• French Events & Workshops in Oxford

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

    French Events & Workshops in Oxford

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
  • 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
  • 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.

“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”


DELF-DALF preparation class

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

  • Saturday 16th November
    Sunday 17th November
  • 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.



Soirée Wine & Cheese!

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

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.

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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*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)