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 note: The Martin Harris Centre box office will be closed until 12 September 2022. Bookings can still be made over the phone or via Quaytickets online. Please see details of how to book below. 

The Martin Harris Centre is going cashless

With effect week commencing 30 May 2022 we will no longer be accepting cash. Payment for all tickets and donations can be made by debit or credit card.

This decision was made following a University-wide review of available payment methods.

We apologise for any inconvenience that this may cause and thank you in advance for your ongoing support of Martin Harris events.

Telephone Bookings: Martin Harris Centre

Tickets may still be purchased over the phone between:

5-31 January and 1-4 February 2022

Please call 0161 275 8951 between 12.30-2.30pm weekdays.

Telephone Bookings: Quaytickets

Tickets can be booked online via Quaytickets 24 hours / 7 days a week  or by calling 0343 208 0500:

Monday – Friday, 9am - 8pm; Saturday is 10-8pm; and Sunday, 10-6pm.

Please note: Quaytickets will be closed on Christmas Day.

Opening hours will be 9:30 am to 6 pm on

Christmas Eve, Boxing day, New Years Eve and New Year's day.

Open a usual all other days.

Email: (for enquiries only)

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 four working days from the time of booking. Unpaid tickets cannot be reserved on the four 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. 

Telephone bookings: Martin Harris Centre

Please call 0161 275 8951 between 12.30-2.30pm weekdays.

Telephone bookings: Quaytickets

Tickets can be booked online via Quaytickets 24/7 or by calling 0843 208 0500 between 9am-8pm.

Email:  (for enquiries only)


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 the Box Office for more information.
  • For certain events, a group discount of 10% is available to groups of 10 or more. Please contact the 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

Read our Terms and Conditions.