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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
Category: Theaters
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: Phones 4u Arena Manchester, managed and operated by SMG Europe, is one of the busiest venues in the world and the largest... more » Owner description: Phones 4u Arena Manchester, managed and operated by SMG Europe, is one of the busiest venues in the world and the largest indoor arena in Europe. Since opening in 1995, the Arena (formerly The Manchester Evening News Arena) has hosted the biggest names in live entertainment including U2, The Rolling Stones, Madonna, Lady Gaga, Pavarotti and the record-breaking 2010/2011 residency by local comedian Peter Kay. In addition to live music, we've also staged some of the biggest events in the UK sporting calendar including several 2002 Commonwealth Games' events, the 2012 Olympic basketball warm-up match between team USA and GB, the 2008 FINA World Swimming Championships and international boxing bouts by Mike Tyson, David Haye, Joe Calzaghe and local champions Ricky Hatton and Amir Khan. We've also played a key part in Manchester's rich musical heritage with historic shows by local bands Take That, Oasis, Elbow, New Order, James, Happy Mondays, The Charlatans, Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds, M People, Doves, The Inspiral Carpets, The Verve, Simply Red and The Courteeners. Attracting over one million visitors each year, the 21,000 capacity Arena is a former winner of the industry's prestigious International Venue of the Year award. « less
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Ranked #7 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 #8 of 11 Performances in Manchester
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Ranked #9 of 11 Performances in Manchester
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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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Owner description: North West Theatre Arts Company produces high quality theatre entertainment accross the year for people of all ages. From... more » Owner description: North West Theatre Arts Company produces high quality theatre entertainment accross the year for people of all ages. From pantomimes, to plays, musicals to concerts, NWTAC have it all.If you want a great night of affordable entertainment then come down and see one of NWTAC's shows. It's only a bus stop away from the City Centre. « less
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