Village Books

Sadie Pearson
Village Book Shop

Village Books on Oxford Street is a cultural utopia.

Offering a selection of contemporary art, design, fashion and photography publications, sourcing self-published and small press zines from artists around the world and supporting not-for-profit gallery spaces.

Check out their website to browse what they have in, if visiting for a particular purchase, or to read their regular blog.

131 Oldham StreetManchesterM4 1LN View map
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Opening Hours

  • Monday12:00pm - 6:00pm
  • Tuesday12:00pm - 6:00pm
  • Wednesday12:00pm - 6:00pm
  • Thursday12:00pm - 6:00pm
  • Friday12:00pm - 6:00pm
  • Saturday11:00am - 6:00pm
  • Sunday12:00pm - 5:00pm

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

What's on near Village Books

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Blondshell at Band on the Wall

“An alt-rock star is born” said The Guardian upon the release of Blondshell’s debut album last year, which she’s bringing to Manchester this summer.

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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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