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Edinburgh Branch

Edinburgh Branch Programme 2019 – 2020

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All meetings are held at 6.30 p.m. in the French Institute, 59-63 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1RN.

Wednesday 25th September 2019
(Members & Guests only)
“Pot d’accueil” and enrolment

Wednesday 9th October 2019
Thomas Blaikie (1751-1838) un jardinier écossais à la cour française
Tom Wight

Wednesday 23th October 2019
French Film Festival 2019
Richard Mowe

Wednesday 13th November 2019
Louis XI and the new Europe
Walter Perrie

Wednesday 4th December 2019 
Une table ronde

Members and Guests only

Wednesday 8th January 2020
Fête de l’Epiphanie

Wednesday 29th January 2020
Quelques aspects sociaux, décoratifs et logistiques de la construction médiévale
Colin Browning

Wednesday 19th February 2020
Comment se portent la librairie et l’édition indépendantes en France?

Sylvie Decaux


Wednesday 11th March 2020 
(Members and guests only)
DÎner des Membres – Restaurant to be confirmed

Wednesday 22nd April 2020
Parc et jardins de Paris
Dr Geoff Hare

Wednesday 6th May 2020
(Members only)
AGM & Quiz

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Office Bearers 2019 – 2020

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

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.