We're an international social group and community for language and culture exchange based in Sydney. We run meetups every Monday & Friday at 80 Proof Cheers Bar, every Wednesday at the Pyrmont Bridge Hotel and every Saturday at Side Bar.
Join 500+ people with nationalities from over 100 different countries for drinks & dinner every week, it's an easy way to make friends from all over the world and exchange languages!
🔸Monday (Suspended): 80 Proof @ Cheers Bar - 561 George St, CBD (Opposite World Square) 🔸Wednesday (Suspended): Rooftop Terrace (2nd Floor), Pyrmont Bridge Hotel - 96 Union St, Pyrmont (Next to lightrail stop Pyrmont Bay) 🔸Friday (Suspended): 80 Proof @ Cheers Bar - 561 George St, CBD (Opposite World Square) 🔸Saturday (Suspended): Side Bar - 509 Pitt St, CBD (Opposite Central Station)
🔹Monday: 6pm to 11pm (board games night) 🔹Wednesday: 6pm to 11pm 🔹Friday: 6pm to 10pm 🔹Saturday: 6pm to 10pm + after party until late
It's just $2 on entry when you arrive. Both cash and card accepted.
We give you flag stickers as a fun way to break the ice and connect with other participants at our events! Put on your native language or country at the top, and the flags of the languages you speak or want to practise underneath.
Each night of the week is a little different, with Monday nights being a little more relaxed, to Saturdays where the music goes up and we party on until late.
🔹Monday: 100+ people (board games night) 🔹Wednesday: 150 - 200 people 🔹Friday: 200+ people 🔹Saturday: 100+ people (+ after party until late)
▶️ Can I come alone/late? Coming alone is the best way to make friends! Many people come by themselves, there are many new faces each week and everyone is super friendly and willing to chat. Join us anytime before 9.30pm to grab your flag stickers.
▶️ Who can join? We welcome anyone aged 18+, there is no age limitation. The majority of participants are aged 20-40.
▶️ Do I have to have speak a language well to join? No, you don’t need to be an advanced speaker! Just as long as you are open to approaching and chatting with people in your native or target languages. It's important to keep an open and positive mind!
▶️ Where are the participants from? We have flag stickers from over 160 countries. Participants native languages may be Spanish, French, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, English, Mandarin, Italian, Arabic, German, Tagalog, Cantonese, Russian, Turkish, Indonesian, Hindi and many, many more!
▶️ What types of people join? Usually our participants are expats, travellers, students, on WHVs/study visas, or are locals interested in other languages & cultures.
🔷SYDNEY LINGOS MISSION Our mission is to foster friendships through language & culture exchange in a fun and friendly environment!
🔷ABOUT US We held the very first meetup in August 2017 with 65 attendees from 20 countries. Today, we have 4 weekly meetups, with over 500 participants each week with nationalities from over 100 different countries!