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So much more than just a History Guide…

I’m sure when most people think of a tour guide, they picture someone at the helm of a group of people, microphone and flag in tow, reciting ‘on your left…’ and ‘on your right…’. But...

Simply unforgettable venues to suit your choir’s sound and style

At Rayburn Tours, providing ensembles with simply unforgettable performance opportunities is at the very heart of what we do. Taking pride in exceeding the expectations of choirs and offering a...

18 modern day horrors (because low battery is scarier than any Halloween mask)

Cast aside the scary masks, the fake blood and the freakishly convincing Halloween make up tutorials – there’s something spookier lurking in the shadows. From ‘no internet’ nightmares...

Simply unforgettable venues to suit your Youth Music ensemble’s sound and style

At Rayburn Tours, providing ensembles with simply unforgettable performance opportunities is at the very heart of what we do. Taking pride in exceeding the expectations of our clients and offering a...
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A geographer’s guide to the Azores

With vast calderas, mesmerising turquoise lakes and steam-emitting fumaroles, this remote archipelago has volcanic activity at its heart. These impressive islands offer up the ultimate adventure,...
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Top 5 lesser-known Battlefield sites worth visiting

A journey to the Western Front brings home the reality of the First World War, taking you through a landscape of cemeteries and memorials – from those dedicated to tens of thousands of servicemen...

Important information on Brexit

Britain had been due to leave the European Union on 31st October, but EU leaders have now agreed in principle to extend Brexit until 31st January 2020. We will continue to update this blog as further...

Simply unforgettable venues to suit your band’s sound and style

At Rayburn Tours, providing bands with simply unforgettable performance opportunities is at the very heart of what we do. Taking pride in exceeding the expectations of our clients and offering a...
iceland

Top 10 best things to do in Iceland on a budget

Ok, it’s unlikely that a full on adventure to Iceland is going to be a cheap getaway, but this land of spectacular natural beauty has so much to offer visitors without breaking the bank. Any...
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Could this be the best school trip to Iceland – ever?!

Imagine the most awe-inspiring adventure to this land of extremes, where explosive volcanoes emerge above the landscape, geysers shoot high up into the sky and thundering waterfalls give a soaking to...

Top tips for choirs from leading industry professionals

The first UK Choir Festival event of 2019 in Manchester may seem like a distant memory, but as we gear up for the next event in St Albans, we take a moment to reminisce. Hundreds of choristers...

Musical gurus: meet some of the UK Choir Festival’s highly acclaimed workshop leaders

We’ve had the pleasure of meeting just a few of the UK Choir Festival‘s incredible workshop leaders this year – and of course getting stuck into the workshops themselves! Helping...