Good Luck for the International Choral Festival Cardiff!
It’s nearly time for your choir to take to the stage at the International Choral Festival Cardiff. As the excitement builds and you put your final preparations in place, we want to take this opportunity to wish you ‘Good Luck’ for the festival this weekend…
Soak up the atmosphere, enjoy the experience and sing your heart out! ‘Good luck’ from us all at Rayburn Tours, proud supporters of the International Choral Festival Cardiff.
Thinking about what comes next for your choir?
From the UK to Europe and Beyond!
Edinburgh and East Scotland
Why not base your group in Scotland’s capital and enjoy the hospitality that’s so warmly extended to visiting groups here? Discover the nation’s rich and vibrant history, explore its many castles and royal heritage and take in the ever-changing coastal scenery.
South West England
The South West of the UK is packed with performance opportunities for all types of ensembles. With the Cotswolds, Somerset, Devon and Cornwall all in the mix, you can expect a varied itinerary. With big cities such as Truro, Exeter, Bristol and Bath to explore, a wide selection of performance venues come with them – from outdoor spaces and bandstands to stunning cathedrals.
On the west coast of the Netherlands lies the traditional Dutch coastal resort of Noordwijk aan Zee, where Amsterdam, Rotterdam and Delft are within easy reach. Perfect for all types of ensembles with varying repertoires, the Netherlands offer adult groups the opportunity to play in a wide range of venues, from bustling market squares to impressive churches.
From the magnificent Brussels Cathedral to the renowned Menin Gate, a tour to Belgium offers a range of exciting performances to suit any adult group. When you’re not on stage, spend your free time exploring the In Flanders Field Museum, taking in the sights on a canal cruise and sampling some traditional Belgian beer on a brewery tour.
Barcelona & Costa Brava
This delightful region of Spain offers the chance to combine a variety of exciting performance opportunities with a glorious mix of sun, sea and sand. From the natural beauty of the Costa Brava coastline to the bustling city of Barcelona, an adult group concert tour to Barcelona and the Costa Brava offers the best of both worlds.
Explore the rich tapestry of Tuscany, where the cities of Florence, Pisa and Siena are your gateway to the cultural heart of Italy. Set against the luscious countryside of rural Italy, these cities are characterised by their connection with some of the most famous works of Renaissance art, including Michelangelo’s David and Brunelleschi’s Dome.
Its collection of temples, ancient-walled towns and great fortresses give Malta its endearing, old-world charm, whilst a diverse selection of performance venues, from grand churches to pretty parks and gardens, provide adult groups with plenty of performance opportunities. Combine your stay with a day on Malta’s sister island of Gozo, which has an enchanting character all of its own.
Explore the urban jungle that is New York, where the bright lights of Broadway pave the way to a concert tour with that extra bit of style. Amid the skyscrapers and curio shops lies a city rich in culture and musical diversity. With venues ranging from Central Park and the UN Building to the US Intrepid, adult groups can choose from a number of special performance spaces.
A land of flower bedecked chalets, scenic lakes and pretty villages, Salzburgerland is full of natural beauty and music to match. As the birthplace of Mozart and the setting for The Sound of Music, its musical influences will only inspire you in your own performances.