Le Grand Depart: Getting Britain and France on their Bikes
3 July 2014
In the immediate run up to the Grand Depart of the Tour de France the FBC brought together a group of French and British experts from cities as diverse as Paris, Brest, Strasbourg, Exeter, Rouen and Nottingham to discuss ways of promoting everyday cycling.More Events
TRANSATLANTIC FREE TRADE: The final push.
13 October 2014
Our next debate; British, French and US Perspectives on a TTIP Agreement, will take place in partnership with the LSE European Institute. Pascal Lamy, Former Director General of the World Trade Organisation will speak alongside UK Minister for Trade, Lord Livingston.
News from the North
As well as enjoying the Tour de France, the cities of Newcastle and Nancy celebrated the 60th anniversary of their twinning on July 7-9, with a large delegation visiting Newcastle from Nancy to engage in a series of events including a Lecture on Verdun held at the Literary and Philosophical Society of Newcastle followed by an agreement to twin the Society with its counterpart in Nancy, the Academie de Stanislas.