Adult Concert Tours to Yorkshire

A historic walled city

  • York
Where romans and Vikings meet
Best suited for:
  • Choirs
  • Bands
  • Orchestras
From £225pp i

York is well known for being one of the most beautiful cities in the UK. Rich in history, with its famous city walls, its notorious York Shambles shopping street and not to be missed York Minster and the JORVIK Viking Centre where you’ll get up close and personal with the Vikings!

The performance venues available here are extremely varied and there are numerous options available for all types of adult ensembles. Whatever your repertoire style there are churches, museums, bandstands and many other options available and all bringing appreciative audiences with them.

Are you an 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 or school music groups.

 

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Extended Itinerary

Day 1

Morning

Travel by coach to York

Afternoon

Guided walking tour of the city  

Evening

Evening at leisure

Day 2

Morning

Boat Trip on the River Ouse        

Afternoon

Visit to York Castle Museum    

Evening

Concert 1

Day 3

Morning

Visit to Stump Cross Caverns  

Afternoon

Afternoon in Harrogate and Concert 2 

Evening

Farewell meal   

Day 4

Morning

Free time in York before departure

Afternoon

Travel home

Evening

Return home

Accommodation

Popular places to stay in York

  • Restaurant, Terrace & Bar on site
  • Opposite the City walls
  • Sophisticated Edwardian hotel
  • Indoor pool
  • Indoor pool
  • Hot tub
  • Spa
  • Fitness centre
  • 24 hour reception
  • Wi-Fi
  • Take a swim in the hotel pool
  • Visit the fitness centre
  • Dine in the hotel restaurant

  • Located next to York Racecource
  • 2 miles from City Centre
  • On-site bar and café restaurant
  • Restaurant and bar on site
  • Lounge
  • Wi-Fi
  • Visit city centre
  • Dine in the hotel restaurant

  • Based on the River Foss
  • Short walk to York Minster
  • On-site bar and café restaurant
  • Free parking
  • On-site bar and restaurant
  • Laundry service
  • Wi-Fi
  • Head into York
  • Relax in the hotel bar and restaurant
  • Visit York Minster

Performance Venues in York

Popular concert venues in York

  • Best suited for: Choirs
  • Repertoire recommended: A variety of musical genres
  • Location: Micklegate in the city centre
  • Performance times: Afternoon or evening
  • Best suited for: Choirs and bands
  • Repertoire recommended: A variety of musical genres
  • Location: City centre near the Museum Gardens
  • Performance times: Afternoon
  • Best suited for: Choirs
  • Repertoire recommended: A variety of musical genres
  • Location: Stonegate in the city centre
  • Performance times: Afternoon or evening
  • Best suited for: Bands
  • Repertoire recommended: Light
  • Location: Off the Royal Parade in the town centre
  • Performance times: Daytime
  • Best suited for: Choirs and Orchestras
  • Repertoire recommended: A variety of musical genres
  • Location: Town centre
  • Performance times: Afternoon or evening
  • Best suited for: Choirs, Bands and Orchestras
  • Repertoire recommended: : A variety of musical genres
  • Location: Town centre
  • Performance times: Afternoon or evening

Excursions in York

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Additional Information

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

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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.

Adult Concert Tours to Yorkshire

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