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Cruise the Manchester Waterways With Us – Sun 30 November now filling up!

REGULAR CRUISE: Sun 2 Nov, Sat 15 Nov, Sun 30 Nov at 11am. £18.
XMAS CRUISE with mulled wine and mince pies: Thu 4 Dec, Wed 17 Dec, Sun 21 Dec at 11.30am. £23.

Glide past the new Coronation Street studios, Media City, Manchester United, The Imperial War Museum North, the Lowry Centre, the old docks of what was Britain’s 4th biggest port, Mode Wheel Locks, Castlefield and Spinningfields!

Expert commentary provided by the queen of canal tour guides, Salford-born Sue Grimditch.

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Ed, Sally and Tim

Coronation Street Tours

Now that the old Corrie set is staying open until 2016 we’re looking for tour operators and coach companies to complement a visit to the old Coronation Street set with a Corrie locations coach tour or walking tour with New Manchester Walks’s Corrie expert Ed Glinert (pictured left with Sally and Tim).
What a great addition to any Manchester Christmas Markets visit!
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Clock Tower

Town Hall Tour: every Sunday Afternoon & Tuesday Morning

To ensure a place and check availability in case of last-minute changes, please e-mail
* Future dates. Unless stated the tour goes ahead.
* Sun 9 November. No tour out of respect to the Great War commemorations.
* Tue 11 November. No tour out of respect to the Great War commemorations.
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Book a Private Tour! We Recommend…

What better way to entertain your social club, historical society or corporate clients than with a private New Manchester Walks tour, talk, walk or canal cruise.

We have taken out the U3A, the National Trust, the WI, Probus, Fleet Street’s finest (an L. S. Lowry coach tour), Kemptville Travel of Ontario (Coronation street locations in Blackpool), the cast of the recent Angel Meadow play, Travel Solutions of Belfast…it’s a long list.
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October walks, tours & cruises now on Calendar!

Here’s a sample of what we’re doing in October – just on Sundays.
Oct 5 Manchester Town Hall Clock Tower Tours
Oct 12 Manchester Literature Festival Annual Coach Tour
Oct 12 Canal Cruise with Historic Commentary
Oct 19 The Story of Gorton Monastery and Gorton
Oct 26 Manchester Architecture Talk at Gorton Monastery
Please see Calendar for the rest of the programme.
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Clock Tower Tours…New Manchester Walks in Time with the City

Come with us up, up and away to the top of Manchester Town Hall…into the soaring clock tower on a journey into the very heart of time. Sun 16 Nov, Fri 5 December…and many more nearer Christmas. (Please book with Quay Tickets).
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Southern Cemetery Tours…At Last!

New Manchester Walks will for the first time be able to take you round Britain’s biggest graveyard – Southern Cemetery – final resting place of some the greats of Manchester history.

Ed Glinert, author of “London’s Dead”, published by HarperCollins, will lead you from Matt Busby to John Rylands; from Joe Sunlight to Daniel Adamson. We will also pay our respects to music greats Tony Wilson and Rob Gretton, go in search of L. S. Lowry and reveal the long-lost story of the forgotten victim of the Munich Air Disaster.

Tours will take place at 11am on:
* Thu 9 Oct, Thu 30 Oct, Thu 13 Nov, Sat 29 Nov and Sun 14 Dec.
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Marx & Engels – Walkers of the World Unite!

Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, pioneers of communism, devout politicos, rabble-rousers, rebels, radicals and revolutionaries, came to Manchester on many occasions in the mid-19th century to see the effect capitalism was having at the coal-face of the Industrial Revolution. Join that well-known polemicist and rhetorician Ed Glinert on Sat 15 November 2014.
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