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Top Performance spaces in Manchester, UK

Spacious Dance Studio in Manchester
  • £50/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (1)
  • 1
  • Instant book
  • Responds within a few hours
  • Manchester
100 Seater Cinema in Manchester
  • £120/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Responds within a day
  • Manchester
Theatre Venue in Media City
  • £80/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Responds within a few hours
  • Salford
Spinningfields Suite in Manchester
  • £1110/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Responds within a few hours
  • Manchester
Deansgate Suite in Manchester
  • £450/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Responds within a few hours
  • Manchester
International Suite in Manchester
  • £292/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Responds within a few hours
  • Manchester

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Frequently Asked Questions about Performance venues

Do I need my own production or event insurance in Manchester?
Yes. All renters are required to carry Comprehensive Liability and Property Damage insurance with liability coverage of no less than $1,000,000.
What protection plans are available for bookings in Manchester on Giggster?
Giggster offers Damage Protection coverage that you can add to a booking at checkout. Learn more about Giggster's Damage Protection coverage.
What types of locations can I book in Manchester?
You can choose from 42 types! Just search for locations in Manchester at giggster.com, then click 'Filters' to look for something specific.
How many Performance spaces are available in Manchester?
Right now, there are 78 Performance spaces available in Manchester.
What payment methods does Giggster accept for Manchester bookings?
You can pay for your booking with a credit card, or with ACH or wire transfer for bookings over $4k.
What is the cancellation policy for Manchester guests on Giggster?
Refund options vary, based on when the booking is canceled. Learn more about Giggster's cancellation and refund policy.
What are the cleaning and safety policies for Manchester locations on Giggster?
Now more than ever, your health and safety is our number one priority. We've outlined specific health and safety requirements for both hosts and guests. Learn more about Giggster's COVID-19 Health & Safety Measures.
What locations available near Manchester?
You'll find up to 42 different types of locations in Manchester. Just start a search at giggster.com and narrow things down with the 'Filter' option.
Is there an extra cost to add more attendees to my Manchester booking?
Yes. Pricing tiers are based on group size. For example, if you booked a space for a group of 1-5 for $30/hr, the price per person is $6/hr. Each additional person would increase the rate by $6/hr.
How much are average location rentals in Manchester?
Rental rates vary with the type and features of the location, but the average rate in Manchester is $350 per hour.
Why should I choose Giggster over other platforms offering rentals in Manchester?
Giggster's got your back — and we know our stuff. Our Customer Support team is knowledgeable and accessible, we offer white glove Concierge service to help you find the perfect location, and we're experts on the unique needs of production teams.
What is the price range for Performance spaces in Manchester, UK?
Booking prices vary with the property type, features, and rental length, but generally a 1-hour booking will be in the range of $50 to $1110.
Which Performance spaces are most popular in Manchester, UK in 2023?
The top 3 Performance spaces in Manchester, UK right now are Spacious Dance Studio in Manchester, 100 Seater Cinema in Manchester and Theatre Venue in Media City.
How do I book a Manchester location on Giggster?
When you find the right venue, you can connect with the host to get additional info and work out the details. Once everything is all set, you can book and pay for the location in a couple of clicks. Learn more about booking locations.
How do I cancel a Manchester reservation request?
You can contact our team to request a cancellation. Learn more about our cancellation policy.

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About Manchester

Manchester is a thriving and bustling city with over half a million population. The city is known for several aspects that make it stand out from other cities.

Firstly, Manchester is one of the leading cotton-producing cities in the UK and was the first industrialised city in the world. In addition, the city has many sports achievements with two world-class famous football teams: Manchester City and Manchester United.

Manchester is also known for having one of the friendliest, most diverse and educated locals. With people from around the world visiting Manchester to witness the city's iconic landmarks, unique exhibitions and thrilling sports events, you will come across people of all different cultures and ethnicities and feel a vibe like never before!

Although a performance event can be relatively complicated to arrange with so many things to remember, arranging one in Manchester will give you an upper hand as there are plenty of affordable venues of all different varieties. If you haven't got all the equipment, many rental stores will conveniently equip you with all the required items.

Remember that thousands of performances are held throughout the year in Manchester, so you will have all the other services readily available for your help, so there's no need to worry!

Performance Space Options in Manchester

To arrange a performance that is successful, entertaining and enjoyed by all the visitors, you will have to consider certain factors. Some aspects that you might want to keep in check are the following: audiovisual equipment, furniture, lighting and videographer/photographer.

  • Furniture Hire
    Having the right furniture is essential for your event. Aside from chairs, you will also need tables, lights, and other decorative items for your event. With several furniture rental companies throughout the city, you will be able to hire all the furniture you need for your upcoming performance.

  • Film Equipment Rental
    Whether you want to film the performance live for viewers or upload it after the event has ended, you must equip your crew with suitable cameras and film equipment to shoot the best footage for your performance. Thankfully, dozens of equipment rental companies will conveniently allow you to rent all the items you need at an affordable rate.

  • Videographer/Photographer
    To record your upcoming performance, you will need to hire some photographers for the day. Unless you already have a crew of photographers, you can get the services of one of the several photographers in the city. With plenty up for hire in Manchester, there is no need to worry as they will happily help you and take the recording burden off your shoulders!

Performance Space Vendors in Manchester

  • Options Greathire
    Options Greathire is a furniture rental company that offers its services throughout the country. Over 40 years since the company was established, Options Greathire has a reliable team that fulfils all clients' needs. They have previously worked with many prestigious companies, such as Chakra Events and Just Seventy. Options Greathire has all the necessary furniture an event requires, some of which are tables, chairs, benches, sofas, displays, shelving and much more! Don't hesitate to contact Options Greathire for your Event's Furniture.

  • Direct Digital
    Direct Digital, a filming equipment rental company, is an established company that offers its service in many countries and cities, including Manchester. Direct Digital's conscientious team ensures its customers are satisfied and equipped with all the top-quality rental equipment they need. They have cameras, lenses, tripods, lighting accessories, monitors, laptops and a tonne of other items up for hire!

  • Decoy Media
    Decoy Media is an excellent photography company founded in 2011 and based in Manchester. In only a decade, this team of photographers have built a solid and commendable reputation with some of the top companies as their clients, such as Boots, Red Bull and Wickes. They have worked in many events, such as corporate events, music events, property photography, creative portraits, headshots, and more. They have also won the UK Enterprise Award, an award that reassures potential clients like you that they will be in safe hands!

Pros and Cons of Performance Spaces in Manchester


  • Affordable
    Manchester is a huge city, so a plethora of venues for your performance will be up for hiring at a rate that suits your budget.
  • Food scene
    Though Manchester isn't explicitly known for its food, if you visit the city centre, you will find various restaurants to eat out at. Manchester Tart is a local treat you may want to serve your guests at your upcoming performance!

  • Transport
    Buses, trams and taxis in Manchester are ideal for getting around the city at an affordable price. And with Manchester being connected to other cities such as London and Birmingham, people attending your performance from these cities can conveniently watch your performance, thanks to trains and buses running an efficient service!


  • Weather
    Be sure to take an umbrella and a raincoat to your performance as it does rain a lot in Manchester. If you decide to hire an outdoor venue, a marquee or a tent nearby will make for a sufficient backup.

  • Parking
    Manchester is one of England's most crowded and compact places, so it can be challenging to find parking. Finding a suitable parking spot will probably be a lot more expensive than you think due to the very few spots available.

Famous Locations in Manchester

  • The Whitworth
    The Whitworth is an art gallery located in the heart of Manchester. It contains a variety of art collections, watercolour paintings, sculptures, wallpapers and some stunning textile work. If you are an artistic person who loves sighting beautiful masterpieces, you won't admire a place more than The Whitworth. Although it was built over 100 years ago, the art gallery still looks modern and even contains contemporary work and items. Thanks to the Manchester government, The Whitworth is free to explore for everyone between 10 am and 5 pm everyday apart from Mondays. Whether you like artwork or not, you certainly won't be disappointed with a visit to the Whitworth!

  • Etihad Stadium
    Etihad Stadium is owned by the world-class football team Manchester City, one of the most prominent teams in England. With a capacity of over 55,000, Etihad Stadium is one of the largest stadiums in the country. People attend from around the globe to witness football matches in high numbers. With stunning architectural work in the stadium, Etihad Stadium is one of the most visited places in the city, not only by tourists but also by football and sports-loving locals. At first glance, you might wonder how much it cost to build this massive stadium, paying attention to every small detail. Fun fact: It took a whopping £112 million to construct Etihad Stadium!