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A Postcard from Germany! 03/09/02

Just a note from the band to say hi and we're back. A great time was had by all, much beer drank and food consumed...the concerts were great too!

Check back in a few days for a full report!


Our next tour to Germany is to take place from 24 August to 3 September 2002 in order to coincide with the 25th anniversary of the Miesbach Music Festival.

The preparations are getting busier as concerts start to get booked!

Proposed Itinerary

Saturday 24th August Leave at midday and cross to Calais by 6pm. Then it's the long, 'fun' coach journey all the way to Miesbach!
Sunday 25th August 1pm Arrive Miesbach. Lunch, rehearsal and dinner at the berghof.
Monday 26th August There will be a rehearsal at some time today. Dinner at berghof. Excursion to be arranged to Bad Tolz for shopping and a walk.
Tuesday 27th August AM Visit to brewery at Aying. 2 hour tour of brewery and beer tasting - mmmmm.... Lunch at berghof.
PM Concert at Rottach bandstand on the side of the lake Tegensee (idyllic setting). Formal evening meal by kind invitation of the Mayor of Rottach, Herr Hafner. 
Wednesday 28th August AM Concert at Holzchirken. Lunch at Holzchirken by kind invitation of the mayor, Herr Hoss.
Afternoon visit to either; if sunny, the open air water park at Rottach or if wet/cold, swimming at indoor pool at Bad Wiesse. Alternatively, walk around the town and lakesides (cafes and cakes!). Dinner at berghof.
Thursday 29th August Visit to Austria - take passports. Informal concert in Schwatz, a little town in Austria with castle, silver mine and views. Free ride around the silver mine. Continue to Innsbruck for a sightseeing visit. Dinner at berghof.
Friday 30th August AM Visit to Munich. PM Concert at 20th Anniversary Dinner at the berghof.
Saturday 31st August Midday concert at Miesbach 25th Anniversary Burgerfest in the marketplace. Lots of stalls and food available.
PM Return to berghoff to play at 6oth birthday - guest of Hofers. Burgerfest goes on all day and well into the night. Enjoy!
Sunday 1st September AM Concert at Schliersee (lake) followed by lunch courtesy of the Mayor. 
PM Cable car or funicular train ride up the mountain followed by toboggan run down!(or cable car down!). 
Monday 2nd September Leave Meisbach at about 10am :o(
Tuesday 3rd September Arrive back to Tewkesbury early morning (to start planning our next tour!!!!).


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