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THE REGULAR ACTIVITIES TIMETABLE AND THE EVENTS CALENDAR ARE LIVE so click on the Activity or Event to get full details. Go to the Main Menu and Click on Regular Activities and you will see the timetable – click on an activity for the full details. For Events go to the Main Menu Click on Events and Outings and then click on individual Events to find details.
LUNCH AT THE BLEU LAVANDE, NEAR VALBONNE 16 September
Club lunch at the Bleu Lavande. See ‘Events and Outings’ Calendar on main menu for full details.´ Click on the events on the calendar to get all information about the lunch or click Bleu Lavande
VENCE COFFEE MORNING CHANGE OF DAY (posted 3 September)
The Vence Coffee Group will be meeting on Wednesday in future rather than Thursday. See full details on ‘Regular Activities’ and click on Vence coffee
MONACO COFFEE MORNING 10 September
Monaco Coffee morning will be held on Thursday 10 September see ‘Regular Activities’ on the main menu and click on Monaco Coffee. Please register with Merville.
It is hoped that hiking will start again by the second Tuesday in September, so it’s worth remembering to get your Medical Certificate updated next time you visit a doctor. As always, members will receive an email from Gillian before we hike.
CANNES COFFEE MORNING (posted 8 August 2020)
for the time being, the IWCR Cannes coffee group will meet on Mondays from 11:00 a.m. to 12 noon at the Caffe Roma, situated on the Croisette, directly opposite the Palais des Festivals/Casino.
MASKS ARE OBLIGITORY IN ENCLOSED PUBLIC SPACES IN FRANCE FROM MONDAY 20 JULY 2020 (posted 18 July 2020)
BRIDGE GROUP (OPIO) (posted 17 July 2020)
The Opio Bridge group have started meeting again at the Chateau de la Begude on Tuesdays. For further information see ‘Regular Activities’ on the main menu and then click on Bridge, Opio
OPIO COFFEE GROUP (posted 17 July 2020)
The Opio/le Rouret/Roquefort group are still meeting at le Petit Geranium in Opio and will continue through the rest of July and August. Staff are careful with anti covid measures, wiping chairs and tables between each change of customer. For more details see ‘Regular Activities’ on main menu and click on Opio Coffee.
PATCHWORK GROUP (posted 3 July 2020)
The Patchwork group has already started again meeting in members’ gardens on Thursdays from 10.30 until 15.00. You don’t need to come the whole day. See ‘Regular Activities’ on the main menu and click on Patchwork and Quilting for full details.
VALBONNE COFEE GROUP (posted 3 July2020)
The Valbonne Coffee Group has been meeting in members’ gardens but from Wednesday 8 July they will be back to their usual meeting place from 11.00 – 12.00 at “Le Fournil de Baptiste” Boulangerie, above Salle des Fêtes. See ‘Regular Activities’ on the main menu and click on Valbonne Coffee Group
ADVICE FROM FRENCH GOVERNMENT ON CORONAVIRUS COVID-19 (posted 11 May 2020)
You can find the latest advice from the French Government on the Coronavirus, on http://gouvernement.fr
If you would like to see the information in English just click on EN in the right hand corner of the first page.
FOR OPERA LOVERS (posted 25 March 2020)
Free transmissions from the Metropolitan Opera visit www.metopera.org
Also visit www.operavision.eu and choose performances for operas performed by national opera companies
MUSEUMS (posted 25 March 2020)
As Museums all over the world are closed you can take a ‘virtual tour’ of many of them. Just search on line for virtual museum tours and then choose where you would like to visit.
HELP AND SUPPORT DURING THE COVID-19 CRISIS (posted 23 March 2020)
The charity Cancer Support France, which provides support to English-speakers touched by cancer, is expanding its brief to give help more widely during the Covid-19 crisis.Any English-speaker who is elderly, vulnerable, isolated or has health problems can make contact for emotional and practical support.
Contact: CSF National Helpline on 0800 240 200 or email email@example.com