• French Events & Workshops in Oxford

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    French Events & Workshops in Oxford

Pitt Rivers Museum Visit

Join us for a treasure hunt in French around the theme of masks at the Pitt Rivers Museum.
For existing students and children only, spaces are limited.

  • Saturday 17th October
  • One hour visit
  • Free

French Language and History Workshop

Charles de Gaulle is one of the most famous figure in the French history. Join us online for a workshop exploring Général De Gaulle’s contribution towards La Libération, but also the larger picture surrounding the efforts leading to the end of Second World War, while working on your French.

French language and history class for intermediate and advanced levels.

  • Saturday 24th October
  • 9:30am-12pm
  • Online with Zoom
  • £42

Les Petits Artistes

Do you have a little artist at home in need of inspiration? Our Zoom Art sessions will inspire thinking, engagement, learning and creativity, all in French ! Beginners welcome.

From 4 to 8 years old.

  • From Monday October 26th to Friday 30th
  • 10am-11pm
  • Online with Zoom
  • £70

Les Petits Historiens

Do you have a young historian at home in need of inspiration? In the Zoom History sessions, we will inspire thinking, engagement, learning and creativity, all in French ! Beginners welcome.

From 6 to 11 years old.

  • From Monday October 26th to Friday 30th
  • 11:30am-12:30pm
  • Online with Zoom
  • £70

French Language and History Workshop

In this workshop, we will explore French women’s fight to control their own sexuality and how the events of “mai 68” represented the opportunity for a sexual liberation.

French language and history class for intermediate and advanced levels.

  • Saturday 31st October
  • 9:30am-12pm
  • Online with Zoom
  • £42

James Tissot Webinar

Join us for a conference on James Tissot, and dive into French and English high society of the 19th century. Tissot was a painter of Paris society before moving to London in 1871 and became famous as a genre painter of fashionably dressed women.

  • Friday 6 November
    6pm – 6.45pm
  • Online with Zoom
  • Free

Online French Book Club

Join us to discuss “L’Elégance du hérisson” by Muriel Barbery, the story of a meeting between Renée, an understated middle-aged caretaker and Paloma, a twelve year old girl with an exceptional intelligence.

  • Saturday 7th November
  • 10:30am-12pm
  • Online with Zoom
  • £9

French Language and History Workshop

Join our workshop exploring a very French habit : the demonstrations. We will study their origin, history, and their most recent manifestation : les Gilets Jaunes.

French language and history class for intermediate and advanced levels.

  • Saturday 14th November
  • 9:30am-12pm
  • Online with Zoom
  • £42

DELF Exam Preparation Workshop

Add another string to your bow: we will help you reach your goal during this 2-day workshop for DELF B1 and B2 !

  • 14th Nov 9.30am – 3.30pm
    AND
    15th Nov 9.30am – 12.30pm
  • £126 for 9hrs of workshop (£14 an hour)

Screening of "Les Misérables" (2019)

Join us for the screening of the French film “Les Misérables”, a Cannes Jury Prize-winning and Oscar-nominated film.

With a presentation by Yves Sintomer, Professor in Politics (Paris 8/Maison Française d’Oxford/Nuffield College)

Online French Book Club

Join us to discuss “Lettres de mon moulin” by Alphonse Daudet, a collection of short stories which take place in Provence, in turn humorous, tragic, intriguing and philosophical.

  • Saturday 5th December
  • 10:30am-12pm
  • Online with Zoom
  • £9

Café Philo

Come and discuss in French the great philosophical authors and their ideas. Starting with short excerpts of original works, we will debate ideas in a convivial atmosphere.

Our only pay-as-you-go class.

  • Every Friday
    12:30pm-13.30pm
  • Alliance française d’Oxford, 1st floor,
    30 Polstead Road
  • £8
    with coffee or tea

French Story Time

Every other Saturday, join us the afternoon with tales and readings for all ages, followed by a fun craft activity.