Enjoy a taste of France in Central Queensland

Find out more about our events and activities below.

French Conversation Groups

Every Saturday, members of the French community and students of AF meet either in Rockhampton at Riverston Tea Rooms (186 Quay St. Rockhampton between 1.00pm to 3.00pm…

…or in Rosslyn Bay at The Waterline from 1:30pm to 3:00pm.

The two groups meet on alternate Saturdays so to find out where we are meeting, it’s best to contact us!

Conversation groups are free other than the cost of purchasing a drink or some food. Interested?

Waterpark Tea Tree Farm Eco Tour - Byfield

Sunday 26th March 2023

Arrive at Waterpark Farm at 9am for a 9.30am start.

Waterpark Farm is a tea tree farm. The tour will be about 2.5h - 3h long and will include drifting along Waterpark Creek on an electric-powered boat, visiting the farm and plantations and enjoying a morning tea. Our French guide will be Elodie, who runs the farm alongside owner Jordan. The tour involves only a little walking and is suitable for all levels of fitness.

Price is $30pp and will need to be paid at the farm on the day. Interested? Register below before 21st March.

French Film Festival

19th to 21st May 2023

Our 2022 French Film Festival was a resounding success, with 5 excellent films in French and over 450 spectators attending! Can’t wait the 2023 Festival which will be on May 19 to 21! Planning is in progress and updates will be posted soon.

Bastille Day 2023 - Date TBA

In 2022, we celebrated 14 juillet (or Bastille Day!) with a film evening at Yeppoon Town Hall in partnership with our friends from Keppel Flix and a Picnic and Pétanque afternoon!

Then on Saturday 16th July, we enjoyed cooking crêpes, playing pétanque, songs, quiz, cheese and wine! A great afternoon.

A big Merci to our sponsors: France at Home and Bonne Maman for providing some yummy jams and biscuits!

Le Bon Weekend on Konomie Island.

2023 Date TBA. Usually in October.

We’ve organised Le Bon Weekend on Konomie (North Keppel Island) on Woppaburra Country for 12 years now. Great fun, great company, great food and wine. We offer various activities including singing, treasure hunt, French region discovery, theatre, quiz and more! And of course, there’s time to enjoy a walk, swim and simply relaxing on this paradise island!

2022 in Review

We had a busy year! We organised a French weekend on Konomie Island, organised a number of events and celebrated Seniors’ month in style!

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