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Reader Holidays - London Welsh Festival of Male Choirs from Hereford Times
Departing October 2014
*Price shown: 18 Oct 2014 - WMH
Voices raised in song
Forged from the indomitable spirit of coal-mining and quarrying communities, the sound of a Welsh male choir is an unmistakeable combination of delicate harmonies and ensemble power. Experience the magic at the Royal Albert Hall as around 750 voices from Wales and beyond perform, on the 45th anniversary of the first festival.
What The Price Includes
- Coach travel throughout
- One night's bed and continental breakfast accommodation at a good hotel in the Greater London/Heathrow area
- A rear circle seat for the London Welsh Festival of Male Choirs at the Royal Albert Hall, (upgrades available)
- A short panoramic sightseeing tour of London
- The services of a Newmarket Tour Manager
- Government taxes and service charges
Single rooms are available for a supplement
We'll leave the local area by coach early this morning for the journey to your hotel. After time to freshen up, we'll then continue to the Royal Albert Hall for this evening's London Welsh Festival of Male Choirs.Enjoy a mixture of secular, religious and traditional music, directed and conducted by Edward-Rhys Harry with Annabel Thwaite as pianist and Robert Nicholls as organist. A total of 13 guest choirs from the UK, Norway, Sweden and South Africa will join the London Welsh MVC on stage, and among the evening's highlights will be performances by guest soloists Trystan Llyr Griffiths (Tenor) and Rhiannon Llewellyn (Soprano).After a wonderful evening, the coach will return you to your hotel.
After breakfast, we'll head into central London for shopping and sightseeing. Take a trip on the London Eye, visit the highly acclaimed Tate Modern, or perhaps climb the Monument for stunning views. Alternatively, remain on the coach and enjoy a short panoramic sightseeing tour past attractions including St Paul's Cathedral and the Tower of London. We'll start our return journey during the afternoon, arriving back in the local area by mid to late evening.
The following hotels are offered with this holiday (subject to availability and supplementary pricing)
Greater London Area Hotel
You will be allocated a good hotel in the Greater London area, such as the Holiday Inn Express T5, Heathrow. All rooms will have private facilities, telephones, TV and tea- and coffee-making facilities, and all hotels will have good bars and restaurants.Further Hotel Information »
You will be allocated a good hotel in the Greater London area, such as the Holiday Inn Express T5, Heathrow. All rooms will have private facilities, telephones, TV and tea- and coffee-making facilities, and all hotels will have good bars and restaurants.Hide Hotel Information »