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Free Manchester Walking Tours
Sun 30 April 2017, 11:00 – 14:30 BST
Free Manchester Walking Tours are the most comprehensive and entertaining introduction to the city of Manchester (#1 Tour in Manchester, TripAdvisor). They are also a great way to meet new people. These tours tell the story of Manchester.
Free Manchester Walking Tours is an independent tour established by Josh. These tours are run on a tips-only basis. I believe everyone should be able to discover Manchester, no matter what their budget. I receive no financial subsidy or support. I ask that visitors pay what they think it is worth at the end of the tour, relative to their budget.
The only dates the tour will NOT be running: 8th - 18th February 2017
Days: Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Length: 3 - 3.5 hours (including coffee break)
Start: Alan Turing Memorial, Sackville Gardens (opposite CHEZ Cafe) postcode M1 3BH.
End: Exchange Square (by the Oyster Pub) postcode M3 1BD.
Be prepared for weather; bring an umbrella.
El tour es solo en inglés.
Dogs and children are welcome.
Booking is NOT necessary.
If you would like to book, ONLY book here on Eventbrite.
Groups over 12 should contact me in advance.
This is *not* a hop on and hop off bus; please only attend the tour if you plan to stay until the end.
Message me on Facebook (Facebook.com/FreeManchesterWalkingTours)
Ring/Text/WhatsApp me (see the 'About' page on my Facebook page for my phone number)
Please read these FAQs before contacting me
PLACES WE GO TO AND THINGS WE TALK ABOUT:
In our tours we talk about two different periods of Manchester's history: the industrial era, and the post-industrial 'Mad-chester' era. Through a number of interesting and funny anecdotes, we take in the big attractions (Town Hall, Royal Exchange and Free Trade Hall) as well as the lesser known quirks (Vimto Monument, Underground Manchester and Factory Records).
ABOUT JOSH (the guide):
I graduated finished studying at University of Manchester four years ago. I specialised in urban soundscapes, specifically within industrial and post-industrial Manchester. I am from Greater Manchester and I live in Bolton. I otherwise work freelance as a writer in theatre. I started these tours because I wanted to share how there is so much more to Manchester than people expect.