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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.

October 2017
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3:30 PMConversation Club

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Conversation Club

Conversation Club

WhenOct 2 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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3:15 PMBristol Aquarium

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Bristol Aquarium

Bristol Aquarium

WhenOct 4 3:15 PM

Come and experience Bristol Aquarium's impressive range of aquatic and marine life - directly on our doorstep! Sign up and pay in the admin office by Wednesday 13:30. Price: £14.75

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7:00 PMPub quiz night @ Cotham Porter Stores

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Pub quiz night @ Cotham Porter Stores

Pub quiz night @ Cotham Porter Stores

WhenOct 5 7:00 PM

Come along and take part in a typical Bristolian pub quiz at the quaint and cosy Cotham Porter Stores! Winning team gets a prize of up to £50! Entry is £2. Meet @ The Hippodrome at 18:45.

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11:00 AMBlaise Castle and Hamlet trip

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Blaise Castle and Hamlet trip

Blaise Castle and Hamlet trip

WhenOct 7 11:00 AM

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3:30 PMConversation Club

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Conversation Club

Conversation Club

WhenOct 9 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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7:00 PMWine tasting evening

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Wine tasting evening

Wine tasting evening

WhenOct 10 7:00 PM

Come along to the swanky Square Club located on Bristol's delightful Berkeley Square to sample some of the world's most unique and interesting wines, presented by award-winning wine writer Ben Franks. Price: £25 - sign up and pay in admin before Friday 6th October!

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3:15 PMS.S. Great Britain

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S.S. Great Britain

S.S. Great Britain

WhenOct 12 3:15 PM

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10:00 AMLondon day trip

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London day trip

WhenOct 14 10:00 AM

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3:30 PMConversation Club

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Conversation Club

WhenOct 16 3:30 PM

WhereMeet in Reception

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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7:00 PMDinner and music evening

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Dinner and music evening

Dinner and music evening

WhenOct 17 7:00 PM

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3:15 PMBoat trip

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Boat trip

Boat trip

WhenOct 19 3:15 PM

Join us for a river boat ride and experience Bristol from a whole new perspective! Picking us up from the Harbourside, the boat will take us along the floating harbour past some of Bristol's most iconic sights - expect a personal guided tour from a friendly Bristolian skipper! After a light refreshment at the swanky Pump House, we can enjoy a stroll along the river back to the centre. Meet in BLC reception at 3:15pm. Single boat ticket £2.50.

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3:30 PMConversation Club

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Conversation Club

Conversation Club

WhenOct 23 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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3:15 PMSt. Nicholas' Market trip

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St. Nicholas' Market trip

St. Nicholas' Market trip

WhenOct 24 3:15 PM

Indulge in some retail therapy in Bristol's ornate covered market, which has graced the city for centuries. Take in the aromas of sizzling street food as you meander through the cobbled corridors, marvel at the extensive range of vintage fashion and record collections, and pick up some local artisan gifts for your friends and family. When all shopped out, why not head to one of the area's cosy cafes for a hot chocolate- perfect for an autumnal Tuesday afternoon!

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3:15 PMWildlife Photographer of the Year 2017 @ M Shed

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Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2017 @ M Shed

Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2017 @ M Shed

WhenOct 26 3:15 PM

The M Shed is proud to welcome back the 52nd edition of this prestigious display of spectacular photography, showcasing all that is weird and wonderful in the natural world. From dazzling vast landscapes, to intimate close-ups of the most peculiar creatures, this exhibition provides us with some truly unique insights into the world around us- not to be missed! Price: £5

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10:00 AMCardiff day trip

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Cardiff day trip

WhenOct 28 10:00 AM

Enjoy a day roaming around the capital city of Wales. Step back in time in the world-famous castle, keep fit with a tour around the great Millennium Stadium or simply enjoy a walk around the beautiful Cardiff Bay. Meet at Temple Meads train station at 10am. Price: £22 - includes train ticket and castle entry. Sign up in admin office before Thursday 5pm!

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3:30 PMConversation Club

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Conversation Club

Conversation Club

WhenOct 30 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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8:30 PMHalloween movie night @ The Everyman!

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Halloween movie night @ The Everyman!

Halloween movie night @ The Everyman!

WhenOct 31 8:30 PM

Catch the spooky classic 'An American Werewolf in London' in style at the Everyman theatre. Have cocktails and pizza delivered to you as you recline on plush sofa seating and enjoy your film- what more could you ask for?

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3:15 PMBowling @ The Lanes

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Bowling @ The Lanes

Bowling @ The Lanes

WhenNov 2 3:15 PM

Take on your friends at a game of bowling! £10 per person. Sign up by Monday 5pm!

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10:00 AMGloucester day trip

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Gloucester day trip

Gloucester day trip

WhenNov 4 10:00 AM

Let's visit Gloucester, a Roman founded city. We will see the cathedral, the docks or the Roman ruins. £9.50 return ticket. Sign up in admin office before Friday 27th @ 13:30!

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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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