Previous Meetings 2022
Wed 01st June (At Christ Church) - 7.30pm - "What do the terms the French and France itself conjure up for me?" A talk in English by Frank Gill based on his experiences from 1985 to the present day.
Wed 18th May (At Christ Church) - 7.30pm - "Mon passe-temps favori: La Broderie" - a talk in French by Theresa Higgins
Wed 04th May (At Christ Church) - 7.30pm - A.G.M.
Wed 06th April (At Christ Church) - 7.30pm - A talk by Ian Sydenham, a retired Head of French at C.R.G.S. about "La France du Dix-Neuvième Siècle"
Wed 16th March (At Christ Church) - 7.30pm - A talk by Peter Stickland in French about his Danish Grandfather, John Waterstradt, a renowned naturalist
Wed 23rd February (via Zoom) - 7.30pm - A talk by Julie Langevin in French about the French Presidential Elections.
Mon 07th February (At Christ Church) - 2.30pm – 4.30pm - An afternoon of refreshments, socialising and French conversation - a great opportunity to meet up and find out more about the Circle.
Wed 19th January (via Zoom) - 7.30pm - CANCELLED - Apologies, due to unforseen circumstances, this meeting is cancelled
Mon 10th January (At Christ Church) - 2.30pm – 4.30pm - Refreshments, Socialising and French Conversation
Previous Meetings 2021
Dec 15th - CANCELLED. Sadly and reluctantly we have cancelled this meeting. In the meantine we wish you all a Happy Christmas and look forward to seeing you in 2022.
Dec 1st - Abbé Pierre and Emmaus in the UK. A talk by David and Jan Fallows in French and English (At Christ Church Hall)
Nov 17th - Champagne! A talk by Carole Deux in French (At Christ Church Hall)
Oct 20th - Interim AGM followed by Scrabble in French (At Christ Church Hall)
Nov 3rd - The History of Essex County Hospital. A talk by Dr Fabrizio Casale in French and English (At Christ Church Hall)
Oct 6th - Les Alouettes - From Creation To Present Day. By Cathy Wright, head teacher of this Saturday school for children who speak French at home (At Christ Church Hall)
Sept 15th - Gwendal Moele and 'Bof' (a fabulous Essex-based traditional French and Breton four-piece band) - traditional French and Breton music and singing (At Christ Church Hall)
Jun 27th - Summer Social
Jun 2nd - Ian Sydenham - 'Napoleon - Héros or Tyran?' (via Zoom)
May 5th - Frank Gill - 'My Life and How Languages Have Changed It’ (via Zoom)
Apr 7th - Julie Langevin - 'La Reunion' (via Zoom)
Mar 10th - A presentation evening from two of our members (via Zoom)
Feb 3rd - La Rentrée (With A Difference) (via Zoom)