Our visit plans for 2022/23 are starting to be put into place. Details of these events will be advertised as the arrangements are confirmed. 

June. The Five Acres High School choir will be travelling over to visit their partner school, College Pierre Garcie Ferrande, and meet up with some of their peers at the college. They will also be performing at the St Hilaire de Riez Music Festival. 

9/10th July. The Coleford Music Festival audience will be welcoming and enjoying a band from St Hilaire de Riez who will be travelling over, along with some members of Asso EFB, our partner association. We look forward to welcoming them to Coleford

11 September. A large group of members of the Vendee Meule Bleu club are coming over for the Speech House Vintage Show. A Meule Bleu is  a vintage French moped. The president and vice-president of Asso EFB are ardent Meule Bleu members and owners. 

Autumn - Quiz Evening. The quiz evenings have been very popular. 

Autumn - Cheese and/or Wine tasting Evening. 


2023. Some of the events and visits that were cancelled as a result of the pandemic could not be re-arranged for this year, whilst some restrictions were still in place. It is hoped that these can take place in 2023. These include:

   French Meal - Vincent, vice president of Asso EFB, is an excellent chef and offered to prepare a French meal. 

   School Visits - College Pierre Garcie Ferrande and Ecole Henry Simon hope to bring pupils over to Coleford. 

   Teacher Visit - It is hoped to be able to arrange a visit to St Hilaire de Riez for some teachers at Coleford schools. 




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