March 9, 2014

St Patrick's Evening . Celebrate Ireland in Style..

There is more to Ireland than " getting blotto" in an Irish pub: so to celebrate Ireland in STYLE : its culture, writers , music, legends, language, jokes and a little guinness of course...
Join the" craic"  at the abc cellar on Thursday 20th March at 8 pm.

Only 12 euros for Two hours of non stop English/ Irish fun .

Sure it  will be "grand "! 

Sign up asap by mail to for the remaining places .
An additional second eve maybe be planned for wednesday 19th at 8pm if too many for Thursday . Please state  if also available wednesday eve ...

Places limited .. all levels welcome  !

February 2, 2014

Celebrate" L-O-V-E" in style and song

 Prolong the Valentine Mood  with Sinatra, the Beatles, Elton John, Gershwin and Cole Porter hits !  

 Come and listen to  Favourite  love songs , sung by kate Lepage accompanied by Frederic Briere on the piano...

               Improve your English and go home with the texts and Romance in the air
At the ABC Cellar, Passage de la petite Horloge Rouen 76000
               Wednesday February 19th  from 7.45 pm - 10pm ,  Wine Included...
                                           14 euros ( Book fast  ...Places Limited)

January 5, 2014

Burns Night ... coming soon

 The annual Scottish "Burns Night" with  a full meal of Haggis Neeps and tatties is coming soon .. Saturday 25th January. New Cellar members are particularly welcome to try out this Traditional Scottish  evening with a meal  of  Mulligatawny Soup, Haggis, Tatties and Shortbread dessert . Whisky smelling and tasting too of Course and recital of the " Ode to a Haggis " Poetry.
 So send a mail to register  12 places left ( 20 euros ). 
Hopefully a man in a kilt will appear to delight you  !
  So continue the New Year celebrations and start the year in True New Year Scottish style with Good resolutions for mastering English or even Scottish  ?! at the ABC Cellar ..

December 30, 2013

Happy Ends and New Beginnings ..

                           All the best to you for the end of this year and lots of Happy New things for 2014 ! Keep and eye on the blog for the Theme Night Events starting with the Traditional Burns  Night  Saturday January 25th .. For a meal of Haggis, neeps and tatties  with a taste of whisky and poetry.

                                                      A Romantic Music Night for  February and  Irish Night in March .  Another food evening in April and Games  Nights in May ... SO KEEP SAFE and HAPPY and enjoy NEW YEAR'S EVE ..
Looking forward to seeing you  in class as of the 6th January ...

November 30, 2013

Christmas is coming ..

 19th December from 8pm ... come and Share in the British atmosphere ...

 Share music and laughter with jokes from the Crackers ... and you'll be pleased to see

The Christmas Raffle Hamper is back ...

 What's a Hamper ?

 a large basket usually with a cover for packing, storing, or transporting articles (as food or laundry)
 and this can be won  at the abc Cellar . what's a Raffle ?
A lottery in which a number of persons buy chances to win a prize.

  at the Cellar the  XMAS  HAMPER is full of  British DELIGHTS 
 One Ticket 3 EUROS ; 2 for 5 euros or 5 tickets for 10 euros ...
  ( value  of hamper  more than 50 euros  ) INCLUDING a FREE ENGLISH CLASS  for you or your loved ones !
 This Year you can also win  2 Smaller  Hampers since this is the 3rd Xmas  at the ABC Cellar.
 Come and Join us for Mulled Wine and Crackers  and perhaps even some XMAS PUDDING ?! Listen to and Join in the  traditional Christmas Carols.

 So put the date in Your Diary : Thursday 19th December ...
   Places Limited !
 Send a mail to register to 14 euros payable in advance at the cellar please.
  places will be allotted on a first come first served basis ..already only 11 places left 
 Hope to see you there ...


November 24, 2013

Theme Night fully booked .. but ...

 "This Is England" Film Festival on this week : Omnia  Cinema 8pm every eve  . See you there ( apart from Thursday of course !)
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November 17, 2013

Games Night :Food Glorious food !

 The next Games Night will be on Thursday 28th November and the theme is
 "  The Best of  British Food "   ( ? !)     come and join us and see  that there is more
to  British Cooking than the dreaded Jelly !
 Contact me  at to sign up  8pm-10pm 12 euros for 2 hours of non- stop English. All ages and levels welcome.
 It's also a chance to buy great recipe books as Christmas Presents ! A great  way to learn English too.. So " Don't delay , Sign up Today "! places limited !

November 1, 2013

November days ...

So Today is  November  Ist .. and lots of things to remember  : people we have loved and continue to even though they have passed away  ...
There is no holiday in England but  the  November traditions
 coming soon  are :

 5th November Guy Fawkes of course " Remember rememember the 5th of November ..."

 another English tradition ...

11th November , 11th Hour of 11th day

 There will be another Games Night at the end of November , ( date to be confirmed ) 
 and the " This is England " Film festival at the Omnia will be the last week of 
 keep your eyes on the blog ...

October 3, 2013


 .. but there will be more soon ! The Games evening was very quickly booked up , with regulars and newcomers to the cellar ..
 So for those who are coming : revise you numbers 1 - 100  for Bingo , check your alphabet , revise you English culture and prepare your smile and best accent ..
 There have been an incredible amount of " Coincidences" with people meeting people they have already met .. so who knows you may meet up with an old friend or find a new partner !!
 Life is full of surprises so Forget your French , " Be prepared " for Fun and Games  and a glass of Wine  and this year's First Games night  . Thursday 10th Oct from 8pm Sharp to 10 pm .. ish ;)

 If you couldn't get a place but need  to hear more English and laughter , you can do so  at the MDU
 ( Maison de l'universit√© at Mt st Aignan )on Friday 11th. you can join me  to watch  the best of  Silly Sketches by " STILL KIDDING"  !
so see you next weeku

September 9, 2013


  You are all  VERY WELCOME to come to the ABC CELLAR this weekend  on  Saturday  14th and Sunday 15th  from 3.30 to 5.30 pm for  free Tea , Cakes and  English Conversation 

 .. meet old friends and meet new  people  who love Speaking English ...all levels welcome !

There are VERY FEW PLACES left in  Conversation classes now  so ,  I will be signing people up for  waiting lists  and also  for the first   regular   "Games Evening"

 to be held at the ABCellar on Thursday 10th OCTOBER from 8pm to 10pm . This can be a good introduction to the  Cellar , special introductory  price of 10 euros for  2 hours  in which you can learn English in a dynamic , joyful atmosphere ;)
 Places limited to  20  people max ! Bring your   smile and energy to the Cellar !

 So stop by to meet me and Join the club !
First come first served !