'Brassed Off'    
'Brassed Off'
South Yorkshire

This new tour is based on the industrial and mining heritage of South Yorkshire, visiting some of the places featured in the 1996 film ‘Brassed Off’, starring Pete Postlethwaite as the leader of a colliery brass band.  This nostalgic package includes a talk on local mining life, a film evening in the hotel of ‘Where There’s Brass’ and a special performance by a local brass band, plus a visit to a mine to complete the experience of life in a Yorkshire mining community.  There will also be a guided tour of the local area. This will be an interesting and nostalgic tour.

 
   
 
    Tour Itinerary
   

    Friday

Morning departure with lunch stop on route we travel to our hotel, where we have welcome tea/coffee & cakes.

After dinner there will be an evening speaker at the hotel for a light hearted talk about the area with plenty of local anecdotes.

   

    Saturday

Our guide joins us for a Discover South Yorkshire Tour, visiting some of the locations for the film ‘Brassed Off’.

   

    Sunday

Morning scenic drive with a lunch stop in Holmfirth, before an afternoon visit to South Yorkshire Transport Museum famous for its collection of heritage trams & buses.

   

    Monday

Today we visit the National Coal Mining Museum at Overton with a guided underground pit tour and numerous exhibitions covering mining life.  This living museum has become one of the leading coal mining heritage attractions in the UK.  Afternoon visit to Halifax with free time in Piece Hall.

This evening we have a local Brass Band performance at the hotel as a finale to our trip.

   

    Tuesday

Departing after breakfast we return south with a lunch stop in Stratford on Avon.

 

   

    Your Hotel
3* Park Inn, Rotherham

Situated in Manvers, a quiet suburb of Rotherham, this newly built hotel is in a great location for visiting the coal mining & industrial heritage sites of South Yorkshire. All bedrooms are en suite with colour TV, hair dryer, telephone, and tea coffee making facilities.  Restaurant, bar & fitness room. Lift to all floors.

   

    Price Includes
  • Luxury Coach Travel
  • Home Pick up
  • 4 Nights Dinner, Bed & Breakfast
  • Welcome Tea coffee & cakes
  • Film evening
  • Brass Band Performance
  • Guided day tour of local area.
  • Entrance & guided visit of The National Coal Mining Museum

 

   

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