Coffee Club ☕ November 12th

Nearing the beggining of Summer, it’s a hot start to the morning for our Coffee Club here at Lexis Byron Bay!

Discussions were had about the fires surrounding Byron Bay and NSW, and just how hot it is already even though it’s still Spring! This naturally led to conversations about how it’s currently Autumn/ Fall in the Northern Hemisphere where many of the students are from.


Inbetween topics of conversations Tim-Tams were had! They were good even once they started to melt 😋



Thanks for coming along and sharing your weekend stories 😊 Hope to see you next week for Coffee Club!




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

😎New Starters! November 11th

A very warm welcome to all new starters this week at Lexis Byron Bay!


Maya is from Switzerland. She lives with her parents in a small village called Reigoldswil and her two sisters live near-by. Her hobbies are singing and playing the alp horn which is a typical Swiss instrument. This summer, Maya finished her apprenticeship as a medical assistant and has been working in a surgery with 5 doctors. She needs English for her job and is hoping that she will achieve a better level of English after her trip to Australia.

Joëlle is from Switzerland. She finished an apprenticeship in retail sales where her main role was to serve customers. She has a younger brother and a step sister who are both 17. In her free time she likes to practice aerobics and in winter go skiing with her family. Joëlle is in Australia to better her English and will hopefully travel once she has finished at Lexis Byron Bay.

Valeria is from Spain. She has 3 older brothers and her father is from Argentina. Her family own a hotel in Spain where she works. Valeria chose to study English in Australia and believes it’s the most amazing county. Her passion is surfing but is also here because of the culture, animals, beaches, and people. She wants to improve her English and enjoy the experience while here.

Nadin is from Switzerland. She lives in a small town called Graubunden which, is famous for being the highest town in Europe. She lives in an apartment with her sister and loves to mountain bike and go hiking on the weekends. After school she worked as a painter for 3 years but in winter she worked in a restaurant on top of a mountain. Nadin is here to learn English and after 6 weeks at Lexis Byron Bay she will move to Sydney.

Xenia is from Spain. She will be studying English at Lexis Byron Bay for the next 8 months. She also loves to spend time with her friends, photography, travel, and reading! Xenia studied early childhood and worked in a kindergarten for the last two years. While in Australia she will hopefully work out her next venture in life.

Mutsumi is from Japan. She is interested in the Byron lifestyle and environment which is why she chose to study English at Lexis Byron Bay . She will be here for 24 weeks and is hoping to improve her English so she can go back to Japan and find a good job. Mutsumi loves to go to the beach and listening to music but also likes jogging, cycling, nature and travelling.

Marta is from Spain. She lives with her Parents and sister in Valencia. She studied nutrition at University and later worked as a nutritional specialist in a health centre. Her favourite sport is cross fit because it’s such a hard sport! She wants to improve her English so she can travel the world without so many problems and is hoping to find a job once she’s graduated from Lexis Byron Bay.



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

Graduating Students! November 8th


Daria from Switzerland is graduating from Michelle’s Pre-Intermediate class. You have a great sense of humour and you’ve become much more confident when you speak and your grammar and writing has improved. Enjoy your time in Australia and all the best on your future endeavors!🙂

Dominik from Switzerland is also graduating from Michelle’s Pre-Intermediate class. Your English is at a good level for travelling – well done! Continue to practice with your friends and enjoy using it. All the best for the future.


Fabrice from Switzerland is graduating from Melinda and Elizabeth’s Intermediate class. It was a pleasure teaching you in class and your English has improved a lot since you have started at Lexis, especially your writing. All the best in the future!

Lea from Switzerland is graduating from Kristy’s Upper-Intermediate class. You are a lovely person and it’s been a pleasure to teach you. Your spoken English is natural and perfect fro everyday conversation. Continue to practice and all the best!


Sascha from Switzerland is graduating from Adrienne’s Pre-Intermediate class. Continue practicing your English, it’s perfect for travelling and talking with friends. All the best with your future plans.

Aussie Food Tasting… Round 2! November 8th

It was another round of Aussie Food Tasting this afternoon at Lexis Byron Bay. All students were eager to taste the Australian delicacies on hand!


Vegemite – Alice was the only one who didn’t mind the unusual taste that is a good ol’ Aussie staple but she cheated when it came to putting it on her toast😆.


Fairy bread – Something you will find at a children’s birthday party. Everyone loved it! IMG_E8653


Party Pies – This was everyone’s favourite of the day. Nice, hot, and savoury…YUM!

Musk Sticks – Not so good on the taste buds!

Anzac Biscuits and Lamingtons – Definitely something they’ll try again.

Macadamia Nuts and Caramello Koalas – Something tasty to end on!


So happy everyone tasted all the good stuff.. Well done you lot!!!



Aussie Food Tasting 🐨🦘 November 8th

Students were happy today at Lexis Byron Bay because we had Aussie Food Tasting!

Lots of different foods were tried and tested!


Most of the foods could be described as Aussie Junk Food and could be found at a children’s birthday party 🥳

Some food options were definitely rated higher than others 😋

On the menu today was:

  • sausage rolls
  • meat pies
  • Vegemite and Vegemite on toast
  • fairy bread
  • must sticks
  • Milo
  • lamingtons
  • Caramello koalas
  • ANZAC biscuits
  • macadamia nuts


Milo and Caramello Koalas were rated the highest!

Though no one really liked Vegemite at all 😫



 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.






Welcome to the Weekend! November 8th – 10th🎉

Weekend 8-10






Byron Flea Market -Saturday

Kingscliff Markets – Saturday

The Channon Markets – Sunday



Soul’d @ Railway Hotel

The Violent Monks + White Bleaches & Aunty Leo @ Hotel Great Northern

5:00pm Josh Hamilton Duo @ Beach Hotel

6:00pm Guy Kachel @ Targa

6:00pm World Tour with GANGA GIRI BAND @ Byron Theatre

7:00pm Luke Morris @ The Sun

7:30pm Moses Parker @ Treehouse

8:00pm The Steele Syndicate @ Byron Bay Brewery

 9:00pm Ragga Jump @ Beach Hotel

9:00pm DJ Alex Cruz @ Woody’s Surf Shack

The Swamps @ Railway Hotel

Stumps + Grace Turner & Rattus Rattus @ Hotel Great Northern

1:00pm A Midsummer Night’s Dream – National Theatre Live Screening @ Byron   Theatre

5:00pm DJ Longtime @ Beach Hotel

5:00pm Wongo + Cha Lee + Sunny Day + Bean Dip + more @ Byron Bay Brewery

6:00pm Open Mic @ The Sun

7:00pm Fleabag – National Theatre Live Screening @ Byron Theatre

7:30pm BSYDE @ Treehouse

9:00pm Dale ‘Nudge Nudge’ Stephen @ Beach Hotel

When Harry Met Swanny @ Hotel Great Northern

Byron Lighthouse Band @ Railway Hotel

12:00pm Sunday Session DJs Jezza J & Vinnie LaDuce @ Treehouse

1:00pm Rising Stars Youth Concert presented by Byron Music Society @ Byron   Theatre

4:00pm Barefoot Beats w/ Timboletti + Moontide + 3000 Grad + more @ Byron Bay   Brewery

4:30pm Living in the 70s @ Beach Hotel

5:00pm Manoa @ The Sun

7:30pm Rachel May @ Beach Hotel

10:00pm Illyus & Barrientos @ Beach Hotel



Brisbane City and Koala Sanctuary – $89 per person


Bare Foot Beats @ Byron Bay Brewery – Early Bird tickets $15 


Abominable (G)

FRI 8TH NOV 11:15am
SAT 9TH NOV 11:15am
SUN 10TH NOV 10:10am

After The Wedding (M)

FRI 8TH NOV 1:30pm9:10pm
SAT 9TH NOV 1:30pm9:10pm
SUN 10TH NOV 1:30pm

Angry Birds 2 (PG)

FRI 8TH NOV 2:40pm
SAT 9TH NOV 2:40pm
SUN 10TH NOV 2:40pm

BFF19 Citizen K (M)

SUN 10TH NOV 5:45pm

BFF19 Hope Gap (M)

SUN 10TH NOV 1:00pm

Balloon (M)

FRI 8TH NOV 1:10pm8:30pm
SAT 9TH NOV 1:10pm8:30pm
SUN 10TH NOV 1:10pm8:30pm

Green Light (M)

FRI 8TH NOV 4:00pm
SAT 9TH NOV 4:00pm
SUN 10TH NOV 4:00pm

Hustlers (MA15+)

FRI 8TH NOV 12:20pm6:50pm
SAT 9TH NOV 12:20pm6:50pm
SUN 10TH NOV 12:20pm6:50pm

Joker (MA15+)

FRI 8TH NOV 1:15pm3:45pm6:15pm8:45pm
SAT 9TH NOV 1:15pm3:45pm6:15pm8:45pm
SUN 10TH NOV 12:45pm3:15pm6:00pm8:30pm

Judy (M)

FRI 8TH NOV 10:15am3:45pm6:15pm8:40pm
SAT 9TH NOV 10:15am3:45pm6:15pm8:40pm
SUN 10TH NOV 10:00am3:30pm6:00pm8:30pm

Last Christmas (PG)

FRI 8TH NOV 11:00am2:00pm4:15pm6:30pm8:40pm
SAT 9TH NOV 11:00am2:00pm4:15pm6:30pm8:40pm
SUN 10TH NOV 10:30am1:15pm3:30pm6:00pm8:15pm

Maleficent: Mistress Of Evil (PG)

FRI 8TH NOV 11:00am6:00pm
SAT 9TH NOV 11:00am6:00pm
SUN 10TH NOV 11:00am6:00pm

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (MA15+)

FRI 8TH NOV 10:00am
SAT 9TH NOV 10:00am
SUN 10TH NOV 10:00am

Pavarotti (M)

FRI 8TH NOV 10:00am6:30pm
SAT 9TH NOV 10:00am6:30pm
SUN 10TH NOV 10:00am6:10pm

Promised (PG)

FRI 8TH NOV 1:15pm
SAT 9TH NOV 1:15pm
SUN 10TH NOV 1:15pm

Ready Or Not (MA15+)

FRI 8TH NOV 4:50pm
SAT 9TH NOV 4:50pm
SUN 10TH NOV 4:50pm

Ride Like A Girl (PG)

FRI 8TH NOV 10:15am
SAT 9TH NOV 10:15am
SUN 10TH NOV 10:00am

Terminator: Dark Fate (MA15+)

FRI 8TH NOV 10:30am3:45pm6:20pm9:00pm
SAT 9TH NOV 10:30am3:45pm6:20pm9:00pm
SUN 10TH NOV 10:30am3:45pm6:20pm8:30pm

Yuli (M)

FRI 8TH NOV 12:45pm
SAT 9TH NOV 12:45pm
SUN 10TH NOV 12:30pm

Zombieland 2: Double Tap (MA15+)

FRI 8TH NOV3:30pm8:50pm
SAT 9TH NOV3:30pm8:50pm
SUN 10TH NOV3:30pm

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.

Meet the Staff – Prue

Introducing to you our latest teacher here at Lexis English Byron Bay: Prue Clark!

Prue photo blog post

Languages spoken: French and English

I always wanted to be… In a punk rock band

Byron’s Best kept secret is… Tallows Beach

Prue photo Tallow

I’ll bet you didn’t know… that I have visited almost 80 countries!

At 11pm on a Saturday, you’ll find me… either at the gym or doing a lighthouse walk.

The lighthouse at Byron Bay.

My dream holiday destiniation is… Israel or Mexico

Best restaurant/ cafe in Byron Bay is… I love Barrio (Argentinian food) and O Sushi and Espressohead for the best breakfasts and coffee☕

When you’re in Byron Bay, don’t miss… The Northern happy hour, $3 beers, what could go wrong?! 🍻


My English learning tip is…speak, speak, speak, you take your mouths, not your grammar books to the pub. Being able to have a conversation with locals will really enhance your Byron experience.





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.