Duration: 7 Days
COUNTRIES VISITED: England
PLACES VISITED: London, Liverpool, Manchester
Arrive at London Airport and meet our chauffeur who will drop you to the hotel, check in and spend your time in leisure. You can also visit to the Troubadour Club and restaurant, this original 1954 music heritage venue helped launch the career of Bob Dylan and Sammy Davis Jnr or Ronnie Scotts the famous Jazz club since 1959.
Breakfast in your hotel, then proceed to Trafalgar Square fort a full day guided tour.Start your day with the History of British rock and its foundations, from blues and jazz to skiffle, folk, and into the heart of swing in’ 60’s classic rock through 70’s punk and the new wave and new romantics of the 80’s, 90’s Brit Pop and today. Take a walk in your favorites’ footsteps through the narrow, winding streets of Soho. Then to North London including the hip artist and market area of Camden, where clubs and pub venues abound around the street art filled canals.
Artists on the morning tour include: Beatles, Amy Winehouse, Rolling Stones, Bowie, Elton John, Led Zep, The Who, Jimi Hendrix, Duran Duran, Spandau Ballet, Boy George, Clash, Sex Pistols, Madness and more.
During the day you will get involved in Tour sites that made the Sixties swing; where London’s hippie underground ‘counter-culture’ took off; where the 70’s punk revolution took place. See the boutiques, pubs, clubs that made these decades, inspiring hundreds of well-known lyrics and melodies! Visit the ‘off the beaten track’ areas Chelsea, Kensington, Noting Hill and St John’s Wood. Artists include: Beatles, Stones, Eric Clapton & Cream, Pink Floyd, Marianne Faithfull, The Who, Bob Marley, Led Zep, Clash, Jimi Hendrix, Adele and more. Includes Abbey Road crossing.
Late in the evening Take a meal at London’s original Hard Rock Café or similar, Eric Clapton’s favorite, plus free entrance to The Hard Rock Vault, a must-see exhibition of rare memorabilia from the legends of music history.
Enjoy a Virgin train journey from London to Liverpool in standard class.
Visit to the new Magical Beatles Museum owned by Roar Best, the brother of original Beatle Pete Best, and packed with unique Beatles memorabilia. Late Evening Optional visit to the Jacaranda Pub, an iconic music venue, frequented by The Beatles before they became famous or to the Philharmonic Dining Rooms, a favorite pub of John Lennon and Stuart Sutcliffe (the original bass player in the band).
Breakfast in ‘Blake’s’ – A unique Beatles ‘Sgt. Pepper’ inspired restaurant located in the hotel, ask the concierge for a unique tour of the hotel’s Beatles artwork and memorabilia.
Start your day with Visit the award-winning Beatles Story – the world’s largest permanent exhibition purely devoted to the lives and times of the Beatles.
During the day Take the Magical Mystery Bus Tour; hear the songs, stories and see the former homes, schools and sites associated with the Fab Four. Later in the day Optional dinner in the themed ‘Music Festival’ restaurant followed by a visit to the world-famous Cavern Club, the live music venue made famous by The Beatles.
Breakfast in ‘Blake’s’ – A unique Beatles ‘Sgt. Pepper’ inspired restaurant located in the hotel.
Visit the British Music Experience, view the story of British music through costumes, instruments, performance and memorabilia from The Beatles and Bowie to Adele, Oasis and X Factor.
Private car transfer from your hotel in Liverpool to Manchester and check into your hotel. Free time to explore Manchester in the evening Optional visit to the ‘Night and Day Bar’ a famous live music venue in central Manchester.
Enjoy a 3-hour escorted tour discovering how Manchester’s unique sound shaped the world’s music. Hear the stories and see former homes and venues from local bands such as, The Hollies, Herman’s Hermits, Bee Gees, The Smiths, Morrissey, Oasis, Joy Division, New Order, and Simply Red, 10CC, Thin Lizzy, Stone Roses and Happy Mondays plus Factory Records and the location of the legendary Hacienda night club.
Enjoy a meal at Manchester’s Hard Rock Cafe. Optional to visit ‘Band on the Wall’, a live music venue so named because bands used to play on a stage halfway up the wall to make room in the pub or Matt and Phreds. A laid back basement club hosting live jazz, funk and soul acts.
On the last day of your tour get ready to proceed back to your home.
• Tour can be Extended on special demand
• Accommodation in 4/5* Hotels
• All transfers are included
• All Entrances & Taxes are included