Information updated 20 April 2021

Contactless security searches and ticket checks will be practiced, patrons are encouraged to attend with clear bags no larger than A4 size, with minimal requirements/items.

A number of items are prohibited from the venue, including backpacks, holdalls, suitcases, laptops and tablet computers. See full list of prohibited items below. Patrons in possession of these items will be refused entry. There will be no storage facilities within the building, the cloakroom will not be open. The venue will not be responsible for late admission or non-admission as a result of this policy. All bags will be searched. Admission constitutes consent to search.

Please cooperate with our team and allow time for security checks. We will continue to review security measures in line with advice received from Greater Manchester Police and other government agencies.

Prohibited items
• Backpacks of any size, holdalls, luggage or other large bags bigger than 30cm x 20cm x 10cm or approx A4 paper size
• Laptop computers, iPads and other tablet computers
• Video cameras including Go Pros and professional cameras
• Cushions *
• Food *
• Alcoholic beverages, other drinks or liquids * Please note – each patron is allowed 1 bottle of water, max 500ml in a sealed plastic bottle
• Flammable liquids in any container
• Aerosol cans (hairspray, mace pepper spray etc)
• Illegal drugs or substances
• Knives or weapons of any kind
• Signs, banners, flags on poles, staffs or selfie sticks
• Fireworks, confetti or glitter bombs or sprays
• Air horns, whistles or other noise-making distractions
• Projectiles (including frisbees, beach balls, footballs etc)
• Balloons
• Wheeled footwear, skateboards or scooters
• Helmets
• Large studs and chains
• Animals (except service animals to aid disabled people)
• Laser pens/pointers
• Large/golf umbrellas
• Anything else which we deem to impact on the enjoyment or viewing experience of others

* Exceptions will be made for those with access or medical requirements. If in doubt, please contact us in advance of your visit, please email


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