London Festival

Head across the pond for an adjudicated music festival at renowned Cadogan Hall

The London Heritage Festival is a favorite among many. Inarguably one of the most international and diverse cities in the world, with an incredible history and few rivals for global significance, London is your destination for a truly unique and exciting festival. When you’re not performing at the world-renowned Cadogan Hall, or celebrating at the awards ceremony at Beefeaters Hall, set your sights on countless opportunities to explore a city as rich in modern, dynamic culture as it is in old-world appreciation.

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  • 03/21/2016 to
  • 04/10/2017 to
  • 04/13/2017 to
Package Inclusions
Performance at Cadogan HallAwards Ceremony & Banquet at Beefeater's Hall24-hour Tour EscortAirfare and all ground transportation once abroadQuality hotel accommodationsBreakfasts and dinnersAll sightseeing activities
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Your Adventure, Day by Day

Day 1 Depart from North America
  • Flight to London Sit back, relax, and enjoy your flight.
Day 2 Cheers!
  • Arrive in London Our 24-hour Tour Director will meet us at the airport and remain with us until our final airport departure. We will have use of a private coach and driver, while touring for the next five day(s).
  • Driving Tour of London London is the largest city in Europe: quite a feat, considering its location on a relatively small island. London's location is perfect for an administrative, communications and trade center, as the Romans realized when they founded their city in AD 1st century. London is filled with countless historic and cultural treasures that meld seamlessly in this exciting, contemporary city.
  • London Eye Enjoy a ride on the London Eye, which opened in March 2001 to celebrate the new millennium. Experience fantastic, bird's-eye views of the city.
  • Dinner We will enjoy our evening meal together in a local restaurant.
  • Hotel check in Our base for the next five evenings will be a centrally-located London hotel, where daily breakfast will be included.
Day 3 Visit St. Paul's Cathedral
  • St. Paul's Cathedral Our visit to Sir Christopher Wren’'s Renaissance-style masterpiece will include an ascent to the Whispering Gallery, an acoustic marvel in which the faintest whisper can be heard clearly on the opposite side, plus time at the American Memorial Chapel.
  • Evening Service and Concert At 5pm, we attend Choral Evensong, which is one of the most-loved of all the services and musical experiences at St Paul's, usually sung by the Cathedral Choir.
  • Dinner We will enjoy our evening meal together in a local restaurant.
Day 4 Explore London's Most Famous Sites
  • Thames River Cruise Enjoy a Thames River Cruise, a relaxing way to view many of London’s most magnificent sights. Our trip will take us past the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben and under the famous Tower Bridge.
  • Tower of London Visit the Tower of London, one of Britain’s most fascinating and important historical structures. Begun as a fortress by William the Conqueror, the Tower is now primarily associated with the legendary figures imprisoned and executed here over the centuries. Our visit includes the armories, a display of instruments of torture and execution and the breathtaking Crown Jewels Exhibit.
  • Concert Performance Our extensive portfolio of venue options include Southwark Cathedral, St. James in Piccadilly, St. Sepulcher's and Church of St. Anne & St Agnes, all of which are excellent musical settings for a sacred repertoire. Our range of secular venues include St. Dunstan's College, Dulwich College, Ruislip Garden School, North Hall at Covent Garden, Royal Hospital Chelsea, American School, Kings College School and the Royal Military School of Music. Outdoor venues include Tower Bridge Park Parade, Parliament Square or Covent Garden.
  • Dinner We will enjoy our evening meal together in a local restaurant.
Day 5 Continue to Explore London
  • Warner Brothers Studio Tour - Harry Potter This unique walking tour explores the Harry Potter movie magic and takes you behind-the-scenes and showcases a huge array of beautiful sets, costumes and props. It also reveals some closely guarded secrets, including facts about the special effects and animatronics that made these films so hugely popular all over the world.
  • Dinner We will enjoy our evening meal together in a local restaurant
  • Piccadilly Circus and Leicester Square Spend some free time in two of London's most vibrant and lively areas.Piccadilly Circus is known for its lighted advertisements, while Leicester Square is where stage and screen combine, having provided entertainment to the city since the Victorian era.
Day 6 Festival Performance Day!
  • Full Day of Festival Performances at Cadogan Hall Home to the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Acoustically one of the finest concert halls in London, it houses a 900 seat concert hall and has seen several famous recordings recently. Mozart symphonies with John Eliot Gardiner and the English Baroque Soloists, also the English Rock Band, Marillion recorded their live concert here. Everyone who takes part will receive professional critique from a panel of internationally known adjudicators.
  • Awards Ceremony Tonight we will enjoy our awards ceremony followed by a Medieval Banquet dinner, a production paying homage to 1000 years of history. Join Henry VIII and his court of knights, contortionists, magicians, jugglers, minstrels and medieval tumblers at this most royal of banquets and enjoy a four course feast accompanied with music from the Medieval and Renaissance courts of Europe.
Day 7 Final Farewells
  • Depart from London Our rewarding and enjoyable tour comes to an end as our Tour Director accompanies us to the airport on our final day.

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