Home brings together two of Manchester’s finest, Cornerhouse and The Library Theatre
Take two well-established cultural stalwarts, Cornerhouse and the Library Theatre, throw in around £25 million and mix well. Sound like a tasty treat? Well, when one of these organisations was renowned for its contemporary take on visual arts and its independent and foreign language cinema, and the other for Alan Ayckbourn revivals, what could go wrong?
Answer: nothing. The result is Home, an ambitious arts centre for Manchester that opened in 2015, and it’s brilliant. The space contains two performance spaces (one 500-capacity theatre, plus 150-seat studio), five cinema screens, expansive gallery space, a café and a restaurant. In just a few years, it’s become one of Manchester’s most cherished cultural venues and has a sparkling future ahead.
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HOME is the perfect addition to Manchester's creative history across a number of artistic disciplines. Though at the expense of the much loved Cornerhouse, HOME is a welcome consolation prize. Under the roof of the built for purpose new building is a bar, restaurant, 5 cinemas, 2 theatres and art exhibition space. It's the perfect place to spend weekends and evenings with the consistently warm welcoming that you would expect of a place named HOME.