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WaterShard 1&2 at

Imperial War Museum North

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The WaterShard is ideal for private events, dinners, award ceremonies, networking events, product launches, receptions and even Christmas parties for up to 100 guests seated or 150 standing.


  • Wifi
  • Air Conditioning
  • Blackout Features
  • Complimentary on-site car parking
  • Complimentary Wifi
  • Contemporary
  • Dedicated events team
  • Fully integrated AV equipment
  • Natural Daylight
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Central Location

 Food And Drink

  • Halal Catering


  • 42 Boardroom
  • 90 Cabaret
  • 100 Dining
  • 146 Standing
  • 120 Theatre


  • Weddings
  • Events with Alcohol


  • 146m2 (1572ft2)
  • Disabled Access
  • 0 Parking Spaces
  • The Quays Manchester M17 1TZ
  • Trafford Wharf Road
  • Trafford Park
  • Manchester
  • M17 1TZ

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A multi-award winning venue, close to Manchester city centre, Imperial War Museum North is an iconic landmark available for daytime events and exclusive evening hire. Within its striking, aluminium-clad structure, you will find a unique venue for your conference and events.

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