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Manchester Music Tours

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Address: 28 Oldham Street, Manchester M1 1JN, England
Phone Number: +44 7958 246917
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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

Thoroughly enjoyed the Joy Division music tour with host Craig and fellow Joy Division fans. Got to visit many of the important venues and locations around Manchester and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Limerick, Ireland
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Limerick, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Thoroughly enjoyed the Joy Division music tour with host Craig and fellow Joy Division fans. Got to visit many of the important venues and locations around Manchester and surrounding areas that helped shape and influence the Joy Division sound. I am listening to Joy Division with new ears as a result. As others have mentioned, Craig is a very friendly,... More 

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Helsinki, Southern Finland, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent tour - and very much because the excellent guide & storyteller Craig Gill; it's so great to hear explanations from someone who has been just in the middle of everything when Hacienda, Oasis, Joy Division, James - and his band Inspiral Carpets - happen. 110% recommendation!

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São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very good and reliable tour service in Manchester. I took the the music walk tour. This is very good for many reasons; you visit many places that made history in the Manchester music scene, you explore most of the city center by foot - all with an insider expert guide. Craig lived the Madchester era and can... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I came to Manchester just to do this tour (the walking tour), and it was very cool. The only issue was that most of the sites are on very busy streets, and I couldn't hear a good part of it (I'm not hard of hearing, and I was toward the front). Maybe Craig could figure out a quieter place to... More 

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Burgess Hill, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I booked this tour as a birthday treat for my husband who's a huge Smiths/Mozzer fan and he, as did I, totally loved it! Is a perfect way to see Manchester and for Smiths fans is so great to see where Mozzer lived and all the things and places that inspired him. We really loved the visit to Salford lads... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So we went to Manc and booked the Smiths/Moz tour with Craig. It kicks off at the Dry bar and that is already an interesting spot of Manc music history, of which many will follow. The whole tour is perfectly organised as you travel on a convenient bus while Moz/Smiths is playing throughout and here n there you get loads... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to see the Stone Roses in June and decided to book the tour for the day after. I heard it was good but wasn't expecting much. How I was wrong - the tour was amazing, it was ran by Craig Gill who had loads of interesting information and knowledge no one else would've known. I felt it was very... More 

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Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

All Music fans out there... TAKE one of the tours NOW! We visited Manchester for the Stone Roses concert and by luck, we found this tour service and we booked two seats without any hesitation. We didn't regret it at all! Craig, (Inspiral Carpets drummer) knows sooooo many things about music and our beloved music scene of the 80s and... More 

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Melton Mowbray
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

We got back from doing the Manchester Music Walking Tour today & I can't praise it enough. We fully enjoyed ourselves listening to our tour guide Craig Gill telling us stories about the bands who were and have been connected with the Manchester music scene over the decades and visiting some of the venues which these bands played. We didn't... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

Managed to get on the stone roses tour, saw all the relevant places with fantastic insights and anecdotal info from Craig, highly recommend this to any fan.

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