Tour 2018 to Cologne, Germany



Accomodation in hostel in central Cologne - Pathpoint Cologne
5 days, 4 nights half board (including breakfast and evening meal)
Departure midnight on Saturday 9th June
Return c21:00 Thursday 14th June
Included is:
All travel and accomodation plus
*Fully comprehensive travel insurance
*Three great concerts in and around Cologne
*Entry to Beethoven's house
Cost £344pp
Tickets here:

Tour schedule (tbc):
Day 0 Saturday 9th June
Rehearsal and Gala Concert (TBC) in St Andrews Church
Depart around midnight.

Day 1 Sunday 10th June
Meet with the coach and travel to Folkestone
Connect with transfer from Folkestone to Calais by Eurotunnel

Arrive at accommodation & check in
Explore Cologne either on foot or by public transport
Evening meal at accommodation

Day 2 Monday 11th June
Breakfast at accommodation
Visit Rudesheim

Concert performance
Evening meal at accommodation

Day 3 Tuesday 12th June
Breakfast at accommodation
Visit Bonn
Beethoven’s house

16:30 Setup and soundcheck in Königswinter
18:00 Concert 2: Marktplatz, Königswinter
Food and drink kindly offered by the Königswinter Town Hall in Haus Bachem after the concert
Return to accomodation

Day 4 Wednesday 13th June
Breakfast at accommodation
Visit Koblenz

Concert performance
Evening meal at accommodation

Day 5 Thursday 14th June
Breakfast at accommodation followed by checkout
Time at leisure/shopping in Cologne

Meet with the return transfer to Eurotunnel
Return travel to UK

The Band


Dylan Leyland

Flute 1

Katie Muller, Hannah Faulkner

Flute 2

Charlotte Stevens, George Bunn, Ben Topliss


Helena Davies (+Flute)

Oboe 1

Emily Heaphy

Oboe 2

Orla Canavan

Clarinet 1

Georgina Gleave, Ellie Haynes, Alex Reiss, Amy Thomas

Clarinet 2

Hannah Horsewill, Joanna Booth, Anthony Robinson, Thomas Macaulay

Clarinet 3

Matt Oxley, Laura Barlow, Emily Lancashire

Eb Clarinet

Eve Tarring

Alto Clarinet

Ellie Almond

Bass Clarinet

Gareth Owen

Bassoon 1

Jonathan Taylor-Mew

Bassoon 2

Tristan Fanning

Alto Saxophone 1

Joanna Sze

Alto Saxophone 2

Jothi Venkatesh

Tenor Saxophone

George Hind

Baritone Saxophone

Beccy Dyche

Trumpet 1

Natasha Fretwell, Greg Ives (+unicycle), Hannah Jones

Trumpet 2

Tom Cowling, Lizette Bailey, Gerry Simpson

Trumpet 3

James Wells, Sarah Leffler


Elly Bolton

Trombone 1

Freya Riding

Trombone 2

Dan Johnstone


Thomas Coen


Andy Sales, Max Owen


Amzar Chairil, Alex Bishop

Tour Repertoire

Allerseelen Op.10 No.8 (Richard Strauss)
Elegia (Wouter Lenaerts)
English Folksong Suite (Ralph Vaughan Williams)
Forest of Arden (George Lloyd)
Gaelforce (Peter Graham)
Hymn to the Fallen (Williams arr Sparke)
Lion King (Elton John)
Moment for Morricone (Ennio Morricone)
Ouvertüre für Harmoniemusik Op.24 (Felix Mendelssohn)
Padstow Lifeboat (Malcolm Arnold)
Suite No.2 (Gustav Holst)
The Sun Will Rise Again (Philip Sparke)
Versuche über einen Marsch (Marcel Wengler)
Where Eagles Sing (Paul Lovatt-Cooper)
Yiddish Dances (Adam Gorb)
Yorkshire Overture (Philip Sparke)

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