Open Doors Sept 2018

Test your French level for free! Or just come and meet our team, learn about our classes, workshops, book club and events.

Come and share French wine and cheese with us !

  • Sat 8th September 2018
    12pm-4pm
  • St Margaret's Institute 
    30 Polstead Road
  • Free

Anthropology of Fashion Short Talk in French

Mrs Julie Valk (Oxford Uni, Anthropology Department) will launch our photography exhibition "Fashion and Dress Codes" with a short talk on how local cultural practices reinterpret global fashion.

  • Tues 18th Sept 2018 
    6pm
  • St Margaret's Institute 30 Polstead Road
  • Free

Fashion and Dress Codes

A collection of prize-winning works from the international photography competition run by the Fondation Alliance Française. With entries from Japan, Peru, India, Italy, Madagascar, and more, see how diverse interpretations of fashion can be.  

  • 17th Sept - 12th Oct 2018
  • St Margaret's Institute 30 Polstead Road
  • Free

Stinky Cheese Workshop for children 

Back by popular demand, this cheese-tasting workshop will educate and surprise our young amateurs' taste buds, from the mild to the truly stinky! 

They will also learn the vocabulary around cheese and learn about the cheese-making process. For 5-10 year-old children.

  • Saturday 13th October 2018
    11 am -12.30pm
  • St Margaret's Institute 30 Polstead Road
  • £12

Patisserie-making workshop in French 

Master the art of making éclairs au chocolat and petit-fours while learning French!

We have partnered with the Jericho Kitchen to delight the fans of French Patisserie and bring you a special 3-hour-workshop (including some eating!).

  • 17th November 2018
    11am-2pm
  • Jericho Kitchen
    102 Thame Rd, Warborough, Wallingford OX10 7DG
  • £90

Noel for Children

Also back by popular demand, this French holiday-themed workshop will include truffle-making, games to improve vocabulary and traditional songs. 

 For all ages.

  • Saturday 8th December 2018
    10.30am-12.30pm
  • St Margaret's Institute 30 Polstead Road
  • £16

Le Grand Meaulnes by Alain-fournier

"Alain-Fournier's first and only novel is a work of stunning beauty – a coming of age story and twisted fairytale combined – yet it remains enormously underappreciated outside France" The guardian

  • Saturday 15th September 2018
    10-11.30am
  • The Anchor 
    2 Hayfield Road
  • £12 (w/ coffee&croissant)

Bimonthly Tales Readings in French

Join us every other week term-time for French readings for all ages, followed by themed-related craft.

In collaboration with Petit Club d'Oxford

  • 7th July 2018
    3-5pm
  • Maison Française d'Oxford
    2-10 Norham Road
  • Free

French Bookclub

Join us for coffee
and lively discussion animated by Cédric Ploix, DPhil Candidate (Oxford Uni). The books chosen are not only classics, but also contemporary award-winning works, theatre and so forth.

Autumn 2018 - Books

  • Every 1st Saturday / month
    10 am - 11.30 am
  • The Anchor 
    2 Hayfield Road
  • £12 (w/ coffee&croissant)

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