• French Events & Workshops in Oxford

    What's coming up at the Alliance Française d’Oxford

    French Events & Workshops in Oxford

Power and authority in French cinema

If you are a cinema lover or interested in film aesthetics join us for a short discussion on power and authority representation in French films. The presentation will be held by Dr. Reidar Due, Fellow at Magdalen College Oxford, teaching Film Aesthetics. With real-time Q&A. Mostly in French.

Online with Zoom and live on Facebook.

  • 10th June
  • 6pm – 6.45pm
  • Free

Discover Rhône Valley wines

Join us for a virtual discovery and travel to the French Rhône Valley, from the Alps and Massif Central mountains to Orange, with wine specialist and native of the region Yannick Joseph, Head Butler at Balliol’s College.  Get a glimpse of its landscape, culture, terroirs and wines. With real-time Q&A. In English.

Online with Zoom and live on Facebook.

  • 18th June
  • 6pm – 6.45pm
  • Free

French cabaret culture

Hear what the vibrant life of cafés-cabarets in Montmartre with famous cabaret dancer La Goulue must have been like and get a taste of the art of the time with Toulouse-Lautrec. Join our literature specialist Dr. Barbara Giraud, French teacher at Brookes University, Oxford. With real-time Q&A. In French.

Online with Zoom and live on Facebook.

  • 27th June
  • 10am – 10.45am
  • Free

Online French Book Club

Join Barbara Giraud, our literature expert, and discuss “Rhinocéros“, a play by Eugène Ionesco.

  • Saturday 6th June
  • 10:30am-12pm
  • Online with Zoom
  • £9

Online French Book Club

Join Barbara Giraud, our literature expert, and discuss “La Mer à l’envers“, a novel by Marie Darrieussecq.

  • Saturday 4th July
  • 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.