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The Pitch Gallery at

National Football Museum

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**New: We can now host daytime conferences for up to 200 guests Monday to Wednesday. The Pitch Gallery offers the perfect setting for parties, drinks receptions, and large dinners. Be inspired by the football memorabilia drawn from the largest collection in the country, or wow your guests with state-of-the-art technology and sound facilities. We can offer tours of the museum as part of the package and our in-house catering team offer delicious bespoke catering packages, served in this light and airy space.


  • Wifi
  • Access to galleries & interactive games
  • Bespoke catering options
  • City centre location
  • Close to tram stop
  • In-house AV team
  • In-house events team
  • Large plasma screen (3m x 2m)
  • LED Colour wall in main space
  • Premier League & FA Cup
  • Private bar
  • Air Con
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Great flexible spaces
  • Iconic building
  • In-house catering
  • In-house technicians
  • Interactive football games
  • Natural daylight
  • Prestigious football collections
  • Private museum tours
  • State of the art galleries
  • Unique backdrop for events
  • Unique exhibitions

 Food And Drink

  • External catering allowed
  • External alcohol allowed
  • Corkage Charge
  • Kitchenette
  • Space for catering equipment
  • Catering equipment
  • Professional Kitchen
  • Halal Catering
  • Recommended catering list available
  • Recommended caterers only


  • Licensed until 12am
  • Licence extension available


  • 200 Buffet
  • 200 Dining
  • 200 Dinner Dance
  • 400 Reception
  • 200 Theatre

 Safer Capacities

  • 250 Buffet
  • 250 Dining
  • 250 Dinner Dance
  • 400 Reception
  • 400 Standing
  • 200 Theatre


  • Art Exhibitions
  • Pop-Ups
  • Promoters
  • Ticketed events
  • Amplified Events
  • Own Music/ DJ Equipment
  • 18th Birthday Parties
  • 21st Birthday Parties
  • Weddings
  • Events with Alcohol


  • 485m2 (5220ft2)
  • Ceiling height 15ft (4.6m)
  • Disabled Access
  • Outside Space
  • Urbis Building
  • Cathedral Gardens
  • Manchester City Centre
  • Manchester
  • M4 3BG

More about  National Football Museum

Stunning architecture, state-of-the-art galleries and great flexible spaces make the National Football Museum the perfect venue for your event.

Whether you are organising a gala dinner, reception, meeting, private party or launch, we offer a unique experience that will make your event stand out. Due to our city centre location, we are also a fantastic choice for Christmas parties.

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