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A perfect Sunday walk around Brighton - Artists Open Houses

A perfect Sunday walk around Brighton - Artists Open Houses

There is never a bad time to visit beautiful Brighton as there is always so much going on throughout the year but May is a particularly good time to visit brilliant Brighton. In May, spring has arrived with flowers and blossoms in full colour, days are longer with sunset after 8.30 pm and Brighton festival with all its various parts take place throughout the city throughout May.  All in all it is a great month to take an English language course in Brighton... Read More
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Top Ten pubs to visit in Brighton

Top Ten pubs to visit in Brighton

Did you know that there are so many pubs in Brighton and Hove that you could drink in a different once each day of the year and still have some left that you haven’t visited? So how are you supposed to know which ones to go to? Here is our quick guide from the team at ELC Brighton to some of our favourite places to have a drink when you are taking an English course in Brighton … The Bee’s Mouth – 10 Western Road, Hove, BN3 1AE The Bee’s Mouth is a cute, quirky li... Read More
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Brighton's Rebellious, Untamed Nature - Just Part of it's Huge Appeal

Do or be whatever you like in Brighton Sussex has a reputation for independence of thought, an admiration of the independence of others, toleration of others and an aversion to being pushed around or told what to do. The unofficial Sussex motto is “we wunt be druv” – in Sussex dialect which was once spoken in the Sussex area, translates in English to ‘We won’t be driven’ and is still used by the Sussex Bonfire Societies today. How does Brighton and Hove live b... Read More
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International Food in Brighton

“A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions” – Oliver Wendell Holmes, J.R     You join the back of a long queue of people, hungrily anticipating their lunch. It’s cold. They’re waiting for the warm arepa, to bite into it and feel that happiness as their teeth sink into the cheesy beans, that satisfaction as the succulent meat in its spicy sauce fills their mouth with amazing flavours. It’s 1pm on a ... Read More
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ELC students try out some Horse Riding!

ELC students try out some Horse Riding!

Our social organisers are always looking for new activities to make a really interesting social programme for ELC students – and yesterday we took a group of students for a horse riding lesson! It was the first time that it was on the programme, but it will certainly not be the last given the great experience that everyone had! For many it was only the first or second time they had ever been on a horse but the lack of experience proved not to be important, as each student was assigned a ho... Read More
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ELC visits exhibitions from the Brighton Festival!

ELC visits exhibitions from the Brighton Festival!

The yearly Brighton Festival is a truly excellent opportunity for all art lovers to experience pieces and exhibitions from all over the world, right here in Brighton, and often free of charge! Last Friday we took some of our students on a tour of some of the top exhibitions that the festival has to offer. Our first stop was “Sound in motion” by Zimoun which was held at Brighton University. Zimoun is a Swiss artist who looks to harness sound and space using minimalist power. In the pi... Read More
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Brighton Festival - Top advice on the best events!

Brighton Festival - Top advice on the best events!

For 3 weeks in May, Brighton is host to the biggest mixed arts festival in England. Brighton Festival, now in its 48th year, is an annual celebration of music, theatre, dance, circus, art, film, literature, debate, outdoor and family events taking place all over the city. There are many things going on and it might be hard to choose, there are lots of free events so you don’t even have to spend any money! There is so much going on it is hard to narrow down what to see but here are mine and... Read More
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ELC's Amy top ten places to visit in Brighton

Amy, who works at ELC, is born and bred in Brighton. In this post, she gives us her expert opinion on the top 10 places to visit! Most of you probably know me from reception, but you may not know is that I was born and grew up in Brighton. I love it so much I even went to University here! So here are my top ten places to visit, most of them are food and drink related – so you can get a true taste of Brighton! 1. Lion and Lobster Pub, 24 Sillwood Street, Brighton, BN1 2PS, +44 (0)1273 ... Read More
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Brighton is the best place in the UK for Cinema!

If you are looking for a cinema to attend in Brighton then you are truly spoilt for choice! From Cineworld at the marina, Odeon on West Street, The Duke of York’s and Duke's at Komedia. The Duke of York’s picturehouse is one of the most loved in the UK, it has been running for over 100 years and holds the record for being the longest continuously running cinema in the UK. Not only is it known for being the oldest since 2012 it also holds the title for being the best in the UK!! Once ... Read More
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Student perspective: life in England

Moving to a new country to learn the language is a daunting experience. One of the most difficult aspects is the difference in the culture from one’s home country. Students sometimes have some expectations in their mind before arriving but can sometimes be pleasantly surprised by the culture in England. At ELC Brighton, we run a weekly Conversation Club as part of our social programme and this week we took the time to discuss this with students and learn about their experiences of life in ... Read More
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