Expo Manchester
Old Trafford, Sir Matt Busby Way, Stretford, Manchester M16 0RA Directions >
Thursday 11 October 2018: 9am - 5pm Add dates to my Calendar 2018-10-11 09:00:00 2017-10-11 17:00:00 Europe/London MUSIC & DRAMA EDUCATION EXPO: MANCHESTER 2018 Expo Manchester Old Trafford, Sir Matt Busby Way, Stretford, Manchester M16 0RA Expo Manchester info@musicanddramaeducationexpo.co.uk

Doors open: 09.00
First performance: 09.15
First session: 09.30
Close: 17.00

A free one-day conference and exhibition for music and drama teachers offering:

  • 20 CPD sessions for music & drama teachers
  • 50 + exhibitors showcasing leading brands, products & services for you to try
  • 500 + visitors giving you a chance to network and exchange ideas


Tickets to attend the Manchester Music & Drama Education Expo are FREE. Book your ticket HERE



Why attend?

The Music & Drama Education Expo launched in London 2013 as a platform to bring together the brightest minds in performing arts education internationally...

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When and where is the Expo?

The Music & Drama Education Expo Manchester will take place on Thursday 11 October 2018 at Old Trafford, Stretford in the Manchester Suite.

How do I get there?

Public Transport: The easiest way to get to Old Trafford is via tram / METROLINK. The Metrolink service operates a frequent service from the City Centre (including Victoria & Piccadilly Stations) to Old Trafford station which is situated within a five minute walk of the venue.

By car: Click here for directions. Please note that major road-works are in place on key roads surrounding Old Trafford until 2020. Please see here for further details on how this may affect your journey by car.

Parking: Old Trafford has 5,000 parking spaces which are FREE to use on non-match days. Hurrah!

What are the catering options?

There’s a cafe and bar area on the show floor serving tea, coffee, sandwiches and snacks – perfect for lunch on-the-go.


Further afield
If you’re making a day and an evening of your visit, there are some great eateries at nearby Salford Quays  and MediaCity, both of which are a twelve minute walk from the venue.

Or head over to Manchester’s beating culinary (and social) heart in the lively Northern Quarter, where drinks, music and good times abound!

How much does it cost to come to the Expo?

Entry to the Expo is free for those who have registered online, and £25 to those who turn up on the day.

How do I get a ticket?

You can get a ticket by clicking here and following the instructions on screen. You will then receive an email with your ticket, which you will need to bring with you on the day to gain entry to the event, either as a print out or on your phone.

Do I need to register for individual sessions?

No, places at sessions are allocated on a first come first serve basis at the time of the session.

When do I need to arrive?

You can arrive at any time during the day, from 8.45. Our morning performance begins at 9.15, the conference sessions commence at 9.30, and the show closes at 5:00.

I've lost my ticket - what should I do?

Email expo@rhinegold.co.uk and we will be able to reissue your ticket for you.

I can't make it to Expo any more - what do I need to do?

Nothing – if you can’t come that’s fine, and there’s no need to let us know.

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