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Martin Harris Centre

Box office window in the foyer of the Martin Harris Centre

Booking tickets

Tickets for our events can be purchased directly from the Martin Harris Centre box office during opening times. Tickets purchased in this way are not subject to either a booking fee or a postage fee.

Please be aware the Martin Harris Centre daytime box office counter will be closed over the summer period, 7 June - 2 September. More information can be found in the box office opening times below.

Tickets can be ordered in advance from the box office in person, by telephone or by post, and can be paid for by cheque or debit/credit card. Please make cheques payable to 'The University of Manchester'.

The box office will only hold unpaid for tickets for up to 4 working days from the time of booking. Unpaid tickets cannot be reserved on the 4 days preceding a performance or event.

Booking by post

Include your name, address, phone number, performance details and tickets required, plus a cheque made payable to 'The University of Manchester' and post to:

The Martin Harris Centre Box Office
The University of Manchester
Bridgeford Street, off Oxford Road
M13 9PL

Booking in person

The box office opening times are listed below and our team will be happy to help.

Box Office opening times

The Martin Harris Centre daytime box office counter will be closed from 2.30pm on Friday 7 June 2019 and will re-open at 12.30pm on Monday 2 September 2019.

12.30pm - 2.30pm, Monday to Friday, and also opens one hour before an event is due to start and closes 15 minutes after the start of the event.

Tickets can be bought online at Quaytickets or by calling 0843 208 0500 between 10am and 8pm.

Booking by telephone

The Martin Harris Centre Box Office: 0161 275 8951 (during box office opening times) 

Quaytickets: 0843 208 0500 (9.30am-8pm Monday-Saturday and 10am-8pm Sunday) Please have your debit/credit card ready. Visa, Mastercard and Maestro cards accepted.

Booking online

Tickets can be purchased from the Centre's sales agent Quaytickets. Please note that tickets bought from Quaytickets will be subject to a booking fee and also a non-refundable postage fee.

The booking fee charged by Quaytickets is 10% of the face value of the ticket (minimum £1.25 per ticket).


For enquiries email:

(tickets may not be ordered by email)

Ticket prices

All ticket prices are stated under each event as Full Price and the available Concessions. Concessions are only available for certain performances, please enquire at the time of booking. We regret that we cannot exchange or refund tickets.


The Martin Harris Centre offers concessions, subject to availability and on presentation of the relevant I.D. to:

  • Under 18s
  • Students 
  • Senior citizens (Over 60s)
  • Claimants (eg Job Seekers Allowance or Income Support)
  • A free ticket is available to any essential companion accompanying a disabled patron. Please contact Box Office for more information.
  • For certain events a group discount of 10% is available to groups of 10 or more. Please contact Box Office for more information.

Concession prices are shown where they apply. The prices do not refer to differently priced seat sections.

Terms and conditions

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