Mayenne : Weekend of Pentecost – Reinforced Controls on Roads

Police and Gendarmes will conduct numerous checks on the roads, on Sunday and Monday. The Prefect of Mayenne appealed for vigilance and prudence, during the weekend of Pentecost as it was announced that over this period, the Gendarmes will be conducting numerous checks on vehicles throughout the Mayenne department. Many checks were conducted on Saturday, …

Roller Skating in Pornichet

Each Pentecost Sunday since 1998, the town of Pornichet closes its beachfront and opens it for roller skating. The Pornichet  Roller on Pentecost Sunday, has become one of the unmissable events of spring to all generations.  Children, parents and even grandparents like to get together for the occasion and share a moment of sporting pleasure …

Art Exhibition

  Just noticed this poster for an art exhibition in Saint Vincent des Landes (44) at the end of the month on the 31 May. It is being held in the Salle municipal, and is open between 10am till 6pm.

Chateaubriant – Spring Fair

This weekend is the spring fair in the town of Chateaubriant (44) and will be throughout the centre of town, over Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th May. This year, the Spring fair coincides with the European Camping show that is taking place at the site of the Foire de Bere, so the town should be …

Nantes : Brocante over the next Three Days

Exhibitors are already installed in Place Viarme. Starting tomorrow, they will unpack their objects of yesteryear. Attention, it is difficult to park in the neighbourhood! If you have a passion for rare objects, vintage objects or antiques, then the big three day Brocante in Nantes over the next three days could be for you. From tomorrow …

Chateaubriant 8th May – V.E. Day – Programme

 To mark the 70th anniversary of V.E. Day and the capitulation of Nazi Germany, commemorative events are planned in Chateaubriant Friday, 8 May 2015. For the first time, the V.E. Day ceremony is being organized by the ‘Associations des Anciens Combattants’ and ‘Patriotiques de Châteaubriant Association’, with the help of the Technical Services department of …

Nantes will be Velo City to Celebrate Cycling early June

A series of events, including a parade in the city centre, is scheduled from 3rd to 7th June to celebrate Nantes being Velo-city … After Vienna (Austria) in 2013 and Adelaide (Australia) in 2014, Nantes will, this year, in 2015, be called Velo city, and will host a global conference dedicated to cycling. The conference will …