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Hi Lin, What a superb show at the Mill at Sonning last night. At first I wondered whether we would be overwhelmed with sound in such a small venue but no, what a lovely surprise to feel surrounded by such lovely voices. I look forward to more…Delicious food also! Franki x

Franki Wynne - Stubbington

West End Meets Broadway - September 2019

WAVE 105 CASH FOR KIDS WINNERS
Alverbank Country House Hotel – 05 April 2019 with Rick Jackson & Gary Parker
Hi Lin,
I just wanted to drop you a quick email to once again say a huge thank you from myself and Simon for yesterday’s fantastic trip to see The Mousetrap. The organisation and obvious hard work that went into the whole thing was absolutely amazing.
I feel very privileged to have been the winner of this very generous prize and shall be singing your praises to anyone who will listen! Thanks again for such a wonderful day.  

Thank you so much for you kind words Julie & Simon. It was a real pleasure to offer the prize to such a good cause and to you, the well deserved winning team! I am so glad you enjoyed your day in London with us, as it was great to have you on board! Until next time …. Lin

Julie & Simon Lawrence - Bognor Regis

Mousetrap - 29 August 2019

Oh, my, Lin, what a super morning visiting Chavenage House! Our tour guide, Caroline, was full of fascinating facts but, at the same time, had us in fits of laughter.  Best guide ever.  As I had never heard of the place, everything was a treat including the super lunch.  Somebody surely should write a sitcom about this family and their wonderful home.The afternoon visit to Bath plus tea at Sally Lunn’s made it almost a treat too far, but I coped!  Thank you.

Sheila Carr - Alverstoke

Summer Mystery Tour - June 2019

I booked a day out on a chartered yacht last week, organised by Lin. We were fortunate to have good weather to sail to Cowes. We started the day with bacon rolls at Haslar Marina, then on arrival at Cowes, had lunch at the Sailing Club. There was just enough time to do a little shopping in the quaint high street, before returning to Haslar. We had canapies, fizz and cakes on the way back.
It was a wonderful day out and I would thoroughly recommend it if one is offered next year. Thank you for a great day out on the Solent!

Lynne Derry - Alverstoke

Sailing in the Solent - August 2019

Oh, my, Lin, what a super morning visiting Chavenage House! Our tour guide, Caroline, was full of fascinating facts but, at the same time, had us in fits of laughter.  Best guide ever.  As I had never heard of the place, everything was a treat including the super lunch.  Somebody surely should write a sitcom about this family and their wonderful home.The afternoon visit to Bath plus tea at Sally Lunn’s made it almost a treat too far, but I coped!  Thank you.

Sheila Carr - Alverstoke

Summer Mystery Tour - June 2019

Hi Lin just want to say what a great day it was yesterday on the mystery tour. The first stop at Chavenage was amazing and the daughter as a guide was so entertaining it made the tour even more special and the food was delicious. The  trip to Bath was so unexpected and for me just like going home and remembering all the good time we had there as kids.it was magic.The icing on the cake was the cream tea at Sally Lunns what a way to end the day. All mystery tours have been amazing but this one for me beats all.Thanks once again! Hils x  

Hilary Westbrook - Fareham

Summer Mystery Tour - June 2019

John and I had a brilliant day yesterday on the mystery tour yesterday to Chavenege House and Bath. Very well organised by Lynne and nice surprise. 🌞🌞🌞🥂

John & Deborah Hawes - Gosport

Summer Mystery Tour - June 2019

Brilliant day as usual. Lovely places with lovely people. Thanks Lin xx

Jane & Doug Cowan - Lee on the Solent

Summer Mystery Tour - June 2019

Thank you Lin for another brilliant day. I’ve had a great day with you all. Thank you for organising it so beautifully. Even the sun came out for us in Bath. xx

Monica Parrish - Southampton

Summer Mystery Tour - June 2019

Well….what a holiday! I very much enjoyed it and can see why you returned again this year. It was like going to stay with friends, the family were so welcoming. It was a good mix of things to do and I thought the cookery classes were good fun. I loved the party (every holiday should have one) and thought we had a nice group of people…..as Ulla said. The travelling went smoothly, especially with you booking the plane seats in advance. Am thinking about next year!
Love Franki x

Franki Wynne - Stubbington

Italian Gourmet Experience/Cookery School - June 2019

The Galapagos Islands with Solent Events on Tour & Celebrity Cruises on MS Xpedition
This holiday of a lifetime far exceeded my expectations. To be so close to sea lions and blue footed boobies that you could almost stretch out and touch them was magical. They trusted us so much that I was humbled and honoured to be there with them. Patsie x

Patsie Ruzewicz - Haslar Village

Galapagos Islands - April 2019

Hi Lin
Well,  what can I say!! What a fabulous holiday. Thank you so much for arranging it and for making it so easy for us.  Great company and new friends what more could you wish for. Looking forward now to Sardinia! Thank you again for everything. Sue x

Sue Johnson - Lee on the Solent

Galapagos Islands - April 2019

Hi Lin
Thank you so much for such a great trip to the Galapagos Islands. It was truly wonderful!
Janet & Chris x

Janet & Chris Burch - Bury St Edmunds

Galapagos Islands - April 2019

Hi Lin
The Galpagos Islands – such a wonderful holiday, meeting new friends and so many memories to treasure. A huge thank you for all the organisation. I hope to see you again in the future. Love and best wishes for your future tours. Sally  x

Sally Wilders - Curdridge

Galapagos Islands - April 2019

Hi Lin
I just need to tell you how very much I enjoyed the Cardiff trip. As always your organisation was faultless and choice of hotel and activities just perfect. Nigel was a gem! I hope to be able to do a trip with you again, will watch for 2020 schedule. 
Thanks again Lin, you do it all with style and expertise. Sue x

Sue Brumfitt - Botley

Welsh Valleys & Cardiff - April 2019

Dear Lin
We have just arrived home after 12 days away, and have found the beautiful photograph from our wonderful day on the Orient Express. Thank you so much. We are absolutely delighted with it and it is a lovely memory of a most enjoyable day. We are making an album of the experience and are putting the excellent collages in that, but the photo from you is going on our wall. With very many thanks again, and for all the special touches on the day.

Roger and Christine Rowlinson - Hillhead

Belmond Pullman Orient Express - March 2019

Thanks Lin for your superbly organised day out to Dolly Parton Musical, 9-5. Thoroughly enjoyed this!

David Balcom - Gosport

Dolly Parton 9 to 5 Musical - March'19

Dear Lin, Just a short message to say how much we both enjoyed the day out with you yesterday to see 9 to 5 – also to be able to browse around, looking at some of our “past haunts”, brought back so many memories! You can take a girl out of London etc……..!
Will join you again when back in UK.

Pam & Alan Davids - Lee on the Solent & Spain

Dolly Parton Musical 9 to 5 - March'19

A definite must see show. We had a great day Lin. Thank you!

Chris Salmon & Kerry Parnham - Stubbington

Dolly Parton Musical 9 to 5 - March'19

Dear Lin, Thank you for a lovely day out on Tuesday at Henley.  It was a great surprise, and a lot of hard work for you.  But it took us all away to another world and away from the daily routine of life! Take care of yourself and take time to relax. With love and best wishes. Joan

Joan Nash - Stubbington

Spring Mystery Tour - March 2019

Hi Lin, Thank you so much for a very special day yesterday.  We both loved it and the extra personal touches really made it a ultra-special occasion for Phil’s birthday. Looking forward to seeing the ‘official ‘ photographs once they are available. Thanks again Lin, Eileen x

Eileen & Phillip Hawkins - Warsash

Belmont Orient Express Away-Day- March 2019

An absolutely fantastic, brilliant show and thank you for your absolutely brilliant organisation. SIMPLY THE BEST!
From Facebook

Dave & Caroline Balcom - Gosport

Tina Turner Musical - January 2019

Dear Lin
Many thanks for yesterday. We both thoroughly enjoyed it and would recommend your Company. You are a fantastic host and made it a very enjoyable experience.
Thank you for again for all you have done and looking forward to our next trip with you.
Kind regards,
Alison

Alison & Andy Kirk - Lee on the Solent

Tina Turner Musical - January 2019

Dear Lin
What a lovely day on Wednesday – many thanks for organising it. I thoroughly enjoyed the show and it’s interesting to see how different companies interpret the same story. I saw Nutcracker a few years ago in Guildford with a Russian company, but you can’t beat the English National Ballet. The Coliseum Theatre was so beautiful, an experience in itself – and my seat was very good indeed. Happy Christmas and a great new year – enjoy Cuba! Erica.

Erica Izzard - Alverstoke, Gosport

Nutcracker Ballet - December 2018

Thanks for a lovely day out yesterday with NO RAIN! The English National Ballet NUTCRACKER was superb. I have seen a few productions, including the Royal Ballet, but this dancing was exquisite and the whole thing a total delight. Probably helped by being in the BEST seats I have ever had at such a major event! THANK YOU. Best wishes, Sheila

Sheila Carr - Alverstoke, Gosport

Nutcracker Ballet - December 2018

Dear Lin, We really enjoyed Tallinn and would love to see it without the rain! The food and people were lovely. Another great trip. Chris & Pat xx

Chris Salmon & Pat Parnham - Stubbington

Tallinn Christmas Market & Tours - December 2018

Dear Lin
Thank you for an amazing three days full of unexpected treats. As with all of your trips, you have been so inventive – even in the rain.
Thank you!
Jeannie

Jean Brown - Kingsworthy, WInchester

The Pudding Club - November 2018

Thank you so much Lin for arranging the short holiday in The Cotswolds. I enjoyed it all, particularly The Pudding Club.  I also loved the Cinderella themed rooms inside Blenheim Palace and the wonderful Christmas Lights Trail. Thank you for making it all happen.
Love Monica xx

Monica Parrish - Southampton

The Pudding Club - 25 November 2018

Hello Lin
I just wanted to say how much I enjoyed the few days away in the lovely Cotswolds. It couldn’t have been any better, and the good weather was a bonus, wasn’t it?  I’m glad that we are not there today!
Kind regards, Jean

Jean Pointer - Fareham

The Pudding Club - November 2018

Hi Lin
A bit late with my thanks for lovely day out – and such a cliche, but … You’re Simply The Best!
See you Thursday for the ‘Autumn Mystery Tour’ ….
Sheila x

Sheila Carr - Alverstoke

Tina Turner - September 2018

Hi Lin

Thank you for organising another lovely day in London – even the rain stayed away! Janet and I thoroughly enjoyed Strictly Ballroom and the ‘surprise’ extra tour of London illuminations and the diversion on the M27!  You certainly know how to spoil us!
Enjoy today and your future trips and see you soon.
Love Judy x

Judy Sunderland + Janet Keir - Fareham

Strictly Ballroom - September 2018

Hi Lin,
What a wonderful 8 days travelling through Switzerland . We didn’t want it to end!  Weather couldn’t have been better and our days out were fantastic and memorable. Thank you Lin – and Switzerland Travel Centre.

Chris & Geoff Salmon - Stubbington

Historic Rail Journey Through Switzerland - September 2018

Dear Lin,  Thank you so very much for a lovely day out to Frogmore and Savill Gardens.  It all worked out perfectly, even the roads did not present any serious hold-ups.  It was also nice to meet some new interesting people to talk to.  I look forward to the next outing.
Joan  Nash

Joan Nash - Stubbington

Frogmore House & Savill Garden - September 2018

Dear Lin
I just wanted to say thanks to all of you for such a fantastic day. I was really looking forward to it, but it exceeded my expectations.
Will definitely do it again. Lesley

Lesley Simmonds & Sandie Wilson - Lee on the Solent

Luxury Motor Yacht Away-Day Cruise - August 2018

Hi Lin
I just wanted to say what a brilliant day we had at the Races. We thoroughly enjoyed it from start to finish. Thank you so much for all your very hard work and thorough planning.  Your usual lovely little touches that you add on certainly make the day! See you on the 24th Sept for our tour to Italy! Best wishes Val

Val Broyd - Southampton

Kempton Park Race Day - August 2018

Dear Lin
I have just enjoyed our recent holiday to the Western Isles and Scotland so much.  Not knowing what to expect and then being completely blown away with the stunning scenery, it was just gorgeous. Well, everything was!  I can see why Doro, our guide, decided to move to the island of Lewis from Germany.
Thank you for your marvelous organisational skills and for every detail, and of course Nigel with his excellent driving and sense of humour just made for a good time. I look forward to my next trip with you.
With hugs, Franki

Franki Wynne - Stubbington

Western Isles and Scotland - May 2018

Hi Lin
I just wanted to thank you to you, skipper Guy and owner Simon (not forgetting Diva) for a wonderful day.  The whole experience was one that will not be forgotten …… Living the dream! Thanks also for your wonderful hospitality and allowing us to be part of your ‘family’.  The lunch was first class and the refreshments were a welcome treat – thank you!
I know ‘the girls’ also had a wonderful time and I am sure you’ll be seeing us again ….
Wishing you all many successful tours on Diva ….. Bon voyage!

Angela Cowey - Denmead

Luxury Motor Yacht Cruise Away-Day - April 2018

I have now been on a lot of holidays and day trips with Lin and have never had anything to complain about. I have also made a lot of new friends.
Our trip to PERU was out of this world. Nothing was left to chance and Lin ensured that we had a really good time, with plenty of things to see and do. Even if there was nothing planned, Lin always made sure we had something to keep us occupied.
It is really great going on a holiday with Solent Events, wherever it may be. You know that you don’t have to think about anything but enjoying yourself …. as any problems are solved before you even know about them! If you are by yourself you are never alone – unless you want to be, as you are always made to feel part of the group.

Hilary Westbrook - Fareham

Peru Adventure

Dear Lin,
Thank you so much for a lovely day out today. It was all perfect – the food, the company, the organisation and the weather. I feel refreshed and relaxed now. Looking forward to my next outing with you. Thank you so much for today.
With my best wishes, Joan (Nash)

Joan Nash - Stubbington

Fly & Dine Hovercraft Experience

Thank you Lin, for the lovely photos of our fabulous day out last Tuesday. We were both overwhelmed by the beautiful yacht and also your hospitality, which was more than generous. It was all beyond our expectations, and an event we will remember for the rest of our lives.
If you are doing further trips like that later in the year we would be very interested in knowing about them. We wouldn’t mind doing it all again! Our friend Gareth also enjoyed himself, so a big success all round! Please thank Guy and Simon for making it all possible. Till next time, grateful thanks.

Melva & David Hunt - Lee on the Solent

Luxury Motor Yacht Cruise

Dear Lin

 I have just sat and read your newsletter and I am definitely opting in.  I do not want to miss out on your tours etc.  The Newsletter was very interesting to read with so many wonderful days out and holidays to plan ahead.  Anne and I are interested in your Mystery Tour, which we went on last year.  Great fun.

You have worked so hard to get where you are today and having seen first-hand a tour guide who never ever said “hello or good morning” when we were on the coach, it made me realise what you put in to your trips for us.   So much attention to detail. 
Monica Parrish - Southampton

Mystery Tour

We so enjoyed ourselves on Tuesday Lin, and it was a “mystery” right up until 3pm – well done. I am so glad I found Solent Events. It is so much more fun going with other like minded people and takes the responsibility out of driving.

Maureen Colyer - Stubbington

Mystery Tour

Dear Lin

 I have just sat and read your newsletter and I am definitely opting in.  I do not want to miss out on your tours etc.  The Newsletter was very interesting to read with so many wonderful days out and holidays to plan ahead.  Anne and I are interested in your Mystery Tour, which we went on last year.  Great fun.

You have worked so hard to get where you are today and having seen first-hand a tour guide who never ever said “hello or good morning” when we were on the coach, it made me realise what you put in to your trips for us.   So much attention to detail. 
Monica Parrish - Southampton

Mystery Tour

Dear Lin, Thank you for sending the photographs from ‘Collabro’ at the BIC. We had a lovely first outing with Solent Events. Thanks for all the hard work you put into it.

Linda Hunt - Stubbington

Hi Lin, Thank you once again for arranging a super holiday to Marrakech. I felt very relaxed and ‘looked after’. I’ll be saving like mad now for my next trip. Cesky Krumlov sounds interesting…….!

Lizzie Searls - Portswood

Marrakech

Dear Lin, just to say again my grateful thanks for all your organisation yesterday, it really was one of the best days I have ever had and realised a dream I have had ever since I worked in Regent Street and Wardour Street  many years ago, you have made an old lady very happy.

Sylvia Chaplin - Gosport

Spencer House Tour & DInner at The Ritz

Hi Lin ,Just wanted to say that Jenny and I really enjoyed our day out at Madame Butterfly … thank you for yet another great trip!

Gill Johnson - Stubbington

Madam Butterfly at the Royal Albert Hall

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