Based in a 19th Century former Red Cross Hospital in Chorlton, South Manchester, The Edge is a theatre (both receiving and producing house), a thriving arts centre, and a charity working with vulnerable adults to transform lives. The Edge was launched in 2011 with award winning actors Julie Hesmondhalgh and Sir Mark Rylance as its patrons.

Opening Times

Our usual opening times are:

Mondays: 9am – 7pm
Tuesdays & Wednesdays: 9am – 8.30pm
Thursday & Fridays: 9am – 5pm
Saturdays: Closed
Sundays: Closed

Plus whenever we have a show on!

These are all subject to change. Please check our social media channels for the most up to date information.



Car park – Nearby

Cafe – Yes

Accessible toilet – Yes

Baby change – Yes

Free Wi-Fi – Yes

Access information: Although our ground floor is fully accessible, the theatre is located on the first floor and unfortunately does not currently have lift access. We apologise for any inconvenience caused and would be more than happy to speak to you about your access needs if you have any questions or would like more information.

Getting Here

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By tram: the nearest tram stop is Chorlton. Turn right out of the tram stop and follow Wilbraham Road on foot, heading towards Chorlton. We are a 5 minute walk away

By bus: the nearest bus stops are in the centre of Chorlton. Alight at the cross-road junction (with the four banks) for the shortest walk

By bike: there are several bicycle racks located across Chorlton

By car: on street car parking is available. The nearest car park is Chorlton Precinct