Manchester Club Academy



01 Feb


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Manchester University Union, Oxford Rd, M13 9PR
M13 9PR
0161 275 2930
Inside the Student Union building.
Approximately 1 mile from Manchester City Centre. Situated on Oxford Road on the Manchester University campus. Head towards Rusholme from City centre and the Academy is next to Manchester Students Union.

Buses operate around every one minute along Oxford Road towards the Universities. The Academy venues are 4 stops from the Palace Hotel, Oxford Road. Buses cost 50p-£1.00 on most services and £1.00 for night-buses

Nearest train stations: Manchester Oxford Road [1/2mile], Piccadilly [1mile], Deansgate[1mile].
Nearest Metro [tram] station: Peter St,Piccadilly,GMEX [all 1 mile].
Nearest hotels: Palace Hotel [Oxford Road 10 min walk], Ibis [UMIST 15 min walk], Travel Inn [City Centre 20 min walk].


Small all-standing live music venue. Voted 3rd best venue in the country in the latest NME readers poll. There are occasional shows that are unreserved seating.

Parking: Official car park for the union and it's venues is in the car park in the front of the Contact Theatre, next to the academy. Access to the theatre car park is via Denmark St off Oxford Rd. Turn right on to Acomb St and right at end (onto Dilworth St), over the humps to the car park entrance two hundred metres up on the left. You need two pound coins to operate the barrier

Under 14's must be accompanied by an adult. ID is required at all bars. Some events (mostly club nights) may be over 18's only - check with the venue to confirm.

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