Archive for the ‘Special events in Brittany’ Category

14th July

You may know it as Bastille Day as it is referred to around the world, but in France it is known as La ‘Fête Nationale’ and here in Brittany, I never hear anyone called it anything other than  ‘le quatorze juillet’.  It commemorates the storming of the Bastille fortress-prison during the French Revolution and the […]

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Fetes des Boudins de Tante Thurine

I have no idea who aunt Thurin was but she obviously made a great pudding! This is an annual event held on the last Sunday in July in village of Le Roc St Andre. Organised at the local sports ground, by the local sports club “the Squirrels”. It usually ‘kicks off’ with a parade which […]

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Sérent Terrasses Musicales

These concerts and musical events take place at various locations in Sérent every Saturday evening in July and August. They are organised by the local business community to help improve business in the town and to provide events for the locals and holiday makers. Each business hosts an event. The music, events and locations vary. […]

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23rd British Film Festival at Dinard 3rd – 7th October 2012

Since 1990 the Dinard British Film Festival and British film production have experienced a similar progression. While the number of films produced in the United Kingdom doubled during this period, the Festival has seen its reputation and attendance growing. The Dinard event has become – through extensive media coverage – a an important gateway for […]

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Le Pays de Conomor – The Abbey of Bon Repos Le Son et Lumiere de Bretagne : 3rd, 4th, 8th, 9th &10th August

As night falls on a few nights in summer, the Abbey of Bon Repos is transformed into an open air theatre for a magical spectacle tracing the history of Central Brittany. To tell the stories of the great events of this area, we have chosen certain paths to follow. The covered walkways of Liscuis, the […]

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Le Printemps des Sonneurs May 2012

May 19th in Brest!  It’s never really springtime until Le Printemps des Sonneurs has sounded in Brest’s centre-ville! This traditional celebration of Celtic music fills the air with folk melodies by Breton groups including Kevrenn Sant-Mark. For more information, visit the Brest website

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