Welcome to Portsmouth

UK’s only island city

Portsmouth is located mainly on Portsea Island, the UK’s only island city. The Portsmouth ferry port is one of the busiest in the UK carrying over 2 million passengers every year.

Home to University of Portsmouth

It is home to the Royal Navy, the University of Portsmouth and Portsmouth Football Club, which was founded in 1898.

Meridian English School in Portsmouth

How to find your way to our school

  • You can enter the Guildhall via the doors under the main steps
  • When you enter the foyer turn left into the Guildhall Reception Area
  • Ask for directions at Reception
  • The school is located on the 3rd floor

Address

Portsmouth Guildhall, Guildhall Square,

Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO1 2AB

Tel. +44 845 673 3007

Fax. +44 870 137 1149

Email: info@meridianenglish.co.uk

An iconic building

Our school in Portsmouth is located on the third floor of the beautiful and historic Portsmouth Guildhall. There is lift access to the third floor if you don’t want to take the stairs.

Social Activities & Excursions Calendar:

Walking tour

Portsmouth is a vibrant waterfront city with a wealth of attractions and activities to enjoy.

Social evening

It may be a quiz, it could be some games, it might be Karaoke.

Culture Club

Learn about, experience and discuss aspects of British culture with a member of the academic team.

Conversation Club

Love to talk? Come and join us at a conversation club.

Evening social

Bowling, pub night, etc

Saturday excursion

We run excursions to many lovely locations including:
Brighton, Stonehenge, Oxford, London and many more.

Activities January: Monday 27th January - Saturday 1st February

Monday

free

Walking Tour

10:30-12:30

Tuesday

pay

Social Evening: Ghost Hunts

More info
To be run by Local Haunts.

Wednesday

free

Culture Club

16:00-17:00

Thursday

free

Conversation Club

16:00-17:00

Friday

Ten-Pin Bowling

13:30-15:30

More info
£10.00 PP, payment required by Wednesday.

Saturday

pay

London City Tour

More info
Including a museum tour. Payment required by Wednesday.

All weekend excursions and paid activities must be registered and paid for to Chrissie, no later than the Wednesday before. Please ask at reception for prices and meeting points. Please also note that for free excursions, public transport and any entrance fees are not covered. Finally, all of the activities are subject to change due to interest and numbers.

Activities February: Monday 3rd February - Saturday 8th February

Monday

free

Walking Tours

10:30-12:00

Tuesday

pay

Social Evening

16:00-18:00

Wednesday

free

Culture Club

16:00-17:00

Thursday

free

Conversation Club

16:00-18:00

Friday

pay

Afternoon Movie & Pizza

13:30-15:30

More info
£5.00 Payment required by Wednesday

Saturday

free

Round Square Towers Tour

All weekend excursions and paid activities must be registered and paid for to Chrissie, no later than the Wednesday before. Please ask at reception for prices and meeting points. Please also note that for free excursions, public transport and any entrance fees are not covered. Finally, all of the activities are subject to change due to interest and numbers.

Activities February: Monday 10th February - Saturday 15th February

Monday

free

Walking Tours

10:30-12:00

Tuesday

free

Social Evening

16:00 - 18:00

Wednesday

free

Culture Club

16:00 - 17:00

Thursday

free

Conversation Club

16:00-18:00

Friday

pay

Tenpin Bowling

13:30-15:30

More info
£10.00 PP Booking required by Wednesday

Saturday

free

Japanese & Rose Garden Tour

All weekend excursions and paid activities must be registered and paid for to Chrissie, no later than the Wednesday before. Please ask at reception for prices and meeting points. Please also note that for free excursions, public transport and any entrance fees are not covered. Finally, all of the activities are subject to change due to interest and numbers.

Activities February: Monday 17th February - Saturday 22nd February

Monday

free

Walking Tour

10:30-12:30

Tuesday

pay

Social Evening

16:00-18:00

Wednesday

pay

Culture Club

16:00-17:00

Thursday

Conversation Club

16:00-18:00

Friday

pay

Afternoon Movie & Pizza

13:30-15:30

More info
£5.00 PP Payment required by Wednesday

Saturday

free

Fort Nelson Tour

All weekend excursions and paid activities must be registered and paid for to Chrissie, no later than the Wednesday before. Please ask at reception for prices and meeting points. Please also note that for free excursions, public transport and any entrance fees are not covered. Finally, all of the activities are subject to change due to interest and numbers.

Activities February: Monday 24th February - Saturday 29th February

Monday

free

Walking Tour

10:30-12:30

Tuesday

pay

Social Evening

16:00-18:00

Wednesday

pay

Culture Club

16:00-17:00

Thursday

Conversation Club

16:00-18:00

Friday

pay

Game Over

13:30-15:30

More info
£6.00 PP Payment required by Wednesday

Saturday

free

Portsmouth Music Experience Museum

All weekend excursions and paid activities must be registered and paid for to Chrissie, no later than the Wednesday before. Please ask at reception for prices and meeting points. Please also note that for free excursions, public transport and any entrance fees are not covered. Finally, all of the activities are subject to change due to interest and numbers.