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Venue price From £200
Venue capacity 14 - 482 people

Spaces at Chetham's


Baronial Hall is the perfect space for presentations, workshops, and training sessions. The Hall can be set up theatre, cabaret or classroom style to meet your needs, and comes with fully portable AV equipment. For an inspiring business environment, it doesn't get more atmospheric than our original stone walls, gothic windows, and beautiful artwork.


The Staff Dining Room is an unique and impressive venue for your Board meeting or other small business event. The space comes with intricately designed old wooden furniture, and light-filled gothic windows, plus teas, coffees and portable AV equipment should you require it.


The Audit Room has the wow factor for your private dining event. With an array of original 17th Century features including dark wood panelling and doors, stone walls, and large gothic windows, The Audit Room is undoubtedly impressive. The historical atmosphere, combined with delicious catering from our kitchen, will ensure your event is truly special.


Association Hall was originally the kitchens for Chetham's School, so still contains the original stone chimney, as well as other beautiful features including latticed windows and red velvet curtains. The space has awe-inspiring double-height ceilings, and makes an atmospheric location for meetings, seminars, trainings and workshops. The Hall also has fantastic acoustics for recitals and rehearsals.


The Stoller Hall offers your guests a stunning contemporary space designed by Stephenson Studio, with immaculate acoustics by Arup creating an inspiring auditorium for music and for speech. Full technical support for sound, lighting, projection and performance, fully accessible facilities and comfortable seating on two levels make this an ideal venue for larger events. The Hall can form a central space for larger events, with catering and welcome desks in the adjoining Oglesby Atrium and breakout spaces providing a versatile network of spaces for 1-100 delegates.


The Carole Nash Hall is a flexible, intimate space for smaller scale performances, presentations, or for breakout sessions from events in The Stoller Hall and Oglesby Atrium. A theatre style layout creates space for up to 100 guests, with an open, level floor encouraging creative uses of the Hall, from workshops to boardroom style meetings.


A choice of three Ensemble Rooms. Provide flexible spaces to add value to large conferences with a range of breakout areas for speakers' lounges; to hold private receptions before concerts in the Carole Nash, or to host small meetings and conferences.

About Chetham's


Chetham's beautiful medieval sandstone buildings date back to 1421 and were originally built to provide accommodation for priests at the collegiate church. The ancient stone cloisters and richly appointed rooms are full of character and history, and provide an exquisite backdrop for dinners, meetings, wedding ceremonies and receptions. Chetham's is situated in the heart of Manchester with excellent transport links, and has the flexibility to accommodate anything from the most intimate gatherings to larger groups of up to 100.