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Published on April 24th 2009.


The Manchester Confidential Tours

The Pop Music Walk: Saturday 2 MayThe Pop Music Walk: Saturday 2 MayThe Pop Music Walk: Saturday 2 MayThe Pop Music Walk: Saturday 2 MayThe Hollies, 10cc, New Order, The Smiths, Happy Mondays, Oasis, Take That, Doves and more. Walk the city streets and learn about Manchester’s pop and rock past.The Hollies, 10cc, New Order, The Smiths, Happy Mondays, Oasis, Take That, Doves and more. Walk the city streets and learn about Manchester’s pop and rock past.The Pop Music Walk: Saturday 2 MayThe Pop Music Walk: Saturday 2 MayThe Pop Music Walk: Saturday 2 MayThe Pop Music Walk: Saturday 2 MayThe Hollies, 10cc, New Order, The Smiths, Happy Mondays, Oasis, Take That, Doves and more. Walk the city streets and learn about Manchester’s pop and rock past.The Hollies, 10cc, New Order, The Smiths, Happy Mondays, Oasis, Take That, Doves and more. Walk the city streets and learn about Manchester’s pop and rock past.The Radical Capital Tour: Saturday 23 MayThe Radical Capital Tour: Saturday 23 MayThe Radical Capital Tour: Saturday 23 MayThe Radical Capital Tour: Saturday 23 MayEngels, Marx, the Pankhursts and the Suffragettes, Bright and Cobden and Free Trade, the TUC. Stroll the streets and find out about this city's pivotal role in world political history.Engels, Marx, the Pankhursts and the Suffragettes, Bright and Cobden and Free Trade, the TUC. Stroll the streets and find out about this city's pivotal role in world political history.The Radical Capital Tour: Saturday 23 MayThe Radical Capital Tour: Saturday 23 MayThe Radical Capital Tour: Saturday 23 MayThe Radical Capital Tour: Saturday 23 MayEngels, Marx, the Pankhursts and the Suffragettes, Bright and Cobden and Free Trade, the TUC. Stroll the streets and find out about this city's pivotal role in world political history.Engels, Marx, the Pankhursts and the Suffragettes, Bright and Cobden and Free Trade, the TUC. Stroll the streets and find out about this city's pivotal role in world political history.The Pop Music Walk: Saturday 2 MayThe Pop Music Walk: Saturday 2 MayThe Pop Music Walk: Saturday 2 MayThe Pop Music Walk: Saturday 2 MayThe Hollies, 10cc, New Order, The Smiths, Happy Mondays, Oasis, Take That, Doves and more. Walk the city streets and learn about Manchester’s pop and rock past.The Hollies, 10cc, New Order, The Smiths, Happy Mondays, Oasis, Take That, Doves and more. Walk the city streets and learn about Manchester’s pop and rock past.The Pop Music Walk: Saturday 2 MayThe Pop Music Walk: Saturday 2 MayThe Pop Music Walk: Saturday 2 MayThe Pop Music Walk: Saturday 2 MayThe Hollies, 10cc, New Order, The Smiths, Happy Mondays, Oasis, Take That, Doves and more. Walk the city streets and learn about Manchester’s pop and rock past.The Hollies, 10cc, New Order, The Smiths, Happy Mondays, Oasis, Take That, Doves and more. Walk the city streets and learn about Manchester’s pop and rock past.The Radical Capital Tour: Saturday 23 MayThe Radical Capital Tour: Saturday 23 MayThe Radical Capital Tour: Saturday 23 MayThe Radical Capital Tour: Saturday 23 MayEngels, Marx, the Pankhursts and the Suffragettes, Bright and Cobden and Free Trade, the TUC. Stroll the streets and find out about this city's pivotal role in world political history.Engels, Marx, the Pankhursts and the Suffragettes, Bright and Cobden and Free Trade, the TUC. Stroll the streets and find out about this city's pivotal role in world political history.The Radical Capital Tour: Saturday 23 MayThe Radical Capital Tour: Saturday 23 MayThe Radical Capital Tour: Saturday 23 MayThe Radical Capital Tour: Saturday 23 MayEngels, Marx, the Pankhursts and the Suffragettes, Bright and Cobden and Free Trade, the TUC. Stroll the streets and find out about this city's pivotal role in world political history.Engels, Marx, the Pankhursts and the Suffragettes, Bright and Cobden and Free Trade, the TUC. Stroll the streets and find out about this city's pivotal role in world political history.This is the rock and roller coaster tour across the city streets.This is the rock and roller coaster tour across the city streets.It takes in fifty years of Greater Manchester music from the sixties and the Hollies, through the Bee Gees and 10cc via the Buzzcocks and the Smiths, past Madchester and Take That, to 2009 and what’s happening right now.It takes in fifty years of Greater Manchester music from the sixties and the Hollies, through the Bee Gees and 10cc via the Buzzcocks and the Smiths, past Madchester and Take That, to 2009 and what’s happening right now.The tour describes how Manchester became a musical capital, its role in club history and features anecdotes and stories from fifty years of over achievement. To get a good picture of the city’s prima donna role in popular music this paints the big picture whilst getting down to the nitty-gritty as well.The tour describes how Manchester became a musical capital, its role in club history and features anecdotes and stories from fifty years of over achievement. To get a good picture of the city’s prima donna role in popular music this paints the big picture whilst getting down to the nitty-gritty as well.As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”It even explores that particular Manc ‘attitude’ - that twisted braggadocio - that seems to be the spark of inspiration behind so much city music. As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said to Confidential editor and tour guide, Jonathan Schofield, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”It even explores that particular Manc ‘attitude’ - that twisted braggadocio - that seems to be the spark of inspiration behind so much city music. As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said to Confidential editor and tour guide, Jonathan Schofield, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”The Hacienda apartments: should this have been called Acid House?The Hacienda apartments: should this have been called Acid House?The Hacienda apartments: should this have been called Acid House?The Hacienda apartments: should this have been called Acid House?The Hacienda apartments: should this have been called Acid House?The Hacienda apartments: should this have been called Acid House?The Hacienda apartments: should this have been called Acid House?The Hacienda apartments: should this have been called Acid House?The tour route passes the site of Manchester’s own Cavern Club, the Oasis, the place where Northern Soul was invented, the Twisted Wheel, and the former Free Trade Hall where, in different rooms in different decades, Bob Dylan and the Sex Pistols played. It also takes in the location of the Festival of the Tenth Summer, the Hacienda site, the Take That bridge, the building where Oasis rehearsed and the club where the Smiths first performed.The tour route passes the site of Manchester’s own Cavern Club, the Oasis, the place where Northern Soul was invented, the Twisted Wheel, and the former Free Trade Hall where, in different rooms in different decades, Bob Dylan and the Sex Pistols played. It also takes in the location of the Festival of the Tenth Summer, the Hacienda site, the Take That bridge, the building where Oasis rehearsed and the club where the Smiths first performed.The Smiths: the city’s pop tourist magnetThe Smiths: the city’s pop tourist magnetThe Smiths: the city’s pop tourist magnetThe Smiths: the city’s pop tourist magnetThe Smiths: the city’s pop tourist magnetThe Smiths: the city’s pop tourist magnetThe Smiths: the city’s pop tourist magnetThe Smiths: the city’s pop tourist magnetThe tour even mentions karaoke, Dave Lee Travis and Jimmy Savile. And then apologises for doing so.The tour even mentions karaoke, Dave Lee Travis and Jimmy Savile. And then apologises for doing so.It finishes in a suitable pub with links to Doves, Elbow and New Order for an eight question fun quiz with suitable prizes and surprises.It finishes in a suitable pub with links to Doves, Elbow and New Order for an eight question fun quiz with suitable prizes and surprises.Price and durationPrice and duration The price is £6 per person as all official guided tours of Manchester are. If you book directly through Confidential – click here – the price is a specially discounted £5. The tour lasts two hours.Price and durationPrice and duration The price is £6 per person as all official guided tours of Manchester are. If you book directly through Confidential – click here – the price is a specially discounted £5. The tour lasts two hours.Meeting place, dates and timesMeeting place, dates and times Manchester Visitor Information Centre in St Peter’s Square. Saturday 2 May, 3pm.Meeting place, dates and timesMeeting place, dates and times Manchester Visitor Information Centre in St Peter’s Square. Saturday 2 May, 3pm.ContactContact Jonathan Schofield at jonathans@planetconfidential.co.ukjonathans@planetconfidential.co.uk for further details or to book private tours.ContactContact Jonathan Schofield at jonathans@planetconfidential.co.ukjonathans@planetconfidential.co.uk for further details or to book private tours.This is the rock and roller coaster tour across the city streets.This is the rock and roller coaster tour across the city streets.It takes in fifty years of Greater Manchester music from the sixties and the Hollies, through the Bee Gees and 10cc via the Buzzcocks and the Smiths, past Madchester and Take That, to 2009 and what’s happening right now.It takes in fifty years of Greater Manchester music from the sixties and the Hollies, through the Bee Gees and 10cc via the Buzzcocks and the Smiths, past Madchester and Take That, to 2009 and what’s happening right now.The tour describes how Manchester became a musical capital, its role in club history and features anecdotes and stories from fifty years of over achievement. To get a good picture of the city’s prima donna role in popular music this paints the big picture whilst getting down to the nitty-gritty as well.The tour describes how Manchester became a musical capital, its role in club history and features anecdotes and stories from fifty years of over achievement. To get a good picture of the city’s prima donna role in popular music this paints the big picture whilst getting down to the nitty-gritty as well.As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”It even explores that particular Manc ‘attitude’ - that twisted braggadocio - that seems to be the spark of inspiration behind so much city music. As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said to Confidential editor and tour guide, Jonathan Schofield, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”It even explores that particular Manc ‘attitude’ - that twisted braggadocio - that seems to be the spark of inspiration behind so much city music. As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said to Confidential editor and tour guide, Jonathan Schofield, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”The Hacienda apartments: should this have been called Acid House?The Hacienda apartments: should this have been called Acid House?The Hacienda apartments: should this have been called Acid House?The Hacienda apartments: should this have been called Acid House?The Hacienda apartments: should this have been called Acid House?The Hacienda apartments: should this have been called Acid House?The Hacienda apartments: should this have been called Acid House?The Hacienda apartments: should this have been called Acid House?The tour route passes the site of Manchester’s own Cavern Club, the Oasis, the place where Northern Soul was invented, the Twisted Wheel, and the former Free Trade Hall where, in different rooms in different decades, Bob Dylan and the Sex Pistols played. It also takes in the location of the Festival of the Tenth Summer, the Hacienda site, the Take That bridge, the building where Oasis rehearsed and the club where the Smiths first performed.The tour route passes the site of Manchester’s own Cavern Club, the Oasis, the place where Northern Soul was invented, the Twisted Wheel, and the former Free Trade Hall where, in different rooms in different decades, Bob Dylan and the Sex Pistols played. It also takes in the location of the Festival of the Tenth Summer, the Hacienda site, the Take That bridge, the building where Oasis rehearsed and the club where the Smiths first performed.The Smiths: the city’s pop tourist magnetThe Smiths: the city’s pop tourist magnetThe Smiths: the city’s pop tourist magnetThe Smiths: the city’s pop tourist magnetThe Smiths: the city’s pop tourist magnetThe Smiths: the city’s pop tourist magnetThe Smiths: the city’s pop tourist magnetThe Smiths: the city’s pop tourist magnetThe tour even mentions karaoke, Dave Lee Travis and Jimmy Savile. And then apologises for doing so.The tour even mentions karaoke, Dave Lee Travis and Jimmy Savile. And then apologises for doing so.It finishes in a suitable pub with links to Doves, Elbow and New Order for an eight question fun quiz with suitable prizes and surprises.It finishes in a suitable pub with links to Doves, Elbow and New Order for an eight question fun quiz with suitable prizes and surprises.Price and durationPrice and duration The price is £6 per person as all official guided tours of Manchester are. If you book directly through Confidential – click here – the price is a specially discounted £5. The tour lasts two hours.Price and durationPrice and duration The price is £6 per person as all official guided tours of Manchester are. If you book directly through Confidential – click here – the price is a specially discounted £5. The tour lasts two hours.Meeting place, dates and timesMeeting place, dates and times Manchester Visitor Information Centre in St Peter’s Square. Saturday 2 May, 3pm.Meeting place, dates and timesMeeting place, dates and times Manchester Visitor Information Centre in St Peter’s Square. Saturday 2 May, 3pm.ContactContact Jonathan Schofield at jonathans@planetconfidential.co.ukjonathans@planetconfidential.co.uk for further details or to book private tours.ContactContact Jonathan Schofield at jonathans@planetconfidential.co.ukjonathans@planetconfidential.co.uk for further details or to book private tours.Manchester is soaked through with radicalism.Manchester is soaked through with radicalism.Here’s a checklist of some of the things Mancunians and adopted Mancunians have fought for: universal suffrage, votes for women, unionism, chartism, the abolition of slavery, equality in education, equality in religion, equal gay rights. The city’s even had a radical role to play in the English Civil War, the vegetarian movement, footy players’ freedoms and access to the countryside. From the Peterloo Massacre through the founding of the TUC to anti-Clause 28 campaigning it’s all here.Here’s a checklist of some of the things Mancunians and adopted Mancunians have fought for: universal suffrage, votes for women, unionism, chartism, the abolition of slavery, equality in education, equality in religion, equal gay rights. The city’s even had a radical role to play in the English Civil War, the vegetarian movement, footy players’ freedoms and access to the countryside. From the Peterloo Massacre through the founding of the TUC to anti-Clause 28 campaigning it’s all here.Manchester is also the only city in Britain that’s a concept, a political and economic philosophy.Manchester is also the only city in Britain that’s a concept, a political and economic philosophy.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.The mid-nineteenth century Manchester School, and its mantra of Free Trade, might have been twisted by subsequent interpretation miles away from what its authors believed but it still casts a shadow over the planet in 2009. It could be argued that it casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.The mid-nineteenth century Manchester School, and its mantra of Free Trade, might have been twisted by subsequent interpretation miles away from what its authors believed but it still casts a shadow over the planet in 2009. It could be argued that it casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.The Free Trade HallThe Free Trade HallThe Free Trade HallThe Free Trade HallThe Free Trade HallThe Free Trade HallThe Free Trade HallThe Free Trade HallNot that we miss out on the latter on this tour.Not that we miss out on the latter on this tour.Friedrich Engels and Karl Marx, the fathers of Communism, are part of this story. Engels lived for 22 years in Manchester and Marx would visit him for long periods. It was this place, more than anywhere else, which informed the Communist Manifesto – part written in Chetham’s Library near Victoria Station.Friedrich Engels and Karl Marx, the fathers of Communism, are part of this story. Engels lived for 22 years in Manchester and Marx would visit him for long periods. It was this place, more than anywhere else, which informed the Communist Manifesto – part written in Chetham’s Library near Victoria Station.Characters encountered on the tour include Ann Lee, Henry Hunt, John Bright, Richard Cobden, Sir Robert Peel, Lydia Becker, Emmeline Pankhurst, Edward Carpenter, Sandy Turnbull, Benny Rothman and Anthony Wilson.Characters encountered on the tour include Ann Lee, Henry Hunt, John Bright, Richard Cobden, Sir Robert Peel, Lydia Becker, Emmeline Pankhurst, Edward Carpenter, Sandy Turnbull, Benny Rothman and Anthony Wilson.Emmeline Pankhurst: The SuffragetteEmmeline Pankhurst: The SuffragetteEmmeline Pankhurst: The SuffragetteEmmeline Pankhurst: The SuffragetteEmmeline Pankhurst: The SuffragetteEmmeline Pankhurst: The SuffragetteEmmeline Pankhurst: The SuffragetteEmmeline Pankhurst: The SuffragetteWe pass landmarks left right and centre on a route from Manchester Visitors Information Centre to Victoria Station and ask just what was or is a nuclear free city?We pass landmarks left right and centre on a route from Manchester Visitors Information Centre to Victoria Station and ask just what was or is a nuclear free city?Price and durationPrice and duration The price is £6 per person as all official guided tours of Manchester are. If you book directly through Confidential – click here – the price is a specially discounted £5. The tour lasts two hours.Price and durationPrice and duration The price is £6 per person as all official guided tours of Manchester are. If you book directly through Confidential – click here – the price is a specially discounted £5. The tour lasts two hours.Meeting place, dates and timesMeeting place, dates and times Manchester Visitor Information Centre in St Peter’s Square. Saturday 23 May, 3pm.Meeting place, dates and timesMeeting place, dates and times Manchester Visitor Information Centre in St Peter’s Square. Saturday 23 May, 3pm.ContactContact Jonathan Schofield at jonathans@planetconfidential.co.ukjonathans@planetconfidential.co.uk for further details or to book private tours.ContactContact Jonathan Schofield at jonathans@planetconfidential.co.ukjonathans@planetconfidential.co.uk for further details or to book private tours.Manchester is soaked through with radicalism.Manchester is soaked through with radicalism.Here’s a checklist of some of the things Mancunians and adopted Mancunians have fought for: universal suffrage, votes for women, unionism, chartism, the abolition of slavery, equality in education, equality in religion, equal gay rights. The city’s even had a radical role to play in the English Civil War, the vegetarian movement, footy players’ freedoms and access to the countryside. From the Peterloo Massacre through the founding of the TUC to anti-Clause 28 campaigning it’s all here.Here’s a checklist of some of the things Mancunians and adopted Mancunians have fought for: universal suffrage, votes for women, unionism, chartism, the abolition of slavery, equality in education, equality in religion, equal gay rights. The city’s even had a radical role to play in the English Civil War, the vegetarian movement, footy players’ freedoms and access to the countryside. From the Peterloo Massacre through the founding of the TUC to anti-Clause 28 campaigning it’s all here.Manchester is also the only city in Britain that’s a concept, a political and economic philosophy.Manchester is also the only city in Britain that’s a concept, a political and economic philosophy.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.The mid-nineteenth century Manchester School, and its mantra of Free Trade, might have been twisted by subsequent interpretation miles away from what its authors believed but it still casts a shadow over the planet in 2009. It could be argued that it casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.The mid-nineteenth century Manchester School, and its mantra of Free Trade, might have been twisted by subsequent interpretation miles away from what its authors believed but it still casts a shadow over the planet in 2009. It could be argued that it casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.The Free Trade HallThe Free Trade HallThe Free Trade HallThe Free Trade HallThe Free Trade HallThe Free Trade HallThe Free Trade HallThe Free Trade HallNot that we miss out on the latter on this tour.Not that we miss out on the latter on this tour.Friedrich Engels and Karl Marx, the fathers of Communism, are part of this story. Engels lived for 22 years in Manchester and Marx would visit him for long periods. It was this place, more than anywhere else, which informed the Communist Manifesto – part written in Chetham’s Library near Victoria Station.Friedrich Engels and Karl Marx, the fathers of Communism, are part of this story. Engels lived for 22 years in Manchester and Marx would visit him for long periods. It was this place, more than anywhere else, which informed the Communist Manifesto – part written in Chetham’s Library near Victoria Station.Characters encountered on the tour include Ann Lee, Henry Hunt, John Bright, Richard Cobden, Sir Robert Peel, Lydia Becker, Emmeline Pankhurst, Edward Carpenter, Sandy Turnbull, Benny Rothman and Anthony Wilson.Characters encountered on the tour include Ann Lee, Henry Hunt, John Bright, Richard Cobden, Sir Robert Peel, Lydia Becker, Emmeline Pankhurst, Edward Carpenter, Sandy Turnbull, Benny Rothman and Anthony Wilson.Emmeline Pankhurst: The SuffragetteEmmeline Pankhurst: The SuffragetteEmmeline Pankhurst: The SuffragetteEmmeline Pankhurst: The SuffragetteEmmeline Pankhurst: The SuffragetteEmmeline Pankhurst: The SuffragetteEmmeline Pankhurst: The SuffragetteEmmeline Pankhurst: The SuffragetteWe pass landmarks left right and centre on a route from Manchester Visitors Information Centre to Victoria Station and ask just what was or is a nuclear free city?We pass landmarks left right and centre on a route from Manchester Visitors Information Centre to Victoria Station and ask just what was or is a nuclear free city?Price and durationPrice and duration The price is £6 per person as all official guided tours of Manchester are. If you book directly through Confidential – click here – the price is a specially discounted £5. The tour lasts two hours.Price and durationPrice and duration The price is £6 per person as all official guided tours of Manchester are. If you book directly through Confidential – click here – the price is a specially discounted £5. The tour lasts two hours.Meeting place, dates and timesMeeting place, dates and times Manchester Visitor Information Centre in St Peter’s Square. Saturday 23 May, 3pm.Meeting place, dates and timesMeeting place, dates and times Manchester Visitor Information Centre in St Peter’s Square. Saturday 23 May, 3pm.ContactContact Jonathan Schofield at jonathans@planetconfidential.co.ukjonathans@planetconfidential.co.uk for further details or to book private tours.ContactContact Jonathan Schofield at jonathans@planetconfidential.co.ukjonathans@planetconfidential.co.uk for further details or to book private tours.This is the rock and roller coaster tour across the city streets.This is the rock and roller coaster tour across the city streets.It takes in fifty years of Greater Manchester music from the sixties and the Hollies, through the Bee Gees and 10cc via the Buzzcocks and the Smiths, past Madchester and Take That, to 2009 and what’s happening right now.It takes in fifty years of Greater Manchester music from the sixties and the Hollies, through the Bee Gees and 10cc via the Buzzcocks and the Smiths, past Madchester and Take That, to 2009 and what’s happening right now.The tour describes how Manchester became a musical capital, its role in club history and features anecdotes and stories from fifty years of over achievement. To get a good picture of the city’s prima donna role in popular music this paints the big picture whilst getting down to the nitty-gritty as well.The tour describes how Manchester became a musical capital, its role in club history and features anecdotes and stories from fifty years of over achievement. To get a good picture of the city’s prima donna role in popular music this paints the big picture whilst getting down to the nitty-gritty as well.As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”It even explores that particular Manc ‘attitude’ - that twisted braggadocio - that seems to be the spark of inspiration behind so much city music. As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said to Confidential editor and tour guide, Jonathan Schofield, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”It even explores that particular Manc ‘attitude’ - that twisted braggadocio - that seems to be the spark of inspiration behind so much city music. As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said to Confidential editor and tour guide, Jonathan Schofield, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”The Hacienda apartments: should this have been called Acid House?The Hacienda apartments: should this have been called Acid House?The Hacienda apartments: should this have been called Acid House?The Hacienda apartments: should this have been called Acid House?The Hacienda apartments: should this have been called Acid House?The Hacienda apartments: should this have been called Acid House?The Hacienda apartments: should this have been called Acid House?The Hacienda apartments: should this have been called Acid House?The tour route passes the site of Manchester’s own Cavern Club, the Oasis, the place where Northern Soul was invented, the Twisted Wheel, and the former Free Trade Hall where, in different rooms in different decades, Bob Dylan and the Sex Pistols played. It also takes in the location of the Festival of the Tenth Summer, the Hacienda site, the Take That bridge, the building where Oasis rehearsed and the club where the Smiths first performed.The tour route passes the site of Manchester’s own Cavern Club, the Oasis, the place where Northern Soul was invented, the Twisted Wheel, and the former Free Trade Hall where, in different rooms in different decades, Bob Dylan and the Sex Pistols played. It also takes in the location of the Festival of the Tenth Summer, the Hacienda site, the Take That bridge, the building where Oasis rehearsed and the club where the Smiths first performed.The Smiths: the city’s pop tourist magnetThe Smiths: the city’s pop tourist magnetThe Smiths: the city’s pop tourist magnetThe Smiths: the city’s pop tourist magnetThe Smiths: the city’s pop tourist magnetThe Smiths: the city’s pop tourist magnetThe Smiths: the city’s pop tourist magnetThe Smiths: the city’s pop tourist magnetThe tour even mentions karaoke, Dave Lee Travis and Jimmy Savile. And then apologises for doing so.The tour even mentions karaoke, Dave Lee Travis and Jimmy Savile. And then apologises for doing so.It finishes in a suitable pub with links to Doves, Elbow and New Order for an eight question fun quiz with suitable prizes and surprises.It finishes in a suitable pub with links to Doves, Elbow and New Order for an eight question fun quiz with suitable prizes and surprises.Price and durationPrice and duration The price is £6 per person as all official guided tours of Manchester are. If you book directly through Confidential – click here – the price is a specially discounted £5. The tour lasts two hours.Price and durationPrice and duration The price is £6 per person as all official guided tours of Manchester are. If you book directly through Confidential – click here – the price is a specially discounted £5. The tour lasts two hours.Meeting place, dates and timesMeeting place, dates and times Manchester Visitor Information Centre in St Peter’s Square. Saturday 2 May, 3pm.Meeting place, dates and timesMeeting place, dates and times Manchester Visitor Information Centre in St Peter’s Square. Saturday 2 May, 3pm.ContactContact Jonathan Schofield at jonathans@planetconfidential.co.ukjonathans@planetconfidential.co.uk for further details or to book private tours.ContactContact Jonathan Schofield at jonathans@planetconfidential.co.ukjonathans@planetconfidential.co.uk for further details or to book private tours.This is the rock and roller coaster tour across the city streets.This is the rock and roller coaster tour across the city streets.It takes in fifty years of Greater Manchester music from the sixties and the Hollies, through the Bee Gees and 10cc via the Buzzcocks and the Smiths, past Madchester and Take That, to 2009 and what’s happening right now.It takes in fifty years of Greater Manchester music from the sixties and the Hollies, through the Bee Gees and 10cc via the Buzzcocks and the Smiths, past Madchester and Take That, to 2009 and what’s happening right now.The tour describes how Manchester became a musical capital, its role in club history and features anecdotes and stories from fifty years of over achievement. To get a good picture of the city’s prima donna role in popular music this paints the big picture whilst getting down to the nitty-gritty as well.The tour describes how Manchester became a musical capital, its role in club history and features anecdotes and stories from fifty years of over achievement. To get a good picture of the city’s prima donna role in popular music this paints the big picture whilst getting down to the nitty-gritty as well.As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”It even explores that particular Manc ‘attitude’ - that twisted braggadocio - that seems to be the spark of inspiration behind so much city music. As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said to Confidential editor and tour guide, Jonathan Schofield, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”It even explores that particular Manc ‘attitude’ - that twisted braggadocio - that seems to be the spark of inspiration behind so much city music. As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said to Confidential editor and tour guide, Jonathan Schofield, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”The Hacienda apartments: should this have been called Acid House?The Hacienda apartments: should this have been called Acid House?The Hacienda apartments: should this have been called Acid House?The Hacienda apartments: should this have been called Acid House?The Hacienda apartments: should this have been called Acid House?The Hacienda apartments: should this have been called Acid House?The Hacienda apartments: should this have been called Acid House?The Hacienda apartments: should this have been called Acid House?The tour route passes the site of Manchester’s own Cavern Club, the Oasis, the place where Northern Soul was invented, the Twisted Wheel, and the former Free Trade Hall where, in different rooms in different decades, Bob Dylan and the Sex Pistols played. It also takes in the location of the Festival of the Tenth Summer, the Hacienda site, the Take That bridge, the building where Oasis rehearsed and the club where the Smiths first performed.The tour route passes the site of Manchester’s own Cavern Club, the Oasis, the place where Northern Soul was invented, the Twisted Wheel, and the former Free Trade Hall where, in different rooms in different decades, Bob Dylan and the Sex Pistols played. It also takes in the location of the Festival of the Tenth Summer, the Hacienda site, the Take That bridge, the building where Oasis rehearsed and the club where the Smiths first performed.The Smiths: the city’s pop tourist magnetThe Smiths: the city’s pop tourist magnetThe Smiths: the city’s pop tourist magnetThe Smiths: the city’s pop tourist magnetThe Smiths: the city’s pop tourist magnetThe Smiths: the city’s pop tourist magnetThe Smiths: the city’s pop tourist magnetThe Smiths: the city’s pop tourist magnetThe tour even mentions karaoke, Dave Lee Travis and Jimmy Savile. And then apologises for doing so.The tour even mentions karaoke, Dave Lee Travis and Jimmy Savile. And then apologises for doing so.It finishes in a suitable pub with links to Doves, Elbow and New Order for an eight question fun quiz with suitable prizes and surprises.It finishes in a suitable pub with links to Doves, Elbow and New Order for an eight question fun quiz with suitable prizes and surprises.Price and durationPrice and duration The price is £6 per person as all official guided tours of Manchester are. If you book directly through Confidential – click here – the price is a specially discounted £5. The tour lasts two hours.Price and durationPrice and duration The price is £6 per person as all official guided tours of Manchester are. If you book directly through Confidential – click here – the price is a specially discounted £5. The tour lasts two hours.Meeting place, dates and timesMeeting place, dates and times Manchester Visitor Information Centre in St Peter’s Square. Saturday 2 May, 3pm.Meeting place, dates and timesMeeting place, dates and times Manchester Visitor Information Centre in St Peter’s Square. Saturday 2 May, 3pm.ContactContact Jonathan Schofield at jonathans@planetconfidential.co.ukjonathans@planetconfidential.co.uk for further details or to book private tours.ContactContact Jonathan Schofield at jonathans@planetconfidential.co.ukjonathans@planetconfidential.co.uk for further details or to book private tours.Manchester is soaked through with radicalism.Manchester is soaked through with radicalism.Here’s a checklist of some of the things Mancunians and adopted Mancunians have fought for: universal suffrage, votes for women, unionism, chartism, the abolition of slavery, equality in education, equality in religion, equal gay rights. The city’s even had a radical role to play in the English Civil War, the vegetarian movement, footy players’ freedoms and access to the countryside. From the Peterloo Massacre through the founding of the TUC to anti-Clause 28 campaigning it’s all here.Here’s a checklist of some of the things Mancunians and adopted Mancunians have fought for: universal suffrage, votes for women, unionism, chartism, the abolition of slavery, equality in education, equality in religion, equal gay rights. The city’s even had a radical role to play in the English Civil War, the vegetarian movement, footy players’ freedoms and access to the countryside. From the Peterloo Massacre through the founding of the TUC to anti-Clause 28 campaigning it’s all here.Manchester is also the only city in Britain that’s a concept, a political and economic philosophy.Manchester is also the only city in Britain that’s a concept, a political and economic philosophy.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.The mid-nineteenth century Manchester School, and its mantra of Free Trade, might have been twisted by subsequent interpretation miles away from what its authors believed but it still casts a shadow over the planet in 2009. It could be argued that it casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.The mid-nineteenth century Manchester School, and its mantra of Free Trade, might have been twisted by subsequent interpretation miles away from what its authors believed but it still casts a shadow over the planet in 2009. It could be argued that it casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.The Free Trade HallThe Free Trade HallThe Free Trade HallThe Free Trade HallThe Free Trade HallThe Free Trade HallThe Free Trade HallThe Free Trade HallNot that we miss out on the latter on this tour.Not that we miss out on the latter on this tour.Friedrich Engels and Karl Marx, the fathers of Communism, are part of this story. Engels lived for 22 years in Manchester and Marx would visit him for long periods. It was this place, more than anywhere else, which informed the Communist Manifesto – part written in Chetham’s Library near Victoria Station.Friedrich Engels and Karl Marx, the fathers of Communism, are part of this story. Engels lived for 22 years in Manchester and Marx would visit him for long periods. It was this place, more than anywhere else, which informed the Communist Manifesto – part written in Chetham’s Library near Victoria Station.Characters encountered on the tour include Ann Lee, Henry Hunt, John Bright, Richard Cobden, Sir Robert Peel, Lydia Becker, Emmeline Pankhurst, Edward Carpenter, Sandy Turnbull, Benny Rothman and Anthony Wilson.Characters encountered on the tour include Ann Lee, Henry Hunt, John Bright, Richard Cobden, Sir Robert Peel, Lydia Becker, Emmeline Pankhurst, Edward Carpenter, Sandy Turnbull, Benny Rothman and Anthony Wilson.Emmeline Pankhurst: The SuffragetteEmmeline Pankhurst: The SuffragetteEmmeline Pankhurst: The SuffragetteEmmeline Pankhurst: The SuffragetteEmmeline Pankhurst: The SuffragetteEmmeline Pankhurst: The SuffragetteEmmeline Pankhurst: The SuffragetteEmmeline Pankhurst: The SuffragetteWe pass landmarks left right and centre on a route from Manchester Visitors Information Centre to Victoria Station and ask just what was or is a nuclear free city?We pass landmarks left right and centre on a route from Manchester Visitors Information Centre to Victoria Station and ask just what was or is a nuclear free city?Price and durationPrice and duration The price is £6 per person as all official guided tours of Manchester are. If you book directly through Confidential – click here – the price is a specially discounted £5. The tour lasts two hours.Price and durationPrice and duration The price is £6 per person as all official guided tours of Manchester are. If you book directly through Confidential – click here – the price is a specially discounted £5. The tour lasts two hours.Meeting place, dates and timesMeeting place, dates and times Manchester Visitor Information Centre in St Peter’s Square. Saturday 23 May, 3pm.Meeting place, dates and timesMeeting place, dates and times Manchester Visitor Information Centre in St Peter’s Square. Saturday 23 May, 3pm.ContactContact Jonathan Schofield at jonathans@planetconfidential.co.ukjonathans@planetconfidential.co.uk for further details or to book private tours.ContactContact Jonathan Schofield at jonathans@planetconfidential.co.ukjonathans@planetconfidential.co.uk for further details or to book private tours.Manchester is soaked through with radicalism.Manchester is soaked through with radicalism.Here’s a checklist of some of the things Mancunians and adopted Mancunians have fought for: universal suffrage, votes for women, unionism, chartism, the abolition of slavery, equality in education, equality in religion, equal gay rights. The city’s even had a radical role to play in the English Civil War, the vegetarian movement, footy players’ freedoms and access to the countryside. From the Peterloo Massacre through the founding of the TUC to anti-Clause 28 campaigning it’s all here.Here’s a checklist of some of the things Mancunians and adopted Mancunians have fought for: universal suffrage, votes for women, unionism, chartism, the abolition of slavery, equality in education, equality in religion, equal gay rights. The city’s even had a radical role to play in the English Civil War, the vegetarian movement, footy players’ freedoms and access to the countryside. From the Peterloo Massacre through the founding of the TUC to anti-Clause 28 campaigning it’s all here.Manchester is also the only city in Britain that’s a concept, a political and economic philosophy.Manchester is also the only city in Britain that’s a concept, a political and economic philosophy.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.The mid-nineteenth century Manchester School, and its mantra of Free Trade, might have been twisted by subsequent interpretation miles away from what its authors believed but it still casts a shadow over the planet in 2009. It could be argued that it casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.The mid-nineteenth century Manchester School, and its mantra of Free Trade, might have been twisted by subsequent interpretation miles away from what its authors believed but it still casts a shadow over the planet in 2009. It could be argued that it casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.The Free Trade HallThe Free Trade HallThe Free Trade HallThe Free Trade HallThe Free Trade HallThe Free Trade HallThe Free Trade HallThe Free Trade HallNot that we miss out on the latter on this tour.Not that we miss out on the latter on this tour.Friedrich Engels and Karl Marx, the fathers of Communism, are part of this story. Engels lived for 22 years in Manchester and Marx would visit him for long periods. It was this place, more than anywhere else, which informed the Communist Manifesto – part written in Chetham’s Library near Victoria Station.Friedrich Engels and Karl Marx, the fathers of Communism, are part of this story. Engels lived for 22 years in Manchester and Marx would visit him for long periods. It was this place, more than anywhere else, which informed the Communist Manifesto – part written in Chetham’s Library near Victoria Station.Characters encountered on the tour include Ann Lee, Henry Hunt, John Bright, Richard Cobden, Sir Robert Peel, Lydia Becker, Emmeline Pankhurst, Edward Carpenter, Sandy Turnbull, Benny Rothman and Anthony Wilson.Characters encountered on the tour include Ann Lee, Henry Hunt, John Bright, Richard Cobden, Sir Robert Peel, Lydia Becker, Emmeline Pankhurst, Edward Carpenter, Sandy Turnbull, Benny Rothman and Anthony Wilson.Emmeline Pankhurst: The SuffragetteEmmeline Pankhurst: The SuffragetteEmmeline Pankhurst: The SuffragetteEmmeline Pankhurst: The SuffragetteEmmeline Pankhurst: The SuffragetteEmmeline Pankhurst: The SuffragetteEmmeline Pankhurst: The SuffragetteEmmeline Pankhurst: The SuffragetteWe pass landmarks left right and centre on a route from Manchester Visitors Information Centre to Victoria Station and ask just what was or is a nuclear free city?We pass landmarks left right and centre on a route from Manchester Visitors Information Centre to Victoria Station and ask just what was or is a nuclear free city?Price and durationPrice and duration The price is £6 per person as all official guided tours of Manchester are. If you book directly through Confidential – click here – the price is a specially discounted £5. The tour lasts two hours.Price and durationPrice and duration The price is £6 per person as all official guided tours of Manchester are. If you book directly through Confidential – click here – the price is a specially discounted £5. The tour lasts two hours.Meeting place, dates and timesMeeting place, dates and times Manchester Visitor Information Centre in St Peter’s Square. Saturday 23 May, 3pm.Meeting place, dates and timesMeeting place, dates and times Manchester Visitor Information Centre in St Peter’s Square. Saturday 23 May, 3pm.ContactContact Jonathan Schofield at jonathans@planetconfidential.co.ukjonathans@planetconfidential.co.uk for further details or to book private tours.ContactContact Jonathan Schofield at jonathans@planetconfidential.co.ukjonathans@planetconfidential.co.uk for further details or to book private tours.The Pop Music Walk: Saturday 2 MayThe Pop Music Walk: Saturday 2 MayThe Pop Music Walk: Saturday 2 MayThe Pop Music Walk: Saturday 2 MayThe Hollies, 10cc, New Order, The Smiths, Happy Mondays, Oasis, Take That, Doves and more. Walk the city streets and learn about Manchester’s pop and rock past.The Hollies, 10cc, New Order, The Smiths, Happy Mondays, Oasis, Take That, Doves and more. Walk the city streets and learn about Manchester’s pop and rock past.The Pop Music Walk: Saturday 2 MayThe Pop Music Walk: Saturday 2 MayThe Pop Music Walk: Saturday 2 MayThe Pop Music Walk: Saturday 2 MayThe Hollies, 10cc, New Order, The Smiths, Happy Mondays, Oasis, Take That, Doves and more. Walk the city streets and learn about Manchester’s pop and rock past.The Hollies, 10cc, New Order, The Smiths, Happy Mondays, Oasis, Take That, Doves and more. Walk the city streets and learn about Manchester’s pop and rock past.The Radical Capital Tour: Saturday 23 MayThe Radical Capital Tour: Saturday 23 MayThe Radical Capital Tour: Saturday 23 MayThe Radical Capital Tour: Saturday 23 MayEngels, Marx, the Pankhursts and the Suffragettes, Bright and Cobden and Free Trade, the TUC. Stroll the streets and find out about this city's pivotal role in world political history.Engels, Marx, the Pankhursts and the Suffragettes, Bright and Cobden and Free Trade, the TUC. Stroll the streets and find out about this city's pivotal role in world political history.The Radical Capital Tour: Saturday 23 MayThe Radical Capital Tour: Saturday 23 MayThe Radical Capital Tour: Saturday 23 MayThe Radical Capital Tour: Saturday 23 MayEngels, Marx, the Pankhursts and the Suffragettes, Bright and Cobden and Free Trade, the TUC. Stroll the streets and find out about this city's pivotal role in world political history.Engels, Marx, the Pankhursts and the Suffragettes, Bright and Cobden and Free Trade, the TUC. Stroll the streets and find out about this city's pivotal role in world political history.The Pop Music Walk: Saturday 2 MayThe Pop Music Walk: Saturday 2 MayThe Pop Music Walk: Saturday 2 MayThe Pop Music Walk: Saturday 2 MayThe Hollies, 10cc, New Order, The Smiths, Happy Mondays, Oasis, Take That, Doves and more. Walk the city streets and learn about Manchester’s pop and rock past.The Hollies, 10cc, New Order, The Smiths, Happy Mondays, Oasis, Take That, Doves and more. Walk the city streets and learn about Manchester’s pop and rock past.The Pop Music Walk: Saturday 2 MayThe Pop Music Walk: Saturday 2 MayThe Pop Music Walk: Saturday 2 MayThe Pop Music Walk: Saturday 2 MayThe Hollies, 10cc, New Order, The Smiths, Happy Mondays, Oasis, Take That, Doves and more. Walk the city streets and learn about Manchester’s pop and rock past.The Hollies, 10cc, New Order, The Smiths, Happy Mondays, Oasis, Take That, Doves and more. Walk the city streets and learn about Manchester’s pop and rock past.The Radical Capital Tour: Saturday 23 MayThe Radical Capital Tour: Saturday 23 MayThe Radical Capital Tour: Saturday 23 MayThe Radical Capital Tour: Saturday 23 MayEngels, Marx, the Pankhursts and the Suffragettes, Bright and Cobden and Free Trade, the TUC. Stroll the streets and find out about this city's pivotal role in world political history.Engels, Marx, the Pankhursts and the Suffragettes, Bright and Cobden and Free Trade, the TUC. Stroll the streets and find out about this city's pivotal role in world political history.The Radical Capital Tour: Saturday 23 MayThe Radical Capital Tour: Saturday 23 MayThe Radical Capital Tour: Saturday 23 MayThe Radical Capital Tour: Saturday 23 MayEngels, Marx, the Pankhursts and the Suffragettes, Bright and Cobden and Free Trade, the TUC. Stroll the streets and find out about this city's pivotal role in world political history.Engels, Marx, the Pankhursts and the Suffragettes, Bright and Cobden and Free Trade, the TUC. Stroll the streets and find out about this city's pivotal role in world political history.This is the rock and roller coaster tour across the city streets.This is the rock and roller coaster tour across the city streets.It takes in fifty years of Greater Manchester music from the sixties and the Hollies, through the Bee Gees and 10cc via the Buzzcocks and the Smiths, past Madchester and Take That, to 2009 and what’s happening right now.It takes in fifty years of Greater Manchester music from the sixties and the Hollies, through the Bee Gees and 10cc via the Buzzcocks and the Smiths, past Madchester and Take That, to 2009 and what’s happening right now.The tour describes how Manchester became a musical capital, its role in club history and features anecdotes and stories from fifty years of over achievement. To get a good picture of the city’s prima donna role in popular music this paints the big picture whilst getting down to the nitty-gritty as well.The tour describes how Manchester became a musical capital, its role in club history and features anecdotes and stories from fifty years of over achievement. To get a good picture of the city’s prima donna role in popular music this paints the big picture whilst getting down to the nitty-gritty as well.As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”It even explores that particular Manc ‘attitude’ - that twisted braggadocio - that seems to be the spark of inspiration behind so much city music. As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said to Confidential editor and tour guide, Jonathan Schofield, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”It even explores that particular Manc ‘attitude’ - that twisted braggadocio - that seems to be the spark of inspiration behind so much city music. As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said to Confidential editor and tour guide, Jonathan Schofield, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”The Hacienda apartments: should this have been called Acid House?The Hacienda apartments: should this have been called Acid House?The Hacienda apartments: should this have been called Acid House?The Hacienda apartments: should this have been called Acid House?The Hacienda apartments: should this have been called Acid House?The Hacienda apartments: should this have been called Acid House?The Hacienda apartments: should this have been called Acid House?The Hacienda apartments: should this have been called Acid House?The tour route passes the site of Manchester’s own Cavern Club, the Oasis, the place where Northern Soul was invented, the Twisted Wheel, and the former Free Trade Hall where, in different rooms in different decades, Bob Dylan and the Sex Pistols played. It also takes in the location of the Festival of the Tenth Summer, the Hacienda site, the Take That bridge, the building where Oasis rehearsed and the club where the Smiths first performed.The tour route passes the site of Manchester’s own Cavern Club, the Oasis, the place where Northern Soul was invented, the Twisted Wheel, and the former Free Trade Hall where, in different rooms in different decades, Bob Dylan and the Sex Pistols played. It also takes in the location of the Festival of the Tenth Summer, the Hacienda site, the Take That bridge, the building where Oasis rehearsed and the club where the Smiths first performed.The Smiths: the city’s pop tourist magnetThe Smiths: the city’s pop tourist magnetThe Smiths: the city’s pop tourist magnetThe Smiths: the city’s pop tourist magnetThe Smiths: the city’s pop tourist magnetThe Smiths: the city’s pop tourist magnetThe Smiths: the city’s pop tourist magnetThe Smiths: the city’s pop tourist magnetThe tour even mentions karaoke, Dave Lee Travis and Jimmy Savile. And then apologises for doing so.The tour even mentions karaoke, Dave Lee Travis and Jimmy Savile. And then apologises for doing so.It finishes in a suitable pub with links to Doves, Elbow and New Order for an eight question fun quiz with suitable prizes and surprises.It finishes in a suitable pub with links to Doves, Elbow and New Order for an eight question fun quiz with suitable prizes and surprises.Price and durationPrice and duration The price is £6 per person as all official guided tours of Manchester are. If you book directly through Confidential – click here – the price is a specially discounted £5. The tour lasts two hours.Price and durationPrice and duration The price is £6 per person as all official guided tours of Manchester are. If you book directly through Confidential – click here – the price is a specially discounted £5. The tour lasts two hours.Meeting place, dates and timesMeeting place, dates and times Manchester Visitor Information Centre in St Peter’s Square. Saturday 2 May, 3pm.Meeting place, dates and timesMeeting place, dates and times Manchester Visitor Information Centre in St Peter’s Square. Saturday 2 May, 3pm.ContactContact Jonathan Schofield at jonathans@planetconfidential.co.ukjonathans@planetconfidential.co.uk for further details or to book private tours.ContactContact Jonathan Schofield at jonathans@planetconfidential.co.ukjonathans@planetconfidential.co.uk for further details or to book private tours.This is the rock and roller coaster tour across the city streets.This is the rock and roller coaster tour across the city streets.It takes in fifty years of Greater Manchester music from the sixties and the Hollies, through the Bee Gees and 10cc via the Buzzcocks and the Smiths, past Madchester and Take That, to 2009 and what’s happening right now.It takes in fifty years of Greater Manchester music from the sixties and the Hollies, through the Bee Gees and 10cc via the Buzzcocks and the Smiths, past Madchester and Take That, to 2009 and what’s happening right now.The tour describes how Manchester became a musical capital, its role in club history and features anecdotes and stories from fifty years of over achievement. To get a good picture of the city’s prima donna role in popular music this paints the big picture whilst getting down to the nitty-gritty as well.The tour describes how Manchester became a musical capital, its role in club history and features anecdotes and stories from fifty years of over achievement. To get a good picture of the city’s prima donna role in popular music this paints the big picture whilst getting down to the nitty-gritty as well.As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”It even explores that particular Manc ‘attitude’ - that twisted braggadocio - that seems to be the spark of inspiration behind so much city music. As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said to Confidential editor and tour guide, Jonathan Schofield, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”It even explores that particular Manc ‘attitude’ - that twisted braggadocio - that seems to be the spark of inspiration behind so much city music. As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said to Confidential editor and tour guide, Jonathan Schofield, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”The Hacienda apartments: should this have been called Acid House?The Hacienda apartments: should this have been called Acid House?The Hacienda apartments: should this have been called Acid House?The Hacienda apartments: should this have been called Acid House?The Hacienda apartments: should this have been called Acid House?The Hacienda apartments: should this have been called Acid House?The Hacienda apartments: should this have been called Acid House?The Hacienda apartments: should this have been called Acid House?The tour route passes the site of Manchester’s own Cavern Club, the Oasis, the place where Northern Soul was invented, the Twisted Wheel, and the former Free Trade Hall where, in different rooms in different decades, Bob Dylan and the Sex Pistols played. It also takes in the location of the Festival of the Tenth Summer, the Hacienda site, the Take That bridge, the building where Oasis rehearsed and the club where the Smiths first performed.The tour route passes the site of Manchester’s own Cavern Club, the Oasis, the place where Northern Soul was invented, the Twisted Wheel, and the former Free Trade Hall where, in different rooms in different decades, Bob Dylan and the Sex Pistols played. It also takes in the location of the Festival of the Tenth Summer, the Hacienda site, the Take That bridge, the building where Oasis rehearsed and the club where the Smiths first performed.The Smiths: the city’s pop tourist magnetThe Smiths: the city’s pop tourist magnetThe Smiths: the city’s pop tourist magnetThe Smiths: the city’s pop tourist magnetThe Smiths: the city’s pop tourist magnetThe Smiths: the city’s pop tourist magnetThe Smiths: the city’s pop tourist magnetThe Smiths: the city’s pop tourist magnetThe tour even mentions karaoke, Dave Lee Travis and Jimmy Savile. And then apologises for doing so.The tour even mentions karaoke, Dave Lee Travis and Jimmy Savile. And then apologises for doing so.It finishes in a suitable pub with links to Doves, Elbow and New Order for an eight question fun quiz with suitable prizes and surprises.It finishes in a suitable pub with links to Doves, Elbow and New Order for an eight question fun quiz with suitable prizes and surprises.Price and durationPrice and duration The price is £6 per person as all official guided tours of Manchester are. If you book directly through Confidential – click here – the price is a specially discounted £5. The tour lasts two hours.Price and durationPrice and duration The price is £6 per person as all official guided tours of Manchester are. If you book directly through Confidential – click here – the price is a specially discounted £5. The tour lasts two hours.Meeting place, dates and timesMeeting place, dates and times Manchester Visitor Information Centre in St Peter’s Square. Saturday 2 May, 3pm.Meeting place, dates and timesMeeting place, dates and times Manchester Visitor Information Centre in St Peter’s Square. Saturday 2 May, 3pm.ContactContact Jonathan Schofield at jonathans@planetconfidential.co.ukjonathans@planetconfidential.co.uk for further details or to book private tours.ContactContact Jonathan Schofield at jonathans@planetconfidential.co.ukjonathans@planetconfidential.co.uk for further details or to book private tours.Manchester is soaked through with radicalism.Manchester is soaked through with radicalism.Here’s a checklist of some of the things Mancunians and adopted Mancunians have fought for: universal suffrage, votes for women, unionism, chartism, the abolition of slavery, equality in education, equality in religion, equal gay rights. The city’s even had a radical role to play in the English Civil War, the vegetarian movement, footy players’ freedoms and access to the countryside. From the Peterloo Massacre through the founding of the TUC to anti-Clause 28 campaigning it’s all here.Here’s a checklist of some of the things Mancunians and adopted Mancunians have fought for: universal suffrage, votes for women, unionism, chartism, the abolition of slavery, equality in education, equality in religion, equal gay rights. The city’s even had a radical role to play in the English Civil War, the vegetarian movement, footy players’ freedoms and access to the countryside. From the Peterloo Massacre through the founding of the TUC to anti-Clause 28 campaigning it’s all here.Manchester is also the only city in Britain that’s a concept, a political and economic philosophy.Manchester is also the only city in Britain that’s a concept, a political and economic philosophy.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.The mid-nineteenth century Manchester School, and its mantra of Free Trade, might have been twisted by subsequent interpretation miles away from what its authors believed but it still casts a shadow over the planet in 2009. It could be argued that it casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.The mid-nineteenth century Manchester School, and its mantra of Free Trade, might have been twisted by subsequent interpretation miles away from what its authors believed but it still casts a shadow over the planet in 2009. It could be argued that it casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.The Free Trade HallThe Free Trade HallThe Free Trade HallThe Free Trade HallThe Free Trade HallThe Free Trade HallThe Free Trade HallThe Free Trade HallNot that we miss out on the latter on this tour.Not that we miss out on the latter on this tour.Friedrich Engels and Karl Marx, the fathers of Communism, are part of this story. Engels lived for 22 years in Manchester and Marx would visit him for long periods. It was this place, more than anywhere else, which informed the Communist Manifesto – part written in Chetham’s Library near Victoria Station.Friedrich Engels and Karl Marx, the fathers of Communism, are part of this story. Engels lived for 22 years in Manchester and Marx would visit him for long periods. It was this place, more than anywhere else, which informed the Communist Manifesto – part written in Chetham’s Library near Victoria Station.Characters encountered on the tour include Ann Lee, Henry Hunt, John Bright, Richard Cobden, Sir Robert Peel, Lydia Becker, Emmeline Pankhurst, Edward Carpenter, Sandy Turnbull, Benny Rothman and Anthony Wilson.Characters encountered on the tour include Ann Lee, Henry Hunt, John Bright, Richard Cobden, Sir Robert Peel, Lydia Becker, Emmeline Pankhurst, Edward Carpenter, Sandy Turnbull, Benny Rothman and Anthony Wilson.Emmeline Pankhurst: The SuffragetteEmmeline Pankhurst: The SuffragetteEmmeline Pankhurst: The SuffragetteEmmeline Pankhurst: The SuffragetteEmmeline Pankhurst: The SuffragetteEmmeline Pankhurst: The SuffragetteEmmeline Pankhurst: The SuffragetteEmmeline Pankhurst: The SuffragetteWe pass landmarks left right and centre on a route from Manchester Visitors Information Centre to Victoria Station and ask just what was or is a nuclear free city?We pass landmarks left right and centre on a route from Manchester Visitors Information Centre to Victoria Station and ask just what was or is a nuclear free city?Price and durationPrice and duration The price is £6 per person as all official guided tours of Manchester are. If you book directly through Confidential – click here – the price is a specially discounted £5. The tour lasts two hours.Price and durationPrice and duration The price is £6 per person as all official guided tours of Manchester are. If you book directly through Confidential – click here – the price is a specially discounted £5. The tour lasts two hours.Meeting place, dates and timesMeeting place, dates and times Manchester Visitor Information Centre in St Peter’s Square. Saturday 23 May, 3pm.Meeting place, dates and timesMeeting place, dates and times Manchester Visitor Information Centre in St Peter’s Square. Saturday 23 May, 3pm.ContactContact Jonathan Schofield at jonathans@planetconfidential.co.ukjonathans@planetconfidential.co.uk for further details or to book private tours.ContactContact Jonathan Schofield at jonathans@planetconfidential.co.ukjonathans@planetconfidential.co.uk for further details or to book private tours.Manchester is soaked through with radicalism.Manchester is soaked through with radicalism.Here’s a checklist of some of the things Mancunians and adopted Mancunians have fought for: universal suffrage, votes for women, unionism, chartism, the abolition of slavery, equality in education, equality in religion, equal gay rights. The city’s even had a radical role to play in the English Civil War, the vegetarian movement, footy players’ freedoms and access to the countryside. From the Peterloo Massacre through the founding of the TUC to anti-Clause 28 campaigning it’s all here.Here’s a checklist of some of the things Mancunians and adopted Mancunians have fought for: universal suffrage, votes for women, unionism, chartism, the abolition of slavery, equality in education, equality in religion, equal gay rights. The city’s even had a radical role to play in the English Civil War, the vegetarian movement, footy players’ freedoms and access to the countryside. From the Peterloo Massacre through the founding of the TUC to anti-Clause 28 campaigning it’s all here.Manchester is also the only city in Britain that’s a concept, a political and economic philosophy.Manchester is also the only city in Britain that’s a concept, a political and economic philosophy.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.The mid-nineteenth century Manchester School, and its mantra of Free Trade, might have been twisted by subsequent interpretation miles away from what its authors believed but it still casts a shadow over the planet in 2009. It could be argued that it casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.The mid-nineteenth century Manchester School, and its mantra of Free Trade, might have been twisted by subsequent interpretation miles away from what its authors believed but it still casts a shadow over the planet in 2009. It could be argued that it casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.The Free Trade HallThe Free Trade HallThe Free Trade HallThe Free Trade HallThe Free Trade HallThe Free Trade HallThe Free Trade HallThe Free Trade HallNot that we miss out on the latter on this tour.Not that we miss out on the latter on this tour.Friedrich Engels and Karl Marx, the fathers of Communism, are part of this story. Engels lived for 22 years in Manchester and Marx would visit him for long periods. It was this place, more than anywhere else, which informed the Communist Manifesto – part written in Chetham’s Library near Victoria Station.Friedrich Engels and Karl Marx, the fathers of Communism, are part of this story. Engels lived for 22 years in Manchester and Marx would visit him for long periods. It was this place, more than anywhere else, which informed the Communist Manifesto – part written in Chetham’s Library near Victoria Station.Characters encountered on the tour include Ann Lee, Henry Hunt, John Bright, Richard Cobden, Sir Robert Peel, Lydia Becker, Emmeline Pankhurst, Edward Carpenter, Sandy Turnbull, Benny Rothman and Anthony Wilson.Characters encountered on the tour include Ann Lee, Henry Hunt, John Bright, Richard Cobden, Sir Robert Peel, Lydia Becker, Emmeline Pankhurst, Edward Carpenter, Sandy Turnbull, Benny Rothman and Anthony Wilson.Emmeline Pankhurst: The SuffragetteEmmeline Pankhurst: The SuffragetteEmmeline Pankhurst: The SuffragetteEmmeline Pankhurst: The SuffragetteEmmeline Pankhurst: The SuffragetteEmmeline Pankhurst: The SuffragetteEmmeline Pankhurst: The SuffragetteEmmeline Pankhurst: The SuffragetteWe pass landmarks left right and centre on a route from Manchester Visitors Information Centre to Victoria Station and ask just what was or is a nuclear free city?We pass landmarks left right and centre on a route from Manchester Visitors Information Centre to Victoria Station and ask just what was or is a nuclear free city?Price and durationPrice and duration The price is £6 per person as all official guided tours of Manchester are. If you book directly through Confidential – click here – the price is a specially discounted £5. The tour lasts two hours.Price and durationPrice and duration The price is £6 per person as all official guided tours of Manchester are. If you book directly through Confidential – click here – the price is a specially discounted £5. The tour lasts two hours.Meeting place, dates and timesMeeting place, dates and times Manchester Visitor Information Centre in St Peter’s Square. Saturday 23 May, 3pm.Meeting place, dates and timesMeeting place, dates and times Manchester Visitor Information Centre in St Peter’s Square. Saturday 23 May, 3pm.ContactContact Jonathan Schofield at jonathans@planetconfidential.co.ukjonathans@planetconfidential.co.uk for further details or to book private tours.ContactContact Jonathan Schofield at jonathans@planetconfidential.co.ukjonathans@planetconfidential.co.uk for further details or to book private tours.This is the rock and roller coaster tour across the city streets.This is the rock and roller coaster tour across the city streets.It takes in fifty years of Greater Manchester music from the sixties and the Hollies, through the Bee Gees and 10cc via the Buzzcocks and the Smiths, past Madchester and Take That, to 2009 and what’s happening right now.It takes in fifty years of Greater Manchester music from the sixties and the Hollies, through the Bee Gees and 10cc via the Buzzcocks and the Smiths, past Madchester and Take That, to 2009 and what’s happening right now.The tour describes how Manchester became a musical capital, its role in club history and features anecdotes and stories from fifty years of over achievement. To get a good picture of the city’s prima donna role in popular music this paints the big picture whilst getting down to the nitty-gritty as well.The tour describes how Manchester became a musical capital, its role in club history and features anecdotes and stories from fifty years of over achievement. To get a good picture of the city’s prima donna role in popular music this paints the big picture whilst getting down to the nitty-gritty as well.As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”It even explores that particular Manc ‘attitude’ - that twisted braggadocio - that seems to be the spark of inspiration behind so much city music. As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said to Confidential editor and tour guide, Jonathan Schofield, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”It even explores that particular Manc ‘attitude’ - that twisted braggadocio - that seems to be the spark of inspiration behind so much city music. As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said to Confidential editor and tour guide, Jonathan Schofield, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”The Hacienda apartments: should this have been called Acid House?The Hacienda apartments: should this have been called Acid House?The Hacienda apartments: should this have been called Acid House?The Hacienda apartments: should this have been called Acid House?The Hacienda apartments: should this have been called Acid House?The Hacienda apartments: should this have been called Acid House?The Hacienda apartments: should this have been called Acid House?The Hacienda apartments: should this have been called Acid House?The tour route passes the site of Manchester’s own Cavern Club, the Oasis, the place where Northern Soul was invented, the Twisted Wheel, and the former Free Trade Hall where, in different rooms in different decades, Bob Dylan and the Sex Pistols played. It also takes in the location of the Festival of the Tenth Summer, the Hacienda site, the Take That bridge, the building where Oasis rehearsed and the club where the Smiths first performed.The tour route passes the site of Manchester’s own Cavern Club, the Oasis, the place where Northern Soul was invented, the Twisted Wheel, and the former Free Trade Hall where, in different rooms in different decades, Bob Dylan and the Sex Pistols played. It also takes in the location of the Festival of the Tenth Summer, the Hacienda site, the Take That bridge, the building where Oasis rehearsed and the club where the Smiths first performed.The Smiths: the city’s pop tourist magnetThe Smiths: the city’s pop tourist magnetThe Smiths: the city’s pop tourist magnetThe Smiths: the city’s pop tourist magnetThe Smiths: the city’s pop tourist magnetThe Smiths: the city’s pop tourist magnetThe Smiths: the city’s pop tourist magnetThe Smiths: the city’s pop tourist magnetThe tour even mentions karaoke, Dave Lee Travis and Jimmy Savile. And then apologises for doing so.The tour even mentions karaoke, Dave Lee Travis and Jimmy Savile. And then apologises for doing so.It finishes in a suitable pub with links to Doves, Elbow and New Order for an eight question fun quiz with suitable prizes and surprises.It finishes in a suitable pub with links to Doves, Elbow and New Order for an eight question fun quiz with suitable prizes and surprises.Price and durationPrice and duration The price is £6 per person as all official guided tours of Manchester are. If you book directly through Confidential – click here – the price is a specially discounted £5. The tour lasts two hours.Price and durationPrice and duration The price is £6 per person as all official guided tours of Manchester are. If you book directly through Confidential – click here – the price is a specially discounted £5. The tour lasts two hours.Meeting place, dates and timesMeeting place, dates and times Manchester Visitor Information Centre in St Peter’s Square. Saturday 2 May, 3pm.Meeting place, dates and timesMeeting place, dates and times Manchester Visitor Information Centre in St Peter’s Square. Saturday 2 May, 3pm.ContactContact Jonathan Schofield at jonathans@planetconfidential.co.ukjonathans@planetconfidential.co.uk for further details or to book private tours.ContactContact Jonathan Schofield at jonathans@planetconfidential.co.ukjonathans@planetconfidential.co.uk for further details or to book private tours.This is the rock and roller coaster tour across the city streets.This is the rock and roller coaster tour across the city streets.It takes in fifty years of Greater Manchester music from the sixties and the Hollies, through the Bee Gees and 10cc via the Buzzcocks and the Smiths, past Madchester and Take That, to 2009 and what’s happening right now.It takes in fifty years of Greater Manchester music from the sixties and the Hollies, through the Bee Gees and 10cc via the Buzzcocks and the Smiths, past Madchester and Take That, to 2009 and what’s happening right now.The tour describes how Manchester became a musical capital, its role in club history and features anecdotes and stories from fifty years of over achievement. To get a good picture of the city’s prima donna role in popular music this paints the big picture whilst getting down to the nitty-gritty as well.The tour describes how Manchester became a musical capital, its role in club history and features anecdotes and stories from fifty years of over achievement. To get a good picture of the city’s prima donna role in popular music this paints the big picture whilst getting down to the nitty-gritty as well.As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”It even explores that particular Manc ‘attitude’ - that twisted braggadocio - that seems to be the spark of inspiration behind so much city music. As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said to Confidential editor and tour guide, Jonathan Schofield, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”It even explores that particular Manc ‘attitude’ - that twisted braggadocio - that seems to be the spark of inspiration behind so much city music. As the renowned Peter Saville, the former Factory Music graphic designer, once said to Confidential editor and tour guide, Jonathan Schofield, “we didn’t think we were the best, we knew we were.”The Hacienda apartments: should this have been called Acid House?The Hacienda apartments: should this have been called Acid House?The Hacienda apartments: should this have been called Acid House?The Hacienda apartments: should this have been called Acid House?The Hacienda apartments: should this have been called Acid House?The Hacienda apartments: should this have been called Acid House?The Hacienda apartments: should this have been called Acid House?The Hacienda apartments: should this have been called Acid House?The tour route passes the site of Manchester’s own Cavern Club, the Oasis, the place where Northern Soul was invented, the Twisted Wheel, and the former Free Trade Hall where, in different rooms in different decades, Bob Dylan and the Sex Pistols played. It also takes in the location of the Festival of the Tenth Summer, the Hacienda site, the Take That bridge, the building where Oasis rehearsed and the club where the Smiths first performed.The tour route passes the site of Manchester’s own Cavern Club, the Oasis, the place where Northern Soul was invented, the Twisted Wheel, and the former Free Trade Hall where, in different rooms in different decades, Bob Dylan and the Sex Pistols played. It also takes in the location of the Festival of the Tenth Summer, the Hacienda site, the Take That bridge, the building where Oasis rehearsed and the club where the Smiths first performed.The Smiths: the city’s pop tourist magnetThe Smiths: the city’s pop tourist magnetThe Smiths: the city’s pop tourist magnetThe Smiths: the city’s pop tourist magnetThe Smiths: the city’s pop tourist magnetThe Smiths: the city’s pop tourist magnetThe Smiths: the city’s pop tourist magnetThe Smiths: the city’s pop tourist magnetThe tour even mentions karaoke, Dave Lee Travis and Jimmy Savile. And then apologises for doing so.The tour even mentions karaoke, Dave Lee Travis and Jimmy Savile. And then apologises for doing so.It finishes in a suitable pub with links to Doves, Elbow and New Order for an eight question fun quiz with suitable prizes and surprises.It finishes in a suitable pub with links to Doves, Elbow and New Order for an eight question fun quiz with suitable prizes and surprises.Price and durationPrice and duration The price is £6 per person as all official guided tours of Manchester are. If you book directly through Confidential – click here – the price is a specially discounted £5. The tour lasts two hours.Price and durationPrice and duration The price is £6 per person as all official guided tours of Manchester are. If you book directly through Confidential – click here – the price is a specially discounted £5. The tour lasts two hours.Meeting place, dates and timesMeeting place, dates and times Manchester Visitor Information Centre in St Peter’s Square. Saturday 2 May, 3pm.Meeting place, dates and timesMeeting place, dates and times Manchester Visitor Information Centre in St Peter’s Square. Saturday 2 May, 3pm.ContactContact Jonathan Schofield at jonathans@planetconfidential.co.ukjonathans@planetconfidential.co.uk for further details or to book private tours.ContactContact Jonathan Schofield at jonathans@planetconfidential.co.ukjonathans@planetconfidential.co.uk for further details or to book private tours.Manchester is soaked through with radicalism.Manchester is soaked through with radicalism.Here’s a checklist of some of the things Mancunians and adopted Mancunians have fought for: universal suffrage, votes for women, unionism, chartism, the abolition of slavery, equality in education, equality in religion, equal gay rights. The city’s even had a radical role to play in the English Civil War, the vegetarian movement, footy players’ freedoms and access to the countryside. From the Peterloo Massacre through the founding of the TUC to anti-Clause 28 campaigning it’s all here.Here’s a checklist of some of the things Mancunians and adopted Mancunians have fought for: universal suffrage, votes for women, unionism, chartism, the abolition of slavery, equality in education, equality in religion, equal gay rights. The city’s even had a radical role to play in the English Civil War, the vegetarian movement, footy players’ freedoms and access to the countryside. From the Peterloo Massacre through the founding of the TUC to anti-Clause 28 campaigning it’s all here.Manchester is also the only city in Britain that’s a concept, a political and economic philosophy.Manchester is also the only city in Britain that’s a concept, a political and economic philosophy.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.The mid-nineteenth century Manchester School, and its mantra of Free Trade, might have been twisted by subsequent interpretation miles away from what its authors believed but it still casts a shadow over the planet in 2009. It could be argued that it casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.The mid-nineteenth century Manchester School, and its mantra of Free Trade, might have been twisted by subsequent interpretation miles away from what its authors believed but it still casts a shadow over the planet in 2009. It could be argued that it casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.The Free Trade HallThe Free Trade HallThe Free Trade HallThe Free Trade HallThe Free Trade HallThe Free Trade HallThe Free Trade HallThe Free Trade HallNot that we miss out on the latter on this tour.Not that we miss out on the latter on this tour.Friedrich Engels and Karl Marx, the fathers of Communism, are part of this story. Engels lived for 22 years in Manchester and Marx would visit him for long periods. It was this place, more than anywhere else, which informed the Communist Manifesto – part written in Chetham’s Library near Victoria Station.Friedrich Engels and Karl Marx, the fathers of Communism, are part of this story. Engels lived for 22 years in Manchester and Marx would visit him for long periods. It was this place, more than anywhere else, which informed the Communist Manifesto – part written in Chetham’s Library near Victoria Station.Characters encountered on the tour include Ann Lee, Henry Hunt, John Bright, Richard Cobden, Sir Robert Peel, Lydia Becker, Emmeline Pankhurst, Edward Carpenter, Sandy Turnbull, Benny Rothman and Anthony Wilson.Characters encountered on the tour include Ann Lee, Henry Hunt, John Bright, Richard Cobden, Sir Robert Peel, Lydia Becker, Emmeline Pankhurst, Edward Carpenter, Sandy Turnbull, Benny Rothman and Anthony Wilson.Emmeline Pankhurst: The SuffragetteEmmeline Pankhurst: The SuffragetteEmmeline Pankhurst: The SuffragetteEmmeline Pankhurst: The SuffragetteEmmeline Pankhurst: The SuffragetteEmmeline Pankhurst: The SuffragetteEmmeline Pankhurst: The SuffragetteEmmeline Pankhurst: The SuffragetteWe pass landmarks left right and centre on a route from Manchester Visitors Information Centre to Victoria Station and ask just what was or is a nuclear free city?We pass landmarks left right and centre on a route from Manchester Visitors Information Centre to Victoria Station and ask just what was or is a nuclear free city?Price and durationPrice and duration The price is £6 per person as all official guided tours of Manchester are. If you book directly through Confidential – click here – the price is a specially discounted £5. The tour lasts two hours.Price and durationPrice and duration The price is £6 per person as all official guided tours of Manchester are. If you book directly through Confidential – click here – the price is a specially discounted £5. The tour lasts two hours.Meeting place, dates and timesMeeting place, dates and times Manchester Visitor Information Centre in St Peter’s Square. Saturday 23 May, 3pm.Meeting place, dates and timesMeeting place, dates and times Manchester Visitor Information Centre in St Peter’s Square. Saturday 23 May, 3pm.ContactContact Jonathan Schofield at jonathans@planetconfidential.co.ukjonathans@planetconfidential.co.uk for further details or to book private tours.ContactContact Jonathan Schofield at jonathans@planetconfidential.co.ukjonathans@planetconfidential.co.uk for further details or to book private tours.Manchester is soaked through with radicalism.Manchester is soaked through with radicalism.Here’s a checklist of some of the things Mancunians and adopted Mancunians have fought for: universal suffrage, votes for women, unionism, chartism, the abolition of slavery, equality in education, equality in religion, equal gay rights. The city’s even had a radical role to play in the English Civil War, the vegetarian movement, footy players’ freedoms and access to the countryside. From the Peterloo Massacre through the founding of the TUC to anti-Clause 28 campaigning it’s all here.Here’s a checklist of some of the things Mancunians and adopted Mancunians have fought for: universal suffrage, votes for women, unionism, chartism, the abolition of slavery, equality in education, equality in religion, equal gay rights. The city’s even had a radical role to play in the English Civil War, the vegetarian movement, footy players’ freedoms and access to the countryside. From the Peterloo Massacre through the founding of the TUC to anti-Clause 28 campaigning it’s all here.Manchester is also the only city in Britain that’s a concept, a political and economic philosophy.Manchester is also the only city in Britain that’s a concept, a political and economic philosophy.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.It could be argued that the Manchester School casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.The mid-nineteenth century Manchester School, and its mantra of Free Trade, might have been twisted by subsequent interpretation miles away from what its authors believed but it still casts a shadow over the planet in 2009. It could be argued that it casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.The mid-nineteenth century Manchester School, and its mantra of Free Trade, might have been twisted by subsequent interpretation miles away from what its authors believed but it still casts a shadow over the planet in 2009. It could be argued that it casts a shadow as large as any other competing ideology of the last two hundred years including communism.The Free Trade HallThe Free Trade HallThe Free Trade HallThe Free Trade HallThe Free Trade HallThe Free Trade HallThe Free Trade HallThe Free Trade HallNot that we miss out on the latter on this tour.Not that we miss out on the latter on this tour.Friedrich Engels and Karl Marx, the fathers of Communism, are part of this story. Engels lived for 22 years in Manchester and Marx would visit him for long periods. It was this place, more than anywhere else, which informed the Communist Manifesto – part written in Chetham’s Library near Victoria Station.Friedrich Engels and Karl Marx, the fathers of Communism, are part of this story. Engels lived for 22 years in Manchester and Marx would visit him for long periods. It was this place, more than anywhere else, which informed the Communist Manifesto – part written in Chetham’s Library near Victoria Station.Characters encountered on the tour include Ann Lee, Henry Hunt, John Bright, Richard Cobden, Sir Robert Peel, Lydia Becker, Emmeline Pankhurst, Edward Carpenter, Sandy Turnbull, Benny Rothman and Anthony Wilson.Characters encountered on the tour include Ann Lee, Henry Hunt, John Bright, Richard Cobden, Sir Robert Peel, Lydia Becker, Emmeline Pankhurst, Edward Carpenter, Sandy Turnbull, Benny Rothman and Anthony Wilson.Emmeline Pankhurst: The SuffragetteEmmeline Pankhurst: The SuffragetteEmmeline Pankhurst: The SuffragetteEmmeline Pankhurst: The SuffragetteEmmeline Pankhurst: The SuffragetteEmmeline Pankhurst: The SuffragetteEmmeline Pankhurst: The SuffragetteEmmeline Pankhurst: The SuffragetteWe pass landmarks left right and centre on a route from Manchester Visitors Information Centre to Victoria Station and ask just what was or is a nuclear free city?We pass landmarks left right and centre on a route from Manchester Visitors Information Centre to Victoria Station and ask just what was or is a nuclear free city?Price and durationPrice and duration The price is £6 per person as all official guided tours of Manchester are. If you book directly through Confidential – click here – the price is a specially discounted £5. The tour lasts two hours.Price and durationPrice and duration The price is £6 per person as all official guided tours of Manchester are. If you book directly through Confidential – click here – the price is a specially discounted £5. The tour lasts two hours.Meeting place, dates and timesMeeting place, dates and times Manchester Visitor Information Centre in St Peter’s Square. Saturday 23 May, 3pm.Meeting place, dates and timesMeeting place, dates and times Manchester Visitor Information Centre in St Peter’s Square. Saturday 23 May, 3pm.ContactContact Jonathan Schofield at jonathans@planetconfidential.co.ukjonathans@planetconfidential.co.uk for further details or to book private tours.ContactContact Jonathan Schofield at jonathans@planetconfidential.co.ukjonathans@planetconfidential.co.uk for further details or to book private tours.

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