Printworks is a buzzing, entertainment and leisure complex located in the heart of Manchester City Centre’s retail district. Positioned right next door to the AO-Arena, National Football Museum and Arndale Centre on Exchange Square, Printworks is alive with activity seven days a week. Be it with early morning gym classes at Nuffield Health or late-night get-togethers with friends at one of Manchester’s biggest & best nightclubs, Cargo. Or why not even try your hand at axe throwing at one of our most recent venues, Boom Battle Bar.
Since being redeveloped in 2000 from a famous publishing house, it is known as being one of Manchester’s most iconic venues. Printworks now houses a recently refurbished state-of-the-art 20 screen Vue cinema, fully equipped gym complete with swimming pool, and 20+ bars, restaurants and unique leisure offering such as Tenpin bowling and Treetop mini golf. The iconic Manchester Printworks is currently undergoing a £20m digital refurbishment with the intention of reaffirming Printworks on the international stage as a unique all-round entertainment and leisure attraction. This will include the introduction of Europe’s largest indoor digital ceiling, with immersive interactive digital gaming and creative shows.
Printworks Bars & Restaurants
Printworks includes eateries and bars to tickle the taste buds from every corner of the world. Enjoy live Oompah bands at the famous Bierkeller, go East to try Japanese delights at Wagamama, or stick with the classics like family favourite Frankie and Benny’s, Nando’s and the legendary Hard Rock Café Manchester. We are a famous city for our sport and Printworks has several bars that will show every sport under the sun, including O’Neill’s, Walkabout and Yates. Catch every game on every screen! Check out the Sports Calendar and View the full list of Bars and Restaurants at Printworks
Vue cinema has recently undergone a major refurbishment. It boasts an impressive 2 screens and seats over 2000 people. The IMAX screen is still the second largest screen in Europe and is one of two sites in the UK still to feature 70mm IMAX format. For all you movie buffs out there, this gives one of the most immersive viewing experiences anywhere and we see fans travel from all corners of the world to appreciate the IMAX offering. Regional film premieres, live broadcasts of theatre shows, flashback films, celebrity Q&A’s and foreign films are some of our other cinematic accolades. View the Cinema at Printworks.
Escape for an entertaining adventure with friends or family. Printworks caters for all your needs, day, or night. Some of the popular leisure facilities include Tenpin bowling, Bingo Balls adult ball pit experience, Treetop Adventure Golf and Escape Reality, the escape room experience. View the full list of Leisure venues at Printworks.
Not only does Printworks have a great offering for food and drink but it also has a stellar event calendar. Make Printworks a one-stop shop for entertainment in Manchester.
If you love to know what’s going on at Printworks, along with all the latest offers from your favourite venues, now it’s even easier to stay in-the-know with the NEW Printworks App!
You can keep up to date with everything you love about Printworks, including all events, competitions, and news. Follow your favourite venues to personalise your home page and only see the things you’re interested in.
Better yet, you can earn loyalty points when you create a profile and when you visit Printworks, then use those points to redeem exclusive rewards, only available on the app!
Manchester has an excellent tram system which operates in and around the City Centre and out as far as Altrincham and Bury.
Our closest stops are just a stone’s throw away at Exchange Square, Shudehill Transport Interchange and Victoria Station. Click here for more information on routes and timetables.
Local buses run into our neighbouring Shudehill Interchange as well as Piccadilly Garden, only a 10-minute walk away. Click here to plan your route.
Train stations are within walking distance of Printworks. Manchester Victoria station is the closest to us and is right on our doorstep.
If you are arriving to Manchester at Piccadilly or Oxford Road, you can catch the free bus every 10 minutes to our doorstep. Click here for more information.
The Printworks APCOA car park is located a stone’s throw away from the entrance to Printworks at the Shudehill Transport interchange. This car park is open 24 hours a day.
If you’re trying to find us using your Sat Nav, our address is: The Printworks 27 Withy Grove Manchester M4 2BS
The Printworks APCOA car park can be found at the postcode M4 4BB (77 Shudehill) Details about the APCOA can be found here.
Please note: Printworks does not manage this car park. Any issues must be reported directly to APCOA.
|Open (1 Jan 2023 - 31 Dec 2023)|
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