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ICB and les Grands Crus Musicales

Each summer, the ICB chooses from the list of excellent concerts presented at some of the region’s most prestigious wine properties by “les Grands Crus Musicales”. Classical music and fine wines are at the top of the program every time! This year’s selection: a piano concert at the beautiful Domaine du Chevalier in Léognan. Summer in the city of Bordeaux is a very fine...

Lunch on the Garonne with the ICB

By way of a mini-cruise in Bordeaux‘s Bat3 boat taxi, the ICB lunch crowd enjoyed another excellent meal on the other side of the Port de la Lune at “Les Gondoles” in Vieux Lormont. At a table on the shaded terrace, under the Pont d’Aquitaine, we hailed the arrival of a private yacht and watched the new bridge rise to let her through: a little vacation for the day, right here at...

An ICB ramble along the riverside

Perfect weather and wonderful company combined for a fine summer walk along the ancient “chemin de halage” on the Dordogne river, followed by lunch in a traditional guinguette. Even the ICB pups were invited!

Cheers from the ICB Brew Crew!

More good times at this month’s Brew Crew gathering when the gang went out of town to the Longin Bar in Langon. Don’t miss the summer Brew Crew Curry Night in central Bordeaux on July 28th! Cool...

ICB at the Chai au Quai & Château Franc la Fleur

Our garden-loving members also happen to love wine (is that why we live in Bordeaux?). May’s ICB “Flower Power” outing made the best of both worlds with a morning visit to the Chai au Quai in Castillon la Bataille for a bit of fascinating history, a tour of the beautifully renovated building and… a wine tasting! After lunch on the banks of the Dordogne River, it was garden time at Château Franc la Fleur in St. Magne de Castillon: lovely well-established gardens and organic grape vines. Can you guess? Well, yes: we were treated to another wine tasting! Great friends and good times come first with the...






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, December 1st and 15th from 10-11:30am

vendredis 1 et 15 décembre de 10h à 11h30

ICB Coffee Break at Bradley’s Bookshop


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

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



Monday, December 18th at 3:00pm 

lundi 18 décembre à 15h00 

ICB/Utopia Cinema Outing



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.

“Wonderstruck” or le Musée des Merveilles is an American mystery drama film directed by Todd Haynes and starring Juliette Moore. It has been described as “an uncommonly grown-up film about children, communication, connection and memory.” Wonderstruck premiered this year at Cannes in competition for the Palme d’Or and received a three-minute standing ovation at its screening.

We’ll meet at Cinéma Utopia on the Place Camille Jullian in Bordeaux Center for the 15h00 séance.

Please allow enough time to purchase your tickets. Price: 4 euros. 

Everyone is welcome!

 More info and reservations at


Friday, November 24th from 7pm on

vendredi 24 novembre à partir de 19h00 

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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