Extravadanse – Dance Concert

The yearly dance concert for the Extravadanse dance group based in Chateaubriant on the 19th and 20th June at the Glass Theatre in Chateaubriant (44). The show named ‘Arret sur Images’ is choreographed by Séverine Pinel and Pauline Arnoux, and is normally a very well performed and entertaing show, although I am biased as my …

Chateaubriant and Athlone Celebrating 20 years of Music

Formalized in 1995, the twinning between Chateaubriant and Athlone in Ireland is celebrating its 20th anniversary. This event will be held from Friday 19 to Sunday 21 next June a delegation of 29 Irish, including Patrick Keating, District Manager Athlone (President of the region), Thomas Farrell, Councillor (Councillor), Michael O’Brien, Councillor (Adviser municipal), and Mr. …

Egyptian Exhibition in Chateaubriant

This caught my eye the other day of an Egyptian Exhibition coming to Chateaubriant (44).  Entitled ‘L’EGYPTE DES PHARONS’, which means the Pharaohs of Egypt.  It features collections from the Dobrée museum and the Loure museum. The exhibition opens today, the 12 June and runs all the way through to the 29th November and is …

Fire In Channel Tunnel

Several fire stations were mobilized around this Sunday morning … False alarm.  Early this morning, Sunday, a fire alarm went off in the channel tunnel,  mobilizing firefighters near the Channel Tunnel reveals La Voix du Nord . Tunnel Smoke alarms sounded the alarm about 4.30 am on Sunday morning.  Fire-fighters from neighbouring barracks, including those …

Notre-Dame-des-Landes : “No work to Start” repeats Minister

The Secretary of State for Transport confirmed that “the government will not begin work until the judgment of appeal”, the date of which is unknown. It is not yet known when the hearing will take place on the environmental litigation related to the implementation of the proposed airport at Notre-Dame-des-Landes.  But Secretary of State for …