Age-Friendly, online dance classes for over 50s from our friends at Manchester Museum.
Another busy month on the Corridor as we bask in the warmth of ¡Viva! 28th Spanish & Latin American Festival this March.
There are signs of Spring in the air and plenty of things to do in March on the Oxford Road Corridor. It’s Women’s History Month and we are lucky enough to be surrounded by the inspiring rich history of the activism of women in Manchester. This is the birthplace of the suffragette movement so International Women’s Day is rightly celebrated here every March, see our guide below for some of the best things to do.
There are new exhibitions to see at The Refuge, Castlefield Gallery and at the Holden Gallery where Manchester School of Art’s Quartet series rotates to celebrate the work of their 2020 and 2021 media graduates. The BBC Philharmonic and Halle orchestra’s joint season marking 150 years since the birth of Ralph Vaughan Williams continues throughout March and April with major concerts at The Bridgewater Hall.
There is an excellent line-up of theatre. The Glad Game at Contact is the story of someone finding themself in the bleakest of times, of discovering gladness in the saddest of moments and about how who and what you love can pull you through. Also at Contact, The Bread We Break is a new work from an emerging theatre practitioner that attempts to piece together fragments from an untold history.
Finally, ¡Viva! – the 28th edition of Manchester’s Spanish & Latin American Festival returns to HOME, with 50 screenings of 21 films from Spain, Argentina, Chile, Peru, Colombia, the Dominican Republic, Costa Rica and Mexico.
Join Blackwell’s for the launch of The Cuckoo Cage, a collection of stories that challenge the Americanised concept of “the superhero”.
News News News is a television news show made by children for adults, recorded in front of a studio audience and broadcast live on the internet.
Join Creative Manchester for an evening with British poets Boshra G, Saira Anwar and Razia Mohammed.
Blackwell’s Bookshop presents the launch of Okechukwu Nzelu’s latest book Here Again Now with an in conversation with Andrew McMillan.
Tabita Berglund is joined by young Swedish cellist Jakob Koranyi for a programme featuring a UK Premiere from and Dvorák’s Cello Concerto.
A hedgehog and a tortoise are both in search of a restorative hug in The Hug. a family theatre show that is a tale of hope, empathy and acceptance
Manchester Literature Festival is thrilled to present an evening with one of the most exciting poets of her generation, Warsan builds.
Get some energy and vitality into your weekend with a nourishing yoga class at the Hyatt Regency followed by a healthy, fresh continental brunch.
BBC Philharmonic continue their joint celebration with the Hallé of 150 years since the composer’s birth at The Bridgewater Hall.
Join the Martin Harris Centre for the latest in the Literature Live series welcoming the Spring 2022 Burgess Fellows, novelist Natasha Brown and poet Will Harris
The Bread We Break is a new work from an emerging theatre practitioner that attempts to piece together fragments from an untold history.
Catch Grace Lavery in conversation with Andrew McMillan at Blackwell’s Bookshop as they mark the launch of her new book.
Martin Harris Centre welcomes Nat Ogle, Gurnaik Johal and Saba Sams in conversation with author, Centre for New Writing lecturer and literary editor, Luke Brown.
Alt-rock pioneers, Dinosaur Jr. return to UK shores to tour their fifth album, 2020’s Sweep It Into Space.
HOME’s award-winning Manchester Open exhibition is back, featuring over 400 artworks, the biennial open exhibition is dedicated to celebrating the creative talents of Greater Manchester residents.
Adrian Bradshaw’s exhibition explores China in the 1980s. From opulent fashion extravaganzas to sentimental family excursions, capturing the fleeting beauty and simplicity of everyday life.
The Whitworth presents the first major UK presentation of multiple works of US artist Suzanne Lacy, a pioneer of social practice and community organising for almost five decades.
Some of the best places to pick up a quick bite or stay a little longer and make a night of it.
After a short break, Stevenson Square stalwarts Slice Pizzeria re-emerged at Oxford Road Station and it’s great news for the Corridor.
Zouk Tea Bar and Grill is a modern, exciting restaurant, serving up some of the very best Indian-Pakistani cuisine in Manchester.
For food and drink as good as you are, the Milk & Honey cafe on Oxford Road may be the answer to your prayers.
I Knead Pizza have been making the best Neapolitan pizzas is Stockport for years, now they’re available here at Hatch.
Oh My Cheesecake is the place to go for high-quality desserts and more than just a touch of sweetness and light.
Enjoy the smoky aroma of authentic charcoal grills at this superior Italian restaurant.
A visually stunning art gallery located at the heart of Whitworth Park, with a collection containing around 55,000 items.
This beautifully restored Grade II listed villa was once home to Elizabeth Gaskell, one of the UK’s most important Victorian writers.
Discover the story of the suffragettes and learn about women’s activism, past and present, at the former home of Emmeline Pankhurst and her family.
Victoria Baths is located just outside of the Oxford Road Corridor, but it’s an iconic treasure that’s well worth a visit.
Manchester’s multi-purpose hub of creativity and discovery, bringing together film, theatre, art, and some of the city’s best social spaces.
Manchester School of Art’s Holden Gallery curates an exhibitions programme that focuses exclusively on recent developments in international contemporary visual art.
All Saints Park is a beautiful green space in the heart of the Oxford Road Corridor. Perfect for a quick moment of calm on a busy day.
This 18-acre park opposite the Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust is an eye-catching green space and home to the Whitworth Art Gallery.
Enjoy views of some of the best architecture in Manchester in this green space which was opened in 2018 by The University of Manchester.
Circle Square is home to Symphony Park, a beautifully landscaped green space designed for socialising, entertaining, relaxing and exploring.
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.