The library arranges events in order to fund raise and get people together. They are great social opportunities and events in the past have included a garden fete, a BBQ, treasure hunts, fireworks, a quiz and themed evenings.

All event tickets can be purchased in the library or online via the associated PayPal button. Single or multiple ticket purchases are available via the radio button selection for each event. (Max 8).



The English Library La Souterraine presents

The 2019 Grand National Sweep Stake Soirée

To take place near Arnac la Poste
(The exact address will be sent to attendees nearer the time)
Saturday 6th of April

5.15pm for the live race at 6.15pm

Tickets 10 € per person to include 1 runner and rider, bubbly and cakes.

Prize fund will be for the first 4 horses home and will consist of 40% of the total ticket sales.

Come and join us for a great evening and help to support your local English friendly library.

Tickets available from the library, or can be purchased from the library website via Debit/Credit card and or PayPal utilising PayPals safe and secure payment service. An email receipt will be sent to you once your transaction has been completed.

Tickets will be limited to the total number of runners and riders at the Grand National

40 advertised: allocated by random draw to attendees on arrival at the event.

10€ Event
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Poetry Performance

Saturday 10th November in the Library

2pm for 2.30pm start

Anthony Rice – Possibly the last of the Liverpool poets will be performing for us.

1967 Vintage poetry for those who think they don’t like poetry.

Poetry for those who would like to write but don’t know how to start and those who love poetry in all its forms.

Anthony delivers his work with humour.

A reflection of ordinary life in Liverpool, Manchester, Yorkshire, the North Sea and beyond.

CD’s will be available at a cost of €5.

Tickets €2 Pay on the door.

Another Quiz Night.

As of Saturday the 27th – 23 of 28  tickets have been purchased

 Saturday 27th October in the Library

7pm for 7.30pm start

Quiz Masters – The Owens

Teams of 4 or singles and couples can be matched to make up a team.

Numbers are limited due to the size of the room, tickets to be purchased in advance.

Nibbles will be available and there will be a donation bar.

Raffle to be held by Jan Pitwell.

Members Race Night Feedback

What a fun evening we all enjoyed, even despite an unfair Steward’s Enquiry!
A big Thank You to Jan and Don, for all you did to arrange the evening, and set up the race course.
You always put so much effort into all you do, and we do appreciate this.
Thanks to all who attended, and provided the array of food, which went down very well.
It was great to join all who attended, and have such fun.
Where were the rest, who missed out on this fun evening with friends?
Looking forward to the next event, so come and join in!


Race night with a difference!

Saturday 29th September

Held at the Salle des fêtes rue du coq in La Souterraine, there will be a Euro bar. Bring a plate and own fighting irons for the table. Doors open 6.45pm 1st race to start 7.30pm then continued races until late…

Gambling encouraged, raffle to be held by host.

Dress optional, Jockeys required, If not voluntarily then you will be hand picked!
A fun night for all who don’t mind joining in. Tickets can be purchased at the library or via PayPal.

Members High Tea feedback

Well I confirm that it was was a wonderful experience!!!  Michel and I enjoyed it so much! The sandwiches and cakes were absolutely delicious and the atmosphere very friendly.   Yes I think it is a very good idea to renew the experience.
Next time I am very willing to help with whatever is needed  (prepare the room, make sandwiches or even bake scones). Yes I know I am French but I really enjoy baking English goodies.


High Tea

Friday 22nd June.
2pm – 4pm.

Tea / Coffee
and a round of sandwiches with a cake / scone

No jeans ?

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