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The Village Pub Walk

Next tour: No dates yet, but we do have plenty of other pub walks. Meet: Malmaison, 3 Piccadilly, 6pm. For decades it was a red-light district and a land of rotting textile workshops by a dirty old canal. In the 1980s it was transformed into Manchester’s grand parade ground – the Gay Village – and all …
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The Victorian Pubs of Manchester

Next tour: No public dates yet. Meet: Midland Hotel, Peter Street. 6pm  

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Victoria Park Pub Walk

Since the wonderful Welcome pub closed down, we have decided not to run the Victoria Park pub walk, but just do the daytime general Victoria Park walk. Please see elsewhere on website.    

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Swingin’ Sixties Pub Walk

The pub walk has been turned into a day time walk for now. Next tour: No dates yet. Meet: Visitor Centre, Piccadilly Plaza, 2pm. The ’60s were invented in Manchester when George Best arrived at Exchange Station as a raw 15-year-old in July 1961, never having left Northern Ireland before. He requested the taxi driver …
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Reds, Revolutionaries & Real Ale

Next tour: No public dates yet. Meet: Malmaison Hotel main entrance, No. 3 Piccadilly, 6pm. What ever happened to Leon Trotsky? Well he never came to Manchester, but Marx and Engels did, and so too did “Orator” Hunt, Richard Cobden and the Pankhursts. So let’s drink to the comrades, the communards, the carbonari and compadres. As …
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Historic Pubs of Manchester: Intellectual Pub Tour

Next tour is on Zoom: Saturday 6 February 2021. Meet: On your computer, 6pm. Booking: Please press here to book with eventbrite. These are the pubs that time forgot, where Manchester floats on a sea of mild and bitter, and gastro means Holt’s rather than haute cuisine. The Pubs of Old Manchester walk harks back …
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Interesting Salford Pub Tour

Next tour: Friday 17 January 2020. Meet: Victoria Station wallmap, 5.30pm. Booking: Please press here to book here with eventbrite. Bring: Money for a few pints. Beware: Keg beers. End: Standing upright still, perhaps, in the New Oxford. Where shall we go? The Round O’ Beef: gone. The Tripedressers’ Arms: shut. The Quiet Woman: closed …
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Music Pub Walk – Punks, Pints and Prima Donnas

Next tours: No dates set as yet. Private tour: Contact us! Meet: Midland Hotel steps, Peter Street. Wine and song; it goes together. Sometimes there’s a woman in between, but there might just as well be a man. Like Muddy Waters who once famously smashed a whisky bottle in two and used the neck to …
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Lost of Pubs of Manchester – Time, Gentlemen Please!

Okay, so we can’t sup a pint in the Rovers Return on Shudehill; the Seven Stars, Withy Grove; the Gaping Goose, Shudehill; the Castle & Falcon, Bradshaw Street; or the original Wellington in the Shambles, let alone Tommy Duck’s. But what stories we have to tell of old ales, pulled-down pubs, banished breweries and past-time …
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Historic Pubs of Manchester

No dates as yet. Meeting place: to be confirmed Description: to follow.

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