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  • Booking details added for Mill Visit, Picnic and Wine Tasting – Lansac here
  • Booking details added for Cookery College Lunch and Cycle ride – Arcachon here
  • April Newsletter is available in the Members Area. Please click here
  • Members Directory updated

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* Saturday 22nd April: St Georges Day: Lunch & Music – Andernos

Come and join us for our annual St George’s celebrations to enjoy yourself and remember or forget dragons and Brexiteers in a far away land !

This year we will be celebrating Saint George in Andernos les Bains with a British style BBQ, English beer and wine together with live music courtesy of David Roberts with the Lafayette Club Band. For full details and to book online, please click here


* Wednesday 26th April: Golf – Cameyrac

* Thursday 4th May: Cookery College Lunch and Cycle ride – Arcachon

Several years ago a good group of us enjoyed a great lunch, as guinea pigs for the Lycée Cookery School. We plan repeating this in May. One of our members is studying there and we plan on returning. Last time we followed lunch with a short walk around the Ville d’Hiver. This year we plan a circular cycle tour, including on a beautiful coastal cycle track from la Teste to le Moulleau. For full details and to book online, please click here


* Thursday 11th May: Lunch & entertaining ‘After Dinner Speaker’ – Moullis en Medoc at 12:15

If you want to go into summer with a smile then this is just what BBC members need! Good company, good food and a very good after dinner speaker ! Not to be missed !

For full details and to book online, please click here


* Wednesday 17th May: Concours des Vins, Mill Visit, Picnic and Wine Tasting – Lansac

Visit to ‘Concours des Vins’ in nearby Bourg-sur -Gironde.  Following the visit to the Concours des Vins we have a guided visit at le Moulin de Lansac which is situated in the heart of the Cote de Bourg, it stands on top of a hill and has beautiful 360 degree views across the surrounding countryside. In recent years the windmill has been fully restored thanks to a dedicated team of volunteers.  We will then enjoy our picnic lunches and have a a blind tasting of wines from around the world.

For full details and to book online, please click here


* Thursday 18th May: Cinema Visit – Bordeaux

If you are already registered then you will receive an email about the film and timing.

If you are not registered onto the cinema list, then please click here


*Saturday 20th – 27th May 2017 – Cruising on the Canal du Midi

The first boat is fully booked.   Due to a last minute change of circumstances one of our party would like to swop their reservation with another couple.

For latest updated information please click here.  (The details are for Members only and are password protected.  If you have lost your password then please click here )


* Thursday 1st June : Walk and Lunch – Gradignan

Details to follow


* Saturday 10th June : Visit to Citadelle and Market – Blaye

A visit to the delightful historic riverside town of Blaye, including its lively Saturday Market and famous Citadelle, commanding great views of the river. For those members coming from the west, we would leave our cars in the parking opposite the ferry embarkation at Lamarque/Médoc, take the ferry (departure at 10h15) as foot passengers. Members coming from the East can park in Blaye and rendezvous with us at the big market in Blaye (3 minute walk from the ferry and the Citadelle).

Final details and online booking to follow


* Thursday 15th June: Cinema Visit – Bordeaux

If you are already registered then you will receive an email about the film and timing.

If you are not registered onto the cinema list, then please click here


* Saturday 24th June : Paella Pool Party – Biscarosse

Always a very popular annual BBC event and not to be missed.

We will assemble at 12.00 for an aperitif offered by your hosts followed by Paella cooked and served around the pool, followed by home made desserts. You will be welcome to swim (at your own risk)

For full details and to book online, please click here


* Friday 14th July : ‘Quatorze’ Fireworks and Dinner – Rive Droite Bordeaux

Final details and online booking to follow


* August : Annual Pig Roast & Charity Fundraising – Carcans

Final details and online booking to follow


* 25th – 29th September 2017 (4 nights) – Gite Holiday near Perpignan

gite-gd-02The Gite is located in the heart of a historic vineyard near Perpignan and the Mediterranean.

Fully booked!

For full details and to book online, please click here.


* Friday 1st December – BBC Members Christmas Party – Floirac at 7pm