Clubs & Associations
The English Forum
A Meeting place where native speakers and French speakers of English can get together. Every Club evening there is a programmed activity: quiz, discussions, a play-reading. And always a friendly welcome!
Kaleidoscope Art Association
Art group in Lassay Les Chateaux (53), several mediums including, watercolour, pastels and acrylics and oils. Meeting every Monday at 2.30pm for two hours including a tea or coffee and cake break! Charity functions for local charities.
Union of Overseas Voters
A nonpartisan, nonprofit association serving the community to empower US voters. Assist Americans abroad with voter registration, promotes civic awareness, campaigns to increase turnout in US elections and defend overseas citizens voting rights.
Informal networking group offering language conversation groups, socialising and friendship through activities including ten pin bowling, T’ai Chi, rambling, poetry appreciation, musical social evenings, lunches and horse riding. In Mayenne (53).
The English Speaking Union - Loire Valley
Am International charity that aims to promote "global understanding through the shared use of the English language?" The ESU promotes a variety of activities such as debating, public speaking and student exchange programmes, conferences and seminars. ...
Col Canto Associates is an umbrella organisation featuring a number of related web sites including British Choirs on the Net and Phillip Tolley.
Association providing a network of help, guidance, activities and friendship. Its members extend a warm welcome to all who come to live in the Mayenne department, whatever their nationality. Regular events, conversation workshops and French lessons.
Mums and Meres
An discussion page for mums in France to discuss the challenges of mothering in France.
Les Fees-Mains Aubinoises
Arts and craft club. Regular activities including patchwork, crochet, jewellery making, feltwork etc. Sharing skills and new activities. New members welcome. St Aubin du Desert 53, Presbytere, Every Monday at 14:00 - 16:00.
Open Gardens/Jardins Ouverts project
The Open Gardens/Jardins Ouverts project is a recently formed French Association which encourages owners to open their gardens to members of the public, who purchase an annual membership card, which allows access to all the gardens in the project.
Association Moulin de Go (AMGO)
An association working with volunteers to restore a water mill to full working order for the benefit of the community of St.Pierre sur Erve and as a tourist attraction. A non profit venture replying on donations and Friends of AMGO membership fees.
Franco American Institute - Rennes
Based in Rennes (35) which, although out of the region, still close enough for an outing. Rennes is twinned with Rochester in New York State, hence the IFA also offers some exchange programmes as well as a number of cultural activities.