Explorer Friday @ Leeds City Museum

Leeds City Museum with its six differently themed galleries was a fantastic place to find out more about Leeds’ past. Last Explorer Friday, we explored the rich local history of Leeds, from the first archaeological finds to life in…

Explorer Friday @ Tropical World Leeds

Escaping the cold British weather, we went to hot and humid Tropical World Leeds last Friday. We experienced an unforgettable journey through rainforests, mangroves and deserts. Furthermore, we also had the opportunity to observe exotic…

Explorer Friday @ Bowling Alley

Last Explorer Friday we grabbed our flat shoes and went for a game of bowling in Leeds city centre. Every student, beginner or bowling professional, was very welcome to join us for a fun afternoon at a bowling alley. We tried our best…

Explorer Friday @ Leeds Industrial Museum

Visiting Leeds Industrial Museum last Friday afternoon was a great way to find out about Leeds' industrial past. The museum is housed within Armley Mills, once one of the largest woollen mills in the world. There we explored a wide range…

Explorer Friday @ Leeds Art Gallery

Last Explorer Friday we wanted to get to know Leeds' cultural and creative side. Therefore we set off for Leeds Art Gallery and the close Craft Centre and Design Gallery. There, we admired national and international paintings and sculptures.…

Christmas Party @ The Leeds School of English

Christmas comes but once a year, so we invited all our students and teachers to our traditional Christmas Party. Our Christmas do was a great way to celebrate Christmas and the end of this year! We had lots of fun with our Christmas photo…

Explorer Friday @ The Leeds School of English Cinema

In order to get in the mood for Christmas, we watched 'A Christmas Carol', an animated film starring Jim Carrey which is based on Charles Dickens' famous novel. The film is about a miser man called Scrooge who is visited by the ghost…

Explorer Friday @ Kirkgate Market, Victoria Gate and Corn Exchange

Last Explorer Friday we went shopping. Well, kind of... We started our 'shopping tour' at Victoria Gate with its posh shops and its interesting architecture that commemorates Leeds' tradition of manufacturing textiles. After Victoria Gate…

Explorer Friday @ The Royal Armouries

Last Friday we went to visit The Royal Armouries - click to see what we've discovered! Winter is by far the best season to go to museums, and The Royal Armouries is definitely worth a visit in order to explore arms and armours from across…

Getaway Saturday @ York

At the end of November we took the bus to nearby York early in the morning on probably one of the coldest days for this time of the year. There is so much to see and to do in York so that it would take days to see everything. However, the…