Day Excursions Winter 2016 - Spring 2017 by Kevendys Travel

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wednesday 8th february lavenham clare thursday 9th february the fame game today we explore mayfair belgravia and st james – the west end areas beloved of the rich and famous to tell the story of celebrity before taking a thames cruise to greenwich to visit a great little exhibition called celebrity seduction all about the georgian celebrity revolution 200 years ago and in particular the rags to riches and back to rags story of lord nelson’s emma hamilton kitty fisher from the lucy locket lost her pocket nursery rhyme was the katie price of the georgian period – the first person to become famous for being famous this high class courtesan paid famous artists to paint her portrait so she could sell cheap copies to her fans and arranged publicity stunts for the press – like falling from her horse in hyde park and remember at this time there was no underwear we’ll see the high class neighbourhoods where the famous through the ages have lived loved and played and break for free time for lunch in parliament square before boarding a pleasure cruiser to greenwich emma hamilton was one of the most famous international celebrities of her time – her life is the ultimate costume drama born into poverty in 1765 she rose to be a muse for famous artists an influential ambassador’s wife and lord nelson’s mistress – before facing prison and dying in destitution the exhibition at the national maritime museum traces her spectacular career from rags to riches and back again with some wonderful paintings and mementoes of the time you can buy tea in the museum cafe before we head for home at 4.45pm price includes guided tour cruise and entrance to the national maritime museum departs 8am • returns 7.30pm lsm £49 • nm £51 february day excursions we travel to lavenham england’s finest medieval village with over 300 listed buildings and a splendid church after lunch we travel to clare the suffolk village of the year in 2010-2012 clare has a fascinating history and many compelling places to visit it also offers a selection of privately owned shops antique outlets and high quality cafes and pubs departs 9am • returns 6.30pm lsm £16 • nm £18 sunday 12th february strictly come dancing at the o2 arena celebrating 10 fab-u-lous years the strictly come dancing live uk tour extravaganza is back on the road in january 2017 for 30 spectacular super-sized shows across the country this year’s tour will star tv judges len goodman and craig revel horwood they will be joined on the judging panel by former strictly professional dancer and winner of the 2006 series karen hardy the tour will also feature a brand new host countryfile’s anita rani who was a semi-finalist in the 2015 series and a contestant on this year’s live tour craig revel horwood will direct the tour for the seventh year creating all of the showbiz sparkle breathtaking choreography and incredible live music that strictly is famous for so grab that sparkly jacket dust off those dance shoes and waltz your way into the show sure to put a smile on your face lsm £74 • nm £76 departs 2.30pm • returns 11.30pm visit us at www.kevendys.co.uk or call 01268 765240 11