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Mon 18th to Sun 24th Nov

Tous au resto

11th edition of this gastronomic event in Limousin during which participating restaurants offer a "buy one get one free" special menu highlighting regional produce.
A unique opportunity to discover and rediscover the restaurants local to you!
Visit for more information. Reservation necessary.

Mon 18th Nov to Sun 1st Dec MAGNAC-LAVAL

Pop-up Christmas Shop

Inspirations Art and Craft Group will be opening our pop-up Xmas shop again this year at L'Escapade in Magnac-Laval.
Open every day from 10 am to 2 pm.
Lots of beautiful and unique handmade gift ideas on sale at very competitive prices. Something for everyone!
Pop in and see us soon.


Marché de Noël

Organised by the association "Canailles et Canailloux" - proceeds to the Ecole de Bussière-Dunoise.
9h-18h in the salle des fêtes and throughout the village.
We will have a rock ’n roll Christmas market this year with fun for the whole family!
Live music performances: Derek Hall, Lucy and Jon, and My Generation.
In addition to crêpes (sweet and savoury), there will be pizza and candy floss.
Lots of activities for the kids: stories, arts and crafts, puppet theatre.
Art deco competition (advance registration required).
For additional info, please contact:

Sat 7th to Sun 8th Dec SAINTE-FEYRE

Marché de Noël - Parc Animalier Les Loups de Chabrières

Christmas market at the wolf park. Come and do a spot of Christmas shopping: crafts, games & toys, books, regional produce... Entertainment for the children. Free entry to the park. From 10h.
Contact: Tel 05 55 81 23 23 -

Sun 8th Dec DARNAC

La Souterraine Writers: New book launch

10 am to 4 pm at the Broken Drum Bar, 8 place Saint-Jean, Darnac (87320). Tel 09 66 80 32 41.

‘The House’ is an anthology of 14 short stories, by five local authors, set in the same imaginary stately home over several centuries. Writers will be in attendance and copies of the book will be available.
The book is also available for purchase on the Amazon website as an e-book or paperback. (Search on Amazon for … ‘The House: La Souterraine Writers’)


Concert Ensemble

Two Limousin choirs, the Amis Chanteurs de St Amand and the Choeur St Léonard are joining vocal forces to create an exciting concert this Christmas time. The concert will take place at the church in Sauviat-sur-Vige (87400) at 5 pm on Sunday 8th December.

The programme, both traditional and modern, is wide-ranging and includes many songs for Christmas. Both choirs will sing independently but will then come together to perform three Christmas songs at the end of the concert.
Entry to the concert is free but profit from a collection will go to the national collection for the Téléthon.
So please come along and support this unusual and exciting musical event; you will be most welcome.

Fri 13th Dec BOUSSAC

Chants de Noël (Christmas Carol Service)

Église Sainte-Anne. The service commences at 19h30 but please arrive early to get a seat!

Carols and readings in French and English. Pianist: Sylvain Bouard. Scottish piper: Alan Nicoll.

The service will be followed by festive refreshments at la maison paroissiale. Come and start your Christmas celebrations with us.

Organised by Amitiés Internationales du Pays de Boussac.


European Christmas Market

Organised by the Association Rencontres Franco-Britanniques and held at the Hall Rouchon-Mazerat in Bourganeuf from 8.30 am till 5.00 pm. Entry is free.
Our very popular, traditional FULL ENGLISH BREAKFAST will once again be on sale from 8:30 till 11:30. As usual, it is being prepared by Sophie Hicks using fresh, traditional produce, including her own home-made sausages and, of course, there will be tea, coffee, and toast with locally made jam and marmalade. Cost: €7.50. Please reserve via:
There will be a wide range of market stalls – foodstuffs, international award winning artisan gin (distillerie artisanale of St-Sulpice-Laurière), silk-screen prints, jewellery, cards, sculptures, garden furniture and objects, clothing, toys, French and English foods... the list is long!! All at a range of prices for those large or small Christmas gifts.
At lunchtime, curry will be available from Mandyscurry2go and Sophie Hicks will be selling her own, popular, home-made dishes. There will also be Spanish tapas, and Turkish delicacies. All this can be accompanied by a range of drinks from a number of stalls.
The Franco-Britannique Association will be providing tea and coffee all day and, in the afternoon, traditional mince pies and mulled wine will be on sale.
There will be entertainment throughout the day: magician Andrew Wrigh and Les Amis Chanteurs de St-Amand will be performing a Christmas concert at 3.00 pm. A collection will be made in aid of the Téléthon.
So please come along; there will be a lot to see, taste and enjoy!

Sun 15th Dec GUÉRET

Carol Service in English

Come along to our Christmas Carol Service at 3 pm. (This service is in lieu of our usual second Sunday service.)
Église Évangélique de Guéret, 9B place Bonnyaud, 23000 Guéret.
Seasonal refreshments will be served after the service.
For more information:

Tue 31st Dec BOUSSAC

Corrida pédestre du vieux Boussac

6 km race departs place de l'Hôtel de Ville at 10h30. Free event.
Visit to sign up.