We are 100 years old!

In 2010, the Institut français du Royaume-Uni (The French Institute in the UK) is celebrating its centenary with a series of special events.

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Monday 15th of August 2022

Meeting of minds

A series of encounters, ‘les dialogues du centenaire’, bring together well known British and French authors and film directors to discuss a wide range of challenging topics.

Cinéma, an act of love

Ciné lumière will screen a special series of films to mark the Institute's 100th birthday. Read more

Your digital Institute

In May, Culturethèque has been launched, giving public UK-wide access to new cultural and educational resources.
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Livres, cuisine et chocolat

Special Event | 17 May | 6.00pm | £15 | book online

ChocolatThe Association Culinaire Française is offering the Institut français a unique collection of old and rare cookery books, which will be made available to consult at la Médiathèque.  To mark this occasion and as part of the Centenary Celebrations, the Association and the Institut have teamed up to concoct a special event full of delights!  At a cocktail party held at the Institut, Sébastien Bruno, Chef Pâtissier at La Maison Ladurée in London, will present an exclusive Centenary Chocolate on behalf of the Association.


History, Building Bridges

A look at the history of relations between France and the UK. Read more

Musique en Fanfare

Programme of concerts and live events culminating with the Exhibition Road Music Day in June.

Le Français à l'honneur

We will celebrate the French language with our Francophone and educational partners. Read more

Arts Calling

In the fields of visual & performing arts, the centenary will extend far beyond the Institut.