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Performance Venues in Manchester

Need a performance venue in Manchester? From theatres to concert halls, indoors and outdoors, we've listed the best performance spaces near you.



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  • Performance Venues in Manchester - The Lowry
    Salford Quays The Lowry440 People

    The Quays Theatre is a state-of-the-art performance space within the famous Lowry Theatre. The venue is highly flexible, with hydraulic seating that can be adjusted to best showcase your performance, as well as top-quality sound and lighting equipment.

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  • Performance Venues in Manchester - Hotel Football
    StretfordHotel Football550 People

    With capabilities to arrange seating theatre style, cabaret and boardroom, and complete with Plasma TV and projector screens, the Old Trafford Supporters Club is the ideal venue for a conference, training workshop or board meeting.

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  • Performance Venues in Manchester - Galleon Studios
    HeywoodGalleon Studios15 People

    The soundproof space is an ideal location for more intimate filming and video production. It lends itself to small sets, green screen production and interviews. Being completely sound proof it is a studio to hire where no unintended interruptions will halt your production. Use it to coax the best performance from your contributor, and, with an autocue or interrotron available to hire it's great for piece-to-camera. The space is used by the major broadcasters and independent companys to film commercials, factual TV and web commercials. Lighting is included and tech support is on hand.

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  • Performance Venues in Manchester - Plus 1 at Manchester Arena
    Hunts BankPlus 1 at Manchester Arena250 People

    Plus 1 is an impressive event venue for any birthday, anniversary, party or launch, which takes inspiration in its decor from music and performance throughout the space. Song lyrics by much loved Manchester bands adorn the walls, and drum stools and upholstered flight cases provide some of the seating. The space has already been used for Kasabian’s official after-show party and The Who’s pre-show event. The venue seats 88 with additional space for 40 people standing.

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  • Performance Venues in Manchester - Hard Rock Manchester
    City CentreHard Rock Manchester450 People

    Hard Rock Cafe Manchester can be hired exclusively for the ultimate experience. The luxury factor of having the entire restaurant to yourself will be sure to impress your guests. The 5x6m stage provides the ideal performance area. The staff will show off their best American hospitality skills and ensure your guests are catered for in every way.

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  • Performance Venues in Manchester - The Bridgewater Hall
    Manchester The Bridgewater Hall180 People

    With large windows, adaptable seating, and fantastic on-site catering, The Barbirolli Room is a stunning venue for corporate parties, Christmas parties, awards ceremonies and product launches. The Barbirolli Room can also be hired on concert evenings for a beautiful pre-concert dining event or drinks receptions, before your guests enjoy an incredible performance in our world-famous Auditorium.

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  • Performance Venues in Manchester - The Empty Space
    The Empty Space150 People

    “We wanted to build a place that everyone could use, to attend and perform in without feeling they had to wear their Sunday best, it’s a place for the next-door neighbour, the accomplished actor, someone just starting out and the established writer, the unheard of comedian, a place to feel like home. Step through the door and the magic begins” Jo Fisher, Director of Footlights

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  • Performance Venues in Manchester - Footlights House
    Mediacity UKFootlights House300 People

    We are very close to Media City UK and have free parking! We offer a beautiful performance or rehearsal space, perfect for all events and exhibitions to. If you are looking for a space to accommodate a lot of performers then look no further. You may be an Arts Centre, a Drama school, a university or a professional company - then Footlights House is definitely for you. Why not come and view us - for venue hire Manchester and venue hire Media City - we are number one.

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About Performance Venues in Manchester

Manchester is full of excellent performance venues, from grand theatres and concert halls to outdoor performance spaces and underground venues. That means if you're looking for somewhere to host a performance, from dance to drama or music, there are plenty of options in Manchester!

That said, it's worth noting that performance venues aren't just great spaces for performances. They can also make excellent venues for conferences, awards ceremonies, exhibitions and more. So, no matter what kind of event you're organising, browse our selection of the best performance spaces near you and get booking!

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