AROUND THE REGION – October 2014





Every Friday at 15h30 Palalda Laissez-vous conter Palalda Find out all about the history of this medieval village on the banks of the Tech. Info:
Every Wednesday at 15h30 Amélie-les-Bains Laissez-vous conter Amélie-les-Bains. Find out all about the history of this medieval village on the banks of the Tech. Info:
Wednesday 1st – Sunday 5th Argelès Fêtes de la St Côme et St Damien
Friday 3rd Salle Jean Trescases (below Casino), Amélie-les-Bains Dance evening with «Allez-hop», a fresh young company from Languedoc Roussillon, made up of talented boys and girls between 8 and 25. Hip hop,break dance, acrobatics and a daring and diverse choreography.
Friday 3rd and Sunday 5th Céret Eco-Festival with the theme of buying locally.
Saturday 4th Villeneuve de la Raho WHEELZ  Festival Two wheeler festival with stunts, trial, exhibitions…
More info
Saturday 4th – Sunday 5th Prades Salon Auto Retro with an English theme this year. 06 04 67 66 70
Sunday 5th Castelnou Marché du gout fermier. Local produce market with food, music, donkey rides, face painting…. 
Friday 3rd – Saturday 18th Alenya Les Vendanges d’octobre. Three weekends of expos, shows, concerts, tastings….Full programme:
Saturday 11th at 21h30 salle des fêtes, Sorède Concert – repas “Show on the rock”
Info and reservations 04 68 89 31 17
Saturday 11th Perpignan (places and streets) Autumn antique and bric-a-brac fair
Sunday 12th Métiers d’Art Sant Roch, Céret Journée des Métiers. Arty workshops and demonstrations
Sunday 12th Ermitage Saint Ferréol, Céret Free guitar concert with Joan Carles Martinez playing works by Luiz de Narvaez, Frédéric Mompou, Miquel Llobet and traditional Catalan
Tuesday 7th Chapelle de l’Hôpital Thermal des Armées, Amélie-les-Bains Excerpts of the ’greatest hits’ from well known operas with Chants de Si de La.. Les Contes d’Hoffmann, La Périchole, La Fille de Madame Angot, Hamlet, Griselidis, La Vie Parisienne, Les Cloches de Corneville, Orphée aux enfers. …
Friday 10th
Saint André Fête des vendanges. Evening in the  Cave coopérative with tastings, food…… Info: 04 68 89 04 85.
Saturday 11th – Sunday 12th
Résidence Maëva, Port-Argelès Festival du Livre de la Mer et de la Montagne This celebration of books, poetry and literature is a weekend of exhibitions, photos, documents, lectures….. More info: 04 68 81 10 15
Saturday 11th  – Sunday  12th Espace Méditerranée & gymnase, Amélie Salon De Mineralogie et Paleontologie. Precious stones and fossils
Saturday 11th  – Sunday  12th  Matemale Fête de la Patate
Saturday 11th  – Sunday  12th Banyuls-sur-Mer Fête des Vendanges
Sunday  12th Argelès Les Musicales d’Argelès-sur-Mer
Saturday 11th – Tuesday 14th Amélie-les-Bains Autumn Fair. Vide grenier, bal, fair rides, dance….. 
Sunday 12th Casteil, Salle polyvalente Fête de la Châtaigne. Chestnut Festival. 400 kilos of chestnuts will be roasted, and local chestnut-based products: jams, liqueurs, pies, beer etc will be on sale.
 Tuesday  14th  Prats de Mollo Autumn Fair
 Thursday 16th  Town hall, Amélie Castagnade and Vin Nouveau. Roasted chestnuts with a glass of wine – an autumn treat.
Saturday 18th – Sunday 19th Villemolaque Festa Major. Bal, sardane, giant paella…
Saturday 18th château de Nyer Free concert. Christine BERRAUDsings Edith Piaf
Saturday 18th – 2nd November Museum de Tautavel Autumn Holidays at the Museum of Tautavel  Program
Sunday 19th Olette Autumn Fair
Sunday 19th – 25th Thuir Festival of Amateur Theater    website
Wednesday 22nd Theatre de L’Archipel, Perpignan Concert Rock/Funk/Blues 
Thursday 23rd Presse Papier & Cave, Tresserre Festival “Contes en Campagne” stories of Thuir with wine from Domaine Trilles
Thursday 23rd Chapelle de l’Hopital Thermal des Armées, Amelie Les Bains Recital sacred songs & opera extracts 5pm. 
Friday 24th Cave, Tresserre Festival “Contes en Campagne”stories of Tresserre 
Friday 24th Theatre de L’Archipel, Perpignan Concert French Rock with Les Fatals Picards & Femme Parachute
Friday 24th Salle Jean Trescases, Amelie Les Bains Tea Dance in aid of the telethon (charity) 3pm
Friday 24th Eglise Saint Quentin, Amelie Les Bains Chorale Concert Catalan 3pm
 Saturday 25th  Montferrer Castagnada (grilled chestnuts) accompanied by vin nouveau, music, dancing and a cosy autumn atmosphere..
 Saturday 25th Céret Autumn Fair
Saturday 25th Theatre de L’Etang, Saint-Esteve Aladin 8.30pm, from 3years.
Saturday 25th Casino, Le Boulou Dinner & Comedian evening with meal and comedian Alex Lekouid   Tel: 04 68 83 01 20
Saturday 25th  – Sunday 26th Espace Jean Carrère, Argelès village Salon international de modélisme ferroviaire. Models trains, railways and accessories from all over the world…. a scale model fan’s paradise! More info
Sunday 26th Complexe des Echards, Le Boulou Maratrail Catalan come and discover North Catalunya in this 43km marathan – individual, team or randoneé. Website
Sunday 26th Portail a Roulettes, Salses Concert  Musique des Balkans  Website
Sunday 26th Fuilla Fête de la pomme
Sunday 26th Stade Fondecave, Ceret Rugby Match Céret Sportif vs Millau 3pm
Sunday 26th Salle de l’Union, Ceret Concert in aid of “Le reve de Maeva”
Tuesday 28th 10 h – 12 h and  13h30  17h30 Saint Cyprien, cantine François Desnoyer,  village. Atelier de Citrouilles (pumpkin workshop)  A chance for the children (and why not adults too?) to meet Eric Berto, ‘sculpteur sur légumes’ and learn how to sculpt their Halloween lantern.  More info: Grand Stade les Capellans  04 68 37 32 00
Tuesday 28th Théâtre Jean Piat, Canet PINOCCHIO for chidrenpuppet show
Tuesday 28th at 15h Salle Jean Trescases Music Hall Follies in aid of the telethon. Colourful variety performance with song and dance. 5€
Wednesday 29th Théâtre Jean Piat, Canet Peter and the Wolf for chidren – puppet show
Thursday 30th La Tour de Batere 2nd Day of Voluntary Restoration come along from 9.30am with your gloves, tools & a picnic to help with the restoration of some lovely Catalan heritage.
Friday 31st Domes de Rivsaltes Short Film Festival presented by the handicapped, selection of short films and singing. Tel: 04 68 64 62 22
Friday 31st Theatre de L’Archipel, Perpignan Concert Rock with Hollysiz & Eight Day Weekend
Friday 31st Theatre Jean Piat, Canet Jazz Festival with King Pleasure and the Biscuit Boys
Friday 31st l’Eglise Saint Pierre, Ceret Concert Mozart 8.30pm
Friday 31st at 15h Saint Cyprien, Salle Génin de Règnes Le Bal des Monstres. Ghosts, witches, vampires, zombis and demons. Disco followed by trick or treat in the streets!



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