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The Met, Bury
The Met is an independent performing arts theatre and charitable organisation based in Bury
WHAT IS THE MET?
"...a goldmine of entertainment in the heart of Bury"
An independent performing arts theatre and charitable organisation based in Bury, just north of Manchester. Run by Bury Metropolitan Arts Association, a company limited by guarantee (No. 2370868) and a registered charity (No. 701879).
The Met is a charitable organisation based in the centre of Bury. This feature has been donated to The Met by The Best of Bury in recognition of the service that they provide to the local community.
About The Met
The Met presents contemporary and classic theatre, music and comedy touring nationally and internationally. It regularly presents new and exciting artists who go on to become household names as well as established artists performing to sell-out audiences all over the world.
The Met is a hive of activity all year round, with workshops and events featuring on the packed programme regularly. Local events held at The Met include Bury Beer Festival, Urban Moves, Family Friendly Film Festival, Big Whistle, Ramsbottom Blues Festival and Big Sing.
With the assistance of our funders, donations and sponsors, we maintain affordable prices for our events. We are committed to offering first class live entertainment - and welcoming you to the friendliest live arts venue in the North West of England!
Membership at The Met
If you love coming to The Met and want to show your support, consider joining our membership scheme. Memberships cost just £25 per year for which you will receive the following:
- Member parking
- £2 off each Met event ticket
- 10% discount off food in Automatic
- Exclusive invitations to VIP events at The Met
- Exclusive invitations to Bury Art Gallery previews
- An exclusive invitation to two member events per year
- Two newsletters detailing the big events going on sale
Your donation will help to keep the very best talent coming to The Met now and well into the future.
Hire The Met
The Met is the perfect venue for events of every sort, with two and studios and a main theatre that can be hired from 5 up to 300 people. The Met can accommodate everything from the smallest private meeting or party to public exhibitions, conferences or theatre and music performances.
Our experienced staff and professional facilities take the hassle out of your event:
- Marketing advice and support
- Fully licensed bar and practised bar staff
- Ticket sales through our friendly box office
- Sound and lighting by experienced stage technicians
- High quality catering from the expert chefs of Automatic
We welcome promotions by bands, amateur and professional groups, and independent event promoters.
Discount hire rates apply for charitable and non-profit events.
Contact The Met
Box Office - 0161 761 2216
Administration - 0161 761 7107
To email The Met or to visit the website please use the links at the top of this page.