About this room

The lavish Victorian and Pre-Raphaelite Galleries are versatile and an unparalleled event space in Manchester. An array of highly detailed, gloriously colourful paintings, designs and crafts are displayed within these stunning galleries.

The perfect location for pre dinner drinks or private drinks receptions for up to 300 guests.

Guests may also enjoy a guided tour of the vast collections and diverse temporary exhibitions.


Capacity

Standing

Standing

up to 300


Starting prices

Hire Fee

M T W T F S S

18:00 - 20:00

from £995 Per evening

M T W T F S S

18:00 - 22:00

from £1995 Per day

*All guide prices are inclusive of VAT

Note on pricing

The price £1995 is for the hiring of the Victorian Galleries either with the Atrium or with the Gallery 16.

Hire free for additional hours of the hiring of the Victorian Galleries either with the Atrium or with the Gallery 16 after 22:00 is :
- £350 per hour for Monday-Friday from 22:00 - 1:00
- £350 per hour for Saturday-Sunday from 22:00 - 0:00
- £480 per hour for Saturday-Sunday from 0:00 - 1:00


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Mentioning your budget will help me propose the best option for your needs.

Sample catering prices

Canapes from £12.00 per person + vat

Sparkling wine from £24.50 per bottle + vat
House wine from £18.00 per bottle + vat


Catering

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


Licences

Alcohol licence until 01:00

Wedding licence


Room features

Wi-Fi Wi-Fi

Air conditioning Air conditioning

Disabled access Disabled access

Projector

Flatscreen TV

Whiteboard

Flipchart

Audiovisual (AV) equipment

Conference call facilities

Natural light

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.


Other rooms and event packages at this venue

from £31
per person / day

Lecture Room

up to 100 guests

from £1495
hire fee / day

The Atrium

up to 200 guests

from £1995
hire fee / day

Gallery 16

up to 100 guests

from £1495
hire fee / day

The Gallery Café

up to 150 guests

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