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FRENCH SUMMER SCHOOL, MONTPELLIER, SOUTH OF FRANCE

Montpellier, France’s southern jewel, is an historic and very lively university town with a picturesque 'Vieille Ville'. It is the cultural and economic centre of the vast Languedoc-Roussillon wine-producing region of southern France. Nearby towns include Arles, Avignon, Carcassonne, La Grande Motte, Marseille, Nîmes and Sète. 

Eurolingua French summer programme http://www.eurolingua.com/french/french-schools-in-france/french-school-in-montpellier-othermenu-296 and Webcam of the nearby and famous Place de la Comédie http://www.montpellier.fr/150-webcam-comedie.htm

http://www.eurolingua.com

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A selection of courses running in the area

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Making Connections

My course Making Connections through body and movement starts on Monday at 14.00- 15.00 hrs.

 

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Basically, it's a movement group for Anglophone women looking for time out, and to meet others in a personal development space.

Please don't hesitate to get in contact if you need any more information.

paulagrechjefford@gmail.com

 

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Workshops for English speaking children start 21Sept

(MPT Mélina Mercouri, Montpellier)

 

IEAM Outbound is a Montpellier based association that proposes monthly workshops to English speaking children where they can exercise their English as a learning tool. Workshops are open to members, and require a strong level of English to participate:

 

Mini Club - Designed for Anglophone children aged 5 to 7, this workshop helps kids express themselves with confidence, using song, rhyme, drama and movement aiming at developping reading skills and self-expression.

 

Club - Designed for Anglophone children ages 7 to 11, this workshop helps kids keep up-to-date with reading and writing in English, get ready for future study, and help develop reading and story-building skills as a way into Anglophone culture.

 

Discovery - Based on reading and personal written work from participants, this program typically involves literature and other written materials used in school programs of Anglophone countries and helps middle-school children aged 11 to 16 develop and maintain language skills.

 

NEW : First Steps - an exciting new Play group for parents with young children (9m-3yrs).

Contact : inscription@ieam.info / tel : 06 21 76 90 32

 

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ZUMBA  /  PILATES - CLERMONT L’HERAULT  

 

LA ZUMBA qui fait fureur dans le monde entier mêle fitness et danse latine, telles que la salsa, le merengue, la cumbia, la danse du ventre, la samba, le tango, le reggae.  Zumba permet en s’amusant, de développer son équilibre, de tonifier et sculpter le corps, de brûler un maximum de calories, de faire travailler son rythme cardiaque, de se faire muscler les fessiers, les abdos, les jambes et de renforcer les bras et le dos.                                      

LE PILATES est une forme d’exercice qui nous permet d'avoir un corps plus équilibré, plus fort, plus souple avec une bonne posture et une meilleure tonicité musculaire ainsi qu’un corps et esprit libre de tensions.  Le Pilates est devenu la discipline la plus prisée non seulement par le grand public, mais aussi par les kinésithérapeutes et les professionnels de la remise en forme.

Centre Multi-Activités – Salle de Danse                                                                 Rue Emile Zola, CLERMONT L’HERAULT                                                                      Zumba – lundi 19h15 / jeudi 12h15

Pilates – lundi 18h15 / jeudi 13h00

Boulodrome Espace Lergue – 13 avenue de Fumel, LODEVE  

Zumba – lundi 12h15 / jeudi 19H30

Pilates –  lundi 13h00 / jeudi 18h15 

Karen Shaw 06 68 59 22 88                                    magiedeladanse@orange.fr  

 


www.creativenarrations.net/roujan

 

 

'Paint along with Nicola' as well as a 'Watercolour Course for Absolute Beginners'

* You know you want to learn to paint, but going to a class is either too expensive, or you can’t make the regular commitment, or even worse they might all be better at it than you! Shock horror. So why not take the first tentative steps at home, when you have the time and without having to step too far out of your comfort zone

* Or maybe as a gift for someone who would like to have a go?

* Or even as a refresher course if you haven’t painted for a while

http://www.painting-holidays-france.com/

www.galerie-40.com.

 

 

www.atelierdehautlanguedoc.eu  Just 4 spaces left

 

 

 

 

Creative Writing


Five skills  ESSENTIAL to creative writing

A Course of Five Workshops in June

Can You afford to miss it?

Five three hour workshops on Saturday mornings in June, each one focusing on a specific skill essential to creative writers and including further exercises to take home. 

Dates: Saturday 1st June; Saturday 8th June; Saturday 15th June; Saturday 22nd June; Saturday 29th June

Time: 9:00am to 12:00noon

Venue: Peret 34800 

 

Places limited to five

With Fiona Dunscombe

Please contact writeoutonalimb@gmail.com for price and booking details

 

In Association with WOW Herault

 

http://abricreativewriting.com/events2013/Kickstart%20Your%20Writing%20Fiona%20Dunscombe.html

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Nicola Blakemore

Art Courses

 

Nicola lives and works in the Herault as an artist and teacher and can offer a variety of creative course.

 

 

 

 

Lunches on location and at "home"

 

 

 

 

The main courses are  'Painting Pictures' on either on a painting holiday, a painting 'taster' day out or with a regular weekly class. Visit www.painting-holidays-france.com

 

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W O R K S H O P  - Cours d’Anglais

04 67 44 20 81    ou    06 11 88 55 00

ass.workshop@free.fr                          

Association culturelle et linguistique fondée en 1982 

Professeurs diplômés, bilingues,                                        matériels audio vidéo multimédia

Cours d’Anglais

Débutant à avancé en mini-groupe ou particulier

French lessons

Beginners to advanced in small groups or private

 Séances de conversation  en anglais 

French conversation classes                               

Rencontres francophones et anglophones          get-togethers

Sorties Culturelles

Cultural Outings

Club de lecture/Book club

Traductions:  français /anglais.                                          Translations: English / French.

In formation et Inscriptions: par téléphone; email; ou le 8s eptembre à la Journée des associations de lodéve

Inscription à l’année 90€, au trimestre 40€ au mois 20€ + 8€ de cotisation annuelle

 

Début des cours le lundi 10septembre à l’Espace Lutéva (à côté du cinéma)

 

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Chorale Franglaise – Anglo-French choir based in the eastern Hérault:

Calling all singers

if you love to sing in choirs and have some experience,

 

We invite you to join us for a day of enjoyment and singing together:

 

Email or telephone Jon North 04 67 85 52 12 cf@mnjenfrance.eu

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Courses and Workshops by Jackie Devereux 

 

My workshops and painting holidays (listed below for the forthcoming period) are a very important part of my own personal development too – I see them as a two-way process, and get to meet a lot of very interesting and creative people in the process, which I find to be totally enriching.



I am looking to do more demonstrations and talks around the UK in the future, so if you know of an art group, establishment or club who may be interested, do contact me. 

One of my titles would be: “Following a creative path – my life as an artist” An illustrated talk (which could be followed by a one-day watercolour workshop – optional).

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Watercolour Painting Workshops, Languedoc, France 

One day and half-day workshops in Languedoc held fairly regularly- let me know if you are interested in details. 

Sketchclub, Languedoc 

Regular meetings on Thursday afternoons (contact me for details) 

Private Tuition Available on request

 

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H.A.T.S Healing arts through self expression

Imagination is the greatest creative force in the universe’ Einstein 

With imagination I believe the impossible becomes possible.I believe passionately in creativity’s ability to aid and promote healing,a sense of well being,a sense of value,expression & self worth.

We all start out with an innate creative ability but our perceptions with time start to stifle us.Many of us believe we have to be of a certain ability in order to ‘put paint to paper’.I challenge that concept!This workshop is about enjoying the process and with that in mind you will be amazed by what you can achieve spiritually and creatively

We will use a diverse range of materials and process including collage; printmaking; pastels; painting; 3-dimensional work.You don’t have to have any experience of art, the emphasis is on enjoyment of materials and the process. Each week we will focus on a different topic and sharing through discussion, then individually ,we will each produce a piece based on self exploration, and positive affirmations for each persons own goals and circumstances.

65 euros for 7 week course inc all materials & tea and coffee.(max 5 people)

Course beginning last week of October.

To book; contact ;  

Maxine email;magicalmandala@hotmail.com  tel; 07951 005719

All pieces can be taken home.

 venue 20 minutes drive from Beziers/Pezanas on D612 route

 


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Gardening courses: Contact me for details of this years events

For further information contact Gill Pound at La Petite Pépinière de Caunes (shrubs and perennials, ornamental grasses, unusual plants and plants for dry climates, garden advice and consultation), 21, Avenue de la Montagne Noire, 11160, Caunes-Minervois.

Tel:             04 68 78 43 81      , email Gill@lapetitepepiniere.com

www.lapetitepepiniere.com

Open March to November 10h – 18h Fridays and Saturdays, 10h – 12h Sundays, or by appointment – just phone or email to fix another time.

 

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Gone Fishing! 

Its not too late to join Séb 
one of the very few licensed fishing guides in L’Hérault 
for half a day’s fishing or more. 

Séb can arrange a days fishing for the fun of it 
or to improve your techniques. 

If the family comes too, then there is plenty on offer at 

The Chateau de Colombières sur Orb 


contact info@guide-peche-truite-com 
www.gites-de-charme-languedoc.com 

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Soubès  « Pilates Yoga »


Remettez vous en Forme cet Eté  a l’Extérieur

Joignez nous dans une Ambiance Conviviale

Tous les Mardis matins de 10h30 à 11h30

Modelez votre silhouette grâce à la pratique de ces exercices :

PILATES travaille surtout les abdominaux

pour créer un "centre fort", une bonne posture

et obtenir une meilleure tonicité musculaire

ainsi qu’un corps libre de tensions

YOGA se rapporte à l'état d'unité et de plénitude

5€

Amenez un tapis et une serviette !

Contactez Karen 04 99 91 43 70 / 06 68 59 22 88

Karen speaks English too!

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Quoi?

Qui?

Comment?

 

Are you getting all tangled up in French?

Don’t despair, learning or improving a language is not an impossible task and at MILI we have a top professional teaching team to help you find the right learning formula. 

We are in Montpellier - 

 

 

Visit us at www.mili-fr.com and send us an email to

contact@mili-fr.com


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Programme grand public  Lérab Ling 

Temple bouddhiste près de Lodève

        Agenda résumé  

Lérab Ling, temple bouddhiste situé près de Lodève, propose jusqu’à l’automne un programme de visites, d’événements et de retraites ouvert à tous.

·        Visite du temple chaque dimanche : du 1er avril au 1er novembre 2013
Tous les dimanches après-midi de 14h à 17h.  Visite de groupes en semaine seulement sur réservation.

 


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Painting for pleasure - courses with Diana White

 

 

Diana is offering courses to discover and learn painting and drawing methods within a small group.

 
A variety of mediums will be explored for beginners or to let you brush up your skills 


Phone 04 67 30 40 36 or email - info@coloursinwhite.com 

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LEARN FRENCH 

 
with Alain Curta - 
"tailor made" 

alain.curta@neuf.fr 
or 06 47 02 26 11 

WoW recommended

 

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A recommendation for a DRY STONE WALLING course

from Lizzie of the Couvent in Roujan 

 
Ali and I have just completed a three day dry stone walling course which was truly excellent. There were six students and an extremely kind and knowledgeable teacher. There are two more weekends coming up and we can't recommend it highly enough. It is very hands-on and well explained. The price is 120 euros per person and one would need reasonable fitness and French - even better with a bit of building French. All the others on our course were French and the prof doesn't speak English. 

Here's the link: www.associations-patrimoine.org/article.php?id=829&dossier=12 

Some photos of our three days: www.flickr.com/photos/35268725@N07/sets/72157622605259392/ 

Find out more - ring Lizzie on (04) 67 24 64 37