Holding regular talks and events throughout the year, the Isle of Wight French Society meets monthly in Newport, and is open to anyone who knows enough of the language to follow talks in French
The Isle of Wight French Society, was formed in 1973 for the enjoyment, practice, and appreciation of the French language. It meets monthly at the Mcauley centre, 75 high street, Newport, or as shown in the programme.
Membership is open to anyone who knows enough of the language to follow talks in French. Meetings, other than business meetings, will be conducted in French. Nobody should feel discouraged from attending because he or she feels unable or unwilling to speak French. Those whose native language is French are particularly welcome.
The subscription to France-Wight is £35 per annum for individual membership, £42 for families, and £8 for full time students. School membership for sixth form students and their teachers is offered at £20 per annum.
Members may invite a guest on payment of £5 per meeting for a maximum of two meetings. Organised student parties, outside of holders of school membership above, will be welcome at special rate
Refreshments are served at all meetings, which commence at 7.15pm with 30 minutes of optional French conversation, followed by a lecture in French, which commences at 7.45pm.
Vendredi le 21 septembre – Emilie Capulet – Conference
Claude Debussy, Mallarme et Baudelaire : Musique, Correspondances et Synethesie
Vendredi le 12 octobre – Alice de Ramaix – Conference
The Story of Pig & Pork – le paysan anglais au service du seigneur normand
Vendredi le 9 novembre – Marie-Christine Peradel – Conference
Nepal : le grand tour de L’Everest
Jeudi le 13 decembre – Dejeuner de Noel – Albert Cottage, East Cowes
Unless otherwise noted, the meetings will be held at The Mcauley Centre, 75 High Street, Newport, and commence at 7.15pm with 30 minutes of optional French conversation, followed by a lecture in French, which commences at 7.45pm.
Vendredi le 11 janvier – A Vous de Parler
Vendredi le 8 fevrier – Vincent Raymond-Barker – Conference
La Loire Atlantique, avec quelques petites histoires d’un grand echange
Vendredi le 8 mars – Francois Nouaillat – Conference
How to Save a Life with CPR
Vendredi le 12 Avril – Annie Kean – Conference
Catherine II de Russie et Voltaire
Vendredi le 10 Mai – Assemblee Generale
President / Secretaire et Tresorier
1 The Mill
Mill Lane, Brighstone,
Isle of Wight. PO30 4BU
Tel: 01983 741210
Vice President / Secretaire du Programme
Flat B Danehurst
Pitts Lane, Ryde,Isle of Wight. PO33 3SX
Tel: 01983 565758
Comite Toni Rogers et Jenny Tudor