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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...

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...

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...

¡Qué Extraño! 3 spectacular Spanish festivals you’ve never heard of!

There are many things that undeniably define a country, and Spain has more than its fair share! From the country’s cooking to its history, there’s a long list of iconic features embedded into the...

‘Life in plastic, it’s not fantastic’

Life in plastic may have been fantastic for Aqua back in the 90s, but today… not so much. Last year I spent 6 months travelling around 7 countries in Australasia, America and Asia; each very...

Are you a parent getting in touch about your child’s trip?

Are you a parent? Do you have a question or query about your child’s trip with Rayburn Tours? If the answer is ‘yes’ to both of those questions, then read on.

Rayburn Tours buys Essex-based Sports Tours Ltd to expand travel opportunities for young people

School travel specialist Rayburn Tours is pleased to announce its purchase of the Essex-based company Sports Tours Ltd – a leading provider of UK tournaments and European tours for the youth sports...

A Guide to Branding Your Music Ensemble

Branding is all about creating an image that captures who you are as an ensemble. It’s a feeling, an association, an identity – something that people think of when they hear your name. So to get...

What was life like before social media?

What was life like before social media? News headlines around the world read “Facebook Outage: WhatsApp and Instagram also affected” – and it seems the world went into meltdown! According to a...