Upcoming Events

  • Tea & Cake & Rock & Roll

    Tea & Cake & Rock & Roll

    Date: Sunday, 13 Jul

    Time: 11:00am - 4:00pm

    An afternoon of brews, cakes and vinyl. Bring your own to spin, or just come along and enjoy the tunes. While you’re down at Seven Miles Out, check out the amazing Vintage Village in the Victorian Market Hall across the road.

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  • Open Mic Night

    Open Mic Night

    Date: Friday, 25 Jul

    Time: 6.00pm - 10.00pm

    We will be open as a cafe bar during Foodie Friday in Stockport Market Hall for an evening of live music from local performers. The Mic will be open in the Atomic Cafe for acoustic performers of any genre to join us and perform. We will be licensed for alcohol so please make us part […]

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  • Comedy Night with Danny Mcloughlin

    Comedy Night with Danny Mcloughlin

    Date: Sunday, 27 Jul

    Time: 7.30pm - 10.00pm

    On the eve of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Danny Mcloughlin rolls into town with a preview of his show ‘Feels Alright’. A rising star of the comedy circuit, Danny has supported the likes of Micky Flanagan and Sean Lock on tour, and has starred on TV channel Dave’s ‘One Night Stand’ alongside fellow comedians Al […]

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About Us

Seven Miles Out Arts Centre is a creative social space located in the heart of Stockport's Old Town.

Seven Miles Out was created to provide a community hub for creative projects and creative people in Stockport's Old Town Area. We're all about supporting local artists, musicians, filmmakers, traders and creatives.

Throughout the year, Seven Miles Out will bring the community of Stockport together through a combination of specialist events, film screenings, interactive workshops and music nights, bringing an increased sense of diversity, vibrancy and eclecticism to the Old Town area.

  • Monday:               Closed
  • Tuesday:              Closed
  • Wednesday:       Closed
  • Thursday:            11am - 6pm
  • Friday:                  11am - 6pm
  • Saturday:            11am - 6pm
  • Sunday:       Closed (11am - 4pm on the 2nd Sunday of the month)


History

Stockport is seven miles out of the greatest city in the world and we want to celebrate the strong musical and cultural links between Stockport and Manchester.

One of the most important links was Strawberry Studios in Stockport where some of Manchester’s most iconic bands recorded their debut singles including The Smiths, The Stone Roses, James and The Charlatans.

Strawberry Studios was also where legendary producer Martin Hannett developed his trademark sound for Factory Records working with bands including Joy Division, New Order, A Certain Ratio and The Happy Mondays. 

Stockport is also where the late, great Tony Wilson, co-founder of Factory Records and the Hacienda grew up.

Seven Miles Out was the name of one of the most grooviest style emporiums of the late 1960s and early 70s, located on Wellington Road South, near where the Hatworks currently is now.

The shop was owned by maverick entrepreneur Miles Baddeley, who was also an environmentalist and mentor to the young Jimi Goodwin from the band Doves, who interestingly enough recorded a song called 'Eleven Miles Out'.

We decided to use the name Seven Miles Out to celebrate and recreate this era of independence in Stockport. Already we've been inundated with people who remembered the shop when they were younger and some who even worked there!

Get in touch

Seven Miles Out is in the heart of Stockport's Old Town, directly opposite from Stockport Market.
Our address is 20 Market Place, Stockport, SK1 1EY.