ACFAA’s aim is the promotion of cultural life and well-being in the communities of Eymet and surrounding communes. Its objective is the development of activities that build community rapport. The Association offers a wide range of activities in the fields of culture (art, atelier, craft, photography, gardening, history, music, dance etc) and wellness, as well as language classes and events for members within the local community. Membership is open to everyone.
The Association, founded in 1916 while the Franco-British Society was being founded in London, aims to foster and develop Franco-British co-operation.
The AFGB network includes some 20 local associations, which organise talks and debates, visits and theme trips, social activities and, in general, aim to spread and promote British cultural and intellectual life, whilst helping British expats to integrate in France.
President: Patrick Hénault 06 84 64 20 37
Contact: Gérard Hocmard OBE 06 84 74 92 36 firstname.lastname@example.org
The Lyon & Rhône branch of the Association France - Grande-Bretagne aims to promote Franco-British relations through cultural activities, including a monthly luncheon, talks by visiting speakers, a book circle, an English Scrabble group, a poetry reading group, cinema outings to see films in English, conversation groups and a group which organises social events and outings. A monthly newsletter sent to members contains details of our programme, which can also be found on our website.
The Chamber promotes and facilitates business and trade relations between the UK and Lille and the Hauts de France region. Founded in 1868, the Chamber also works closely with national, regional and local business support organisations and cofounded the UK Business Centre, Lille in April 2023. Business, networking, cultural and social events and activities are organised throughout the year. Members meet for lunch on the first Friday of each month.
President: Nik Haidar
Connect is based in the Dieppe area. The association’s aim is to promote all initiatives which will reinforce exchanges and friendship at an international level and in particular French-British relations. To this end, it organises events such as book exchanges, pub quizzes, theme meals at members’ houses or in restaurants, plant exchanges, computer literacy, outings etc.
The ESU, founded in 1918 in London, is an International Educational Charity whose aim is to promote understanding and friendship among people all over the world using English as a common language. ESU France has four branches, each one engaged in developing this aim differently.
ESU Paris: events,visits, lectures.
ESU Loire Valley: events and National Public Speaking Competition organisation, leading to participation in the International Public Speaking Competition.
ESU Bordeaux: regular meetings.
ESU Marseille: new in 2022.
Honorary President - Béatrix de Montgermont-Keil 01 46 51 55 24
Chairperson - Catherine Gaudin email@example.com 06 37 28 51 37
Paris President - Luce Loussouarn firstname.lastname@example.org 01 45 67 92 41
Loire Valley President - Patricia Curd email@example.com 02 41 59 56 90
Bordeaux President - François Belly firstname.lastname@example.org 06 72 15 37 22
Marseille President - Nicholas Hill email@example.com
Founded in 1873, the Franco-British Chamber is the oldest international British Chamber in France and Europe. The Chamber is the leading Franco-British economic network in France and operates throughout the country, helping British companies to develop their business.
Our membership consists of large, medium and small companies from all sectors of activity. We have an interactive network of private and public partners in France and the UK with an ecosystem of 2,000 companies, 3,000 qualified contacts and 12,000 followers on social media. The Franco-British Chamber is a member of the British Chamber of Commerce Global Business Network.
General Manager Catherine Le Yaouanc firstname.lastname@example.org
22 rue de Londres, 75009 Paris Tel: 01 53 30 81 32
Twitter @fbcci francobritishchamber.com
Created by French and British trustees of the British Committee of the French Red Cross who had coordinated Britain’s effort to treat wounded French servicemen in British-run hospitals throughout France during WW1, the headquarters has been at the Château de Sillery since 1919.
350 qualified staff care for 850 adults from 14 nationalities in 11 training establishments and workshops in Essonne, Val de Marne and Brittany. FFBS aims to help these individuals manage their disabilities, acquire living and employment skills and, ultimately, to lead independent, working lives.
Fondation Franco-Britannique de Sillery
Château de Sillery, 91360 Epinay-sur-Orge
President - Colonel Geoffrey Cardozo CBE
Vice-President - Annette Gilles
Grapevine Association is a group in Aix-les-Bains who meet once a month to promote the English language and British culture. Founded in 1992, activities include conversation evenings, illustrated talks and outings. Emphasis is on the spoken word and topics related to the British culture and traditions. A friendly group for anyone who would like to improve their English and become acquainted with the British way of life.
President: Joy Lorcery
04 79 54 70 66
IoD is the UK's longest established organisation for directors and business leaders. We are dedicated to supporting our members, encouraging entrepreneurial activity and promoting responsible business practice.
IoD’s French branch supports IoD members working, living or doing business in France, creating networking opportunities, promoting good governance and a professional approach to the director role. We help facilitate contact between the French and British business communities and welcome members from both.
Contact: Ijjou Belkacem, IjjouB@gmail.com