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Pig Roast + Fun & Games in aid of Médicines Sans Frontièrs: Carcans – Saturday 25th August

Again two of our members are kindly hosting the annual pig roast, at their home, with sports and fund-raising activities for all the family.

Please bring your friends, family, children, grandchildren and well controlled dogs for a day of fun, games and relaxation. There will also be a second-hand book stall, so please bring your unwanted book to sell for charity.

The format will be the pig and its crackling, a starter, cheese and dessert and as much fun or relaxation as you desire !

This event is the BBC’s charity fund raising event. There will be a book stall and “a hat” passed around during the afternoon. All money raised will go to Médicines Sans Frontièrs and we want to …………. [ PLEASE ‘click’ HERE TO DISPLAY THE FULL DETAILS ]


Capucins Market Tasting Tour: Bordeaux – Thursday 6th September at 10:30

Come and taste local delicacies in a lively and vibrant covered market that is known as ‘the belly of Bordeaux‘.  The Capucins market is the largest covered market in Bordeaux with butchers, bakers, restaurateurs, delicatessens, chocolatiers, florists, cheese makers, market gardeners, oyster farmers, fishmongers, poultry farmers … nearly 100 stalls in total selling to the general public and also to hotels and restaurants.

The market is the heartbeat of the city and you will meet some of the liveliest characters who are passionate about their food and wine. A guided tour to learn about french cheeses, how to select oysters and stopping for tasting plates of …………. [ PLEASE ‘click’ HERE TO DISPLAY THE FULL DETAILS ].


Historic Bordeaux Fountains and Lunch: Bordeaux – Tuesday 11th September

A tour of various fountains, some well-known, others off the beaten tracks and a history of the supply of water to the Bordelais over the centuries, une histoire qui n’a pas toujours coulé de source.

Meeting place and time: between 10.30 and 11 a.m. at Café Brasserie Le Terminus opposite Gare St Jean, access via Tram C, buses 1, 9, 10, 11… arrêt Gare St Jean.

Lunch at Le Chaudron, 41-43 rue St Rémi close to Place de la Bourse.

In the afternoon: …………. [ PLEASE ‘click’ HERE TO DISPLAY THE FULL DETAILS ]


Golf – September

Golf outings will resume in September when more players are available and the price and the heat will be less. La rentrée golf tba by Brian


Finance Seminar : Villenave-d’Ornonc: Thursday 4th October

Topics will include changes to pension taxation, PAYE and more. Brexit may even get a mention in passing !


Bowling: Bordeaux Lac – October

Always well attended and includes those whose prefer bowling to the pins via the side gullies of your lane! We eat afterwards ( of course! )

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Lormont Walk, Lunch and River Trip: October

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British Legion Remembrance Day Service: Talence – Sunday 11th November

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Annual General Meeting: Bordeaux – Tuesday 13th November

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BBC Christmas Party – Friday 7th December

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