Oxfam Originals

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OK, so charity shops don’t always have the best reputation for fashion – but Oxfam Originals on Oldham Street has been done with a difference. Its beckoning window displays are often comic and, once inside, you’ll find quirky shirts, perfect for tucking into cut off denims or a high-waisted skirts, characterful jackets, fabulous handbags and much more. They’re super friendly, too.

Unit 8, Smithfield Buildings, 51 Oldham StManchesterM1 1JR View map
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Opening Hours

  • Monday10:00am - 6:00pm
  • Tuesday10:00am - 6:00pm
  • Wednesday10:00am - 6:00pm
  • Thursday10:00am - 6:00pm
  • Friday10:00am - 6:00pm
  • Saturday10:00am - 6:00pm
  • Sunday12:00pm - 5:00pm

Always double check opening hours with the venue before making a special visit.

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Creatures of the Night Comedy Club

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The Comedy Vault

Every Monday night upstairs at Fierce Bar, The Comedy Vault hosts an outrageously funny open-mic night. Come and try your hand or just to watch and laugh.

free entry
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Killer Comedy Club

Killer Comedy Club showcases “the UK’s best upcoming and coming comedians” for a night of roof-raising laughs, with pop-up nights all across the North West.

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Beyond the Music 2024

Hear directly from the people powering the music industry in both Manchester and the UK, as well as witnessing some of the North’s upcoming talent at Beyond the Music.

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Open Deck at Band on the Wall

Bring your records for a spin at our Open Deck session this Saturday! If you’ve bought some new vinyl from a local record shop this week, just show your receipt at the bar to get yourself a free 9” pizza!

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