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6 secrets to running the best geography trip

  1. Choose the right destination Although fun will be high on your agenda during your school trip, you will also have another primary focus of delivering lessons relevant to your curriculum....

It’s competition time! Win a workshop with Russell Scott for your choir

To celebrate an exciting year ahead for the UK Choir Festival, we’re giving one lucky choir the chance to work closely alongside its Founder and highly acclaimed Vocal Coach, Producer, Musical and...

The five sensory benefits of a school trip abroad

Sight A sense we take for granted, we use our sight to process our surroundings, often without the need for any further data. Take art for example – the interpretation of a painting or sculpture...

The best free school trips & visits in Nottingham for 2020

Looking for a fun, free and educational trip for your class? Check out our list of free school trips or visits available in Nottingham for your students!

6 reasons why you should definitely book a ticket for the 2020 UK Choir Festival!

1. Guaranteed inclusivity The UK Choir Festival is an inclusive environment designed to be accessible for all types of choir groups. Regardless of age, background or singing ability, there’s a...

Top 10 free visits you shouldn’t miss in Amsterdam

1.  Markets, Markets, Markets Always a ‘must’ whilst travelling is a visit to the local markets and Amsterdam certainly does not disappoint. Between the floating flower market (Bloemenmarkt),...

4 of the top choral destinations of 2020… it’s the return of the UK Choir Festival!

Manchester Once home to world-famous musician and conductor Charles Hallé, Manchester saw the birth of the Hallé Choir in 1858, which is still going strong to this day. The choir’s members...

We’ve found it…the perfect music tour destination!

The world is so big, but thankfully so accessible, and it seems that nowhere is off limits. With the mind wandering to far-flung destinations, we often overlook the incredible countries right on our...

Funky Voices take Belgium by storm!

In December 2019, 115 members of Funky Voices took a 3-day whistle-stop tour to Belgium. Staying in the beautiful, history-rich town of Ypres, the group enjoyed 2 very different gigs. The first in...

MBE recognition for UK Choir Festival’s Mat Wright

We were delighted to hear that Barnsley Youth Choir founder, Mat Wright, was named in the Queen’s 2020 New Year’s Honours List.     Mat’s much deserved MBE comes after a successful...

10 free experiences you won’t want to miss in Ypres and the Somme

1. Yorkshire Trench and Dugout Discovered in 1992 using a metal detector, the Yorkshire Trenches truly exhibit the horrors of war and allow visitors a brief insight into the reality of a soldier’s...

Top 12 sporting moments of 2019!

January: Australian Open won by Djokovic Novak Djokovic beats Rafael Nadal in a one-sided battle to be crowned king of the court in the Australian Open final. Dominating the serve and outclassing his...