What's on guide

Discover our guide to the best events on the French Riviera this week or weekend. Do not miss any major events such as the Cannes film Festival, Nice and Menton Carnival, Monaco Grand Prix or the Monaco and Cannes Yacht Shows.

Check our guide often as possible, you will be updated with the best things to do on the French Riviera (exhibitions, shows, races, concerts and more...).

Church Services in English

02 January to 31 January 2020
Monaco

If you’d like to go to a church service in English, Monaco Christian Fellowship ( www.mcf-mc.com ) have their service on Sunday evenings at 5pm at the Eglise Reformee which you can find just behind the Casino Supermarket on the Port of Monaco. St Paul’s Anglican Church have their usual service on Sunday mornings at 10.30am – the church is on Avenue de Grande Bretagne in Monaco. 

 

H.S.H. the Prince of Monaco Car Collection

07 January to 15 March 2020
Monaco

If you’re a car enthusiast, especially if you’re interested in rally cars, there’s a great exhibition taking place in Monaco at the moment. H.S.H. the Prince of Monaco Car Collection is an interesting place to visit all year round with about 100 classic cars on permanent display and they have a special exhibition of rally cars taking place until the 15th of March. The collection is located on the Terrasses de Fontvieille in Monaco and you can get more information in English at www.visitmonaco.com

Cap3000 Shopping Centre in St Laurent du Var

07 January to 31 January 2020
St Laurent du Var

Cap3000 shopping centre in St Laurent du Var is a great place to do your shopping.  They’re open 7 days a week with 3 hours of free parking. There are 180 shops and restaurants to explore including big names such as Galeries Lafayette, Bang & Olufsen, the Levis Store, Benetton, Guess, Nespresso, Darty and many more. They also often hold special events at the shopping centre. You can get more details at their website www.cap3000.com

Association France Grande Bretagne Cannes English/French Conversation

11 January to 08 February 2020

If you’d like to brush up on your French or if you are French and you’d like to improve your English, the Association France Grande Bretagne Cannes meets every Saturday afternoon for conversation from 3 pm to 5pm followed by afternoon tea at 4 rue du Genèral Ferrié (behind the Hotel Carlton) in Cannes.  For more info telephone 04 93 97 86 32 or 04 93 49 37 01.

English-American Library of Nice Talks

17 January to 07 February 2020
Nice

The English-American Library of Nice are holding a series of four talks about British involvement in Nice, each one hour long, on Friday mornings from 10-11am on the 17, 24 and 31 January and the 7th of February at the BIBLIOTHEQUE PATRIMONIALE ROMAIN GARY on boulevard Dubouchage in Nice. The talks are partly in French and partly in English. Entry if free. For more information on the talks you can call 04 97 13 36 75. The library itself, at 12b rue de France, dates from 1862 and has thousands of books in English. More details at www.nice-english-library.org

South of France English Theatre Events

25 January to 30 January 2020
Le Cannet

There's always something happening at SET, the South of France English Theatre in the old town of Le Cannet. It's not just theatre productions, they also have a piano bar with wonderful food every Thursday evening and a language exchange where you can practice your French on Tuesday evenings. You can get all the details at http://www.southoffranceenglishtheatre.com

British Association of Monaco Burns Night Event

28 January 2020
Cap d'Ail

The British Association of Monaco are celebrating Burns Night on the 28th January. They’ll be joining the Beaverbrook Circle of Cap d'Ail to celebrate at Edmond's Hôtel in Cap d'Ail. Further details of that event and the many other events held by the British Association of Monaco are on their website www.bam-monaco.org

International School of Monaco "Teenagers Translated" Talk

29 January 2020
Monaco

The International School of Monaco is presenting a talk called "Teenagers Translated" by the authors of the book of the same name, giving parents advice to help them understand and handle their teenagers. This free talk, which is open to the wider community, not just ISM parents, covers topics including managing exam stress, panic attacks, addictive tendencies and the over use of technology. It's being held on Wednesday morning, the 29th of January, at 8.30am at the International School of Monaco, you need to enter via the port side of the school.

Club Vivanova Bordeaux Grand Cru Masterclass

30 January 2020
Monaco

Club Vivanova are holding a Bordeaux Grand Cru Masterclass on Thursday 30th January at the Horizon Deck at the Fairmont Monte Carlo. It starts at 7pm. They’ll be showcasing two white wines (one aperitif and one dessert) and four iconic red blends. An overview of this historical French wine growing region and an insight into these hand-crafted wines will be complemented with a selection of French cheeses. You can find more details and get tickets at www.clubvivanova.com

Yoga Workshop

01 February 2020
Valbonne

There's a yoga workshop at the Shanti Life studio, just opposite Brittains shop in Valbonne, to explore this slow but powerful form of yoga. It's on Saturday 1 February at 9am and last for about 3 hours.  Men and women of all levels, including beginners, are welcome. Contact Faye for more details on 06 85 25 80 61.

Monte Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra Verdi's Requiem

02 February 2020
Monaco

The Monte Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra is performing Verdi's Requiem on Sunday, the 2nd of February, at 6pm at the Auditorium Rainier III in Monaco under the direction of Gianluigi GELMETTI. As a prelude to the concert there's a "presentation of works" at 5 p.m. For more information and tickets see the website https://www.opmc.mc/concert/la-vie-eternelle

Charity Concert at the Théâtre des Variétés in Monaco

07 February 2020
Monaco

There’s a charity concert taking place at the Théâtre des Variétés in Monaco. It’s organized by the Friends of l’Arche de Jean VANIER to benefit their community in Grasse. The community looks after thirty adults with disabilities. The concert is on Friday, February 7th at 8.30pm.  Entrance is 20€, 10€ for students under 25, children under 12 are free. You can get tickets at  the Monaco Casino Atrium Ticket Office, by calling Monaco 98 06 28 28 or online at www.montecarloticket.com

Orchestra Symphonique des Arts Concert

08 February 2020
Nice

The orchestra Symphonique des Arts is giving a concert at the International School of Nice Theatre. It will feature works by Elgar, Borodin and Gershwin amongst others. It's on February the 8th at 6.30 pm and you can make reservations at https://www.weezevent.com/osavence

Club Vivanova Luxury Lifestyle Charity Gala Dinner

04 April 2020
Monaco

The 2020 Club Vivanova Luxury Lifestyle Charity Gala Dinner is being held at the Fairmont Monte Carlo on Saturday the 4th of April at 7pm. It’s a formal black tie event and aims to raise important and life-changing funding for the Chances For Children Foundation and The Animal Fund. There’ll be a Four Course Gourmet Dinner, Premium International Wines, an Haute Couture Fashion Show, Live Entertainment and much more. It will be a truly wonderful evening which will also raise funds for two very worthy charities. You can get more information and purchase tickets at www.clubvivanova.com