Lilley & Gillie, over 25 years experience of corporate hospitality and event management
Musical Extravaganza with the Orient Express
Introduction and prices
In an ever changing world, the Orient Express offers the chance
to enjoy the timeless delights of a byegone age. Its beautiful
carriages provide a wonderful setting for any corporate
THE NORTHERN BELLE
The Northern Belle carriages of the Orient-Express provide the
ultimate in stylish and enjoyable day excursions and short breaks
from major stations throughout the UK. Lavishly furnished with
specially commissioned fabrics, intricate marquetry and glistening
brass, every exquisite detail sets the scene for your dalliance
with the romance of travel.
THE BRITISH PULLMAN
The British Pullman carriages of the famous Orient-Express offer a
wide choice of day excursions and short breaks in Britain. Aboard
the meticulously restored amber and cream 1920s and 30s carriages,
passengers enjoy fine foods, wine and champagne as Britain’s
countryside unfolds at the window. Enjoy Britain at its best with a
British Pullman classic journey.
requirements and to get prices.
Buxton Festival, an Evening of opera
Wednesday 16th July
Buxton Festival is an annual extravaganza of Opera, set in
the stunning setting of the Peak District. Orient-Express
recognises the continued efforts of the festival to offer a diverse
programme of opera from the UK’s best companies and in 2008 will be
taking the Northern Belle to the evening performance of Samson by
Handel at the Buxton Opera House on Wednesday 16th July. The opera,
written in 1741, charts the downfall of the biblical figure that
looses his power when he looses his locks. This dramatic opera,
while rarely performed, is widely acknowledged to be one of
Handel’s finest works.
The Northern Belle will exclusively be holding seats in the Stalls
for this performance in the beautifully restored and intimate
Matcham Theatre. Combine the opulent fine dining of the
Orient-Express with a truly magical evening of Opera!
Musical Lunches and Dinners
Let strolling musicians entertain, as you enjoy a delicious four
course lunch with champagne and wine from your elegant Northern
Musical Dinner. Friday 25th April 2008 departing from Ipswich and
Lunches. Friday April 25th and Sunday 12th October 2008 from
Coventry and Northampton.
Private charter for an exclusive performance of the
“Kings College Choir” at Canterbury Cathedral
Board the Carriages of the Orient-Express for champagne
and canapés as you travel to Canterbury to the ancient Precincts of
Canterbury Cathedral where you will enjoy an exclusive performance
by the Kings College Choir. Some free time to explore this
beautiful Cathedral before returning to the train for a sumptuous 3
course supper with champagne and wine.
Dates available throughout the year subject to availability.
Enjoy the glamour and timeless quality
A musical extravaganza
A musical extravaganza