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Festival of Quilts
  Birmingham  Wed Jul 31 2024  06.00hrs 
Festival of Quilts
  Rate (adult/child): €680/€680
Price Includes:
  • Luxury coach throughout with experienced driver
  • Return ferry Dublin – Holyhead
  • 4 night’s hotel accommodation (B&B)
  • 2 days entrance to Festival of Quilts in NEC.
  • Excursion to Wightwick Manor, Wolverhampton
Wednesday 31 July
We will pick you up from our designated pick-up point and make our way to Dublin Port for our morning ferry to Holyhead. After arrival in Holyhead, we will make our way to Birmingham with a stop en-route. After arrival in Holyhead we will make our way to Birmingham with a stop en-route at Abakhan Fabrics at Mostyn where you can have lunch and shop for all kinds of craft materials. On arrival in Birmingham, we will check into the hotel for the first of our 4 nights. (B&B).
Thursday 1 August
After breakfast we will depart the hotel and travel to NEC to spend the day at the Festival of Quilts before returning in the evening when your time will be free to spend as you wish. (B&B)
Friday 2 August
After breakfast we will again travel to the NEC for another full day at the Festival of Quilts before returning to the hotel in the evening. (B&B)
Saturday 3 August
After breakfast today the coach will depart the hotel for a trip to Wightwick Manor, near Wolverhampton – about an hour’s drive from Birmingham. The legacy of a family's passion for Victorian art and design, Wightwick Manor is a Victorian manor house located on Wightwick Bank. Owned by the National Trust since 1937, the Manor and its grounds are open to the public. It is one of only a few surviving examples of a house built and furnished under the influence of the Aesthetic movement and Arts and Crafts movement. The house is a notable example of the influence of William Morris, with original Morris wallpapers and fabrics, De Morgan tiles, Kempe glass and Pre-Raphaelite works of art. Time permitting, we may make a stop in Wolverhampton City where you can have a little while to browse or perhaps visit Wolverhampton Arts Museum before we board the coach and return to the hotel.
NB – if anyone prefers to stay in Birmingham, they are perfectly welcome to do so but will have to make their way to the City independently. (B&B)
Sunday 4 August
After breakfast we will depart the hotel in Birmingham. We will set off for Holyhead with a stop at Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch (or 'Llanfair PG' - the Welsh village with the longest place name in Britain!). Here you can visit James Pringle Weavers for a spot of last-minute shopping and some lunch before we continue to Holyhead for the afternoon ferry back to Dublin. On arrival back in Dublin you will be dropped off at your original pick-up point.

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