Visit the Alliance Française of Oxford!

Test your French level for free, visit our welcoming classrooms, meet our teachers.  Find the way to learn French that best suits you!

  • Saturday 14th September
    12 noon-4pm
  • Alliance Française d'Oxford 
    St Margaret's Institute, 1st floor
    30 Polstead Road
  • Free

French Book Club

Join Barbara Giraud, our new literature expert to discuss the short stories of Simone de Beauvoir « La Femme rompue » 

“These women were subservient or domesticated themselves; they were in any case moving toward such a state” Simone

  • Saturday 5th October
    10-11.30am
  • The Anchor pub 
    1rst floor, 2 Hayfield Rd
  • £12
    with hot drink/croissant
  • Teachers' Book Club

    Join other MFL teachers and our literature expert to discuss

    "Le Misanthrope" by Molière

    Discover or re-discover Molière's famous play, comically critical of adultery, flirtations and political correctness.

  • Saturday 5th October
    1-2.30pm
  • The Anchor pub 
    1rst floor, 2 Hayfield Rd
  • £9
    with hot drink/croissant

  • Ashmolean visit for children in French 

    “Exploring portraits”

     

    Join us at the Ashmolean!
    Our French art expert will lead this free visit and open up the children's eye to art through an exploration of portraits.

  • Saturday 12th October
    10-11am
  • Ashmolean Museum 
    Beaumont St, OX1 2PH
  • Free
  • “Are French Women True Feminists?”

    Talk by Dr. Kate Kirkpatrick, Lecturer in Philosophy (King's College London) and author of “Becoming Beauvoir: A Life”   Q&A with Hélène Daouphars, BBC Producer & screening of her documentary ”#MeToo? The French Resistance”

  • Tuesday 22nd October
    5.30pm
  • Alliance Française d'Oxford 
    St Margaret's Institute, 1st floor
    30 Polstead Road
  • Free
  • DELF-DALF preparation class

     

    Add another string to your bow with the DELF exam: we will help you reach your goal


  • Saturday 16th November
    9.30-3.30pm
    Sunday 17th November
    09.30am-12.30pm
  • Alliance Française d'Oxford 
    St Margaret's Institute, 1st floor
    30 Polstead Road
  • £126 
  • Pronunciation Clinic for Beginners

     

    Improve your French accent with this fun & effective workshop! Expert techniques and laughter guaranteed.



  • Saturday 12th October
    09.30am-12.30pm
  • Alliance Française d'Oxford 
    St Margaret's Institute, 1st floor
    30 Polstead Road
  • £42 
  • Soirée Wine & Cheese!

    Joins us, students, staff and teachers, for an evening of French wine & English cheeses: the perfect pairing?



  • Friday 22nd November
    7pm
  • The Oxford Wine Café-Jericho 
    32 Little Clarendon
    OX1 2HU Oxford
  • Price to be determined
  • Noël (5-12 years-old)

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

    • Saturday 7th December
      10.30am-12.30pm
    • Alliance Française d'Oxford 
      St Margaret's Institute, 1st floor
      30 Polstead Road
    • £16 

    French Story Time

    French Story Time is back ! Join us the afternoon with tales and readings for all ages, followed by themed-related craft.

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  • Bonjour!  Here to learn French?  Bienvenue chez les experts!

    We are the official centre for French in Oxford.

    REGISTER HERE FOR AUTUMN TERM CLASSES!*

     *10% discount for yearly registration - equivalent to 7 hours of free French (for 2-hour-weekly-group classes)!

    Classes start on the 16th of September for our Autumn term

    (13 weeks of classes)