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
(near the junction with Wilmslow Road)

Telephone 0161 446 4150

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: Modern History

Further information:
http://stjamesandemmanuel.org/parish-office/
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Union Chapel, Fallowfield

Address:
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: Film Studies

St. James Parish Hall, Gatley

Address:
St James Parish Hall
Birch Road
Gatley Green, Gatley
Cheshire
SK8 4NF

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

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.

Further information: http://www.manchester.gov.uk/libraries
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Elizabeth Gaskell House

Address:
Elizabeth Gaskell House
84 Plymouth Grove
Manchester
M13 9LW

Tel: 0161 2732215

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.

Further information: 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)

Further information: 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

Cross Street runs from the bottom of Market Street (near Marks & Spencer) to Albert Square. We are about half way along, opposite St Ann’s Street.

Nearest Bus Stop: Piccadilly Bus Station
Nearest Train Station: Piccadilly or Oxford Road Train Station (10 minutes).
Nearest Metrolink Station: St Peter’s Square (walk through to Albert Square and along Cross Street) or Market Street (walk towards Marks & Spencer then left into Cross Street)

Used for: Archaeology, Ancient World, Egyptology, Literature, Modern History

Further information: http://cross-street-chapel.org.uk/directions/
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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

Methodist Central Hall, Manchester

Address:
Methodist Central Hall
Oldham Street
Manchester, M1 1JQ

Used for: Art history

Further information: www.methodistcentralbuildings.org.uk/contact-us/
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Birch Community Centre, Rusholme

Address:
Birch Community Centre
Brighton Grove
Rusholme, Manchester
M14 5JT

Telephone: 0161 224 4624

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

Used for: Theology & Religious Studies

Further information: http://birchcc.org/
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Brook Road Methodist Church, Davyhulme

Address:
Brook Road
Davyhulme, Urmston
Manchester
M41 5RQ

Nearest Bus Stops: Bird i’ th’ hand pub (255); Brook Road, off Moorside Road (18A, 256)
Nearest Train/Tram Stations: 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

South Trafford Archaeology Group Headquarters

Address:
South Trafford Archaeology Group Headquarters
(behind the Old Hall)
Altrincham Golf Course
Stockport Road
Timperley, Altrincham
WA15 7LP

Nearest bus stop: on the A560, Stockport Road opposite Altrincham Golf Course
Nearest train/tram station: Altrincham

Used for: Archaeology

Further information: www.stagarchaeologymanchester.wordpress.com
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The Angel Centre, Salford

Address:
The Angel Centre
1 St Phillips Place (off Chapel Street)
Salford
M3 6FA

Tel: 0161 212 4980

Nearest bus stop: The Old Pint Pot Pub
Main bus routes:100, 67, 38, 36, 37, 12, 8

If travelling towards Manchester the Angel Centre is on the left hand side of the road passed Salford University. We are on the same road as St Philip’s Church.

Used for: Archaeology

Further information: www.theangelcentre.org.uk/contact/
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Cheadle Hulme Quaker Meeting House

Address:
Quaker Meeting House
91 Station Road
Cheadle Hulme  SK8 7BG

Nearest bus stop: Station Road, routes from Stockport (313) and Manchester (42B)
Nearest train station: Cheadle Hulme (5 minutes walk)

Limited car parking on streets

Used for: Medieval history

Further information: www.eastcheshirequakers.org.uk/cheadle_hulme/find_us/find_cheadle_hulme_local_meeting
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Crawford House, Manchester

Address:
The Deaf Centre
Crawford House, Booth Street East
Manchester
M13 9NG

Nearest bus stop: Oxford  Road
Nearest train/tram station: Oxford Road  Station

Limited car parking on streets

Used for: Medieval history

VENUES IN CHESHIRE

Prestbury Village Hall

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

Nearest Train Station: Prestbury

Wilmslow Leisure Centre

Address:
Wilmslow Leisure Centre
Rectory Fields, Wilmslow

Tel  01625 533 789

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.

Further information:
www.cheshireeast.gov.uk/leisure_culture_and_tourism
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Wilmslow Library

Address:
Wilmslow Library
South Drive, Wilmslow
SK9 1NW

Tel: 01625 374 060
email: wilmslow.library@cheshireeast.gov.uk

Nearest Bus Stop: Bank Square or Alderley Road, Wilmslow (both 5 minutes)
Nearest Train Station: Wilmslow (10 minutes)

Wilmslow Library is in the middle of the town, off Alderley Road (B5086). It is served by a large pay and display car park, shared with Sainsbury’s supermarket. The parking cost is partly refundable by shopping at Sainsbury’s. The spacious, well-lit, first-floor meeting room is served by both stairs and lift. Tea, coffee and biscuits will be available free of charge in the meeting room.

Used for: Archaeology

Further information: www.cheshireeast.gov.uk/libraries
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Wilmslow Parish Hall

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, Archaeology

Adult Education in Manchester and Cheshire