Clubs & Associations

Social groups, business association, women's clubs and interest groups for English-speakers and expats living in Bordeaux, Dordogne and the Lot-et-Garonne. Find local community events and activities taking place in the Aquitaine region.

Dordogne Ladies Club International
Promotes social contact and international friendships though social gatherings and to assist local social organisations and charities. Regular monthly lunches. In Bergerac.
Royal Air Force Association Sud-Ouest Branch
Open to all serving and former members of the Royal Air Force and Free French Air Force personnel and anyone interested in aviation. Contact Beryl Dennett. RAFA Sud Ouest France, Le Perail, 17250, Beurlay.
English in Andernos
 Activities organised during the year as well as French classes. Contact the President Annie Forner. At 25 rue Franz Liszt in Andernos les Bains, Gironde. 
Association Culturelle Internationale du Perigord. English and French for beginners and regular events.  (24).
Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Families Association - SSAFA
National charity helping serving and ex-service men, women and their families, including widows and widowers in need. Contact the Secretary.
ACT4 Bordeaux English Club
English speaking non-profit association. Organises activities in Bordeaux such as dinners, brunches, cinema outings (33).
Bridge d'Albret
Small Bridge club meeting once a week to play dplicate bridge. Visitors and beginners welcome. Based in Mézin, dept 47 bordering dept 32.
Bordeaux - Bristol Association
Organizes language exchanges between students aged 14-18 from Bordeaux and Bristol. 13 Quai de la Monnaie, 33800, Bordeaux
Royal Naval Association - Aquitaine Branch
The Aquitaine branch provides support, practical information and organises events for those who have or are serving in the Naval Forces (47).
Variations Ensemble Vocal
Music and drama group based in Riberac, Dordogne. Meets every Wednesday evening 19.30 in St Martin de Riberac Foyer Rural. Contact Mrs D White (24).
Royal British Legion - South West France Branch
Armed Forces charity and membership organisation. Regular networking, social, fundraising and welfare activities. Write c/o The Consular General, 353 Boulevard Wilson, 33073, Bordeaux Cedex.
The Interesting Gardening Club
Supports and encourages British and French gardeners and promotes an exchange of Anglo-French gardening skills - both current and traditional - amongst those living in Dordogne and Charente.
North Eastern Dordogne Womens Association
Association for women to network for business or social interests in the North East Dordogne area. Monthly lunches, special interest groups and regular events (24).
ICB - International Club of Bordeaux
English-speaking social club for men and women of all nationalities in Bordeaux and around. Monthly lunches, wine tastings, boys and girls nights out; book, writing, walking and cycling clubs (33).
Conservatives Abroad - South West France
Group helping Conservatives to keep in touch with politics back in the UK. Contact Dave Wybrow. Representative for the South West Branch (47).
Franco British Chamber of Commerce & Industry
The Chamber was established in in 1873 and represents itself as the representative body for the Franco-British business community. Ask for Roger Haigh.
Les Chemins de Guyenne
Walking group near Eymet with walks on Wednesdays and Sundays (except in July and August: Wednesdays evening) (24).
Bordeaux Womens Club
International organisation for English-speaking women, helping them to settle in the Bordelaise life and culture (33).
Perigord Developpement
Company that has been set up to encourage investment in Dordogne offering help and assistance to businesses in Dordogne in English. (24)
Association Culturelle Franco-Anglaise Aquitaine
Holding meetings in and around Eymet. The society offers free French and English language lessons, with groups for gardening, art, photography, line dancing, bridge, cookery, genealogy and a choir. They have over 300 members.
Franco British Business Association - Bordeaux (FBBA)
An association designed to bring together people actively involved in trade and commerce between France and Britain. Includes both French and English members. In Bordeaux (33).
Association Bordeaux - USA
The club meets every Thursday evening at 19:00 for a program of wine tastings, dinners, talks and more. Members are mostly bilingual and come from a variety of countries (33). At 38 Allee d'Orleans, Bordeaux. 
LEGGIES (Lot Et Garonne Girls Informing Educating Socialisin...
A social group for English-speaking ladies all ages and nationalities meeting once a month. Activities include a programme of speakers, visits, demonstrations and competitions (47).
Bordeaux British Community
Social club for English speakers in the Bordeaux region.
Bergerac Bridge Club
At Gymnase Aragon, allee des Grands Ducs in Bergerac. Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 14h15. Also Tuesday evenings from 20h30. Contact Nicholas Wolters.
Association Bordeaux Accueille
Association whose main mission is to welcome new arrivals at 2, place de la Bourse (3° etage) 33076 Bordeaux. Open from Tuesday to Friday (afternoon only) (33).
Past & Present Rotarians Fellowship Club
Mixed gender club meets for lunch every 2nd Wednesday of every month. At Hotel Kyriad Bergerac . 12 for 12-30 pm.
Association for the rescue, rehabilitation and rehoming of neglected/abused horses and ponies. Hold regular fund-raising events including music nights, quiz nights, garden parties, coffee mornings, walks, horse clinics, open days and more.