Explore Manchester's Iconic Spirit Studios

Spirit Studios are having an Open Day this Saturday...

By Manchester's Finest | 31 August 2021

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Spanning four decades of iconic music history in Manchester, Spirit Studios is an independent Higher Education provider specialising in Music ProductionElectronic Music and Sound Engineering, and this Saturday 4th September they’ll be opening their doors for an in-person Open Day.

Spirit began life as a commercial recording studio in the Northern Quarter 1980, with their small rehearsal rooms and studio being used by many of the city’s most famous bands, including The Smiths, The Stone Roses, Happy Mondays, Simply Red and loads more.

They soon became the very first Audio Engineering School in the UK, and have, over the years, continued to nurture the next generation of producers and engineers. This weekend, Spirit Studios will be opening its doors to potential students to take a look around their unmatched facilities, learn more about their courses and get stuck into course-specific workshops, listening sessions and live demonstrations.

Spirit’s state-of-the-art facilities now include 11 studios, on-site live venue, DJ booths, editing suites, project studio, plus a huge range of microphones, instruments & equipment.

The Open Day will also give people the chance to WIN over £1000 worth of prizes, including 1x iZotope Music Production Suite 4, 1 xArturia V Collection 8 and 1x Audient Evo Start Recording Bundle. There will also be potential savings on selected course fees.

Prize T&C’s:
–  To be entered into the draw, individuals must sign up and attend our open day.
–  Individuals can only register once
–  The prize draw excludes all current Spirit Studios Staff and Students
–  One prize per registrant
–  Winners will receive their prize on the day of the event

With a host of activities, as well as plenty of opportunities to ask any questions you may have about applying for one of their courses through Clearing, the Open Day aims to give you an opportunity to learn about Spirit’s courses in depth, showcase their new and innovative teaching technologies, and explore their unmatched facilities.


The Open Day will start at 12pm and run until 3pm, and will take place at Spirit Studios, 65-69 Downing St, M1 7JE.

To find out more, including how to register and be in with the chance of winning, visit…

Spirit Open Day