In 2017 English Folk Expo moved to its new hub venue HOME, in central Manchester’s First Street quarter.  HOME is a £25m arts centre featuring a theatre, studio, gallery, five cinema spaces, a restaurant and bar and is located next door to the hotel Innside within a pedestrianised zone, just five minutes walk from a selection of exceptional venues and alternative hotel options.


Where is HOME: click here for location details.

Arriving by air: Central Manchester is just 10 miles/15 minutes drive from Manchester Airport.  For airlines flying into Manchester Airport click here.

Arriving by rail: Trains from Manchester Airport go direct to Deansgate station in 22 minutes/4 stops.  Deansgate is 4 mins walk from HOME.  For travel times to Manchester from elsewhere in the UK including airports click here, where trains can also be booked.

Arriving by car: Parking is available in the Q Park next door to HOME.

Where to stay: Registered delegates will have access to a limited number of special rate rooms at Innside (the hotel next door to HOME) and Jury’s Inn, across the road from Innside.  There are also numerous hotels within 5-10 mins walk of HOME.

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