Cultural events

Club de lecture - 12th March



Join us for our monthly Club de lecture where we discuss French literature in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere.  The January  session will be on Monday 12th March at 6 pm.


 We will discuss "Comme un chant d'espérance" by Jean d'Ormesson. Jean d'Ormesson (1925-2017) was a French novelist, journalist and philosopher. He became a member of the prestigious Académie Française  in 1973. "Comme un chant d'espérance" is a short essay, the author explores in short accessible chapters the themes of Literature, History and the mystery of the universe. You can order the book via this link  : "Comme un chant d'espérance" by Jean d'Ormesson.


Don’t worry if you haven’t finished the book yet, we will also chat about the author and Literature in general. It will be also a great occasion to practise your French and have a tea or coffee with biscuits.



To find more information about next Club de Lecture click here


35 Park Place, second floor , Cardiff CF10 3RL |  6-7.30pm | £2


Rugby workshop - 15th March

On March 17th, the French rugby team comes to Cardiff to play for the Six Nations championship. In order to get ready for the big game, the Alliance Française de Cardiff invites you to a rugby workshop. Several teams will face each other during an entertaining quiz. You will learn about the teams’ emblems, their track records and you will also be able to learn rugby vocabulary in French. Do not worry, we will go over the rules!



You will also be able to enjoy some homemade crêpes during the evening, along with some tea and juice.


Where? à35 Park Place, second floor, Cardiff CF10 3RL

When? à Thursday 15th March from 6pm to 7:30pm

Who? à Everybody is welcome, whether you’re a beginner or at an advanced level in French, you will have fun and will meet other French speakers.

How much? à £4/person


RSVP to Manon as soon as possible, available spots will quickly be gone.



You can order your books here :

Vipère au point by H.Bazin

Au gré des jours by F.Héritier

Petit Pays by Gael Faye

More information

 35 Park Place, second floor, Cardiff CF10 3RL.

+44 (0)7918035323