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Explorer Friday @ Leeds Christmas Market

As every year, we couldn’t miss the chance to visit the Leeds German Christmas market at Millennium Square. We were fascinated by the lovely seasonal handcraft and couldn’t resist trying some of the traditional German food and drink. …
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Explorer Friday @ Temple Newsam

Temple Newsam is a stunning Tudor-Jacobean mansion set within beautiful parkland and gardens close to Leeds. We took a stroll through impressive autumn scenery and treated ourselves afterwards to a hot beverage at the Temple Newsam Café. Unfortunately,…
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Getaway Saturday @ Haworth

Although Haworth is a village, it is famous due to its connection to the Brontë sisters. Our adventure started with a diesel train ride from Keighley to Haworth where we spent some hours browsing local independent shops and visiting the Brontë…
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Explorer Friday @ The Leeds Welcome Art Trail

The Leeds Welcome Art Trail is a public art trail that takes you through city centre. We started our trail at the Leeds Train Station, stopped at City Square, discovered a well-hidden elephant in York Place and after several stops ended up in…
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Explorer Friday @ Oxygen Freejumping

Last week’s activity had us bouncing, climbing and somersaulting. We explored the Oxygen trampoline park for one hour and tested every single one of the 100+ connected trampolines. Although we risked getting severe muscle ache, we could not…
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Halloween @ The Leeds School of English

Every year, on the 31st October, people celebrate Halloween in the UK and many other countries. At our school’s Halloween party, we had a great time playing Halloween Pictionary, decorating eerie biscuits, handcrafting creatures and mixing…
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Explorer Friday @ Roundhay Park

Roundhay Park is one of the biggest parks in Europe and one of the most popular parks in Leeds. We took a stroll around Waterloo lake, enjoyed the afternoon sunshine and rounded the day off with hot beverages contemplating sunset. Many students…
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Getaway Saturday @ York

Although the weather forecast was not really positive on the day of our trip to York, we were quite lucky with the weather and didn’t get wet feet on our walking tour after all. After 2 hours of sightseeing, our students got a good idea of…
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Explorer Friday @ The Great Escape Game

The Great Escape Game is an exciting live escape room experience and adventure. The idea is to get locked in a special themed room with up to an hour to escape. Clues need to be interpreted and riddles solved. Unfortunately, none of our 3 groups…
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Explorer Friday @ Leeds Waterfront

Hidden behind Leeds’s busy city centre, there is a more tranquil side of Leeds – the Leeds Waterfront. Our starting point on a beautifully sunny day was the Royal Armouries Museum and we enjoyed the stroll along the River Aire towards the…