A selection of City Day Excursions
From humble beginnings in Nutbush, Tennessee, Tina Turner rewrote the rulebook to transform herself into the global Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll. This new stage musical, presented in association with Tina Turner herself, reveals the untold story of a woman who dared to defy the bounds of her age, gender and race, to sell more concert tickets than any other solo performer in music history.
We travel via Eurotunnel to spend the day at Ostend, Belgium's premier seaside resort which has always been a favourite with British travellers. On the way back we call in at P&Js Chocolate Factory where they make delicious Belgian Chocolates fresh every day.
Join us as we visit the pretty rural Georgian market town of Holt, brimming with independent shops including antiques, art and crafts, gift shops & cafes, before we head to the acclaimed Rhododendron & Azalea Gardens at Stody Lodge to enjoy the magnificent gardens that stretch over 10 acres. We include a Cream Tea at Stody Lodge to add the finishing touch to the day.
Come From Away is the joyous new musical sharing the incredible real-life story of the 7,000 air passengers from all over the world who were grounded in Canada during the wake of 9/11, and the small Newfoundland community that invited these ‘come from aways’ into their lives.
Cirencester, known as ‘The Capital of the Cotswolds’ is a maze of fascinating streets, lined with quaint old houses and 17th century bow fronted shops. The traditional open-air town market has been trading from as far back as 1086 and is located in the centre of the town opposite the cathedral-like parish church of St. John the Baptist.
With almost a 1000 years of history The Tower of London has countless intriguing tales to tell. Explore this iconic UNESCO World Heritage Site, meet the Yeoman Warders, marvel at the fabulous finery of the Crown Jewels and discover an unrivalled collection of royal arms and armour in the iconic White Tower
With its magnificent towering cathedral just a stones throw away from the castle plus excellent shopping facilities Lincoln always makes for an interesting day out. In addition to visiting Lincoln's city centre, we enjoy the sights of Lincoln and the countryside from the canal as we include a 50 - 60 minute cruise with entertaining commentary about Lincoln’s past and present aboard the Brayford Belle.
Mrs Brown is back with a brand new show for 2019. Award-winning comedian Brendan O’Carroll presents Mrs. Brown’s Boys D’Musical? Join us on an exhilarating, side-splitting and musical adventure with our trip going to the Genting Arena in Birmingham for the matinee show.
Windsor may be dominated by the thousand year old castle but there are many more things to see and do. Take a passenger boat trip along the Thames, hop on an open topped bus for a guided tour, or do both at the same time on board Windsor Duck Tours bright yellow vehicle.
After receiving fantastic 5 star reviews in the West End Gary Barlow and Tim Firth’s award-winning musical comedy Calendar Girls is coming to Nottinghams Theatre Royal. Telling the true story of Yorkshire’s own Calendar Girls, a group of ordinary ladies who achieved something extraordinary, this musical has drawn praise from both Audiences & critics alike with The Times describing the show as "pure gold"
Don`t miss the chance to see Disney`s Aladdin before it departs the West End. With breathtaking sets, astonishing special effects, over 350 lavish costumes - sparkling with over two million Swarovski® crystals - and a fabulous cast and orchestra bringing the magic of Disney's Aladdin to life on stage. Featuring all the songs from the classic Academy Award®-winning film, including Friend Like Me, A Whole New World and Arabian Nights, prepare to experience the unmissable theatrical event.
This morning we cruise the Thames from historic Runnymede to Windsor passing the pretty villages of Old Windsor & Dachet before travelling through the grounds of Windsor Castle for some free time to explore Windsor itself. Later in the afternoon we bid farewell to Royal Windsor and cruise further up the Thames passing the homes of the rich and famous at Bray before arriving at Maidenhead to rejoin our coach.
The Shard is the tallest building in Western Europe and redenes the London skyline. This iconic landmark building stands at a height of 1016ft (310m) and has a view at almost twice the height of any other viewing platform in London. Experience a multi-sensory journey in a high speed ‘Kaleidoscope’ lift from street level to 800ft (244m) above one of the greatest cities on earth. Also included is afternoon tea at the Novotel London City South
Motown The Musical uncovers the story of the legendary record label that changed music history and created the soundtrack of a generation. featuring the hits of Diana Ross and the Supremes, Michael Jackson and the Jackson 5, Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson and the Miracles, Marvin Gaye and many more.
Buckingham Palace has served as the official London residence of Britain's sovereigns since 1837.Today it is The Queen's official residence, with 775 rooms. Although in use for the many official events and receptions held by The QueenThe State Rooms of the Palace are open to visitors during the Annual Summer Opening.
Bury St Edmunds in Suffolk is a dazzling unique historic gem. An important market town with a richly fascinating heritage, medieval architecture, elegant Georgian squares and the magnificent Cathedral and Abbey gardens combine to produce a beautiful backdrop to the award winning market.
Trevor Nunn’s five-star sold-out production of Fiddler on the Roof is coming to Playhouse Theatre for a limited season. Tevye, a father to five daughters, is trying to maintain his Jewish religion and cultural differences as outside influences come into the family’s lives. With his daughters’ unexpected choice of husbands old traditions and young love collide.....
ON YOUR FEET! Gloria and Emilio Estefan's smash-hit musical comes to London direct from Broadway for a strictly limited season, telling the inspiring true love story of Emilio and Gloria it charts their journey from its Cuba via the streets of Miami and to international superstardom.
Back in London for a strictly limited season The Illusionists has shattered box office records across the globe and dazzles audiences of all ages with a powerful mix of the most outrageous and astonishing acts ever to be seen on stage. This non-stop show is packed with thrilling and sophisticated magic of unprecedented proportions showcasing the jaw dropping talents of 7 of the most incredible illusionists on earth.
Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap has kept audiences guessing for over six decades. As it enters its 67th incredible year, this world record breaking production continues to attract audiences from every corner of the globe. In her own inimitable style, Dame Agatha Christie has created an atmosphere of shuddering suspense and a brilliantly intricate plot where murder lurks around every corner.
Book your seats onboard our executive coaches to see Ed Sheeran play live at Chantry Park in Ipswich. Important: Please ensure you have already purchased your tickets. We at Impression Holidays cannot be held responsible for your ticket arrangements
Spend some time exploring Windsor before taking to the water mid afternoon for a two and a half hour cruise aboard a genuine Vintage steam vessel. We shall be boarding either the Steam Launch Nuneham built in 1898 or Steam Launch Streatley built 1905 for a nostalgic experience second to none. To complete your great day out a traditional cream tea will be served as we cruise through the grounds of Windsor Castle.
This Morning we make our way to Historic Ely, featuring one of the most magnificent Cathedrals in England the City of Ely is host to a lively market every Thursday. Later on we shall visit the Twenty Pence Garden Centre for the chance to get some inspiration for your garden and also the opportunity to visit their coffee shop with some of the most tempting cakes for miles around.
Tower Bridge Exhibition is the most exciting way to explore the most famous bridge in the world. From the modern high-level walkways and its spectacular new glass floor to the historic Engine Rooms and towers. Learn about the history of the bridge and why it came into existence. We then stroll across to the 4**** Guoman Tower Hotel for Afternoon Tea.
As featured on the BBC`s Good Morning Dagenham, Dagenham Sunday Market has over 600 stalls and welcomes 15,000 visitors each week. With 100`s of stalls selling the latest fashions and often boasting designer wear it has developed a reputation as a fashion market. But it`s not just about fashion, a wide variety of different traders sell everything from homeware to gadgets, food and sporting goods.
WAITRESS tells the story of expert pie maker & waitress Jenna who dreams of a way out of her small town and loveless marriage. A baking contest in a nearby county and the town's new doctor may offer her a chance at a fresh start, while her fellow waitresses offer their own recipes for happiness. But Jenna must summon the strength and courage to rebuild her own life.
Dating back to 1163 and the most prominent fishing port in Belgium for centuries, this city combines an old medieval centre complete with small houses and cobblestone streets with a long sandy beach flanked by a promenade bustling with seafront cafes and bars & is home to the largest marina in northern Europe.
The Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society are putting on a 1920s murder mystery, but as the title suggests, everything that can go wrong... does! The accident-prone thespians battle against all odds to make it through to their final curtain call, with hilarious consequences!
Taking you on an electrifying visual and audio journey through the magic of Michael’s 45 year musical history, you’ll experience over two hours of non-stop hits from pop to rock,soul to disco. Paying homage to Jackson’s legendary live performances and innovative dance moves executed with flair, precision and passion – this is a show that you will never forget.
Jamie New is sixteen and he has a secret. He doesn't quite fit in at school, his Dad’s left home and he's about to sit his GCSEs. The future is terrifying. This multi award-winning musical was a huge hit when it was premiered at The Sheffield Crucible and has now transferred to London's West End.
Step into the ‘Land of the Lions’, London Zoo’s newest and most breath-taking exhibit. Three walkways cover the 2,500sqm exhibit with thrilling, immersive Indian themed areas to explore –including a train station, crumbling temple clearing, high street and guard hut. Be sure to see Penguin Beach, Gorilla Kingdom and much, much more.
In celebration of the 100-year anniversary of the tomb discovery, the boy king's priceless tomb artifacts will visit London one final time while a new permanent resting place for the treasures is constructed at the Grand Egyptian Museum in Cairo.This is an absolute must-see cultural event and final opportunity to experience the magic and mystery of Tutankhamun before his treasures return to Egypt forever.
Whether you’re looking for a special gift, distinctive accessories or unique decorations, you’ll be spoiled for choice. With beautiful and affordable items you’ll rarely find on the high street, Ely Cathedral Christmas Gift & Food Fair makes a perfect day out.
Take the opportunity to go behind the curtain of this much-loved Grade I listed building and see parts of the Hall usually off limits to the public. This includes taking you under the stage, into one of our dressing rooms where all the stars have prepared to perform, and also into the loading bay deep underground. After the tour we shall enjoy a two course lunch in the Royal Albert Halls Verdi - Italian Kitchen.
The largest authentic German Christmas market outside of Germany or Austria Birmingham’s Frankfurt Christmas Market offers a large range of traditional good and gifts and a selection of tempting food and drink.....
For one weekend every year The Dickensian Christmas Festival takes over the High Street of Rochester with street entertainment, parades, a candlelit procession & guaranteed real snow. Meanwhile the Christmas Market takes place in the beautiful grounds of Rochester Castle...
Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's multi award-winning musical MARY POPPINS is returning to its original West End home at the Prince Edward Theatre. The magical story of the world's favourite Nanny will be triumphantly and spectacularly brought to the stage with dazzling choreography, incredible effects and unforgettable songs.
& Juliet is the irreverent and fun-loving new West End musical that asks: what if Juliet’s famous ending was really just her beginning? What if she decided to choose her own fate? And what if she got over Romeo by running off to Paris with Nurse and her best friends on a whirlwind trip of romance, self-discovery and gate-crashing the castle party?
Following on from the hugely successful sell out season at the London Palladium, the award-winning Lincoln Centre production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The King and I will visit Theatre MK. Featuring such unforgettable songs as; Whistle a Happy Tune, Getting to Know You, and Shall We Dance, this award winning show brought to you by a company of over 50 world-class performers, is rightly considered one of the greatest musicals of all time.
Over 16 million theatergoers in 19 countries have thrilled to We Will Rock You. Created by Queen & Ben Elton the show boasts the scale and spectacle that marked the bands’ legendary live performances. Featuring 24 of Queen’s biggest hits We Will Rock You is coming to Theatre MK.
The New 25th Anniversary Production is a powerful and stirring reinvention of the show, celebrated the world over for its Grammy Award-winning music and the thrilling energy and passion of its Irish and international dance. The mesmerising soundtrack has be rerecorded and the show has been reimagined with innovative and spectacular lighting, projection, stage and costume designs