The Cotton Sheds
Draped head to toe in industrialist aesthetic, the Cotton Sheds regularly host enthralling shows and conferences with as many as eight separate areas and room for up to 5,000 people.
Built in 1925 as a cotton warehouse, The Cotton Sheds cover an incredible 4,533sqm, making them our largest and most dramatic event space. Each ‘Shed’ varies in size and layout, labelled alphabetically with areas that include a bar/reception and a VIP Mezzanine.
Shed A, our most famous space has been home to events produced by top brands; Nike, Heineken, Jeep, The Northern Powerhouse Partnership and BBC Radio 6 Music festival. This vast area within The Cotton Sheds is perfect for launches, conferences, dinners, sporting events and music shows. Sheds B, C, D, E, F and G can be hired collectively as breakout rooms, separate catering areas or exhibition space. From catwalks to luxury cars, The Cotton Sheds have the capacity and versatility to accommodate even the most unusual requests. Backed by the passion and expertise of our events team, you can pull off ambitious concepts with ease.