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Or call 0871 282 6000.
Lines open Monday - Friday 9am - 7pm, Saturday 9am - 1pm, Sunday 10am - 2pm.
Save money by booking Delegate Passes direct via
Contact Theatre venue boxoffice on 0161 274 0600 (no Booking Fee).

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Weekender Wristband
£30 BUY
Free access to over 30 Futuresonic events
Food & drink discounts during your festival visit (see below)
Does not include access to CARBON which is a ticket-only event.

Delegate Pass
£45 (includes £30 Weekender Wristband) BUY
Student Delegate Pass: £10 (Does NOT include Weekender Wristband) BUY
(Fixed number of Day Passes available each day on a Pay-What-You-Can basis).
The Delegate Pass gives you access to the Social Technologies Summit,
all Futuresonic seminars and talks, and all Futuresonic Live and Urban Play
events over the festival weekend.
Conference places limited - advance booking essential.

Futuresonic and Mobile Music Joint Ticket
115 Euros BUY
A discounted joint Delegate Pass is available offering access to all
Futuresonic 2007 events, and the Mobile Music Workshop taking place
in Amsterdam 6-8 May.

FUTUREVISUAL tickets and DELEGATE PASSES can be bought from:

Contact Theatre
Oxford Road
M15 6JA

Box Office: 0161 274 0600
Open 10am - 6pm

FAUST and APPARAT tickets also available now from
Manchester University Student Union's Box Office,
Oxford Road, Manchester.

Tickets also available on the day of the event from
the venues. See opening times for each event on
when to buy tickets.


Meal Deals

Enjoy a relaxing lunch or sophisticated dinner at leading
Manchester eateries - all at discounted rates for
Weekender Wristband wearers only. For information
on individual deals please ring the restaurants direct.

Northern Quarter

Kro Piccadilly 0161 244 5765
The Soup Kitchen, Spear St 0161 236 5100
The Bay Horse 0161 661 1041
Ning 0161 238 9088
Earth Café (Vegetarian) 0161 834 1996

Oxford Road

Kro 2 0161 661 1041
Kro Bar 0161 232 9796


Visitor Information

National and International visitors can access useful information regarding the city on the following websites.

Alternatively if you have any queries you can email -

or call the Visitor Information Centre - 0871 222 8223


How To Get Here

National Visitors

If travelling from within the UK Futuresonic please try using environment-friendly modes of public transport. Mancunians - take the tram, bus, bicycle and, if possible, walk between venues.

For information on cycle routes in the city, and bicycle parking locations, visit the Manchester City Council website.

For national visitors travelling by car, visit The AA website (, who can provide you with a route planner.

International Visitors

Manchester Airport ( is served by most major international carriers and is only 20 minutes by train or tram to the city centre. Manchester is also connected to the European rail network with a train change in London.

National Rail Enquiries:
Phone: 08457 48 49 50
Overseas: +44 (0) 20 7278
Text phone: 0845 60 50 600



Manchester has an array of hotels from budget to five star. Here are some that are central:

Jarvis Piccadilly Hotel
T: 0161 230 8414
From £59

Rossetti Hotel
T: 0161 247 7744
54 Dbl

Brittania Hotel
T: 0161 228 2288
£55 Dbl £49 Sgl

Gardens Hotel
T: 0161 2365155
£55 Dbl

Ibis Hotel
£39.95 Dbl

£51 Dbl

Jury s Inn Manchester
T: 0161 953 8888
from £59

Hilton Chambers
T: 0161 236 4414
£30 Dbl from £17 standard

The Hatters Hostel
T: 0800 084 3848
From £16.50

YHA (Castlefield)
T: 0870 770 5950

To start your search try


Futuresonic Venues

Music For The Beep Generation

Academy 2, Oxford Road
Club Academy, Oxford Road
Club Underground, University Campus, Sackville St
Islington Mill, James Street, Salford
Mint Lounge, Oldham Street

Futuresonic Lounge

Kro Bar, Oxford Road
Kro Piccadilly, Piccadilly Gardens

Art For Shopping Centres

Arndale Centre, Market Street
Kro Bar, Oxford Road


Contact Theatre, Oxford Road

Special Event

Victoria Baths, Hathersage Road

Social Technologies Summit

Contact Theatre, Oxford Road
MUSU, Steve Biko Building, Oxford Road
The Basement, Lever Street
Zion Centre, Stretford Road


The Attic, Oxford Road
Academy 3, Oxford Road
The Basement, Lever Street
The Bay Horse, Thomas Street
The Briton's Protection, Great Bridgewater Street
Centro, Tib Street
Common, Edge Street
Cord, Tib Street
Cross Street Chapel, Cross Street
Green Room, Whitworth Street West
Joshua Brooks, Princess Street
Koffee Pot, Hilton Street
Music Box, Oxford Road
The Roadhouse, Newton Street
Sankeys, Radium Street
Simple, Tib Street
Trof, Thomas Street
Urbis, Cathedral Gardens
Victoria Baths, Hathersage Road


Hilton Chambers, Hilton Street
Jarvis Piccadilly, Portland Street
Oxford Road Station, Oxford Road
Piccadilly Station, Piccadilly
Victoria Station, Corporation Street


image by toshio iwai 2006