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2016 Altrincham French Festival:

8th, 9th, 10th & 11th July

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This Year's Programme

Friday 8 July

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Introducing the annual Altrincham French Festival - bringing culture, amazing food and family fun to South Manchester!

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The French Festival volunteers come from all backgrounds and ages .

If you have ideas, a little spare time and want to be part of the festival's success, just sign up today and get involved with the French Festival in 2016!


Masks Optional - Great Evening Guaranteed!

Join us for a sumptuous 3 course meal and an evening of entertainment, music and great company at Bowdon Rugby Club on Saturday 9th July.


This year's theme is masquerade which we hope you will have fun with and once again, the evening will include a spectacular firework display.


Take a look at the delicious menu





Bastille Evening


7.30 pm

French Cultural Evening at Bowdon Downs Church (ticket only}

Saturday 9 July

1 pm

Carnival style parade through Altrincham Town Centre - Stamford Quarter, George Street & Shaws Road

7 pm

Bastille Evening at Bowdon Rugby Club (ticket only)

11 am

Sunday 10 July

Our FREE family day


Official opening with VIP guests at 1 pm with fun from 11 am to 7 pm - includes our Euro 16 inspired girls' football tournament, family cycling sportive, Le Grand Bake Off competition, a 4 hour concert with singing, dance and live music, a selection of food and drink stalls and a variety of activities for all ages

and get involved!


Tickets are now on sale so grab yours now! 




Freshly Baked Bread and Butter


Mackerel and Pink Peppercorn Rillette Served with Toasted  Homemade Bread and Mixed Leaves


Warm Red Onion and Sage Tarte Tatin topped with Creme Fraiche and Sage Leaf Garnish with Balsamic Glaze and Bitter Leaves (v)



Carbonnade de Boeuf

Beef sauteed with Shallots and Mushrooms  served with a Rich Red Wine & Meaux Mustard Sauce


French Style Red Bell Pepper with Goats Cheese and Fennel Served with a Tomato and Herbes de Province Sauce (v)


Served with Roasted Thyme New Potatoes and Caramelised Carrot



Orange Blossom Creme Brulee with an Orange Segment Garnish


Freshly Brewed Tea or Coffee served with Chocolate Mints


Main Course


New This Year!

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Love to cycle?

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Join us for an evening of French culture

at Bowdon Downs Church on Friday 8th

July.  An entertaining evening of music,

dance, vocal performances, poetry and

lively debate.


Tickets are £10 and include a buffet and

soft drink - book now!


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Could you be our Le Grand Bake Off



Find out all the details of our exciting

new competition and enter here


Starting and ending in Stamfor Park

our Cycle Sportive takes you on a

pleasant ride through the Cheshire



Register here

Mademoiselle Oh La La

Welcomes You To This Year's Festival