Category Archives: Arts

Angie Palmer….Barrou…..next Friday


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Marcel Marceau ~ une vie extraordinaire


Marcel Marceau’s extraordinary talent for pantomime entertained audiences around the world for over sixty years but did you know that it also saved hundreds of Jewish children during the Holocaust. Born to a Jewish family in Strasbourg, France in 1923, … Continue reading

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Live music at Le Chatelier ~ August 2015


Sandra and I attended the last two concerts at our local Chateau ~ and a fine time was had both times. On the evening of August 12 there’s a further chance to listen to some great music from the wind … Continue reading

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Les “Tambours tourangeaux” ~ playing in Descartes this Sunday!


Les “Tambours tourangeaux” will be playing in Descartes market on Sunday, 26th July from 10am to 12noon and then, from 3pm, starting from the Descartes Museum they will be leading a guided tour in the footsteps of René Descartes through … Continue reading

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Yet more summer activities at Ethni’Cité, village troglodyte


Hi all, Here are details of children’s summer afternoon activities at Ethni’Cité, Saint Rémy-sur-Creuse plus the artisan weekend in August where yours truly will be singing on the Saturday evening.

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Spring Programme ‘Le Petit Theatre de Balcons’


Here’s the Spring Programme for the marvellous ‘Le Petit Theatre de Balcons’ at Férrier Larçon in the South Touraine. Do support this local venue…it’s a delight! Contact Patrice Arnould 02 47 59 10 97  or petittheatredesbalcons@gmail.com         … Continue reading

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James McNeill Whistler in the Touraine and yet more Museums go viral


Hi,  one  post that gets the most hits on my blog is the link to the World’s Art Museums who have started to digitalise their collections (click here to see previous post).  Well I’ve just re-visited the site and discovered … Continue reading

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