Polychromies de Notre-Dame, Poitiers (free light show)
If you are in Poitiers, why not stay for the free light show every evening which takes place on the facade of the Notre-Dame-la-Grande church, Place Charles de Gaulle.
From 1 July to 30 September, the show commences at 10:30pm, and from 1 to 16 September, at 9:30pm.
From 7th January, 2020 To 30th September, 2020Tourisme Vienne
Cognac Blues Passions
Not just blues, but a variety of musicians performing at various locations in and around Cognac, plus associated events showcasing Charente food and drink.
Aside from the (charged for) evening concerts, there are lots of free street performances and other activities during the daytime.
From 1st July, 2020 To 5th July, 2020Cognac Blues Passions
Francofolies, la Rochelle
Francofolies takes place in various locations around the old port of La Rochelle and offers a showcase of contemporary French music.
From 10th July, 2020 To 14th July, 2020Francofolies de la Rochelle
Rallye de Saintonge - car rally
Follow the cars in the countryside around Saintes.
2020 details are not yet available.
From 17th July, 2020 To 19th July, 2020Rallye de Saintonge
la Fete du Cognac
Organised by local cognac producers, this festival down at the old quay celebrates the famous drink of the region – down it straight or specially made cocktails and shooters. Also there for the tasting is pineau, the local aperitif, plus other specialities of the region such as oysters, snails and melons. Each night there are two concerts, one at 9pm, the other at 11pm, usually involving french artists (see http://www.lafeteducognac.fr/concerts.html). Morcheeba has been booked to headline on the Saturday night.
From 23rd July, 2020 To 25th July, 2020la Fete du Cognac
A Violin in the Sand, in and around Royan
Imagine sitting on a sandy beach beneath a star-studded sky and listening to the most beautiful classical music… with your own champagne picnic – of course!
To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the 'un Violin sur le Sable' concert series in 2012, a new 'fringe' event, 'un Violin sur la Ville' was created. The 'Ville' concerts now take place alongside the 'Sable' events, with locations in and around Royan, la Palmyre, Mornac sur Sudre and other nearly locations.
From 25th July, 2020 To 31st July, 2020Violins in the Sand