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Mountbatten Festival of Music Mountbatten Festival of Music

Mountbatten Festival of Music

Saturday 5th to Sunday 6th March 2022 - Enjoy the Mountbatten Festival of Music, with the Massed Bands of the Royal Marines at the Royal Albert Hall, London. From £199pp

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The Massed Bands of the Royal Marines have performed at the Royal Albert Hall for over 40 years. Originally these concerts were given in commemoration of Sir Malcolm Sargent who, for some 20 years, was the Honorary Musical Advisor to the Royal Marines Band Service. Following the death of Earl Mountbatten of Burma, who was Life Colonel Commandant Royal Marines, the concerts were renamed in 1980. The link with Sir Malcolm Sargent continues through the charity, CLIC Sargent, which together with Royal Navy and Royal Marines charities, is the principal beneficiary of the money raised by these concerts. 

 

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The spacious, air-conditioned rooms have a contemporary design, internet access and a work desk. All rooms reature a plasma-screen TV with on-demand movies, refrigerator and free toiletries. The Crowne plaza Leisure Club features an indoor swimming pool and fully equipped fitness centre. Guests can relax in the sauna, steam room or hot tub.

 

 

Your short break includes:

 

£199 per person based on two sharing a twin/double room.  Single supplement £31pp

 

Your nearest pick-up point.

 

 

Saturday 5th March

Leaving Devon bright and early we travel to our hotel for an early dinner, before crossing London to the Royal Albert Hall for the evening performance of the Massed Bands of Her Majesty's Royal Marines - The Mountbatten Festival of Music. The festival sees the Royal Marines showcase their incredible musicianship and pageantry and features a wide range of musical styles, including music from the big screen and superb solo items, as well as the traditional marches and overtures that have proved such a hit with audiences over the years. After this wonderful festival we travel to our overnight hotel to enjoy a good night's sleep.

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Sunday 6th March

After a full cooked buffet English breakfast we make our way back to the Royal Albert Hall where we can view this amazing venue from a different angle, we'll discover how the building was funded, the royal love story that nearly stopped it from being built, and how we solved one of the UK's most enduring engineering challenges - the Royal Albert Hall echo! You might even be lucky enough to hear a legendary artist in soundcheck! We depart here early afternoon for the return journey back to Devon.

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D=Dinner, FE=Full English Breakfast

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

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Name Address Contact Details
Brixham Brixham - Bank lane opposite Baptist Church
Buckfastleigh Lay by on old Buckfastleigh - Ashburton Rd
Nr Furzeleigh Mill
Dartmouth Dartmouth Marks & Spencer
Exeter Exeter Motorway Services
Ivybridge Ivybridge Town Hall opp Garage
Kingsbridge Quay Kingsbridge Quay
Newton Abbot Newton Abbot opp Railway Station
Others Other pick up points are available
Paignton Paignton Great Western Road Bus Stop by Library
Plymouth 1 Plymouth Derry's Cross
Plymouth 2 Plymouth George P & R
Plymouth 3 Plymouth Milehouse P & R
Plympton Plympton St Marys opp Church
Plymstock Plymstock Elburton bus stop opp Elburton Hotel
Torquay Torquay coach bay outside Princess Theatre
Totnes 7 Stars 2 Totnes 7 Stars opp. Morrisons
Totnes KEVICC Totnes KEVICC

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Tally Ho Coaches Ltd

Station Yard Industrial Estate
Kingsbridge, Devon, TQ7 1ES

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