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Cultural Events

It is not only about language –> it is also about culture!

Experience French culture and make new friends, all while practicing your French!

Alliance Française Christchurch is not just a language school, it’s Christchurch’s only French cultural centre.
AFC organises a wide range of cultural and social events open to all to create interest and get a feeling of the French culture.

Upcoming Events

 Don't want to wake up on a Saturday morning? Here is a good reason to leave your bed, come and enjoy a "délicieux" French breakfast with Le Panier!At AF, 275 Cashel street.

From 9.30 am:$5 for children, $7 for AF members,$10 for Non-members

Bring your lunch and join us! In a fun atmosphere, practice thinking and diving deep into your brain

Previous Events

Discover the best of French cinema at the Alliance Française Christchurch every first Friday of the month!

Fancy a French movie in a very relaxed atmosphere? Come to our...

Julia Paul and her musicians will be  playing in Fat Eddies! The Fête de la Musique is a popular and free music Festival taking place each year in France at the beginning of summer. Launched in 1982, the Festival has since become a worldwide annual event celebrating all music genres via free concerts in more than 120 countries spread over five continents and you're all invited to take part in this global event!

Have you ever wondered how a comic book artist and/or illustrator worked? What about the creation of a comic strip?

Come and join us at the University of Canterbury

Amélie Lucas-Gary

Amélie Lucas-Gary

On Tuesday 13 March, don't miss the opportunity to meet the talented contemporary French author, Amélie Lucas-Gary. She will talk about...

Cultural and Natural Landscapes of New Caledonia

From Saturday 17 March to 25 March, come to Alliance Française Christchurch and discover the beautiful and colorful photographs of New Caledonia by Daniel Maviet!

On Saturday 17 March at 6pm, join us for a drink to celebrate the official opening night

Are you ready for a special cinema-edition quiz night? The Alliance Française French Film Festival NZ is getting close and we can’t wait for you to discover the films of the 2018 edition!
As an “apéritif” for this emblematic annual rendez-vous of French culture buffs in Auckland, please join us in...

Theatre Workshop

Theatre Workshop

ou like speaking French? You like theatre? Why not try both in a friendly...

Pronunciation Workshop

Pronunciation Workshop

Polish your French pronunciation through fun and creative activities such as tongue-twisters,...

Love wine? Love Cheese? But are not sure what wine to serve with what cheese?
You’re not alone and this is the evening for you. A fun-filled and

Enjoy a cup of coffee or fine tea along with one of the best croissants in town (from Le panier limited)
It is a great occasion to practice French, discuss with the AF team and meet new friends!Booking essential.

Josef Schovanec

Josef Schovanec

Meet Josef Schovanec at the University of Canterbury. He will talk about his book Travels in Autistan and takes us from the great bazaar...

Olivier Weber

Olivier Weber

Known primarily for his coverage of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, Olivier Weber has been a war correspondent for twenty-five years, especially...