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7e Festival International de Musique de Chambre en Charente

7e Festival International de Musique de Chambre en Charente

From: To: At: Various

HURRY BOOKING HAS NOW OPENED Looking forward to welcoming you to Festival 2015 - 5 weekends of sublimeprogrammesperformed by internationally-renowned...

The 24th Annual Floral Exhibition

The 24th Annual Floral Exhibition

From: To: At: Gardens of the Abbey of St-Amande-de-Boixe, Ruffec

Opening Times May 8th: 3pm to 7pm May 9th-10th: 9:30 am to 6:30 pm Car parking and shuttle service Disabled car parking Loading bay Food catering on site 100...

Events - In 79 Niort - From Today

  • 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...

  • Les Rencontres de la Jeune Photographie Internationale

    Every Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat From: Saturday 7 March To: Saturday 30 May

    Young photographers selected by the jury display their works at a number of exhibitions. The Slovakian photographer Klavdij Sluban is this years' guest of honour. Read More...

  • Lumières

    Every Day From: Thursday 19 March To: Sunday 7 June

    An exhibition of patrimonial works, contemporary creations and interactive devices dedicated to light - where it comes from, the role it plays in daily life and the... Read More...

  • Theatre & Shows

  • A Queen of Heart: Rosemary Standley

    On Thursday 21 May

    A cabaret-style show by Moriarty singer Rosemary Standley performing a mix of blues, music hall, Bashing and Kurt Weill, in a production directed by Juliette Deschamps. Read More...

  • Music: Classical & Opera

  • Les Joyaux de la Couronne

    On Sunday 31 May

    Short pieces from the Elizabethan golden age and extracts from the grand works of Henry Purcell. The concert brings together the ensemble vocal de l’Abbaye aux Dames, de Saintes, professional soloists, instrumentalists and young musicians from the Centre d'Etudes supérieures in Poitiers. 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

  • Les Filles de Niort

    On Saturday 30 May

    4km or 8km walk or run for the 100% féminin course held to raise money to help improve the well-being of women hospitalised for cancer treatment at the hôpital de Niort. Read More...

  • Horse Racing

    On Sunday 31 May

    8 trotting races for the opening meeting of the season at the newly renovated Hippodrome. Read More...

  • Championnat de France de Gymnastique Rythmique

    On Sun, Sat From: Saturday 6 June To: Sunday 7 June

    Artistic presentations by the stars of the gymnastic world. 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 Melle (34 km from 79 Niort)

  • Music: Classical & Opera

  • Festival de Melle

    Every Day From: Thursday 21 May To: Saturday 6 June

    A long established festival of classical concerts which this year includes performances by the Orchestre Poitou-Charentes, Quatuor Alérion, Deuxplus et Compagnie, Trio Atanassov, Ophélie Gaillard, the Ensemble Alla Francesca, saxophone quartet Ellipsos and Le Poème Harmonique. 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...

  • 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)

  • Expos & Trade Fairs

  • Fabric Sale

    On Thursday 7 May

    Fabrics and patchwork exhibition and sale of cotton fabrics and more. 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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