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Studying at LILA* in 2019? Here's some amazing things to do around Liverpool this year.

LILA* is located at the heart of Liverpool which is considered to be one of the most cultural cities in the world. We can’t promise the best weather, but we can promise that we’ll provide a complete student experience with quality teaching and great value for money in an iconic location.

It has been 10 years since Liverpool was awarded the European Capital of Culture, and 2019 is set to bring even more exciting events and attractions – the city isn’t slowing down any time soon!

We believe that Liverpool is the perfect city to study English language and offers a unique experience at an affordable price. There is always something happening in the city and it’s very easy to meet new friends with our busy social programme.

Here are a few things happening in 2019 that you might be interested in:

Liverpool Sound City

Liverpool Sound City was a huge success in 2018 and is making its return to Liverpool’s Baltic Triangle in May 2019. The weekend has a perfect combination of music, arts, food and exhibitions and is located in one of the most popular districts of the city. The line-up can be found on the sound city website and there are many more artists still to be announced. Definitely one to keep an eye on!


Liverpool International Music Festival

If you’re a music lover but can’t make it to Sound City don’t stress! Liverpool International Music Festival will also be making its return in July 2019. Expect huge artists and DJs with plenty of activities to take part in. The line-up will be announced soon, so keep an eye out on the LIMF website for tickets and more details!


The Grand National at Aintree Racecourse

Liverpool is home to one of the biggest sporting events of the year, and as usual The Randox Health Grand National Festival will make its return in April 2019. Get dressed up and join the crowds on the starting line as over 600 million people tune in over the three days of events. This is one of the highlights of the city and comes highly recommended, so make sure not to miss out! Tickets are available on the official website here – be quick before they sell out!


British Gymnastics Championships

Witness the strength, power and skill from Britain’s best gymnasts as Olympic, Commonwealth and European stars compete for distinguished British titles in March 2019. This event always proves popular so make sure not to miss out on these extraordinary performances! Tickets are on sale now.


Leonardo da Vinci at The Walker Art Gallery

Liverpool is home to lots of exciting art exhibitions, but this one is definitely one to look out for. The Walker Art Gallery is marking the 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci’s death and is displaying a selection of the artist’s drawings from the Royal Collection. This is a perfect chance to get up close with some of the world’s greatest pieces of art. The exhibition will start on 1st February and will run until 6th May.


Are you intrigued by what’s going on in 2019? Let us know!

Take a look at beautiful pictures of the city on Instagram: @ScouseScene


We wish everyone all the best in 2019! If you would like to book a course you can fill out the booking form on our website. 


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