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The Irish World
Heritage Centre

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Welcome to the Irish World Heritage Centre.

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The Irish World Heritage Centre (IWHC) is a modern and accessible conference and events venue based in Manchester.

It is a major hub for the Irish community in the northwest of England, with a diverse programme of traditional cultural activities. These include Irish music, dance and Irish language groups.

The Irish World Heritage Centre showcases a unique bar, ‘The Wild Geese Bar’ which has panoramic views of Manchester city centre. The bar opens out onto a large garden, which is enclosed by an Iron-Age Celtic fort style wall.

Our centre is home to a shop selling your favourite Irish food brands and weekly newspapers. It also has a popular cafe serving light bites and a delicious Irish Sunday Dinners.

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Irish World Heritage Centre Manchester, from the front. IWHC
St Patrick's Day Parade

We host a range of events at the Irish World Heritage Centre. From concerts to film screenings, there’s something for everyone.

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wedding table

Venue Hire
The IWHC is an iconic venue and well suited to corporate meetings, weddings and events of all shapes and sizes.

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The promotion and development of Irish arts, history and cultural heritage at the IWHC.

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IWHC Car Boot Sale

Did you know we hold a Car Boot Sale here, every Sunday?

The gates open at 7.30am for set-up, and you can shop from 8am-1pm.

Each Outdoor pitch is £10, and additional trailers are £5 each. (Limited tables available to sell from, under our covered outdoor patio for £10 each).

Limited indoor tables available, first come first served, for £15 each.

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1 Irish Town Way
Cheetham Hill
Manchester M8 0AE

0161 697 4105