The Castle Hotel Manchester

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DZ Deathrays at The Castle Hotel

DZ Deathrays

  • The Castle Hotel Manchester
  • Tuesday 12th December
  • Now Wave presents DZ Deathrays at The Castle Hotel on 12th December 2023
    Meadow Meadow at The Castle Hotel

    Meadow Meadow

    • The Castle Hotel Manchester
    • Sunday 4th February 2024
    • Now Wave presents Meadow Meadow at The Castle House at 4th February 2024

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      Review of Vinny Peculiar at the Castle Hotel Manchester

      Overall rating: 5 Verified review

      A lovely intimate space for a classic Vinny performance.

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      Review of Vinny Peculiar at the Castle Hotel Manchester

      Overall rating: 5 Verified review

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      Review of The Molotovs

      Overall rating: 4 Verified review

      Just can’t get enough of this band

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      The 200 year long story of The Castle Hotel is woven not just into it’s bricks and mortar, its Victorian tiles or its mosaic floors. It’s a feeling that you can’t put your finger on. It’s in its people. In its memories. And in the layers of history built up over centuries of experience.

      The Castle Hotel started life in 1776, although records show that there has been a dwelling on the site since the 1400s. Over the course of a century the pub changed name several times, trading first as The Crown and Sceptre, then The Crown and Anchor and later The Clock Face. In the late nineteenth century the pub was acquired by Kay’s Atlas Brewery and started a new chapter as The Castle Hotel; which is probably when the current tiled façade and bar were added. In the early 1930s Frederic Robinson took over Kay’s Atlas Brewery and, consequently, The Castle Hotel.

      The pub’s now deeply cemented relationship with the city’s music scene probably began when it was a stopping off point for people on their way to Band on the Wall.

      In 1979, a now legendary John Peel interview with Ian Curtis took place here, weaving The Castle further into the fabric of Manchester’s musical heritage. Sadly, The Castle fell on hard times and closed it’s doors in 2008. This cherished public house was not to remain closed for long though, and in 2009 friends Jonny Booth and Rupert Hill took over The Castle Hotel and set about bringing the decrepit building back to life.

      After a period of restoration which saw the infamous leaky roof replaced and the pub’s entire interior sympathetically brought back in line with it’s rich heritage, the renovation was completed in October 2010 with the grand unveiling of the new Music Hall and Theatre at In The City 2010.

      So that’s the story so far. And now The Castle Hotel is ready for it’s next chapter; one which will see this historical drinking house continue to evolve at the beating heart of Manchester’s creative communities. So come along, pull up a stool, and become a part of our story.

      Venue contact details and info

      Name: The Castle Hotel

      Phone: 0161 237 9485

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      Disabled facilities: Assistance Dogs

      Address: 66 Oldham Street, Manchester, M4 1LE


      Type of venue: Live

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