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The French House Party, Carcassonne:
Located near the beautiful and historic city of Carcassonne in the Languedoc-Roussillon region of South West France, the French House Party provides residential, all-inclusive experience holidays for adults from around the world. Recommended in the National Geographic book “The 100 Best Worldwide Vacations to Enrich Your Life”, our summer courses for individuals, couples and groups include cooking, creative writing, and songwriting. Some of our scheduled cooking courses are also available in Spring and Autumn. For groups of 6 or more, we can also arrange tailor-made packages year-round. A range of corporate and team building breaks can also be provided.

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Residential Experience Holidays for Adults:
For individuals, couples & groups

Photo of Creative Courses / Holidays in FranceCooking Courses:
• Cuisine in Brief: 3-day course offered at different times during Summer and Autumn 2018.

• Gourmet Explorer: 6-day course offered at different times during Summer and Autumn 2018.

• Advanced Gourmet Explorer: Unique 7-day break offered in Autumn.

• Cancer-Kicking Cookery Course: 4-day all-inclusive residential cookery course.

• Just Desserts – Chocolate & Patisserie: 3-day dessert cooking course. 

Summer Creative Writing Courses:

• "Write Like No One's Watching" (6 days - 5 nights)
Includes daily 3-hour group sessions, one-to-one tutorials and an after-dinner feedback focus on at least one evening.

• "Pen & Think" - Tutored Creative Writing Retreat  (6 days - 5 nights)
This course is a wonderful opportunity for experienced writers to enjoy time and space to devote themselves daily to a current writing project (novel, memoir, collection of poetry or short stories).

Summer Songwriting Course:
• Dean Friedman's residential songwriting masterclass: 4-day, all-inclusive summer program

- Group instruction workshops
- One-to-one tuition
- Writing
- Performances
- Jamming sessions
- The bonus of a privately-arranged Dean Friedman evening gig

Residential Courses for Groups of 6+ adults
Image of Creative Courses / Holidays in France- Available year-round

• Bridge Holidays
• Digital Film Making
• Books & Drama
• Art & Mixed Media
• Golf & Gourmet
• Belle Breaks
• Revitalising Retreats
• Corporate & Team Building Breaks
• Build your own French House Party Break: We can create a tailor-made package to suit your needs

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Address: Carcassonne, South West France, France
Some interested visitors submitting program inquiries to our school up to 2024-07-10 were from:

Helsinki, Finland; LONDON, UK / GB; Oakthorpe, UK / GB; Bewdley, UK / GB; Ann Arbor, USA; Toulouse; oxford, UK / GB; Belgium; USA; and more.