Meet the Melbourne French community
Come to the Convent for a monthly series of talks, presentations and discussions – all delivered in French!
From travel writing and filmmaking, to radio production and human rights advocacy, this new event series provides a great way to learn new things, meet members of Melbourne’s growing French community, and brush up on your French.
Whether you’re a beginner or highly proficient, join the Convent’s resident French teacher, Delphine Laboureau-Ormancey and her new guest each month. Come and speak French and enjoy these informal sessions full of friendly fellow Francophiles.
Events announced to date are as follows:
- Saturday 28 July, 3.30 – 5pm: Wine and Vermouth in Australia
With over 30 years experience in the industry, Gilles Lapalus has wine flowing through his veins. The third generation of a wine-producing family hailing from Burgundy, Gilles embarked on a prestigious career that has seen him work as a winemaker in France, Italy, Chili and Australia. Co-founder of Maidenii vermouth, he has just released a book "The Truth about Vermouth". Come meet Gilles, hear his story and taste some of his wine... Book now.
Please note this session will be held at the new time of 3.30 – 5pm
More monthly events will be announced throughout the year – sign up to the Convent’s monthly e-newsletter, The Humbug, to stay informed.