Concert

Rayburn review – How to choose a repertoire for your tour

We recently sat down with Eleanor Harvey, our Concert Tours Operations Manager, to discuss how to choose an appropriate repertoire for a musical trip. Following her involvement in a number of...
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Eastbourne Silver Band’s Belgian ballad

The band has woken to a day That’s going to be warm, The early mist was swept away With the coming of the dawn. Yesterday we had some beers And, one or two, a gin, For those that sat out in the...

Why Belgium is one of our most popular destinations

Besides the obvious pull that the country makes some of the best chocolate around, Belgium has some underappreciated assets that make it the perfect stepping stone from a UK tour. Less than a 5 hour...
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School’s out! How to get children away from screens this summer holiday

So our aim for this summer is to get children away from screens and keep them active outdoors or getting creative indoors – whatever the weather. You don’t have to worry about thinking how to...

Important information on Brexit

Britain had been due to leave the European Union with an initial extension of the 12th April, but another delay to Brexit has been agreed, meaning that the current departure date now stands at 31st...

11 easy ways to stay green this festival season (and why you should)

It’s July. It’s hotting up (kind of). And Decathlon is getting busy. Ah, hello festival season! Whilst some of us are turfing out last year’s muddy wellies, giving our sleeping bags the...

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...

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...

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...

The benefits of playing brass

Based on the results of a study carried out by Dr Michael Bonshor and Dr Vicky Williamson for High Notes magazine, it’s clear that most brass players experience a whole host of significant...

Top tips for taking big groups on tour

When visiting the Director of Music at Mount St Mary’s College last October, it was clear to see why Lucy Kitchener’s tours abroad are so successful. Although the necessary planning required is...

The ultimate travel bucket list for Game of Thrones fans

With the epic Game of Thrones TV fantasy series airing for the final time last week, many fans have been left with a little GOT sized hole in their lives. Sound familiar? If you’ve been glued to...