A selection of City Day Excursions
Come to the south’s largest Model Engineering & Modelling Exhibition and see the full spectrum of modelling from traditional model engineering, steam locomotives and traction engines through to the more modern gadget and boys toys including trucks, boats, aeroplanes and helicopters as featured on ‘The One Show’.
Try one of our Coach Taster trips with a visit to Beautiful Cambridge, whether it`s being inspired by the many museums and art galleries, admiring the magnificent architecture and beautiful colleges or visiting the shops Cambridge will have something to entice you.
Join the hustle and bustle of Viking life at a special living history experience, right in the centre of York, discover how Norsemen and women of the period lived, what they traded and what they wore. Then see the rival armies of Vikings and Anglo-Saxons muster and march through York’s ancient streets to Coppergate in a spectacular show of strength.
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.
Cilla – The Musical is the spectacular and heart-warming musical adaptation of the critically acclaimed, hit ITV television series by BAFTA Award-winner Jeff Pope. It tells the extraordinary story of the ordinary girl from Liverpool whose dreams of stardom led her to become one of Britain’s best-loved entertainers.
Escape the winter weather and bask in the tropical paradise of Kew’s Princess of Wales Conservatory as you visit Kew’s 23rd annual Orchids Festival. Wander amongst the vibrant displays of orchids and other tropical plants whilst discovering how Kew is helping to save endangered plant species.
Few people have made such an impact on the world as Diana, Princess of Wales. The Kensington Palace exhibition has proved such a major attraction that it is carrying on into 2018. After visiting the exhibition we enjoy an afternoon tea at the nearbyGuoman Grosvenor Hotel.
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 along the side of the Thames to the Hays Gallery and our Afternoon Tea at the Horniman.
Following a record-breaking UK and Ireland Tour, this smash hit blockbuster is back – and larger than life! Based on the story and characters from the Oscar winning DreamWorks Animation lm, this hilarious and spectacular production turns the world of fairytales upside down in an all-singing, all-dancing, must-see musical comedy.
Our journey Northwards brings us first to the village of Sharlston Common home to the White Horse. We stop here for lunch before continuing to Leeds for our visit to the Emmerdale Studio Experience for an 80-minute guided tour through the production of the popular TV programme.
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.
Following a four year break the legendary Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean return for The spectacular Dancing on Ice Live UK Tour. Joining Torvill & Dean on tour will be a host of celebrities and professional skaters from the new Dancing on Ice series, which returns to our screens on ITV in the new year. The King and Queen of Ice will host the tour taking up their new roles as Head Judges, giving expert critical feedback and all-important scores to the celebrities and their skating partners
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 Horniman.
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.
Enjoy a unique tour of H. Forman & Sons famous smokehouse including a fascinating carving demonstration by their Guinness World Record holding Salmon slicer, a taste of the nest London Cure Smoked Salmon and a two-course lunch made by Forman’s award winning chefs.
The Band is the fastest selling musical theatre tour of all time. Don’t miss your chance to see this breathtaking brand-new production. Featuring the music of Take That, Britain’s most successful boyband of all time, whose songs include Never Forget, Back For Good, A Million Love Songs, Greatest Day, The Flood, Relight My Fire, Shine and Rule the World; and starring the winners from the BBC’s Let it Shine.
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.
From the multi award-winning Baz Luhrmann, creator of Moulin Rouge!, Romeo & Juliet and The Great Gatsby, comes Strictly Ballroom The Musical. This new feel-good musical is based on the multi-award-winning lm that inspired the world to dance. Strictly Ballroom will have you dancing in the aisles and features all the hit songs from the lm including Love Is In The Air, Perhaps, Perhaps, Perhaps and Time After Time.
Following eight record-breaking years in London’s West End and having played in 11 countries around the world to over seven million people, the National Theatre’s acclaimed play War Horse returns to Birmingham this Autumn. War Horse is an unforgettable theatrical event which will take you on an extraordinary journey from the elds of rural Devon to the trenches of First World War France.