North East

This itinerary is for guidance only and will be tailored to meet your exact tour requirements. The excursions and concerts featured below will be subject to your chosen tour dates, availability and budget. Please get in touch to discuss your potential tour in more...
Explore North East England

Explore North East England

Majestic castles and stunning landscapes, where the country’s true beauty shines North East England is steeped in rich heritage where history, beauty and culture combine – from historic Durham, home to its Cathedral and Castle, the stunning coastline and castles of...

Copthorne Hotel Newcastle, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Contemporary city centre hotel with views of the River Tyne Modern Rooms with river views equipped with TV, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities Hotel facilties include a restaurant and bar overlooking an idyllic riverside location

Redworth Hall Hotel, Newton Aycliffe

Luxurious Jacobean manor house hotel set in 150 acres of woodland Spacious Rooms equipped with TV, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities Hotel facilities include a restaurant and bar, decorated in a classic, elegant style and leisure facilities to include a...

Radisson Blu Hotel, Durham

Central location Rooms equipped with TV, Hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities Hotel facilties include bar and a health club where guests can enjoy free use of the indoor swimming pool, sauna, spa bath, steam room and gym.

In May 2020 we were due to tour the Stirling area in Scotland and due to the current coronavirus pandemic we took the difficult decision to call off the tour. I’d like to give our thanks and praise to Jo and her team for all the planning and preparation she had done to put the itinerary together – she was able to provide us with an excellent range of stunning concert venues, plus some great suggestions for our leisure time, and we look forward to working with her again soon.

Sally ColesSecretary, Cantamici
Jo and her team came up with a fantastic itinerary for our choir and planned everything to the last detail. We always felt we were in safe hands and that they were on the end of a phone to help us with anything we needed. We couldn’t recommend them highly enough.
Rosie SayersChairperson for Sing It Loud Community Choir
Brilliant tour, expertly organised. Kindness and compassion. Nothing was too much trouble. Colin, our driver, was a complete gem and so knowledgeable about the isle. Lovely hotel staff where nothing was too much trouble
Felicity CourageChoir Director, Courage Choir
As a Chorister, and eventually Head Chorister in our local church choir for eleven years, Jo was talented, dedicated and could always be relied on to work to the utmost of her undoubted abilities. I would expect that she would apply the same attributes to her professional life
P BuckmasterChoral Director
From cathedrals and abbeys, churches and stately homes, all steeped in centuries of history, some in Roman Towns others in quintessential English ‘picture postcard’ villages, every choir and musical ensemble should spend a tour exploring the United Kingdom and Ireland. Whatever part of the country you to choose to visit, by working with a knowledgeable team of people who know the regions inside out from both a tourism and musical perspective, you will be guaranteed the richest of touring experiences
Tim KnightBritish composer and Choral Director
Care and attention to detail of the highest degree. The planning with Jo Porter was detailed and meticulous, with nothing being missed, and although she was not involved in the accommodation arrangements, she nevertheless checked it out and acted as an intermediary.
Robin SpencerChoir Secretary, Phoenix Choir
Fantastic tour in Bonnie Scotland, enjoyed by all who went, singing and non-singing. Brilliant organisation from Jo who really made it all look so easy.
Kate HymansTour organiser for Masterworks Chorale