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Address: 28 Oldham Street, Manchester M1 1JN, England
Phone Number: +44 7958 246917
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Description: Music themed guided tours around Manchester that include walking, driving...
Music themed guided tours around Manchester that include walking, driving, scheduled, private bespoke, bus tours, general and band/genre specific tours, such as; The Smiths/Morrissey, Joy Division, The Hollies, Oasis, Factory Records, Happy Mondays and The Stone Roses, tours led by Inspiral Carpets drummer and Manchester Music veteran Craig Gill.
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I did a 2 hours walking tour and is was incredibly good. Graig is a perfect guide and it was marvelous to listen to his insights and anecdotes about 'Madchester'. I strongly... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

I did a 2 hours walking tour and is was incredibly good. Graig is a perfect guide and it was marvelous to listen to his insights and anecdotes about 'Madchester'. I strongly recommend you to join a tour with him.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

I organised a private 3 hour Oasis tour with Craig Gill for my daughters 18th birthday.He was a brilliant guide & had some fascinating tales to tell about the Gallagher boys!He was very knowledgeable about the music scene in Manchester & took us back in time to where it all began & places of interest connected to the Oasis boys..We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Just back from a Smiths tour, led by Craig. Really enjoyed the visit, Craig was a knowledgeable guide who kept the commentary flowing without being too in your face about it. The stop at Salford Lads Club was particularly good as we got to meet some of the volunteers who do such a great job with the local kids. I... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Fantastic walking tour of Manchester's music haunts. Great if you're looking for a quirky activity for a hen party. Craig is a great guide with endless knowledge about Manchester's music past as well as it's social history. I would highly recommend this tour. It's one of the best ways of seeing the city and absorbing some culture too. Excellent value... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Done The Stone Roses,The Smiths and Joy Division and all I can say is Craig is an absolute legend.What he does not know about the music scene is not worth knowing.Worth every penny and is an must for anyone who is interested in Manchester music

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Visits the places which inspired the songs & the record covers. Interesting facts & stories about the band. Salford lads club, Morrisey's old house & the Iron bridge were highlights for us. Craig was a great guide. Thoroughly enjoyed our day.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We bought the Smiths/Morrissey tour package to coincide with a trip to Manchester to see bands play at Castlefield Bowl and my daughters 16th birthday. We thoroughly enjoyed the tour, especially the Salford Lads Club, but the 3 hours flew by and it was fabulous from start to finish and a must for any fan of the Manchester music scene.... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

My wife and I took a private Joy Division tour with Craig and it was amazing. While the tour lasted nearly 4 hours it felt like minutes as we discussed Manchester's music scene past and present as well as Joy Division. The in depth stories about Ian Curtis and the promoters and managers from Manchester who helped build the scene... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

My sister in law got my husband a gift voucher for his 40th birthday for the Manchester music tour. We were in Manchester for the weekend of 3rd July to see a couple of bands at Castlefield bowl so we thought we would see what tour Craig was running that weekend to use our voucher. It turned out it was... More 

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Great tour with a great guide in Craig Gill. Visited some iconic Smiths sites and learnt a lot about the Manchester music scene. Would really recommend this tour for any true Smiths fan. Cool as **** !

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