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Party Venues in manchester

Event planners book Manchester party venues with the confidence that the city will provide an unforgettable occasion. With an energetic arts scene and some of the most cutting-edge music acts in the UK, the Rainy City has plenty on offer for entertaining your guests.

Manchester is the perfect location for party venues, whether your goal is sophisticated banqueting or delightfully uncivilised fun at a live music festival. A focal point of culture in the North West, students consistently rate the nightlife as one of the most diverse and entertaining in the UK – and who would know better?

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It’s the perfect setting for Christmas parties, with many offering special sound and lighting equipment, dinner and dance areas, and catering option. There are many opportunities for after parties from the upmarket Deansgate to the trendy, independently minded Northern Quarter.

For civil ceremony and wedding planners, Manchester venues can foster any vision by providing the right environment, with exciting prospects for stag and hen organisers. The city has a number of stunning churches and cathedrals, while Manchester Town Hall is a popular place for public weddings.

Manchester has national and international transport links, covering air, rail and road, while delegates commute from their chosen accommodation using one of the UK’s most successful tram systems.



City Information: Manchester

Manchester has a vibrant conference scene with a host of contemporary venues able to accommodate any style or budget. Its landscape an eclectic blend of Victorian industrial mills and glass skyscrapers, it is the second most popular destination for meetings and events in the UK, outside London, after Birmingham.

Organisers and PAs looking to plan events in Manchester are confident in its reputation for commitment to customer service and imaginative conferencing. The third largest economy in the UK and the 74th largest in the world, the city has a proliferation of major companies and leading media organisations that ensures a busy events agenda.

From project leaders booking a room for a management training course to tiered auditoriums for large corporate conventions, Manchester is easily accessible with national and international transport links. Delegates can commute from their chosen accommodation using one of the UK’s most successful tram systems.

For wedding or civil ceremony planners, the city has a number of stunning churches and cathedrals, while Manchester Town Hall – a towering Neo-Gothic fortress – dominates Albert Square in the centre of town, a popular place for public weddings.

Evening entertainment is easy, with hundreds of bars and restaurants to choose from. The North Western metropolis is renowned for its cultural history, and there’s something for all tastes. There are several art galleries and museums in the city centre, while Old Trafford is only a short tram ride away.

According to a study by Visit Manchester, conferences and business events generated £822 million for the Greater Manchester area alone during 2011. With a range of innovative venues catering to any requirement, it’s easy to see why Manchester is the nerve centre of conferencing in the North West.

Facts and Figures

Visit Manchester
Bureau Details:
Name: Visit Manchester
Address:   Carver’s Warehouse
77 Dale St
Manchester
M1 2HG
Tel: 0161 237 1010
Fax: 0161 228 2960
Email: Email Visit Manchester
Website: www.visitmanchester.com
Largest venue: EventCity - 28,000m², 7,500 seated
Largest stadium: Old Trafford - 75,765 seated
Largest hotel: Bewleys Hotel Manchester Airport - 365 bedrooms
Largest banqueting venue: 7,500 people
Largest conference venue: 28,000 seats
Largest exhibition venue: 28,000m²
Largest hotel: 365 bedrooms

Transport links

Air

Manchester Airport is the third busiest in the UK and the largest outside the London area, serving national and international flights.

Rail

A major transport hub, Manchester has some of the busiest railway stations in the UK. Manchester Piccadilly is the main central station, serving routes to London Euston, Birmingham New Street, South Wales, the North and South of England, Edinburgh and Glasgow Central. Other stations include Manchester Victoria, which largely serves routes to the North and East of England.

Metro

Manchester has a modern light rail network called the Metrolink, which is one of the UK’s most successful tram systems. It serves commuter routes into and out of the city centre, with stops including Beetham Tower (the Hilton Deansgate) and Piccadilly Gardens for the Northern Quarter and main retail district.

Road

Manchester has two main ring roads. The M60 runs within the Greater Manchester region, providing good inter-suburban transport links, while the A57/A57 (M), popularly known as Mancunian Way, runs from the centre to the south of the city. Other main motorways include the M56 for Birmingham and the M62 for Liverpool.

Canal

The Manchester Ship Canal is the only purpose built ship canal in the UK, and today it’s also used for leisure trips past MediaCityUK and Spinningfields.

Tourist Attractions
  • Manchester Evening News Arena
  • Lowry Outlet Mall
  • Aerial Extreme
  • Manchester Museum
  • Manchester Gay Village
  • Chinese Arts Centre
  • Cloud 23
  • Royal Exchange Theatre
  • Museum of Science and Industry
  • Salford Watersports Centre

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VenueAdvert AJ Bell Stadium
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Manchester’s iconic and prestigious concert venue, The Bridgewater Hall, is not only built to provide the best possible space for music, but is also home...
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Superbly positioned in historic Castlefield in the heart of Manchester City Centre, The Castlefield Rooms offer a range of event spaces that are perfect for any...
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Emirates Old Trafford is not just a prestigious international cricket venue. Redevelopment has led to a new era for this iconic venue. As winners of...
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EventCity is an exhibition and events venue situated adjacent to The Trafford Centre, Britain's most successful shopping and leisure...
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It's just 5 minutes by free courtesy bus from Manchester International Airport to the Hilton Manchester Airport hotel. Work out in the gym or relax in one of 3...
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A VENUE WITHOUT PARALLEL 

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VenueAdvert Manchester City Football Club
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Welcome to the Etihad Stadium, proud home of Manchester City Football Club.

This state-of-the-art stadium offers fantastic opportunities for...
VenueAdvert Manchester Conference Centre & The Pendulum Hotel
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When searching for event or conference venues in Manchester, the Manchester Conference Centre is the leading venue for your business needs. The diverse...
VenueAdvert Manchester Metropolitan University
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Manchester Metropolitan University can offer you a wide selection of award winning meeting and conference facilities in the heart of Manchester or in the...
VenueAdvert Manchester United
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Old Trafford, the home of Manchester United is the perfect place to host an unforgettable and unique event. Delight your guests in the Theatre...
VenueAdvert The Monastery Manchester
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Following a £6.5 million restoration, this hidden treasure is a unique and inspiring venue. Pugin’s architectural masterpiece sits alongside the Taj...
VenueAdvert The Palace Hotel
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In the heart of buzzing Manchester, close to Manchester Central, sits the iconic Palace Hotel, a Grade II listed building with a striking clock tower. The venue...
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Heritage suite

The Heritage suite can host everything from training sessions to board meetings. The unique Grade II listed...
VenueAdvert Radisson Blu Edwardian, Free Trade Hall Manchester
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This award-winning five-star luxury hotel is on the site of the legendary Free Trade Hall (a Grade II listed building), one of Manchester's most beautiful...
VenueAdvert thestudiomanchester
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Our Manchester Studio is located in Manchester's vibrant Northern Quarter. Featuring 9 vibrant event spaces accommodating from 2 to 220 guests, each with the...

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