We hold a number of monthly book groups. At the moment we run two evening groups (Tuesday and Friday) plus a Friday afternoon Classic Book Group. All meetings are held upstairs in the bookshop unless otherwise advised. Everyone is welcome to attend, as and when it suits.
Our Friday evening group are reading Patrick Leigh Fermor's A Time Of Gifts and meeting to discuss it on May 31st.
Our Tuesday evening group will be meeting on 28th May in Valbonne (location tba) to discuss Andrea Levy's Small Island.
Our Classic Book Group will next meet on the 24th May to discuss their next read, Somerset Maugham's The Trembling of a Leaf - Little Stories of the South Sea Islands.
French Conversation Classes - Stop Learning French, Speak It!
Our French conversation classes with Dr Thierry Guillo (nominated to the Teaching Recognition Award for New Jersey, USA in 2002) take place every Thursday and start at 10:45 through to 12:00. Dr Guillo's method is solely focused on French conversation underpinned by solid grammatical knowledge.
English Conversation Classes
These super classes are every Tuesday and start at 10:30 -- come join us when you can.
Stitch n' Bitch Workshops
Sandra Lawson's workshops cover knitting, crochet and all types of needlework and everyone welcome. Sandra originally trained as a Needlework teacher and over the years has developed her skills and enjoyed designing unique sweaters, babywear and menswear. Her next workshops will be Thursday 16th May, 13th June and 27th June starting at 2:00 and ending when everyone leaves.
You'll find we stock a great selection of Rental DVDs ranging from Action & Adventure, Thrillers, Romance, Musical, Drama, Comedy, as well as a fun range for children. DVDs arrive on a weekly basis so pop round when you're next in Valbonne! We charge €5 per DVD, normally until 4:00 the next day, but on Saturdays (for the same price) you can keep it until Tuesday.
WEIRD THINGS CUSTOMERS SAY IN BOOKSHOPS!