Clubs & Associations

Automobile Club de lOuest
Automobile club with over 100,000 members dedicated to improving road safety as well as providing a social forum for driving enthusiasts. Circuit des 24 Heures, Le Mans (72).
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.
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.
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.&nbsp...
Col Canto
Col Canto Associates is an umbrella organisation featuring a number of related web sites including British Choirs on the Net and Phillip Tolley.
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.
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!
Franco Scottish Association
The official site for the Franco Scottish Association based in Paris.
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.
Tuesday Friends
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).
musical 'ame
An english-singing choir based in Chateau-Gontier (53) open to anyone who enjoys singing or the English language. Perform a mix of pop/rock and traditional songs, including Bob Dylan, Katy Perry, The Animals, Jessie J and Hoobastank.
Mums and Meres
An discussion page for mums in France to discuss the challenges of mothering in France.
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.
French Association for Artistic Woodturning
Website in English for everything woodturning in France including courses, events and books.
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.
Mums and Kids Group
English speaking mums and kids group. Ages 0-6. Meets Wednesdays. new members welcome.
Hélianthus Charity
Hélianthus is a non for profit animal charity whose aim is to help stray, abandoned and distressed animals, and to assist elderly people on low income look after their little companions.Charity Shop Open Wed from 14h to 17h, Sat 09h30 to 12h30
English Language Library Angers
English-language library in Angers (49). Activities for adults as well as children including a book club, garden club and gatherings throughout the year. AT 60 rue Boisnet, Angers (49).
An association aiming to promote French and English culture. Its goal is to send young adults to stay a week with a family in America. Funding will come from money raised at cultural events by volunteers.
Billiard Club
Billiard Club Tapis Vert at 108 rue du Pre Pigeon in Angers (49).
Fedaration de Boule de Fort
Boules federation at the Mairie, BP 07, Maze (49).
Phoenix Auto Moto Club
Club for car and motorbike enthusiasts. Monthly social located in Désertines (53)
Mayenne Alliance
Mayenne Alliance, the French and English speaking communities working together to stimulate and develop economic and community initiatives.
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.