We do not allow any unauthorised filming or photograph. You will not be allowed to bring in professional cameras. If you would like permission to film or take photos please email info@areamanchester.net

Area is always looking for staff to join our team. If you are looking for work please send your CV to jobs@areamanchester.net

Yes you can. However, all medication and equipment will need to be registered with our on-site medics provided it is in the manufacturer's original packaging. We strongly encourage that all medication and medical equipment is stored with our on-site medics wherever possible, and that you use our medic room when administering any medication. The medics will show you the area we use exclusively for our medics and any member of staff or security can escort you to the medic room should you need to use the area.

You can buy tickets for Area through our website – click on the What's On page here.

It couldn’t be easier to find Area – We are located at 50 Sackville Street, opposite Sackville Gardens just off Canal Street, in the heart of the Gay Village. You can get to us by Bus, Tram or Train.

Area has a strict over 18 policy.

We also operate a No ID No Entry policy – this means no matter how old you are you must present valid ID to gain admission to the venue.

Valid ID must be in date. We accept the following forms of identification;

  • Valid Passport
  • Valid Driving Licence
  • Valid National ID card
  • Valid ID with PASS hologram (find our more information at pass-scheme.org.uk)

Please note that we do not accept photos of ID or photocopies.

Area has various events with various music policies. The best thing to do is check our What's on section, here.

The dress code at Area is casual. There are different rules for certain events however, so best to call or email us to find out more. 

We do not allow people to wear hoods in the queue or in the venue.

Area operates various events with various opening times. The best thing to do is check out the event listings in the Events section, here.

If you think you have lost something at Area you can email lost@areamanchester.net and someone will reply to you. Please make your description as detailed as possible to help us.

Please note we hold property for 3 months and then it is donated to charity.

All ID documents and mobile phones are handed to the local Police.