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The Manchester College - Shena Simon Campus

Based in Manchester city centre, the vibrant Shena Simon Campus is one of our most popular sixth form centres for 16-19 year olds. In addition to its full range of A levels, the campus is well known for performing arts and music courses, and is a centre for excellence for maths and science. There are first rate facilities geared towards success in the media and entertainment industries, including the Waterside Theatre which is open to the public. The site has recently been refurbished to a high standard, providing specialist facilities for drama, IT, media, music, science and visual arts.

The Grade 2 listed building houses state of the art facilities and equipment, including:

IT suites designed for music and media production  

DJ skills booths  

Photography studios and a darkroom  

Two theatres – the Waterside Theatre and the Sackville Theatre 

Theatre set production workshop  

Science labs  

Dance studios 

Reference library for art and design, as well as a fully stocked library resource centre rehearsal rooms and recording studios, equipped with instruments and mixing/recording equipment




Where to Go

Venue address
Whitworth Street
City Centre
Greater Manchester
M1 3HB

When is it On?

Date & Time Information
Monday to Wednesday: 7.00am-9.00pm Thursday and Friday: 7.00am-5.30pm Reception is open Monday and Wednesday: 8.30am-7.30pm Tuesday, Thursday and Friday: 8.30am-4.30pm

Who to Contact

03333 222 444
Last Updated: 24/04/2019