Following some unfair criticism of the Printworks on other websites recently, we at ‘About MCR’ decided to redress the balance with these 12 points why we love in our office love the Printworks!
Here are About Manchester’s 12 reasons to visit and be proud of The Printworks!
12… The Printworks raises funds regularly for charities such as Forever Manchester, the Booth Centre and The Christie amongst many more charity’s
11… Great events for everyone to enjoy from family friendly fun to live bands, student nights and sporting events every week in the Pump Yard. There are also a host of annual events like Valentines, Vintage Swing, Halloween and the Manchester Soul festival which has been attended by up to 47,000 people each year and raised over £65,000 for The Christie over the past three years.
10 …Watch the latest blockbusters in Europe’s second largest IMAX screen at Vue Printworks which has £3.99 for any ticket every Monday or £4.99 any other day.
9… The Printworks has welcomed over 118,500,000 visitors in its past 17 years …Surely 7 million happy folk a year can’t all be wrong!
8… The Printworks has been recognised for several awards, most recently winning a Green Apple award for the environmental efforts on their rooftop garden. The crops grown on the rooftop have been donated to the Booth Centre.
7… The Printworks security team worked throughout the night helping people affected after the bombing on May 22nd at the Manchester Arena.
6… One of the best kept secrets in Manchester is not just The Printworks rooftop garden, but the four beehives that are situated amongst the vege patch. The honey harvested has previously been sold to raise money for local charities like Forever Manchester and the Booth Centre and Mancsy even designed special labels for the jars.
5… Keeping fit at the Nuffield Health Fitness and Wellbeing Gym that has over 80 fitness classes, 20m swimming pool, sauna/steam room and Watt bike facilities.
4… The Printworks and resident businesses employ over 300 full and part time staff and add to the economy and wealth of Manchester City Centre.
3… The Printworks has welcomed a host of celebrities to the scheme ranging from Will Smith, Ricky Gervais and Liam Gallagher!
2… The Printworks is socially inclusive, family friendly and very safe to visit due to excellent security and staff who are onsite day and night.
1… The Printworks enjoys being a unique, welcoming, diverse, excellent entertainment complex for all and looks forward to spending the latter part of 2017 with you as they prepare for festive fun, live music and stellar acts at the Manchester Arena.