Students have been busy this past weekend typing furiously and working on the final project. Each person brings a unique idea to the table stemming from writing about food and how it is presented in certain shows to compositions based on particular time periods in London. Yesterday we presented our findings and handed in our … Keep reading »
We had an amazing time hanging out with the celebrities at the Madame Tussauds and rocking out with the cast of School Of Rock. Watch as we hesitantly walk through this alien exhibit! WARNING: It might be scary for some! Watch with caution!
Students have continued exploring the world of arts in London this week. Here’s a peek at what they’ve been seeing and doing.
This Tuesday morning the class got up early again and met Jo and our coach for another field trip. This time we were heading to Salisbury and Avebury, two smaller towns about 2 hours Southwest of London. Our first stop of the day was at Salisbury and the cathedral that is in the middle of … Keep reading »
Yesterday morning, a group of us headed to Covent Garden for the annual May Fayre festival. This old-time folk celebration commemorates the birthdays of England’s favorite puppets, Punch and Judy, who are also the originators of the term “slapstick”. Samuel Pepys recorded the first English appearance of the puppets 357 years ago. Now, this time … Keep reading »
We’re a week into our time in London! Yesterday (May 9), we got out of the city for a day and went to Coventry and Stratford-Upon-Avon. We piled into a coach (the British word for a rented bus) and drove two hours for our first stop.We first visited the Coventry Cathedral. During World War II, … Keep reading »
As we all adjusted to the new time one over the weekend we had our first class in preparation for our trip to Westminster Abbey and more free time to explore the city. Saturday, everyone explored different areas of the city after class and attended a variety of shows in the evening. Some highlights from … Keep reading »
Translation: Tired, but happy! We made it! On Wednesday, we left Goshen and arrived in London Thursday morning. After we got off, we had a 30 minute coach ride with our personal guide Jo, who introduced us to London. We arrived at our hotel to drop off our luggage. Then we split up into … Keep reading »
As our trip wraps up, we thought we would take the opportunity to discuss one of London’s most abundant and affordable art-related opportunities: museums. Throughout this trip, students in our group have been visiting many of the city’s galleries. While at home we might be used to visiting Chicago to see its one major art … Keep reading »
Lest you think Arts in London is all play and no work, today and tomorrow’s class schedule simply reads: “Project Work.” Most of the class is fun, yes, but we wrap up our time in London with individual projects. These can be anything from creative works of art to written reports and can cover a … Keep reading »