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Middlebrook Pike UMC Choir - England 2012

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A presentation outlining Middlebrook Pike UMC Choir's Methodist Heritage performing tour across England in June 2012. First presented at the church on May 10, 2011.

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Middlebrook Pike UMC Choir - England 2012

  1. 1. MIDDLEBROOK PIKE UMC CHOIR: Exploring England’s Methodist Heritage in 2012
  2. 2. Casterbridge Tours <ul><li>Learn To Travel </li></ul><ul><li>- </li></ul><ul><li>Travel To Learn </li></ul>
  3. 3. Casterbridge Hall <ul><li>Casterbridge was Founded in 1979 by Educators, for Educators </li></ul><ul><li>Located in the Southwest of England in the Village of Templecombe </li></ul><ul><li>Former Grounds of the Knights Templar </li></ul>Where Our Touring Philosophies Evolved
  4. 4. CASTERBRIDGE CONCERT TOURS <ul><li>My Language is Spoken Throughout the World </li></ul><ul><li>Joseph Haydn </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>I look on All </li></ul><ul><li>of the World </li></ul><ul><li>as my Parish </li></ul><ul><li>John Wesley </li></ul>
  6. 6. You Will Always Have Your Own Private Tour
  7. 7. Custom-Design Your Own Personalized Itinerary <ul><li>Your Chosen </li></ul><ul><li>Destinations </li></ul><ul><li>Your Specific Cultural </li></ul><ul><li>or Musical Theme </li></ul><ul><li>Your Exact Dates </li></ul>
  8. 8. We Spend Time Off The Bus
  9. 9. All Admission Costs are Included in Advance <ul><li>Maximize the Travel </li></ul><ul><li>Experience </li></ul><ul><li>Less Spending Money </li></ul><ul><li>Needed on Tour </li></ul><ul><li>Group Admission Rates </li></ul><ul><li>Many Admissions are </li></ul><ul><li>Pre-Booked to Avoid </li></ul><ul><li>Wasting Time in Lines </li></ul>King Arthur’s Grave at Glastonbury Casterbridge Has No Optional Admissions or Excursions!
  10. 10. A Tour Manager/Guide with the Group 24 Hours Per Day Ultimate Peace of Mind <ul><li>Meets the Group at the </li></ul><ul><li>Arrival Airport </li></ul><ul><li>Leads Daily Sightseeing </li></ul><ul><li>Handles all Logistical </li></ul><ul><li>Aspects of the Tour </li></ul><ul><li>Suggests and Arranges </li></ul><ul><li>Evening and Spare </li></ul><ul><li>Time Activities </li></ul>
  11. 11. So What has Happened Since 1979? <ul><li>We have put together a staff of world travelers & Performing Arts specialists </li></ul><ul><li>We have opened a new Head Office in Sherborne, England and have a US Office in Staunton, Virginia </li></ul><ul><li>We have grown due to word of mouth & have acquired a reputation for quality </li></ul>We Now Operate Tours on Six Continents!
  12. 12. Our New West Coast Office at Castle Green in Pasadena
  13. 13. Every Year Over 200 Groups Travel On Casterbridge Programs <ul><li>Choirs, Bands and Orchestras </li></ul><ul><li>Schools, Colleges and Universities </li></ul><ul><li>Alumni Associations </li></ul><ul><li>Church Groups </li></ul><ul><li>Adult & Family Groups </li></ul><ul><li>Museums, Clubs and Institutions </li></ul>TRAVEL AS YOUR OWN PRIVATE GROUP WITH AS FEW AS 10 PARTICIPANTS
  14. 14. Perform in Prestigious Sacred Venues <ul><li>Options Include: </li></ul><ul><li>Kaiser Wilhelm Church in Berlin </li></ul><ul><li>St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Dublin </li></ul><ul><li>St. Paul’s Cathedral in London </li></ul><ul><li>St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome </li></ul><ul><li>Domkirche in Salzburg </li></ul><ul><li>St. Mark’s Basilica in Venice </li></ul><ul><li>St. Stephen’s Cathedral in Vienna </li></ul>Notre Dame St. Vitus Cathedral
  15. 15. Perform in Local Churches <ul><li>Options Include: </li></ul><ul><li>St Michael’s Church in Haworth </li></ul><ul><li>St Nicholas’ Church in Galway </li></ul><ul><li>Franciscan Church in Rothenburg </li></ul><ul><li>Bach Church in Arnstadt </li></ul><ul><li>St Thomas’ Church in Prague </li></ul>
  16. 16. Perform in Public and Social Venues <ul><li>Options Include: </li></ul><ul><li>The Pump Rooms in Bath </li></ul><ul><li>Letensky Chateau in Prague </li></ul><ul><li>The Sampson Centre in York </li></ul><ul><li>Mirabell Gardens in Salzburg </li></ul><ul><li>Queen’s Hall in Edinburgh </li></ul><ul><li>The Spanish Steps in Rome </li></ul><ul><li>Schools, Colleges and </li></ul><ul><li>Embassies around the World </li></ul>Luxembourg Gardens Schonbrunn Palace
  17. 17. Royal Recognition in 2002 <ul><li>The Queen’s Award recognizes the best companies in Great Britain </li></ul><ul><li>Casterbridge was the only travel company to win the Queen’s Award in 2002 </li></ul><ul><li>We are only the fourth tour operator to be honored since 1995 </li></ul><ul><li>The award was presented to our Head Office by Prince Edward & his wife Sophie </li></ul>
  18. 18. The Advantages of a Private and Custom-Designed Performing Tour <ul><li>The Best Concert Arrangements </li></ul><ul><li>Greater Flexibility </li></ul><ul><li>Intimate Atmosphere is a Safer Recipe for Success </li></ul><ul><li>The Potential for More Fun on Tour </li></ul><ul><li>A Truly Musical & Cultural Experience </li></ul>
  19. 19. What is our Aim at the End of Every Casterbridge Tour? <ul><li>Give All Participants a Rewarding and Enjoyable Experience </li></ul><ul><li>Meet the Educational, Musical & Cultural Goals of Each Group </li></ul><ul><li>Provide a Unique Insight into the Local Culture, People and Way of Life </li></ul>
  20. 20. See The World From a Musician’s Perspective…
  21. 21. Scheduled Flights
  22. 22. YOUR OWN PRIVATE BUS & DRIVER
  23. 23. GREAT BRITAIN WITH CASTERBRIDGE TOURS
  24. 24. ENGLAND WALES AND SCOTLAND
  25. 25. Manchester
  26. 26. YORK
  27. 27. YORK CITY WALLS WALKING TOUR
  28. 28. SHAMBLES
  29. 29. STREET INSIDE THE YORK CASTLE MUSEUM
  30. 30. YORK MINSTER
  31. 31. YORK MINSTER
  32. 32. YORK MINSTER NAVE
  33. 33. PERFORM IN YORK MINSTER
  34. 34. YARM – Octagonal Methodist Chapel
  35. 35. GUISBOROUGH – Wesley in the Marketplace
  36. 36. Visit the Guisborough Priory Ruins
  37. 37. WHITBY
  38. 38. A Visit to Pickering
  39. 39. EPWORTH - RECTORY
  40. 40. ST. ANDREW’S PARISH CHURCH
  41. 41. EPWORTH WESLEY CHURCH
  42. 42. Gainsborough Old Hall
  43. 43. Scrooby
  44. 44. Where We Will Be Staying?
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  46. 46. CULTURAL CONNECTIONS: WHERE WILL WE BE STAYING IN BRITAIN? <ul><li>Three Star or Superior 2-Star </li></ul><ul><li>Tourist Class Hotels with </li></ul><ul><li>Private Facilities Guaranteed </li></ul><ul><li>Clean & Comfortable Hotels </li></ul><ul><li>Charm & Character of the </li></ul><ul><li>Area you will be Visiting </li></ul><ul><li>Twin Rooming (on occasion a </li></ul><ul><li>triple may be used if there is </li></ul><ul><li>an odd number) </li></ul><ul><li>Centrally Located Hotels </li></ul><ul><li>in London </li></ul>
  47. 47. A visit to BOSTON and Tattershall Castle
  48. 48. LINCOLN CATHEDRAL
  49. 49. TRADITIONAL ENGLISH BREAKFAST
  50. 50. PUB LUNCH IN OXFORD
  51. 51. FOOD IN BRITAIN
  52. 52. COVENTRY CATHEDRAL
  53. 53. WARWICK CASTLE
  54. 54. WARWICK CASTLE TOUR
  55. 55. OXFORD
  56. 56. OXFORD UNIVERSITY WALKING TOUR
  57. 57. CHRIST CHURCH COLLEGE
  58. 58. CHRIST CHURCH COLLEGE DINING HALL
  59. 59. LINCOLN COLLEGE CHAPEL
  60. 60. PUNTING IN OXFORD
  61. 61. BRITAIN’S MAGNIFICENT CAPITAL CITY: LONDON
  62. 62. WINSTON CHURCHILL STATUE
  63. 63. BRITISH MUSEUM
  64. 64. THE BRITISH MUSEUM
  65. 65. TREASURES OF THE BRITISH MUSEUM
  66. 66. BRITISH MUSEUM - GOLD NECKLACE
  67. 67. EGYPTIAN COLLECTION
  68. 68. MESOPOTAMIAN COLLECTION
  69. 69. THE ELGIN MARBLE
  70. 70. ELGIN MARBLES
  71. 71. ST. PAUL’S CATHEDRAL
  72. 72. ASCENT TO THE WHISPERING GALLERY
  73. 73. WHITEHALL WALKING TOUR
  74. 74. HORSE GUARDS PARADE
  75. 75. 10 DOWNING STREET
  76. 76. WESLEY CHAPEL
  77. 77. Wesley Statue Wesley’s House
  78. 78. BUNHILL FIELDS CEMETERY
  79. 79. Aldersgate Street Little Britain
  80. 80. York
  81. 81. Lincoln at night
  82. 82. THE UNIVERSITY CITY OF OXFORD
  83. 83. ST. PAUL’S AT NIGHT
  84. 84. TOWER BRIDGE AT NIGHT
  85. 85. HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT AT NIGHT
  86. 86. A HIGHLY REWARDING AND ENJOYABLE TOUR OF ENGLAND
  87. 87. CASTEBRIDGE TRAVEL INSURANCE A Comprehensive Coverage that Includes: <ul><li>Trip Cancellation & Interruption </li></ul><ul><li>Trip Delay </li></ul><ul><li>Baggage & Personal Effects </li></ul><ul><li>Medical Expense </li></ul><ul><li>Emergency Medical Transportation </li></ul><ul><li>Accidental Death & Dismemberment </li></ul><ul><li>Services of AIG’s Travel Guard Assist and Live Travel </li></ul>
  88. 88. TRIP CANCELLATION & INTERRUPTION <ul><li>Normal Valid Grounds for Cancellation Include: </li></ul><ul><li>Sickness, Injury or Death of the participant or a member of the Immediate Family </li></ul><ul><li>Financial Default of an Airline, Cruise Line or Tour Operator </li></ul><ul><li>Inclement Weather causing cancellation or interruption of the trip </li></ul><ul><li>Unforeseen Strike resulting in the cessation of travel services </li></ul><ul><li>Insured Participant’s principal residence being made uninhabitable by fire, flood, </li></ul><ul><li>vandalism, burglary or natural disaster </li></ul><ul><li>Insured participant being subpoenaed, required to serve on a jury, hijacked or </li></ul><ul><li>quarantined </li></ul><ul><li>A Terrorist Incident in a City listed on the group’s Itinerary within 30 days of the </li></ul><ul><li>group’s scheduled arrival date. </li></ul><ul><li>Termination of employment or layoff affecting the insured or his/her traveling companion. (Must have been with the same employer for 5 consecutive years) </li></ul>Full Tour Cost Covered in the Event of Cancellation
  89. 89. PRE-EXISTING CONDITION WAIVER! For full details of the coverage, please visit: www.travelguard.com/casterbridge <ul><li>We will waive the pre-existing medical </li></ul><ul><li>condition clause from the cancellation </li></ul><ul><li>portion of the travel insurance for any </li></ul><ul><li>participants that purchase the travel </li></ul><ul><li>insurance at the time of the initial deposit. </li></ul><ul><li>You must provide the $500 deposit plus the amount for the travel insurance. </li></ul><ul><li>The cost of the Travel Insurance is non- </li></ul><ul><li>refundable and non-transferable. </li></ul>
  90. 90. HOW MUCH IS THE TRAVEL INSURANCE? STUDENT RATE (Age 30 or Younger) Trip of 10 or Fewer Days $71 Trip of 11 or More Days $102 ADULT RATE (Age 31 or Older) Trip of 10 or Fewer Days $112 Trip of 11 or More Days $133 INSURANCE = PEACE OF MIND
  91. 91. Steward School Webpage Private Tour Webpage available – Contact your Group Leader for info

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