Historic Venues in Manchester
Are you looking for historic and traditional venues in Manchester? We've hand-selected the best near you, ideal for weddings and other special events.
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Upon entering the bistro you are instantly welcomed by our stunning local design theme, a Lowry French art movements inspired wall mural, and our outside seating area is the spot for the best in al fresco dining. This is the perfect place to take a break from your studies or from exploring Manchester's attractions. Our bistro is local to the Old Trafford War Museum, The Lowry Theatre and Manchester University.See Venue
Purpose built with collaboration at its core, The Federation offers a number of flexible spaces for people to meet and share. We pride ourselves on being a fully accessible venue. From laid back spaces ideal for tech or board meetings to small conferences & hackathons. Each space is a vibrant mix of urban textures and pops of colour in a building rich with Manchester heritage. Our spaces are dry-hire and blank canvases that can be what you need them to be. Our team team will work with you to create an event that works for you.See Venue
Our Achieve Room is a self contained space based in our centre on the Ground Floor of historic Swan Buildings. In addition to lovely period features such as original wooden floors and exposed brick the room has a Smart TV, flipchart stand, meeting stationery and refreshments are available on request. The space is ideal for holding meetings and training sessions.See Venue
The Victorian Gallery is the perfect setting for your wedding reception. With space for 60 guests it's the ideal location for smaller weddings. Guests can join you in celebrating your marriage in our most historic and grand galleries which features highlights from our collection of 18th Century paintings and sculptures.See Venue
The Create Room is the perfect option for a small-scale business meeting. Comfortably accommodating 4 people, Create comes fully-equipped with all of your requirements and is flooded with natural daylight, overlooking the bustling Deansgate in the heart of the city. The stylish decor and historic finishing will provide the perfect elegant backdrop to any meeting.See Venue
The building's original boardroom, the 760 sq ft Pauline Green Room seats up to 30 people boardroom style and 50 theatre style. Lovingly restored in 2016, it boats high ceilings, natural light and beautiful panelling. While the atmospheric setting adds weight to your meeting, the 100" interactive projector screen and wireless audio system ensure you have the tools to make your meeting shine. With help on hand when you need it, this is the place for important meetings.See Venue
Once the boardroom of the former Cotton Exchange, the Exchange Suite is perfect for board meetings, training, workshops, and important business meetings. If you have a unique idea for an event in this space please get in touch and we'll be happy to help you plan your event in this historic space.See Venue
Depot is a 10,000-capacity venue with over 14,371m2 of flexible event space split across 2 large warehouses and 3 interlinking archways. The multiple event spaces of varying capacities lend themselves to events of any size, from 50 to 10,000. The venue's city centre location is in easy reach from anywhere in the UK and is conveniently a 2 minute walk from Piccadilly Train Station. Depot launched spectacularly and is now available to host brand activations, conferences, drinks reception & dinners, product launches, film & production sets, festival & ticketed events, exhibitions and culture.See Venue
The Walters Suite is named after Edward Walters, who designed the Free Trade Hall's iconic façade and structure. It is a stylish, self-contained suite, equipped with advanced AV technology, complimentary wi-fi, floor-to-ceiling windows, LCD projection screens. It is a versatile venue, ideally suited to host business meetings, presentations, seminars, conferences and training workshops. An event technician is available to ensure the successful execution of all presentations and corporate events.See Venue
The O2 Ritz Manchester is a versatile multi use events space that can be fully seated suitable for awards ceremonies, exhibitions, product launches, corporate conferences and Christmas parties guaranteed to impress any client. With onsite catering facilities, staging, AV/Technical equipment and event management support we can offer a unique experience to suit any event.See Venue
With immediate appeal to everyone, The Museum room radiates an historic atmosphere. It provides an interesting backdrop to any business meeting, conference or dinner. From its central marble fireplace the walls are inlaid with glass-fronted showcases displaying historic uniforms and regalia, tastefully decorated with plaster work highlighted in gold, a bar can be provided at your request.See Venue
Do you need to organise a conference or a presentation, but you want the location to be historic and memorable? In that case, 1830 Warehouse at Science And Industry Museum is the location you're looking for! With its long history, beautiful interior and magnificent atmosphere, you will be able to create an impressive and professional event that everyone will enjoy!See Venue
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About Historic Venues in Manchester
Manchester is a vibrant city that is full of character and history. So, if you're looking for a historic event venue, you're in the right place!
We've hand-selected the best traditional and historical venues in Manchester, from wedding venues to grand hotels to unique conference venues. You certainly won't be disappointed to host your event here. Browse our selection to find the best venue near you.
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