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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 - 250 original works drawn from the museum's archive collection plus additional documents and previously unpublished writings by Raoul Hausmann.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).

Sat 22nd Sep CAMPSEGRET - DORDOGNE

The Autumn Phoenix Book Fair

...will again be held in Campsegret (24140) with over 20,000 English and French fiction and non-fiction books (all sorted alphabetically or by category and in excellent/good condition), CDs and DVDs and other wonderful items on sale (Christmas cards, bric-a-brac and winter plant sale) from one euro and up!

So come and stock up on your winter reading/listening, and presents and cards for the family and friends! The famous Catering Ladies will spoil you with a wonderful offer of home-made savouries and sweets. Come for the day and bring the family with you! And who knows, you might meet your next furry friend for life!

All the proceeds from the Book Fair will go to the Phoenix Association to continue their work in saving, caring for and rehoming abandoned, abused and unwanted animals.

The doors will open at 9.30 am (9 am for people with limited mobility) and close at 3 pm. Entrance and parking are free. Donations of books, cakes, CDs, DVDs, unwanted gifts for the bric-a-brac, unused animal items, etc. are very welcome on the day!!

For further information go to www.phoenixasso.com

Sat 29th to Sun 30th Sep SAINT-JUNIEN

Bridge Festival

The 9th edition of the Saint-Junien Bridge festival takes place at the “Halle aux grains”, starting at 2:15 pm.
Open per pair in 2 sessions. Participation at only one session possible.
Buffet and presents for all participants.
To sign up email bc.saintjunien@orange.fr or SMS 06 30 20 45 13 (before 28th September).

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

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.