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  • From £15 per hour
  • 40 people
  • Shudehill
  • 50m² (538ft²)

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25 Standing

esea Studio

From From £55.00 / Venue Fee

Our RIBA award-winning city-centre home provides a unique setting for your organisation to host events and entertain clients in the surroundings of our world-class contemporary art exhibitions. Located in Manchester's buzzing and creative Northern Quarter district our stylish building is fully accessible and can be flexible to fit your requirements. We have high speed Wi-Fi and are equipped with projectors and built-in sounds systems, as well as any other technical equipment you might need to create a unique experience.

40 Standing


From From £70.00 / Venue Fee

Gallery is the largest space that we have available to hire. Approximately 125sm of floor space this venue is extremely versatile and will suit most functions. Located just past our reception desk the space feels open and airy when you first step into it. The room has large panel lighting that is adjustable to create a wide range of lighting conditions to suit your needs. Tables, chairs, AV equipment and catering can all be arranged to best suit the type of event. The venue would be absolutely idea for conferences, business meetings, team meetings. Break-out spaces are also available.

30 Standing

Communal Project Space

From From £50.00 / Venue Fee

With its convenient street access and generous windows, the Communal Project Space is an ideal option for pop-up events and activities This versatile space is available for a limited duration, serving as an intermediary venue between our exhibitions and public programmes. Upcoming availability: November to December 2023. Tables can be provided for the room if required. esea contemporary is well situated for events like pop-up shops and product launches. Located within the Northern Quarter of Manchester nearby many other shops, restaurants, cafes and bars.

About esea contemporary

esea contemporary(Previously named Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art) is the UK's only non-profit art centre specialising in presenting and platforming artists and art practives that identify with and are informed by East and Southeast Asian (ESEA) cultural backgrounds.

Our RIBA award-winning building located in central Manchester’s buzzing Northern Quarter provides the perfect venue for all sorts of events.

We have are able to offer a dedicated meeting room space, a exhibition gallery and two breakout rooms. Whole building hire is also an option.

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