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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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Smith Tour 21st March 2015

Cracking tour of Smiths venues in and around Manchester and Salford. Highly recommended to anyone who is into the band.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

Cracking tour of Smiths venues in and around Manchester and Salford. Highly recommended to anyone who is into the band.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Took a private Smiths tour while in town on a business trip and am so glad I did. Craig was amazing - accommodating, very responsive making it super easy to book from overseas, and extremely knowledgeable about the Smiths and Morrissey. Also very insightful about the Manchester music scene in general, having been an integral part of it for years... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

His first hand knowledge of all things oasis was superb. Little stories before they were famous kept you interested all the way through. A very likeable bloke.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015 via mobile

Me and my boyfriend went along on the Oasis tour on Monday 9th March prior to going to see Noel Gallagher at the MEN arena!! Firstly Craig throughout the whole process of booking was nothing but helpful and even though he's clearly a busy guy he always responded! The tour bus was prompt and Craig made everyone feel welcome. His... More 

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

Thank you for your review, great to have your feedback, really pleased you had a great day. Kind regards Craig More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

What a brilliant tour really enjoyed it and Craig was a superb guide very attentive and answered all questions put to him. The highlight was the amazing Salford lads club were you could purchase t shirts, coasters,post cards etc oh and a lovely cuppa. This tour is a must for mozz and Smiths fans alike.The only thing i did'nt agree... More 

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Helsingborg, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015 via mobile

Really joyful and a must for every the Smiths or Morrissey fan. Not only the basic stuff but also other anekdoter ariund texts etc.😊 Craig the guide knows his Manchester!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015 via mobile

I was given a voucher for a Smiths/Morrissey tour as a Xmas present and went ahead and booked for a Saturday when I thought I was able to attend. I was subsequently allocated a hospital appointment in London (requiring an overnight stay) for the day before, meaning I had to try and rearrange the tour. Craig would not countenance this... More 

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

Thanks for your review, When buying a 'Groupon' type voucher deal I think most people accept that because they are buying at a vastly discounted price then certain terms and conditions will apply. In this case the voucher deal clearly states that it is 'non changeable once the tickets have been issued', the reason for this is as follows: Due... More 

Market Harborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

The Smiths' Manchester brought to life! Craig Gill is a cracking guide. Very knowledgeable and friendly. Visits all the sights from the Iron Bridge to the Cemetery Gates and before you know it, Strangeways, here we come! Aside from the Smiths history, Craig offers a lot of insight into the rest of Manchester's music scene past and present. For any... More 

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

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

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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