Forum Centre Events

Summersonic 2016

Summersonic - Wythenshawe's own holiday activity programme runs throughout August. With free activities at various venues around Wythenshawe, there is something for everyone and most activities are complete FREE!

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The All New Jersey Boys

SATURDAY 24 SEPTEMBER 2016 - 8.30PM

The All New Jersey Boys are the UK's ultimate tribute to Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons. With more than 170 million albums sold in a career spanning five decades, this show takes you on a musical journey through the Four Seasons' biggest hits including:

  • Sherry
  • Oh What a Night
  • Big Girls Don't Cry
  • Walk Like a Man
  • Can't Take My Eyes Off You
  • Working My Way Back to You

and Franki Valli's solo hits My Eyes Adored You and Grease.

Hitting all the high notes these boys combine high Falsetto with deep rich bass, tight harmonies and slick routines.

This is the music that defined a generation - no matter what your age this fantastic show will leave you thinking 'Oh what a night'!!

TICKETS: £14.00 from leisure reception or book on 0161 935 4020.


Forever Jackson 2016 tour

SATURDAY 22 OCTOBER 2016 - 8.30PM

Forever Jackson - the ultimate tribute to Michael Jackson  - selling out venues wherever they go. Awarded the No. 1 UK Michael Jackson Tribute Show' aware at the 2013 National Tribute Awards ( as voted for by the UK Agents Association), the show has become one of the most in-demand tributes in the UK and Europe. Not to be missed!

Robin Parsons pays homage to the late great King of Pop. Singing 100% live lead vocal, his voice replicates the distinctive tones of Jackson. His dance moves mirror the legend in every detail, step for step and his look - created through a 3-hour process using only theatrical make-up - is the exact image of Michael. He has spent the past 17 years studying Michael Jackson in meticulous detail to produce the closest complete likeness performing today.

TICKETS: £14.50 from reception or book on 0161 935 4020


Science Stories

SATURDAY 29 OCTOBER - 11AM TO 3PM

Science is full of incredible tales of discovery and exploration. Come along to this event and create your own science stories... using words, sounds and images.

Free activities for children of all ages from the EdLab.

Takes place on the concourse.

The Great Pretender 2016 tour

SATURDAY 12 NOVEMBER 2016 - 8.30PM

A sound and light spectacular celebrating the music of Freddie Mercury and Queen. Highly rated show with Steve Littlewood as Freddie Mercury and featuring special guest Brian Rock as the legendary guitarist Brian May.

This amazing five-piece show scaramouches brilliantly from the early hits of the 1970s through to the stadium rock anthems of the 1980s with a rhapsody of surprises along the way!

Unique and unrivalled, even the infamous fashions are recreated. This show was launched in 2001 and is still as popular as ever.

TICKETS: £14.50 from leisure reception of book on 0161 935 4020



Call Me Psychic

FRIDAY 27 JANUARY 2017, 7.30Pm

The nations favourite psychic, Sally Morgan is back and better than ever with her brand new and most jaw-dropping show yet - Call Me Psychic.

Funny, entertaining, sometimes heart breaking, often controversial; the show celebrates her 8th year on the road. Sally says: “Every night when I’m on stage amazing things happen and it’s a privilege to be able to pass on messages of love and comfort to the people I share my gift with."

This is a fantastic and unique evening out not to be missed. Book your tickets now to see this phenomenal psychic in action!

TICKETS: £24 on sale now from Forum Leisure reception, 0161 935 4020

This show is investigational and for the purpose of entertainment.



Circus of Horrors

THE NEVER-ENDING NIGHTMARE - SUNDAY 29 JAN 2017 - ADULTS ONLY

The Circus of Horrors celebrates its 21st anniversary as it takes to the road with its latest incarnation “The Never-ending Nightmare”. The spectacular features an amazing amalgamation of bizarre, brave & beautiful acts all woven into a Alice in Horrorland type story driven by a mainly original soundscape & performed with a forked tongue firmly in each cheek!

Celebrity Quotes:-

‘I loved it ‘. Simon Cowell.

‘Fantastic, that’s what I call entertainment’. David Hasselhoff.

‘Totally Unbelievable’ Scott Mills, Radio 1

‘You have to go & see this if, one day something will go wrong & you will be able to say I was there’ Graham Norton.

Annually the Circus of Horrors plays over 100 UK theatres and this tour has expanded to take in festivals throughout the world including The Fuji Rock Festival in Japan (twice), the Wacken Festival in Germany plus shows in Chile, Uruguay, Holland, Belgium, Argentina, France, Italy, Ireland, Finland, Hong Kong and Moscow where it became the 1st UK Circus ever to perform in Russia. The show also played an astounding 10 nights at London's O2.

This is not the first time that The Circus of Horrors has created history as it became the only circus ever to reach the finals of Britain’s Got Talent and the first circus to perform in London's West End for over 100 years.

The Circus of Horrors started it’s gruesome beginnings at the 1995 Glastonbury Festival and became an instant hit, touring all over the world from Chile to Chatham, Argentina to Aberdeen, Japan to Jersey including festival appearances with Alice Cooper, Eminem, Motley Crue, Oasis, Iron Maiden, The Manic St Preachers, Foo Fighters and many more.

For video footage check out http://www.circusofhorrors.co.uk

“If Quentin Tarantino had directed Cirque Du Soleil then you would be only half way there.”

Media Quotes:-

‘The Circus of Horrors completely WOWED the audience’ The Daily Mail.

‘A Bloody Great Night Out’ The Times

‘Freaking Awesome’ The Sun

‘Bloody Good Fun - Barnum Would be proud’ Time Out

‘Circus Without A Condom’ The Telegraph

‘Bloody Marvelous’ Edinburgh Festival

‘Blood Thirsty & Burlesque’ The Independent

TICKETS: £22 ADULTS ONLY. TEL: 0161 935 4020 or call at leisure reception.

 

A Grand Day Out

If you're over 55, and looking for something different to do each week, come along to the Forum each Wednesday from 10am to 4pm. Various activities and refreshments are on offer. For full details, download the leaflet from the right hand side of the page.

Regular Events

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