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We make theatre. You make theatre. Hiring us makes sense.

Our Space 1 and Space 2 auditoria are ideal for staging showcases, scratch nights and ceremonies.

You’ll have a dedicated team of professional technicians, a team of welcome hosts and we also offer a full Box Office service for your ticketing needs.

We also offer bespoke hire packages to schools and community groups in the region for their theatre shows or events.

Space 1

Our main auditorium is equipped with all the modern technology you will need for a showstopping event, and perfect for conferences and panel events as well as performances. Both stage and seating are wheelchair accessible and the space is equipped with a hearing loop. Space has a capacity of 300 for theatre, or 120 for a cabaret-style night.

Space 2

Space 2 is a highly flexible space with a semi-sprung floor, ideal for seminars and workshops, technical rehearsals and screenings. The capacity is 76 for theatre, or 30 for board.

Getting to Contact

Contact is in a central location close to Manchester University, with good public transport connections close by.

We are:
A 20 minute drive from Manchester Airport
A 25 minute walk from Piccadilly Station
A 15 minute walk from Oxford Road Station
A 20 minute walk to St Peter’s Square Metrolink

Previous Clients

We’re proud to have hosted events for Amnesty International, The University of Manchester, BBC, CBeebies, The Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama, Schools Shakespeare Festival and many more.

    ‘Our record was ably and professionally handled by Sam and Danny, and being able to attend and direct remotely via Zoom was really helpful. The rates were reasonable and suited our project budget and all the staff I spoke to via email were friendly and efficient. Thank you Contact for a smooth and easy experience!’

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    To enquire about venue hire, please complete our venue enquiry form and return to

    Our hires team can be contacted between 9am and 5pm on Monday to Friday via phone on 07917 950 468 or via email at

    Hires Brochure

    Check out our brochure below, or download a PDF of our hires brochure here. You can also download a plain text Word version of our hires brochure by clicking this link here.