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Edinburgh Branch

Office Bearers 2017 – 2018

Chairman: Tom Wight
Vice-Chairman: Christiane Cooper
Honorary Secretary: Warden A Black
Honorary Treasurer: Anne-Colette Lequet
Membership Secretary: Pascale Lynch

Committee Members
Dr Geoff Hare
Catherine Hare

Subscription Rates
Ordinary Members: £20.00 per annum
Patron Members: £40.00 per annum (including membership of the French Institute)
Guests: £3.00 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

Plus
• 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 2017 – 2018

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

2017
Wednesday 27th September 2017
(Members & Guests only)
“Pot d’accueil” and enrolment

Wednesday 11th October 2017
Le Roi François 1er
Patrick Landri
(French)

Wednesday 25th October 2017
French Film Festival 2017
Richard Mowe
(English)

Wednesday 15th November 2017
Regards sur la Normandie romane
Elizabeth Bryant
(French)

Wednesday 6th or 13th  December 2017 (tbc)
(Members and Guests only)
Fête de Noël

2018
Wednesday 10th January 2018
Autocracy & Democracy, Centralism & Individualism – a French enigma
John Cooper
(English)

Wednesday 31st January 2018
John Law de Lauriston et la Banque de France
Walter Perrie
(French)

Wednesday 21st February 2018
Penmarc’h et quelques aspects du Pays Bigouden
Thierry Rechniewski
(French)

Wednesday 14th March 2018 
(Members and guests only)
Diner des Membres – (Restaurant TBC)

Wednesday 18th April 2018
Celebrating Mary Stuart in Edinburgh; the use of civic space in 1558 and 1561
Dr Giovanna Guidicini
(English)

Wednesday 9th May 2018
(Members only)
AGM

 

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