Clubs & Associations

Clubs, social groups and charitable organisation for English speakers based in the Normandy region.

Normandie Memoire Normandy Veterans Association
Club for the Normandy veterans with information on eligibility, medals and more.
Anglo French Association
Anglo French Association based in Vezins (50). Offering trips,quizes,meals. Clubs attached to the association include photgraphy, petange, swimming, dolls house, golf, singing group, book swop, writers, childrens club.
The Epona Trust
The Epona Trust Pony rescue centre Registered Association in France and registered charity in UK Open to the public each week Wednesday and Saturday. Charity shop and Tea garden.
Nature et Soleil de Normandie - Naturism in Normandy
To find all the naturist associations, activities and holiday parks of Normandy.
Connect is an association based near Dieppe in Haute Normandie (76) whose aim is to bring together people of different cultures and nationalities through different activities - restaurant outings, book exchanges, pub quizzes etc..
Kaleidoscope, Art Association
Every Monday in the Salle de Fetes in Lassay Les Chateaux (53) from 14:00 to 16:00 hrs. Working to a still life or project, in all mediums, but mainly watercolour. Guest tutor every month. € 10 to join and € 5 attendance fee including tea and
Helianthus Charity Shop
A non for profit animal charity, fully registered in France located at 97 Rue Aristide Briand in Pre en Pail (53). Open every Wednesday from 14:00 to 17:30 and every Saturday from 09:30 to 12:30.
La Traction Coutancaise - Coutances Model Train Club
A friendly model train club meets every Friday evening 20.30 at 2 bis rue des Carrieres Saint Michel, 50200 Saint Pierre de Coutances, at the back of the Patinoire and bowling alley.
Velo-Club de Frileuse et Sanvic - Cycle Polo Club
French champions 2003, this club welcomes all newcomers (76).
The Royal Naval Association, France Nord Branch
The association exists to provide people living in northern France with the opportunity of socialising with like-minded people. There are no membership restrictions. Monthly lunch meetings plus other events organised throughout the year.
Alliance Anglo Normande Association
Based in Vimoutiers, our members come from numerous countries and by providing mutual support, help to integrate into French society. We facilitate French language sessions and have a active social agenda. Contact us through our website.
Normandy Now and Then
Association for ex-servicemen and -women, provides a research and travel service.
Writers in France
Writers in France welcomes new members including established authors and absolute beginners. The group is a mix of Mayenne and Orne members and meets on the third Tuesday of each month at the Bistrot au Coin in Passais la Conception (61) at 10:00am
Les Enfants Terrible de Cherbourg - Gay and Lesbian Group
Gay and lesbian group under law 1901 open to any homosexual, active or not, confirmed or not. Meetings every fortnight and local events. (50)
Amicale Culturelle Europeenne
The Amicale Culturelle Europeene was founded 10 years ago with the aim to promote cultural and social activities between the French and other European nationals living in the Manche or neighbouring departments.
Coutances Circle of Friends
An informal lunch club meeting every month in and around Coutances
The Services Association
The Services Association (TSA) a group of expats lunch monthly at restaurants and venues around Manche. A raffle - card and book sales raise money for Service charities eg Help for Heroes. Info contact Laura at  02 31 67 52 95
Club Franco/Anglais de Conversation Intercommunal de Gacé
English / French linguistic exchange for beginners and experienced speakers local to Gace (61).
Anglophone Association of Coutances
A social and cultural association for English speakers of any nationality, resident in or visiting Central Manche.
Normandy Ladies Book Club
Friendly group who meet once a month to discuss a specific book. Come and join us for tea and chat.
Mediatheque Communale de Bois Normand
Mediatheque Communale de Bois Normand, offers French and English conversation at the municipal library between Bernay and LAigle in 27(Eure) with 2,000 English books. Membership is free. Open Tues and Sat 14:00-17:00, Thurs pm arts/crafts.
Bocage Gardeners
Bocage Gardeners is an association of gardening enthusiasts living in the Bocage area of Normandy and offering advice to members on all aspects of gardening with regular meetings and outings.
Anglo-French Club
Anglo-French association based in The Perche. The club holds regular meetings and activities offering the opportunity to speak and learn French with French people.
Les Amis dOuganda
Charity, based in the small Normandy village of Saint Lucien. Works with some of the poorest people in Uganda. Our Ugandan colleagues are volunteers; men and women of principle who have a desire to improve the conditions of their fellow citizens.
Normandy Business Group
Group for anyone who already has a business or for those who may be looking to start a business in the Normandy region.
Association Franco-Britannique: Barneville-Carteret (50)
A free association of French & British residents in Cote des Isles conducting informal meetings for converstional French. Based in Barneville-Carteret (50)
Le Club du Bien Etre
Club for English speaking woman offering - Stretch, yoga and dance classes. Weekly weight loss meetings, beauty therapies, hairdressing, crafts. Fund raising, chat and friendship with tea and cakes. Contact : Jacqueline Lowe. Sourdeval (50).
CACAO Avranches
Centre Autonome Creatif dArts Organiques manages 2.5 hectares of collective garden overlooking Mont St. Michel. Open Wednesday and Friday afternoons - all are welcome to join in the growing and sharing locally grown, organic, free food.
Gay Normandie
Website for gay and lesbian information in Normandy.
Les Fees-Mains Aubinoises
Arts and craft club. Regular activities include patchwork, jewelry making, feltwork etc. Sharing skills and interests to try new things. New members welcome. St Aubin du Desert, 53, Presbytere every Monday 14:00 to 16:00.
Cross-Cultural Book Group
Book group meeting monthly in the Vimoutiers area. Discussions are in English but most members also speak French and books are selected to reflect the diversity of backgrounds and tastes
Association National du Souvenir
A club for those in the Jedburghs or the SAARF, special resistance forces.
Cloth and Comfort
Cloth and Comfort is a quilters resource center, offering lessons and advice on patchwork, applique and quilting. Extensive library of craft books for loan. Located in Cherence le Roussel in Manche.