Alan Davies What's On in Manchester

Welcome to Pocket’s Guide to What’s On in Manchester this Weekend!

Here you will find some of the best things to do in Manchester between Friday 3rd and Sunday 5th October 2014, including shows, sport, comedy and more!

Friday 3rd October 2014

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The Best In Stand Up

The Comedy Store

The Comedy Store

MC Phil Ellis, Adam Bloom, Ben Norris, Chris McCausland, Prince Abdi.

thecomedystore.co.uk

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Doc Brown: The Weird Way Round

The Lowry Theatre

Doc Brown

Fresh from his sell-out UK tour Of Mic And Men, a starring role in the hit show Law and Order, as well as singing with Ricky Gervais on the youtube viral Equality Street, Doc Brown is back with his unique take on Life, Love and Lyricism.

thelowry.com

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Hamlet

Royal Exchange Theatre

Hamlet

Maxine Peake plays the title role in the ultimate play about murder and madness

Hamlet’s father is dead and Denmark has crowned a new king. Consumed by grief, Hamlet struggles to exact revenge with devastating consequences.

royalexchange.co.uk

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Lotty’s War

Opera House

Lotty's War

A mesmerising story of passion, courage and sacrifice, Lotty’s War is a thriller set in WWII enemy occupied Channel Islands.

atgtickets.com

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Jersey Boys

Palace Theatre

Jersey Boys

The internationally acclaimed stage sensation, Jersey Boys is touring the UK and Ireland for the very first time.

Jersey Boys tells the true life story of four boys from the wrong side of the tracks who wrote their own songs, invented their own unique sound, and sold 175 million records worldwide.

atgtickets.com

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Dare to Wear Fearless Fashion Shows

Intu Trafford Centre

Dare To Wear Fearless Fashion Shows

Discover all the season’s most daring trends including Bauhaus Expression, Folkloric and Adornment in Dare To Wear’s pop up fashion shows in association with HELLO! magazine.

intu.co.uk

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Dare to Wear Style Lounge

Intu Trafford Centre

Dare To Wear Style Lounge

Stop by at the Dare to Wear style lounge and discover a braver new you! Be bolder with your fashion choices and defy those rules you’ve styled yourself by for years.

intu.co.uk

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Saturday 4th October 2014

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The Best In Stand Up

The Comedy Store

The Comedy Store

MC Phil Ellis, Adam Bloom, Ben Norris, Chris McCausland, Prince Abdi.

thecomedystore.co.uk

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Cardinal Burns

The Lowry Theatre

Cardinal Burns

British Comedy Award winning and BAFTA nominated duo Cardinal Burns are hitting the road.

Following their second series on Channel 4, the duo are ready to unleash a torrent of never-before-seen characters and familiar faces from the series all over your lovely town.

thelowry.com

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Hamlet

Royal Exchange Theatre

Hamlet

Maxine Peake plays the title role in the ultimate play about murder and madness

Hamlet’s father is dead and Denmark has crowned a new king. Consumed by grief, Hamlet struggles to exact revenge with devastating consequences.

royalexchange.co.uk

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Lotty’s War

Opera House

Lotty's War

A mesmerising story of passion, courage and sacrifice, Lotty’s War is a thriller set in WWII enemy occupied Channel Islands.

atgtickets.com

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Jersey Boys

Palace Theatre

Jersey Boys

The internationally acclaimed stage sensation, Jersey Boys is touring the UK and Ireland for the very first time.

Jersey Boys tells the true life story of four boys from the wrong side of the tracks who wrote their own songs, invented their own unique sound, and sold 175 million records worldwide.

atgtickets.com

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Feral

The Lowry Theatre

Feral

Combining puppetry, immersive soundscapes and multimedia technology, the multi award-winning company Tortoise in a Nutshell build an entire world in front of the audience’s eyes.

thelowry.com

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Alan Davies

The Lowry Theatre

Alan Davies What's On in Manchester

Following the sell out success of his long-awaited return to stand up, Alan Davies returns with his highly anticipated follow up show, Little Victories.

thelowry.com

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Salford City FC v Bamber Bridge FC

Moor Lane

Salford City FC

Salford City FC face Bamber Bridge at Moor Lane in the First Division North.

pitchero.com

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Siberia: At the Edge of the World

Manchester Museum

Siberia at the edge of the world

This multi-disciplinary exhibition will explore the natural history and culture of this immense territory that is one and a half times bigger than Europe.

museum.manchester.ac.uk

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Dare to Wear Fearless Fashion Shows

Intu Trafford Centre

Dare To Wear Fearless Fashion Shows

Discover all the season’s most daring trends including Bauhaus Expression, Folkloric and Adornment in Dare To Wear’s pop up fashion shows in association with HELLO! magazine.

intu.co.uk

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Dare to Wear Style Lounge

Intu Trafford Centre

Dare To Wear Style Lounge

Stop by at the Dare to Wear style lounge and discover a braver new you! Be bolder with your fashion choices and defy those rules you’ve styled yourself by for years.

intu.co.uk

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Sunday 5th October 2014

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Manchester United v Everton

Old Trafford

Manchester United

Manchester United face Roberto Martinez’s Everton at Old Trafford in the Barclays Premier League.

manutd.com

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Manchester Giants v Worcester Wolves

Trafford Powerleague Arena

Manchester Giants

Manchester Giants face Worcester Wolves at the Trafford Powerleague Arena in the British Basketball League.

manchestergiants.com

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Curtis Stigers

Opera House

Curtis Stigers

Multi-platinum selling singer, saxophonist, producer and songwriter Curtis Stigers is embarking on a world tour to coincide with the release of his album, Hooray For Love.

atgtickets.com

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Not About Heroes

Lowry Theatre

Not About Heroes

On this unique occasion of the centenary of the First World War, award-winning Manchester-based Feelgood presents Stephen MacDonald’s inspirational must see play.

thelowry.com

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Threads

Lowry Theatre

Thread

We are all, without exception, like threads, delicately hanging onto hope, to dreams, to happiness, to ambition, to freedom, to family, to friendship, to love, to life.

thelowry.com

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King Gong

The Comedy Store

The Comedy Store

The most famous open mic night in the country! The MC – Mick Ferry – orchestrates, as upcoming comics and the average Joe Bloggs alike, pit their wits against you and the Gong. Who wins? YOU decide!

thecomedystore.co.uk

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Siberia: At the Edge of the World

Manchester Museum

Siberia at the edge of the world

This multi-disciplinary exhibition will explore the natural history and culture of this immense territory that is one and a half times bigger than Europe.

museum.manchester.ac.uk

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Dare to Wear Style Lounge

Intu Trafford Centre

Dare To Wear Style Lounge

Stop by at the Dare to Wear style lounge and discover a braver new you! Be bolder with your fashion choices and defy those rules you’ve styled yourself by for years.

intu.co.uk

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Tune in next week to find out what’s on between Friday 10th – Sunday 12th October 2014!