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Celtic Connection St Patrick’s Day Celebration 2014

Live music on St Patricks Day
Traditional Irish music live – Flynn Band at St Patricks Day festivities 2013

Caroline West of Celtic Connection gives us the lowdown on this year’s St Patrick’s Day celebrations and a timely reminder of the association’s activities throughout the year. Continue reading Celtic Connection St Patrick’s Day Celebration 2014

VSArt looking for artists, musicians, volunteers

A VSArt essential oils workshop

VSArt, an association that brings cultural opportunities to disadvantaged and elderly people, is looking for artists and musicians or just “folks with a big heart, some spoken French and a little time to devote to others, occasionally.” Meredith Charreyron explains. Continue reading VSArt looking for artists, musicians, volunteers

TESOL France Grenoble: bringing English teachers together

TESOL swap-shoppers holding up their copies of Teaching Times


Grenoble Life speaks to Christina Rebuffet-Broadus, Grenoble’s TESOL France regional coordinator about some upcoming events and the benefits of being involved in teaching associations.

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English Library of Meylan celebrates 5th anniversary

The BAM shelves

 

Patricia Andreoli-Jones of the Bibliothèque Anglophone de Meylan (BAM) tells Grenoble Life of events planned for the library’s fifth birthday. Continue reading English Library of Meylan celebrates 5th anniversary

iTU Espace Design – fair trade flair from Southern Africa

iTU Espace Design interior

We talk to Charlotte Felix-Faure of iTU Espace Design, a new fair-trade boutique in Grenoble showcasing the creations of Southern African artists and artisans. Continue reading iTU Espace Design — fair trade flair from Southern Africa

Twin cities – Grenoble and the dreaming spires of Oxford

Alliance Grenoble-Oxford

Grenoble Life talks to David Bailey of Alliance Grenoble-Oxford about the association’s history and events ahead of a debate in English it is hosting on campus, February 16. Continue reading Twin cities — Grenoble and the dreaming spires of Oxford

Visiting Grenoble in English

To the Bastille by bubble

Grenoble Life’s Christina Rebuffet-Broadus shuns the mass exodus for the beaches to check out guided tours of her adopted home town. Here’s what she found out. Continue reading Visiting Grenoble in English

Grenoble Life meets The Cake Shop’s Paul Waters

Paul Waters at The Cake Shop

Grenoble Life meets Paul Waters, The Cake Shop‘s young British pâtissier, to ask him about leaving the UK to make British and American style cakes in France. Continue reading Grenoble Life meets The Cake Shop’s Paul Waters

Snapshot of an Isère village

Villeneuve d’Uriage

Rebecca Skillman talks to residents of the hamlet Villeneuve d’Uriage, near Grenoble. She shares with us her discoveries about issues of sustainability and community in Alpine village life. Continue reading Snapshot of an Isère village

Calling all cinephiles: film festivals & art house cinemas in Grenoble

Film Projector Lens. Photo: Daniel Leininger

Are you a film buff? Know your Nouvelle Vague from your Cinéma Vérité? Grenoble has a wealth of cinemas and film festivals to cater for all movie tastes. Grenoble Life’s Camille Bromley investigates. 

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