'Simple Gifts' Aaron Copland
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Glyndebourne 2014: a beginner's guide to the festival
Coming by car is the easiest way to transport you and your picnic to the venue, especially if you're bringing outdoor garden furniture (it's surprisingly common to bring a table and some collapsible chairs!) or a large picnic basket. That said, a large number of opera-goers travelling from London take the train from Victoria. Not only is it the most glamorous train journey you'll ever take, with a hefty percentage of passengers dolled up in black tie outfits, but you can also book a free bus to take you from Lewes station to the grounds.