esea contemporary

Versatile Event Space
  5 reviews  – 
esea contemporary, Market Buildings, 13 Thomas Street, Northern Quarter, Manchester, M41EU
Ancoats

Spaces for hire at esea contemporary

from £55
hire fee / per hour
esea Studio
45
60
Situated on our lower ground floor, the esea Studio is a purpose built space perfect for workshops, talks, seminars and many other private functions. It is equipped with projector and speakers in situ. The space is fully flexible with a removable partition wall that can be pulled across for breakout sessions or added privacy in meetings. Availabili...
from £85
hire fee / per hour
Gallery
75
90
The Gallery has been a premier venue for countless contemporary art exhibitions and grand-scale events. It offers the ideal blank canvas, ready to be transformed according to your creative vision. Space dimension: 8.7m x 13.45m This versatile space is available for a limited duration, serving as an intermediary venue between our exhibitions and...
from £50
hire fee / per hour
Communal Project Space
30
60
With its convenient street access and generous windows, the Communal Project Space is an ideal option for pop-up events and activities. This versatile space is available for a limited duration, serving as an intermediary venue between our exhibitions and public programmes. Communal Project Space can accommodate up to 60 guests!

Prices and opening hours

Monday
8:30 – 17:30
from £50–£85 hire fee per hour
esea Studio
8:30 – 17:30
from £55 hire fee per hour
Gallery
9:00 – 17:00
from £85 hire fee per hour
Communal Project Space
9:00 – 17:00
from £50 hire fee per hour
Tuesday
8:30 – 17:30
from £50–£85 hire fee per hour
esea Studio
8:30 – 17:30
from £55 hire fee per hour
Gallery
9:00 – 17:00
from £85 hire fee per hour
Communal Project Space
9:00 – 17:00
from £50 hire fee per hour
Wednesday
8:30 – 17:30
from £50–£85 hire fee per hour
esea Studio
8:30 – 17:30
from £55 hire fee per hour
Gallery
9:00 – 17:00
from £85 hire fee per hour
Communal Project Space
9:00 – 17:00
from £50 hire fee per hour
Thursday
8:30 – 17:30
from £50–£85 hire fee per hour
esea Studio
8:30 – 17:30
from £55 hire fee per hour
Gallery
9:00 – 17:00
from £85 hire fee per hour
Communal Project Space
9:00 – 17:00
from £50 hire fee per hour
Friday
8:30 – 17:30
from £50–£85 hire fee per hour
esea Studio
8:30 – 17:30
from £55 hire fee per hour
Gallery
9:00 – 17:00
from £85 hire fee per hour
Communal Project Space
9:00 – 17:00
from £50 hire fee per hour
Saturday
8:30 – 17:30
from £55 hire fee per hour
esea Studio
8:30 – 17:30
from £55 hire fee per hour
Sunday
8:30 – 17:30
from £55 hire fee per hour
esea Studio
8:30 – 17:30
from £55 hire fee per hour

Facilities and catering options

Up to 90
standing
Up to 75
seats
In-house catering
External catering allowed
Promoted / ticketed events
Parking available
Accommodation available
Alcohol provided
BYO alcohol

Location

esea contemporary, Market Buildings, 13 Thomas Street, Northern Quarter, Manchester, M41EU

Reviews and ratings

(5 reviews and ratings – )

L
Lucy B.
March 2020

Great communication and the centre staff were lovely and very helpful. The space we used was a great space for the party size.

About esea contemporary

esea contemporary (previously named Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art (CFCCA)) is the UK’s only non-profit art centre specialising in presenting and platforming artists and art practices that identify with and are informed by East and Southeast Asian (ESEA) cultural backgrounds. Our RIBA award-winning city-centre home provides a unique setting for your organisation to host events and entertain clients in the surroundings of our contemporary art exhibitions.

Located in Manchester’s buzzing and creative Northern Quarter district our stylish building is fully accessible and can be flexible to fit your requirements. We have high speed Wi-Fi access and are equipped with projectors and built-in sound systems, as well as any other technical equipment you might need to create a unique experience.

With convenient public transport links and various local car parks (walking times: 2 minutes from Shudehill bus interchange and Metrolink, 5 minutes from Victoria rail station and 10 minutes from Piccadilly rail station), esea contemporary has been the perfect venue for networking events, seminars, meetings, training courses, exhibitions, performances and product launches.

Being within a contemporary art gallery provides a point of difference from other venues and means that your delegates will have something interesting to view during break times.

We have a dedicated team working to support events onsite and we will endeavour to help you have a successful event.

FAQ

Cancellations 60 days in advance will receive a full refund.

Cancellations 60 days to 30 days in advance will receive a 50% refund.

Cancellations for events starting within 30 days are non-refundable.

At esea contemporary, the following catering options are available:

  • In-house catering service is available
  • Bringing your own catering/food is allowed
esea contemporary does not offer parking facilities.
At esea contemporary, you can host various events such as Conference / Seminar, Corporate Events, Meetings, Studio / Production, Art Spaces, Performances / Exhibitions, Social Parties, Filming and Photography, Drinks Receptions, Building, Style, Generic Tags, Banquet, Cultural, Baby Shower / Tea Party, Christmas Parties, Weddings.

Here are the recent pricing details for various rooms at esea contemporary:

  • esea Studio hosting 40 guests: £164.53

For detailed pricing tailored to your event, please contact the venue.

esea contemporary is located at esea contemporary, Market Buildings, 13 Thomas Street, in the Ancoats district of Manchester.