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London Theatre 42ND STREET Theatre Royal Drury Lane No Booking Fee Offer Tickets from £25.00 - Valid Mon - Fri Evenings until 15 Dec 2017. Broadway’s Biggest Show, on the West End’s Biggest Stage. 42nd Street is the song and dance, American dream fable of Broadway. Young Peggy Sawyer is fresh off the bus from small-town America and just another face in the chorus line on Broadway’s newest show. But when the leading lady gets injured, Peggy might just have the shot at stardom she's always dreamed of… (To Saturday, October 20, 2018) ALADDIN Brought to theatrical life by a legendary creative team, Disney’s new Broadway musical Aladdin will sweep you into a world filled with beauty, comedy and breath-taking spectacle when it opened at the Prince Edward Theatre, London in June 2016. (To Saturday, 28 April, 2018) CHESS London Coliseum Written by great musical lyricist Sir Tim Rice, with music by ABBA songwriters Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus, Chess will be returning to London for its first major revival in the capital for over 30 years. Chess is set around a chess tournament between two grandmasters, one American, the other a Soviet. Between them, apart from a chess board, is a woman who manages one of the men, and who falls in love with the other. (Thursday, April 26, 2018 To Saturday, June 2, 2018) JERSEY BOYS Written by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, with music by Bob Gaudio and lyrics by Bob Crewe. at Prince Edward Theatre The story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons (from 15 Mar 2014 - 14 April 2017)

KINKY BOOTS Adelphi Theatre Winner of every major BEST MUSICAL award on Broadway and in the West End, KINKY BOOTS is the hottest show in town! With songs by Grammy® and Tony® winning pop icon Cyndi Lauper, this "dazzling, fabulously sassy and uplifting" (Time Out) musical celebration is about the friendships we discover, and the belief that you can change the world when you change your mind. (To Wednesday, 24 March, 2018) LES MISERABLES Based on the novel by Victor Hugo, has lyrics by Herbert Kretzmer and music by Claude-Michel Schonberg with original text by Alain Boublil and additional material by James Fenton. at Queen's Theatre Concerns love and bravery in 19th century France during the revolutionary struggles (from 03 Apr 2004 - Booking to 3 March, 2018) MAMMA MIA Music & Lyrics by Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus. Book by Catherine Johnson. And some songs by Stig Anderson. at Novello Theatre A story of a mother and daughter set on the eve of the daughter's

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MATILDA THE MUSICAL by Roald Dahl. Book by Dennis Kelly, music and lyrics by Tim Minchin at Cambridge Theatre Story about a girl with extraordinary powers. (from 25 Oct 2011 - Booking to 27 May, 2018) MOTOWN THE MUSICAL Shaftesbury Theatre Featuring an eighteen piece orchestra playing 50 Motown tracks including “My Girl”, “Dancing In The Street”, “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough” and “I Heard It Through The Grapevine”, Motown The Musical is a musical sensation with real soul. (To Saturday, 5 January, 2019)

PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, THE Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Lyrics by Charles Hart , based on Gaston Leroux's gothic novel at Her Majesty's Theatre Tragic love story of a beautiful singer and a young composer shamed by his physical appearance. (from 27 Sep 1986 - Booking to 3 March, 2018) THE LION KING Lyceum Theatre Disney's musical phenomenon The Lion King continues to captivate audiences of all ages. Combining dazzling staging and highly imaginative costumes, masks and puppets, this astonishing show at the Lyceum Theatre uses breathtaking theatrical magic to tell the story of Simba - join him now in his epic journey to reclaim his kingdom! (Sunday, 29 April, 2018) SCHOOL OF ROCK New London Theatre Based on the iconic, hit movie, this irresistible new musical follows Dewey Finn, a failed, wannabe rock star who decides to earn an extra bit of cash by posing as a supply teacher at a prestigious prep school. (To Sunday, 13 January, 2019) THRILLER LIVE Lyric Theatre Moonwalking into the West End after three acclaimed UK tours and standing ovations across Europe, Thriller - Live is a spectacular, high-octane show celebrating the career of Michael Jackson and the Jackson 5. (To Sunday, 1 April, 2018) WICKED Based on the novel by Gregory Maguire. Music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, book by Winnie Holzman at Apollo Victoria Theatre Story of two unlikely friends and how they end up as the Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good Witch. (from 07 Sep 2006 - Booking To Saturday, 26 May, 2018) www.londontheatre.co.uk/londontheatre/whatson/musicals.htm

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Accommodation Providers Bespoke Hotels Ltd 5 Bankside Crosfield Street Warrington WA1 1UP Web: www.bespokehotels.com Tel: +44 (0)844 815 9833

Best Western Hotels Consort House Amy Johnson Way Clifton Moor, York YO30 4GP Tel: 0844 387 6400 Email: groups@bestwestern.co.uk Web: www.bestwestern.co.uk

Best Western Ireland Unit 7C Citylink Business Park Old Naas Road Dublin 12, Ireland Email: info@bestwestern.ie Web:www.bestwestern.ie

Britannia Hotels Halecroft, 253 Hale Road Nr Altrincham, Cheshire, WA15 8RE Tel: 0871 221 0191 Web:www.britanniahotels.com

Butlins 1 Park Lane, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire HP2 4YL Tel: 0330 102 5297 Web:www.butlins.com/groups Classic Britain 3 Dunlop Street, Strathaven, ML10 6LA Tel: 01357 529 129 Web:www.myhotelbreak.com

De Vere Hotels & Leisure Ltd The Albert Day Building De Vere Venues Sunningdale Park Larch Avenue, Ascot, BERKS SL5 0QE Tel: 0844 980 0047 Web:www.devere.co.uk

Freedom Hotels Email: groups@freedom-hotels.co.uk Phone: 01764 651 837 Web:www.freedomhotels.co.uk Haven Holidays 1 Park Lane, Hemel Hempstead, HP2 4YL Tel: 0333 202 5193 Web:www.havengroups.co.uk

Intercontinental Hotels Group Plc Broadwater Park, Denham, Buckinghamshire, UB9 5HR

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Legacy Hotels 3 Henley Court, Prince Harry Road, Henley-in-Arden, Warwickshire. B95 5BAB95 5BA Tel: 07794210049 Web:www.legacy-hotels.co.uk Parkdean Resorts 2nd Floor One Gosforth Park Way Gosforth Business Park Newcastle upon Tyne NE12 8ET Web:www.park-resorts.com Pontins Ainsdale House, Shore Road, Southport, PR8 2PZ Tel:0871 474 0744 Web:www.pontins.com

Sinatras Hotel 8 Clifton Drivge, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY4 1NX Tel: 01253 345283

Strathmore Hotels 116 Strathmore House, East Kilbridge, Glasgow, G74 1LF Tel: 01355 266886 Web:www.strathmorehotels.com

The Langstone Cliff Hotel Mount Pleasant Road, Dawlish Warren, Devon, EX7 0NA Tel: 01626 221329 Web:www.langstone-hotel.co.uk Travel lodge Hotels Sleepy Hollow, Aylesbury Road, Thame, Oxfordshire, OX9 3AT Tel: 0871 984 8484 Web: www.travelodge.co.uk

Venuemasters Cooper Buildings, Sheffield Technology Park Arundel St, Sheffield S1 2NS Tel:0114 249 3090 Web:www.venuemasters.co.uk

Warner Leisure Hotels 1 Park Lane, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, HP2 4YL Tel: 0800 072 0772 Web:www.warnerhotels.co.uk/groups Welcome Break 2 Vantage Court, Tickford Street, Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire, MK16 9EZ Tel: 01908 299 700 Web:www.welcomebreak.co.uk

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Tourist boards Amber Valley Tel: (01773) 570222 Web: www.ambervalley.gov.uk Angus & Dundee Tel: 0845 859 1006 Web:www.visitscotland.com/ destinations-maps/dundee-angus/ Belfast Welcome Centre Tel: +44 (0) 28 9024 6609 Web:www.visit-belfast.com Black Country Consortium Limited Tel:08458 15 15 15 Web:www.the-blackcountry.com Bournemouth Tourism Tel :01202 451734 Web: www.bournemouth.co.uk Canterbury Visitor Information Centre The Beaney House of Art & Knowledge 18 The High Street Canterbury CT1 2RA Tel: 01227 862162 Email: Canterburyinformation@canterbury.gov.uk Carmarthenshire - The Garden of Wales Tel: +44 (0)1267 231557 Web: www.carmarthenshire.gov.uk

Cirencester Glos GL7 1PX Tel: 01285 623000 Email: cotswoldstourism@cotswold.gov.uk Web: www.cotswolds.com Cumbria Tourist Board Cumbria Tourism, Windermere Road, Staveley, Kendal, Cumbria, LA8 9PL Web: www.golakes.co.uk Destination Bristol 53 Queen Square Bristol BS1 4LH Web:www.Visitbristol.co.uk Dumfries & Galloway Tourist Board 64 Whitesands, Dumfries, Scotland, DG1 2RS Tel :01387 253 862 Web:www.visitscotland.com East Staffordshire Web:www.eaststaffsbc.gov.uk Edinburgh & Lothians Tourist Board Tel: 0131 472 2200 Web: www.visitscotland.com English Riviera Tourist Board Web: www.englishriviera.co.uk

Cardiff Initiative Tel: +44 (0)29 2087 1846 Web:www.visitcardiff.com

Experience Nottingham Tel: 0115 952 0555 Web: www.experiencenottinghamshire.com

Causeway Coast & Glens Tourist Office (N Ireland) Tel: +44 28 7032 7720 Web: www.causewaycoastandglens.com

Fermanagh Lakeland Tourism (N Ireland) Tel: +44 286 632 3110 Web: www.fermanaghlakelands.com

Cheshire Tourist Board Web:www.visitchester.com

Guernsey Tourist Board Tel: +44 (0)1481 723552 Web:www.visitguernsey.com

Cork Kerry Tourism Aras Failte Tel: +353 21 425 5100 Web:www.discoverireland.ie Cornwall Tourist Board Tel: 01872 322900 Web:www.visitcornwall.com Cotswolds Tourism C/O Cotswold District Council Trinity Road

Hartlepool Tourist Information Centre Web: www.destinationhartlepool.com Historic Scotland Longmore House Salisbury Place Edinburgh EH9 1SH. Tel: 0131 668 8600 Web: www.historic-scotland.gov.uk Ireland West Tourism Aras Failte Tel: +353 91 537 700 24


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Tourist boards Web:www.discoverireland.ie Isle of Man Tourism, 1st Floor, St Georges Court, Upper Church Street, Douglas, Isle of Man, IM1 1EX, Tel:01624 686888, grouptravel@gov.im, Web: www.visitisleofman.com/groups Isle of Wight Tourism Visit Isle of Wight LTD, The Museum of Island History and Visitor Centre, Guildhall, High Street, Newport, Isle of Wight, P030 1TY Tel:01983 521555 Web: www.visitisleofwight.co.uk Jersey The Weighbridge St Helier JE2 3NG Tel: +44 (0) 1534 859000 Email: info@jersey.com Web:www.jersey.com Lake District (Central & Southern) Tel: 01539 733333 Web: www.southlakeland.gov.uk Leicestershire Leicester Shire Promotions Ltd, Tel: 0116 225 4074 Email:info@goleicestershire.com. Web:www.goleicestershire.com Lincolnshire Tourism Email:visit@lincs-chamber.co.uk Web: www.visitlincolnshire.com Lyme Regis Tourist Information Centre Tel: 01297 442138 Web: www.westdorset.com Marketing Birmingham Tel:(+44) (0) 121 202 5115 Web: www.marketingbirmingham.com Marketing Lancashire Tel: 01772 426450 Web:www.lancashireandblackpool.com Manchester Visitor Information Centre www.visitmanchester.com/groups Tel:+44 (0)871 222 8223 North Devon Tel: 01237 426426 Web: www.marketingnorthdevon.co.uk

North East Derbyshire Tel: 01246 231111 Web: www.ne-derbyshire.gov.uk North Hampshire Tourism Web:www.visit-hampshire.co.uk North Norfolk District Counci Tel: 01263 516009 Web: www.north-norfolk.gov.uk North Shields Tourist Information Centre Tel: 0191 200 5895 Web:www.visitnorthtyneside.com North Wales Tourism Tel: 01492 531731 Web: www.nwt.co.uk Norwich Tourist Information Centre Tel:01603 213999 Web:www.visitnorwich.co.uk Poole Tourism & Welcome Centre c/o Poole Museum, 4 High Street, Poole BH15 1BW Tel: 01202 262600 Email:Info@pooletourism.com Web:www.pooletourism.com Oxford Information Centre Web: www.oxford.gov.uk Portsmouth Visitor Information Service Tel:023 9282 6722 Web: www.visitportsmouth.co.uk Pembrokeshire Web: www.pembrokeshire-holidays.co.uk Perthshire Tourist Board Tel: 0131 472 2200 Web: www.visitscotland.com Plymouth Tourist Information Centre Tel: 01752 668000 Web: www.plymouth.gov.uk Scottish Borders Tourist Board Tel: 0870 608 0404 Web: www.visitscotland.com Sherborne Tourist Information Centre Web: www.westdorset.com Tourism Ireland, Web:www.ireland.com/gb Visit Essex Web:www.visitessex.com 26


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There is plenty to discover in Bristol and the surrounding coast and countryside. It offers groups a mix of high quality attractions, restaurants and shops, in a setting of architectural splendour. The influences of days past are all around, from the city's maritime heritage to the marvels of Brunel's Bristol; a legacy of Victorian engineering that changed the face of the city forever. Avon Valley Railway Bitton Station, Bath Road, Bitton Bristol, BS30 6HD

Bristol Cathedral College Green, City of Bristol, BS1 5TJ Tel: 0117 926 4879 Web: www.bristol-cathedral.co.uk Bristol Ferry Boats 44 The Grove, Bristol BS1 4RB Tel:0117 927 3416 Web: www.bristolferry.com

Bristol Museum and Art Gallery Queens Road, Park Street Area BS8 1RL Tel: +44(0)117 922 3571 Web:www.bristolmuseums.org.uk/bristol-museum-and-art-gallery/

Bristol Zoo & Gardens Clifton Bristol BS8 3HA Tel: 0117 428 5300 Email: groups@bristolzoo.org.uk Web: www.bristolzoo.org.uk

Brunel's ss Great Britain Great Western Dockyard, Bristol BS1 6TY Tel: 0117 9260680 Fax: 0117 9255788 Email: groups@ssgreatbritain.org Web: www.ssgreatbritain.org

Clifton Suspension Bridge Bridge Rd, Leigh Woods, Bristol BS8 3PA Web:www.cliftonbridge.org.uk Destination Bristol 53 Queen Square Bristol BS1 4LH Web:Visitbristol.co.uk

English Heritage 29 Queen Square, Bristol BS1 4ND Tel: 0117 975 1349 Web: www.english-heritage.org.uk/traveltrade Haunted and Hidden Bristol Walking Tour The Mill House Ferry Street Britol BS1 6HH Tel: +44(0)776 6258407 Web:www.hauntedandhiddenbristol.co.uk

Horseworld Delmar Hall, Keynes Farm, Staunton Lane, Whitchurch, Bristol BS14 0QL Tel: 01275 832425 Web: www.horseworld.org.uk

M Shed Princes Wharf, Wapping Road, Harbourside BS1 4RN Tel: +44(0)117 352 6600 Web: www.bristolmuseums.org.uk/m-shed/

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