Alliance Française de Canberra

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


Continue your journey

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.

Latest Announcements

French Market Raffle Ticket Winner Announcement:

winner of the first prize, Peugeot 2008 SUV

CHARLES BASTECKY: winner of the second prize, Finding France in Canberra package
(Dinner for two with matching wines at our favourite French Restaurant Braddon Merchant,
10 week French conversation course with the Alliance Francaise de Canberra
and 2 A-reserve tickets to three Musica Viva concerts in the 2022 season)

What's on / Nouveautés

Young learners Christmas Show

Tuesday, 7th of December - 4:15pm-5:30pm

Join us at Alliance Française for a special christmas show!
Watch our young students, sing, dance and perform !
As tradition, Santa Claus will be there, with a present for each child! Let your child’s teacher know whether you are coming to make sure Santa packs a present!

Due to the current Covid-19 restrictions all children below 12 are welcome but we are limited to 64 adults in the great hall so make sure you RSVP!

Christmas Party 2021

Thursday 9th of December - 8:00pm-11:00pm

Celebrate the season with us on December 9 at our annual Christmas Party ! Enjoy a tasty dinner, buy a drink from the bar, BYO dessert to share, and performances by our students and staff! Spaces limited.

Dinner by the French restaurant Ondine :

Chicken Supreme with Roasted Barley and Summer vegetable Medley. 

Vegetarian option:

Pumkin Fondant squash, Steamed Zucchini and Braised Pumpkin seeds with crème fraîche sauce. 

Summer Wine Tasting

Summer Wine Tasting
Wednesday 15th of December 5:30pm-8:30pm

Join us at Alliance Française for a Summer Wine Tasting and embark on a Tour de France of our exquisite wine regions with this special selection:

  • 2018 Charles Frey Crémant d’Alsace Extra Brut (Alsace)
  • 2019 Clos Bagatelle Aux 4 Vents Blanc (Languedoc)
  • 2019 Domaine Denizot Sancerre Blanc (Loire Valley)
  • 2020 Domaine Claude Vosgien Côtes de Toul Rosé (Lorraine)
  • 2019 F & D Clair Bourgogne Hautes Côtes de Beaune Rouge (Burgundy)
  • 2017 Château Boucarut Lirac (Rhône Valley)

Non members: $55
Members: $46,75

Exclusive preview of Delicious

Wednesday 8th of December -7:00pm
Venue: Palace Electric Cinemas, 2 Phillip Law St, Canberra ACT 2601

Tickets: $12 for AF Members

Join us for an exclusive preview screening of the top film at this year's Festival, the mouth-watering historical comedy, Delicious

Theatrical Production of The Stranger by Albert Camus

Bare Witness Theatre Co. supported by Ainslie and Gorman Arts Centres presents: The Stranger by Albert Camus
8th - 11th of December 7:30pm, Tickets: $25-30 at Humanitix, The Ralph Wilson Theatre, Gorman Arts Centre

One of Canberra’s most celebrated actors, Christopher Samuel Carroll, delivers a performance of searing intensity in this solo adaptation of a startlingly modern classic. From the infamous opening line, “Maman died today”, the character of Meursault states his case with unflinching directness, confronting his listeners with a story of alienation, chance and life-shattering choices that takes a scalpel to the hypocrisy of civil society.


Explore // Découvrir


Discover the benefits of being a member of Alliance Française.

 Summer Holiday camps

A fun way for younger learners to experience and learn the French language.

Linguistic Stays

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

Go further // Aller plus loin

Job and volunteering opportunities

Discover our job and volunteering opportunities

Our Library

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


French language diplomas, preparation and exams. Next exams: May 2021.

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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