What's On Calendar



Oct 2015


Cafe Restaurant: Everything Stops for Autumnal Tea - SOLD OUT

Sunday 4th October at 4.00pm

Unfortunately if you wanted to join us for this wonderful event we have now sold all of our tickets...Keep an eye on our web site for the 2016 'Everything Stops' events which will be on sale soon.


Cafe Restaurant: Jeeves and Wooster Murder Mystery

Wednesday 7th October at 7.30pm

What Ho, chaps! Looks like there’s a bally killer on the loose and it’s up to you to solve the crime. Afternoon tea and croquet on the lawn just won’t be the same until this rotten killer is locked away.

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NT Encore Screening: Coriolanus - Cert 12A

Thursday 8th October at 7.00pm

National Theatre Live’s 2013 broadcast of the Donmar Warehouse’s production of Coriolanus returns to cinemas by popular demand.

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Cafe Restaurant: Lauren Child Vintage Tea Party

Friday 9th October at 6.00pm

Don't miss our very special event with children's author Lauren Child on Friday 9th October



Friday 9th October at 2.30pm & 7.30pm

In Cornwall, around 1800, a young woman discovers that she's living near a gang of criminals who arrange shipwrecks for profit.


Organ Concert Coffee Morning

Saturday 10th October from 10am

Join us for this free to attend organ concert featuring the Mighty Compton organ with beverages on sale and stalls fundraising for the ongoing maintenance and restoration appeal of Stockport's 1932 Art Deco Super Cinema and Variety Theatre - 10am till 1pm.



Monday 12th October at 7.30pm

Due to unforseen circumstances this event has been cancelled.

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Charlie Landsborough

Tuesday 13th October at 7.30pm

Charlie is a true and immensely talented star, he is a well proven writer of fabulous songs, and is well known and well loved for his wonderful voice, but it is in his ability to tell a fine tale that we find a hidden gem.


Danny Oliver's Michael Jackson Eternity - Cancelled

Wednesday 14th October at 7.30pm

Unfortunately due to unforeseen circumstances and conflicting schedules this concert has been cancelled.

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NT Live Screening: Hamlet

Thursday 15th October at 7.00pm

Academy Award® nominee Benedict Cumberbatch (BBC’s Sherlock, The Imitation Game, Frankenstein at the National Theatre) takes on the title role of Shakespeare’s great tragedy.


Screen Stockport Film Festival

Friday 16th October at 11am

Screen Stockport, the annual grassroots Film Festival that supports independent and student film making, celebrates its fifth year showcasing up and coming film makers locally, nationally and internationally.


Elkie Brooks

Saturday 17th October at 7.30pm

Quite simply one of the most successful and popular singers the UK has ever produced.


Organ Restoration Gala Concert

Sunday 18th October at 2.30pm

Join us to celebrate the completion of the extensive restoration of The Plaza’s renowned Mighty Compton Organ


ENO Live Screening: Rossini's - The Barber Of Seville

Monday 19th October at 7.30pm

Filled with fun and farce, English National Opera’s classic staging of this sunny adventure follows the escapades of the barber Figaro as he assists Count Almaviva to prise the beautiful yet feisty Rosina away from her lecherous guardian Dr Bartolo.


Behind The Scenes Tours

Monday 19th October at 11am

Join us for our popular Behind The Scenes Tours for yourself, your friends or your group to enjoy a tour of Stockport’s 1932 art deco Super Cinema and Variety Theatre.


Psychic Sally On The Road

Tuesday 20th October at 7.30pm

World-renowned psychic and star of TV’s Psychic Sally On the Road, Sally Morgan returns with her sensational live show


RSC On Screen: Henry V

Wednesday 21st October at 7.00pm

Henry IV is dead and Hal is King. With England in a state of unrest, he must leave his rebellious youth behind, striving to gain the respect of his nobility and people.

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The Dreamboys - Adults Only

Thursday 22nd October at 7.30pm

The Dreamboys are back and hotter than ever with a brand new Show and UK Tour for 2015.


Film: A Nightmare On Elm Street (Cert 18)

Friday 23rd October at 2.30pm & 7.30pm

Whatever you do, don't fall asleep...or you'll meet the terrifying Freddy.



Saturday 24th October at 7.00pm

The Wellspring (Stockport) Ltd presents

“The Shining Stars of Stockport”


Stockport Operatic Society Presents Kiss Me Kate

Tuesday 27th to Saturday 31st October

Stockport Operatic Society present this multi-award winning classic Broadway show on the Stockport Plaza stage with some of the best local amateur performers.

Nov 2015


The North West Festival of Remembrance

Sunday 1st November at 2.00pm

The concert will feature songs and big band numbers from the War periods and will include the standards and representatives from many of the services that saw conflict.


A Christmas Carol

Wednesday 4th to Saturday 7th November

It’s Christmas! Skinflint Scrooge, is his usual miserable, bad- tempered self but mysterious forces are at work to change him.



Sunday 8th November at 7.30pm

Europe’s leading Abba tribute, Abbamania, continue to entertain audiences with their outstanding vocals and musical performance live on stage.

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Simon Yates: My Mountain Life

Monday 9th November at 7.30pm

Come along and witness Simon’s tireless journey from that mountain in Peru to some of the remotest on the planet and share with him the drama, excitement and beauty of modern, lightweight, alpinism.

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Tuesday 10th November at 7.30pm

Pygmalion is a comedy about a Henry Higgins, a phonetics expert who, as a kind of social experiment, attempts to make a lady out of uneducated flower girl, Eliza Doolittle.


Dickens (Abridged)

Wednesday 11th November at 7.30pm

With more wit than Martin Chuzzle, The Reduced Shakespeare Company's Adam Long has worked his minimising magic on another great writer.


Ray Quinn

Thursday 12th November at 7.30pm

Ray has been blessed by having a career that has covered, TV, Acting, Dancing, Theatre, and Singing, which has given him the base to focus on his passion, which is singing and being on the stage.


Henning Wehn - Eins, Zwei, DIY

Saturday 14th November at 7.30pm

After more than a decade in Britain, the German Comedy Ambassador has ‘groan’ to like puns.... though he still couldn't eat a whole one.

Expect a crash course in personal accountability and have a right old laugh at the same time!


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That'll Be The Day Christmas Show

Sunday 15th November at 7.30pm

Topped with lashings of Christmas spirit get ready to party as That’ll Be The Day returns with its Brand New 2015 Christmas Show!


Behind the Scenes Tours

Monday 16th November at 11am

Join us for our popular Behind The Scenes Tours for yourself, your friends or your group to enjoy a tour of Stockport’s 1932 art deco Super Cinema and Variety Theatre.


Foster and Allen in Concert

Tuesday 17th November at 7.30pm

International Recording artists Foster & Allen are bringing their 40th Anniversary Tour to the U.K. this November.

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Christmas Variety Show starring the Legendary International singing star DANA.

Wednesday 18th November at 2.30pm

Christmas Variety Show starring the Legendary International singing star DANA with special guest from ITV's The Comedians, hilarious Comedy Star, the one & only DUGGIE BROWN.



Thursday 19th November at 7.00pm

The hit Broadway production Of Mice and Men, filmed on stage in New York by National Theatre Live, comes to UK cinemas.


On Screen: San Fransisco Opera Screening - Showboat

Friday 20th November at 7.30pm

A true classic of American musical theatre, this tale of life on the Mississippi from the 1880s to the 1920s is both a poignant love story and a powerful reminder of the bitter legacy of racism.


You Can't Stop The Beat!

Saturday 21st November at 7.00pm

Kennedy’s School and College of Performing Arts presents You Can’t Stop the Beat!....An all singing, All dancing musical showcase.


The Russian State Ballet and Opera House present The Nutcracker

Sunday 22nd November at 7.30pm

After sold-out premieres of Nutcracker, Swan Lake and Romeo & Juliet last year, The Russian State Ballet and Opera House is bringing a new and vibrant production from the rich culture of Astrakhan.


Film: Scrooge - Cert U

Friday 27th November at 2.30pm & 7.30pm

Start the Festive Season with our annual Christmas feature which this year is the 1951 classic Scrooge starring Alistair Sim



Saturday 28th November at 7.30pm

With great music and a three course dinner served in the finest of Art Deco surroundings this is a seasonal treat that should be a must in any music lovers diary.


Cafe Restaurant: Everything Stops for Festive Tea - SOLD OUT

Sunday 29th November at 4.00pm

Unfortunately this event has now SOLD OUT but for the perfect festive treat why not join us for this years sensational family Pantomime - Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs

Dec 2015

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Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs

Friday 4th December 2015 to Sunday 10th January 2016

Mirror Mirror on the wall....where is the greatest panto of them all?!!....

....Why, The Plaza in Stockport where Dean Sullivan and Kim Hartman are starring in Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs of course!!....the home of traditional family pantomime at its very, VERY best!



Wednesday 9th December at 7.30pm

Can you solve the crime before someone else gets the kiss of death at Mistletoe Manor?



Thursday 17th December at 7.30pm

This evening has SOLD OUT but yo ho ho....an extra festive date is now on sale on Wednesday 9th December - Book Now!

Jan 2016

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Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs

Friday 4th December 2015 to Sunday 10th January 2016

Mirror Mirror on the wall....where is the greatest panto of them all?!!....

....Why, The Plaza in Stockport where Dean Sullivan and Kim Hartman are starring in Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs of course!!....the home of traditional family pantomime at its very, VERY best!


NT Encore Screening: Jane Eyre (Cert 12A)

Thursday 14th January at 7.00pm

Almost 170 years on, Charlotte Brontë’s story of the trailblazing Jane is as inspiring as ever. This bold and dynamic production uncovers one woman’s fight for freedom and fulfilment on her own terms.

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ENO Encore Screening: Gilbert & Sullivan's The Mikado

Saturday 16th January at 7.30pm

Broadcast live from the London Coliseum in stunning HD, English National Opera’s spectacular production of The Mikado is a popular hit with audiences of all ages.


Jimmy Cricket - Value for A Tenner Show

Sunday 17th January at 2.30pm

One of the nation’s favourite entertainers Jimmy Cricket is set for another visit to the Stockport Plaza during January 2016.


Sarah Millican - Outsider

Tuesday 26th January at 8.00pm

In the past when you put Sarah Millican outside, she asked things like: ‘Why? Where is the taxi? Do I need a cardie?’ and said things like: ‘There’ll be wasps. I’ve nothing to sit on. Is that poo? Can we go home?’
But things have changed. Sarah Millican is venturing outside. Bring a cardie.


NT Live Screening: Les Liaisons Dangereuses - Cert 12A

Thursday 28th January at 7.00pm

Following the hugely successful broadcasts of Coriolanus and King Lear, National Theatre Live brings the Donmar Warehouse’s highly anticipated new production of Les Liaisons Dangereuses to cinemas - broadcast live from the Donmar’s London home.


Beyond the Barricade

Saturday 30th January at 7.30pm

Beyond the Barricade’ has delighted audiences throughout the UK and mainland Europe for more than a decade, with its exciting concert portrayal of the greatest songs in musical theatre, all performed totally live!

Feb 2016

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The Simon & Garfunkel Story

Thursday 4th February at 7.30pm

Direct from it’s success in London’s West End, a SOLD OUT UK tour and standing ovations at every performance, The Simon & Garfunkel Story is back on the road!


Banff Mountain Film Festival

Saturday 6th February 2016 at 7.30pm

This year there are two evenings that will ignite your passion for adventure, action and travel. For double the adventure come along both nights for two entirely different film programmes.
Exciting events not to be missed with free prize giveaways! Visit www.banff-uk.com for more details

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The WOW Show

Sunday 7th February at 7.30pm

The BBC WOW Show is back and this time features John Henshaw and Noreen Kershaw alongside your hosts Eamonn O'Neal and Jimmy Wagg

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Live Nation & MHA present - Stewart Francis: Pun Gent - Age Restriction 16+

Thursday 11th February at 8.00pm

The star of 'Mock The Week', 'Michael McIntyre's Roadshow' and 'Live At The Apollo', embarks on a brand new stand up tour with a fantastic and hilarious new show!



Thursday 18th February at 2.00pm

It's the most popular Disney comedy-adventure to hit the big screen and, with the fairydust of Singalonga added, you are guaranteed a great time.



Thursday 18th February at 7.30pm

Ever wanted to know what it's like to be a T-bird or a Pink Lady but never quite felt cool enough to pull it off? Well, now is your chance to don those pink jackets, grease up those quiffs and let your inhibitions go for an evening where you are the stars and remember GREASE is the word...


Cafe Restaurant: Sunny Ormonde - One Woman Show

Thursday 18th February at 7.30pm

Sunny has been playing the "outrageous and raunchy Lilian Bellamy" on Radio 4's The Archers for the past 15 years....join us for a fascinating evening where there is definitely something for everyone!

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Wedding Open Day

Sunday 21st February from 11am

Love is in the air at the Plaza as we can now announce that our first ever WEDDING OPEN DAY will be held on Sunday 21st February from 11am to 3pm.


NT Live Screening: As You Like It

Thursday 25th February at 7.00pm

On Screen: Shakespeare’s glorious comedy of love and change comes to the National Theatre for the first time in over 30 years, with Rosalie Craig (London Road, Macbeth at MIF) as Rosalind.

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Chinese New Year Extravaganza

Saturday 27th February at 2.30pm & 7.00pm

The Chinese New Year Extravaganza is returning to The Plaza to celebrate the auspicious occasion in February 2016!

Mar 2016


ENO Live Screening: Mozart's The Magic Flute

Wednesday 9th March at 7.30pm

Live from the London Coliseum in stunning HD. The Magic Flute is one of the greatest and most popular operas ever written.

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A Night of Dirty Dancing - The Ultimate Tribute Show

Thursday 10th March at 7.30pm

No film has captured the hearts of a generation like Dirty Dancing. Relive the passion, indulge in the romance and celebrate the greatest movie soundtrack of all time.

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Saturday Night Bee Gees

Friday 11th March 2016 at 7.30pm

Saturday Night Bee Gees is the hit show that transports you through the formidable musical talents of Barry, Maurice and Robin Gibb.


Banff Mountain Film Festival

Saturday 12th March 2016 at 7.30pm

This year there are two evenings that will ignite your passion for adventure, action and travel. For double the adventure come along both nights for two entirely different film programmes
Exciting events not to be missed with free prize giveaways! Visit www.banff-uk.com for more details


Heather Small - The Voice of M People - The Moving On Up Tour 2016

Thursday 24th March at 7.30pm

Heather Small is to perform a virtual hometown show in Stockport for what will be an unforgettable night of feel-good music.

Apr 2016


Pasha: It's All About You

Tuesday 5th April at 7.30pm

"After his successful UK Tour - Life Through Dance, Pasha Kovalev, the winner of " Strictly Come Dancing" 2014, welcomes you to his new and exciting dance spectacular - "It's all about you".

The Wizard of Oz Easter Panto

The Wizard Of Oz - Easter Panto

Tuesday 12th April 2016 at 2.00pm & 5.30pm

A spectacular professional Easter pantomime version of the classic story, with an all-star cast to be announced!

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That'll Be The Day

Wednesday 13th April at 7.30pm

Prepare for a nostalgia party extravaganza as the legendary That’ll Be The Day returns with its Brand New 30th Anniversary Special!

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The Fureys

Thursday 21st April at 7.30pm

Coming back to The Stockport Plaza for their third visit, legends of Irish music & song, the FUREYS will perform all their hits

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Ken Dodd

Saturday 30th April at 7.00pm

Come and enjoy his famous ‘Happiness Show’ and you’ll be absolutely discumknockerated (that’s Knotty Ash for ‘over the moon’) by a truly tattifelarius (fun-filled) evening of laughter and songs presented by Ken Dodd, national treasure and comedy genius.

May 2016


Mercury - The Ultimate Queen Tribute

Thursday 19th May at 7.30pm

Winners of the National Tribute Awards, 'Mercury' are firmly established as one of the most authentic tributes to the legend that is Freddie Mercury and Queen.

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