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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!
|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
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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