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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 Louise Gibbs  email let her know that you are joining.    

Book Club Reading List 2020

Mar 20th  -         Brighton Rock  By Graham Greene        Kerstin Wood

April 17th -        52 Pick Up By Elmore Leonard         Mike Wood

              A Short History Of Tractors In Ukranian By Marina Lewycka         Mike Wood

May 15th -          Wilt  By Tom Sharpe                Louise Gibbs

               Instructions For Visitors By Helen Stevenson        Louise Gibbs

June 19th  -         The Girl On The Train By Paula Hawkins           Mike Brewer

July 17th -           Gentlemen And Players By Joanne Harris            Joan Vine

Aug 21st -            The Hunger Games Book 1 By Suzanne Collins         Mike Chapman

Sept 18th -            Days Without End By Sebastian Barry         Joan Vine

Oct 16th -               The Silver Pigs By Lindsey Davis             Mike Chapman

Nov 20th -             The Last Walkout By David Helton               Angie Brewer

Dec 12th -               Man At The Helm By Nina Stibbe                Angie Brewer


If you would like to learn to play Bridge, then  here is an opportunity.  The club meets every Monday afternoon, 2pm at the Familles Rurales building (FFR2, the Old Swimming Pool Site) St Yrieix la Perche.  

For further information contact Ray Cole email


We meet every Wednesday 20.00 hrs to 22.00 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, and lots more.  

For more information from Dorine Berendsen-Schut  tel: 06 23 903 907  or email :  


Lunches are arranged on a monthly basis throughout the area.  If you would like further information, please contact David Sontag



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


The Art Club meets every Sunday 2-5pm at the Old Swimming Pool site in St Yrieix la Perche (FFR2 building, rue de la Piscine)  all levels catered for.  For further information contact Gwen Jenner tel:  05 55 09 92 03 or by email:


 A YOGA group run by Iysha Barrett is held weekly at the FFR2 building (Familles Rurales building, Old Swimming Pool site), 1 rue de la Piscine, St Yrieix la Perche on Mondays and Fridays.  Places are strictly by reservation and are limited, so to reserve your place please contact Iysha either by email or telephone 07 69 02 90 19.