In 2017

Amazing all what we did in 2017 !!




Sunday 10th of December :

9 Lessons and Carols concert at St Swithun’s Church

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Thursday 7th of December : Mince pies and Sherry and Carols singing



Thursday 9th of November : « British influence on sports in Aix-les-Bains, 1880-1935 »

a talk given by Geraint Davies


For example, discover the history of the Tennis Club here.


Thursday 5th of October :  « Summer break holidays »

friendly talk between members about their holidays




Sunday 17th of September : Journées Européennes du Patrimoine/Heritage Days        Screening of the 34-min film « In the Footsteps of the British in Aix » at Victoria Cinema in Aix-les-Bains. French version at 10.30 am / 11.30am English version. Free entrance !

Great success with more than 200 spectators !

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Sunday 10th of September : TUTTI FRUTTI

Grapevine presented its activities at Centre des Congrès.


Thursday 1st of June : Members Fancy-Dress Party !

Great success for our last meeting before Summer Break !


Nice evening with also singers, accordion, clarinet and even… belly-dance !!!


Saturday 20th of May : 17th Tree Planting Ceremony in Place du Revard


Thursday 4th of May : A talk by Brian Page

« English and French : a light hearted looking at our Language »



Thursday 6th of April : « Members’ participation »

Thank you to all the Members who shared with us jokes, songs,

dance and poem !

Grapevine singers : 2 songs, 9 weeks of rehearsal !!

British Humour by Jacques, read by Marie-Françoise (sword swallerer on diet…)

Christine’s true story about baby skate (ray) eggs

Jacqueline’s jokes (Anglo-French relationship with Claudia Schiffer on the train + 18-54 years old mistress and lover !) and a poem

Claude singing Tears in Heaven by Eric Clapton (true and sad story…)

Ann : American humor : Graduation speech (Can’t read my Mother’s writing !) + 2nd advice from Psychologist (crazy / ugly too) + an affair with the moth exterminator + the friends sleeping with the one who snores !

The 2 Danielles performing « Look up & down ! »

Marie-Jo fine words about couples : Marriage is a relationship where one is always right, and the other is the husband ! / The perfect child : every mother has it. The perfect wife : every neighbour has it ! / Saving is the best thing, especially when your parents have done it for you !

Valerie : poem : Friendship IXX by Khalil Gibran

Anne-Marie and Françoise : choreography on Beppy Boop


Thursday 9th of March : BINGO, organized by Peter & Mavis


Thursday 2nd of February : PICTURE QUIZ by Peter & Mavis

Click here for all the pictures !


Thursday 5th of January : AGM

Our 1st meeting was our traditional Annual General Meeting, followed by a Commonwealth buffet ! President, Secretary, Treasurer reports… For complete AGM Agenda : click here

Change of Treasurer :

After 14 years of a very good job, Jacques Pacotte decided to step down.

Good luck Carole Bollard for this new adventure !