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Free Sports Calendar Wallchart

From the Six Nations to US Open and the African Cup of Nations to Snooker World Championships, 2017 is a big year for sport. We’ve compiled a list of the major sporting events of 2017 and created a...

How will a concert tour benefit your youth ensemble?

With over 50 years of experience creating inspirational youth music group tour, we know how much young musicians stand to gain from going on tour. Alongside the musical benefits and the social...

Top 6 Fascinating Volcano Facts

Remarkable exhibitions of the fiery power contained deep within the Earth, volcanoes are vents in the Globe’s surface where molten rock, debris, and gases from the planet’s interior are...

Top 5 Iceland Wonders to ‘WOW’ Your Students

Located on the remote Arctic edge of Europe, this land of extremes is one of the most unique and stimulating environments in the World. Unmatched in its natural splendour, Iceland boasts a superb set...

The Somme, 1st July – 19th November 1916

On 19th November 1916, one of the bloodiest battles of the First World War came to an end resulting in the tragic loss of an estimated 420,000 British lives and a further 200,000 French casualties...

7 remarkable benefits learning an instrument has on young children

Did you know that learning to play a musical instrument can improve mathematical skills? This is simply one of the phenomenal (and possibly unexpected) benefits that ongoing studies have found! Being...

Top 8 Ski and Snow Films of all Time

Here at Rayburn Tours, we love films nearly as much as we do skiing, especially when there’s snow involved! While the coach journey to the resort may be long, it’s the perfect chance to watch...

The Berlin Wall – fascinating facts and figures

9th November 1989 marked the fall of the Berlin Wall, signalling the end of the Cold War and with it four decades of division between the capitalist west and communist east. We’ve compiled the key...

Top 5 Volcanoes That Changed the World

Volcanoes are amazing exhibitions of the fiery power contained deep within the Earth. These explosive formations are vents in the Earth’s surface where molten rock, debris, and gases from the...

10 Fascinating Facts about Rio 2016

With only a few days to go until the starting pistol is fired at the 2016 Olympic Games, and with more than 300 events and 10,000 athletes descending into Rio, we decided to get into the Olympic...

10 Things Every Geographer Should Know About Earthquakes

We asked our Geography Tours Development Manager and lover of all things geographical, Cath Rule, to put together ’10 Things Every Geographer Should Know About Earthquakes’. She thinks the list...

The Battle of the Somme, 1st July – 19th November 1916

1st July marks the anniversary of the first day of the Battle of the Somme. We’ve compiled the key facts and figures from the bloody battle, considering the events leading up to it, those who...