The Birdcage

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The Birdcage is Manchester's slice of Las Vegas offering a unique nightclub and cabaret experience. Located close to The Printworks, The Birdcage attracts a party crowd looking for some unpretentious fun. Fridays and Saturdays see The Big Night out entertain, with live cabaret performances every 40 minutes offering up a Vegas style show with drag artists, showgirls and sexy male dancers (no stripping though!). Later on the party kicks off into a proper night club experience with DJs bringing you the best of the 80's, 90's and now, with outrageously funny Drag Dj's playing all the classic songs they know you love to dance to. Extremely popular with groups celebrating birthdays, weddings and team nights out, this is a Manchester party palace with a tongue firmly in the cheek. Shows start from 9pm with the option of seating or unreserved standing. 

Wednesdays see Rehab take over The Birdcage, proving to be on the biggest student nights in Manchester with drink deals and party hits all night long. 


£6 unreserved seating/£12 Reserved (Fridays) £8 unreserved/£15 reserved (Saturdays)
Booking required
Happily Affordable ££
The Printworks
Over 21


Day Open Close Notes
Monday - -
Tuesday - -
22:00 02:00
Thursday - -
21:00 03:00
21:00 03:00
Sunday (today) - -


The Birdcage
Withy Grove Printworks, Manchester, M4 3AQ

Central Manchester

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Drink Prices Price
Pint of Lager £3.30
Bottle of Lager (330ml) £3.30
Bottle of Cider (568ml) £4.50
Cocktail £6.00
Spirit and Mixer (50ml double shot and mixer) £6.00
Glass of Wine (175ml measure Large ) £3.10
Bottle of House Wine £16.00
Bottle of Champagne £49.00

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This place is terrible . They are over selling tickets and telling you if you arrive at 9pm which we did , you will be able to easily find a table. Actually they made you pay on arrival and told you that there are seats available but actually they just lied to get your money and the place was over packed . I went back to reception as there were no spaces avail and asked for a refund but they were quite abusive towards me and shouted "no Refunds " not even listening to what I was saying . Never go here , unless you want to be majorly disappointed and robbed !
27 Jul 2014 by marie25

Amazing show. Great costumes. Table service if you book a table which is well worth it; especially as it tends to get busy when the show really gets going. Well worth it!
27 Feb 2013 by susieb

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