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 fees


HIRE RATES – Monday – Thursday & Friday up to 6pm 1hr @£35.00 – 2hrs @£55 – 3hrs @£70 – from 6pm Friday & Saturday 1hr @£40 – 2hrs @£60 – 3hrs @£75 …this is for use of the whole club for up to 6 people.

SUNDAY SPECIAL – Any 4hr time slot £80 or any 6hr time slot £100 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.

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 January – December 2021 with decreasing increments for joining after that date – Lifetime Membership is a £25.00 one off payment which is offered to members after 3 years of continuous membership.


Please contact us for rates

Event private hire

Please contact us for rates

£10 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.

Special Arrangements

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.