Things to do this July

People enjoying sunshine outside Brewdog on University Green one of the many green spaces on Oxford Road in Manchester

Experience the excitement of summer theatre, lively celebrations, captivating exhibitions, and some hidden gem gigs this July around Oxford Road.

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People laughing on University Green one of the many parks and green spaces on Oxford Road
Green Spaces

Oxford Road Corridor has a number of historic parks and contemporary green spaces to enjoy.

Food and Drink on Oxford Road

The food and drink in Manchester is some of the best in the UK with many of the finest offerings found here on the Oxford Road Corridor.

More things to do in July

Greater Mancunians
Manchester Central Library | Until 29 July 2024

A student led photography project celebrating those who have in some way shaped the city and its surrounding boroughs.

Landscapes of Change
Manchester Poetry Library | Until 31 August 2024

Landscapes of Change brings together poetry and science to explore the impact of the climate emergency

Squirrel Flower
YES | 18 July 2024

Massachusetts singer-songwriter Ella O’Connor Williams, aka Squirrel Flower, brings melancholic, lushly textured indie to YES.

VALA
YES | 19 July 2024

“Euphoria, heartache, redemption, melancholy.” That’s what the Manchester indie band VALA is chasing via their sleek, pop-embracing sound.

Love Stories etc Festival
Manchester Central Library | 20 July 2024

28 Authors and publishers across the UK will be gathering in Manchester for tLove Stories etc Festival in July.

MegaCon Live
Manchester Central | 27 – 28 July 2024

MegaCon Live returns to Manchester Central packed with gaming, anime, Manga, cosplay, guests, steampunk, Yu-Gi-Oh! and much more….

M24
Gorilla | 27 July 2024

M24 brought his saucy brand ofdrill to the UK mainstream inthe late ‘10s and early ‘20s. Coming up under the 150 Banner.

101 Dalmatians
Palace Theatre | 30 July – 10 August 2024

The smash hit musical 101 Dalmatians is coming to Palace Theatre this summer, starring Kym Marsh as the greatest villain of them all, Cruella De Vil.

Where to stay

The lobby of Kimpton Clocktower Hotel in Manchester's Oxford Road Corridor
Kimpton Clocktower Hotel

Kimpton Clocktower Hotel offers an unforgettable stay on Oxford Road Corridor in one of Manchester’s most iconic buildings.

Midland Hotel Lobby Manchester Oxford Road Corridr
The Midland Hotel

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.

Image of the chandelier at Holiday Inn Express Oxford Road
Holiday Inn Express

The Holiday Inn Express on Oxford Road is a centrally located hotel that offers visitors great value for money.