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Scottish Country Dancing: Labarde Medoc – Thursday 4th October at 19:00

The BBC has a Scottish Country Dancing Group. For those who have not tried or seen Scottish Country Dancing in action, it is highly sociable and the dances are generally energetic. You start with a partner and you will know that you have grasped the steps when you at least finish with the same partner!

It is dance for all ages and is still taught in many schools in Scotland.  Please contact Pamela P for full details.


Monthly Cinema Evening: Bordeaux – Thursday 18th October

Cinema evening restarts on Thursday 20th September after the Summer break. On the third Thursday of each month we have an evening visit to the cinema to see a film in Version Original (English with French subtitles).  Afterwards we go to a bar and chat (sometimes about the film!).

Shortly before the 20th, those on the mailing list will be informed of the film title, which cinema and …….…. [ PLEASE ‘click’ HERE TO DISPLAY THE FULL DETAILS ].


Bowling: Bordeaux Lac – Wednesday 24th October at 18:00

Always well attended and includes those whose prefer bowling to the pins via the side gullies of your lane!   Who fancies a game or two of bowling? Sarah P has arranged another of our ever popular bowling evenings.

Specially organized during the week for working members and families.  Cost will be 7€ per game including shoe hire at Bordeaux Lac. We book several lanes and always have a fun evening with many lucky strikes and a fair share of embarrassing shots from everyone !

We eat afterwards ( of  …………. [ PLEASE ‘click’ HERE TO DISPLAY THE FULL DETAILS ]


Anglican Church Bordeaux Remembrance Day Service: Bordeaux – Sunday 11th November at 10:30am

Remembrance Day 2018 also marks the 100th anniversary of the end of WW1. There will be a Remembrance Service at the Anglican Church in Bordeaux to remember all those who have died in conflict around the world. Full details of location, access etc are here


British Legion Remembrance Day Service: Talence – Sunday 11th November at 9:15am (NEW time)

Assemble at 9:15 for the procession into the cemetery

A moving and sombre annual ceremony. The BBC wreath will be laid by our President. The event will commence at 9.15 with the procession entering at 10.30. The service will last approximately 30 minutes. There is ample on street parking nearby.

As is customary, our members will mingle with …………. [ PLEASE ‘click’ HERE TO DISPLAY THE FULL DETAILS ]


Visit to the Moon Harbour Whisky Distillery: Bordeaux – Wednesday 7th November

Did you know that there is a whisky and gin distillery in Bordeaux?  Yes there is!

Situated in the Bacalan district of Bordeaux, the distillery currently produces several different whiskeys and also gin. The site is impressive as the cellars are in a large WWII bunker next to the modern distillery.  Moon Harbour has 250 hectares of barley planted in the region for it’s production of a single malt.

The tour will last between 1 hour and 1 hour 30 minutes and includes a presentation of Moon Harbour, visit to the raw material storage (explanations of malting and whisky production), visit to the cuverie, visit to the still room, visit to the cellar for ageing (a second world war bunker), tasting of 3 whiskys and 1 gin and ……  [ PLEASE ‘click’ HERE TO DISPLAY THE FULL DETAILS ].


Monthly Cinema Evening: Bordeaux – Thursday 15th November

Cinema evening restarts on Thursday 20th September after the Summer break. On the third Thursday of each month we have an evening visit to the cinema to see a film in Version Original (English with French subtitles).  Afterwards we go to a bar and chat (sometimes about the film!).

Shortly before the 20th, those on the mailing list will be informed of the film title, which cinema and …….…. [ PLEASE ‘click’ HERE TO DISPLAY THE FULL DETAILS ].


Annual General Meeting: Bordeaux – Friday 16th November at 11:00 (Please note change of date)

The 2018 AGM will be held at the restaurant Le Chaudron, 43 rue Saint Remi33000, Bordeaux.

The meeting will start at 11:00 with tea and coffee available from 10:30 onwards and …….…. [ PLEASE ‘click’ HERE TO DISPLAY THE FULL DETAILS ].


Scottish Country Dancing: Labarde Medoc – Thursday 22 November at 19:00

Thanksgiving Celebration & Meal: Bordeaux – Monday 26th November at 13:00
Celebrate Thanksgiving with a buffet meal in the centre of Bordeaux chez Henley and Tommy.  This is a North American tradition that Henley has been hosting in France for the last decade and along with the classic stuffed turkey, mashed potatoes and green bean casserole the menu includes dishes from the American South such as cheesy grits, cornbread, creamed corn, bourbon roasted ham, sweet potato casserole and macaroni and cheese.

The meal will be washed down with local wine and to finish we will enjoy some famous pumpkin pie, key lime pie from Florida and …….…. [ PLEASE ‘click’ HERE TO DISPLAY THE FULL DETAILS ].


Scottish Country Dancing: Labarde Medoc – Thursday 6th December at 19:00

BBC Christmas Party: Château La Chèze, Floirac – Friday 7th December at 19:00

The price for members is unbeatable value for at 45€ per BBC member for a fantastic evening. The price for member’s guests is 55€ per person. Very much an evening to suit everyone.  Enjoy good food and wine. Be calm or to be energetic. The choice is yours. Oh ……. and also to enjoy great company in a beautiful environment!

Your evening commences at 7pm with a glass or two of kir petillant and canapes – an opportunity to meet up with friends and to welcome new members.  Please order your choice of each of the three courses in advance.

After dinner there will be dancing to a selection of oldies and goodies and some up to date music into the wee hours of the morning.  All those memories will come flooding back! The energetic can enjoy a boogie; maybe a smooch or two for the romantically inclined and we may be sure that some of the old faithfuls (music that is!) will make an appearance.

Or if you are not feeling energetic, just sit and chat with friends and do not worry as the drinks from the ‘Night Bar’ will not run out!

Be calm and chat, relax or be energetic and dance. The choice is totally …….…. [ PLEASE ‘click’ HERE TO DISPLAY THE FULL DETAILS ]


Christmas Market Visit: Bordeaux – Friday 14th December