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How do I use my tickets?

You will be emailed an order confirmation that will include your unique Booking Reference Number and a barcode that also contains this number. Please bring this with you on your phone or printed out when you visit Buy Art Fair and The Manchester Contemporary.

What days are my tickets valid for?
  • Opening night tickets are valid on Thursday and repeat visits on Saturday & Sunday.
  • Weekend Tickets are valid for entry on Saturday & Sunday.  You may visit as many times as you like.
Do I need tickets for under 16s?

Under 16s do not require a ticket but must be accompanied by an adult over 18.

Do you issue refunds?

Tickets are non refundable.

What happens when I buy a ticket online?

On completion of your order, you will be emailed a ticket containing a barcode and booking reference number.  Present this ticket on arrival, either on your phone or printed out, to be scanned at the entrance.

I don't have a printer...

You do not have to print out the 8 digit booking reference – simply present your order confirmation email on your phone or make a note of the Booking Reference Number and bring it with you.

Is there wheelchair access?

Yes, the whole venue is on the ground floor and is wheelchair accessible. Disabled toilets are available within the fair.

Can I purchase a ticket at the fair?

Tickets can be purchased on the door for £5 on Saturday 28 & Sunday 29 October 2017. Opening night (Thursday 27 October 2017) tickets can be bought for £15 on the door subject to availability.

We strongly advise buying tickets in advance to save you money and guarantee availability.

What are the fair opening times?

Friday 27 October 2017       17.00 - 21.00
Saturday 28 October 2017   10.00 - 18.00
Sunday 29 October 2017      10.00 - 17.00

How do I get to the venue?

Manchester Central Convention Complex
Windmill Street
M2 3GX

Click here for all directions.

What hotels do you recommend?

We have partnered with laterooms to offer a wide range of hotels across the city. Visit www.themanchestercontemporary.co.uk/hotels for all the details.

How can I get in contact with you?

Please contact us by email or phone:
Liam Whitehead liam.whitehead@holdenmedia.co.uk 01457 851153
Clare Tams clare.tams@holdenmedia.co.uk 01457 851151