Oxford Road Corridor has a number of historic parks and contemporary green spaces to enjoy.
July is a busy month for Oxford Road with thousands of students celebrating their graduation here in Manchester. Here are the places to go and things to do.
Graduation time in Manchester is one of the most exciting times of the year, especially here on the Oxford Road Corridor which is home to both The University of Manchester and Manchester Metropolitan University, making this the place to be for summer graduations. Each July, thousands of students take to the streets around Oxford Road to celebrate their hard work and achievements here in Manchester.
Oxford Road is a special place for education where Nobel Prizes were awarded for the isolation of Graphene, the discovery of the electron and the splitting of the atom. It was here where the work of Alan Turing produced the first marketable electronic digital computer and paved the way for the modern world. Students graduating in Manchester join significant names including L. S. Lowry, Brian Cox, Sylvia Pankhurst, Jennifer Saunders, Steve Coogan, Julie Walters and many, many more.
Graduation is a special time for students and their families and friends, this page is here to help you mark the occasion with some of the best things you can do to celebrate here on Oxford Road. From the best places to stay, where to eat, things to do and where to celebrate late into the night.
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Things to do while you’re here
Some of the best Galleries & Museums in Manchester are here on Oxford Road Corridor. Explore a diverse programme for all cultural enthusiasts.
Whether it’s contemporary theatre led by young people or traditional art deco interiors, the Oxford Road Corridor is home to many of Manchesters theatre and performance spaces.
The area is immortalised in prose, poem and song and offers exciting and original opportunities to experience outstanding live literature.
Manchester is undeniably one of the UK hotspots for live music. With many of its most iconic venues based on the Oxford Road Corridor.
There are plenty of terraces and beer gardens to enjoy outdoor drinks in the sunshine around Oxford Road.
Where to stay
Kimpton Clocktower Hotel offers an unforgettable stay on Oxford Road Corridor in one of Manchester’s most iconic buildings.
Hyatt Regency Manchester is an elegant, modern hotel set in the heart of Oxford Road Corridor.
The Midland Hotel is one of the most famous places to stay in Manchester, and one of Oxford Road Corridor’s most lavishly decorated hotels.
The Holiday Inn Express on Oxford Road is a centrally located hotel that offers visitors great value for money.
Hotel ibis on Princess Street offers 126 value for money rooms in a central Manchester location near Oxford Road.