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Edinburgh Branch

Edinburgh Branch Programme 2020 – 2021

All meetings are held at 4.15 p.m. in the French Institute, 59-63 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1RN. (Unless otherwise stated)

Wednesday 30th September 2020
“Pot d’accueil” and enrolment
(Members and Guests only)


Wednesday 7th October 2020
Parcs et Jardins de Paris
Dr Geoff Hare

Wednesday 28th October 2020
French Film Festival 2020 
Richard Mowe

Wednesday 18th November 2020
Souvenirs de Provence
Odile Hughson

Wednesday 9th December 2020
Fête de Noël en ligne
Click on the link below to watch the National Youth Orchestra of Scotland (NYCOS) perform a selection of carols.
Watch the video.
Wednesday 13th January 2021

Wednesday 27th January 2021
No meeting

Wednesday 17th February 2021
Aubigny et les liens avec l’Ecosse
Guest Speaker from France

Wednesday 10th March 2021

Wednesday 21st April 2021

Wednesday 5th May 2021

AGM & Quiz

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Office Bearers 2019 – 2020

Chair: Anne-Colette Lequet
Vice-Chair: Dr Geoff Hare
Honorary Secretary: Warden A Black
Honorary Treasurer: Tom Wight

Committee Members
Christiane Cooper
Catherine Hare

Subscription Rates
Ordinary Members: £10.00 per annum
Patron Members: £30.00 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.