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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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smiths/morrissey tour

Been a Smiths and Morrissey fan for ever and this was a great nostalgia trip, well worth the money. Great tour guide in Craig Gill from Inspiral Carpets.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Been a Smiths and Morrissey fan for ever and this was a great nostalgia trip, well worth the money. Great tour guide in Craig Gill from Inspiral Carpets.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

I'm La Carmina, a subculture journalist, and went on Manchester Music Tours to do a story about underground music in the city (with a focus on New Order, Joy Division and The Smiths / Morrissey). Here are photos and a full writeup about my experience: http://www.lacarmina.com/blog/2015/05/joy-division-music-tour-manchester-smiths-morrissey/ The tour is run by Craig Gill, who drums in local band Inspiral Carpets.... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

I purchased tickets for The Smiths tour for my dads birthday. My sister dad and I attended and had a lovely day. Craig was brilliant and very knowledgeable. I would wholeheartedly recommend the tour to anybody!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015 via mobile

I would not recommend this tour company to anyone... Such a shame as we were really looking forward to the tour. Very disappointed!!!

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Craig G, Owner at Manchester Music Tours, responded to this review

In this case the customer booked on a Scheduled Joy Division Tour which started at 10.30am from Oldham Street in The Northern Quarter, the customer then booked on a train that was not due to arrive at Manchester Piccadilly station until 10.55am, subsequently the customer missed the tour. It is important that people have the necessary travel arrangements in place... More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

ace tour. craig is a great guide. enjoyed salford lads club the most but great to see the iron bridge and southern cemetery too. definitely recommend to any smiths/moz fan. had an ace time. cheers craig! david and victoria

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Todmorden, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

My son and I had a great afternoon on The Stone Roses tour. Graig was brilliant and his inside knowledge of the Madchester scene was fantastic !!!! I would definitely recommend the tours and look forward to going on another very soon.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

A truly enjoyable experience for music lovers. I attended the Oasis tour and can honestly say it was much more informative than I had imagined it would be. Craig is a top tour guide and shared many of his own experiences with Noel, Liam and Bonehead. This is a must for any Oasis fans.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

I went on this not knowing quite what to expect as a lot of the iconic buildings we set out to visit have either been knocked down or no longer used for what they were originally used for. This didn't matter at all in the end, it was brilliant! Craig is very friendly and full of information that I never... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Don't hesitate in booking this if you're a Smiths/Morrissey fan. Great guide, fab tours and met some great like minded people. Thanks so much, had a fantastic day

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Craig is a really great tour guide. He picked me up at my hotel and took me to a bunch of important locations in Joy Division's history. The great part is that he is not just a tour guide but is also part of the Manchester music scene and is able to give you a good idea of what the... More 

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