Our events and activities include...

Art Exhibitions

Wine tastings and vineyard tours

Christmas markets

Countryside and coastal walks

Vide greniers (car boot sales)


Bird Watching

Laguage groups

Outings to nearby festivals

Cinema visits

Beach barbecues


Musical and poetry evenings



Monthly apero events

See pictures of our events and activities in Photo Gallery

Coming Up*...

"Last Wednesday Apèro" -  at 18.00 to 19.30 on the last Wednesday of each month. An informal chat and a drink at a different venue each time, including Banyuls and Collioure.  The next one will be 30th June at the Quai Bar, Port Vendres.

Cinema at Port Vendres - Thursdays at 20.30  

After 30th May the start times of films moves to 21h00 for the summer.

7th June - The Cannes prizewinner "Foxtrot" in Israeli and German we think, with French subtitles.21h00

14 June - "The Man who Killed Don Quixote" dir Terry Gilliam ( Monty Python) a comedy fantasy adventure in English with French subtitles. 21h00

 SUMMER PICNIC - Wednesday 27 June at Refuge Madeloc. This is a popular event in our calendar. It has to be midweek because of bookings at the gite. We provide wine, bread and salad, plates cutlery, seating for all etc You bring food for you to cook on the bbq and something for the table. Start at 12h00 at the Casernes du Centre and walk up to the gite (20 minutes walk) Share lifts where possible. If you have a 4x4, or a car with sturdy tyres you can drive up and park on the col. A car can transport your coolbox for you. Let Linda know if you are coming. The event usually ends around 16h30 but you are welcome to stay as long as you like.  

VI Groups - As the association grows, a variety of separate groups representing different activities are emerging. Details in the January newsletter, so if you are keen on any of the groups, let us know.

Russian: The small group of Russian speakers meets in Port Vendres on Fridays at 1500 for conversation and coffee when Tanya is here. Contact Linda for details.

Spanish: Carol Fraine has offered to lead a Spanish conversation group on Thursday afternoons if you want to go along. Again, contact Linda for details of venue. (Beginners level, but more advanced also possible.)

The Vermeille International Summer Exhibition is on 2-8 July. Contact Linda if you are thinking of exhibiting. Full programme here.

*More information about these events in our newsletters.

If you have any suggestions for future events or activities please tell us on the "Contact" page.