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pounds 82.25

you can enjoy a theatre package in London staying at a four-star hotel in Oxford Street for one night with a seat at the hit show Blood Brothers. Other packages also available. Based on two sharing. Call Crystal Britain on 0181-390 8513.

pounds 95

per person per night you can join a weekend tennis break at the Foxhills Country Club in Surrey. This price is based on two nights accommodation with dinner, B&B, with two people sharing. You'll have private lessons from an LTA professional. Call 01932 872050

pounds 200

deposit - plus a minimum of pounds 2000 sponsorship - you can take part in the Lawrence of Arabia Bike Ride through the deserts of Jordan next October. This nine-day cycle ride is open to anyone interested in raising money for the Little Foundation, which works to prevent brain damage in babies. Call 0171-636 5020.

pounds 290

per week you can rent a two bedroom houseboat (sleeping four) on the Norfolk Broads, with kitchens, lounges and balconies suitable for fishing or wildlife-spotting. The boats are in the village of Horning. Call Broads Tours Ltd on 01603 782207.

pounds 295

you can spend four nights on a Bloom Reading Holiday, in which you sit about in a Scottish manor house in the countryside reading and discussing classic novels in the company of writers in residence.

Call 01968 660098.

pounds 375

you can spend a week learning to paint landscapes in Wales, on St David's Peninsular in Pembrokeshire. All basic techniques will be taught. The price includes half-board accommodation and vegetarian home cooking. Materials are not included. Contact Acorn Activities on 01432 830083.

pounds 750

you can spend four weeks during the 97/98 season following the so-called "Incense Road", in a purpose-built overland vehicle, between the Levant and the Yemen. This is one of the very few overland tours which has a leg running (albeit briefly) through Saudi Arabia. Call Exodus on 0181- 675 5550.

pounds 1,290

you can join a seven-week overland expedition run by Encounter from London to Cairo. The route crosses Europe, Turkey, Syria, Jordan and Egypt and the price includes all transport, food and (camping) accommodation. There are five departures this summer and autumn. Call Encounter on 0171-370 6845.

pounds 1,895

per person you can join a 16-day guided trek through Kenya and, eventually, up to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest point in Africa, crossing forests and savannah plains as you go. Call Worldwide Journeys and Expeditions on 0171-381 8638.

pounds 2,379

per person you can go on a two-week "dive safari" between Cape Town and Durban in South Africa, which includes caged dives with Great White Sharks as well as wreck dives and non-caged dives with other species of shark. Call Hayes and Jarvis on 0181-748 0088.

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