|Friday 24th May 2024
|9.30am - 4.00pm
|Saturday 25th May 2024
|10.00am - 4.00pm
|On the Door
|Concessions (Autistic adult/ receiving DLA or PIP/ unemployed/ student)
|Child (Under 16)
|Group Booking - Parents/Family Carers (10 or more)
|Group Booking - Professionals (10 or more)
Online advance tickets will only be available until 9.30am on Friday 24th May 2024
Booking fees apply on all online tickets
Tickets allow entry for one day only but can be used on either day
Children aged under 16 enter free of charge when accompanied by an adult
If applicable, proof of concession will be requested prior to entry into the event
Manchester Central, Petersfield, Manchester M2 3GX
How To Get There
Manchester Central is an iconic venue in the heart of Manchester. Reaching the venue is straight forward, whichever mode of transport you choose.
If you are travelling by car, Manchester Central is at the heart of a comprehensive motorway network. Manchester’s M60 orbital motorway provides easy access from north, south, east and west.
M6 (from south – Stoke-on-Trent, Birmingham)
Leave the M6 at junction 19, just after Knutsford Services. Follow the A556 towards Altrincham and pick up the M56 towards Manchester Airport. Follow the motorway onto the A5103 (Princess Parkway), then follow signs for Manchester Central, Petersfield.
M6 (from north – Preston, Blackpool, Carlisle)
Leave the M6 at junction 21a for the M62 towards Manchester. At junction 12, join the M602 and continue to the end of the motorway (Regent Road Roundabout, Salford). Follow signs to the city centre along Regent Road, and then to Manchester Central, Petersfield.
M62 (from west – Liverpool)
At M62 junction 12, join the M602 and continue to the end of the motorway (Regent Road Roundabout, Salford). Follow signs to the city centre along Regent Road, and then to Manchester Central, Petersfield.
M62 (from east – Leeds, Yorkshire)
At M62 junction 18, join the M60 west-bound. Take junction 17 onto the A56 (Bury New Road) and follow signs to the city centre, and then to Manchester Central, Petersfield.
M56 (from west – North Wales, Chester, Ellesmere Port)
Follow the M56 past Manchester Airport. Continue onto the A5103 (Princess Parkway), then follow signs for Manchester Central, Petersfield.
There is a large NCP car park directly below Manchester Central which includes 15 disabled parking bays and offers direct access to the venue by lift, stairs and escalators. Please click HERE to view information on pricing and options to pre-book.
If you are planning to find Manchester Central using a sat nav, please enter the postcode M2 3GX.
If you are travelling by train, it takes a little over two hours to reach Manchester from London, and Manchester also has direct connections to most major UK cities. Services arrive at Piccadilly or Victoria stations where passengers can connect with Metrolink trams for easy access to the city centre. Manchester Central is a 20 minute walk from Piccadilly Station or just five minutes by taxi. Alternatively, catch a connecting train to Oxford Road Station – just five minutes from Manchester Central on foot.
If you are travelling by taxi, there is a dedicated taxi rank at the front of the venue for pick ups and drop offs. Black cab taxis are readily available at Manchester Airport and both Piccadilly and Victoria train stations.
A Quiet Room is available for visitors. Please visit the Organiser’s Office within the hall to gain access.
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