Housed within one square mile, The Quays is Greater Manchester’s stunning waterfront destination and home to some of the most spectacular attractions and iconic buildings in the UK. It’s one of the Northwest’s best cultural, sporting and leisure destinations, and offers a fantastic range of venues for both large-scale stylish events, to smaller spaces for a more intimate gathering. The Quays is the ideal for those seeking a Christmas space with a difference.
A contemporary waterside venue housing theatres and galleries, The Lowry offers the perfect backdrop for festive celebrations with its stunning views of The Quays. Experience a fun filled party night with the Christmas Party Package, which includes a delicious, festive, three-course meal and a range of entertainment, including table magicians, live singers and a DJ to follow. Prices start from £47.95 per person*. Those looking for a spectacular evening of entertainment can enjoy the thrilling Double Take That Tribute Show. Available for two nights only, on either Thursday 8th December or Thursday 15th December, this Christmas party caters for up to 280 guests and promises to deliver a night that’ll deliver hit after hit, taking you right back to the 90s!
The award-winning IWM North, part of Imperial War Museums, is an ideal Christmas venue offering exclusivity, style and state-of-the-art digital technology designed to create the perfect setting for any festive celebration. IWM North offers a unique 360-degree cinematic experience, with digitally falling snow as part of our Winter Wonderland package. This year, IWM North is offering several festive themes to ensure there’s something for everyone, including the spectacular new Santa’s Workshop theme, Après Ski Village or guests can choose their own, bespoke option. . The expert event team will manage all events from start to set up and tailor packages to suite spaces from 50 guests up to 700 guests. The Christmas menus have been designed for everyone to enjoy, from canapés to a traditional Christmas dinner, with exclusive party packages starting from £41.95 per person.
Hotel Football, the world’s first football hotel located opposite Manchester United’s OId Trafford stadium, offers three Christmas party packages, all of which include a glass of Processo on arrival and DJ. The Canapé Package, is available from £35 per person, and includes a selection of tasty festive canapés; The Buffet package, priced at £35 per person, includes a buffet of three options for each course: Starter, Main and Dessert. Those looking for more of a traditional package, can enjoy the Stadium Suite Package, which also includes a delectable three course meal, half a bottle of wine per person and is available from £45.00 per person. Hotel Football is home to Heaven, one of Manchester’s most exciting rooftop spaces, which offers spectacular views of The Quays and Old Trafford Football Stadium. The Hotel’s waterside Old Trafford Supporters Club can hold up to 560 guests for a festive reception, or 230 for a Christmas Dinner and Dance.
The Quays is also home to the Copthorne Hotel, a four star hotel, which overlooks the stunning waterfront. The hotel has ‘Sparkling Christmas Parties’, which are running from Friday 2nd December – Wednesday 21st December, from just £19.50 per person. Dining options are varied, but all events include festive novelties and an evening disco. Make an night of it by stopping over and, what’s more, to save on rooms, take advantage of the hotel’s Advance Purchase offer where you get a discount when you book in advance.