Cultural tours for the discerning traveller

England

HARDY’S DORSET

HARDY’S DORSET

08 September - 11 September, 2014
£595

Thomas Hardy was among the greatest of Victorian novelists and poets. He drew inspiration... more

CUMBRIA & CLIFFORD COUNTRY

CUMBRIA & CLIFFORD COUNTRY

13 September - 18 September, 2014
£940

Lady Anne was a great patron of the north of England, building from scratch or skilfully... more

LIVERPOOL: PRIVATE WEALTH, PUBLIC RICHES

LIVERPOOL: PRIVATE WEALTH, PUBLIC RICHES

12 September - 15 September, 2014
£490

Founded eight centuries ago by King John, Liverpool rose from hesitant beginnings... more

THE LAKE DISTRICT: ART & POETRY

THE LAKE DISTRICT: ART & POETRY

06 October - 10 October, 2014
£825

For centuries its rolling hills, wild countryside and vast waters have been an inspiration... more

WREN’S CITY CHURCHES (DAY)

WREN’S CITY CHURCHES (DAY)

02 October - 02 October, 2014
£85

This study day takes a detailed look at eight of Wren’s surviving churches and includes... more

ISAMBARD KINGDOM BRUNEL

ISAMBARD KINGDOM BRUNEL

11 September - 13 September, 2014
£475

Britain’s most daring engineer, Isambard Kingdom Brunel (1806-1859), is often thought... more

HADRIAN’S WALL

HADRIAN’S WALL

08 August - 11 August, 2014
£485

This long-weekend tour is devoted to Britain’s most majestic Roman monument: Hadrian’s... more

ROMAN TOWNS, FORTS & FRESCOES

ROMAN TOWNS, FORTS & FRESCOES

03 October - 05 October, 2014
£450

From the subterranean vestiges of Roman Canterbury to the singular Bacchic frescoes... more

THE GENIUS OF WILLIAM KENT: HOUGHTON & HOLKHAM

THE GENIUS OF WILLIAM KENT: HOUGHTON & HOLKHAM

07 October - 08 October, 2014
£385

The polymathic genius of William Kent will be celebrated by a major exhibition that... more

THE WORLD OF ST CUTHBERT & ST BEDE

THE WORLD OF ST CUTHBERT & ST BEDE

20 August - 23 August, 2014
£485

The old Anglo-Saxon kingdom of Northumbria once stretched from the Humber to the Forth.... more

MEDIAEVAL TO MODERN: SIX ERAS OF CLASSICAL MUSIC

MEDIAEVAL TO MODERN: SIX ERAS OF CLASSICAL MUSIC

12 November - 12 November, 2014
£115

This introduction to classical music with musician and broadcaster Sandy Burnett... more

INTERNATIONAL GILBERT & SULLIVAN FESTIVAL IN HARROGATE

INTERNATIONAL GILBERT & SULLIVAN FESTIVAL IN HARROGATE

14 August - 18 August, 2014
£750

This year the International Gilbert and Sullivan Festival moves to the Spa town of Harrogate... more

SHAKESPEARE AT STRATFORD

SHAKESPEARE AT STRATFORD

18 August - 21 August, 2014
£595

Performances: Henry IV Part I, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, The Roaring Girl. more

THEATRES OF THE SOUTH BANK

THEATRES OF THE SOUTH BANK

28 August - 31 August, 2014
£925

Fascinating performance discussions and special behind-the-scenes tours make this... more