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Top 10 free things to do on a school trip in Sorrento!

1. Isle of Capri   Located off the Sorrentine Peninsula, the Isle of Capri is just a 30-minute ferry ride away from Sorrento. Blinded by the amazing views and soaring cliffs, ensure a full day...

We’ve found it…the perfect music tour destination!

The world is so big, but thankfully so accessible, and it seems that nowhere is off limits. With the mind wandering to far-flung destinations, we often overlook the incredible countries right on our...

Funky Voices take Belgium by storm!

In December 2019, 115 members of Funky Voices took a 3-day whistle-stop tour to Belgium. Staying in the beautiful, history-rich town of Ypres, the group enjoyed 2 very different gigs. The first in...

MBE recognition for UK Choir Festival’s Mat Wright

We were delighted to hear that Barnsley Youth Choir founder, Mat Wright, was named in the Queen’s 2020 New Year’s Honours List.     Mat’s much deserved MBE comes after a successful...

10 free experiences you won’t want to miss in Ypres and the Somme

1. Yorkshire Trench and Dugout Discovered in 1992 using a metal detector, the Yorkshire Trenches truly exhibit the horrors of war and allow visitors a brief insight into the reality of a soldier’s...

Top 12 sporting moments of 2019!

January: Australian Open won by Djokovic Novak Djokovic beats Rafael Nadal in a one-sided battle to be crowned king of the court in the Australian Open final. Dominating the serve and outclassing his...

Season’s eatings from Swavesey Village College – our 2019 staffroom Christmas party winners!

Whilst Thursday 12th December was just another door to open on our advent calendars, for Swavesey Village College in Cambridge it was something much more exciting. After entering Rayburn Tours’...
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Women in Song hit headlines following their Choir Tour to The Netherlands

This October, ladies from the Isle of Man’s Women in Song ventured to the picturesque, canal-lined Dutch city of Leiden. Over the course of five days, the community choir experienced a true taste...

How parents help their children cope with school trip anxiety

1. Home Comforts “I tell my teenage son to take something to remind him of home like a photograph. For my younger daughter, I’d pack a comfort blanket or cuddly toy.” Dawn, Mum of 2,...
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Top 10 free things to do on your school trip to Valencia

1. Las Fallas Las Fallas de Valencia is one of the biggest events in Spain’s social calendar. Declared an ‘Intangible Heritage of Humanity’, this explosive festival combines tradition, satire...
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Blue Lagoon vs. Secret Lagoon

If you’re soon to embark on an Icelandic adventure, then there’s little doubt that you’ll be planning to include the famous Blue Lagoon on your travel bucket list – it is one of the wonders...

The Salient – the perfect base for school groups visiting Ypres

Located in the centre of Ypres, just a stone’s throw away from the market square, The Salient hostel is the perfect option for a large group visiting the area. As the largest private property in...