Cultural Program

Term 3 Cultural Program

French culture is at the heart of the Alliance Française d'Adélaïde. Each term, we create fun, entertaining and educational events that share the French spirit and culture with our members, students and beyond. Find below all the special events we have planned for you for Term 3 2022 (25 July - 1 October) to learn all things French from the French!

Click on each event card below for event bookings and to find out more information. If you need any further assistance or have any questions regarding these events, please do not hesitate to get in touch with us over the phone on 08 8272 4281 or by sending us an email.

Special Events


Conference Series: France in the 19th Century

19 August – 2 September – 30 September
6:30pm to 7:30pm
Alliance Française d'Adélaïde

After introducing the Merovingians, the Carolingians, the Capetians and the French Revolution of 1789 last year, History Conferences are back in 2022 for a new season!

This year, the focus will be on a vibrant yet lesser-known century in the history of France: the 19th century. Historians Romain Fathi and Claire Rioult will take you through this tumultuous period in the country’s history, starting with Napoléon and the almighty Premier Empire, and finishing with the formidable debacle of his nephew’s – Napoléon III – regime, aptly named le Second Empire. In between, you will discover or rediscover the turbulent history of the French people who managed to fit seven constitutional systems, two other revolutions, several wars, two emperors, three kings and a Président de la République in 70 eventful years! This fascinating period has left its mark on today’s France, both in politics and culture, and is therefore quite important to understand contemporary France.


Ciné-Club Kids: Yakari

Saturday 17 September - 1:30pm
Unley Town Hall, Oxford Tce

Have a fun family afternoon with a screening of the French kids film, Yakari: a Spectacular Journey, as well as activities in French and yummy crêpes! Open to 4-14yos. French with English subtitles.


New Caledonian Short Film Festival

Fri 23 September – 6:30pm
Alliance Française d'Adelaide, Wayville

Join us for a screening of eight short films from New Caledonia on topics such as history, legacy, humour, environment & childhood. Drinks & New Caledonian-inspired nibbles provided. Vote for your favourite film after the screening!

What's On This Term


Cine-Club: Cléo de 5 à 7

Friday 26 August - 6:30pm
319 Young St, Wayville

Cleo, an arrogant pop star, is a nervous wreck as she awaits the results of a biopsy test. With almost two hours to kill before the results are revealed, she wanders around and bumps into a soldier.


Atelier Degustation: Australian vs French Wines

Friday 16 September - 6:30pm to 8pm
319 Young St, Wayville

Can you tell an Australian from a French wine? Join an expert from Bottli for a tasting to learn about similarities and differences!

Regular Meetings


Déjeuner-Conversation

Every Wednesday - 12:30pm to 2pm
319 Young St, Wayville

Speak French with other francophones. Free for members and students.


Club de Lecture

Thursdays – 28 July – 18 August – 15 September
6:30pm to 8:30pm - 319 Young St, Wayville

Read and discuss a French book in French. Free for members and students.

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