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First Sunday of 2020 and the Museums are Free

First Sunday of 2020 and the Museums are Free

Well as per the title it’s the first Sunday of the month and yes that means that the museums are free. New Year / New Resolutions get out and do more? 🙂 https://www.nantes-tourisme.com/en/museums-nantes Which museums are included? Château des Ducs de Bretagne...
The Castle Advent Calendar 2019

The Castle Advent Calendar 2019

Have you visited the Castle yet to see the advent Calendar? Between work/protests/kids/life in general, I’ve not managed to make it in but I did this morning Pour sa quatrième édition le calendrier de l’Avent va, à nouveau, se déployer tout au long du mois de...
Kurious Christmas Drinks!

Kurious Christmas Drinks!

Fancy a glass of mulled wine and a chat in English? Well, Kurious is meeting up tomorrow evening (Wednesday 18th December 2019) at 6 pm just outside Fnac at the Christmas Market for DRINKIES! FNAC / Place du Commerce, BP 63215, 44032 Nantes, France I must admit vin...
Carols in English in Nantes

Carols in English in Nantes

This is becoming a bit of a tradition for us and hopefully, tomorrow will be no different. Not sure if there are any protests scheduled for the city centre just yet hopefully not for the sake of the shop keepers. That’s right it’s the Christmas Carols time...
Les Flâneries de Noël 2019 Trentemoult

Les Flâneries de Noël 2019 Trentemoult

Les Flâneries de Noël is on this weekend (17h – 20h Friday / 11h – 20h Saturday / 11h – 18h Sunday) in Trentemoult. What is it? Les Flâneries de Trentemoult ce sont 36 lieux, regroupant plus de cinquante exposants à découvrir au gré des ruelles...
Hellfest 3 days passes on sale Wednesday the 9th October 2019

Hellfest 3 days passes on sale Wednesday the 9th October 2019

I still haven’t made it to Hellfest! I keep on saying one year I’ll go but I just never get around to it. That said I know lots of people who’ll be trying to get their hands on three day passes. They go on sale on Wednesday 9th of October at midday!...
La Folie des Plantes 2019

La Folie des Plantes 2019

Late notice but I’ve been busy this week … it’s the Folie des Plantes this weekend. What is it? For those new to Nantes it’s 2 days of plants plants plants! Things for the kids to do. Things for the adults to do. Buy plants / talk / pick up...
First of May on the farm (à la ferme de la Pannetière)

First of May on the farm (à la ferme de la Pannetière)

Once again if you’re looking for a nice day out this 1st of May .. you could do worse than spend part of it on the farm. Only problem if you’re taking public transport is … there probably won’t be any. Want a little taste of what it was like...
Festival Cinema Espagnol Nantes 2019

Festival Cinema Espagnol Nantes 2019

I always knew I’d have famous people on my blog one day! Yes I’ve got Javier Bardem on the blog. No … I’ve got nothing to do with him but I’ve got him on the blog all the same 😀 I picked up the brochure for this about 2 weeks ago and...
La Grande Braderie de Nantes 2019

La Grande Braderie de Nantes 2019

Every year The city of Nantes organises La Grande Braderie with around 800 vendors selling their goods at bargain prices to make room for the spring / summer stock. With reductions of between 30 and 70% on old stock .. it might be worth your while taking a look....
Le Printemps Du Cinema

Le Printemps Du Cinema

It’s the Printemps du Cinema .. the what now? Spring at the cinema and as such It’s an excuse to get to the cinema cheaply for just 4€ a ticket. I believe that most cinemas that are part of La Fédération Nationale des Cinémas Français are taking part....
Carnaval de Nantes Workshop Open Day 2019

Carnaval de Nantes Workshop Open Day 2019

The open day at the carnival workshop is this weekend. You can find the workshop at Ateliers Maurice Parois, 188 Route de St Luce à Nantes.  How do I get there? well if you’re taking the tram take the line one towards Ranzay or Beaujoire and get off at the...
Day 18: The light show at the cathedral

Day 18: The light show at the cathedral

From Thursday the 20th until the 28th of December 2018 the Cathedral will be lit up by a 15 minute light show each evening (Except for the 24th) From 19:30 until 21:30 running every half hour (19:30 20:00 20:30 21:00 21:30)  À la cathédrale : une projection son et...
Day 16: A movie for the kids

Day 16: A movie for the kids

I posted up about the The Festival Univercine Britannique the other day and this post is more of the same. However it’s for the kids this time! Remember it’s free public transport as well so what have you got to lose? 🙂 When was the last time you were...
Day 11: Noël au Château – Nocturne

Day 11: Noël au Château – Nocturne

Feel like doing something different with the kids? 🙂 Well this Saturday the 15th of December you can at the Castle from 4pm until 8pm you can get into the Christmas spirit at the castle. Places are limited with last entrance at 19:15 so I’m guessing it’ll...
Day 10: The Festival Univercin̩ Britannique 2018 Р2019

Day 10: The Festival Univercin̩ Britannique 2018 Р2019

Day 10 already the time does fly and I managed to not get around to posting day 8 and 9 of my 24 days of posts. For this post however my wife had a small hand in it, as the students in one of her classes made the subtitles of one of the films 🙂 Not to mention...