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The world’s doors are reopening – and we’re ready…

In February 2020 we had groups and staff returning from a multitude of trips across Europe and beyond. Little did we know at that time what was about to hit us. The tidal wave that was a pandemic had...
Holy Trinity School

Holy Trinity School go down in Rayburn Tours History!

Who would have thought we would have had to cancel all those trips back in 2020 and postpone many others (sometimes twice) as we all experienced the shocking consequences of a worldwide pandemic? But...
UK Choir Festival Podcast

UK Choir Festival Podcast Special Guest

After a year like no other, in his podcast Russell wanted to discuss all things travel and touring for choirs and we knew that our Concert Tours Operations Manager, Eleanor Harvey, was the woman for...

FREE Webinar: Tips and advice for the perfect Concert Tour – Live Q&A with experienced tourers

Join us on Wednesday 7th July at 4.30pm-5.30pm for a live Q&A with experienced tourers Whether you’re a first-time tour organiser or a seasoned tourer, this is the event for you! We’re...

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...

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...

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...
kids jumping on trip

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,...