Functions & Events
With a capacity for up to 100 people, 1837 is the perfect space for holding all types of events, birthdays, corporate do's, networking events, live music, drinks with friends...
The space is yours.
The 1837 Bar
The Corn Exchange stands on the site of an earlier structure originally built in 1837 at Hanging Ditch, and was designed by one of Manchester’s leading architects Richard Lane.
'The Corn & Produce Exchange' replaced the original building in the early 1900s to meet the growing demand of the ever-increasing number of farmers and merchants who traded cereal grains in the region. It was the venue for meetings of the Anti-Corn Law League: a group of Manchester workers who opposed the so-called ‘Corn Laws’. The group campaigned to reduce the taxes imposed on imported grain by the laws, in order make food more affordable for working people. You can see an article titled “The Corn Laws” framed and on the wall of the 1837.