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Bonfire Night- wrap up warm and enjoy some autumn fun.

Posted by Edyta CelticEnglish on 05-Nov-2017 08:24:00

It’s that time of year again when you need to wrap up warm! The weather starts to become chilly and the leaves start changing colours on the trees. It is also a perfect time to visit Wales, improve your English and experience some of the most interesting British traditions.

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Topics: Key Calendar Events

Mandela Day with a twist at Celtic

Posted by Edyta CelticEnglish on 18-Jul-2017 15:33:53

As some of you may be aware, today is Nelson Madela day. Nelson Mandela dedicated 67 years of his life to public service and to mark the day, the Nelson Mandela Foundation asks people to dedicate 67 minutes to doing good deeds.

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Topics: Key Calendar Events, Celtic Life

UEFA Champions Festival in Cardiff

Posted by Edyta CelticEnglish on 02-Jun-2017 11:13:19

As you probably know, the Champions League Final is coming to Cardiff this weekend. There will be a lot of things going on in the city, including many activities and free of change family entertainment.

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Bars in Cardiff showing the Champions League Final

Posted by Edyta CelticEnglish on 25-May-2017 14:26:00

With the Champions League final just around the corner, it’s time to plan where to see the game if you haven’t got tickets. This year, the Champions League final is kicking off on Saturday, 3rd of June in the beautiful capital of Wales: Cardiff. Real Madrid and Juventus will go head-to-head at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff to get their hands on football’s most prestigious prize. But, only fans with tickets will be able to get near the stadium. For football fans that weren’t lucky enough to get tickets, we have made a list of places in Cardiff where you can watch the final.

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Topics: Key Calendar Events

Happy Mother’s Day to all Mothers 🌹 🌺

Posted by Edyta CelticEnglish on 26-Mar-2017 04:36:00

Mother’s Day is a time to show our respect and gratitude to our mothers. It is celebrated on various days in many parts of the world. Those of you studying English at Celtic English Academy may not know that today, 25th of March is Mother’s Day.  

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Topics: Key Calendar Events

Happy St. David's Day

Posted by Pete Price on 01-Mar-2017 07:31:00

Today, people in Wales and those of Welsh origin celebrate the life of their patron saint, St. David. March 1st is a day of celebration of both St. David’s life and of the Welsh culture in Wales and in countries as far away as Canada, Argentina and the United States. Many people attend special church services, parades, choral recitals or Welsh literature readings. On the day schools plan celebrations, often involving choral singing.

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Topics: Key Calendar Events

Why is Shakespeare still important today?

Posted by April Pugh on 27-Feb-2017 11:00:00

Shakespeare is probably the most famous playwright in the world, having written 37 plays and 154 sonnets. But why is his work still read, studied and loved 400 years later?

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Christmas is just around the corner!

Posted by Celtic Team on 26-Nov-2016 07:00:00

So the countdown has begun and it’s only a few shopping weekends till Christmas Day. But aside from the gifts themselves, Christmas is a special time to meet up with friends and family and enjoy those traditions which are saved for this time of the year. 

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Topics: Key Calendar Events

Did you know that it was 'International Day of the Girl'?

Posted by Edyta CelticEnglish on 16-Oct-2016 09:21:00

This year's International Day of the Girl took place on the 11th of October. The UN chose the theme: Girls' Progress = Goals' Progress: What Counts for Girls. Their ethos is that empowering and educating girls will improve communities at large. 

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Happy St. David's Day from Celtic English Academy in Cardiff, the capital of Wales.

Posted by Pete Price on 01-Mar-2016 08:30:00

Happy St. David’s day! Today, people in Wales and those of Welsh origin celebrate the life of their patron saint, St. David. March 1st is a day of celebration of both St. David’s life and of the Welsh culture in Wales and in countries as far away as Canada, Argentina and the United States. Many people attend special church services, parades, choral recitals or Welsh literature readings. On the day schools plan celebrations, often involving choral singing.

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Topics: Key Calendar Events

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