Theatre and Creative Hires

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Space 0

Space 0 is Contact’s stylish new ground floor events and cabaret space.

This highly flexible space features a small stage with wheelchair access.

Space 0 is an ideal as a venue for intimate performances, workshops and receptions.

A space to hire set up with red lighting and lots of small tables with chairs around each and black curtains along the right hand side

Drew Forsyth

Space 1

Our main auditorium is equipped with all the modern technology you will need for a showstopping event.

Space 1 is 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.

The stage and the red seats in the main auditorium space 1, with the stage at the bottom

2021 Drew Forsyth

Space 2

Space 2 is a highly flexible space with a semi-sprung floor.

Space 2 is ideal for seminars and workshops, technical rehearsals and screenings.

The capacity is 76 for theatre, or 30 for board.

An empty studio space lit with grey lighting and empty chairs

Drew Forsyth

Space 3

Space 3 is our spacious rehearsal room.

With polished wooden floors and natural light, it is also particularly well-suited for small lectures.

Large meetings and workshops are also a perfect fit for Space 3.

Large rehearsal room with several tables covered with black table cloths and chairs around them

Drew Forsyth

Space 4

Space 4 is our striking new contemporary studio space.

Benefiting from a high vaulted ceiling and large bay window, this bright and airy space is well-suited to break-out seminars.

Space 4 is also ideal for workshops and training sessions as well as filming, photo shoots and small rehearsals.

A bright studio space with wooden walls with 4 people rehearsing

Adrian Lambert

The Media Lounge

The Media Lounge is our new recording and audio production facility, which features a small live booth and control room.

This space is ideal for music production, voice-overs and podcast recording

recording studio for music with person standing in the booth and the long screen computer in the room in front of it

2021 Adrian Lambert

Meeting Room

The Meeting Room is our new dedicated private meeting area.

The space features an integrated media display with wireless connectivity, as well as optional 360 degree video conferencing, making it ideal for hybrid meetings.

meeting room with long conference table in the middle and large screen at the end of the room. people walking into the room as if they are about to start a meeting

2021 Adrian Lambert


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

Find out more about how to get to us here.

contact building exterior with the turrets and sign in the image. sunny blue skies behind the building.

Drew Forsyth


To enquire about venue hire, please complete our venue enquiry form here.

Our hires team can be contacted between 9am and 5pm on Monday to Friday via email.