Bristol Refugee Rights English Classes

Free, informal, volunteer-taught English (ESOL) courses for beginners. Asylum seekers and new refugees who are Bristol Refugee Rights members can join the courses. Membership is free. We specialise in classes for beginners, including basic literacy.


  • Start date: 7th September at 10:00
  • End date: 18th July at 11:30
  • The class will not be running on the following dates:
    • 24th October - 25th August
    • 18th December - 29th December
  • Class days: Thursday
  • Enrolment information: At the BRR drop-in at Wellspring Settlement, 43 Ducie Road, BS5 0AX. Every Wednesday (not for residents of IA hotels) and Thursday (open to all) 10:00am - 12:00pm. Please speak with a learning Navigator in the hall Drop in or contact Heather to book an appointment - 07458305412


  • Contact Person: Heather
  • Cost of Class/Eligibility: Free, must be member of Bristol Refugee Rights to join - asylum seekers and refugees who are within 1 year of being granted Leave to Remain are eligible.
  • 16 - 18 year olds allowed in class: Yes -
  • Childcare provision: Yes - Creche for children aged 10 months up to 5 years old available for classes starting at 10am. Creche located at Wellspring Settlement Beam Street site - BS5 9QY. Ask at enrollment / assessment for a place for your child.
  • Accessbility: Yes
  • Details about class location: Wellspring Settlement, 43 Ducie Road, BS5 0AX.
  • Accreditation: No

Type of Class: Conversation Club , Entry 1 , Pre-entry