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What's on in Manchester: 23 January – 29 January

What's on in Manchester: 23 January – 29 January

By Karl Dyer

Your guide to what’s on in and around Manchester this week.

Monday 23 January

Sherlock Holmes: The Final Case – Altrincham Garrick Playhouse, £12/10, 7.30pm

After the most tantalising of cliff-hangers to end the BBC’s current series of Sherlock, treat yourself to a dramatic rendition of the great investigator’s final case. Join Arthur Conan Doyle’s most famous character as he takes on Professor Moriarty in a tense showdown on top of Switzerland’s Reichenbach Falls. Elementary!

Book tickets online at www.altrinchamgarrick.co.uk or call 01619 281677


Tuesday 24 January

Where Have All The Good Men Gone? – The Black Lion, Salford, £5/4, 7.30pm

An original production from North West theatre company Perfectly Flawed that revolves around two women who are out to improve the male genre by whatever means necessary.

Quiz Night – Trof Northern Quarter, Thomas Street, £1 per player, 8pm

A quirky quiz covering a range of topics from your standard sport and entertainment to the more eclectic brainteasers such as porn movie names. Prizes are handed out like candy with a cash prize and round of drinks waiting for the winning team.


Wednesday 25 January

Lower Than Atlantis – Roadhouse, Newton Street, £9, 7pm

Four piece hardcore punk band Lower Than Atlantis bring their high energy, rock heavy set to Manchester off the back of the release of their second full-length album World Record.


Thursday 26 January

Salford City Radio Gig – King’s Arms, Salford, £5, 8pm

Local bands Sandells, Factory Star – featuring The Fall’s Martin Bramah - and Kill Pretty take to the stage on Bloom Street to raise proceeds for the Salford City Radio Fund towards keeping the beloved radio station running.

Get tickets from www.kingsarmssalford.com or pay on the door.


Friday 27 January

BBC Stargazing Live – Museum of Science and Industry, Free, 6.30pm

Expect a massive turn out for this one of a kind night that combines astronomy themed activities with a behind-the-scenes insight into the show to create a fun-filled evening.

With the huge success of Professor Brian Cox’ captivating show places will fill up quickly so e-mail Iain Morley at i.morley@mosi.org.uk and pre-book your spot.

Roots Manuva – HMV Ritz, £15, 6.30pm

British born Roots Manuva comes to Manchester with the promise of new tracks from an album that dabbles in reggae, pop-funk, street spitting, straight up hip hop, smooth ballads and epic death-disco.


Saturday 28 January

Souvenir D’Anne Frank – Zion Arts Centre, Hulme, £10/5, 7.30pm

Kicking off its national tour in Manchester Souvenir D’Anne Frank combines haunting piano led songs with the tale of a young Japanese girl who finds herself drawn deep into a landscape of dreams and memories to create a fresh fusion of music and theatre.

Also showing on 4 February, call 01612 326089 to book tickets.

Sunday 29 January

FutureShock 56! Pro Wrestling – Stockport Guild Hall, £9-10/5.40-6, 5.30pm

FutureShock’s unique brand of hard-hitting heart-stopping entertainment returns for 2012 with a line up of high-octane title bouts.

To book your spot for this evening of gut wrenching action head over to www.skiddle.com/events/11577194/