About The University of Manchester
Based around Oxford Road in Manchester City Centre, The University of Manchester, one of the UK’s most prestigious and well-known institutions, offers an array of historic and iconic venues on the University campus that provide a truly inspiring backdrops to a memorable wedding celebration.
Weddings at The University of Manchester make use of some unrivalled spaces at the University. All of the venues are located around the Old Quadrangle at the heart of the campus, dating back to 1873 and designed by Alfred and Paul Waterhouse – the same architect to design Manchester Town Hall. These beautifully built spaces are steeped in history, original design and artefacts to help create some beautiful spaces to enjoy on your special day.
All our venues are licenced, allowing you to host your entire day with us and concentrate on enjoying all the celebrations.
Our venues include:
- Whitworth Council Chamber – an historic room steeped in institutional history.
- Christie’s Bistro – our old library, full or original books and portraits of previous Vice-Chancellors
- Manchester Museum – a unique backdrop for your celebrations, including having your ceremony under the watchful gaze of Stan, the magnificent T-Rex skeleton.
- Whitworth Hall – our great hall used for graduations and ceremonial events throughout the year.
Our highly experienced wedding team will assist you in the planning of your special day, from your first enquiry right through to the departure of the very last guest. From a grand, large scale affair to an intimate ceremony followed by drinks, the team are happy to accommodate your wishes.
Service is paramount to us, attention to detail and personal touches are second nature – it’s what we’ve built a reputation on. Our dedicated and experienced Hospitality and Events team are on had every step of the way ensuring peace of mind with each detail, so that your day is everything you ever dreamed of.
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