Spanish Literature Workshop: “Mujeres de la Literatura. Cuando escribir es un acto de resistencia”

2020-04-21T08:31:40+00:00

Name the most notable Spanish writers of all times. You will probably think only of male names. However, Spanish and Latin American Literature produced remarkable female authors, often overlooked. Join us on 8th May for the workshop "Mujeres de la literatura: cuando escribir es un acto de resistencia", and discover how Spanish and Latin American women fought against gender inequality armed with lyrical poetry. We will work with the stirring texts of Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, Concha Méndez, las Sinsombrero, Alfonsina Storni and many other inspiring women. This live and interactive Literature/Spanish class will be held entirely in Spanish. [...]

Spanish Literature Workshop: “Mujeres de la Literatura. Cuando escribir es un acto de resistencia”2020-04-21T08:31:40+00:00

Apart but not isolated

2020-03-24T17:15:13+00:00

Wow, how eventful these last few weeks have been! This Coronavirus has stirred up everyone's lives. But it has also brought some amazing gestures of unity and solidarity!. We might be physically distant, but we are not isolated.  We keep on adapting and changing to bring to your home the best Spanish lessons in London as well as our love and passion for our culture! All our lessons have continued as usual online. Zoom offers excellent functionalities that ensure the best quality of teaching, exactly as if you were in the physical classroom (plus some added advantages!). We've had great feedback [...]

Apart but not isolated2020-03-24T17:15:13+00:00

Argentinian Film Season

2020-02-19T19:14:33+00:00

We are thrilled to have partnered up with the iconic Cinema Museum to bring you an exciting season of Argentinian films.  Join us on Friday 20th March (Sol de Otoño), 17th April (La Ciénaga) and 15th May (Relatos Salvajes) for some memorable evenings of masterful Argentinian cinema, followed by inspiring film discussion in Spanish. The venue will be the unique Cinema Museum (The Master’s House, 2 Dugard Way, London SE11 4TH), with its exceptional collection of artefacts, memorabilia and equipment that preserves the history and grandeur of cinema from the 1890s to the present day. The Museum has won the Most Loved Local Culture Spot [...]

Argentinian Film Season2020-02-19T19:14:33+00:00

Theatre Workshop in Spanish – 21st February

2020-01-28T10:09:52+00:00

Given the great success of our last Theatre Workshop, we are doing it again! If you missed the session on January, be sure to book for the February one here. "The world is a stage and we are the actors". So, is there a better way to learn Spanish than through theatre performance? Join us on Friday 21st February for a fun, sociable and playful theatre workshop, in which we will: work with brief dialogues to learn vocabulary and improve pronunciation use fun acting games play with improvisation exercises put together short scenes learn performing techniques applicable to real life situations You will [...]

Theatre Workshop in Spanish – 21st February2020-01-28T10:09:52+00:00

Trip to Ribera del Duero

2020-01-09T10:20:44+00:00

Discover Spain's hidden gem of a wine region "Ribera del Duero", with its amazing wineries, castles and historical towns. Join us for a fun and Spanish-language immersive school trip from 24th to 26th April 2020. This is an off the beaten track destination, and a difficult one to reach on one's own! The price (£360) includes (see leaflet above): transport to and from Madrid, accommodation in a 4* hotel or boutique hostel, guided visit in Valladolid, visit to the Museum of Wine, visit to Protos winery with wine tasting, visit to the Castillo the Peñafiel, transport to medieval village Urueña, transport [...]

Trip to Ribera del Duero2020-01-09T10:20:44+00:00

Spanish Artists at the Tate Modern: Guided Art Visit in Spanish

2019-12-17T15:31:34+00:00

Discover the 20th-century Spanish masters at the Tate Modern: Picasso, Dali and Miro. In this guided art visit in Spanish, we will explore the avant-gardes of the 20th century, especially Cubism and Surrealism and we will learn about the main Spanish artists who stood out in each tendency. Find out about Picasso's, Dali's and Miro's artistic careers; uncover the hidden meaning of cryptic works of art; dissect the characteristics of the most famous art movements of the 20th century; and explore how these trends were influenced by their historical context and how they in turn influenced future generations. This is a [...]

Spanish Artists at the Tate Modern: Guided Art Visit in Spanish2019-12-17T15:31:34+00:00

Christmas Drinks… the Spanish way!

2019-11-20T10:44:37+00:00

Let's celebrate Christmas together, students and teachers of Spanish House London. And this time we will do it the Spanish way, in an informal setting with free tapas! The location couldn’t be more genuine: the Spanish bar “La Rueda” (on 66 Clapham High St, SW4 7UL) will offer us a free tapa with any wine, beer, or glass of sangria, on Thursday 12th December from 6.30pm to 11pm. Just pop by at anytime that suits you! You will find us by the bar, celebrating in the most authentic Spanish way. Mingle with your teachers and fellow students before the end of [...]

Christmas Drinks… the Spanish way!2019-11-20T10:44:37+00:00

Let’s go to the cinema together!

2019-11-01T12:54:05+00:00

Latin American action thriller Monos (O.V. Spanish with English subtitles) has been one of the highlights of 2019 BFI London Film Festival. A group of eight heavily-armed child-soldiers are left entirely alone in a deserted lime mine, high up in the mountains, to guard a hostage. Set against a stunningly beautiful but dangerous landscape, Alejandro Landes’ awe-inspiring film is a breathtakingly epic vision that will leave you both mesmerised and utterly gripped. Do you want to watch it with us? Join us on Friday 1st November at 6.30pm at BFI Southbank (South Bank Centre), followed by drinks in a nearby pub. You must let [...]

Let’s go to the cinema together!2019-11-01T12:54:05+00:00

Spanish Literature Workshop

2019-10-28T10:53:39+00:00

Last night we started our new series of workshops focused on learning Spanish through Literature. What a true delight it is to discover the best Literature in Spanish, whilst enjoying a glass of wine in a cosy classroom, while it’s cold and rainy outside! The opening workshop was dedicated to two masters of the 20th century Spanish Literature: Antonio Machado and Federico Garcia Lorca. We started by learning about the historical context of early 20th century Spain, and how it forged their personalities and subjects. Then we worked with a short dialogue from Lorca’s theatre piece “La Casa de Bernarda Alba”, [...]

Spanish Literature Workshop2019-10-28T10:53:39+00:00

Literature Workshop – Latin American masters Allende & Cortázar

2019-10-23T13:14:01+00:00

Learn Spanish through Literature. After the immense success of last month's Literature Workshop, we're doing it again! This time we're travelling to Latin America. Discover the masters of Latin American 20th century literature over a glass of wine! In this enjoyable evening we'll read short texts by Isabel Allende and Julio Cortázar, we'll learn about their historical context, work with comprehension exercises, and discuss their main topics and style. All levels from A2 (Continuacion) are welcome. Latin American red wine will be served, but feel free to bring your own drinks! Friday 22nd November from 7pm to 8.30pm at Spanish House London, (Clapham [...]

Literature Workshop – Latin American masters Allende & Cortázar2019-10-23T13:14:01+00:00