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The Book Club meets on the 3rd Friday of each month at Familles Rurales, rue de la Piscine, St Yrieix La Perche. (old swimming pool site), commencing at 10.30am to discuss a previously chosen book of the month followed by lunch for anyone wishing to stay. All welcome, if you are joining please phone Mike Brewer on 09 62 57 08 20 or email to mike.brewer11@hotmail.com let him know that you are joining.  List of Books selected for 2017


The group welcomes new people and are happy to teach novices the game using the ACOL bidding system.

We Play Every Monday 2 pm to 5 pm - (Crib sheets can be used)  Le Mas Girandeix, 87500, Glandon.  

Location details from Alan Rogers Tel:  05 55 00 67 18  or alan.rogers@orange.fr


We meet each Monday 19.30 hrs to 21.30 hrs at Familles Rurales, rue de la Piscine, St Yrieix la Perche.  We're not professional singers, we just like to sing together and try to make it sound well .  At the moment in our repertoire:  Say a little prayer, Something stupid, Help, California dreaming, a lot of Christmas songs, and some more other songs.

More information from Dorine Berendsen-Schut 06 23 903 907   or email  fredericdorine@free.fr


 Connect has a gardening group which is made up of like-minded people who meet to discuss what’s happening in   their gardens.  It has gardeners of various skill levels and offers support and advice to members.  Visits are   regularly made to member’s gardens to learn, assess and exchange ideas.  A plant exchange operates and there

  is also a charity plant event each May.  The Open Garden Scheme in France is also supported.

  Meetings normally take place on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 2.30 p.m. in the Familles Rurales 2,
(Arbre De Vie) Rue De Piscine, Saint Yrieix La Perche unless there is a visit to a members garden.

There will be the usual discussion of - Jobs to do in the garden, gardening problems, exchange ideas and swapping plants   

All are welcome.  If you are interested please contact  Deborah Taplin Tel:  05 55 00 41 95 email: aldebs.taplin@hotmail.com to receive regular emails about our activities.


Details of the next lunch club which is at 12 noon on Tuesday, 26th September at Brin de Thyme, St Pantalay d'Ans, 24640, Telephone :  05 47 45 89 22

The menu is -

Brick au chèvre et miel de pays, petite salade

Suprême de poulet,

purée de pommes de terre, sauce au jambon cru

Tarte du jour

The price is 20€ per person and includes wine and coffee

Latest booking date 5pm on Wednesday, 20th September.

For information Saint Pantalay d’Ans is just off the D5 between Tourtoirac and Cubjac.  For those of you with GPS, the coordinates are;   45º14'28.69” N     0º59'42.38” E .

Please note:  Should you attend the lunch and choose to start with an Apéro or follow up your meal with a Digestif or Liqueur coffee, you will be billed separately!


Do you fancy having a go at ping pong ? Why not go along to the Old Swimming Pool site in St Yrieix la Perche (FFR2 building, rue de la Piscine) on a Friday, it starts at 2pm until 4pm, all equipment will be provided.   

Contact Sue Firth  for further information  -  telephone 0952199261 or email  Sue on firthlister@gmail.com


The Sunday Club starts again on Sunday 17th September and will meet every Sunday at the Old Swimming Pool site in St Yrieix la Perche (FFR2 building, rue de la Piscine) everyone welcome.  Different activities will take place each week.