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LO'JO, the mighty French musical pioneers from Angers, present their new album "Fonetiq Flowers" There are times when we half-listen to an old friend natter, convinced we can predict what they’ll say next. There are times when we buy the latest book by a famous author, with no intention of actually reading it, simply because their prose shook us in our youth. How easily we forget that people change, progress, and rebel. We forget that life is often only a...

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Barcarolle Choir Christmas Concert

We are delighted to announce the upcoming traditional Christmas Concert of Barcarolle Choir and their Music Director Sam Evans . The two groups will perform a varied range of modern/pop and classical/contemporary pieces on top of the traditional Christmas Carols (Bernstein, Monteverdi, Saint Saëns...). A warm and special evening in perspective.

Les Salons en Musique

To celebrate the restoration of its piano Pleyel, the Institut français is launching a new series of chamber music in its renovated Salons: a great opportunity to reinvent Debussy with Nash Ensemble, to celebrate French National Day with the talented Trio Métral, to discover a feminist approach to baroque music with Le Concert de l’Hostel-Dieu, and to be lulled by the melodies of the pianist Célimène Daudet.

Exclusive Music night at the Morton's Club of Mayfair

Join us for an evening of live music by two international artists, and a French DJ in an exclusive Members Club in the heart of Mayfair. You will enjoy a complimentary drink and free access to the club for 2 months. Discover new talents, and make new connections, in this elegant setting with Christmas decorations all over! And who knows, perhaps some snow will fall over the club on that very special night!

The South Ken Kids Festival

It’s that South Ken Kids Festival time of year again! Prepare yourself for a brilliant selection of children’s writers and illustrators coming from both sides of the Channel to the Institut français and participating London schools, under the ever-generous patronage of the marvellous Quentin Blake. Brilliantly bilingual throughout, the festival is an occasion to celebrate children’s writing, illustration, translation, and children’s books in all their glory.


‘Christmas at the Musicals’ is the perfect way to start the festive season. Featuring musical theatre star Mario Frendo, who will be performing a selection of favourite songs from the musicals, with a generous helping of festive songs for this special time of the year.

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