Excursions

Tower of London and Superbloom

Tower of London and Superbloom

08/06/2022

2022 will see HM The Queen become the first monarch in British history to celebrate her Platinum Jubilee. Historic Royal Palaces are marking this historic milestone with a major new display in the moat at the The Tower of London. Previously the setting for the ceramic poppies to mark the centenary of the First World War, the moat will be transformed this year into a stunning and colourful natural landscape filled with vibrant flowers. To make the most of this unique experience join us for a very special day at the Tower of London in the company of a top notch Blue Badge Tour Guide. Lunch is included.

Bedford Auction House - Insight Evening

Bedford Auction House - Insight Evening

23/06/2022

An opportunity for you to see the inside a busy working auction house. You can also enjoy a welcoming glass of wine or fruit juice and a light-hearted valuation competition, followed by a two course meal with tea or coffee. The evening will conclude with prize giving for the competition winner and a question and answer session with the auction team.

The Rat Pack at The Mill at Sonning

The Rat Pack at The Mill at Sonning

10/07/2022

Back to the Mill by popular demand, this hit show includes songs I’ve Got You Under My Skin, Fly Me to the Moon, That’s Amore, King of the Road, Mr Bojangles, What Kind of Fool Am I, The Lady Is a Tramp, Mack the Knife and New York, New York, performed by the original and leading Rat Pack impersonators – Stephen Triffitt, Mark Adams and George Daniel Long – and accompanied by the all-star Manhattan Swing Orchestra under the musical direction of Toby Cruse.

Belmond British Pullman - The Golden Age of Travel

Belmond British Pullman - The Golden Age of Travel

05/08/2022

Step back in time to the glamorous 1920s aboard the famous British Pullman train. A fine dining experience awaits in the beautiful vintage carriages, each made unique with intricate marquetry and art deco designs. Your table is set with starched white linen, specially commissioned china and sparkling cut glassware. Sit back and relax as the liveried stewards care for your every need. Marvel at the ever-changing view through your window as you journey through Kent, the garden of England. Sip champagne, take in the vistas, and you’ll find yourself smiling in anticipation of the Chef’s seasonal menu. Read about the train’s storied history, imagining the famous faces who once passed along the carriages. Whether a gift for someone special or you’re simply spoiling yourself, this will be a day to remember.

Herriot Country and The Dales

Herriot Country and The Dales

08/09/2022 - 12/09/2022

Herriot Country covers some of the most beautiful countryside in the UK. From the grand sweeping hills and rich valleys of the world famous North York Moors and Yorkshire Dales to the charming market towns and picturesque villages. Expect stunning scenery and a warm welcome to ‘God’s Own Country’.

Staying in Harrogate is ideal as a base for us to tour and explore the Moors and Dales of North Yorkshire, as well as the market towns and nearby historic city of York. The exceptional beauty of the landscapes reveals a distinctive natural ruggedness and endearing character waiting to be explored.

Imagna Valley

Imagna Valley

10/10/2022 - 16/10/2022

NEW DATE CONFIRMED – 10th – 16th October 2022
The Imagna Valley – a rural jewel set between the sparkling Lakes Como and Iseo, Italy’s Imagna Valley is a lush green oasis that remains relatively untouched by tourism. Enjoy a 7 day, 6 night half board holiday with us in a beautiful hotel with an amazing number of tours, a boat trip on Lake Como, food and wine tasting – even a cookery lesson. It’s the perfect place to relax and unwind whilst surrounded by magnificent vistas and evocative history. This holiday has been arranged with our award-winning friends at Success Tours who we know will look after us well.

Top Hat at The Mill at Sonning

Top Hat at The Mill at Sonning

19/11/2022

TOP HAT brings the glamour of Hollywood’s golden age and the magic of the world-famous dance partnership of Fred Astaire & Ginger Rogers to the stage. This 2011 musical based on the 1935 film of the same name, tells the story of Broadway sensation Jerry Travers who dances his way across Europe to win the heart of society girl Dale Tremont. With an uplifting and entertaining script, this show celebrates 1930s song, style and romance. Underpinning every scene are Irving Berlin’s magnificent songs including Puttin’ On the Ritz; Cheek to Cheek; Isn’t This a Lovely Day; and of course Top Hat, White Tie & Tails.

Bath Christmas Market

Bath Christmas Market

04/12/2022 - 06/12/2022

We’re visiting this delightful Christmas Market and our first stop on route will be to Chavenage House. An entertaining tour of the house is guaranteed and we’ll supply the wine to go with your delicious home-cooked lunch too. We journey on to our hotel – the very comfortable Swan in Wells for a two night stay. We’ll spend Day 2 in Bath to explore the Christmas Market and other delightful sites of this beautiful city. Day 3 we visit Lacock Abbey and Fox Talbot Museum for a tour and lunch in a local pub before we journey home.

Vincent's Jinglebell Christmas @ Brick Lane Music Hall

Vincent's Jinglebell Christmas @ Brick Lane Music Hall

17/12/2022

Join us for all the fun of the festive season when we return to the glorious surroundings of Brick Lane Music Hall transformed into a Christmassy wonderland!
First class entertainment with pre-dinner drink, Christmas dinner with wine included. After dinner you can enjoy a seasonal fun-packed show full of laughter, singing and dancing. After the show there’ll be time for a few turns around the dance floor before we leave for home.