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The Manchester Rare Disease Showcase

8th October at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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The Manchester Rare Disease Showcase








Our Rare Disease Showcases are a celebration of innovative rare disease projects across the UK. As a world leader in rare research, exceptional examples of rare disease practice can be found all over the country. Our touring event series heads to local regions to give them the attention they deserve.

Join Findacure for The Manchester Rare Disease Showcase – a day long conference celebrating rare disease developments in Manchester and North West England.

The event will take place on Tuesday 8th October at Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, and attendees can expect:

  • Presentations from rare experts in Manchester’s local area, including patients, support groups, clinicians and researchers. 
  • Highlights of excellent progress in academic, healthcare, industry and patient advocacy
  • Two lightning talk sessions for delegates to propose and share their own rare stories
  • Ample patient group and charity exhibitors from across the UK
  • Dedicated time to network with North West England’s rare community

Exhibition opportunities  

We are delighted to be able to offer a number of exhibition stands to patient organisations and charities completly free of charge. If you are interested in exhibiting, please complete an application form

Confirmed exhibitors: AKU Society, Annabelle’s Challenge, Ataxia and Me, Breaking Down Barriers, Fibrous Dysplasia Support UK, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust, MCDS Therapy, Metabolic Support UK, SWAN UK, Rett UK and Reverse Rett.

If you are interested in corporate exhibition opportunities, please contact our Events Manager, Mary Rose, on [email protected]. 

With thanks to our sponsors


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We would like to thank our sponsors for providing financial support for this event. This event has been solely organised by Findacure and our sponsors have not determined the content or organisation. All funds received by pharmaceutical companies have been used in accordance with the ABPI code.


8th October
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Event Category:


Mary Rose Roberts


Bridgewater Hall
Lower Mosley Street
Manchester, M2 3WS United Kingdom
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