What’s Happening in Nantes

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 Univerciné Britannique 2018 – 2019

Day 10: The Festival Univerciné Britannique 2018 – 2019

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...
Day 7: The Advent Calendar at the Castle

Day 7: The Advent Calendar at the Castle

So I’ve not made it in to see the advent calendar at the castle just yet I’m afraid to say. Life, work, and the weather have gotten in the way. However if you’d like to see something a little bit different every day then why not visit the castle?...
Day 5:  Les Flâneries de Noël

Day 5: Les Flâneries de Noël

This should really by my post for Friday but I’m giving you some advance warning as it starts this Friday. Les Flâneries de Noël is on this weekend. It starts on Friday and runs through to  Sunday. What is it ? It’s an artists / creators market....
What’s on this weekend?

What’s on this weekend?

A manga expo? A James Turrell expo? Vikings? LVAN? .. lots to do if you’re around Nantes this weekend and at worst you can always follow the green line around the city and have a nice meal (You knew I’ve have to include food in the post right?) As always...
Nantes Loves Cricket

Nantes Loves Cricket

I’m finding myself without much time to blog at the moment. We did however make it to the Cricket yesterday in the Parc du Grand Blottereau. Cricket you say? Yep I’m finding out more and more about Nantes all the time. There’s a male team and a...
Passion Japan 2018

Passion Japan 2018

It’s Friday so if you’re looking for what’s on in and around Nantes this weekend why not check out nantes.fr/sorties For me the highlight is Passion Japon and I know Charlotte is going to love it too 🙂 I think we’re set for some rather nice...
The 1st of May Farmers Market

The 1st of May Farmers Market

If you’re looking for something a little different to do this May 1st Bank Holiday Tuesday then why not take a trip to the farm (La Ferme de la Pannetière). One issue if you’re trying to take public transport is that the TAN won’t be running (At...
The Carnaval de Nuit is tonight

The Carnaval de Nuit is tonight

If you’re looking for something to do tonight you can’t go far wrong with the Carnaval de Nuit. It has previously been postponed due to protests. Tonight it still looks like it’s going ahead though it looks like the students will be out protesting...