Venue Guide: Albert Hall, Manchester

Everything you need to know about one of Manchester's most beloved venues...

With huge stained glass windows and ceiling arches, Albert Hall is one of the most beautiful spaces to catch live music in the UK.  Here’s what you need to know about the Manchester venue… 

Address: 27 Peter Street, Manchester, M2 5QR 

Telephone Number: 0161 817 3490 

Brief History:  

Designed for Worship, Grade II listed Albert Hall started life as Wesleyan Chapel in 1908. After being left desolate for almost 40 years, the teams behind Manchester venues The Deaf Institute and Gorilla resurrected the space, turning into one of the most atmospheric and popular touring stops for artists visiting the city. 

How many people does it hold? 2000 

Who has played there? Bombay Bicycle Clue, Bonobo, Wild Beasts, Tame Impala, Sam Smith, Years & Years, Wolf Alice, Johnny Marr, CHVRCHES, Crystal Fighters, Spring King, Run The Jewels, marshmello, Creeper and loads more!   

Have there been any “I was there” moments? 

Local heroes Blossoms sold-out the venue 6 months before they released their debut album… 

How do I get there? 

The venue is moments away from Deansgate Train Station and St Peter’s Square and Manchester Central Metrolink stops. Here’s a handy map… 

Where should I eat? 

If you want some of the best burgers in Manchester, Almost Famous is just around the corner. 

Where can I stay? 

Airbnb has your back! If you’re feeling fancy AF, Hotel Gotham is highly recommended! 

TicketWeb Tips: 

The venue has great acoustics so feel free to stand where you like! 

Where can you carry on the party? 

Head to the Northern Quarter area of town. Night & Day Cafe and The Whiskey Jar are TicketWeb favourites!  

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