9 Large Christmas Party Venues in Manchester
We all know that Christmas parties with your colleagues create some of the best memories, so ensure that your Christmas party venue lives up to the high standards by using our helpful list.
Venue hire in Manchester couldn’t be much easier due to the large variety of venues this bustling city has on offer. If you are hosting a Christmas party for a large team, it is important to ensure that the venue will be able to cater to all of your festive needs. To make things simpler for you, we have compiled together a list of the best large Christmas party venues in Manchester.
1. Concorde Conference Centre
A completely unique Christmas party experience, the Concorde Conference Centre will see your festive celebrations take place beneath the gigantic wings of the historic British icon known as the Concorde. Not only is this a totally unique place to celebrate, but this venue also provides over 1600 square metres of space and can host a maximum of 700 attendees. With high-quality and approachable events co-ordinators on hand to help you from start to end, this is a fantastic option.
Wilmslow Old Rd | Website
2. The Monastery
For an extravagant, magical and spectacular experience during your Christmas party, make The Monastery your venue of choice. Opting for The Monastery means that your party will be tailor-made to suit your festive needs with the helping hand of the management’s attention to detail, resulting in making some amazing memories with your teammates. Tuck into traditional Christmas dishes and sip on tasty mulled wine to fully indulge yourselves into the festive spirit. With a banqueting-style layout, this eclectic venue can accommodate up to 450 guests, making it a perfect Christmas party venue in Manchester.
Gorton Lane | Website
3. People's History Museum
Situated in the Spinningfields area just on the edge of the city centre is the People’s History Museum, a large and modern space that would make for the perfect Christmas party venue in Manchester! Situated inside a former Edwardian pump station, this historic building’s former Engine Hall can host up to 200 people. With AV capabilities as well as featuring a professional kitchen on-site, you can guarantee to have a memorable event here.
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Left Bank (Spinningfields) | Website
4. Hard Rock Café Manchester
Proud to provide many parties with a night to remember, Hard Rock Café Manchester is an ideal place to host a Christmas party with your colleagues. This venue is capable of housing up to 450 standing guests or 140 seated, making it flexible to your festive requirements. There is a stage area perfect for providing high quality entertainment and great sound and lighting systems, all of which are available for you to customise and suit your party. They’ll do all the hard work for you, so it would be a shame to miss out on such a great party venue! Have a look at the 10 large Christmas party venues in Cheshire.
The Printworks | Website
5. Manchester Art Gallery - The Atrium
You won’t find a lighter, airy and sophisticated venue for your Christmas party than The Atrium at Manchester Art Gallery. The gallery’s dedicated events co-ordinators will be on-hand from start to finish to ensure your party is exactly as you wish and impresses your guests. The Atrium is a contemporary glass-roofed space which has the ability to hold up to 600 standing guests and up to 120 seated, making it a perfectly flexible space for your festive celebrations.
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Manchester Art Gallery | Website
6. Dive NQ
For an ultimate Christmas party experience during the festive season, Dive HQ is the best bet. This amazing venue can hold up to 600 guests over a whopping 650 square meter space, making it perfect for larger firms who want to party the night away. Venue hire in Manchester has never been so easy, with Dive HQ you can completely customise your surroundings to suit your needs. So, if you fancy going overboard with the Christmas decorations for your festive party then you have the ability to do so here. There’s leather features throughout the venue, with the extra addition of an outdoor beer garden.
Oldham St | Website
7. The Lowry
Easily one of the best modern theatres in the country, The Lowry in Salford is a memorable and iconic venue that would make for the perfect Christmas party, especially for the larger companies out there. With space to host up to 300 guests, this fantastic venue features a full bar, professional kitchen/catering and plenty of open space to enjoy and party in! As well as that, this venue is location just outside the city centre and sits right on the iconic Salford Quays, easily reachable from the city centre via the Metrolink.
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Salford Quays | Website
8. Victoria Warehouse
If you want to build your Christmas party completely from scratch, then Victoria Warehouse will be happy to host and help out along the way. This event space can be completely tailored to your festive needs by the dedicated events co-ordinators using decorations, props, lighting and audio. In a nutshell, there are so many options to make the overall experience personalised and memorable. You certainly won’t find yourselves short of dancing room as the primary event space can hold up to 5,000 guests! Don’t worry if your party is not quite to that scale as there are smaller more intimate rooms available to hire as well. Make it a Christmas in work to remember and add secret Santa into the mix. This is also a great venue for Manchester team building activities.
Trafford Wharf Rd | Website
9. Albert Hall
Originally built as a Wesleyan Chapel, Albert Hall Manchester is home to giant stained glass windows and high stone ceilings, making it a grandeur venue to host a Christmas party in. The venue itself is one of the most accessible in the whole city being centrally located on Peter Street, adjacent to Deansgate. There will be event co-ordinators on-hand to create your ideal festive event completely bespoke to you with a limit of 2,000 standing guests and 300 seated. So, if you want to celebrate in an elegant and grand atmosphere then you won’t find anything that matches Albert Hall. If you are planning some festive fun in work add some office Christmas party games for large groups into the mix.
27 Peter St | Website
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