Bulletin mensuel : février 2020

Chers Amis,
The next meeting of the Cercle Français de Belfast will be on 
Mercredi 12 février à 19h.30 in The Dark Horse Coffee House, 
30-34, Hill Street Belfast BT1 2LB
Topic: Inside and Out: Post-impressionism and the Modern City
Speaker: Dickon HALL
Looking at the use and meaning of the interior in post-impressionist art in France and how the relationship between art, modern life and urbanisation is explored in changes between the spaces depicted by impressionist and post-impressionist painters. A wide range of artists will be discussed, including Edouard Vuillard, Georges Seurat and Maurice Denis.


Café-causerie : 26 février à 19h.30 in The Dark Horse Coffee House
Jeu d’évasion
Patricia HARDIMAN et Felicity JORY
Le Dark Horse vient de recevoir un élixir renommé. Vous avez eu vent des personnes mal intentionnelles planifient de le dérober dans la nuit. Vous avez une heure pour trouver et l'utiliser dans un dessert dont il a fait le succès.

French Bal
Saturday 8th February 2020
Bal Feirste, the music group featuring both French and local musicians, invite you to their monthly dance session on ...
Venue: Sunflower Club, Union St, Belfast (upstairs)
Dance workshop: 16.00-16.30 
Bal: 16.30 - 18.00 
(this is a free event, donations welcome)
Remember no experience or partner needed. The Bal is a time to practise your moves and guidance will be given at the start of each dance.
Looking forward to seeing you on Wednesday 12th February
À bientôt, Philip



Bal, books and a movie

Chers Amis,
We have a full programme for January with three events …..
Fête des Rois
There are still places left for our Fête des Rois so don't miss out on this very popular event …..
Fête des Rois Bal musette ...
… on Wednesday 8th January 2020
… at 19h30 in The Dark Horse Coffee House 
While this event is free for members, guests will be asked to make a contribution of £5.

Nuit de la lecture 

Following on from last year’s success, the Cercle français de Belfast is delighted to once again be taking part in the Nuit de la lecture, an annual worldwide celebration of French language and literature organised by the French Ministry for Culture.  
Come and join us for a relaxed and informal afternoon of games, reading and discussion about French language and literature. The event is open to anyone who loves the French language, from beginner to advanced learners of French, as well as native speakers.
  • Sunday 19 January 2019, 3pm-6pm
  • Book Bar in the Accidental Theatre, 12-13 Shaftesbury Square, Belfast, BT2 7DB
  • Free entry (if possible, please bring along a book to swap). You also have the option to make a voluntary donation of £2 when you book.
Go to the booking page at Accidental for more information and to book.
Au plaisir de vous voir nombreux !
Le Cercle
E : cfbelfast@gmail.com  T : 07890190889


Cercle Film Club

This year the Cercle Film Club will meet on the last Sunday of the month from January to May.
The new season of French films begins …
... on Sunday 26th January
in the Sunflower Bar , Union Street, Belfast
More information to follow soon. 

Looking forward to seeing you at one or more of these events.
Bonne Année,
Philip