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Christmas in France: What really happens ?

In France, Christmas is called Noel. This comes from the French phrase les bonnes nouvelles,” which means “the good news” and refers to the gospel.

In France it is a time for the whole family to come together at Christmas to holiday and worship. On the eve of Christmas beautifully lit churches and cathedrals, […]

Pickering’s Pot Pourri

by Richard Pickering

Take it or leave it In a bid to head off at the pass any potential amendments to the Brexit Bill, David Davis has confirmed that which was expected; that MPs will get a vote on the final terms. However, it is unlikely to achieve this bid. Rather than being the ‘significant […]

A new restaurant opens in Alet les Bains

Les Marguerites Jardin de Thé opens its doors for the first time on the newly renovated barn – a space for people to come and enjoy traditional British food in a cosy informal environment and at affordable prices.

Menus are always seasonal and use the freshest of local ingredients.

Les Marguerites is perfect for any […]

Relocation to Paris – Brexit Matters

by David Anderson

If you are being relocated to Paris we offer the following as a package. It should cover most situations though we can deal with more detailed aspects too.

Act in the sale of your English property. We have the expertise to tie in your English sale with your French purchase. Very […]

Race for Life

Cancer effects everyone and this years 4th annual 5K Race for Cancer Research UK gives you an opportunity to donate to cancer research, retain your fitness level and enjoy a wonderful summer morning.

The Run

It takes place June 11th at the beautiful l’Etang park in Mougins. Whether you stroll, jog or run, you will […]

Curtain Up ! A theatre debuts in Avignon

The theater takes it’s name from the address, at 9 rue Racine

by Julie Mautner, The Provence Post A new, 50-seat theater will open in mid-January in the heart of Avignon, in an 1875 hotel particulier just behind the Opera House, just off the Place Horloge. Called Theatre Le 9 Avignon, the venue will […]

Provence for special-needs children and adults

by Julie Mautner

I recently came across a company called Go Provence, offering “supported holidays” for kids and adults with learning disabilities, autism and other challenges. The goal is to provide stimulating, fun and safe vacations for all ages in the South of France…and I think what they’re doing is fantastic.

Go Provence was founded […]

‘French Culture’ named as key motivator for Brits buying property in France

A poll conducted by the largest seller of French property to British buyers shows ‘French culture’, ‘rural lifestyle’ and ‘the weather’ top reasons for property purchases in France.

With Brexit uncertainty continuing, the British love affair with French property remains strong. A poll conducted by Leggett Immobilier, the largest seller of French property to […]

Cricket for 2017 in the Midi

Welcome to Midi Cricket Club

We play cricket in the Midi-Pyrénées Division of the National League and friendly fixtures against touring sides and other local clubs. The club welcomes new members from all backgrounds and arranges social events throughout the year

The club was founded in the summer of 2005 by a group of enthusiasts […]

You’re Invited: Thanksgiving in France

by Julie Mautner at The Provence Post

Because I live to please you, once again I’ve rounded up a great selection of Thanksgiving celebrations–on the Côte d’Azur, in inland Provence and in Paris–where you are wanted and welcome!

Who attends? The local expat community of course, but also French friends and other Europeans, travellers, […]