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More details - Chopin & Champagne by Candlelight | April “Barcarolle, Ballade No 3"
PROGRAMME: Ballade No.3 in Ab op.47 (1841) Nocturne No. 16 in E-Flat, Op. 55, No. 2 Waltz op.64 (1847) No.3 in Ab Waltz No. 13 in D-Flat, Op. 70, No. 3 Impromptu No.2 in F# op.36 (1839) Nocturne No. 14 in F-Sharp Minor, Op. 48, No. 2 Barcarolle in F# op.60 (1845-46) Mazurka No.
St Ann’s Church, St Ann Street, Manchester

More details - Swimming With Humpbacks at ImmotionVR
Come and experience a brand new VR experience at ImmotionVR this Easter. ‘Swimming With Humpbacks’ - a Blue Ocean series production from Immotion, where you can witness, from just a few feet away, the miracle of life under the sea.
Arndale Shopping Centre, Manchester, Greater Manchester, England
Today to Wed 15 May

More details - A Celebration of Simon & Garfunkel
Tim Chu and Ian Bailey bring their acclaimed Simon and Garfunkel Show to Horwich. This is an intimate evening where the now iconic Simon & Garfunkel songs are performed with acoustic guitars in the beautiful setting of Holy Trinity Church.
Holy Trinity Church, Church Street, Horwich, Bolton
Fri 26 Apr 19

More details - Jasper Carrott's Stand Up & Rock
Stand Up & Rock sees the legendary Jasper Carrott back live on stage with a new stand up show and performing alongside his musical compatriots that have been rockin’ audiences all over the world.
The Edge, Wigan
Sat 27 Apr 19

More details - Centre Shuttle 5 running
Ride our free heritage buses to/from Shudehill Interchange Stand E. every hour Last Sunday each Month April to August
Museum of Transport, Boyle Street, Cheetham, Manchester
Sun 28 Apr, Sun 26 May, Sun 23 Jun

More details - Parade Jazz Band
Traditional Jazz from a long established, Wirral-based band in a venue easily accessible from the A664, Rochdale - Manchester road, along which there are also frequent buses.
Newtown National Club, 3 Nixon St, Castleton, Rochdale
Sun 28 Apr 19

More details - Tea Dance - Free Event! | Striding Truth
It’s time to get your toes tapping at the Striding Truth Community Tea Dance. All you need to hit the dancefloor is bags of enthusiasm and a big smile on your face! New and old friends, families, teenagers, couples, Mums, Dad dancers, groovy Grans and Grandpas or just flying solo - let’s dance!
The Larkhill Centre, Thorley Lane, Timperley Lane, Timperley
Sun 28 Apr 19

More details - Nouvelle-Vague Fifteenth Anniversary Tour
This cult French New Wave band, once home to the sultry vocalist Camille are probably one of the coolest cover bands you could ever see.
54-56 Whitworth Street, Manchester
Sun 28 Apr 19

More details - Chadkirk Chapel Ramble
A ten mile walk across wild, windswept Werneth Low and on to the historic delights of Chadkirk Chapel in the Goyt Valley and back via Etherow Country Park.
Lower Higham Visitor Centre, Higham Lane, Hyde
Sun 28 Apr 19

More details - Learn To Nordic Walk!
Learn how to Nordic walk for fitness or just for fun in a relaxed group atmosphere on this 3 session course We will go over how to use the poles to improve your posture and get your whole body mobilised, and learn how to increase (and decrease!) intensity so that you control the exercise.
Xyle Cafe Manchester Rd Retail Park Hyde
Mon 29 Apr 19

More details - Clear Bright Future: Paul Mason in Conversation with Stuart Maconie
Join Paul Mason, writer, film-maker and one of the left’s leading thinkers as he discusses his new book CLEAR BRIGHT FUTURE: A Radical Defence of the Human Being with BBC 6 Music’s Stuart Maconie.
Dancehouse 10 Oxford Road
Tue 30 Apr 19

More details - Sequence/Social Dance
Join us for an afternoon of popular sequence dance, ballroom, Latin, jive and line dancing. All welcome 2.00 to 4.30 pm £3.00 including tea, coffee and biscuits. Parking available. Contact Christine on 07817 355553 for further details.
Christ Church Davyhulme, 131 Lostock Road, Urmston
Wed 1 May, Wed 8 May, Wed 15 May, Wed 22 May, Wed 29 May

More details - May Day Ceilidh
It’s our May Day Ceilidh! Help us ring in the summer with our good friends Chimera and our very own caller Annie Bolt bringing their favourite tunes and dances for a night of great dancing!
Manchester Bierkeller, The Printworks, Withy Grove, Manchester
Wed 1 May 19

More details - 1st Thursday Comedy
EDINBURGH FRINGE SPECIAL 1st Thursday in May, June & July we bring you 2 of the country’s TOP acts, both performing their full, one-man shows for less than you’d pay to see just one in Edinburgh (different show every month)!
The Met, Market Street, Bury
Thu 2 May 19

More details - VIVALDI - FOUR SEASONS by Candlelight
Programme: Mozart - Symphony No. 29 Mozart - Sinfonia Concertante Vivaldi - The Four Seasons If you’re looking for a romantic candlelit experience - or simply want to enjoy some classical music greats in a gorgeous setting - then this is the concert for you.
Manchester Cathedral, Victoria Street, Manchester
Fri 3 May 19

More details - Record and cd fair
Collectable vinyl, cds. Dvds etc book a table saturday special.
Sachas hotel. TibSt Manchester
Sat 4 May 19

More details - May Day Steamings at Bolton Steam Museum
Volunteers from the Northern Mill Engine Society have rescued and restored 30 old stationary steam engines - some of the engines which once powered the cotton mills and woollen mills of the North of England. The collection includes 2 rare beam engines (the oldest is 180 years old!
Bolton Steam Museum, Mornington Road, off Chorley Old Road, Bolton
Sun 5 May 19 and Mon 6 May

Children’s Multi-activity Fun Day More details - Children's Multi-activity Fun Day
Redmox Leisure are holding their 45th Children’s multi-activity fun day. They have lots of indoor and outdoor activities.
Parrs Wood High School, Didsbury, Manchester
Mon 6 May
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More details - Stephen Morris ‘Record Play Pause’ Book Event
’Record Play Pause’ is the first volume of Joy Division / New Order drummer Stephen Morris’s life story.
The Dancehouse 10 Oxford Road
Thu 9 May 19

More details - Conservation Day at Stamford Park
In the well-loved Stamford Park there will be litter picks and checks to see if signposts, benches, picnic tables etc are in need of repair before the summer.
Stamford Park Depot, Stamford Park, Astley Road, Stalybridge
Thu 9 May

Goldilocks and the 3 Bears Pantomime More details - Goldilocks and the 3 Bears Pantomime
“Goldilocks and the 3 Bears” The Biggest Most Spectacular Pantomime to come to Mossley. The most Traditional of Pantomimes with Lavish Scenery, Dazzling Costumes and Magical Effects . Suitable for the very young to the very old.
George Lawton Hall Stamford St Mossley Ashton-under-Lyne
Fri 10 May 19 and Sat 11 May
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More details - Beethoven’s Moonlight Sonata by Candlelight
Join renowned pianist, Benjamin Powell, for an evening of classical piano favourites in the stunning Manchester Cathedral. Programme: Beethoven - Sonata ’Quasi una fantasia’ op. 27 no. 2 ’Moonlight’ Debussy - Suite Bergamasque Debussy - L’isle Joyeuse Scriabin - Sonata no.
Manchester Cathedral, Victoria Street, Manchester
Fri 10 May 19

More details - The Nat King Cole Songbook Live Presented by Andy Abraham.
X factor runner up Andy Abraham, one of the nation’s favourite soul singers, is paying tribute to music legend Nat King Cole in a new tour coming to Bolton this summer. Nat King Cole, American singer and pianist, helped shape the jazz industry, recording over 100 songs in his lifetime.
The Albert Halls, Victoria Square, Bolton
Sat 11 May 19

More details - Cancer Research UK Race for Life Stockport
WE DON’T BREAK RECORDS. WE BEAT CANCER. Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life is a series of events raising money for research into all 200 types of cancer. Beating cancer is far more important than winning a gold medal. And you don’t need to be a superstar athlete to do it.
WOODBANK PARK, Turncroft Lane, Offerton, Stockport
Sun 12 May 19

More details - The Designer Wedding Dress Show
We know that finding the perfect dress is important. So, we decided to bring together some of country’s top wedding boutiques to showcase their dresses all under one roof. Convenient right?
Bolton Whites Stadium & Hotel De Havilland Way Horwich
Sun 12 May 19

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