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Harry Potter Studio Tours and Aladdin Theatre Breaks are top of the list when it comes to a Half Term Short Breaks this year. http://www.theatrebreaks.co.uk/half-term-breaks/ #halfterm
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The Carole King musical, Beautiful, is our show of the month.

Breaks from £99 with top price saver tickets and entral 3 star accommodation

A Bargain!

http://www.theatrebreaks.co.uk/beautiful-carole-king-musical/
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Moby Dick is coming back to London after getting harpooned by the critics last time out!

What do you think? Give it another chance or leave it a wide berth?
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Sunny Afternoon at the Harold Pinter Theatre

The multi-Olivier award-winning hit British musical Sunny Afternoon will conclude its London run at the end of its current booking period on 29 October this year, after more than two years in the West End. 
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Does anyone use Wikimapia?
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UNESCO site, Stonhenge for the day? The perfect English summer day trip! http://www.goodtosee.com/a-day-at-stonehenge/
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spoke to someone who had got to sit in on the rehearsals for Aladdin: fingers crossed but this could be GREAT! Anyone heard anything else?
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[By James Hobbs in London] My regular six-mile-each-way daily commute on my bike from north-east London to south-west London has adapted over time. Safety rather than speed has always been uppermost in refining my route. I li...
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"Wicked” has finally been scheduled for release by Universal Pictures, for Dec. 20, 2019. Stephen Daldry will direct.
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Question: should even the great Steven Spielberg even consider a West Side Story remake?
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who would you rather come to your next show? The person who can't even concentrate for an hour without being distracted by the crisp-eater sitting six seats away, or the person who is so taken by what they see that they can't help tweeting about it midway through the first act? https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/youre-welcome-long-you-behave-simon-harding
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The Go Between, with Michael Crawford, has started previews... any one been yet?
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Theatre fan, writer, traveller, editor and owner of Theatre Breaks and Good To See
Introduction
When I walked into the school hall, with a tea towel on my head and Mary (played by a girl with hooks in her hair) at my side and uttered those immortal lines: "We are tired. Do you have a bed for the night?" little did I know that 40 years later I would be looking back on a life filled with theatre.

I love it and I enjoy helping others to get to know it (and hopefully love it) too.

And this year, with 30 years in the business under my belt, whether I am performing, arranging theatre trips or writing about it, this business we call "show" is well and truly a part of me.

I run several sites promoting theatre and hotel packages. Most popular are our London Theatre Breaks but around the country our guests also enjoy theatre trips to Edinburgh and Stratford-Upon-Avon.

Partners have included American Express, The BBC Proms, British Rail and The National Theatre. Over the years we have created theatre packages for all the great musicals, always pushing for special offers and improved availability for people coming to London's West End.

And 30 years later there has never been a better array of special offers and tailor-made packages for the very best shows in town, with more and more agents helping our guests enjoy a short break with family or an evening out with friends.

Our work has always been at the forefront of theatre promotions, from the early days of packaging through to the adoption of the World Wide Web to the move into the social sphere with fans like ourselves talking and exchanging information on performances and discounts.

In fact if you want to check all the information you need, you can do so on theatrebreaks.co.uk - you don't need to go any further - and you can join in with Facebook, Twitter G+ or on the site itself.
 
London Theatre and Theatre Breaks

The e-guide London Theatre and Theatre breaks is an indepth look at London's theatreland - how is find your way around, how to get the best out of a trip, how to save money and, most importantly, how to enjoy it. I wrote it!

Get the download FREE at http://www.theatrebreaks.co.uk/london-theatre-book/

Good To See
Born from a traditional high street travel agent (St Albans Travel Service) Good To See is now an online travel portal offering contacts and advice for travelers and tourists planning their travels.

Short breaks and cultural tourism is a particular favourite amongst staff and visitors to www.goodtosee.com alike.


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St Albans Travel has just added to our 2012 Green Award for our Envirnmental Travel project with a Green Apple Award 2013
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Beautiful Theatre Breaks - The Carole King Musical
www.theatrebreaks.co.uk

How to book your Beautiful Theatre Breaks with tickets for the Carole King musical and a choice of central London hotels to suit all budgets

My new route through London
www.urbansketchers.org

[By James Hobbs in London] My regular six-mile-each-way daily commute on my bike from north-east London to south-west London has adapted ove

Theatre Review: The Mentalists
anexpatabroad.com

‘Stephen Merchant makes an impressive West End debut in this enjoyable ‘odd couple’ comedy.’ Independent Always a keen West End Theatre fan

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre - Official Aylesbury Theatre Tickets - ATG
www.atgtickets.com

Buy your official tickets to the Ayelsbury Waterside Theatre Direct from the venue. Find out what is on show at Aylesbury and get your ticke

Derren Brown Miracle
www.theatrebreaks.co.uk

Derren Brown Miracle Theatre Breaks in London Two time Olivier Award winner and master of psycological illusion Derren Brown has been taking

#904 Formula 1 auto racing gets the smiles revving - 1K Smiles
www.1ksmiles.com

Formula 1 racing cars are the fastest road course racing cars in the world with F1 cars reaching speeds of up to 210 mph. The drivers are...

Five Ways to Save Money on a Trip to London - Stingy Traveller - Budget ...
stingytraveller.com

London can be a fairly expensive city to visit, however there are a number of things that you can do to cut costs during your stay. If you s

A visit to London’s theatreland - Family Travel Blog - Travel with Kids
www.wheressharon.com

Information and advice about visiting Theatreland in London with kids including how to prepare children, where to stay in London and how to

Are Musicals Still Drawing in the Crowds in London?
lerablog.org

No fewer than five West End musicals have posted early closing notices in the last month. So whether you live in London or are just visiting

The art of juggling: four classic YouTube videos
www.theguardian.com

Gandini Juggling's witty circus show Smashed opens at the Udderbelly in London tonight. To celebrate, here's a selection of clips showing gr

London With The Kids
www.selfishmum.co.uk

Last weekend I was waxing lyrical to a friend about how London is great for entertaining the kids whilst not sending the adults round the be

Vienna Short Break and the Spanish Riding School | Good To See
www.goodtosee.com

Book a Vienna Short Break and see the Lipizzaner horses of the famous Spanish Riding School

Planning a Trip to Europe | Good To See
www.goodtosee.com

Planning is essential when deciding to take a trip to Europe. Here are a few things to consider including flights, visas, language and getti

Great Places to Stay in Toronto | Good To See
www.goodtosee.com

World Pride in 2014, or the Pan American Games in 2015. Toronto is a great places to stay.

Jersey Boys Theatre Breaks in London | jersey boys and hotel
www.theatrebreaks.co.uk

Book Jersey Boys Theatre Breaks in London for great deals on tickets, hotel accommodation and rail travel

I Can't Sing Theatre Breaks
www.theatrebreaks.co.uk

I Can't Sing Theatre Breaks are available with a wide range of great tickets and central London hotel accommodation - BOOK NOW!

New Musicals for 2014 for visitors to London's Theatreland
www.puretravel.com

Even though going to see a show has over taken watching a sporting event as the must-do event for visitors to the UK it is amazing how many

David Baddiel: why I'm turning The Infidel into my first musical
www.theguardian.com

As a Kickstarter campaign is launched to fund Infidel: the Musical, the comic and author explains why his cult comedy about Jews and Muslims

Excellent attraction. Would recommend to anyone interested in film, design, model making etc. Not just for potterheads.
Public - 2 weeks ago
reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great facilities. Nice airy offices
Public - 2 weeks ago
reviewed 2 weeks ago
a really wide range of theatre and hotel packages - in London and all around the country.
Public - 5 months ago
reviewed 5 months ago
we always have a great time here - we come for a midweek treat with our Gourmet Card enjoy a couple of pints and some lovely food and friendly staff. It should get four and a half stars, so close to five it is.
Public - 5 months ago
reviewed 5 months ago
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Nice position friendly staff
Public - 2 weeks ago
reviewed 2 weeks ago
the kids absolutely love it and the choice of shakes is amazing and the waffles are good too, but the service is SOOOOO SLOW! Don't go in when you are in a rush!
Public - 5 months ago
reviewed 5 months ago
best pub in a now severely depleted Toddington Gallon. Warm fire, good welcome, selection of good beers and cider. Just what a weary traveller needs!
Public - 5 months ago
reviewed 5 months ago