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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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Amazing Hen Party Idea

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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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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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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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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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

What a great day out. Our tour guide Craig was lovely and very informative, we learnt lots about the band and others such as The Stone Roses who my boyfriend loves. We toured around Manchester and got to visit many places connected with oasis and heard lots of really interesting stories about the band. We thoroughly enjoyed our day out... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Beyond brilliant... I came to Manchester for the sole purpose of doing this tour. I couldn't make the scheduled tour so booked a private tour. Absolutely exceeded expectations. Craig Gill was extremely knowledgable, very friendly and flexible about changing the itinerary. We stopped at Salford Lads Club, the iron bridge, the house where Morrissey was living when The Smiths first... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Did the Oasis tour which was a gift for my birthday from my wife. The tour was run by a member of Manchester legends Inspiral Carpets (Craig Gill) so you know you are in good hands. The tour started at Dry Bar and is a during place to start since of the history with Manchester legend Tony Wilson and Craig... More 

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Address: 28 Oldham Street, Manchester M1 1JN, England
Phone Number: +44 7958 246917
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester

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