Things to do in Manchester city centre

Planning on visiting Manchester’s city centre and looking for something to fill your time?

We’ve got tonnes of inspiration for you!

Vue Cinema

With 21 screens and one of the biggest IMAX screens in Europe, Vue Printworks takes the big screen experience to a whole new level.

Not only that, Printworks has the lowest cinema prices in the area. With prices starting from just £2.99 on the weekends, and the low price of £4.99 when booking online, you’ll be able to save money for popcorn and Ice Blasts – especially when using your Meerkat Movies discount!

Tenpin Bowling

tenpin daily dealsHead to our bowling alley for hours of action – and don’t forget to stop by the arcades!

Tenpin Printworks is perfect for people of all ages, whether you’re out with the kids for a bowl and lunch, on a date or catching up with mates over a game and a few cocktails.

As well as the bowling alley, we’ve got an arcade, pool and shuffleboard to carry on the competition if you didn’t quite get that perfect game you wanted.

Check out our daily deals and book your game in advance!

Mini Golf

Treetop Adventure Golf family eatingA whole new meaning to getting a round in at Printworks!

The jungle-themed Treetop Adventure Golf brings you hours of competitive fun as you face your friends and family in two 18-hole courses – choose between the Tropical and Ancient Explorer trails, or complete them both!


Escape Room

escape room offer april 2021Fancy an escape challenge? We’ve got you covered.

Escape Reality is one of Manchester’s best escape rooms, and the challenge is straightforward – get out of the room before the timer runs out!

With eight unique escape rooms set at different difficulty levels, the experience is suitable for people of all ages who love to solve puzzles.

Live Sports

bierkeller euros bookingsWe don’t just show the football in our bars!

All year round, our bars have a packed schedule for your viewing please, whether it’s UFC, boxing, rugby, cricket – even WWE!

We’ve got over 200 screens in our venues so you won’t miss a moment of the action – just book ahead and pop down on the day.


Chiquito friends eatingWhether you’re looking for a cheeky Nando’s, pub lunch, kids menus or legendary Hard Rock Cafe burger, you’ll be spoilt for choice at Printworks.

We’ve got a whole host of cuisines to choose from, from Japanese to Mexican – so make the most of those taste buds!

Just a stone’s throw from Manchester’s AO Arena, we’re perfect for a pre-show meal too.


nuffield health activation fee offerWhether you’re in town for a few days and want to keep to your routine, or looking for a spot closer to the office, Nuffield Health has a state of the art gym, complete with a pool, sauna and classes so you can take care of your wellbeing.

There’s even a smoothie bar so you can get a healthy boost while you’re out and about.


A proper night out!

Looking for a catch up over cocktails or a night out that lasts until the early hours?

Printworks is one of Manchester city centre’s top spots for a great night out, with plenty of bars to choose from (or move between, if it’s one of those nights).

We’ve got drinks offers in our various bars all week long, so get the drinks in and enjoy!

Check out our latest offers and events in our What’s On Guide.

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