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Welcome to the Epsom and Ewell French Club

We meet every 3d Tuesday of the month, in Bourne Hall (studio room), Spring street, Ewell, KT17 1UF.

The dates are given in the programme.

How to get to Bourne Hall

By bus: Buses No 418, 467 and 293 stop near the Hall 

By train: Ewell West station is less than 250 metres away from the Hall

By car: Bourne Hall has a large car park 

Saint Mary The Virgin is near Bourne Hall

The Spring Tavern pub is a few steps away


The club was founded on 1st January 2019 by Colette Burch-Avarre and Norman Shipley.

Unfortunately, Norman passed away in December 2019, so Colette is now the one in charge of organizing meetings and lectures, with Peter Prowse and Christine Rippon's help.

Please contact Colette if you are interested. Her e-mail address is: coletteburch@yahoo.com and her phone number 0208 393 38 90.

Alternatively, you can contact the treasurer, Christine Rippon, at, or by calling.

The annual membership costs £50 and gives access to 10 lectures given in French on a variety of subjects. 

For non-members, the cost per meeting/lecture is 10£ if the event takes place in Bourne Hall.

Members and non-members can also attend lectures offered by other French circles via Zoom. The cost per lecture is

All lectures are in French. They are given mostly by native and professional French speakers and are well illustrated. 

We look forward to welcoming you to our friendly club.