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Making Music members’ event – a roaring success!

We were recently invited by Making Music to attend and present at their 2021 members online event. Attended by a cohort of ensemble representatives and suppliers we were all provided with a platform...

Getting the numbers to run a trip – Not an issue in 2022/2023!

It would have been hard for us to predict the long terms effects a pandemic would have on groups looking to run international school trips; mainly because, thankfully, none of us had ever lived...

The perfect concert tour, the Rayburn way!

The events of the last 12-months have put a stop on in person rehearsals and Concert Tours going ahead, so it’s no surprise that the prospect of getting performers back out there, immersing...

Increased demand for youth and adult concert tours in 2022/23

Why we’re seeing increasing demand for youth and adult concert tours in 2022/23… The pandemic has thrown a whole load of challenges at both youth and adult performance groups; plans to travel...
Musical Minds

A meeting of musical minds…

On 25th November we were lucky enough to be invited to a virtual meet up hosted by Making Music’s Chief Executive Barabara Eifler, where we had the opportunity to come together with other...

How to get decision makers on board with your school trip

The first hurdle when planning a school trip is getting the go ahead from the decision makers at your school – and we know this can sometimes be a long process. So to help you out (because we know...

Our new UK trips have landed! (Because staying local is the new going abroad)

UK trips aren’t anything new to us – we’ve been offering them for years alongside all of our international destinations! But because we know some groups aren’t quite ready to start thinking...

What did we do when Covid hit? What we’ve always done: put our clients at the heart of everything we do

In a world of corporate jargon, business speak and Covid buzzwords, it’s refreshing to read something that’s from the heart. And that’s exactly what Rayburn’s Lucy Simson has done. As...

Top tips for choirs from leading industry professionals

Looking back on last year’s UK Choir Festival events – where choirs of all sounds and styles join in a number of workshops to learn, develop and perform – we asked some of the...

The past, the present and the future of school travel

The FCO started advising against any non-essential travel around the world which had a huge impact on all travel, including school trips. As the UK went into lockdown in late March, so did the...
immune system

Natural ways to boost your child’s immune system

We are all encountering a chapter of our lives where we have an increased amount of time on our hands to focus on our children’s (and our won) eating habits. Right now, during the COVID-19 outbreak...

The positives of shutting your doors and spending time with family…

If someone had told us a month or so ago that under the cloud of a pandemic we would be shutting our doors and that we would pretty much be unable to leave our houses and gardens, we would have...