AROUND THE REGION – August 2011

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18th June to 30th August Céret Guided visit of the old town “Les secrets du Vieux Céret” every day, Mon to Fri at 10h30 (Sat by reservation) and Tues and Thurs at 16h30 (tarif: 5€)
July and August
Belesta Children’s workshops designed for 6 – 12 year olds, for 2.50 euros, pottery, weaving, jewellery making and stone engraving will be taught. More info: 04 68 84 55 55. Also guided cave visits
Every Tuesday Perpignan Cluedo en famille. Information : + 33 (0)4 68 66 30 30.
Every Friday (and Aug) Perpignan Guided tour. Perpignan in English. Our professional guide shows you the greatest monuments and tells you about the main events of Perpignan la Catalane. Information: + 33 (0)4 68 66 30 30.
Every Thursday at 17h Perpignan Treasure hunt – fun way to discover Perpignan for both young and old Information : + 33 (0)4 68 66 30 30.
Every Thursday at 18h30 Saint Cyprien, botanical gardens in Les Capellans Storytime – « Une histoire au Jardin des Plantes » Story for children and adults in the fabulous setting of this beautiful garden. FREE More info: Office de Tourisme Tél. 04 68 21 01 33
(great way to improve your French listening skills)
Every Saturday 20h midnight Canet port Night market
Every Tuesday eve Céret evening market “Les Vespéralles”
Every Wednesday evening  Argelès Free live entertainment on the port + firework display
Until Tuesday 2nd Mosset  Opera: ‘Didon au gré des flots’
 Until Saturday 13th
Around Prades Pablo Casals Festival
Until Thursday 18th Perpignan Les Jeudis de Perpignan
Wednesday 1st (and several other dates throughout the month) Prats de Mollo, Fort Lagarde « Une Forteresse, des cavaliers…….. » 11h00 – 12h00 Changing of the guard 15h30  – 17h00    Spectacle équestre
04 68 39 70 83
Tuesday 2nd Vernet-les-Bains Foire aux miels (honey festival)
Tuesday 2nd – Sunday 7th Amélie-les-Bains International Dance Festival
Wednesday 3rd Argelès-sur-Mer Mercredis de Port Argelès
« Fête du Port »
Gipsy latino band, bal, firework dsiplay at 23h – parking des pêcheurs on the port
Friday 5th Sorède Flamenco festival (followed by free Blues Festival on Friday 12th FREE)
Friday 5th from 19h to 20h30 Bull ring, Céret Soirée Espagnole with group  “El Sol de Espana” and Flamenco dancer
Paola Maureso.  O4 68 87 00 53
Saturday 6th at 21h00 Vernet, 

Place de la République
Catalan music conert with Llamp Te Frigui
Saturday 6th at 21h30 Prades, Place de la République Concert « Irish Coffee Grup » Traditional Irish music   0627858757

 

Saturday 6th from 19h
 Saint André, théâtre de verdure Bodegas de Saint André – bodegas, entertainment and bal. More info: Tel. 04 68 89 04 85
Sunday 7th at 17h
Banyuls-sur-Mer Patrouille Acrobatique de France (PAF). French Aerobatics Display over the port of Banyuls (Red Arrows style) followed by fireworks and ‘sosie’ evening on the beach (sosie – famous singer impersonators)
Sunday 7th Collioure Medieval show at Fort Saint Elme
Sunday 7th Le Barcarès, Jardins du Lydia 44th birthday of the Lydia. SON et LUMIERES as the history of Le Barcarès is told from its beginnings…..Grand musical firework display
Sunday 7th Mont Louis Summer fair
Sunday 7th Vernet Canigou race
Tuesday 9th at 22h Collioure port Kanele – free flamenco on the port
Tuesday 9th at  21h30 Le Barcares ( Pl de la République) Trait Union in concert
Tuesday 9th at  21h30 Saint Cyprien, Grand Stade Les Capellans Open air cinema: « Harry Potter 7 partie 2 »
 Wednesday 10th Sorède Summer fair
Wednesday 10th Argelès-sur-Mer Mar y Monts.(sea and mountain in Catalan)  Bicycle and  VTT ride open to all. Registration   2,50€ to 4,50€ . Free for U18s. More info
 Thursday 11that 20h30
 Bolquère Free concert with  Al Chemist . More info:  04 68 30 12 42
 Thursday 11th at 18h30
Thuir Nuits d’Aout. Evening ‘Tangos y tangeros’ with Violeta DUARTE et les TANGUEROS. Workshops and introduction to the  tango followed by show “Tangos y potingues”
Friday 12th  Saint Cyprien  Castelleres de Baho – human pyramids
Friday 12th – Saturday 13th
17h and 22h
Banyuls-sur-Mer, place Paul Reig. Grand Sardanes festival. Festival de la sardane followed by concert with cobla Salvatana. Dance, music, theatre, BBQ………
Friday 12th from 19h Port Vendres centre culturel (Place Castellane). Evening in support of Haiti. All you can eat Haïtien meal, Caribean cocktails, dancing, raffle….. (20 euros (10 euros for U12s)
Reservations : 06 74 25 65 02 or 06 71 36 74 95
Friday 12th Castelnou Medieval street entertainment, combat and fire. More info: 04 68 53 45 72
Sunday 14th at 12h Campôme, Espace Castellane 

 

Cargolade – snails for lunch!

Sunday 14th – Thursday 18th Collioure Festival of St. Vincent
Monday 15th National Assomption. Fireworks, bals, music…
Monday 15th
Prats-de-Mollo Summer festival with cobla  Baix d’Emporda.  Contrepas, bal with live music from Payoss (free)
 Monday 15th at 21h30 Argeles-sur-Mer, beach Les stars des Années 80 with Lucky Dance Party, François Feldman, Desireless, Thierry Pastor,  Jean Pierre Mader, Début de soirée, Emile and Images. FREE
Thursday 18th at 21h Molitg, Grand Hotel Free concert with Ely Buxeda
Thursday 18th at 21h Argelès, Aire des Festivités, beach FREE
For children 4 – 12
‘Le royaume enchanté. Mathilda, young princess, meets Timothée the squirrel who offers her  3 magic nuts…
Friday 19th at 21h Casa Carrère, Bages Free concert with Agram, traditional Catalan music www.bages66.fr
Saturday 20th at 22h Banyuls-sur-Mer Grand firework disiplay over the bay
Sunday 21st at 22h Collioure port Les Creatles – 60s concert (FREE)
Monday 22nd St Cyprien
11h – 13h – beach near Waikiki Beach Club
18h30 – 20h – Place Rodin, Place Maillol
22h – 23h – Place de Marbre, Le Bateau ivre
Free concert
‘Mariachis’ Viva Mexico !  Latino warmth
Monday 22nd St Cyprien
11h – 13h –   beach,  Place Maillol
18h30 – 20h – Grand Stade Les Capellans, (Jardin des Plantes)
22h – 23h –  Joa Casino
Free concert
‘Tom Sawyer & Co’.
jazz and blues from New Orleans of the 30s.
 Monday 22nd – Saturday 27th  Rivesaltes Festival Flamenco Exhibitions, shows, workshops, music and dance based around flamenco
Tuesday 23rd Saint Cyprien, botanical gardens in Les Capellans Jeux de pistes – educational, fun games for children
Wednesday 24th Saint Cyprien
11h – 13h – Beach at the  Maison des Associations, Place Maillol
18h30 – 20h – Bar le Bilbo, Joa Casino
22h – 23h – Port
Les Pass’Partout –  mambos, chachas, sambas, rythm’ and’ blues,  rock,  funk…
Wednesday 24th 11h – 13h – beach St Cyp Beach Sports  la Casita
18h30 – 20h – Office du Tourisme, Place Maillol
22h – 23h – Port
Le Royal Jazz Band –  jazz from New Orleans, from Amstrong to Bechet
Thursday 25th at 21H Cosprons, Port Vendres concert  “Chants mêlés d’orient et d’Occident”. Guitar and vocals
with Frédéric Tavernier-Vellas, Ümit Ceyhan-Diwan, Jivelà Bellsolà, Michel Maldonado and Pedro Soler.
Tarif : 10 euros More info: Rens. 06 15 99 81 47  
Thursday 25th
21H- 22H15 and 21H –  22H
Cour de l’Ermitage, Font Romeu Il était une fois Font Romeu
Live historical show tracing events which have marked the destiny of Font Romeu (1880-1930).
Friday 26th at 21h Esplanade des comtes de Cerdagne. Font Romeu Free tribute concert to Phil Collins
Saturday 27th Céret Tok Trad-  Irish and folk music
Saturday 27th Perpignan First day of Visa photojournalism festival
Saturday 27th Canet village Medieval festival
 Sunday 28th  Prats-de-Mollo Festa dels Bolets – mushroom festival
09h30 Walk to identify mushrooms
12h30 REPAS TERROIR ( 06 72 70 40 69) or picnic
15h30 Lecture on muchrooms
 Tuesday 30th at 21h30 Argelès beach,  esplanade Charles Trenet Flamenco concert with Kanele.
     
   

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