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Days Out 2017

DAYS OUT – All include coach travel.

Last updated 13th Jan 12.58


Reader Trips: giselle

English National Ballet presents - GISELLE - London Coliseum 1 seat only remains
A haunting story of innocence and betrayal, a timeless tale about the redemptive power of love, this Mary Skeaping’s production features some of ballet’s most dramatic scenes and otherworldly images   


Tues Jan 17th, 7.30pm - £77.00


Price includes stall seat ssp £79



Wembley Arena
Includes pre show leisure time & £45.00 seat


Leisure & Evening
Thurs Feb 9th - £84.00

Reader Trips: Strictly 2017

Reader Trips: harry potter

This Hertfordshire attraction boasts a 20,000ft expansion and now includes the original Hogwarts Express steam engine and a recreation of Platform 93/4 offers a glimpse into how some of the film’s most iconic scenes were created. Walk at leisure around the venue which showcases the eight Harry Potter films with beautiful sets, costumes and props used in the productions


Fri Feb 17th or Sat Apr 8th Adult (16+) £59.00 Child (4-15 yrs)  £52.00

Includes coaching and timed entry ticket  

An exciting exhibition comes to our own galaxy so visitors rediscover the unforgettable characters of Star Wars in a whole new way with a stunning collection of props, models, costumes, interactive identity quest and insightful scientific content.  For almost 40 years Anakin and Luke Skywalker have been cinema’s most famous father and son, make a visit and let the force be with you.                


Cable Car & Buffet Lunch
Sun Feb 19th, July 2nd or Tues Apr 4th - Adult £66.00 Child (5-15yrs) £49.00


Includes timed exhibition entry, cable car ride and lunch at Jimmy’s World bar and grill. 

Reader Trips: star wars

Reader Trips: classic car

Bringing together an international celebration of the very best dealers, manufacturers, car clubs and products it’s the perfect day for the discerning classic car owner, collector, expert or enthusiast. Enjoy Grand Avenue - the indoor runway - where classic cars are fired up and driven, Historic Motor Sport International, Auto Jumble, Car Club Square and a “red sea” of Ferraris celebrating 70 years of road cars plus other rarely seen mouth-watering machinery! 


Sat Feb 25th - Adult £41.00 Child (6-16yrs) £35.00


Includes standard entry ticket & approx 6 hrs at the show

On September 7 1940 the Luftwaffe unleased a merciless bombing campaign against London and Britain’s major cities. Join your guide for a walking tour in the St Paul’s, area of London where you’ll discover the stories and facts about the blitz as you pass key landmarks. Instead of breaking morale the raids only galvanized the will of the British people for the rest of the war.


Thurs March 2nd - £55.00


Includes guided walking tour, with resting places, and lunch.  

Reader Trips: Britain in the Blitz

Reader Trips: knitting

This is the definitive event for anyone with a love of textile based craft with hundreds of workshops, demonstrations, interactive features and some 200 exhibitors selling specialist craft supplies so re stock your yarns, learn to knit, master the art of tailoring and more – get involved in craft.


Sat March 4th - £36.00


Includes admission and approx 5.5 hrs at the show.

Learn the secrets of the West End on this fascinating tour incorporating a backstage theatre visit to see first-hand what it is like to be behind the scenes and learn a little history about the venue! After lunch your guided Theatreland coach tour will begin. Who is behind the glitz and glamour of the production?  Who takes the blame when a show flops? You’ll be intrigued.   The day finishes with a visit to the British Museum to explore the theatre exhibitions before heading for home around 5pm  


Wed Mar 8th - £59.00

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Reader Trips: london courts

Learn about all things legal in London, expertly revealed on your blue badge guided walking tour,  before enjoying a roast beef lunch with chocolate pudding to fortify you for the day’s highlight – The Royal Courts of Justice.  The in-house guide knows all the secrets of this amazing building and you will be able to enter various court rooms and act out a court seen – will you be Judge or Jury?    A fascinating and intriguing day out comprising history, art and architecture.   


Tues Mar 14th - £63.00

COVENT GARDEN & CLASSICAL SPECTACULAR - Royal Albert Hall                      
The UK’s most popular classical music show offers a new programme of the best classical music by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by John Rigby and state of the art technology to electrifying multi-coloured laser displays and the famous thundering finale to the music of the 1812 Overture.     


Sun Mar 19th - £74.50 3pm show


Price includes pre show visit to Covent Garden and stall seat ssp £60

Reader Trips: classical spec

Reader Trips: mary rose

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard is the only place in the world to see the Royal Navy past, present and future.  Situated within this working Naval Base are a collection of fantastic attractions, historic ships and museums.  The incredible Mary Rose Museum reveals Henry VIII’s Tudor masterpiece, HMS Victory and her role in the Battle of Trafalgar, HMS Warrior 1860, the first iron-hulled, armoured warship and the National Museum of the Royal Navy are just a few highlights.           

Sat March 25th Adult - £50.00, Snr - £48.00
, Child (5-15 yrs) - £46.00


Price includes admission to the Dockyard and its attractions. 36 Hours: Jutland 1916 exhibition optional extra, £10 adults, £8 seniors.

From kitchens and bathrooms, to bedrooms and basements, fixtures and fittings to fine food, gardens and the latest high tech gadgets, to fashion beauty and gifts, you'll find it all under one roof at this award-winning show.

Sun Mar 26th, Apr 2nd - £36.00

Fri April 7th, Apr 2nd - £33.00
Sat April 8th - £36.00

Child under 16 - £20.00
Transport only - £24.00


Includes admission ticket an approx 6 hours at show.

Reader Trips: Ideal Home Show

Reader Trips: disney

DISNEY ON ICE CELEBRATES 100 YEARS OF MAGIC - Wembley Arena 1.30pm show
More than 50 of Disney’s unforgettable characters from 14 beloved stories come to life on the ice for a magical celebration the whole family will enjoy.              

Sat Apr 1st or Sun Apr 2nd - £60.00


Includes Block D seat.  

Jack the Ripper is the famous unidentified serial killer from 1888 London and this walking tour visits the locations of the murders. Hear the stories and theories about the Ripper murders and there really is some gruesome detail to discover!  Not for the fainthearted .  

Fri Apr 7th £49.00

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Experience a tour of the National Stud, a working thoroughbred stud farm and learn the history and purpose of the farm plus the opportunity to see some foals and yearlings as they are prepared for sales. From the stud farm it’s a short transfer to Newmarket Race course for a fantastic afternoon at the races heading for home around 4pm. Discover the journey from stable to race course on this tour.          

Wed April 19th - £65.00


Price includes coaching, refreshments on arrival at the stud farm and grandstand admission for the races. 

Come join the London Marathon! Well at least travel the route without the gruelling exercise regime as your guided coach tour reveals the famous landmarks that are likely to have been missed by the recent runners. Here’s a chance to discover the history behind those key locations and points of interest without the need for months of training. You will be required to assert some energy though in order to visit the restaurant for your included two course meal before we race for the finish line and then home!           

Sun April 30th - £55.00


Price includes guided sightseeing coach tour, lunch and knowing you completed the London Marathon!

Reader Trips: Marathon by Coach

Reader Trips: Royal Albert Hall Generic

MUSIC FILM GALA + Covent Garden - Royal Albert Hall
There’s free time in Covent Garden before the 3pm show then it’s lights, camera, action! The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra’s rousing film musical celebration of timeless film scores and Hollywood blockbuster soundtracks.


Sat May 6th - £60.00


Includes stall seat ssp £53.43

ABBAphonic - Royal Albert Hall
With the amplified Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, a spectacular light show and sensational backing singers, ABBA’s hit songs will be performed with the RPO’s signature symphonic twist  


Wed May 10th - £60.00


Price includes stall seat for 7.30pm show

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Reader Trips: cutty sark new

GREAT GREENWICH TOUR                              
Starting at the Royal Docks you take the cable car from Excel to Greenwich, make the short Thames sailing to arrive at the Cutty Sark with time to explore this world famous Tea Clipper before a roast chicken lunch with chocolate sponge dessert.  Your Blue Badge guide then reveals highlights of this historical area on your walking tour culminating with a tour of the grounds of The Old Royal Naval College.  


Fri May 12th - £66.00


Price includes cable car ride, short Thames cruise, Cutty Sark admission and guided walking tour. 



Fri/Sat May 26/27 - £88.00


Includes £63 entry ticket and around 7 hrs at the show

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Reader Trips: beating retreat

The Beating Retreat sunset ceremony with horses, cannon and fireworks on Horse Guards Parade has evolved into a colourful concert pageant of military music and precision drill carried out by the Mounted Bands of the Household Cavalry and the Massed Bands of the Household Division, this annual spectacular is not to be missed.  

3 Course meal + show Wed June 14 -
Evening show, no meal, Thurs June 15 - £66.00


Price includes £36 seated concert ticket, outdoor event. On June 14 meals will be taken at the Kingsway Hall Hotel, menu options provided.

We're off to the races and this special occasion deserves a showing of the glad rags, recipe for the day is fun and finery! Price includes admission and coaching.  Dress code applies for Queen Anne enclosure.  


Thurs June 22nd -
Queen Anne Enclosure (formerly Grandstand) - £112.00
Windsor Enclosure (formerly Silver Ring) - £72.00


A £35 non-refundable deposit applies, final balance due March 1.

Reader Trips: Ladies Day

Reader Trips: Hampton Court Flower



Thur/Fri/Sat/Sun July 6/7/8/9 - £52.00


Includes admission and around 6 hours at the show.

WIMBLEDON DAY TRIP                  
An opportunity to soak up the unique atmosphere of the world’s premier Grand Slam tennis championship over the ‘Finals’ weekend.   Be there, wandering the grounds and taking your reserved seat on No 1 Court to see the stars of tomorrow and yesteryear competing in the Junior and Senior events.  Visit the large screen TV adjacent to Henman Hill for live action on Centre Court, celebrity spot or take a Pimm’s at this iconic summer event.  


Sun July 16th - £82.50


Price includes full day at Wimbledon with reserved seat on No 1 Court which offers no cover from the weather conditions , hot, cold, wet or dry, for the 2017 championship and coaching.  Please note Wimbledon Rain-Affected Play policy applies, - if less than 60 minutes play takes place on No 1 Court only £29 will be refunded, after one hour no refunds whatsoever will apply.

Reader Trips: Wimbledon court 1

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Enjoy the excitement of racing and your favourite artist live in concert. We arrive with time to picnic before the first race or simply head into the venue for a host of catering outlets. With a premier enclosure ticket included you’ll get the best opportunity to stake your place and watch the show/racing.  


Fri August 18th -
Gates 3.30pm, depart around midnight


Sat August 26th - £73.00
Gates 12 noon, depart around 9.30pm


Smart attire required. Times stated include a leisurely departure to avoid the car park chaos, price includes coaching & premier ticket (standing).


For a full printable list of all our trips, please click here

Please note: Management/Promoters reserve the right to substitute performers and unless a tour is cancelled due to insufficient response all monies paid are non-refundable and tours are non-transferable. Details shown are for general information only, all prices are believed correct at time of upload, however Reader Travel reserve the right to verbally confirm a price at the time of booking and this price shall apply and supersede any written material.
Newmarket Promotions Ltd terms and conditions apply, available on request prior to booking or online here. Strictly no under 16's without parent's written consent.
SSP = Usual single seat/admission selling price inclusive of theatre levy or venue facility fee. Smoking, alcohol or illegal substances NOT permitted on coaches. Provisional bookings can be made, held for three days only.