Author:sophie.lamb

12 best Christmas adverts of all time

Ah Christmas adverts, the universal signal to start getting exciting about Christmas. Amongst the year-round DFS, SCS (whatever else ‘S’) sales and endless stream of perfume ads – clearly we...

Living the life of a soldier: Brighton Hill Community School’s battlefields trip

No strangers to touring, Brighton Hill were keen to have two History Tour Guides on board for their invaluable, detailed knowledge of the sites. And with just 3 days to see everything, they packed a...

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...

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...

Top 10 foreign films of all time for language students

With so many fantastic foreign films to choose from, it can be tricky deciding on those that are classroom appropriate. So we’ve done the hard work for you and put together a list of the top 10...

King William’s College’s mega crossover rugby & hockey tour to New Zealand, Fiji & Australia

When you’re going on a long-haul sports tour, you’ve got to go the whole hog. And that’s exactly what King William’s College did back in June 2019. Based in Castletown on the Isle of Man,...

The Rugby World Cup: What you need to know

We’ve seen some incredible moments in recent rugby history. We all remember the Jonny Wilkinson drop goal from 2003, right? The biggest sporting events have continued to spoil us in recent years...

A sports tour with an educational twist? No problem for the team at Rayburn Tours!

It all began in March last year. Mr Thomas from Ysgol Gyfun Aberaeron contacted Sports Tour Consultant, Ollie, looking for the perfect multi-sport tour for his hockey and rugby teams. Holland? The...

The mother of all sports tours: Calday Grange Grammar School hit up Vancouver & Seattle

July brought an exciting new adventure for Calday Grange Grammar School from Wirral, as 46 sport-hungry students embarked on an epic 12-day U18s boys’ football and rugby tour to Vancouver and...