Albert Square

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Albert Square, Albert Square, Manchester, M2 5DB – Visit Now

A public square in the heart of Manchester which plays hosts to festivals and major events. Home to the Albert Memorial and statues of Bishop James Fraser, John Bright, Oliver Heywood and William Ewart Gladstone.

  • Albert Square
  • Manchester
  • M2 5DB
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Opening Hours

  • Mon: Open 24 hrs
  • Tue: Open 24 hrs
  • Wed: Open 24 hrs
  • Thu: Open 24 hrs
  • Fri: Open 24 hrs
  • Sat: Open 24 hrs
  • Sun: Open 24 hrs
  • Always double check opening hours with the venue before making a special visit

Things to do at Albert Square

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Visual Arts 31 December 2018–1 January 2019, FREE

Manchester: New Year’s Eve Fireworks at Albert Square

Photo of the festive display outside the Corn Exchange
Families 9 November–23 December 2018, FREE

Manchester Christmas Markets

manchester international festival
Festivals 4–21 July 2019, from £12.00

MIF19 – Manchester International Festival

Things to do right now

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Cinema 2 November–13 December 2018, from £5

Peterloo at HOME

Cinema 9 November–13 December 2018, from £5

Widows at HOME

Families 6–15 December 2018, from £6

Black Beauty at Z-arts

Activity 24 November–15 December 2018, from £4

World of Music at Band on the Wall

PAPER Gallery in Manchester presents Tim Ellis - Cypher
Exhibitions 10 November–15 December 2018, FREE

Tim Ellis: Cypher at PAPER Gallery

Red Squirrel at Lightwaves
Festivals 7–16 December 2018, FREE

Lightwaves 2018 at The Quays

Re: work at The Holden Gallery
Exhibitions 5 November–19 December 2018, FREE

Re: work at The Holden Gallery

RNCM Autumn Season Creative Tourist
Music 6 September–19 December 2018, from £5

RNCM Autumn Season

Cinema 7–20 December 2018, from £5.50

The Old Man & the Gun at HOME

Contact In The City Part Two
Theatre 15 August–23 December 2018,

Contact In The City Part Two

Photo of the festive display outside the Corn Exchange
Families 9 November–23 December 2018, FREE

Manchester Christmas Markets