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Digital city festival

Where is Digital City Festival?

Digital City Festival will be at various venues across Manchester 27-31st March - if you're registered for a Partner Event, make sure you check your registration for details on getting to your venue!

Our 3 flagship events will all be held at The Bright Building, part of Manchester Science Park. You can find out more about them and secure your spot by clicking on the links below (but hurry, places are filling up fast!)


How to get there

  • By train: the closest station is Oxford Road. From there it’s just a twenty minute walk or 6 minutes in a taxi.

  • By taxi: there are dedicated taxi ranks outside of both Piccadilly and Oxford Road stations and Bright Building is easily accessible by car.

  • By car: the closest parking is APCOA Aquatics Centre, Booth St E, M13 9SS.

Find directions to The Bright Building here


The Bright Building at Manchester Science Park 

What to expect on the day

  • All our flagship events are free attend.
  • You will receive a confirmation of your place to the email you registered with.
  • You can find the agenda for each event here.
  • On the day of your event, simply make your way to the registration area and our team will check you in.
  • There will be food and drink provided, we will endeavour to cater for a variety of diets and preferences, however please let our team know if you have any allergies we should be aware of.
  • All sessions will be recorded and photographers will be present throughout the day.


Please get in touch with our team if you have any accessibility requirements and we will ensure we make suitable arrangements. Get in touch here

If you're attending the J.A.M session

You might have heard we're throwing a bit of a party - you'll find all the details below. If you haven't already, you can book your spot here.

  • The J.A.M session will be held at SITU, The Alan on Thursday 30th March at 5.30pm.
  • You can expect exclusive cocktails, a special acoustic performance and a DJ set guaranteed to get you on the dance floor.
  • Entrance is free, just make sure you add your name to the guest list.
DCF presents the J.A.M session

Other events as part of Digital City Festival are individually ticketed. Find out more and check the details for each event here.

If you have any queries, get in touch with us at