About this room

The Lecture Room is a purpose built meeting space and comes equipped with LCD projector, PA system and lectern.

The capacity of the room is 100 theatre style, 50 cabaret (five round tables a 10), 30 boardroom style.

Complimentary WiFi available, blackout blinds available.




up to 90



up to 30



up to 100



up to 30



up to 50



up to 30



up to 30

Starting prices

Package Per Person - Just pay a fixed price per person


9:00 - 17:00

from £31 Per day

*All guide prices are inclusive of VAT

Note on pricing

Hire is based on half day, four hour period or full day (9-5).

Breakfast events are also welcome.

Day delegate rates are available based on minimum numbers and prices begin from £25.35pp + vat.

Send me a message through Tagvenue for a bespoke quote that's right for your event.
Mentioning your budget will help me propose the best option for your needs.

Sample catering prices

Tea, coffee @ £2.45pp + vat
Tea, coffee & cakes @ £3.50pp + vat
Soup and Sandwich lunch @ £12.00pp + vat
Finger buffet lunch from £19.00pp + vat

Package per person details

Package 1
Arrival tea/coffee
Mid-morning tea/coffee
Soup & sandwich lunch
Afternoon tea/coffee
Room hire
LCD Projector
PA system
Lectern & Microphone

Package 2
Arrival tea/coffee baked pastries
Mid-morning tea/coffee & homemade biscuits
Buffet lunch
Afternoon tea/coffee & homemade biscuits
Room hire
LCD Projector
PA system
Lectern & Microphone


In-house catering

Allows external catering

Approved caterers only

BYO alcohol allowed

Can provide alcohol

Kitchen facilities available

Can provide halal

Can provide kosher

Complimentary water

Extensive vegan menu

Extensive gluten-free menu

Complimentary tea and coffee

Buyout fee for external catering


Alcohol licence until 01:00

Room features

Wi-Fi Wi-Fi

Projector Projector

Flipchart Flipchart

Audiovisual (AV) equipment Audiovisual (AV) equipment

Air conditioning Air conditioning

Natural light Natural light

Flatscreen TV


Conference call facilities

Disabled access Disabled access

Storage space

Accommodation available

Parking available

Venue welcomes

Own music equipment /DJ

VIP events

Rules of the space

Evening hire is generally from 6pm with access to set up from 5pm once the gallery closes
Clients hire the gallery exclusively for evening events
Hire is available until 1am
We are located approx one mile from Piccadilly train station and the nearest tram stop is just across the road at St Peters Square.
We don't have on site parking but we do have a 20% discount at a local NCP
We can help make recommendations for suppliers, from hotels to entertainment, equipment to event planners.

Beautiful architecture. Light filled spaces. Home to one of the country's finest collections of art, design and fashion.

Manchester Art Gallery is an inspired choice for private events, weddings, business meetings, networking sessions and conferences.

Located in the heart of the city centre, the gallery provides a perfect backdrop to extraordinary events.

With facilities ranging from a purpose built lecture room to on-site catering, and with our team ready to tailor packages to suit your needs, hosting your event at Manchester Art Gallery is hassle free.

All our catering is in-house and our menus have been created by our award-winning chef Mary-Ellen McTague. Mary-Ellen is best known for her restaurant, Aumbry, as well as working in Michelin-starred kitchens.

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