Z-Arts is a uniquely creative and dynamic venue. Located just outside Manchester city centre, this venue for children, families and friends has a huge variety of beautiful, calm, and welcoming spaces for everything from conferences, to wedding receptions, to art exhibitions. With wooden floors, high ceilings, and lots of natural light, these rooms for hire offer impeccable value.

Spaces at Z-arts

  • 26 - 260m2 (280 - 2799ft2)
  • 20 - 300 people

Dance Studio

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The Dance Studio is one of the most popular rehearsal spaces in Greater Manchester. With a sprung wooden floor, mirrored wall, and moveable ballet bars, this room is fully equipped for dance lessons and exercise classes. There is a grand piano, plus adjoining showers & changing rooms.

  • 240m2 (2583ft2)
  • 60 people

Green Room

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The Green Room is a fantastic spot for a team away day, board meeting, seminar or workshop. With very high ceilings and lots of natural light, the Green Room is an informal but fully-equipped space for business meetings. Our catering team can supply refreshments, and our friendly staff will ensure you are well looked after.

  • 44m2 (474ft2)
  • 20 people

Theatre

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The Theatre is Z-Arts' main performance area, playing host to shows from Manchester Comedy Festival, BBC Question Time, and more. Our theatre packages include support from our expert technicians and stewards, as well as the use of our state-of-the-art stage lighting and sound system. The audience can enjoy our colourful, creative reception area, and our in-house bar.

  • 260m2 (2799ft2)
  • 120 - 300 people

The Theatre offers a unique and flexible space for a conference or business presentation. With retractable theatre seating, plenty of backstage storage space, and state-of-the-art lighting and sound equipment, the Z-Arts Theatre is well equipped for larger meetings and seminars. The Theatre can be hired in combination with other rooms at Z Arts, to provide breakout and refreshment space in a creative and welcoming environment.

  • 260m2 (2799ft2)
  • 120 - 300 people

Ness

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The Ness room works well as a stand-alone informal business room, or as a breakout and refreshment space when hired in conjunction with the Brayshaw room. Ness has bright painted walls, cosy home furnishings, and a wooden floor, making it a warm and welcoming setting for your business event.

  • 30m2 (323ft2)
  • 20 people

Rylands

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The Rylands room is a calm and welcoming space for meetings and smaller training sessions. With high ceilings, and large windows overlooking Hulme Park, there is plenty of space and natural light. Our cafe can provide teas, coffees and other refreshments and our friendly staff will ensure your guests are well looked after.

  • 26m2 (280ft2)
  • 20 people

Music Space

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The Music Space offers a unique and versatile location for your business conference or meeting. With a wooden floor, high ceilings, and exposed brick walls, this is a light, bright and airy space for all types of business events. The room is spacious, yet intimate enough for smaller presentations or a board meeting. Our fantastic team can offer delicious refreshments throughout the day or evening.

  • 56m2 (603ft2)
  • 60 people

With fantastic acoustics and a baby grand piano, this is a perfect space for a concert, musical performance or rehearsal. The room has high ceilings, a wooden floor, and exposed brick walls, which make a lovely backdrop to all kinds of performances. The Music Space is unique and versatile; large enough for orchestral rehearsals yet small enough for intimate recitals.

  • 56m2 (603ft2)
  • 60 people

Brayshaw Room

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With lots of natural light pouring through the four Georgian windows, and views over Hulme Park, the Brayshaw Room is a fantastic rehearsal and performance space. It works brilliantly for classes, dance or music practice, or educational activities. The next-door Ness Room can be hired at the same time for refreshments.

  • 52m2 (560ft2)
  • 60 people

The Brayshaw Room offers plenty of natural light through four Georgian windows that overlook Hulme Park. The space can be fully equipped for conferences, presentations, trainings and seminars, and can be combined with the adjonining Ness Room for breakout or refreshment space.

  • 52m2 (560ft2)
  • 60 people

Gallery Workspace

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The Gallery Workspace is the place to get creative. With lots of natural light, work tables, and a Belfast sink, this colourful dynamic setting is perfect for workshops, and craft lessons. Whether you are sculpting or painting, this space is sure to inspire, and our delicious catering team can provide refreshments to fuel the creativity.

  • 26m2 (280ft2)
  • 20 people

Gallery

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The wooden floor and white walls of the Gallery are bathed in natural light flooding in from the large floor-to-ceiling windows. This is a large, bright and airy space, with a warm and welcoming ambience that's perfect for wedding receptions. The space is flexible, and can host 120 guests for food, drink, and dancing. There is also a small screening room and balcony/patio seating area included in the Gallery hire.

  • 110m2 (1184ft2)
  • 120 people

If you're looking for a large, bright and airy space to host an exhibition, the Gallery is just the thing. With large windows letting in lots of natural light, a wooden floor, and white walls, the room is a beautiful blank canvas for your art exhibition, or creative performance. There is a small screening room and balcony/patio-seating area attached , and our in-house catering team can supply delicious refreshments for arts events.

  • 110m2 (1184ft2)
  • 120 people

The Gallery at Z-Arts is a spacious venue with floor-to-ceiling windows running along the long side of the room, allowing natural light to flood the white walls and wooden floor. It is an ideal spot for a conference, training session, larger meetings or presentations, with the added bonus of a small screening room and patio/balcony seating area that can be used for workshop or refreshments.

  • 110m2 (1184ft2)
  • 120 people

Atrium

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This vibrant colourful venue brightens up any corporate event. Bookable alone or in conjunction with other rooms to become a breakout space, registration area or place for coffees & teas from our fantastic cafe. The Atrium opens onto the Z-Arts reception area, creating a light, airy and highly flexible space.

  • 54m2 (581ft2)
  • 60 people

Our Atrium is a bright, colourful, open area that offers plenty of space for rehearsals and performances. With lots of natural light and a vibrant modern decor, this is the perfect setting for dynamic and exciting arts rehearsals. There is capacity for 60 people, and the room works well when used in combination with other spaces.

  • 54m2 (581ft2)
  • 60 people

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