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Rock Of Ages

You’ve GOT to be a fan of 80s rock music if you’re here, haven’t you? Of COURSE you are! The musical Rock of Ages is currently showing at The Opera House Manchester and tells the story of two people falling in love – Drew (Luke Walsh) and Sherrie (Rhiannon Chesterman). Drew works at a nightclub […]

Heathers – The Musical

Heathers (the film) is one of the cult classics from the 80s. It told the story of an unknown girl at high school who wanted to become popular, and inadvertently became embroiled in a murder or three. Heathers The Musical is a modern, updated version, and my WORD is it good! Heathers The Musical is […]

Review – Bat Out Of Hell The Musical

This was our first outing into a social gathering setting since, well, y’know, the global apocalypse, and man alive I was excited! Even the walk up to The Opera House became exciting. As we approached, 30 Harley Davidsons drifted their way around the corner and formed a troupe in front of the Theatre. They sat […]

Bat Out Of Hell The Musical

Opening in Manchester on the 11th September, Jim Steinman’s spectacular musical Bat Out of Hell hits the highway on a 2021 UK tour. Bringing to life the legendary anthems of Jim Steinman & Meat Loaf, this critically-acclaimed production uniquely combines the magic and excitement of a musical with the immense energy of rock ‘n’ roll. […]

An Evening With John Cleese

For people like me who enjoy Comiccons, 80s conventions and live events, lockdown has been a nightmare. When I first heard that John Cleese was coming to Manchester for An Evening With John Cleese, I was overjoyed. Skeptical, I will admit, but also overjoyed. I hadn’t been in a room with many people for over […]

Micro But Many – A new book on Micro Machines

If you’re here, I’m guessing you know about the 80s! And I’m guessing you know about, or are at least aware of, Micro Machines. As a quick explanation for people who are just exploring the internet, have found this and would like a brief overview, Micro Machines were miniature vehicles sold in sets of 5 […]

Comic Con Liverpool – 6th to 8th March

Comiccon Liverpool is returning this March and, as ever, the line-up is huge.  The 40+ guests hail from a wide range of TV and Film.  Many of the guests will be well knows to fans of 90’s and 2000’s film and TV, but if you’re also looking to meet 80s legends then this is the […]

FTLOSciFi

For The Love Of Sci-fi 2019

Monopoly Events Presents ‘For the Love of Sci-fi 2019’ The world’s biggest Sci-Fi fan convention is BACK and bigger than ever! Join the party as FTLOSF celebrates its 5th birthday with its army of loyal fans and celebrity guests at Bowlers Exhibition Centre, Longbridge Rd, Stretford, Manchester M17 1EH, on the 7th and 8th of December 2019 (with […]

For The Love Of Horror 2019 – full line-up!

For The Love Of Horror is a fantastic new concept brought to you Monopoly Events team which crosses a scare attraction with a fan convention. After a hugely successful launch event in 2018, we’ve come back bigger and better, as we represent some of the most iconic horror films and franchises of all times. We are pleased to […]

HORROR ICONS UNITE TO CELEBRATE ICON ROBERT ENGLUND

Horror Icons such as Corey Taylor, Bill Moseley, Eli Roth, Corey Taylor, Ken Kirzinger, Michael Berryman, Andrew Divoff and R.A. Mihailoff are uniting together in the upcoming documentary ICON: The Robert Englund Story, to celebrate the iconic status and career of genre legend Robert Englund. As well as celebrating his Horror Iconic status the documentary […]

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