Spring Concert Tour 2018
to May 28

Spring Concert Tour 2018

Have you packed your passport? Instrument? Music? Music stand? Pegs? Ok - read on ...


DAY 1 - Saturday 26 May

00:30 (middle of the night) Coach passengers meet outside Croydon Park Hotel, Altyre Road Croydon, a short distance from East Croydon Station.

04:20 - Ferry crossing from Dover. Arrive Calais 06:50 (local time)

10:45 (approx.) Arrive Kyriad Hotel, 32 Avenue de la Victoire, 77100 Meaux
Tel: 0033 1 64 33 15 47

11:00 - OPTIONAL Brewery tour and tasting at Brasserie de Meaux, 11 rue des Buttes Blanches, 77100 Meaux Tel: 0033 6 51 38 33 01. Walkable from the hotel in Meaux with a charge of 4 euros per person

15:00 - Coach leaves hotel for Ocquerre

15:30 - Tour of Chateau de la Trousse

16:30 - Setup and 'top and tail' rehearsal

18:00 - Concert in grounds of Chateau de la Trousse

19:30 - Coach back to hotel for those who wish to get back and eat close to the hotel

20:00 - OPTIONAL  Evening meal at restaurant 'Quai des Brumes' close to the Chateau - approx. 20 euros per person. 4 quai Jacques Papin, 77440 Mary-sur-Marne.
Tel: 0033 1 60 01 18 26

22:00 - Travel back to hotel limited to taxis/spare seats with those travelling by car

DAY 2 - Sunday 27 May

08:30 PROMPT - Leave hotel for Disney. ALL PLAYERS must be on the coach.

09:00 - Drop off of non-players: Avenue Paul Seramy

09:05 - Arrive backstage at Disney, Pluto Gate


11:00 - Performance on the Videopolis stage


19:00 - Coach return to hotel (first trip)

23:30 - Coach return to hotel (second trip)

DAY 3 - Monday 28 May

Morning and early afternoon free to explore Meaux.

16:00 - coach leaves for Calais

21:45 - Ferry crossing to Dover

23:30 - Arrive back in Croydon

NOTE: DRESS for the two concerts will be white tops with black trousers or skirts. (No jacket or tie for men). Shoes must be black - ALL at the request of Disney!  PLEASE BRING A MUSIC STAND AND PEGS!! (for the concert on Saturday evening)                                                
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6:30 PM18:30

Half-term social

Meeting in The Hope in Carshalton at 1830 and moving onto Shanghai Pearl Chinese Restaurant, 25 Beacon Grove, Carshalton SM5 3BA. Please let Sue (Oboe) know if you are attending 07905 657560 so a place can be booked, great reviews on their website.

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New Year Party
7:30 PM19:30

New Year Party

3 West Street, Carshalton (Jackie & David's)

A chance to relax and meet other members of the Band, enjoy a few beverages and some nibbles as we welcome in 2018 - and a year of practicing!

Parking is limited but buses are frequent (407, 127 and 157) and Carshalton station is within walking distance.

Let Catherine (flute) or Paula (flute) know if you're coming along.

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Pre-Christmas Curry Night
8:00 PM20:00

Pre-Christmas Curry Night

Meet in the Wetherspoons Skylark beforehand is you wish.

Loads of buses stop at the Swan and Sugar Loaf (now a Tesco) which is opposite the Chat House. 5 mins walk from South Croydon station.

Let Sue (oboe) or Catherine (bassoon) know if you're coming along so that they can book the appropriate number of tables.

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