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  • French Classes & Education

    Concours de la francophonie

    From 24 October 2019 (00:00) to 31 March 2020 (00:00)

    New school year, new projects! Le concours de la francophonie is open to all Scottish schools. Win French books and a full immersion day with your class.


  • Visual Arts

    Exhibition: Near and Far. Art and stories by Marie-Alice Harel.

    From 6 November 17:30 to 28 November 19:00

    Marie-Alice Harel is a French author and illustrator based in Edinburgh who teaches life drawing and illustration at the Edinburgh Drawing School. Discover her latest works in this exclusive exhibition.


  • Visual Arts

    Poster Exhibition for Creative Writing Contest

    From 21 November 18:00 to 13 December 10:00

    An award ceremony for the 2019 concours d’écriture créative followed by an exhibition displaying the winning texts in poster format. The artworks are created by graphic design students from Edinburgh College.


  • Cinema

    Film screening + Director Q&A: Les drapeaux de papier

    Monday 25 November 18:30-20:45

    Presented as part of the French Film Festival UK, thi screening of "Les drapeaux de papier" (2019), will be followed by a Q&A with the film’s director Nathan Ambrosioni.


  • Cinema

    Cinéma : Les chatouilles

    Wednesday 27 November 14:00-16:00

    Odette is a 8-yr-old girl who loves to dance and draw. Why should she distrust a friend of her parents’ who offers to "tickle" her? Once she has become an adult, Odette realizes she was abused, and immerses herself body and soul in her career as a dancer while trying to deal with her past.


  • Cinema

    Cinéma : Les chatouilles

    Wednesday 27 November 18:45-20:45

    Odette is a 8-yr-old girl who loves to dance and draw. Why should she distrust a friend of her parents’ who offers to "tickle" her? Once she has become an adult, Odette realizes she was abused, and immerses herself body and soul in her career as a dancer while trying to deal with her past.


  • Library & Book Events

    Atelier littérature - L’Autre littéraire: “Comment peut-on être Persan?”

    Saturday 30 November 11:45-13:15

    Pour la troisième séance, nous aborderons en parallèle les livres de Mathias Enard, « Boussole » (ed. Actes Sud, 2015) et de Montesquieu, « Lettres persanes » (1721).


  • Dance

    Quadrille Classes at the Institut français d’Écosse

    Tuesday 3 December 19:30-21:30

    Come and learn quadrille dance with Talitha MacKenzie, a teacher of Historical Dance & Dance Music at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. All levels are welcome!


  • Cinema

    Cinéma : La quête d’Alain Ducasse

    Wednesday 4 December 14:00-16:00

    With 18 Michelin stars, Alain Ducasse creates restaurants for our times, builds schools and pushes the boundaries of his profession. This public, yet secretive man agreed to be followed for 2 years, thereby revealing his evolving universe.


  • Cinema

    Cinéma : La quête d’Alain Ducasse

    Wednesday 4 December 18:45-20:45

    With 18 Michelin stars, Alain Ducasse creates restaurants for our times, builds schools and pushes the boundaries of his profession. This public, yet secretive man agreed to be followed for 2 years, thereby revealing his evolving universe.


  • French Classes & Education

    Open Days: Winter 2020

    Saturday 7 December 10:00-14:00

    Come around to our house to discover our new courses for the first term of 2020 and meet our team!


  • French Classes & Education

    Open Days: Winter 2020

    Monday 9 December 16:00-19:00

    Come around to our house to discover our new courses for the first term of 2020 and meet our team!


  • Cinema

    Cinéma : La belle et la belle

    Wednesday 11 December 14:00-16:00

    Margaux is a 25-year-old, living a carefree but unsatisfying life punctuated by frequent one-night stands. She can’t help herself! One night at a party she meets another Margaux, 20 years her elder. Troubling details and similarities seem to link the two women…


  • Cinema

    Cinéma : La belle et la belle

    Wednesday 11 December 18:45-20:45

    Margaux is a 25-year-old, living a carefree but unsatisfying life punctuated by frequent one-night stands. She can’t help herself! One night at a party she meets another Margaux, 20 years her elder. Troubling details and similarities seem to link the two women…


  • Cinema

    Ciné-Récré : Soundiata Keita, le Réveil du Lion

    Friday 13 December 14:00-16:15

    Thirteenth century in the kingdom of Mandé. Soundiata is a young prince of 25 years disabled of both legs. Despite this his father, the King Naré Maghan set him as the heirdom of the throne. Indeed, according to a prophecy, Soundiata would be the one who would make Mande the greatest empire in Africa.


  • Cinema

    Students-Exclusive Screening: Santa & Cie (2017) of Alain Chabat

    Tuesday 17 December 11:00-13:00

    Two exceptional students-exclusive screenings will be held this year for an equally exceptional Christmas 2019. We are excited to show our students Santa & Cie (2017) of Alain Chabat. The first session is taking place on 17 December at 11 am. Be prepared to Lol.


  • Dance

    Quadrille Classes at the Institut français d’Écosse

    Tuesday 17 December 19:30-21:30

    Come and learn quadrille dance with Talitha MacKenzie, a teacher of Historical Dance & Dance Music at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. All levels are welcome!


  • Cinema

    Cinéma : Santa et Cie

    Wednesday 18 December 14:00-16:00

    There’s no more going on Christmas Eve: the 92,000 elves who make children’s gifts all get sick at the same time! It’s a blow for Santa Claus... he has no choice: he must go to Earth urgently with his reindeer to seek a cure.At his arrival, he will find allies to help save the magic of Christmas.


  • Cinema

    Cinéma : Santa et Cie

    Wednesday 18 December 18:45-20:45

    There’s no more going on Christmas Eve: the 92,000 elves who make children’s gifts all get sick at the same time! It’s a blow for Santa Claus... he has no choice: he must go to Earth urgently with his reindeer to seek a cure.At his arrival, he will find allies to help save the magic of Christmas.


  • Cinema

    Students-Exclusive Screening: Santa & Cie (2017) of Alain Chabat

    Thursday 19 December 11:00-13:00

    Two exceptional students-exclusive screenings will be held this year for an equally exceptional Christmas 2019. We are excited to show our students Santa & Cie (2017) of Alain Chabat. The second session is taking place on 19 December at 11 am. Be prepared to Lol.


  • Dance

    Quadrille Classes at the Institut français d’Écosse

    Tuesday 14 January 2020 19:30-21:30

    Come and learn quadrille dance with Talitha MacKenzie, a teacher of Historical Dance & Dance Music at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. All levels are welcome!


  • Library & Book Events

    Atelier littérature - Session 4

    Saturday 25 January 2020 12:00-13:30

    Pour la 4eme séance de cette année, le(s) livre(s) et le thème restent à définir.


  • Dance

    Quadrille Classes at the Institut français d’Écosse

    Tuesday 28 January 2020 19:30-21:30

    Come and learn quadrille dance with Talitha MacKenzie, a teacher of Historical Dance & Dance Music at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. All levels are welcome!


  • Dance

    Quadrille Classes at the Institut français d’Écosse

    Tuesday 11 February 2020 19:30-21:30

    Come and learn quadrille dance with Talitha MacKenzie, a teacher of Historical Dance & Dance Music at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. All levels are welcome!


  • Dance

    Quadrille Classes at the Institut français d’Écosse

    Tuesday 25 February 2020 19:30-21:30

    Come and learn quadrille dance with Talitha MacKenzie, a teacher of Historical Dance & Dance Music at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. All levels are welcome!


  • Library & Book Events

    Atelier littérature - Session 5

    Saturday 29 February 2020 12:00-13:30

    Pour la 5eme séance de cette année, le(s) livre(s) et le thème restent à définir.


  • Dance

    Quadrille Classes at the Institut français d’Écosse

    Tuesday 10 March 2020 19:30-21:30

    Come and learn quadrille dance with Talitha MacKenzie, a teacher of Historical Dance & Dance Music at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. All levels are welcome!


  • Library & Book Events

    Atelier littérature - Session 6

    Saturday 28 March 2020 12:00-13:30

    Pour la 6eme séance de cette année, le(s) livre(s) et le thème restent à définir.


  • Library & Book Events

    Atelier littérature - Session 7

    Saturday 25 April 2020 12:00-13:30

    Pour la 7eme séance de cette année, le(s) livre(s) et le thème restent à définir.


  • Library & Book Events

    Atelier littérature - Session 8

    Saturday 30 May 2020 12:00-13:30

    Pour la 8eme séance de cette année, le(s) livre(s) et le thème restent à définir.


  • Library & Book Events

    Atelier littérature - Session 9

    Saturday 27 June 2020 12:00-13:30

    Pour la 8eme et dernière séance de cette année, le(s) livre(s) et le thème restent à définir.


 
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