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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 ]

Annual General Meeting: Bordeaux – Friday 16th November at 11:00

REMINDER The AGM is always a popular event on the Bordeaux British Community’s calendar and a great social gathering of the membership.   Besides hearing from the committee what has happened in the past year, it also an opportunity for you to get involved, question the committee, give your ideas and suggestions, propose any changes and elect next years committee.

The meeting will take place at ‘Le Chaudron’, 41-43 Rue Saint Remy, Bordeaux.

Coffee will be available at 10:30 and the meeting will start at 11:00. The restaurant is in the centre of Bordeaux and easily accessible by public transport and parking is available close-by.  If you  …….. [ 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 ].

Anglican Church Christmas Bazaar: PESSAC – Saturday 1st December at 2:30

This year the Bazaar will be at Eglise Sainte Jean-Marie de Vianney, 23 rue Félix, 33600 PESSAC (Not at L’Assomption this year)

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

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

NEW NEW: We are pleased to announce that this year we have Nadège, an excellent female singer/guitarist with a repertoire covering British and American Soul, Pop, Country, Folk, Rock, old classics, songs of romance and songs that are fun. Nadège will be singing during the welcome apero and afterwards before the disco. Nadege’s native language is English and she performs in English.

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 at 19:00

Join in the festive spirit and come along for a visit to the Bordeaux Christmas market in Allées de Tourny on Friday, 14th December at 19:00 followed by dinner at “L’Entrecote” at 20:30 to enjoy delicious steak with their trademark delicious sauce, copious frites and, if you have room, an appetising dessert.

Have a wander around the Christmas market, packed with stalls. In previous years the men never make it past the first stall, of which there are many, selling vin chaud !

The Bordeaux Christmas market is a must see, an integral part of the magical atmosphere in the run up to Christmas !

The wooden chalets set up for the occasion make up a charming picture of a village where everything can be found: gifts, sweets, gourmet food, Christmas decorations for the home, candles, toys, fashion, accessories, designer jewellery, linen and crafts made by the local artisans ( and vin chaud of course! )

Indulge in a little Christmas shopping. Or maybe ………………… [ PLEASE ‘click’ HERE TO DISPLAY THE FULL DETAILS ]