Afflecks
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Key Info

52 Church Street

Price & Hours

Free

Details

Shopping, Free Type
2 hours to Half Day Time to Spend
4.2scorecard
  • 5.0Value
  • 4.0Facilities
  • 4.0Atmosphere

Afflecks calls itself "an emporium of eclecticism" and "a totem of indie commerce." This mall, which spreads itself across four floors, is no usual shopping center — you won't find your typical British stores like John Lewis or Cath Kidston here. Instead, Afflecks' shops and stalls are filled with everything from Chinese massage services to vintage and secondhand clothing to crafts. You'll also find tarot card readers and tattoo parlors here.

One TripAdvisor user expressed her love for Afflecks like this: "You can always find something and it's a legendary place, it's been a huge part of [the] Manchester alternative scene for over 25 years!"

You'll find Afflecks in the Northern Quarter neighborhood of Manchester, just a few blocks northwest of the Market Street tram station. Afflecks is open Monday through Friday from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. On Sundays just the ground and first floors are open, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. To learn more about the shops in Afflecks, visit the website.

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