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Social programme

Don’t just learn English, learn about England – and the rest of the UK

Develop your independence by speaking to locals while enjoying new activities and places. BLC’s social programme means you can take part in events on most days through the year.

September 2019
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3:30 PMConversation Club

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Conversation Club

Conversation Club

WhenSep 3 3:30 PM

Come along to Conversation Club and improve your English in a relaxed atmosphere. It's also a great way to meet other students!

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8:00 AMCinema Time TBC

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Cinema Time TBC

WhenSep 4 8:00 AM

Cinema is always a good idea. enjoy a good film with a box of popcorn or an icecream. Price: approx. £7

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3:30 PMMSHED

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MSHED

MSHED

WhenSep 6 3:30 PM

What better a way to spend an afternoon than head to the waterside M Shed, one of Bristol's favourite museums, where you can learn all about Bristol, past and present, thanks to an exhibition space dedicated to this city's fascinating history. It is free.

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9:00 AMTrip to Bath

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Trip to Bath

Trip to Bath

WhenSep 7 9:00 AM

Bath is located just 20 minutes away from the city of Bristol. Bath is especially famous for its Roman built baths, stunning architecture and being a World Heritage City. If you would like to join us on a trip exploring the beautiful city of Bath, please sign up at the office. Price: approximately £8

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3:30 PMConversation Club

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Conversation Club

Conversation Club

WhenSep 10 3:30 PM

Come along to Conversation Club and improve your English in a relaxed atmosphere. It's also a great way to meet other students!

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3:30 PMBristol Aquarium

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Bristol Aquarium

Bristol Aquarium

WhenSep 11 3:30 PM

Come and experience Bristol Aquarium's impressive range of aquatic and marine life - directly on our doorstep! £14.75. Sign up in the admin office by 5pm Wednesday.

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3:30 PMClifton Suspension Bridge

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Clifton Suspension Bridge

Clifton Suspension Bridge

WhenSep 13 3:30 PM

Head up to Clifton to view the world-famous Suspension Bridge in all its glory. Walk across it and admire Bristol from the other side of the river, then check out the visitor Centre and discover the history of Brunel’s great achievement. If you are feeling up to the challenge take on the Circular Suspension Bridge Walk, which takes you under the bridge and through the beautiful Leigh Woods. Afterwards, why not explore Clifton Village? It is free.

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9:00 AMTrip to Wells and Glastonbury

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Trip to Wells and Glastonbury

Trip to Wells and Glastonbury

WhenSep 14 9:00 AM

Come to visit Glastonbury. This small Somerset town is famous as the venue for the annual Glastonbury Festival. Worth a visit at any time of the year, you'll find a heady mix of English charm, new-age, bohemian culture and eye-opening spiritual history. Wells is also a lovely village and its medieval roots are everywhere to be seen in the city's architecture.

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3:30 PMConversation Club

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Conversation Club

Conversation Club

WhenSep 17 3:30 PM

Come along to Conversation Club and improve your English in a relaxed atmosphere. It's also a great way to meet other students!

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3:30 PMInternational Lunch

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International Lunch

International Lunch

WhenSep 18 3:30 PM

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5:00 PMKaraoke

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Karaoke

WhenSep 18 5:00 PM

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6:00 PMBLC'S BIRTHDAY PARTY

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BLC'S BIRTHDAY PARTY

WhenSep 19 6:00 PM

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5:00 PMPub Evening

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Pub Evening

Pub Evening

WhenSep 20 5:00 PM

There is no other way to tell you this, so we’re just going to come and say it. You are going to be absolutely spoilt for pubs in Bristol. From traditional, countryside pubs to pubs with packed live music schedules, to pubs with cinemas, to pubs with live sport; Bristol will keep you entertained. Join us!

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10:00 AMSS Great Britain

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SS Great Britain

SS Great Britain

WhenSep 21 10:00 AM

Step on board the most extraordinary time-machine. Brunel’s SS Great Britain, the world’s first great ocean liner, Bristol’s no.1 attraction and one of the UK’s top ten museum. Price: up to £1

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3:30 PMConversation Club

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Conversation Club

WhenSep 24 3:30 PM

WhereMeet @ The Elephant House

Come along to Conversation Club and improve your English in a relaxed atmosphere. It's also a great way to meet other students!

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3:30 PMGraffiti Tour

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Graffiti Tour

Graffiti Tour

WhenSep 25 3:30 PM

Take the students through the streets of Bristol pointing out the graffitis,telling them about about their stories and artists. FREE

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8:00 PMHaunted Tour

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Haunted Tour

Haunted Tour

WhenSep 27 8:00 PM

A ghost walk walk passing by Clifton's ghostly Dwarf Highwayman,Bristol's famous Haunted Cinema ,a 16th Century Haunted House and so on. Cost: £ 6

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9:00 AMOxford

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Oxford

WhenSep 28 9:00 AM

Come with us as we explore the beautiful, world-renowned city of Oxford. Meet us at BLC and choose where you would like to head first: could it be the fantastic Ashmolean Museum housing half a million years of art and archaeology? Or do you perhaps fancy a punt on the stunning River Cherwell? Any Harry Potter fans will definitely want to head to Christ Church to tour the great hall, as seen in the movies. Price: up to £20

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6:00 PMPub Evening

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Pub Evening

Pub Evening

WhenOct 2 6:00 PM

Local pub evening - a chance for the students to practice their conversation skills and bond. FREE

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6:30 PMPlanetarium Nights

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Planetarium Nights

WhenOct 4 6:30 PM

A chance for the students to explore the galaxy on this entertain and interactive show inside Bristol's planetarium Cost: £ 10

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9:00 AMSalisbury

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Salisbury

WhenOct 5 9:00 AM

Day trip to Salisbury: a city tour going trhough the main attractions of the city as the Salisbury Cathedral, Old Sarum, Salisbury Museum and the National Trust

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3:30 PMBowling

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Bowling

WhenOct 9 3:30 PM

WhereMeet outside Hippodrome

Take the students to bowl at the Lanes and give them a chance to interact and bond. Cost: £ 8

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3:30 AMMshed

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Mshed

Mshed

WhenOct 11 3:30 AM

A museum about Bristol and it's life, it's people and it's places - the students will learn about the city through the interactive displays.

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9:00 AMBath

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Bath

Bath

WhenOct 12 9:00 AM

Day trip to Bath: a city tour going trhough the main attractions of the city as Royal Crescent, Bath Abbey, Pulteney Bridge, Roman Baths and the Circus. Cost: £ 8

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Kasia Tyka
My BLC

Kasia Tyka, BLC Teacher

“It's definitely the people. I love coming to work with people from every corner of the globe and finding out what makes them tick. A large part of my job relies on building rapport with students so it really helps that I'm genuinely interested in them”

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