What's happening with New Manchester Walks
New for September: Smiths-Morrissey Coach Tour: All the Manchester Area Sites & Stories
Smiths-Morrissey Coach Tour:
All the Manchester Area Sites & Stories
* Sat 21 September, 11am-2pm (finish time depending on traffic).
* Meet coach stop Albert Square (opposite the Town Hall).
* Please press here to book with eventbrite.
* Cost: £21 including eventbrite/Facebook booking fee
You’ve heard the records, lived the life, sang along to the songs, given up meat, cut your hair like Johnny Marr, bought an Andy Rourke-styled suede jacket, raised your eyes at Moz’s recent statements…now visit the sites where Mozzish music history was made (by coach and foot).
SECRETS OF THE MIDLAND HOTEL – NEW TOUR, NEW INFO
* This is the only properly-researched Midland Hotel tour. We’ve tried to spread the word, but hey…
* It is based on original research carried out by the author/journalist/tour guide who, yes, cracked the Jack the Ripper mystery (East End Chronicles, Penguin, 2005).
* No handed down stories that were never checked in the first place.
* We won’t tell you Rolls met Royce at the Midland because…they didn’t!
WELCOME TO MANCHESTER
We are New Manchester Walks, a walks, talks and tours outfit, open to all guides who want to make the history of Manchester, the world’s first industrial city – the industrial strength city – come alive.
We provide an unrivalled and unmatchable programme of historical trips and tours in and around Manchester: from the Gothic glories and cotton palaces of central Manchester to the gleaming new dock side towers of Salford Quays; from the coal face of industrial Eastlands to the winding alleyways of Knutsford in leafy Cheshire.
JUNE TOURS, NOW LIVE!
Wed 12 June The Secret History of Manchester
Meet: TfGM Travelshop, Piccadilly Gardens, 6pm.
Fri 14 June May Angel Meadow pub tour
Meet Victoria Station wallmap, 6pm.
Sat 15 June The 1996 IRA Bomb
Meet outside Selfridge’s, Exchange Square, 3pm.
Thu 20 June L S Lowry’s Manchester
Meet TfGM Travelshop, Piccadilly Gardens, 11.30am.
UNDERGROUND MANCHESTER RETURNS…at last!
People of Manchester! People of Britain! People of the World! It’s the long-awaited (after six years) return of Underground Manchester in …
“Underground Manchester – Don’t Mention the War!”
This is an exciting and entertaining brand new tour devised by Manchester’s hardest-working tour guides, New Manchester Walks.
We will descend…
How To Come On One Of Our Tours
Please book on eventbrite if possible. This is because a number of tours get heavily booked and we need to know how many guides to put on.
However if you can’t do that, because you
* Don’t trust t’Internet
* Don’t have a computer
* The dog ate your credit card
then just come along and pay cash on the day. But please check on the morning of the walk to ensure there are places and it is still taking place.
Just ring 07769 29 8068 and leave a message.
He won’t answer, because he’s probably watching The Bill, but he’ll sort it out for you pronto.
TOURISTS, VISITORS, LOCALS – AVOID THE RIP-OFF FREE TOURS! BOOK ON A PROPER TOUR
Here’s a tip from one who knows. Avoid the free tours. They’re a rip-off. Yes, you don’t have to stump any cash – and who carries much money around with them anyway these days? – but you’ll be wasting your time and your intelligence will be insulted if you make the mistake of going on them.
If you’d like to discover a general broad-brush history of Manchester there’s a “Discover Manchester” tour going on every day at 11am from Central Library, hosted by our colleagues from Manchester Guided Tours.
There’s Left-Wing; There’s Right-Wing; There’s New Manchester Walks’s Political Tours
Our political tours go that bit further. That’s because Ed Glinert, has been working as a political journalist, author and commentator since 1981. He has written for the New Statesman, Sunday Times, Independent and spent ten years at Private Eye.