What's On

Upcoming events in Manchester


Thu 19th May, 8pm

Mandatory Distribution Party: Live!

On Thursday 19th May, Chapeltown Picture House is proudly hosting Mandatory Redistribution Party: Hostile Takeover, a live version of the radical left podcast. This will be the podcast’s first live outing since their sold out show at the Manchester Podcast Festival back in 2019. (Rescheduled from 20th April, tickets still valid)

Thu 9th Jun, 8pm

Manchester’s best and weirdest comedians present The Jain Edwards Show, billed simply, and accurately, as ‘The Greatest Show on Earth’. Fronted by Rhyl’s best, hardest entertainer Jain Edwards, this is an alternative comedy chat show where anything can and will happen. This month's special guest is none other than Liam Bolton.

Sat 18th Jun, 5pm

A Lovely Time presents a special double bill of Edinburgh Previews featuring Comedy Award nominees The Delightful Sausage and aging TV producer Peter Fleming (Tom Burgess). Come down to GRUB for an afternoon of almost finished comedy shows from some of the finest performers in the North.

Mon 20th Jun, 8pm

A Lovely Time presents a special double bill of Edinburgh Previews featuring Comedy Award nominees Amy Gledhill and Olga Koch. Come down to GRUB for an evening of almost finished comedy shows from two of the most saught after comedians in the country.

Sat 2nd Jul, 7pm

A Lovely Time

An evening of live comedy featuring the finest comedians from around the UK. This month's stunning line-up features Brennan Reece, Anna Thomas and more. Book your tickets now to avoid disappointment.

Sun 3rd July, 3pm

The best damn Simpsons Pub Quiz in town returns for a summer special on Sunday 3rd July. 'Down With Homework' is stacked full of Simpsons trivia, lore, videos and singalongs. Win cash, merch and more with veteran quizmaster John Stansfield (Quizimodo, Pencil's Down).

Thu 8th Sept, 8pm

Adult Film Club returns with more haunted MP4s, sketches and comedy short films from around the Internet. Curated and hosted by Chris Cantrill and Sam O’Leary.

Fri 23rd & Sat 24th Sep, 7pm

Sofie Hagen: Fat Jokes

Edinburgh comedy award winner Sofie Hagen presents; Fat Jokes. A show bursting with big jokes and fat punchlines. Sofie returns to her craft of devastatingly brilliant joke writing and storytelling and has created this collection of fat jokes and unforgettable moments that you can laugh at without feeling like sh*t. Come as you are and enjoy an actual fat person at the top of her game. Second date added due to demand!

Fri 30th Sep, 7.30pm

Colin Hoult: The Death of Anna Mann

Anna Mann is back! The acclaimed actress, singer and welder (gotta have a back up) returns after five long years to tell the incredible story of her life in the arts in this: her final hour. Visceral, real and achingly brave, Colin Hoult (After Life - Netflix, Ghosts - BBC 2) presents a hilarious meditation on life, death and literally everything in between. You will leave screaming “f*** off, I love it!”. “Deliciously funny” **** (The Times)