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What’s On 22/05 – 28/05/2024

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MONDAY 27 MAY
UZES
The French classic film called “A bout de souffle” by Jean Louis Godard will be shown
this evening at 8pm at the Capitol cinema.
It’s part of the Cine Club’s cycle of movies under the theme “Avoir 20 ans au temps
de la nouvelle vague”, so to be 20 at the time of the new wave.
Places will cost 7€ or 6€ for the club members.
uzegecineclub@gmail.com
MONTAREN
Water colours by Kim Howard will be on display in the Café Brocante called Emotions
sans moderations until 13 October.
Apparently he’ll be offering a workshop on producing “carnet de voyage” or travel
logs during 2 days in October.
If you’d like more info or interested in taking part there is both an email and web
address for him.
The Café itself is at 55 rue Principale
Kimhow111@gmail.com
www.kimhowardart.com
ST LAURENT LA VERNEDE
The lovely named “paillote GlouGlou” is setting up an evening market throughout
July and August each Monday from 6pm until 10pm.
Expect to find an interesting array of local artisans, foods, drinks etc.
There are spaces for 50 stallholders, so if you’re interested in selling your own
creations, then there’s a phone number for more info
04 66 57 59 68
06 26 28 76 37
SAINT BONNET DU GARD
This village is holding its fête votive from this Monday until Sunday 02 June.
Apparently there’s a whole programme of events and activities designed for the
whole family.
If you’d like more information, theres a website dedicated to the event
www.comite-fetes-st-bonnet-du-gard.carrd.co
All of these events and timings are correct at the time we prepare and record the
What’s On for the week ahead. Sometimes there are cancellations at the last
minute, which we can’t predict, so you’re advised to recheck events with organisers
before making the journey

TUESDAY 28 MAY
UZES
The Tourist Office runs a guided tours of the town centre, in French, at 2 30pm.
You can book on line or directly at the Tourist Office.
Apart from that there’s nothing worthy of note today happening in the area that I
can bring to your attention.
However if you’ve got an event coming up which could be of interest, drop us a line
at radiofuze.fr and we’ll try our best to put it out on the airwaves for you.

 

WEDNESDAY 29 MAY
SANILHAC AND SAGRIES
Set off on a walk in the woods to listen to some bird song and identify the different
species.
You will need to be up and at the rdv point very early as they’ll be setting off at
06h00.
You’ll need to check out the reserve naturelle regionale des gorges du gardon for the
actual rdv point and book your place.
COLLIAS
This time a fact finding walk to collect some plants from which to produce an art
form called Tataki Zomé.
Apparently the tannins produced when the plants are well bashed are used to
produce some lovely vegetable prints.
It’ll take place between 2 30pm and 4 30pm and you’ll need to sign up to take place
with the actual rdv being communicated at that time.
Apparently it’s suitable for children aged 6+
04 48 27 01 00
Still in COLLIAS, there’s an evening walk with the club called “Pile Poil” on the trail of
the beaver who lives along the river banks.
Again, the actual rdv point will be given to you when signing up
SAINT QUENTIN LA POTERIE
“Happy danse” is again on the menu from 6 30pm until 9 30pm taking place in the
salle polyvalente.
You can sign up on the door, for 10€ + membership of the club
www.csipmf.fr
04 66 22 42 07

THURSDAY 30 MAY
BLAUZAC
Something called “Festa di Cabana” is taking place in the 3 Capitelles in the Librotte
wood next Saturday 08 June.
The info I have says it’s a musical and foodie evening, so included in the 20€ price is a
full meal, including aperitif, café and wine. The band called Banan’n JuG will be
playing some jazz style music.
If you want to give it a go, you’ll need to book your ticket with the Progrès bar in the
village centre by Friday 31 May. If you go along I’m sure they’ll be able to give you
more info on where to find the exact place.

FRIDAY 31 MAY
COLLORGUES
The community café called “Collor’Café” opens its doors each Friday evening from 6
30pm.
There’s going to be a dance troupe called “Les Sévillanes” with an evening of tapas
and sangria to set the Andalusian mood.
UZES
Throughout France hundreds of different gardens, whether public or private are
opening up their doors for what’s called “Cinq sens au jardin”.
Entry should be mostly free, but if you’ve always wanted to visit the château of
Aramon, the château of Bosc, the Buis gardens, the gardens in Oules or the Jardin
medieval here in Uzès, now’s a good incentive.
The Uzès Orchestra is again putting on their extremely popular evenings at the
Ombrière theatre called “Ciné Concert”.
So film extracts will be projected onto the screen, accompanied by the appropriate
music being played by up to 80 music students from around the Gard conducted by
Ennio Maso Lelandais.
Expect to see extracts from films such as Pirates of the Caribeean, The Godfather,
Elvis, Bohemian Rhapsody, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Super Mario and so forth
with music from the likes of Glenn Miller, Elvis Presley, Freddie Mercury, to name a
few.
It starts at 8 30pm, goes on until 10 30pm. Seats cost between 16 and 20€ / adlt or
10€ for children under 12.
Tickets are on sale at the Uzes Tourist Office or via their website
www.uzes-pont-du-gard.com/fete-manifestation/cine-concert-de-lorchestre-duzes/
ST QUENTIN LA POTERIE
There’s going to be a fashion parade featuring recycled or upcycled items of clothing
as well as original designs by Frédéric Duverneuil.
This is being organised by the Cooperative Famille Solo (an organization who helps
out single parents).
It’ll take place at 6pm in the Place de la Liberté with a bar on site.

SATURDAY 01 JUNE
UZES
There are a number of private gardens tucked away in the hidden corners throughout
the older part of town called “Le Bourgade” – notably the Petite and Grande
Bourgade – those winding streets, starting at the top of the boulevard next to the
Caisse d’Epargne, which is known as the Place Bellecroix, running down towards the
Ombriere theatre and the area where they’re building the new pool.
This Saturday and Sunday some 20 residents have opened up their gardens to allow
different artists to display their works which you can see by wandering around from
10h00 until 7pm.
You’ll need to pick up a catalogue at the starting point at the Place Bellecroix ,next to
the bar the Provençal which will cost in the region of 7€.
Still in UZES there’s a concert of Italian baroque music on the programme in the
Protestant church.
To start the evening the choir called “l’Ecoute et la voix”, composed of some 20
vocalists, will be performing the Requiem by Mario Capuana, a Sicilian who
composed his works in the early part of the 17 th century.
This’ll be followed up by Vivaldi’s “Gloria”.
The mezzo sopranist Lise Eleonore Ravot will be the soloist
It starts at 6pm. Tickets can be purchased in advance at the Uzes tourist office
costing 17€ or 22€ on the door.
www.ecoute-voix.org

A Cubain evening is on the books in SERVIERS this evening from 7 30pm in the Place
de la mairie.
The group called Iguananas will be playing latin rhythms, jazz, salsa and rumba from
9pm.
www.iguananas.org
ARAMON
The 10 th plant festival is taking place in the chateau of Aramon. So displays, plant
sales and talks with the renown gardener Bernard.
There’s a country style/picnic food on sale on site and plenty for the kids to enjoy.
Entry will cost just 4€ pp, but free for under 16’s. There’s a dedicated website if you’d
like more info
www.chateaudaramon.com
And not only is there a plant fair, but there’s also an event called “Summer Vintage”.
So there’s going to be old time music, parades, vintage cars and so on.

MEYNES
There’s an event called the “Grand Corso” taking place this weekend – Apparently
the main attraction is the parade of specially and individually designed floats.
It starts this evening at 7pm with a special “Corso” meal in the place de la mairie.
Music will be provided by the band called “Z’anonimes.
ST QUENTIN LA P OTERIE
The local school’s parent pupil associations has organised their loto at 3pm in the
covered market area Joseph Monier. Funds raised go towards all aspects of school
life.

SUNDAY 02 JUNE

MEYNES
There’s an event called the “Grand Corso” taking place this weekend – Apparently
the main attraction is the parade of specially and individually designed floats.
Music, an apéro and a meal will take place before the parade which will be
accompanied by a marching band at 3 30pm.
Should you wish to enjoy the meal, you’ll need to book your place by phone.
The Corso queen and her attendants will also be in the parade.
04 66 59 54 86
UZES
There are a number of private gardens tucked away in the hidden corners throughout
the older part of town called “Le Bourgade” – notably the Petite and Grande
Bourgade – those winding streets starting at the top of the boulevard next to the
Caisse d’Epargne, which is known as the Place Bellecroix, and running down towards
the Ombriere theatre close to the area where they’re building the new pool.
This Saturday and Sunday some 20 residents have opened up their gardens to allow
different artists to display their works which you can see by wandering around from
10h00 until 7pm.
You’ll need to pick up a catalogue at the starting point at the Place Bellecroix ,next to
the bar the Provençal which will cost in the region of 7€.
Still in UZES, The Place aux Herbes will be hosting a number of jewellry stalls and
designers all day today.
ARPAILLARGUES
For those of you who love rummaging through piles of stuff, or wandering around
looking at the different items on sale at jumble sales – or yard sales as my US friends
call them, then you’ll be pleased to know that there’s going to be one in the stade of
Arpaillargues all day organised by a club called “Mille pattes”
PONT DU GARD SITE
The Rotary Club has organised a massive charity duck race called “Nemausus Duck
Race”.
There’s going to be some 30,000 ducks launched with big ticket prizes to be won,
including a car, a week long holiday, and other goodies.
The duck race starts at 4pm. Entry is free, but as always, unless you’ve registered
your car number plate on line, parking will cost 9€.
You can adopt a duck for 3€.
There’s a dedicated website if you’d like more info
www.nemausus-duckrace.fr

ST SIFFRET
The foyer Broche is again hosting the “Salon des Arts”.
So a big exhibition of different types of artists’ works, including watercolours, oils,
acrylic, sculptures and so on.
Entry if free

MONDAY 03 JUNE
VALLABRIX
Ruth S is a Swiss artist and will be displaying her latest works in acrylic, black and
white and pastels in the médiathèque until 07 July.
It’s open Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 5pm until 7pm
UZES
The “Festival de la Maison Danse” here in Uzès starts on Wednesday 05 June and
carries on until 09 June.
Across the 5 days there’ll be some 24 choreorgraphers, 29 performances, a ball, as
well as different workshops for all ages.
If you’d like to find out more, then there’s a programme which gives the full details
www.lamaison-cdcn.fr

TUESDAY 04 JUNE
UZES
Next Saturday 08 June the université populaire is holding a workshop on creating a
floral wall decoration.
The interesting part of this is that we understand that the UP are offering free
membership for all those signing up before the end of June.
If you want to take part in the workshop, you’llneed to sign up on line
www.up-uzege.com
04 66 22 47 02
Now that we’re heading into June, you may already be thinking about how to keep
the youngsters occupied when school closes in this area on Friday 05 July.
The Circus skills school “Equilibre 30” based in Foissac is running several week long
courses, so it would be a good idea to think and book ahead. Here’s what they
offering
8-12 July or 15-19 July, 10h00 until 12 noon for 4/6 yrs Monday – Friday, 80€, then
2pm until 5pm for the 7+.
During the week of 08 July there’s also going to be the possibility of a multi sports
day camp.
There’s a phone number, email and website if you want to get more info
06 80 62 22 57
equilibre30700@gmail.com
www.ecoledecirque-equilibre30.fr

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