President:         Angela Lamont - tel no :01738 553 463

Vice-President:  Margaret Borland-Stroyan

Hon Secretary:   Mrs. Lucyna Lindsay,
                       7A Woodlands Meadow,
                       PH10 6GZ

                       Tel: 01250 872 886


Hon Treasurer:  Peter Stroyan -
tel 01738 451684 -

Committee Members

Mr John S.G. Blair
Ms Louise McNeill

Subscription Rates:
£15.00 per person, except :-
  • Full-time students aged 18+ (£1.00)
  • Guests and anyone interested in the Society are welcome
    to attend one Meeting free of charge without introduction or obligation.

60th Perth Branch Celebration - please click to view image

Perth Branch Programme 2014 - 2015

Meetings held monthly at 19:30h in Perth and Kinross Society for the Blind,
St Paul's Centre, 14 New Row, Perth PH1 5QA


Sunday 13th July at 14hrs
Celebration of Bastille Day with petanque and picnic on Petanque Pitch of North Inch. This event already took place in glorious sunshine and was a success.

Thursday 9th October at 19hrs
World of Opera,
talk in English by Andrew Roger

Wednesday 12th November at 19hrs
Canal du Midi
Conférence en français présentée par Mme Jacqueline McNeill

Wednesday 17th December at 19hrs
Christmas Party,
Bill Chalmers at the piano with French songs repertoire.
Plus :presentation by Erica Stewart , this year’s winner of A.Gray award


Sunday 18th January at 14.30
Bonjour pour Nouvel An et Film « Un cœur en hiver »

Wednesday 11th February at 19hrs
Abbé Pierre
Conférence en français présentée par Mme Françoise Pérombelon

Tuesday 17th February at 19hrs
Mardi Gras et film « Mon Meilleur Ami »

Wednesday 11th March at 19hrs
Le Festival des Jardins de Chaumont-sur-Loire
Conférence en français présentée par Mme Cécile Docherty

Sunday 29th March
Fête des Mères
Le voyage-surprise (destination à annoncer)

Saturday 4th April

Coffee morning at Scone Church(details TBA)

Wednesday 8th April at 19hrs

AGM of Perth branch
Fête et Jeux


Other External Events:

« Quoi de neuf ? »
• This year after the talk by invited speaker we will have a short presentation in French or English by a member of our branch on a topic chosen by them.

• All members will receive quarterly bulletins giving information on the events in the branch.


On 22nd November 2014
Perth branch will host in St.John’s Kirk event of Lansdowne Lecture in English « Two Kingdoms in Peril » with the speakers :
Philippe Contamine,Emeritus Professor of Medieval History, University of Paris-Sorbonne
and James Laidlow, Emeritus Professor of French, Aberdeen University,
Honorary Professor , Edinburgh University

Saturday, June 2015 ,
National AGM, hosted by Aberdeen Branch


Our committee is working with the Perth & Kinross Schools to try to promote the Alexander Gray Student Awards - set up to help secondary school pupils to have the opportunity to study in France - click here for more information

A Perth College UHI student has been awarded a grant which will support her learning of the French language.

Erica Stewart ,studying HND Hospitality Management course has flown to the International School of Hotel Management on 12th May for five days. The School is in the French speaking part of Switzerland and she will converse in French during scheduled restaurant and mixology classes.

The grant was awarded to Erica through the Perth branch of the Franco- Scottish Society, a charity which promotes French and Scottish culture and whose members have enjoyed lunches in the college's training restaurant over the years. The funding was secured through Alexander Gray Fund.Alexander Gray was an Aberdeen lawyer and a member of Aberdeen Branch of FSS who left the bulk of his estate in trust to be set up to enable young people learning French to go to French speaking country and pursue their studies.

Please click here to view the Perth Branch Programme 2014-2015
as an Adobe pdf document.

Please click here to view the Perth Branch Programme 2013-2014
as an Adobe pdf document.

Please click here to view the Perth Branch Programme 2012-2013
as an Adobe pdf document.

Please click here to view the Perth Branch Programme 2011-2012
as a Word document.

Please click here to view the Perth Branch Programme 2010-2011
as an Adobe pdf document.

Please click here to view the Perth Branch Programme 2009-2010
as a Word document.