Category Archives: Recent Activities

1st French conversation group – 21st August 2017

Not wanting to wait for La Rentrée, 11 keen members got together on 21 August for the first of the French conversation groups. Introductions (in French of course) were made and various aspects of the weather discussed and phrases learnt. … Continue reading

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Mini Golf at La Baleine – 10th August 2017

I woke to a fine day with some sunshine and only a 5% chance of rain. This was a promising start for attending my first event as a new member of the Anglophone Association of Coutances.   Lunch at Le Krill … Continue reading

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Fete National – 14th July 2017

Louise and David welcomed sixty-two members of the Anglophone Association to the Annual Fête nationale. The weather was, once again, kind to us and we were able to enjoy a delightful buffet lunch sitting under the Normandy sunshine.  Many thanks … Continue reading

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Lunch at Granville and tour of the old town – 14th June 2017

On one of the warmest days so far in June, sun-lovers met at Le Borsalino on the marina in Granville. We enjoyed a varied and unhurried lunch including seafood, salads, turkey, gammon and pizzas. We then made our way to … Continue reading

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 Mad dogs and Anglophones  – 21st June 2017   

There was a distinct absence of dogs, mad or otherwise, when a group of us met at Lac des Bruyères for a walk. It was 10.30 am and already hot, hot, hot! Because of this, there was a choice of … Continue reading

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Waffles in the Garden – 7 June 2017

How lucky were we, after Tuesday’s high winds and driving rain, to be sat outside in sunshine surrounded by the most beautiful garden. Annette invited the Anglophone Association to afternoon tea with, not only a selection of cakes, but an … Continue reading

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Walk at La Baleine – 23rd May 2017

The most precious ingredients for a late spring walk are fair weather and sunshine and we were blessed with both at La Baleine. Add beautiful countryside, quiet lanes and wildlife and your day is idyllic. From Le Krill restaurant in … Continue reading

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Visit to Chateau de crosville-sur-douve – 19th May 2017

After a lovely lunch at the Auberge du Vieux chateau in St Sauveur le Vicomte, a good number of Anglophones met up in slightly uncertain weather for the guided tour of the 16th and 17th century chateau at Crosville-sur-Douve. We … Continue reading

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Le Poulailler and the AGM at Les Unelles 27th April-2017

It was a really sharp frost on Thursday morning and the first coffee at Le Poulailler was especially welcome, mainly for thawing the hands as much as anything else. Well before 10.00 our friendly host was busy preparing drinks for … Continue reading

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Walk around Agon-Coutainville. – 13th April 2017

The group met up on a grey cool morning at a car park overlooking the sea in Agon-Coutainville. We set off along the prom before turning our backs to the sea and wound our way through the side streets, around … Continue reading

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