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Zoom Tours Are Here!

Hi everyone,

Ed Glinert of New Manchester Walks here. Hope everyone’s well. Given the current restrictions about going on a tour with 31 people and sitting in a restaurant with 20 friends you’ll be very pleased to know that thanks to the wonders of new technology you can now come on a tour without leaving the comfort of your home, simply by joining us on Zoom!

It’s simple, it’s easy, it’s fun, it’s different, it’s good, it’s modern. It’s cheaper…
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Guiding Safely. We are operating a full service

Hello everyone.

We are operating a full timetable of tours because we want to bring hope, optimism and enjoyment into people’s lives.

With so many social activities unavailable at the moment, one rewarding thing that can be done safely is taking people on an historical tour in an around Manchester.

To ensure your safety we are operating fully within tourist board and government guidelines.
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We are the experts on Manchester history: Ed Glinert on BBC News

BBC news wanted an expert on the history of Cheetham Hill, Red Bank and Angel Meadow, with particular reference to the legendary Sister Elizabeth Prout, who worked amongst the Victorian poor relieving those most afflicted, so they turned to New Manchester Walks’s Ed Glinert. You can too on any of around a hundred local tours. 
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Discover Manchester’s History

Manchester became the world’s first industrial centre at the end of the 18th century, and within a hundred years was the second city of the empire, a vast commercial and cultural hub, setting for the greatest Town Hall in the country, home of the brilliant newspaper the Manchester Guardian, and an exciting reputation as the home of protest, progression and culture. Hear the full story with Manchester’s expert historian, Ed Glinert.

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It was Britain’s first industrial suburb, a land of massive mills, smoking chimneys, mean terraced housing with ne’er a tree or blade of grass in sight. That was 1820. Now in 2020 it has been reborn as the main mighty meme of Manchester, high-life Central, with a high-maintenance history. Here is a hit of hot history from the ’hood.

Guided tour: Saturday 19 September 2020, 11.30 from the Band on the Wall.
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Due to what the met office call a weather situation we had to move our much-anticipated Hebden Bridge & Heptonstall tour, which was supposed to take place on Tuesday 25 August, to Wednesday 30 September, 12 noon start from Hebden Bridge station.
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Official Manchester Tours (the perfect way to learn the city’s history)

New Manchester Walks is the only official, trained, expert group of guides operating commercially in the Manchester area.

Entertaining, exciting guiding: why be bored on a tour?

Our mission is to open up Manchester history to as many people as possible though our tours, walks, talks, articles and books. It’s a bit of a battle, given that Manchester’s history has been severely mistreated for decades…
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Take to the streets, get some exercise, indulge in some brain nourishment. Because we know many of you are apprehensive at going on a packed tour we are welcoming private tours for small groups.

So, if you have a large group, maybe U3A or Probus, or just a group of friends, we can take you out in smaller numbers, one small group at a time. That way everyone gets to go on the tour and everyone feels safe.

Please e-mail or phone 07769 29 8068 for more details.
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