After a successful coffee morning in September, a few members got together for an informal French conversation session in the pub early November. It went very well and the next on is planned on 1st December from 10.30am to midday, at the Dairyman in Brentwood High Street. All welcome, members or not, pour parler français !
Families from Montbazon will soon visit Brentwood (18-23rd August) but in the meantime, check out these memories they have kindly put together: 20th Anniversary
Join us on Wednesday 22nd June for a walk around Blackmore followed by a Ploughman’s Platter at the Prince Albert. Details and bookings : Blackmore Ramble 2016
Our traditional and most popular event will be held on Saturday 9th January at the Belli Centre.
Click here for booking and details.
Join us to watch a contemporary French comedy (yes, the French do comedy) on Saturday 10th October (shown with English subtitles). Rdv at 7pm to catch up around tea/coffee and cakes for a 7.30pm film start at the Belli Centre in South Weald, Brentwood.
Click on this Film Night Flyer for booking details.
Now just before you start with your New Year’s resolutions, come and enjoy a homecook meal with a galette at our Fête des rois! Join us here.
Come and have fun with us at a French comedy movie night this Autumn (22nd Nov). Details here.
Looking for an original evening? We have it! Join us on 11th October to discover untold facts about the Titanic. All details in our Events section: Titanic evening 2014.
PS: sorry, Leonardo was booked that evening!
We had our AGM on the 26th June with changes in the Executive Committee (click here for details).
We have just said good bye to the Harmonie du Val de l’Indre who came to visit and treat us to a performance in the High Street on Saturday 5th July and a concert at the Ursulines on Sunday 6th July in the evening, joined by Brentwood Phoenix Youth Orchestra. Check out pictures and videos on our facebook page (no need to have a facebook account to view) or our Events page.
Then the Tour de France was very close yesterday and it seems that Essex gave it a very warm welcome.
Tonight is our summer walk in Blackmore, followed by a ploughman’s diner at the Prince Albert.
Some of us will attend the Chelmsford French Circle BBQ this Sunday 13th July to celebrate Bastille Day (14 juillet).
Our Montbazon visitors will be with us at the end of August (21-26th) to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Town Twinning. The Social Committee is putting the final touch to an exciting programme of visits and fingers crossed the weather will stay nice.
We’re planning a conversation evening in the Autumn as well as other events, but more info to come later in the summer on this.
Do not hesitate to contact us if you have an idea for an event or want to organise something, and you are welcome to join our Social Committee (no need to be elected at the AGM for this) to contribute to the organisation of events, the more the merrier!