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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...

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...
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The resilience of our children in unprecedented times

On the 20th March 2020, I sat penning this article as our world entered a period of unprecedented change, as the COVID-19 virus threatened to interrupt all areas of our day to day lives. Even now,...

“Could we really perform there?” Unlikely concert venues in Germany

Get ready for an unforgettable concert tour to Rhineland, where your ensemble’s sound will echo through the walls of Gothic architecture, and impress audiences within some of Germany’s most...

Interesting facts about the Menin Gate & Last Post Ceremony

Dedicated to the British and Commonwealth soldiers who lost their lives during the First World War, the Menin Gate is an important memorial and for many school groups visiting Belgium, the Last Post...

“Could we really perform there?” Unlikely concert venues in France

Journey across the Channel to France’s historic region of Normandy, where not only will you encounter many a commemoration to the events of the Second World War, but also indulge in unmistakable...

“Could we really perform there?” Unlikely concert venues in Belgium

Imagine stepping through the doors of a beautiful holy venue, surrounded by sacred sentiment and ready for every corner to be filled with the echoes of your ensemble. As you take your first breath to...

The International Choral Festival Wales returns…

Choirs across the world are this month sending their applications in to compete in the International Choral Festival Wales! Once again, Rayburn Tours are proud to partner with the festival, which...

Top 10 things to do when visiting Prague with a group!

1. Prague Castle Covering an area of 70,000m2, Prague Castle is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the city. Possibly the largest coherent castle complex in the world, make sure you leave...

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

If you’ve been thinking about booking a space for your choir at this year’s UK Choir Festival, look no further. If these 6 reasons don’t inspire you to get involved, we don’t...