cultural events & Activities

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Please note that all in-house cultural events have been postponed until further notice due to the current pandemic and NSW government restrictions. In the wake of this, we are offering numerous online French events and activities to explore through our curated list of cultural resources.

Alliance française de sydney events

French cinema: A cultural and global phenomenon

French cinema: A cultural and global phenomenon

In this lecture, Associate Professor Michelle Royer (Chair of the Department of French and Francophone studies at the University of Sydney) will present the various periods of French cinema and explain how French cinema is more international than one might think.

La rentrée littéraire with author Laure Gouraige

La rentrée littéraire with author Laure Gouraige

Tune in every Thursday as we upload a video to celebrate la rentrée littéraire. With her first novel La fille du père garnering numerous award nominations (including the famous Medicis award), follow this young 30-year old writer's journey, as she navigates her inspirations and successes as an author.

Online Adult Courses Promotion

Online Adult Courses Promotion

For a limited time, enrol in our online adult courses to enjoy a free gift and an Early Bird discount. 

ONLINE French ACTIVITIES & FRENCH EVENTS IN SYDNEY

Exhibition: Portraits of Extraordinary Trees, Illuminated

Exhibition: Portraits of Extraordinary Trees, Illuminated

Portraits of Extraordinary Trees, Illuminated  brings together images of ‘remarkable’ or ‘significant’ trees that reside in famous parks in Paris and Versailles and those from the historic, Royal Botanic Gardens in Sydney.

A chance to win a trip to Paris

A chance to win a trip to Paris

To participate to win a trip to Paris for the Tour  de France 2021 arrival click here.

The Story of Laperouse Tour: French connections at La Perouse

The Story of Laperouse Tour: French connections at La Perouse

Join the Friends of Laperouse Museum as they explore the voyage of Lapérouse, his story, achievements and his mysterious disappearance.

Wine and dine with a local

Wine and dine with a local

The Sydney Connection conducts weekly inner-city dining walks of Surry Hills, Darlinghurst and Potts Point.

At home French cooking classes

At home French cooking classes

Learn how to cook delicious French dishes with chef Pierre Gaudin from the safetly and comfort of your own home. 

Lebanon needs our help

Lebanon needs our help

Crippled by the recent explosion in Beirut, economic collapse and a global pandemic, this is truly a devastating time for Lebanon and its people.  

Watch interview with Indochine's front man

Watch interview with Indochine's front man

For the release of the band’s Singles Collection (2001-2021), What The France and SBS French, have joined forces to bring you an exclusive interview of Nicolas Sirkis. Indochine’s front man talks about the celebration of their 40 year career INDO40, their dream to play in Australia and New Zealand, and their plan to tour with INXS.

#literallyeurope Competition

#literallyeurope Competition

Travelling to Europe at the moment is off the cards, but the Austrian, French, German, Italian and Spanish members of the European National Institutes for Culture (EUNIC Global) have devised a fun way to immerse yourself in European culture!

Cinema Reborn: Jean-Pierre Melville Retrospective

Cinema Reborn: Jean-Pierre Melville Retrospective

Experience this thrilling retrospective of the work of the master French film-maker Jean-Pierre Melville, one of the greatest names in the second half of the 20th century.