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  • French Classes & Education

    Spring Term 2022

    From 19 April 10:29 to 5 July 11:29

    Let’s make the most of the blossom season together! Our Spring Term will start on 19th April and online enrolments are now open. Book now and benefit from 10% Early Bird discount!


  • Cinema

    Cinema: Rock’n Roll

    Wednesday 18 May 14:00-15:30

    Genre: Comedy
    Guillaume Canet is told by a young co-star that he’s no longer Rock’n’ Roll and can’t sell films anymore. He then tries to prove her wrong and gets help from his girlfriend, Marion Cotillard.


  • Talks & Ideas

    Franco-Scottish Society (Edinburgh): Proust retrouvé par Marion Schmid

    Wednesday 18 May 16:15-18:00

    The IFE is delighted to partner with the FSS (Edinburgh branch) and host their series of talks taking place at the Institute. Open to all with free access to FSS and IFE members.


  • Library & Book Events

    Soirée de la poésie

    Wednesday 18 May 18:00-19:00

    Event held in French. Venez partager vos poèmes préférés ou découvrir de nouveaux auteurs. N’hésitez pas à apporter vos propres textes, en rimes, en prose ou même des nouvelles lors de cette soirée consacrée à l’écriture poétique.


  • Cinema

    Cinema: Rock’n Roll

    Wednesday 18 May 18:00-19:30

    Genre: Comedy
    Guillaume Canet is told by a young co-star that he’s no longer Rock’n’ Roll and can’t sell films anymore. He then tries to prove her wrong and gets help from his girlfriend, Marion Cotillard.


  • Cinema

    German Cinema: Cleo

    Tuesday 24 May 18:00-20:00

    In proud partnership with the Goethe Institut
    We will be screening "Cleo" by Erik Schmitt, a visually inventive and playful love letter to Berlin.


  • Library & Book Events

    Groupe de lecture : ’Otages intimes’ by Jeanne Benameur

    Thursday 26 May 13:15-14:15

    The Groupe de Lecture is back ON SITE. Register and join the club! Now open to all! Book club in French.


  • Cinema

    Cinema: Adults in the room

    Wednesday 1 June 14:00-15:30

    Genre: Drama
    Greece in 2015: the economy is in tatters and the country is on the verge of bankruptcy. Based on the political memoirs of Yanis Varoufakis.


  • Cinema

    Cinema: Adults in the room

    Wednesday 1 June 18:00-19:30

    Genre: Drama
    Greece in 2015: the economy is in tatters and the country is on the verge of bankruptcy. Based on the political memoirs of Yanis Varoufakis.


  • Cinema

    Cinema: Les 2 Alfred

    Wednesday 15 June 14:00-15:30

    Genre: Comedy
    Alexandre is unemployed and his bank account has been frozen. While his wife is away, he has to prove that he can take care of the children and find a job.


  • Cinema

    Cinema: Les 2 Alfred

    Wednesday 15 June 18:00-19:30

    Genre: Comedy
    Alexandre is unemployed and his bank account has been frozen. While his wife is away, he has to prove that he can take care of the children and find a job.


  • Music

    Fête de la Musique Concert: Juliette Philogene and Calum Robertson

    Tuesday 21 June 14:00-15:00

    La Fête de la Musique, aka Music Day, emerged in the 80s in France and is now celebrated worldwide. This year, come celebrate at the IFE with a FREE concert by Juliette Philogene (piano) and Calum Robertson (clarinet) in partnership with Live Music Now Scotland.


  • Music

    Fête de la Musique Concert: with guitarist Stephen Morrison

    Tuesday 21 June 18:00-19:00

    La Fête de la Musique, aka Music Day, emerged in the 80s in France and is now celebrated worldwide. This year, come celebrate at the IFE with a FREE concert by musician Stephen Morrison


  • Music

    Fête de la Musique Concert: Trio Jenlis

    Wednesday 22 June 18:00-19:00

    La Fête de la Musique, aka Music Day, emerged in the 80s in France and is now celebrated worldwide. This year, come celebrate at the IFE with a FREE concert by Trio Jenlis with Mathilde (violin), Axel (cello) and Héloïse de Jenlis (harp).


  • Cinema

    Cinema: La fine fleur

    Wednesday 29 June 14:00-15:30

    Genre: Comedy
    Eve Vernet was the largest rose grower. It is now on the verge of bankruptcy, on the verge of being bought out by a powerful competitor.


  • Cinema

    Cinema: La fine fleur

    Wednesday 29 June 18:00-19:30

    Genre: Comedy
    Eve Vernet was the largest rose grower. It is now on the verge of bankruptcy, on the verge of being bought out by a powerful competitor.


  • Library & Book Events

    Groupe de lecture : ’Saint-Germain ou la négociation’ by Francis Walder

    Thursday 30 June 13:15-14:15

    The Groupe de Lecture is back ON SITE. Register and join the club! Now open to all! Book club in French.


  • French Classes & Education

    French for France / Travel Conversation

    From 4 July 10:00 to 8 July 12:00

    ONSITE at the French Institute
    This club gives you the confidence and vocabulary you need to speak smoothly during your vacation in France (and most importantly, to amaze your travel mates!)


  • French Classes & Education

    Summer Brush-up

    From 11 July 09:30 to 22 July 11:30

    ONLINE on Zoom
    Improve your French in a very short amount of time this Summer !


  • French Classes & Education

    Immersion culturelle en français

    From 11 July 10:00 to 15 July 12:00

    ON SITE at the Institute
    We offer a workshop outside the classroom, with an immersion in the French language through various cultural activities for a week.


  • Vive le Fringe !

    Vive le Fringe ! 2022

    From 5 to 29 August

    The IFE is an official venue of the Edinburgh Fringe festival and welcomes French or Franco-Scottish companies and artists. Discover our in-person 2022 programme and start booking your tickets NOW!


 
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