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* Monday 19th September – Baccarat Glass exhibition + Lunch – Le Bouscat

institut-culturel-bernard-magrezThe exhibition is celebrating the founding of the glass factory in the Lorraine village of Baccarat in 1764 by the Bishop of Metz who received the authorization of Louis XV.

Over 250 years Baccarat’ chandeliers and candelabras have come to light regal rooms and its table service has adorned banquets of royalty and presidents.

For full details and to book online, please click here


* Tuesday 20th September – Golf at Biscarosse

imagesA golf outing is proposed for Biscarrosse following our summer break. It’s been a long time since we have played this course and you will find it to be a very pretty and challenging course.

Currently we have three tee times booked for the 9 hole course starting at 14.10, this is based upon previous preferences of our players.

For full details and to book online:

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* Tuesday 11th October – Riverside visit, walk and lunch – Bordeaux

pont-bacalan-chaban-delmasMoon about the Moon harbour and visit inside the Pont de Pierre!

After which, a gentle walk downstream (800m, 1⁄2 mile) will take us all along the oldest part of Bordeaux, the grand mid-18th century riverfront and Place de la Bourse to the corner of Place des Quinconces for lunch at La Belle Époque in the dining room of a former hotel graced by a picturesque décor of coloured Bordeaux tiles by Vieillard, the famed local potters.

For full details and to book online. please click here


* 15th October – Wine and Cheese Atelier – Chateau Carbonnieux

24302-650x330-autre-chateau-carbonnieux-pessac-leognanWe have reserved 12 places at the Atelier de Vins & Fromages (Cheese & Wine pairing Workshop) at Château Carbonnieux which is rated Grand Cru Classé de Graves. The atelier includes a visit to the cellars.

The visit starts at 10.30 and lasts approximately two hours. It is a beautiful Château as many of you know and they make wonderful wines, both red and white Grand Cru Classé de Graves. This should be of interest to wine and cheese lovers.

For full details and to book online. please click here


* 20th October – Cinema visit – Bordeaux

If you would like to join the Cinema Group and receive details of each months visit please click here


history-of-photography-antique-photographer* 25th October – Photo Workshop – Gradignan

After several months’ promotion as a potential event, and positive feedback, we are pleased to offer this means of improving your creative and technical skill in this fascinating, and rapidly changing field.

The detailed plan is currently being structured. ‘How to create great photos’, composition, lighting, cameras and tools to help you, will form the major part of the morning session. After lunch, we shall progress to hands on, organising, optimising and sharing your photos.

For full details and to book online. please click here


* 3rd November – Second Computing Workshop

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* 10th November – AGM and Lunch – Bordeaux

curry* 12th November – Curry Evening – Soulac-sur-Mer

We are organising a curry evening in response to popular demand and also as a fund raiser for a junior school education project.

The school is situated in Varkala, Kerala on India’s south west coast and is managed by the local Temple.

For more information and to book online. please click here


* 2nd December – Christmas Party – Chateau la Cheze – Floirac