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Holiday Happy Times at the ICB !

This year’s ICB Christmas cocktail and dance were once again held at the beautiful château les Lauriers, where everyone celebrated the season in international high style !  

ICB walks the two bridges in Bordeaux

Beautiful weather and a big crowd made the recent ICB ramble from the Pont de Pierre, across the new Pont Chaban-Delmas and back up the quais a great pleasure for all involved. Warming-up on the Marco Polo with a cup of hot tea was an excellent “extra” to this month’s...

Holiday Lunch with the ICB

Good times, great friends, old and new, and a delicious traditional choucroute d’Alsace were on the menu at the December “Plat du jour” lunch gathering of the International Club of Bordeaux at the Café Levant ! You’ll find us at a different restaurant in Bordeaux each...






These upcoming ICB activities are open to everyone: come along and practice your English and French language skills with native speakers, make new friends and join in the fun that is the International Club of Bordeaux !

L’International Club of Bordeaux (ICB), organise chaque mois des activités ouvertes aux membres et aux non-membres qui souhaitent améliorer leur pratique de la langue anglaise ou française, partager de bons moments et se faire de nouveaux amis.


Tuesday, January 3rd from 6:30 to 8:00pm

mardi 3 janvier de 18h30 à 20 heures

ICB English/French Language Exchange at Paul’s Place


Practice your conversation skills in either language with native speakers every first Tuesday of the month at Paul’s Place, 76 rue Notre Dame in the Chartrons. A participation of 5 euros includes a beverage, nibbles and the 1 1/2-hour exchange. More info at

Retrouvez L’International Club of Bordeaux chaque mois chez Paul’s Place, 76 rue Notre Dame aux Chartrons, pour une soirée de conversation à bâtons rompus en français et en anglais selon la formule de “speed chatting”. La participation est de 5 euros par personne et inclus une consommation et des amuses gueules.  Pour plus d’informations :



Fridays, January 6th and 20th from 10 to 11:30am

vendredis 6 et 20 janvier de 10 heures à 11h30

ICB Coffee Break at Bradley’s Bookshop

Coffee break

Meet up with the ICB for coffee and a chat in English every 1st and 3rd Friday mornings of the month from 10 to 11:30am at Bradley’s Bookshop, 1 rue de la Merci (near the Utopia cinema) in Bordeaux center.

This activity is open to everyone as a means of sharing our friendship and wealth of knowledge about our international lifestyle in Bordeaux. There is a play area for little ones if you wish to bring them along and meet other parents.

Whether you are new to the region, looking to fit in and find new friends, or have been here a good while and wish to have a chat in English and exchange with other internationals, please stop by and join in the casual conversation.

No need to RSVP – we’ll be there ! More info at


Friday, January 27th from 7pm on…

vendredi 27 janvier à partir de 19 heures…

ICB Brew Crew Cocktail Hour at Life

Brew Crew

Meet up with the International Club of Bordeaux for a drink, and even a bite to eat, at a different Bordeaux pub or bar each month. On January 27th, you’ll find us at Life, 7 rue du Parlement Sainte Catherine.

Come out and ring in the New Year with Bordeaux’s international crowd ! Cheers !



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