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Jul 14, 2012 - Herstmonceux castle -Cathedral singers Practice day

Great day at Herstmonceux Castle. Had two great practices in two different locations- one in the castle lobby with ornate giant fireplace and amazing wall to ceiling wood square trimwork. After lunch we made our way over to the All Saints church on the grounds of the castle- a very very old structure with lovely acoustics and ornate organ and altar! Then we returned to the great hall for dinner and attended and Open Air Concert by the Band of the Brigade of Gurkhas! We were entertained for three songs and then it began to pour so they went...

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Jul 13, 2012 - Friday, July 13th London & Herstmonceux

Another busy day sightseeing and travelling out of London. After a great English Breakfast we checked out of our room on the fourth floor with a lovely view and no elevator- our bus boy got a great tip! Our room overlooked the sights and roofs of London just like the chimney sweep song in Mary Poppins with Dick vanDijk! Then we proceeded to Charing Cross to buy our 8 day Britrail passes. From there we did a self guided two hour walking tour of the National Portrait gallery, Leicester Square, Trafalgar Square, Whitehall, 1 Downing St,...

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