Youth & School Group Concert Tours to London and the South East

From buzzing city life to relaxed beach vibes all in one tour

Take your music down south
Best suited for:
  • Choirs
  • Bands
  • Orchestras
From £369pp i

Performing in some of London’s most spectacular venues is a highlight in itself, but add in a few days around the South East, and you’ve got yourself a truly unforgettable music tour.

Start your tour with a couple of days in London where, alongside a fantastic performance, you can ride the London Eye, visit Buckingham Palace, wander round Covent Garden and take in a West End Show. Then head for the beaches of Bournemouth or Brighton, or explore the cities of Windsor or Oxford. Whatever you choose, a youth and school group music tour to London and the South East will leave you wanting more.

Are you an adult music group? This tour is specifically designed with youth groups in mind, so why not take a look at our extensive range of destinations perfect for adults?

  • Big Ben London Clock tower in UK Thames river

Want to extend your tour?

Take a look at how your itinerary could look.

Extended Itinerary

Day 1


Travel by coach to London


Ride the London Eye for spectacular views of the city


Evening meal

Day 2


Explore Covent Garden, followed by a lunchtime concert


West End Theatre Workshop


Pre-theatre evening meal before West End Show

Day 3


Day trip to Oxford


Oxford Guided Tour


Evening meal and concert

Day 4


Visit to Windsor Castle


Afternoon concert


Evening meal and quiz night

Day 5


Day in Bournemouth with visit to Bournemouth Oceanarium


Afternoon concert


Evening meal

Day 6


Time on the beach and souvenir shopping


Travel by coach home

Excursions in London and the South East

Browse a selection of our favourite excursions


Popular places to stay in London and the South East

  • 15 minutes from Central London
  • Multi, quad, triple, twin & single bedded rooms available
  • Easily accessible for the town centre
  • 165 rooms
  • 5 minute walk to Designer Outlet Shopping Centre
  • Restaurant and bar on site
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Reception open 24/7
  • Air conditioning
  • In room safe
  • Wi-Fi
  • Shop at the nearby Designer Outlet
  • Visit Wembley Stadium
  • Visit nearby Royal Air Force Museum
  • Dine at the onsite restaurant
  • External seating and dining facilities
  • Ideal for exploring the town of Oxford
  • En-suite facilities
  • Wi-Fi
  • Lounge Area
  • Restaurant
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Pool Table
  • Peaceful Library
  • Wi-Fi
  • Grab a bite to eat in the restaurant
  • Check out the historical university buildings spread around the town
  • Take in a theatre show
  • Do a bit of shopping
  • Outside veranda
  • Short walk to stunning sandy beaches and Bournemouth Gardens
  • Easily accessible for the town centre
  • En-suite facilities
  • Wi-Fi
  • Lounge area
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Hairdryer and Television
  • Wi-Fi
  • Take a stroll down to the stunning beach
  • Do a bit of shopping in the town centre
  • Enjoy an ice cream with a sea view

Performance Venues in London and the South East

Popular concert venues in London and the South East

  • Best suited for: Choirs
  • Repertoire recommended: Sacred
  • Location: Central Canterbury
  • Performance times: Midday for 30 minutes or as part of a service
  • Best suited for: Bands
  • Repertoire recommended: Lively
  • Location: The Lower Gardens, central Bournemouth
  • Performance times: Afternoons in the summer months
  • Best suited for: Bands and orchestras
  • Repertoire recommended: Sacred, classical and secular
  • Location: Central Oxford
  • Performance times: Lunchtimes or evenings
  • Best suited for: Bands
  • Repertoire recommended: Lively and entertaining
  • Location: Central Windsor
  • Performance times: Saturday afternoons
  • Best suited for: Choirs and bands
  • Repertoire recommended: Lively and entertaining
  • Location: Close to Trafalgar Square, Central London
  • Performance times: Lunchtimes and afternoons
  • Best suited for: Choirs and orchestras
  • Repertoire recommended: Mixed
  • Location: Covent Garden
  • Performance times: Lunchtimes

Additional Information

Your journey doesn’t have to end here! See what else we can offer to help you get the most out of your tour. From instrument hire to dedicated Tour Managers, we’ll go above and beyond to support you and your group.

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Real experiences

Why schools choose us

We know how important it is for young people to enjoy the all-important residential school trip experience away from home. It was just fantastic! All the students needed it.

Ms Vikki Vincent

I was delighted with the quality of the planning and advice at every stage!

Chloe Reid

FAQs about this tour

Find the answers to some of our most frequently asked questions.

  • What safety support do you have in place for clients choosing to tour with you?

    At Rayburn Tours we are proud of our continual commitment to safety. Clients who tour with us can be assured that we have the following support services and systems in place: Safety Management System, Generic Risk Management, Crisis Management System, ATOL Licensed, ABTA Bonded, insurance, 24-hour emergency contact system, hotel audits, coach audits and activity audits.

    In addition, we are a member of the School Travel Forum (STF), giving you the reassurance that all of our trips meet, or indeed exceed, the safety standards required by your school and Local Authority.

  • Do you DBS (formerly CRB) check your drivers?

    As part of our coach audits, we request that all UK coach drivers are DBS checked by their employer prior to driving on one of our tours. We can request confirmation of your specific driver’s compliance if deemed necessary.

  • What are you responsible for?

    The DfE’s guidance for safe travel highlights the need for all those involved with the organisation and running of a tour to work together as a team. This is our aim at Rayburn Tours, to work together with our party leaders to ensure our groups’ safety and peace of mind.

  • What should be included in my risk assessment?

    Start by identifying the potential hazards before deciding on the appropriate precautions to minimize the potential risk for your group. Once identified, record your findings and implement the precautions. Specific requirements are available from your Local Authority.

Travel in safe hands

Your safety is of the utmost importance to us and we monitor the safety aspects of all of our tours to ensure you have a memorable experience for all the right reasons.

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