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Big Band Festive Night & River Trent Cruise

Big Band Festive Night & River Trent Lunch Cruise

Sun 1 - Mon 2 Dec 2024: A 1 Night Great Break to Big Band Festive Night & River Trent Lunch Cruise with Johnsons Coaches

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Sunday 1st to Monday 2nd December 2024


After dinner get ready for a swinging Christmas with Mike James, his Orchestra and singers. Come dance, sing, or just listen as Mike and his team celebrate a Christmas party with all your favourite festive tunes. This special night will feature all the classic songs of Christmas made famous by such people as Frank Sinatra, Michael Bublé and Nat King Cole. We might even have something by Wham and Slade and of course Bing Crosby’s White Christmas. A great night to get you in the Christmas spirit.


Look What’s Included:

  • One Boarding Point here at Henley-in-Arden

  • Club Class Extra Legroom Coach

  • Our Own Courier Service

  • 1-night’s dinner, bed & breakfast (Dinner is a set 3-course meal with tea/coffee and dinner tables are round tables of 10’s)

  • Big Band Festive Night Concert

  • Trent River Cruise & 2-Course Festive lunch


Not Included: All lunches.



Get into the Christmas spirit as we visit Nottingham's traditional Christmas Market - Discover hand-crafted goods and seasonal treats, all in the magnificent setting of Nottingham's Market Square with the outdoor ice rink nearby. In the afternoon we continue to our hotel in time for dinner followed by an evening of live entertainment. The Mike James Orchestra and Singers is a vibrant, fully professional big band consisting of 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.


We include a leisurely 2 ½ Hour Trent River Cruise taking in the views of Nottingham between Holme Pierrepoint and Wilford Church. We include a sumptuous 2-course festive turkey meal with all the trimmings with tea/coffee. Informative live commentary and a companion cruise map are also included so that you can follow your journey and pick out the historical and local points of interest.

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.


Dates, Duration & Prices:

Sun 1 - Mon 2 Dec '24

1 Night



Departs: 10.00am

Returns: 4.30pm



Single Room: £25 | Holiday Insurance: £29.50

(All prices are per person & are for the entire tour)

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

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