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CURRENT EVENTS



Get your tickets for our Special Raffle to win many prizes! First prize: your plane ticket to New Caledonia, offered by Aircalin and New Caledonia Tourism!

This raffle is organised by Alliance Francaise Palmerston North Incorporated, with the participation of the Alliances Françaises of Auckland, Christchurch and Nelson.

2$ tickets available from your local Alliance Française. Don't wait too long, tickets are limited!


Practice your French with native speakers! Meet our members and teachers for lunch on Fridays, from 12.30 to 1.30 pm, or for breakfast on Saturdays, from 10 to 11 am, and immerse yourself in French!
 

UPCOMING EVENTS


Join us at Square Edge to celebrate Christmas like we do in Brittany! Meet us in Evelyn Rawlins room from 6.30 pm, on Friday 14 December.

Come and support the young actors and singers from the Alliance, taste some specialties from Brittany and try and win beautiful gourmet Breton hampers with our Quiz! 

General admission : $25. AF members : $15. Buffet, Show and Quiz included. You can purchase your tickets here or in our office.

PREVIOUS EVENTS



Join us on Friday 7 December, at 6 pm, at Te Manawa Arts Gallery to learn about Tony Regazzoni's work!

Tony Regazzoni is a French artist, currently staying in Auckland for a one month residency programme. He will be travelling to Palmerston North to hold a Public Talk on Friday.

Don't miss out on this great opportunity to meet an international artist! Free event, everyone welcome.


Join in for our Café Scientifique! A free public science talk series at Globe Theatre! 

Graeme Gillies, Senior Research Scientist for Fonterra, will be talking about "The surprisingly unusual physics of cheese". Don't miss out on this one-off opportunity to learn on a fascinating topic! 

The talk will be on Wednesday 5 December, at 7 pm. Licensed bar/café service will be available at the Globe Theatre from 6 pm.


Bring your kids along to this free screening and afternoon tea at Alliance Française Palmerston North!

The French animation movie "Le Grand Méchant Renard" (The Big Bad Fox) will be screened with English subtitles.

On Friday 30 November, at Alliance Française Community Library, Square Edge, First Floor, 47 The Square. Afternoon tea from 5 pm, the movie starts at 5.45.

Free event, donations welcome.


Join us for our last movie of the year with the screening of the French documentary about wine nature and rock music as it is the month of wine in France. The movie will be screened with English subtitles.

Free event, on Friday 23 November at The Globe Theatre, 312 Main St.

Café/bar services available from 6 pm. The movie will start at 8 pm.


The Alliance Française Palmerston North is proud to present New Caledonian singer Vanuella Watt, the ‘Pacific Diva’ who will be travelling to New Zealand for a series of concerts from 14th to 24th November.

Vanuella will be in Palmerston North for a very special concert, introducing her famous album “Oceania: a Hymn for the Pacific” for the first time in New Zealand!

Join in at Palmerston North City Library on Saturday 17 November at 7.30 pm to try a glass of French wine and enjoy a taste of France while listening to the artist’s beautiful melodies. An event not to be missed!


Join us at our French Film Night, on Friday 2 November at The Globe Theatre (312 Main Street, Palmerston North 4410): the French movie "La Villa" will be screened with English subtitles.

Licensed bar/café service available from 6 pm. The movie starts at 8.00 pm (ends around 10.00 pm)


Join in for a very interesting conference on a hot topic! What role can paper play in a more and more digitalized world?

Discover Etienne Mineur's experiments on the hybridization of books and digital media through this free public talk!

Don't miss out, it's on Friday 26 October at 7 pm at the Globe Theatre (312 Main Street, Palmerston North)! 


Bring your children for a very interesting workshop on a hot topic! Discover and play with new video games with Etienne Mineur.

Don't miss out! It's on Friday 26 October from 3.30 pm to 5.30 pm at Alliance Française French Comunity Library, Square Edge.


Photography exhibition - Bonjour Paris
 

Come to Square Edge for the opening of  "Bonjour Paris", the new photography exhibition by Prashant Joshi on Tuesday 9 October at 6.30pm!

Don't miss this great opportunity to discover the photographs of a very talented local artist!

Prashant's artwork will be exhibited in the Square Edge Gallery until the 31st of October. Free event, donations welcome.


Join in for our second edition of our Café Scientifique! A free public science talk series at Globe Theatre! 

Paul Chambonnière, from Massey University, will be talking about "Wastewater treatment with micro-algae: a green technology?". Don't miss out on this one-off opportunity to learn on a fascinating topic! 

The talk will be on Wednesday 3 October, at 7 pm. Licensed bar/café service will be available at the Globe Theatre from 6 pm.

FREE event, donations welcome.
Talk in ENGLISH!


Join us at our French Film Night, on Friday 28 September at The Globe Theatre (312 Main Street, Palmerston North 4410): the French movie "Les grands esprits" will be screened with English subtitles.

Licensed bar/café service available from 6 pm. The movie starts at 8.00 pm (ends around 10.00 pm)


The 11th edition of the Francophone Forum of the Pacific will be held in Port Vila, Vanuatu, from the 5th to the 8th Septembre 2018. This region-wide event aims to promote the French language and French-speaking world cultures in the Asia-Pacific region.


Join us at our French Film Night, on Friday 31 August at The Globe Theatre (312 Main Street, Palmerston North 4410): the French movie "Cherchez la femme" will be screened with English subtitles.

Licensed bar/café service available from 6 pm. The movie starts at 8.00 pm (ends around 10.00 pm)


Join in for our second edition of our Café Scientifique! A free public science talk series at Globe Theatre! 

Professor Olga Kisseleva, from the Sorbonne University (Paris), will be talking about "The Artist as Researcher". Don't miss out on this one-off opportunity to discover a fascinating artist! 

The talk will be on Wednesday 8 August, at 7 pm. Licensed bar/café service will be available at the Globe Theatre from 6 pm.

FREE event, donations welcome.
Talk in ENGLISH!


Come to Square Edge to discover "The Soul of French Buildings", the new art exhibition by Émilie Géant! Don't miss this great opportunity to discover the drawings of a very talented French artist!

Emilie's artwork will be exhibited  in the Square Edge Gallery until the 31st of July. Free event, donations welcome.