On vacation, children rarely lack ideas to care. Here are some for the parents, in and around Cholet …
Six short weeks are over, children are again on leave. At their disposal in Cholet, free amenities such as parks gambling city, the skate park and other sports fields, the toy library, the library … and a choice of paid activities such as swimming pools, ice rink and cinema. Other activities in and around cholet are :
Workshops Making felt. water, soap, elbow grease and a little wool. That’s what’s happening at the felt factory! Guided by the creative Hasta Laina, children experience the art and create using felt. Thursday 7th and April 14th at the Museum of Textiles, Docteur Roux Street. From 10:00 to midday for 6/8 years; 2.30pm to 4.30pm for 9/12 years (and the same for the second week). Price: € 3 per workshop. Info and registration at 02 72 77 23 22
Leather work. The Museum of shoes and trades offers workshops for children: Little Shoe (for ages 6-11) and Little Maroquiniers (for 11- 14). Little Shoemakers, Tuesdays the 5th and 12th April and Thursdays the 7th and 14th April between 2.30pm and 4pm. Children will be spend the time making a sandal in leather. Price: € 4 per child, reservations required. tel 02 41 46 35 65. The P’tits Maroquiniers will be on Wednesday 6th and 14th April between 2.30pm and 4pm and will be producing a leather purse. Price: € 6 per child, reservations required.
My little menagerie. Swans, lions, a centaur … A real wildlife lurks in the works of the Art Gallery … Yes, but where? At the Museum of Art and History, Avenue de l’Abreuvoir. There will also be a guided tour for children between 3 and 6 years old on Friday 8th April at 3 pm. Free admission for the children. For more information, telephone : 02 72 77 23 22.
Semianyki Express. The Semianyki, a family of Russian clowns, landed in St. Louis theatre with Semianyki Express. In life, it’s a group of friends who know each other for over a decade. Saturday, April 2, at 8.30 pm, at St. Louis theatre. prices from 11 € to 23 €.
Perce-Neige. There was once a beautiful and delicate prince called Snowdrop who stubbornly refuses to fight … There once was a princess, daughter of the sultan, eager for adventure and freedom … It is the tale of the company Spectabilis inspired by Snow White, addresses gender issues, respect and freedom to be different. Wednesday, April 13th , at 3.30pm at Espace Senghor in May-sur-Evre. For more information, telephone 02 41 71 68 48.
Pas si bêêtes. There was once a happy flock of sheep, a shepherd confident, a green meadow … But sheep are disappearing one after the other … How to react to oppression when one is a sheep ? What questions about the themes of solidarity, difference, resistance and especially the collective force. By the company Zanimos. From Wednesday 6th April to Saturday, 9th April at 2.30pm on the first day and then at 4pm on the other days. Held at the Jardin de Verre. From 3 years. Duration:. 35 minutes
Carnival and Musical entertainment The centre gets the rhythm of carnival with plenty of musical entertainment. Saturday from 3pm. Free access. On Sunday there will be the Carnival parade. The day will show the fifteen coloured floats and musicians starting from the station to the hall. Sunday from 2.30pm to 6pm. Free access.