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Holiday Facilitators: Luke Meredith

skill, experience, warmth

Biography

Luke Meredith, or Mister Meredith, is a cabaret entertainer and compère, and is at the forefront of the revival in piano singalong nights. His singalongs have featured on the BBC, Channel 5 and London Live and, as well as the many live gigs (safety measures permitting), he is now working with Intergenerational Music Making to bring them to the online world. 

His cabaret work has taken him to almost every London venue, including Proud Cabaret, Royal Vauxhall Tavern, Cafe de Paris, Fontaine's and Leicester Square Theatre, and to high profile theatres around the UK from Newcastle Theatre Royal down to Kings Theatre in Portsmouth via Birmingham Old Rep. His solo shows at the Edinburgh Fringe have gathered four and five star reviews, while he continues to pack houses with his variety show Magic Faraway Cabaret, now in its 10th year. 

Luke taught singing at City Lit on the accredited drama courses and the open programme 2009-2018.  He has a BA Hons in Music Drama and Dance from Birmingham University and a PTLLS and CTLLS(1) from City Lit, and continues to research and develop new vocal teaching techniques. 

“One of the greatest cabaret performers of his generation” Scotsgay 

“A subversive compère who takes pride in getting the City boys a little hot under the collar“ The Telegraph 

“Great fun” The Sun

What people say about Luke and his courses:

Spectacularly good!

Luke is fun, fun, fun! 

Luke showed great patience and kindness in encouraging us to perform. 

Excellent.  

Where does Luke Meredith facilitate?

Sat 2 Jul - Sat 9 Jul 2022 (7 nights)

At a glance

Atsitsa Bay is a holistic holiday centre set in a stunning, natural location, right on the bay and surrounded by pine forest. With a wide range of courses and activities and an outstanding team of facilitators, it's the perfect place to be inspired and try something new. Logan Murray is directing this week in Atsitsa.

About

Skyros attracts mostly solo travellers from all over the world. Although all ages are represented approximately 70% are between 35-65. A huge majority - over 80 percent - report that the Skyros holiday experience had a lasting positive effect on their lives. Nearly a third of guests come back again and again - even after they have said that Skyros was the 'holiday of a lifetime'.

Accommodation

Most people choose to live simply and comfortably in twin-shared rustic huts in the gardens. Or stay in Atsitsa's main house, subject to availability. See more about accommodation in Atsitsa here >>

Inspiring Courses

Courses and activities are introduced to you at the beginning of each week. Choose your favourites from a wide range including yoga, writing, art, kayaking, windsurfing, personal development, singing, comedy and more.

Food & Drink

All meals are included and served as a buffet. Special diets are always catered for. Teas and coffees are available throughout the day. Other drinks and snacks can be purchased at Atsitsa's bar.

Guide Itinerary

07.15: Morning drop-in classes
08.30: Breakfast
09.00: Demos (news of the day)
10.30: Oekos (home groups)
11.15: Mid-morning courses
13.30: Lunch
15.00: Siesta/beach time
17.00: Afternoon courses
19.00: Sunset classes
20.00: Dinner & evening activities

Average Temperature

July and August are the hottest months in Skyros with temperatures averaging around 30 degrees Celcius. Light showers are possible but rare.

Location

Summary

Cost
£795.00
Location
Atsitsa Bay, Greece

What's included?

  • More than three courses per day over four to five days each week
  • An unrivalled and vibrant community atmosphere
  • Fun evening activities and events
  • Three delicious Mediterranean meals each day
  • Twin shared rustic accommodation in Atsitsa's gardens

Travel

Outbound – Athens to Skyros via coach and ferry 

Book your flight to arrive into Athens on Friday 1st July 2022. Spend the night with us at The Dorian Inn or book your own accommodation in Athens.

Our courtesy coach to the Dorian Inn hotel will leave Athens airport at around 20.15. Alternatively, take a taxi or the Metro if arriving much earlier or after this time. (Dorian Inn Hotel, Pireos 15-19, Athens 105 52, nearest metro = Omonia)

On Saturday we take you to Skyros island via coach and ferry transfer. The coach will leave the Dorian Inn hotel at 9.30am and arrive in Kymi at 1pm, giving sufficient time for lunch, (not included in price). We will board the ferry direct to Atsitsa at 2.30pm. 

Return – Skyros to Athens via coach and ferry 

On Saturday 9th July 2022, take our coach and ferry transfer back to Athens airport. The ferry leaves Skyros island at 7am. In order to leave sufficient time for the journey back to Athens airport and with two hours check-in, flights can be booked for after 2.30pm

Alternatively, you can make your own way to Skyros and back, please enquire if you need any travel advice.

Transfer options (book online)

Outbound: Friday 1st July 2022 (overnight) and Saturday 2nd July 2022 (transfer day)

  • Overland transfer to Skyros island plus single occupancy at transfer hotel in Athens = £165.00
  • Overland transfer to Skyros island plus twin share at transfer hotel in Athens = £130.00 (only available for those travelling with another person, we regret we cannot pair travellers at this time)
  • Overland transfer only (no accommodation) from Athens to Skyros island by coach and ferry = £75.00

Inbound: Saturday 9th July 2022

  • Transfer from Atsitsa to Athens airport by coach and ferry = £75.00

There are several ways to get in touch, and we'd love to hear from you…

Telephone: +44 (0)1983 865566

Email: holidays@skyros.com

Or Chat to us online using the link in the corner or your screen

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