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It’s September at the ICB !

Bye-bye summer holidays: the ICB is getting back to its regularly scheduled activities this month and next. Have a look at our September calendar and see what looks good to you: Everyone is welcome to try the club out at two or three of our events before deciding to join! See you...

Kayaking la Leyre river with the ICB

Every summer, the ICB plans a new kayak adventure in the region of Bordeaux. This year, we chose the Leyre River, from the town of Mios to the Bassin d’Arcachon at la Teich. The weather was perfect, the trip was just enough of a challenge to keep us on our toes and the company was fabulous and fun ! It was a GREAT day...

ICB celebrates la Fête nationale on the riverside

A beautiful clear summer’s night found the ICB at the Guinguette du Phare in Lestiac for a traditional celebration on the banks of the Garonne for what we anglophones refer to as “Bastille Day” ! A little food, a little music and a table full of good friends made for a perfect...

Tchin ‘tchin with the ICB girls !

Where did the ICB men go just when we were having fun? This month’s Tchin’tchin terrace cocktail hour was ladies only on the très chic rooftop of Bordeaux‘s Grand Hotel –  the “Night Beach”. Maybe next time, the guys will know better than to stay at home … ?  ...







These ICB activities are open to everyone !

Come along, share the international lifestyle, make new friends and join in the fun that is the International Club of Bordeaux !

L’International Club of Bordeaux (ICB), organise ces activités ouvertes à tous !

Venez améliorer votre pratique de la langue anglaise ou française, partagez de bons moments et faites de nouveaux amis avec l’International Club of Bordeaux !




Fridays, October 5th and 19th from 10-11:30am

vendredis 5 et 19 octobre de 10h à 11h30

ICB Coffee Break at Bradley’s Bookshop


Meet the ICB for coffee and a chat in English on the 1st and 3rd Fridays of each month from 10 to 11:30am at Bradley’s Bookshop, 1 rue de la Merci in Bordeaux.

This activity is open to everyone as a means of sharing our friendship and wealth of knowledge about our international lifestyle in Bordeaux. 

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


October date to be announced

rdv à venir  

ICB/ Utopia Cinema Séance


The ICB/Utopia Cinema Outing is open to everyone! Come enjoy an original version English language film with French subtitles with the ICB and practice your language skills with native speakers of both languages.

For more information or to reserve please send an e-mail to



Friday, October 26th from 7pm on

vendredi 26 octobre à partir de 19h

ICB Brew Crew Cocktail Hour


This monthly ICB gathering is open to everyone by reservation only. Meet up with the ICB in a different Bordeaux pub each month: have a drink or even a bite to eat and enjoy the company of our international crowd!

For all details, how to find us and to reserve your place please send an e-mail to


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