Finding the right venue

With a wide range of venues to choose from across campus, we will find you the perfect place for your next meeting, event or conference. For an overview of all our venues, watch our video or download our key venue fact and rate sheet.

If you would like to find out more or organise a site visit, please contact us on +44 161 306 4100 or send us an email.

Year-round venues

We are able to accommodate events throughout the year at a number of our venues:

  • Manchester Meeting Place, our flexible daytime venue for 6-90 people in the city centre featuring capacity for larger events in Barnes Wallis Building
  • Core Technology Facility, offers light and spacious contemporary meeting spaces for 2-140 people on the Oxford Road Corridor
  • Sackville Street building, is a Grade II-listed, French Renaissance style venue ideal for city centre meetings, conferences and receptions for up to 300 people
  • Whitworth Building, in the heart of campus, boasts neo-Gothic and elegant surroundings that are perfect for high profile dinners and receptions for up to 600 people
  • Manchester Museum, home to awe-inspiring items of archaeology, anthropology and natural history, is a beautiful and unique setting for drinks receptions, dinners and weddings

New for 2022

We've also got two exciting new venues coming soon that you can find a little bit more about below;



Large-scale venues

We offer venues for a range of large-scale events, including national and international conferences as well as language schools and sports tournaments, with a choice of 4,000 bedrooms available during the summer vacation. All our theatres are fitted with a high level of audio-visual equipment and Wi-Fi access, supported by an experienced in-house technical team:

Dinner, reception and wedding venues

For corporate events, dining and receptions we offer an excellent choice of high-profile Corporate Venues.


If you're interested in any of our venues for filming purposes, please call us on +44 161 306 4100 or send us an email.