Reader Holidays - London Welsh Festival of Male Voice Choirs from Wandsworth Guardian
Departing October 2012
*Price shown: 13 Oct 2012 - WMH
Over a thousand voices raised in song
Forged from the indomitable spirit of coal-mining and quarrying communities, the sound of a Welsh male voice choir is an unmistakeable combination of delicate harmonies and ensemble power. Experience the magic at the Royal Albert Hall as over 1000 voices, from Wales and beyond, perform for the 23rd consecutive year in an unforgettable concert.
What The Price Includes
- Coach travel throughout
- One night's bed and continental breakfast accommodation at a good hotel in the Greater London/Heathrow area
- A rear circle seat for the London Welsh Festival of Male Voice Choirs at the Royal Albert Hall, (upgrades available)
- A short panoramic sightseeing tour of London
- The services of a Newmarket Tour Manager
- Government taxes and service charges
Single rooms are available for a supplement
We leave the local area by coach early this morning for the journey to your hotel. After checking in and having time to freshen up, we'll continue to the Royal Albert Hall, for this evening's London Welsh Festival of Male Voice Choirs.Enjoy a mixture of secular, religious and traditional music, directed by Edward-Rhys Harry with Annabel Thwaite as the accompanist, and Robert Nicholls the organist. A highlight of this year's concert will be the specially commissioned performance of "The Hero's Journey", and the choirs will be joined on stage throughout the evening by the Cory Band, the world Brass Band champions.After a wonderful evening, the coach will return you to your hotel.
After breakfast, we'll head into central London for shopping and sightseeing. Take a trip on the London Eye, visit the highly acclaimed Tate Modern, or perhaps climb the Monument for stunning views. Alternatively, remain on the coach and enjoy a short panoramic sightseeing tour past attractions including St. Paul's Cathedral and the Tower of London. We'll start our return journey during the afternoon, arriving back in the local area by mid to late evening.
The following hotels are offered with this holiday (subject to availability and supplementary pricing)
Greater London Area Hotel
You will be allocated a good hotel in the Greater London area, such as the Holiday Inn Express T5, Heathrow. All rooms will have private facilities, telephones, TV and tea- and coffee-making facilities, and all hotels will have good bars and restaurants.Further Hotel Information »
You will be allocated a good hotel in the Greater London area, such as the Holiday Inn Express T5, Heathrow. All rooms will have private facilities, telephones, TV and tea- and coffee-making facilities, and all hotels will have good bars and restaurants.Hide Hotel Information »