Dry Hire Venues in Manchester

Want to cut down on costs by providing your own catering? These dry hire venues in Manchester are ideal for memorable events on a budget.

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The exposed red brick walls, beautiful wooden flooring and high oak beamed ceilings of the Conference Floor at Bridge 5 Mill creates a glorious environment in which to host a whole range of events. This glorious space seats up to 100 guests cabaret and theatre style and can be hired out for conferences, training sessions, dry hire and more.


Leave your guests stunned with this magnificent event space perfect for awards ceremonies, fashion shows, fundraising events and more. With state-of-the-art facilities including a top of the range sound system, LED lighting/trusses and black draping (with optional star cloth). With it's own private entrance and the capacity to cater for 4000 guests, Event City's Hall Four is utterly remarkable venue prefect for dry hire events.


The Sheridan Suite offers a tremendously versatile space fully equipped with a top of the range sound system and in-house lighting, as well as a dedicated loading bay perfect for delivering equipment for dry hire events. With full disabled access, 3 fully licensed bars and an incredible catering team, this colossal event space is certain to create an unforgettable event.


fivefour's largest studio - the perfect blank canvas for any event. a 220sqm drive-in studio with double doors leading to the private car park and outside area. the studio has access to a private lounge and the bar. studios one and two are linked to create a larger event space if required.


The main hall provides a blank canvas for community focused and charity events, with a variety of flexible furniture included to be moved and positioned as you please. Dry hire is available but catering, bar facilities, and staffing can all be arranged.


This underground Club Space, with pillared ceilings and adaptable lighting, comes with a fully equipped bar and stage facilities. This unique venue is suitable for gigs, club nights, birthday parties, corporate events, Christmas Parties and dry hire events.


Purpose built with collaboration at its core, The Federation offers a number of flexible spaces for people to meet and share. We pride ourselves on being a fully accessible venue. From laid back spaces ideal for tech or board meetings to small conferences & hackathons. Each space is a vibrant mix of urban textures and pops of colour in a building rich with Manchester heritage. Our spaces are dry-hire and blank canvases that can be what you need them to be. Our team team will work with you to create an event that works for you.

Dog Bowl Oxford Rd

Our New York style bowling alley, bar and diner is now available to hire exclusively for all events! Whether it be a birthday party, Christmas, corporate event, networking or something a bit different - if you want an unusual and memorable venue Dog Bowl is the place for you! When booking for private hire at Dog bowl you get exclusive use of all five ten-pin bowling alleys, restaurant and the bar area. Dog Bowl has full DJ facilities and a surround sound music system - our resident DJs are also available to hire. Bespoke buffet package meals are available to pre-order.


Manchester's quirkiest event space is now available for hire

Footlights House Mediacity UK

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.


The Waldorf has hosted many events from Wedding Receptions through Birthday Parties to Retirements. With our 120 persons capacity, we could be your perfect venue, whatever the event. Wanna hire a space but not sure how to execute the details? Looking for entertainment? We will happily provide you with our resident DJ or Live Band!


Our main space on the Ground Floor of historic Swan Buildings is a large room with period features ideal for large meetings, team away days and conferences. We've successfully hosted large networking events, senior management meetings and conferences and can provide AV Equipment, Meeting Stationery and Refreshments on request. "MACC recently hired Creative Together to hold a Trustee Recruitment Event. The space was ideal for the number of people (40) attending and had a great relaxed, informal vibe which worked well for the event. We would happily use the space again!" - MACC

About Dry Hire Venues


For those with a flare of individuality, these dry hire venues in Manchester are for you. We understand that sometimes, hosts want more of a blank canvas to work with, and make the event your own. This is why we have created a list of our top dry hire venues for you. You can throw an exciting and unique event that is entirely your own, as all these venues offer both the flexibility and space you need. Each venue varies in capacity, so you can speak to us to talk in detail about the venues we offer. We can provide a portfolio for you based on your capacity, location, and budget requirements.

Or, if you see a venue and it is love at first sight, then book directly with the company through our website. It is that simple. Host your dream, unique event with one of our dry hire venues in Manchester

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