The Cultural Centre of the Institut français is closing for a summer break.

Ciné Lumière and Gazette Brasserie will be closed from Sun 23 July at 22.30 to Fri 25 August at 10.00.

La Médiathèque, including Bibliothèque Quentin Blake, will be closed from Sat 22 July at 18.00 to Fri 25 August at 13.00.

The Language Centre remains open as usual:

  • Mon – Thu: 9.30 – 19.30
  • Fri & Sat: 9.30 – 16.00
  • Sun: closed


Find out more


Check our Summer French Courses 


For more French culture, you can enjoy our online offer:



Read Watch Listen


If you happen to be in Edinburgh this summer, make sure to check out the French artists taking part in the the summer festivals.

Vive le Fringe !

Edinburgh International Book Festival