The Venue

Discover our reclaimed warehouse space, The Venue – a refurbished industrial venue ideal for hosting your conference or music event. Covering over 3,842ft², this is our largest event space, able to cater to your event’s specifications and pull off any concept.

We have:

  • A seated capacity of 280
  • A large flexible stage area
  • A backstage green room
  • A HD projector and screen
  • A passionate and professional events team
  • Qualified sound engineers
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • High specification sound system
  • Optional licensed bar

Prices available on request. Call 0161 946 2300 or contact info@themec.org.uk

Key Features


  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • PA system and event lighting
  • Technical packages

What Our Clients Say


‘Message Events were amazingly helpful and attentive to our needs during the planning, set up and throughout our events. What stood out, apart from the great facilities, is that everyone was upbeat, friendly and positive. It’s a pleasure to recommend the MEC as a venue – you’ll love it.’
Peter Harris Timpson Training Manager
‘I’ve held everything here, from board strategy days, leadership conference, presentation skills masterclasses and even graffiti workshops for companies who want to nuture creativity in their team. It’s a fantastic space for unlocking creativity and building stronger relationships.’
Lily Newman Morgan James