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started by: David Webster-488730 · last update: 1234116969 · posted: 1234116969

I am looking for a partner to play bridge while in France , normally Jan-Feb, May-June and Sept-Oct. Area Perpignan to Quillan. David Webster

started by: archie-487873 · last update: 1233499256 · posted: 1233358441

Hi My husband is keen to find a cricket club in and around the Uzes area. I have noticed their is quite a few clubs around Pezenas, Toulouse etc... Does anyone play who can give us advice on a nearby club, if any. Thank you.

started by: Volnay41 · last update: 1231262013 · posted: 1231262013

Hi can anyone recommend a gym/swimming pool in the Limoux area please?Vinecole

started by: carole16 · last update: 1230819625 · posted: 1230819625

My friends and neighbours are starting a beginners Line Dancing Club near to Ceret, and we are looking for a teacher one evening a week in the local village hall. Any one interested? or know anyone? Carole James & kevin Campell04 68 39 51 93

started by: Andrew Glendenning · last update: 1228833359 · posted: 1228833359

Hello, we're coming over to our house near Uzes on the last Sunday in December. Does anyone know if Carrefour or the supermarket in Monteren are open and what times please. Thankyou!

started by: Andrew Glendenning · last update: 1228827317 · posted: 1228827317

Hello, we have a house north of Uzes and I wondered what rights of access do we have in the garrigue as there doesn't appear to be any public footpath signs as in the uk. Does anyone know about access?

started by: alval-485028 · last update: 1228733128 · posted: 1228733128

Hi there, Recent arrival to the area and looking for someone to play golf with, possibly at Uzes. alval

started by: Chris C-486666 · last update: 1228341283 · posted: 1227126589

I live near Olonzac and am keen to join a book club or reading group if there is one in the area. If there isn't one perhaps we could start one if anyone else was interested. Chris

started by: Groucho-487115 · last update: 1227117948 · posted: 1224961199

I am looking for rugby tickets for my dad. However, since my knowledge regarding rugby is really bad I could use some help on the subject. Does anyone know what is going on in the French rugby scenery? Are there any international games coming up in this area of France? I would like to buy some tickets for the most worth seeing game so to speak, that is played before Christmas. Either international or within the French league. Web sites on the matter and how to buy the tickets are much appreciated. Many thanks,

started by: Graeme & Helena · last update: 1226842639 · posted: 1226842639

Hi, we are looking to join either a tennis or badminton club (or both) in or around Carcassonne. We are a couple in our mid-40s have played in our local league in the uk (lower divisions though) but are both a bit rusty. We are decent players but definitely prefer a social game rather than anything too competitive. Any suggestions? Helena & Graeme

started by: magussevrier-487689 · last update: 1226660807 · posted: 1226660807

Any frustrated experienced sailors out there who wish to have a day jolly? No charges just for company and enjoyment; I have a well equipped 11 metre sailing boat situated in the Port Camargue Marina and will winter here until April. Possibility of a two month Mediterranean trip from April 2009 if interested send me an E-mail. Regards John

started by: Sue-482994 · last update: 1226655715 · posted: 1226655715

Hi - Can anyone suggest the best way to arrange skiing lessons for beginners in Mijanes or Camurac. We have a holiday home quite close to both of these resorts. Having never skied before would love to give it a go. We also want to know whether all equipment necessary can be hired at these resorts. Thanks Sue

started by: jim&jan · last update: 1225273697 · posted: 1225063477

Hi, I'm New to this site, Please can anyone help with sailing qualifications in France? I have some RYA quals. But are they accepted in France once you become a resident? Thanks J&J

started by: jimbuck2-483474 · last update: 1225027842 · posted: 1222717607

Does anyone know of any gardening clubs near pomerols, agde, marseillan, pezenas. Any information would be greatly appreciated James

started by: soope-486241 · last update: 1223631979 · posted: 1223547394

Does anybody know of a friendly local dive club that doesn't expect me at great cost to re-train as a CMAS diver?, I am actually a qualified instructor for several agencies!!! with the best part of a 1000 dives and i am looking to get wet on a regular basis. After thought it have to be a club it could just be a group of like minded individuals. I am happy to help train others within a club/group.

started by: wendywj · last update: 1221210604 · posted: 1221210604

Sunday 21st September Meet 1015hrs in front of Noilly Prat, Marseillan. Starting with the Tour of Noilly Prat, the famous aperitif produced here in Marseillan. The 40 minute tour ends with a chance to taste and then buy in their shop. Followed by a 3 course lunch, including wine and coffee at the Brasserie du Soleil on the quay in Marseillan. After lunch, a gentle stroll around the old town of Marseillan with a commentary in English by the 'Historique Marseillan' society. The tour lasts one and a quarter hours, you will then have to walk back to the start - approx. 2km Price Euro20; per adult.Euro8.50 / child. Latest bookings taken Monday 15th September. NB late take-ups lead to cancellations of tours - so please book early. Application form on request from wendy@britsnimes.com All welcome www.BritsNimes.com a non-profit making association for English speakers in the Nimes area

started by: carolineheslop · last update: 1220788085 · posted: 1218556177

I will be in st syprien until end august and would love to play some tennis. I am intermediate standard, 50 years old and keen to meet other ladies who play regularly in this area. I speak french well; I visit several times a year and have a house in les capellans; thanks!

started by: Alex S.-482911 · last update: 1218192170 · posted: 1218192170

Does anybody know where I might be able to find a trailer for a couple of 14ft dingies? We need one to tow them on the road and one to launch them. Many thanks Alex (",)

started by: Jen Clif · last update: 1217176459 · posted: 1217176459

Hi - Does anyone know of a decent sized swimming pool which is open year round near Prades? Maybe a hotel which lets non-residents use their pool for a small charge, or a private individual who would allow me to swim for a small payment or annual contract? I'd like to swim about 3 times a week. I have tried the indoor municipal pool in Vernet les Bains, but it is small (17m), rarely open, and doesn't seem to cater for adult only swimming, so impossible for proper lane swimming. (Unless you know better!) I live 3 kms from Prades, and would not want to drive too far. Thanks in advance for your replies,

started by: Allan Witchell-485557 · last update: 1215455996 · posted: 1215455996

Would anyone be interested in practising a non-competitive martial art in Béziers?. No prior martial arts knowledge required, in fact, none at all is even better. You don't have to be a health freak to do this sport, everyone works within their own limits. This is not Bruce Lee stuff, it requires grey matter not biceps. Lessons start back up again in September and training nights are Wednesday and Friday from 8 pm to 9:30 pm. Adults only (16 and over). All lessons are of course in French so a great opportunity to improve your French while learning a new sport. Please check out our website and then get back to me if you are interested: http://www.vietvodao-thanhlong-sonhai.com/ Don't bother looking for the English version, there isn't one.

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