We often get asked ‘How can I practise speaking the language whilst living in England?’ 


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Crêpes et Cidre

Eat French pancakes, drink French cidre and practise the language in a relaxed environment with native speakers and other learners.  All levels welcome from complete beginner to advanced. 

Opportunities to practise ordering in French. Quizzes and ice breakers to get the conversation started and cidre to keep the conversation flowing!


Unlimited crêpes, lots of delicious toppings to choose from, and two glasses of French cidre, all for £15.

4th February 2022 7-9:30pm at Velo Domestique, Southbourne

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Paella Party!

A fantastic and fun way to practise your Spanish.

Eat paella, drink sangria, meet others with a shared interest in the language and culture and be immersed in an evening of all things Spanish. Included in the ticket price is a generous bowl of paella (vegetarian or meat), two glasses of sangria, icebreakers and quizzes all in Spanish with English translation.

Tickets £15pp

Date & Time: 5th March 7-9:30pm

Venue: Velo Domestique, Southbourne

Wine Time French

Wine tasting in French with English translation.

Try 5 French wines and a selection of authentic taster dishes to accompany each glass. Be immersed in an evening of all things French. Our next theme will be Summer Wines. Tickets £30pp

20th May 2022 7-10pm

Venue: Velo Domestique

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Pétanque Party

Let's celebrate the start of a new academic year by meeting up to play some boules. This is a popular, sociable sport played in France and Spain. The idea is to play a little pétanque and practise a little French and Spanish with your teachers and fellow classmates. We shall provide the boules, the rules and afternoon tea (French style)

Tickets £10 pp

Come and join us at Muscliff Petanque Club to play some boules and practise your French & Spanish with teachers and fellow students.

Next event TBC