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Aug 2019

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August 2019

Downley Theatre Group

Alan & Claire Baker, 82 Littleworth Road, Downley, HP13 5UY
01494 437552 e-mail: downleytheatregroup@gmail.com

2019 has been as busy as ever with this outing taking us to nine organized this
year. At time of writing, we have “Everybody’s Talking About Jamie”, “Come
from Away” and “Mama Mia!” all sorted and to look forward to.
Please read the booking information: it should answer all your questions,
but please get in touch if anything needs clarification.
Remember: that places cannot be held by phone or email, to complete the
booking slip in full and include a stamped addressed envelope!
The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra’s Christmas Cracker

5 Sloane Terrace, Belgravia, London SW1X 9DQ
Saturday 14 December 2019, 7.30 performance

Depart Cross Court, 4.45 p.m.

Tesco Express, Plomer Green Avenue, Downley, HP13 5UW
(The departure time might change: check the joining instructions when received)
£49.50 per person including return travel and driver’s “tip”
Top price seats in the Gallery and Stalls, face value £53
Book and pay by Sunday 15 September 2019

This will be our fourth trip to this concert, a great way to kick-start the festive
We have a total of 50 seats, 25 in each area – please indicate your preference
on the booking slip.
Stalls – accessed by 2 flights of steps or lift, upholstered seats
Gallery – accessed by 4 flights (62) steps no lift, wooden “pew” type seating
without armrests
“Celebrate the magic of Christmas and join the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra for
its much-loved Christmas Cracker show within the seasonal surroundings of
Cadogan Hall. Enjoy this festive extravaganza of sparkling Christmas songs,
Yuletide classics and audience carols – with special guest vocalists Anna-Jane
Casey and Matt Ford.
The program will include: The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open
Fire); The Twelve Days of Christmas; Jingle Bells; Have Yourself a Merry Little
Christmas; Sleigh Ride; Tritsch-Tratsch Polka and Winter Wonderland.”
We were entertained by Anna-Jane Casey in 2017, this year sees her welcome
return following Emma Hart’s performance last year. Matt Ford was recently
heard on radio and tv in the John Wilson Prom. Sounds like we’re in for a treat…

Booking information
Complete the booking slip – in full, please, this saves us having to look up your contact
details from our files when it comes to confirming your place(s).
Places cannot be “held” by phone or email; your request goes on the list when we
receive full payment.
Let us know at the time of booking if you have any special requests: a seat at the front
of the coach (seats in the middle cannot be accommodated), an aisle or middle-of-the-
row seat in the theatre etc., and we will do our best to accommodate them.
If you receive the information by e-mail but don’t have a printer, please copy out the
details we need from you onto a piece of paper:
Names of those booking, full postal address, contact telephone number, e-mail address,
the trip you are applying for, how many tickets you would like and the total of your
enclosed cheque.
Cheques should be made payable to: Mrs C Baker
Return the booking slip with full payment to our home address:
Alan and Claire Baker
82 Littleworth Road, Downley, High Wycombe, HP13 5UY
Don’t forget to enclose a stamped addressed envelope so your tickets and/or joining
instructions can be posted to you – we no longer deliver by hand.
Once the closing date has been reached, we work out if the trip is viable and will let you
know you are booked. The first named person on the booking slip will be notified, please
pass on confirmation to other members of your group. If the trip is cancelled through
lack of support, your payment will be returned.
The book and pay by date is the last day bookings can be accepted. After that, we have
to pay in full for the exact number of tickets required so there are never any left over.
Full joining instructions and tickets, when issued, will be posted to your home address at
least two weeks before the outing. We do this enabling you to have a crack at getting to
the venue yourself should you miss the coach. Please double check the departure time in
case this has been changed.
We do not operate a waiting list system: if you cannot go for any reason, sell your
ticket(s) on and let us know the name(s) of the new people travelling. If you cannot sell
them on, please let us know that you are not coming so we are not waiting for you to
turn up on the day.
Cross Court is the only pick up and drop off. Travellers should not approach the driver to
make other arrangements.
Payment is generally non-refundable but we do our best to make refunds where
Remember to let us know if your contact details change. Do call with any questions.

RPO Christmas Cracker
Saturday 14 December 2019
Book and pay by Sunday 15 September 2019
Please complete in full!
I would like _____ places @ £49.50 each

I enclose a cash/cheque payable to Mrs C Baker for £____________
TELEPHONE __________________ e-mail ______________________________
Where would you prefer to sit? Please indicate your choice of
STALLS – 2 two flights of steps or lift, upholstered seats
GALLERY – 4 flights (62) steps no lift, wooden “pew” type seating without

Please indicate any requests: auditorium seats next another party, an aisle or
middle-of-the-row auditorium seat, seat at the front of the coach (seats in the
middle cannot be accommodated) and we’ll do our best.

Don’t forget! To include a stamped addressed envelope – we no longer
deliver tickets by hand.
Return to: Alan & Claire Baker, 82 Littleworth Road, Downley, HP13 5UY