for international students in Southampton and Winchester

Winchester

Open Home: Winchester

Join us in a local home for snacks and chat and to explore what’s different about British culture. Pick ups at Winchester University and at the School of Art 7:45 PM. Booking essential. (maximum 16 people).  A link to book here via eventbrite will be available shortly.

Guided Tour of Historic Winchester, including Great Hall and Winchester Cathedral

Guided tour of Winchester including a few of the city landmarks, starting at Winchester Train station. This trip is for the morning only.  Winchester is the former capital city of England, and has many historical buildings and places of interest, including the Cathedral, Wolvesey Castle and Palace, the Great Hall and the river and watermeadows. You will need…

Titanic Walk, with afternoon tea

The titanic set sail from Southampton on 10 April 1912 on her maiden voyage to New York; but just a few days later she sank in the North Atlantic Ocean, on 15 April 1912, after colliding with an iceberg. More than 1,500 people died, including 549 people from Southampton, who were on board as crew.…

Woodland Walk: Winchester

A two hour walk through woodlands near Winchester – enjoy the falling golden leaves and look for colourful fungi. Followed by a cup of tea and cake in a local home. Pick ups at Winchester University and at the School of Art 2:15 PM. Booking essential. (maximum 20, please wear appropriate shoes and clothing –…

Visit to Oxford

Tickets for the Oxford trip will be available soon  (we are  just confirming the ticket price).  Places must be booked in advance on eventbrite.  The link will be on this page once booking is open. Tickets for the day includes return coach travel, and a guided walk around some of the most important and interesting…

Visit to Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, by train

All day trip to Portsmouth Historic Dockyard for the Christmas Fayre on Saturday 2 December. “Visitors can explore the snow-covered Dickensian streets in the awe-inspiring setting of the dockyard, which is home to the new Mary Rose Museum, HMS Victory, HMS Warrior 1860, HMS M.33, National Museum of the Royal Navy and Action Stations.  Our…

Christmas Baking

Learn to bake something traditional for Christmas – stay to eat, and discover more about our Christmas customs. Pick ups at Winchester University and at the School of Art 4:00 PM. Return by 9:00 PM. Booking essential. (maximum 16)

Christmas Meal

12.45 for 1pm lunch, finishing at 4pm.   A traditional Christmas Lunch of roast turkey (vegetarian and halal option available), roast potatoes and seasonal vegetables followed by a short talk about Christmas and Christmas Carol singing, mince pies and coffee. Cost £5 per person (and for Under 12s £2.50)     Tickets must be bought in…