Unusual Event Venues in Manchester

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Lark Hill Place at Salford Museum and Art Gallery
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Salford 140 m sq Upto 60

Meet us at Larkhill Place for an unforgettable experience of a cobbled Victorian street at dusk. Enjoy drinks beneath the street lamps, peer into the windows of the local shops, and soak up the history in Salford's most atmospheric and unique venue. Larkhill Place makes a fantastic venue to kick-off a lovely evening, before heading upstairs to our Galleries for private dining.

Prices Starting From £110 per hour

The Hangar at Concorde Conference Centre
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Altrincham 1600 m sq Upto 750 Disabled Access

The Concorde Room is a magnificent venue for a range of events including banquets, product launches and awards ceremonies. The venue offers bespoke AV and lighting and guests can even enjoy private tours of the iconic Concorde G-BOAC in between courses. With a capacity of 750 for receptions, The Hangar is the perfect venue to host any large-scale events.


Main Exhibition Space at Imperial War Museum North
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Trafford Park 2000 m sq Upto 700 Disabled Access

Impressive event space at one of Manchester's most illustrious venues for Christmas Parties. 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.


Black Milk Cereal Dive
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Northern Quarter 20 m sq Upto 20

Situated in the iconic Afflecks Palace, Black Milk Cereal Dive is a versatile and dynamic space. This venue is ideal for those looking to host an event in an informal and cool location. The space can easily seat 20 guests around multiple tables. The menu offers cereal served up in a number of ways. You can order single, double or triple sized bowls - able to add an extra type of cereal as you go up a size, plus there's an extensive drinks menu.

Prices Starting From £70 per hour

Great Nave at The Monastery Manchester
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Gorton 733 m sq Upto 650 Disabled Access

The Great Nave at The Monastery Manchester 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 a cabaret style.

Prices Starting From £3500

The Hall of Fame at National Football Museum
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Manchester City Centre 485 m sq Upto 400 Disabled Access

The Hall of Fame offers the perfect setting for parties, drinks receptions, and large dinners. Be inspired by the football memorabilia drawn from the largest collection in the country, or wow your guests with state-of-the-art technology and sound facilities. We can offer tours of the museum as part of the package, and our in-house catering team offer delicious bespoke catering packages, served in this light and airy space.

Prices Starting From £1200

Courtyard at Islington Mill
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Salford 165 m sq Upto 200

The beautiful Courtyard at the Islington Mill surrounds you with flowers and greenery with wooden benches for seating. This picturesque setting is a fantastic outdoor space, sure to add a tonnes of character for any drinks receptions, garden parties, birthday parties, corporate events and Christmas Parties.

Prices Starting From £800

Power Hall at Museum of Science and Industry
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Deansgate 100 m sq Upto 250 Disabled Access

Housed around one of the world's largest collections of locomotive and steam mill engines, The Power Hall is certain to add a real sense of occasion to corporate celebrations, dramatic birthday parties, Christmas parties and banquets. Explainers can be booked to operate machinery and engines to wow guests on arrival.

Prices Starting From £1250
About Unusual Event Venues in Manchester

If you're looking for something a little bit quirky and different, you've come to the right place. From converted cotton mills to ski slopes, ancient libraries to temples of popular culture, Manchester has plenty of venues that will keep your guests talking about your event for years to come. Enquire directly at venues to receive quick quotes, or use the "Ask a Venue Expert" feature to receive tailored venue suggestions from our experienced team. Venue finding has never been simpler.

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