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Big Band Festive Night & River Trent Cruise

Big Band Festive Night

Sun 11 - Mon 12 Dec 2022: A Short Break to Nottingham for the Big Band Festive Night with Johnsons Coaches.

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Sunday 11th to Monday 12th December 2022


BIG BAND FESTIVE NIGHT & River Trent Christmas Lunch Cruise by Luxury Coach


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 Buble, 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 spiri


Look What's Included

• One Boarding Point here at Henley-in-Arden

• Luxury Traveller Coach with ‘First Class’ seating & legroom

• 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



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


3* 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.


Duration, Departure Dates & Prices

Sun 11 – Mon 12 Dec 2022

1 Night



Tour Departs: 9.30am

Tour Returns : 6.00pm



Single Room: £20 | Holiday Insurance: £22

This departure includes the £5 per person per day ‘Luxury Traveller’ Coach supplement.

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

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