Plan Your Visit

Where is the next Production Futures ON TOUR?

The next Production Futures ON TOUR event takes  place at AO Arena, in the centre of Manchester.  The venue is next to Victoria Railway Station, so offers excellent public transport links.  The venue also has a public car park if you intend to drive to Production Futures.

Opening Times

The show is open from 09:30am until 15:30pm on 30 April 2024.  Visitor access outside of these times is not possible.

Travel & Parking Information

Coaches
Any groups arriving by coach can stop outside the venue and drop-off – Google Maps, or What3Words links.

There is no onsite parking for coaches so please drop off and return later for collections.

Cars
Official parking partners CitiPark operate the on-site car park which has a capacity of 958 spaces, including accessible bays. Parking can be pre-booked by following the link to the CitiPark website.

Please Note: Blue Badge Bays cannot be specifically booked and are on a first come first served basis. If there are spaces available, an attendant will direct you on presenting your blue badge. There are 40 Blue Badge parking bays.

Bus
Shudehill bus station is only a five-minute walk from the Arena and Piccadilly bus station just 10 minutes away.

Manchester’s free city centre FreeBus service also links Victoria station with other areas of the centre, including Piccadilly station.

Trains
Many national and local trains serve Manchester Victoria Station.

Find out about accessibility at Manchester Victoria station.

Manchester Piccadilly is the main train station for the city and is just a short walk, bus or tram journey away from the Arena.

Trams
Metrolink services operate frequently throughout the day and many services continue to run after events have finished.

Trams run directly to Victoria Station from Rochdale, Bury, Altrincham, East Didsbury and the Airport. For other destinations, please change at St Peter’s Square.

Metrolink is a modern system with all stops and services accessible for wheelchair users. Find out more about accessibility on Metrolink.

Visit www.traveline.info for more information about your specific route to the venue via Public Transport.

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Venue Location

AO Arena Manchester is located at:

1 Hunts Bank, Manchester M3 1AR.

For more information, please refer to the AO Arena Website.

Catering Arrangements

There are several food outlets serving hot and cold drinks and food for purchase throughout the day.  You are welcome to bring a packed lunch and eat in the canteen area if you prefer.

We ask that you do not bring any food containing nuts.