The Frog and Bucket

Ben Williams, Managing Editor
Creative Tourist

Comedy club in Manchester on the corner of Oldham Street and Great Ancoats. A popular stop on the stand up comedy circuit, Frog and Bucket has seen the likes of Peter Kay, Richard Herring and Johnny Vegas take to its stage.

102 Oldham StManchesterM4 1LJ View map
Telephone: 0161 236 9805 Visit Now

Commercial and Hire Services

Venue hire available

Services and Facilities

Food served

Opening Hours

  • Monday10:00am - 11:00pm
  • Tuesday10:00am - 10:00pm
  • Wednesday10:00am - 10:00pm
  • Thursday10:00am - 12:00am
  • Friday10:00am - 12:00am
  • Saturday10:00am - 2:00am
  • Sunday7:00pm - 12:00am

Always double check opening hours with the venue before making a special visit.

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