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Big Band Night -'A Salute To James Last'

Big Band Night -'A Salute To James Last'

Sun 12 Nov 2017: Enjoy this brand new show consisnting of unforgettable tunes, performed by the fully professional big band; The Mike James Orchestra

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A salute to one of the most successful orchestras in the world – James Last. This spectacular brand new show consists of almost nonstop unforgettable tunes, which made him the ‘most commercially successful bandleader’ of the second half of the 20th century. All played in that ‘Happy Music Style’ that made James Last famous.


The Mike James Orchestra and Singers is a vibrant, fully professional big band consisting of a powerful signature brass section, whip tight rhythm and talented soloists and vocalists, all led by the earthy charm and boyish enthusiasm of Mike James himself, one of Britain’s best and most enduring band leaders.


Your Holiday Includes

  • One Boarding Point here at Henley-in-Arden

  • Club Class Extra Legroom Coach

  • Our Own Courier Service

  • 1 nights dinner, bed & breakfast **

  • Outlined excursions

** Dinner is a set 3-course meal with tea/coffee and dinner tables are round tables of 10’s


Not Included: All lunches


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Departing Henley in the morning, we drive to Melton Mowbray, a delightful market town which lies along the course of the rivers Eye and Wreake. Often promoted as the 'Rural Capital of Food', Melton is perhaps best known for its culinary specialities, being the home of the eponymous Pork Pie and one of the five homes of Stilton Cheese. We continue to our hotel in time for dinner, followed by our live evening's entertainment - The Mike James Orchestra and Singers. They will be paying tribute to the music of the late James Last, one of the most successful Orchestra's in the world, This new show features the old favourites and big band swing tunes of yesteryear with the showstoppers and dance hits of today, all played in the style of the legendary James Last Orchestra - so whether you want to dance or just listen to this big band, you are in for a great night's entertainment.


Following breakfast we visit Matlock, the county town of Derbyshire, situated on the south eastern edges of the Peak District.


Great 2 & 3 DAY BREAKS FROM ONLY £112


Our superb selection of twoday departures includes 13 NEW destination to tempt you to try the Johnsons Experience.


Our Great Breaks are the result of many requests from our Day Excursion customers – who don’t necessarily want to holiday by coach but would really enjoy a midweek or weekend away. So, here we are a short but varied selection of short breaks!

Treat yourself, celebrate a special occasion with friends or simply get away from it all for a couple of days, we have a ‘Great Break’ that is just right for you!


Your Hotel

EMCC & the Orchard Hotel, Nottingham

A modern eco-friendly hotel located in the heart of 330 acres of University Park. Contemporary bedrooms, finished to a superior standard. Bramley’s Restaurant & Bar. Lift to all floors.


Hotel Facilities

· Ensuite bathroom

· TV

· Hairdryer

· Hospitality Tray

· Lift


2 Day Tour

Sunday 12 - Monday 13 November 2017

Tour Price: £132


Single Room: NIL

Holiday Insurance: £15

Tour Departs By: 9.30am approx.

Returns By: 5.30pm approx.


Travel with Johnsons – Travel with Friends

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Henley-in-Arden Park&Ride Park & Ride at Johnsons Depot
Liveridge House, Liveridge Hill, Henley in Arden
Kidderminster, Whittles Whittles Coaches, Foley Business Park

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