What’s On: Events for English speakers in France in October

What's On: Events for English speakers in France in October
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Here's our list of events geared towards English speakers taking place across France during October. If you have any that you'd like us to add -- whether it's language exchanges, social get-togethers or talks about the impact of Brexit -- please let us know. ([email protected])
Where: Shakespeare &Co, 37 Rue de la Bucherie, 75005
When: October 6th and October 13th12pm – 6pm
Where: Club de l'Etoile, 14 Rue Troyon, 75017
When: October 7th, 6 pm – 9pm 
On Sunday, October 7th, Lost in Frenchlation brings you a new dramedy about the reunion of a long-separated family. Come witness the latest work of French star Vanessa Paradis, and spot the sites of Paris on the big screen.

Where: Essaïon Théâtre, 6 Rue Pierre au Lard, 75004
When: October 9th 
A new one-woman musical show starring Sarah Tullamore. In this funny and moving account of her globetrotting life so far, Sarah is knocking back the Bordeaux, packing her bags and singing brand new songs all about it.
Where:  British council of Paris, 9 rue de Constantine, 75007
When: October 12th, 7pm
Where: Festival d’Automne, Theatre de la Ville, Espace Cardin, Paris
When: October 11th – 20th
Table Top Shakespeare. Photo by Hugo Glendinning

Where: Massabielle Retreat Center 1 Rue Auguste Rey, 95390 Saint Prix
When: October 12th – 14th, all Weekend 
The retreat will cost €125 for adults and €250 for a family (2 adults and up to 2 children). The price includes all meals, 2 nights’ accommodation, sheets, and shuttle from the St. Prix station. Scholarships are available.
Where: Luminor Hôtel de Ville, 20 rue du Temple, 75004
When: October 14th, 6 pm
'Nos Batailles’ is a heartfelt tour de force which featured at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival during Critic's Week. This screening will be Lost in Frenchlation's 100th screening on the same day as European Art Cinema Day so the celebrations will include free beers and other great giveaways. 
InterNations Lille October Event (Must be registered as a member)
Where: Quai Des Bananes cocktail bar on Rue Royale
When: October 13th, 8 pm – 11pm
Drinks in bar with other expats in Lille for those who are interested.
Where: 7 rue des Ducs, Cronenbourg
When: October 5th
The ESC is a group that puts on social events and links up English speakers in Strasbourg. They meet on a monthly basis for coffee mornings either in the Cronenbourg garden or somewhere inside on rainy days. Contact: Nigel Permaul at [email protected] or Frederick William-Smith at [email protected] for further information. 
InterNations Toulouse Wig Night Event (€10 for non-members)
Where: Hotel Grand Balcon, 8-10, rue Romiguières
When: October 19th, 7.30 pm – 11.30 pm
“Start getting into the costume mood since Halloween is close.”

Southern France
InterNations Oktoberfest Party, Nice (€16 for non-members)
Where: Le Bateleur, 12 Cours Saleya, 06300
When: October 17th, 7 pm – 11.30 pm
It’s time to jump into your Lederhosen, grab your bier and yodel your way over to our haus for an epic Oktoberfest celebration. Please feel free to dress up as German as you can and let yourself be creative.
Where: TBC
When: October 18th, time TBC
On the third Thursday of each month the Bordeaux British Community organises an evening visit to the cinema to see a film in Version Original (English with French subtitles) followed by a trip to a bar for a chat (sometimes about the film!).
Where: Closer to the date of the event, the embassy will email the location of the meeting to all attendees.
When: October 19th, 12.30 – 2.30 pm
The British Embassy in Paris will be holding an event in Bordeaux on 19 October for British nationals in the area to update on Brexit negotiations with regards to citizens' rights and to answer questions.
Where: KART System Indoor Bowling, rue du Grand Barail, 33300 Bordeaux
When: October 24th, 6 pm
A bowling night specially organized during the week for working members and families of the Bordeaux British Community. Cost will be 7€ per game including shoe hire at Bordeaux Lac.
Where: Circuit Paul Armagnac , Rue de Caupenne, Nogaro, 32110
When:  6th October 9am – 7th October 6pm
Join expats in the Nogarro region celebrate the best of vintage vehicles and motor sports.
Where: Nogaro, 32110
When: October 13th, 9am-6pm

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