Event space: Defiant

a large events space with rows of seating and a stage

£75 an hour (plus VAT)
Up to 180 people
Available between 8am and 9pm

Defiant comes with:

  • wifi
  • projectors with screens
  • a sound system
  • tables and chairs
  • heating and air conditioning

Defiant is also:

  • fully accessible (including toilets)
  • assistance dog friendly
  • hearing loop enabled
  • next to our cafe

Our Defiant event space is located on the upper ground floor of The Federation in Manchester city centre. Our largest venue, it features 246.88 sq ft of flexible event space.

Theatre style - seated in rows

The space can accommodate up to 180 people in this layout. This is perfect for presentations, film nights or conferences.

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Cabaret style - seated around tables

The space can accommodate up to 96 people in this layout. This is perfect for large meetings, networking or conferences.

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This event space also includes:

  • access to our cafe (open 7.30am to 3.30pm)
  • access to drinking water
  • a portable ramp for access to the main entrance
  • whiteboards with pens
  • dimmable lighting
  • TV screens (subject to availability)
  • soft seating
  • cables