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Strawberry Studios Exhibition – EXTENDED TO SEPT

When & Where

27 Jan 2017 - 30 Sep 2018
Tuesday to Saturday: 10am to 5pm; Sunday: 11am to 5pm

Staircase House, Market Place, Stockport
Admission: Free

Manchester’s musical legacy is famous throughout the world. Perhaps less well know is the important part Stockport played. Founded in 1967, Strawberry Studios became one of the finest professional recording studios outside London.

Home to pop group 10cc, the studios offered technical opulence never seen before in the north. By day Strawberry entertained a diverse array of artists – from local brass bands to international headliners. But by night the Studios were transformed into a rich playground of experimental sound, paving the way for a new generation of post-punk Manchester music.

‘I Am in Love’ explores Strawberry’s rich heritage commemorating 50 years since the studio first opened welcoming the likes of Joy Division, The Smiths and The Stone Roses through its doors.

Exhibition Guided Tours

Join Strawberry historian Dr Peter Wadsworth on the last Sunday of each month at 2pm in Stockport Museum for a free guided tour of the Strawberry Studios: I Am In Love exhibition. Learn more about the objects and hear some of the stories behind the legendary Stockport studio. No booking required – simply meet in the Museum Reception area.

The dates for the 2018 tours are:

Sunday March 25th

Sunday April 29th

Sunday May 27th

Sunday June 24th

Sunday July 29th

Sunday August 26th

Sunday September 30th


Strawberry Studios exhibition in Stockport

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      Total visits this period:


      Busiest time of the day:

      12.00 - 13.00

      Average dwell time:

      141 mins

      Average visits per day:


      (Provided by May 2021 research)