International Cafe at St Barts

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The International Cafe at St Bart’s is a friendly community for International students to make friends with local people and other internationals.

Come to eat, relax play games, & share culture. The cafe is run by Christians at St Bart’s church but is open to all.

Welcome to Bath! We’d love to meet you…



  • The café happens every Friday from 7.30-9.30pm
  • The first café is on Friday 2nd October.


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  • It takes place at St Bart’s Church on King Edward Road in Oldfield Park.
  • 5 minute walk from Thornbank Gardens
  • 20 minute walk from town
  • Get the U1 or U18 bus from campus or town:

Get off on Lower Oldfield Park, then walk on Junction Road, go down Second Avenue and turn left & you’ll be on King Edward Road.

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Contact Us

Through Facebook:

Email Alex or Frances:

What’s on?

Date Activity
2nd October Guide to British Culture with Tea & Biscuit Challenge
9th October Bath Survival Guide
16th October Royal Family Night
Sunday 18th October International Welcome Service and Chinese lunch 11:15am
23rd October Malaysian & Singaporean Night
30th October Light Party
6th November Bonfire Party
13th November Food from around the World
20th November St Andrew’s Night: Scottish dancing special
27th November Team Challenges
4th December Christmas Meal
11th December Christmas Film Night
Sunday 12th December International Christmas Carol Service 11:15am
18th December Wii and Table Tennis
8th January Table Tennis and Board Games


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 share your culture
  • 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


Opportunities to explore Christianity:

Curious what a church service is like?
You’re invited to an International Welcome Service 11:15am, Sunday 18th October 2015, St Bart’s Church.
Afterwards chat with local people and eat a free Chinese meal.
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1) 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 from October 23rd 2015
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.




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