This Sunday we return to our home in Manchester – The O2 Ritz – for CHAPTER 31: ALL HAIL THE NEW PURITANS featuring seven huge matches and of course, the main event for the PROGRESS title pitting Hero against Villain.

WE HAVE 40 TICKETS LEFT FOR THIS SHOW – STANDING ROOM ONLY. There MAY be some available on the door (if we have any left), but the only way to be sure is to get your now if you haven’t already.  Click here to grab a ticket from only £12 (with no booking fees). Get on it!

Here’s all the information you’ll need if you’re attending the show.

IMPORTANT: Sunday is the annual “Manchester Day” parade and carnival, so if you’re driving to the show allow extra time.  Here’s a helpful list of road closures and parking amendments for Sunday to help you plan your journey.

The venue address is: The O2 Ritz, Whitworth Street West, Manchester M1 5NQ.

Doors open at 2pm, and the show starts at 3pm. We should be finished between 6.30 and 7pm.

Parking on the streets nearby is limited, but there is a NCP Multi-Storey car park just around the corner on Chepstow Street.

Manchester Oxford Road Station is a couple of minutes walk from the venue.

You can find some more detailed information on getting to the venue here.

TICKETS: Please bring a copy of your E-TICKET with you on your phone or printed out (printed is easier).

Also it’s worth bringing some ID with you as well just to ensure everything goes extra smoothly.

Seats are unreserved. You’ll be issued a wristband corresponding to the category of ticket that you have bought.

Standing tickets – you can stand near each bar or up on the balcony.  Everywhere in the venue should have a pretty decent view.

DO NOT BUY TICKETS FROM TOUTS OUTSIDE. Because we do all of our ticket selling ourselves, the only way to get in is with your PayPal receipt.

There are seven matches on the show; four in the first half, three in the second half. The full card is available here.

You’re fine to take photographs of the action, but please try not to use flash photography and PLEASE do not film the matches.  That’s what DEMAND PROGRESS is for!

We’ll have a selection of our merchandise on sale, as well as various members of our roster selling their own merch.  We accept both cash and card payments.


If this is your first PROGRESS experience or your thirty first, YOU are a huge part of what we do.  Our shows have the best atmosphere and we want to keep that going up in Manchester.  So make tons of noise, get drunk, enjoy yourself!  This will be the best Sunday afternoon you’ve had in AGES. Seriously, fuck the Euros. And if your Dad is whining that you won’t see him on Father’s Day, then bring him with you!

Of course, though, do remember the one golden rule of PROGRESS:


Be respectful of the wrestlers and the other fans and have a bloody smashing time.  WE ARE SO EXCITED!

See you all on Sunday,

Jim, Jon and Glen