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Manchester theatre shows
From highbrow performances of the world’s best French opera to ‘singing in the aisle’ musicals hot from the West End, there’s something for everyone in Manchester.
28 January 2014 - 01 February 2014
TheatreJoin Katie Norris and Sinead Parker for an evening of dark, surreal and anarchic sketch comedy. Filled with dubious characters and satirical songs; think The League of Gentlemen meets Julia Davis but with quiche, gin and Disney.
20 February 2014
ConcertFollowing headline performances at EDC London and Creamfields this year, Avicii will be returning to the UK once again to wow fans with his True Tour kicking off at Manchester’s Phones 4u Arena on Thursday 20 February 2014.
30 January 2014 - 01 February 2014
TheatreHailed by The Independent as ‘a singularly brave and extraordinary piece of theatre’ An edgy, moving and subversive one man show laced with sharp humour, Away From Home goes in for a hard tackle on football’s last taboo.
14 December 2013
ConcertOldham Children’s Theatre present their new panto Babushka at Oldham Library.
Plus the chance to see Santa after the show! £5.50 to £9
Runs from Thursday 12 to Saturday 21 December, times vary
26 January 2014 - 27 January 2014
TheatreTrue to Colour The Clouds ethos, the show provides many opportunities for the audience to really get involved and help create the story as it unfolds.
21 December 2013
ConcertChristmas Concert at Oldham Library
Festive brass tunes with the Dobcross Youth Band.
10 February 2014
PerformanceJonathan Mayor hosts a special edition of Contact’s infamous comedy lab with Craig Hill, Zoe Lyons, Suzi Ruffell, Sarah Emmott, Lee Peart and more.
14 December 2013
ConcertGet down to Britain’s biggest and funkiest christmas party as the Craig Charles Funk & Soul Club presents global superstars The Brand New Heavies performing all their greatest hits live.
02 November 2013 - 22 December 2013
14 September 2013 - 01 January 2014
ArticleBilly Wilder's classic film noir provides inspiration for an immersive, psychoanalytic group exhibition from Jenny Holzer, Sophie Calle, Ming Wong and more.
23 January 2014
ConcertThis is a concert any Dwele or neo-soul fan will not want to miss.
09 April 2014
ConcertElbow return to Manchester for a special show at the Phones 4u Arena to celebrate the release of their sixth studio album
31 January 2014
TheatreHandles explores the consequences of a life lived through Facebook and Twitter; platforms which give us the opportunity to craft the best version of ourselves. We twist reality to suit our means; a relentless quest for the ideal self image
16 November 2013 - 04 January 2014
PerformanceJack and the Beanstalk is the pantomime on at the Oldham Coliseum Theatre this Christmas and is running from 16 November 2013 - 4 January 2014.
22 January 2014
ConcertWinner of X Factor 2012, James went on to score the biggest selling X Factor single of all time and has recorded an incredible debut record writing and collaborating with some of the world’s best producers.