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An amazing opportunity for your students to take part in the WW1 Centenary commemorations. 

A school music tour to the WW1 battlefields provides an amazing opportunity for your students to be part of the commemorative events taking place to mark the First World War Centenary. As part of the tour your ensemble will be able to perform at the Last Post Ceremony at the Menin Gate and at the Canadian Memorial in Vimy Ridge. This is a once in a lifetime experience that your students are unlikely to forget.

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Sample Itinerary

4 days/3 nights

From £244pp

Tour price includes:
  • 3 nights' half-board accommodation
  • Return ferry/Eurotunnel crossings
  • Return executive coach travel
  • Arrangement of 2 concerts inc. publicity
  • Participation in the Last Post Ceremony at the Menin Gate
  • Detailed information pack
  • Itinerary planning service
  • Travel & medical insurance
  • Free staff place ratio 1:8
Day 1 Travel to Dover for crossing

Arrive late afternoon

Possibility to have a rehearsal at the accommodation

Evening meal
Day 2 Morning to explore Ypres Concert in the Cloth Hall colonnades next to the In Flanders Fields Museum Participation in the Last Post Ceremony at the Menin Gate
Day 3

Travel to Vimy Ridge

Recital at the Memorial

Visit to Albert and perform an outdoor concert Evening meal at the accommodation
Day 4 Travel to Calais Ferry crossing Arrive back at school
It's beautiful, friendly and great for music trips.

— Hill House School

The destination is a MUST for any sacred choir - to sing Holy Mass in St. Peter's is awe-inspiring and to perform at the Pantheon is a once-in-a-lifetime opport...

— Richard Challoner School

The Rhineland was a beautiful location for our choir tour. Phantasialand was a real highlight for the students (and some staff!).

— The Priory School

The highlight of the trip was playing at the Menin Gate remembrance service. The orchestra and choir received lots of positive comments from lots of people and ...

— The Cooper School

Do it!!! It’s our 3rd tour with Halsbury. They’ve all been good but this was the best. The hotel in Koenigswinter was the best any of the seven staf...

— Fernwood School

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