2022 - January and February
In January and February we are offering a combination of options for our meetings, some in the afternoon and some in the evening.
We will have two Monday afternoon meetings to enable us to get together in person for refreshments, socialising and the opportunity for French conversation.
We will also have two Wednesday evening meetings which will be held using Zoom to enable us to meet ‘remotely’. A link to the Zoom calls will be sent in advance. If you are not currently on our email distribution list, please contact us to be added to receive these notifications.
Mon 10th January (At Christ Church) - 2.30pm – 4.30pm - Refreshments, Socialising and French Conversation
Wed 19th January (via Zoom) - 7.30pm - CANCELLED - Apologies, due to unforseen circumstances, this meeting is cancelled
Mon 07th February (At Christ Church) - 2.30pm – 4.30pm - Refreshments, Socialising and French Conversation
Wed 16th February (via Zoom) - 7.30pm - Julie Langevin will speak to us in French (Topic to be advised}
We hope that this combination of options will enable all of you to continue to enjoy and participate in the activities of the Circle
n.b. The Church has covid related measures in place which we have been asked to adopt i.e. social distancing and wearing of masks until seated. We will be using the entire church in order to make social distancing easier. We are also encouraged to use the hand sanitisers provided.
March 2022 onwards
From March, we will return to the usual 2 evening meetings a month at Christ Church with the meeting details as follows.
Wed 16th March (At Christ Church) - 7.30pm - Peter Stickland will talk to us in French about his Danish Grandfather, John Waterstradt, a renowned naturalist
Wed 06th April (At Christ Church) - 7.30pm - Ian Sydenham, a retired Head of French at C.R.G.S. will speak to us in French ( Topic to be advised)
Wed 04th May (At Christ Church) - 7.30pm - A.G.M.
Wed 18th May (At Christ Church) - 7.30pm - Therese Higgins will speak to us in French (Topic to be advised)
Wed 01st June (At Christ Church) - 7.30pm - "What do the terms the French and France itself conjure up for me?" A talk in French by Frank Gill based on his experiences from 1985 to the present day
Wed 15th June (Details to be confirmed) - Fête Estivale
Would you, or someone you know, be happy to give us a talk in the future or do you have any ideas for different events?
We welcome your thoughts and suggestions to help us bring you a full and varied programme going forward.