Event Venues in Manchester

From conferences to parties, meetings to private dining, our list of the best event venues in Manchester has got it all. So, take your pick!

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Impressive space at one of Manchester's most illustrious event venues. It features the 360° Big Picture Show which can transform the area to suit a limitless variety of themes or to screen short films. The experienced in-house events team can organise guided gallery tours as well as delicious dinners, drinks or canapé platters to complement and enhance all events from birthday parties to anniversaries, award ceremonies, drinks receptions, wedding receptions and special social gatherings.


Located at the top of the DoubleTree hotel, the Skylounge is a stunning triple aspect event venue in Manchester. Let the DoubleTree's highly trained staff organise your bespoke event. Birthday parties, bachelor / bachelorette parties, anniversary celebrations, personal and professional events are all welcome at the Sky Lounge. Guests can enjoy the spectacular views of Manchester's vibrant cityscape whilst savouring the DoubleTree's excellent modern British and European cuisine.


The Compass Room is a fantastic event venue in Manchester. The space is contemporary and neutral in decor and also benefits from stunning views of the surrounding area. A private bar makes it a perfect location for corporate and private events and our Christmas party packages are an ideal party night out.


The Second Floor Bar & Brasserie is an outstanding choice of venue to host a huge array of events. The elegant and sophisticated design is matched by incredible service and dining options. The expert events team at Harvey Nichols will be on hand to help in the preparation and execution of your perfect event. We serve a selection of the world's best Champagnes, and an exquisite selection of cocktails.


The Ember Lounge is a chic, sophisticated venue to enjoy with your guests. The opulent decor provides a perfect setting for the Malmaison's amazing cocktails, or your guests can enjoy a glass of champagne on the terrace overlooking the canal. This intimate, exclusive venue is a sure way to impress.


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 venue in Manchester. There is a vast amount of natural light and space. Our team can supply fantastic refreshments and AV equipment to meet your requirements


The Great Nave at Gorton Monastery is a large, beautiful space that’s also very functional and flexible, catering for a wide range of events including Christmas parties, private dining, banqueting or large-scale drinks receptions. This spectacular piece of ecclesiastical architecture has been restored to its former glory. The room can accommodate 450 guests in a banqueting style, or 320 people in an intimate cabaret style.


The John Logie Baird Suite at the Manchester Marriott Victoria and Albert Hotel can be configured for a range of events including cocktail parties, product launches, and even wedding receptions. The room can accommodate up to 240 guests in a theatre seating style, or 360 in a reception format. On-site catering can be provided, and the hotel is located next to the vibrant Spinningfields shopping and dining district.


This grade-II listed building was built in 1914. Surrounded by luxury brands such as Mulberry and DKNY, 53 King Street is famous in Manchester for its traditional offices. This charming, luxurious building will give your business a sense of exclusivity and stability. This is a unique location for businesses ranging from startups to big corporates. You can expect world-class, uncomparable service, with a stunning business lounge and boutique feel.


The pool hall is a semi-private area at black dog NQ consisting of 4 full sized pool tables and some seating. The space is great for all occasions and goup sizes from birthdays to corporate events. For larger groups we can also reserve extra seating in the bar area. We have food and drinks packages available in the pool hall including our extensive cocktail list.

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Our Tiki themed Liars Lounge is the perfect space for someone looking to hold their event in a quirky and memorable location. With it's colorful artwork, tiki-style bar, rustic barrel seating and orb lighting the Liars Lounge really is the place to be if you're looking for somewhere a bit different for your event. Birthday parties, cocktail parties, Christmas parties, corporate events - you name it we've done it. Buffet packages are available to order from our mouth watering rib joint food menu. Order drinks from our extensive cocktail menu and play your own music using our soundystem


Our underground event space is a quirky, multi-functional private hire area that can cater for large groups for all variety of events. Whether it be a birthday party, corporate event, Christmas party or something a little bit different; Xolo is a great space to hold your event. Underdog has a considerable bar area with an extensive selection of beers, spirits and cocktails. The club has a modern Funktion One soundsystem and DJ booth. Buffet options available. It also comes with a spacious seating and booth area for those that want to take a break from dancing!

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Finding the right venue for a special event can be a stressful task, however, here at Hire Space, we can make the process as pain-free as possible by providing you with a fantastic selection of unique event venues in Manchester.

No matter if you need a blank canvas style venue to decorate yourself or venues with full delegate packages for corporate events, these spectacular venues in Manchester will certainly make your event one to remember! Contact one of our venue experts and find the perfect venue to host your event.

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