- 3,500 Standing
- 3,500 Standing
Draped head to toes in industrialist aesthetic, the Cotton Sheds regularly host enthralling shows and conferences with as many as eight separate areas and room for up to 5,000 people.
Built in 1925 as a cotton warehouse. The Cotton Sheds cover an incredible 4,533 sqm making them our largest and most dramatic event space. Each 'Shed' varies in size and layout, labelled alphabetically with areas that include a bar/reception and a VIP Mezzanine.
What this space offers
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More about Victoria Warehouse
Victoria Warehouse is an event space like no other in the heart of Manchester. Our heritage in the cotton trade has been a symbol of strength and innovation in the city for more than a hundred years. Now, we're channelling that spirit into Manchester showmanship.
The historic nature and unconventional surroundings of Victoria Warehouse have inspired Britain's greatest brands. Co-op, Topshop, Mini, Jaguar Landrover, Kellogg's and Manchester United have all chosen us to deliver an eclectic mix of sports and music shows, parties, gala dinners, conferences and meetings.
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Kraak is perfect in providing exhibition spaces alongside a separate licensed function room. Many artists have taken advantage of this by launching their exhibition in the gallery spaces and then having a party in the event space afterwards.
The Atrium is a contemporary space which is a beautiful counterpoint to the Museum's Victorian architecture. It is spacious and versatile, able to accommodate up to 200 guests for a spectacular reception, dinner dance, Summer or Christmas party. The dedicated events team can organise guided tours of the phenomenal galleries and diverse temporary exhibitions. The space is filled with light and guests can spill outside on to the terraces in the summer months.
With its magnificent front facade, beautiful ornate glass ceiling, and stunning tiled walls, the Engine Room is a masterpiece of Edwardian architecture. It was lovingly restored in 2010, and now serves as a highly flexible and distinctive event and exhibition space. There is a vast amount of natural light and space. Our team can supply fantastic refreshments and AV equipment to meet your requirements
The Compass Room is circular in shape and features breathtaking floor to ceiling glass windows. Located on the fourth floor, the space benefits from wonderful views and is also completely private. Wooden floors and glass walls give a contemporary and neutral feel. Full blackout facilities are available if required and our AV facilities feature the latest technology.
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