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The Castle Hotel Manchester

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Lewsberg at The Castle Hotel


  • The Castle Hotel Manchester
  • Sunday 14th November
  • Dutch lofi-psych band Lewsberg have be gaining high praise from all over the world and now they're live in Manchester for the first time.
    BlackWaters / Manchester  at The Castle Hotel

    BlackWaters / Manchester

      Home Counties at The Castle Hotel

      Home Counties

      • The Castle Hotel Manchester
      • Friday 18th February 2022
      • Now Wave presents Home Counties at The Castle Hotel on the 18th February 2022

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        • VICE - Earth Tongue Review

          9th Jul 2019

          A quick sum-up about earth tongue featured on media site "Vice" Featuring a short summary about the New Zealand psych scene and the release of their early EP Portable Shrine!

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        Review of Fauna + Supports

        Overall rating: 5 Verified review

        Iconic Manchester venue, great line up all the bands were great but really loved the Shops.

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        Would you recommended: Yes

        Review of VALA + Supports

        Overall rating: 4.5 Verified review

        Shoplifters Union hosted an amazing show here yet again!

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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 fa├žade 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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        Address: 66 Oldham Street, Manchester, M4 1LE


        Type of venue: Live

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