Recent Articles

  • Saving with the help of a courtier

    You’ve agreed a price with the agent and appeased the owner, but now you need to secure financing. Not an easy task living in a foreign country with different ways of doing things. In France, it can mean knocking on the doors of countless banks and partaking in complex negotiations. If it all sounds very complicated and long-winded, that’s because it usually is.

  • Tickets to see a Baroque de Nice concert

    Relive the dramatic and bold operatic works of German-British composer Georg Friedrich Händel with a concert by the Ensemble Baroque de Nice on Friday 25th May at the Eglise Saint-François-de-Paule in Nice (8.30pm).  

  • Grand Prix de Monaco Historique: legends only

    If you thought that vintage cars belong only in museums and under dust sheets, the Grand Prix de Monaco Historique is here to prove that there’s plenty of life still in these metal beasts. From 11th to 13th May, fleet after fleet of golden oldies – in lifetime only – will tear along the famous Monaco circuit, which remains 80% the same as that used in the very first race nearly a century ago.

  • A gala evening at the Opéra de Nice

    On Friday 8th June at 7pm, Le Cercle Rouge and the Opéra Nice Côte d’Azur invites you to enjoy a prestigious programme of Bach, Saint-Saëns, Moussorgski and Ravel with Sarah McElravy on violon as well as Julian Rachlin, who will also direct the Orchestre Philharmonique de Nice. 

  • Cate the Great

    Hollywood heroine Katharine Hepburn, a fairy tale villain, music legend Bob Dylan, elven beauty Galadriel, two queens of England and a consummate champion of women… Is there a role she hasn’t played?

  • Cannes Classics

    2001: A Space Odyssey, an ‘epic drama of adventure and exploration’, has been described as one of the greatest and most influential films of all times. In 2018, this 1968 classic by American director Stanley Kubrick (1928-1999) will celebrate its 50th anniversary.

  • Sealed with a kiss

    A 27-year-old French freelance graphic designer and illustrator is behind this year’s official poster.

  • In Competition

    18 films with a global outlook: the 2018 Competition selection (the potential winners of the Palme d’Or) includes directors from around the world yet has incurred some criticism for its lack of gender diversity.