Newsletter n°301 / Win DVDs, Recipes, ...

Dear franceinlondoner

"He departed slowly after their last exchange. Noiselessly. As discreet as a semi-colon in an eight hundred page novel. "
― David Foenkinos, Delicacy (La délicatesse)


Tomboy out on DVD

Out now

Ten-year-old Laure isn’t like most girls. She prefers football to dolls and sweaters to dresses. When Laure, her parents and little sister Jeanne move to a new neighbourhood, family life remains much the same. That is, until local girl Lisa mistakes Laure for a boy.

3 x DVDs to be won


Dujardin Receives an Oscar for Best Actor - Dream or reality? Reality!

On Sunday 26th February, Jean Dujardin became the first French actor to receive an Oscar for his part in The Artist...

Results for the 37th César Award Ceremony

On 24 February, The acteur and film director Guillaume Canet presided over the 27th Cesar Award Ceremony and Antoine de Caunes, was his master of ceremonies. Find out who were the lucky winners.

Foodie Corner

Spring Recipes

Once again, some easy and interesting recipes offered to us by Natoora.


Music en français - Francophone Festival in Trafalgar Square

Saturday 17 March

Music en français is the UK's biggest celebration of International French Language Day, in the heart of London: Trafalgar Square. What better way to look ahead to the up coming Olympic Games than by celebrating one of its official languages? Don't miss this opportunity to dance to the lively tunes of amazing artists from French-speaking countries around the globe, to treat your taste buds to culinary delights from France, Africa, the Caribbeans or Switzerland, and to bask in this incredible festival's joie de vivre!

Book Corner

David Foenkinos will be signing his books at the French Bookshop

David Foenkinos, author of the French bestseller Delicacy (La Delicatesse) will be signing his books at the French Bookshop on 22 March. A film based on the book was released in France last December, with Audrey Tautou as the main character and will come out in London on 13 April. It is the story of a woman whose husband dies suddenly and who finds herself faced with having to recover from her loss and start living again.


Ile du Levant: why take more than le minimum?

The residents of the Ile du Levant, a twenty-minute boat ride from St Tropez, don’t ask for a lot. No cars, no streetlights, and, in the town square at least, just the wearing of a small thong. Or as they call it, le minimum…Find out more about being a nudist on l'Ile du Levant...

One-man show

LAURENT GERRA in London for the first time

On 7 June

Laurent Gerra in London with a brand new show: new jokes, new impressions, such as "Ribery... too"; already a classic, new voices and new faces. He does impressions of Dutronc, Dassin and Philippe Manoeuvre - better than the real thing!






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