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Closer Magazine Winter 2013-14

7 NEWS The Central Band of the Royal British Legion joins Baltic cruise for ‘Big Band’ sounds & pop classics www.fredolsencruises.com Fred. Olsen in a new partnership with Eavesway Travel Ltd. for coach transfers From April 2014, Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines will be working with Eavesway Travel Ltd. as its preferred supplier of coach services for cruise guests. Established for over 70 years, Eavesway is offering a dedicated Cruiselink service from Scotland, the North East, North West, North Wales, South Wales and East Anglia to the South Coast ports of Southampton, Dover and Tilbury. Further information and fares are featured in Fred. Olsen’s Worldwide 2014/15 brochure. To find out more visit   www.eaveswaytravel.com The Central Band of the Royal British Legion is set to return to the seas on board Balmoral for a 14-night ‘Castles, Cathedrals & Capital Cities’ cruise, departing from Southampton on   18th August 2014. Fittingly, the big band will perform a series of concerts throughout the cruise which coincides with the centenary of World War I   and the 70th anniversary of D-Day. The on board programme will be entitled ‘Big Band Sounds with Pop Classics’   and directed by well-known Director   of Music Captain David Cole MVO. Caribbean return Back by popular demand, guests can now take a Fred. Olsen Caribbean fly-cruise in 2015! With the fun and excitement of the Christmas and New Year celebrations all over, guests will have the opportunity to escape the cold British winter on one of five Caribbean cruise itineraries. Offering flights from London Gatwick and Manchester, Fred. Olsen will be basing 929-guest ship Talon, the award-winning Eagles tribute band, to perform on Balmoral Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines are pleased to   be welcoming back on board recent award-winning tribute band, Talon in 2014. Fred. Olsen’s Group Sales Team and the Deputy Entertainments Manager attended the National UK Tribute Awards 2013 on 30th October, where Talon were presented with two awards; The Best ‘Eagles’ National Tribute Band 2013 and the special Marketing & Business award, which Fred. Olsen sponsored, for their successful promotion and organisation of Black Watch’s ‘Antwerp & Amsterdam’ mini-cruise in 2012. Talon will return to the seas on board Balmoral’s seven-night ‘Discovering France, Spain & Guernsey’ cruise, that departs from Southampton on 20th July 2014. Guests can look forward to some of the bands old classics as well as   songs from their new show – ‘The Acoustic Collection’. Braemar in Bridgetown, Barbados   from the 12th January 2015. These popular voyages will visit the top Caribbean destinations, including,   St. Lucia, St. Kitts and Antigua, as well as more unusual places such as Panama and Colombia in South America and Havana in Cuba. These cruises have been selling fast since launch, so book now to avoid missing out!


Closer Magazine Winter 2013-14
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