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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

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...

Previous Events

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...

Every first Wednesday of the month, a french guest stop by our lounge and talk about French news, travels, etc

Theatre Workshop

Theatre Workshop

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

The Alliance Française Christchurch is pleased to celebrate the Beaujolais Nouveau on Friday 24 November! Celebrate a typical French event with us: taste the first wine of the season

The New Caledonia French Immersion Trip is a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the French language, in the beautiful setting of New Caledonia...

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

CANCELLED - We invite you to test your knowledge and try to answer questions (in English and/or French) on various musical topics. Do not worry, you don't have to be a music buff! Inspired by....

Win a trip to Paris! The theme of the 7th Alliance Française International Photo Competition will be: “Fashion and dress codes”.
This is a good year to broach...

Following a successful run in Christchurch, the Alliance Française French Film Festival have announced their 2017 encore screenings...

The Alliance Française French Film Festival has announced the full 2017 programme, inviting audiences to experience one language, and a world of emotions. This year’s Festival is full of emotions: laughter, tears, suspense, excitement and entertainment. Much reflection lies ahead of us with 36 films...