EVENTS TO END OF JANUARY 2020


Monday 9 December – Brexit update talk
At the time of writing AIKB, like everyone else, is still not sure what sort of Brexit it will turn out to be. By December it should have happened and so we should know, one way or another how it will affect the British population in France. Maggie will talk about how this will affect British residents in the changeover period based on French government information.

Salle Polyvalente, 22570 Gouarec. 11h. Members 2€, guests 5€. Please reserve on info@aikb.fr


CHRISTMAS BREAK
The AIKB office will close on
Friday 20th December 2019

The office will re-open on
Tuesday 7th January 2020


Tuesday 14 January
Learn the basic steps of popular Breton Dances
If you like dancing, this is for you. Josiane le Goazigo proposes teaching the basic steps for some of the most popular dances you’ll find in local Fez Noz.

Salle Polyvalente, 22570 Gouarec. 5pm. Members 2€, guests 5€. Limited numbers, please reserve.


Monday 20 January – Galette des Rois 
The “Galette des Rois” is the traditional cake eaten in celebration of Epiphany which contains a lucky charm. Join us for a free glass of bubbly and a chance to be King or Queen for the evening! Pay bar available for further drinks. Let us know numbers so we don’t run out of booze!

18 Grande Rue, 56160 Ploërdut. 3pm. In the room above our former office. Free event for paid up members.


Tuesday 28 January
Resistance Museum, Saint-Connan
The museum in Saint-Connan situated in a beautiful setting overlooking a lake was once an important base for the French Resistance. On July 27 1944, the Germans mounted a fierce attack, surviving freedom fighters went to help to liberate Guingamp. The museum’s exhibition takes us through our local history, occupied rural France, French resistance fighters, how they operated and the liberation of central Brittany after D day. The guided tour will be in English.

Meet at the Musée de la Résistance, l’Etang Neuf, 22480 Saint-Connan at 2.30pm. 8€ per person.


Friday 31 January – Quiz in Ploërdut
Want to pit your wits against fellow AIKB members and guests to answer questions in various categories of general knowledge? Join Quizmaster for the Night, fellow AIKB member Andrew Chamberlain, for our traditional Quiz. Tables for teams of four will be made up on the night, so come along even if you are solo. Light buffet and pay bar.

Salle des Associations, 56160 Ploërdut. 7pm. 4€ per person. Please book in advance.