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Manchester, Salford and the North of England host some of the best studios, public art galleries, artist-led spaces and commercial galleries in the UK. 

1520 Studio

1520 studios is a multi-purpose event space in Manchester with co-working spaces, artist studios and a film and Photography studio.

19 Cheetham Hill Rd, Cheetham Hill, Manchester M4 4FY

Aviva Studios, the home of Factory International

Aviva Studios, the home of Factory International, is a landmark new cultural space for Manchester and the world.

Aviva Studios, Water Street, Manchester M3 4JQ

Bankley Studios & Gallery

BANKLEY is a co-operatively run artists' studio group, home to over 30 artists across three floors, with an art gallery on the first floor.

Bankley House, Bankley St, Manchester M19 3PP

Cass Art Space

Cass Art is a shop selling art materials located in the northern quarter. Our shop includes the downstairs Art Space, designed especially for workshops and exhibitions to celebrate and support the local community.

55-57 Oldham St, Manchester M1 1JR

Division of Labour

Division of Labour is based in Salford dedicated to supporting contemporary art across the UK. With research interests in work, labour and leisure.

Unit 30, East Philip St, Salford, M3 2LA

Hot Bed Press

Hot Bed Press is one of the largest open access print workshops in the UK, with the best equipment for screenprint, etching, relief print, book arts, letterpress and lots more besides.

The Casket Works, Cow Lane, Salford, M5 4ST

Islington Mill

Islington Mill is home to over 100 resident artists and collectives in the main mill building and adjacent engine houses. Following our successful capital build programme, and a fruitful partnership with Salford City Council, Islington Mill Arts Club now operates Regent Trading Estate, an adjacent plot of former industrial land where we have established new artist studios in former warehouse spaces, plus event spaces and a community garden.

James Street, Salford, M3 5HW


Kampus is a new build to rent development by HBD and Capital & Centric.

Kampus Gardens, Aytoun St, Manchester M1 3GL

Longsight Art Space

Longsight Art Space is a hub for the people of Longsight and South Manchester to make and experience art.

89 Northmoor Road, M12 4PF

Moon Grove

Moon Grove is an independent unaffiliated contemporary art gallery in a private Georgian Grade II listed house in Rusholme, Manchester, UK.

7 Moon Grove, Manchester, M14 5HE

Oceans Apart Gallery

Oceans Apart is dedicated to contemporary painting and seeks to present and champion the diversity of painting today in relation to current critical debates and discourse.

24-26 King St, Greengate,
Salford, Manchester M3 7DG

PAPER Gallery

PAPER is an artist-led, commercial gallery based in Manchester and represents a range of emerging and mid-career artists whose practice is based around the medium of paper.

4-20 Mirabel St, Cheetham Hill, Manchester M3 1PJ


PINK is a curatorial project dedicated to interdisciplinary research, practice and collaborative exchange.

Hilton House, Lord Street, Stockport, SK1 3NA

Paradise Works

Paradise Works is an artist-led studio community of 38 contemporary visual artists, a project space and gallery in Salford.

E Philip St, Salford M3 7LE

Rogue Studio

Rogue is an artist-run Community Interest Company providing accessible studio space close to Manchester city centre.

4 Barrass St, Openshaw, Manchester, M11 2LS


SEESAW is here to help you and your business prosper and to support and develop Manchester's creative talent.

86 Princess St, Manchester M1 6NG

The Lowry

The Lowry is a registered charitycommitted to using visual and performing arts to enrich people’s lives. We present audiences with a diverse programme of theatre, opera, musicals, dance, music, comedy and visual art as well as events and activities to expand the horizons of audiences and artists alike.

Pier 8, The Quays, Salford, M50 3AZ

The Manchester Art Gallery

Manchester Art Gallery has been at the centre of city life for 200 years. From its origins in the Royal Manchester Institution for the Promotion of Literature, Science and the Arts, founded in 1823, it’s been proudly part of Manchester City Council since 1882.

Mosley Street, Manchester, M2 3JL

The Whitworth

The Whitworth is proudly part of The University of Manchester, operating as a convening space between the University and the people of the city.

The Whitworth, The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, M15 6ER

Tŷ Pawb

Tŷ Pawb is a multi-award winning, cultural community resource, bringing together arts and markets within the same footprint. This coexistence celebrates the significance of markets within Wrexham’s cultural heritage and identity.

Market Street, Wrexham, LL13 8BY


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