The Language of Colour Autumn walk

Join Hattie Miles for a guided walk to celebrate Autumn – enjoy the colours of the season as we walk through Bournemouth’s beautiful Central Gardens. Hear a few appropriate readings and discover how the English language has embraced descriptions of our country’s multitude of hues. You will also find out about some of Bournemouth’s collection of unusual trees, learn a little about the area’s history and famous residents.

Friday 20th October and Thursday 9th November, both starting at 11.00am.

We meet outside Platform 19 Café, 19 Queen’s Road, Westbourne, BH2 6BA

Price £6 (£5 over sixties and students). These circular walks last approximately one-and-three-quarter hours.  No need to book, just turn up!

Be prepared: this moderate walk will includes some slopes and paths can be slippery. I recommend wearing comfortable shoes and dressing appropriately for the weather. 

NB: there is a large council pay car park almost opposite Platform 19 and there is some on-street parking nearby. There are bus stops on Queen’s Road and Poole Road, just a short walk from the café.

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ETC International College students walkingtalk, Thursday 23rd October

This walk was exclusively for ETC International College students!

THE  LANGUAGE  OF  COLOUR: Thursday 23rd October.  The walk will start at 1.00pm.  Meet at ETC International College, outside reception. Enjoy English conversation on a walk with Hattie Miles discovering Autumn colours in Bournemouth’s beautiful upper gardens.  Please wear comfortable shoes and a warm jacket.  This walk takes about one-and-a-half-hours and finishes in The Square, Bournemouth.

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Even though it rained, this was fun and discussion was good, with lots of interesting suggestions for names of colours.  ColourETC1Favourite descriptions of colours included ‘passion red’, ‘Coxes Orange Pippin red’, ‘panther pink’ and ‘chicken yellow’.  There were many more too.  Thank you to those who took part. This walk was exclusively for ETC International College students!

A talk (Thursday 16th October) and a walkingtalk (Thursday 23rd October

Two events exclusively for ETC International College students  Every Picture Tells A Story: Thursday 16th October, 1.45pm at ETC International College SatAirConcert16 Join photojournalist Hattie Miles to look at and discuss interesting and unusual photographs from her archive.  This talk is exclusively for ETC International College students 

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THE  LANGUAGE  OF  COLOUR: Thursday 23rd October.  The walk will start at 1.00pm.  Meet at ETC International College, outside reception. Enjoy English conversation on a walk with Hattie Miles discovering Autumn colours in Bournemouth’s beautiful upper gardens.  Please wear comfortable shoes and a warm jacket.  This walk takes about one-and-a-half-hours and finishes in The Square, Bournemouth. leaves1 This walk is exclusively for ETC International College students!