We are pleased to announce that our doors will be open for everyone all day on the 23 August on the Night of the Arts. We have a full programme designed to give you a good impression of who we are and how we can help you or your company with your language needs. Please note that there are limited numbers of places for the free level testing and the free English lessons. For these activities, pre-booking is essential. You can book your place via email at Otherwise just pop in!


12:00–20:00 FREE LEVEL TESTING (Scottish room, History room and One to One room)
Come and find out your current level of English. We will offer free level testing from noon until evening! The test includes a multiple choice test and an interview with an experienced native English teacher and will take approximately 30 minutes per person. You can book your place via email at .

12:00–17:45 FREE ENGLISH LESSONS (Big Room)
Limited places, pre-booking essential:

12:00–12:45 IELTS – You can’t fail!
Henry will give you advice on how to maximize your score in the IELTS test (International English Language Testing System).
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13:00–13:45 Talk Talk Talk!
Come along with Malcolm and boost your self-confidence in English communication.
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14:00–14:45 Cambridge English
Henry will give a short introduction to the different Cambridge English Exams Advanced C1 and Proficiency C2 and give you a taster of what the preparation courses are like.
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15:00–15:45 English Language Toolbox
Blake will take you on a quick tour of how to learn English grammar in an easy and fun way.
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16:00–16:45 English at Work and Effective Business Communication
Join Ian to find out how to improve your English at Work and be an Effective Business Communicator!
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17:00–17:45 Human Resources in English
Katariina will give you an introduction to the new FINNBRIT course HR English.
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18:00–18:45 Workshop: Coaching as a Personal Development Tool by Katariina Jalas
Have you heard about coaching and would like to know how it works? Are you interested in finding out more about coaching as a personal development tool that can benefit both your personal and professional life?
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19:00–19:45 Lecture: The Stuarts – the Royal Family that made Britain Great by Maria Salenius
We will look at the Scottish royal family, learn about their adventurous encounters with the English in the 16th century, and hear how it came about that these events created the UK we know today.
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20:00–22:00 ENTERTAINMENT (Club Room/Big Room)

20:00–21:00 A Performance by the Really Small Theatre Company (
21:00–22:00 Live music by the Fashion Criminals. Sing-along pop classics – Join in!

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