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The first digital art centre in Paris | Atelier des Lumières

Written by on April 12, 2018 in News
The first digital art centre in Paris | Atelier des Lumières

Located between Bastille and Nation in the 11th arrondissement an old iron foundry has metamorphosed into Paris’s first digital art centre. No ordinary arts venue this, the industrial walls of the factory are the perfect backdrop for the projection of enormous works of art. You’ll feel as if you’re stepping right into the heart of […]

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Jane & Serge, Museum of Fine Arts, Calais France

Written by on April 11, 2018 in News
Jane & Serge, Museum of Fine Arts, Calais France

Although Serge Gainsbourg is something of a cultural icon in his native France, most people in Britain will know him for the record he made with Jane Birkin, Je t’aime…moi non plus. Her heavy breathing scandalised the country when it was released in 1969 and the BBC banned it. That didn’t stop it topping the […]

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Pensions and Finance advice for expats in Haute-Savoie

Written by on October 17, 2017 in News
Pensions and Finance advice for expats in Haute-Savoie

Do you have a UK pension and don’t know what to do with it? If you have tax queries relating to your investments or you want to talk to an expert on French business structures, pensions and taxation we can help you. Do you want to talk to a local mortgage broker and would like to […]

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Vaux-le-Vicomte Goes To The Movies!

Written by on October 9, 2017 in News
Vaux-le-Vicomte Goes To The Movies!

An extraordinary exhibition takes visitors behind the scenes to celebrate some of the many films made at luxurious Château Vaux-le-Vicomte. On the occasion of the launch of Season 2 of the series “Versailles” – as well as Dany Boon’s latest comedy “RAID Dingue” – Château Vaux-le-Vicomte has opened its doors, enabling visitors to explore behind […]

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World record breaking tea cosy for the world’s biggest teapot in France

Written by on October 2, 2017 in News
World record breaking tea cosy for the world’s biggest teapot in France

When Tina Sharpe saw a shed shaped like a giant tea pot on “the Shed of the Year” TV programme, it was love at first sight. She bought the shed and with her husband Phil relocated it to France, Castelnau Magnoac in the Hautes-Pyrénées, where she opened it up for everyone to enjoy as a […]

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Expats undertake bike ride round Deux-Sevres for charity in France

Written by on August 5, 2017 in News
Expats undertake bike ride round Deux-Sevres for charity in France

On 4th September 2017 two English couples who have made the Deux-Sèvres their permanent home, will be setting off to cycle 425km around the department, raising money for the associaton Rêves. Sarah Berry, 41, proprietor of The Deux-Sèvres Monthly magazine and her husband Rob, 50, a self-employed plasterer, were completely new to cycling when they […]

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Festilitt the Parisot Literary Festival in France

Written by on June 19, 2017 in News
Festilitt the Parisot Literary Festival in France

The South West of France has always attracted writers. Perhaps its something to do with the varied landscape of vineyards and gentle hills, the warm light of cloudless days, not to mention the good food and wine. Put into the mix a group of like-minded French and English speaking book lovers and before long they […]

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The Good Life France Magazine Summer 2017

Written by on June 13, 2017 in News
The Good Life France Magazine Summer 2017

Summer is served in this issue. It’s time to chill and enjoy the best of France with The Good Life France Summer 2017 magazine. It’s FREE to read online, download and subscribe to – and it always will be. Just click here to access The Good Life France Summer Magazine You’ll find loads of gorgeous […]

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Cancer Support France Charity Ride

Written by on May 25, 2017 in News
Cancer Support France Charity Ride

One in three people in the western world will suffer from some kind of cancer in their lifetime. Cancer and its treatment is difficult enough in your own country but if you’re an expat it can be very complex indeed. Cancer Support France In 2002, Cancer Support France (CSF) started up to help people in […]

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What’s on | Summer in Charente Maritime 2017

Written by on May 23, 2017 in News
What’s on | Summer in Charente Maritime 2017

Situated in the heart of the French Atlantic coast, the Charente-Maritime is the premier tourist destination in France for French travellers. Visitors to France are also discovering its many charms and in summer there’s a whole wealth of fabulous festivals to enjoy. Main events in Charente-Maritime Charente-Maritime has gorgeous beaches for seaside holidays, Royan and […]

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