Quirky Party Venues in Manchester

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Our private hire room is available for all events. With it's pin-coded entrance your guests can enjoy the exclusive and unique speakeasy style room. The ballroom has a 4am late license, features a fully stocked bar and an extensive cocktail list. Complete with spacious comfortable seating, a pool table, DJ facilities, a large projector screen and sound system; the ballroom is ideal for all events big or small. Food can be ordered with specially tailored buffet options available. The area is perfect for Christmas, corporate events and birthdays.

Cane and Grain Northern Quarter

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


Centrally located in Manchester and boasting a variety of unparalleled event spaces the Imperial War Museum is available to hire for daytime and evening corporate and social events from executive meetings, conferences and product launches to birthday parties, award ceremonies and wedding receptions. This gallery is located next to the Imperial War Museum's Main Exhibition Space. It is a compelling venue which features a high technical specification and a spectacular Harrier Jump Jet.


Planning the perfect Corporate Event? Summer party, Christmas party, networking event or anything in-between? The Havana Bar is the perfect event space for awards evenings, finger food affairs, Christmas parties and 'just because' celebrations for up to 90 people on a casual and relaxed mix and mingle basis or 45 people for seated dining. Our famously fabulous cocktails and plates of scrumptiousness are always served with a sprinkling of Cuban-inspired magic to guarantee events your squad will love and you'll be proud of.


The Skyhook is a well-lit bistro style event space which is particularly suited to receptions where we can serve cocktails and canapes. This is also a great space for celebration events like birthday parties or your company Christmas party.


Restored with seating salvaged from an old theatre on the outskirts of Manchester. The Cinema is an ode to simpler times. Accommodating up to 20 guests, The Cinema is a quirky, nostalgic setting for kick-off meetings, screenings, movie viewings and birthday parties. The perfect backdrop to a vintage themed event, this beautiful space is oozing with charm for smaller gatherings.


The O2 Apollo Manchester is a versatile multi use events space available for everything from live music events, filming, weddings, parties, private dinners and receptions, and can also be fully seated suitable for awards ceremonies, exhibitions, product launches and corporate conferences guaranteed to impress any client. With onsite catering facilities, staging, AV/Technical equipment and event management support we can offer a unique experience to suit any event.


The Loft at Revolution Oxford Road is the perfect place to host your next event, this flexible space can be transformed form one set up to another within minutes. We offer packages for birthdays, christenings, leaving parties, Christmas parties, Summer events and all year round celebrations and gatherings. Our team can create a package to suit you and your guests, offering value for money and everything you want and need for your event. We offer complete flexibility to our customers to create their perfect event and we accept the challenge to deliver it to the highest of standards.


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.

Cane and Grain Northern Quarter

Looking for somewhere cool and quirky for your product launch, the Liars Lounge at Cane and Grain is the perfect destination. It offers a wide event space with seating area, large private bar and music facilities to play your own tunes. Want some food to order to go with your event? Choose from our delicious rib joint menu.

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, arcade area, 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.


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!

About Quirky Party Venues


If you're looking for something a little bit different, you've come to the right place. The people of Manchester know how to do quirky parties and we know all of Manchester's latest hotspots, hidden gems, secret hideaways for those quirky parties. We’re lucky to have some of Manchester’s finest among our team here are Hire Space, and they won’t steer you wrong when it comes to putting on a memorable party like no other. Celebrations come in all shapes and sizes from milestone birthdays and anniversaries to classic Christmas parties and corporate shindigs, so regardless of what party you’re bringing to Manchester, Hire Space will make sure the venue is bringing it all to you! View any of these venues’ profiles to contact them with your enquiry, or, if you’re in need of our venue expertise our team can even help you out with bespoke selections to suit your brief.

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