Northern Quarter Manchester Walking Tour

Northern Quarter Manchester Walking Tour

This new tour by ‘Free Manchester Walking Tours’ is a walking tour of Manchester’s bohemian Northern Quarter neighbourhood, always led by a guide actively working in creative industries. Our story of the Northern Quarter will include the legends of our poets, musicians, protestors and radical book shop owners. There will be plenty of photo opportunities, as we show you the Northern Quarter’s street art, public art, and Hollywood film locations. Plus, our local guides will be able to offer tips for food, live music, parties and good coffee. The content and starting time of this tour can be altered to suit you – please contact me in advance!
* Duration: 2 hours
* Starts: Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours




This new tour by ‘Free Manchester Walking Tours’ is a walking tour of Manchester’s bohemian Northern Quarter neighbourhood, always led by a guide actively working in creative industries. Our story of the Northern Quarter will include the legends of our poets, musicians, protestors and radical book shop owners. There will be plenty of photo opportunities, as we show you the Northern Quarter’s street art, public art, and Hollywood film locations. Plus, our local guides will be able to offer tips for food, live music, parties and good coffee. The content and starting time of this tour can be altered to suit you – please contact me in advance!

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Afflecks, 52 Church St.., Manchester M4 1PW England

We will discuss the importance and influence of this bohemian maze of markets.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Manchester Craft and Design Centre, Manchester Craft Centre 17 Oak Street Northern Quarter, Manchester M4 5JD England

We will show and tell you the hidden histories of the Craft and Design centre.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Night & Day Cafe, 26 Oldham St, Manchester M1 1JN, UK

We will talk about Manchester’s (infamous) music venues, and music history, from Northern Soul to post-punk and raving acid house.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: This & That, 3 Soap St, Manchester M4 1EW, UK

We will talk about the Northern Quarter’s food culture, and the incredible stories behind some of the restaurants.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Mackie Mayor, 1 Eagle St, Manchester M4 5BU, UK

We will show you a number of the area’s listed buildings, and how they are being used in vibrant new ways today.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Tib Street, Tib St, Manchester, UK

We will show you some of the most unique street art and public art, that can be hard to find on your own, and tell you their stories.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Stevenson Square, Manchester M1, UK

This tour is about the Northern Quarter, and Manchester’s more alternative side. Discussing the Northern Quarter’s characters, street art and counter cultural movements, we hope to show you the Manchester of today.

Duration: 10 minutes