335 Stretford Road
Greater Manchester
M15 5ZA




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0161 226 1912

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Z-arts Building
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Z-arts was formed in 2000 as a ‘creative space for young people’ with a priority on providing participatory activity.

Our mission is to inspire and enable generations of young people from Manchester and beyond to use creativity to maximise their potential.

We do this by supporting an individual’s creative journey from their first steps in creative practice to being a practicing artist.

Here’s an example of the journey a person might take with us:

early years arts workshops,
after schools and holiday programmes across various artforms,
schools engagement work, creative curriculum support and linking days
vocational arts training such as mentoring, work placements, shadowing and observation
artists masterclasses
adult training and life-long learning

Venue Type:

Gallery, Artist studio or collective

Opening hours

Monday 9am-9pm
Saturday 9am-5pm
Opening hours may vary due to events/shows taking place.

Closed: Sunday

Admission charges

Free, although some events may incur a charge.

Additional info

Fully Accessible
Plenty of free Street Parking
10 minute walk from Oxford Road

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.
59 minutes to save christmas

59 Minutes to Save Christmas

  • 20 — 24 December 2014 *on now

59 Minutes to Save Christmas

Things are very, very wrong – Christmas trees are behaving strangely, there are rumours of grumpy fairies and elves throwing baubles at shoppers! Someone is out to spoil the fun, the clock is ticking and no one can stop it but you – you have 59 Minutes to Save Christmas!

An interactive headphone journey around Z-arts for intrepid adventurers and brave parents (who might be useful to reach the high stuff).

‘It is terrific fun, and any family that took part would talk for years afterwards about the time they saved Christmas’ - The Guardian

Suitable for ages 6+

Suitable for

  • Especially for children
  • Family friendly


Standard Ticket - £8.00
Family Ticket - £6.25 (any 4 People of any age for £25.00)
Concession Ticket - £6.00
M15 Resident Ticket - £5.00
Bright Sparks Family Ticket - £5.00