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Taking place near WA3 6RS

November 2018

November

17

Absolute Bowie come to Manchester's Academy

Saturday, Saturday, November 17, 2018
The Academy, Manchester

Absolute Bowie are proud to present a brand new stage show "50 Years of Bowie"; a musical journey through the iconic singer's ever changing personas. Without doubt the best and by far the most popular David Bowie tribute in Europe and now in their 10th year.


Absolute Bowie come to the Academy this November

Saturday, Saturday, November 17, 2018
The Academy, Manchester

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 Overall Tribute in the UK’ at the Agents Association of Great Britain Awards July 2018.


Chopin & Champagne by Candlelight

Saturday, Saturday, November 17, 2018
St Ann's Church, Manchester

The brilliant piano music of the great Frederic Chopin has never been out of fashion since it first burst onto the international scene in the early 19th century. This music wasn’t intended for the great concert halls of today, but for the intimate setting of Parisian Salons.


The Snow Queen

Saturday, Saturday, November 17, 2018
The Citadel, St Helens

Kai and Gerda had been friends for as long as they could remember, Day followed day, Always the same, Until In a whirl of magic and deception, splinters of a magical broken mirror blow in the wind, freezing hearts and changing everything! As Kai is pulled under the spell of the powerful snow queen of ice and coldness, we follow Gerda’s quest to save her friend and return life to normal Can it ever be the same again? Mike Kenny has taken Hans Christian Andersen’s most highly acclaimed story and simplified it into a tale for the young. Ivan Stott returns to tutti frutti (Underneath a Magical Moon) to create memorable music and songs accompanied by a typically beautiful tutti frutti design.


Top Of The World Tours at Anderton Boat Lift

Saturday, Saturday, November 17, 2018
Anderton Boat Lift, Northwich

Ever wanted to get up close and personal with Anderton Boat Lift?..


November

20

Speed Dating in Manchester

Tuesday, Tuesday, November 20, 2018
slug and lettuce, Manchester

Speed Dating in Manchester How Speed Dating in Manchester works When you arrive at the speed dating venue for Speed Dating in Manchester, you will be greeted by our friendly professional hosts. They will settle you in by briefly explaining the format of the evening and confirm how many people you will be dating at the Speed Dating in Manchester.


November

21

Collections, Debt Sale & Purchase Conference 2018,

Wednesday, Wednesday, November 21, 2018
The Midland, Greater Manchester

The CDSP conference 2018 agenda explores: Collections for vulnerable customers - award winning case studies of how a raft of lenders are squaring up to the issue Open banking and machine learning for collections - learn from the leaders who are at the forefront of developing practical usages for this technology Debt sale opportunities for 2019 in the UK and beyond Digital collections and customer interaction Changing perceptions - how we are representing the industry Future gazing - the lifecycle of debt 2018 and beyond It’s the perfect opportunity to make sure your systems and processes are up to scratch, expand your network and gain insight into how your colleagues are shaping the common challenges. The audience at the CDSP conference: Last year more than 200 attended including heads of collections from lenders and a range of other sectors, chief executives of debt buyers and collection agencies, partners at debt recovery law firms.


Shakespeare Schools Festival

Wednesday, Wednesday, November 21, 2018
The Met, Bury

Support local young people and give your children the perfect introduction to the stories of the brilliant Bard at the 2018 Shakespeare Schools Festival. Shakespeare Schools Foundation is proud to run the world’s largest youth drama festival, featuring a series of unique abridged Shakespeare productions by local schools.


November

23

Ari Shaffir - The Wandering Jew

Friday, Friday, November 23, 2018
The Dancehouse Theatre, Manchester

Stand-up comedian, shroomer, podcaster and Netflixer ARI SHAFFIR describes his comedy as a puppet show - but way filthier and without the puppets. Last year, Shaffir released his double Netflix specials 'Double Negative' - two 45 minute episodes called Children and Adulthood.


DARIO BAROZZI + JOSE ZALBA-SMITH 'The Argentine Gu

Friday, Friday, November 23, 2018
Instituto Cervantes, Manchester

Darío Barozzi is an artist who defies categorisation, his music existing happily at the intersection between the classical and the popular, moving seamlessly between art music, tango, folk and free improvisation. At the forefront of the newest generation of Argentine guitarists, Barozzi’s interpretations and original compositions combine fresh contemporaneity with a profound, native knowledge of Argentine musical traditions and a compelling brand of refined swing.


November

24

Brian Gorman’s One Man Bond

Saturday, Saturday, November 24, 2018
The Dancehouse Theatre, Manchester

One Man Bond: Every Bond Movie In 60 Minutes' chronicles over half a century of the most successful movie franchise in history. The show was recently staged at the world famous Pinewood Studios (home of the Bond movies), and the 2018 Starburst Media City Festival in Salford.


ComedySportz

Saturday, Saturday, November 24, 2018
Waterside Arts Centre, Manchester

You've seen football. You've seen tennis.


ComedySportz 4 Tots

Saturday, Saturday, November 24, 2018
Waterside Arts Centre, Manchester

The team behind hit comedy show ComedySportz have a brand new show for younger audiences. With plenty of silly songs, stories and games there are plenty of opportunities for kids and adults alike to get involved in the action.


Mama presents: An Evening of Genesis Music

Saturday, Saturday, November 24, 2018
The Citadel, St Helens

Mama perform An Evening of Genesis Music, a tribute to the music of British group Genesis. The band is based in the UK and currently plays 16 shows a year at venues across the country.


Mind Body Spirit Event Weekend

Saturday, Saturday, November 24, 2018
Alderley Edge Festival Hall, Alderley Edge

30 + Exhibitors - International Mediums Simon Goodfellow, David Traynor, Mark Aston, Ali Mather, Shirley Rose, Leigh Rebekha, & Stephanie J. King International Trance Medium Healer & Author, join her opening angelic meditation each day, or an astrology with Jackie Townsend, or have your psychic art portrait with Kaye Anna Law coupled with a reading or a aura soma consultation so much to do so much to see.


November

25

Circus of Horrors Psycho Asylum

Sunday, Sunday, November 25, 2018
The Albert Halls, Bolton

Imagine a Brilliant Rock show combined with amazing, bizarre and Dare Devil Circus acts, a stella light show and all performed with a forked tongue firmly in each cheek. If Quentin Tarantino had directed Cirque Du Soleil you would be half way there.


November

28

Kidscan Christmas Concert

Wednesday, Wednesday, November 28, 2018
Manchester Cathedral, Manchester

Join us this Christmas at the spectacular Manchester Cathedral as we enjoy a night of carols beautifully sung by four local school choirs as well as The Springfield Singers. The carols will be accompanied by the fantastic Sale Brass Band.


November

29

Elysium

Thursday, Thursday, November 29, 2018
The Way Theatre/Studio, Atherton

Elysium is a brand new play from Folly And Strings Theatre Company, based on Greek mythology, performed and created by a cast of actor-musicians. The play will be performing for a limited four night run at The Way Theatre in Atherton 29 November - 2 December.


November

30

Made In Motown

Friday, Friday, November 30, 2018
The Citadel, St Helens

Made in Motown aim to recreate the classic music & sounds of Detroit the 1960s & 70s. The band comprises high quality musicians dedicated to recreating authentically the ‘sounds of the motor city’, fronted by the incredible talents of the bands female vocalists.


December 2018

December

1

An Irresponsible Father’s Guide to Parenting

Saturday, Saturday, December 1, 2018
The Citadel, St Helens

Laurence Clark: An Irresponsible Father’s Guide to Parenting Growing up, Laurence never really thought about becoming a father. He never saw dads with cerebral palsy; which made him think he’d never be one.


Christmas Is Coming To Stretton

Saturday, Saturday, December 1, 2018
Kids Planet Stretton, Warrington

Join us on Saturday 1st December for a Festive Fayre as we begin December with lots of festive activities with your little ones. Activities including a raffle, candy cane fishing, lucky carrot dip, water and wine tombola, a secret room, a book stall, a visit from Father Christmas as well as refreshments.


Christmas Is Coming To Warrington

Saturday, Saturday, December 1, 2018
Kids Planet Warrington, Warrington

Come along to our Festive Fayre on Saturday 1st December to begin the month of festivities in true style Activities include a bouncy castle, Christmas crafts, make your own reindeer food, a raffle, stalls as well as hot drinks and festive treats..


Improv Mullet

Saturday, Saturday, December 1, 2018
The King's Arms, Salford

Why Improv Mullet? Because it's shortform in the front and longform in the back. In other words, the first half is quick-witted 'Whose Line Is It Anyway?' style gags and games and the second half is time for longer sketches, scenes and formats.


Santa Cruises

Saturday, Saturday, December 1, 2018
Anderton Boat Lift, Northwich

Come and join Santa and his helpers this December on the Edwin Clark trip boat for a festive cruise on the River Weaver Navigation. Storytelling, songs and a special present for each child! Every weekend in December: 1st & 2nd 8th & 9th 15th & 16th​​​​​ Plus Friday 21st – 24th Christmas Eve.


Stick Man

Saturday, Saturday, December 1, 2018
The Lowry, Salford Quays

The joyful adaptation of former Children’s Laureate Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s bestselling book, Stick Man, returns to The Lowry for another enchanting festive adventure. ‘Stick Man lives in the family tree with his Stick Lady Love and their stick children three…’.


December

4

New Adelphi Comedy Night

Tuesday, Tuesday, December 4, 2018
New Adelphi Theatre, Salford

CSzUK (ComedySportz, Improv Mullet) have teamed up with the University of Salford for the New Adelphi Comedy Night, a show that is fresh, fast and fun! The first half is jam packed with quick witted improvised shenanigans and off-the-cuff gags and games featuring a student guest from the University’s comedy and performance degrees. The second half is a comedy open mic for student and guest comedians to try out new material whether it’s stand up, improv, sketch or song.


Speed Dating in Manchester

Tuesday, Tuesday, December 4, 2018
walrus, Manchester

Speed Dating in Manchester How Speed Dating in Manchester works When you arrive at the speed dating venue for Speed Dating in Manchester, you will be greeted by our friendly professional hosts. They will settle you in by briefly explaining the format of the evening and confirm how many people you will be dating at the Speed Dating in Manchester.


December

6

An Audience With Bobby George

Thursday, Thursday, December 6, 2018
Mercure Bolton Georgian House Hotel, Blackrod

.Thursday 6th December 2018 This is your chance to get up close and personal with the flamboyant, outrageously funny 'King of Bling' Bobby George in a unique audience with setting.


Christmas at The Dancehouse

Thursday, Thursday, December 6, 2018
The Dancehouse, Manchester

The theatre's resident student company, Manchester City Ballet, leads you through a people's city park, alive with the festive magic of Christmas, on an exciting two act dance journey to musical classics such as 'The Skater's Waltz' and 'Walking in the Air' and contemporary pieces based on Frozen's 'Do you want to build a Snowman?' and Anastasia's 'Once Upon a December'. The journey continues into the the Kingdom of Sweets, where you will meet exotic dancers from distant lands and the Sugar Plum Fairy from Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker.


December

7

Christmas at The Dancehouse

Friday, Friday, December 7, 2018
The Dancehouse, Manchester

The theatre's resident student company, Manchester City Ballet, leads you through a people's city park, alive with the festive magic of Christmas, on an exciting two act dance journey to musical classics such as 'The Skater's Waltz' and 'Walking in the Air' and contemporary pieces based on Frozen's 'Do you want to build a Snowman?' and Anastasia's 'Once Upon a December'. The journey continues into the the Kingdom of Sweets, where you will meet exotic dancers from distant lands and the Sugar Plum Fairy from Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker.


Christmas Is Coming To Hale

Friday, Friday, December 7, 2018
Kids Planet Hale, Altrincham

Join us for a Festive Stay & Play in which you can spend some quality time with your little ones whilst they enjoy sensory play. There will be festive treats and refreshments available as well.


Feel the thrill at Winter Funland

Friday, Friday, December 7, 2018
Eventcity, Manchester

This year Winter Funland will be putting on a winter wonderland at Event City, Trafford Center, Manchester. The Winter Funland team have a wealth of experience in producing some of the largest kids and family orientated festival events around the UK.


December

8

Christmas at The Dancehouse

Saturday, Saturday, December 8, 2018
The Dancehouse, Manchester

The theatre's resident student company, Manchester City Ballet, leads you through a people's city park, alive with the festive magic of Christmas, on an exciting two act dance journey to musical classics such as 'The Skater's Waltz' and 'Walking in the Air' and contemporary pieces based on Frozen's 'Do you want to build a Snowman?' and Anastasia's 'Once Upon a December'. The journey continues into the the Kingdom of Sweets, where you will meet exotic dancers from distant lands and the Sugar Plum Fairy from Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker.


Christmas Is Coming To Billinge

Saturday, Saturday, December 8, 2018
Kids Planet Billinge, Wigan

Come along to our Festive Fayre on Saturday 8th December for a few hours of festive fun with your little ones. Activities include face painting, crafts, tombola, raffle, stalls, plus festive refreshments such as mulled wine (for the adults, of course), mince pies, cakes and sweets.


Christmas Is Coming To Lymm

Saturday, Saturday, December 8, 2018
Kids Planet Lymm, Cheshire

Come along to our Festive Fayre on Saturday 8th December for a few hours of festive fun with your little ones. Activities include a visit from Father Christmas, a tombola, the chance to make your own reindeer food, stalls plus much more!.


John Otway

Saturday, Saturday, December 8, 2018
The Citadel, St Helens

Back in the austere 1950’s a schoolboy drank a bottle of ink and instantly became the centre of attention in the playground. Now read on….


December

11

5th Winter Process Chemistry Conference

Tuesday, Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Manchester Conference Centre and Pendulum Hotel, Manchester

The 5th Winter Process Conference will showcase presentations from International Chemists covering all aspects of Process Development. The speakers will discuss the latest issues in synthetic route design, development and optimisation, reactor design, work up and purification, crstallisation, process engineering, hazard studies and quality and regulatory issues.


December

12

Cinderella

Wednesday, Wednesday, December 12, 2018
golborne high school, golborne

Baroness Hardup cannot repay her payday loans and is being threatened with the bailiffs. But when she hears that the palace are throwing a royal ball in order that the Prince may find himself a wife, she starts plotting a way to get him to marry one of her ugly daughters.


December

13

Nursing, Poetry and the Women’s M

Thursday, Thursday, December 13, 2018
The People's History Museum, Manchester

A free evening performance of music and poetry, celebrating women’s voices around the campaign for the vote. Audrey Ardern-Jones, nurse and poet, performs poetry by female authors involved in the campaign for women’s suffrage, together with international musicians Lucas Jordan (flute) Fabricio Mattos (guitar).


December

14

ComedySportz Improvised Pantomime

Friday, Friday, December 14, 2018
Waterside Arts Centre, Manchester

Fed up of the same old pantos every year? Then get ready for our brand new all ages, all improvised pantomime! Heroes, villains, songs and silliness are guaranteed as the gang improvise a brand new pantomime using only your suggestions and a sprinkling of fairy dust. With plenty of quick-witted gags and games, this loving pastiche of panto characters and tropes will be jam-packed with laughs and unexpected delights – oh yes it will! Additional shows on the 15th at 3pm and 5pm.


The Upbeat Beatles

Friday, Friday, December 14, 2018
The Citadel, St Helens

The Upbeat Beatles have been together for over seventeen years and have performed 3000 shows worldwide. With two hours of non-stop music – from She Loves You to I Am The Walrus and beyond – they will have you dancing in the aisles from the very beginning.


December

15

Aladdin

Saturday, Saturday, December 15, 2018
Dancehouse Theatre, Manchester

It's Christmas Time and Your Wish has been Granted! Open Sesame! The Dancehouse Theatre's Family Pantomime is back! This year we take a magic-carpet ride to the mystic east with the Prince of Thieves, Aladdin! There'll be belly laughs, glitter, glamour and audience participation a plenty as we meet the Genie of the Lamp and clash swords with the evil Abanazer for the hand of the Princess. Featuring a multi-talented, all singing, all dancing cast (no wooden reality-TV stars here!) it really is a treat for children of all ages.


Chopin & Champagne by Candlelight| Sonata No.2

Saturday, Saturday, December 15, 2018
St Ann's Church, Manchester

The brilliant piano music of the great Frederic Chopin has never been out of fashion since it first burst onto the international scene in the early 19th century. This music wasn’t intended for the great concert halls of today, but for the intimate setting of Parisian Salons.


Frodsham Frost Fair 2018

Saturday, Saturday, December 15, 2018
Frodsham Centre, Frodsham

Frodsham Frost Fair will deliver a stress free, tailor-made shopping experience, one you can enjoy with friends & family or just on your own! We have done all the work for you sourcing some the very best gifts created by the maker. Creative & personal .


December

16

Aladdin

Sunday, Sunday, December 16, 2018
Dancehouse Theatre, Manchester

It's Christmas Time and Your Wish has been Granted! Open Sesame! The Dancehouse Theatre's Family Pantomime is back! This year we take a magic-carpet ride to the mystic east with the Prince of Thieves, Aladdin! There'll be belly laughs, glitter, glamour and audience participation a plenty as we meet the Genie of the Lamp and clash swords with the evil Abanazer for the hand of the Princess. Featuring a multi-talented, all singing, all dancing cast (no wooden reality-TV stars here!) it really is a treat for children of all ages.


Sorry! Christmas is Cancelled

Sunday, Sunday, December 16, 2018
The Citadel, St Helens

Katie and all of the other children around the world have just received the news that every child fears…Christmas is…CANCELLED! Thieves have broken into Father Christmas’ grotto and stolen all of the presents, and with only a few sleeps left until the big day, there is no time to make any more. All seems lost until Katie hitches a ride on a magical bird to The North Pole, determined to help Father Christmas save the day! Will Katie solve the clues in the mysterious advent calendar? How will she find her way through the snowy North Pole? And who did steal the presents? Join Katie on this interactive seasonal treat and help her and Father Christmas save Christmas for everyone.


December

21

Aladdin

Friday, Friday, December 21, 2018
Dancehouse Theatre, Manchester

It's Christmas Time and Your Wish has been Granted! Open Sesame! The Dancehouse Theatre's Family Pantomime is back! This year we take a magic-carpet ride to the mystic east with the Prince of Thieves, Aladdin! There'll be belly laughs, glitter, glamour and audience participation a plenty as we meet the Genie of the Lamp and clash swords with the evil Abanazer for the hand of the Princess. Featuring a multi-talented, all singing, all dancing cast (no wooden reality-TV stars here!) it really is a treat for children of all ages.


December

22

Aladdin

Saturday, Saturday, December 22, 2018
Dancehouse Theatre, Manchester

It's Christmas Time and Your Wish has been Granted! Open Sesame! The Dancehouse Theatre's Family Pantomime is back! This year we take a magic-carpet ride to the mystic east with the Prince of Thieves, Aladdin! There'll be belly laughs, glitter, glamour and audience participation a plenty as we meet the Genie of the Lamp and clash swords with the evil Abanazer for the hand of the Princess. Featuring a multi-talented, all singing, all dancing cast (no wooden reality-TV stars here!) it really is a treat for children of all ages.


December

23

Aladdin

Sunday, Sunday, December 23, 2018
Dancehouse Theatre, Manchester

It's Christmas Time and Your Wish has been Granted! Open Sesame! The Dancehouse Theatre's Family Pantomime is back! This year we take a magic-carpet ride to the mystic east with the Prince of Thieves, Aladdin! There'll be belly laughs, glitter, glamour and audience participation a plenty as we meet the Genie of the Lamp and clash swords with the evil Abanazer for the hand of the Princess. Featuring a multi-talented, all singing, all dancing cast (no wooden reality-TV stars here!) it really is a treat for children of all ages.


December

24

Aladdin

Monday, Monday, December 24, 2018
Dancehouse Theatre, Manchester

It's Christmas Time and Your Wish has been Granted! Open Sesame! The Dancehouse Theatre's Family Pantomime is back! This year we take a magic-carpet ride to the mystic east with the Prince of Thieves, Aladdin! There'll be belly laughs, glitter, glamour and audience participation a plenty as we meet the Genie of the Lamp and clash swords with the evil Abanazer for the hand of the Princess. Featuring a multi-talented, all singing, all dancing cast (no wooden reality-TV stars here!) it really is a treat for children of all ages.


December

27

Aladdin

Thursday, Thursday, December 27, 2018
Dancehouse Theatre, Manchester

It's Christmas Time and Your Wish has been Granted! Open Sesame! The Dancehouse Theatre's Family Pantomime is back! This year we take a magic-carpet ride to the mystic east with the Prince of Thieves, Aladdin! There'll be belly laughs, glitter, glamour and audience participation a plenty as we meet the Genie of the Lamp and clash swords with the evil Abanazer for the hand of the Princess. Featuring a multi-talented, all singing, all dancing cast (no wooden reality-TV stars here!) it really is a treat for children of all ages.


December

28

Aladdin

Friday, Friday, December 28, 2018
Dancehouse Theatre, Manchester

It's Christmas Time and Your Wish has been Granted! Open Sesame! The Dancehouse Theatre's Family Pantomime is back! This year we take a magic-carpet ride to the mystic east with the Prince of Thieves, Aladdin! There'll be belly laughs, glitter, glamour and audience participation a plenty as we meet the Genie of the Lamp and clash swords with the evil Abanazer for the hand of the Princess. Featuring a multi-talented, all singing, all dancing cast (no wooden reality-TV stars here!) it really is a treat for children of all ages.


Winter Warm-Up

Friday, Friday, December 28, 2018
Bolton Steam Museum, Bolton

Our volunteers have rescued and restored 30 old stationary steam engines - some of the engines which once powered the cotton mills and woolen mills of the North of England. Some of our engines are now unique - the only one of its kind to survive anywhere in the world! Our oldest is now 180 years old and most are well over 100 years old! Most will be running in steam on these 2 days only.


December

29

Aladdin

Saturday, Saturday, December 29, 2018
Dancehouse Theatre, Manchester

It's Christmas Time and Your Wish has been Granted! Open Sesame! The Dancehouse Theatre's Family Pantomime is back! This year we take a magic-carpet ride to the mystic east with the Prince of Thieves, Aladdin! There'll be belly laughs, glitter, glamour and audience participation a plenty as we meet the Genie of the Lamp and clash swords with the evil Abanazer for the hand of the Princess. Featuring a multi-talented, all singing, all dancing cast (no wooden reality-TV stars here!) it really is a treat for children of all ages.


December

30

Aladdin

Sunday, Sunday, December 30, 2018
Dancehouse Theatre, Manchester

It's Christmas Time and Your Wish has been Granted! Open Sesame! The Dancehouse Theatre's Family Pantomime is back! This year we take a magic-carpet ride to the mystic east with the Prince of Thieves, Aladdin! There'll be belly laughs, glitter, glamour and audience participation a plenty as we meet the Genie of the Lamp and clash swords with the evil Abanazer for the hand of the Princess. Featuring a multi-talented, all singing, all dancing cast (no wooden reality-TV stars here!) it really is a treat for children of all ages.


December

31

Aladdin

Monday, Monday, December 31, 2018
Dancehouse Theatre, Manchester

It's Christmas Time and Your Wish has been Granted! Open Sesame! The Dancehouse Theatre's Family Pantomime is back! This year we take a magic-carpet ride to the mystic east with the Prince of Thieves, Aladdin! There'll be belly laughs, glitter, glamour and audience participation a plenty as we meet the Genie of the Lamp and clash swords with the evil Abanazer for the hand of the Princess. Featuring a multi-talented, all singing, all dancing cast (no wooden reality-TV stars here!) it really is a treat for children of all ages.


January 2019

January

5

Improv Mullet

Saturday, Saturday, January 5, 2019
The King's Arms, Salford

Why Improv Mullet? Because it's shortform in the front and longform in the back. In other words, the first half is quick-witted 'Whose Line Is It Anyway?' style gags and games and the second half is time for longer sketches, scenes and formats.


January

12

Applause Generator with Simon Munnery

Saturday, Saturday, January 12, 2019
The Dancehouse, Manchester

Tech comedy duo FOXDOG STUDIOS bring a night of alternative comedy, mainstream variety and robotic applause to The Dancehouse Manchester. Headliner SIMON MUNNERY is one of the world's most eccentric and well-respected comedians.


January

25

Absolute Bowie celebrate the life of David Bowie i

Friday, Friday, January 25, 2019
The Brindley, Halton

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.


Martin Barre

Friday, Friday, January 25, 2019
The Citadel, St Helens

In Association with Classic Rock Society Martin Barre has been the guitarist of Jethro Tull for 43 years, his sound and playing having been a major factor in their success. Album sales have exceeded 60 million units and they continue to be played worldwide, representing an important part of classic rock history.


January

26

Aladdinsane (UK’s No 1 Bowie Tribute)

Saturday, Saturday, January 26, 2019
The Citadel, St Helens

Citadel favourites, Aladdinsane return to once again pay tribute to the legend David Bowie. David Bowie, the legend, through his timeless music and many incarnations; from Ziggy Stardust to the Thin White Duke, into the 80’s and beyond.


February 2019

February

2

Roxy Magic

Saturday, Saturday, February 2, 2019
The Citadel, St Helens

ROXY MAGIC: A Night of Roxy Music and Bryan Ferry “Wow!” Bryan Ferry “Awesome” Otis Ferry “It took a long time for there to be a Roxy tribute band; there is one now and it’s very good.” Roxy Music’s Andy Mackay (Ken Bruce Show BBC Radio 2) “There`s only one Bryan Ferry, but if there were two the other one would be Kevin Hackett… absolutely brilliant band!” (Chris Evans BBC Radio 2) THE ROXY MAGIC MANIFESTO They recreate entirely live material that spans four decades, from futurist/nostalgic art rock, through to classic standards to sophisticated adult-oriented rock.


February

8

Ken Cheng - Best Dad Ever

Friday, Friday, February 8, 2019
The Dancehouse, Manchester

Dave Joke of the Fringe Winner, Cambridge mathematics dropout and professional poker player Ken Cheng embarks on his UK-wide tour following a sold-out, award nominated run at the Edinburgh Festival. Born to Chinese immigrants in the UK, Ken never had the most normal upbringing.


Queens of Rock

Friday, Friday, February 8, 2019
The Citadel, St Helens

The world’s greatest tribute show dedicated to female rock legends and powerhouse vocalists of the last 4 decades. With three of the UK’s most experienced and in demand Rock singers the show takes the audience on a roller-coaster ride of the most famous hits by artists such as Cher, Bonnie Tyler, Heart, Pat Benatar, Pink, Tina Turner, Blondie, Stevie Nicks and many more… With full live band, outstanding costumes and stage presence the ‘Queens’ will be a sure ’hit’ with audiences of all ages.


February

9

The Spitfires' Year Zero UK Tour

Saturday, Saturday, February 9, 2019
Gorilla, Manchester

Celebrated as one of the most popular underground success stories in the UK today, The Spitfires will be conquering the skies as they embark on their twenty date 2018/19 UK tour. With their brilliant third album, Year Zero freshly under their belts, Watford based 4-piece The Spitfires consist of songwriter Billy Sullivan on lead vocals and guitar, Sam Long on Bass/backing vocals, Matt Johnson on drums and George Moorhouse on keyboards.


February

14

Manchester HR Summit February Manchester 2019

Thursday, Thursday, February 14, 2019
Hilton Manchester Deansgate, Greater Manchester

The Manchester HR Summit is a unique event for senior HR professionals and the suppliers who service them. It is focused around connecting buyers with suppliers and covers all areas of Human Resources - from Absence Management to Team Building; Coaching to Talent Management; Benefits & Reward to Recruitment; and beyond.


February

15

Stop!...The Play

Friday, Friday, February 15, 2019
The Citadel, St Helens

Five neurotic actors, one stressed Stage Manager, a crazed director, an invisible playwright and an escaped monkey are desperately rehearsing the world’s worst play, which keeps being rewritten. And every rewrite is more hilariously terrible than the one before.


February

17

White Impact Wedding Atelier, Manchester

Sunday, Sunday, February 17, 2019
Radisson Blu Edwardian Manchester, Greater Manchester

The leading Portuguese event management group is presenting a unique and highly exclusive annual bridal showcase event The White Impact Wedding Atelier. The happy couples from around the UK looking to marry in Portugal are invited to come and experience first-hand the renowned Portuguese hospitality, warmth and exceptional service in Manchester, in one on one appointments with the very finest Portuguese wedding planners and artisans suppliers.


February

22

Live/Wire the AC/DC Show

Friday, Friday, February 22, 2019
The Citadel, St Helens

Live/Wire is The AC/DC Show. The hugely successful and unique six-man tribute to rock music’s greatest band AC/DC, complete with cannons, a wall of Marshalls’ and over two hours of High Voltage Rock ‘n’ Roll in a show critically acclaimed for its closeness in look and sound to the real thing.


February

24

A Square World

Sunday, Sunday, February 24, 2019
The Citadel, St Helens

This accidental happening throws everyone into disarray, the friends are suddenly divided into those who can and the one who can’t. The friends realise their daily routine is no longer as enjoyable as it was and together decide they need to redefine the rules of the square world in which they live.


March 2019

March

1

SPACE – The Anthology Tour

Friday, Friday, March 1, 2019
The Citadel, St Helens

By Arrangement with Selective Agency & Hug Live presents SPACE The latest studio album Give Me Your Future, recorded and produced by Grammy and Brit award winning pro-ducer Steve Levine who has also worked with The Clash, Culture Cub, Beach Boys, Deniece Williams and Gary Moore to name a few was released in August 2017, followed by the Box Set to include the 4 released Albums plus the un-released “Love you More Than Football” in early 2018. The bands 1990’s hit Female of the Species making the top of the album charts with the “TFI Album” – (Num-ber 1 in June 2015) Tommy, Franny and the boys all said they are very proud of the “Give Me Your Future” album Tommy said working with Steve Levine was amazing, the man gets into your head to imagine the sounds you want before you have played them, a true genius, this record is the most Space record we have ever made and we all look forward to sharing the record with you all…….


March

2

The Lancashire Hotpots

Saturday, Saturday, March 2, 2019
The Citadel, St Helens

The comedy legends return for another fun filled night of music and laughter. Expect to hear all your old favourites such as 'Chippy Tea', 'Shopmobility Scooter' as well as some future favourites.


March

3

ANDREW MAXWELL – ‘SHOWTIME’ TOUR 2019

Sunday, Sunday, March 3, 2019
The Lowry Theatre, Salford Quays

Channeling the spirit of his breakthrough award winning show ‘This is my Hour’ - ‘Showtime’ matches that burning sense of urgency that we deserve entertainment in the times we live in. If we've learned anything over the last year or two it's that you shouldn't take anything for granted.


March

5

World Healthcare Congress Europe, Manchester 2019

Tuesday, Tuesday, March 5, 2019
Manchester Central, Manchester

In today’s current climate healthcare professionals are facing a multitude of political, social and financial challenges. The congress will explore how the revolution of healthcare delivery will have a significant impact on health and financial sustainability.


March

6

Stuart Maconie - Jarrow, the Road to the Deep Sout

Wednesday, Wednesday, March 6, 2019
The Dancehouse Theatre, Manchester

In October 2016, writers and broadcaster Stuart Maconie walked 300 miles from Jarrow to London retracing the famous Jarrow Crusade 80 years on, through a divided, complex country that echoes 1936 in many ways. From choral evensong to curry house, from austerity to affluence, from Wearside to Westminster, join him on an entertaining, impassioned, enlightening journey through Britain then and now.


March

16

Sari Schorr Band

Saturday, Saturday, March 16, 2019
The Citadel, St Helens

“A Force of Nature” the debut album from one of today’s most exciting blues-rock singers, was produced by the legendary Mike Vernon, whose credits include Fleetwood Mac, The Blues Breakers, Savoy Brown, Chicken Shack, Eric Clapton and Peter Green. In 2015, while in Memphis, Tennessee, to receive The Blues Foundation’s Keeping the Blues Alive Award.


March

22

Bon Jovi Forever

Friday, Friday, March 22, 2019
The Citadel, St Helens

A high energy, electric packed show guaranteed to raise your hands. BJF are committed to reviving the 80/90s style show, receiving rave reviews from fans and venue’s all over the UK.


March

23

Paul Lamb & The King Snakes

Saturday, Saturday, March 23, 2019
The Citadel, St Helens

They have been at the top of the British Blues tree for over thirty years & the release of their latest album “Live at the Royal Albert Hall” simply confirms this status. Consistently rated as being one of the greatest harmonica players in the world, Mr Lamb leads the way as a Blues entertainer.


March

31

I Wish I Was A Mountain

Sunday, Sunday, March 31, 2019
The Citadel, St Helens

On the day of the famous annual fair, the town of Faldum receives an unexpected visit. A wanderer offers to grant a wish to anyone who wants one.


April 2019

April

4

LEGENDS LIVE | UK TOUR | APRIL 2019

Thursday, Thursday, April 4, 2019
MANCHESTER O2 Apollo, Manchester

Following the success of last year’s Legends Live concerts, Tony Denton Promotions has announced a new tour for 2019. The show will bring together the Queen of Rock Suzi Quatro, Pop icon David Essex, Les McKeown’s BAY CITY ROLLERS, legendary rock band Smokie and rock and rollers Showaddywaddy.


April

7

ASICS Greater Manchester Marathon

Sunday, Sunday, April 7, 2019
Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester

Be a part of the action and secure your place in the UK’s flattest, fastest and friendliest marathon. Super fast course, great entertainment, outstanding crowd support and a glorious finish at the Lancashire County Cricket Club, plus a medal and ASICS technical t-shirt for all finishers.


April

12

Hue and Cry

Friday, Friday, April 12, 2019
The Citadel, St Helens

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the release of the classic live album Bitter Suite, Hue and Cry will be taking to the road for some very special stripped back shows in 2019. Bitter Suite, released in 1989, was Hue and Cry’s third album and the band’s first live album following the critical acclaim and chart success of their debut album Seduced and Abandoned and follow up Remote.


April

13

Mo Amer & Guz Khan - Persons of Interest

Saturday, Saturday, April 13, 2019
The Dancehouse Theatre, Manchester

Amer, having just released Netflix's The Vagabond, joins forces with YouTube sensation and star of BBC3's Man Like Mobeen Guz Khan for a full UK tour!.


April

21

The Bass Music Awards 2019 at Victoria Warehouse

Sunday, Sunday, April 21, 2019
Victoria Warehouse, Stretford

On April 21st 2019, The Bass Music Awards 2019 promises to be the biggest celebration of all things bass Manchester has ever seen. It takes place across two hugely atmospheric rooms at the city’s 5000 capacity o2 Victoria Warehouse with a huge line-up including genre leading superstars like Dimension, Friction + Linguistics, General Levy, Hype B2B Hazard, Pendulum, Guv + Eskman, Sub Focus, DJ Q B2B Jamie Duggan, General Foor, Joker, Majistrate, Nicky Blackmarket, Problem Central Ft (Majistrate, Logan D, Eksman, Evil B) and Shadow Demon Coalition.


May 2019

May

12

Run Manchester Heaton Park - 5km or 10km

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

Choose your distance - take on a 5km or 10km route around the largest urban park in Europe. Aim for a personal best or take your time, either way, by tying your laces and clocking up the kilometres for Mencap, you're helping people with a learning disability live the life they choose.


May

17

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.


June 2019

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.


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