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Theatres in Manchester

Welcome to the Manchester theatre guide, book theatre tickets, find out what's on and all theatre information for Palace Theatre Manchester, Comedy Store Manchester, Opera House Manchester, Manchester Academy 2, Manchester Arena, Deaf Institute, Gorilla, O2 Apollo Manchester, O2 Ritz Manchester, Bridgewater Hall.


Palace Theatre Manchester - Manchester

The Palace Theatre is one of Manchester's premier, live entertainment venues located in the heart of the city. In the late 1970’s the Palace Theatre underwent a major refurbishment, extending the stage and dressing room facilities to accommodate such high-profile companies as the Covent Garden Opera and the Kirov Ballet and restoring the auditorium and Front of House facilities to their Edwardian splendor. Chronicling its great history, the Palace Theatre has an extensive programme archive, a 1,000 Hall of Fame named supplement, detailed prime source material from the 1890’s and a thirty-page history of the theatre.

Opera House Manchester - Manchester

The Opera House Manchester is one of Manchester's premier, live entertainment venues located on Quay Street in the heart of the city. It has 1,920 seats, and hosts touring musicals, ballet, concerts and pantomime.

Lyric Theatre - The Lowry - Manchester

The Lyric Theatre is the largest theatre space within the Lowry.

Manchester Arena - Manchester

Manchester Arena, managed and operated by SMG Europe, is one of the busiest venues in the world and the largest indoor arena in Europe. Since opening in 1995, the Arena has hosted the biggest names in live entertainment including U2, The Rolling Stones, Madonna, Lady Gaga, Pavarotti and the record-breaking 2010/2011 residency by local comedian Peter Kay.

Etihad Stadium - Manchester

The Etihad Stadium (The City of Manchester Stadium) is the home of Manchester City FC, with a capacity of 55,000 seats. As well as the football, the stadium plays host to some of the biggest names in pop and rock.

Emirates Old Trafford - Manchester

A conference, exhibition and event centre, which also hosts large music concerts and cricket. The stadium is home to Lancashire County Cricket club and England play test, 50 over and twenty20 matches here.

Dancehouse Theatre - Manchester

Comedy, theatre and dance is presented in a unique way at Dancehouse - one of Manchesters most distinctive & respected venues.

Royal Exchange - Manchester - Manchester

Royal Exchange theatre, Manchester is a grade II listed building located in Manchester city centre. The venue has seating up to 750 people on three levels. The theatre has a wide variety of shows which include comedy, theatre production, action, children plays, panto's and many more. To book please visit the website or call the box office on 0161 833 9833.

O2 Ritz - Manchester

A live music venue which has hosting shows from the likes of The Beatles, Sinatra, The Smiths, Stone Roses and more recently Arctic Monkeys. the building is Grade II listed, and has a capacity of 1500.

Comedy Store Manchester - Manchester

The only place to come for the best in stand-up comedy.

The Comedy Store, Manchester is a purpose built 500 seat theatre-style comedy venue and home to the finest stand-up comedy in the land. We are now in our seventeenth year – where does the time go, huh? We have live comedy on each Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday night – you may laugh so hard that your head may indeed fall off.

Aatma - Manchester

Event venue in the Northern Quarter, Manchester, with live music, DJs, club nights and more.

Bridgewater Hall - Manchester

An international concert venue which hosts over 250 performances a year from multiple genres, ranging from classical music to rock and to jazz.

Home - Manchester

HOME is a centre for international contemporary art, theatre and film in Manchester, presenting an exciting, eclectic mix of theatre with a focus on new work

Quays Theatre - The Lowry - Manchester

A mid-scale space, the Quays Theatre is an extremely adaptable space - with seating for audiences up to 440.

The Studio - The Lowry - Manchester

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AJ Bell Stadium - Manchester

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Albert Hall - Manchester

Origionally a Wesleyan chapel, The Albert Hall is now a stunning Grade II listed music hall (as well as a restaurant & bar)

The is a full calendar of live music and club events throughout the year, from both new bands and world renowned established artists.

Band On The Wall - Manchester

Famed Manchester venue which brings jazz, folk, blues, international music and much more to Manchester.

Bowlers Exhibition Centre - Manchester

Modern exhibition and events venue hosting a programme of live music concerts, conferences, sporting and entertainment events.

Castlefield Bowl - Manchester

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Deaf Institute - Manchester

Basement cafe bar with an upstairs music hall. The hall has multiple events every week, usually showcasing the best new bands.

Frog & Bucket Comedy Club - Manchester

Award winning, and Manchester’s first, and longest running Alternative Comedy Venue

The Frog and Bucket host an amateur night - helping to nurture the stars of the future (John Bishop's first ever gig was at the club's amateur night)

Gullivers - Manchester

Traditional pub (real ales & ciders + jukebox) with live music and theatre performances

Heaton Park - Manchester

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HSBC UK National Cycling Centre - Manchester

The UK National Cycling Centre is a multipurpose cycling venue in Sportcity, Manchester. There is a velodrome, BMX track and Mountain biking area.

The UK National Cycling Centre is host of the 2018 HSBC UK National Track Championships.

Manchester Academy 2 - Manchester

Manchester Academy 2 is a brand name used by the University of Manchester Students' Union for its concert venues in Manchester.

Manchester Central - Manchester

Manchester Central Convention Complex is an exhibition and conference centre which hosts a huge range of events throughout the year from its Grade II listed building.

Manchester Gorilla - Manchester

Under the railway tracks on Whitworth Street West is GORILLA, a bar, kitchen, live venue and club. There is a 700 capacity venue in the tunnel at the back playing host to bands, club nights, comedy and theatre.

Middleton Arena - Manchester

Middleton Arena is a professionally equipped arena, which has a large programme of events, including live music, concerts, comedy shows, dancing and national tours.

The arena has a 500-seat theatre & has licensed bars.

Night and Day - Manchester

Famous Manchester Cafe which hosts live music every night of the week.

O2 Apollo Manchester - Manchester

The O2 Apollo is a concert venue in Ardwick Green, Manchester, with a capacity of 3,500 (2,514 standing, 986 seats). The building is Grade II listed,

The Apollo hosts a large number of music concerts and comedy shows events throughout the year.

O2 Ritz Manchester - Manchester

A live music venue which has hosting shows from the likes of The Beatles, Sinatra, The Smiths, Stone Roses and more recently Arctic Monkeys. the building is Grade II listed, and has a capacity of 1500.

Old Trafford - Manchester

A football stadium in Old Trafford, Greater Manchester, England, and the home of Manchester United.

The stadium also hosts multiple other events over the course of the year, including the Rugby league Grand Final,

Rebellion Rock Bar - Manchester

Live music pub venue with multiple events weekly.

RNCM Theatre - Manchester

A large theatre, with 607 seats, or 657 seats if the orchestra pit is not used.

Ruby Lounge - Manchester

The Ruby Lounge is a live music venue and club space, in the heart of Manchester’s Northern Quarter. Live shows and bands are on almost every night.

The Bread Shed - Manchester

A large open space playing host to a wide variety of events.

The Soup Kitchen - Manchester

An award winning canteen, bar and music venue located in Manchester’s Northern Quarter District.

The Stoller Hall - Manchester

Stoller Hall is part of Chetham’s School of Music, and is a high quality performance space for amateur and professional productions.

The Warehouse Project - Manchester

A series of club nights held in Manchester

Victoria Warehouse - Manchester

Victoria Warehouse describes itself as "is a completely unique, entirely innovative event space in the heart of Manchester"

Events range from music to sporting events, as well as corporate meetings and exhibitions.