Covid-19 notice: Whilst the face-to-face events below are currently partially suspended, we have been able to move a number of activities online. Please see our 'Virtual Events' below for details.

Join us for our weekly conversations, monthly Talk, 'débat' and film club, and as well as many more events throughout the year. Our events take place at our office and at other venues in York. Please check the event page for details.

Every Thursday morning is 'Porte Ouverte' at the office. Feel free to come along any time between 10am and 1pm. All welcome!

Next face-to-face event (further details on the calendar) :

o    Saturday 22th August from 12:30pm to 2pm: Pique nique de l'été - Summer picnic

West bank of Millennium bridge (physical distancing will be observed).

Virtual Events

Covid 19 has disrupted our usual face-to-face activities, but we are delighted to offer you instead the following virtual events:

Try now:

Free virtual open-sessions on Friday 11th September.



If you or anyone you know are interested in joining us on a course in the Autumn, please note that our Director, Christine, will be running,

3 FREE virtual open-sessions on Friday 11th September.

An opportunity to meet a teacher, see how we work and get a flavour of an online session:


  • from 13:30 to 14:15 : Beginners/post beginners/elementary.​​ Register here

People interested will need to register their place online.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

We are happy to answer any query we receive by email at

Café conversation:


Just want to chat in French? Join us online for informal French conversation sessions. These are ideal for anyone with a reasonable command of French who just wants to practise speaking.

Dates and times:

Mondays & Thursdays 2pm to 3pm


These are Zoom meetings. Please email us for details.


  • Members: FREE

  • Others: £5 for a block of 5 sessions.

Monthly Talks:

Our monthly talks in French feature a wide range of topics.

Next talk:

Monday 7th September at 6pm: conférence "Une randonnée dans le monde de la Nature" par Paz Fletcher.

Paz nous emmènera à la rencontre de la Nature au travers de ses observations sur différentes espèces.


Zoom - Register here




Please note:

Our talks on Zoom are recorded.  Please email us in advance if you do not want to appear on a recording, so that we can take the necessary steps to avoid this.

Get in Touch!

Alliance Française de York
Room 3, York Railway Institute Social Club
22 Queen Street

YO24 1AD

Phone: 01904 656827


Alliance Française de York | CIO number 1171386