Shangri La!
Bringing joy, love, talent and culture to the good people of North Manchester.

About us

Welcome to Shangri La!, Prestwich’s premier alternative cabaret show, bringing joy, love, talent and culture to the good people of North Manchester since 2007.  Shangri La! is not for profit, we pay all our acts, and serves up a monthly smorgasboard of music, short theatre, spoken word, poetry, film, dance, standup, Europe’s most rubbish raffle AND a dirty disco at the end. It takes place (mostly) the third Friday of every month, from about 8pm at the Carlton Club near Heaton Park Metrolink station and is still only a fiver in.  VALUE.

Click here to join our email list and be the first to hear about future events.  

Click here to find out what’s on this month.  Follow us on Twitter and join us on Facebook.

We’re always on the look out for interesting acts to appear, so get in touch if that’s you or someone you know.

WHAT’S ON AT THIS MONTH’S SHANGRI LA!

FRIDAY 23 FEBRUARY 2018, FROM ABOUT 8PM-ISH

Peter Slater

PeterSlater

Ahh Peter Slater. Inimitable, original and very very funny. He's a lover, he's a fighter, he's a creator of cult D movie favourite Zombie Shithouse, Sir Randolph Tempest and Nearly Diamond. A firm favourite with Shangorillas over the years, who knows which characters he will be bringing with him this time...

Find out more

T.E. Yates

T.E.Yates

Unassuming, unusual and enigmatic, T.E. Yates is a multi-disciplinary artist of rare and disarming qualities that must be seen and heard to be believed. Even when performing solo the man doesn’t travel light, his weird and wonderful drawings regularly making an appearance between songs, baffling and delighting audiences in equal measures. Yates' first completed animated work, Evil Cat, was shortlisted for Best Music Video at the 2016 British Animation Awards.

http://www.teyates.com

Becky Langan

BeckyLangan

Born in Rochdale, Becky Langan is a percussive fingerstyle guitarist who employs a combination of extended techniques that explore the outermost reaches of the acoustic guitar. With over 14 years playing experience, Becky unleashes her creativity by performing incredibly complex instrumental acoustic guitar compositions around the UK. Her talent is quite mesmerising, be prepared to be impressed.

https://www.beckylangan.com

Previously @ Shangri La!

Friday 26 January 2018
February 5, 2018

Lo fi, new folk singer songwriter. Subversive and searching, Phil is an unlikely but brilliant raconteur. A prolific performer and songwriter, his one-man show is properly crafted, blending light and shade cleverly and balancing out driving rhythms with intricate thoughtful guitar lines. One part social activist, one part proletariat father of two and another part […]

New Year’s Eve 2017
January 18, 2018

Jenny Lockyer Jenny loves performing original songs and characters that make people laugh and is never sure when to talk about herself in the third person. She takes her mix of storytelling and comedy to all sorts of gigs in all sorts of places. Cabarets and variety nights, festivals and camping trips, school assemblies, libraries, […]

Friday 20 October 2017
October 30, 2017

Sittin Pretty Sittin’ Pretty are a five piece band from Bolton, combining classic rock, blues and touches of psychedelia.   Whirling dervish lead singer Conor McKenzie-Wilde takes no prisoners.  With a retro sound that’s not too elitist, they deliver a brash, uncompromising set.  “Sittin’ Pretty will grip all your emotions and throw them round like a […]

Friday 21 September 2017
October 15, 2017

Zoe Kyoti Manchester based singer-songwriter Zoe Kyoti is born of Anglo-Austrian- Greek-Armenian heritage. Within her bittersweet unique brand of Folk, there lies the spice of exotic far-flung places and the roots of Jazz, Country and Blues. These influences collide at great force. The impact is an emotional yet comforting journey full of intensity, warmth and […]

Friday 21 July 2017
August 16, 2017

Celebrating 10 whole glorious, happy, chaotic years of Shangri La!  A big fat thank you to all our amazingly talented acts and loyal audience – we love you all! Here are pics of the night plus the line up at the end… enjoy!   PICO Can a sponge puppet really be that funny? YES he […]

Friday 23 June 2017
June 28, 2017

The Affair Steven awoke from a mixed night of creativity and melancholic self-loathing with the sudden realisation that he must form a band. With razorblade vocals, infectious melodies and caustic lyrics, the Affair serves up a poignant musical analysis of modern life with bluesy, ballsy and sometimes just plain beautiful songs on the ever present […]

Load more

Join our email list and be the first to hear about future events

JOIN NOW

Shangri La! supports the Carlton Club but it needs your regular patronage too

PLAY SNOOKER

Contact us

The Carlton Club, 279 Bury Old Road, Prestwich M25 1JA.

shangrilaprestwich@hotmail.com