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CURRENT EVENTS



The Alliance Française Palmerston North is looking for artists to perform at the traditional French Music Festival on Saturday 23 June! Musicians, singers, soloists and bands of all ages and all genres welcome!



For more information, please contact us! We look forward to hearing from you! Registrations close on the 1st of May. Limited number of spots, don't wait too long!


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 our French Film Night, on Friday 27 April at THE GLOBE THEATRE (312 Main Street, Palmerston North 4410): the French movie "Félicité" will be screened with English subtitles.
The bar opens at 6 pm for drinks, nibbles and platters. The movie starts at 8.00 pm (ends around 10.00 pm).


Join in at Palmerston North City Library for a fascinating public lecture about the 1940's German Occupation of Paris and its literary effects on the fiction of Patrick Modiano, by Dr. France Grenaudier-Klijn.

Don't miss this opportunity to learn about from a specialist about a fascinating topic! After the talk, a time will be set for questions.

Drinks and nibbles from 6.30 pm, the talk starts at 7 pm. Free event, everyone welcome.


Join in at Café Express on Saturday 12 May at 7 pm, for a Quiz & Dinner! 

4 to 6 participants per team (you can enrol individually and you will be placed in a team) and many prizes to win! 3 course dinner platters to share included in the price! 

Quiz in ENGLISH, questions about cinema! 


Join in at Palmerston North City Library for a unique Public Lecture on Friday 18 May!

Amélie Lucas-Gary, the 2018 French writer in residence at Randell Cottage, will start her presentation with a short movie about caves and talk about the fascinating world of her book "Grotte" ("Cave").

Don’t miss out on this great opportunity to learn from the auhor of a captivating book!

Meet us in the conference room (George Street Entrance, Ground Floor). Drinks and nibbles will be available from 6.30 pm, the lecture will start at 7 pm.


Join in for a Masquerade Ball and Dinner at Hotel Coachman to celebrate the French national day with us! The Bastille Day celebration evening will be on on Saturday 14 July, at 6.30 pm at Hotel Coachman.

Whether you wear a masquerade costume or your finest clothes, the choice is yours, but don't forget your mask!

PREVIOUS EVENTS



The 12th Edition of Alliance Française French Film Festival is already coming to an end! 

Join us at 7.45 pm at Event Cinemas (First Floor) on Wednesday 18 April to celebrate the closing of the festival. For the price of a normal ticket, you will enjoy a glass of wine and nibbles before the movie! The French comedy and drama "Mrs Hyde" will be screened with English subtitles at 8.30 pm!

The winners of the draw and quiz will also be announced just after the movie so make sure you stay around to receive your prizes!

Don't wait too long to book your ticket, spaces are limited. (Remember that Alliance Francaise members get discounted tickets for the movies!)


The 12th Edition of Alliance Française French Film Festival will be back in Palmerston North from the 5th to the 18th of April this year! 
Once again a rich programme is on offer, international festival titles as well as first feature films are in the line-up, covering a wide range of genres and themes. Stay tuned on the official festival website and on their social media channels for updates on the 2018 festival! 

Remember that Alliance Francaise members get discounted tickets for the movies!


The 12th Edition of Alliance Française French Film Festival will be back in Palmerston North from the 5th to the 18th of April this year! 

Join us at 5.45 pm at Event Cinemas (First Floor) on Thursday 5 April to celebrate the opening of the festival with a free drink and nibbles! The French comedy "C'est la Vie" will be screened with English subtitles at 6.30 pm!

Don't wait too long to book your ticket, spaces are limited. Remember that Alliance Francaise members get discounted tickets for the movies!


The name and location of our monthly Ciné-Club have changed but the event remains the same! 

Join us at our French Film Night, on Friday 23 March at GLOBE THEATRE (312 Main Street, Palmerston North 4410): the French movie "Bébé Tigre" will be screened with English subtitles.

Drinks and nibbles will be available from the bar from 7.30 pm. The movie starts at 8.00 pm (ends around 10.00 pm).


We need your help for the Festival of Cultures! Every year, the Alliance Francaise Palmerston North holds a crepes stall at the Festival of Culture, in Palmerston North. This year again, we are looking for volunteers to help us on this great adventure!

Join our members on this free Crepe Making Evening and learn how to make real French crepes! On Friday 9 March at 7 pm, in the Alliance Française Community Library.


The name and location of our monthly Ciné-Club have changed but the event remains the same!

Join us at our French Film Night, on Friday 23 February at GLOBE THEATRE (312 Main Street, Palmerston North 4410): the French comedy "Rock'n'Roll" will be screened with English subtitles.

Drinks and nibbles will be available from the bar from 7.30 pm. The movie starts at 8.00 pm (ends around 10.00 pm).


Welcome back! Join us to celebrate the start of the new year with a wine & food tasting! 

Come and try these French delicacies on Saturday 17 February at 7 pm, in Evelyn Rawlins room (First Floor, Square Edge, 47 The Square, Palmerston North).


Join us at our monthly Ciné-Club, on Friday 26 January at Square Edge, FX Theatre (ground floor): French movie screening with English subtitles.

Drinks and nibbles will be available from the bar from 7.30 pm. The movie starts at 8.00 pm (ends around 10.00 pm).


Join in to taste the real French "Galette des Rois" at Alexandre Pâtisserie on Saturday 6 January @ 10 am!  To get the year off to a good start, come meet our other members and practice your French during the Holidays!

Don't miss this great opportunity to discover a traditional cake while celebrating the first important event of the year in France.

$5 per person, includes one slice of Three Kings Cake!


Grab a ticket for our Christmas raffle and try to win gifts from Santa's sack! The draw will be held on Friday 15 December at the Caledonian Christmas Party!

$2 tickets or $10 for 6, many prizes to win!

You can already get your tickets from the Alliance Française Palmerston North's office! Don't wait too long!


Join us for our Caledonian Christmas Party at Square Edge, Evelyn Rawlins room from 6.30pm on Friday 15 December.

Come and support the young actors and singers from the Alliance and taste some specialties from our Caledonian neighbors !

You can purchase your tickets here or in our office.


Join us at the Alliance Française community library on Friday 1 December for a French animated movie with English subtitles.
An afternoon tea will be offered from 5pm and the movie will be screened at 5.45pm.


Join us at our monthly Ciné-Club, on Friday 29 September at Square Edge, FX Theatre (ground floor): French movie screening with English subtitles.

Drinks and nibbles will be available from the bar from 7.30 pm. The movie starts at 8.00 pm (ends around 10.00 pm).


Join us for our Short Movie Night! Short films from Clermont Ferrand International Short Film Festival will be screened on Friday 15 September, at Square Edge, FX Theatre (ground floor).

Drinks and nibbles will be available from the bar from 7 pm. The movies start at 8 pm.


Join us at our monthly Ciné-Club, on Friday 28 July at Square Edge, FX Theatre (ground floor): French movie screening with English subtitles.

Drinks and nibbles will be available from the bar from 7.30 pm. The movie starts at 8.00 pm (ends around 10.00 pm).