Bridgewater Hall Venue Hire M2
The Bridgewater Hall is Manchester’s iconic and prestigious international concert venue offering a unique and creative environment for a diverse range of concerts, conferences and events. The Hall offers the perfect space for intimate meetings, conferences, exhibitions, dinners, wine tastings or private parties; whatever the occasion the Bridgewater Hall can accommodate your needs and requirements.
The conference and events team offer a professional and personal approach from start to finish, always aiming to meet and exceed expectations, and to bring your ideas and inspiration to life.
A wide range of innovative and delicious menus are offered by the in-house catering team, designed by Head Chef Marco Tedde to suit all events. The in-house technical team can offer a full range of high-spec AV equipment for your event, along with expertise and technical support.
A magnificent and unique space, with a modern, comfortable and intimate environment. It offers tiered seating over four levels for around 1800 delegates. The Auditorium is hired as part of the whole facility which includes the use of four en-suite changing rooms and five en-suite dressing rooms. Also included are the front of house foyer spaces and smaller function rooms which can be used for a range of purposes, including registration, catering, breakouts and receptions.
The Barbirolli Room
A very versatile space, with high ceilings & stunning floor-to-ceiling windows. It can hold up to 250 delegates’ theatre style and is not only ideal for conferences, but also product launches, exhibitions, drinks receptions and dinners. The room is fully equipped with a complete audio visual system that can be hired as a package with technical assistance. The Barbirolli Room can be combined with two large foyer areas that are suitable for registration, catering, exhibitions and breakout spaces. On evenings when there is no concert, and during the day, these foyers are included in the room hire.
The Charles Hallé Room
This room holds up to 50 delegates theatre style, has natural daylight, air conditioning and is a perfect space for training, board meetings and seminars. A popular space for training workshops and staff meetings, this room also has a reception area where delegates can take a break and relax throughout the day. This room can be hired for a full day.
The Green Room
The smallest of our meeting rooms, the Green Room is one of our most versatile spaces and is ideal for meetings, seminars, workshops and small dinners, as well as being a perfect space for concert hospitality. Located back of house and with easy access to the Auditorium seating, this is the ideal room to entertain a small number of guests during a concert. This room can be hired for a full day.Packages
At the heart of The Bridgewater Hall lies the magnificent Auditorium. Modern and comfortable, the Auditorium offers tiered seating over four levels and a large open platform with built-in stage lifts for total flexibility.
The Auditorium can be hired as part of an exclusive whole facility rental, which includes en-suite changing rooms, warm up rooms and crew rooms, as well as the Front of House foyer spaces and smaller function rooms.
Impressive high ceilings, stunning full length windows, and modern bright décor make the Barbirolli Room the perfect space for a range of events.
The layout is very versatile and can be arranged to suit a variety of conference set ups, with a moveable partition wall that can be put in place for smaller numbers. High quality technical facilities are available and can be hired as a package with technical assistance.
The room can be used in conjunction with the adjacent foyer spaces, which offer the ideal breakout area for registration, catering and networking and exhibition.
Conferences & Meetings
The Bridgewater Hall provides a unique and exciting environment for conferences and events, with space to accommodate up to 1800 delegates. With superb event facilities and in-house teams boasting a wealth of expertise in running events on all scales, all the support you need is available in-house, and the Conference and Events team will work with you from initial enquiry until event completion to ensure your ideas and inspiration come to life in this special space.
The venue provides a wonderfully stylish ambience for standing receptions to formal dinners, combining a wide selection of innovative menus designed by our Head Chef, Marco Guiseppe Tedde, with stylish surroundings and professional service.
The Bridgewater Hall is also a popular venue for wine tastings, with many companies taking advantage of the stunning views the building provides. With excellent views, the foyers create an ideal space for guests to enjoy their wine and network in a comfortable and relaxed atmosphere.