We Recommend

You will find here a list of selected French related events and resources provided by partners and friends. 


Meet people and discuss issues in French (but a little bit of franglais is fine if needs be)


AFM members benefit from a concessionary price on films in French screened at HOME. Click here for more information and upcoming movies


Free Online French Library 

Free Screening of le trou

23 May 2023, 6pm

This screening is part of the annual Manchester International Crime and Justice Film Festival. Professor Mike Nellis from Strathclyde University will discuss his pick and how fiction can shape the penal sensibilities of civil society.

THE CHANTEUSE at Manchester jazz festival

24 May 2023

The Chanteuse, Lucy Hope, is one of the UK’s leading and most devoted exponents of French chanson. These powerful songs that she reinterprets with her own je ne sais quoi have become a Gallic soundtrack to love, passion and heartbreak.

Le vent du nord @ the stoller hall

26 May 2023 - 7:30pm 

The award winning Le Vent du Nord is a leading force in Québec’s progressive francophone folk movement. These five friends’ vast repertoire draws from both traditional sources and original compositions, while enhancing its hard-driving soulful music with a broad range of global influences 

Prix Européen du Jeune Reporter 2023

This award encourages young people to take an active role in journalism, to practise writing in French, and to highlight constructive initiatives throughout Europe.

Applications open until 30 June 2023.

podcasts in french

Here are some podcasts about the French language and French-speaking cultures, specially selected by members of our team for you. Click here for more details

tv5monde plus

Watch over 5,000 hours of French language programmes, including hit series, films, documentaries and so much more, all for free!

TV5monde langue française

French is easy! Access a wide range of exercises, educational resources and games to help you out you on your French journey. Everything is free and fun

bibliothèque numérique tv5monde

Access a huge selection of French-language literature classics to download in PDF format, free of charge


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