for international students in Southampton and Winchester

Past Events (Page 13)

Want to get a flavour of what is on throughout the year?  You can scroll through some of our previous events here.

Culture Course Film: Chariots of Fire

3.30pm, at 8 Bassett Crescent East Join Richard and Margaret at their home to watch the British film “Chariots of Fire”, filmed in 1981.  The film is based on the true story of two British athletes in the 1924 Olympics, Eric Liddell and Harold Abrahams.  The two men met whilst studying at Cambridge University, where Abrahams becomes the first…

Culture Course 1: Southampton in World Affairs

Dinner and discussion at the home of Richard and Margaret Blake, and an opportunity to learn more about English culture, history and beliefs. A hot meal (with vegetarian options available) is followed by puddings, and then a talk from Richard. This event is free, but booking in advance is essential, as it is very popular,…

Winchester Christmas Baking

Following on from our popular baking evening last year, this term we have a Christmas baking evening, when you will have the opportunity to join a local family in their home (in a small group, maximum 8 people) and to make some goodies that we usually make around Christmas time, including items that are traditional for Christmas.…

Autumn Meal and Games Evening

An evening of traditional games and an Autumn Meal (sometimes known as a Harvest Meal) with the traditional English game of “Beetle”.   This game is played at social occasions known as a Beetle Drive, in which many rounds of Beetle are played. The players are in groups of four with a communal die, and the…

Winchester Autumn Walk and Tea

Join us for an Autumn walk followed by afternoon tea in a local home. Meeting & pick up points: 2pm at Winchester University Main Reception 2pm at Winchester School of Art No charge for this event, but please book a place by emailing Rod Lawrence:   rod_lawrence@hotmail.com so we know where to pick you up from.

Saints F C- Tour of St Mary’s Football Stadium

A unique opportunity for any football fans to join us for a guided tour of St Mary’s football stadium.   St Mary’s has been the home stadium of Premier League club, Southampton F.C. (known as “Saints”) since 2001, after relocating from their previous city centre site. The behind the scenes tour explores the players’ dressing…

Open Home: The Gunpowder Plot

Your chance to visit a local home, and to join us for an informal evening of tea/coffee and chatting. We are invited to the home of Professor Ian Castro and his wife Lucy, who live near to the main Highfield campus – about 2 minutes walk from University Road/Burgess Road. We look forward to welcoming…

Southampton City Walls Walk, with afternoon tea

Southampton has some of the most complete medieval town walls in the country. They were built in stages over 300 years, the first being Bargate and Eastgate dating from 1290. The walls – including eight gates and 29 towers – stretched for one and a quarter miles around the town. Now, roughly half of the…

iExplore

iExplore is a course exploring the basics of Christianity, over ten Wednesday evenings. The course starts on Wednesday 30 September 2015. The evening starts with a free meal, followed by a short talk or DVD about the bible, and then the chance for questions and discussion in small groups. For more information about the course,…

Welcome Afternoon Tea

Students and staff at the Chaplaincy invite new international students to join them for a traditional English Cream Tea (a cup of tea, served with scones, jam and cream) at the Chaplaincy, 41 University Road, SO17 1BJ, which is just along from the sports centre and students union. No need to book, just come along…