Venues

MANCENT offers courses all over Greater Manchester. This is a listing of the venues with some help how to get there.

VENUES IN GREATER MANCHESTER

Emmanuel Church, Didsbury

Address:
Emmanuel Church
6 Barlow Moor Road
Didsbury,
Manchester
M20 6TR.

Telephone 0161 446 4150.

(near the junction with Wilmslow Road)

Nearest Bus Stop: Didsbury Village (from Manchester 40, 42, 42A, 42B, 45A, 142 and 157 and from Stockport 20, 23, 23A, 370)
Nearest Train/Tram Station: East Didsbury

Used for: History

Further information:

http://www.stjamesandemmanuel.org/contactus.aspx

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The Old Parsonage, Didsbury

Stenner Lane
Didsbury
Manchester
M20 2RQ

Tel: 0161 445 7661

  • It is easy to get here by bus, train or tram.
    We are situated between two pubs, The Didsbury and The Olde Cock, on Wilmslow Road.If you are visiting by car, you can park in the Pay & Display behind The Didsbury pub, or there is limited street parking on Stenner Lane.

By Bus: bus routes numbers 42 and 142 and get off at The Old Cock pub on Wilmslow Road.

By Tram:  to ‘Didsbury Village’ or ‘East Didsbury’ Both stops are about 10 minutes walk away.

By Rail: Railway station ‘East Didsbury’ is about 5 minutes walk away

Opportunites and Activities/
Union Chapel Fallowfield

Venue:
Opportunities and Activities
Union Chapel
2b Wellington Road
Fallowfield
Manchester
M14 6EQ

Nearest Bus-Stops:
Wilbraham Road Bus Route: Bus Nos.168 & 188
Wilmslow Road Route: Bus Nos. 41-45, 47, 48, 140, 142-144, 157

Used for: History

St.James Parish Hall, Gatley

Address:
Birch Road,
Gatley Green
Gatley,
Cheshire,
SK8 4NF.

Nearest Bus Stop: Gatley (5 minutes)
Nearest Train/Tram Station: Gatley (5 minutes)

Used for: Latin

North City Library, Harpurhey

Address:
Rochdale Road
Manchester
M9 4AF

Tel: 0161 219 6442

North City Library is in Harpurhey, at the junction between Rochdale Road and Moston Lane. It is opposite North City Shopping Centre which has a large Car Park. The library is served by frequent buses from Manchester, notably Numbers 17 and 143. It is a stunning modern building with a refectory on the ground floor.

Used for: Biology
http://www.manchester.gov.uk/libraries

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Elizabeth Gaskell House

Address:
Elizabeth Gaskell’s House
84 Plymouth Grove,
Manchester
M13 9LW.

Tel: 0161 2732215

Used for: Literature

Accessibility
The House and garden are both fully accessible.
Flat floor wheelchair and pushchair access is at the side of the House.
Lift to all floors.
Accessible toilets on each floor.
Baby changing facilities.
Limited parking space for blue badge holders. Please phone us 0161 2732215 to reserve.

http://www.elizabethgaskellhouse.co.uk/
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Friends Meeting House, Manchester

Address:
6 Mount Street,
Manchester
M2 5NS.

Tel: 0161-834 5797.

Nearest Bus Stop: St.Peter’s Square (2 minutes), or Mount Street (in front of building)
Nearest Train/Tram Station: St.Peter’s Square (5 minutes), Oxford Road Station (10 minutes)

Used for: Art History

http://www.manchesterandwarringtonquakers.org.uk/page11.html

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Cross Street (Unitarian) Chapel, Manchester

Address:
Cross Street Chapel
Cross Street
Manchester
M2 1NL

a few steps from the big Boots and opposite the Royal Exchange Theatre

Nearest Bus Stop: Piccadilly Bus Station
Nearest Train/Tram Station: Piccadilly Metro Station or Piccadilly or OXford Road Train Station (10 minutes).

Used for: History, Archaeology, Ancient World

http://cross-street-chapel.org.uk/find-us

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St. Peter’s House, Manchester

Address:
Vestry Room,
St.Peter’s House,
Oxford Road
(Precinct Centre)
Manchester
M13 9GH

Venue has disabled access and kitchen for refreshments.

Nearest Bus Stop: Precinct Centre, Oxford Road
Nearest Train/Tram Station: Oxford Road

Used for: Literature, Medieval History

Birch Community Centre, Rusholme

Address:
Brighton Grove
Rusholme
Manchester
M14 5JT

Telephone: 0161 224 4624

Nearest Bus Stop: Platt Fields
Nearest Train/Tram Station: Oxford Road

Used for: Religion and Theology

Further information:

http://www.rfcf.org.uk/directory/entry/birch-community-association-34

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Davyhulme Wesleyan Methodist Church, Davyhulme, Urmston

Address:
Brook Road
Davyhulme
Urmston
Manchester
M41 5RQ

Nearest Bus Stop: Bird i’ th’ hand pub (255)
Brook Road, off Moorside Road (18A, 256)

Nearest Train/Tram Station: Urmston, Chassen Road, Flixton

BY CAR: from the centre of Urmston, take Flixton Road (westwards, past the station); at the Bird i’ th’ hand pub (about 1½ miles along), go straight on across the main road into Brook Road.

Used for: Music

VENUES IN CHESHIRE

Prestbury Village Hall

Address:
Prestbury Village Hall,
Castlegate Mews,
Prestbury,
Macclesfield
SK10 4BP

Nearest Train Station: Prestbury Train Station.

Used for: Film Studies, Literature

Wilmslow Leisure Centre

Address:
Wilmslow Leisure Centre
Rectory Fields
Wilmslow
SK9 1BU

tel. 01625 533 789
http://www.cheshireeast.gov.uk/leisure_culture_and_tourism

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Wilmslow Leisure Centre is in the middle of the town, just across the road from the Railway Station. It is served by a large pay and display car park. The parking cost of £1 for two hours is currently refundable at the reception desk. The spacious, well-lit, first-floor meeting room is served by both stairs and lift. There is a pleasant, modestly priced café on the ground floor.

Used for: Biology

Wilmslow Parish Hall, Wilmslow

Address:
Wilmslow Parish Hall
Cliff Road
Wilmslow
Cheshire
SK9 4AA

Telephone: 01625 520309

Nearest Bus Stop: Bank Square,Wilmslow (5 minutes)
Nearest Train/Tram Station: Wilmslow (5-10 minutes)

Used for: Ancient World, Medieval History, Archaeology

Further information:

http://www.parish-hall.wilmslowparish.org/

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VENUES IN BOLTON

Christ Church, Heaton (nr. Bolton)

Address:
Markland Hill Lane
Heaton,
Bolton

Telephone: 01204 492169

Nearest Bus Stop: Markland Hill, Chorley New Road, Bolton (1 minute) Nos: 575/576

Nearest Car Park: immediately behind the church hall

Further information: office@christchurchheaton.org.uk