Tuesday 20 March at 15h00 the new Médiathèque “Antonio Machado” will open its doors to the public.
Did you know that Rudyard Kipling wrote a short story during one of his stays in Vernet-les-Bains in 1911? ‘Why does it snow in Vernet’ pokes fun at the English habit of talking about the weather.
Pull up a basket, snuggle down into your cushion, grab a box of tissues – and read the heart warming/heart breaking story of the retired English teacher and his psychologist wife who have opened up the doors of their Dordogne home to thirty old, sick or disabled dogs.
The Spring exhibition at the Musée d’art moderne de Ceret is dedicated to the intriguing works of Joan Ponç, a Catalan artist whose paintings resemble both the distortions of Dali and the fantasy of Miro. And then there is the devil.
2018 is set to be one heck of a year at the Musée d’art moderne in Céret with two fabulous exhibitions dedicated to Catalan surrealist legend, Joan Ponç, and contemporary Frano-Moroccan abstract artist, Najia Mehadji
“Les Nanas”, an exhibition by Jacques Capdeville at the Musée d’Art Moderne de Collioure, is 100% female.
During the Retirada, Spanish Republicans fleeing the Franco regime poured over the border into the P-O. But it wasn’t just people, many important pieces of artwork joined the exodus.
A new book of English poetry has just been published by H.M. Hargreaves, 50 poems titled “If I but Knew…” reflecting various life experiences, from gently walking on Cromer beach to finding yourself in an untenable situation.
The shameful camps, over crowded, in-humane, crammed to overflowing with desperate Republicans escaping Franco’s Spain seem an unlikely place for art to flourish. But artists were there as can be seen in the Museum in La Jonquera. And they did not go un-noticed in Perpignan either.
with Gill Williams English folk customs included the fun of Shrove Tuesday, with pancakes and pancake races, where people had a last blow-out before the hardest part of winter, when food supplies were falling short…