More About Manchester Academy
The University of Manchester boasts one of the most vibrant live music scenes of any UK student campus, with a collection of four premium venues to satisfy acts of all sizes. After a multimillion pound redevelopment in 2007, the main academy has been voted 'Best Entertainment Venue' in the MCR Awards and continues to provide over 50 sell-out gigs every year, attracting world-class artists like Kings of Leon and Ellie Goulding.
Manchester Academy Seating Plan
This premium event space has been voted one of the greenest in the UK, with a huge effort towards minimising impact on the environment in recent years. The main auditorium has a capacity for over 2,300 people and features a purpose-built foyer with a huge VIP balcony, with ample seating and space for disabled guests. The Student Union team work hard to provide an exciting line up throughout the year, with a history of legendary performances from the likes of Oasis, Blur and Kylie Minogue.
Things to do Near Manchester Academy
Located right in the heart of the University of Manchester on Oxford Road, this great venue is just a short bus or taxi ride into the main town centre. Discover a huge variety of places to eat, including lots of award winning Indian and Nepalese restaurants as well as a huge choice of international diners that cater to every craving. There are also plenty of pubs, boutique bars, clubs and casinos for a post-gig drink or rendezvous.
Other Manchester Venues
So you've checked out the Manchester Academy seating plan and booked your tickets to an exciting event ¿ what next? If you want to catch more live entertainment in the vicinity, why not check out other premium venues in the area? If you're looking for great venues where you can enjoy performances with family and friends, try the best-loved Whitworth Street music auditorium Ritz Manchester or the Lowry arts and theatre hub.