of Languedoc Roussillon
A Word from the President
Anglophones Connecting in the South of France
Who We Are
A nonprofit social networking association with a diverse membership ( USA, Canada, UK, Ireland, Northern Europe and France) offering a varied range of activities across the region.
What Are the AGLR’s Goals ?
• Help English speaking newcomers adapt to life in the area
• Help English speaking residents preserve and share Anglophone traditions, language and culture
• Promote a continuing exchange of friendship and understanding with the French community
Fundraising and Philanthropy
A dedicated team of volunteers coordinates AGLR activities, and benefits are donated to local charities. Members also volunteer to assist in local events.
Designed with adults, teens and toddlers in mind, AGLR offers book and film discussions, hikes, children’s playgroups, coffee mornings, whisky and wine tastings, golf, bridge, French conversation, potluck lunches, excursions.We offer more activities across the region than any mixed Anglophone group. Details available on the monthly calendar on our website and updates on our facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/anglogroup?fref=ts
Membership and Benefits
Annual fees are as follows: Families 38€ for a full year and 19€ for a half year or part time residents. Singles: 30€ for a full year and 15€ half year or part time residents. A one time 10€ initiation fee is charged upon joining.
Members will have access to the monthly calendar of activities, an email forum, an online newsletter, and other useful tips in the website’s "members only” section .
Our monthly fun filled calendar of events and activities.
Coffee mornings, book discussions, bridge, forums, rambles, etc are all on our"Activities" page
Despite mad March winds, April showers and chillier than normal weather, AGLR ramblers thawed out during Ole Pedersen’s 4-hour hike to L'Arboretum de l'Espaze, while Peter Clark helped others warm up and adjust their swings on the Fontcaud golf course. For those preferring a more temperate indoors climate, Sheila Chesterton organised the second monthly luncheon in Montpellier and Bénédicte Pastourel helped would-be chefs conquer the art of French cooking.
Blue skies, beach, and breaking newson the agenda.
NEW! HAPPY HIPPY HOUR IN SETE - summer’s just around the corner and so is the Hippy Market in Sète – the coolest, hottest, hippest bar in town. Meet other members there, 4th Tuesday of each month. Hippy Market serves an eye-catching array of cocktails, plus wines, tapas and more.
ALSO NEW: ‘ANGLAIS’ Stephanie is coordinating English conversation sessions and language partnerships. If you have French friends/neighbors in the area looking to improve their English. refer them to "apprennez l'anglais" at top right of the Home Page of the AGLR website. You will see that Des membres de notre association (des Anglais, Irlandais, Américains, Canadiens, Australiens...) seraient heureux de les accompagner dans leur apprentissage de la langue anglaise.
‘French Drinks’ return to the beach in Sète! Stephanie Cargill invites you to a relaxed hour and a half of French conversation as the sun goes down and cocktails are served at the buzzy ACD restaurant.
Hole In One! Fontcaud Golf Club has invited us to an Open House (date to be announced), when members will receive instruction from the resident golf pro.
An Ace Up Your Sleeve? Fully equipped with cards and bidding boxes, we will commence playing ‘SOCIAL BRIDGE’ on Tuesday 23 April. All levels welcome in our elegant bridge room in Espace Victor Hugo in Sète.
Watch this space! Back by popular demand: AGLR’s annual Canal du Midi outing is planned in June. More details forthcoming.
SEE OUR CALENDAR OF ACTIVITIES FOR FULL DETAILS
And again - many thanks to members who have volunteered to organise our activities
Editorials courtesy of Patricia Ford
Our Newsletter is available for members only in the "Member's section - Login" using the password sent by email.
The AGLR is a non profit association registered under the 1st July 1901 law, with the Montpellier prefecture and is run solely by volunteers.
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