The Manchester Alternative Rooms is available for private hire, our only requirement for hiring the venue is that you are a member.
We aim to provide an affordable space that the alternative community can use, and offer hire on an hourly rate (deposit required).
Our rates are:
HIRE RATES 2022
There is a VERY high demand for the PRIVATE HIRE of our VENUE, please book a few months in advance if you want a specific WEEKEND dates or times, midweek hire usually only requires short notice… PLEASE SEE OUR HIRE RATES
*PLEASE NOTE – YOU MUST BE A MEMBER OF MARS TO HIRE THE VENUE
HIRE RATES FROM 1st JANUARY 2022
HIRE RATES – Monday – Wednesday & Friday 10.30am to 10.30pm 1hr @£35.00 – 2hrs @£65 – 3hrs @£85 – 4hrs @£100
Thursdays from 6.30pm – 10.30pm SPECIAL OFFER – £80
Friday & Saturday 1hr @£40 – 2hrs @£70 – 3hrs @£90
This is for use of the whole club for up to 6 people.
SUNDAY SPECIAL – Any 3hr time slot £80 or any 6hr time slot £140 available from 12noon – Midnight.
If you wish to hire the venue for more than 6 people and more than a few hours please contact us for rates.
FOR BIRTHDAY PARTIES OR CELEBRATIONS – Up to 30 people
Fridays from 6.30pm – 12.30am £150 for 6 hrs
Saturdays – from 1.00pm – 6.00pm – £180
Saturdays – from 7.00pm – 2.00am – £200
Sundays – 2.00pm – 8.00pm – £150
We love people organising their own parties and events at MARS, we can accommodate 30 people, but the hirer must be a member. Contact us here by email or phone us for more details and rates.
Even though we try to accommodate as many requests for hire as possible, it is advisable to have a few potential dates in mind in advance for a speedy confirmation.
Membership is required to hire MARS which is £12.00pa July – June with decreasing increments for joining after that date from June 2022 membership will be £20.00pp in decreasing increments with a minimum cost of £10.00pp from January 2023 – We no longer offer Lifetime Membership .
Please contact us for rates
Event private hire
Please contact us for rates
£25 deposit (non-refundable) is required for hire periods of 3 hours and under. You can pay this by Paypal below.
To discuss deposits for longer periods of hire please contact us.
If you are running a charity event, workshops or wish to run a new event and use our venue, then please contact us as we may be able to do this at a vastly discounted price.
Weekends are our busiest times so please check the recent news on the MARS homepage to see if any events are already booked for the time you wish to hire.
At M.A.R.S we aim to provide an environment that suits your needs, and we have a flexible venue that enables us to do this. We can provide an array of equipment and furniture for our members enjoyment far too massive to list. If you have any specific requirements please get in touch. We can also provide refreshments.
Community, Charity and Education.
We open the venue to the community for events intended for the benefit of others, be that educationally or in raising funds for good causes. Please get in touch if you have any ideas and we will be as accommodating as we can to help you.