International Cafe at St Barts


The International Café at St Bart’s is a cultural café for all internationals studying or living in Bath, whatever your background. It is run by Christians at St Bart’s Church.

Welcome to Bath! We hope you can join us…

  • The café happens every Friday from 7.30-9.30pm
  • The first café is on Friday 3rd October.


  • It takes place at St Bart’s Church on King Edward Road in Oldfield Park.  Click here for a map.
  • If you are coming from campus, we can arrange for someone to meet you and show you the way.
  • The U18 bus stops nearby on Lower Oldfield Park, just 5 mins walk away
  • Thornbank Gardens is 10 mins walk

Why come?

  • To make friends with people from Britain and across the world
  • To practise speaking English with local British people
  • To relax, play games and have fun
  • To enjoy some good food, including traditional Christmas meal & Chinese New Year celebration
  • To learn about British culture, eg. Bonfire Night, Christmas, Valentine’s Day, Easter, from a Christian point of view
  • To find out about the Christian faith


What happens each week?

7.30pm                    Doors open: Hot drinks and snacks. Play games and chat

8.15pm                    Cultural activity/Short Talk

8.30-9.30pm           An opportunity to explore the Christian faith or keep chatting with friends

Please note: We ask for a £1 voluntary donation towards refreshments.
Café continues over the Christmas and Easter holidays, but we take a break during the summer.


Summer Term 2015

24 April
St George’s Day
1 May
Japanese evening
Monday 4 May
Dyrham Park trip
8 May
Party games
15 May
Cake decorating + table tennis championship
22 May
Summer smoothies and games
29 May
Film night
5 June
Cream teas
12 June
Treasure hunt
19 June
Traditional Garden party



Opportunities to explore Christianity:
CE universal
1) Monday Lunchtimes on campus: 1:15-2:05 in 8W2:4 during term-time. Are you interested in improving your English by reading the best selling book in all history?  For more information and to sign-up
2) 30 minute Optional Bible discussion during International café
Who is Jesus?
Why did he come?
What does it mean to follow him?
We will be looking at Mark’s Gospel, one of the accounts of Jesus’ life.
How can I find out more?
Contact Frances Lewis at




Mandarin Chinese Christian Fellowship – For Mandarin speaking Christians and those wanting to explore the claims of Christianity.
8:15pm,Wednesdays, Chaplaincy, University of Bath
Cantonese Chinese Christian Fellowship – For Cantonese speaking Christians and those wanting to explore the claims of Christianity.
4:15-6:30, Saturdays, Chaplaincy, University of Bath



Internationals trip to the Cotswolds, 2013

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