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Unique Event Venues in Manchester

A unique event calls for a unique venue. We've picked out the best unusual event venues in Manchester, for anything from conferences to parties.



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  • Unique Event Venues in Manchester - People's History Museum
    SpinningfieldsPeople's History Museum200 People

    The Engine Hall is a brilliant, memorable setting for a business conference, seminar, or training session. The Hall has 240 square meters of space, with a magnificent front facade that stretches up to the ornate glass ceiling. The beautifully restored tiled walls make this a stunning venue. The space is highly flexible, can be combined with our other spaces for registration and refreshment areas.

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  • Unique Event Venues in Manchester - Victoria Warehouse
    ManchesterVictoria Warehouse 400 People

    Made up of two adjoining areas totalling over 700 sqm. The Bays are our most popular event space. Built in 1932 for cotton stock, and later storage for Kellogg's, McVitie's and Cadburys, their rich history and interesting architecture make them ideal for corporate and showcase events. A large pre-function space with a feature bar leads into the main room, which is complete with a full AV package. This includes screens and projectors, colour-changing down lighters on the pillars, a PA system, staging, lecterns, mics and relay screens, giving you a hassle-free event solution.

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  • Unique Event Venues in Manchester - Meeting Rooms at Manchester Cathedral Visitor Centre

    A unique venue in the centre of Manchester with stunning views of the iconic Cathedral, the Visitor Centre is the ideal location for meetings, conferences, seminars and staff-away days. Our light and airy conference rooms are fully accessible, have windows to three sides and are equipped with audio-visual equipment plus free, high speed wi-fi.

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  • Unique Event Venues in Manchester - Whitworth Hall
    Oxford RoadWhitworth Hall600 People

    The perfect conference space, Whitworth Hall can seat up to 600 theatre style. Our dedicated events team can offer full support in the organisation of your conferece, from delegate lists, to dietary requirements and AV hire; we can cater to your every need. Being situated close to Manchester Centre, the venue allows for great transport links. To see how the stunning Whitworth Hall can accommodate your conference needs, simply get in touch.

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  • Unique Event Venues in Manchester - Cord
    Northern QuarterCord 220 People

    Cord bar can be hired out exclusively 7 days a week. The bar has a maximum capacity of 220 people and is perfect for a range of corporate events (product launches, seasonal staff parties and informal networking), birthday parties, DJ nights and cocktail masterclasses. Catering options include buffets and canapes and tailored drinks packages can be arranged to suit your budget.

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  • Unique Event Venues in Manchester - People's History Museum
    SpinningfieldsPeople's History Museum200 People

    The Engine Room is a magnificent piece of Edwardian architecture. With its ornate glass ceiling, beautiful facade, many windows and stunning tiled walls, this is a gorgeous and highly unique venue. The room has capacity for up to 150 people for dinner, and we can arrange delicious catering, worthy of such a striking, distinctive venue.

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  • Unique Event Venues in Manchester - Peckham Springs
    Peckham Peckham Springs550 People

    This beautiful outdoor garden is a hidden gem right in the heart of South London. The generous space has a beautiful canopy structure complete with a clear roof to let the sunshine in - making it perfect for a wide range of daytime and evening events, from a summer party to weddings, drinks, product launches, markets or outdoor screenings. Being in the centre of the venue, this area is great when used in conjunction with other spaces and can be paired with Springs Bar, Springs Studio and the Sassoon Gallery.

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  • Unique Event Venues in Manchester - Dusk Til Pawn
    Northern QuarterDusk Til Pawn 50 People

    If you want exclusive use of a quirky and interesting venue in the heart of Manchester's Northern Quarter look no further than Dusk Til Pawn. The incredible cocktails, interesting light fittings and free to play jukebox will guarantee your guests will be wowed. Whether it's a special celebration, leaving do, birthday or anniversary the dedicated team will be happy to help and can create bespoke party packages to suit your needs.

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  • Unique Event Venues in Manchester - Islington Mill
    SalfordIslington Mill200 People

    The beautiful Courtyard at the Islington Mill surrounds you with flowers and greenery with wooden benches for seating. This picturesque setting is a fantastic outdoor space, sure to add a tonnes of character for any drinks receptions, garden parties, birthday parties, corporate events and Christmas Parties.

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  • Unique Event Venues in Manchester - Scene Indian Street Kitchen
    SpinningfieldsScene Indian Street Kitchen300 People

    This is the perfect indoor space in Manchester. We can comfortably seat 150 guests which can be further broken into smaller groups of 60/20/70. Scene's beautiful main restaurant invokes the true spirit of India, with a classy decor and subtle hints of the subcontinent. Running alongside the river Irwell, this space is suitable for a wide variety of events. Most of our events are bespoke so get in touch with us to discuss your event needs

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  • Unique Event Venues in Manchester - Stock Exchange Hotel
    Manchester City CentreStock Exchange Hotel14 People

    Few throughout history have experienced the magic of The vault within The Manchester Stock Exchnage. The Vault has been restored to offer a unique venue in the city, with menus designed and served by Tom Kerridge's team.

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  • Unique Event Venues in Manchester - Black Dog Ballroom Northern Quarter
    Northern QuarterBlack Dog Ballroom Northern Quarter0 People

    Our private hire room is available for all events. With it's pin-coded entrance your guests can enjoy the exclusive and unique speakeasy style room. The ballroom has a 4am late license, features a fully stocked bar and an extensive cocktail list. Complete with spacious comfortable seating, a pool table, DJ facilities, a large projector screen and sound system; the ballroom is ideal for all events big or small. Food can be ordered with specially tailored buffet options available. The area is perfect for Christmas, corporate events and birthdays.

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  • Unique Event Venues in Manchester - Black Milk Cereal Dive
    Northern QuarterBlack Milk Cereal Dive20 People

    Situated in the iconic Afflecks Palace, Black Milk Cereal Dive is a versatile and dynamic space. This venue is ideal for those looking to host an event in an informal and cool location. The space can easily seat 20 guests around multiple tables. The menu offers cereal served up in a number of ways. You can order single, double or triple sized bowls - able to add an extra type of cereal as you go up a size, plus there's an extensive drinks menu.

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  • Unique Event Venues in Manchester - Ark
    Deansgate Locks Ark 200 People

    The Canal Bar at Ark is a self contained space on the lower level of the bar. Features of this room are the private bar, heated terrace and views out on to the Bridgewater Canal. The Canal Bar is perfect for birthdays, special celebrations, networking events and Christmas parties. Add an interactive element to your event with a cocktail masterclass.

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  • Unique Event Venues in Manchester - O2 Apollo Manchester
    ManchesterO2 Apollo Manchester3500 People

    The O2 Apollo Manchester is a versatile multi use events space available for everything from live music events, filming, weddings, parties, private dinners and receptions, and can also be fully seated suitable for awards ceremonies, exhibitions, product launches and corporate conferences 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.

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  • Unique Event Venues in Manchester - Royal Exchange Theatre
    Central Retail DistrictRoyal Exchange Theatre50 People

    After a unique venue for your special day? The Exchange suite is perfect for an intimate ceremony in the heart of the city centre. You and up to 30 guests can enjoy the suite in this Grad II listed building. Offering absolute privacy, the Exchange Suite, boasts a private double-height reception with bar and sweeping staircase leading up to the intimate boardroom. Optional extras include; Champagne Arrival Theatre Ticket Invitations Commemorative Plaque Dressing Room

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About Unique Event Venues in Manchester

Everyone always wants something a little different when hosting an event. Luckily Hire Space have found the best unique venues in Manchester. This selection of unusual spaces includes everything from retro cafes to secret gardens, perfect events from parties to drinks receptions.

Have a browse of the best venues in Manchester that are just a little different, and take you pick. Or, why not get in touch with one of our venue experts for an even larger selection of Manchester's unique venues? They'll happily provide you with a proposal and all for free!

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