• French Events & Workshops in Oxford

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

    French Events & Workshops in Oxford

Autumn term 2020

Our new timetable for the Autumn term 2020 is out!

  • A mix of on-site and online group classes to stay safe.
  • Maximum of 5 students per group class.

Online French Book Club

Join our literature expert, and discuss “Le Pays des autres“, a novel by Leïla Slimani.

  • Saturday 19th September
  • 10:30am-12pm
  • Online with Zoom
  • £9

Online French Book Club

Join us to discuss the classic “Une vie” by Guy de Maupassant and discover Normandy through the eyes of Jeanne. In Maupassant’s first novel, we follow the story of a young aristocrat dealing with the hardships and the disappointments of a lifetime.

  • Saturday 3rd October
  • 10:30am-12pm
  • Online with Zoom
  • £9
  • 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
  • DELF Exam Preparation Workshop

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

    • 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.

    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.