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Appetite Trip to see Swan Lake at The Royal Opera House

Saturday 28 March 2020


Following the official government advice issued on Mon 16 March, which asked that people should avoid public spaces including theatres, pubs and clubs, we have regretfully been forced to cancel this trip.

We apologise to our supportive audiences as we understand how disappointing this is. We have taken this decision in line with advice received from the government and UK Theatre, the industry body for theatre.

Our Box Office Team will be contacting all customers who had booked tickets to see Swan Lake to arrange refunds.

Our thanks to everyone for your understanding and continuing support.



Join Appetite on another very special day trip to the Royal Opera House, London this March for The Royal Ballet’s magnificent production of Swan Lake. An excursion of royal magnitude with your family and friends!

One of the best-known and most-loved classical ballets, Swan Lake is a core part of The Royal Ballet’s repertoire.  This new production created in 2018 tells the eternal tale of doomed love with an intoxicating mix of spectacle and passion!

Welcome Performances are special discounted matinee performances of opera and ballet, especially for families who have never visited the Royal Opera House before. Prior to the show you will have chance to take part in some amazing workshops, including dance and music, as well enjoying a range of craft activities and making your very own props to take home before the show itself.

An affordable opportunity to experience world-class performance in this famous venue with return coach travel from Stoke-on-Trent to London included.

Suitable for ages 7 + only.



Book tickets online or by calling New Vic Box Office on 01782 717962. Family of 4 tickets only available by calling Box Office.

Standard Adult: £40

Concession: £30

Family of 4: £125 (2 adults and 2 children only) – only available by calling New Vic Box Office on 01782 717 962.

Tickets are limited. We recommend booking early to avoid disappointment.


Itinerary: please read closely

Saturday 28 March 2020

  • Departure by coach: 8am from New Vic Theatre (Etruria Road, Newcastle-under-Lyme, ST5 0JG)
  • Arrival at Royal Opera House: 12pm (estimated)
  • Welcome Performance activities: until 1:30pm (these start at 10:30am but we will be arriving at approx 12pm)
  • Swan Lake Performance: 1:30pm – 4:30pm
  • Return home: 5pm – 8:30pm (estimated)

Important Info:

  • The ticket price is inclusive of a ticket to Swan Lake and return coach travel.
  • To ensure we arrive on time please be at New Vic Theatre at 7:45am ready to depart at 8am.
  • This performance is suitable for ages 7 + only
  • Please let us know in advance when booking tickets if you have any access requirements. Please get in touch with Box Office on 01782 717962 to discuss
  • You will need to provide your own lunch and refreshments. There will be toilet stops on the journey.
  • Traffic depending, we estimate arriving at Royal Opera House between 11:30am and 12pm and arriving back at the New Vic Theatre by 8:30pm.
  • Attendees must be aged 18 or over unless accompanied by a responsible adult.
  • ‘Under 3s Go Free’ tickets are not available for this event.
Saturday 28 March 2020

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