Festival of Learning: Have a Go Month
As part of the "Have a Go Month"
organized by the Festival of Learning
, the Alliance Française de York is organizing free French events
during the months of June
and August 2018
These events will take place at our premises on 61 Bootham (find more information about the venue here
) and will be led by professional native French tutors
• Pre-booking, by filling in a registration form, is compulsory in order to attend all the taster sessions (Skype included). Closer to the time, a message will be sent to all parties interested to confirm the running of the session.
• 3 taster sessions for different levels: a minimum of 5 people is required for each of the 3 taster sessions to run.
• Open Day: our staff will be at your disposal to welcome you at the Alliance Française de York and answer any questions you might have about us or about our activities, courses and events. No registration needed.
• Skype: this event will consist of a 15-minute 1-2-1 Skype session with one of our tutors. A Skype connection and address is therefore required.
We are offering 7 different events. Please click on the event you are interested in to access the registration form and further details:
• Beginners French A1 - Taster session
: 5th of June from 11am to 12am.
• Improvers French A2-B1 - Taster session
: 6th of June from 1pm to 2pm.
• Intermediate French B2 - Taster session
: 7th of June from 1pm to 2pm.
• Open Day - Everyone’s welcome: 12th of June from 4pm to 7pm.
• Online taster session (Skype) - from French B1
: 13th of June from 1pm to 2.30pm.
• Open Day - Everyone’s welcome: 11th of July from 4pm to 7pm.
• Open Day - Everyone’s welcome: 15th of August from 4pm to 7pm.
Not sure about your level? Test your French here
Please note that the office and classrooms are located on the first floor of the building with no lift. Sorry for any inconvenience.
Visit of the British Library
The Alliance Française de York is organising a free visit and a guided tour
in English of the British Library at Boston Spa, near Wetherby. It will take place on Wednesday 25th April at 10.30am
Make sure you call the office at 01904 65 68 27
to book your ticket.
Soirée cinéma (with English subtitles)
Every month at 7pm for a 7:30 start
but on different days. Please check our 'Calendar'.
£5 for the buffet and drinks provided.
Minimum of 15 people
is required for the event to run.
Principle and Registration
: Each time, we select 2 films but only one is shown on the night...we keep the surprise until then.
All the people who've shown an interest will receive confirmation of the event a few days prior to the showing.
To access the trailers, to vote for your favourite movie and finalise your booking for the next one, please click here
Next showing is on Tuesday 24th April
. Booking is essential before 20th April.
Clifton School & Nursery
York YO30 6AB
: Entrance is via St Peter's Campus by the footbridge on Bootham. From Bootham, drive in by the footbridge. Follow road round the chapel and turn right to find car-parking spaces in front of the playing fields. Follow path on foot to Clifton school & Nursery.
A map can be viewed on our 'Where to find us' page. If it is your first visit to this venue, we suggest you get in touch with us and we will make sure someone will be waiting for you by the footbridge.