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Walk and Lunch: Mios, Thursday 11TH JULY 2019,

How about a little exercise followed by some lunch? We have organised a walk in the beautiful woods by the river L’Eyre in Mios. The footpaths are well defined and level, it is not too strenuous and will take approximately 1 hour 30 mins to walk the 5 kms.

More information and booking details: HERE


Visit to the Tonnellerie Nadalié: Ludon Médoc – Wednesday July 24th (UPDATED)

Ever wondered how the barrels are made which store the wine before we drink it?

There is a visit to the Barrel Maker Nadalié (Tonnellerie) at Ludon Médoc just north west of Bordeaux planned for the above date. The visit will be in English starting at 11 o’clock, including a tasting of wine made by the family, followed by lunch in their very nice Brasserie Le 1902

More information and booking details are here


Family Picnic and Games in the Médoc: Hourtin Port – Sunday 11 August

Come and spend a fun afternoon in the great outdoors. The Île aux Enfants at Hourtin Port is the perfect place to get together with friends and family for a relaxing afternoon of picnicking and games.

As the name implies, it’s perfect for kids of all ages with it’s wooden chateau and play areas as well as a large wooden fort and playground available for everyone to have a fun time. We shall also organise some ball games, cricket and badminton for those who are interested. .

More information and booking details: here


Annual Pig Roast: Carcans – Saturday 17th August

The annual BBC Fund Raising Pig Roast for Medécins Sans Frontiers, will take place, as usual, in the Rankins Garden near Carcans.

Full details and booking arrangements are here

Please note the event organiser is Norma Brooks. Any questions or email bookings should be addressed to normab@orange.fr


Canoe Trip : Thursday September 5th : Salles to Biganos Port

We are planning an all day trip, covering 20km from Salles to Biganos port, with lunch half way at Mios. Not so much paddling is required as the flow of the river, plus the ebb tide carries us most of the way, through lovely scenery and nature, especially birds. We shall meet at the lovely small leisure port of Biganos at 10am. There we leave our cars and board a minibus which takes us to Salles. After a safety and canoeing briefing and after packing our picnics in waterproof containers, we set off downstream to our riverside lunch rendez-vous in Mios. There is the opportunity to opt out there if anyone has had enough ! Otherwise, we expect to be back at our cars by 5pm.

Full details and booking arrangements are here

The event organiser is Phil Christal. Please address questions and email bookings to norphic@hotmail.com


BBC Grand Christmas Party – Friday 6th December

Mark your diary from 7 pm onwards on Friday, 6th December 2019 !

After four years of great fun times in Floirac, it is time for a change.

This year the Christmas Party will be at an excellent venue close to the Quai des Marques and its ‘outlet shops’ in the Chartrons, Bordeaux.

Even better, there is a tram stop near by !

Full details to follow very soon.