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Greater Manchester Theatres, Concert Halls & Cinemas

Theatres, concert halls, operas, ballet, cinemas and music venues in Greater Manchester...





Theatres, concert halls, opera halls, venues for live music including seasonal open-air events, jazz clubs, orchestras and orchestral concerts together with cinemas are listed in this section.

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Greater Manchester Cinemas, Theatres, Concert venues, Ballet, Opera, Outdoor Music events etc...

Bolton Little Theatre

Hanover Street, Bolton, BL1 4TG
Tel: 01204 524469    E-mail: boltonlittletheatre@gmail.com
Web: www.boltonlittletheatre.co.uk

An award-winning theatre offers 7 plays a season, mixing classics with comedy. 2006 marks the 75th Anniversary of the theatre!

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Contact Theatre

Devas Street, Manchester, M15 6JA
Tel: 0161 274 0600     E-mail: email@contact-theatre.org.uk
Web: www.contact-theatre.org

A space for drama, dance, spoken word and urban art, with workshops and courses for adults and young people.

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Library Theatre

Central Library, St. Peter's Square, Manchester, M2 5PD
Tel: 0161 236 7110    Fax: 0161236 7110
E-mail: ltcmkt@libraries.manchester.gov.uk   Web: www.librarytheatre.com

Classic drama, Shakespeare, chamber musicals and new performances in the intimate theatre space of the Central Library basement.

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Oldham Coliseum Theatre

Fairbottom Street, Oldham
Tel: 0161 624 2829    Fax: 0161 624 5318

A full programme of repertory theatre, with an annual pantomime. Please contact the box office for details.

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Opera House

Quay Street, Manchester, M3 3HP
Tel: 0161 828 1700    Fax: 0161 883 2421
Web: www.manchesteroperahouse.org.uk

Touring theatre venue housing the West End musicals, drama, children's shows and concerts.

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Palace Theatre

Oxford Street, Manchester, M1 6FT
Tel: 0161 245 6600    Fax: 0161 237 5746
Web: www.manchesterpalace.org.uk

Touring theatre venue housing the West End musicals, drama, children's shows and concerts.

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Royal Northern College of Music

124 Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9RD
Tel: 0161 907 5555   Fax: 0161 907 5330
E-mail: box.office@rncm.ac.uk   Web: www.rncm.ac.uk

A major venue for classical music, jazz and opera performed by top international professionals and the RNCM's student ensembles.

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Stockport Town Hall

Edward Street, Stockport, SK1 3XE
Tel: 0845 8330972    Fax: 0161 474 7698
E-mail: venue.management@stockport.gov.uk   Web: www.stockporttownhall.org.uk

Everything from dances and concerts to clairvoyant evenings and boxing nights.

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The Royal Exchange Theatre

St. Ann's Square, Manchester, M2 7DH
Tel: 0161 833 9833    Fax: 0161 615 6696
E-mail: box.office@royalexchange.co.uk    Web: www.royalexchange.co.uk

A varied programme of plays and other events, a bookshop, craft centre and foyer gallery, plus a coffee bar and brasserie.

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The Albert Halls

Victoria Square, Bolton, BL1 1RU
Tel: 01204 334400   Fax: 01204 398101
E-mail: hayley.worrall@bolton.gov.uk    Web: www.alberthalls-bolton.co.uk

Light entertainment, ranging from comedy and big band to classical and rock music, plus the ever popular Christmas pantomime.

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The Lowry

Pier 8, Salford Quays, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M5 2AZ
Tel: 0870 787 5774    Fax: 0161 876 2021
E-mail: info@thelowry.com   Web: www.thelowry.com

A wide variety of performing and visual arts under one roof, including two main theatres and studio space for performing arts presenting a range of drama, opera, ballet, dance, musicals, children's shows, popular music, jazz, folk and comedy. Gallery spaces; showing the works of L.S. Lowry alongside contemporary exhibitions.

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The Octagon Theatre

Howell Croft South, Bolton, BL1 1SB
Tel: 01204 520661    Fax: 01204 556502
E-mail: info@octagonbolton.co.uk    Web: www.octagonbolton.co.uk

This award-winning theatre offers high-quality professional productions throughout the year, from the best of the UK's touring companies. The Octagon's facilities include, catering for meetings, events, conferences and corporate entertainment, with the added benefit of the in-house restaurant, The Spotlight.

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AMC Great Northern

Unit 2 The Great Northern, 253 Deansgate, Manchester, M3 4EN
Tel: 08707 555657
Web: www.amctheatres.com

16 screen 'megaplex' cinema, showing the latest blockbuster movies from Hollywood.

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Cornerhouse

70 Oxford Road, Manchester, M1 5NH
Tel: 0161 200 1500     Minicom: 0161 236 6184
E-mail: info@cornerhouse.org    Web: www.cornerhouse.org

The Cornerhouse screens the best in international cinema. Whilst three galleries exhibit contemporary art, sculpture and photography. There is also bar, cafe and bookshop.

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Curzon Twin Cinema

Princess Road, Urmston, Greater Manchester, M41 5JQ
Tel: 0161 748 2929
Web: www.curzonmanchester.co.uk

All the latest blockbuster movies from Hollywood.

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Odeon

Printworks Centre, Dantzic Street, Manchester, M4 2AD
Tel: 08700 10 20 30    
Web: www.odeon.co.uk

20 screens, including the massive IMAX cinema as well as The Gallery - film viewing luxury, showing all the latest blockbusters from Hollywood and a variety of special screenings ranging from Children's films to documentary features.

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Odeon

201 The Dome, The Trafford Centre, Manchester, M17 8DF
Tel: 0871 22 44 007
Web: www.odeon.co.uk

20 screen cinema, screening the latest Hollywood blockbusters and the best in World Cinema.

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Red Cinema

The Lowry Outlet Mall, The Quays, Salford Quays, Greater Manchester, M50 3AH
Tel: 0161 872 5811
Web: www.theredcinema.com

A seven screen cinema, showing all the latest blockbusters from Hollywood.

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Showcase Cinemas

Hyde Road Belle Vue, Manchester, M12 5AL
Tel: 0161 231 3939    Fax: 0161 231 3939
Web
: www.showcasecinemas.co.uk

14 screen cinema, showing all the latest blockbusters from Hollywood.

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Vue

Middlebrook Leisure Park, The Link Way (Off Mansel Way), Horwich, Bolton, BL6 6JA
Tel: 08712 240 240
E-mail: guestservices@myvue.com
Web: www.myvue.com

A multiplex cinema, showing all the latest blockbusters from Hollywood.

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Vue

Park 66, Pilsworth Road, Bury, BL9 8RS
Tel: 08712 240 240
E-mail: guestservices@myvue.com
Web: www.myvue.com

A multiplex cinema, showing all the latest blockbusters from Hollywood. 

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