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Edinburgh Branch

Office Bearers 2018 – 2019

Chairman: Tom Wight
Vice-Chairman: Dr Geoff Hare
Honorary Secretary: Warden A Black
Honorary Treasurer: Anne-Colette Lequet
Membership Secretary: Pascale Lynch

Committee Members
Christiane Cooper
Catherine Hare

Subscription Rates
Ordinary Members: £20.00 per annum
Patron Members: £40.00 per annum (including membership of the French Institute)
Guests: £5.00 per visit

Patron Members of the French Institute

By becoming a member of the French Institute you will help support the Institute’s activities. You will also enjoy benefits and discounts at the institute and with their partners.

• Full borrowing rights at the institute’s multimedia library
• Reduced rates for cultural events
• Free admissions to cinema screenings
• Free cultural programme by post
• Full access to the online digital platform Culturethèque from your home

• Concessionary rates at the Filmhouse
• 20% discount on all French films available on the Filmhouse Player
• Concessionary rates at the Cameo Cinema + 10% discount at the Cameo Kiosk and Bar
• 10% on all purchases at the Escargot Blanc and the Escargot Bleu
• 10% discount on your bill at Patisserie Maxime
• 10% discount + free p&p on all foreign titles at the European Bookshop.

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Edinburgh Branch Programme 2018 – 2019

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All meetings are held at 7.00 p.m. in the French Institute, 59-63 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1RN.

Wednesday 26th September 2018
(Members & Guests only)
“Pot d’accueil” and enrolment

Wednesday 10th October 2018
Seventeenth-Century French hôtels: A comparative study of Paris and Edinburgh
Dr Clarisse Godard Desmarest

Wednesday 24th October 2018
French Film Festival 2018
Richard Mowe

Wednesday 14th November 2018
Y eut-il jamais un cockney parisien?
Professor Tony Lodge

Wednesday 5th December 2018 
(Members and Guests only)
Fête de Noël

Wednesday 9th January 2019
Alphonse Daudet et son Tartarin sur les Alpes, roman satirique sur le tourisme moderne
Dr Geoff Hare

Wednesday 30th January 2019
Art and Dance ( title tbc)
Agnes Ness

Wednesday 20th February 2019
Major Tom’s War
Talk by Vee Walker (Inverness Branch) & Richard Kausch based on her novel

Wednesday 13th March 2019 
(Members and guests only)
DÎner des Membres – Restaurant to be confirmed

Wednesday 17th April 2019
Dr Kenneth Thompson

Wednesday 8th May 2019
(Members only)
AGM & Quiz


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