for international students in Southampton and Winchester

Past Events (Page 3)

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

New Forest Walk

Join us for a trip to the New Forest on Saturday 22 February. We will be travelling to Ashurst New Forest by train. If you are travelling from Southampton, please meet at Southampton Central Train Station (platform 4 side where the U1C bus stops)  at 10am. We will be travelling on the 10:30am train from…

Trip to Romsey

We will be taking a day trip to Romsey, where we will have the opportunity to explore this beautiful town. We will have a tour around the town and then have a light lunch in local home. After this, you can explore Romsey further or you can get the train back to Southampton or Winchester.…

POSTPONED: English History, Culture and Beliefs Course 2

**Due to unforeseen circumstances, this event has been postponed until further notice. We apologise for any inconvenience caused** Dinner and talk at the home of Richard and Margaret. This is 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…

CANCELLED: Lunar New Year Event

**Due to unforeseen circumstances this event has been cancelled. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.** Join us for the evening on Friday 31 January to celebrate Lunar New Year. There will bring and share food. Please feel free to bring a dish to share. There will also be games and craft to celebrate Lunar New…

English History, Culture and Beliefs Course 1

Dinner and discussion at the home of Richard and Margaret, 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, and…

A Jane Austen Evening with Dr Nigel Paterson.

All are welcome to join us, whether you know lots about Jane Austen or little, Nigel will speak about Jane Austen’s life and works for about an hour. There will be drinks and snacks available before and after his talk giving the opportunity to catch up with friends after the Christmas break. Please book free…

Christmas Party with Traditional Christmas Dinner

A Christmas party with a traditional Christmas Dinner of roast turkey (vegetarian option available), roast potatoes and seasonal vegetables followed by a short talk about Christmas, party games, mince pies and drinks. Please book tickets through Eventbrite. Tickets cost £6 for adults.  Children are welcome at this event, please bring £3 on the day to…

Christmas Open Home

A relaxed evening by the fireside, listening to some Christmas music, sharing Christmas food and hearing about some of the Christmas traditions. A limited number of places are available on a first come first served basis

Christmas Baking

This term we have a Christmas baking evening, when you will have the opportunity to join some local families in their homes (in small groups) and to make some goodies that we usually make around Christmas time, including mince pies and biscuits that are traditional for Christmas. Please book a place online via Eventbrite, bookings…

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard and Dickens Christmas Festival day trip

All day trip to Portsmouth Historic Dockyard and the Victorian Christmas Festival on Saturday 30 November 2019. We will have a tour with Richard in the morning to see some of the highlights of the Historic Dockyard and then enjoy freetime in the afternoon in the Dockyard Museums, at the Christmas Festival or maybe with…