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Organising a long haul tour abroad for a school group or a club event can be an extremely time consuming process involving months of research, planning and fundraising. Groups Abroad tours are structured and designed to remove as much of the stress and hassle that goes with organising such a venture.

We aim to provide you with an enjoyable travel experience and this must begin from the very start.


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New York, Las Vegas or Los Angeles - USA - Performing Arts

A tour to the USA will broaden the mind of any student. Performing Arts students will have the opportunity to attend and particiapte in Broadway Classroom workshop featuring Broadway 101 & Open Call audition techniques. Improvisational workshops at the Upright Citizens Brigade along with and evening show. Workshops at the Stella Adler Studio of Acting. Tour the prestigious Julliard School at the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. Participate in a backstage tour of the Radio City Music Hall and attend hit Broadway shows in the Theatre District of New York. Groups will also tour of the Roundabout Theatre along with Neighbourhood Playhouse and Meisner Masterclass. Attend 'Behind The Emerald Curtain', a behind-the-scenes look at Wicked run by Wicked cast-members. And finally groups have the prospect to attend a backstage tour of the Jubilee Theatre at Bally's Hotel. Visit the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, home of the annual Academy Awards presentation. Visit Warner Bros Studio in Los Angeles or participate in the drama workshops with the Disney Performing Arts program. Attend workshops at The Young Actor's Studio Los Angeles or view the current must see Theatre shows in Las Vegas including Cirque du Soleil. Contact us for more information

Washington DC, Philadelphia, New York - USA - History Tours

A visit to the historical region of Washington DC is a must for all history tours of the USA. The city is named after George Washington, military leader of the American Revolution and the first President of the United States. Washington is home to numerous national landmarks in which all groups will have the opportunity to visit. Throughout the groups time in Washington DC all tours will visit the following tourist attractions: The National Mall featuring many monuments to the American leaders, Arlington National Cemetery, Monticello Estate is located just outside Charlottesville, Virginia, was the estate of Thomas Jefferson, The United States National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), The National Museum of American History and The Petersen House and theater. A tour would not be complete without a visit to Capitol Hill including a White House Tour and a visit to Smithsonian Institution. Contact us for more information

Los Angeles, San Francisco, Las Vegas, New York - USA - Music Tours

America provides the perfect opportunity for students to experience the multiple aspects of music. Our comprehensive itineraries are tailored to your schools requirements allowing students the prospect to immerse in numerous workshops and performance opportunities. For an educational and artistic encounter unlike any other, cities such as Los Angeles, Las Vegas and New York awaits you! Students can view a wide range of musical experiences including performances at Disneyalnd and participation in Disney Workshops. The opportunity to explore cities which have provided the majority of context for modern entertainment throughout the 20th Century. Students can find inspiration and techniques that can be used within their own artistic development.An unparallel range of classes and workshops to draw inspiration from allowing students to compare different techniqes and styles of music techniques. Works are put into context for students to understand the motivations and background behind the concepts of a particular musical piece or performance. Students own creative work will benefit from the range of influences that they will have at their disposal. Contact us for more information

Chicago, Boston, New York & Washington DC - USA - Art Tours

The United States is the perfect destination for students wanting to discover and learn more about Art & Architecture. Discover the Chicago Cultural Centre, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago Art Institute along with a river cruise focusing on some of Chicago's most famous and historical architecture. Whilst in Boston you will have the opportunity to retrace the role Boston played in the American War of Independence - Freedom Trail Walk. Visit the famous Harvard University, John F. Kennedy Library and Museum, Boston Museum of Fine Arts and a special visit to Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. New York provides unlimited options for students interested in Art & Architecture. Whilst in New York groups will visit the Museum of Modern Art, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Metropolitan Art Museum, Rockefeller Center along with a Manhattan Island river cruise. The tour will then continue down to Washington DC where the group will visit numerous tourist attractions including a visit to Capitol Hill, National Mall Monuments and Memorials, National Gallery of Art, Library of Congress, the Phillips Collection and the National Portrait Gallery. Contact us for more information

New York - USA - Business & Economics

Enhance your students' knowledge and give them a wealth of personal experience. As one of the world's biggest economic centres, New York is a winning destination for introducing young minds to the buzz of the modern business world. Take in the sights of Times Square, 5th Avenue and numerous other tourist attractions. Participate in guided tours of New Yorks financial district including stops at J.P. Morgan's bank, the New York Stock Exchange, Fraunces Tavern, the Federal Reserve Bank and Ground Zero. Visit the nation's only independent museum dedicated to preserving, exhibiting and teaching about American finance and financial history. Take a ride on the Staten Island ferry for unrivalled views of the Statue of Liberty. Groups will also visit Madame Tussauds where students will be provided a workshop presentation by key members of staff. Learn merchandising concepts, visual techniques and facts about the historical Macy's department store. No journey to New York would be complete without a visit to Empire State Building for stunning views over the city. Contact us for more information

New York - USA - Science & IT

New York offers all you need for the perfect science and IT tour. Students will develop an understanding and wealth of experience about science and technological innovations. Sony and Samsung both have tours where students can visit to view the new up and coming products and how they work. Sony has interactive exhibits where you can produce your own movie preview, and even create a video game! Nokia has its New York Flagship store where students can go on a guided tour. Master the basics of 3D design at a Makerbot workshop using easy-to-learn, free software you can create basic shapes and modify existing designs. Once you have designed your creation you can 3D print it to take home. Learn about the technology behind Nintendo and explore each of the interactive gaming areas at Nintendo World where hands-on gaming demonstrations are provided. Sony Wonder Technology Lab is four floors of hands on interactive exhibits in technology and communication. Discover everything from CD clips to computer chips. Check out HDTV in our state-of-the-art 73-seat HD theatre and experience one-of-a-kind exhibits where you can jam with music artists, produce your own movie preview, and even create a video game. New York's Hall of Science provides a hands-on science and technology centre, with more than 100,000 square-feet of indoor exhibition space to explore. It presents 450 exhibits, demonstrations, workshops and participatory activities that explain science, technology, engineering, and maths. Contact us for more information

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SINGAPORE JUNIOR RUGBY TOURNAMENT 3-4 DEC 2016-Singapore-Sports Tours

Join us in Singapore on a 6 night tour inclusive of tournament participation. Junior Rugby Tournament for U12-U16. In 2015 over 140 teams took part across ten age groups resulting in more than 4000 players and spectators attending the 2 day tournament. All tours include a day at Universal Studios, city sightseeing tours and breakfast at Singapore Zoo.
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Remembering Australia at War - France & Belgium-France-History Tours

Paris is the gateway to the historical region of Normandy where Australian history tours have the opportunity to retrace and experience the battlefields and beaches that were an integral part of World War II. This region also provides groups with the opportunity to visit the Belgian Battlefields including sites such as Tyne Cot Cemetery and Polygon Wood. A school history tour to Ypres in Belgium and the Somme in France provides your students with an interesting insight into the conditions and scale or WWI. Listening to the Last Post at Menin Gate or visiting the battlefields of the Somme will prove to be both an educational and humbling experience. Paris is also one of those "must see" cities of Europe and it provides groups with a range of cultural and educational opportunities. Home to endless renowned landmarks, museums and art galleries. No visit would be complete without visiting the Eiffel Tower or the beautiful Notre Dame cathedral.
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BRATISLAVA 6-9 JULY 2017-Europe-Music Festivals

This festival for orchestras and choirs provides an opportunity to participate in and contribute to the rich cultural atmosphere of Bratislava, with opportunities to perform in beautifully ornated churches, concert halls and outdoor settings in the historical centre of the city. Groups may choose to participate on either a non competitive or competitive basis in a variety of different categories.
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Tokyo, Nagasaki, Hiroshima-Japan-History Tours

Retrace the history of World War II and the world's first deployed atomic bomb over the Japanese city of Hiroshima. The explosion wiped out 90 percent of the city and immediately killed 80,000 people; tens of thousands more would later die of radiation exposure. Three days later, another A-bomb landed on Nagasaki, killing an estimated 40,000 people. Japan's Emperor Hirohito announced his country's unconditional surrender in World War II in a radio address on August 15, citing the devastating power of 'a new and most cruel bomb.' Students will have the opportunity to visit the memorial sites and museums that are located in both of these cities.
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JAPAN CONTEMPORARY ART TOUR 14 MAY 2017-Japan-Art Tours

Join us on an inspirational tour of Japan's most acclaimed museums and art galleries - fully escorted ex Tokyo. Although the main purpose of this tour is for art appreciation it also explores the various cultural elements that create the fabric of Japanese society. Enjoy galleries located in Harajuku, Ginza and the stunning Roppongi Hills which is also home to some of Tokyo's most modern architecture. The opportunity to travel further afield to discover some of Japan's true art gems including a visit to I.M.Pei designed Miho Museum located in Kyoto or the stunning 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art in Kanazawa. However an art tour of Japan would not be complete without visiting Naoshima Island home to a magnificent contemporary art collection including Benesse Art Site. Take the opportunity to view artworks by artists such as Hiroshi Sugimoto and James Turrell.
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