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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…
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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…
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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.…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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Explorer Friday at Kirkstall Abbey

Although it was freezing cold, we went to Kirkstall Abbey last Friday, an impressive ruin next to the River Aire, which was a perfect settings to take pictures. The Abbey House Museum gave us a wonderful impression of life in 19th century Britain…
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Explorer Friday: Christmas Market

Taking advantage of the opening day of the Leeds German Christmas market, we set off for one of the most beautiful Christmas markets in the UK. It was the perfect setting to have crêpes and to try potato pancakes. Yummy! What a great start…
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Explorer Fridays in June

Check out the Friday afternoon social activities at The Leeds School of English in June! All activities start at 1 p.m. in the school, and are free of charge* - all you have to do is to sign up at reception! 2 June: Leeds Minster   9…
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Explorer Fridays in May

Mayday Mayday! Great Friday afternoon social activities coming up this month at The Leeds School of English! All activities start at 1 p.m. in the school, and are free of charge* - all you have to do is to sign up at reception! 5 May: The…