A selection of City Day Excursions
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.
Did you know that the Royal Albert Hall once hosted a séance; flooded the auditorium with 56,000 litres of water for an opera concert; and that criminals, as well as musicians and politicians, have graced the Hall’s stage? Together with a friendly guide, take a peek at the royal areas of the Hall, see the breathtaking auditorium, and glimpse the stage where the world’s stars have appeared. After the tour we enjoy lunch at the Royal Albert Hall’s Verdi Italian restaurant.
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.
Bill Kenwright’s ‘Amazing’, ‘Superb’, ‘Wonderful’ and ‘Brilliant’ production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s sparkling musical retelling the Biblical story of Joseph, his eleven brothers and the coat of many colours, is full of unforgettable songs including Go, Go, Go Joseph, Any Dream Will Do, Jacob and Sons, Close Every Door To Me and many more.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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"
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.
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.
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.
& 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.