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I had seen that Oldham Street was a destination worth looking at after seeing it being reviewed on here. It’s a long long road with numerous pieces of interesting street art, worth a look if you have the time,
Oldham Street affords a fascinating stroll along a mix of trendy bars and restaurants, small boutique shops, and yawning gaps where shops or even buildings used to be. The further one gets from Piccadilly Gardens the more decrepit it becomes with an entire burnt out...More
Visited Oldham for a leisure trip just to find out the weather to be this bad.
Since Oldham is at a higher level than Manchester city centre, you will find this place to be cooler than other surrounding areas. Oldham is famous for its theatrical...More
Lots of edgy shops on this street, don't be put off that it looks run down, it's a cool place to go for a wander. I like to browse the music stores that have a good selection of vinyl.
A few vintage shops as well...More
We saw the marvellous American folk/bluegrass duo Emily and Andrew of Mandolin Orange here. It was a cool January evening yet even as the support musician was performing the temperature and humidity in the upstairs room was approaching tropical levels. The three windows were sealed...More
Yes, its often a music venue but this place serves real ale from a local Stockport brewery (Robinsons). Its tiled interior and outside make it quirky in a nice way and when I popped in on a Tuesday evening it was rammed with drinkers -...More
Mostly known as a music venue, it was nice to visit the Castle on a quiet Saturday afternoon, when I was able to appreciate some of the good range of ales and the historical, interior which looks great.
I sat in the front room although...More
This street is often full of alcoholics and smack heads. It's the most unpleasant street in the city centre. Beggars in abundance blagging smokes and coins. It's bad enough during the day, but at night it can be really creepy.