Helpful links.

Tel: 0116 229 7600

The Association for Language Learning is the UK's major subject association for teachers of foreign languages. 

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Alliance Francaise de Londres
Tel: 020 7723 6439

Primarily language classes for individuals and businesses but also lectures and other events

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Association for the Study of Modern and Contemporary France

Margaret Majumdar

Exists to promote research and scholarship into all aspects of modern French history, politics, society and culture.

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Birmingham Anglo-French Society

Simon Wainwright

An independant organisation promoting French culture in the British Midlands

British Corner Shop

Peter Howarth
Tel: 01454 228870
Fax: 01454 228871

British Corner Shop (BCS) is the online British supermarket for British Expats, with delivery to the door in France. Established in 1999, BCS stocks over 7,000 ambient and chilled products most missed by expatriates living in France.
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British Council (Paris)
Tel: 00 331 49 55 73 00

Promotes British culture in France. Provides library, information and language classes for children only

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British Embassy in Paris

Tel: 00 33 144 51 31 00

Consular matters, press and information. Further information on Britain for general interest or as an educational resource is provided by the websites and

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British Institute in Paris

Tel: 0033 144 117370

Department of London University, offering degrees in French Studies and English language teaching/certification at all levels

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Centre Charles Peguy
Tel: 0207 960 2614
Fax: 0207 960 2619

Our main objective is to help young French people between eighteen and thirty years old to find a place professionally in Great Britain, and London in particular. We afford them our help in their attempts to find work and accommodation

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Cours D'Eté Nancy
Tel: 33 383302664
Fax: 33 383972705

The summer course in Nancy is aimed at teaching French language, literature, culture and civilization to foreign students and all those interested in French and France.

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Cuisinez-Vous Le Français?

Thibault le Marié
Tel: 0033243535563

The aim is to learn French through fun cooking videos - one 3-minute video a week (52 videos a year). Cuisinez-vous le Français also offers tarrifs for companies.

This programme also exists for French speakers who want to perfect their English: Do you cook English?

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Experience French

Experience French - A great opportunity to improve public speaking skills in French

Experience French is a Toastmasters International club that provides a safe environment for its members and guests to improve on their public speaking skills in French. The club  provides the opportunity to practice skills in a friendly and supportive environment.

Meetings are every 1st, 3rd and 5th (where applicable!) Monday of the month at 6:45 p.m.

Fitzrovia Community Centre, 2 Foley Street, London W1W 6DL (Goodge Street is the closest tube station)

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FIBA - Franco-British International Business Association

An active business network linking professionals with international business experience and particular emphasis on franco-british affairs.

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France in London
Tel: 44 (0)20 7792 1268

"The essential guide for everything French in London."

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Franco-British Connections

The Franco-British Connections is an association that aims to encourage students to develop their own cross-Channel initiatives.

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Franco-British Council, French Section

Tel: 00 33 1 427 57 983

The French section of the Franco-British Council, called in French "Conseil Franco-Britannique".

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Franco-British Lawyers Society

Advancing public education in French, Scottish and English law, facilitating exchanges

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Franco-British Society
Tel: 020 7734 0815

Membership organisation promoting FB understanding through lectures, visits.

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Franco-Scottish Society
Tel: 0141 335 105

Set up to promote Scottish/French understanding

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French Business Council (Newcastle)
Tel: 0191 284 2213

Promotes trading links between North of England and France

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French Consulate

Consular matters, passports, visas etc.

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French Embassy

Tel: 020 7201 1000

News, France in the UK, Franco-British cooperation and discovering France.

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Institut francais
Tel: 020 7073 1350

Promotes French culture through films, theatre, library, talks, brasserie

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Institute of Germanic and Romance Studies

Professor Naomi Segal
Tel: 0207 862 8672

The IGRS was established in 2004 with the merger of the two Institutes of Germanic Studies and Romance Studies, founded in 1950 and 1989 respectively. It is one of the ten Institutes of the University of London's School of Advanced Study. Its purpose is to promote and facilitate the study of the cultures of German-speaking and Romance language countries across a range of disciplines in the humanities.

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L'Union des Francais de l'Etranger

Joelle Garriaud-Maylam
Tel: 020 7937 5722

Membership organisation to provide networking amongst French abroad

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La Chambre de Commerce francaise de Grande Bretagne
Tel: 020 7304 4040

Promotes French business interests in UK. Networking seminars and social events

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Labour Friends of France

Labour Friends of France is an organisation that seeks to inform its members of developments in French politics and the London wing of the Labour Party's French equivalent, the Parti Socialiste.

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Maison Claire Fontaine

Alex Hardy

The school French language and activity trip specialists based in the beautiful Burgundian countryside en France. Our two centres are situated just two hours South of Paris in very rural hamlet locations close to the historical town of Avallon. We are completely focussed on providing amazing French immersion trips in a safe and intimate environment for schools looking for an individual and tailored service

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Maison francaise d'Oxford
Tel: 01865 274220

Programme of film, concerts, seminars and conferences

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Eric Payet

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Paris Calling

(Cultural Service of the French Embassy, 23 Cromwell Road, London, SW7 2EL)

Details on Paris Calling events.

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Regards de Femmes

Marielle Plummer
Tel: 07802796554

Une association formée d’une équipe de 10 bénévoles qui mettent en place des petits-déjeuners conférences sur des questions essentielles de la vie, à Londres, depuis 2007.

«Etre femme, aujourd’hui, est aussi merveilleux que difficile!»

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Society for the Study of French History

Dr Stephen Tyre
Tel: +44 (0)1334 462902

The Society aims to encourage research and interest in all aspects of the history of France. The main event is an annual conference held at a different UK university each year.

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The National Archives

The National Archives is the official archive and publisher for the UK government, and for England and Wales. You will find all the details of the 'Entente Cordiale' here. The National Archives are the guardians of some of the most iconic national documents, dating back over 1,000 years.

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The Vici Language Academy

Nathalie Danon-Kerr
Tel: 01635 285 700

Language coaching in the South of England, relaxed, positive and focused organisation, entirely dedicated to modern foreign languages. Aim is to make languages work for our students.

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