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A Concert of Remembrance Great Break

A Concert of Remembrance Great Break

A Grand Concert on the Saturday before Remembrance Day to pay tribute to all those who have lost their lives in conflicts. After dining in the hotel join us in the 'Orchard Theatre' for a glorious show featuring the music and artists of the war years. This Great Break visits the National Memorial Arboretum and also introduces us to the remarkable story of King Richard III.

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Saturday 9 to Sunday 10 November 2019

 

A Grand Concert on the Saturday before Remembrance Day to pay tribute to all those who have lost their lives in conflicts. After dining in the hotel join us in the ‘Orchard Theatre’ for a glorious show featuring the music and artists of the war years. This Great Break visits the National Memorial Arboretum and also introduces us to the remarkable story of King Richard III, whose remains were found buried under a car park in the centre of Leicester. Discover the real story, with visits to Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre, the King Richard III Visitor Centre and Leicester Cathedral, where King Richard is now interred.

 

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

  • A visit to the National Memorial Arboretum

  • Concert of Remembrance & dinner

  • Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre, King Richard III Visitors Centre, Leicester Cathedral

 

Not Included: All lunches

 

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Saturday

Departing Henley in the morning, we drive to the National Memorial Arboretum (NMA). The NMA comprises 150 acres of trees and 130 memorials of national significance. The Arboretum covers a vast area and we would suggest that anyone with mobility issues that they use the Land Train to explore the site in full (Small supplementary charge payable on the day). We continue to our hotel in time for dinner, followed by our live evening's entertainment - A Concert of Remembrance - with the popular Mike James Orchestra and Singers - Listen to music from the likes of Glenn Miller, Joe Loss. Frank Sinatra, Nat King Cole, Ella Fitzgerald, to name just a few. Also, with a special tribute to forces sweat heart Dame Vera Lynn, we'll listen to unforgettable tunes like "The Dam Buster's", "We'll meet again", "I'll be seeing You", building towards a finale of famous flag waving standards, such as "Abide with me", "Land Of Hope and Glory" and "Rule Britannia". There will also be prizes for the best dressed in forties style.

Sunday

Following a leisurely start we visit the Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre - Here we discover the dramatic story of the Battle of Bosworth on Monday 22nd August 1485, which marked a major turning point in English history. Discover more about the Battle where Richard III fought for his crown and lost his life, and Henry Tudor became King! We continue to Leicester where we visit the King Richard III Visitor Centre, where the remarkable story of the search for the king is told. The centre is built over the actual location in the council car park where the remains were found. Later, we visit Leicester Cathedral, where King Richard III has been laid to rest.

Your Hotel

 

4* 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:

 

  • Restaurant

  • Bar/lounge

  • Indoor pool

  • Sauna

  • Steam room

  • Jacuzzi

  • Terrace & Garden

  • Free WiFi

  • En Suite Bedrooms 

  • TV 

  • Hospitality Tray 

  • Hairdryer 

  • Lift

 

Duration, Departure Dates & Price

 

2 Day Tour

Saturday 9 – Sunday 10 November 2019 | £169

 

Tour Departs By: 9.30am | Returns By: 6.15pm

 

Supplements

 

Single Room: Nil

Holiday Insurance: £17

 

 

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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 Depot Park & Ride, Johnsons Depot
Liveridge House Liveridge Hill, Henley in Arden

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