Cultural Agenda - May 2021

Cultural Agenda – May 2021

Enjoy our cultural program open to everyone who appreciates French culture: history, literature, baking… Everyone will find something exciting!

The library is reopening!

Good news! Our library is reopening its doors from Thursday 13th May! 

Café Histoire

To mark the 200th Anniversary of Napoleon's death, Professor Karine Varley (University of Strathclyde) will talk about Napoleon's wars and his impact on Europe and France.

Monday 3rd May, 6pm

Historiettes de la bibliothèque

C'est l'heure du conte! 

Join us to hear our librarian's historiettes/short stories with your littles ones. 

Tuesday 4th May, 4.30pm

Virtual tour of the Sainte Chapelle

Join us for a presentation of one of the most beautiful monuments in France: la Sainte Chapelle in Paris! 

Wednesday 12th May, 6pm

Read Aloud workshop 

Practice your French in a relaxed environment with our Read Aloud group!

Suitable from level A2.

Wednesday 19th May, 7-8pm

Café Littéraire

Join our teacher Franck to discuss Pierre Bergounioux's novel Miette (1995).

Friday 21st May 1-2.30pm 

Monday 24th May 6-7.30pm

Baking Workshop

Join us to learn how to make a delicious Quiche Estivale with Tessa, French pâtissière

Tuesday 25th May, 6pm

Café Scientifique

Talk by Charlotte Cochard (University of Dundee).

Tuesday 8th June

Beyong Words Festival

From 17th May to 23thy May, the Institut Français is reopening its doors and goes Beyond Words onsite and online with its literary festival!

IFcinéma à la carte

From 10th May to 10th June, enjoy a special selection of French movies around the topic of the Festival de Cannes

Our selection – May 2021

Enjoy the monthly selection of books to enjoy French literature! 

Online French resources – May 2021

Check out our useful links and ideas to improve your knowledges in French! 

TV5Monde – Festival de Cannes 

Whilst waiting for the artists to return to the Croisette, TV5Monde invites you to a season of the 7th art with its broadcast of a selection of award-winning films from previous years, with five moving, poignant features.

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