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Latest News – French Courses

> Register 3 weeks or more before the start date and benefit from a 10% discount on all courses costing £310 or more.

> French language as a gift! Vouchers are available

> Online Payment is now available for standard and Intensive courses.

> Improve your oral skills with Speedlingua

Latest news – La Médiathèque

Latest News – Ciné Lumière

> If you love cinema, and you’re 25 years old or under, the 25 and Under £5 Scheme at Ciné Lumière is for you!
More details here!

South Ken Kids Festival

Mon 16 – Sun 22 Nov

The South Ken Kids Festival returns this autumn for a week filled to the brim with live workshops, drawing events, talks and films! From the 16th to the 22nd of November our favourite children’s authors and illustrators from both side of the Channel will be joining us to take over the Institut français:

Beatrice Alemagna, Sarah Ardizzone, Bernardo Atxaga, Barroux, Alex Barrow & Gabby Dawnay, Stephanie Blake, Françoize Boucher, Joseph Coelho, C.J. Daugherty, Bruno Heitz, Emily Hughes, Magali Le Huche, Marjolaine Leray, Bridget Marzo, Marie-Aude Murail, Delphine Perret, Claude Ponti, Michael Rosen, Carina Rozenfeld, Tony Ross, Axel Scheffler, Sam Usher, Michel Van Zeveren and of course the festival’s beloved patron Quentin Blake!

More info

Latest News – Homepage

> Spring Bank Holiday
On Monday 29 May, the Institut français will exceptionally open at 1pm

> Join the team of the Institut français. Check out here for job offers.

Language Centre Summer Hours

Open Day in Kentish Town
9 Sept from 6.30pm – 8.00pm
Visit us to our North London branch and discover our range of courses.
For further info click here

Summer Closure

Please note that La Médiathèque will be closed until Tue 1 Sept noon. The Institut français – Ciné Lumière & Le Bistrot – and the Language Centre are open as usual.