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Activity Programme April 2013


PARTIES FRIDAY 5TH APRIL Piccadilly Circus Underground Station £5 WITH VOUCHER £10 ON THE DOOR

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FRIDAY 26TH APRIL

£7 WITH

10pm-3am

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VOUCHER £10 ON THE DOOR

TIGER TIGER

Temple Underground Station ADVANCE 9.30pm-2.30am £7TICKETS

£10 ON THE DOOR

BOAT PARTY

...WE OFFER ONE TO ONE TUITION. Lessons are in a comfortable, friendly atmosphere, with experienced, professional and patient One-to-One teachers. They will focus on your specific needs such as: professional social skills / understanding different accents / using English in a business environment / CV and interview preparation / extra examination practice

£7 WITH VOUCHER £15 ON THE DOOR

PICCADILLY INSITUTE

Piccadilly Circus Underground Station

WEEN

FRIDAY 12TH APRIL

FK CAP £5.00

£2.50

You can participate in exclusive One-to-One evening social events where you can practise speaking English over a drink or dinner in a relaxed atmosphere.

To have a look around please come up to 77 Gloucester Road and ask for Amanda, the One-to-One coordinator.

...YOU CAN APPLY FOR A STUDENT OYSTER CARD (if your course is at least 14 weeks)

FK UMBRELLA £7.00

Please prepare the following: Student Number (on the front of your Student Card) Digital photo on your computer Credit/Debit Card

@ HMS PRESIDENT

£3.50

Go to: www.tfl.gov.uk/tickets/ and follow the instructions.

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Frances King is happy to announce its partnership with South Kensington Fitness First.

Yes, it’s time to start playing the beautiful game again. Join us as we head to the park and play a friendly game of football. All levels and all students are welcome. Meet the FK Leader outside FK 77 Gloucester Road at 3.15pm

As a Frances King student you can now get fitter during your stay in London and get to know Londoners by going to You can purchase your membership at our partner gym in London. reception at 77 Gloucester Road. 1 week £20 Students should go to the gym and 6 weeks £65 speak to the Sales Team Leader. The 3 months £180 prices include joining free but does not 6 months £300 include towel rental.

FK BAG £15.00

£7.50

TOURS

Amazing discounts on attraction tickets. Available at reception!

£15.50

£13.50

ANDERSON TOURS

THE ENGLISH BUS

go to www.theenglishbus.com click on “tours” select your tour write “FK” in the voucher code box to get £10 discount MADAME TUSSAUDS

£21

£4

GO TO WWW.ANDERSONTOURS.CO.UK/?LINKID=FRANCESKING SEARCH YOU TOUR BY DATE, LOCATION OR TYPE OF TRIP BOOK ONLINE

BELGIUM A DAY IN BRUGES

£74

£64

CANTERBURY,WHITE CLIFFS & DOVER CASTLE

£65

STONEHENGE, BATH AND SECRET PLACES

£69

ISLE OF WIGHT BY COACH

£49

WINDSOR, STONEHENGE & SALISBURY

£65

OXFORD, STRATFORD AND COTSWOLDS VILLAGES

£59 £64

£54

INTERNATIONAL FRIENDS

£19

£15

£18

LIL ADVENTURES TOUR

GO TO WWW.INTERNATIONALFRIENDS.CO.UK FILL THE FORM YOUR TOUR WRITE

SELECT YOUR TOUR GO TO WWW.LILADVENTURES.COM CLICK ON ENTER A PROMOTION CODE AND WRITE FK1

PROMOTION CODE BOX TO GET DISCOUNT

BRIGHTON

OXFORD

£30 £35

EDINBURGH & LOCH NESS 3 DAYS

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£263

OXFORD, COTSWOLDS, BATH, From LACOCK & STONEHENGE 2 DAYS

£179

GO TO WWW.INTERNATIONALFRIENDS.CO.UK TO FIND OUT ABOUT

PARIS TOUR- 3 DAYS

£19

£17

£18.50

CAMBRIDGE

£35

SELECT

FK10 IN THE

AMSTERDAM & BRUGES COACH- 3 DAYS HORSE RIDING IN WALES- 2 DAYS WALES COAST & MOUNTAINS- 2 DAYS


April LONDON MARATHON 2013

ROY LICHTENSTEIN

All month Exploring Bowie's career as musical innovator and mercurial cultural icon, the exhibition looks at his influence on music, fashion and art through the decades through some 300 objects. At the Victoria & Albert Museum. Cromwell Rd, SW7 2RL For more info visit: www.vam.ac.uk

All month The View is situated at the top of The Shard, on floors 68, 69 and 72, and almost twice the height of any other viewing platform in London. Prepare to embark on a multi-sensory journey. Tickets from £24 Transport: London Bridge For more information visit: www.theviewfromtheshard.com

All month This 326-acre UNESCO World Heritage Site is a must-visit attraction. Kew Gardens boasts a soaring treetop walkway, galleries and iconic listed buildings. 4.5 acres of gardens under glass reach up to 27 degrees Celsius, guaranteeing year-round warmth and cover. For more information visit: www.kew.org

All month Opened in 1989 (following its original incarnation as the Boilerhouse established in the V&A by Terence Conran), the Design Museum by Tower Bridge encompasses modern and contemporary industrial and fashion design, graphics, architecture and multimedia. http://designmuseum.org

All month The Tate's spring blockbuster is dedicated to the comic strip-inspired work of Pop Art master Roy Lichtenstein. This full-scale retrospective will feature well over 100 paintings and sculptures including his iconic 'Whaam!' and 'Look MIckey!' pieces. www.tate.org.uk

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Join us as we sample a little bit of the spicy life at Wahaca Mexican restaurant. Meet the FK Leader inside Leicester Square Underground station at 6.30pm £15 approx.

IRANIAN RESTAURANT

KOREAN RESTAURANT

£14 approx.

CHELSEA PHYSIC GARDEN London’s oldest botanic

OLD Visit the famous Old Bailey BAILEY criminal court in the public

LIVE JAZZ NIGHT

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SOHO CLASSIC PUB TOUR

Join us for a tour of 4 classic pubs in Soho. From lavishly decorated Victorian extravaganzas to charming street corner ‘locals’. Meet the FK Leader outside 77 Gloucester Road at 4.15pm. Over 18s only. Bring drinks money.

KEW GARDENS

Join us as we go to the world famous gardens. A delight at this time of year. Meet the FK Leader outside 77 Gloucester Road at 2.30pm. Entry £14 adults. 16 year olds and under free

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CABLE CAR ACROSS THE RIVER

Take the cable car across the Thames to Greenwich, followed by a walk and a boat trip back. Meet the FK Leader outside 77 Gloucester Road at 3.00pm. £4.30 single fare, £3.20 for Oyster card users + £6 for the boat

MUSEUM OF LONDON

Learn about the history of London from pre-historic times to the present day. Meet the FK Leader inside St Paul’s Underground Station at 3.30pm.

DOG RACING

Have fun and win some money at the same time! Enjoy a drink and something to eat while you watch the races & hope your dog wins. Meet the FK Leader inside Tooting Broadway Underground Station (Zone 3) at 7.00pm. Cost £6 entrance plus drinks, bets etc.

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Enjoy some jazz at the Effra Hall pub. Good Jamaican bar food. Music from 9.00pm approx. Meet the FK Leader inside Brixton Underground station at 8.30pm. Over 18s only. Bring drinks money.

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Join us as we enjoy a great, tasty meal at ‘Assa’. Bulgogi, bi bim bap and much more! Meet the FK Leader inside Leicester Square Underground station at 6.30 pm.

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gallery. Please note that drinks, anything electronic, big bags, cameras & mobiles CANNOT be taken in. Entrance subject to capacity. Meet FK Leader inside St. Pauls Underground station at 2.30pm Free event

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Try some of the Persian delights on offer at a great, authentic Iranian restaurant. ‘Alounak’ is reasonably priced and high quality. Bring your own wine/beer. Meet the FK Leader outside 77 Gloucester Road at 6.30pm. £12 approx.

LEIGHTON HOUSE & HOLLAND PARK Visit the

garden, it was founded in 1673 to train apprentices in identifying plants. It subsequently became one of the most important centres of botany and plant exchange in the world. Meet the FK Leader outside 77 Gloucester Road at 2.30pm. £6 entrance

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Come and try delicious Turkish mezze –a mix of different meat, vegetable and bean dishes in a good, cheap restaurant. Meet the FK Leader inside Angel Underground station at 6.30pm. £15 approx.

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Take a guided walk through the atmospheric cemetery which is famous for its Gothic monuments and is often used for film sets and photo shoots. Meet the FK Leader at 4 Wetherby Gardens at 2.15pm. Free

TURKISH RESTAURANT

Friday

beautiful 19th Century house of Victorian artist Lord Leighton with its Arab Hall, gilded ceilings and domed studio. Afterwards, take a walk in lovely Holland Park. Meet the FK Leader outside 77 Gloucester Road at 2.30pm £3 Entrance

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FISH & CHIPS

Join fish aficionados at the Golden Hind, London’s ‘best provider of the national dish’. Meet the FK Leader downstairs, inside Bond Street Underground station (near the ticket machines) at 6.30pm. £12 approx.

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Improve your accent! Learn some tips on how to sound more natural and discuss issues about spoken English. It could help you to make your English clearer. Meet the FK Leader in room 16 at 4 Wetherby Gardens at 3.15pm. Free

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Learn what to say when you meet a friend, how to order a drink and where to shop. Find out how Londoners do these everyday things and a lot more! Meet the FK Leader in Room 16 at FK Wetherby Gardens at 3.15pm. Free

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Take our guided walk along the South Bank of the River Thames and see some of the best views that London has to offer. Meet the FK Leader inside Embankment Underground Station at 2.30pm. Free

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Enjoy this walk along the Regent’s Canal. See Little Venice, London Zoo and end up in exciting Camden Market! Meet the FK Leader inside Warwick Avenue Underground station at 2.30pm. Free

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Join us as we trace the footsteps of the young wizard around the more mysterious streets of old London town! Meet the FK Wizard Leader inside Leicester Square Underground station at 2.30pm. Free

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Wednesday

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CV WORKSHOP

Come & find out how to write a good CV in English- it could help you to get a job! Meet the FK Leader in room 16 at 4 Wetherby Gardens at 3.15pm.

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WRITING SKILLS WORKSHOP

Improve your writing by learning a few tips on how to communicate better. Meet the FK Leader in room 16 at 4 Wetherby Gardens at 2.30pm. Free

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The City of London has great history and architecture. We start at Monument and end up at St Paul’s Cathedral. Meet the FK Leader inside Monument Underground station at 2.30pm. Free

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21st April The annual long-distance race starts from three different points in Greenwich Park and covers 26.2 miles. The biggest crowds of spectators gather at Tower Bridge and Embankment and the emotional finish of the Marathon takes place on the Mall in front of Buckingham Palace. www.timeout.com/marathon

THE VIEW FROM THE SHARD

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3rd April An evening of performance and discussion on film-makers who were also poets, Tonino Guerra and Pier Paolo Pasolini. Taking place in Saison Poetry Library at Royal Festival Hall, 8pm. Free but space is limited. To book your place email specialedition@poetrylibrary.org.uk

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ITALIAN FILM-MAKERS

ARCADE WINDOW SHOPPING

Join us as we go window shopping in the most expensive areas of London! Clothes, shoes, watches, jewellery, cheese and more! Meet the FK Leader inside St James’s Park Underground station at 2.30pm. Free

BOOK ACTIVITIES AT RECEPTION!

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DIANA WALK & PORTOBELLO MARKET

Join classmates for this tour of the Royal Parks, taking in Diana Memorial and then Portobello Market. Meet the FK Leader inside Hyde Park Corner Underground station at 10.45am. Free

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RICHMOND DAY TRIP See the Green, the River

Thames and the deer in Richmond Park. Meet the FK Leader at Earls Court Underground station (Earls Court Road entrance) at 10.30am Extension to Zone 4 & £10 for pub lunch

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CAMBRIDGE DAY TRIP Join us on a trip to

Cambridge. See the wonderful university architecture and enjoy the fresh air down by the river Cam. Meet the FK Leader at Liverpool Street train station at 10.30am, by MacDonald’s restaurant. £10 return train fare.

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HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT TOUR

See the mother of all parliaments on this amazing tour inside the Palace of Westminster. The tour starts at 9.30am. Meet the FK Leader inside Westminster Underground station at 9.00am sharp. Please pay at Reception. £10

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BRIGHTON DAY TRIP

Visit the Lanes, the medieval fishing quarter and enjoy a walk around the oldest seaside resort in Europe. Meet the FK Leaders inside Victoria Train Station, in front of the giant TV screen, near platform 13, at 10am. £12.50- £15.

If you are running late, or can't find the leader, you can call the activity programme mobile phone number: 07584487962 The leader will wait 15 minutes.

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