W20 England Pop Culture

Hop the pond and tour England this winter! Visit iconic landmarks such as Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, and London Eye. Explore the rich history that brought us Shakespeare, Sherlock Holmes and The Beatles. Enjoy a spot of tea and traditional fish and chips before cruising the River Thames!

Day 1| Depart for England

February 22, 2020

Fly across the pond and touch down at Heathrow International Airport.


Day 2| London

February 23, 2020

Our first day in England is a day of exploration! After checking into our accommodations, get out and walk and enjoy a Full English breakfast, try fish & chips wrapped in newspaper and discover the wonderful city of London England. This evening we see the city from the water’s edge with a relaxing River Thames Boat Cruise.

Day 3| London

February 24, 2020

Charge your phones because this morning we’ll be taking selfies in front of Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey and Tower of London.This afternon we discover Shakespeare’s Globe is a world-renowned performing arts venue, cultural attraction and education centre located on the bank of the River Thames in London, UK. Home to the Globe Theatre and Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, where we celebrate Shakespeare’s transformative impact on the world.

Day 4| Manchester  

February 25, 2020

Today we hop on the train and watch the English countryside pass by until we stop in Manchester. Enjoy a walking tour of the home of The Stone Roses, Oasis, The Smiths and even Take That. The music scene here is still thriving, not only for acclaimed and emerging artists but for its diverse range of music venues, used by the up-and-coming and A-List alike.

Day 5| Manchester

February 26, 2020

This morning we visit the world famous Manchester Museum visit the beautiful natural history galleries to see the live animals in the Vivarium, the dinosaurs in the Fossils gallery, and thousands of animals and plants from around the world in Nature’s Library. We hope you worked up an appetite because this evening you have the chance to visit The Shambles and The Corn Exchange – a mouthwatering mix of new restaurants in Manchester that offer a fusion of flavours from around the globe.

Day 6| York

February 27, 2020

This morning we day trip to York- the place offering more attractions per square mile than any other destination in the UK, discover hidden attractions off the beaten track, enjoy a vivid food and drink scene and wander in and out of contemporary independent shops. You’re never more than a short walk from one of York’s awe inspiring offerings.

Day 7| Liverpool

February 28, 2020

Today is all about The Beatles! Be transported on an incredible immersive journey as you learn the story of how four young lads from Liverpool were propelled to the dizzy heights of fame and fortune from their humble childhood beginnings. We will visit the Cavern Club – the place where The Beatles musical identity was formed.


Day 8|London

February 29, 2020

We say goodbye to Manchester and top of the morning to London. You then have the opportunity to explore and experience the city at your own pace. Sit down in a traditional pub, sip tea on a patio or visit fabled cobblestone streets, today is your day.

Day 9| Depart for Toronto

March 1, 2020

Sit back, relax and reflect on the amazing experience of England as we fly back to Canada.


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549 +/-



*Price may increase or decrease depending on exchange rates, final vendor quotes and number of participants.

2199 +/- ($500 Grant Applied)

TRIP DATE 02/22/2020





This opportunity is available to all Niagara College students and alumni within 6 months of graduation. Please note that part-time students are not eligible for the Be World Ready Grant.


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*Note: if we will be flying through the United States of America, you must have permission to enter and leave the United States. If you require a U.S travel visa it is your responsibility to obtain this document and email [email protected] a copy/photo.