London Theatre Experience with Spirit of Newfoundland

Oct 12-18, 2019 / 7 DAYS

Discover Great Britain’s dynamic theatre scene.

Join fellow travelers and members of the Spirit of Newfoundland theatre company in London. You’ll spend a week getting to know the city and immersing…

Your package includes

  • 5 nights in handpicked hotels
  • 5 breakfasts
  • 2 dinners with beer or wine
  • Guided sightseeing tours
  • Expert Tour Director & local guides
  • Private deluxe motor coach
  • 4-day Tube pass

Included highlights

Trafalgar Square, Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, local theatre performances, Spirit of Newfoundland theatre workshop, Stratford-upon-Avon, Globe Theatre,…

Tour pace

On this guided tour, you’ll walk for about 1.5 hours daily across mostly flat terrain, including paved roads and cobblestone streets, with few hills o…

Itinerary

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Overnight Flight / 1 NIGHT

Oct 12: Travel day

Board your overnight flight to London today.

London / 5 NIGHTS

Oct 13: Arrival in London

Included meals: Dinner

Welcome to England! Gather with your Tour Director and fellow travelers at tonight’s welcome dinner.

Oct 14: Sightseeing tour of London & theatre performance

Included meals: Breakfast

View the regal landmarks of England’s vibrant and cosmopolitan capital on a guided sightseeing tour.  • Pass the grand Trafalgar Square and Baroque-style St. Paul’s Cathedral, perched atop Ludgate Hill  • See Westminster Abbey, the setting for royal coronations, weddings, and funerals  • View icons like Big Ben, the London Eye, Tower Bridge, and the Tower of London  • Stop by Buckingham Palace, where you may catch the Changing of the Guard  Enjoy a free afternoon in London or add an excursion. This evening, attend a theatre performance in London.

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Windsor Castle
5 hours
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Led by a Blue Badge Guide, you’ll travel to Windsor for a guided tour of the world’s largest and longest-inhabited castle. Founded by William the Conqueror in 1070, Windsor has been the British Royal Family’s preferred retreat for the past 900 years. Step inside the State Apartments and St. George’s Chapel, where the Knights of the Garter ceremony takes place. View the exhibit of royal treasures on display within the castle. You’ll then have time to stroll through the town of Windsor and have a look at Eton College, a prestigious prep school attended by Princes William and Harry. Please note: Windsor Castle is occasionally closed when in use by the Royal Family; a visit to Henry VIII’s Hampton Court will be substituted when necessary. Additionally, St. George’s Chapel is closed to the public on Sundays.5 hours and departs in the afternoonSave $10 when you book this excursion up to 20 days before your tour departs.

Oct 15: Theatre workshop

Included meals: Breakfast

Take part in a theatre workshop led by Spirit of Newfoundland actors Shelley Neville and Peter Halley this morning.  • Discuss the performance you attended last night and learn more about the ins and outs of the art form  • Watch a short performance by Shelley and Peter  Spend free time in London or add an excursion.

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Westminster Abbey & Afternoon Tea
5 hours
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Visit Westminster Abbey, the famous Gothic church near the Houses of Parliament. With a local guide leading the way, you’ll discover Westminster’s storied history. Learn about its service as a coronation church for the monarchy since 1066 and resting place of many important Britons, from Queen Elizabeth I to Isaac Newton and Charles Dickens. Then, sit down for afternoon tea in an elegant tasting room. Enjoy the classic English tradition accompanied by specialties like finger sandwiches, scones and clotted cream, and pastries. Please note: This excursion requires advance reservation and must be booked at least 20 days prior to departure.5 hours and departs in the afternoon with tea and snacksSave $10 when you book this excursion up to 20 days before your tour departs.

Oct 16: Stratford-upon-Avon & theatre performance

Included meals: Breakfast

Drive through the countryside en route to Stratford-upon-Avon, the town of Shakespeare’s birth. While here, you’ll step inside the Shakespeare family home with a local guide.  This evening, attend a theatre performance in London.  Please note: Your Group Coordinator is securing the tickets to this evening’s performance, not Go Ahead Tours.

Oct 17: Globe Theatre & London Eye

Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Pay a visit to the world-famous Globe Theatre this morning.  • Join a local guide for a tour of the theatre to learn about the building’s exterior architecture and interior layout  • Take part in an interactive lecture and enjoy free time to explore the on-site exhibition, which focuses on Shakespeare’s life and works  This evening, take in spectacular views of the city’s skyline from the London Eye. Take a tour through the Covent Garden area of the West End before celebrating your trip with your group at a farewell dinner.

Oct 18: Departure

Included meals: Breakfast (excluding early morning departures)

Transfer to the airport for your flight home.

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