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Reminder – Membership Renewals

BBC MEMBERS

If you have already paid your 2019 membership subscription then please ignore the request below !

We hope you had a very enjoyable year and took full advantage of your BBC membership with the many varied events on offer.

Membership renewals for 2019 were due in January. The membership subscription is unchanged at 25€ per family for calendar year 2019 and includes all family members resident at your address.

After many requests, we now have an online payment system to make your annual membership renewal even easier !

Please pay online or by cheque in order to continue your membership Payment details are here

( If you are not already a member of the BBC and would like to join, please click here and join in the fun ! )


BORDEAUX ANGLAIS: Bordeaux – Wednesday 3rd April

What was Bordeaux like when the Ducs d’Aquitaine were also incidentally rois d’Angleterre (1154-1453)? Want to find out? Join in!

Starting with a private guided tour of the mediaeval section of the Musée d’Aquitaine from 10.30 to 12 a.m

then lunch at the well-known Cafe Les Arts 138 cours Victor Hugo on the corner of rue Ste Catherine

and an afternoon tour of the “Bordeaux Anglais” with its gates, walls, old houses, bell tower and narrow alleys. Ending ……………………………….. more HERE !


BBC Golf at Gujan Mestras Tuesday 9th April

The next BBC golf event is planned for Tuesday 9th April at Gujan Mestras, near Arcachon.

We need a group of 10 players to secure reduced rates. In view of the success of our recent trip to Lacanau, we plan to repeat the formula of 9 holes from 9h30 followed by a group lunch at 12 noon.  Keen players may prefer 18 holes in the afternoon.

To register you can find the contact details  HERE !

 


Cinema Group: Bordeaux – Thursday 18th April

Monthly cinema visit. Details will be sent by email direct to BBC members registered on the cinema list.

Deirdre organises a monthly visit to the cinema to see a current film. The selected film will usually be in VO (Version Originale has english dialogue with french subtitles).

If you are a member of the Association BBC and are interested in joining in, then please register your interest using the online form below.

A week before the cinema visit, Deirdre will make contact with you to let you know what time, which film and …………………. register HERE


All Saints Spring Party: Moustey – Saturday 27th April

‘Why celebrate only St George?’ has been the question posed by some members. So this year it will be a celebration of our other patron saints, St Andrew, St David and though we will already have celebrated, St Patrick in the time honoured way, we will let him join in too!!

The celebration starts at midday with an aperitif followed by a 3 course lunch which will include entree, fish and chips and choice of dessert.  Our hosts this year are Nigel B and Sami, his beautiful home is set in the Les Landes forest and just a 35 minute drive from the Rocade.  This is a day to be enjoyed in a ………………………………. more HERE !


Gourmet Stroll around Bordeaux:Tuesday 7th May

Bordeaux has a multitude of speciality shops for chocolate and cannele and wine outlets to enjoy and we will be exploring them on this spring walk.

Henley will guide us through the city as we visit the oldest chocolate shop, the most innovative cannele shop and a fusion pastry shop.

Of course no gourmet visit in Bordeaux is complete without wine and we will be enjoy a couple of glasses at some must visit places along the way.

Bring your walking shoes and of course …… ……. book HERE


Walk and Picnic: Avensan, Medoc – Monday 13th May

Come and join us for a walk and picnic in the Médoc at Avensan…….… discovering a lake attraction called “CABLE PARC” where very fit people in wetsuits come to enjoy water sports activities called “Jetski”… further along are another two small lakes in a figure of 8 which are ideal for a long walk for some or, shorter walk for others The choice is ours.

Bring along your pooch as it’s great walk for dogs !  The picnic area is in the trees, enjoying a lovely ……. book HERE


Cinema Group: Bordeaux – Thursday 16th May

Monthly cinema visit. Details will be sent by email direct to BBC members registered on the cinema list.

Deirdre organises a monthly visit to the cinema to see a current film. The selected film will usually be in VO (Version Originale has english dialogue with french subtitles).

If you are a member of the Association BBC and are interested in joining in, then please register your interest using the online form below.

A week before the cinema visit, Deirdre will make contact with you to let you know what time, which film and …………………. register HERE


Arcachon Visit & Lunch in Market Square – Tuesday 4th June 2019

Here is an opportunity to visit or re-visit the “winter town” of Arcachon and discover the history of the ” Parc Mauresque” and some of the old “villas” which made  Arcachon such a popular resort.

More Info on the Event Page


DIARY DATE – GRAND SUMMER PARTY – Saturday 15th June

Sumptuous buffet lunch in a glorious garden setting, wine, live music, relaxation, good company and ……. Full details to follow.

Not to be missed !