An English Introit

This tour was designed for a college choir but would be equally suitable for adult or high school choirs. By flying into Manchester, time on the bus is kept down and the tour includes a top class selection of concerts with an equally impressive range of sightseeing.

Day 1 FLIGHT

Depart USA en route for Manchester

Day 2 ARRIVE IN MANCHESTER - YORK (2 Nights)

Walking tour of the medieval walls and gates

Day 3 YORK

York Minster, Some free time in York. We often also include an evening Ghost Walk which is both fun and scary!

Provisional concert in York Minster

Day 4 YORK – WARWICK – STRATFORD (2 nights)

En route to Stratford we stop at Warwick Castle, Britain’s best preserved medieval castle. We continue to Stratford for an early dinner before going to the Royal Shakespeare Theatre for an evening performance.

Day 5 STRATFORD AREA

Shakespeare’s Birthplace, Anne Hathaway’s Cottage, Holy Trinity Church.

Provisional Choral Evensong in Holy Trinity Church, Stratford

Day 6 STRATFORD – OXFORD – COTSWOLDS - WELLS (2 nights)

Walking tour of Oxford including entry to Christ Church College and Cathedral

Provisional concert in Christ Church, Oxford

Day 7 BATH AND GLASTONBURY

Roman Baths, Bath Abbey, Glastonbury Abbey

Provisional concert in Bath Abbey

Day 8 WELLS – LONDON (3 nights)

Stonehenge, Salisbury Cathedral Tower Tour

Provisional concert in Salisbury Cathedral

Day 9 LONDON

Westminster Abbey, Thames Cruise, Tower of London

Day 10 LONDON

Additional London sightseeing of your choice such as British Museum, National Gallery, British Library, London Eye, Tate Modern, St.Paul’s Cathedral.

Provisional concert with college in the London venue

Day 11 DEPARTURE

Transfer to airport for flight back home