This month at English in Chester

We update this page every month to provide our latest news, current social programme and the nationality mix at the school. Please contact us if you would like any more information.

This month's Social Programme

Here's what's happening at English in Chester this month.

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1 Dec

EiC Recommends: Tree-cycled Festival

EiC Recommends: Tree-cycled Festival

1 December 2019
Chester Cathedral
Price: Free entry

North Wales with Busybus

North Wales with Busybus

1 December 2019
Chester Railway Station
Price: £39

Join the Busybus tour of this beautiful country, including Llandudno, Conwy, Snowdonia National Park, Betws-Y-Coed and the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct.

Book as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

North Wales with Busybus

North Wales with Busybus

1 December 2019
Chester Railway Station
Price: £39

Join the Busybus tour of this beautiful country, including Llandudno, Conwy, Snowdonia National Park, Betws-Y-Coed and the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct.

Book as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

EiC Recommends: Tree-cycled Festival

EiC Recommends: Tree-cycled Festival

1 December 2019
Chester Cathedral
Price: Free entry

2 Dec

Focus Group

Focus Group

2 December 2019
Common Room
Price: Free

Join in the discussion at the monthly English in Chester focus group. A great way to practise your English and provide feedback for the school in an informal setting.

This month's topic: Promoting the Social Programme. Come share your ideas!

Sign up with Anna in advance - sign up deadline: Monday lunch time.

Drinks and snacks will be provided!

Focus Group

Focus Group

2 December 2019
Common Room
Price: Free

Join in the discussion at the monthly English in Chester focus group. A great way to practise your English and provide feedback for the school in an informal setting.

This month's topic: Promoting the Social Programme. Come share your ideas!

Sign up with Anna in advance - sign up deadline: Monday lunch time.

Drinks and snacks will be provided!

EiC Recommends: Open Mic Night

EiC Recommends: Open Mic Night

2 December 2019
The Chichester Arms

3 Dec

4 Dec

EiC Recommends: Charity Quiz Night

EiC Recommends: Charity Quiz Night

4 December 2019
The White Horse
Price: 5

On 6th Jan 2020, Camilla will be headed to Spain with her dad to volunteer for Galgos del Sol. A charity that rescues, rehabilitates and rehouse Galgos (Spanish greyhounds) and Podencos.

City Walk

City Walk

4 December 2019
Meet in front of the school
Price: Free

Join the city walk to get to know Chester better. All welcome! Please sign up by the end of Tuesday. Minimum 3 sign ups.

5 Dec

Book Club

Book Club

5 December 2019
Common Room
Price: Free

Develop your speaking, listening, vocabulary and reading skills at this weekly book club.

B1+ level learners are invited to join Claire's Book Club.

A2+ level learners are invited to join Laura's Book Club.

EiC Recommends: Beers and Carols

EiC Recommends: Beers and Carols

5 December 2019
Telford's Warehouse

Pub Crawl

Pub Crawl

5 December 2019
The Cross

6 Dec

Peter Pan at Storyhouse

Peter Pan at Storyhouse

6 December 2019
Storyhouse
Price: £15

EiC Recommends: Peter Pan at Storyhouse

EiC Recommends: Peter Pan at Storyhouse

6 December 2019
Storyhouse
Price: £15

EiC Recommends: Prosecco and Paint

EiC Recommends: Prosecco and Paint

6 December 2019
Watergate Street Art Gallery
Price: £25

Fun, sociable evening with friends and work colleagues. No experience of painting required! You will be taken through step by step to produce your own painting in the style of Picasso.

Peter Pan

Peter Pan

6 December 2019
Storyhouse

This Christmas at Storyhouse: A journey to Neverland for a high-flying adventure you’ll never forget. The forever-young Peter Pan sails through the skies to bring Wendy and the Darling children to the Lost Children’s enchanted island where the fearsome Captain Hook rules over the high seas. Based on the timeless book by JM Barrie. Please let Anna know if you would like  to go so she can pre-book tickets for December.

We need a minimum of 10 students.

Quiz/Games Afternoon

Quiz/Games Afternoon

6 December 2019
Common Room
Price: Free

Test your knowledge at English in Chester's Quiz Afternoon then have some fun with Taboo.

Sign up with Anna by Wednesday lunch time.

Min. 5 sign-ups.

7 Dec

EiC Recommends: Language Cafe

EiC Recommends: Language Cafe

7 December 2019
Festival Coffee, Queen Street
Price: Free

Come and join Festival Coffee for their fortnightly Language Exchange!

They meet every other Saturday, 11-12 in Festival Coffee, for informal conversation practice in various languages. An opportunity to meet fellow linguists and travellers and practise in a friendly environment over some delicious coffee and cake.

Find out more information on the Festival Coffee Facebook page and Instragram.

8 Dec

North Wales with Busybus

North Wales with Busybus

8 December 2019
Chester Railway Station
Price: £39

Join the Busybus tour of this beautiful country, including Llandudno, Conwy, Snowdonia National Park, Betws-Y-Coed and the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct.

Book as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

North Wales with Busybus

North Wales with Busybus

8 December 2019
Chester Railway Station
Price: £39

Join the Busybus tour of this beautiful country, including Llandudno, Conwy, Snowdonia National Park, Betws-Y-Coed and the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct.

Book as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

9 Dec

EiC Recommends: Chester Christmas Market

EiC Recommends: Chester Christmas Market

9 December 2019
Chester Christmas Market
Price: Free

Enjoy a wander around Chester's Christmas Market.

10 Dec

Christmas Baking Workshop

Christmas Baking Workshop

10 December 2019
School Kitchen
Price: £4

Join the English in Chester baking workshop.

This month we'll be making Gingerbread People.

Sign up deadline: end of Monday 9th. Minimum 4 sign ups.

11 Dec

EiC Recommends: Wine Tasting

EiC Recommends: Wine Tasting

11 December 2019
Waitrose and Partners Chester
Price: £30

In this two-hour class, our specialist will take you through the star wines of autumn/winter 2019. Learn to cultivate your passion with every sip, and choose, entertain and pair wines with confidence. Take away some key elements of wine appreciation that you can share with friends and family. This event will be held in our dedicated Discovery Room.

Book tickets here --> https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/wine-tasting-11-dec-tickets-79759561997.

Badminton

Badminton

11 December 2019
Northgate Arena
Price: £4 + racket hire

Want to play Badminton with some school friends? Sign up with Anna now!

12 Dec

Book Club

Book Club

12 December 2019
Common Room
Price: Free

Develop your speaking, listening, vocabulary and reading skills at this weekly book club.

B1+ level learners are invited to join Claire's Book Club.

A2+ level learners are invited to join Laura's Book Club.

13 Dec

Film Afternoon: The Theory of Everything

Film Afternoon: The Theory of Everything

13 December 2019
Meet in the Common Room
Price: £2

Watch a movie with friends on Friday Afternoon.

Sign up with Anna by Thursday 12th.

Popcorn and drinks included!

Christmas Jumper Day

Christmas Jumper Day

13 December 2019
English in Chester
Price: £2 Donation

Tacky tinsel, bouncing baubles, fluffy penguins - whatever your Christmas jumper looks like this year, wear it with pride for Daisy's Dream.

Wear you Christmas Jumper this Friday, get involved and help us to raise a much money as we can for Save the Children.

14 Dec

15 Dec

North Wales with Busybus

North Wales with Busybus

15 December 2019
Chester Railway Station
Price: £39

Join the Busybus tour of this beautiful country, including Llandudno, Conwy, Snowdonia National Park, Betws-Y-Coed and the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct.

Book as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

North Wales with Busybus

North Wales with Busybus

15 December 2019
Chester Railway Station
Price: £39

Join the Busybus tour of this beautiful country, including Llandudno, Conwy, Snowdonia National Park, Betws-Y-Coed and the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct.

Book as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

16 Dec

Conversation Club

Conversation Club

16 December 2019
Coffee Room
Price: Free

Come to the English conversation club after school on Monday. Please sign up in advance with Anna.

Sign-up deadline: Monday lunch time.

17 Dec

Ice Village and Christmas Market Manchester

Ice Village and Christmas Market Manchester

17 December 2019
Meet in the Common Room
Price: £18

Located at Cathedral Gardens in the heart of Manchester’s Christmas Markets, the Ice Village is crammed with traditional stalls selling seasonal handmade gifts, drinks and snacks, and bustling with live music and festive atmosphere. The four main attractions in the Ice Village are the Ice Cavern, the Ice Tiki Bar, Santa’s Grotto and Skate Manchester’s Ice Rink.

Sign up with Anna by Friday 13th break time.

Min 9 sign-ups.

18 Dec

19 Dec

20 Dec

EiC Recommends: 10 Treasures of the Town Hall

EiC Recommends: 10 Treasures of the Town Hall

20 December 2019
Chester Town Hall
Price: Free

Explore the ten treasures of the Town Hall and seek out some of it’s most interesting architectural features and collections. Celebrate 150 years of Chester’s Town Hall by taking your very own self-guided trail around the historic building. Interact with a state of the art display case dedicated to the Royal Families connection to the Town Hall.

The trail is free and available to all visitors on non-event days.Pop in to the town hall to take part, call us at 01244 304 660 or send us an e-mail info@chestertownhall.co.uk to find out more.

21 Dec

EiC Recommends: Language Cafe

EiC Recommends: Language Cafe

21 December 2019
Festival Coffee, Queen Street
Price: Free

Come and join Festival Coffee for their fortnightly Language Exchange!

They meet every other Saturday, 11-12 in Festival Coffee, for informal conversation practice in various languages. An opportunity to meet fellow linguists and travellers and practise in a friendly environment over some delicious coffee and cake.

Find out more information on the Festival Coffee Facebook page and Instragram.

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See previous months

Our social programme and nationality mix varies at different times of year. Here you can see these in previous months. This will give you an idea of what to expect in the month you are coming to study with us.

This month's nationality mix(All courses, % of student numbers)

  • Saudi15%
  • Spanish12%
  • Swiss10%
  • Korean10%
  • Turkish8%
  • Czech6%
  • Japanese6%
  • Taiwanese6%
  • German4%
  • Colombian4%
  • Thai4%
  • Moroccan3%
  • Brazilian2%
  • French2%
  • Qatari2%
  • Russian2%
  • Other4%

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  • This afternoon we have some busy bees in the kitchen making Welsh cakes with Jenny! A good way to practise different language skills and following instructions in English #welshcakes #baking #afterschool #nomnom

    This afternoon we have some busy bees in the kitchen making Welsh cakes with Jenny! A good way to practise different language skills and following instructions in English #welshcakes #baking #afterschool #nomnom

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