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10 Weird British Christmas Traditions

Although Christmas is celebrated all over the world, each country treats the festival differently with different customs and traditions. If it’s your first time in the UK over the festive period, then get prepared for the big day with our … Continue reading

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The Best Christmas Markets in the UK & Ireland

At BSC, we are lucky enough to share our school locations with some of the best Christmas Markets in the UK and Ireland! The perfect place to practice your English, and feel festive, read on to discover our favourite Christmas … Continue reading

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10 Scottish Foods you Simply Have to Try

If you’re travelling to Scotland for the first time, you might not know much about the country’s food culture (aside from the famous haggis, of course). But, Scotland is home to an incredible range of traditional dishes and peculiar delicacies … Continue reading

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The BSC Guide to Halloween

If you’re not from an English speaking country, the idea of dressing up as a ghost, witch or ghoul and putting a candle in a pumpkin might seem a little weird. You might wonder how the holiday came about, and … Continue reading

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10 Traditional British Foods

Cuisine can be an excellent insight into a country’s history and culture and British food is no exception. Before you head to the UK, check out these traditional British foods and discover where to find them on your next trip. … Continue reading

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English for 50+ Students- BSC York

A 50+ course in York is the ideal way to develop your English and make new friends, whilst gaining an enjoyable insight into one of England’s most vibrant and historically significant cities. After a morning consisting of informative and communicative … Continue reading

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