School Music Tours for Bands, Choirs & Orchestras
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An amazing opportunity for your students to take part in the WW1 Centenary commemorations. 

A school music tour to the WW1 battlefields provides an amazing opportunity for your students to be part of the commemorative events taking place to mark the First World War Centenary. As part of the tour your ensemble will be able to perform at the Last Post Ceremony at the Menin Gate and at the Canadian Memorial in Vimy Ridge. This is a once in a lifetime experience that your students are unlikely to forget.

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Sample Itinerary

4 days/3 nights

From £244pp

Tour price includes:
  • 3 nights' half-board accommodation
  • Return ferry/Eurotunnel crossings
  • Return executive coach travel
  • Arrangement of 2 concerts inc. publicity
  • Participation in the Last Post Ceremony at the Menin Gate
  • Detailed information pack
  • Itinerary planning service
  • Travel & medical insurance
  • Free staff place ratio 1:8
Day 1 Travel to Dover for crossing

Arrive late afternoon

Possibility to have a rehearsal at the accommodation

Evening meal
Day 2 Morning to explore Ypres Concert in the Cloth Hall colonnades next to the In Flanders Fields Museum Participation in the Last Post Ceremony at the Menin Gate
Day 3

Travel to Vimy Ridge

Recital at the Memorial

Visit to Albert and perform an outdoor concert Evening meal at the accommodation
Day 4 Travel to Calais Ferry crossing Arrive back at school
Beautiful scenery. We covered a lot in our tour but the students have responded very positively and are already asking where we are going next. [Performing at t...

— St. Bartholomew's School

Travelling distances in the Rhineland can be quite lengthy so it is worth planning a trip here well in advance (speak to Halsbury for advice), so the best towns...

— Enfield Grammar School

The tour was a huge success. The festival itself was great fun and although somewhat hot the students had an amazing time. Delphine was great during the plannin...

— Tees Valley Music Service

Great opportunities for performing, visiting Disneyland and exploring the city!

— Oasis Academy Shirley Park

Lake Garda always beautiful and concerts are appreciated and usually very well organised. Third visit to this area and would definitely do it again.

— Heanor Gate Science College

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