Try, buy, book and hire everything you need for your special day at the North West’s Ultimate Wedding Planning Day out! With over 300 wedding specialists from bridal boutiques and florists to jewellers and photographers! This is the ultimate wedding shopping experience! With all this and so much more to offer the show is a great day out for the whole bridal party!
Getting to Manchester
It takes a little over two hours to reach Manchester from London and Manchester also has direct connections to most major UK cities. Services arrive at Piccadilly or Victoria stations where passengers can connect with Metrolink trams for easy access to the city centre. Manchester Central is a 20 minute walk from Piccadilly Station or just five minutes by taxi. Alternatively, catch a connecting train to Oxford Road Station – just five minutes from Manchester Central on foot.
Get Around Manchester
Getting to and from the National Wedding Show at Manchester Central is easy with lots of transport options available.
Manchester is at the heart of the region’s bus services providing an effective means of getting to the heart of the city. For bus service and timetable information visit tfgm.com
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Manchester is at the heart of a comprehensive motorway network. Manchester’s M60 orbital motorway provides easy access from north, south, east and west.
For parking, Manchester Central’s on-site NCP car park is open 24 hours and the most convenient option.
If using a satellite navigation system – please follow the postcode M2 3GX.
On arrival in Manchester you can walk to Manchester Central, catch a Metroshuttle bus, Metrolink tram or take a taxi.
Metroshuttle buses are free and link the city centre’s main rail stations, shopping areas and businesses. Click here for more information on routes.
The city’s Metrolink network is expanding and currently the nearest stop to Manchester Central is Deansgate-Castlefield. From there, we’re just a few minutes on foot – just follow the signs along the route.
Metrolink runs every few minutes from early morning until late in the evening. You don’t need a timetable, just turn up, buy your ticket and the next Metrolink will be along shortly. However while the network is being improved, please do check your route before travelling.
Routes and further information can be found on the Metrolink website.
Manchester’s extensive multi-modal public transport network makes it easy to travel in and around Greater Manchester.
Find out more at www.tfgm.com or phone Traveline on 0871 200 22 33. You can also visit a Travelshop at main bus stations throughout Greater Manchester, including Manchester Piccadilly Gardens and Shudehill Interchange.
SHOW OPENING TIMES
Saturday 28th October 10am – 5pm
Sunday 29th October 10am – 5pm
PLAN YOUR DAY
A days visit will save you months of planning stress and leave you with endless ideas and inspiration for your big day! From trying on and buying your dream dress from the thousands on offer, to hiring your venue, ordering your cake, booking your photographer, choosing your stationery and lots, lots more, The National Wedding Show is the only show for brides-to-be in the North West!
Be a VIP for the day
Start the celebrations early and enjoy a glass of fizz in the Champagne Bar or become a VIP to make your day extra special. Receive fast-track entry to the show, a goodybag full of cosmetics and a complimentary drink, as well as reserved seating at the Catwalk and unlimited access to the VIP Lounge.
THE WEDDING CATWALK
See the latest bridal, hair and accessory trends come to life on the stunning Catwalk show which hosts outfits for the entire bridal party.
FIND YOUR DREAM DRESS
With the nation’s largest collection of wedding dresses under one roof, The National Wedding Show at Manchester Central is your definitive guide to finding the ‘one’. For every bride-to-be, finding that perfect wedding dress that makes you look and feel amazing is crucial to the success of your big day, where all eyes will be on you!
Rock n Roll Bride Collection
The Rock n Roll Bride Collection showcases specialist wedding suppliers, from bridalwear and accessories to stationery and venue styling all hand-picked by super-blogger Kat Williams.
THE DESIGNER FLOWER MARKET
Featuring displays and floral demonstrations from the UK’s leading florists, the Designer Flower Market will showcase an array of flowers to suit every taste and style.