Located in the city’s former municipal slaughterhouse, this complex of 48 buildings is now a multifunctional space dedicated to art and contemporary culture. Although some of the buildings remain abandoned, the rest have been restored and now serve as an exhibition hall and theatre. Among the most important buildings at Matadero Madrid are the Music block with recording studios, rehearsal rooms and a small stage; the Spanish block, for the performing arts; the Reader's House, for literature; the Design Centre, where exhibitions and markets are held; the Cinematheque, which is the only one in the country dedicated almost exclusively to non-fiction films. The complex’s large square hosts concerts and festivals and there are also a couple of cafés with terrace seating and a bicycle rental shop.
|Venue name:||Matadero Madrid||Contact:|
Plaza de Legazpi, 8
|Opening hours:||Daily 9am-10pm|
|Transport:||Legazpi (M: L3, L6)|
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Mad Music City 2017
This festival, which was originally called Mat Mad, is back in the same place and same time of year as 2016. In the words of the organisers, 'Mat Mad has evolved and broadened. Mad Music City will still carry Matadero Madrid in its heart, and project...Music festivals Tuesday June 20 2017 - Sunday June 25 2017