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ICB Walk on the Wild Side

The ICB Genial Ramblers walk in the “fond du bassin” of Arcachon met with great weather last week. Our first ramble of the springtime drew a good crowd a bit out of town to discover the beauty of the marshes near Audenge. Following the efforts: white wine and fresh oysters for all in a nearby fisherman’s...

ICB/BACI reception at the Mairie de Bordeaux

Many thanks to M. Alain Juppé et Mme Anne Brézillon at the Mairie de Bordeaux for their generous invitation to a coffee reception and visit to Bordeaux‘s beautiful Hôtel de Ville to celebrate the ICB‘s partnership with the Welcome Center for International Researchers at the University of Bordeaux (BACI).  ...

ICB Easter Picnic & Egg Hunt

Our annual Easter picnic and egg hunt at the Parc Moulineau in Gradignan was another huge success for all concerned: the weather was gorgeous, the food was delicious, the chocolate eggs were plentiful! Add it all up and you’ve got another great ICB event among international friends and...

ICB goes to a very special concert

ICB member and international opera singer, David Bizic, gave an incredible “Midi Musical” concert at Bordeaux‘s Grand Théâtre and the ICB was there to enjoy it all! We’ll be going to see him in late May in Bizet’s “Pêcheurs des...






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, April 4th from 6:30 to 8:00pm

mardi 4 avril 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, April 7th and 21st from 10 to 11:30am

vendredis 7 et 21 avril 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, April 28th from 7pm on…

vendredi 28 avril à partir de 19 heures…

ICB Brew Crew Cocktail Hour

at The Black Velvet Bar

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 April 28th, you’ll find us at The Black Velvet Bar, 9, rue du Chai des Farines.

Cheers !



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