Study Experiences is delighted to offer school, college and amateur performing group choirs, bands and orchestras the opportunity to perform live in London's Covent Garden. St Paul's Church is a renowned Covent Garden landmark, which provides a wonderful venue for your performance.
What the price includes
- Two days' exclusive coach travel, including pick-up and drop-off at your school or college
- One night's hotel accommodation in greater London
- Continental breakfast
- Live performance at St Paul's Church in Covent Garden
- Rehearsal time and support of professional West End musician
- Guided sightseeing tour of London
- London 'Educational Visits and Attractions' Guide
- Individually tailored itinerary
- Services of Study Experiences Tour Manager while in London
- One free teacher place for every 8 students
The Three Day Study Experience includes all of the above with an extra night's hotel accommodation and an additional day's coach hire for transfers in London.
Your Performance Experience
St Paul's is an excellent concert venue, with seating for an audience of 250. The church has two dressing rooms, each holding 25 people and also has a professional sound and light system, which will undoubtedly meet your needs. Music stands are provided and it is also possible to use the church's concert piano.
Your performance experience will last around two and a half hours, with an hour given for preparation and rehearsal, 40 minutes then free to relax and change, prior to your 50 minute performance. Throughout your time at the church, you will be accompanied by a professional West End musician, who will assist you however you wish, from preparing your performance area to musical advice and input during your rehearsal.
You are welcome to choose freely the type of music you wish to perform, our aim is to provide the very best venue for you to enjoy the delights of performing live. On the day, we will promote your performance on the church's external notice boards, which should hopefully mean you have a sizeable audience!
Our tour arrangements are based on providing your group with exclusive use of a 48, 49 or 53 seat coach, which will collect you from and return you back to your school or college. The coach will also provide the transfers between your chosen activities each day, Covent Garden and your hotel, to ensure you enjoy the very best arrangements in London. Prices are based on a group size of 40 students.
Your group will stay in one of our carefully selected hotels. Our range includes excellent properties in both greater and central London. Our greater London hotels range includes the Ibis Wembley Hotel, St Giles Hotel Heathrow and Premier Inn Heathrow Hotel. Our central London hotels range includes the Best Western Palm Hotel, Holiday Inn Express Greenwich Hotel and Ibis Excel Hotel.
Educational Support Materials
To help plan your tour we provide you with Study Experiences' Educational Visits and Attractions Guide. Your dedicated Programme Manager will discuss your requirements with you, take responsibility for planning your itinerary and offer you a comprehensive visits booking service, including a wide range of dining, sightseeing and educational visit options.