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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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 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.


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.


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 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.


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.


Friends’ Meeting House Manchester is an award-winning and central venue for conferences, meetings and events. We are a Quaker-owned business and our work is guided by Quaker values. All capacities are physical distanced: Boardroom (13) , Class room 21, Circle of chairs (15), With balconies theatre style (50) All capacities without physical distancing (once government regulations allow): Theatre style with balconies (300) Boardroom (25) Cabaret style (96)


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.

NoHo Northern Quarter

The whole venue is available for hire Sunday - Thursday and can accommodate up to 180 guests. The fabulous team at Noho will be on hand to ensure your event runs smoothly and they can create all kinds of bespoke party arrangements to ensure your birthday, anniversary, corporate event or even product launch is one to remember!

Seventy7 Studios Northern Quarter / Spinningfields / Piccaddilly/ Manchester Airport

The beech wood floors of Studio 2 combine beautifully with it's 16 ft high ceilings and crisp white walls to create a bright and spacious studio perfect for photography and filming. it comes equipped with a fully fitted kitchen/dining area overlooking the studio, changing and make-up rooms and roller shutter facilities that open up into the car park enabling vehicles to actually drive into the studio. An ideal location for shoots requiring large equipment.


The Walters Suite is named after Edward Walters, who designed the Free Trade Hall's iconic façade and structure. It is a stylish, self-contained suite, equipped with advanced AV technology, complimentary wi-fi, floor-to-ceiling windows, LCD projection screens. It is a versatile venue, ideally suited to host business meetings, presentations, seminars, conferences and training workshops. An event technician is available to ensure the successful execution of all presentations and corporate events.

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