Manchester Music: 80's & 90's Musical Tour

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Come and explore the historical era of the 80's & 90's that put Manchester on the map for music. 

Visit the location of the Sex Pistols gig in the 70's which was the inspiration for it all. With stories of kidnap, bankruptcy and Barbados this guide will give you the lowdown on bands like The Smiths, Happy Mondays, Oasis & even Madonna.

Availability:

  • Can be played on
    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

  • During these hours
    Whole day

  • Languages
    English

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Highlights

  • Find out where Oasis played their first gig and where they buy their shoes

  • Visit the site of the Hacienda MADchester's home of the acid house era

  • Explore the site where Joy Division filmed their greatest hit

  • Visit the bar where Elbow drink

  • See the site of the bar where Liam Gallagher and Shaun Ryder were famously banned from

Storyline

You are the new owner of the music label Factory Records made famous in the 80 and 90s by the previous founder Tony Wilson who signed the likes of Joy Division, New Order & the Happy Mondays who were partly responsible for creating the MADCHESTER era.

You need funds and, therefore, you need to learn more about the history of the era to build investor confidence.

Experience's route

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Starting point Jonny Roadhouse Music
123 Oxford Rd, All Saints, Manchester M1 7DU, UK
Finish point Afflecks Palace
52 Church St, Manchester M4 1PW, UK

Places you will visit

15

It will take you

105-135 mins

You will walk

5780 steps

Total distance

4.4 km

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  • Game ends in another place than it starts
  • Kids under 12 should be guided by their parents
  • Please be cautious of traffic
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