for international students in Southampton and Winchester

Past Events (Page 4)

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

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…

English History, Culture and Beliefs Course 3

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…

Trip to British Museum (in London)

Join us for a visit to the British Museum in London, travelling by coach. In the morning, we will stay together in small groups and enjoy seeing a selection artefacts in the Museum. In the afternoon, you may want to look at other parts of the museum, join a group going to the Charles Dickens…

Skittles and Games Afternoon

Enjoy playing skittles (a more traditional version of ten pin bowling) and a variety of other games. Drinks and snacks will be provided. We have a total of 20 tickets available for this event. Children over the age of 5 are welcome to attend this event with a parent. Please book a place via Eventbrite

Bonfire Night Meal

Join us to celebrate Bonfire Night for the evening, which is being held and hosted by Central Baptist Church, Devonshire Road, SO15 2GY (near the city centre), from 7.30-9.30pm.  Come and find out why we celebrate with fireworks and a bonfire at the start of November each year, this is sometimes known as Guy Fawkes…