Sir Marc Brunel, ingénieur civil français
The talk showcases the feats of engineering of the Brunels (Father and Son) and asks why history has relegated the father to obscurity.
The talk will be delivered in French by Colin Browning from the Glasgow Branch
Jumelage - Kinross et Gacé
A description of the cultural ties between Kinross and Gacé. The talk will be be preceded by the presentations from the two students from Kinross High School, who won last year's Alexander Gray Award.
The talk will be delivered in French by Paul Becher
Les lieux insolites de Paris
A fascinating tour of the less well known areas of Paris - Facts and Places
The talk will be delivered in French by Marie-Christine Graham
Lunch starting at 13.00
Guillaume, Duc de Normandie
The presentation charts the inexorable rise of William the Conqueror and the ensuing dominance of the Norman Empire.
The talk will be delivered in French by Tom Wight from our Edinburgh Branch.
Une littérature de défi, Vercors et Eluard
The rôle of poetry as a focus for protest againt the German Occupation of France during the Second World War.
The talk will be delivered in French by Walter Perrie
The life and works of Charles Rennie Mackintosh
In this presentation the life and work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh serves as a portal to the world of the secessionists, a movement which transformed art and architecture of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
The talk will be delivered in French and English by John Jessop
Annual General Meeting of the Perth Branch
Followed by a quiz and drinks in the Hotel bar
National Annual General Meeting
Hosted by the Perth Branch, details will be made available in due course.