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Thursford Christmas Spectacular Sunday 14 November 2021

Set in the magical surroundings of mechanical organs and fairground carousels, with a cast of 130 professional singers, dancers and musicians – many of whom are West End performers. The three hour performance delivers an extravaganza of non-stop singing, dancing, music, humour and variety. It’s a fast moving celebration of the festive season featuring an eclectic mix of both seasonal and year-round favourites, with famous and much-loved chart toppers being sung alongside traditional carols.

All One Price £69.50 Includes Coach fare and theatre tickets

Harrogate Knitting & Stitching or Shopping Sunday 21 November 2021

The annual Knitting and Stitching Show in Harrogate is one of the best of the year, offering lots of new ideas ready for Christmas and the coming spring. Ideal for everyone with an interest in stitching. Harrogate with all the Christmas spirit and Christmas lights not just a day shopping but a day full of Christmas ideas and fun.

ALL ONE PRICE £19

York St Nicholas Fare Wednesday 24 November 2021

York and the wonderful St Nicolas Fayre. The market square in York will be host to numerous stalls selling everything to do with Christmas. Many of the stall holders will be dressed in costumes and there will be bands and carol singers to delight everyone who visits today. The shops will have the latest fashions for Christmas. A great way to get ahead with the Christmas shopping.

ALL ONE PRICE £15.50

Melton Mowbray Christmas Market Sunday 5 December 2021

A Christmas Fayre with a difference in Melton Mowbray as everything will have a Victorian theme to it. Stall holders will be in costume, some of the gifts to purchase will have a Victorian feel to them and you will feel as though you have stepped back in time. A gentle and different way to spend a Sunday in December, a reminder of how things were.

ALL ONE PRICE £14

York St Nicholas Fare Wednesday 8 December 2021

York and the wonderful St Nicolas Fayre. The market square in York will be host to numerous stalls selling everything to do with Christmas. Many of the stall holders will be dressed in costumes and there will be bands and carol singers to delight everyone who visits today. The shops will have the latest fashions for Christmas. A great way to get ahead with the Christmas shopping.

ALL ONE PRICE £15.50

Llandudno Holly & Mistletoe 5 Days 20 – 24 October 2021

Linked by a long crescent shaped sandy bay nestling between dramatic limestone headlands, Llandudno has been a magnet in North Wales to generations of visitors who have revelled in its wealth of traditional attractions. Sightseeing, shopping, walking, eating or just resting.

YOUR HOTEL Family run Tynedale Hotel situated on the sea front, having used this hotel for many years it has become a firm favourite. The food is excellent in both choice and presentation. This hotel is very well recommended with excellent facilities including all bedrooms en-suite with hairdryer, trouser press, remote control colour television, many rooms with ironing facilities, direct dial telephone, hospitality trays in all rooms. Lift to all floors, some rooms have steps to them, level access to hotel, some ground floor rooms available. Please note some single rooms do not have lift access. Air-conditioned restaurant and cabaret lounge, top class entertainment every night, happy hour at the bar each evening.

WEDNESDAY Depart local pick up area or Kettlewell’s Yard and travel across the scenic Woodhead pass in Derbyshire and into Cheshire, stopping at Chester services for lunch on route. We arrive in Llandudno in good time to relax. Time for a stroll around make the most of happy hour in the bar before an excellent dinner.

THURSDAY TO SATURDAY There will be free excursions and entertainment and lots of fun to be had.

This hotel has to be one of the all time greats in themed-break holidays. Mock Christmas revellers will love the glam and the glitz of the Festive Celebrations – decorations, present from Santa for everyone, Christmas carols, sherry receptions, afternoon teas and live entertainment every night. Six course Christmas Dinner, late night buffets, Fancy Dress Parade, New Year Party. This is not the cheapest mock Christmas that you will see but with nothing but the best, surely excellent value.

SUNDAY
After a leisurely breakfast we depart Llandudno mid morning, calling for lunch at Nantwich before continuing our scenic drive home.

PRICE PER PERSON £390

EXECUTIVE SEA VIEW ROOM PRICE PER PERSON £450

PENTHOUSE ROOM PRICE PER PERSON £450

SINGLE SUPPLEMENT NONE LIMITED NUMBER

PRICE INCLUDES:- Pick up from local area or car parking on our premises (please state when booking as this is less time on the coach). Executive air-conditioned coach travel with toilet. Half board accommodation. All excursions. All coach seats non-smoking.

Thursford Christmas Spectacular 2 Days 20 -21 November 2021

Set in the magical surroundings of mechanical organs and fairground carousels, with a cast of 130 professional singers, dancers and musicians – many of whom are West End performers. The three hour performance delivers an extravaganza of non-stop singing, dancing, music, humour and variety. It’s a fast moving celebration of the festive season featuring an eclectic mix of both seasonal and year-round favourites, with famous and much-loved chart toppers being sung alongside traditional carols.

LARGEST CHRISTMAS PRODUCTION IN ENGLAND
CHOIRS AND CAROLS
THE MIGHTY WURLITZER ORGAN
CATHEDRAL CITY OF NORWICH

YOUR HOTEL The Holiday Inn is just a short drive from the Cambridge city centre and is an ideal base for this tour. Hotel facilities include indoor swimming pool and gym, bar and open plan lounge. All bedrooms are en suite and have television, telephone, and tea & coffee making facilities.

SUNDAY Depart from your home area for Norfolk to enjoy the Christmas Spectacular at Thursford. This Norfolk Show is the largest Christmas production in England and is a celebration of Christmas with choirs, carols, and the best organs including the mighty Wurlitzer playing. After the show we head to our hotel in time for dinner.

MONDAY After breakfast enjoy everything that Cambridge has to offer before we head off for home.

PRICE PERSON £195

SINGLE SUPPLEMENT £15 8 AVAILABLE

PRICE INCLUDES: Pick up from local area or car parking our premises (please state when booking as this is less time on the coach). Executive air-conditioned coach travel with toilet. Half board accommodation. Entrance to Thursford Christmas Spectacular.

Newcastle City Break Christmas Shopping or Sightseeing 2 Days 13-14 November 2022

YOUR HOTEL Copthorne Hotel Located in Newcastle Quayside, right in the heart of this vibrant city. As the only hotel in Newcastle city with all of its rooms overlooking the River Tyne, all are en suite and have satellite television and all the modern day facilities you would expect from a hotel of this standard. The hotel has a lift.

SUNDAY Depart from local area for you to explore and enjoy Newcastle. Just a short walk along the quayside from your hotel is the Millennium ‘Winking Eye’ bridge and Newcastle’s famous quayside. Enjoy a riverside stroll before maybe enjoying lunch in a quayside pub, or take a walk into the city centre for lunch and some retail therapy in Eldon Square shopping centre. Plenty of time for that all important Christmas shopping. Dinner included in the price this evening.

MONDAY After breakfast the day is free for you to head out and explore Newcastle. If you are looking for retail therapy there are plenty of shops to visit. The city has some very interesting museums to visit and learn all about the past. We depart in the afternoon for our return journey.

PRICE PER PERSON £110 PER PERSON

SINGLE SUPPLEMENT £15 8 AVAILABLE

PRICE INCLUDES: Depart from Kettlewell’s Yard coach parking available. Executive air-conditioned coach travel with toilet. Half board accommodation.

Thursford Christmas Spectacular 2 Days 20-21 November 2022

Set in the magical surroundings of mechanical organs and fairground carousels, with a cast of 130 professional singers, dancers and musicians – many of whom are West End performers. The three hour performance delivers an extravaganza of non-stop singing, dancing, music, humour and variety. It’s a fast moving celebration of the festive season featuring an eclectic mix of both seasonal and year-round favourites, with famous and much-loved chart toppers being sung alongside traditional carols.

• LARGEST CHRISTMAS PRODUCTION IN ENGLAND
• CHOIRS AND CAROLS
• THE MIGHTY WURLITZER ORGAN
• CATHEDRAL CITY OF NORWICH

YOUR HOTEL Our base for this fantastic weekend is the 3* Brook Hotel Norwich. The hotel is situated to the west of the city. All bedrooms are en suite, and have TV, telephone, hairdryer and tea & coffee making facilities.

SUNDAY Depart from your home area for Norfolk to enjoy the Christmas Spectacular at Thursford. This Norfolk Show is the largest Christmas production in England and is a celebration of Christmas with choirs, carols, and the best organs including the mighty Wurlitzer playing. Lunch or dinner will be provided depending on performance time.

MONDAY After breakfast we have an excursion into Norwich where we have time to explore the city as it prepares for the festive season. Pay a visit to the Cathedral, cobbled Elm Hill, or just enjoy some retail therapy as you search for that elusive Christmas present.

PRICE PERSON £208

SINGLE SUPPLEMENT £15 8 AVAILABLE

PRICE INCLUDES:
Pick up from local area or car parking our premises (please state when booking as this is less time on the coach). Executive air-conditioned coach travel with toilet. Half board accommodation. Entrance to Thursford Christmas Spectacular.

Eastbourne Turkey & Tinsel 5 Days 28 November – 2 December2022

The elegance intended by the 7th Duke of Devonshire when he designed Eastbourne in 1834 still survives. Private houses, good hotels and banks of flowers are to be found along the three mile level Esplanade, while at its centre is the Wish Tower and several theatres. There is an excellent shopping centre. I always think Eastbourne is how holidays used to be! The warm welcome at the Haddon Hall Hotel and the beautiful Sussex countryside make Eastbourne the perfect venue for Kettlewell’s South coast holiday.

YOUR HOTEL The Haddon Hall Hotel is enviably situated at the seafront end of Devonshire Place, a broad lined tree avenue which links the main promenade with the town centre. The bandstand is located across the road from the hotel. All of the well furnished bedrooms have private facilities with colour TV and tea and coffee makers. There is a spacious lounge, ballroom, cocktail bar and some entertainment. There is a lift, although some rooms have a few steps to them.

MONDAY We set off in the morning from Retford and local pick up points and head towards the south coast making a stop at lunchtime.

TUESDAY ~ THURSDAY There will be excursions and entertainment with lots of things to get us into the Christmas spirit.

FRIDAY All too soon we must leave Eastbourne after breakfast and head North. We shall make a lunch stop and reach Retford late afternoon.

PRICE PER PERSON £340

SINGLE SUPPLEMENT NONE 5 AVAILABLE

PRICE INCLUDES:-
Pick up from local area or car parking on our premises (please state when booking as this is less time on the coach). Executive air-conditioned coach travel with toilet. Half board accommodation. All excursions.

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