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Reza Mahammad - Hands On Cookery Workshops

Reza Mahammad - Hands On Cookery Workshops

From: To: At: Chez Cartier, Condeon (16)

Celebrity chef Reza Mahammad is back at Chez Cartier for hands on cookery workshops on 5th, 8th, 10th and12th April 2014 Reza is delighted to invite you...

8th Annual Anna Searle Festival of British Films

8th Annual Anna Searle Festival of British Films

From: To: At: Le Vingt Sept, Rouillac

Festival of British prize winning films in VO - each one very different. Friday 25th April - At 20:30 - Philomena - Steve Coogan/Judi Dench Martin Sixsmith...

Events - In 79 Niort - From Today

  • Expos & Trade Fairs

  • Foirexpo de Niort

    Every Day From: Saturday 26 April To: Sunday 4 May

    The theme for this years' fair-expo is "Le Mékong, Fleuve de Trésors", a journey of discovery in Burma, Cambodia and Thailand, the three countries that share the... Read More...

  • Art & Exhibitions

  • La Palette Expose

    Every Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri

    Exhibition of copies of art masterpieces. At the CA Groupama, 2, Avenue de Limoges from 08:00 to 18:00 weekdays. Closed at weekends and for public holidays. Read More...

  • The Donjon, 1000 Years of History

    Every Sun, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat From: Sunday 15 December 2013 To: Thursday 1 January 2015

    A permanant interactive exhibition with displays, models, slide shows and a short film explaining the history of the Donjon and life in Niort in the Middle... Read More...

  • Rencontres de la Jeune Photographie Internationale

    Every Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat From: Saturday 8 March To: Saturday 31 May

    An exhibition of the works by 8 photographers, en residence for the 20th Rencontres de la Jeune Photographie Internationale. Read More...

  • Exhibition Globe Trotters

    Every Day From: Friday 28 March To: Sunday 29 June

    A natural history exhibition sub-titled "Migration" details the migration of birds and humans. Lectures, animations, workshops and observation visits are also planned... Read More...

  • Children's Events

  • Le Jardin des Glaces

    Every Sun From: Sunday 17 November 2013 To: Sunday 27 April 2014

    The ice-rink is reserved every Sunday morning for parents with young children to enjoy skating in confort and security. Read More...

  • Walks & Visits

  • Green Venice Special

    Every Day

    A full day tour including a visit to Maison des Marais Mouilles (Wet Marshes Museum), lunch and a guided rowing boat trip (2hrs). Cost is €35 Adult/€23.50 Child.... Read More...

  • Guided Visit of Niort

    Every Day

    Guided visits of Niort, Monday-Friday at 16:30. Cost is Adult €4.60/Child €2. For further information Tel 05 49 24 18 79 Read More...

  • Horse Drawn Carriage Rides

    Every Day

    Enjoy a horse drawn carriage ride along the pedestrian and cycle tracks of Niort. For further information Tel 05 49 24 18 79 Read More...

  • Pony Trekking

    Every Day

    Pony Trekking every day 10:00-12:00 / 14:00-19:00. Cost is €20/1 hour, €33/2 hours, maximum 12 people. For further information Tel 05 49 24 18 79 Read More...

  • Rowing Boat and Canoe Trips

    Every Day

    Departing from Arcais, Coulon or La Garette, these trips can be guided if required. For further information Tel 05 49 24 18 79 Read More...

  • Royal Abbey at Celles sur Belle/Silver Mines Tour

    Every Day

    A full day tour including a guided visit of the Royal Abbey at Celles-sur-Belle, lunch, guided visit of the silver mines of the Frankish kings at Melle, guided visit... Read More...

  • Antiques & Vide Greniers

  • Flea Market

    Every Sun

    The flea market is held every fourth Sunday of the month at the Intermarché Niort-Aiffres parking from 07:00-18:00. For more information telephone: 06 68 88 11 14. Read More...

  • Marché des Echanges

    Every Sun

    A "new look" vide grenier where you can buy goods in the normal way, or they can be paid for by exchanging goods or services to an equal value. Read More...

  • Sport & Sailing

  • French Team Skating Gala

    On Friday 18 April

    A post-Olympic gala night by the French figure skating team, with Florent Amodi, Chafik Besseghier, Brian Joubert, Lénaëlle Gilleron-Gory, Maé-Bérénice Meite, Vanessa James/Morgan Cipres, Daria Popova/Bruno Massot, Pernelle Carron/Lloyd Jones and Nathalie Pechalat/Fabian Bourzat. Read More...

Near 79 Niort - From Today

  • 79 St-Hilaire-la-Palud (25 km from 79 Niort)

  • Walks & Visits

  • Bird Life in the Marais Poitevin

    Every Day

    The park offers the chance to observe birds nesting in the Marais poitevin. Over 70 species of birds. Cost is Adult €6, child €3, family tickets available. For further information and opening times Tel 05 49 26 04 09 Read More...

  • 79 St-Maixent-l'Ecole (28 km from 79 Niort)

  • Music: Classical & Opera

  • Festival Bach à Pâques

    Every Sun, Mon, Fri, Sat From: Friday 18 April To: Monday 21 April

    The festival celebrates its 10th anniversary with Bach concerts at Espace Agapit, the Temple and the Abbatiale. There is also a recital at the Orangerie in La Mothe St Héray on the 21st at 16:00. Read More...

  • 79 Melle (34 km from 79 Niort)

  • Music: Classical & Opera

  • Festival de Melle

    Every Day From: Thursday 15 May To: Tuesday 3 June

    Concerts at the Eglise include classic guitarist Stéphane de Carvalho, pianist Fanny Azzuri, and an American music concert with Jay Gottlieb and Ana Maria Bell. Read More...

  • Walks & Visits

  • L'Arboretum du Chemin de la Decouverte

    Every Day

    This park has a vast collection of ancient rose trees and thousands of different shrubs. Entry is €2/child and €4.50/adult. For further information Tel 05 49 29 15 10 Read More...

  • 79 La Mothe St-Héray (34 km from 79 Niort)

  • Antiques & Vide Greniers

  • Brocante - Vide Grenier

    On Sunday 27 April

    Brocante-vide grenier.

  • 79 Allonne (36 km from 79 Niort)

  • Antiques & Vide Greniers

  • Jardi Vente and Vide Grenier

    On Sunday 27 April

    Vide grenier and secondhand garden equipment and materials.

  • 79 Exoudun (37 km from 79 Niort)

  • Art & Exhibitions

  • Lacemaking Expo

    On Saturday 14 June

    Exhibition of Lacemaking with Bobbins.

  • 79 Bougon (39 km from 79 Niort)

  • Antiques & Vide Greniers

  • Vide Grenier

    On Sunday 18 May

    Vide grenier to be held at Bougon Salle des Fêtes. Bar and food available. Read More...

  • 79 Pamproux (40 km from 79 Niort)

  • Antiques & Vide Greniers

  • Easter Vide Grenier-Brocante

    On Monday 21 April

    Vide grenier-brocante.

  • 17 Surgères (41 km from 79 Niort)

  • Social & Community Events

  • Ladies Meet

    Every Thu

    Regular meeting for coffee at the Grand Café at 09:00 on the first Thursday of every month. Read More...

  • 79 L'Absie (44 km from 79 Niort)

  • Antiques & Vide Greniers

  • Bric-à-Brac

    On Sunday 27 April

    Bric-à-brac sale by private and professional sellers and local producers. Read More...

  • 79 Jassay (46 km from 79 Niort)

  • Social & Community Events

  • English Speaking Home Group Service

    Every Sun

    An informal service held every second Sunday of the month. For further information contact Ann or Owen White: 05 49 60 48 56. Read More...

  • 79 Aubigne (48 km from 79 Niort)

  • Talks, Classes & Workshops

  • Yoga Class

    Every Wed

    From 10:00 All levels welcome. For more information telephone: 05 49 07 12 12 or email to: amanda.holmes@wanadoo.fr Read More...

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