Wednesday, 15 August 2018

Week 33 2018

Hello!

There's a great little pop up shop in Duras, with arts and crafts from local artisans including my favourite potter Jo McKinnon. Find her on the mezzanine level above the newly renovated area in the centre of Duras. There's a lift and stairs for easy access.



15th August is one of the four set Catholic holidays in France (can you name the others?)  It celebrates the day when Mary was taken from her earthly life to enter into the life of God.  It also falls in the middle of the summer, so a great time for an extra bit of holiday!  It’s on a Wednesday this year, so as you can see some villages have combined it with the village fete 

Whatever you do in the Gironde and Dordogne regions this week, have a great time.
Best wishes,
Helen
notjustfortheholidays@orange.fr

Week 33


To find all the information about night markets in the area please go here
 
Monday 13 August

8 - 15 August : Pampa Festival of Theratre in Porte Ste Foy et Ponchapt.  Find out all about it here.


La Randonnee Theatre from the Poney Club  is touring the region with Chant de Bataille. A musical performance on horseback.

Tuesday 14 August

14 - 15 August : Fete locale in St Geraud de Corps 



Wednesday 15 August

15 August : Grande Rendez Vous and Brocante in Duras



15 August : Fete de l'Huitre in Eymet - calling all oyster lovers! 

15 August : Grande Fete Populaire in Lamothe Montravel - the Vide grenier is under the trees near the railway line.



15 Aug 16h30 : Concert Musica Nobile in St Astier de Duras
  



15 August : Night market in Pessac.

Thursday 16 August

16 Aug - 1 September : Every Thursday. Friday and Saturday go and dance in Libourne on the 
Esplanade Francoise Mitterand. 




Friday 17 August

17 August : Night market in Flaujagues


17 August : Night market and Folk Festival in Rauzan followed by fireworks.

17 August : Rock music in Eynesse 




17 August : Battle of Castillon, buy tickets and find out more here.


17 - 18 - 19 August (I think??) Bonzac en Fete 




Saturday 18 August

18 August : Night market in Juillac



18 August : Marche Nocturne in Puynormand 




18 August : Battle of Castillon, buy tickets and find out more here.

18 August 18h : Chateau des Rocheres in Belves de Castillon hosts a Soiree Estivale - music, food and wine!



18 August 18h : Kayak and BBQ event in Port Ste Foy 



18 - 19 - 20 August : Blasimon Fete locale - 2 nights of night markets and fireworks on Sunday night.

18 - 25 August : Celebrate 30 Years of Nuits Lyrique in Marmande.  Find all the information about the programme, the artists and the performances here






Sunday 19 August

19 August : Vide grenier in Castillon


19 August : Weekly vide grenier in Libourne

19 August : Brocante Vide grenier in Genissac

19 August : Vide grenier brocante in Porte Ste Foy et Ponchapt

19 August 10h - 14h : Belves de Castillon Marche Bio 



Coming up...










And finally...

New stock in Sauveterre:


 

Thursday, 9 August 2018

Week 32 2018

Hello!
This week saw the annual Criterium in Castillon where the cyclist, hot from the Tour de France, come for a little cool down race on the hills behind Castillon.


Here they are celebrating the win by Julian Alaphilippe followed by Julien Bernard and Thomas Boudat.

Whatever you do this week, be it on a bike or not - have a great week in the Dordogne and Gironde regions.

Best wishes,
Helen
notjustfortheholidays@orange.fr
 

Week 32


To find all the information about night markets in the area please go here.  
 
Monday 6 August
 
Tuesday 7 August

Wednesday 8 August

8 - 15 August : Pampa Festival of Theratre in Porte Ste Foy et Ponchapt.  Find out all about it here.


Thursday 9 August

9 August : Battle of Castillon, buy tickets and find out more here.

 Friday 10 August

10  August 12h : Vernissage for the multi artist exhibition in Riberac.  All welcome.



10 August : Battle of Castillon, buy tickets and find out more here.

10 August : Le Pont Bar in Libourne hosts a musical evening.



Saturday 11 August

11 August : 18h : Vernissage for the exhibition of sculptures and Monotypes in Issigeac.


11 August : Battle of Castillon, buy tickets and find out more here.

11 August : The SoulMates in Concert at the Belvedere.

 
11 August : Soiree Moule Frites in Pineuilh


11 August : Fete du Moulin St Quntinais, Vide grenier followed by a night market

11 - 14 August : Grezillac en Fete.



Sunday 12 August

12 August : Vide Grenier in Pellegrue

12 August : Vide grenier in Grezillac


12 August 18h : Fairy tales to music at the Jardins du Sardy.

Coming up...













And finally...

The early birds out before the heat at Gensac Brocante last weekend.