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Poppies on Remembrance Day

Poppies on Remembrance Day

Honouring the heroic efforts, achievements and sacrifices made in the past wars, 2 minutes of silence is made on the 11th November every year. The main remembrance day is the second Sunday of the month in November marked by events such as memorial services, church services and parades. National commemorations take place in the City…

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Keep in touch! Like our Facebook page

Like our Facebook Page and keep in touch with Bucksmore Homelingua! We post exclusive content, news, photos and videos about studying English, applying to universities and visiting the UK and Ireland. Visit and Like facebook.com/homelingua today!      

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Toffee apples and fireworks

Toffee apples and fireworks

The famous 5th November where in 1605, Guy Fawkes was arrested whilst guarding explosive to blow up the House of Lords, also known as the Gunpowder Plot. Members of the public lit bonfires in celebration of the survival of King James which still carries on today as a symbol of thanksgiving for the failure of…

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Best places to see Autumn shades in London

Best places to see Autumn shades in London

The weather is getting colder but the trees are getting prettier! Autumn is a great time to come and visit London and enjoy the city’s many parks. So grab your jacket and passport and book an Autumn English immersion course in London. Here is our guide of some of the best parks in London to…

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Oxford Street starts London’s Christmas festivities

Oxford Street starts London's Christmas festivities

This Sunday 6th November, singer Craig David will be starting off London’s festive season this winter. Craig David will be lighting up central London at 18:15pm and turning on the spectacular Christmas lights on Oxford Street. Hosted by Capital Radio, the event marks the official start of Christmas in London. The Vamps, Nathan Sykes and…

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The best department stores in London to visit on a course

The best department stores in London to visit on a course

Shopping in London is a popular student activity to do during independent time and at weekends. A great place to start is at one of the historic London department stores. These beautiful historic buildings a worth visiting even without buying anything! With a cheaper Pound and Christmas sales, December and January are good months to…

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The best markets to visit on a course in London

The best markets to visit on a course in London

A home tuition course at the teacher’s home is a great way to combine studying and discovering the local area. In our latest guide, discover the unique London markets. Soak up the atmosphere and buy some special gifts and souvenirs to take home.

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The best places to visit on a Christmas course

The best places to visit on a Christmas course

Christmas is a fantastic time of the year to come on a Bucksmore Homelingua course. There is so much to do and see over the Christmas period and the atmosphere is amazing! On our Traditional Christmas course, you take part in Christmas activities and excursions. These are some of our favourite things to do at…

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New UCAS tariff for 2017 university entries

New UCAS tariff for 2017 university entries

If you are thinking of applying to a UK university in 2017, you need to know that the UCAS tariff system is changing. To apply for an undergraduate degree course at a university in the United Kingdom, you apply through a system called UCAS (University College Application System). This is for both local students and…

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Free online IELTS preparation course

Free online IELTS preparation course

Are you thinking about studying at university abroad in 2017? You will probably need to take an IELTS exam and most universities require a score of around 5.0-7.0 depending on whether it’s an undergraduate or master’s degree. Good news for students there is a free IELTS preparation course available to help prepare you for the exam. To stay…

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