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Classical Spectacular at the Albert Hall

2 days from £139*
Departing: November 2016
* Price shown: 20 November 2016 from - - CSP
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An orchestral extravaganza

Take your seat in the Royal Albert Hall for Raymond Gubbay's Classical Spectacular - a unique combination of music, lights and lasers. Enjoy some of the world's greatest and best-loved classical music performed by some of the country's best orchestral musicians.

Tour Highlights And Inclusions

  • A Choir Seat for the Classical Spectacular concert (upgrades available)
  • A short panoramic sightseeing tour of London or time to shop and sightsee
  • One night's bed and buffet breakfast accommodation at a good hotel in London
  • Coach travel throughout
  • The services of a friendly Tour Manager

Single rooms are available for a supplement

Itinerary

Day One

Leaving the local area in the early morning we'll travel to London and our overnight hotel. After check-in we'll head to the Royal Albert Hall for our holiday highlight - Raymond Gubbay's Classical Spectacular.

The concert features the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, a choir and trumpeters, performing such classics as 'Rule Britannia', 'Zadok the Priest' and the Grand March from 'Aida'. The evening culminates the 1812 Overture - complete with cannons, muskets and an indoor fireworks finale.

At the end of the concert, the coach will be waiting to take you back to your hotel.

Day Two

After breakfast, we'll head to London for some leisurely shopping along Oxford Street and in Knightsbridge, or the chance to visit the city's many sights, museums and exhibitions. Alternatively, you may prefer to remain on the coach and enjoy a short panoramic sightseeing tour, taking in world-famous attractions such as The Tower of London and Buckingham Palace.

We'll leave the city in the afternoon and return to the local area, arriving by mid to late evening.
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Date Price From Code
20 November 2016
20 November 2016 £139.00 NB6CSP01

London Area Hotel ★★★

You will be staying in one of a range of comfortable, three-star standard London hotels such as the Days Hotel, Waterloo, Thistle City Barbican, the Novotel Excel, London Docklands and the Doubletree by Hilton, London Ealing. All bedrooms will have private facilities, telephones, tea- and coffee-making facilities and TV, and all hotels will have good restaurant and bar facilities.

Further Information

Coach seating arrangements

Your Tour Manager will have allocated seats for you on the main coach in advance, taking into consideration any special requests wherever possible, and will advise you where to sit as you board the coach. This will be your seat for the duration of the tour. (Seats are not allocated on any connecting services to and from the main coach.)

Joining your holiday

Your final travel documents, including the exact time and place of departure, will be sent to you approximately 10 days prior to departure, providing all payments have been made. We are unable to give exact departure times before this.

Meal arrangements

Where meals are not included, your Tour Manager will ensure there are suitable stops made for you to purchase and enjoy lunch and/or dinner each day.

Triple rooms

The majority of these consist of a double bed and an extra bed that is often only suitable for children. If this is a concern, you may wish to consider booking more than one room for your group.

Special requirements

If you have notified us of any special requirements, please check that they have been noted and acknowledged. This is especially important with any dietary needs you may have.

Disabled access

The majority of our tours involve a certain amount of walking, including a short walk from the coach stop to the town, attraction or venue you're visiting. If you are bringing a wheelchair, please let us know at the time of booking so that appropriate arrangements can be made.

Classical Spectacular at the Albert Hall reviews verified by Reevoo

Classical Spectacular at the Albert HallScores 8.6 out of 10 based on 333 reviews
(9 out of 10)

LESLEY-ANNE

Friends
The event itself was spectacular and I would recommend it to anyone.Hotel very clean warm and meals good.Buffet meal was only £12 and had as much as you like.The only thing that perhaps let it down was that we didn't know when or where we were going to have our meals so,if possible,a mention of this on the final details we get would be good.Other than that it was a lovely break and thank you.
Confirmed traveller: 23 November 2015
Published on: 19 December 2015
(10 out of 10)

A

Family
Everything was perfect. We have been to Classical Spectacular previously and that was very good but this was even better! Special mention to tour manager Tracey who worked so hard and so pleasantly to make it a wonderful experience for us.
Confirmed traveller: 23 November 2015
Published on: 19 December 2015
(10 out of 10)

CHRISTINE

stoke on trent Friends
We had a brilliant time-so impressed with the hotel (the hot buffet after arrival and before the show was wonderful value at £12.50 and very enjoyable)
Our driver Ray had an exceptional knowledge of London and nothing was too much trouble for him-he made sure he was up to date with traffic problems on the journey home and action to pick a more appropriate route back to avoid further delays.Sue our courier was lovely-very customer focussed and friendly and very helpful.The show at the Albert Hall was "out of this world"-absolutely fantastic-it certainly makes you want to pay another visit.Thank you Newmarket for a wonderful short break.
Confirmed traveller: 23 November 2015
Published on: 18 December 2015
(8 out of 10)

Alison

Hall Couple
Jane and Gary the driver were wonderful, and so interesting with the titbits they offered in their knowledge of London. We so admired Gary's 3point turn outside the Albert Hall!!!
We would have preferred more information from Head Office as to our itinerary.
Even 10 days before you must have known the timings of the trip.
To be told on the coach that we would arrive at our hotel at 3pm and leave for the concert at 5.30. Show at 7.30 and home after 11. We would have brought some quiche slices or something, as there was not enough time for a meal either at the hotel or in the Albert Hall, especially as there had been a matinee that day and stocks were low all round.
You should not use that hotel with such a large number of guests staying there. Even with the two rooms available for breakfast, it was utter bedlam and they couldn't cope.
Overall however we enjoyed our trip and the only remedies to be addressed lie at Head Office's door, ie. 1. passengers to receive a full itinerary with timings before the trip and 2. not to use a hotel that can't in any way cope.
Confirmed traveller: 23 November 2015
Published on: 18 December 2015
(10 out of 10)

LOUISE

Bristol Family
Emyr and Gary were very helpful and kept us up to date what was happening whilst we were on the coach making sure we were all ok and together. I got on at Bristol so it was a good time for the pick up and drop off. They did a brilliant tour of London on the coach and gave us plenty of time in Oxford Street on the second day. The show was absolutely fantastic and the drop off and pick up was convenient for less mobile persons. The hotel was ok but the sunday lunch meal was only adequate and the full menu was not on offer then on return from the show they had shut one bar, there was no hot drinks and to start not even an option for food even though lots of coach parties were expected back late. I thought the menu shown everywhere was more or less on offer all day so after the tour manager had a word, they re-opened another bar and said any food available now would be room service only other than that it was a lovely trip to celebrate my mum's 70th birthday. Good price too!
Confirmed traveller: 23 November 2015
Published on: 18 December 2015
(10 out of 10)

Pam

london Couple
we had a great time ! concert fantastic !
buffet at night was disappointing and not worth £12 each food not very hot ,
fish all batter not much fish inside ,chicken was chewy and cold,
run out of some desserts only had chocolate cake which gives me migraine this was at 4.30pm . however the breakfast was very good ....
Confirmed traveller: 23 November 2015
Published on: 17 December 2015
(9 out of 10)

HAIDEE

Street Single traveller
Very well organised. Driver took us on a good tour of London and made sure we saw the lights.

Feeder coach service was excellent.

Concert was brilliant - lovely to be taken right to the Albert Hall.
Confirmed traveller: 23 November 2015
Published on: 08 December 2015