What's On: Events for English speakers in France in September

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What's On: Events for English speakers in France in September
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Here's our list of events geared towards English speakers taking place across France during September. If you have any that you'd like us to add -- whether it's language exchanges, social meet-ups or talks about the impact of Brexit -- please let us know.([email protected])


Where: Café Oscar, 155 Rue Montmartre, 75002
Date and time: September 6th, 10pm - 11.30pm
Event by: Sebastian Marx
The premier night of stand up comedy in English in Paris. Every week there is a lineup of local and international comics so funny that "even the Parisians laugh". Free entry. Just a one drink minimum and mandatory coat check. Plus "hat money" for the comedians.
Movie Night and Drinks - French film 'Le Monde est à Toi' with English subtitles
Where: Studio 28, 10 rue Tholozé, 75018
Date and time: September 7th, Drinks from 8pm, screening at 9pm.
Event by: Lost in Frenchlation
Premiering at the Director’s Fortnight in Cannes, the Tarantino-esque ‘Le Monde Est à Toi’ (‘The World is Yours’) is the long overdue gangster movie that French audiences have been waiting for. On Friday September 7th, you have a chance to see it with English subtitles.
Movie Night and Drinks - French film 'Guy' with English subtitles
Where: Club de L'Étoile, 14 rue Troyon, 75017
Date and time: September 9th, Drinks from 6pm, screening at 7pm.
Event by: Lost in Frenchlation
Lost in Frenchlation is kicking off the rentrée with a caustic and endearing comedy about a once famous entertainer. ‘Guy’ closed The Cannes Critics' Week, don’t miss out on the one and only screening with English subtitles on Sunday, September 9th.
Comedy night (French comedy w/ Eng. subs preceded by a stand-up comedy show in English)
Where: Club de L'Étoile, 14 rue Troyon, 75017
Date and Time: September 14th, Drinks from 7pm, show at 8pm, screening at 8:30pm.
Event by: Lost in Frenchlation
Newly released French bittersweet comedy, ‘Roulez Jeunesse’ follows the charismatic Eric Judor as a surrogate father, struggling with parenthood. On Friday September 14th we'll bring it to you with English subtitles, preceded by a stand-up comedy show in English starring Amber Minogue and Luke Thompson.
Where: American Church Paris, 65 Quai d’Orsay, 75007
Date and time: September 16th at 5pm
Event by: The American Church in Paris
A FREE afternoon concert of works by Bach, Couperin, Mozart, Schubert, Chopin and more.
Photo: Kaupo Kikkas
Dance and Film Night (French film w/ Eng. subs preceded by a dance show)
Where: Club de L'Étoile, 14 rue Troyon, 75017
Date and Time: September 23rd, Drinks from 6pm, show at 7pm, screening at 7:30pm.
Event by: Lost in Frenchlation
Don't miss our one-night-only Dance and Movie night. On Sunday September 23rd, we’re bringing you the new French dance film ‘Break’ with a live modern dance and electronic music performance before the film. Enjoy it all over a drink with friends from the cinema bar at Club de l’Etoile just off the Champs-Élysées.
Where: British Council in Paris, 9 rue de Constantine,75007 
Date and time: September 25th, 7pm
Event by: British Council
Dr Nayr Ibrahim who will be giving the talk, was until recently Head of Young Learners and Bilingual Sections at the British Council in Paris. She has worked for the British Council in France, Portugal, Egypt and Hong Kong. Her interest in bilingualism stems from her multilingual childhood, bringing up a trilingual son and her work with bilingual student.
Where: Théâtre Edouard VII, 10 Édouard VII Square, 75009
Date and time:  September 27th, 7pm
Event by: Theatre in Paris
The Paris Expat Theatre Night offers an evening of culture and fun. Meet like-minded expats for a drink before heading to one of the city's beautiful theatres to see a French play with English subtitles. 
The play chosen for September's event is French comedy, "Hello, My Name Is..." (Le Prénom).
Where: Luminor, 20 rue du Temple, 75004
Date and time: September 28th, Drinks from 7pm, screening at 8pm.
Event by: Lost in Frenchlation
Where: Le Manoir Bar, Mohon, 56490
Date and time: September 14th at 8pm
Event by: Le Manoir Bar
Live music from singer Pat Danes. 
Where: Le Manoir Bar, Mohon, 56490
Date and time: Sunday September 23rd 5pm-7pm
Event by: Board Game Club
A fun game night with snacks and drinks available. 
Where: 28 Boulevard Féart, Dinard, 35800
Date and time: September 26th-30th 
Event by: Dinard Festival Organisers
The 29th edition of the Dinard Festival of British Film takes place each year in September and features Monica Bellucci as this year's President of the Jury.
Bill Nighy at Dinard British FIlm Festival in 2017. Photo: Dinard Film Festival
Where: Deauville, Normandy
Date and time: August 31st- September 9th
Event by: American Film Festival
The Normandy beachfront town of Deauville is synonymous not only with golden sands and horse racing but a film festival to rival Cannes for its glamour. One hundred films will show all over the town and this year's jury president is French actress and singer Sandrine Kiberlain. 
Where: Abbaye de la Réau, 86350, Saint-Martin l’Ars
Date and time: Sunday, September 30th at 10 AM - 6 PM
Event by: Abbaye de la Reau organisers
A major new festival in the Vienne department to raise funds for the Abbey de la Reau, featuring vintage cars, medieval entertainment, markets, horse shows, stalls, gastronomy and more. An absolutely jam packed and fun afternoon hosted on 15 hectares of beautiful grounds.
Price: Adults €10.00, children under 12 years go free, young people aged 12-16 €5.00
Photo: Abbaye de la Reau website
Where: Le Petite Moulin, Sainte-Souline, 79120
Date and time: September 1st
Event by: Royal British Legion Poitou-Charente Branch
Fund raising for the British Legion with first prize €200 voucher with Brittany Ferries
Where: Saint-Saveur de Bergerac, 24520
Date and time: September 1st 9:00
Event by: Phoenix Association
The Phoenix Association is known far and wide in expat circles around France for its amazing work and its passionate care for abandoned animals. This year they are hosting a beautiful 8.5km walk will raise much needed funds for the great work of the Phoenix team. 
Play: Fool for Love (in English with French subtitles)
Where: Theatre Pixel Avignon, 18 Rue Guillaume Puy, 84000, Avignon
Date and time: September 23rd, 3pm
Event by: Vingt-Trois theatre company
The Vingt-Trois theatre company based in Paris and will be in residence at the Pixel Avignon theatre Avignon performing Sam Shepard's play Fool for Love about two former lovers who meet again in a motel in the desert.
In English with French subtitles. 
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What's on in France: 11 great events in September 2018


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Anonymous 2018/10/07 21:59
Why send a note to say what is on in September when we are in October? Puzzling..n'est-ce pas?

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