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Fri 6th Jul to Mon 17th Dec ROCHECHOUART

Exhibitions at the Museum of Contemporary Art

Mathieu Kleyebe Abonnenc, Palace of the Peacock - Exhibition based on the novel of the same name by the Guyanese author Wilson Harris. A dozen pieces specifically produced for the occasion make up a maze-like display installed in the vast top-floor gallery.
Raoul Hausmann, We're not the photographers! - 250 original works drawn from the museum's archive collection plus additional documents and previously unpublished writings by Raoul Hausmann.
Inaugurated in 1985, the Rochechouart Museum of Contemporary Art currently houses a remarkable collection of 300 works by internationally renowned artists. Since its beginnings, the museum has thrived on the originality of showing contemporary art in a protected historic monument.
Open every day except Tuesdays from 10h-12h30 & 13h30-18h. Entrance: €4.60 (free for Under 18s).

Fri 12th Oct to Sat 3rd Nov

Jazz à La Sout

Jazz Festival with events organised all over the Creuse.
Visit www.jazz.lasout.com to find events near you.

Fri 26th to Sun 28th Oct FELLETIN

Journées nationales de la laine

"Days of Wool" celebrating Felletin's long heritage of wool.
Salon des Créateurs with workshops & over 140 exhibitors. Fri 14h-19h; Sat 10h-19h; Sun 10h-18h. Pôle sportif. Free entry.
For more information contact the Felletin tourist office or visit journeesdelalaine.wix.com/felletin

Sat 27th to Sun 28th Oct BUSSIÈRE-GALANT

Halloween at Elephant Haven

Halloween weekend in aid of Elephant Haven European Elephant Sanctuary. Stands, music, cakes, soup...
10h-17h.
5 Rétabout, St-Nicolas-Courbefy, 87230 Bussière-Galant.
For more information visit www.elephanthaven.org

Thu 1st to Sat 3rd Nov LA SOUTERRAINE

Castaways November Show

“Give a Little Love” is a one-act comedy drama by Alan Stockdill. It features the reunion of four old school friends meeting again, after some thirty years, at a Bay City Rollers Tribute Concert. As with all reunions, the memories of happy moments and sad ones are told, together with their hopes of what might have been. Each character tells a story with a particular and personal meaning for her and which must be linked to a Bay City Rollers song. As Debbie puts it: “You’ve got a gaping thirty-year hole to fill in.” And Karen replies with: “A hole big enough to put both feet in.”

“Give a Little Love” forms the first part of our show “The Long and the Short of It”. The second part is full comedy, with a series of monologues, in the style of Stanley Holloway and Joyce Grenfell, and sketches in the style of a fifteen minute play: “Day Trip” - the aftermath of a “booze cruise”- and one in the style Monty Python/Spitting Image: “The Godmother à la grecque” - an hilarious insight into the household of Hera, Queen of the Gods. The rebellious cast does not give aid to the long-suffering announcer!

Performances are on Thursday 1st and Friday 2nd November at 19:30 and Saturday 3rd. November at 14:30. The theatre is in the Ancienne Mairie, rue Dr Parrain, 23300 La Souterraine.

Please visit www.castawaysdrama.org for further information and to book tickets. Only 10 euros.

Sun 4th Nov BOUSSAC

5th edition: Puces des Couturières

The Créations de fées association of Boussac is organising the fifth edition of the Puces des Couturières on Sunday 4th November in the salle polyvalente in Boussac - avenue d'Auvergne from 9h-18h.
There will be 40 stalls (professionals and non-professionals) from all over France who will be selling all sorts of secondhand goods: wool, fabric, haberdashery, magazines, buttons, old linen, lace.....
There will be a sandwich and drinks stall and a tea corner with French and British home-made cakes.
For more information contact Carine on 06 09 39 10 46 or Cécile (English speaking) on 06 84 20 42 29.

Thu 15th Nov to Mon 24th Dec BOUSSAC

Boutique de Noël

For beautiful unique handmade Christmas gifts come and visit us at our Christmas Pop-Up shop in Boussac, just off the market square. The creations of 11 artisans will make your Christmas shopping easier.
10 ave Pierre Leroux. Tuesday to Saturday from 9.30 am to 7 pm (closed lunchtime) and open Sunday mornings 9.30 am to 1 pm.

Sat 17th Nov to Sat 29th Dec LA CHÂTRE

Boutique de Noël

A dozen artists and artisans have beautiful handcrafted works for sale. You’ll find lots of unique Christmas gift ideas as well as handmade decorations.
Open Wednesdays to Saturdays... and open some Sundays nearer to Christmas. For full details and opening hours please visit our Facebook page www.facebook.com/boutiquefmr or our website www.boutique-fmr.com.

Sat 24th Nov BOUSSAC

Soirée Rock n' Beaujolais

After our hugely successful Rock n' Fish and Chips event in May this year AIPB (Amitiés Internationales du Pays de Boussac) have teamed up with the Lions Club de Boussac to organise an evening of music, food and wine: "Rock n' Beaujolais".

PressPlay, a favourite group in our area, will be playing throughout the evening. Charcuterie, fromage and wine is available all for only €12 per person in the salle polyvalente de Boussac 23600, starting from 8 pm.

Reservations essential so please contact Pascale on 06 25 25 37 02 before 18th November. For more information visit www.aipbboussac.org or our Facebook page: Amitiés Internationales du Pays de Boussac.

All proceeds will go to the Téléthon.

Sun 25th Nov

Christmas Fayre

At the barn of Tina and Jane at 5 La Trigalle, 87360 Lussac-les-Eglises from 2 pm until 5 pm.
Lots of goodies, ideas for presents and cards for Xmas. Mince pies with mulled wine.
Please come along to support our charities Twilight Old Dogs, Noahs Ark and Cancer Support Haute-Vienne.
If you require a table or wish to donate a raffle or tombola prize please contact Tina on 05 55 60 69 23.