You don’t have to journey far for an inspirational school music tour!

One of the world's biggest tourist destinations is actually right here in the UK! London is the perfect destination for a music tour, especially for youth ensembles, with groups able to perform in some fantastic choral venues, such as Southwark Cathedral, and tourist friendly outdoor venues which include Hyde Park. Of course, not to be missed is the opportunity to see a West End Show, such as Les Miserables, Lion King and many more...

Venues

Hyde Park - Outdoor Performance View
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Hyde Park - Outdoor Performance

Originally built in 1869, this bandstand is one of the oldest in Britain. Today, the bandstand plays host to a...

St Paul's Actors Church View
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St Paul's Actors Church

This church is located in the heart of Covent Garden and is always being linked with theatres; firstly with Drury...

Victoria Embankment Gardens View
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Victoria Embankment Gardens

Created in 1874, the gardens have been a green haven for Londoners for well over a century, offering historic statues...

Tower of London- Music View
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Tower of London- Music

This historic castle is located on the north bank of the River Thames. The tower offers the unique opportunity to...

Banqueting House View
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Banqueting House

One of the grandest buildings in London, the hall is located in Whitehall and hosts many concerts for youth ensembles...

St Martin in the Fields View
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St Martin in the Fields

Located in Trafalgar Square in the heart of London, St. Martin in the Fields is one of the most famous...

Suggested Itinerary (4 days, 3 nights)

Day Morning Summary Afternoon Summary Evening Summary
1

Travel to London

Visit Madame Tussauds

Check in at accommodation

Evening meal at the hostel

2

Morning visit to Covent Garden

Lunchtime concert at the St Paul's Actors Church

Walk to Leicester Square and Picadilly Circus

Early evening meal followed by West End show

3

Morning backstage tour of the Theatre Royal

Afternoon performance in bandstand at Victoria Park Gardens

Evening meal followed by a visit to London Eye

4

Morning at the Tower of London

Depart London for return journey

Arrive back home

4 days, 3 nights Price from £215 pp
  • 3 nights' half-board accommodation
  • Return excecutive coach travel (TV/video/WC/seatbelts)
  • Arrangement of 2 concerts including publicity and advertising
  • Free staff place ratio 1:8
  • Detailed information pack
  • Itinerary planning service
  • VAT

Accommodation

Excursions

London Eye

London Eye

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The London Eye is the world’s biggest observation wheel. Situated on the South Bank of the Thames, it is the… Read More

Tower of London

Tower of London

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There are dozens of amazing sights and activities at the Tower of London. Students can spend the day visiting the… Read More

Imperial War Museum London

Imperial War Museum London

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Through its exhibitions, collections and varied programmes, the Imperial War Museum London offers a stimulating and memorable learning experience.The Museum… Read More

2012 London Olympic Sites Tour

2012 London Olympic Sites Tour

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The tour starts in Stratford where you will visit the spectacular Olympic Park; the 80,000-seat Main Stadium, the Multi-Sports Arena,… Read More

Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace

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Buckingham Palace serves as both the office and London residence of Her Majesty The Queen, as well as the administrative… Read More

Natural History Museum

Natural History Museum

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The Natural History Museum is the world's leading museum of natural history. It contains a range of interactive exhibitions including… Read More

Houses Of Parliament

Houses Of Parliament

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Take a guided tour around the houses of Parliament where you will be able to see the Commons and Lords… Read More

National Theatre Backstage Tours

National Theatre Backstage Tours

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Get exclusive access to unseen parts of the building on a tour led by experienced and enthusiastic National Theatre guides.… Read More

Theatre Royal Drury Lane Tour

Theatre Royal Drury Lane Tour

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Through the Stage Dooris the UK's first interactive theatre tour at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane. The history of the… Read More

Royal Albert Hall Front of House Tour

Royal Albert Hall Front of House Tour

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A Front of House Tour at the Royal Albert Hall involves engaging guides taking you on a personal journey through this iconic building, bringing to life the Hall's fascinating history and sharing some of its secrets.… Read More

Pineapple Dance Studios - Workshops

Pineapple Dance Studios - Workshops

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Learn from some of the world's best choreographers at London's most famous dance studios here in the heart of Covent… Read More

Shakespeare's Globe

Shakespeare's Globe

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Founded by the pioneering American actor and director Sam Wanamaker, Shakespeare's Globe is a unique international resource dedicated to the… Read More

West End Show

West End Show

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Head to London's famous West End to catch an incredible show! Some of the world's most famous productions have been… Read More

Supporting you every step of the way

1 Creating Your Perfect Trip

We'll tailor make your school trip to meet your specific requirements

2 Launching your trip to parents and students

Head to our resources section for FREE promotional materials

3 After you've booked

Your dedicated Itinerary Coordinator will work with you on the finer details of your trip

4 While you're away

You'll be able to reach us 24/7 during your trip if you need our help

5 After your trip

Head back to our resources section to continue the learning

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After working in the Travel Industry for over 30 years I have had the great fortune to work in many destinations and visit some amazing places. Travel is not just an experience – it is memories & knowledge. I love having the opportunity to create those memories for our groups. – Sarah Newman Music Tours Operations Manager

Don't take our word for it …

Concerts were amazing and very well received. The students felt they had a real audience who enjoyed their music. — Long Stratton High School , July 2012

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As a fully-accredited school travel company, booking with Halsbury Travel offers you complete peace of mind. Our accreditations are your guarantee that:

  • Your school trip will be fully financially protected
  • Your group's safety will be prioritised
  • Your trip will be a quality educational experience
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Safety prioritised

As an Assured Member of the School Travel Forum (STF) we have an effective Safety Management System in place.

As well as reassuring you that your group's safety will be prioritised at all times, this will also help you to meet your due diligence and reduces the amount of External Provider paperwork required.

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Our Accreditations

We are a Member of ABTA, which means we are obliged to maintain a high standard of service to you by ABTA’s Code of Conduct.

Quality educational experiences

The Learning Outside the Classroom (LOtC) Quality Badge is your reassurance that Halsbury Travel is committed to offering LOtC activities that are safe and beneficial to learning.

Financial protection for coach tours

For non-flight packages, the Association of Bonded Travel Organisers Trust Limited (ABTOT) provides financial protection under The Package Travel and Linked Travel Arrangements Regulations 2018 for Halsbury Travel (5493), and in the event of their insolvency. ABTOT cover provides for a refund in the event you have not yet travelled or repatriation if transportation was included in your package. Please note that bookings made outside the UK are only protected by ABTOT when purchased directly with Halsbury Travel. 

Financial protection for flight trips

All air tours and flights arranged by us are also **ATOL protected**. Our ATOL number is ATOL 5079. Protection extends primarily to customers who book and pay in the United Kingdom.