A hidden shop, once forgotten but now the home of sustainability. Giving preloved second-hand goods a new burst of life, the shop stocks a range of quirky clothing, unique books, music and one-off homewares.
One of the premier provincial touring venues, expect West-End-style musicals alongside dance, opera and the occasional world premiere.
The Royal Northern College of Music is a world-leading conservatoire and thriving music venue with a reputation for attracting talent from across the world.
Sandbar, just off Oxford Road in Manchester, is a well-loved watering hole, with a great selection of ales and some eccentric seating.
The School of Digital Arts (SODA) is a purpose-built, interdisciplinary school at Manchester Metropolitan University that offers an interdisciplinary approach to creative courses.
Seoul Kimchi is an intimate restaurant on Upper Brook Street that serves Manchester’s most acclaimed Korean cuisine.
Circle Square is home to Symphony Park, a beautifully landscaped new space green space designed for socialising, entertaining, relaxing and exploring.
Takk Coffee at Hatch is an espresso bar where you can grab a coffee to go and venture up Oxford Road, or sit in Takk’s own seating area or the pleasant environs of the Hatch courtyard.
Takk at University Green is an Icelandic inspired, independent coffee shop that offers tasty, artisan, single-source coffee and delicious brunch, snack and vegetarian options.
One of Manchester’s most important cultural buildings, the Bridgewater Hall stages 300 performances each year and attracts the biggest names in classical music
An iconic pub with an impressive whiskey list running into the hundreds. A welcoming atmosphere and a sprawling beer garden.
Home to the Northern Ballet School, The Dancehouse is an Art Deco theatre and studio which hosts a wide range of productions alongside a busy calendar of regular events.