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April 2019

Cancelled – Visit to the Catacombs

13 April

Sat 13th April – Visit to the Catacombs Trinity College Dublin Alumni in Paris has invited CamSoc to join them in a visit with a difference to the Catacombs. Audric de Campeau is a beekeeper with hives located on several rooftops in Paris. He makes mead in the Catacombs from his honey. The visit will include a presentation of his work and of course tasting of the mead... Full details to follow.

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May 2019

The Glory Days of Paris lecture: Artists of Montmartre: The Pilgrims of Babylon

16 May @ 19:00 - 21:00 CEST
Les Pavillons de Bercy – Musée des Arts Forains, 53 Avenue des Terroirs de France
Paris, 75012 France
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Thurs 16th May -  The first Glory Days of Paris lecture Artists of Montmartre; the Pilgrims of Babylon : Douglas Lyndon-Skeggs There is no name more evocative of Bohemian life, of high spirits, decadence, poverty and revolutionary art in Paris than Montmartre, home to some of France’s greatest artists. Renoir, Toulouse-Lautrec and Picasso would paint canvases that would shake the very foundations of Western art. This lecture sets the scene for Glory Days, leading from 1870 to 1910 when Picasso…

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A weekend in the Aude at a Château and Winery

17 May - 19 May

Fri 17th May 19:30 to Sunday 19th May 16:00 – A weekend in the Aude, at a Château and Winery Graham Nutter (Fitzwilliam 1996) runs the Château St Jacques d’Albas, a wine chateau in the Minervois region of France, approximately 20 minutes from Carcassonne and 90 minutes from Toulouse. He proposes that Cambridge Alumni come along to meet and enjoy the area, including scenic walks, historic sites – and of course to partake in some regional wines, accompanied by regional…

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The Annual Garden Party

23 May @ 18:30 - 21:30 CEST
British Ambassador’s Residence in Paris, 39 rue du Faubourg St-Honoré
Paris, France
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Thursday 23rd May at 6:30pm (sharp) The Oxford & Cambridge Garden Party at the British Ambassador's Residence The British Ambassador, Lord Llewellyn, has again agreed to welcome us at his Residence for our annual Garden Party. This year, in addition to members of the Oxford Society and their guests, members of the Cercle Franco-Britannique of Sciences Po Alumni will join us in the beautiful garden of the Residence. The Chancellor of the University of Oxford, Lord Patten, and Pierre Heilbronn, Vice-President, Policy and…

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The Glory Days of Paris lecture: The Artists of Montmartre: The guided walk

28 May @ 14:30 - 16:30 CEST
Metro Anvers, 41 Boulevard de Rochechouart (near to) 75018 France + Google Map
15.00€

THE ARTISTS OF MONTMARTRE -  Guided walk in Montmartre on Tuesday 28th May at 2:30pm There is no name more evocative of Bohemian life, of high spirits, decadence, poverty and revolutionary art in Paris than Montmartre, home to some of France’s greatest artists. Renoir, Toulouse-Lautrec and Picasso would paint canvases that would shake the very foundations of Western art. This lecture sets the scene for Glory Days, leading from 1870 to 1910 when Picasso moved from Montmartre to Montparnasse, the…

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June 2019

Shakespeare in the Bois de Boulogne: The Merry Wives of Windsor

4 June @ 18:30 - 21:30 CEST
Shakespeare Garden Bois de Boulogne, Allée de la Reine Marguerite – Route de Suresnes Le Pré Catelan – Bois de Boulogne
Paris, 75016 France
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Tue 4th June - Shakespeare in the Shakespeare Garden, Bois de Boulogne (Pré Catalan) The Merry Wives of Windsor by the Tower Theatre Company The Women of Windsor take on Sir John Falstaff and his cronies, in a garden party extravaganza of Shakespeare's classic comedy. Laundry baskets at the ready! Ford and Page have a problem. Sir John Falstaff is broke, and plans on seducing them in order to get to their husbands' money. But Falstaff is a creep, and the Wives…

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