• Enjoy three fine operas on ACE’s annual visit to Glyndebourne: Verdi’s Rigoletto, Donizetti’s L’elisir d’amore and Handel’s Rinaldo
• Explore the work of the Bloomsbury Set in Sussex, with a visit to Charleston, and discover Regency grandeur at Brighton’s famous Royal Pavilion
• Our second departure to Glyndebourne also features a visit to Lewes Castle and Museum of Sussex Archaeology
a former ACE Bursary student, who is a tutor and Junior Fellow at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire
Assemble 1330 at Deans Place Hotel, Alfriston for three nights. Afternoon lecture: L’elisir d’amore. Evening performance at Glyndebourne Opera House: L’elisir d’amore.
Morning excursion to Charleston (meeting place of the Bloomsbury Set) for guided tour. Afternoon: some free time followed by lecture: Rinaldo. Evening performance at Glyndebourne Opera House: Rinaldo.
Morning lecture: Rigoletto followed by visit to Lewes Castle & Museum of Sussex Archaeology and some free time in Lewes. Late afternoon performance at Glyndebourne Opera House: Rigoletto.
Morning excursion to Brighton for guided tour of the Royal Pavilion. Tour disperses approximately 1245 at Brighton Station followed by approximately 1345 at hotel.
31 Oct — 3 Nov 2019
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"Each visit was just right - your planning and organisation made it all run smoothly. The balance of type of excursions was good. ACE is excellent, as it has been for us over the years."
Recent ACE Customer
Cost of £975 includes: accommodation based on sharing a twin or double bedded room, performances as described, breakfast, two lunches, one dinner with water & coffee, excursions & admissions, gratuities.
Not included: travel insurance, double room for single use supplement £115.