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
09:30 SOUND CHECK
11:00 - Performance on the Videopolis stage
12:00 - FREE TIME IN DISNEYLAND PARK AND/OR WALT DISNEY STUDIOS
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)
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.
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.