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United Kingdom




London + Surrounding Cities

8 DAYS

DAY 1: Depart

  • Depart for London

DAY 2: London

  • Arrive in London
  • Meet your KI Concerts Tour Manager
  • Orientation tour of the city's key sites including Big Ben, Westminster’s Houses of Parliament, Piccadilly Circus and Trafalgar Square
  • Check into hotel
  • Dinner daily
  • Overnight London

DAY 3: London

  • Breakfast daily
  • Guided walking tour passing the Bank of England, Tower Bridge, the Museum of London 
  • Tour the Tower of London, seeing the Crown Jewel collection
  • Concert 
  • Overnight London

DAY 4: Canterbury + London

  • Travel to Canterbury
  • 30-minute recital in the Canterbury Cathedral (tbd) and tour of the cathedral
  • Time to explore Canterbury
  • Return to London
  • West End show (tbd)
  • Overnight London

DAY 5: Stonehenge + Bath + London

  • Visit Stonehenge, one of the most famous prehistoric sites in the world
  • Travel to Bath
  • Tour the Roman Baths and Grand Pump Room
  • Return to London
  • Overnight London

DAY 6: London

  • See Buckingham Palace and the Changing of the Guard (if held)
  • Ride the London Eye
  • Exchange opportunity with local ensemble (tbd)
  • Concert
  • Overnight London

DAY 7: Windsor + Oxford + London

  • Travel to Windsor
  • Tour Windsor Castle, one of Queen Elizabeth II's favorite homes
  • Travel to Oxford
  • Tour Christ Church College, used as the setting for many locations in the Harry Potter movies
  • Return to London
  • Farewell Dinner
  • Overnight London

DAY 8: Depart

  • Depart from your hotel to begin your journey home

London + Surrounding Cities & South Wales

8 DAYS

DAY 1: Depart

  • Depart for London

DAY 2: Cardiff

  • Arrive in London
  • Meet your KI Concerts tour manager
  • Travel to South Wales
  • Enjoy an orientation tour of Cardiff, the capital and largest city of Wales
  • Check into hotel
  • Dinner daily
  • Overnight Cardiff

DAY 3: Cardiff

  • Breakfast daily
  • Enjoy a guided tour of Cardiff and tour Cardiff Castle with 2,000 years of history in the heart of the city center
  • Experience St Fagan's Museum of Welsh Life, the largest open-air museum in Europe, immersing us in the lifestyle, culture, and architecture of the Welsh people through the ages in a way that brings the unique and proud Welsh history alive
  • Exchange program (tbd)
  • Concert
  • Overnight Cardiff

DAY 4: Bath

  • Travel to the well-preserved Roman city of Bath where the Romans built a temple in 60 AD which now boasts the finest Georgian architecture including the Royal Crescent. Tour the Roman Baths themselves (as fine as any still standing in the world) and the Grand Pump Room which gives further insight into the Roman empire
  • Concert at Bath Abbey (tbd)
  • Return to Cardiff
  • Overnight Cardiff

DAY 5: Stonehenge and London

  • Travel to London
  • En route visit Stonehenge and marvel at how massive blocks of rock (some 30 tons or more) were hauled many miles before aligning them with the summer and winter solstices on a site where a monument is believed to have stood for some 10,000 years making this one of the most famous prehistoric sites in the world
  • Continue to London
  • Check into hotel
  • West End show (tbd)
  • Overnight London

DAY 6: London

  • Visit Buckingham Palace to see the Changing of the Guard (if held)
  • Guided walking tour of London's key sites passing by Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, Piccadilly Circus, Trafalgar Square, the Bank of England, Tower Bridge, and Christopher Wren's St. Paul's Cathedral
  • Overnight London

DAY 7: London

  • Tour the Tower of London seeing the magnificent Crown Jewel collection of some 23,758 gemstones many of which are still used in royal ceremonies
  • Ride the London Eye high above London
  • Concert
  • Overnight London

DAY 8: Depart

  • Depart from your hotel to begin your journey home

Edinburgh, York & London

9 DAYS

DAY 1: Depart

  • Depart from your home airport to the UK

DAY 2: Edinburgh

  • Arrive in Edinburgh
  • Meet your KI Concerts tour manager
  • Orientation tour of Edinburgh
  • Check into your hotel
  • Dinner daily  
  • Overnight Edinburgh

DAY 3: Edinburgh

  • Breakfast daily
  • Tour of Edinburgh Castle, including Castle Rock, the Scottish Crown Jewels, and the National War Memorial of Scotland
  • Exchange opportunity with local ensemble (tbd)
  • Concert
  • Overnight Edinburgh

DAY 4: York

  • Travel to York
  • Tour Alnwick Castle, recognizable to Harry Potter fans as the magical Hogwarts School featured in some of the Harry Potter films
  • Attend Evensong at York Minister (tbd)
  • Check into hotel
  • Overnight York

DAY 5: York

  • Tour the historic walled city of York
  • Tour York Minster, which is the largest medieval cathedral in northern Europe and one of the world’s most beautiful Gothic buildings
  • Time to explore York or visit the spa town of Harrogate
  • Concert
  • Overnight York

DAY 6: Oxford + London

  • Travel to Oxford
  • Tour Christ Church College, used as the setting for many locations in the Harry Potter movies
  • Travel to London
  • Check into hotel
  • Overnight London

DAY 7: London

  • Visit Buckingham Palace to see the Changing of the Guard (tbd)
  • Guided walking tour of London's key sites passing Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, Piccadilly Circus, Trafalgar Square, the Bank of England, Tower Bridge, and Christopher Wren's St. Paul's Cathedral
  • Overnight London

DAY 8: London

  • Ride the London Eye
  • Sail the Thames
  • Explore London
  • Concert
  • Farewell Dinner
  • Overnight London

DAY 9: Depart

  • Transfer to the airport and travel back home

Take the Next Step!

We will be happy to answer any questions about this proposal — just call or e-mail.

719-260-0200 or info@kiconcerts.com

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Dr Matthew George
University of St Thomas Symphonic Wind Ensemble