• This winter culture for all

    Check out what's on this winter at MediaCity

  • Landsec invests in MediaCity

    Landsec progresses growth strategy with investment in MediaCity

  • Now open in MediaCity Van Gogh Alive

    Having dazzled over 8 million visitors across 75 cities worldwide, this immersive, multi-sensory experience is open for an exclusive 3 month run.

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Things to do

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Box on the Docks
Coffee

Box on the Docks

A collection of 30 ‘boxes’ outside MediaCity’s restaurants. Winding through the gardens and along the waterfront. Self-contained dining pods taking the form of sheds and greenhouses curated by Salford-based artists.

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Coffee

Chapati Café

Chapati Café is all about tasty, homestyle Indian food – with a Gujarati influence.
Served on traditional, stainless steel plates, customers can choose three curries from a wide selection, freshly cooked each day along with rice/chapatis and complimentary salad and chutneys.

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Imperial War Museum North

Purpose-built to tell the powerful stories of over a century of war, the Imperial War Museum (IWM) North makes full use of its extraordinary exhibition space to deliver an award-winning immersive experience.

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Cinema

I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here Jungle Challenge

The action-packed family entertainment centre promises to take campmates into the heart of the jungle where you’ll need to navigate a series of obstacles and challenges. Face your fears, test your nerve and agility and venture into the jungle canopy, collecting stars as you go to be crowned king or queen of the jungle!

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Coffee

Grindsmith

Grindsmith serves breakfast and brunch alongside the tastiest coffee this side of the Quays. This is the perfect place to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city centre and soak up all the character this shop has to offer. It features a stained-glass window, giant chandeliers, bespoke bar, and cosy mezzanine!

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Costa

Costa Coffee’s master baristas offer a huge variety of drinks from classic coffees, lattes, cappuccinos or espressos, with a range of snacks and quick bites too.

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Van Gogh Alive

The most visited immersive, multi-sensory experience in the world is making its hotly anticipated debut at MediaCity this autumn for an exclusive three month run.

Hosted within a stunning, purpose-built venue on MediaCity Piazza from October 22 to January 23, this Covid-safe and family-friendly experience is anticipated to become the North’s biggest visitor attraction; providing a truly world-class cultural experience in the heart of Greater Manchester’s iconic cultural hub.

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What’s on

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ArtsArt

22nd October 2021 - 23rd January 2022

Van Gogh Alive

Van Gogh Alive physically immerses you within the life and works of Van Gogh, changing the way visitors experience art by removing the concept of traditional museum visits often associated with quiet galleries, white walls and glass covered art works admired from afar.

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Food and DrinkFood and Drink

27th - 28th November 2021

The Maker’s Market November

Discover the very finest local food, drink, art, design, vintage and modern craft carefully selected from Manchester artisans and business local to the North West.

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MediaCity Directory Map

This is a place where you can find space to breathe and where balance can be found.

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Spaces

Spaces to connect, develop and create

Having an office at MediaCityUK places you at the heart of our dynamic destination and close to a fine array of brands and talent.

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