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Manchester Team Building Ideas

Overview

If you’re looking for a fantastic and motivating team building day, then Manchester is a super choice, as it is always a favourite for many types of events and the perfect city for a team building day. Working with Manchester for many years, we’re experts when it comes to Manchester corporate team building days Why not have a browse through our large range of Manchester team building ideas for some inspiration or contact our party planners who will have all the advice you need to help you book the best team building activities for you group. Just a few of the activities you might like to book are: Crystal Maze Challenge, Archery, Cocktail Making, Animation Team Building Challenge, Multi Activity Day, Hover crafting, It’s a Knockout and more. Take a look through our Manchester team building ideas, we have a range of group activities that are designed to help teams bond and build work relationships with their colleagues.

You can create your own team building event by simply clicking ‘create your own team building’ and browsing through our Manchester team building ideas. When your’ ready give us a call or enquire for a quote, we have expert party planners waiting to answer all of your questions and help you arrange a corporate event to remember!

Travel

With two major train stations Piccadilly and Victoria as well as good bus and tram links across the city, Manchester makes it simple for groups coming to the city.  Piccadilly train station is within walking distance of the Northern Quarter, City Centre and Portland Street. It also has trams, buses and taxis all linked to the station. Victoria is again linked by the tram system and is within walking distance of the Printworks, the Arndale and Deansgate.

Tips

Here are a few tips that might help you during your party or group event in Manchester.

  • The Christmas Markets are one of the most popular destinations in the city during the festive season. Christmas market is open from min Nov to late December.
  • Albert Square market site is cobbled, and probably not the best place for high heels.

Cocktails & Casino

  • Enjoy a fun cocktail masterclass
  • Learn to play Blackjack or Roulette
  • Plus a drink
  • Includes Nightclub Entry

Dodgeball

  • Play many games
  • Dodge, duck & dive
  • Venue hire & referee
  • Team bibs included

Old School Sports Day

  • Classic school sports games
  • Sports day bibs and headbands
  • Event co-ordinator
  • Prizes for the winning team

Spy School Smartphone Challenge

  • Spy themed challenges
  • Self run – start any time
  • Great value, latest technology
  • GPS and image recognition
Rating: 5.0 of 5

Zorb Football

  • Inflatable bubbles
  • Footballs, bibs and goals
  • Pitch hire included
  • Event Co-ordinator / Referee

Smartphone Pub Treasure Hunt

  • Fully organised pub quiz hunt
  • Self run – start any time
  • Great value, latest technology
  • Team challenges, great questions

Crystal Maze Team Challenge

  • Group sizes of 20+ people
  • Based on the famous TV show
  • The whole team is involved
  • Fun, action packed activities
Rating: 5.0 of 5

Battle of Olympus

  • Inspired by the Olympic games
  • Fun filled activity
  • Head to head challenges
  • Prizes for the winning teams

1920's Flapper Headband Activity

  • We come to you!
  • Create your own 1920’s flapper headbands
  • Laces, ribbons, pearl trims, feathers
  • The whole group is involved

Archery

  • Competitive fun activity
  • All equipment included
  • Expert instructor
  • Games and competitions

Archery Battle Zone Tag

  • Action packed day
  • Battle against each other
  • Bunkers and barriers
  • Latest Craze!

Bierkeller Show

  • Bierkeller - German Bar Experience
  • Live Music & Drinks
  • Pretzels and stein of beer or cocktails
  • Waitress service

Binocular Football

  • Crazy binocular football goggles
  • Football bibs and headbands
  • Event co-ordinator
  • Challenges and 5 a-side

Bunting Making

  • We come to you!
  • Bespoke bunting to suit your theme
  • All materials and equipment included
  • The whole group is involved

Casino - Learn to Play

  • Vegas Style Casino
  • Learn to play Blackjack or Roulette
  • Includes a drink
  • Plus Nightclub Entry

Chain Reaction

  • Encourages cooperation
  • Fun & collaborative activity
  • Brings the whole team together
  • Prizes for the winning teams

Clay Pigeon Shooting

  • Shoot using shotguns
  • Expert Tuition
  • One to one coaching
  • Friendly shooting competition

Cocktail Making

  • Welcome drink
  • Mix and shake cocktails
  • Includes food platters
  • City centre venues
Rating: 4.8 of 5

Cocktail Ring Making

  • Create your own cocktail ring
  • Swarovoski crystals, pearls, glass beads
  • Includes a presentation box
  • The whole group is involved

Commercial Teambreak

  • Create an entertaining advert
  • A real icebreaker
  • Equipment and props included
  • Prizes and awards

Cuban Cocktail Masterclass

  • Mix and shake cocktails
  • Includes tapas meal
  • Fun games & challenges
  • City centre venues

Dance Class Ideas

  • Encourages team interaction
  • City centre private venues
  • Builds confidence
  • Experience dance instructors

Disco Dodgeball

  • Learn and play dodgeball
  • In game disco music
  • Bibs and headbands
  • Play many mini games

Electric Shock Football

  • Latest crazy football game
  • Electric shock each other
  • Hilarious fun
  • Venue hire included

Fascinator Making

  • We come to you!
  • Create your own fascinator
  • All materials included
  • The whole group is involved

Flower Crown Making

  • We come to you!
  • Create beautiful flower crowns
  • All materials and equipment included
  • The whole group is involved

Football Darts

  • Huge dart board
  • Loads of mini games
  • Hilarious forfeits
  • Bubbly for the winner

Footgolf Elite

  • 18 holes of footgolf elite
  • Play 4 ball & Texas Scramble
  • Event co-ordinator
  • Scorecard & forfeits & Prizes

Go Karting

  • Fast, furious racing
  • Latest go karts
  • Morning & afternoon sessions
  • Trophy & bubbly presentation

Hire a Cocktail Bartender

  • Professional bartender hire
  • All equipment is included
  • Cocktail shopping list
  • Cottages, Apartments, Hotels

Jewellery Making

  • Create your own jewellery
  • Bracelets, necklaces, earrings
  • Swarovoski crystals, pearls, glass beads
  • The whole group is involved

Karaoke & Evening Meal

  • Full evening of entertainment
  • Glass of bubbly & 2 course meal
  • 2hrs of fun karaoke in private booths
  • Nightclub entry after the karaoke

Karaoke Booth & Drinks

  • Sing to your hearts content
  • Perfect for groups
  • Drink included
  • City centre venue

Karaoke Pods & Drinks

  • Sing your heart out
  • Drinks Included
  • Perfect for groups
  • City centre venue

Life Drawing

  • Nude Male Model
  • Plus includes a tutor
  • City centre private venue
  • All drawing materials included

Lip Sync Battle

  • Choose your song
  • Professionally choreographed routine
  • Split into two teams to battle
  • Private central venue

Mobile Cocktail Making

  • Make cocktails at your own venue
  • Mix and shake cocktails
  • Fun & Games
  • Includes everything needed

Paintballing

  • Competitive Action
  • Fantastic courses
  • Masks, overalls and guns
  • Half day or full day

Perfume Making

  • Brings the whole team together
  • Create your own fragrance
  • Choose from 21 blends
  • Interactive & educational

Personal Chef Service

  • Gourmet dining experience
  • Professional Chef
  • Fresh ingredients used
  • Cottages, Apartments, Homes

Pizza Making

  • Welcome glass of prosecco
  • Learn to toss dough
  • Create calzone and pizza
  • Includes some dough balls, nibbles

Restaurants & Meals

  • You choose the restaurant
  • Choice of courses
  • Branded restaurants
  • City centre location

Smartphone City Treasure Hunt

  • Fully organised city treasure hunt
  • Self run – start any time
  • Great value, latest APP technology
  • Team challenges, clues and puzzles

Sports Megamix

  • Choose any three activities
  • Zorb Bubble Game
  • Zorb Football
  • Old School Sports Day
  • Binocular Football
  • Disco Dodgeball
  • Dodgeball
  • Battle Zone Archery Tag

Stop The Clocks

  • Competitive fun activity
  • A race against time
  • Demonstrates effective teamwork
  • Prizes for the winning team

Spa Pamper Day

  • Relax and be pampered
  • 1 x treatment each
  • Massage or facial
  • Pool, sauna, Jacuzzi

Tiger Tiger 2 Course Meal

  • 2 course meal
  • Glass of bubbly
  • Guestlist entry
  • More food & drink options

Turbo Ten10 Cricket

  • Short Ten10 cricket match
  • Bats, balls, stumps
  • Event co-ordinator
  • Scorecard

Zorb Bubble Game

  • Classic games like bulldog, relay races
  • Event co-ordinator
  • Zorb Bubbles
  • Fun forfeits to play

It's a Knockout Team Challenge

  • Filled with fun & laughter
  • Group sizes of 40+ people
  • Based on the hit TV show
  • Wet, wild & wacky

Krypton Factor

  • Based on the original TV show
  • Competitive fun activity
  • Brings everyone together
  • Prizes for the winning teams

Wacky Wheels

  • Lively & enjoyable
  • Prizes for the winning teams
  • Head to head races
  • Encourages team bonding

Pub Olympics

  • Great fun for everyone
  • Head to head challenges
  • Unique, enjoyable activity
  • Encourages teamwork

Mission Possible

  • Competitive, fun activity
  • Full of action & adventure
  • Enjoyable for everyone
  • Prizes for the winning team