AT The Met in Bury this coming week: Young blues star Aynsley Lister brings his band to Bury tomorrow (Friday Aug 31).

The Met's Cinematic film club starts on Sunday (Sep 2) with "After Life" (PG), a Japanese film by Koreeda Hirowazu set in a waiting room where souls are processed for heaven.

Author Des Molloy gives a talk on Sunday about his book of worldwide travels "The Last Hurrah".

Comedy star Dave Spikey hosts "An Audience With..." on Monday (Sep 3), a fund-raiser for The Met itself.

Award-winning Scots folk singer Emily Smith plays updated versions of traditional songs next Thursday (Sep 6).

Also next Thursday, there's comedy from Chris Roche, Anthony J. Brown, Anna Keirle and Nick Page.

Folk legends Martin Carthy and Dave Swarbrick team up for a Mr Kite benefit gig next Friday (Sep 7).

Local bands Origin, Rebecca Rothwell, Cellar 205 and Luke play an Apocalypse Acoustic night next Friday (Sep 7).

Finally, tribute band U2UK play next Saturday (Sep 8).

Tickets: 0161 761 2216.