English And Culture For 50 PLUS

A course offered eight times per year for more mature learners who wish to combine learning English with their interest in UK culture.

Our English & Culture for 50 PLUS programmes are run in collaboration with York Associates, our sister organisation specialised in professional English.

3 students aged 50+ sitting outside


per week

Why choose this course?


Immerse yourself in the rich historical and cultural heritage of York


Refresh and practise English skills in real-life situations


Connect with individuals from diverse backgrounds

Fast Facts

Entry level

B1 / Intermediate

Start dates

12 February (York Viking Festival)

13 – 21 April (Open Studio Art and Craft Festival)

13 May (York Horse Racing)

3 June (York Festival of Ideas)

15 July (Roman and Early Music Festivals)

19 August (Ebor Horse Racing)

16 September (York Food festival)

2 December (York Christmas Festival)

Minimum age

50 years


20 (15 hours)

Length of course

1 or 2 weeks

Class size

Maximum 12 students*

*In peak periods, we reserve the right to increase the size of our groups above 12.

We check your language level before you arrive

You must complete the Online Placement Test at least 14 days before you start your course at EiY. 

If you cannot do your test from home, please contact us.

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