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AT A GLANCE May 2018

1st May 2018 - 31st May 2018

Around the region May 2018

Throughout May
Esplanade Charles Trenet, Argelès sur Mer
Argeles Nature Photo.
Tuesday 1st
Across the region
Fête du travail and Fête du muguet.
Tuesday 1st 8.30am
Espace Saint Marmet, Saint Estève
Balade pour un copain. 25th annual motorbike and scooter rally with proceeds donated to local neuro-degenerative disease charities. Call 04 68 73 15 26 for more info.
Tuesday 1st 12pm – 6pm
Salle Pons, Saint Cyprien
Charity Dinner Dance. An afternoon of great food and dancing with the local association, Les P’tis Belges et leurs amis. 25€. Call 06 58 64 89 47 for info and reservations.Fr
Friday 4th 9pm
Salle de l’Union, Céret
Zam Wé Quartet. Live jazz concert. 12€. Call 04 68 81 51 52 for info and reservations.
Saturday 5th 9pm
Salle de l’Union, Céret
Saturday 5th – Sunday 6th
Espace Aquasud, Saint Cyprien
Synchronised Swimming Championships. Youth championships organised by Le Cercle des Nageurs de Saint-Cyprien. More info here.
Sunday 6th
Argelès sur Mer
Jardin en Fête.
Sunday 6th 5pm
Cinéma Jaurès, Argelès sur Mer
Musicales d’Argelès.
Tuesday 8th
Across the region
Fête de la Victoire. Celebrations and commemorations for the end of World War Two. Many towns and villages will host some kind of event. Contact your local Office de Tourisme for more info. Check out what’s going on in Canet (Monday and Tuesday) here.
Tuesday 8th 5pm
Eglise St Saturnin, Vernet les Bains
Concert : Philippe Cornier. A guitar concert in homage to some of the greatest Spanish composers (Falla, Albéniz, Rodrigo…). 13€. Call 04 68 05 53 25 for info and reservations.
Tuesday 8th – Wednesday 9th
Centre Plage, Argelès sur Mer
Argelès Paddle Race. 4 stand-up paddle circuits for all ages and abilities. SUP village with equipment, accessories, music and entertainment. Website.
Tuesday 8th – Sunday 13th
Parc des Expositions, Perpignan
Foire Japon.
Tuesday 8th – Sunday 13th
Saint Génis des Fontaines
Go Towards Yourself Contemplative Meditation Course. 
Thursday 10th 9am – 8pm
Espace Méditerranée, Canet en Roussillon
Journée des Antiquaires. Antiques market/jumble sale with live music and other entertainment. Call 04 68 86 72 00 for more info.
Thursday 10th 6pm – 9pm
Place de la République, Saint Cyprien
Les Irréductibles. Every second Thursday of the month, the residents of Saint Cyprien invite you to join them for an evening of great food and music. Expects oysters, fougasse, cold meats, cheeses, wine and much more besides. For more info call 04 68 21 01 33.
Thursday 10th – Friday 11th
Rue Chopin, Ille sur Tet
Chess Festival. Website.
Friday 11th 7pm
Collections de Saint Cyprien
Apéro-Zik. Ease into the weekend with an evening of free music, art and nibbles at the Collections de Saint Cyprien gallery in the village. Call 04 68 56 51 97 for more info.
Saturday 12th 8.30pm
Salle de l’Union, Céret
Polyphonic Concert. Performance from the all male choir, Fiesta. 12€. Call 04 68 81 51 52 for info and reservations.
Saturday 12th – Sunday 13th
Théâtre de la Mer, Canet en Roussillon
L’Effet Mer.
Saturday 12th 5pm & Sunday 13th 3pm
Place Henri Guitard, Céret
Balades de Mickey. This Disney parade will replace the previously-scheduled outdoor circus performances. Saturday 6pm / Sunday 4pm. Call 04 68 87 00 53 for more info.
Saturday 12th – Sunday 13th 10am – 7pm
Salle Pons, Saint Cyprien
Salon du Fait Main. Celebration of handicrafts and all things hand-made. Find great, unique gifts including jewellery, cards, ironwork, lace, ceramics and much more besides. Call 06 61 48 37 74 for more info. Be sure to head over to Salle Génin de Règnes too for a similar set up, with proceeds going to Proj’aide 66.
Saturday 12th – Sunday 13th, Forteresse de Salses Les Historiades.
Sunday 13th 5pm
Eglise Anglicaine, Vernet les Bains
Le quator de P Kuraz. Jazz quartet of piano, double bass, percussion and vocals. 7€. Call 04 68 05 53 25 for info and reservations.
Wednesday 16th, 12pm
Médiathèque, Perpignan
Wednesday 16th 3.30pm
Théâtre de l’Etang, Saint Estève
Chut! On a un plan!
Friday 18th 12.30pm
Théâtre de l’Archipel, Perpignan
Concert Sandwich: Trio guitare, violon & violoncelle.
Friday 18th 8pm
Théâtre de Verdure, Céret
Concert Ecole Musique de Vallespir. Free precussion concert from the Vallespir music college, inspired by Afro-Brazilian music and rhythms. Call 04 68 87 00 53 for more info.
Friday 18th 8.30pm
Casa Musicale, Perpignan
Saturday 19th 7pm
Théâtre de l’Etang, Saint Estève
Soul Jamaïca.
Saturday 19th 5pm
Eglise Anglicaine, Vernet les Bains
Free choral concert. 20 choir singers, under the direction of Olivier Sans, perform a free concert. Call 04 68 05 53 25 for more info.
Saturday 19th 8.30pm
Théâtre de l’Archipel, Perpignan
Concert: Carte Blanche à Pascal Comelade.
Saturday 19th
Across the region
Nuit européenne des musées.
Saturday 19th – Sunday 20th
Parking Côte Vermeilles, Canet en Roussillon
Classic VW Catalan. Classic VW vehicle rally with hundreds of beautiful cars and vans on display. Check out the stalls selling merchandise, goodies and stickers. There will be plenty of entertainment with live concerts and parades throughout the weekend. Call 04 68 86 72 00 for more info.
Sunday 20th
Les Amorioles.
Sunday 20th 9am – 5pm
Refuge les Conques, Prats de Mollo
Fête des salades sauvages. Learn to identify wild salads and how to pick responsibly with this free day workshop. Call 04 68 39 70 83 for info and registration.
Sunday 20th 10am – 2pm
Air du Mas, Canet en Roussillon
Bouteilles à la Mer.
Sunday 20th 11am – 6pm
Argelès sur Mer
Journée Retro Attitude. Vintage cars, pin ups, retro fashion and much more besides. Call 04 68 81 10 15 for more info.
Sunday 20th
12pm – late
Robinson Xuiringuito, Canet en Roussillon
Roots on ze beach.
Sunday 20th 5pm
Eglise Notre Dame del Prat, Argelès sur Mer
Gospel Concert. Vocal Argeles Gospel Singers Ensemble join forces with visiting choir, Happy
Gospel Singers from  Villeneuve-sur-Lot for this free gospel extravaganza. Call 04 68 81 10 15 for more info.
Sunday 20th 5pm
Eglise St Saturnin, Vernet les Bains
Alegria. 25 choir singers from 9 different countries sing in 7 different languages in this impressive, free choral concert. Call 04 68 53 25 for more info.
Sunday 20th 6pm
Eglise, Saint Cyprien
Tutti Canti. Free choral concert. Call 04 68 37 25 02 for more info.
Monday 21st 11am – 1pm / 3pm – 5pm
Espace Méditerranée, Canet en Roussillon
Tuesday 22nd – Friday 25th
Grand Stade les Capellans, Saint Cyprien
French Championships: Hip Hop Dance Battle. See the country’s best hip hop dancers battle for the prestigious title of French champion. The competition will take place each morning (9am) from Wednesday, building up to the finals on Friday. Call 04 68 67 25 96 for more info.
Wednesday 23rd – Sunday 27th
Across the region
Fête de la Nature.
Thursday 24th – Sunday 25th
El Médiator, Perpignan
Fête de fin de saison.
Friday 25th – Sunday 27th
Théâtre de la Mer, Canet en Roussillon
Fise Xperience.
Saturday 26th 6pm
Stade Gilbert Brutus, Perpignan
Catalan Dragons vs. Leeds Rhinos. Website.
Saturday 26th 8.30pm
Théâtre des Aspres, Thuir
Els Dansaires Catalans. The traditional Catalan dancers present the 60th General. 6€. Call 06 38 76 06 22 for info and reservations.
Saturday 26th – Sunday 27th
Fête de la cerise.
Sunday 27th
Château Valmy, Argelès sur Mer
Argelès Triathlon.
Sunday 27th
Le 25e Dionysiade.