Why Pigs in Bath?

Why Pigs in Bath?

If you ever visit Bath you might come across a statue of a pig. But why? What have pigs got to do with Bath? In fact they are a celebrated animal, along with the famous King Bladud (863BC) who founded the city of Bath. However, Bladud nearly didn’t become King. This is because he caught the infectious disease leprosy whilst studying in Athens. He therefore had to leave the Royal Palace to a slightly less glamours job of swine (pig) herding in the Avon Valley. In due course the pigs al... Read More
Immerse yourself in Bath VisitBath

Immerse yourself in Bath VisitBath

There are many benefits to studying at Bath Academy of English: our personalised learning experience the small class sizes access to a free online learning platform to assist students learning qualified staff and friendly staff to help you with all your questions and much more… However, our students often say what a fantastic city Bath is. This is because of the wonderful variety of attractions and things to do in the city, which adds a little something extra to the overall experie... Read More
Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays!

HAPPY HOLIDAYS, MERRY CHRISTMAS AND HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! We would like to send you all the best wishes, a warm Christmas and a New Year full of new opportunities. Enjoy your winter break and see you back in the college next year! Don’t forget to get yourself some presents from the Bath Christmas Market and enjoy Bath on Ice in Victoria Park. Contact reception if you want to book these activities! For now, enjoy a few snaps of the city of Bath this winter season. Bath Academy Team ... Read More

Britain’s Best Christmas Markets

We hope you are still buzzing from the magical transformation of the city of Bath last weekend as we get ready for this winter holiday. The lights are up and students can get right in the mood for Christmas Holiday with Bath on Ice, Bath Christmas Market and the warmth and cosiness of The Lodge. For those who stay in the UK this Christmas break, here is a list of the best Christmas markets in the UK that you can visit. 1. Belfast Christmas Continental Market When: November 6 to December 20 Belf... Read More

FREE Bath and North East Somerset Resident’s Discovery Card

FREE entry to Romans Bath, Fashion Museum and more! What is student life if you can’t enjoy some student freebies and discounts? The details: (read more at http://www.bathnes.gov.uk/services/tourism-and-heritage/discovery-card) The Resident’s Discovery Card is free to the residents of Bath and North East Somerset; entitling you to free entry and discounts at various attractions and establishments in Bath. It is valid for three years and is renewable. “During July and August, the Roman ... Read More

Halloween Superstitions

TOP 10 HALLOWEEN SUPERSTITIOUS TRADITIONS Started 2000 years ago by the Celts living in the north of the UK and France, Halloween has now become one of the most celebrated Western festivals. The annual event takes place on the night of 31st October, marking the end of autumn, harvesting season, and the start of cold winter days. On this day, it is believed that the dead are allowed to walk the earth among the living for one night, and that dressing up in scary masks (or your favourite character ... Read More

New course launched

Academic English Development Course. Bath Academy of English has vast experience in successfully preparing international students for acceptance into UK universities. We have drawn upon the expertise of our sister school, Bath Academy, who run the popular University Foundation Programme (UFP) to produce a course which combines preparing for the IELTS exam with academic communication skills – everything you need to succeed on a UK university course of study. Essay writing – skills + s... Read More
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