Venue hire

We have many spaces available for hire at Chetham’s Library and each one is sure to make your event feel extra special.

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. Find out more about our rich history.

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.

Please contact or call 0161 838 7231 to discuss your event and for a quote.

The medieval building is grade I listed and full of fascinating history, so we ask our guests to be respectful of the surroundings. We will work with you to make sure you pick the right space for your event.  For more access guidance, visit our information page.

A stunning, medieval space for a corporate event, workshop, reception, recital, or for filming.

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Add an air of grandeur to a boardroom style meetings or fine dining experience.

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The Library makes an atmospheric, medieval backdrop for filming.

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