Clubs & Associations

1st Toulouse Scouts and Explorers
Founded in 1993 with an objective to provide young persons with Scouting experience and principles in an English speaking environment. Scouts, ages 10.5 - 14.5, meet Friday evening in Blagnac. Explorers, ages 14.5 and up meet Thursday in Colomiers.
A non-profit club which meets on a monthly basis to share an appreciation for Armagnac – the brandy, the region and its food. Membership is free. (32)
Bureau Information Jeunesse
Information centre in Auch which has been established for 15 years and is part of a national structure designed to provide information and help the general public. English speaking assistants can help with a CV, Internet access, Fax or general informatio
Association France Etats-Unis
An independent non-profit making organisation with the objective to encourage and promote intercultural exchanges between French, American and other international expatriates in the "Midi-Pyrenees" region. Based in Toulouse (31).
Toulouse Human Resource & Training Network
Free network that aims to get people who want to speak English and French together and communicating. Meetings take place in and around Toulouse
Toulouse Womens International Group (TWIG)
A group of English-speaking women offering support to new arrivals, a range of activities and magazine. Please contact Welcome & Help organiser, Anne Ramsay by email. Include your telephone number if you wish to talk to Anne about the group (31).
Union of Overseas Voters
A non-partisan, non-profit association serving the community to empower US voters. We assist Americans abroad with voter registration, promote civic awareness, campaign to increase turnout in US elections and defend overseas citizens voting rights.
Tots and Co.
International group of parents and children (toddlers and school-aged) who get together to enjoy each others company in an English speaking environment. Meetings take place every Tuesday and Friday morning in Leguevin (31).
Ladies Lunchclub de lArmagnac
Our aim is to promote friendship, activities and mutual support for women of all nationalities living in the Armagnac/Gers/Gascony (32).
Oenophilia - Gers Wine Club
Wine club based in the Gers that meets on a regular basis throughout the year. Tastings of wine from all over France and the rest of the world, together with luncheons, producer visits and expert speakers (32).
Toulouse Speakers Club - Toastmasters International
Clubs aims are to help people improve their public speaking and communications skills, through meetings, events and educational programmes. See Website for more information, or their Facebook page, in Contacts on website (31).
Democrats Abroad--Southwest Chapter
Official Democratic Party for U.S. citizens living abroad, including the tens of thousands who live in France. Helping members with the process of registering to vote absentee.
La Randonnee Rurale
A walking group in the Tarn. Members come from an area of north Tarn within about 30 kilometres of Castelnau de Montmiral. The web site lists future and past walks and advice for organizing walks. New walkers welcome. (81)
Association FET - Friends of English Theatre
Association Friends of English Theatre was set up in 2014. We use the theatre, Le Colombier in Les Cabannes, Tarn (81). To date we have promoted eight shows to full houses. Contact us for information.
Association Familles Rurales de Chelle Debat - 65350
A class for adults to learn conversational French. Near Tarbes (Hautes Pyrenees), every Tuesday afternoon Telephone Jean or Rod for information (65).
English Ltd. Business Network
English-French speaking business network to put English speakers in contact with those who run the local economy. Meetings take place every other Tuesday in Toulouse. (31)
English in Toulouse
Conversation Club for native or fluent English speakers that meets regularly for drinks and conversation. See website for agenda and venues. (31)
The English Theatre Company
English language theatre group, staging plays and other performances in the Gers and the Hautes Pyrenees.  New members welcome who are willing to act or work behind the scenes.
Entente Cordiale Gaillacoise
Entente Cordiale Gaillacoise was established in 2006 for the purpose of raising money for research into all forms of cancer. Started by two couples - one French and one English, now a group of 12. Fundraising events held throughout the year (81).
Needlecrafts Group
Knitting, crochet, embroider, patchwork or your own thing. This group meets every Tuesday 14:00 - 18:00 in the Salle de Fetes, Terraube. (Gers) The emphasis is relaxed informality with pleasant company. For more information contact Pat Baker
Centre Permanent dInitiatives pour lEnvironnement
Association which raises awareness about the environement. Workshops for 6-14 year olds. Family outings to discover the local flora and fauna. Open all year from 09.00-18.00. Telephone beforehand.
Gascogne Evenements & Communications
Events organiser and communication agency. Holds monthly "Impressions of Gascony" meetings presenting Gascogne Art de Vivre to English-speaking settlers.
Gardening Club
Meetings held (in English) 3rd Sunday of every month 15:00 - 17:00 at Escanecrabe (31). Seasonal discussion topics, help and advice, guest speakers, plant & seed sales. All welcome! Meetings take place at Escanecrabe 31