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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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Joy Division tour : Excellent trip down Memory Lane !

Thanks to the warmth and welcoming presence of Craig's and his huge knowledge of both Manchester and its music legacy, the Joy Division tour takes an enjoyable turn around... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
Bernie P
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Paris, France
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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

Thanks to the warmth and welcoming presence of Craig's and his huge knowledge of both Manchester and its music legacy, the Joy Division tour takes an enjoyable turn around Macclesfield and Manchester. Lots of information are distilled of what made the legend of Joy Division and whatever happened to the surviving members and friends ever since. Also, very interesting to... More 

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Lymm, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

A fantastic entertaining tour. Craig is a mine of information on the entire Manchester music scene and skilfully explained the history of Joy Division through many of the locations that were part of the JD legend and also linked to the entire scene. As a person who grew up in Manchester it was particularly moving and also a genuine surprise... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

Thoroughly enjoyed the tour. Craig is a great guide - friendly, knowledgeable and really down to earth. In addition to a visit to Macclesfield to see where Ian Curtis lived - and died - we visited or passed several key Manchester landmarks in the Joy Division story. The only downside is that due to regeneration some places just aren't there... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

Great day out. Really enjoyable tour of my home city . Special mention to the Salford Lads Club. Our tour guide was Craig Gill from the Inspiral Carpets, which was a bonus being a fan of all things Madchester Thoroughly recommended

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Salford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

Thank you Craig, went on the Morrissey/The Smiths tour 28th of Feb. Great day, enjoyed the tour! HIGHLY recommended, Craig knew Manchester/Salford very well. Gave me goosebumps and was VERY proud to be from Salford. Highlight was The Salford Lads club where I managed to find a picture of my tattoo 'there is a light that never goes out' and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 via mobile

This was a birthday visit. Hubby booked it for me as a surprise, the highlight was the Salford lads club where you got to see where the iconic pic was taken and all the work that's been done to keep the place going. Strangeways is quite a foreboding sight, the iron bridge, weirdly is not what you'd expect but great... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 via mobile

Went on the 21st of Feb oasis tour,didn't know what to expect,but came away enlightened,informed and happy.Craig who runs it was very friendly easy to chat to,and full of useful info and facts.Felt a bit sorry for him at times,tryed his hardest to keep conversation going on the bus,not his fault really nice fella,brilliant tour.Even saw Mr sifters who sold... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Thank you Craig for a fabulous trip on the mini bus! We had a great time and were genuinely delighted to visit The Salford Lass Club.

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

A must for Smiths/Morrissey devotees but also interesting enough for those who still need enlightening! Tour definitely enhanced by having a guide who has contributed to Manchester's musical history and who knew many of the key people of the era...plenty of anecdotes that won't necessarily be found in any of the literature written about the band. As others have said,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Thanks to Craig for a great day. A trip down memory lane for all us 40 some things. A must for all Smith fans. Next the Joy Division excursion! Simon 49 from AE Cheshire

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