Oxford Road

Discover the energy of Oxford Road in Manchester, a bustling thoroughfare lined with cultural institutions, academic landmarks, and vibrant city life. Explore the dynamic blend of university campuses, entertainment venues, and diverse dining options. Plan your visit to experience the pulse of this iconic street, where education, culture, and urban living come together in a lively tapestry.

Things to see and do on Oxford Road

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The Whitworth

The Whitworth is proudly part of the University of Manchester and serves as a bridge between the…

Events on Oxford Road

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Shellac 02 Jun 2024

Shellac

Legendary Noise-Rock trio SHELLAC return to the UK this June for 5 shows in celebration of their…

Smith and Thell 04 Jun 2024

Smith and Thell

Smith & Thell are a pop/folk band based in Stockholm, Sweden. The duo, composed of Maria Smith…

Community Fair 08 Jun 2024

Community Fair

Ever fancied programming your own robot, hunting for meteorites or exploring how our amazing hearts…

Places to stay on Oxford Road

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Where to eat and drink on Oxford Road

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Big Hands

Big Hands is a legendary indie rock pub nestled in the heart of Manchester's vibrant music…

Birds of Prey

Bird of Prey (BoP) is a fried chicken joint with a difference. The comfort food inspired eatery is…

Canvas

Canvas is a vital part of the new circle square development on Manchester’s main thoroughfare…

Don Giovanni

Head to award-winning Italian Don Giovanni on St Peter's Square for hand-crafted cocktails, a…

Eighth Day

While away an hour or two with a cake and cappucino or have some lunch. Some of the most…

Kro Bar

KRO Bar is a smart and comfortable environment to enjoy delicious food and a variety of drinks. KRO…

Tahi

Tahi Eatery is a first of its kind bringing a taste of New Zealand to Manchester’s Circle…

Tsujuri

Tsujuri is a Japanese dessert and tea house with two branches in Manchester, Chinatown and Circle…

Turtle Bay

Turtle Bay is the city’s newest Caribbean restaurant, bringing a brand new, loud, proud Caribbean…

The Refuge

With its welcome ambiance and sociable buzz, The Refuge has become a hotspot where you can play all…

Activities on Oxford Road

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Sound Control

This three-floor music venue opened in December 2009, reviving the building that formerly housed the…