Read a book in French with us

Read a book in French with us

Do you know the French writer Jean Echenoz? We read one of his books, Envoyée spéciale, in our last book club with some of Alliance Française  students and other members of the public in Bristol. We always have a lively discussion with people really engaging with...
Nuit des Idées 2020

Nuit des Idées 2020

“Night of Ideas” is a worldwide event launched by the French Institute. For its fourth year, the theme is “Alive!”. What does being alive mean today? Some say we’re on the brink of extinction. Some say we can build a new man. At a time when...
French cooking quiz

French cooking quiz

If you haven’t been able to join us for the Atelier d’automne and missed out on the fantastic roasted parsnips Tatin tart, la tarte Tatin aux panais rôtis, ( voir la photo ) you might still like to test yourself and answer the Petit quiz de l’atelier d’automne...
Le Jour J – 75 ans après

Le Jour J – 75 ans après

Read this account by our student Paul: Ma femme et moi avons visité la Normandie pour les événements marquant le 75e anniversaire du Jour J. C’est un morceau d’histoire qui m’intéresse beaucoup et, comme beaucoup de britanniques, nous avons des liens...