Chorlton Street, Gay Village, Manchester.
Comedy, house, the best in funk, dance and "uplifting"
vocals every Saturday until 2.00am, and regular monthly events
by the Glasshouse (of Leeds) bringing (quote) "glamour
and outrage" to Manchester - Saturday night to Sunday morning
every month from 2.30am - 9.00am. Entry is £8.00, £6.00
for members (but please check - prices may have changed).
MANNING'S EMBASSY CLUB
Rochdale Road, Harpurhey, Manchester.
Telephone Reservations: 0161-205 5281 & 4930.
The Embassy Club is Bernard
Manning's own and long established creation, specialising
in his own upfront, provocative and abrasive humour, usually with
2 or 3 supporting acts. Open on Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings
from 7.30pm. Pool Hall and Bar adjoining - open every day.
The Southern Hotel, Nell Lane, Chorlton, M21. Tel: 0161-440
Probably the oldest comedy club in Manchester, it has been a
showcase for many of the city's leading comedians. Seats 200.
Usually on Thursdays 8.00pm-11.00pm.
Deansgate Lock, Castlefield, Manchester. Tel: 0161-839 9595.
Situated in the trendy Castlefield Deansgate Locks, the famous
Comedy Store opened in Manchester in September 2000 on the heels
of its more celebrated London venue. It boasts a 500 seat auditorium,
a public bar, dining area and other entertainments delights.
& BUCKET COMEDY CLUB
Frog & Bucket Inn Oldham Street, Manchester.
This relocated pub (which, confusingly, used to be in Newton
Street - that pub is now called Tommy Ducks) is usually open
on Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings (telephone to check).
Wilmslow Rd, Rusholme, Manchester 14. Tel: 0161-224 4143.
A large pub venue close to Manchester City's Maine Road Football
Stadium. Popular haunt for students. Usually open Friday 8.00pm-11.00pm
JESTERS COMEDY CLUB
Levenshulme Place, Farmside Place, Stockport Road,
Levenshulme, Manchester M19. Tel: 0161-257 2484.
Held in an old converted cinema, a once- monthly comedy club
featuring mainly Irish comedians. Usually the third Thursday
of each month from 8.00pm-11.00pm (club open afterwards).
COWS COMEDY NIGHT
The Mint Lounge, Oldham Street, Northern Quarter, Manchester.
Tel: Hazel on 07958 642 090 or Belinda on 07957 341 491.
Established in London in 1998, our Manchester show is
even bigger and bolder ... showcasing the amazing talent and
success of women in comedy. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Town Hall Tavern, Tib Lane, off Cross Street, Manchester 2.
Tel: 0161-834 7576.
A small upstairs club above a pub, seating a maximum of 60 people.
Usually Fridays from 8.00pm-11.00pm.
The Barbican Hotel, Wilmslow Road, Withington,
Manchester 20. Tel: 0161-434 4621.
Another small club where you can be entertained by local comedians
and eat supper at the same time. Usually open Sunday 8.00pm-10.30pm.