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Millau switches to English time during “British Week 2024”.

Millau switches to English time during “British Week 2024”.

It doesn't matter as long as it's done in English at the cinema, in class, at play, over a cup of tea or on the train, during “British Week”! The event is organized by the Millau Bridlington Twinning Committee March 11 to 17 It offers a broad program for the next year and each year will grow further.

It brings together a number of partners including the Jules Ferry Bilingual School, MJC and Millau Cinema as a priority,” Involve youth and as many students as possible, from kindergarten through high school », notes Brigitte Parascutt, head of the group.

All events and activities are open to the public, with the exception of initiatives reserved for schools. In total 525 students This year will take part in cinema shows.

The most original event of the week is undoubtedly St. Patrick's Day, celebrated with carols and music on the train to Aberg. After the success of the ECO-METRO happy hours in Dornemeer and the ECO-METRIC at the Hôtel Rodier in Campagnac, ECO-MESCLADIS offers a new train exit to Saint-Chély, Lozère on the Fearghal, Millau Express. Irish Songs. An initiative that the organizer wanted in this format” To highlight the SNCF line and its territories and create partnerships on the line », all in a relaxed, friendly and intergenerational atmosphere, of course, to speak English!

The highlight of British Week is an evening at the Leoni restaurant by Compagnie Tête d'ampoule, atmosphere guaranteed! As a preview of this crazy week, find out this Monday March 4th ” Distant voices calm life » 8:30pm at the Millau Theatre.

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Monday March 4th

8:30 p.m. Film: Distant Voices, Still Lives by Terence Davies (Open to the public) in association with MJC Film Club – Entry 6 €50

Monday March 11

Throughout the day, multi-age workshops (games, quizzes, etc.) around the culture, heritage and symbols of the United Kingdom, from CP to CM2 at Jules Ferry Bilingual School.

Tuesday 12 March

  • 9:30 am Movie: Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, Chris Columbus, CM1, CM2 Jules Ferry, 6th and 5th.
  • 6:30 p.m : BINGO PARTY AT BIG BEN CAFÉ, opposite CRÉA, open to all

Wednesday, March 13

  • 10:30 am : Reading in English for the youngest (0-6 years) in the youth section of the media library. A treasure hunt for accompanying little ones or slightly older children.
  • For older children, La Mesa focuses on young adult books in English or bilingual, with a selection of novels highlighted by a media library.
  • 9 am to 12 am : English entertainment. Games organized by MJC (9 am to 10 am: 8/10 years, 10 am to 11 am: 4/5 years, 11 am to 12 am: 6/8 years).
  • 6:30 p.m : happy hour. A quiz to do alone or in groups in English at CRÉA. (Participation €2)

Thursday, March 14

Friday March 15th

  • 10 am : Parade and carols by Jules Ferry School, Place de la Capelle + tea and cake stand.
  • Afternoon Meet at the Big Ben Cafe and “Tea Time” from 4pm to 5pm.
  • 8 pm Evening with Tête d'Ampoule at Restaurant Leoni: 15 euros including 1 drink (cake sold on site)

Sunday 17 March

11:15 am Millau station. St-Patrick's Day on the ECO-MESCLADIS train to St-Chely d'Apcher. Songs and food from the bag. Reservations and further information on 06 70 80 78 30.

And throughout the week:

  • Theme organized by MESA (British Books).
  • Showcases in English time: Caumes des livres et Sylabes bookstores.
  • Radio Larsach in the British era

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