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Passchendaele Museum: A must-visit historic experience for students!

The Third Battle of Ypres, famously known as Passchendaele, was the most notorious of 5 battles. And since 2004, the Passchendaele Museum has been telling its story. Towards the latter end of 2019,...

It’s competition time! Win a workshop with Russell Scott for your choir

To celebrate an exciting year ahead for the UK Choir Festival, we’re giving one lucky choir the chance to work closely alongside its Founder and highly acclaimed Vocal Coach, Producer, Musical and...

The five sensory benefits of a school trip abroad

The way we learn is a characteristic that makes each person unique. It’s as much a part of our identity as our appearance, speech, interests and values. That’s why every child deserves the chance...

The best free school trips & visits in Nottingham for 2020

Looking for a fun, free and educational trip for your class? Check out our list of free school trips or visits available in Nottingham for your students!

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...

Top 10 free visits you shouldn’t miss in Amsterdam

Education or leisure? Whatever your reason for travelling, making the most out of your trip doesn’t have to be expensive. We’ve compiled a list of our top 10 free (or low cost) options to pack...

4 of the top choral destinations of 2020… it’s the return of the UK Choir Festival!

Manchester Once home to world-famous musician and conductor Charles Hallé, Manchester saw the birth of the Hallé Choir in 1858, which is still going strong to this day. The choir’s members...

Hotel Olimpic: “The best Italian food in Sestriere”

  The way to a school’s heart is through their stomach Hotel Olimpic, well-known for serving the best Italian food in Sestriere, didn’t cease to amaze us. And the authentic Italian cookery...

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

Located in the Bay of Naples overlooking Mount Vesuvius, Sorrento has so much to offer – for free that is! Known for its quaint shopping streets, archaeological sites and enthralling views, there...

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...