The Thirsty Scholar

at 50 New Wakefield Street, Manchester , M1 5NP

The Thirsty Scholar
50 New Wakefield Street
Manchester M1 5NP
United Kingdom
Contact Phone
P: 0161 236 6071


With its dedication to free entry for all events, The Thirsty Scholar has long been recognised as one of Manchesters best pubs for live entertainment hosting everything from band and poetry nights to comedy nights and regular 60's / Northern Soul DJ's over the weekend. With a welcoming atmosphere and a great selection of drinks it makes a perfect midweek night out. Over the weekend has more of a club feel to it with people dancing all night to classic 60's tunes. Opening hours: Sun...................12pm - 1am Mon - Thurs.........12pm - 2am Fri - Sat..............12pm - 4am Happy hour: Sun...................All day! Mon - Fri.............2pm - 8pm Sat....................N/A Are you an aspiring band looking for a gig or a seasoned promoter looking to host Manchester's next big night?! Whatever your needs drop us a line tel : 0161 236 6071 email:

How To Get to The Thirsty Scholar

All buses that run down Oxford Road, either from Piccadilly end or the South Manchester end. All stop a few seconds from the venue.

Opening time

  • Mondays: 12:00- 02:00
  • Tuesdays: 12:00- 02:00
  • Wednesdays: 12:00- 02:00
  • Thursdays: 12:00- 02:00
  • Fridays: 12:00- 03:00
  • Saturdays: 12:00- 03:00
  • Sundays: 12:00- 01:00


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***TONIGHT AT THE THIRSTY SCHOLAR*** The Jazz Fraternity Jazz Jam will be gracing the stage with their usual musical cool and smooth tunes. Due to a promoter mix up The Wednesday Night Festival hosted by Josh Lisiuk will now taking place upstairs in the Zombie Shack above the Thirsty Scholar. With cool jazz downstairs, raucous unsigned band mayhem upstairs and both nights free entry there really is something for all tastes going on tonight!

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