another chance to see this unique and popular show that uses archive film to look back at City's Maine Road years. Dr Gary James, author and Manchester football historian, curates an evening of films about the history of Manchester City FC selected from footage preserved at the NWFA.


June

7

Jess Glynne at Haydock Park Racecourse

Friday, Friday, June 7, 2019
Haydock Park Racecourse, Newton-le-Willows

. In her first few years in the music industry, Jess has carved out a unique slot all of her own.


June

8

Hayley Griffiths

Saturday, Saturday, June 8, 2019
The Citadel, St Helens

The Hayley Griffiths Band plus Support Presented by The Classic Rock Society Former Karnataka Lead Vocalist Hayley Griffiths is back with her own solo project – a five piece band including two of her fellow band mates Cagri Tozluoglu (Keys) and the unforgettable Jimmy Pallagrosi (Drums) from the 2011-2017 Karnataka line up. 2018 has been a busy year for Hayley collaborating with UK Prog Band Touchstone for Trinity IV Festival, duetting on Karibow’s MOnuMENTO album and touring with International Prog outfit ZIO and guesting on their debut single X-Ray.


June

10

PTCOG58 | 10-15 June 2019, Manchester

Monday, Monday, June 10, 2019
Manchester Central Convention Complex, Manchester

The Particle Therapy Co-Operative Group is a worldwide organisation of scientists and professionals interested in proton, light ion and heavy charged particle radiotherapy. The mission of PTCOG is to promote science, technology and practical clinical application of particle therapy, with the ultimate goal of improving treatment of cancer to the highest possible standards in radiation therapy.


June

15

Rough Runner Manchester 5km, 10km and 15km

Saturday, Saturday, June 15, 2019
Arley Hall & Gardens, Northwich

. A distance run to suit your level of fitness, with 5km, 10km and 15km options available, and up to 20 epic obstacles along the way, all inspired by all of your favourite game shows like Total Wipeout, Gladiators and Ninja Warrior.


Rough Runner Manchester/North West, June 15/16th

Saturday, Saturday, June 15, 2019
Arley Hall & Gardens, Northwich

A distance run to suit your level of fitness, with 5km, 10km and 15km options available, and up to 20 epic obstacles along the way, all inspired by all of your favourite game shows like Total Wipeout, Gladiators and Ninja Warrior. Taking place at Arley Hall & Gardens on the 15th & 16th June.


June

16

Bernadette Peters

Sunday, Sunday, June 16, 2019
The Lowry Theatre, Salford Quays

The three-time Tony and multi award winning Broadway star Bernadette Peters returns to the UK this June. The stage and screen star will perform selections from her award-winning Broadway outings, including songs from Sunday in the Park with George, Into the Woods and Hello, Dolly!.


Father's Day Gentlemen's Afternoon Tea

Sunday, Sunday, June 16, 2019
Exchange Food And Drink Lounge, Manchester

. This Father's Day we will be hosting our very first Gentlemen's Afternoon Tea.


Luke Daniels & Zi Lan Liao

Sunday, Sunday, June 16, 2019
The Citadel, St Helens

Includes a short interview with Zi Lan Liao Kaleidoscope Music Memes Imagine being able to create your own musical pieces from ‘sound lego’ using your smart phone before sharing your ideas with professional musicians ahead of a planned live performance. Luke Daniels the award winning and critically acclaimed folk musician and singer hosts a series of folk and world music concerts at Citadel St Helens that will make use of mobile technology to jointly create new music with audiences in the run up to each performance.


June

18

Creating Effective Practice as a New Teacher (Manc

Tuesday, Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Trafford Hall Hotel, Stretford

This course is aimed at teachers in the first years of their career. It will explore practice that incorporates wellbeing for staff and high-quality teaching and learning, with a focus on establishing sustainable working patterns and will provide practical strategies for participants to use when they return to school.


June

19

Creating an Effective Learning Experience - Maths

Wednesday, Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Trafford Hall Hotel, Stretford

This course is aimed at teachers of maths for KS3 and KS4. It will explore current teaching and learning strategies in mathematics that support improved outcomes for individuals, class groups and departments.


June

20

Born Free celebrates 35th birthday in Manchester

Thursday, Thursday, June 20, 2019
Great John Street Hotel, Manchester

. Will Travers OBE, President and co-founder of the internationally-renowned wildlife charity Born Free, is coming to Manchester on Thursday 20th June to host a unique 'evening with' event in celebration of the charity's 35th anniversary.


Creating an Effective Team - Middle Leadership (Ma

Thursday, Thursday, June 20, 2019
Trafford Hall Hotel, Stretford

This course is aimed at those who have recently acquired, or aspire to, positions of responsibility in school. It will explore practice of how to build and sustain a high-quality team of maths practitioners with a focus on improved outcomes and wellbeing for pupils and teachers.


June

21

Creating Balance in a Teaching Career (Manchester)

Friday, Friday, June 21, 2019
Trafford Hall Hotel, Stretford

This course is aimed at teachers and leaders in schools who wish to explore balance to ensure effective and sustainable teaching practice, improved wellbeing and self-care and good outcomes for all within a demanding profession. It will explore strategies based on research and experience that support wellbeing as a professional, time management and professional balance.


Tan France - Naturally Tan

Friday, Friday, June 21, 2019
The Dancehouse Theatre, Manchester

Join Queer Eye's Tan France at his first ever UK public appearance as he discusses his heartfelt, funny, touching memoir Naturally Tan at the Dancehouse as part of his exclusive UK book tour. Don't miss this fantastic and rare opportunity to hear directly from Tan, and experience his trademark wit, humour, and radical compassion, as he discusses what it was like to grow up gay in a traditional South Asian family, as one of the few people of colour in South Yorkshire.


June

22

Beats on Pointe

Saturday, Saturday, June 22, 2019
The Dancehouse Theatre, Manchester

Direct from Australia and as part of its World Tour in 2019/20, Beats On Pointe is back in the UK to entertain audiences with its high energy and feel-good family show. Beats On Pointe features a highly talented cast of dance athletes, with the tightly choreographed show anchoring a dynamic modern story of two opposing dance worlds peppered with captivating dance theatre, freestyle acts, singing, moments of well-timed comedy and a killer soundtrack! Produced by Masters of Choreography this show fuses electrifying street dance and classical ballet to create the perfect entertainment for audiences of all ages.


June "12 Etudes Op 10"

Saturday, Saturday, June 22, 2019
St Ann’s Church , Manchester

PROGRAMME: Waltz in F op.34 no.


Nile Rodgers & CHIC at Haydock Park Racecourse

Saturday, Saturday, June 22, 2019
Haydock Park Racecourse, Newton-le-Willows

Nile Rodgers is truly exceptional. He amplifies his legacy as a multiple GRAMMY-winning composer, producer, arranger and guitarist by constantly traversing new musical terrain and successfully expanding the boundaries of popular music.


The Flying Bath (11:30am performance)

Saturday, Saturday, June 22, 2019
The Citadel, St Helens

When everyone has left the house in the morning, the bath toys spring into action and head off on exciting adventures in their magical flying bath! From giving a muddy piglet a shower to putting out a fire for a frightened baboon, they have water at the ready for any emergency – as long as they’re home for the children’s bath time at the end of the day. Julia Donaldson and David Roberts’ playful and adventurous story splashes into life in this adaptation featuring catchy songs, quirky bath toys and everyday heroes.


The Flying Bath (2:30pm performance)

Saturday, Saturday, June 22, 2019
The Citadel, St Helens

When everyone has left the house in the morning, the bath toys spring into action and head off on exciting adventures in their magical flying bath! From giving a muddy piglet a shower to putting out a fire for a frightened baboon, they have water at the ready for any emergency – as long as they’re home for the children’s bath time at the end of the day. Julia Donaldson and David Roberts’ playful and adventurous story splashes into life in this adaptation featuring catchy songs, quirky bath toys and everyday heroes.


WUTHERING HEIGHTS

Saturday, Saturday, June 22, 2019
Dunham Massey National Trust , Cheshire

This year, Chapterhouse Theatre Company is proud to present the wild and tempestuous love story of Emily Brontë’s Wuthering Heights, set on the beautiful and mysterious Yorkshire moors. This tale of passion and revenge has thrilled readers and audiences alike for generations and now, in an adaptation by award-winning writer Laura Turner, is set to entrance Chapterhouse audiences for an evening of theatre beneath the stars.


June

23

Treasure Island Party - Free Event | Striding Trut

Sunday, Sunday, June 23, 2019
The Larkhill Centre, Timperley

Ahoy mateys, it's time to set sail for Treasure Island! 🏝☀️⚓☠🧜🐳 All hands on deck for a free fun-filled afternoon of games, music and activities for everyone. If you know a landlubber who would love to join our crew bring them along.


June

27

Luke Daniels - Quartet

Thursday, Thursday, June 27, 2019
The Citadel, St Helens

Kaleidoscope Music Memes Final Full Quartet Performance Imagine being able to create your own musical pieces from ‘sound lego’ using your smart phone before sharing your ideas with professional musicians ahead of a planned live performance. Luke Daniels the award winning and critically acclaimed folk musician and singer hosts a series of folk and world music concerts at Citadel St Helens that will make use of mobile technology to jointly create new music with audiences in the run up to each performance.


June

28

Mostly Autumn

Friday, Friday, June 28, 2019
The Citadel, St Helens

Winners of Best Track 2017 (Sight of Day) and best female vocalist 2017 (Olivia Sparnenn-Josh) in the CRS awards 2017, Mostly Autumn have built their fan base through the old-fashioned, but highly effective, way of playing live at every opportunity. Counted amongst the top 100 best prog bands of all time, their musical palette is diverse.


June

29

Magic of Thailand Festival in Manchester

Saturday, Saturday, June 29, 2019
Platt Fields Park, Manchester

A two day Thai Festival to experience the taste of Thailand this summer at Platt Fields Park is brought to you by Magic of Thailand, previously known as Manchester Thai Festival. Treat yourself to a weekend wonder and bring along your families and friends to feel a touch of Thai culture, where you can challenge your taste buds and feast your eyes on world class food and performances.


Vivaldi’s Four Seasons by Candlelight

Saturday, Saturday, June 29, 2019
St Ann's Church, Manchester

Celebrate the end of the week with The Piccadilly Sinfonietta, featuring some of the UK’s most outstanding young professional musicians, led by the sensational violinist Martyn Jackson. This dynamic ensemble present a programme of great classical music including works by Mozart and Vivaldi’s masterpiece, “The Four Seasons” in the heart of Manchester, by the evocative glow of candlelight.


June

30

Big Fun Run Manchester

Sunday, Sunday, June 30, 2019
Heaton Park, Trafford

Be a Manchester Big Fun Runner in 2019! Big Fun Run is a 5k untimed run strictly for FUN where it’s all about relaxed exercise. There’s no times, no pressure, no sweat - just some easy moves and lots of laughs.


Dog Jog Manchester 5K

Sunday, Sunday, June 30, 2019
Heaton Park, Trafford

Bring along your four-legged friend and have a bark in the park at Manchester's Dog Jog! Dog Jog is a unique 5k jogging event for you and your dog to get fit and have fun. Each event offers a relaxed, fun atmosphere with no times and no pressure, you and your pet pick the pace! Dog Jog is a brilliant opportunity to accomplish your personal goals with your dog by your side; whether you are raising money for a charity close to your heart or simply wish to keep fit.


July 2019

July

4

TREASURE ISLAND

Thursday, Thursday, July 4, 2019
Quarry Bank National Trust , Cheshire

Join Chapterhouse Theatre Company for this brand-new adaptation of everyone’s favourite swashbuckling pirate adventure: Robert Louis Stevenson’s Treasure Island. When he stumbles across a coveted treasure map, young Jim Hawkins finds himself on an epic adventure in the hope of finding Treasure Island.


July

6

THE SECRET GARDEN

Saturday, Saturday, July 6, 2019
Dunham Massey National Trust , Cheshire

This summer, join young Mary Lennox on a journey of discovery as she is sent to her uncle’s house in the countryside, where mysteries and secrets lurk round every corner..


July

7

Manchester to Blackpool bike ride

Sunday, Sunday, July 7, 2019
The Piazza, MediaCityUK, Salford

Join #TeamChristie once again as we hit the open road and tackle the 60 mile route from Media City at Salford Quays to finish beneath the iconic Glitterball on Blackpool’s South Promenade. Enjoy the scenery, the company, the exercise, and take part in one of the biggest fundraising cycle events in the UK! Need a place? To get a place visit the Bike Events website to buy your place.


July

13

July "Grand Finale: 12 Etudes Op 25"

Saturday, Saturday, July 13, 2019
St Ann’s Church , Manchester

PROGRAMME: Prelude in A-Flat, Op. Posth.


July

20

Rick Astley at Haydock Park Racecourse

Saturday, Saturday, July 20, 2019
Haydock Park Racecourse, Newton-le-Willows

If you think you know Lancashire's Rick Astley, think again. The much-loved multi-million selling 80s icon returned to capture the heart of a nation with his #1 platinum selling album "50" in 2016 and this year returned with his stellar album "Beautiful Life" in the Top 10.


Salmonella Dub Soundsystem

Saturday, Saturday, July 20, 2019
Rebellion Manchester, Greater Manchester

As pioneers of Aotearoa's sub heavy, Pacifica dub and bass grooves, Salmonella Dub's distinctive blend of dub, rock, jazz/dub horns, drum'n'bass and electronica have been thrilling audiences for over 25 years throughout the UK, Ireland, Europe, New Zealand and Australia. Prepare for an extensive sonic mash up of their full back-catalogue.


August 2019

August

4

Tea Dance - Free Event | Striding Truth

Sunday, Sunday, August 4, 2019
The Larkhill Centre, Timperley

It's time for another twirl around the dancefloor at the next Striding Truth Tea Dance this summer. All you need to get in the groove is bags of enthusiasm and a big smile on your face.


August

8

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM

Thursday, Thursday, August 8, 2019
Quarry Bank National Trust , Cheshire

Chapterhouse Theatre Company presents Shakespeare’s best-loved romantic comedy. Let yourself be whisked away on a thrilling journey to the most magical of forests and meet star-crossed lovers, playful fairies, and hilarious travelling players.


Jerry Springer- The Opera

Thursday, Thursday, August 8, 2019
Hope Mill Theatre , Manchester

Prepare for anarchy as JERRY SPRINGER- THE OPERA returns to Manchester's Hope Mill Theatre. Returning after 15 years for a summer 2019 run from newly formed production company Northern Ricochet.


August

10

PRIDE AND PREJUDICE

Saturday, Saturday, August 10, 2019
Dunham Massey National Trust , Cheshire

Take a step back in time with Chapterhouse Theatre Company to meet Elizabeth Bennet, Jane Austen’s notorious heroine. When Elizabeth meets the terse and abrupt Mr.


August

17

Firework Champions - Arley Hall, CW9 6NA

Saturday, Saturday, August 17, 2019
Arley Hall, Cheshire

Love Fireworks? Then you will be dazzled by our fabulous firework displays all over the UK this summer. Come and see what has turned into one of the best firework events in the UK.


August

22

Creamfields 2019

Thursday, Thursday, August 22, 2019
Creamfields, Warrington

As the dust settles on this year’s festival season, one of the biggest was undoubtedly Creamfields which saw over 300 electronic acts perform across the August Bank Holiday weekend, attracting an audience of 70,000 plus over 7 million people tuning in from around the world to watch the live stream which featured performances from the likes of Carl Cox, The Chainsmokers, Axwell & Ingrosso, Major Lazer, Tiësto, Fatboy Slim, Pete Tong, Annie Mac, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Sigma, Hardwell, Alan Fitzpatrick, Camelphat, Hot Since 82, Kaleidoscope Orchestra, Nicole Moudaber and Solardo to name a few www.creamfields.


August

25

Summer Steamings

Sunday, Sunday, August 25, 2019
Bolton Steam Museum, Bolton

Our volunteers have rescued and restored 30 old textile mill steam engines, some of the machines which once powered the cotton mills and woolen mills of the north of England. Our oldest engine is now 180 years old and most are over 100 years old.


September 2019

September

14

Pedal to the Pier bike ride - Manchester to Blackp

Saturday, Saturday, September 14, 2019
Salford, Salford

Love mountain biking? Sign up for this incredible charity bike ride now! Choose from two distances; 100km off-road bike ride from vibrant Manchester to the bright lights of Blackpool, or the 50km off-road bike ride from the beautiful Cuerden Valley Park in Preston. 100km Start location: Salford Registration will be open from 7:30am until 8:30am.


Truckfest North West

Saturday, Saturday, September 14, 2019
Cheshire Showground, Knutsford

Truckfest is the thrilling family show! In addition to the hundreds of impressive haulage vehicles on show, there will be a host of other four and two-wheeled attractions including giant car-crushing American monster trucks and high-flying motorcycle stunts in the main arena and children's characters too! Find out more at www.truckfest.


October 2019

October

9

Redemption at Club Academy, Manchester

Wednesday, Wednesday, October 9, 2019
Manchester Academy, Greater Manchester

Born Again Concerts proudly presents: Redemption plus support. Doors - 7:00pm // Price - £25.


October

26

Autumn Half-Term Steamings

Saturday, Saturday, October 26, 2019
Bolton Steam Museum, Bolton

Our volunteers have rescued and restored 30 old textile mill steam engines, some of the machines which once powered the cotton mills and woolen mills of the north of England. Our oldest engine is now 180 years old and most are over 100 years old.


November 2019

November

3

Luke Kempner | House of Faces

Sunday, Sunday, November 3, 2019
The Lowry, Salford Quays

Comedian and Impressionist Luke Kempner hosts an ultimate reality show where no one is off limits. Expect celebrities, politicians and even royalty going head to head in Luke’s hit show; House of Faces.


November

16

Absolute Bowie: The Legacy Tour comes to Mancheste

Saturday, Saturday, November 16, 2019
Manchester Academy, Manchester

There will only ever be one David Bowie, he was unique in every way and an inspiration to millions. Absolute Bowie’s new Legacy Tour is named after the Greatest Hits album released in 2016 and takes us on a musical journey of non-stop hits through the iconic singer's ever-changing personas.


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