What’s on > Homeground

Homeground was a temporary venue, and closed on Sun 15 August 2021 but we’re pleased to announce First Street Festival where you can find free outdoor entertainment outside HOME at First Street.

Find out What’s On at First Street Festival here

HOME’s brand new, outdoor venue, Homeground, is a place for people to socialise and enjoy great theatre, art, film, music, comedy and more.

Book your tickets for music, cabaret, comedy on our new theatre stage – Auto Trader Showground, and enjoy free entertainment and good things to eat and drink at The Bruntwood Stage. We even have an outdoor covered space that’s available for hire: The Ask Tent. Click here to find out more about hiring the Ask Tent for your event.

Homeground will provide a safe and fun place to enjoy the best of Manchester’s arts and culture. Make sure you don’t miss out on the most exciting new opening this year.

Click here to download Homeground Access Information (word doc)

Click here for Homeground Opening times

Food and Drink

A celebration isn’t a celebration without food and drink, and at Homeground there will be lots to choose from, whether you’ve been missing HOME’s famous pizza or you want some damn fine coffee. If chicken wings are your thing, or if you just want to drink a margarita in the sunshine, Homeground is here for you.

Click here for more details of what’s on offer


Homeground is located on First Street, near HOME’s building on Tony Wilson Place.

Homeground Opening Hours
Monday 9th August – closed to the public, entry only allowed for ticketholders
Tuesday – Thursday 5pm – 10pm
Friday 5pm – 11pm
Saturday 12pm – 11pm
Sunday 12pm – 10pm

Homeground will be closing at 7pm on Sun 15 Aug

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