Valerie Harkness's Leavind Do & 3 Years of AF Leeds
May
12
5:00 PM17:00

Valerie Harkness's Leavind Do & 3 Years of AF Leeds

Valerie Harkness's Leaving Do &

3 years of Alliance Française Leeds

Come and join the AF Leeds team at Valerie's leaving do and the celebration of the success of the first 3 years of AF Leeds.

Valerie will offer a fun presentation in English and French. This will be followed by some poetry and finally by a mini concert by Reno, a French musician from Lyon who is familiar with the Bilingual Event and who is coming on purpose for the event.

The buffet is a lovely surprise and will not be disappointing !

Date : 12th May between 5 and 8 pm. @ Leeds Trinity University, AG21 Price : £6

For those who wish to attend on 12th May and who haven't confirmed their attendance to Valerie (valerie@afleeds.org.uk) yet, please let us know asap if you wish to come, as there are VERY few places left.

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Cinema Night
May
24
7:00 PM19:00

Cinema Night

- Film to be announced -

 

Vous aimez le cinéma ? Come and join us !

We will be watching a film together and then, over a glass of juice or wine and a few snacks, we will talk about it. Our cinema nights are always a great success !

We are very mindful at AF Leeds of copyright laws and so we only show films which are available to us through the Institut Français. These films are not shown in British cinemas and they give us the opportunity to discover some very good French cinema.    

Generally with English subtitles, our films are suitable for students of a wide range of levels.

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Phonetic Clinic
Jun
7
5:30 PM17:30

Phonetic Clinic

De la Phonétique ? Oh oui !

Would you like to work on your pronunciation and improve your speaking abilities?

Join us to work on your accent and fluency in a fun and pleasant atmosphere.

This workshop is intended for students of any levels.

@ Carton Hill Quaker, Woodhouse (£2.50)

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Cinema Night
Jun
21
7:00 PM19:00

Cinema Night

- Film to be announced -

 

Vous aimez le cinéma ? Come and join us !

We will be watching a film together and then, over a glass of juice or wine and a few snacks, we will talk about it. Our cinema nights are always a great success !

We are very mindful at AF Leeds of copyright laws and so we only show films which are available to us through the Institut Français. These films are not shown in British cinemas and they give us the opportunity to discover some very good French cinema.    

Generally with English subtitles, our films are suitable for students of a wide range of levels.

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Phonetic Clinic
Jul
5
5:30 PM17:30

Phonetic Clinic

De la Phonétique ? Oh oui !

WOuld you like to work on your pronunciation and improve your speaking abilities?

Join us to work on your accent and fluenccy in a fun and pleasant atmosphere.

This workshop is intended for students of any levels.

@ Carton Hill Quaker, Woodhouse (£2.50)

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Cinema Night
Mar
22
7:00 PM19:00

Cinema Night

Come along and watch

Quai d'Orsay

With AF Leeds

Date: 2013

Director: Bertrand Tavernier

The film, based on a comic strip, is a satire of French politics, in particular of the French Foreign ministry under Dominique de Villepin. The acting is superb: notably the performance of Niels Arestrup who won the award of Best Supporting Actor in this film.

The film (with English subtitles) will be followed by a short presentation/discussion on Bertrand Tavernier (in French and English).

@ Leeds Trinity University, Room AF21 (First floor)
£2.50 for members / £3.50 for non members

RSVP HERE

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Grammar Clinic
Jan
25
6:30 PM18:30

Grammar Clinic

De la grammaire, ça vous dit ?

Perhaps you enjoy grammar or perhaps you don’t and you wish you were better at it.
Whether you like it or not, grammar does matter if you want to express yourself accurately in French. And it CAN be fun !

Join us to revise some essential grammar points in a fun and pleasant atmosphere.
This workshop is intended for students of intermediate levels (A2/B1).

@ Leeds Trinity University, Room AF21 (£2.50)

RSVP HERE

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Bonne Année à l'AF Leeds
Jan
20
2:00 PM14:00

Bonne Année à l'AF Leeds

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Come and join us to celebrate the New Year!

Find out more about French traditions and ways of celebrating the new year with the AF Leeds team.

Try out some specialities and enjoy this joyful cultural experience!

Pop in to share a slice of Galette des Rois and try out some Mousseux for the occasion!

@ Leeds Trinity University, room AS2

£3.50 for non members / £2.50 for members

RSVP here.

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AF Leeds First Book Club
Dec
14
6:30 PM18:30

AF Leeds First Book Club

Join us for our first Book Club of the year!

For this first edition, Valerie Harkness will be introducing the Club and will cover the francophone litterature news. Then, everybody will be invited to present and talk about a book of their choice (from a francophone author).

@ Leeds Trninity University, Room AF21
From 6:30pm

£2.50 for non members / £2 for members

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Cinema Night
Nov
23
7:00 PM19:00

Cinema Night

Come along and watch

Le potager de mon Grand-Père

with AF Leeds.

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Date: 2016

Type: Film documentaire

Réalisateur: Martin Esposito

Synopsis: Chez son grand-père, Martin est venu se ressourcer, aider et partager des moments de vie.
Issu de cette génération fast-food, Martin prendra conscience de la valeur de ce précieux héritage. C’est un hymne à la vie et à cette nature que nous devons protéger.

The film will be in French with English subtitles and will be followed by a disussion and some nibbles.

@ Leeds Trinity University Room AF21 (First floor)
£2.50 for members / £3.50 for non members

If you wish to come, please fill in your name in our form.

See you all there !

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Presentation of Lyon and its Fête des Lumières
Nov
9
7:30 PM19:30

Presentation of Lyon and its Fête des Lumières

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An evening like no others to start the festive season: let us guide you round the streets of one of the most attractive cities in France: we'll talk about Lyon and we'll evoke its past and traditions, we'll see images of the amazing "Fête des Lumières" as if we were there! We'll play, we'll have fun, we'll taste one of the most famous "friandises" from Lyon... All in all, a dynamic, fun, colourful, engaging and beautiful evening to get into the French festive spirit!

Event suitable for both English and French speakers.

COME, CHAT AND SHARE.

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Bienvenue à L'AF de Leeds : Le Patrimoine français
Nov
9
7:00 PM19:00

Bienvenue à L'AF de Leeds : Le Patrimoine français

Come along to our first event of the year. This engaging presentation about the French Patrimoine will be in both French and English.

Join us and find out more about French heritage while enjoying some nibbles and a drink

@ Leeds Trinity University Room AF21 (First floor)
£3.50 for non members / £2.50 for members

If you wish to come, please fill in your name in our form.

See you all there !

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Big Quiz Event
Jun
15
7:00 PM19:00

Big Quiz Event

Our last event of the academic year to celebrate it and welcome summer! Join us and test your knowledge about French and French culture; Enjoy a drink and some nibbles while having fun and learning about France and beyond...
QUI DIT MIEUX!?

Event in easy French! Pactise yours!
7pm @ Leeds Trinity University, Horsforth.
Room: AF21 (first floor)
£4/free for students & members

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Bilingual Literature & Music Event
May
20
6:30 PM18:30

Bilingual Literature & Music Event

Following the success of previous years,the 4th edition ofthe Bilingual Literature and Music event will be on at Trinity University on the 20th of May 2017 at 6 pm. A fantastic opportunity to hear engaging poetry and songs in French, English and other languages.

More info about performers and bookings here.

Have a look at the programme of that wonderful upcoming evening!

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French Region Presentation
Feb
23
7:00 PM19:00

French Region Presentation

Join us and find out more about La Bourgogne-Franche-Comté and the beautiful city of Dijon. Share a friendly and interesting moment while enjoying some nibbles and a drink! The presentation will be delivered in (easy) French, with English translations from time to time or on request.

Room: AF21 (first floor of the main building)                                                                  Admisson: £2/ £1.50 for Alliance Française members

Join us for a journey into French language and culture, we look forward to seeing you!

A bientôt!

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Presentation of Lyon and its Fête des Lumières
Dec
8
7:00 PM19:00

Presentation of Lyon and its Fête des Lumières

An evening like no others to start the festive season: let us guide you round the streets of one of the most attractive cities in France: we'll talk about Lyon and we'll evoke its past and traditions, we'll see images of the amazing "Fête des Lumières" as if we were there! We'll play, we'll have fun, we'll taste one of the most famous "friandises" from Lyon... All in all, a dynamic, fun, colourful, engaging and beautiful evening to get into the French festive spirit!

ROOM AF21

Admission: £3 for members / £3.5 full price. Event suitable for both English and French speakers.

COME, CHAT AND SHARE.

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"A trip to France" evening - La Sarthe
Nov
10
7:00 PM19:00

"A trip to France" evening - La Sarthe

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--French region presentation--

Join us and discover one of the beautiful regions of France: La Sarthe, situated in the Grand-Ouest of the country. Let Jeanne-Marie, one of our AF Leeds tutors from the Sarthe, guide you through her region and help you discover its beauty, its geography, its gastronomy and some of its unknown treasures.Jeanne-Marie's presentation will be in French and English so that all can attend and take part in this interactive event.

Come, chat and share! Thursday 10 November @ Leeds Trinity University room AF 21 (first floor) @ 7pm Admission: £2 for members / £2,5 full price.

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Open evening - French classes @ Leeds Trinity University
Sep
29
6:00 PM18:00

Open evening - French classes @ Leeds Trinity University

--OPEN EVENING--

You want to learn or relearn French this autumn and you don't know which language school to choose?

Pop in and meet us on Thursday 29 September from 6pm to 8pm @ Leeds Trinity University, Horsforth. We will be waiting for you in the room AG 21 (ground floor).

If you want to talk about your level in French, your objective, have more information about the classes we offer, enrol or just have a chat about French culture and language, we will be happy to meet you!

Enjoy an extra 10% discount on the class fees if you enrol on the spot (cheques or cash). Don't miss this offer!

We look forward to seeing you!

A très bientôt,

The AF team

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European day of languages - "QUIZ, WINE & CHEEZ" evening
Sep
26
7:00 PM19:00

European day of languages - "QUIZ, WINE & CHEEZ" evening

To celebrate the European day of languages, Monday 26 September, in cooperation with Leeds City Council, L'Alliance Française de Leeds invites you to their "Quiz, wine n' cheez" evening!

Test your knowledge about France and have fun with our quiz, taste some French cheeses and enjoy a glass of French wine!

The event will take place @ Leeds Trinity University, Horsforth in room AG 55 (ground floor)The admission is free.This event is suitable for both English and French speakers.

COME, CHAT and SHARE.

A bientôt!

The AF team.

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Open Evening - French classes @ Heart Centre, Headingley
Sep
13
6:00 PM18:00

Open Evening - French classes @ Heart Centre, Headingley

-- OPEN EVENING --

You want to learn or relearn French this autumn and you don't know which language shool to choose?

Come and meet us on Tuesday 13 September from 6pm to 8pm @ the HEART CENTRE, Headingley (RIDGE ROOM)! If you want to talk about your level in French, your objective, have more information about the classes we offer, enrol or just have a chat about French culture and language, we will be happy to meet you!

A très bientôt!

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