Alliance Française de Canberra

The French specialists in Canberra since 1944, Alliance Française offer private or small group classes for all ages and levels.


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Young learners

Give your child the chance to learn French through various fun activities that will improve their skills and develop their knowledge. 

Classes for all levels

Start or continue your language journey with classes for adults, teens and children.

What level am I?

Take an online self-assessment or contact us to work out your level.

Online classes

Discover our online course offer and tools designed to give you an in-classroom experience from the comfort of your own home.

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What's on - Cultural events

European Multicultural Festival

On Sunday 22 May, the Australian Croatian Club, the Alliance Française de Canberra and the White Eagle Polish Club will come together for the first time to celebrate European cultures in Turner!

Enjoy a selection of stalls offering traditional foods, products, and activities from all across Europe… all in one place! A day of fun activities - traditional Croatian dance, recitals for children, French music - will be set up in Turner from 11am to 3pm.

Stay tuned for a specific program of what’s to be expected at the festival!

Welcome to this first edition of the European Multicultural Festival!

- Free event -

The Dining Club

Become a member of the Dining Club and enjoy exclusive French dining experiences in Canberra!  Join us for 4 dates, 4 restaurants and a number of social events during the year! These meals are especially created for the group: aperitifs, matching wines, courses...  The first meal will be held May 6th in Deakin, hosted and prepared by Ondine restaurant. Stay tuned to know the details about the other dates!

$100/year (non AF members)
$85 (AF members)

 + $125/ meal

Special General Meeting

The election to change legal structure of the Alliance Française of Canberra will take place May 25th, from 5pm at the Alliance Française of Canberra.

The Committee of the Alliance française de Canberra has decided to propose to members that the Alliance should move from an Incorporated Association to a Company Limited by Guarantee. This change will have no impact on you or your French classes or our events. If this change occurs, you will remain a member of the new organisation. The Committee believes that this change will ensure that the Alliance is structured in the most appropriate and resilient way to enable it to thrive both now and into the future. This change will also give us the opportunity to expand our reach into regional areas surrounding the ACT.

Winter Show

Wednesday 29th of June - 4:00pm-5:30pm
The children will perform in french. An afternoon tea will then follow for the children and their parents or caregivers. 

RSVP online or to our front office by the 26th of june 2022, please enter the names of all the attendees. 

French Music Day

Join us to celebrate the Fête de la Musique (Music Day)!

Be a part of a festive French tradition! Fête de la Musique, celebrated on 19th June this year, is a big music party celebrated all over France showcasing bands of all ages and musical styles. You can’t go to France…so we’re bringing the party to you!

A line up of musicians will be performing live exclusively for us on Sunday evening 19th June! And French wintry specialties like “vin chaud”, “raclette”… will be available !
We are asking for a contribution of $15 for non members (15% discount for members) to support the Alliance Française during this time.

We are looking forward to welcoming you all on June 19th! 

Movie night - 10th June

French Movie Night - Les demoiselles de rochefort
10th of June 6:00pm - 8:30pm

Join us for an evening of French cinema at the Alliance Française! Discover or rediscover with your family the film "Les demoiselles de rochefort"  by Jacques Demy .

"Delphine and Solange are two twins of 25 years old, charming and witty. Delphine, the blonde, gives dance lessons and Solange, the redhead, gives music theory lessons. They live in the music as others live in the moon and dream to meet the great love at the corner of the street. Just then, fairground workers arrive in town, and they frequent the bar run by the twins' mother. A big fair is coming up and a dreamy sailor is looking for his ideal woman..."

"Delphine et Solange sont deux jumelles de 25 ans, ravissantes et spirituelles. Delphine, la blonde, donne des leçons de danse et Solange, la rousse, des cours de solfège. Elle vivent dans la musique comme d'autres vivent dans la lune et rêvent de rencontrer le grand amour au coin de la rue. Justement des forains arrivent en ville. Ils fréquentent le bar que tient la mère des jumelles. Une grande foire se prépare et un marin rêveur cherche son idéal féminin..."


Explore // Découvrir


Discover the benefits of being a member of Alliance Française.

Our Library

Explore and borrow books, magazines and more from our library.

Linguistic Stays

Immerse yourself in the French language and culture… there’s no better way to learn!

Acknowledgement of country

We acknowledge the traditional owners of the country on which the Alliance Française de Canberra stands, the Ngunnawal people, and recognise their continuing connection to land, waters and culture. We pay respect to elders, past, present and emerging.


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