We are delighted to announce that Band on the Wall now has 5 founding sponsors: Manchester Airports Group Pannone Inner City Solutions The Gaeia Partnership InPartnership Inner City Solutions and Manchester Airports Group were our first sponsors and since the extremely successful Town Hall event on June 5th, three more companies have joined as members of Band on the Wall”s Supporters Circle. These sponsors will help the venue to develop a comprehensive education programme and will receive exclusive benefits. All our sponsors will be celebrating with us at our launch events in Spring 2009. Read more.. Manchester’s Business Community Joins The BandRichard Leese Band on the Wall launched its sponsorship drive on 5th June with a special VIP event at Manchester Town Hall hosted by our Honorary Patron and Leader of Manchester City Council, Sir Richard Leese. Read more.. Building Work Now Underway As John Thomson Becomes Honorary Patron Of Band On The Wall With the venue’s redevelopment firmly underway, Band On The Wall is delighted to announce that actor John Thomson has become an Honorary Patron of the venue in the lead-up to its reopening in Spring 2009. Read more… Legendary venue, Band On The Wall, drums up £3.2 million to build on its musical heritage Manchester’s most famous live music venue, Band On The Wall, has been awarded £3.2 million in combined awards by Arts Council England and the Heritage Lottery Fund as part of a £4 million project to transform the venue into a 21st Century centre for music.