Getaway Saturday @ Liverpool

Last Saturday we went to Liverpool, which is home of the Beatles – and Liverpool F.C. Our day started with a guided Anfield Matchday Stadium Tour. Unfortunately, we didn't see football players; however, we had the opportunity to take…

Explorer Friday @ Thackray Medical Museum Leeds

Last Friday we discovered scientific breakthroughs and investigated surgical progress at nine interactive galleries. Thackray Museum is the only museum of this kind in the north of England, so we could not miss this unique experience.…

Getaway Saturday @ Ripon and Harrogate

The first stop of our Getaway Saturday was Ripon in order visit the impressive Ripon Cathedral with its original Saxon crypt. It was quite surprising to hear that Lewis Carroll, the author of Alice in Woderland, was inspired by the medieval…

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…