Stage and Screen

Day Trip for Groups

Start your day at the iconic Angels Costumes in North London with the "Behind the Seams Tour". Angels costumes have been supplying costumes for film, television and theatre since 1840. 2 hour tour delves into the stories behind many famous costumes. There are 8 miles of costume rails in total!  After your tour, head to the Best Western Grims dyke Hotel in Harrow.  This building was home to the famous Sir William Gilbert of the Gilbert and Sullivan Opera duo. This beautifully preserved residence sits in expansive gardens which you are free to tour at your leisure. Enquire for prices and availability.

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The Grims Dyke Hotel Harrow photo by There & Back Tous 2022

Blue plaque dedicated to William Gilbert photo by There & Back Tours Ltd

Gilberts restaurant photo by There & Back Tours 2022



How to book your 
group day trip 

Important information


Simply telephone us on 07748 962670 or use our enquiry form to advise which day trip you are interested in and your preferred date, with a reserve date just in case. We will then check availability of our guides and meal stops
and will get back to you where possible within 48 hours. 

Once we confirm your booking in writing, we will request a £100 non refundable deposit to secure the date for your group. Bookings that are not secured with a deposit cannot be guaranteed and may be cancelled.


Payment for day trips

Full cleared payment is required 4 weeks before your travel date. Debit or Credit cards or bank transfers (Credit cards are subject to a 2.25% handling charge where applicable.)  Sorry, we can't accept personal cheques. 

Cancellation deadlines for day trip bookings have to be made in writing up to 5 weeks before travel. At this time, you can transfer your deposit once only to another booking for your group within 6 months. You may be liable for any costs we have been committed to pay.

If you cancel up to 2 weeks before you are due to travel, you will receive a full refund less your deposit of £100 and any costs we have been committed to pay in advance.  We are unable to refund any monies for trips cancelled less than 2 weeks before travel.


Cancellation Charges
In some circumstances, there may be cancellation charges payable for trips cancelled within 4 weeks of travel. For example some hotels and guides apply cancellation charges if bookings are cancelled less than 4 weeks prior to travel. Please check with us when you receive your confirmation.

Reduced numbers for day trips

In most cases we can offer a refund for any passengers who are unable to travel, provided that you have more thanthe stated minimum number for your day trip and that you notify us more than 48 hours before you are due to travel. The refund will be less any costs we have been committed to pay. Refunds will be processed after travel



For more ideas, Get in touch!

The  itinerary above is just an example of what we can organise for your group.  If you would like to know more, get in touch via our enquiry form and we will be happy to discuss other options or put together a tailor made trip just for you.  

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