Adult Concert Tours to The Midlands

A contrast scene of stunning scenery and bustling cities

Welcome to the heart of England
Best suited for:
  • Choirs
  • Bands
  • Orchestras
From £259pp i

For any adult group, the chance to embark on a concert tour to the Midlands is an enviable opportunity. With a vast array of stunning venues and the Derbyshire Dales beckoning, it’s a great option right in the heart of the country.

Wherever your group is based, the area offers good access. Whether you choose to explore the city of Derby and the Peak District, discover the delights of Birmingham or crave a more cultural experience at Stratford-upon-Avon, the region really does cater for all!

Are you a youth or school music group? This tour is specifically designed with adult groups in mind, so why not take a look at our extensive range of destinations perfect for youth and schools?


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Extended Itinerary

Day 1


Travel by coach to Derby


Concert 1 in Derby


Arrival at your accommodation for evening meal

Day 2


Visit Chatsworth House


Explore town of Chesterfield


Concert 2

Day 3


Visit Warwick Castle


Explore Stratford-upon-Avon    


Evening meal and return to hotel

Day 4


Day trip to Lincoln to visit the stunning Cathedral        


Concert 3


Group farewell evening meal

Day 5


Visit the National Justice Museum in Nottingham


Time for shopping in Nottingham


Return journey home

Excursions in The Midlands

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Popular places to stay in The Midlands

  • Just a 5-minute walk to Derby Cathedral and Derby Museum & Art Gallery
  • Stylish and modern rooms
  • On-site restaurant and bar
  • Good access to the Derbyshire Dales
  • On-site bar and restaurant
  • Air conditioning
  • Meeting rooms available
  • Wi-Fi
  • Visit Derby Cathedral or Derby Museum & Art Gallery
  • Go shopping in the city centre
  • Explore the Derbyshire Dales
  • Relax in the hotel bar and restaurant
  • Good access to explore Stratford-upon-Avon
  • Hotel restaurant with European bistro-style service
  • Modern and airy hotel
  • Wi-Fi
  • On-site restaurant and bar
  • En-suite rooms available
  • Air conditioning
  • Wi-Fi
  • Venture into the centre of Stratford-upon-Avon
  • Enjoy the hotel’s superb bar and restaurant facilities
  • Relax in the hotel lounge areas

Performance Venues in The Midlands

Popular concert venues in The Midlands

  • Best suited for: Choirs and orchestras
  • Repertoire recommended: Sacred, classical or secular
  • Location: Cathedral Quarter in central Derby, close to shops and cafes
  • Performance times: Afternoons or evenings
  • Best suited for: Choirs
  • Repertoire recommended: Sacred
  • Location: Celebrated Cathedral dominating the centre of Lincoln
  • Performance times: Lunchtimes
  • Best suited for: Bands
  • Repertoire recommended: Lively and entertaining music
  • Location: Park next to River Avon
  • Performance times: Afternoons, especially at the weekend
  • Best suited for: Choirs, bands and orchestras
  • Repertoire recommended: Sacred, classical or secular
  • Location: Centre of the town of Chesterfield
  • Performance times: Evenings
  • Best suited for: Choirs and orchestras
  • Repertoire recommended: Sacred, classical or secular
  • Location: In the centre of the town, just east of the market place
  • Performance times: Afternoons and evenings
  • Best suited for: Choirs, bands and other ensembles
  • Repertoire recommended: Lively and entertaining music
  • Location: In the grounds of one of the mills of the Derwent Valley
  • Performance times: Daytime

Additional Information

Your journey doesn’t have to end here! See what else we can offer to help you get the most out of your tour. From instrument hire to dedicated Tour Managers, we’ll go above and beyond to support you and your group.

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What our customers say

I was delighted with the quality of the planning and advice at every stage!

Chloe Reid

The Godolphin and Latymer School

FAQs about this tour

Find the answers to some of our most frequently asked questions.

  • What safety support do you have in place for clients choosing to tour with you?

    At Rayburn Tours we are proud of our continual commitment to safety. Clients who tour with us can be assured that we have the following support services and systems in place: Safety Management System, Generic Risk Management, Crisis Management System, ATOL Licensed, ABTA Bonded, insurance, 24-hour emergency contact system, hotel audits, coach audits and activity audits.

    In addition, we are a member of the School Travel Forum (STF), giving you the reassurance that all of our trips meet, or indeed exceed, the safety standards required by your school and Local Authority.

  • Do you DBS (formerly CRB) check your drivers?

    As part of our coach audits, we request that all UK coach drivers are DBS checked by their employer prior to driving on one of our tours. We can request confirmation of your specific driver’s compliance if deemed necessary.

  • What are you responsible for?

    The DfE’s guidance for safe travel highlights the need for all those involved with the organisation and running of a tour to work together as a team. This is our aim at Rayburn Tours, to work together with our party leaders to ensure our groups’ safety and peace of mind.

  • What should be included in my risk assessment?

    Start by identifying the potential hazards before deciding on the appropriate precautions to minimize the potential risk for your group. Once identified, record your findings and implement the precautions. Specific requirements are available from your Local Authority.

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Your safety is of the utmost importance to us and we monitor the safety aspects of all of our tours to ensure you have a memorable experience for all the right reasons.

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