Re-match Soccer Game against BBELS! May 22nd

Yesterday afternoon we had our highly anticipated re-match against BBELS.

When we played last time it was a disappointing loss for Lexis. After a close game, BBELS scored the winning goal in the final 5 minute tiebreaker.

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Enrique was our designated captain for yesterdays game. He took it upon himself to get us motivated by practicing a New Zealand haka. The haka is a type of ancient Māori war dance traditionally used on the battlefield, as well as when groups came together in peace. You will often see New Zealand sports team perform a haka before a game.

Great enthusiasm from the students! I had stitches from laughing so hard!

The students had some warm up exercises before the match started and lucky for us we also had the loudest support crew!

With all of our shouting we managed to attract a new friend.. The adorable Cookie!!

He was definitely ‘Team Lexis’!!

The match went on as the sun began to set.

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After 15 minute quarters we were all exhausted. Thank you Captain Enrique for keeping us enthusiastic! Unfortunately it was another close game, with BBELS taking the win with a final goal in the closing minutes. The final score was 4-3. Hard luck Lexis.

It was still a great afternoon. Thank you to everyone who played and came down to support!

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Keep an eye on next months activities calendar to see when our next match will be.

Learn English in Byron Bay. Lexis English students study General English, IELTS, FCE, CAE and English plus Surfing and Yoga in a friendly and professional school right in the heart of Byron Bay and only 15 minutes from the beach.

It’s the weekend! May 24th-26th

Weekend

WEATHER

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SURF

Surf

HAPPY TRAVELS & BYRON BAY TOURING COMPANY

See Dearne or Mark  to sign up for the weekend trips! They will be in the student lounge Mondays, Wednesdays and Friday from 12pm til 3pm.

Saturday:

(Top secret) Beach & Waterfall Tour – $25

Sunday: 

Kayaking with dolphins – $65

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GIGS

Friday
7:00pm Ragga Jump @ Railway Hotel
 8:00pm Hands Like Houses, Young Lions & Wharves @ Hotel Great Northern
 6:00pm Nick Cunningham + Guests @ Byron Bay Brewery
 7:00pm Beja Meek @ Treehouse
 7:30pm Sacred Earth – Live in Concert @ Byron Theatre
 8:00pm Ball Park Music @ Beach Hotel
 9:00pm Live DJs @ Woody’s Surf Shack – Upstairs
Saturday
 6:00pm Devils Kiosk @ Railway Hotel
 7:00pm Pacific Avenue, Port Royal & Flora Link @ Hotel Great Northern
 7:00pm 2040 (free screening for students) @ Palace Cinemas
 5:00pm DJ Longtime @ Beach Hotel
 5:00pm DJ Just Sayin’ @ Beach Hotel
 6:00pm Coco Republic @ Byron Bay Brewery
 6:00pm Acoustic Gypsy Jazz with Ben Julian @ Foxy Luu’s
 7:00pm Christian Patey @ Treehouse
 8:00pm The SIDEMEN @ Byron Theatre
Sunday
 8:00pm Jesse Pumphrey @ Hotel Great Northern
 7:00pm Hell & Whiskey @ Railway Hotel
 12:00pm Sunday Session DJs Vinnie LaDuce & Jez Vegas @ Treehouse
 3:00pm Subsonic Launch Party @ Byron Bay Brewery
 3:00pm Gauguin in Tahiti: Paradise Lost – Art On Screen @ Byron Theatre
 4:30pm Lisa Hunt @ Beach Hotel
 8:00pm DJ My Happy Place @ Beach Hotel

MARKETS

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FRI | 7-11am Mullumbimby

SAT | 8-11am Bangalow
SAT | 8am-1pm Uki
SAT | 8.30am-12pm Blue Knob Gallery 
SAT | 8.30am-11am Lismore Markets

SAT | Evans Head
SAT | Wilson Creek

SUN | Bangalow
SUN | Nimbin
SUN | Murwillumbah Showground

 

CINEMA

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Saturday 25th May

Sunday 26th May

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Friday 25th May
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Saturday 25th May
11:00am The Chaperone
12:50pm Gloria Bell
2:50pm   Top End Wedding
5:00pm   Avengers: Endgame
8:15pm   Top End Wedding
Sunday 26th May
10:45am The Chaperone
12:50pm Gloria Bell
2:45 pm Top End Wedding
5:00pm Avengers: Endgame
8:15pm Top End Wedding
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Learn English in Byron Bay. Lexis English students study General English, IELTS, FCE, CAE and English plus Surfing and Yoga in a friendly and professional school right in the heart of Byron Bay and only 15 minutes from the beach.

Salsa & Sangria! May 17th

Friday afternoon we strapped on our dancing shoes and got funky for Salsa & Sangria with Danni from Sassy Salsa.

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We started off with a warm up to get us into the swing of it…

And then we got straight into learning a short ‘reggaeton’ routine…

Which then quickly escalated into an epic group dance circle…

Now everyone was well and truly warmed up and ready to enjoy some sangria! I made the sangria following a simple recipe of red wine, orange juice, a table spoon of maple syrup and diced apple, strawberries, orange and lemon.

Our lesson continued learning some salsa moves and practiced with a partner.

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Thank you everyone for such a fun afternoon! I am already looking forward to our next dance lesson. 🙂

Learn English in Byron Bay. Lexis English students study General English, IELTS, FCE, CAE and English plus Surfing and Yoga in a friendly and professional school right in the heart of Byron Bay and only 15 minutes from the beach.

Mullumbimby at Night Festival 2019

Happy Sunday Lexis Legends

What an amazing Saturday evening in Mullumbimby. Byron Bay Touring Co took a group of Lexis students to a festival in this super cool, little town. bf68f715-0d38-4d6b-bf57-e2f918952670

Pretty fairy lights, awesome tunes and so much colour…

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Yummy foods, cheeky beverages and a great atmosphere.

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Rocking the chilled vibes..

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No need for glasses ladies, straight from the bottle 😉

40a57df9-5997-4e90-bef0-3e2f3c6bfe85cee74d43-44bd-4ec0-8cb9-06725bedafb9  Thanks again Lexis Legends. You guys rocked! Mullumbimby misses you already 🙂

Boomerang Painting! May 16th

Boomerang painting was on the agenda for today and we couldn’t of picked a better afternoon to spend indoors getting creative. The rain came down outside as we kept cozy and warm in Room 1.

Lamingtons and chocolate fingers were the perfect Australian treat to spike the sugar levels and get our creative juices flowing.

The traditional Australian boomerang has been historically used for hunting, as well as sport and entertainment. They are commonly thought of as an Australian icon, and come in various shapes and sizes with all sorts of beautiful, colourful designs. In Aboriginal culture it is common to see the style of painting where a lot of tiny dots are perfectly painted to create specific shapes. These shapes or symbols often represent things relevant to aboriginal culture.

There was some great takes on the traditional patterns and also some with Byron Bay flair. They all looked great!

Now to take them to the beach and test them out!!

English in Byron Bay. Lexis English students study General English, IELTS, FCE, CAE and English plus Surfing and Yoga in a friendly and professional school right in the heart of Byron Bay and only 15 minutes from the beach.

Coffee Club! May 14th

It was a great turn out for this weeks coffee club! We had our usual selection of delicious coffee’s and of course everyone’s favourite, Tim Tams.

It was nice to have a catch up with everyone about their weekend and life in Byron. Then we got stuck in to a very serious game of Jenga.

Lexis Jenga is exceptionally fun because each block piece has a question on it so we can all get to know each other better whilst we play.

Serious concentration was required.

Then it was Talita’s turn …. the moment it all came crashing down!

So we played another round while we continued to sip our coffee’s..

Until it was Talita’s turn again…

Haha sorry Talita, but thank you for making us all laugh!! 🙂

Coffee Club happens outside the student lounge every Tuesday at 2pm. Come and join us to chat with new friends and of course, for coffee and Tim Tams!

Learn English in Byron Bay. Lexis English students study General English, IELTS, FCE, CAE and English plus Surfing and Yoga in a friendly and professional school right in the heart of Byron Bay and only 15 minutes from the beach.

Body Boarding! May 10th

Friday afternoon’s free activity was body boarding!

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We all walked down together to see Blake, Katie and Hughey (the dog) at ‘Lets Go Surfing’. They were kind enough to lend us the boards for the afternoon and also wet suits if we wanted them… but we all decided we were tough enough without them.

It was a slightly windy afternoon, but the sun was shinning and the water was warm so we didn’t mind too much.

The group headed out into the waves between the flags. This is the safest part of the beach as it is always patrolled by lifeguards.

The waves were slightly choppy due to the wind, but everyone did amazing! I even spotted Hinata catching a wave with no hands! Go girl!!

I hope you all enjoyed body boarding! Have a safe and happy weekend!

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Learn English in Byron Bay. Lexis English students study General English, IELTS, FCE, CAE and English plus Surfing and Yoga in a friendly and professional school right in the heart of Byron Bay and only 15 minutes from the beach.