07 octobre 2022

Tristes nouvelles : Ray LARGAN

Nous avons la grande tristesse de vous informer du décès, chez lui, 
de notre ami et collègue Ray LARGAN. 

Membre fondateur de l'Alliance Française de Belfast, Ray était pendant de nombreuses années trésorier et vice-président du Cercle et était beaucoup apprecié par nous tous pour sa sagesse et sa gentillesse. Nous perdons un homme bien aimé par tous ceux qui le connaissaient.

Nos pensées sont avec ses proches, Anne et Paul.  Nous leur présentons nos plus sincères condoléances. 


We are very sad to inform you of the death, at home, of our friend and colleague Ray LARGAN.  

A Founding member of the Alliance Française de Belfast, Ray was for many years Treasurer and Vice-President of the Cercle and was much appreciated by us all for his wisdom and his kindness. We have lost a man much loved by those who knew him. 

Our thoughts are with his nearest and dearest, Anne and Paul.  We offer them our sincere condolences. 

The Committee and members of 

Le Cercle français de Belfast

Funeral arrangements

You can find details of Ray's funeral arrangements if you click on this link.


Below is a picture of Ray with his wife Catherine at one of the many annual dinners that he so ably organised. Catherine, long time secretary of the Cercle passed away in 2014. We will miss their caravanning stories of travels around France.

09 septembre 2022

Readings from la Francophonie

Chers Amis,
C’est la rentrée, that special time of year when many are returning from summer holidays and students are looking forward to going back to school. It is the time too when the Cercle français de Belfast presents its programme for the next twelve months. A copy of the programme is available at the tab above.
You will be pleased to see that for a number of our events we return to the Dark Horse Cafe.

The next meeting of the Cercle will take place on ….

… mercredi 14 septembre 2022 à 19h30 and will be online as a Zoom meeting

(The Zoom link will be sent to members and registered guests on the morning of the event)

Topic: Readings from La Francophonie

Chaired by  Patricia HARDIMAN

The first session of our new season is a celebration of La Francophonie.  Patricia chairs a panel of speakers as they present extracts of works by Francophone writers spoken in French and either translated or summarised in English.

Looking forward to seeing you on 14th September.

À bientôt, Philip

30 août 2022

CfB Programme for 2022-23

 Our new programme for 2022-2023 has just been announced.

See what we have in store by clicking on the tab above.

Looking forward to seeing you at one or more of the events.

CfB Committee.