For as little as

pounds 115

budding actors can brush up on their technical skills. This weekend workshop in the Lake District is run by professional actors and includes two nights' accommodation in a country guest-house with all meals and courses included. Countrywide Holidays (tel: 0161-446 2226).

pounds 181

you can fly return to South Africa. This flight to either Cape Town or Johannesburg, from London Heathrow with Air Namibia, is valid for a minimum stay of seven days and a maximum of one month. This price is for departures from 2 February to 30 March. Trailfinders (tel: 0171-983 3366).

pounds 270

take a week's spring break in a converted 11th-century church. This property in Caminino, southern Tuscany, sleeps two people and is available at this price during April. Travel a la carte (tel: 01635 201140).

pounds 469

head for the Turkish resort of Antalya for a week. This per-person price is for departures before the 17 March and includes five-star b&b accommodation at The Sheraton, with return flights and transfers. Metak Holidays (tel: 0171-935 6961).

pounds 770

twitchers can spend eight days in Majorca during spring bird migration. The tour departs on 24 April and is hosted by the Field Study Council. This per-person price includes study fees, guides, return flights, local travel, all meals and accommodation. FSC Overseas (tel: 01743 850522).

pounds 850

opera fans can travel to Finland to see Manon Lescaut and Cos fan tutte. This six-day tour departs on 27 April and includes sightseeing tours of Tampere, Helsinki and Porvoo. The per-person fee includes return flights, transfers, b&b, one lunch, and top-category theatre tickets. Travel for the Arts (tel: 0171-483 4466).

Details of a walking holiday in North America hosted by author Bill Bryson and the NSPCC were published here on 20 December. The phone number we gave was incorrect, and should have been 0800 7313766.

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