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Royal Exchange Theatre
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Ranked #1 of 11 Performances in Manchester
Category: Theaters
Owner description: We're an award-winning producing Theatre in the centre of Manchester. As well as classics from William Shakespeare, Tennessee... more » Owner description: We're an award-winning producing Theatre in the centre of Manchester. As well as classics from William Shakespeare, Tennessee Williams, Oscar Wilde, Noel Coward, and Anton Chekhov, we're also one of the country's leading theatres for new writing, with over 125 premieres in the theatre history! The unique design means that none of the 760 seats are more than nine metres from the circular stage, with seats placed all around the auditorium, giving views from all angles.The Great Hall surrounds the Theatre, and this houses The Round restaurant, Bar Exchange, the Craft Shop and exhibitions, the Education Lounge and workshops, the Information Point, the Mezzanine Gallery exhibitions, as well as Friday evenings' FREE entertainment SPECIAL FX.And we're open on a Sunday too! With brunch served in our Great Hall cafe and free entertainment during the day. « less
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Ranked #2 of 11 Performances in Manchester
Category: Theaters
Owner description: Situated on the waterside at the heart of The Quays, The Lowry is a stunning, award winning building housing two vibrant... more » Owner description: Situated on the waterside at the heart of The Quays, The Lowry is a stunning, award winning building housing two vibrant theatres, a studio space, relaxing art galleries, cafés, bars, a restaurant, souvenir gift shop and Salford’s Tourist Information Centre. With a huge variety of performances, The Lowry's Lyric and Quays Theatres offer a wealth of fabulous entertainment, including West End musicals, the very best in drama, live bands, famous comedians, plus world class dance and opera.Gallery entry is free and you can enjoy the work of one of the nation's favourite artists, LS Lowry, in changing exhibitions of his work which we hope will offer some surprises. At the same time, experience work by artists of local, national and international renown to compliment our Lowry exhibitions. There's always something new and refreshing to see in our galleries.With family fun throughout the building, guided tours, the Meet Mr Lowry film, plus participatory activity for all ages, The Lowry is a great day out. « less
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Ranked #3 of 11 Performances in Manchester
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Ranked #4 of 11 Performances in Manchester
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Ranked #5 of 11 Performances in Manchester
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Owner description: The O2 Apollo Manchester opened on August 29th 1938 and is one of the premier concert venues in England, with shows from... more » Owner description: The O2 Apollo Manchester opened on August 29th 1938 and is one of the premier concert venues in England, with shows from every major rock, pop and comedy act on the touring circuit. The breadth of styles of events covers every market - the cutting edge of modern British music, through some of the biggest artists from overseas, popular comedy, and music for older generations. With both fully seated and part-standing formats, this versatile venue increases its footfall and presentations year on year. Art Deco in style, the Grade II listed building has been central to the British touring circuit for decades, attracting Best Venue nominations and patrons from across the globe. « less
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Ranked #6 of 11 Performances in Manchester
Category: Civic Centers
Owner description: This major arena is a popular venue for a variety of live performances from Elton John and the Spice Girls to wrestling... more » Owner description: This major arena is a popular venue for a variety of live performances from Elton John and the Spice Girls to wrestling competitions and ballet. « less
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Ranked #7 of 11 Performances in Manchester
Category: Comedy Clubs
Owner description: Manchester’s original and longest running Alternative Comedy Venue, showcasing the very best in national and international... more » Owner description: Manchester’s original and longest running Alternative Comedy Venue, showcasing the very best in national and international comedy Thursday through Saturday. The Frog and Bucket prides itself in developing some of the best comic talents on the circuit. Our amateur night is the most important part of the Frog calendar as it gives us chance to nurture the stars of the future. Monday nights are home to our very own new act competition, Beat The Frog. Manchester’s only weekly new act competition has seen the likes of Jason Manford and Sarah Millican hone their craft on the Frog Stage inspiring new acts to battle it out in front of our card holding audience.The Frog and Bucket has been an integral part of the Manchester Comedy Scene since its humble beginnings in a small city centre pub in 1993. Nowadays The Frog and Bucket boasts sold out shows with the world’s finest acts. All the while still retaining its alternative heritage and its unique reputation for nurturing new talent that has meant it has been instrumental in launching the careers of acts such as Peter Kay, Johnny Vegas and Dave Gorman to name but a few. « less
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Ranked #8 of 11 Performances in Manchester
Category: Historic Sites; Theaters

Only the facade remains of what was The Free Trade Hall, which is now the Radisson Edwardian Hotel. The original was built in the 1850s and later reconstructed after World War... more »

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Ranked #9 of 11 Performances in Manchester
Category: Theaters
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Owner description: The dancehouse theatre is situated on oxford road in Manchester. In it's heyday it was a cinema in the seventie's. It is now... more » Owner description: The dancehouse theatre is situated on oxford road in Manchester. In it's heyday it was a cinema in the seventie's. It is now a ballet school and also host;s comedian's, theatre show's, burlesque, panto and is the home of the grimmfest horror festival. Grimmfest is manchester's premier horror festival in october which runs for 3 days. The dancehouse has recently started screening old and recent film's, in tribute to it's past as a cinema. Reminent's of the cinema still remain. It is an example of manchester;s heritage, and a great night out. « less
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