Angsty Baltimore rock band Pinkshift embraces diverse influences to create a powerful sound at The Deaf Institute this Bank Holiday weekend.
Oxford Road Corridor is a vibrant corner of Manchester in which to spend your Jubilee Bank Holiday Weekend. Discover buzzing neighbourhoods, parks and cultural things to do.
It’s a bumper bank holiday weekend as the nation celebrates the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee and there are things to do for everyone across the Oxford Road Corridor.
The Refuge host ‘the ultimate’ alternative Queen’s Jubilee Street Party with a host of DJs and bands descending onto the Refuge Terrace on Friday. While here, take in the Kimpton Clocktower’s ‘Best of British’ entry in the Manchester Flower Show, you can also find displays at Hyatt Manchester and Circle Square where a Blossoming Big Red Bus is the centrepiece to a free, daylong celebration in Symphony Park.
Following the success of last year’s Homeground, HOME presents First Street Festival, a five-weekend event in Tony Wilson Place that kicks off over the bank holiday. The festival will have a range of free activities including live music, family events, drag performances, yoga, DJs and more.
If you’re looking to enjoy the long weekend without any hint of Union Jacks or cream tea, YES is a great place to start. They will have DJs, cocktails and half-price pizza at their three-day rooftop party, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah play YES this weekend too. Elsewhere you’ll find gigs from The Lovely Eggs at The Ritz, Pinkshift at Deaf Institute and Twisted Smile celebrate their first birthday at Gorilla with The Prodigy’s Leeroy Thornhill.
A fantastic four day weekend of things to do on the Oxford Road Corridor!
The Smile – formed by Radiohead members Thom Yorke and Jonny Greenwood and Sons of Kemet drummer Tom Skinner – are heading out on their first tour.
Dave Haslam joins Cressa In Conversation to mark the publication of new short format book ‘Not All Roses; The Life & Times of Stephen Cresser’.
Underground surreal-psych punk rock duo The Lovely Eggs bring lo-fi psychedelic sounds to The Ritz this summer.
Alec Ounsworth’s Clap Your Hands Say Yeah stop by Yes this summer in support of their 2021 album, New Fragility.
Rave culture collective Twisted Smile celebrate their first birthday at Gorilla and are joined by The Prodigy’s Leeroy Thornhill.
A powerful afternoon of poetry and spoken word performance with Fly on the Wall Press and Manchester Poetry Library.
From G-Plan to Ercol, cushions to footstools, the Vintage Home Show at Victoria Baths has it all.
LAST CHANCE. Disney and The Palace Theatre proudly invites you to ‘Be Their Guest’ as one of the most enchanted musicals of all time, Beauty and the Beast.
Wallpapers began arriving at the Whitworth in 1967, this exhibition delves into the galley’s collection of around 10,000 examples.
Castlefield Gallery presents an exhibition of affordable editioned work you can buy and own from five North West-based artists.
There are always plenty of good places to eat and drink on Oxford Road Corridor, here are some top bank holiday picks.
Big Hands at the South end of Oxford Road may be small, but it comes with added rock n’ roll swagger, a great atmosphere and a lovely roof garden.
Hatch is Manchester’s pop-up retail, food and drink destination on Oxford Road with something for just about everyone. It is a place to shop, eat and drink, 7 days a week at over 30 independent traders.
Bundobust Brewery in the St James Building on Oxford Street is the latest, and arguably the best addition to the ever-growing Bundobust chain.
Zouk Tea Bar and Grill is a modern, exciting restaurant, serving up some of the very best Indian-Pakistani cuisine in Manchester.
Sandbar, just off Oxford Road in Manchester, is a well-loved watering hole, with a great selection of ales and some eccentric seating.
An iconic pub with an impressive whiskey list running into the hundreds. A welcoming atmosphere and a sprawling beer garden.
Peveril Of The Peak is Manchester’s most iconic pub adorned with the sorts of bottle green, yellow and brown Victorian tiles that are a reclamation yard’s dream.
Hello Oriental is an exciting new street food experience based in Circle Square at the heart of Oxford Road Corridor.
WOOD Manchester offers one of the cities best fine dining experiences, from the locally-loved winner of 2015 MasterChef UK winner Simon Wood.