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South Music Centre is a lively and friendly place for children aged 3-18. Offering a wide range of musical opportunities, children and young people can enjoy playing an instrument as part of a group. Activities include rock & pop bands, wind bands, ukulele group, string ensembles, choir and orchestra. There are lots of fun activities […]

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Awe-inspiring and welcoming, Chetham’s is a large music school in the city centre of Manchester. The school houses Chetham’s Library, the oldest public library in the world and The Stoller Hall, a public concert hall. Every weekday during term-time, students at the school of music perform Lunchtime Concerts. These are free for the public to […]

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The Lowry’s galleries will reopen at weekends only from 22 May 2021. Your visit must be booked in advance. You’ll find The Lowry just a short Metrolink journey from Manchester City Centre. Situated on the waterside at Salford Quays, The Lowry is a brilliant arts centre housing two theatres, art galleries and a studio space. […]

Miners Community Arts and Music Centre

The Miners Community Arts and Music Centre is the beating heart of the Moston community. The building takes its name from the days when it was a bathhouse for the coal miners who worked at Moston Pit. Known as The Miners Club, it was a place for miners to meet after work – to scrub […]

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Castlefield Bowl is an outdoor music and events venue in the Castlefield area of Manchester city centre. A wonderful open-air arena, Castlefield Bowl can hold upto 8000 people and is often used for festivals and music events. The annual ‘Sounds of the City’ series of concerts, bringing some of the biggest names in music, takes […]

A Whalley Range institution, The Carlton Club is a social club with a fully licensed bar, snooker tables and dance floor. There’s often live music at the weekends and it is home to long established nights such as Home on the Range, We Are Family, Psychedelic Disco Tech, One Tree Island as well as cabaret […]

The Klondyke, also known as The Levenshulme Bowling & Social Club is more than century old. This hidden gem in Levenshulme is a members club where you can play snooker and darts, and, from time-to-time hosts gigs and arty events from up and coming producers. The Klondyke also have a community allotment aimed at helping […]

The Irish World Heritage Centre celebrates Irish culture and heritage, and the positive contribution of Irish emigrants worldwide. You’ll find Irish music, dance events and Irish language groups taking place here.

In the heart of Ancoats, Hallé St Peter’s is a Grade-II listed church recently renovated by the Halle Orchestra to be used as a venue and rehearsal space.

Deaf Institute

A three-storey musical palace, cafe, bar and club: this Grade II-listed venue ticks all the right boxes.