Whole Venue at Chetham's Library

  1 review  – 
Long Millgate, Manchester, M3 1SB
Manchester City Centre

About this space

Fall in love with the magical atmosphere of Chetham’s and say your vows in the medieval Baronial Hall with its beautiful inglenook fireplace and a magnificent timber roof. Dating back to 1421, the mellow sandstone buildings, ancient stone cloisters and richly appointed rooms are full of character and history.

You and your guests will have exclusive use of the medieval buildings and can wander through the cloisters, secret passageways and hidden courtyard soaking up the unique atmosphere of this haven of tranquillity. The gorgeous time-worn sandstone and sumptuous oak-panelled rooms provide the perfect backdrop for your wedding photographs, and the stunning Baronial Hall will give your event the wow factor.


Prices

  • Wedding for 40 guests £2500
Monday
10:00 – 0:00
from £1794–£2295 hire fee
Per session
10:00 – 0:00
from £1794 hire fee
Per day
12:00 – 0:00
from £2295 hire fee per day
Note: Alcohol licence until 23:00. Extension available. All prices include VAT.
The four hours' hire (£1794) is flexible, to work around your chosen event time.

Outside school term time, we can offer a full-service ceremony (£2295), wedding breakfast and reception (12 hours hire) from midday to midnight.

Please message us through Tagvenue for full details, prices and availability.
Catering is via our partners - Vanilla in Allseasons.
Tuesday
10:00 – 0:00
from £1794–£2295 hire fee
Per session
10:00 – 0:00
from £1794 hire fee
Per day
12:00 – 0:00
from £2295 hire fee per day
Note: Alcohol licence until 23:00. Extension available. All prices include VAT.
The four hours' hire (£1794) is flexible, to work around your chosen event time.

Outside school term time, we can offer a full-service ceremony (£2295), wedding breakfast and reception (12 hours hire) from midday to midnight.

Please message us through Tagvenue for full details, prices and availability.
Catering is via our partners - Vanilla in Allseasons.
Wednesday
10:00 – 0:00
from £1794–£2295 hire fee
Per session
10:00 – 0:00
from £1794 hire fee
Per day
12:00 – 0:00
from £2295 hire fee per day
Note: Alcohol licence until 23:00. Extension available. All prices include VAT.
The four hours' hire (£1794) is flexible, to work around your chosen event time.

Outside school term time, we can offer a full-service ceremony (£2295), wedding breakfast and reception (12 hours hire) from midday to midnight.

Please message us through Tagvenue for full details, prices and availability.
Catering is via our partners - Vanilla in Allseasons.
Thursday
10:00 – 0:00
from £1794–£2295 hire fee
Per session
10:00 – 0:00
from £1794 hire fee
Per day
12:00 – 0:00
from £2295 hire fee per day
Note: Alcohol licence until 23:00. Extension available. All prices include VAT.
The four hours' hire (£1794) is flexible, to work around your chosen event time.

Outside school term time, we can offer a full-service ceremony (£2295), wedding breakfast and reception (12 hours hire) from midday to midnight.

Please message us through Tagvenue for full details, prices and availability.
Catering is via our partners - Vanilla in Allseasons.
Friday
10:00 – 0:00
from £1794–£2295 hire fee
Per session
10:00 – 0:00
from £1794 hire fee
Per day
12:00 – 0:00
from £2295 hire fee per day
Note: Alcohol licence until 23:00. Extension available. All prices include VAT.
The four hours' hire (£1794) is flexible, to work around your chosen event time.

Outside school term time, we can offer a full-service ceremony (£2295), wedding breakfast and reception (12 hours hire) from midday to midnight.

Please message us through Tagvenue for full details, prices and availability.
Catering is via our partners - Vanilla in Allseasons.
Saturday
10:00 – 0:00
from £1794–£2295 hire fee
Per session
10:00 – 0:00
from £1794 hire fee
Per day
12:00 – 0:00
from £2295 hire fee per day
Note: Alcohol licence until 23:00. Extension available. All prices include VAT.
The four hours' hire (£1794) is flexible, to work around your chosen event time.

Outside school term time, we can offer a full-service ceremony (£2295), wedding breakfast and reception (12 hours hire) from midday to midnight.

Please message us through Tagvenue for full details, prices and availability.
Catering is via our partners - Vanilla in Allseasons.
Sunday
10:00 – 0:00
from £1794–£2295 hire fee
Per session
10:00 – 0:00
from £1794 hire fee
Per day
12:00 – 0:00
from £2295 hire fee per day
Note: Alcohol licence until 23:00. Extension available. All prices include VAT.
The four hours' hire (£1794) is flexible, to work around your chosen event time.

Outside school term time, we can offer a full-service ceremony (£2295), wedding breakfast and reception (12 hours hire) from midday to midnight.

Please message us through Tagvenue for full details, prices and availability.
Catering is via our partners - Vanilla in Allseasons.

Capacity

Standing
up to 100
Dining
up to 60
Theatre
up to 100
Cabaret
up to 30

Catering and drinks

In-house catering
External catering allowed
Venue provides alcohol
BYO alcohol allowed

Facilities

Wi-Fi
Projector
Flatscreen TV
Whiteboard
Flipchart
PA system / speakers
Natural light
Storage space
Free parking is available on-site (4 spaces)
Conference call facilities
Air conditioning
Quiet space
Accommodation available

Music & sound equipment

Own music allowed
Bring your own DJ
Noise restrictions

Accessibility

Wheelchair accessible

Rules of the space

Allowed events

Promoted and ticketed events
Wedding licence
Temporary event notices (TENs) available

Host rules

- No smoking allowed on site.

Cancellation policy: Standard 60 day

Show cancellation details

Chetham’s is a unique and atmospheric location, ideal for events from seminars and meetings private dinners and concerts.

The grade I listed building dates to 1421 and is one of the oldest in Manchester, making it perfect for history lovers, architecture enthusiasts or those looking for somewhere unique. Our collection of books is used by researchers from around the world and we’re an accredited museum.

Located in the heart of Manchester in the city’s fascinating Medieval Quarter, we’re a short stroll away from rail and Metrolink connections at Victoria Station, and there are plenty of hotels, shops, restaurants, and other cultural attractions on our doorstep.


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