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Our Social Programme in Brighton

ELC organises a programme of weekend excursions and afternoon and evening social activities. There is something to do or see every day of the week. Activities are organised on a 'pay as you go' basis.

This week's Social Programme

We offer a wide range of afternoon and evening activities including sports, local visits, conversation club, film evenings and quizzes. A small charge of £3-10 is made for most activities but there are always some free activities like Conversation/Debate Club every week.

Local tours during your stay at ELC may include:

  • Lewes and Arundel, historic towns each with its own castle and ancient town buildings
  • the beautiful village of Rottingdean where you can enjoy a traditional cream tea
  • local beauty spots such as Devil's Dyke, with its breath-taking views of the Sussex countryside, or the dramatic cliff tops of Beachy Head

Local tours typically cost £6-15. Entry fees are normally extra. 

ELC social visit to Brighton Royal Pavillion with ELC

Weekend Day Excursions

We organise a variety of full day excursions at weekends throughout the year. These excursions can be booked and paid for when you are at ELC. Typically they cost between £25 and £45. They include:

  • London
  • Canterbury & Leeds Castle
  • Stratford Upon Avon
  • Windsor & Hampton Court
  • Bath
  • Cambridge
  • Stonehenge
  • Oxford

For details of these beautiful and historic cities, visit:

In addition to organising excursions ourselves, to be able to offer you more choices, we also offer tours by 2 local companies - UK Study Tours and Discovery Tours - who specialise in tours for overseas students.

Full Weekend Excursions

Discovery Tours and UK Study Tours arrange longer weekends excursions of 2, 3 or 4 days for around £145 to £245. You can book your tickets at ELC. Destinations include:

  • Liverpool and Manchester (2 days, 1 night)
  • Paris and Versailles (3 days, 2 nights)
  • Amsterdam & Bruges (3 days, 2 nights)
  • Edinburgh, York and the Scottish Highlands (4 days, 3 nights)
ELC Brighton Social Programme trip to London musical

Sample Social Programme





Brighton Walking Tour


Welcome evening



Conversation Club





Royal Pavilion Tour


London Musical





Historic pub tour



Beachy Head Tour




Full day excursion to London



Full day excursion to Oxford


This is a sample programme. Prices may vary. We reserve the right to change prices and activities.

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