May Events
 
Les Miserables
Sondheim Theatre
Evening
Thursday 19th May 2022
£76
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Love, war and redemption - all the ingredients needed for an epic tale. Based on the acclaimed 19th century novel by Victor Hugo and compelling audiences since 1985; Les Misérables is a dramatic masterpiece. By adding evocative music to an already engaging story, Cameron Mackintosh has created a journey of emotion. As you watch the stories of ex-prisoner Jean Valjean, factory worker Fantine and her daughter Cosette unfold, you can’t help but be moved. Indeed, as hits such as I Dreamed a Dream and Empty Chairs at Empty Tables are sung, you’ll be transported to a world of conflicts and, moreover, conflicting emotions.


Coach leaves Stanway at 4pm, Earls Colne 4.15pm, Halstead 4.30pm & Braintree 4.50pm.
 
Leonardslee Gardens
Day
Saturday 21st May 2022
£49
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Magnolias towering 40 feet high, Camellias in groves, footpaths winding through hills carpeted in bluebells, many hundreds of Rhododendrons and beautiful displays of Azaleas. Dependant on the Spring we have is what you will see. Home to wildlife including foxes, rabbits, grey squirrels, badgers, weasels, stoats, shrews, voles, and our now famous wallabies. The estate is home to over 100 free roaming deer.


Leaving Stanway at 8.30am, Earls Colne 8.45am, Halstead 9am & Braintree 9.20am. Departing approx. 4.30pm.
 
THE MASSED BANDS OF HM ROYAL MARINES BEATING RETREAT
Evening
Wednesday 25th May 2022
£62
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STARTS 6.45PM

A spectacular evening of outstanding military music and pageantry, featuring the precision drill of the 40 strong Corps of Drums and impressive 14-piece Fanfare Team. These concerts are performed on Horse Guards Parade in front of the beautiful backdrop of St James's Park.


Coach leaves Stanway at 3pm, Earls Colne 3.15pm, Halstead 3.30pm & Braintree 3.50pm. This event is outside, please dress appropriately.
 
Orwell Lady River Cruise With Afternoon Tea
Thursday 26th May 2022
£72
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Cruise from Ipswich’s Orwell Quay all the way to the Historic Harwich Harbour, the Pilgrim Fathers departure point on the Mayflower and Samuel Pepys’ parliamentary seat. See HMS Ganges at Shotley and the UK’s largest container port at Felixstowe, before our return journey. Approx 3.5 hours A generous traditional treat of sandwiches, cakes and scones, all homemade, served with tea and coffee, buffet-style. There is a bar on board.


Leaving Stanway at 11.50am, Braintree 12.10pm & Halstead 12.30pm. Orwell Lady, departs at 2pm arriving back at the Quay at approx. 5.30pm. We will depart soon after.