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Manchester Music Tours

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About Manchester Music Tours
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.
Manchester, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My sons who are avid Oasis fans wanted to do this tour ,we travelled from Ardboe County Tyrone in Ireland and booked the last tour of 2018.We were not disappointed the guide John was brilliant very knowledgable and funny making the tour throughly enjoyable.We were...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Anniecal02
Reviewed 30 November 2018

My friend and I went on the Manchester Music tour Special on Saturday 24th November 2018. This tour was more of a general look at where some of the iconic bands like The Smiths, Stone Roses, Oasis etc played at and where they formed during...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank vinchau9
Reviewed 18 November 2018

A hugely enjoyable 4 hours spent in the company of tour guides Rose and John yesterday. Both are very engaging, knowledgeable and funny. My highlight was visiting the Salford lads club and chatting to the volunteers. A well run tour that takes in many of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 19 September 2018

I did the Smiths tour with my wife and daughter last saturday. The tour lasted just over 3 hours by minibus which was very comfortable. We visited several sites associated with The Smiths which included a visit to Salford Lads Club where we spent time...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank andyandclaire
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Wonderful tour! Our guide Rose Gill was excellent. I really enjoyed it. I would love to return to Manchester someday and take one of the other music tours.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank brianmac73
Reviewed 14 July 2018

This wasn't what I expected. There were 40 of us on a large coach, not the yellow minibus seen in the adverts. It was a very hot day, the coach had no air-conditioning. Not sure who our guide was I don't think he introduced himself...More

Date of experience: July 2018
5  Thank Sarah G
Reviewed 26 May 2018

You know when you've been listening to a band and you associate their music to certain events in your life? And you can even remember when you first heard their albums? Or saw them live? Those times and events remain with you. It was amazing...More

Date of experience: May 2018
3  Thank Lucindalc
Reviewed 20 April 2018

Smiths Tour As a huge fan, I finally went on the smiths/morrissey tour on 14/04/18. Must admit I finally got round to this after years of hoping (and dropping hints to the mrs ;)- who isn’t a smiths fan) that this was an opportunity too...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank MightyMacc
Reviewed 16 December 2017

Took the tour today, in typical Manchester weather. Bus tour was run by Rose Gill, and had John Robb as our guide. Was on an old Routemaster type bus and visited music store, various Oasis related houses and the amazing Sifters record store. Very good...More

Date of experience: December 2017
4  Thank Graham S
Reviewed 10 December 2016

So sad to see Craig passed. He was much too young, and he played a valuable role for those of us making our pilgrimage to Manchester. My thoughts go out to his family.

Date of experience: June 2016
5  Thank Sue C
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19 June 2017|
Response from Camila P | Reviewed this property |
I'm so sorry, but Craig passed away on Nov. 20. I can see on their Facebook page that his former partner is planning on resuming the tours in the near future, but until then I recommend you buy his book (available on... More
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12 November 2016|
Response from Sue C | Reviewed this property |
I'm so sorry, but Craig passed away on Nov. 20. I hope for your sake that someone picks up the role Craig took on.