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Bunny Jackson’s Juke Joint

Bunny Jackson’s is a late-night music venue, dive bar and American diner on First Street. Expect cocktails, cold beer and chicken wings.

Cafe Muse – Manchester Museum Cafe

Manchester Museum’s cafe is run by the people behind award-winning cafe Teacup Kitchen. The menu features home-baked cakes, the finest loose leaf teas and breakfast, as well as a wide selection of mains and meals for kids.

Castlefield Gallery

Castlefield Gallery is an essential part of the Northern art scene: a gallery and an organisation that has for over 35 years supported the careers of artists living and working in the North.

Circle Square

Circle Square is Manchester’s new neighbourhood. A place where ideas are brought to life, a place created for forward-thinking people to rub shoulders with pioneering businesses.


CityLabs is world-class hub for health innovation and precision medicine, part of Europe’s largest clinical academic campus.

Concretene Bench

A landmark bench that has been cast especially for the Corridor of Light event using world-beating graphene-enhanced concrete is set to go on public display. The bench is made from Concretene, a revolutionary emissions-busting material that has been pioneered by The University of Manchester’s Graphene Engineering Innovation Centre (GEIC) working with commercial partner Nationwide Engineering, […]

Contact Bar & Kitchen

Contact has teamed up with one of Manchester’s most-loved street food venues, GRUB to bring Oxford Road an exciting new food and beverage offering.

Contact Theatre

Contact Theatre is a unique arts organisation that focuses on the impact art can have on young people’s lives, and places them at the heart of everything. Young people, aged 13-30, lead on deciding the artistic programme, making staff appointments and act as full Board members.

Ditto Coffee Manchester

Ditto Coffee is a coffee shop specialising in independent music and speciality coffee. This Manchester coffee shop is the second from the Liverpool-based Ditto Music company.

Elizabeth Gaskell’s House

A truly hands-on experience celebrating the life and literature of Elizabeth Gaskell, Manchester’s most famous Victorian writer.

Giraffe Flowers

Giraffe Flowers can be found by the entrance to Kimpton Clocktower. Not just a bright addition to the Oxford Road Corridor, but one of Manchester’s best florists.


Gorilla is a bar, kitchen and excellently programmed music venue and club housed beneath the railway arches on Whitworth Street West.