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Days Out 2017

DAYS OUT – All include coach travel.

Last updated 23rd June 14.08

 

Reader Trips: Hampton Court Flower

HAMPTON COURT FLOWER SHOW
This RHS flower show is the largest flower show in the world and one of the best-loved events in the horticultural calendar.                                                               

 

Thurs/Sat July 6/8 - £52.00

 

Includes admission and around 6 hours at the show.

THAMES RIVER CRUISE, LUNCH & LONDON EYE
Your coach will take you to the city to join the boat for an enjoyable lunch cruise revealing the historic sights of London and what you miss from the water you can see later from the air, as this tour culminates with a flight on the spectacular London Eye.

 

Sat July 15th, Aug 12th, Aug 26th - Adult £78.00 Child (3-12yrs) £64.00

 

Price includes set 3-course lunch while cruising the Thames, London Eye flight and coaching.

 

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 Reader Trips: windsor castle

WINDSOR CASTLE & AFTERNOON TEA
Come and visit the oldest and largest occupied castle in the world and the Official Residence of Her Majesty the Queen. Castle admission includes entry to the State Apartments, St George’s Chapel and Queen Mary’s Dolls House.     It’s then a short walk to the nearby hotel for afternoon tea.

 

Sun July 23rd, Dec 10th or Sat Sept 16th -Adult £64.00, Senior - £62.00, Child (5-16yrs)- £57.00

 

Price includes coaching, Windsor Castle admission and afternoon tea.

NEWMARKET RACES & LIVE CONCERT
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.  

 

JESS GLYNNE
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).

 

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 Reader Trips: Buckingham Palace reader

KENSINGTON PALACE, CARVERY LUNCH & BUCKINGHAM PALACE
Compare two spectacular palaces on this special day out. A morning visit to Kensington Palace, now exhibiting Princess Diana’s dresses and memorial garden commemorating 20 years since her death. Then it’s a two course carvery lunch before visiting Buckingham Palace and the State apartments and this year’s special display is royal gifts presented to her Majesty during the past 65 years.

 

 
Tues Aug 15th, Thurs Aug 31st, Sat Sept 16th Adults - £86.00, Child £60.00 (under 16)

 

Price includes palace admissions and lunch.

CARVERY MEAL & BUCKINGHAM PALACE                              
It’s a delicious two course midday carvery lunch at the Strand Palace Hotel before transferring to Buckingham Palace to visit the State rooms and this year’s special exhibition, Royal Gifts which tell the story of the Queen’s 65 year reign through a wide-ranging display of official gifts from across the globe.

 

Sun Aug 20th, Sat Sept 23rd - Adult £65.00, Child (5 -16 yrs) - £56.00

 

Includes coaching, Palace admission and meal.

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Reader Trips: Buckingham Palace reader

BUCKINGHAM PALACE & RIVER CRUISE WITH AFTERNOON TEA
Visit the State Rooms at Buckingham Palace and this year’s special exhibition, Royal Gifts which tell the story of the Queen’s 65 year reign through a wide-ranging display of official gifts from across the globe before transferring to a Bateaux London vessel for afternoon tea whilst enjoying a 75 minute cruise.  A selection of sandwiches, pastries and cakes with assorted teas or coffee will be served to the melodic sounds of the on board pianist as the delights of the Thames unfold

 

Sats Aug 19th or Sept 16th -Adults - £75.00, Child £59.50 (5-12 yrs)

 

Includes coaching, timed Palace admission and river cruise serving traditional afternoon tea

HARRY POTTER Studios Tour                              
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 

 

Aug 21st, Oct 29th, Dec 23rd, Dec 29th - Adult £59.00, Child (5 -15 yrs) - £52.00

 

Includes coaching and timed entry ticket

Reader Trips: harry potter

Reader Trips: Diana Fashion story - Reader

KENSINGTON PALACE & AFTERNOON TEA - including Diana: Her Fashion Story                          
Twenty years on from her death a new exhibition and temporary garden celebrating Diana’s life will be open at Kensington Palace, her home for 14 years.
Diana: Her Fashion story will trace the evolution of her style from demure beginnings to style icon with a collection of extraordinary garments. You will also be able to explore State Apartments and other historic Palace rooms on your visit.     The day culminates with and included afternoon tea at a city hotel.

 

Sept 7th, Sept 19th, Wed Dec 6th, Sun Dec 10th - Adult  - £58.00, Sen  - £55.00 Child (U16's) - £45.00

THE PEOPLE’S POST
Explore a lesser-known London district with a very important place in the history of our nation. Learn the story of posting a letter from earliest times to the coming of the GPO, visit the new Postal Museum and take a ride on the Mail Rail beneath the streets of London, a unique piece of industrial heritage that kept the capital’s communication network flowing for over 75 years. This intriguing tour revealed by your expert Blue Badge Guide is part walk part and part coach and really will deliver an insight into five centuries of communication by mail.

 

 
Thurs October 5th - £55.00

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Reader Trips: Cockney Sing-A-Long

COCKNEY SING-A-LONG, THAMES CRUISE & LUNCH                                            
Join the Pearly King and Queen on this cockney-themed sing-a-long sailing with nostalgic songs, a little flag waving and a traditional two course East End lunch.  Get in the spirit of the day and practice your vocals as you sail along the Thames singing those memorable little ditties.   

 

Wed Oct 18th - £65.00

 

Price includes two course lunch and themed entertainment.

JOHN RUTTER’S FAURÉ’S REQUIEM St Paul’s Cathedral
In the breathtaking setting of St Paul’s Cathedral, John Rutter conducts the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and special guest artists in a rousing programme of Fauré’s glorious Requiem; Vaughan Williams’ Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis for double string orchestra, and two majestic works by John Rutter, including the London premiere of Visions; his new work celebrating heavenly peace written specially for solo violin, string ensemble and boy choristers.

 

Thurs October 26th, 7.30pm
Front Transepts North seats - £62.00
Rear Nave seats - £49.50

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Reader Trips: classical spec

COVENT GARDEN & CLASSICAL SPECTACULAR - Royal Albert Hall
The UK’s most popular classical music show offers the very best classical music and state of the art technology to electrifying multi-coloured laser displays and the famous thundering finale to the music of the 1812 overture.  The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra perform popular works by Ravel, Elgar, Orff, Puccini, Strauss, Rossini, Verdi, Tchaikovsky and Mascagni

 

Sun Nov 19th, 3pm show - £75.50

 

Price includes pre show visit to Covent Garden and stall seat ssp £61.20

PORTSMOUTH VICTORIAN FESTIVAL OF CHRISTMAS at the Historic Dockyard
Visit the stunning attractions at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, including the new Mary Rose Museum, and celebrate Christmas as you step back over 150 years with carols, snowy Victorian streets and traditional entertainment.  Discover the biggest Christmas market on the South Coast or take the short walk to Gunwharf Quays, for an irresistible mix of designer outlet shops and outstanding restaurants.

 

 
Sun Dec 3rd Adults - £49.50, Senior/Child (5-15yrs) £47.50

 

Price includes coaching and admission to the Festival of Christmas and all attractions of Portsmouth Historic Dockyard including HMS Victory and HMS Warrior 1860

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Reader Trips: Thames Christmas Party Cruise 

THAMES CHRISTMAS PARTY LUNCH CRUISE
Time to indulge and enjoy a little Christmas atmosphere on this three hour afternoon sailing with onboard entertainment festive style! You’re welcomed with a glass of sparkling wine, served a traditional 3 course Christmas lunch before the vocalist, festive music and dancing begins.  Christmas is always busy so take time out to have some fun, come with friends and family and enjoy a Christmas party Thames style.   

 

 
Sun Dec 10th - £61.00

 

Price includes coaching & festive cruise with meal and entertainment.    A licensed bar is available and dress code is festive!

Covent Garden + JOHN RUTTER'S CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION Royal Albert Hall
There’s no better way to enjoy the festive spirit than attending John Rutter’s popular Christmas Celebration performed by the world famous Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Enjoy this classic festive favourite with numerous sing-along carols and a delightful array of joyful works, presented by John Rutter himself.

 


Wed December 6th -
£66.00

 

Includes pre show Covent Garden visit stall seat for the 3pm show

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Reader Trips: Olympia Horse

OLYMPIA SHOWJUMPING


Puissance evening
- Thurs December 14th - £99.00
Programme:  International Showjumping Class – The Christmas Pudding Stakes; Dog Agility; International Display; Shetland Pony Grand National; International Display, International showjumping Class- The Puissance; Christmas Finale.

Includes £71 top price seat and time to visit the shopping village

CHRISTMAS CONCERTS AT THE ROYAL ALBERT HALL with the London Concert Orchestra

 

CHRISTMAS CAROL SINGALONG   
Sing your heart out as showman Jonathan Cohen leads you through another fun-filled jamboree of his most loved carols and all-time Christmas hits with the London Concert Orchestra and London Chorus
Programme:   Handel Christmas sequence from Messiah, Let the bright Seraphim; Gruber Silent Night, Corelli Allegro & Pastorale from Christmas Concerto; Cullen Joy to the World; Mozart Alleluia from Exsultate Jubilate; Rutter The Twelve Days of Christmas

Carols for all with special guest Louise Dearman including Away in a Manger; Good King Wenceslas; O come, all ye faithful; Hark! the Herlad angels sing; O little town of Bethlehem; God rest ye merry gentlemen; I wish it could be Christmas Every Day; Winter Wonderland; Santa Claus is Coming to Town; Merry Christmas Everybody; Merry Christmas Everyone; the First Nowell; Jingle Bells; Goodtime Christmas.    

 

Sat December 16th, 12.30pm show + Covent Garden or Covent Garden + 4.15pm show - £68.00

 


Includes stall seats.

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JINGLE BELL CHRISTMAS AT THE ROYAL ALBERT HALL
It’s high kicks for Christmas as the Jingle Belles join Captial Voices and West End stars for all your favourite Christmas hits with the London Concert Orchestra, special guests Laura Tebbutt and Tim Howar, Capital Voices and John Rigby conducts.

Programme:  All I want for Christmas is You; Frosty the Snowman; Merry Christmas Everyone; White Christmas; It’s the Most wonderful Time of the Year; Jingle Bell Rock; The Twelve Days of Christmas; Driving Home for Christmas; Baby its Cold Outside; Winter Wonderland; Santa Claus is Coming to Town; Blue Christmas; Last Christmas; Let it Snow.

 

Sun December 17th - £68.00
Covent Garden + 4pm show

 

Includes stall seats.

CLASSIC CAROLS WITH ALAN TITCHMARSH AT THE ROYAL ALBERT HALL
Alan Titchmarsh returns for a joyous assortment of traditional Christmas music and sublime carols with the London Concert Orchestra, Band of the Coldstream Guards, London Philharmonic Choir, Benedict Nelson baritone and Toby Purser conductor.

Programme:   O Holy Night; Candlelight Carol, Fantasia on Christmas Carols; A Merry Little Christmas; Joy to the World; Shepherd’s Pipe Carol; Ave Maria; In dulci jubilo and carols for all including O little town of Bethlehem; Good King Wenceslas; God rest ye merry gentlemen.

 

 

Wed December 20th - £68.50
Covent Garden + 2.30pm show

 


Includes stall seats

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Reader Trips: KEW

CHRISTMAS AT KEW
Follow the 60,000 lights that illuminate the mile long botanical wonderland trail discovering brightly coloured laser beams dancing over water, a Tunnel of Lights, scented Fire Garden and fairy-tale avenues of flora. Santa and his elves will be in North Pole village, plus favourite vintage rides, Christmas gifts and traditional festive fare, this is a magical after dark experience.

 

 
Thur/Fri/Sat Dec 21st/22nd/23rd Adults - £41.00, Child (4-14 years) £32.00

 

Includes visit to Covent Garden, coaching and timed entry to Kew Gardens.

DISNEY ON ICE - PASSPORT TO ADVENTURE O2 Arena
Upbeat music, lovable Disney characters and unforgettable moments from Lion King, The Little Mermaid, Peter Pan and Frozen provide a family experience to be remembered.

 


Dec 26th, 28th, 29th, 30th -
£65.00 2.30pm shows

 

Includes £35 lower tier seat.

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Reader Trips: Cirque Du Soleil

CIRQUE DU SOLEIL OVO - Royal Albert Hall
Crawling with fun, OVO is a non-stop riot of energy and movement featuring many of Cirque du Soleil’s mind-blowing signature acts including a stunning 14m high flying trapeze act – the biggest of its kind! Never before seen in the UK OVO uncovers the natural world at our feet where insects work, eat, crawl, flutter, play, fight and love in a show that will keep the whole family buzzing!

 

Matinee, no shops
Sun January 28th -
£89.00

 

Covent Garden + matinee
Sun February 11th -
£90.00

 

Includes stall seat ssp £82

THE GREAT BRITISH SEWING BEE LIVE - Excel London
The GBSB Live is an event for anyone with a love of dressmaking, textiles, fashion and tailoring at all levels. There’s workshops, demonstrations, fashion galleries, catwalk shows, drop in clinic, celebrity super theatre and some 200 exhibitors selling specialist products.

 


Sat September 23rd -
Adults £39.00, Child £33.50 (5-16yrs)

 

 

Includes admission and around six hours at the event.

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Reader Trips: Elvis

ELVIS THEMED BIRTHDAY CRUISE
Drag out those blue suede shoes, exercise your vocal chords and come celebrate Elvis’ birthday on an afternoon Thames sightseeing cruise with special tribute act, dance floor and American themed buffet. Whether you want to watch the show or bop on the floor this is your invitation to party and celebrate the King of Rock n Roll.

 


Sun January 7th -
£59.50

 

Price includes coaching, 2.5hr cruise, tribute show and lunch.


 

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.