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What would the festive season be without a few games? Get in the competitive spirit with our Christmas language quiz

Posted: December 13, 2018, 12:24 pm

French cheese doesn’t just have to be saved for the cheeseboard, why not experiment with canapés too?

Posted: December 11, 2018, 1:44 pm

Need some Christmas gift inspiration for the Francophiles in your life? We’ve rounded up our favourites for all the family

Posted: December 6, 2018, 10:53 am

Gather the family and see how many of these animals you can name in French

Posted: November 30, 2018, 4:45 pm

These stunning exhibitions showcase the best in amateur and professional photography and have developed into must-see events

Posted: November 29, 2018, 3:47 pm

From lakeside jazz festivals to chestnut fairs, get stuck in with these events taking place across France in December 2018

Posted: November 23, 2018, 2:36 pm

Pigs, processions and high prices - why truffle season is a serious business in France

Posted: November 21, 2018, 9:37 am

Sample the authentic sweet treats at these delicious French pâtisseries across the UK - in case you needed an excuse for a road trip!

Posted: November 16, 2018, 5:17 pm

What’s in a name? A lot, it turns out. Find out the fascinating stories behind the names of these places in France featuring dragons, gods and Sardinian kings.

Posted: November 8, 2018, 3:20 pm

Kate Mosse was a guest speaker at the Cheltenham Literature Festival in October 2018 and spoke about finding inspiration for her latest book – and beginning of a new series of novels set in France – The Burning Chambers.

Posted: November 8, 2018, 12:36 pm

The 26th French Film Festival has started at venues spread across the UK. We take a look at what films are showing, where and when.

Posted: November 7, 2018, 10:41 am

The beauty of the French capital means it is no stranger to the big screen and here are five films to feature its landmarks.

Posted: November 2, 2018, 1:02 pm

Michel and Alain Roux have unveiled the menu at their new French-inspired riverside brasserie, Roux at Skindles

Posted: November 1, 2018, 12:25 pm

November 1st is a bank holiday in France but what do the French celebrate on that day?

Posted: October 31, 2018, 11:36 am

Legends, myths and stories abound in French culture and not all of them are pleasant. In the run-up to Halloween, we take a look at some of the more frightening legendary beasts and monsters of French folklore.

Posted: October 24, 2018, 12:54 pm

France has long been a muse for artists, but do the locations that inspired the likes of Monet and Van Gogh still look as picturesque today?

Posted: October 11, 2018, 1:20 pm