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Summer Guide

Welcome to the NW France’s free and most complete ‘What’s on Guide in English’ for June to mid-September 2017. In this issue are over 1,800 events taking place throughout Brittany, all suitable for all ages. Our events provide a wealth of fascinating things to do and range from the largest the region has to offer to some of the oldest, from the loudest music festivals to the quietest painting competitions, to the busiest street carnivals to picnics on peaceful banks of the canals – they’re all here just waiting for you and we do hope that you will try more than just a few of them. We’ve highlighted some of the largest events taking place and also those which have been recommended and given ‘5 Stars’ by our readers of previous issues. More than two thirds of the events are free - so start making a note of which events you will be visiting this summer to fully enjoy and experience Brittany at its very best – its regional traditions and culture, its sounds, its vibrant colours and its many wonderful seasonal delights just like the locals do! Enjoy your summer holiday and hope to see you again next year!

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June

Rendez-vous aux jardins

Friday 2nd to September 30th Festival photo L’Homme et la Mer Le Guilvinec (29)

Championnat de France de bûcheronnage Timbersports

Attracting over 20,000 visitors this annual festival in its 7th year features photographs from around the world of man and the sea displayed around this important harbour - it’s free

Saturday 3rd Grand marché Saint-Brieuc (22) Huge market on the place de la Liberté

Fête de la bière

Boisgervilly (35) Festival of beer from 8pm

Gay Pride

Rennes (35) Gay Pride on the place de la Mairie - a fun and colourful event even if you’re not

Le concert de midi

Tréhiguier, Pénestin (56) Live music from 12.30pm with Du Monde au Balcon at the port – it’s free

Daoulas (29) The beautiful Abbey opens its gardens for the weekend

Landéda (29) Regional championship where contestants race against each other to cut lumps of wood using a variety of tools – lumberjacks – we know a song about lumberjacks! It’s at the port de l’Aber Wrac’h and it’s free entry

Salon vins et gastronomie

Plabennec (29) Try and buy some of the best local produce from wine to dried sausage – it’s free entry

Rendez-vous aux jardins

Saint-Goazec (29) The château de Trévarez opens its gardens for the weekend

Faites de la montagne

Spézit (29) There’ll be plenty of singing and dancing in the town centre at this weekend event from 6pm

Celticox

Le Minihic-sur-Rance (35) A family festival of those wonderful Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th classic air cooled VW’s. Featuring Auto-cross events such parades, childrens games, live music, BBQ’s and a Gomené (22) parts exchange / market – free There will be plenty of thrills and spills at this racing event camping on site with showers…

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Montmartre à Clisson

Clisson (44) Artists come from all over the region to paint and sculpt this beautiful town during the Saturday and the artists’ work is then for sale on Sunday

Festival hors tension

Port Saint-Père (44) A music festival with a difference as there are no microphones, amplifiers or speakers – just 100% acoustic

Rendez-vous aux jardins

La Gacilly (56) The botantical gardens at Yves Rocher will be open from 2pm to 5pm – it’s free

Saturday 3rd to September 30th Festival photo La Gacilly (56)

Annual exhibition of huge stunning photos, over 600 of them, from around the world of people and nature and which attracts over half a million visitors each year. This year’s theme is the African Sub-Sahara and in particular the relationship between man and animals

Sunday 4th Fête des petits papiers

Auto-cross Belle-Isle-en-Terre (22) Plouay (56) There will be plenty of thrills and spills at this racing event

A different event with a theme about items made using small bits of paper – calligraphy, artwork and jewellery to mention a few

Pontivy (56) Go back in time to the 1st and 2nd French Empires with locals in costume, music from the periods, rides in carriages, take tea or something a little stonger in the tea shop or tavern – it’s on the square Lenglier and it’s free entry

Vide-greniers

Napoléonville en fête

Saturday 3rd to Monday 5th Surf coupe de France La Torche (29) Championship surfing event

Rassemblement de DS

Le Croisic (44) Some of the finest classic Citroën DS’s are on show at this meeting and it’s free

Minihy-Tréguier (22) Large car boot on the parking of Intermarché

Foire à tout

Pommerit-le-Vicomte (22) Local shops and locals have a summer clear out with plenty of bargains to be found

6h de roller en semi nocturne Quintin (22) You’ll need to get your skates on for this event. The centre of town becomes a no car zone as for six hours from 4pm til 10pm hundreds of roller skaters take to the streets open to all levels and ages – it’s free

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Courses hippiques 150 ans

Rostrenen (22) And they’re off! Horse racing from 12pm at the hippodrome plus a few special other events taking place to celebrate their 150th birthday

Joséphine Marsh & Mick Kinsella in concert

Trégastel (22) There’ll be plenty of foot tapping and hands clapping at this night of traditional Irish music from this talented duo from Co. Clare

Cap en fête

Audierne (29) A local fete with various events going on – music, dancing, BBQ’d seafood and it’s free entry

Marché des créateurs

Plouescat (29) Art and crafts weekend market - jewellery, paintings, needlework, ceramics, clothes, handbags, soap – there’s all sorts on offer – it’s free entry

Concours complet d’équitation Plougourvest (29) A day of horse trials – dressage, jumping and cross country – it’s free entry

Printemps des Abers

Plouguerneau (29) An evening of street theatre and art on the place de l’Europe from 6pm – it’s free

June

Gouel Bro Leon

Plouvorn (29) A huge traditional festival of Breton music and dance – expect many individuals in their local costumes. Something for all ages and it’s free

Rock’in day

Pont-Croix (29) The town goes back to the 1950’s with concerts, classic cars, motorcycles, market – it’s on the place de la République from 11am and it’s free

Fête du sable et du vent

Fête de la moto

Le Tour-du-Parc (56) Hundreds of motorbikes decend on the town for a blessing at 10am before taking a ride around the neighbouring villages. Various animations take place in the town during the afternoon and there’s live music in the evening

Sunday 4th and Monday 5th Cavalcade Scaër (29) Huge carnival through the streets at 2pm and 7pm on Sunday and 2pm and 10pm on Monday

Monday 5th Courses hippiques

Nort-sur-Erdre (44) And they’re off! Horse racing at the hippodrome

Tuesday 7th Visite guidée de la base sous-marine - bloc K3

Base des sous-marins, Lorient (56) Discover the history of this huge building which was the home to thirty WW2 Nazi U Boats - tours in English at 11.30am

Friday 9th Session irlandaise

Porspoder (29) Live traditional Irish music is at the O’Porsmeur pub from 9.30pm

Friday 9th to Sunday 11th Salon du bien-être

Perros-Guirec (22) Exhibition, display and sale of items and services to make you feel and look better aswell as improving your health and life

Saturday 10th Moto-cross

Corseul (22) Plenty of noise and dust at this French national championship event of Moto-cross motorcycles - payable

Santec (29) Sand castles, sand sculptures and kite flying on the plage du Dossen – from 10am it’s free

Grand marché

Fête des plantes

Concert de jazz

Cardroc (35) This pretty village hosts their annual event where plants and everything for the garden are on sale at this annual event attracting over 7,000 visitors

Kart-cross

Les Touches (44) Noise, mud and lots of dust – yes there’s Championship kart racing at La Réauté

Couleurs de Bretagne

Piriac-sur-Mer (44) Artists gather from around the region for this painting competition of the views of this pretty town – open to all

Show nautique

Saint-Dolay (44) Fast boats, water skiing, jet skiing and other waterbased events taking place on the étang de Kernevy

Course de caisses à savon

Guidel (56) Soap box car racing in the centre of town - expect plenty of thrills, spills and laughter – it’s free

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Saint-Brieuc (22) Huge market on the place de la Liberté Île-Tudy (29) With the Be Good Jazz club

Moules-frites et concert

Lanrivoaré (29) Mussels, chips and live music from 7pm – it’s free entry

Couleurs de Bretagne

Combourg (35) Artists gather from around the region for this painting competition of the views of this pretty town – open to all

La fête du parc

Chaumes-en-Retz (44) An afternoon of fun in the parc des Loisirs for all ages followed by an evening of music, food and fireworks – it’s free entry

Petite mâchon

Nozay (44) A great event where a variety of musicians have a jam session and for just 3€ you can get a bowl of soup, some dried sausage, bread, cheese, an apple and a drink. It’s at the Bar à Mine from 6.30pm

Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th Championnat de France de chars à voile

Fête du port

Lavau-sur-Loire (44) A day of fun at this small port in the marshlands expect some local delights on the BBQ. From 10am and it’s free entry

Pléneuf-Val-André (22) Championship sail kart racing on the beach at La Ville Berneuf – it’s free

Exposition rétro

Saint-Hilaire-de-Chaléons (44) Display of classic cars and vintage motorcycles as well as a market place for spare parts and accessories. Also live rockabilly music from Le Swamp Cats and grilled eel is on the menu – it’s free entry

Festival de la gastronomie

Quintin (22) A weekend of gastronomic delight held in the château, with cooking demonstrations, the latest kitchen gadgets and plenty of delights to try

Marchés de l’artisanat

Auray (56) Arts and crafts market held on the port de Saint-Goustan from 10am til 8pm

Horizons Open Sea

Landéda (29) Live music, DJ’s, artists, local produce, exhibitions, games – it’s not free as you give what you think its worth

Fête des fleurs

La Gacilly (56) The town is full of flowers with many of the locals dressed in costume with beautiful garlands. Visitors are asked to also wear a flower or more

3ème rencontre céramique

Le Dourduff-en-Mer, Plouézoc’h (29) Pottery and ceramic artists market as well as demonstrations of how things are made – it’s free and from 11am to 7pm

Nettoyage à la Barre d’Étel

Plouhinec (56) Fancy like making a few new friends by helping to clean up the flotsam and jetsam from the beach? From 2pm meet at the Barre d’Etel – you’ll need sensible clothing, boots and gloves

Vente de bateaux d’occasion Blain (44) Looking to buy or sell a boat for the canals or rivers – there are all sorts of sizes on offer at the port quai Surcouf

Festival de musique de rue

Courses hippiques

Le Croisic (44) A festival of street music from singers to barrel organs - it’s free

Questembert (56) And they’re off! Horse racing at the hippodrome

Sunday 11th Un soir au moulin du Prat

Tuesday 13th Visite guidée de la base sous-marine - bloc K3

La Vicomté-sur-Rance (22) An evening in the life of an ancient tidal mill. Starting at 6pm you can follow the process of bread making from harvesting the wheat through to baking bread. And while this is all going on there’s traditional music and dancing, food and drink, a show and fireworks a packed evening of entertainment! Free for the under 12’s

Vide-greniers

Base des sous-marins, Lorient (56)

Discover the history of this huge building which was the home to thirty WW2 Nazi U Boats tours in English at 11.30am

Lannion (22) Huge car boot on the quai d’Aiguillon

Le Pardon de la Saint-Gildas

Penvénan (22) Also called the Pardon aux chevaux, takes place at low tide, pilgrims, hikers and horse riders walk to the beautiful island of Saint-Gildas, off Port Blanc

Comice agricole

Carhaix-Plouguer (29) Local agricultural fair with plenty of animals on show and tractors! It’s free

Thursday 15th to October 31st Escales photos, festival du Mor Braz Various (56)

Huge stunning photos of the sea are on display in the streets of the l’île d’Hoëdic, l’île de Houat, La Trinité-sur-Mer, Le Palais, Locmariaquer and Plouharnel - and it’s free

Friday 16th Session irlandaise

Porspoder (29) Live traditional Irish music is at the O’Porsmeur pub from 9.30pm

Apéro Klam Auto-cross Pluneret (56) Guiclan (29) Plenty of thrills and spills at this motor race event

Courses hippiques

Landivisiau (29) And they’re off! Afternoon horse racing at the hippodrome

Fête de la fraise

Plougastel (29) This strawberry festival is a treat for all lovers of this fruit. With plenty of strawberry products on sale, and games, music, dancing and competitions as well!

Vide-greniers Bouvron (44) Huge car boot at the

parc de la Minoterie

Early evening concert with Les Transformateurs from 6.30pm and it’s free

Friday 16th to Sunday 18th Journées nationales de l’archéologie

Saint-Brieuc (22) It’s open doors day at the Musée d’Art et d’Histoire where you’ll see plenty of exhibits and marvel and the wonders from the depths of the local seabed – it’s free

Fête du cheval

Montfort-sur-Meu (35) A fete celebrating the horse and pony. Expect plenty on display and various events for all ages. It’s at the île du moulin à vent and it’s free


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Hellfest

Clisson (44) This year this heavy-rock music festival features some of the classic rock bands – Deep Purple, Aerosmith, Linkin Park, Slayer, Rob Zombie - to mention just a few of the 140 bands. But be warned, take ear protectors and plenty of aspirin as it’s going to be loud – very loud!

Saturday 17th Enduro moto

Gomené (22) Motorbike endurance racing

Les chapelles ont le swing

Paimpol (22) Bringing jazz music into chapels and churches in the Paimpol-Goëlo area. At 3pm the first jazz performance will be in the chapelle de Lanvignec, the second at 9pm in the chapelle

Saint-Barbe

Grand marché

Saint-Brieuc (22) Huge market on the place

de la Liberté

Fête du village

Pencran (29) Live music, food and a huge bonfire. From 6pm and it’s free entry

June

Opération plages propres

Plougasnou (29) Fancy like making a few new friends by helping to clean up the flotsam and jetsam from the beach? From 9am meet at the beaches Guerzit and Saint-Samson – you’ll need sensible clothing, boots and gloves

Pondi parade

Pontivy (56) The High Street is shut for Pontivy’s annual parade – lots of noise, costumes, confetti and live music being played in various locations – it’s free

Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th Journée du patrimoine de pays et des moulins

Throughout France Ever wondered how a water mill or windmill worked? Then here’s your chance to see for yourself, as this is the day when hundreds of privately owned mills open their doors to the public - it’s free

Petit bolide billiotais

Billio (56) Not quite quite F1 with Lewis Hamilton but this Grand Prix for remote control cars provides far more thrills and spills

Concours de dressage

Hennebont (56) Dressage competition held in the prestigious equestrian Haras d’Hennebont

Les folles journées du cheval

La Chapelle-Gaceline (56) A weekend of horses from a sale of them on Saturday morning to riding displays

Saturday 17th to Monday 19th Foire de Molac

Feu de la Saint-Jean

Fête de la godaille

Sunday 18th Courses hippiques

Talensac (35) Traditional fete with a car boot from 6.30am and during the evening a meal, music, bonfire and fireworks – it’s free entry

Breizh Tartan Deiz

Blain (44) One for our Scottish / Irish / Cornish / Welsh readers. Here the town celebrates its Breton and celtic roots with a real Celtic feel to it as their will be Pipe Bands, Highland dancing and there will be plenty of kilts and of course plenty of tartan. It’s at the

Festival tous à la rue château de la Groulaie

Donges (44) A day of family entertainment at this festival of street theatre – it’s free

Les feux de la musique Buzay, Rouans (44) Live music and fireworks – it’s free

La fête de la musique et les feux de la Saint-Jean

Saint-Michel-Chef-Chef (44) Live music followed by fireworks on the boulevard de l’Océan – from 7.30pm and it’s free

Breizh Futuna Bignan (56) Not quite what you would expect in Brittany – a Breton Pacific Island festival for the islands of Wallis and Futuna - get out that grass skirt!

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Corlay (22) And they’re off! Horse racing at the hippodrome

Vintage car rally

Gouarec (22) Meeting held at the camp site

Moto-cross Gomené (22) Plenty of thrills and spills at this motorbike racing event

Les chapelles ont le swing

Paimpol (22) Bringing jazz music into chapels and churches in the Paimpol -Goëlo area. At 4pm there will be a jazz performance in the chapelle de Kergrist

Fête du moulin

Saint-Quay-Portrieux (22) Afternoon only event where they restart the old windmill Le moulin Saint-Michel and demonstrate how flour was produced and from this how bread was made in a traditional oven. From 12pm – 6pm on the rue des Roches Olives

Marché artisanal

Camaret-sur-Mer (29) Market of local artists, craftsmen and producers held along the quays from 9am and throughout the day – it’s free

Le moulin en fête

Fête de la musique

Ros’alies et Ros’bonbons

Thursday 22nd Marché nocturne

Guissény (29) Plenty of noise and dust at this regional championship event of Moto-cross motorcycles - payable Bréal-sous-Montfort (35) Annual display of over 250 varieties of roses held during the afternoon in the Jardins

rue Jaques Cartier

Fête médiévale

Marcillé-Raoul (35) Medieval themed fete with various events taking place during the day including a market, an encampment, blacksmiths, banquet, tavern and sword fights. It’s free entry

Concours de dressage

La Baule (44) Championship dressage event at the Centre Équestre Manège des Platanes – it’s free entry Pontchâteau (44) And they’re off! Afternoon horse racing at the hippodrome

Clohars-Carnoët (29) It’s open day at the moulin Kercousquet, with guided visit and food on offer

Pluneret (56) Early evening concert with Tallec Noguet from 6.30pm and it’s free

Friday 23rd Fête de la Saint-Jean

Feu de la Saint-Jean

Les premières villes de L’Ouest Saint-Brieuc (22) You’ll go back in time some 2,000 years at this exhibition which features life as a Gaule. It’s at the Musée d’Art et d’Histoire and open Tues to Sat 10am – 12pm, then 1.30 – 6pm, and Sundays 2 – 6pm. It’s free

Saint-Quay-Portrieux (22) An evening of food, live music, traditional dancing and a huge bonfire. It’s from 7.30pm in the parc du château de Pommorio

Soirée irlandaise festival Celtytud

Plouezoc’h (29) Concert of Irish music from the Brian McCombe Trio at 9pm in the salle des Associations - payable

Feu de la Saint-Jean

Porspoder (29)

Tuesday 20th Visite guidée de la base sous-marine - bloc K3

From 7pm at the chapelle SaintOurzal an evening of BBQ’d food,

Base des sous-marins, Lorient (56) Discover the history of this huge building which was the home to thirty WW2 Nazi U Boats - tours in English at 11.30am

live music and games – it’s free entry

Session irlandaise

Porspoder (29) Live traditional Irish music is at the O’Porsmeur pub from 9.30pm

Feu de la Saint-Jean

Tuesday 20th to Saturday 24th Fête de la musique Throughout France

The nights in France for live music from the classics to rock and it’s all free – look out for concerts taking place near you

Wednesday 21st Fête de la musique

Saint-Brieuc (22) There’s an evening of music and dancing in the centre of town – it’s free

Apéro pique-nique

Doëlan, Clohars-Carnoët (29) Giant BBQ and live music at the restaurant Le Trois Mâts

Saint-Brieuc (22) This is an event not to be missed. An evening of classical music with the piano played actually floating on the water along with some other aquatic instruments. It’s at the plage du Valais from 7 -10pm and costs 10€ per person – but sounds well worth it

Guémené-sur-Scorff (56) It’s medieval day featuring a medieval camp, various demonstrations of how things were made way back then. Also games, market and food – it’s held on the place de château from 11am and it’s free

Barbeque musical

Apéro Klam

Le piano du lac

Les médiévales

Audierne (29) Take some pre-dinner snacks and listen to some live music on the beach at the plage SainteEvette – it’s free

La Gacilly (56) Live music outside the Végétarium Café from 7.30pm and it’s free

Binic (22) An evening of hog roast, live music and a huge bonfire. It’s on the plage de la Banche and it’s free entry

Courses hippiques

Fête de la musique

Apéro concert

de Brocéliande

Dinan (22) There’s an evening of music and dancing in the centre of town on rue Waldeck Rousseau – it’s free

Pornic (44) Plenty of music and dancing on the esplanade de la Ria – it’s free

Saint-Cast-le-Guildo (22) Night market from 5pm on the

Sunday 18th to October 31st

Molac (56) Huge agricultural themed fair with over 450 exhibitors selling everything from honey to combine harvesters attracting over 50,000 visitors during this three day event

Saint-Suliac (35) Live music and a huge bonfire from 7pm and it’s free

Moto-cross

Saint-Brendan, Langonnet (56) An evening of food, live music, traditional dancing and a huge bonfire. It’s from 7.30pm and it’s free entry

Friday 23rd and Saturday 24th Course de côte en moto

Pléhérel-Plage to Sables d’Or les Pins (22) Part of the French National Championship this motor cycle race along the coast road will provide plenty of thrills

La nuit des Sables Blancs

Douarnenez (29) Annual live music event held on the beach Sables Blancs. Headlining this year Pony Pony Run Run - payable

Friday 23rd to Sunday 25th Fête de l’été Fouesnant 29) Three evenings of live music and each night in a different venue. Sunday there’s a picnic musical and music on the beach – and they’re free

All events were correct at the time of going to press. If you’re travelling a long distance to


Les médiévales

Feu d’artifice

Fougères (35) The town goes medieval for the weekend. There are jesters and knights for the kids, market stalls for the wives and a tavern for the husbands!

Cheix-en-Retz (44) Live music, grilled food and a huge bonfire held in this village on the outskirts of the marais (marshlands) – it’s from 7pm and it’s free entry

Viva Pouligue’n’Roll

La Turballe (44) Live music on the port de pêche from 9pm and it’s free

Le Pouliguen (44) The town turns back time to the 1950’s with live music, vintage car displays, market and plenty of locals dressed to impress – it’s free

Cap à l’Ouest, Les Highlanders

Port du Crouesty, Arzon (56) If you passionate about HarleyDavidson motorcycles read on - the motorcycle group Les Highlanders will be displaying their bikes and then going for rides around the neighbouring villages before returning back to the port. There’s a rock concert on Saturday night and it’s free

Saturday 24th Feu de la Saint-Jean

Landéhen (22) From 7pm with a communial meal then traditional music and dancing. At night fall there’s the lighting of the huge bonfire – it’s free entry

Fête de la musique

Paimpol (22) Live music from 5pm at the port – it’s free

Feu d’artifice

Pontchâteau (44) Live music, grilled sardines and fireworks – it’s at Coët Roz and it’s free entry

Fête et feux de la Saint-Jean

Pornic (44) From 6pm on place du Château an evening of crêpes, galettes and BBQ’d pig, live music from 9pm and fireworks to end the night at 11pm – excellent!

Fête du village

Préfailles (44) An afternoon of Scottish highland games, then live music from 6pm, a communial meal and fireworks at 10.30pm by the beach – it’s free entry

Feu d’artifice

Saint-Gildas-des-Bois (44) Live music, evening market, dancing, food and fireworks. From 7pm by the salle des Petits Moulins and it’s free

Feu de la Saint-Jean

Saint-Omer-de-Blain (44) There will be a huge bonfire lit at le Bois Niel

Feu de la Saint-Jean

Grand marché de la Liberté

Fête de l’huître

Saint-Cast-le-Guido (22) Oysters, oysters and more oysters, plus the odd sea shanty and glass of wine. And there’s Moules for those who may be a little wary of the oyster! From 6pm with fireworks to finish

A Murder Mystery Evening

Saint-Gelvin (22) The Abbaye de Bon Repos hosts this evening in English. There are various possible scenarios, but it is up to the audience to work out – who killed her, why and how was she murdered? Nibbles and drinks will be served. Booking essential

Vide-greniers nocturne

Bannalec (29) Afternoon and evening car boot from 3pm

Fête de la Saint-Jean

Locquirec (29) Live music and entertainment by the port and, as the sun sets, there will be the lighting of a huge bonfire – it’s from 7pm and all free

Ça bouge à la houle

Saint-Briac-sur-Mer (35) On the boulevard de la Houle from 7pm there’s live music, a fashion show, BBQ’d food and then at nightfall there’s a bonfire on the cale du Béchet – it’s free entry

Saint-Méen-la-Grand (35) Get fit while having fun in the swimming pool Acorus with this special party atmosphere

Kerhillio, Erdeven (56) At 4.30pm a little 13kms leisurely cycle ride past the megalithes to build up your appetite before the evening’s main event. From 6.30pm there’s live music until 10pm by the plage de Kerhillio followed by a huge bonfire – it’s all free

Le concert de midi

Tréhiguier, Pénestin (56) Live music from 12.30pm with After the Bees at the port – it’s free

Couleurs de Bretagne

Rochefort-en-Terre (56) Artists gather from around the region for this painting competition of the views of this pretty village – open to all

Feu de la Saint-Jean

Saint-Gildas-de-Rhuys (56) From 7pm an evening of a communal meal, live music from 9pm and a huge bonfire lit at 11pm

Festival Breizh-Pig

Kerlebost, Saint-Thuriau (56) A slighty crazy event bringing together every sector of the pig and pork industry to communicate postively on how and what they do – from breeders to pate makers. Various fun events take place throughout the day incl music and a market place – and guess what’s on the menu. Payable but this includes food and a drink

Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th Concours de saut d’obstacles

Lamballe (22) Show jumping for both amateurs and pros on ponies – it’s at the parc équestre and free entry

Foire aux puces de la Saint-Jean

Lanvollon (22) Bag yourself a bargain at this huge flea market. There are plenty of other activities taking place including fairground, moulesfrites and fireworks at 11pm

Canterbury Tales

Pluduno (22) The Anglo-French AmDram group Les Rosbifs et Crêpes tread the boards once again in the gardens of the presbytère. This year performing three of the Tales and promising to be ‘bawdy, visual and punchy’

Les esclaffades festival

Saint-Hélen (22) Old cars, street art and concerts – strange combination but it does work, as thousands flock to this annual event

Régate de Yealm et Trégor Classic

Trébeurden (22) Don’t be shocked by the sudden sound of nautical chaps and chapesses speaking in English with a Devon accent – the annual regatta from Yealm in Devon has arrived - and will be watching the local races being held on the sea

He’enalu Girls Surfing days Tréguennec (29) A weekend of learning to surf – but for girls only x

ACS 2017

Bédée (35) Annual display and sale of cactus plants also featuring a few other exotic varieties

a particular event, check with the local Office de Tourisme or the Mairie before departure.

La Gallésie en fête

Monterfil (35) The speakers of the Gallo language have their own festival expect plenty of music, dancing, games and fun – it’s free entry

Festi’Vent

La Turballe (44) Festival of the power of the wind with plenty of activities taking place on the sea and on the beach – it’s free

Breizh British week-end Josselin (56)

A weekend of both Breton and British cultures – from games of cricket to Breton dancing, a market selling a variety of British goods and local produce, the chateau opens its doors for free and there will be a display of classic Jaguar cars, both Highland and Morris dancers will be entertaining the crowds and you’ll find a few typical British meals on the menus of the local restaurants – it’s free entry

Fil de l’eau

Pontivy (56) Various activities and events take place on and by the canal including a colour run – it’s free

Concert spectacle Le Seigneur des Anneaux

Pontivy (56) If you are a fan of the films of Lord of the Rings, this is for you as music from these films will be played and sung in the espace Kénéré

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June

Saint-Brieuc (22) Huge market on the place

Soirée Party Gym

Elmer Food Beat in concert


Sunday 25th to 5th November Exhibition Bernard Pagès / Jocelyne Alloucherie / Yang Jung-Uk Kerguéhennec, Bignan (56)

There’s art, architecture and landscape at this event. From giant sculptures in the stately home’s grounds, photographs and videos in its halls, and mobiles and machines in its chapel – the Domaine de Kerguéhennec provides the perfect back drop for this exhibition of just some of these artists works – it’s free

Tuesday 27th Foire Saint-Jean Saturday 24th to Monday 26th Grandes marées

Saint-Brieuc (22) and Saint-Malo (35) There’s going to be a super high tides along with super low tides so join the locals and go out with your bucket and spade to collect shellfish off the rocks and beach for your very own fruits de mer. But make sure you only take what you are going to eat and leave before the sea returns!

June

Sunday 25th Un soir au moulin du Prat

La Vicomté-sur-Rance (22) An evening in the life of an ancient tidal mill. Starting at 6pm you can follow the process of bread making from harvesting the wheat through to baking bread. And while this is all going on there’s traditional music and dancing, food and drink, a show and fireworks a packed evening of entertainment! Free for the under 12’s

Foire aux puces Lanvollon (22) Huge car boot and flea market in the centre of town

Braderie

Pléneuf-Val-André (22) The town centres shops have their pre-summer clear out – there’ll be plenty of bargains. From 9am

Rassemblement de 2 chevaux Saint-Alban (22) Meeting of 2cv’s at the salle des Fêtes from 9am and then at 10.15am they depart for a tour around the local countryside – expect long traffic delays around the event especially up hills!

Courses hippiques

Yffiniac (22) And they’re off! An evening of trotting horse racing at the hippodrome

Pardon des motards

Camaret-sur-Mer (29) Starting at 10am motorbikes and their riders are blessed during a slow ride-by – then a spot of lunch followed by at 2pm the ‘bikers’ go for a very noisy tour around the local villages

Fête médiévale

Lesneven (29) Medieval themed fete with kinights in armour, sword fighting, riding exhibitions, medieval market and bio market. It’s at the jardin de la

Maison d’Accueil

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Fête champêtre

Mahalon (29) Traditional fete with communal luch, Breton games, childrens entertainments, live music and dancing – it’s free entry

Courses hippiques

Rosquerno, Pont-l’Abbé (29) And they’re off! Horse racing at the hippodrome

Pardon Saint-Éloi

Saint-Éloi (29) Got a horse or pony? Then take it at 10.30am to this event where it will be blessed and then followed by grilled pig, games for children and various horsey events – it’s free entry

Lajarrige auto passion

La Baule (44) Vintage and prestigious cars will be on display and a few you’ll be able to ride in – on the avenue Lajarrige and it’s free entry

Grand rassemblement de Harley

Les Moutiers-en-Retz (44) Got a Harley Davidson? Be there from 10am! If you haven’t the day will be full of motorbikes and American cars, live music, country and western dancing and food

Auto sprint

Saint-Lyphard (44) Motor racing expect plenty of thrills, spills and dust. It’s at the circuit des Fresches and payable

100ème Anniversaire du Débarquement “Sur les traces des américains en Sud Loire» Saint-Viaud (44) 100th Anniversary of the landing of the Americans in the South Loire. A commemorative ceremony in the presence of numerous consular, military and political personalities, descendants of those who lost their lives, associations, etc. A convoy of French and American military vehicles from the time will take personalities to and from the

Mémorial de la Base d’Aérostats.

Various events take place afterwards in and around the town and they are all free

Motocross

Mohon (56) On the circuit du Camboudin from 8.30am – it’s free entry

Saint-Méen-le-Grand (35) There’s plenty going on here at this traditional fete - from market stalls to freshly cooked local foods, dancing, singing and generally having a good time – it’s free entry

Visite guidée de la base sous-marine - bloc K3

Base des sous-marins, Lorient (56) Discover the history of this huge building which was the home to thirty WW2 Nazi U Boats - tours in English at 11.30am

Tuesday 27th to July 2nd Jumping Saint-Quay-Portrieux (22) Horse jumping event for both professionals and novice riders – it’s free entry

Thursday 29th Marché nocturne Saint-Cast-le-Guildo (22) Night market from 5pm on the rue Jaques Cartier

Friday 30th and July 1st Festival L’Armor à sons

Bobital (22) In its 9th year, this festival offers some of the best local music and some of the worlds up and coming bands in a great atmosphere. Highlights this year the chocolate girl herself Olivia Ruiz, and from the UK Kasabian

Festival accords et à cris

Fougères (35) There’s live music festival at the chateau - payable

La nuit de l’Erdre

Nort-sur-Erdre (44) Large music event with those fire starters The Prodigy heading the line up - held in the parc de Port Mulon - payable

Friday 30th to July 2nd Grande fête foraine

Guingamp (22) Screams, music, huge pieces of machinery throwing you around in the air, and smells of burgers, kebabs and candy floss waft in the air – yep the fairground has arrived on the place du Vally

Fest Bro Pagan

Guissény (29) A festival that mixes traditional Breton music and dance with some of the latest up and coming Breton bands. Also there’s street theatre and various other events taking place to keep all ages amused

July Saturday 1st Comice agricole

Merléac (22) Local farmers display some of their stock, equipment and farming methods

Dîner aux chandelles au château

Jazz O’Porsmeur Porspoder (29) Live jazz music with Hot Club Jazz Iroise from 10pm

Apéro concert La Gacilly (56) Live music outside the Végétarium Café from 7.30pm and it’s free

Les jeudis Ploemeur (56) Night market and live music from 7.30pm – it’s free

Apéro Klam Sainte-Anne d’Auray (56) Early evening concert with Faust from 5pm and it’s free

Quintin (22) Fancy like your evening meal by candlelight and in a chateau – well you can at this event as well as viewing many of the treasures the château de Quintin has on display. Book early

Vide-greniers et braderie

Rostrenen (22) For the wives there are the town centre shops having their summer clear-out – for the husbands there’s a vide-greniers to wander around

Grand marché

Saint-Brieuc (22) Huge market on the place

de la Liberté

Thursday 29th to July 2nd Festival de Jazz

Fête de la Saint-Thomas

Gomené (22) Events taking place various places in around the town – some payable others not

Astropolis

Camaret-sur-Mer (29) There’s live music on the place Saint-Thomas from 6pm and it’s free

Porspoder (29) Live traditional Irish music is at the O’Porsmeur pub from 9.30pm

Guilers (29) The grounds of the manoir de Keroual becomes one giant dance floor for the entire night – with Techno, House, Jungle, and Dub sounds from 9.30pm until 8am!

Malestroit (56) Live Soul / Funk music with Fonky Nyko from 9pm and it’s free

Moëlan-sur-Mer (29) A night of music and mussels and chips in the jardin public – it’s free entry

Friday 30th Session irlandaise

Les vendredis du canal

Soirée moules-frites

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Véhicules anciens

Pleyben (29) Display of classic and vintage cars on the place Charles de Gaulle from 11.30am to 2.30pm

Feu de la Saint-Jean

Saint-Évarzec (29) An evening of live music, BBQ’d food and fireworks from 7.30pm to 1.30am - payable

Course de caisses à savon

Telgruc-sur-Mer (29) Soap box car racing in the centre of town - expect plenty of thrills, spills and laughter – it’s free

Les Ruralies

Fougères (35) One for the young or young at heart. The town becomes a mini farm for the day with cows, horses, goats, chickens and more. It’s at the quartier de la Chattière and it’s free entry

Mini-disco et soirée discothèque

Iffendic (35) A night of disco dancing starting with a mini-disco for children at 8.30pm then the serious dancers strut their funky stuff from 9pm. It’s by the lac de Trémelin and it’s free

Canal en scène

La Groulais, Blain (44) Live music, street theatre and a lot more during the evening at the château de la Groulaie

Village vigneron

Rohan (56) An agricultural day with local farmers displaying their best animals, a market of local produce, seafood, exhibitions, music, dancing and tractors – what more could you want?

Saturday 1st to 27th August

Le Voyage Nantes (44)

Festival de peintres

Every summer Nantes invites painters, designers, architects, gardeners, chefs, DJ’s, graffiti artists, etc.; to ‘express themselves’ in the various public places around the city. It is the occasion for the town to go a little bit further off-beat than normal! But it’s fun and free and recommended to also try the local grown foods cooked and served during the event at the Cantine by the river

Rétrospective automobile

Saturday 1st to September 17th Gorilles Hillion (22)

Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd Championnat du monde de side car Iffendic (35) Plenty of thrills and spills at this World Championship event of motorcycle with side cars racing - payable

Saint-Suliac (35) Festival of painting. There’s a competition on the Saturday and sale of paintings on the Sunday – it’s free

Escoublac-La Baule (44) A weekend of vintage and some very fast cars. There’s a Rally incl. a night stage, demonstations on a circuit, exhibitions, spares market and exchange, food and drink. It’s at the aérodrome and it’s free entry

Salon des arts créatifs

Étel (56) Arts and crafts exhibition and sale in the salle de la Criée by the port – it’s free entry

Fête du port

Locmiquélic (56) Annual celebration of the sea with plenty of fresh seafood and traditional music and dancing – it’s at the port Sainte-Catherine from 2pm Saturday and all day Sunday – it’s free entry

Exhibition of the next closest living relatives to humans with over 95% similar DNA and they are the world’s largest living primates - the Gorilla. An exhibition of their daily life, their habitat their relationships with man and how these wonderful cousins are under continual threat. At the Maison de la Baie and payable – free for the under 6’s

Sunday 2nd Courses hippiques

Corlay (22) And they’re off! Horse racing at the hippodrome

Foire aux peintres

Erquy (22) Exhibition and sale of paintings held in the centre of town

Vide-greniers des couturiers et des loisirs créatifs

Étables-sur-Mer (22) Arts and crafts themed clear-out and sale, held on the rue du Chemin de Fer from 9am - payable

Bugale Breizh Guingamp (22) Traditional afternoon celebration of Breton culture. There’s an afternoon of plenty of music and dancing with over 400 children all in traditional costumes – held in the jardin public on place du Champ-au-Roy and it’s free

Grande brocante de la Saint-Pierre Plouha (22) Large car boot in the centre of town

Musique et danses bretonnes

Camaret-sur-Mer (29) There’s traditional music and dancing in costume on the place Saint-Thomas at 11am and it’s free

Pardon de la Saint-Alar

Clohars-Fouesnant (29) Got a horse or pony? Then take it at 10am to this event where it will be blessed at the chapelle du Drennec. Then there’s an afternoon of horsey events – it’s free

Couleurs de Bretagne

Concarneau (29) Artists gather from around the region for this painting competition of the views of this pretty town – open to all

July

Guérande (44) Wine producers from the Pays de la Loire provide a day of tasting and buying their lovely wine – it’s on the place du Vieux Marché and it’s free entry

Comice agricole

Photo : A. Amet

Venez découvrir l’Écomusée du Pays de Rennes

Tél. 02 99 51 38 15 www.ecomusee-rennes-metropole.fr a particular event, check with the local Office de Tourisme or the Mairie before departure.

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Les mardis

Maxent (35) Evening market plus live music from 6pm – it’s free

Marché nocturne

Pornic (44) Night market on the vieux port from 7.30pm

Les tombées de la nuit Rennes (35)

Saint-Michel-Chef-Chef (44) Night market from 8.30pm on avenue Ernest Chevrier by

Tharon-Plage

Visite guidée de la base sous-marine - bloc K3

Base des sous-marins, Lorient (56) Discover the history of this huge building which was the home to thirty WW2 Nazi U Boats - tours in English at 11.30am

Pontivy in English

Pontivy (56) Guided tour of the old town and the Napoleonic district in English. Organised by the Tourist office and it’s payable

Marché semi-nocturne

Port-Louis (56) Evening market from 6pm til 8pm

July

Wednesday 5th Discover the town

Gouesnach (29) A traditional fete starting at midday with lunch and live jazz music. Then from 2pm there are free trips along the river by traditional boats. Parking at

Pors Meillou

La fête des cerisiers

La Forêt-Fouesnant (29) Traditional fete with traditional music and dancing in costume, traditional games and cherries, lots of them at the outside of the théâtre de Verdure de Peniti from 2pm - payable

Festou-diez Landerneau (29) Join in the fun at this afternoon Breton dance event in the open air. It’s at the pont Habité from 3pm to 7pm and it’s free

Fête de la Saint-Jean

Le Folgoët (29) Live music, street entertainment, communual meal and bonfire – it’s free entry

Journée Jazz with Rhoda Scott

Le Croisic (44) Live jazz music throughout the day on the Mont-Esprit and it’s free

Courses hippiques Nort-sur-Erdre (44) And they’re off! Horse racing at the hippodrome

Journée Y’a pas d’âge

Vigneux-de-Bretagne (44) Live music, lots of fun and games for every age. It’s at the Ecomusée Rural

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Marché nocturne

Monday 3rd Marché semi-nocturne

Les mercredis de la chapelle Pol

La Gacilly (56) And they’re off! Afternoon horse racing at the hippodrome

Erdeven (56) Night market from 6pm til 8pm

Monday 3rd to Sunday 16th Fête foraine Erquy (22) Large event taking place in this pretty port. Fairground attractions, music, dancing, food and drink – it’s all here

Tuesday 4th Learn Breton dancing

Binic (22) Fun for all the family from 9pm on the place Rémi Colin – it’s free

Jazz à l’amirauté

Pléneuf-Val-André (22) Free open air Rhythm and Blues concert from 9pm in le parc de l’Amirauté with the Julien Brunetaud Trio

Marché nocturne

La Forêt-Fouesnant (29) Night market on the port from 7pm

Brignogan-Plage (29) Live concerts of classical, jazz or world music held in the

chapelle Pol

Marché nocturne Daoulas (29) Night market from 6pm

Saint-Cast-le-Guildo (22) Night market from 5pm on the rue Jaques Cartier

Marché nocturne

Locronan (29) Night market from 7pm Pleuven (29) Free concert of French songs in the open air from 9pm at the parc de la Mairie with BBQ’d food available from 8pm

Les notes salées

Plobannalec-Lesconil (29) Live afro, soul and funk music from Bab el West on the place du port from 9.30pm – it’s free

Concert à la cathédrale

La Baule (44) Free evening Jazz concert next to the casino from 7.30pm

Les jeudis du port

Le Pouliguen (44) Free ive music on the port 7pm with Le Bagad de la presqu’île

Marché artisanal nocturne

Les nuits celtiques de Peniti La Forêt-Fouesnant (29) Live music and dancing at the outside théâtre de Verdure de Peniti – it’s free

Les mercredis de Port-Mer Cancale (35) Free music concert held in the open air from 7pm at the plage

Piriac-sur-Mer (44) Artist’s night market from jewellery to paintings from 6pm – it’s free

Marché nocturne

Pornic (44) Night market from 7pm at the

port de plaisance La Noëveillard

Marché nocturne

Saint-Michel-Chef-Chef (44) Night market from 8.30pm on avenue Ernest Chevrier by

Les mercredis

Tharon-Plage

Marché artisanal nocturne

Auray (56) Live music and a night market on the port de Saint-Goustan and it’s free

Mont-Dol (35) Free open air concert from 8.30pm La Turballe (44) Artist’s night market from jewellery to paintings from 6pm – it’s free Saint-Brévin-les-Pins (44) Market of local artists, craftsmen and producers held on the avenue Roosevelt from 8pm – it’s free

Dol-de-Bretagne (35) Classical music in the cathédrale Saint-Samson from 8.30pm

Larmor-Plage (56) Night market with live music on the place Notre-Dame

Thursday 6th Marché nocturne

Jazz festival

Plobannalec-Lesconil (29) Live traditional music on the port from 6.30pm til 8pm – it’s free

Concert à la cathédrale

Redon (35) Classical music festival featuring concerts played on various instruments and in various locations in and around the town

Classical music in the cathédrale Saint-Samson from 8.30pm

Marché artisanal nocturne

Apéro Breizh

Wednesday 5th to Sunday 16th Les musicales

Dol-de-Bretagne (35)

Audierne (29) Night market from 7pm

de Port-Mer

This new edition of the festival will be an opportunity to see free performances, fanfares, sound effect shows, open-air theatre, exhibitions and much more

Les jeudis du parc

Saint-Quay-Portrieux (22) A special event by the Tourism office in English. Discover the port, its fishing industry, the seaside resort and the artists it has attracted. From 10.30am at the Point Information on quai de la République prebooking required the day before – free for -10’s

Courses hippiques

La Baule (44) Classical music festival at the Espace Culturel Chapelle

Sainte-Anne

Marché nocturne

Fête de la yole

Wednesday 5th to Sunday 9th Festival musiques

Marché nocturne

Les jeudis du port

Apéro concert

La Gacilly (56) Live music outside the Végétarium Café from 7.30pm and it’s free

Les jeudis

Ploemeur (56) Night market and live music from 7.30pm – it’s free

Apéro Klam

Plumergat (56) Early evening concert with Soïg Siberil from 6.30pm and it’s free

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Thursday 6th and Friday 7th Jazz festival La Baule (44) Free evening Jazz concerts – Thurs from 7.30pm by the Casino and Fri from 9.30pm on the place Leclerc – they’re free

Thursday 6th to Thursday 13th Petit festival de musiques en Trégor

Guimaëc (29) Classical music festival held in various venues in and Guimaëc and neighbouring towns and villages

Friday 7th Session open-mic Pleubian (22) If you play an instrument or can sing or just like to sit in the background and listen to live music this is for you. At the Bar le Talbert and it’s free

Crêpes en musique

Le Guilvinec (29) A night of crêpes and music in the open air on the place de la Petite Sole – from 7pm and it’s free entry

Mini-disco et soirée discothèque

Médréac (35) Live music played at the rail-bike station from 7pm and you can also go for an evening rail-bike ride – it’s free entry

Jazz festival

La Baule (44) Free evening Jazz concert on the place Leclerc from 9pm La Bernerie-en-Retz (44) Night market from 8pm by les halles and in the centre of town

Marché artisanal nocturne

Saint-Brévin-les-Pins (44) Market of local artists, craftsmen and producers held on the avenue Charles de Gaulle from 8pm – it’s free

Les Renc’arts Guidel (56)

Live music at the Coeur de station Guidel-plages from 8pm. It’s free

Ménéac (56) Live music in the centre of town from 7.30pm and it’s free

Les vendredis du canal

Malestroit (56) Live music with Mr Roux from 9pm and it’s free

Friday 7th and Saturday 8th Fest – Connections Saint-Connec (22) Small music festival - payable

Festidreuz

Saint-Servant (56) Evening festival of Celtic Rock – it’s going to be loud! From 7pm and free for the under 12’s

Friday 7th to Sunday 9th Festival saumon

Pont-Scorff (56) Festival of music and street theatre. Plenty of other things going on, including children’s fishing lessons

Marché nocturne

Festiv’éte

Festi’val de l’Oust

Fouesnant (29) Festival with two evenings of music and entertainment from up and coming French bands - payable

Saturday 8th Learn Breton dancing

Binic (22) Fun for all the family from 9pm to midnight on the place Rémi Colin – it’s free

Fête patronales

Bagadañs

Carhaix-Plouguer (29) A large festival of traditional dance and music of Bretagne with plenty of locals in costume and moules-frites from 8pm

Soirée moules-frites et concert

Châteauneuf-du-Faou (29) Moules and music – it’s free entry

Concert d’été en églises et chapelles

Douarnenez (29) The Mousehole Male Voice Choir from Cornwall will be performing in the Sacré-Coeur at 8.30pm

Plouaret (22) Moules-frites, music, dancing and fireworks from 7pm

Apéro jazz

Landerneau (29) Live jazz with the Tribal Poursuite Quartet on the place des Négociants from 6.30pm til 9pm – it’s free

Dîner aux chandelles Fête de l’été au château Névez (29)

Quintin (22) Fancy like your evening meal by candlelight and in a chateau – well you can at this event as well as viewing many of the treasures the château de Quintin has on display. Book early

Grand marché

Saint-Brieuc (22) Huge market on the place de

la Liberté

Concert place Saint-Thomas

Camaret-sur-Mer (29) There’s live music on the place Saint-Thomas from 9pm and it’s free

a particular event, check with the local Office de Tourisme or the Mairie before departure.

Summer fete held at the port Manec’h from 6pm

Foire aux puces Riec-sur-Bélon (29) Large flea market at the

salle polyvalente

Les miroirs de feu

Saint-Derrien (29) Mussels and chips, live music, lasers and fireworks from 7pm – and it’s free entry

Jazz festival

La Baule (44) Free morning Jazz concert on the avenue Lajarrige from 10.30am

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July

Iffendic (35) A night of disco dancing starting with a mini-disco for children at 8.30pm then the serious dancers strut their funky stuff from 9pm. It’s by the lac de Trémelin and it’s free

Les vendredis du rail


Soirée sardinade

Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th Concours d’élevage de poneys

La Plaine-sur-Mer (44) An evening event with music, dancing and plenty of freshly grilled sardines – from 6.30pm at the port de Gravette and it’s free entry

Lamballe (22) The famous Haras National displays the different races of their ponys

Grande fête maritime

Soirée moules–frites

Le Croisic (44) Yep you’ve got it mussels and chips and live music. From 7pm to 11.30pm at the ancienne criée – it’s free entry

Les soirées du bois

Bois, Le Pouliguen (44) Live rock music with Rewind at 9pm in the park Bois – it’s free

Une nuit en Muscadet

Mouzillon (44) A very civilised type of event music festival where you can also try and buy some of the local wines. From 6pm and payable

Petit mâchon

Nozay (44) A great event where a variety of musicians have a jam session and for just 3€ you can get a bowl of soup, some dried sausage, bread, cheese, an apple and a drink. It’s at the Bar à Mine from 6.30pm

Marché nocturne

Pornic (44) Night market on the vieux port from 7.30pm

Marché et dîner fermier

July

Saint-Julien-de-Concelles (44) A night market with a difference not only is it local businesses selling their produce – food and wine, but they then have a huge BBQ with live music and dancing. It’s from 5pm and it’s free entry

Marché nocturne

Saint-Michel-Chef-Chef (44) Night market from 8.30pm on avenue Ernest Chevrier by

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Paimpont (35) The fete of fire and in particular its use in making things of metal, glass and pottery. Various displays by artists and smiths

Corsair Tattoo Ink

Saint-Malo (35) Festival of tattoo’s held on the

quais Saint-Malo et Duguay-Trouin

from 10am til 9pm with over 80 of France’s (and further a field) tattoo artists are ready for you

Animations médiévales

Saint-Mars-du-Désert (44) Street theatre, bands, circus acts, balloons, face-painting they are all in the centre of town and it’s free entry

Troc & puces semi-nocturne

Fête de l’accordéon

Feu d’artifice

Marzan (56) Live music, food and fireworks – it’s free entry

Tréhiguier sur Jazz

Tréhiguier, Pénestin (56) Live Jazz music at the port from 6pm – it’s free

Noces bretonnes

Le hahon - 56340 Carnac

Fête du fer

Saint-M’arts de rue

Malestroit (56) Artists gather from around the region for this painting competition of the views of this pretty town – open to all

2€ reduction per person

La Torche (29) Surfing event at the pointe de La Torche – it’s free

Billiers (56) Traditional fete of the sea held on the port de Penn Lann – it’s free entry

Couleurs de Bretagne

02 908 400 20

Surf festival de longboard

Fête maritime

La Trinité-sur-Mer (56) Car boot and flea market from 2pm til 10.30pm and moules-frites are on the menu

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Saint-Brieuc (22) A great event for all ages featuring music made specifically with the drum. So expect everything from drumming groups to the sounds of Scotland with the Pipe Band de Saint-Brieuc. It all starts at 2.30pm on Saturday with a car boot and sale of second hand musical instruments and from 3pm the music starts. On Sunday it’s music from midday – and it’s all free

Saint-Molf (44) Live music, grilled pork, dancing and a 40 foot high bonfire is lit – it’s free entry

Feux de la Saint-Jean

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Festival international du tambour

La Groulais, Blain (44) The château de la Groulaie is transported back to medieval times with displays of traditional crafts, knights and damsels in distress, archery contest and banquets

Tharon-Plage

7 min from Carnac and Auray, 1 min from Ploemel

Plérin (22) Traditional celebration of the sea, with music, dancing, exhibitions, parade and of course the usual freshly cooked seafood

Penquesten (56) Traditional village wedding fete starting with parade at 12pm in costume to the church then a communal meal followed by music and dancing til late – open to all and it’s free entry

Augan (56) The true sound of France comes to this small town. Starts with a fest-noz on Saturday from 9pm and then on Sunday over 150 musicians perform through the afternoon and night

Sunday 9th Joutes nautiques

Dinan (22) A fun day of river jousting at the port between local communities. Various other animations take place in between the races. It’s from 10am til 7pm and it’s free entry

Vide-greniers Fréhel (22) Car boot in the centre of town from 9am

Fête du pain d’antan

Lamballe (22) A day of celebrating bread – see how it’s made and taste it fresh from the ancient huge wood oven lit especially for the event

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Fête du pain

Mûr-de-Bretagne (22) Another traditional fete celebrating bread and how it’s produced

Musique et danses bretonnes Camaret-sur-Mer (29) There’s traditional music and dancing in costume on the place Saint-Thomas at 11am and it’s free

Festou-diez

Landerneau (29) Join in the fun at this afternoon Breton dance event in the open air. It’s at the pont Habité from 3pm to 7pm and it’s free

Fête des cerises

Plouégat-Guérand (29) Cherry fete with plenty on sale along with other local and regional products - also a car boot, music, dancing and food – it’s free entry

Courses hippiques

Saint-Malo (35) And they’re off! Afternoon horse racing at the hippodrome

Courses hippiques

Questembert (56) And they’re off again ! Horse racing and other activities taking place for all the family at the hippodrome – it’s free

Tuesday 11th Learn Breton dancing

Binic (22) Fun for all the family from 9pm til 10.30pm on the place Rémi Colin – it’s free

Marché semi-nocturne

Fréhel (22) Night market by the beach at Pléhérel plage from 4pm

Les mardis du port

Paimpol (22) Night market and live music from 7pm at the quai Duguay Trouin – it’s free

Marché nocturne et concert

Perros-Guirec (22) Night market and concert on the esplanade de Trestraou from 5pm - it’s free

Jazz à l’amirauté

Pléneuf-Val-André (22) Free open air Jazz concert from 9pm in le parc de l’Amirauté with the William Chabbey Trio

Fête de l’Isle

Saint-Cast-le-Guildo (22) Fete for the local area of l’Isle. Starting at 8pm there’s traditional music and dancing, and on the menu moules-frites

Learn Breton dancing

Saint-Quay-Portrieux (22) Fun for all the family from 8.30pm

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Monday 10th Learn Breton dancing

Learn Breton dancing

du Martray

Plouarzel (29) Learn those simple steps in the centre of town – it’s free

Marché nocturne

Le Croisic (44) Night market on the port Ciquet – from 7pm and it’s free

Un soir sur les quais

Le Croisic (44) An event full of music and street entertainment – something for all ages. On the quais from 9pm and it’s free

Festival les arzonnaises

Port Navalo, Arzon (56) Live Brazilian music with Chili Con Carno from 9.30pm on the parking de la Criée - it’s free

Zumba

Clohars-Fouesnant (29) Free fest-noz with Noz Trio in the centre of town from 8.30pm – it’s free

Mardis de Morgat

Crozon (29) Music, street theatre and arts and crafts market by the sea – from 6pm and it’s free

Marché nocturne

La Forêt-Fouesnant (29) Night market on the port from 7pm

Les mardis de Portez

Locmaria-Plouzané (29)

Live rockabilly music from Dalann Fly Cats at 9pm on the esplanade de Portez – it’s free

Véhicules anciens

Pleyben (29) Display of classic and vintage cars on the place Charles de Gaulle from 3.30pm to 5pm

Apéro Breizh

Plobannalec-Lesconil (29) Live traditional music on the port from 6.30pm til 8pm – it’s free

Carnac (56) Get down and shake your thing on the beach from 7.30-8.30pm – it’s free

Les apéros

Marché semi-nocturne

jardin de la mairie

Concert à la cathédrale

Marché nocturne

Dol-de-Bretagne (35) Classical music in the cathédrale Saint-Samson from 8.30pm

Erdeven (56) Night market from 6pm til 8pm Plouhinec (56) Night market from 6pm

Zumba

Quiberon (56) Get down and shake your thing on the grande plage in front of Colibri from 6.30-7.30pm – it’s free

Monday 10th to Saturday 15th Les assemblées gallèses

Plumieux (22) A celebration of the local Gallo culture with music and dancing held around local villages

July

Paimpol (22) Fun for all the family from 6pm on the esplanade de la place

– it’s free

Les mardis

Cancale (35) Free Blues music concert held in the open air from 6.30pm in the

Les mardis

Maxent (35) Evening market plus live music from 6pm – it’s free

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Saint-Aignan (56) There will be plenty of thrills and spills at this racing event

Marché nocturne

Batz-sur-Mer (44) Night market on the Grande Rue from 6.30pm with live music from Kid’Swing – it’s free

Mardi du square Thibaud

La Bernerie-en-Retz (44) Live music and entertainment for all ages from 9pm on the square Thibaud and it’s free

a particular event, check with the local Office de Tourisme or the Mairie before departure.

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Les soirées du bois

Bois, Le Pouliguen (44) Live folk music from Chile with Maipucitos de Maipu at 9pm in the park Bois – it’s free

Mardi concerts

Piriac-sur-Mer (44) Live music by the church from 9pm and it’s free

Marché nocturne

Pornic (44) Night market on the vieux port from 7.30pm

Festival côté mer

Saint-Brévin-les-Pins (44) Live music and entertainment from Poussins Phoniques - for all ages from 9pm on the quartier des Pins and it’s free

Marché nocturne

Feu d’artifice

Les mercredis de Port-Mer

Feu d’artifice

Saint-Évarzec (29) Market of local artists, craftsmen and producers held in the centre of town from 6pm – it’s free

Saint-Malo (35) A large celebration of folk music and dance from around the world with daily events take place in key locations throughout the town

Tuesday 11th to 18th August

Aux heures d’été Nantes (44)

Fête locale

Feu d’artifice

Mont-Dol (35) Free open air concert from 8.30pm

Marché artisanal nocturne La Turballe (44) Artist’s night market from jewellery to paintings from 6pm – it’s free

Roller estival

Pornichet (44) Get your skates on for this free evening roller-skating event along the sea front which is open to all. Meet on the boulevard des Océanides at 7pm

Marché artisanal nocturne

Saint-Brévin-les-Pins (44) Live music from Gaël Faye entertainment for all ages from 9pm on the boulevard de l’Océan and it’s free

Place aux artistes

Saint-Quay-Portrieux (22) Free night of entertainment held on the esplanade du Casino from 9pm – it’s free

Marché nocturne Audierne (29) Night market from 7pm

Les mercredis de la chapelle Pol

Brignogan-Plage (29) Live concerts of classical, jazz or world music held in the chapelle Pol

Marché nocturne Daoulas (29) Night market from 6pm

Les nuits celtiques de Peniti La Forêt-Fouesnant (29) Live music and dancing at the outside théâtre de Verdure de Peniti – it’s free

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Concours de châteaux de sable

Saint-Michel-Chef-Chef (44) Sand castle building contest on the plage de Tharon from 3pm – it’s free

Music on the beach

Carnac (56) Live music from the Canailles at 9pm by the Yacht Club – it’s free

Wednesday 12th to Sunday 16th Rencontres internationales de harpes celtiques Dinan (22) The very best harp players from the Celtic world gather for this special event - various concerts held around the town

Thursday 13th Défilé aux lampions

Erquy (22) Parade of lanterns from place de la Poste to the port accompanied by local musicians from 9pm

Les jeud’his

Guingamp (22) Free family entertainment magicians to street entertainment from 3pm til 6pm on the place

du Centre

Penvénan (22) Join the locals for an open air evening of moules-frites or BBQ gammon, music dancing and fireworks to end – meal payable

Les jeudis en fête

Wednesday 12th Les mercredis celtiques

Saint-Quay-Portrieux (22) A special event by the Tourism office in English. Discover the port, its fishing industry, the seaside resort and the artists it has attracted. From 10.30am at the Point Information on quai de la République prebooking required the day before – free for- 10’s

Perros-Guirec (22) Live music from Sweet Cactus, Zumba workout and fireworks. It all takes place on the plage de Trestraou from 8pm and it’s all free

Le Pouliguen (44) Classical music concert with the Ensemble Henri Valoup in the église Saint-Nicolas from 9pm – although free contributions will be accepted

Festival côté mer

Feu d’artifice

Concert, zumba et feu d’artifice

Concours de châteaux de sable

Saint-Brévin-les-Pins (44) Market of local artists, craftsmen and producers held on the avenue Roosevelt from 8pm – it’s free

Discover the town

Locronan (29) Night market from 7pm

Moëlan-sur-Mer (29) Live music, food and fireworks on the place Lindenfels – it’s free entry

A five week festival celebrating different cultures with various events taking place throughout the city and most of which are free

Erquy (22) Free open air concert from 9pm

Marché nocturne

Lamballe (22) Fireworks by the lake at la Ville Gaudu at 11pm – it’s free

Les mercredis musicaux classiques

Tuesday 11th to Sunday 16th Festival folklores du monde

Locquirec (29) Fireworks and live music at the port – it’s free

Les mercredis

de Port-Mer

Marché semi-nocturne

Port-Louis (56) Evening market from 6pm til 8pm

Feu d’artifice

Île-de-Bréhat (22) Fireworks and live music on the place du Bourg – it’s free

Le Pouliguen (44) Sand castle building contest on the plage du Nau from 10am – it’s free

Henon (22) Live music, food and fireworks in the centre of town – it’s free entry

Cancale (35) Free music concert held in the open air from 7pm at the plage

Saint-Michel-Chef-Chef (44) Night market from 8.30pm on avenue Ernest Chevrier by Tharon-Plage

July

Marché artisanal nocturne

Plouha (22) From 7pm artist night market with live music – it’s free

Feu d’artifice

Quessoy (22) Live music, food and fireworks on the place de la mairie – it’s free entry

Woodclan Battle

Quintin (22) Think you could have been a medieval soldier? Here you can try out sword fighting and archery and they’ll provide the period costume for you. Open to ages 7 to 77 and each trial last 40 minutes – it’s at the château

de Quintin

Marché nocturne

Saint-Cast-le-Guildo (22) Night market from 5pm on the rue Jaques Cartier

Feu d’artifice et animations

Saint-Quay-Portrieux (22) This busy evening starts at 7pm with moules-frites on the esplanade du Casino, at 8.30pm you can buy a lantern, then at 9.45pm there’s a lamp lit procession to the port to see the free firework display at 11pm

Fête nationale

Camaret-sur-Mer (29) Freshly cooked food from 7pm, live music at 9pm and fireworks at 11pm – on the place Charles de Gaulle and it’s free entry

Feu d’artifice

Le Pouldu, Clohars-Carnoët (29) Fireworks at 10.30pm – it’s free

Feu d’artifice

Concarneau (29) Live music, food and fireworks on the place Jean Jaurès and the quai Nul - it’s free entry

Feu d’artifice et animations Fouesnant (29) At 7pm BBQ’d food, 8pm live music, 10pm lighting of bonfire and 11pm fireworks. It’s on at cale de Beg Meil and it’s free entry

Feu d’artifice

Lampaul-Plouarzel (29) Live music, food and fireworks. From 6pm and it’s free entry

Feu d’artifice

Lannilis (29) Fireworks in the centre of town from 10.30pm - it’s free

Feu d’artifice

Penmarc’h (29) Live music, food and fireworks on the port de Saint-Guénolé – it’s free entry

Les jeudis du parc

Pleuven (29) Free concert with the Boys in the Gap in the open air from 9pm at the parc de la Mairie with BBQ’d food available from 8pm – it’s free entry

Fête nationale

Plobannelac-Lesconil (29) Moules-frites at 7pm, live music from 9pm and fireworks at 11pm – it’s on the port and free entry

Soirée cochon grillé

Plomodiern (29) There’s BBQ pig by the sea on the plage de Porz ar Vag from 7pm

Feu d’artifice

Plouarzel (29) Live music, food and fireworks, from 6pm on the parking de Porsman – it’s free entry

Feu d’artifice

Plougasnou (29) Fireworks and live music in the centre of town – it’s free

Grande fête sur le port

Roscanvel (29) An evening event of food, music, dancing and fireworks and it’s free entry

Concert et feu d’artifice

Roscoff (29) Live music and fireworks at the vieux port from 9pm – it’s free

Feu d’artifice

Santec (29) Fireworks on the beach plage du Dossen at 10.30pm – it’s free entry

Concert à la cathédrale

Dol-de-Bretagne (35) Classical music in the cathédrale Saint-Samson from 8.30pm

Feu d’artifice

Guipry-Messac (35) Fireworks and live music in the centre of town – it’s free

Feu d’artifice

Redon (35) Fireworks by the port from nightfall – it’s free entry

Saint-Briac en musique

Saint-Briac-sur-Mer (35) Live music on the place du Centre from 7pm – it’s free

Fest-noz et feu d’artifice

Saint-Jouan-des-Guérets (35) Traditional Breton open air dance party from 8pm. Moules-frites and sausage galettes will keep you going until 1am. There’s a short break at 11.30pm for fireworks and then it starts once again

All events were correct at the time of going to press. If you’re travelling a long distance to


Saint-Suliac (35) Live music, food and fireworks by the Front de Rance - it’s free entry

Les jeudis

Marché artisanal nocturne

Piriac-sur-Mer (44) Artist’s night market from jewellery to paintings from 6pm – it’s free

Vitré (35) Evening market and live music from 6.30pm on the place de la Gare – it’s free entry

Marché nocturne

Fête nationale

Pornichet la fête

Grandchamps-des-Fontaines (44) Live music and fireworks – you just need to bring a picnic, chairs and rugs – it’s free at the jardin d’Ashton Keynes

Jazz festival

La Baule (44) Free evening Jazz concert next to the casino from 7.30pm

Concert d’été Esprit Zik

Le Croisic (44) Live pop / electro concert with Kiz at Mont-Esprit from 9pm and it’s free

Les jeudis du port et feu d’artifice

Le Pouliguen (44) Live music on the port from 7pm with Lysac and at 11pm there’s fireworks on the plage du Nau – they’re free

Pornichet (44) Traditional Breton fete with music, dancing, costumes, etc. From 4pm until late and it’s free entry

Feu d’artifice

Préfailles (44) Live music, food and fireworks on the avenue de la Plage Eric Tabarly from 9pm - it’s free entry

Festival côté mer

Saint-Brévin-les-Pins (44) Street theatre and high wire with La Folle Allure - entertainment for all ages from 9pm in the parc du Pointeau and it’s free

Feu d’artifice

Saint-Lyphard (44) Live music at fireworks from 8pm and it’s free

Marché nocturne

Mouiers-en-Retz (44) Live music, food and fireworks on the place de l’Église from 8.30pm it’s free entry

Saint-Michel-Chef-Chef (44) Night market from 8.30pm on avenue Ernest Chevrier by

Les jeudis du port

Fête nationale

Nort-sur-Erdre (44) Evening market and live music from 5pm on the port at Le Bassin – it’s free entry

port de plaisance La Noëveillard

Tharon-Plage

Vigneux-de-Bretagne (44) Live music and fireworks – you just need to bring a picnic, chairs and rugs – it’s free

Apéro concert et feu d’artifice

Auray (56) Live music and a night market on the port de Saint-Goustan. Then there’s fireworks at the stade du Loch and it’s all free

La Gacilly (56) Live music outside the Végétarium Café from 7.30pm followed by fireworks and it’s free

Apéro Klam

Muzillac (56) Live music, moules-frites and fireworks from 8pm – it’s free entry

Moules-frites et feu d’artifice

Brec’h (56) Early evening rock and blues concert with Howlin’ Grassman and Stompin’ Big Foot from 6.30pm and it’s free

Feu d’artifice

Neulliac (56) Live music, food and fireworks – it’s free entry

Feu d’artifice

Camors (56) Live music, food and fireworks on the place de la Liberté - it’s free entry

Soirée feu d’artifice

Les nocturnes

Carnac (56) Night market held on the place de l’Église from 6pm with live music from 8pm

Feu d’artifice

Erdeven (56) Live music, food and fireworks in the stade on rue du Grand Large – it’s free entry

Feu d’artifice

Guégon (56) Fireworks and live music on the place de l’Église – from 9pm and it’s free

Feu d’artifice

Guémené-sur-Scorff (56) Fireworks from 10.30pm and it’s free

Feu d’artifice

Guidel-Plages (56) Live music, food and fireworks from 8.30pm and it’s free entry

Les jeudis

Ploemeur (56) Night market and live music from 7.30pm – it’s free

Feu d’artifice

Plouharnel (56) Fireworks and live music on the place du Général de Gaulle from 9.30pm – it’s free

Feu d’artifice

Rohan (56) Live music, food and fireworks at the plan d’eau de la Villemoisan – it’s free entry

Moules-frites et feu d’artifice

Saint-Dolay (56) Live music, moules-frites and fireworks from 8pm – it’s free entry

Feu d’artifice

Sarzeau (56) Fireworks and live music on the place de la Mairie – it’s free

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Pénestin (56) Live music, moules-frites and fireworks from 7.30pm and it’s free entry

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Grande fête

Pornic (44) Night market from 7pm at the

Les jeudis du port

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Feu d’artifice


Thursday 13th and Friday 14th Fêtes historiques

Vannes (56) The beautiful walled city of Vannes turns back the clock to 1879 with actors in costume, street theatre and shows – and it’s free

Thursday 13th to Sunday 16th Festival les vieilles charrues

Carhaix-Plouguer (29) Grab your tent, toilet rolls and wellies this is the BIG one! This major musical event is the biggest festival of its kind in the country attracting over 230,000 spectators, 80 bands performing on five stages. This year the festival will feature great bands such as Jean-Michel Jarre, Midnight Oil, Paolo Conte - to mention just a few!

Festival Kann al Loar

Landerneau (29) Concerts, festou-noz, traditional dances, Breton theatre, traditional sailing boats, Breton games, children’s entertainment… This festival is a real showcase for the vitality of the region

July

Fête des brodeuses

Pont-l’Abbé (29) Traditional Breton festival where more than 1,000 locals in traditional Breton costumes mingle with over 30 Celtic dance groups and international folk groups. Shows, parades, concerts… this is the real sounds and colours of Bretagne

Friday 14th

The French National Holiday

On the 14th July 1789 a crowd of French citizens stormed the Bastille, a prison building in Paris that was a symbol of the oppression caused by the royal system. This day marked the beginning of the French Revolution, and is celebrated all over the country. Festivities usually include national commemoration ceremonies as well as music, fireworks, and dancing in the streets. So look out for events taking place near you.

Learn Breton dancing and fireworks

Binic (22) Fun for all the family from 9pm til 10.30pm on the place Rémi Colin. Then there’s fireworks at the quai des Corsaires – and they’re both free!

Courses hippiques

Corlay (22) And they’re off! Horse racing at the hippodrome

Vide-greniers

Lézardrieux (22) Car boot and BBQ held on the port

Vide-greniers

Concert Salomon & The Ricky Keys Tréguier (22) Live rock music on the rue Colvestre from 7pm and it’s free

Concerts butte du fort

Bénodet (29) Free evenings entertainment from 6.30pm of traditional Breton music and dancing, and fireworks at 11.15pm

Marché du terroir

Cléder (29) Some of the best local produce, wines and beers will be here for you to try and buy. Held on the place du Port from 10am and it’s free entry

Mardis de Morgat

Crozon (29) Music, street theatre and arts and crafts market by the sea – from 6pm and it’s free

Festival de l’insolite

Mahalon (29) This is a festival of some strange races, all guaranteed to make you laugh. Top of the list are bed racing and pedal cars. It all starts at 1.30pm for the first elimination races, the finals are from 5pm, and the day ends with fireworks at 11pm

Tréguier (22) Car boot held on the quayside from 7am

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Foire à tout Saint-Suliac (35) The town centre shops and local residents have a summer clearout – it’s free entry

Jazz festival

La Baule (44) Free evening Jazz concert on the place Leclerc from 9pm

Musicale des rues et moules

La Bernerie-en-Retz (44) Live samba reggae music and entertainment are in the streets from 3.30pm to 6.30pm and then again from 10.15pm to 10.45pm – it’s free. There’s moules-frites being served sous les halles from 6pm to 8pm followed by live music from 9pm til 1AM – it’s free

Moules et feu d’artifice

Fête de la mer

Ploudreuzic (29) Plenty of nautical fun, sea food and entertainment on the port de Penhors – it’s free entry

Marché nocturne

Primel-Trégastel (29) Night market with live music from 6pm at the parking

des Frères

Pique-nique

Quimperlé (29) You bring the food, drink, chairs and blankets – they provide the entertainment and fireworks. From 7pm at the parc des Gorrêts – it’s free

Concert des vendredis branchés

Saint-Renan (29) Live music from 8pm at the lac de Ty-Colo – it’s free

Fête du sabot

Scaër (29) Traditional fete where the wooden shoe is the guest of honour. Various events take place throughout the day from jogging in the forest to pony competitions and of course there’s the throwing of the shoe competition. A fun filled day for all ages at the Maison Forestière de Coatloch and it’s free

Bal public

Mini-disco et soirée discothèque

Vide-greniers

Saint-Briac-sur-Mer (35) Live traditional music and fest-noz on the place du Centre from 7pm – it’s free

Saint-Brévin-les-Pins (44) Market of local artists, craftsmen and producers held on the avenue Charles de Gaulle from 8pm – it’s free

Kérity, Penmarc’h (29) An evening of BBQ’d food and live music and the port – it’s free entry

Foire aux puces

Trébeurden (22) Large flea market from 9am on the esplanade du Sémaphore

Saint-Briac en musique

Fête des cormorans

Dinard (35) Free live music on the place Yves Verney from 8.30pm

Médréac (35) Live music played at the rail-bike station from 7pm and you can also go for an evening rail-bike ride – it’s free entry

Pornic (44) Moules-frites from 6pm on the plage du Château and fireworks at 11pm - it’s free entry

Runan (22) Car boot held on the place

des Templiers

Les vendredis du rail

Iffendic (35) A night of disco dancing starting with a mini-disco for children at 8.30pm then the serious dancers strut their funky stuff from 9pm. It’s by the lac de Trémelin and it’s free

Marché artisanal nocturne

Fête des sauveteurs en mer

Penerf,Damgan (56) Various animations taking place during the day all revolving around saving lives at sea. Also there’s boat trips, sea rescue dogs, rescue competitions as well as music, dancing and lots to eat and drink – it’s free entry

Courses hippiques

Guer (56) And they’re off! Horse racing at the hippodrome

Les Renc’arts

Guidel (56) Live music at the Coeur de station Guidel-plages from 8pm it’s free

Festival les arzonnaises

Port du Crouesty, Arzon (56)

Live music with the Royal Disco Funk Syndicate from 9.30pm - it’s free

Friday 14th and Saturday 15th Les mémoires de Bourgogne

Lantic (22) Large scale open air theatrical event taking place by the lakes with over 80 actors, various battles take place with pyrotechnics effects, a sound, light and water show, and there are fireworks to finish – gates open at 6pm and it’s free

Salon du bon goût

Plouguerneau (29) Try and buy some of the best French produce from wine to dried sausage – it’s free entry

Friday 14th to Sunday 16th Championnat de Bretagne de dressage Lamballe (22) Championship dressage event held in the haras and parc équestre - payable

Reconstitution d’un camp US

Plougonvelin (29) An American WWII encampment with vehicles and individuals in American uniforms and clothing from the era. Also films will be shown of the Americans arriving in Brest in 1944 along with other exhibits. Saturday night the vehicles move to the plage du Trez-Hir for music and fireworks

Fête des plages

Plougonvelin (29) Fun and games on the plage du Trez-Hir and it’s free

Saturday 15th Learn Breton dancing

Binic (22) Fun for all the family from 9pm to midnight on the place Rémi Colin – it’s free

Feu d’artifice et bal

Étables-sur-Mer (22) Live music and fireworks on the beach at the plage du Moulin and it’s free

Dîner aux chandelles au château

Quintin (22) Fancy like your evening meal by candlelight and in a chateau – well you can at this event as well as viewing many of the treasures the château de Quintin has on display. Book early

Fête de nuit

Saint-Alban (22) Free live music event from 6pm held under the stars with fireworks to end

Grand marché

Saint-Brieuc (22) Huge market on the place de la Liberté

Bal disco et spectacle pyrotechnique Saint-Brieuc (22) A night of disco dancing in the streets from 7pm with fireworks at 11.15pm at le pont d’Armor, then it’s back to dancing til 1.30AM! It’s on the place du Martray and it’s all free!

Port en fête

La Vicomté-sur-Rance (22) An evening of free music and fireworks at 11pm. Held at the port du Lyvet

Concert place Saint-Thomas Camaret-sur-Mer (29) There’s live music on the place Saint-Thomas from 9pm and it’s free

Pitbike

Bédée (35) The championship motorcycle racing for under 18’s – it’s free entry

Pêche et grillades maquereaux Port-Pican, Cancale (35) An opportunity to go out and catch mackerel and then grill them on the port. Or if the seas a little rough just stay at the port and wait for the fish to come to you for lunch! Departs 7.30am

Saint-Briac en musique

Saint-Briac-sur-Mer (35) Live music on the place du Centre from 7pm – it’s free

Courses hippiques

Saint-Malo (35) And they’re off! Early afternoon horse racing at the hippodrome

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La nuit des galeries

Saint-Malo (35) From 6pm to midnight the galleries and many of the artists of Saint-Malo open their doors for a special night viewing of their works

Festival zyc ô remparts

Guérande (44) From 5pm this event features five bands playing Rock, Blues and Soul music and it’s all free. Moules-frites will also be available

Jazz festival

La Baule (44) Free morning Jazz concert on the avenue Lajarrige from 10.30am

Fête de la sardine

La Turballe (44) Celebrate the sardine at this famous festival held at France’s largest port for sardines, so they’re not going to get any fresher than here. A mere one ton of sardines are on the menu, so get there early!

Fest-noz

Les Moutiers-en-Retz (44) A free traditional Breton dance party is on the place de l’Église from 9pm

Marché nocturne

Fête des moules

Saint-Michel-Chef-Chef (44) A night of moules, moules and more moules – from 6pm at the place du Marché by Tharon-Plage

Marché nocturne

Saint-Michel-Chef-Chef (44) Night market from 8.30pm on avenue Ernest Chevrier by

Tharon-Plage

Le concert de midi

Tréhiguier, Pénestin (56) Live jazz / swing music from 12.30pm with Mymi Rose at the port – it’s free

Fête de la sardine

Port Maria - Quiberon (56) A traditional evening festival celebrating the sardine. Traditional music and dancing, and plenty of grilled sardines and moules-frites on the menu. It’s on the esplanade de la Criée at and it’s free entry Celti-noz Saint-Armel (56) From 7pm the centre of the town becomes one large traditional Breton dance floor for everyone to join in. Oysters, grilled sardines, galettes and crêpes are on the menu and it’s free entry

Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th Maquereau party

Binic (22) A party where the star attraction is the mackerel so expect plenty on the BBQ. From 12pm til 10pm on the square de la Libération - it’s payable

Foire aux peintres

Pléneuf-Val-André (22) Exhibition and sale of paintings held by at the l’étang Dahouët – it’s free

Fête de la chasse

Pommerit-le-Vicomte (22) Everything to do with hunting at this annual event, including hunting-dog demonstrations, equipment and foodstuffs for sale

Saint-Cast-le-Guildo (22) Art and crafts weekend market - jewellery, paintings, needlework, ceramics, clothes, handbags, soap – there’s all sorts on offer – it’s free entry

Fête des battages

Saint-Hernin (22) Go back in time at this event with displays of how farming use to be, old tractors, harvesting demonstrations, plenty of food and drink – Sunday it all starts with a car boot from 9am and it’s free to get in

Fête des pommiers

Fouesnant (29) This is a celebration of the apple and in particular cider. Saturday has lots of demonstrations and tastings throughout the day. At 6pm a parade of locals in costume followed by BBQ, traditional music and dancing into the night. Sunday starts with a cycle ride at 7am, at 10am it’s Mass, 11.30am Grande Parade, BBQ lunch, music and dancing in the afternoon / evening and fireworks to finish. It’s free entry

Festival médiéval

Saint-Renan (29) One of the major events attracting over 30,000 visitors every two years – here the town and it’s inhabitants are transported back in time – it’s free entry

Nations indiennes

Kerhouriette, Languidic (56) An interesting event for all ages where you can meet the first inhabitants of North America the ‘Indians’. Various events take place over the two days including traditional North American Indian dances and songs, displays and exhibitions, horse riding show, events for children, market place and an Indian camp

Fête des Terre-Neuvas et des islandais

Paimpol (22) A traditional Breton festival paying homage to all those from the region who have lost their lives to the sea. It all starts at 2pm with plenty of Breton music and dancing

Place aux artistes

Saint-Quay-Portrieux (22) Free night of entertainment held at the jardin du port from 5.30pm

Fête du cheval breton

Bannalec (29) Traditional fete celebrating the local horse with various demonstrations of ploughing and cart pulling – it’s free

Musique et danses bretonnes Camaret-sur-Mer (29) There’s traditional music and dancing in costume on the place Saint-Thomas at 11am and it’s free

Sorties de bains

Le Pouldu, Clohars-Carnoët (29) At the end of the day at 6.30pm some light entertainment on the place Gauguin – it’s free

Marché des créateurs

Dinard (35) Arts and crafts market from 10am – 7pm – it’s free

Fête des moissons

Muël (35) Traditional rural fete with displays of ancient crafts and machinery, music, dancing and plenty of BBQ’d food and drink. It’s free entry

Courses hippiques

Saint-Malo (35) And they’re off! Late afternoon horse racing at the hippodrome

Apéro’zique Saint-Pern (35) Early evening live music in the centre of town from 6pm – it’s free

Les soirées du bois

Bois, Le Pouliguen (44) Live music from the 70 – 00’s with Odysée at 9pm in the park Bois – it’s free

Les puces nortaises

Nort-sur-erdre (44) Large car boot and flea market on the rue des Écoles

Festou-diez Spectacle de la Patrouille Landerneau (29) de France Join in the fun at this afternoon

Breton dance event in the openair. It’s at the pont Habité from 3pm to 7pm and it’s free

Festival Kastell Paol et fête de l’artichaut

Saint-Pol-de-Léon (29) A folk festival with fest-noz, folk dance groups, Breton games, local produce market and an Artichoke festival – it’s free

Pornic (44)

The French Air Force’s Patrouille Acrobatique de France (the French Red Arrows) will be performing above the beach – it’s free

Marchés de l’artisanat

Auray (56) Arts and crafts market held on the port de Saint-Goustan from 10am til 8pm

Marché des potiers

Sarzeau (56) Pottery and arts & crafts market held in the grounds of the magnificent château de Suscinio – it’s free

Saturday 15th to Saturday 22nd Festival de musique de chambre

Pont-Croix (29) Classical music festival held during the evenings in the collégiale Notre Dame de Roscudon - payable

Saturday 15th to Thursday 27th Plage musicale en Bangor

Bangor (56) The Bangor Chamber Music Festival presents a wide range of artists performing in wonderful settings. Now this is not your usual music festival as this one is held on the island of Belle-Île-enMer, so book a room or take a tent as it’s a long swim back to the mainland

Sunday 16th Marché des créateurs Binic (22) Arts and crafts market on the esplanade de la Banche from 10am – 7pm

Puces lannionnaises

Lannion (22) Huge annual clear our by the locals and expect plenty of bargains at this flea market in the centre of town from 7am

a particular event, check with the local Office de Tourisme or the Mairie before departure.

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July

Pornic (44) Night market on the vieux port from 7.30pm

Marché des créateurs


Fête bretonne

Guidel-Plages (56) A night of traditional Breton music and dancing

Noces bretonnes

Languidic (56) Traditional village wedding fete starting with a parade at 12pm in costume to the church then a communal meal followed by music and dancing til late – open to all and it’s free entry

Marchés de créateurs

Larmor-Plage (56) Local arts and crafts artists display and sell their works from 9am - 7pm at the Port Maria

Voitures radio-commandées

Quiberon (56) Demonstrations of radio controlled cars on the place Hoche from 2pm til 8pm – it’s free

Course de côte automobile

Saint-Servant-sur-Oust (56) Cars, quads and motobikes stunt show. From 9am til 7pm - payable

Sunday 16th to Thursday 20th Jazz’y Krampouezh

Névez (29) Evening music festival with concerts held in the jardins de Rospico. Expect a mixture of Jazz and oysters. All sorts of Jazz featured from Traditional to Pop and from Blues to Funk - payable

July

Monday 17th Breizh Banne: apéro concert

Penvénan (22) Start your evening off with this early evening event of live music with seafood or dried sausage nibbles with your drinks from 6pm – very civilised and very French

Marché nocturne Plouhinec (56) Night market from 6pm

Zumba

Quiberon (56) Get down and shake your thing on the grande plage in front of Colibri from 6.30-7.30pm – it’s free

Concert Outside Duo

Quiberon (56) Live music from 9pm on the place Hoche – it’s free

Monday 17th to Friday 21st Aquarelles de James Crawley

Les Moutiers-en-Retz (44) This British artist who is now a local resident in the Pays de Retz displays some of his fabulous work at the salle des Expositions

Tuesday 18th Learn Breton dancing

Binic (22) Fun for all the family from 9pm til 10.30pm on the place Rémi Colin – it’s free

Marché semi-nocturne

Fréhel (22) Night market by the beach at Pléhérel plage from 4pm

Les mardis du port

Paimpol (22) Night market and live music from 7pm at the quai Duguay Trouin – it’s free

Marché nocturne et concert

Leslie Lewis

Learn Breton dancing

Concert

Les mardis

Concours de billes

Mardis de Morgat

Saint-Cast-le-Guildo (22) Free music concert held on the port from 8.30pm Saint-Quay-Portrieux (22) Fun for all the family from 8.30pm on the place de la Plage – it’s free Clohars-Fouesnant (29) Free concert in the centre of town from 8.30pm

La Bernerie-en-Retz (44) One for the young and old - a ‘marbles’ contest on the grande plage from 4pm – it’s free to watch or 0.50€ to take part

Crozon (29) Music, street theatre and arts and crafts market by the sea – from 8pm and it’s free

Marché nocturne

Beg-Meil, Fouesnant (29) Free rock music concert with Red Out in the centre of town from 7.30pm

Le Croisic (44) Night market on the port Ciquet – from 7pm and it’s free

Un soir sur les quais

Le Croisic (44) An event full of music and street entertainment – something for all ages. On the quais from 9pm and it’s free

Festival les arzonnaises

Port du Crouesty, Arzon (56) Live music with Luciole from 9.30pm - it’s free

Zumba

Dol-de-Bretagne (35) Classical music in the cathédrale Saint-Samson from 8.30pm

Les mardis

Maxent (35) Evening market plus live music from 6pm – it’s free

Mardi du square Thibaud

La Bernerie-en-Retz (44) Live music and entertainment for all ages from 9pm on the square Thibaud and it’s free

Les soirées du bois

Bois, Le Pouliguen (44) Live Bolivian folk music at 9pm in the park Bois – it’s free

Locmaria-Plouzané (29) Live sea shanties from Les Loups de Mer at 9pm on the esplanade de Portez – it’s free

Mardis festifs Moëlan-sur-Mer (29)

Marché semi-nocturne

Plobannalec-Lesconil (29) Live traditional music on the port from 6.30pm til 8pm – it’s free

7pm – it’s free

Apéro Breizh

Audierne (29) Night market from 7pm

Les mercredis de la chapelle Pol

Brignogan-Plage (29) Live concerts of classical, jazz or world music held in the chapelle Pol

Marché nocturne Daoulas (29) Night market from 6pm

Les nuits celtiques de Peniti La Forêt-Fouesnant (29) Live music and dancing at the outside théâtre de Verdure de Peniti – it’s free

Les mercredis

Le Conquet (29) Free concert from 7pm on the place de Llandeilo

Marché nocturne

Fête de la crêpe

Marché nocturne

Tharon-Plage

Fête de la mer

Groix (56) Live music, freshly grilled seafood from 7pm at the port Tudy – it’s free entry

Concert Collectif Métissé

Larmor-Plage (56) Live music on the esplande des Algues from 9.30pm and it’s free

Marché semi-nocturne

Port-Louis (56) Evening market from 6pm til 8pm

Tuesday 18th to Sunday 23rd Festival de Cornouaille

Wednesday 19th Les mercredis celtiques

Les mardis de Portez

Marché nocturne

Les mercredis

Piriac-sur-Mer (44) Live music by the church from 9pm and it’s free

Marché nocturne

La Forêt-Fouesnant (29) Night market on the port from 7pm

Mercredi en fête

Mardi concerts

Les mardis

Live rock music with Tarmac Rodéo on the place de l’Église from

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Concert à la cathédrale

Quimper (29) Celtic festival with over 180 shows, concerts and events featuring over 4,000 musicians and dancers – a magical festival and a wonderful experience for all the family!

Carnac (56) Get down and shake your thing on the beach from 7.30-8.30pm – it’s free Erdeven (56) Night market from 6pm til 8pm

Cancale (35) Free Creole music concert held in the open air from 6.30pm in the jardin de la mairie

Saint-Michel-Chef-Chef (44) Night market from 8.30pm on avenue Ernest Chevrier by

Les lundis du Trez-Hir

Plounéour-Ménez (29) Free concert and in the centre of town from 8pm

Les apéros

Tréguier (22) Live traditional music playing at the foot of the cathederal from 8.30pm and it’s free

Quimperlé (29) Live music on the place SaintMichel from 9pm – it’s free

Jazz à l’amirauté

Concerts sur le port

Plougonvelin (29) Night market with live music at Trez-Hir – it’s free

Les mercredis musicaux

Pornic (44) Night market on the vieux port from 7.30pm

Pléneuf-Val-André (22) Free open air Jazz concert from 9pm in le parc de l’Amirauté with Philippe Duchemin Trio feat.

Place aux artistes

Saint-Quay-Portrieux (22) Free night of entertainment held at the esplanade du Casino from 9pm – it’s free

Plougasnou (29) Free concert in the centre of town from 7pm – it’s free

Perros-Guirec (22) Night market and concert on the esplanade de Trestraou from 5pm - it’s free

Learn Breton dancing

Plouarzel (29) Learn those simple steps in the centre of town – it’s free

Les mardis

Erquy (22) Free open air concert from 9pm

Concert des mercridisquares

Saint-Cast-le-Guildo (22) Free music concert held on the square Pellion from 9pm

Discover the town

Saint-Quay-Portrieux (22) A special event by the Tourism office in English. Discover the port, its fishing industry, the seaside resort and the artists it has attracted. From 10.30am at the Point Information on quai de la République prebooking required the day before – free for the - 10’s

Lesneven (29) Free concert from 7pm in the centre of town Plomeur (29) The fete of the Breton pancake and there’ll be a variety of fillings for you to try. From 7pm in the centre of town and it’s free entry

Les mercredis de Port-Mer

Cancale (35) Free music concert held in the open air from 7pm at the plage de

Port-Mer

Feu d’artifice

Dinard (35) Fireworks at the plage de l’Écluse from 10.30pm – it’s free

Les mercredis

Mont-Dol (35) Free open air concert from 8.30pm

Rock’n square La Bererie-en-Retz (44)

Live music on the grande plage from 9pm – it’s free

Les mercredis aux Lakas

La Plaine-sur-Mer (44) Live music with Stabar in the jardin des Lakas from 9pm and it’s free

Marché artisanal nocturne La Turballe (44) Artist’s night market from jewellery to paintings from 6pm – it’s free

Les mercredis musicaux classiques Le Pouliguen (44)

Classical music concert with Sandy Bonneau and Olivier Besson in the Église Saint-Nicolas from 9pm – although free contributions will be accepted

Roller estival

Pornichet (44) Get your skates on for this free evening roller-skating event along the sea front which is open to all. Meet on the boulevard des Océanides at 7pm

Marché artisanal nocturne

Saint-Brévin-les-Pins (44) Market of local artists, craftsmen and producers held on the avenue Roosevelt from 8pm – it’s free


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Festival côté mer

Learn Breton dancing

Marché nocturne

Music on the beach

Soirée concert

Sheringham Shantymen in concert

Médréac (35) Live music played at the rail-bike station from 7pm and you can also go for an evening rail-bike ride – it’s free entry

Les nocturnes

The choir from King’s College Cambridge will be performing in the cathéderale Saint-Vincent

Saint-Brévin-les-Pins (44) Live reggae music with Païaka from 9pm on the boulevard de l’Océan and it’s free Carnac (56) Live rock music from Le syndrome du chat at 9pm by the Yacht Club – it’s free

Free concert on the plage Sainte-Anne from 7.30pm

Josselin (56) Traditional Breton dance party on the place de la Mairie from 9pm – it’s free

Saint-Vougay (29) Almost 1,000 dancers attend this annual Breton party held at the château de Kerjean. From 8.30pm til late – very late

Fest-noz

Sheringham Shantymen in concert

Saint-Pol-de-Léon (29)

- payable

Concert à la cathédrale

Les jeudis

Marché nocturne

Dol-de-Bretagne (35)

Vitré (35) Evening market and live music from 6.30pm on the place de la Gare – it’s free entry

Les jeudis

Plouharnel (56) Arts and crafts and food night market with live music and dancing from 9pm – it’s free

Jazz festival

Riantec (56) Live music and entertainment for all ages from 7.30pm on the place de l’Église and it’s free

Le Croisic (44) Free rock concert on the place du Pilori at 6pm

Thursday 20th Les jeud’his

Le Pouliguen (44) Live music on the port 7pm with Jewly – it’s free

Guingamp (22) Free family entertainment magicians to street entertainment from 3pm til 6pm on the place du Centre

Les jeudis lamballais

Lamballe (22) Lamballe has a day packed with a variety of things to do – there’s the morning market, at 2.30pm and 4pm there are free guided tours of the Medieval Garden. Then how about visiting the prestigious haras? Here there are horse-drawn carriage rides, guided tours, and an equestrian show starting at 5.30pm. During the evening, the market place becomes a Gallic outdoor banquet hall where you can grab a seat at one of the long tables and sample the delights of the different food stalls, while listening to the free concert

Cap sur les jeudis

Ploeuc-sur-Lié (22) There’s live music in the open air from 8pm with Nefertiti in the Kitchen on the place Louis Morel. Fun for all ages and it’s free

Les jeudis en fête

Plouha (22) From 7pm artist night market with live music – it’s free

Marché nocturne

Saint-Cast-le-Guildo (22) Night market from 5pm on the rue Jaques Cartier

Brocantes et moules-frites

Le Conquet (29) Car boot during the day and mussels with chips and live music in the open air during the evening in the centre of town – it’s free entry

Marché nocturne Locronan (29) Night market from 7pm

Les jeudis du parc

Pleuven (29) Free concert of Rock n’Roll music by The Customers in the open air from 9pm at the parc de la mairie with BBQ’d food available from 8pm

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Musique sacrée

Pénestin(56) Traditional Breton music and dancing, games and street theatre from 7.30pm in the centre of town – it’s free

Locmariaquer (56) Live music on the port from 9pm – it’s free

Mercredi sans chichi

Les vendredis du rail

Grand fest-noz

Classical music in the cathédrale Saint-Samson from 8.30pm

Marché nocturne

Larmor-Baden (56) Night market from 6pm on the place de l’Église Muzillac (56) English sea shanties in the jardin du Vieux Couvent from 7pm – it’s free

La Roche-Bernard (56) English sea shanties on the port from 6.30pm – it’s free

Soirée du port

July

Saint-Nic (29) Fun for all the family from 8.30pm on the seafront by the bar Del Ys – it’s free

La Baule (44) Free evening Jazz concert next to the casino from 7.30pm

Concert la belle bleue

Les jeudis du port

Les jeudis du port

Nort-sur-Erdre (44) Evening market and live music from 5pm on the port Le Bassin – it’s free entry

Marché artisanal nocturne

Piriac-sur-Mer (44) Artist’s night market from jewellery to paintings from 6pm – it’s free

Marché nocturne

Pornic (44) Night market from 7pm at the port de plaisance La Noëveillard

Festival côté mer

Saint-Brévin-les-Pins (44) Street theatre and entertainment with Cécile Métral for all ages from 9pm at the parc du Ponteau and it’s free

Marché nocturne

Saint-Michel-Chef-Chef (44) Night market from 8.30pm on avenue Ernest Chevrier by Tharon-Plage

Festival les arzonnaises

Port Navalo, Arzon (56) Live rock music with Axel Bauer from 9.30pm on the grande plage - it’s free

Les jeudis du port

Saint-Goustan, Auray (56) Live music and a night market on the port and it’s free

Ploemeur (56) Night market and live music from 7.30pm – it’s free

Apéro Klam

Pluneret (56) Early evening Indian music concert with Duo Parveen Khan from 6.30pm and it’s free

Concert Dockabillys

Quiberon (56) Live rock n’ Roll music from 9pm on the place Hoche – it’s free

Concert Harisson Swing

Saint-Pierre de Quiberon (56) Live music from 9pm on the port de Portivy – it’s free

Friday 21st Concert opéra-operette

Erquy (22) Concert by Nicole Kuster and Gil Kether of the Opéra National de Paris accompanied on the piano by Mélanie Leroy. From 8.30pm at the Nacre des Mots and it’s free

Nuit de la saucisee

Plestin-les-Grèves (22) Yep it’s night of the sausage now in it’s 38th year and guess what’s on the BBQ? Held on the place du 19 mars 1962 from 6.30pm

Marché nocturne

Pontrieux (22) Night market with live music at the Passerelle – it’s free

Les nocturnes

Saint-Brieuc (22) Evening event featurning live music and various fun events for all ages. Taking place on the Place du Martray and it’s free

Vendredis musicaux

Bannalec (29) A fest-noz in the centre of town from 9pm – it’s free

Jeudi de Guémené

Guémené-sur-Scorff (56) Fest-noz from 9pm and it’s free

Apéro concert

La Gacilly (56) Live music outside the Végétarium Café from 7.30pm and it’s free

Braderie

La Turballe (44) The town centre shops have their almost end of summer clear out – there’ll be plenty of bargains. From 9am

Cut the Alligator in concert Pornic (44) Free concert at the bourg de Sainte Marie from 9pm

Cats Food in concert

Préfailles (44) Free concert on the place du Marché from 9pm

Marché artisanal nocturne

Saint-Brévin-les-Pins (44) Market of local artists, craftsmen and producers held on the avenue de Gaulle from 8pm – it’s free

Festival côté mer

Saint-Brévin-les-Pins (44) Live Rock’n Roll music with Mike Sanchez - entertainment for all ages from 9pm on the quartier des Pins and it’s free

Concert appel d’air

Saint-Michel-Chef-Chef (44) Live music on the esplanade du Port de Comberge from 9pm - it’s free

Les Renc’arts Guidel (56)

Live music at the Coeur de station Guidel-plages from 8pm it’s free

Concert The Roosters

Le Bas de La Lande, Guégon (56) Live music from 8pm at the snack bar of the camping du Domaine de Kerelly – it’s open to all and it’s free

Les vendredis

Les vendredis du canal

Concert des vendredis branchés

Damgan (56) Live music and entertainments from 7pm at the kiosque in the centre of town – it’s free

La Bernerie-en-Retz (44) Night market from 8pm by les halles and in the centre of town

Marché nocturne

Night market held on the place de l’Église from 6pm with live music

Les jeudis du kiosque

La Baule (44) Free evening Jazz concert on the place Leclerc from 9pm

Josselin (56) Traditional music and dancing on the place Notre-Dame from 7pm – it’s free

Trézien, Plouarzel (29) Live music and BBQ’d food are by the lighthouse – it’s free entry

Les nocturnes from 8pm

Jazz festival

Fête du phare

Primel-Trégastel (29) Night market with live music from 6pm at the parking des Frères

Carnac (56)

Saint-Malo (35)

Saint-Renan (29) From 9pm free rock music concert held at the place du Vieux Marché

Mini-disco et soirée discothèque

Iffendic (35) A night of disco dancing starting with a mini-disco for children at 8.30pm then the serious dancers strut their funky stuff from 9pm. It’s by the lac de Trémelin and it’s free

Malestroit (56) Live Breton with a touch of Rap music with Koskerien et Beat Bouet Trio from 9pm and it’s free

Marché nocturne

Pluvigner (56) An evening that starts with oysters at 7.30pm, then the market opens at 8pm followed by a fest-noz from 9pm til midnight – it’s free entry

Kiberen 4 Live

Port-Haliguen, Quiberon (56) Grab your bikini or trunks, your towel and lay on the warm sand for this DJ’ing session on the plage du Porigo – it’s from 6pm and it’s free

All events were correct at the time of going to press. If you’re travelling a long distance to


Friday 21st to Sunday 23rd Festival les nuits salines

Batz-sur-Mer (44) A celebration of the salt farmers who work the tides. See how and where the salt is produced, then try some along with moules-frites or grilled sardines in the market. After go for a ride in a horsedrawn carriage or watch some of the many concerts held in the streets

Saturday 22nd Learn Breton dancing

Binic (22) Fun for all the family from 9pm to midnight on the place Rémi Colin – it’s free

Fête de la mer

Créhen (22) Fete held in the grounds of the château de Guildo. Plenty of seafood on offer and live music during the evening

Fest-noz

Repas terre et mer

Saint-Nic (29) At this event a variety of food from both the land and sea will be available on the esplanade de Pentrez from 7pm

Concert sur le port

Sainte-Marine, Combrit (29) Live reggae, blues hip-hop, and funk music at the port from 9pm – it’s free

Fête maritime

Plobannalec-Lesconil (29) An evening of maritime fun at the port including the famous local fish soup, moules-frites and paella and live music. From 7pm and it’s free entry

Fête d’été

Abbaretz (44) Summer evening fete with fairground attractions, music, dancing and fireworks at 11pm – it’s free entry

Erquy (22) Traditional Breton night of music, dancing and lots of laughter from 7pm by the port – it’s free

Jazz festival

Vide-greniers

Les soirées du bois

La Roche-Derrien (22) Large car boot on the place du Matray from 6AM!

Dîner aux chandelles au château

Quintin (22) Fancy like your evening meal by candlelight and in a chateau – well you can at this event as well as viewing many of the treasures the château de Quintin has on display. Book early Saint-Brieuc (22) Huge market on the place de la Liberté

Festival Tréda’Sound

Trédaniel (22) Family friendly music festival

Moules-frites Landéda (29) Live music and mussels and chips are on the menu at the port de l’Aber Wrac’h from 7pm

Fête du port

Moëlan-sur-Mer (29) Music, BBQ and dancing at the port de Merrien from 7pm – it’s free entry

La nuit de Tahiti

Névez (29) Not a celebration of a south pacific island instead a night of live music on the plage de Tahiti from 7pm – payable but free for the under 14s

Sea fest’n sound

Plomodiern (29) Music festival by the plage de Lestrevet from 4.30pm until 1AM - payable

Soirée moules-frites

Bois, Le Pouliguen (44) Live rock and country music with The Customers at 9pm in the park Bois – it’s free

Fête du grand Norven

Piriac-sur-Mer (44) Afternoon/evening fete celebrating the sea and in particular the local traditional fishing boats which gather at this small port from 4pm. Expect plenty of music, singing and grilled sardines – it’s free entry

Marché nocturne

Pornic (44) Night market on the vieux port from 7.30pm

Marché d’artisanat d’art

Quimiac (44) Arts and crafts market on the avenue de la Plage from 10am til 9pm

Parade brévinoise et défilé nocturne

Saint-Brévin-les-Pins (44) Night parade of floats decorated with flowers and popular characters. Expect lots of noise, confetti and fun for all ages – it’s free from 9pm

Fête de la galette et de la crêpe

Sainte-Marie-sur-Mer, Pornic (44) Those traditional Breton pancakes either with sweet fillings – crêpes, or with savory fillings – galettes will are the stars of the night at this event. On the plage du Porteau from 6pm, with live music at 9pm and fireworks at 11pm – it’s free entry

Plonévez-Porzay (29) Mussels and chips, live music and fireworks – from 7pm and it’s free entry

Marché nocturne

Les châteaux engloutis

Tharon-Plage

Primel-Trégastel (29) Sand castle building competion for children and adults where the winner will be the castle that can withstand the incoming tide the longest. It’s on the grande plage and it’s free

Course de radeaux

Plounévez-Lochrist (29) Raft racing from 4pm on the baie

du Kernic

Saint-Michel-Chef-Chef (44) Night market from 8.30pm on avenue Ernest Chevrier by

Fest-noz

Kervoyal, Damgan (56) Traditional Breton dance party is on the place de Kerfleuret from 7pm – it’s free

Fête locale et feu d’artifice

Guern (56) An evening of hog roast, music and fireworks. From 7pm by the lake and it’s free entry

Grillade party

La Trinité-sur-Mer (56) Freshly grilled seafood and live music on the parvis de la Capitainerie from 7pm – it’s free entry

Grillade de thon et concert

Larmor-Plage (56) Grilled tuna and live music from Nordet – it’s on the port de Kernével from 7pm and it’s free entry

Concert Youn Kamm et le Bagad du bout du monde

Larmor-Plage (56) Live music on the esplande des Algues from 9pm and it’s free

Le concert de midi

Tréhiguier, Pénestin (56) Live soul / blues music from 12.30pm in L’Annexe with Aymeric Maini at the port – it’s free

Grand fête

Ploërmel (56) A night of moules-frites, music, sea-shanties and fireworks – it’s on the place de la Gare and it’s free entry

Couleurs de Bretagne

Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd Fête du maquereau

Cesson, Saint-Brieuc (22) A festival where the star attraction is the mackerel so expect plenty for sale and on the BBQ – Sunday also has a small car boot – it’s free entry

Fête du chapeau

Quessoy (22) You’ll need to wear a hat for this event – various market stalls during the day and live music during the evening and plenty of food and drink on offer. It’s free entry

Festival de l’hortensia

Mahalon (29) Over two days, more than 350 different varieties of Hortensia are on show. Nursery gardeners and professional gardeners selling their plants will also answer any questions you may have

Fête de la mer

Ploudalmézeau (29) Plenty of nautical fun, sea food and entertainment on the port de Portsall – it’s free entry

Ploemeur (56) Artists gather from around the region for this painting competition of the views of this pretty town – open to all

Esti’vent

Festival de l’étang

Les médiévales

Sérent (56) Plenty of fun at the lake, on the water and beside it with kayaks, bouncy castles, pedalos, rafts – and it’s all free from 12pm

a particular event, check with the local Office de Tourisme or the Mairie before departure.

July

Grand marché

La Baule (44) Free morning Jazz concert on the avenue Lajarrige from 10.30am

Porspoder (29) Festival of the wind – plenty of kite flying and kite making and events taking place on the sea – it’s free Clisson (44) A medieval festival held in the streets. Market, town crier, merchants, ancient tradesmen, medieval games, it’s all here

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Festival de la vannerie

La-Chapelle-des-Marais (44) A festival of the ancient art of basket weaving. Various displays and sales of baskets and other handicraft items – it’s free entry

Gueltas’ plage

Gueltas (56) Despite being over an hours drive from the sea the town has their own weekend of beach fun. From 2pm til 1AM on Sat and on Sun 12pm til 8pm – and it’s free entry

Joutes nautiques

Locmalo, Port-Louis (56) Water jousting in the port – it’s free

Marché des potiers

Rochefort-en-Terre (56) Pottery market held in the grounds of the château. Saturday afternoon and all day Sunday – it’s free

Sunday 23rd Marché des créateurs

Erquy (22) Arts and crafts market on the port from 10am – 7pm

Marché artisanal

Lancieux (22) Arts and crafts market from 10am – 7pm – it’s free entry

Fête médiévale

Moncontour (22) Medieval themed fete with various events take place during the day including a market, an encampment, blacksmiths, banquet, tavern and sword fights. Payable

July

Courses hippiques

Ploguenast (22) And they’re off! Horse racing at the hippodrome

Les retrouvailles

Plourhan (22) Traditional rural fete with communal meal, music, dancing, ancient farming methods displays, classic and vintage vehicles, childrens entertainment. At the parc de la mairie

Place aux artistes

Saint-Quay-Portrieux (22) Free night of entertainment held at the aux jardin du port from 5.30pm

Musique et danses bretonnes Camaret-sur-Mer (29) There’s traditional music and dancing in costume on the place Saint-Thomas at 11am and it’s free

Sorties de bains

Le Pouldu, Clohars-Carnoët (29) At the end of the day at 6.30pm some light entertainment on the place Gauguin – it’s free

Festou-diez

Landerneau (29) Join in the fun at this afternoon Breton dance event in the open air. It’s at the pont Habité from 3pm to 7pm and it’s free

Fête des marins

Kérity, Penmarc’h (29) A day of nautical fun with boat rides, live music, grilled sardines, nautical flea market and during the evening more live music. It’s at the port from midday and it’s free entry

Léon art jazz

Plouescat (29) Festival of Jazz from 6pm and freshly grilled seafood is on offer

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Apéro’zique Saint-Pern (35) Early evening live music in the centre of town from 6pm – it’s free

Fête de la forêt

Le Gavre (44) Various events take place during the day – mass in the morning, hunting dogs and horses display, communial lunch, equestrian displays and music and dancing through to the night

Le port en fête

Les Moutiers-en-Retz (44) Boat rides, sea shanties, car boot, freshly grilled seafood on offer, music, dancing – all sounds fun. On the port du Collet and it’s free to get in

Fête des moules

Mesquer (44) Another celebration of the moule from one of the homes of the finest Brittany’s mussels. From midday

Fête de la mer

Saint-Brévin-les-Pins (44) Celebration of the sea with music, dancing, events in the sea and on land and plenty of freshly grilled seafood. Held on the place Bougainville from 8am to 6pm – it’s free entry

Fête des métais

Kerhinet, Saint-Lyphard (44) Traditional fete with a market, traditional music, locals in costume, demonstrations of ancient skills, bands and dancing and fireworks. From 10am until midnight and it’s all free

Concert appel d’air

Saint-Michel-Chef-Chef (44) Live music with Leonie et Pot on the esplanade du Port de Comberge from 9pm - it’s free

Marchés de l’artisanat

Auray (56) Arts and crafts market held on the port de Saint-Goustan from 10am til 8pm

Concert Spijkerpakkenband

Larmor-Plage (56) Live music from this award winning Dutch brass band on the esplande des Algues from 6pm and it’s free

Fête des battages

Saint-Urchaut, Pont-Scorff (56) Traditional rural fete with displays of ancient crafts, tractors and bread making – it’s at the manoir de Saint-Urchaut and free from 10am

Fête de la mer

Sarzeau (56) Plenty of afternoon and evening fun in and around the port de Saint-Jacques – it’s free

Jazz en ville

Sarzeau (56) Live Jazz music in the grounds of the beautiful château de Suscinio from 4.30pm to 8.30pm – it’s free

Monday 24th Learn Breton dancing

Paimpol (22) Fun for all the family from 6pm on the esplanade de la Place

du Martray

Les lundis du Trez-Hir

Plougonvelin (29) Night market with live music at Trez-Hir – it’s free

Marché nocturne

Le Croisic (44) Night market on the port Ciquet – from 7pm and it’s free

Un soir sur les quais

Le Croisic (44) An event full of music and street entertainment – something for all ages. On the quais from 9pm and it’s free

Concours de châteaux de sable

Mesquer (44) Sand castle building contest for all the family on the plage de Lanséria from 10am – it’s free

Festival les arzonnaises

Port du Crouesty, Arzon (56) Live jazz / groove and soul music with Mélina Tobiana from 9.30pm - it’s free

Zumba

Carnac (56) Get down and shake your thing on the beach from 7.30-8.30pm – it’s free

Marché semi-nocturne

Erdeven (56) Night market from 6pm til 8pm

Marché nocturne

Plouhinec (56) Night market from 6pm

Zumba

Quiberon (56) Get down and shake your thing on the grande plage in front of Colibri from 6.30-7.30pm – it’s free

Monday 24th and Tuesday 25th Grandes marées

Saint-Brieuc (22) and Saint-Malo (35) There’s going to be super high tides along with super low tides so join the locals and go out with your bucket and spade to collect shellfish off the rocks and beach for your very own fruits de mer. But make sure you only take what you are going to eat and leave before the sea returns!

Monday 24th to Sunday 30th Fête celtique Sarzeau (56) Large fete with traditional costumes, dancing, music, market and food every day. Fest-noz on Saturday evening and a grand parade on the Sunday

Monday 24th to Monday 31st Festival Jazz en ville

Vannes (56) Vannes has been home to Jazz festivals for 35 years… Some of the greatest Jazz musicians have worked their magic during the Vannetais summer music festival which takes place in various venues around the town – this year will be exception

Tuesday 25th Learn Breton dancing

Jewly en concert

Binic (22) Fun for all the family from 9pm til 10.30pm on the place Rémi Colin – it’s free

Learn Breton dancing

Marché semi-nocturne

Pleubian (22) Live rock music in the Avel Zo Pleubian from 8pm – it’s free Plouarzel (29) Learn those simple steps in the centre of town – it’s free

Fréhel (22) Night market by the beach at Pléhérel plage from 4pm

Les mardis du port

Paimpol (22) Night market and live music from 7pm at the quai Duguay Trouin – it’s free

Marché nocturne et concert

Perros-Guirec (22) Night market and concert on the esplanade de Trestraou from 5pm - it’s free

Jazz à l’amirauté

Pléneuf-Val-André (22) Free open air Jazz concert from 9pm in Le Parc de l’Amirauté with Soul Seenade

Marchés d’artisans

Plougrescant (22) Arts and crafts market held on the place de la Mairie from 10am

Concerts sur le port

Saint-Cast-le-Guildo (22) Free music concert held on the port from 8.30pm

Learn Breton dancing

Saint-Quay-Portrieux (22) Fun for all the family from 8.30pm on the place de la plage – it’s free Concert DJ Clint Tréguier (22) There’s funk, soul and disco music on the rue Colvestre from 6pm and it’s free

Les mardis

Clohars-Fouesnant (29) Free Rock Music concert with Jewly in the centre of town from 8.30pm

Mardis de Morgat

Crozon (29) Music, street theatre and arts and crafts market by the sea – from 6pm and it’s free

Les mardis

Beg-Meil, Fouesnant (29) Free rock music concert with Touib Free in the centre of town from 7.30pm

Marché nocturne

La Forêt-Fouesnant (29) Night market on the port from 7pm

Les mardis de Portez

Locmaria-Plouzané (29) Live sea shanties from Les Loups de Mer at 9pm on the esplanade de Portez – it’s free

Mardis festifs Moëlan-sur-Mer (29)

Live rock music with Monkey System on the port de Brigneau from 7pm – it’s free

Apéro Breizh

Plobannalec-Lesconil (29) Live traditional music on the port from 6.30pm til 8pm – it’s free

Les mardis

Plouescat (29) Free concert in the centre of town from 9pm

Les mardis

Plougasnou (29) Free concert in the centre of town from 7pm – it’s free

Les apéros

Cancale (35) Free music concert held in the open air from 6.30pm in the jardins de la mairie

Concert à la cathédrale

Dol-de-Bretagne (35) Classical music in the cathédrale Saint-Samson from 8.30pm

Les mardis

Maxent (35) Evening market plus live music from 6pm – it’s free

All events were correct at the time of going to press. If you’re travelling a long distance to


Mardi du square Thibaud

La Bernerie-en-Retz (44) Live music and entertainment for all ages from 9pm on the square Thibaud and it’s free

Les soirées du bois

Bois, Le Pouliguen (44) Live Indonesian folk music at 9pm in the park Bois – it’s free

Mardi concerts

Piriac-sur-Mer (44) Live music by the church from 9pm and it’s free

Marché nocturne

Pornic (44) Night market on the vieux port from 7.30pm

Festival côté mer

Saint-Brévin-les-Pins (44) Live music and entertainment from Remô – entertainment for children from 9pm on the quartier des Pins and it’s free

Marché nocturne

Saint-Michel-Chef-Chef (44) Night market from 8.30pm on avenue Ernest Chevrier by

Tharon-Plage

Marché semi-nocturne

Port-Louis (56) Evening market from 6pm til 8pm

Concert Rock Priol

Saint-Pierre-Quiberon (56) Live music from 9pm on the place du Marché – it’s free

Tuesday 25th to Sunday 30th Concours hippique jumping

Erquy (22) Free open air concert from 9pm

Les mercredis

Lesneven (29) Free concert from 7pm in the centre of town

Festival Celtytud Concert des mercridisquares Plouezoc’h (29) Saint-Cast-le-Guildo (22) Free music concert held on the square Pellion from 9pm

Place aux artistes

Saint-Quay-Portrieux (22) Free night of entertainment held on esplanade du Casino from 9pm – it’s free

Mercredi en fête

Fest-noz from 9pm but if you’re

new to Breton dancing there will be a lesson from 6pm so that you’re ready to go when the fest-noz begins

Les mercredis musicaux

Quimperlé (29) Live traditional Breton music and dancing on the place Saint-Michel from 9pm – it’s free

Tréguier (22) Live traditional music playing at the foot of the cathederal from 8.30pm and it’s free

Un été à la plage – yoga

Marché nocturne

Les mercredis de Port-Mer

Audierne (29) Night market from 7pm

Les mercredis de la chapelle Pol

Brignogan-Plage (29) Live concerts of classical, jazz or world music held in the chapelle Pol

Marché nocturne Daoulas (29) Night market from 6pm

Les nuits celtiques de Peniti

Saint-Pol-de-Léon (29) Need to chill out a bit – there’s yoga on the plage Sainte-Anne at 3pm and it’s free Cancale (35) Free music concert held in the open air from 7pm at the plage

de Port-Mer

Les mercredis

Mont-Dol (35) Free open air concert from 8.30pm

Concours de châteaux de sable

La Bernerie-en-Retz (44) Sand castle building contest on the grande plage from 2.30pm

Marché artisanal nocturne

La Turballe (44) Artist’s night market from jewellery to paintings from 6pm – it’s free

Les mercredis musicaux classiques

Le Pouliguen (44) Classical music concert with the Ensemble Harmonia 3 in the église Saint-Nicolas from 9pm – although free contributions will be accepted

Roller estival

Pornichet (44) Get your skates on for this free evening roller-skating event along the sea front which is open to all. Meet on the boulevard des Océanides at 7pm

Marché artisanal nocturne

Saint-Brévin-les-Pins (44) Market of local artists, craftsmen and producers held on the avenue Roosevelt from 8pm – it’s free

Festival côté mer

Saint-Brévin-les-Pins (44) Live Hip Hop and Funk and Soul music from Lucille Crew entertainment for all ages from 9pm on the boulevard de l’Océan and it’s free

Concours de châteaux de sable

La Forêt-Fouesnant (29) Live music and dancing at the outside théâtre de Verdure de Peniti – it’s free

Musicale des rues

La Bernerie-en-Retz (44) Traditional Breton dance party from 9pm at les halles – it’s free

Saint-Michel-Chef-Chef (44) Sand castle building contest on the plage de Tharon from 3pm – it’s free

Les mercredis

Les mercredis aux Lakas

Apéro Klam

La Plaine-sur-Mer (44) Live music with Qwest Indies in the jardin des Lakas from 9pm and it’s free

Auray (56) Early evening Tunisian music concert with Yuma from 6.30pm and it’s free

Le Conquet (29) Free concert from 7pm on the place de Llandeilo

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July

Dinard (35) International show jumping at the Centre Equestre du Val Porée

Wednesday 26th Les mercredis celtiques


Music on the beach

Carnac (56) Live reggae music from The Sunvizors at 9pm by the Yacht Club – it’s free

Le Bagad de Local-Mendon

Josselin (56) Traditional Breton music and dancing on the place de la Mairie from 9pm – it’s free

Marché nocturne et concert

Larmor-Plage (56) Night market with live music from Big Funk Brass on the place Notre-Dame from 7pm and it’s free

Soirée du port

Locmariaquer (56) Live music on the port from 9pm – it’s free

Mercredi sans chichi

Riantec (56) Live music and entertainment for all ages from 7.30pm on the place de l’Église and it’s free

Wednesday 26th to Saturday 29th Les nuits des animaux

Pont-Scorff (56) Zoos can be pretty boring places during the day with many of the animals sleeping, but during the night that can all change. Visit the animals from 8pm until 2AM! at the zoo de Pont-Scorff

July

Wednesday 26th to Monday 31st Festival du chant de la rive

Saint-Pol-de-Léon (29) A festival of Classical music with various performances in local venues - payable

Thursday 27th Les jeud’his

Guingamp (22) Free family entertainment magicians to street entertainment from 3pm til 6pm on the place du Centre

Les jeudis lamballais

Lamballe (22) Lamballe has a day packed with a variety of things to do – there’s the morning market, at 2.30pm and 4pm there are free guided tours of the Medieval Garden. Then how about visiting the prestigious haras? Here there are horse-drawn carriage rides, guided tours, and an equestrian show starting at 5.30pm. During the evening, the market place becomes a Gallic outdoor banquet hall where you can grab a seat at one of the long tables and sample the delights of the different food stalls, while listening to the free concert

Cap sur les jeudis

Plaintel (22) There’s live music in the open air from 8pm with Le Petite Semaine on the place Abbé Cormaux. Fun for all ages and it’s free

Les jeudis en fête

Plouha (22) From 7pm artist night market with live music – it’s free

Marché nocturne

Saint-Cast-le-Guildo (22) Night market from 5pm on the rue

Jaques Cartier

Les jeudis du port

Brest (29) Free live music on the port de Commerce from 6pm

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Chansons de marins

Les jeudis du port

Marché nocturne

Les nocturnes

Châteaulin (29) A night of sea-shanties on the place du Marché – it’s free Locronan (29) Night market from 7pm

Les jeudis du parc

Pleuven (29) Free concert of Jive music with Jive Me in the open air from 9pm at the parc de la mairie with BBQ’d food available from 8pm

Les notes salées

Plobannalec-Lesconil (29) Live Jazz, Rock and South- American music from Karpatt on the place du Port from 9.30pm – it’s free

Learn Breton dancing

Saint-Nic (29) Fun for all the family from 8.30pm on the seafront by the bar Del Ys – it’s free

Soirée concerts

Saint-Pol-de-Léon (29) Free concerts on the place du Krisker from 7.30pm

Concert à la cathédrale

Saint-Goustan, Auray (56) Live music and a night market on the port and it’s free

Carnac (56) Night market held on the place de l’Église from 6pm with live music from 8pm

Jeudi de Guémené

Saint-Renan (29) From 9pm free country music concert held at the place

Damgan (56) Live music and entertainments from 7pm at the kiosque in the centre of town – it’s free

du Vieux Marché

Apéro concert

Iffendic (35) A night of disco dancing starting with a mini-disco for children at 8.30pm then the serious dancers strut their funky stuff from 9pm. It’s by the lac de Trémelin and it’s free

La Gacilly (56) Live music outside the Végétarium Café from 7.30pm and it’s free

Marché nocturne

Larmor-Baden (56) Night market from 6pm on the

Le Croisic (44) Free concert on the place du Pilori at 6pm

Concert d’été Esprit Zik

Le Croisic (44) Live rock concert with Pheroce at Mont-Esprit from 9pm and it’s free

Les jeudis du port

Le Pouliguen (44) Live music on the port 7pm with Les Dégats d’Chez Nous – it’s free

Les jeudis du port

Nort-sur-Erdre (44) Evening market and live music from 5pm on the port at Le Bassin – it’s free entry

Marché artisanal nocturne

Piriac-sur-Mer (44) Artist’s night market from jewellery to paintings from 6pm – it’s free

Les jeudis

Jazz festival

Les nocturnes

Pénestin (56) Traditional Breton music and dancing, games and street theatre from 7.30pm in the centre of town – it’s free

Les jeudis

Ploemeur (56) Night market and live music from 7.30pm – it’s free

Thursday 27th to Sunday 30th Fest-jazz Châteauneuf-du-Faou (29) Probably the best open air Jazz festival in Brittany, featuring both international and local groups. Held in a fantastic setting along the banks of the beautiful River Aulne

Friday 28th Soiree bretonne Zod Noz

Pleumeur-Bodou (22) Breton night with food, music, dancing in the open air. At Ille Grande from 6pm and it’s free entry

Marché nocturne

Pontrieux (22) Night market with live music at the Passerelle – it’s free

port de plaisance La Noëveillard

Concert Thomas Taylor

Festival côté mer

Saint-Brévin-les-Pins (44) Street theatre with Cie Tétrofort - entertainment for all ages from 9pm on the parc du Pointeau and it’s free

Marché nocturne

Saint-Michel-Chef-Chef (44) Night market from 8.30pm on avenue Ernest Chevrier by

Tréguier (22) Live folk/rock music on the rue Colvestre from 7pm and it’s free

Vendredis musicaux

Bannalec (29) There are sea shanties being sung in the centre of town from 9pm – it’s free

Concerts butte du fort

Tharon-Plage

Bénodet (29) Free music concert from 8.30pm

Festival les arzonnaises

Les estivales

Port Navalo, Arzon (56) Live electro jazz music with Énergie Noire from 9.30pm on the place du Commerce - it’s free

Les vendredis du rail

Larmor-Plage (56)

Concert Groov’Bones

Marché nocturne

Pornic (44) Night market from 7pm at the

Mini-disco et soirée discothèque

Médréac (35) Live music played at the rail-bike station from 7pm and you can also go for an evening rail-bike ride – it’s free entry

place de l’Église

Muzillac (56) Live music with Menace d’éclaircie on the place Saint-Julien from 7pm – it’s free

Concert Marieluce duo

Concert des vendredis branchés

Guémené-sur-Scorff (56) Live Rock music with Républik from 9pm and it’s free

Les jeudis

La Baule (44) Free evening Jazz concert next to the casino from 7.30pm

Marché nocturne

Primel-Trégastel (29) Night market with live music from 6pm at the parking des Frères

Live music on the esplande des Algues from 6.30pm and it’s free

Jazz festival

Lanvénec, Locmaria-Plouzané (29) This British group will be performing in the église Notre-Dame at 8pm

Les jeudis du kiosque

Dol-de-Bretagne (35) Classical music in the cathédrale Saint-Samson from 8.30pm Vitré (35) Evening market and live music from 6.30pm on the place de la Gare – it’s free entry

Concert Plymouth Philharmonic Choir

Le Guilvinec (29) A night of music in the open air on the place de la Petite Sole – from 6pm and it’s free entry

La Baule (44) Free evening Jazz concert on the place Leclerc from 9pm

Marché nocturne

La Bernerie-en-Retz (44) Night market from 8pm by les halles and in the centre of town

Concours de constructions en sable

Les Moutiers-en-Retz (44) Building contest of anything made in sand on the plage du Pré Vincent from 4pm – it’s free and open to all ages

Illumination des épis

Les Moutiers-en-Retz (44) The beach by the boulevard de l’Ocean is lit especially for you to walk along it at night, and it’s even better if you bring your own candles to light your way. From 9.30pm and it’s free

Marché artisanal nocturne

Saint-Brévin-les-Pins (44) Market of local artists, craftsmen and producers held on the avenue de Gaulle from 8pm – it’s free

Festival côté mer

Saint-Brévin-les-Pins (44) A traditional Breton dance party - fun for all ages from 9pm on the quartier des Pins and it’s free

Les renc’arts

Guidel (56) Live music at the Coeur de station Guidel-plages from 8pm it’s free

Les vendredis

Josselin (56) Traditional music with Claude et Fanfan on the place Notre-Dame from 7pm – it’s free

Friday 28th and Saturday 29th Morris dancing

Josselin (56) Two sets of Morris dancers – the ladies from the Knots of May and the Mixed Ditchling Morris – will be entertaining the locals in the centre of town. On Fri at 5.30pm and Sat at 12pm, 2.30pm, 3.30pm and 4.30pm – just follow the sound of bells - it’s free


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Au pont du rock

Malestroit (56) This Hip-hop / Rock / Ska/ Punk rock festival is well established and features both new bands and sometimes a few golden oldies – this year headline act Britain’s own Pete Doherty

Friday 28th to Sunday 30th Festival folk blues

Binic (22) Music festival of Folk and Blues performed by various artists during this open air event held on the beach

Celtijade

Saint-Michel-Chef-Chef (44) Three days and nights of everything Celtic – music, dancing, costumes, food. Taking place in various locations and most events are free

Les escales

Saint-Nazaire (44) Large World music festival attracting over 40,000 spectators spread around the five stages. Besides the music with The Pixies and Martha & The Vandellas to mention just a couple of the bands playing, there are various markets, exhibitions and demonstrations

Friday 28th to August 6th Festival tango par la côte

July

Held in various towns along the Roscoff coast (22 & 29) Now in its 11th year various towns go Tango Mad with dancing until the very early mornings, dance workshops, lessons and of course lots and lots of dancing

Friday 28th to August 10th Les musicales du golfe

International festival of classical music held in the churches of various towns around the golfe du Morbihan (56)

Saturday 29th Banquet médiéval

Goudelin (22) A late afternoon to night event which takes you back to the time of knights in armour, sword fights, damsels in distress and huge banquets. Enjoy the event by joining in this medieval themed banquet and watch all the fun taking place - payable

Vide-greniers Langoat (22) Large car boot in the centre of town from 7.30am

Dîner aux chandelles au château

Quintin (22) Fancy like your evening meal by candlelight and in a chateau – well you can at this event as well as viewing many of the treasures the château de Quintin has on display. Book early

Fest-noz

Plouha (22) Traditional night of Breton fun with music and dancing under the stars from 8pm til very late

Discover the town

Saint-Quay-Portrieux (22) A special event by the Tourism office in English. Discover the port, its fishing industry, the seaside resort and the artists it has attracted. From 10.30am at the Point Information on quai de la République prebooking required the day before – free for - 10’s

Concert place Saint-Thomas Camaret-sur-Mer (29) There’s live music on the place Saint-Thomas from 9pm and it’s free

Soirée grillades

Doëlan, Clohars-Carnoët (29) An evening of seafood, BBQ’s, music and dancing – it’s on the port from 7.30pm and it’s free entry

Concert et feu d’artifice

Kerlouan (29) Live music followed by fireworks in the centre of town from 7pm and it’s free

Pleins feux

Le Conquet (29) A special evening of Breton music and dancing, and fireworks at 11pm – it’s free

Concert Rock

Saint-Pierre, Penmarc’h (29) An evening of rock music by the port – it’s free entry

Fête de Pont Eon

Pont Eon, Plouénan (29) Afternoon / evening even with pétanque in the afternoon followed by moules-frites at 7pm and then music and fireworks to end – it’s free entry

Fête médiévale

Le Foeil, Quintin (22) A medieval themed day at the château de La Noë Sèche with market, displays, games, archery and even medieval type food

Festival des hortensias

Perros-Guirec (22) Two days of festivities. Saturday night live music from 5pm followed by a traditional Breton fest-noz party until late. Sunday parade of locals in traditional costumes at 10.30am and 2.30pm in the centre of town. At 5.30pm traditional music and dancing. Then at 8pm another traditional Breton fest-noz party until late very late. And it’s all free

Festival Festi-Rance

Saint-Samson-sur-Rance (22) There’s some great live music playing at this event and it’s all free

Phares en fête

Festival Breizh Aven

La Baule (44) Free morning Jazz concert on the avenue Lajarrige from 10.30am

Taken Your Time en concert

Les Moutiers-en-Retz (44) A free Pop / Rock / Blues concert on the place de l’Église from 9pm

Marché nocturne

Pornic (44) Night market on the vieux port from 7.30pm

Marché nocturne

Saint-Michel-Chef-Chef (44) Night market from 8.30pm on avenue Ernest Chevrier by

Tharon-Plage

Soirée sardinade

Saint-Molf (44) An evening event with music, dancing and plenty of freshly grilled sardines – from 7.30pm

Festival les arzonnaises

Port du Crouesty, Arzon (56) Live jazz and blues music with Yvan Guillevic and Anne Sorgues from 9.30pm - it’s free

Concert

Bal des pompiers

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Kermoroc’h (22) Traditional village fete

Jazz festival

Fête des 4 Vaulx

Saint-Cast-le-Guildo (22) Moules-frites, sausage galettes, plenty of games, music, dancing and fireworks – all this and more on the plage des 4 Vaulx from 7pm. It’s free entry

Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th Fête de Kermoroc’h

Saint-Nic (29) An evening of folklore and moules-frites on the esplanade de Pentrez from 7pm

Soirée folklorique et moules

Saint-Brieuc (22) Huge market on the place de la Liberté

Tréhiguier, Pénestin (56) Night arts and crafts market with live music on the port Piétonnier from 6pm – it’s free

Plouguerneau (29) The three lighthouses of Plouguerneau have their own fete. Saturday night has live music and dancing and the lighthouses are especially lit for the occasion. Sunday you can take trips on boats to and around one of lighthouses and in the evening there’s music and fireworks – its free entry

Damgan (56) Live music at the skate park on boulevard de l’Océan from 9pm – it’s free

Grand marché

Marché artisanal nocturne

Muzillac (56) Local fire service raise funds by having an open air party with DJ on the place du Vieux Couvent from 7pm til 2AM – it’s free entry

Posporden (29) Traditional Breton fete starting on Saturday night at 7pm with a festnoz and on the Sunday afternoon music, dancing - payable

Fête bretonne

Fête de la crêpe

Gourin (56) Traditional event with music and dancing and plenty of crêpes

Festival rockabilly

Kergrist (56) A weekend of Rockabilly with plenty of music from the 50’s and later, a market place of records and clothes, and there’s even hairstylists for that special look! Payable

Saturday 29th to August 5th Festival été musical

Dinan (22) Summer classical music festival with six concerts held in the theatre and church

Sunday 30th Couleurs de Bretagne

La Roche-Derrien (22) Artists gather from around the region for this painting competition of the views of this pretty town – open to all

Courses hippiques

Le Mené (22) And they’re off! Horse racing at the hippodrome

Courses hippiques

Plestin-les-Grèves (22) And they’re off! No need to dress to impress at this horse racing event you just need a towel as the races are held along the the beach. On the plage de Saint-Efflam from 1pm and it’s free

Fête de la mer

Plouézec (22) Celebration of the sea with music, dancing, events in the sea and on land and plenty of freshly grilled seafood. Held at the port Lazo from 12pm – it’s free entry

Place aux artistes

Saint-Quay-Portrieux (22) Free night of entertainment held at the jardin du port from 5.30pm

Le Pouliguen (44) Large annual Breton festival featuring over 350 traditional dancers and musicians in costume - a great day for all the family – and it’s free

Musique et danses bretonnes

Les anguillades

Sorties de bains

Saint-Joachim (44) Local popular fete where the eel is the star – expect plenty on offer served in a variety of ways but not jellied. Lots of music and dancing and all the usual events taking place - it’s free entry

Les nuits du marais

Saint-Lyphard (44) Saturday there’s a car boot and at 6pm traditional music and dancing and BBQ’d food. Sunday there’s a market, demonstrations of traditional local trades, music, dancing then a concert at 7pm. It’s free entry

Festival country Saint-Viaud (44) Part of the 100éme

anniversaire du Débarquement

commemorations this American themed festival with music – both kinds Country and Western, line dancing, cowboys and Indians, horse riding displays, BBQ’s – something for all ages – yeee ha!

Camaret-sur-Mer (29) There’s traditional music and dancing in costume on the place Saint-Thomas at 11am and it’s free

Le Pouldu, Clohars-Carnoët (29) At the end of the day at 6.30pm some light entertainment on the place Gauguin – it’s free

Fête de la SNSM

Guissény (29) An afternoon / evening event by the port by local Lifeboat association. The event will include various displays of life saving methods, live music and BBQ pig is on the menu – it’s free

Festou-diez

Landerneau (29) Join in the fun at this afternoon Breton dance event in the open air. It’s at the pont Habité from 3pm to 7pm and it’s free

Fête du cheval

Landunvez (29) An afternoon where the horse is the star. Various displays and exhibitions and items for sale for the horse lover. It’s free

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Fête des vieux tracteurs

Saint-Mathieu, Plougonvelin (29) Yes even tractors have their own fete. Various displays and demonstrations take place throughout the day and the usual music, food and drink will be on offer. Be careful where the mother -in-law stands as they are also hosting the Miss Tractor award for 2017!

Fête folklorique

Dol-de-Bretagne (35) Many Breton traditional bands bagadou and Celtic dancers cercles parade through the centre of town, music and traditional dances… more than 500 participants in traditional costume – it’s free

Courses hippiques

Le Pertre (35) And they’re off! Horse racing at the hippodrome – free for the under 16s

Apéro’zique Saint-Pern (35) Early evening live music in the centre of town from 6pm – it’s free

Fête de l’oie

Sougéal (35) The local geese are celebrated. Expect plenty on display and a few for sale as well as a variety of products made from them – plenty of fat for the roasties. And guess what’s on the menu…

Fête des battages

Le Clion-sur-Mer, Pornic (44) An annual fete from 12pm to 12am featuring a number of activities for both children and adults with various events taking place throughout the day. BBQ’d food and moules-frites on the menu with music and street entertainment during the evening. Followed by fireworks at 11pm and it’s free entry

Jazz en ville - Les domaines

Kerguéhennec, Bignan (56) There’s live jazz music over lunch taking place by the lake in the Domaine de Kerguéhennec or you can simply wander around the beautiful grounds and admire the exhibition of sculptures and art – it’s free entry

Joutes nautiques du Loch

Auray (56) A fun day of river jousting at the port between local communities. Various other animations take place along the port in between the races. It’s from 10am til 7pm and it’s free entry

Fête du thon

Étel (56) Étel was one of the fishing ports made famous for tuna and this is a celebration of those days with plenty of tuna on the menu – from 1.30pm and it’s free entry

Fête de la mer

Ile-aux-Moines (56) Another large festival celebrating the sea. Plenty of music, dancing and fresh seafood to eat or take home

Courses hippiques

La Gacilly (56) And they’re off! Afternoon horse racing at the hippodrome

Fête du boudin

Le Roc Saint-André (56) Traditional Breton fete starting at 11am with a parade of locals in traditional costume – it’s free entry

Soirée moules-frites

Le Tour-du-Parc (56) An evening of mussels, chips, music and dancing on the place de l’Église – it’s free entry from 5pm

Morris dancing

Questembert and Rochefort-en-Terre (56) Two sets of Morris dancers – the ladies from the Knots of May and the Mixed Ditchling Morris – will be entertaining the locals in Rochefort-en-Terre on place des Halles at 11am and then afterward in the parc du château. Then they’re off to Questembert to perform on the place René Mulot at 3pm and 4pm - it’s free

Monday 31st Learn Breton dancing Paimpol (22) Fun for all the family from 6pm on the esplanade de la Place

du Martray

Learn Breton dancing

Plouarzel (29) Learn those simple steps in the centre of town – it’s free

Les lundis du Trez-Hir

Plougonvelin (29) Night market with live music at Trez-Hir – it’s free

Jeux de plage

Primel-Trégastel (29) Supervised games for children on the grande plage from 2.30pm – it’s free

Marché nocturne

Le Croisic (44) Night market on the port Ciquet – from 7pm and it’s free

Un soir sur les quais

Le Croisic (44) An event full of music and street entertainment – something for all ages. On the quais from 9pm and it’s free

Zumba

Carnac (56) Get down and shake your thing on the beach from 7.30-8.30pm – it’s free

Marché semi-nocturne

Erdeven (56) Night market from 6pm til 8pm

Marché nocturne

Plouhinec (56) Night market from 6pm

Zumba

Quiberon (56) Get down and shake your thing on the grande plage in front of Colibri from 6.30-7.30pm – it’s free

Concert Alan Corbel

Quiberon (56) Live rock music from 9pm on the place Hoche – it’s free

Monday 31st to August 7th Un air de jazz Saint-Cast-le-Guildo (22) A week of live Jazz every evening throughout the town - some concerts are payable but others are free

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July

Le Chevallerais (44) Traditional rural fete with displays of ancient crafts and how farmers used to tend the land with cattle and horses – it’s free from 10am

Les clionnades


AUGUST Tuesday 1st Learn Breton dancing Binic (22) Fun for all the family from 9pm til 10.30pm on the place Rémi Colin – it’s free

Marché semi-nocturne

Fréhel (22) Night market by the beach at Pléhérel plage from 4pm

Les mardis du port

Paimpol (22) Night market and live music from 7pm at the quai Duguay Trouin – it’s free

Marché nocturne et concert

Perros-Guirec (22) Night market and concert on the esplanade de Trestraou from 5pm - it’s free

Jazz à l’amirauté

Pléneuf-Val-André (22) Free open air Jazz concert from 9pm in Le Parc de l’Amirauté with La Canne à Swing

Concerts sur le port

Saint-Cast-le-Guildo (22) Free music concert held on the port from 8.30pm

August

Fête de l’Isle

Saint-Cast-le-Guildo (22) Fete for the local area of l’Isle. Starting at 8pm with traditional dancing, music and moules-frites Learn Breton dancing Saint-Quay-Portrieux (22) Fun for all the family from 8.30pm on the place de la Plage – it’s free

Les mardis

Clohars-Fouesnant (29) Free live music and dancing in the centre of town from 8.30pm

Mardis de Morgat

Crozon (29) Music, street theatre and arts and crafts market by the sea – from 6pm and it’s free

Les mardis

Beg-Meil, Fouesnant (29) Free rock music concert with Les Pirates du Santa Maria in the centre of town from 7.30pm

Marché nocturne

La Forêt-Fouesnant (29) Night market on the port from 7pm

Les mardis de Portez

Locmaria-Plouzané (29) Live Celtic rock music from Tricorne at 9pm on the esplanade de Portez – it’s free

Mardis festifs

Moëlan-sur-Mer (29) Live afrobeat music from Gang B Brass Band from Benin at Kergroës from 7pm – it’s free

Apéro Breizh

Plobannalec-Lesconil (29) Live traditional music on the port from 6.30pm til 8pm – it’s free

Les mardis

Plouescat (29) Free concert in the centre of town from 9pm

Les mardis

Plougasnou (29) Free concert in the centre of town from 7pm – it’s free

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Grande braderie

Pont-l’Abbé (29) The local shops have their summer clearout so plenty of bargains here

Les apéros

Cancale (35) Free music concert held in the open air from 6.30pm in the jardins de la mairie

Concert à la cathédrale

Dol-de-Bretagne (35) Classical music in the cathédrale Saint-Samson from 8.30pm

Les mardis

Maxent (35) Evening market plus live music from 6pm – it’s free

Mardi du square Thibaud

La Bernerie-en-Retz (44) Live music and entertainment for all ages from 9pm on the square Thibaud and it’s free

Les soirées du bois

Bois, Le Pouliguen (44) Live Salsa music at 9pm with Café con Leche in the park Bois – it’s free

Mardi concerts

Piriac-sur-Mer (44) Live music by the church from 9pm and it’s free

Marché nocturne

Pornic (44) Night market on the vieux port from 7.30pm

Marché nocturne

Saint-Michel-Chef-Chef (44) Night market from 8.30pm on avenue Ernest Chevrier by

Tharon-Plage

Marché semi-nocturne

Port-Louis (56) Evening market from 6pm til 8pm

Concert Family Neketel’s Quiberon (56) Live music from 9pm on port Maria – it’s free

Concert San Fuego

Saint-Pierre-Quiberon (56) Live music from 9pm on the place du Marché – it’s free

Tuesday 1st to Tuesday 8th Exposition patchwork

Fouesnant (29) Exhibition of local needle craft and patchwork – it’s at the L’Archipel and it’s free

Tuesday 1st to Friday 18th Lyrique-en-mer

Belle-île (56) Fantastic classical music events in a fantastic settings, plus you’ll have to get there by boat. Boats depart from Port-Navalo, La Trinité and Quiberon

Wednesday 2nd Les mercredis celtiques

Erquy (22) Free open air concert from 9pm

Fête de la mer

Ploeumeur-Bodou (22) Celebration of the sea with music, dancing, events in the sea and on land and plenty of freshly grilled seafood. Held at the port Saint -Sauveur Ile Grande from 11am – it’s free entry

Concert des mercridisquares Saint-Cast-le-Guildo (22) Free music concert held on the square Pellion from 9pm

Bon-Repos Saint-Gelven (22) As night falls, the Abbey of Bon Repos is transformed into an open air theatre for a magical spectacle two-hour show tracing the history of Central Brittany. Thousands of costumes, props and accessories are all created for the 400 people, 35 horses, a pack of hunting hounds and huntsmen, various farm animals, all of whom take part in this impressive production

Discover the town

Saint-Quay-Portrieux (22) A special event by the Tourism office in English. Discover the port, its fishing industry, the seaside resort and the artists it has attracted. From 10.30am at the Point Information on quai de la République prebooking required the day before – free for- 10’s

Place aux artistes

Saint-Quay-Portrieux (22) Free night of entertainment held at the esplanade du Casino from 9pm – it’s free

Mercredi en fête

Tréguier (22) Live music playing at the foot of the cathederal from 8.30pm and it’s free

Marché nocturne Audierne (29) Night market from 7pm

Les mercredis de la chapelle Pol

Brignogan-Plage (29) Live concerts of classical, jazz or world music held in the chapelle Pol

Marché nocturne Daoulas (29) Night market from 6pm

Les nuits celtiques de Peniti La Forêt-Fouesnant (29) Live music and dancing at the outside théâtre de Verdure de Peniti – it’s free

Les mercredis

Le Conquet (29) Free rock concert from 7pm on the place de Llandeilo

Les mercredis

Lesneven (29) Free concert from 7pm in the centre of town

Concert jazz

Lambour, Pont-l’Abbé (29) Live jazz and blues concert

Soirée marine

Plomeur (29) Food and live music on the place de la Mairie from 7pm – it’s free entry

Les mercredis musicaux

Quimperlé (29) Live rock music with Soirée Harz on the place Saint-Michel from 9pm – it’s free

Les mercredis de Port-Mer Cancale (35) Free music concert held in the open air from 7pm at the plage de Port-Mer

Course des serveuses et garçons de café

Dinard (35) Annual race held in the centre of town of the town’s waitresses and waiters with their trays and glasses too! Lots of fun and it’s free

Les mercredis Mont-Dol (35) Free open air concert from 8.30pm

Les mercredis aux Lakas

La Plaine-sur-Mer (44) Live music with Wouahzif in the jardin des Lakas from 9pm and it’s free

Marché artisanal nocturne

La Turballe (44) Artist’s night market from jewellery to paintings from 6pm – it’s free

Marché des pirates

Le Croisic (44) Well me hearties - if it ain’t some Pirate fun for all yea land lovers – arrrggghh. Yes it’s a day of Pirate fun – arrgghh. There’ll be some pirate fun for the young ones and a tot of rum at the Pirate tavern for the oldies - it’s free entry from noon to 11pm

Les mercredis musicaux classiques

Le Pouliguen (44) Classical music concert with the Ensemble Balalaïka in the église Saint-Nicolas from 9pm – although free contributions will be accepted

Roller estival

Pornichet (44) Get your skates on for this free evening roller-skating event along the sea front which is open to all. Meet on the boulevard des Océanides at 7pm

Marché artisanal nocturne

Saint-Brévin-les-Pins (44) Market of local artists, craftsmen and producers held on the avenue Roosevelt from 8pm – it’s free

Festival côté mer

Saint-Brévin-les-Pins (44) Live music with Lili Poe entertainment for all ages from 9pm on the boulevard de l’Océan and it’s free

Music on the beach

Carnac (56) Live music from Gabriel Saglio at 9pm by the Yacht Club – it’s free

Concert The Magic Beam Sisters

Josselin (56) The sounds of Swing and Boogie-Woogie music on the place de la Mairie from 9pm – it’s free

Soirée rockabilly

Larmor-Plage (56) A night taking you back to the 1950’s with cars and music from that era along with locals dressed for the part. It’s on the esplande des Algues from 5pm and it’s free

Soirée du port

Locmariaquer (56) Live music on the port from 9pm – it’s free

Mercredi sans chichi

Riantec (56) Live music and entertainment for all ages from 7.30pm on the place de l’Église and it’s free

Wednesday 2nd and Thursday 3rd Courses hippiques

Plouescat (29) And they’re off! Two days of horse racing and other events. No need for Ascot style hats – just your bathing suit! Finistère’s largest horse racing event, but one thing makes it special – it takes place in Baie du Kernic - payable

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Wednesday 2nd to Saturday 5th

Marché nocturne

Saint-Cast-le-Guildo (22) Night market from 5pm on the rue

Jaques Cartier

Les jeudis du port

Brest (29) Free live music on the port de Commerce from 6pm

Marché nocturne Locronan (29) Night market from 7pm

Brigneau digue en fête

Le spectacle Pyroscénique du Pays de la Roche aux Fées

Moëlan-sur-Mer (29) Traditional fete celebrating the towns fishing history. With displays of old sardine boats, traditional trades, a market place, sea shanties, BBQ’d sardines, music and dancing at the port de Brigneau from 2.30pm – it’s free entry

Learn Breton dancing

Saint-Nic (29) Fun for all the family from 8.30pm on the seafront by the bar Del Ys – it’s free

Un été à la plage – Concert

Saint-Pol-de Léon (29) Bouncy castles for the children and live music for the adults – or is it the other way around. On the plage Sainte-Anne from 6pm and it’s free

Concert à la cathédrale

Dol-de-Bretagne (35) Classical music in the cathédrale Saint-Samson from 8.30pm www.etincelles-aquatiques.org

Les jeudis

Vitré (35) Evening market and live music from 6.30pm on the place de la Gare – it’s free entry La Baule (44) Free evening Jazz concert next to the casino from 7.30pm

Etincelles aquatiques Martigné-Ferchaud (35)

An award-winning magical event taking place at nightfall, which features over 250 performers on stage, in the air, on water and amongst the audience. These combined with fireworks, music, lightshows and water jets make this a show to remember. Book early

Thursday 3rd Les jeud’his

Guingamp (22) Free family entertainment magicians to street entertainment from 3pm til 6pm on the place du Centre

Les jeudis lamballais

Lamballe (22) Lamballe has a day packed with a variety of things to do – there’s the morning market, at 2.30pm and 4pm there are free guided tours of the Medieval Garden. Then how about visiting the prestigious haras? Here there are horse-drawn carriage rides, guided tours, and an equestrian show starting at 5.30pm. During the evening, the market place becomes a Gallic outdoor banquet hall where you can grab a seat at one of the long tables and sample the delights of the different food stalls, while listening to the free concert

Les jeudis en fête

Plouha (22) From 7pm artist night market with live music – it’s free

Musicale des rues

La Bernerie-en-Retz (44) Clowns and musicians entertain the crowds at 6pm then again at 9pm at les halles – it’s free

Les nocturnes

Carnac (56) Night market held on the place de l’Église from 6pm with live music from 8pm

Concert Les Capitain’s

Les jeudis du kiosque

Les jeudis du port

Jeudi de Guémené

Les jeudis du port

Apéro concert

Le Croisic (44) Free music from the 1960’s concert on the place du Pilori at 6pm Le Pouliguen (44) Live music on the port 7pm with Kover Pop – it’s free

Damgan (56) Live music and entertainments from 7pm at the kiosque in the centre of town – it’s free Guémené-sur-Scorff (56) Live Irish music with The Boys in the Gap from 9pm and it’s free

Nort-sur-Erdre (44) Evening market and live music from 5pm on the port at Le Bassin – it’s free entry

La Gacilly (56) Live music outside the Végétarium Café from 7.30pm and it’s free

Marché artisanal nocturne

Marché nocturne

Piriac-sur-Mer (44) Artist’s night market from jewellery to paintings from 6pm – it’s free

Marché nocturne

Pornic (44) Night market from 7pm at the

port de plaisance La Noëveillard

Festival côté mer

Larmor-Baden (56) Night market from 6pm on the place de l’Église

Les jeudis

Muzillac (56) Traditional music and dancing with the Bagad d’Elven in the jardin de l’Enclos from 7pm – it’s free

Saint-Brévin-les-Pins (44) Street theatre with NGC25 entertainment for all ages from 9pm in the parc du Pointeau and it’s free

Les jeudis

Marché nocturne

Quiberon (56) Live music from 9pm on the place Hoche – it’s free

Saint-Michel-Chef-Chef (44) Night market from 8.30pm on avenue Ernest Chevrier by

Tharon-Plage

Les jeudis du port

Saint-Goustan, Auray (56) Live music and a night market on the port and it’s free

Ploemeur (56) Night market and live music from 7.30pm – it’s free

Concert Eta d’Am

Apéro Klam

Sainte-Anne d’Auray (56) Early evening Irish music concert with Gilles Le Bigot and Gerry O’Connors from 6.30pm and it’s free

a particular event, check with the local Office de Tourisme or the Mairie before departure.

Thursday 3rd to Saturday 5th Spectacle son et lumière Saint-Viaud (44) Part of the 100éme

anniversaire du Débarquement

commemorations – as night falls there’s a spectacular sound and light show at the site du lac – it’s free

Friday 4th Fête de la mer

Bréhec (22) Celebration of the sea and all its produce with plenty to try – it’s free entry

Session open-mic

Pleubian (22) If you play an instrument or can sing or just like to sit in the background and listen to live music this is for you. At the bar le Talbert and it’s free

Marché nocturne

Pontrieux (22) Night market with live music at the Passerelle – it’s free

Foire à la brocante

Sables-d’Or-les-Pins (22) Car boot on the esplanade

Vendredis musiscaux Bannalec (29)

There’s rock music from Bad Loosers in the centre of town from 9pm – it’s free

Vide–greniers et braderie

Châteauneuf-du-Faou (29) For the wives there are the town centre shops having their summer clear-out – for the husbands there’s a vide-greniers to wander around

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Jazz festival


Soirée moules-frites

Fouesnant (29) A night of music and moules on the cale de Beg-Meil – it’s free entry

Les estivales

Le Guilvinec (29) A night of music in the open air on the place de la Petite Sole – from 6pm and it’s free entry

Scène ouverte

Moëlan-sur-Mer (29) A mixture of live music at this event as it is open to all groups and organised by the town’s twinning committee so you’ll hear a few Irish accents from their twin Irish town of Louisburgh. It’s free entry

Concert et feu d’artifice

Kérity, Penmarc’h (29) An evening of live music and fireworks at the port – it’s free

Marché nocturne

Primel-Trégastel (29) Night market with live music from 6pm at the parking des Frères

Concert des vendredis branchés

Saint-Renan (29) From 9pm free music concert held at the place du Vieux Marché

Festival de la lanterne

August

Combourg (35) Annual evening event where the streets come to life with the sounds of music that caters for all tastes including Rock, Country and Western, R’n’B and, of course, all the wonderful local stuff

Mini-disco et soirée discothèque

Iffendic (35) A night of disco dancing starting with a mini-disco for children at 8.30pm then the serious dancers strut their funky stuff from 9pm. It’s by the lac de Trémelin and it’s free

Les vendredis du rail

Médréac (35) Live music played at the rail-bike station from 7pm and you can also go for an evening rail-bike ride – it’s free entry

Courses hippiques

Saint-Malo (35) And they’re off! Early afternoon horse racing at the hippodrome

Jazz festival

La Baule (44) Free evening Jazz concert on the place Leclerc from 9pm

Marché nocturne

La Bernerie-en-Retz (44) Night market from 8pm by les halles and in the centre of town

Marché artisanal nocturne

Saint-Brévin-les-Pins (44) Market of local artists, craftsmen and producers held on the avenue Charles de Gaulle from 8pm – it’s free

Festival côté mer

Saint-Brévin-les-Pins (44) A traditional Breton dance party - entertainment for all ages from 9pm on the quartier des Pins and it’s free

Concert Job

Le Bas de La Lande, Guégon (56) Live music from 8pm at the snack bar of the camping du Domaine de Kerelly – it’s open to all and it’s free

Les Renc’arts Guidel (56)

Live music at the Coeur de station Guidel-plages from 8pm it’s free

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Les vendredis

Josselin (56) Traditional music and dancing with La Guédillée on the place NotreDame from 7pm – it’s free

Les vendredis du canal

Malestroit (56) Live music on the square with Le Bal Floch from 9pm – it’s free

Fest-noz

Port Haliguen, Quiberon (56) Traditional Breton dance party from 9pm at the Fort Neuf – it’s free

Braderie

Vannes (56) The town centre shops have their almost end of summer clear out – there’ll be plenty of bargains. From 9am til 7pm

Friday 4th and Saturday 5th Bon-Repos

Saint-Gelven (22) As night falls, the Abbey of Bon Repos is transformed into an open air theatre for a magical spectacle two-hour show tracing the history of Central Brittany. Thousands of costumes, props and accessories are all created for the 400 people, 35 horses, a pack of hunting hounds and huntsmen, various farm animals, all of whom take part in this impressive production

Festi Breizh

Clohars-Carnoët (29) Two days of Breton activities similar to Scottish Highland Games – incl. sack races for children, Tug-O-War for adults, traditional dances and music. Takes place in the centre of town and payable

Friday 4th to Sunday 6th Jazz in Langourla

Langourla (22) Three nights of Jazz with each evening featuring two concerts

Bout du monde

Presqu’île de Crozon (29) World music festival with a fun and friendly atmosphere attracting a few well known bands

Fête de la mer

Landunvez (29) Celebration of the sea and all its produce with plenty of fresh seafood to try and buy. Held at the port d’Argenton and it’s free entry

Visions

Plougonvelin (29) Artists display, make and sell their wares at this event alongside 40 bands providing live music from 7pm at the fort de Bertheaume

Friday 4th to Monday 7th Grande fête de la Saint-Laurent Blain (44) A huge event that arracts over 10,000 visitors over the four days. Folk music, Sunday afternoon carnival parade, food, music, dancing, fireworks, local trades fair, bicycle rides – fun for all ages

Friday 4th to Friday 11th Croqu’Art festival

La Roche-Bernard (56) Have you caricature drawn, your silhouette cut out or just watch some close up magic - it’s all on the place du Bouffay from 4pm til 8pm

Friday 4th to Sunday 13th

Festival Interceltique Lorient (56)

This is the biggest annual event in Brittany and the largest Celtic event in Europe lasting 10 days and ten nights, attracting over 800,000 visitors last year. This event celebrates everything Celtic and the eight Celtic countries – Brittany, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Galicia, Astrias – all are well represented and also from Britain Cornwall and the Isle of Man. Also a few other countries where the celt’s emigrated to. This year’s guests of honour are Scotland. Some of the many highlights is the Grand Parade at 10am on Sunday 6th featuring the 3,500 dancers, singers and musicians that will be taking part in the event

Saturday 5th Learn Breton dancing

Binic (22) Fun for all the family from 9pm to midnight on the place Rémi Colin – it’s free

Fest-noz

Erquy (22) Traditional Breton night of music, dancing and lots of laughter from 7pm by the port – it’s free

Braderie

Pléneuf-Val-André (22) The town centres shops have their summer clear out – there’ll be plenty of bargains. From 9am

Moules-frites, bal et feu d’artifice Pleubian (22) Mussels and chips, live music and fireworks. It starts at 7.30pm and it’s free entry

Dîner aux chandelles au château

Quintin (22) Fancy like your evening meal by candlelight and in a chateau – well you can at this event as well as viewing many of the treasures the château de Quintin has on display. Book early

Grand marché

Saint-Brieuc (22) Huge market on the place de la Liberté

Siestes musicales

Saint-Brieuc (22) You can forget all your worries at this afternoon event you can even drop off if you want. An afternoon of relaxing music held in the parc des Promenades – from 2 til 6pm and it’s free

Concert place Saint-Thomas Camaret-sur-Mer (29) There’s live music on the place Saint-Thomas from 9pm and it’s free

Soirée moules-frites

Cléder (29) Mussels and chips and live music on the place du Port – from 7pm and it’s free entry

Concert sur le port

Sainte-Marine, Combrit (29) Live rock music at the port from 9pm – it’s free

Souper du pêcheur

Douarnenez (29) Freshly made fish soup is on offer at the port from 7pm with various other events taking place

Souper du pêcheur

Cap-Coz, Fouesnant (29) Freshly made fish soup or tuna and chips is on offer at the port from 7pm along with traditional music, dancing, walks on the beach and fireworks – it’s free entry

Poissonnade La Forêt-Fouesnant (29) Grilled fish are on the menu as well as live music. On the port from 7pm and it’s free entry

Foire aux moules

Lannilis (29) Billed as the largest mussel eating event in the northwest of France, with 8,000 portions of moules-frites due to be consumed on the day and it all starts at 11am. Plenty of things to keep you entertained - music, dancing, market, etc., until it finishes at 1AM

Fête de la langoustine

Plobannalec-Lesconil (29) Many events take place during the day starting from 10am, but the highlight of the event is at 7pm when they serve one ton of langoustines to the hungry crowds while they listen to some free music. Fireworks finally round off the day at 11pm. On the port and it’s free entry

Feu artifice

Plougonven (29) There’s fireworks at night fall – it’s free

Repas terre et mer

Saint-Nic (29) At this event a variety of food from both the land and sea will be available on the esplanade de Pentrez from 7pm

Braderie et vide-greniers

Scaër (29) Both the town centre shops and the locals have their summer clear out – there’ll be plenty of bargains. From 8.30am

Fête des moules

La Plaine-sur-Mer (44) An evening of moules, moules and more moules all with frites. Also other events take place during the evening - it’s free entry

Concours de rillettes de maquereaux La Turballe (44) Try and buy some the local mackerel pate from 4pm on the port de Plaisance– it’s free entry

Course OFNI

Les Moutiers-en-Retz (44) A fun for all the family event. Taking place on the water this event features some very wacky races on homemade rafts or ORFI (Objects Flottants Non Identifiés). It’s at 3.30pm on the plage du Pré Vincent – and it’s free

Fête de la sardine

Mesquer (44) An evening of freshly grilled sardines the first of which is put on the BBQ at 7pm. Music, dancing and then fireworks at 11pm – it’s free entry

Marché nocturne Pornic (44) Night market on the vieux port from 7.30pm

Fête du port

Préfailles (44) A fun filled day at the port so expect plenty taking place in and on the water. Music, dancing and the usual freshly cooked seafood are also on offer – it’s free entry


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Soirée moules-frites

Sain-Brévin-les-Pins (44) A night of music and mussels and chips at the base nautique du Pointeau – it’s free entry

Marché nocturne

Saint-Michel-Chef-Chef (44) Night market from 8.30pm on avenue Ernest Chevrier by Tharon-Plage

Festy gay

Gourin (56) Gay Pride and Techno Parade from 6pm - A fun event even if you’re not

Couleurs de Bretagne

Guémené-sur-Scorff (56) Artists gather from around the region for this painting competition of the views of this pretty town – open to all

Festival des Garennes

La Roche-Bernard (56) Music festival held in the jardin des Garennes from 6.30pm – it’s free

Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th Festival d’endurance équestre Corlay (22) International horse trials with plenty of horsey things to see and buy

Fête de l’eau

August

Quimperlé (29) Lots of fun on and by the river – rafts races, waiters and waitresses from the café’s race, market, walking, games for children, live music – the list goes on – it’s free entry

Autrefois

Saint-Suliac (35) A celebration of days gone by. Saturday afternoon there are games, boat rides, exhibitions, and during the evening the centre of town becomes a giant restaurant with live music. Sunday afternoon parade of locals in traditional costumes and musicians followed by various events through to the evening – it’s free entry

Fête de la mer

Pénerf, Damgan (56) Celebration of the sea with some traditional fishing boats on display, music, dancing, BBQ’d fresh seafood

Saturday 5th to Sunday 13th Lanvollon en fête

Lanvollon (22) This event kicks off on Saturday evening with live music, food and various entertainments. Sunday is a huge flea market in the centre of town

Klasik

Rostrenen (22) Classical concerts and recitals held in Rostrenen and towns nearby

Sunday 6th À dimanche au canal

Throughout Brittany (22,29,35,44 and 56) Various events take place along the banks and on the canals of Brittany including some giant picnics - so bring the sandwiches and a bottle of wine and enjoy and join in the fun – it’s free. Events taking place at

Canal d’Ille et Rance

Evran – Saint-Judoce (22) Hédé-Bazouges (35),

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Vilaine - Bruz - Chavagne (35), Bourg des Comptes (35), Guipry Messac (35), Arzal (56), Les Ports de Foleux (56) and La RocheBernard (56) Le Blavet Bieuzy (56), Hennebont (56) and Pluméliau (56) Canal de Nantes à Brest

Gouarec (22), Mellionnec (22), Mûr-de-Bretagne (22), Redon (35) Guenrouët - Plessé (44), SaintNicolas-de-Guégon (56), Gueltas (56), Guillac (56), Josselin (56), Malestroit (56), Rohan (56), SaintGérand (56) Saint-Gonnery (56) and Saint-Laurent-sur-Oust (56)

Festival terre et mer

La Ville Jacob, Binic (22) A day of car boots, music, food and fun for all ages – it’s free entry

Journée maquereaux et sardines grillés

Fréhel (22) Yep freshly grilled mackerel and sardines are on the lunchtime menu from 12pm at the Sables

d’Or esplanade du putting green

or just follow the BBQ smell

Folies en baie

Hillion (22) A full day of events here attracting 9,000 visitors last year. It all starts at 10.30am with a market, music, mussels – that’s a lot of M’s – plus loads for the kids – bouncy castles, clowns, magicians, mime, etc. It’s free entry

Puces d’été et fête des battages

La Chèze (22) Flea market and rural farming fete with displays of ancient crafts and how farmers used to tend the land with cattle and horses. Fish and chips will be on the menu!

Fête du bois

Plédéliac (22) Over 300 individuals all in costume act out daily life from yesteryear. Displays of ancient skills and ancient methods in particular the use of wood, along with traditional music and dancing. A fascinating day out for all ages. From 12pm til 11.30pm - payable

Fête de la mer

Ploeumeur-Bodou (22) Celebration of the sea with music, dancing, events in the sea and on land and moules-frites is on the menu. Held at the port de Landrellec from 12pm with live music in the evening and fireworks – it’s free entry

Fête de la mécanique ancienne

Plouguernével (22) An event around the use of old farming machinery which revolutionised the harvest. Also games, flea market, various stalls and plenty of food and drink – and it’s free entry

Régates musicales de la Roche Jaune

Fête des tisserands

Quintin (22) Celebration of flax or the fabric made from it linen – there’s a textile market, traditional music and dancing and many other events taking place in this lovely town – it’s free

Maquereaux et sardines grillés

Sables d’Or-les-Pins (22) Freshly caught and BBQ’d mackerel and sardines are on the lunch menu – just follow your nose to the esplanade du Putting Green!

Place aux artistes

Saint-Quay-Portrieux (22) Free night of entertainment held at the jardin du port from 5.30pm

Fête des battages

Tonquédec (22) Traditional rural fete with displays of ancient crafts and how farmers used to tend the land with cattle and horses – it’s free from 10am

Marché artisanal

Trégastel (22) There’ll be plenty of local artists at this market held in the jardin du presbytère from 10am

Musique et danses bretonnes

Camaret-sur-Mer (29) There’s traditional music and dancing in costume on the place Saint-Thomas at 11am and it’s free

Fête des moissons

Cléden-Cap-Sizun (29) Traditional rural fete with displays of ancient crafts and machinery, music, dancing and plenty of BBQ’d food and drink. It’s free entry

Sorties de bains

Le Pouldu, Clohars-Carnoët (29) At the end of the day at 6.30pm some light entertainment with rock music in both English and Breton on the place Gauguin – it’s free

Fête de la mer

Fouesnant (29) Celebration of the sea with lots of different seafood to try, music and other entertainment, including a nearby nautical-themed flea market – it’s free

Fête des lutteurs

Gouesnach (29) An afternoon of traditional Breton wrestling with a BBQ’d to start at 12pm and the contest starts at 2pm. It’s at the site of the chapelle Saint-Cadou and payable

Fête de la SNSM

Kerlouan (29) An afternoon event by the sea by the local Lifeboat association. The event will include displays of various life saving methods, games, music and BBQ food – it’s free

Plougasnou (29) Plenty of day time nautical fun, sea food and entertainment on the port du Diben – it’s free entry

Fête de la SNSM

Korejou, Plouguerneau (29) An afternoon / evening event by the port by local Lifeboat association. The event will include various displays of life saving methods incl. with dogs, live music and food – it’s free entry

La fête des fleurs d’ajonc

Pont-Aven (29) Grand celebration of Breton culture. See this year’s Queen of the Gorse Flower paraded through the town, with traditional music and dancing and groups from around Brittany all wearing their towns specific costume

Fête de la mer

Riec-sur-Bélon (29) Celebration of the sea and all its produce with plenty of fresh seafood to try and buy. Held at the port d’Rosbras and it’s free entry

Fête du port

Sibiril (29) Annual celebration of the sea with plenty of fresh seafood and traditional music and dancing – it’s at the port de Moguériec from 12pm and free entry for -12’s

Apéro’zique Saint-Pern (35) Early evening live music in the centre of town from 6pm – it’s free

Fête de la mer

Pornic (44) Another celebration of the sea with music, dancing, events in the sea and on land and freshly grilled seafood – it’s free entry

Fête des chalands fleuris

Saint-André-des-Eaux (44) A spectacular parade of the flat-bottomed boats used in the marshes of Brière. Each year the boats are richly decorated with thousands of flowers in various shapes. Along the banks there’s a traditional market, live music and dancing, food, etc. – this is one not to be missed! At the port de la Chaussée Neuve from 10.30am til 9pm and it’s free entry

Défilé nocturne

Saint-Brévin-les-Pins (44) Night parade of floats decorated with flowers and popular characters. Expect lots of noise, confetti and fun for all ages – it’s free from 9pm

Fête du pain

Saint-Omer-de-Blain (44) Car boot all day, bread making, traditional farming skills and methods in the afternoon, grilled sardines and music in the evening - and it’s free entry

Marchés de l’artisanat

Saint-Goustan, Auray (56)

Festou-diez Arts and crafts market held on

Plouguiel (22) An evening of traditional music, dancing and food to celebrate the local small sailing work boats. From 7.30pm til late and it’s free entry

Landerneau (29) Join in the fun at this afternoon Breton dance event in the openair. It’s at the pont Habité from 3pm to 7pm and it’s free

Fête de la mer

Plouarzel (29) If you’ve had enough of the events with grilled mackerel and mussels then try this afternoon / evening event - crab is on the menu! Various events take place during the day, music and fireworks during the evening. It’s free entry

Ploumanac’h, Perros-Guirec (22) A fete hosted by the local lifeboat association – plenty of events and demonstrations taking place at the port and on the sea, plus sea shanties, Irish music and plenty of freshly cooked seafood – it’s free entry

Port en fête

Fête du crabe

the port from 10am til 8pm

Fête de la plage

Locmaria, Groix (56) Various events take place on the beach during the day – just one catch – you’ll have to get a boat there as it’s on the island of Groix

Fête de la mer

Le Tour du Parc (56) Another celebration of the sea with music, dancing, events in the sea and on land, car boot, freshly grilled seafood and fireworks to finish – it’s free entry

All events were correct at the time of going to press. If you’re travelling a long distance to


Noces bretonnes

Noyal-Muzillac (56) Traditional village wedding fete starting with parade in costume to the church at 11am then a communal meal followed by music and dancing – open to all and it’s free entry

Fête de la moule

Pénestin (56) One of the largest producers of mussels in the area have a fete to celebrate them. Expect plenty freshly cooked on offer plus of course frites! It’s free entry and on the port Piétonnier from 5pm

Courses hippiques

Questembert (56) And they’re off! Horse racing at the hippodrome

Fête des vieux métiers

Saint-Martin-sur-Oust (56) Traditional fete of ancient skills and methods, and now in its 84th year. Held in the château de la Luardaye and payable

Fête de la mer

Sarzeau (56) Plenty of afternnon and evening fun in and around the port de Saint-Jacques – it’s free

Fête du vieux bourg

Les lundis du Trez-Hir

Marchés d’artisans

Marché nocturne

Concerts sur le port

La Bernerie-en-Retz (44) Live music and entertainment for all ages from 9pm on the square Thibaud and it’s free

Learn Breton dancing

Bois, Le Pouliguen (44) Live Mexican folk music at 9pm in the park Bois – it’s free

Plougonvelin (29) Night market with live music at Trez-Hir – it’s free Le Croisic (44) Night market on the port Ciquet – from 7pm and it’s free

Un soir sur les quais

Le Croisic (44) An event full of music and street entertainment – something for all ages. On the quais from 9pm and it’s free

Mardis de Morgat

Port du Crouesty, Arzon (56) Live Rock, Swing and Soul music with American singer Robyn Bennett from 9.30pm on the place des Huniers - it’s free

Zumba

Carnac (56) Get down and shake your thing on the beach from 7.30-8.30pm – it’s free

Marché semi-nocturne

Erdeven (56) Night market from 6pm til 8pm

Penvénan (22) Start your evening off with this early evening event of live music with seafood or dried sausage nibbles with your drinks from 6pm – very civilised and very French

Learn Breton dancing

Plouarzel (29) Learn those simple steps in the centre of town – it’s free

Plouhinec (56) Night market from 6pm

Zumba

Quiberon (56) Get down and shake your thing on the grande plage in front of Colibri from 6.30-7.30pm – it’s free

Concert The Sunvizors

Tuesday 8th Learn Breton dancing

Binic (22) Fun for all the family from 9pm til 10.30pm on the place Rémi Colin – it’s free

Marché semi-nocturne

Fréhel (22) Night market by the beach at Pléhérel plage from 4pm

Marché nocturne et concert

Perros-Guirec (22) Night market and concert on the esplanade de Trestraou from 5pm - it’s free

Jazz à l’amirauté

Pléneuf-Val-André (22) Free open air Jazz concert from 9pm in le parc de l’Amirauté with La Swingbox

Crozon (29) Music, street theatre and arts and crafts market by the sea – from 6pm and it’s free

Les mardis

Mardi du square Thibaud

Les soirées du bois

Mardi concerts

Piriac-sur-Mer (44) Live music by the church from 9pm and it’s free

Marché nocturne

Pornic (44) Night market on the vieux port from 7.30pm

Festival côté mer

Saint-Brévin-les-Pins (44) Entertainment for children from 9pm on the quartier des Pins and it’s free

Beg-Meil, Fouesnant (29) Free rock music concert with Doo The Doo in the centre of town from 7.30pm

Marché nocturne

Marché nocturne

Tharon-Plage

Saint-Michel-Chef-Chef (44) Night market from 8.30pm on avenue Ernest Chevrier by

La Forêt-Fouesnant (29) Night market on the port from 7pm

Marché semi-nocturne

Locmaria-Plouzané (29) Live Latino music from Juanito Fuentes Nunez at 9pm on the esplanade de Portez – it’s free

Soirée celtique

Les mardis de Portez

Mardis festifs

Moëlan-sur-Mer (29) Live jazz music on rue du Guilly from 7pm – it’s free

Apéro Breizh

Plobannalec-Lesconil (29) Live traditional music on the port from 6.30pm til 8pm – it’s free

Les mardis

Port-Louis (56) Evening market from 6pm til 8pm Saint-Anne-d’Auray (56) An early evening of Breton and Irish music and dancing on the rue de Vannes from 6pm til 9.30pm – it’s free

Fest-noz

Saint-Pierre-Quiberon (56) Traditional Breton dance party from 9pm on the place du Marché – it’s free

Tuesday 8th and Wednesday 9th Marché créatif

Plouescat (29) Free concert in the centre of town from 9pm

August

Quiberon (56) Live reggae / soul music from 9pm on the place Hoche – it’s free

Breizh Banne: apéro concert

Les mardis

Festival les arzonnaises

Sunday 6th to Sunday 20th Festival international de musique

Paimpol (22) Fun for all the family from 6pm on the esplanade de la place du Martray

Saint-Quay-Portrieux (22) Fun for all the family from 8.30pm on the place de la Plage – it’s free Clohars-Fouesnant (29) Free rock music concert with the Piranha Brothers in the centre of town from 9pm

Le Gavre (44) And they’re off! Horse racing at the hippodrome

Marché nocturne

Monday 7th Learn Breton dancing

Saint-Cast-le-Guildo (22) Free music concert held on the port from 8.30pm

Courses hippiques

Tréal (56) If you have a horse (or bucket – for the roses) it all starts at 8am with an 11, 16 or 23kms ride. But for those without a horse (or bucket) the afternoon has several events plus at 7pm boeuf gros sel is on the menu with music and fireworks to finish – it’s free entry

Dinard (35) World class Classical music festival in its 28th year – a must for all lovers of the Classics

Plougrescant (22) Arts and crafts market held on the place de la Mairie from 10am

Les mardis

Préfailles (44) Arts and crafts market at the salle du Conseil Municipal on the Grande Rue from 10am til 7pm

La nuit celtique

Tuesday 8th to Thursday 10th Les médiévales de fort la Latte

Plougasnou (29) Free concert in the centre of town from 7pm – it’s free Plougonvelin (29) A night of Breton music and fireworks to finish. Held at the fort

de Bertheaume

Concert à la cathédrale

Dol-de-Bretagne (35) Classical music in the cathédrale Saint-Samson from 8.30pm

Les mardis

Maxent (35) Evening market plus live music from 6pm – it’s free

Plévenon (22) Three days of medieval fun held in a magnificent location the fort la Latte with its views across the sea. Jousting tournaments, medieval food, knights and damsels in distress are just some of the highlights

Visit the production units of the Conserverie la belle-iloise canning factory in Quiberon At Plein Ouest, where the factory is actually located, enjoy our 45 minutes free guided tour.

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Wednesday 9th Les mercredis celtiques

Erquy (22) Free open air concert from 9pm

Fest-noz

Pléhérel-Plage (22) Traditional Breton party with music and dancing on the beach. It’s free and near the parking l’Anse du Croc from 6.30pm. Fireworks at 11pm and food and drink is available or why not take a picnic?

Concert des mercridisquares

Saint-Cast-le-Guildo (22) Free music concert held on the square Pellion from 9pm

Bon-Repos

Saint-Gelven (22) As night falls the Abbey of Bon Repos is transformed into an open air theatre for a magical spectacle two-hour show tracing the history of Central Brittany. Thousands of costumes, props and accessories are all created for the 400 people, 35 horses, a pack of hunting hounds and huntsmen, various farm animals, all of whom take part in this impressive production

Discover the town

August

Saint-Quay-Portrieux (22) A special event by the Tourism office in English. Discover the port, its fishing industry, the seaside resort and the artists it has attracted. From 10.30am at the Point Information on quai de la République prebooking required the day before – free for -10’s

Place aux artistes

Saint-Quay-Portrieux (22) Free night of entertainment held at the esplanade du Casino from 9pm – it’s free

Mercredi en fête

Tréguier (22) Live traditional music playing at the foot of the cathederal from 8.30pm and it’s free

Les mercredis en musique

Loctudy (29) Free blues and rock concert with Eagle IV from 7pm on the plage

des Sables Blancs

Fête de l’été

Plomeur (29) Food and live music on the place de la Mairie from 7pm – it’s free entry

Moules-frites

Le Pouldu, Clohars-Carnoët (29) Sand castle building contest on the beach

Marché nocturne

Daoulas (29) Night market from 6pm

Concert d’été en églises et chapelles

Douarnenez (29) The John Molineux will be performing in the chapelle Saint-Michel at 9pm

Les nuits celtiques de Peniti La Forêt-Fouesnant (29) Live music and dancing at the outside théâtre de Verdure de Peniti – it’s free

Les mercredis

Le Conquet (29) Free rock concert from 7pm on the place de Llandeilo

Les mercredis

Lesneven (29) Free concert from 7pm in the centre of town

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Hop Hop Crew

Locmariaquer (56) Live music on the port from 9pm – it’s free

Marché artisanal nocturne

Soirée du port

Mercredi sans chichi

Saint-Evarzec (29) Market of local artists, craftsmen and producers held in the centre of town from 6pm – it’s free

Riantec (56) Live music and entertainment for all ages from 7.30pm on the place de l’Église and it’s free

Un été à la plage

Wednesday 9th and Thursday 10th L’éte des potiers

Saint-Pol-de Léon (29) Sand castle building competion for children and adults on the plage Sainte-Anne from 3pm and it’s free

Les mercredis de Port-Mer

Cancale (35) Free music concert held in the open air from 7pm at the plage de Port-Mer

Les mercredis

Mont-Dol (35) Free open air concert from 8.30pm

Courses hippiques

Saint-Malo (35) And they’re off! Early afternoon horse racing at the hippodrome

Hall’n Jazz

La Bernerie-en-Retz (44) Live rhythm and blues music at 9pm at les halles – it’s free

Les mercredis aux Lakas La Plaine-sur-Mer (44)

Live music with Los Manchis de la Mancha in the jardin des Lakas

La Turballe (44) Artist’s night market from jewellery to paintings from 6pm – it’s free

Concours de châteaux de sable

Les notes salées

Carnac (56) Live music from Barrio Populo at 9pm by the Yacht Club – it’s free

Quimperlé (29) Live music on the place SaintMichel from 9pm – it’s free

Les mercredis musicaux

Les mercredis de la chapelle Pol

chapelle Pol

Music on the beach

Josselin (56) Live music and dancing on the place de la Mairie from 9pm – it’s free

Marché nocturne

Brignogan-Plage (29) Live concerts of classical, jazz or world music held in the

Les jeudis du parc

Auray (56) Early evening music concert with Marc Anthony from 6.30pm and it’s free

Plomodiern (29) Mussels and chips are on the menu in the jardin de la mairie from 7pm

from 9pm and it’s free

Audierne (29) Night market from 7pm

Apéro Klam

Marché artisanal nocturne

Les mercredis musicaux classiques

Le Pouliguen (44) Classical music concert with L’Harmonium Français in the église Saint-Nicolas from 9pm – although free contributions will be accepted

Roller estival

Pornichet (44) Get your skates on for this free evening roller-skating event along the sea front which is open to all. Meet on the boulevard des Océanides at 7pm

Marché artisanal nocturne

Saint-Brévin-les-Pins (44) Market of local artists, craftsmen and producers held on the avenue Roosevelt from 8pm – it’s free

Vannes (56) Some of the area’s finest potters and ceramicists display and sell their work by the port

Wednesday 9th to Sunday 13th Les celtiques Guérande (44) A fantastic five-day festival feature events throughout the day and evening celebrating Guérande’s Celtic origin. Plenty of music, dancing, food and drink, and if you need a break, take a wander around this beautiful walled city or visit the Terre de Sel to see how the famous local salt is produced

Thursday 10th Les jeudis lamballais

Lamballe (22) Lamballe has a day packed with a variety of things to do – there’s the morning market, at 2.30pm and 4pm there are free guided tours of the Medieval Garden. Then how about visiting the prestigious haras? Here there are horse-drawn carriage rides, guided tours, and an equestrian show starting at 5.30pm. During the evening, the market place becomes a Gallic outdoor banquet hall where you can grab a seat at one of the long tables and sample the delights of the different food stalls, while listening to the free concert

Pleuven (29) Free concert in the open air from 9pm at the parc de la mairie with BBQ’d food available from 8pm Plobannalec-Lesconil (29) Live soul and funk music from Heat Wave on the place du Port from 9.30pm – it’s free

Mouezh ar Gelted

Pont-Croix (29) Take yourself back in time at this event featuring the old traditional skills. Horse and carriage parade with locals in traditional costumes, old tractors, farm animals, plenty of music, dancing and local dishes and drink for you to try. It’s free entry

Concours de châteaux de sable

Primel-Trégastel (29) Sand castle building competion. It’s on the grande plage and it’s free

Learn Breton dancing

Saint-Nic (29) Fun for all the family from 8.30pm on the seafront by the bar Del Ys – it’s free

Un été à la plage

Saint-Pol-de Léon (29) Pilates on the plage Sainte-Anne from 3pm and it’s free

Soirée concert Saint-Pol-de-Léon (29)

Free concert on the place du Parvis from 7.30pm

Concert de musique classique

Saint-Thégonnec (29) Classical music concert with Coll’Arco in the church - payable

Concert à la cathédrale Dol-de-Bretagne (35)

Classical music in the cathédrale Saint-Samson from 8.30pm

Les jeudis

Vitré (35) Evening market and live music from 6.30pm on the place de la Gare – it’s free entry

Concert Mimi Rose Le Croisic (44)

Free concert on the place du Pilori at 6pm

Concert d’été Esprit Zik

Le Croisic (44) Live music at Mont-Esprit from 9pm and it’s free

Les jeudis du port

Le Pouliguen (44) Live music on the port 7pm with Les Fous de Bassan – it’s free

Les jeudis en fête

Les jeudis du port

Marché nocturne

Marché artisanal nocturne

Plouha (22) From 7pm artist night market with live music – it’s free Saint-Cast-le-Guildo (22) Night market from 5pm on the rue Jaques Cartier

Les jeudis du port

Nort-sur-Erdre (44) Evening market and live music from 5pm on the port at Le Bassin – it’s free entry Piriac-sur-Mer (44) Artist’s night market from jewellery to paintings from 6pm – it’s free

Festival côté mer

Brest (29) Free live music on the port de Commerce from 6pm

Marché nocturne

Concours de châteaux de sable

Le Conquet (29) Car boot during the day and mussels with chips and live music in the open air during the evening. Held in the centre of town – it’s free entry

Marché nocturne

Saint-Goustan, Auray (56) Live music and a night market on the port and it’s free

Saint-Brévin-les-Pins (44) Mexican folk music and dancing - entertainment for all ages from 9pm on the boulevard de l’Océan and it’s free Saint-Michel-Chef-Chef (44) Sand castle building contest on the plage de Tharon from 3pm – it’s free

Brocante et moules-frites

Locronan (29) Night market from 7pm

Marché nocturne

Pornic (44) Night market from 7pm at the

port de plaisance La Noëveillard

Saint-Michel-Chef-Chef (44) Night market from 8.30pm on avenue Ernest Chevrier by

Tharon-Plage

Les jeudis du port

All events were correct at the time of going to press. If you’re travelling a long distance to


Les nocturnes

Carnac (56) Night market held on the place de l’Église from 6pm with live music from 8pm

Les jeudis du kiosque

Damgan (56) Live music and entertainments from 7pm at the kiosque in the centre of town – it’s free

Apéro concert

La Gacilly (56) Live music outside the Végétarium Café from 7.30pm and it’s free

Comice agricole

Kerdual, La Trinité-sur-Mer (56) An agricultural day with local farmers displaying their best animals, a market of local produce, seafood, exhibitions, music, dancing and tractors – it’s free

Marché nocturne

Larmor-Baden (56) Night market from 6pm on the place de l’Église

Les nocturnes

Pénestin(56) Traditional Breton music and dancing, games and street theatre from 7.30pm in the centre of town – it’s free

Les jeudis

Ploemeur (56) Night market and live music with the Churchfitters and Alkemi from 7.30pm – it’s free

Apéro Klam

Concert Stetrice

Quiberon (56) Live folk / rock music from 9pm on the place Hoche – it’s free

Thursday 10th to Sunday 13th Foire aux antiques

Perros-Guirec (22) Evening Venetian themed event held in the port from 6pm featuring music and dancing. As night falls the boats come to life with decorated lights, flags and the odd Cornetto. Fireworks at 11pm – it’s free

Concert TiBo Bientôt

Tréguier (22) Live music on the rue Colvestre from 7pm and it’s free

Moules-frites

Fouesnant (29) Mussels and chips along with live music are at the jardin de la cale Beg-Meil from 7pm – it’s free entry

Les estivales

Le Guilvinec (29) A night of music in the open air on the place de la Petite Sole – from 6pm and it’s free entry

Concert de musique classique Morlaix (29) Classical music concert with Coll’Arco in the church parvis Saint-Melaine - payable

Spectacle de danse bretonne

Pleyben (29) Evening of traditional music, dancing and freshly made crêpes – it’s free entry

Fête de la crêpe

Plonéour-Lanvern (29) An evening of those wonderful Breton pancakes. Traditional games take place as well as music and dancing until late - it’s free entry Primel-Trégastel (29) Night market with live music from 6pm at the parking des Frères

Concert des vendredis branchés

Saint-Renan (29) From 9pm free music concert with the Celtic rock girls band Toxic Frogs held on the place du

Vieux Marché

Thursday 10th to Friday 18th Semaines musicales

Iffendic (35) A night of disco dancing starting with a mini-disco for children at 8.30pm then the serious dancers strut their funky stuff from 9pm. It’s by the lac de Trémelin and it’s free

Friday 11th Un soir au moulin du Prat

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Marché nocturne

Pleumeur-Bodou (22) An event that attracts over 15,000 visitors and over 100 sellers each year. This is a must for the lovers of antiques either hoping to sell, buy or there’s an expert on hand to value any old things you have laying around the house doing nothing (husband’s not included). Held in the château de Kerduel from 10am to 7pm payable

Quimper (29) Quimper plays host to performers and ensembles of international renown. A must for all music lovers!

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August

Plumergat (56) Early evening jazz concert with Énergie Noire from 6.30pm and it’s free

Fête vénitienne

On Zoute 2017

Dinard (35) Fancy an evening of culture – from 6pm to midnight the towns galleries open for you to wander around and if you’re lucky you might even spot the local Banksy! It’s free

Mini-disco et soirée discothèque

Les vendredis du rail

Médréac (35) Live music played at the rail-bike station from 7pm and you can also go for an evening rail-bike ride – it’s free entry

Concours de châteaux de sable

La Bernerie-en-Retz (44) Sand castle building contest on the grande plage from 2.30pm

Marché nocturne

La Bernerie-en-Retz (44) Night market from 8pm by les halles and in the centre of town

Marché artisanal nocturne

Saint-Brévin-les-Pins (44) Market of local artists, craftsmen and producers held on the avenue Charles de Gaulle from 8pm – it’s free

Festival côté mer

Saint-Brévin-les-Pins (44) Live Pop Rock and Electro music with Lisa Leblanc - entertainment for all ages from 9pm on the quartier des Pins and it’s free

Les Renc’arts Guidel (56)

Live music at the Coeur de station Guidel-plages from 8pm it’s free

Les vendredis

Josselin (56) Traditional music with Claude and Fanfan on the place Notre-Dame from 7pm – it’s free

Soirée estivale

Le Guerno (56) A night of moules-frites, music, dancing and fireworks. It’s in the centre of town and it’s free entry

Les vendredis du canal

Malestroit (56) Live music on the square with Hanitra 9pm – it’s free

Marché nocturne

Pluvigner (56) An evening that starts with oysters at 7.30pm, then the market opens at 8pm followed by a fest-noz from 9pm til midnight – it’s free entry

Fête de la sardine

Sarzeau (56) An evening of freshly grilled sardines the first of which is put on the BBQ on the place des Trinitaires at 7pm – it’s free entry

a particular event, check with the local Office de Tourisme or the Mairie before departure.

Friday 11th and Saturday 12th Bon-Repos Saint-Gelven (22) As night falls the Abbey of Bon Repos is transformed into an open air theatre for a magical spectacle two-hour show tracing the history of Central Brittany. Thousands of costumes, props and accessories are all created for the 400 people, 35 horses, a pack of hunting hounds and huntsmen, various farm animals, all of whom take part in this impressive production

Festival Rock Land Le Pouldu, Clohars-Carnoët (29) Family friendly music festival

Friday 11th and Sunday 13th Festival du chant de marin

Paimpol (22) A large event held in the port. Three days of sea shanties, stories being told, music about the sea from around the world, exhibitions, displays, traditional music and dancing, plenty of laughter, drinking and freshly cooked seafood off the BBQ. This year’s theme ‘The routes to the Orient’. Payable

Fête du bruit Landerneau (29) Music festival with

The Cranberries, Placebo, Marilyn Manson, Cypress Hill, L.E.J. –

to mention just a few

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Saturday 12th Learn Breton dancing

Binic (22) Fun for all the family from 9pm to midnight on the place Rémi Colin – it’s free

Couleurs de Bretagne

Quintin (22) Artists gather from around the region for this painting competition of the views of this pretty town – open to all

Fête de la sardine

La Turballe (44) Celebrate the sardine at this famous festival held at France’s largest port for sardines, so they’re not going to get any fresher than here. A mere one ton of sardines are on the menu, so get there early!

Marché nocturne

Pornic (44) Night market on the vieux port from 7.30pm

Dîner aux chandelles au château Carnaval d’été nocturne Quintin (22) Fancy like your evening meal by candlelight and in a chateau – well you can at this event as well as viewing many of the treasures the château de Quintin has on display. Book early

Grand marché

Saint-Brieuc (22) Huge market on the place de la Liberté

Concert place Saint-Thomas Camaret-sur-Mer (29) There’s live music on the place Saint-Thomas from 9pm and it’s free

Fête du crabe

Kerfissien, Cléder (29) If you’ve had enough of the events with grilled sardines and mussels then try this late evening event crab and prawns are on the menu! It’s on the place des Goémoniers and it’s free entry

August

Fête de la mer

Pornic (44) It’s big and it’s loud - Rio comes to Pornic! The night carnival starting at 8.30pm features processions through the town and along the beach, floats, bands, majorettes, clowns, and fireworks at 11pm. It’s free

Marché d’artisanat d’art

Quimiac (44) Arts and crafts market on the avenue de la Plage from 10am til 9pm

Fête de la moule

Saint-Michel-Chef-Chef (44) A night of moules, moules and more moules – from 6pm at the place du Marché by Tharon-Plage

Marché nocturne

Fête de la sardine

Saint-Guénolé, Penmarc’h (29) An afternoon event by the sea by the local Lifeboat association. The event will include various lifesaving methods, rescue displays, music and BBQ food

Quiberon (56) A traditional evening festival celebrating the sardine. Traditional music and dancing, and plenty of grilled sardines and moules-frites on the menu. It’s on the esplanade de la Criée at Port Maria and it’s free entry

Fête de la mer

Fête celtique

Plouescat (29) Large festival celebrating the sea. Plenty of music, dancing and fresh seafood to eat or take home. It’s free entry

Saint-Gildas-de-Rhuys (56) Large fete with parade of traditional costumes, dancing, music, market and food. From 3pm to 1am – it’s free

Soirée de l’Aven

Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th Festival d’endurance équestre

La Baule (44) From 7pm to midnight the galleries and many of the artists of La Baule open their doors for a special night viewing of their works – it’s free

Musicale des rues

La Bernerie-en-Retz (44) Wiskybaba entertain the crowds with music and slapstic at 9pm at les halles – it’s free

Soirée sardinade

La Plaine-sur-Mer (44) An evening event with music, dancing and plenty of freshly grilled sardines – from 6.30pm at the port de Gravette and it’s free entry

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Marché créatif

Préfailles (44) Arts and crafts market at the salle René Deffain on the Grande Rue from 9.30am til 6pm

Moto-cross La Chépaudière, Vue (44) Large National championship Moto-cross event with over 500 riders competing for those all important points

Fête de la langoustine

Locmiquélic (56) Many events take place during this event – car boot on Saturday, grand parades at 2pm on Sunday, games, music and dancing and of course langoustines are on the evening menus - it’s free entry

Rassemblement US cars et bikes

Tréhiguier voyage

Tréhiguier, Pénestin (56) Live music and street entertainments from 5pm on the port Piétonnier - it’s free

Nuit blanche des galeries

Grande fête de la mer

Pornichet (44) Shop keepers have their annual clear-out so plenty of bargains to be had!

Binic (22) Artists gather from around the region for this painting competition of the views of this pretty town – open to all

Tharon-Plage

Poissonnade

Riec-sur-Bélon (29) Traditional Breton dance party from 7pm and it’s free entry

Braderie du Dauphin

Fête du Bagad Arvorizion Karnag

Saint-Michel-Chef-Chef (44) Night market from 8.30pm on avenue Ernest Chevrier by

Carnac (56) Traditional Breton music and dancing and moules-frites are on the menu. From 6pm on the parking Base Nautique and it’s free entry

Fête de la SNSM

Fête de la mer

Ploudalmézeau (29) Plenty of nautical fun, sea food, market, helicopter rides, fireworks and entertainment on the port de Portsall – it’s free entry

Pont-Scorff (56) Annual meeting of American car and motorbike owners with their big gas guzzling machines. Expect lots of noise, rock concerts, BBQ’s – it’s free entry and camping is available

Le Guilvinec (29) A day of celebrating the sea and all its produce, with plenty on offer to buy or try freshly grilled. Various displays and entertainment is on offer to keep the crowds amused. Entry from 2pm Moëlan-sur-Mer (29) Some wonderful food from the sea along with a disco at 10.30pm. They’re at the jardin Public from 8pm and it’s free entry

Port en fête

Corlay (22) International horse trials with plenty of horsey things to see and buy

Fête des plantes

Pléhédel (22) Exhibition and sale of rare and interesting plants as well as items for the garden. Held in the château du Boisgelin

Fête du blé

Pleudihen-sur-Rance (22) Annual fete in its 41st year celebrating the wheat harvest. Saturday night live music and on the Sunday demonstrations of the traditional harvesting and other trades from yesteryear plus live music, food and drink

Sunday 13th Couleurs de Bretagne

Marché aux peintres

Erquy (22) Exhibition and sale of paintings on the port

Fête de la mer

Erquy (22) Celebration of the sea and all its produce with plenty of fresh seafood to try and buy. It’s by the port and it’s free

Fête du cheval

Loudéac (22) A fete celebrating the horse. Expect plenty on display and various events for all ages taking place throughout the day. It starts with a procession of 220 horses and ponys from the hippodrome to the church for a blessing at 11.15am

Cochon grillé

Minihy-Tréguier (22) Fancy hog roast for lunch? Well it’s in the centre of town from 12pm but you’ll need your own apple sauce

Fête de la Saint-Laurent

Plémy (22) Traditional village fete with various events including karting and grass skiing taking place throughout the day – it’s free entry

Fête de la mécanisation

Plénée-Jugon (22) Over 150 vintage agricultural machines will be on display and demonstrate how they work. Lunch is hog roast followed by traditional Breton music and dancing. During the evening moules-frites and more music and dancing

Pléneuf-Val-André (22) Various nautical and musical themed events taking place. Lots of freshly caught seafood on offer plus a fest-noz during the evening Plouha (22) A day of fun on the beach for all ages. Pétanque, dog sea rescue demonstrations, traditional music and dancing, moules-frites, sea shanties, photo exhibition, games for the kids, BBQ at 7pm and fireworks to finish – phew! From 10am on the plage du Palus and it’s free entry

Fête médiévale

Plourhan (22) A medieval themed day with market, displays, games, archery and even medieval type food

Fest d’or

Sables d’Or-les-Pins (22) Afternoon and evening event. Starting at 3pm with music and dancing in the streets and then at 8pm it’s Breton party time with music and dancing in the open air. It’s all free

Fête des battages

Saint-Carreuc (22) Traditional rural fete with displays of ancient crafts and how farmers used to tend the land with cattle and horses – it’s free

Place aux artistes

Saint-Quay-Portrieux (22) Free night of entertainment held at the jardin du port from 5.30pm

Fête des bruyères

Beuzec-Cap-Sizun (29) Traditional Breton country fete celebrating ‘heather’ – traditional costumes, music, dancing, farm animals, agricultural displays and plenty of eating and drinking – fireworks at 10.30pm and then when you think it’s all over there’s a fest-noz! It’s free

Musique et danses bretonnes Camaret-sur-Mer (29) There’s traditional music and dancing in costume on the place Saint-Thomas at 11am and it’s free

Sorties de bains

Le Pouldu, Clohars-Carnoët (29) At the end of the day at 6.30pm some light entertainment with some music and burlesque on the place Gauguin – it’s free

Poissonnade

Fouesnant (29) Some wonderful food from the sea is on offer for both lunch and dinner – fish soup, grilled tuna, sardines and mussels, take your pick. At the cale de Mousterlin between 12.30pm and 2.30pm, then from 7pm til 10pm

Festival Gouel an Eost

Plougoulm (29) Traditional Breton music and dancing festival featuring a wonderful parade of all the participants in their costumes at 1pm – it’s free entry

Apéro’zique Saint-Pern (35) Early evening live music in the centre of town from 6pm – it’s free

Fête des moules

Mesquer (44) Another celebration of the moules from one of the homes of the finest Brittany’s mussels. From midday

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Courses hippiques

Nort-sur-Erdre (44) And they’re off! Horse racing at the hippodrome

Fête de la Brière

Saint-Joachim (44) The Brière is a national park covering 100,000 acres and a vast amount of it is marshland. This event is a celebration of its nature and the ancient skills of its inhabitants from peat cutting to reed cutting for thatch roofing – expect plenty of water based fun during this afternoon event. Held on the ile de Fédrun and it’s free

Marchés de l’artisanat

Auray (56) Arts and crafts market held on the port de Saint-Goustan from 10am til 8pm

Courses hippiques

Josselin (56) And they’re off! An afternoon of horse racing at the hippodrome – it’s free for the -18s

Fête des 100 patates

La Trinité, Langonnet (56) The fete of the 100 potatoes as you can tell from its name is slightly wacky and who’s principles are have fun without breaking the bank. So there are games with potatoes where you win potatoes and various other events for all ages – it’s fun and free entry

Marchés de créateurs

Larmor-Plage (56) Local arts and crafts artists display and sell their works from 9am - 7pm at the port Maria

Lizio

Feu d’artifice

Plestan (22) An evening event of music, food and fireworks – it’s free entry Clohars-Carnoët (29) The two towns, Clohars-Carnoët and Guidel (56), each either side of the mouth of the river Laïta have a party each trying to out do the other. There are live bands, market stalls, communial meals and at 11pm a 30 minute long firework display – it’s free entry and last year there were over 20,000 revellers so it’s going to be fun

44e Festival des Artisans d’Art et salon du modèle réduit

Fête folklorique

Le Faouët (56) Traditional Breton fete with many of the locals in costume, as well as plenty of music and dancing – it’s free

Kerfany en fête

Kerfany, Moëlan-sur-Mer (29) An evening of live music and fireworks. From 6pm and it’s free

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Learn Breton dancing

Plouarzel (29) Learn those simple steps in the centre of town – it’s free

Les lundis du Trez-Hir

Lizio, the Craftsman’s Capital

Plougonvelin (29) Night market with live music at Trez-Hir – it’s free

On Sunday, 13 of August 2017, the delightfully charming little town of Lizio opens its doors to its 44th annual festival of arts, crafts and miniature models. Over 150 artistic craftsmen and women and 40 miniature model exhibits are on show. Cercles celtiques, musicians and singers entertainment all day. From 9am to 8pm. Admission: 5 €. Children under 12 free. Lunch & evening meals under cover. Free Fest-noz from 9:30pm

Soirée cochon grillé

Pont-Croix (29) Grilled pig and live music on the quai de Pennanguer - payable

Concert et feu d’artifice

Roscoff (29) Live music and fireworks at the

Sunday 13th to Tuesday 15th Festival genêts d’or Bannalec (29) Traditional Breton festival featuring a market place of ancient trades, agricultural displays, manufacturing displays of butter, cider, bread and lace; traditional costumes, food, music and dancing and it’s free entry

Les médiévales

Rochefort-en-Terre (56) The chateau goes back in time to the time of knights and damsels in distress – jousting, sword fights and ale at the tavern

Fête d’Arvor

Vannes (56) A fantastic traditional Breton music and dancing event with displays taking place during the afternoons and evenings in the streets and gardens of this spectacular walled town – it’s free

Monday 14th Festival de la Miow

Lantic (22) Live music from three bands in the centre of town from 7pm and it’s free

Learn Breton dancing

Paimpol (22) Fun for all the family from 6pm on the esplanade de la place

du Martray

La Bernerie-en-Retz (44) One for the young and old - a ‘marbles’ contest on the grande plage from 4pm – it’s free to watch or 0.50€ to take part

Marché nocturne

Le Croisic (44) Night market on the port Ciquet – from 7pm and it’s free

Un soir sur les quais

Le Croisic (44) An event full of music and street entertainment – something for all ages. On the quais from 9pm and it’s free

Concours de constructions en sable

Les Moutiers-en-Retz (44) Building contest of anything made in sand on the plage du Pré Vincent from 4pm – it’s free and open to all ages

Illumination des épis

Les Moutiers-en-Retz (44) The beach by the boulevard de l’Océan is lit especially for you to walk along it at night, and it’s even better if you bring your own candles to light your way. From 9.30pm and it’s free

Fête des moules

Sainte-Marie-sur-Mer, Pornic (44) The town celebrates the mussel. A night full of events along with lots of moules-frites on offer and fireworks at 11pm - it’s free entry

Zumba

Carnac (56) Get down and shake your thing on the beach from 7.30-8.30pm

Moules-frites et DJ Jean-Teck

Damgan (56) The night starts with moules-frites and followed (if you’re up to it) with dancing by the grande plage – it’s free entry

Marché semi-nocturne

Erdeven (56) Night market from 6pm til 8pm

Concert The Roosters

Le Bas de La Lande, Guégon (56) Live music from 8pm at the snack bar of the camping du Domaine de Kerelly – it’s open to all and free

Marché nocturne

Plouhinec (56) Night market from 6pm

Zumba

Quiberon (56) Get down and shake your thing on the grande plage in front of Colibri from 6.30-7.30pm – it’s free

Monday 14th and Tuesday 15th Fête de Loge Gaor

Tuesday 15th Marché des créateurs

Binic (22) Arts and crafts market on the esplanade de la Banche from 10am – 7pm

Learn Breton dancing

Binic (22) Fun for all the family from 9pm til 10.30pm on the place Rémi Colin – it’s free

Festival Plinn du Danouët

Boubriac (22) Traditional rural festival and fun day. Don’t worry if you don’t speak any French as most of the locals will be speaking Breton!

Feu d’artifice

Loge-Goar, Scaër (29) Traditional Breton fete from 6pm Monday night and 11am on Tuesday – it’s free entry

Erquy (22) Fireworks at the port from 11pm – it’s free

Jumeaux du monde

Fréhel (22) Night market by the beach at Pléhérel plage from 4pm

Pleucadeuc (56) Seen that face before? Feeling of déjà vu? You’ll get this and double vision when this small town becomes the venue for Europe’s largest gathering of twins, triplets, quads and more

La Madone des motards

Porcaro (56) The bikers start to gather on the Monday, but the big day is Tuesday. Starting at 10am 10,000 motorbikes and their riders are blessed during a slow ride-by – taking over two hours for all the bikes to pass! At 2pm the ‘bikers’ go for a very noisy 50kms tour around the local villages and ending in Malestroit (56)

a particular event, check with the local Office de Tourisme or the Mairie before departure.

Marché semi-nocturne

Couleurs de Bretagne

Jugon-les-Lacs (22) Artists gather from around the region for this painting competition of the views of this pretty town – open to all

Fête folklorique

Jugon-les-Lacs (22) Traditional Breton fete held by the lake – music, dancing, food, drink and it’s free entry from 12pm

Fête du lac

Mûr-de-Bretagne (22) A day of fun filled events by and on the lake and it’s free

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vieux port from 9pm – it’s free Festival des artisans d’art Lizio (56) Concours de billes

Almost 200 artists, using a variety of media from stained glass to metal, spread along the streets of this pretty village. With traditional musicians and dancers entertaining all day, this is a real great day out which attracts visitors by the hundreds

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Foire du Menez-Bré

Pédernec (22) An event for the horse lovers. Various horse themed events take place during the afternoon and you can even bring your own to take it for a ride in the countryside at 9am followed by a BBQ for lunch

Marché nocturne et concert

Perros-Guirec (22) Night market and concert on the esplanade de Trestraou from 5pm

Jazz à l’amirauté

Pléneuf-Val-André (22) Free open air Jazz concert from 9pm in le parc de l’Amirauté with Louis Prima Forever

Fête des battages

Plumieux (22) Go back in time at this event with displays of how farming use to be, old tractors, harvesting demonstrations, plenty of food and drink and it’s free to get in

Fête des lavoirs

Mardi concerts

Marché nocturne

Marché nocturne

Beg-Meil, Fouesnant (29) Free rock music concert with Bad Loosers in the centre of town from 7.30pm La Forêt-Fouesnant (29) Night market on the port from 7pm

Les mardis de Portez

Locmaria-Plouzané (29) Live Breton music from Sonerien Plougonvelen at 9pm on the esplanade de Portez – it’s free

Fête de l’Aven

Névez (29) Traditional Breton festival starting at 12pm and finishing at 1AM! Music, dancing, spit roasted pigs and lots of local produce

Fête des cormorans

Kérity, Penmarc’h (29) An evening of BBQ’d food and live music on the port – it’s free entry

Festival du Menez-Hom

Concerts sur le port

Plomodiern (29) A traditional Breton festival with 14 groups of musicians and dancers and over 600 locals in costume. Plenty of things to keep all ages entertained – starting with a grand parade of costumes and dancers at 11.15am

Feu d’artifice et animations

Plouescat (29) Free concert in the centre of town from 9pm

Pontrieux (22) Beautiful traditional afternoon festival of the 50 washhouses along the river with traditional music and costumes. It all starts at 10.30am and it’s free Saint-Cast-le-Guildo (22) Free music concert held at the port from 8.30pm

August

Les mardis

Saint-Cast-le-Guildo (22) This busy evening starts at 6pm on the place Pirron with live music and street entertainment, 7pm food is available, then it’s an open air disco with fireworks at 11pm. It’s free entry

Fête des battages

Saint-Mayeux (22) Go back in time at this event with displays of how farming use to be, old tractors, harvesting demonstrations, plenty of food and drink and it’s free to get in

Place aux artistes

Saint-Quay-Portrieux (22) Free night of entertainment held on the esplanade du Casino from 9pm – it’s free

Feu d’artifice

Saint-Quay-Portrieux (22) Fireworks at 11pm on the plage du Casino – it’s free

Vide-greniers

Tréguier (22) Car boot held on the quayside from 7am

Concerts butte du fort

Bénodet (29) Free music concert from 8.30pm

Noce bretonne

Brélès (29) A fun day for all the family at this reconstruction of a typical traditional marriage. It all starts at 11am with a procession in costume, plenty of food and drink, various entertainments for all ages, music and dancing in the afternoon. And it’s free to get in

Mardis de Morgat

Crozon (29) Music, street theatre and arts and crafts market by the sea – from 6pm and it’s free

Fête bretonne

Fouesnant (29) Traditional Breton fete eating, music, dancing, then eating, music and dancing once again, and fireworks at 11pm. From 11.30am at the pointe de Mousterlin – it’s free entry

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Les mardis

Plougasnou (29) Free concert in the centre of town from 7pm – it’s free

Moules-frites et concert

Plounéour-Trez (29) Live music and mussels and chips as well as other BBQ’d foods are on the menu from 7pm at the Halle des Sports

Fête de la mer

Saint-Pol-de-Léon (29) Another celebration of the sea and all its produce. It’s from 12pm and on the quai de Pempoul and it’s free entry

Les apéros

Cancale (35) Free music concert held in the open air from 6.30pm in the jardin de la mairie

Les mardis

Maxent (35) Evening market plus live music from 6pm – it’s free

Feu d’artifice

Saint-Briac-sur-Mer (35) Fireworks at 11pm – it’s free

Courses hippiques

Saint-Malo (35) And they’re off! Afternoon horse racing at the hippodrome

Just Higgins et feu d’artifice

La Bernerie-en-Retz (44) Live music at 6.30pm and again at 8pm at les halles. Then from 9pm there’s more live music taking place at the plan d’eau followed by fireworks at 11pm – and it’s all free

Feu d’artifice

La Baule (44) Fireworks on the beach from 10.30pm – it’s free

Fête de la mer

Le Croisic (44) An afternoon of celebrating the sea – music, boat trips and plenty of freshly cooked seafood - on the place d’Armes. Then in the evening there’s live music and fireworks on the place du 8 Mai. It’s free entry

Piriac-sur-Mer (44) Live music by the church from 9pm with Easy Pop followed by fireworks at 11pm it’s free Pornic (44) Night market on the vieux port from 7.30pm

Corso fleuri

Préfailles (44) Annual night parade featuring brightly coloured floats, fancy dress and lots of noise and lots of fun, starting at 9pm. A fun night for all the family and it’s free

Fête de la Brière

Saint-Joachim (44) The Brière is a national park covering 100,000 acres and a vast amount of it is marshland. This event is a celebration of its nature and the ancient skills of its inhabitants from peat cutting to reed cutting for thatch roofing – expect plenty of water based fun during this afternoon event. Held on the ile de Fédrun and it’s free

Course de Poneys

Saint-Lyphard (44) Pony racing on the terrain des Fresches – it’s free entry

Marché nocturne

Saint-Michel-Chef-Chef (44) Night market from 8.30pm on avenue Ernest Chevrier by

Tharon-Plage

Festiv’Arz

Arzal (56) Breton festival celebrating culture and traditions with dances, Breton games and lots of music and lots of food available. From 12pm til 12AM – it’s free entry for -14s

Festival les arzonnaises

Port Navalo, Arzon (56) Live folk rock music with Les Barbeaux from 9.30pm on the place du Commerce - it’s free

Salon de la moto d’occassion Beignon (56) Looking for a motorbike there’s plenty of used bikes on offer here private sales and trade

Fête du grand pont

Le Faouët (56) A traditional fete with a car boot, food, music, dancing, horse rides, bouncy castles and a huge meal during the evening

Soirée du port

Locmariaquer (56) Live music with Micro-Climat and fireworks at night fall - on the port from 9pm and it’s free

Marché semi-nocturne

Port-Louis (56) Evening market from 6pm til 8pm

Fête de la sardine

Port Haliguen, Quiberon (56) A traditional festival celebrating the sardine, held during the evening from 6pm at fort Neuf. Traditional music and dancing, and plenty of grilled sardines and moules-frites! Also fireworks at 10.30pm – it’s free entry

Fête des pêcheurs

Saint-Pierre-Quiberon (56) Games on the beach at 3pm, live music from 6.30pm and grilled sardines and moules-frites from 7pm, DJ from 9pm and fireworks at 11pm – it’s on by port de Portivy – it’s free entry

Tuesday 15th to Sunday 20th Festival de la Saint-Loup

Guingamp (22) This is Brittany’s oldest festival a well-known Celtic week and high point in Breton culture. Over 2,500 traditional Celtic musicians and dancers keep the crowds singing and dancing at events taking place during the day in the public gardens, and in the evening, concerts and fest-noz are staged at various venues

Festival des filets bleus

Concarneau (29) The streets are full of the sound of the bagpipes and bombard, and locals and dancers wearing traditional costumes. There are also typical Breton games including traditional Breton wrestling. The big day is the Sunday, but be there early as it all starts mid-morning when 22 groups of traditional dancers and their musicians parade and entertain the 80,000+ crowd

Rencontres franco-américaines de musique de chambre

Missillac, Saint-Gildas-des-Bois, Guenrouët and Pontchâteau (44) A program of classical music concerts performed by both French and American musicians. Held in the churches - payable

Wednesday 16th Les mercredis celtiques

Erquy (22) Free open air concert from 9pm

Concert des mercridisquares Saint-Cast-le-Guildo (22) Free music concert held on the square Pellion from 9pm

Discover the town

Saint-Quay-Portrieux (22) A special event by the Tourism office in English. Discover the port, its fishing industry, the seaside resort and the artists it has attracted. From 10.30am at the Point Information on quai de la République prebooking required the day before – free for -10’s

Mercredi en fête

Tréguier (22) Live traditional music playing at the foot of the cathederal from 8.30pm and it’s free

Marché nocturne Audierne (29) Night market from 7pm

Les mercredis de la chapelle Pol

Brignogan-Plage (29) Live concerts of classical, jazz or world music held in the chapelle Pol

Marché nocturne

Daoulas (29) Night market from 6pm

Les nuits celtiques de Peniti La Forêt-Fouesnant (29) Live music and dancing at the outside théâtre de Verdure de Peniti – it’s free

Les mercredis

Le Conquet (29) Free sea shanties concert from 7pm on the place de Llandeilo

Les mercredis de Port-Mer

Cancale (35) Free music concert held in the open air from 7pm at the plage de Port-Mer

Les mercredis

Mont-Dol (35) Free open air concert from 8.30pm

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La Plaine-sur-Mer (44) Live music with Qwest Indies in the jardin des Lakas from 9pm and it’s free

Concert Soul Kays

Josselin (56) The sounds of Soul music on the place de la Mairie from 9pm – it’s free

Marché artisanal nocturne

Marché nocturne et concert

Les mercredis musicaux classiques

Soirée du port

La Turballe (44) Artist’s night market from jewellery to paintings from 6pm – it’s free Le Pouliguen (44) Classical music concert with the Ensemble Paris Opéra in the église Saint-Nicolas from 9pm – although free contributions will be accepted

Roller estival

Pornichet (44) Get your skates on for this free evening roller-skating event along the sea front which is open to all. Meet on the boulevard des Océanides at 7pm

Marché artisanal nocturne

Saint-Brévin-les-Pins (44) Market of local artists, craftsmen and producers held on the avenue Roosevelt from 8pm – it’s free

Festival côté mer

Saint-Brévin-les-Pins (44) Part of the 100éme

anniversaire du Débarquement commemorations - Miss America - music and entertainment for all ages from 9pm on the boulevard de l’Océan and it’s free

Music on the beach

Locmariaquer (56) Live music on the port from 9pm – it’s free

Marché nocturne

Plouharnel (56) Arts and crafts and food night market with live music and dancing from 9pm – it’s free

Mercredi sans chichi

Riantec (56) Live music and entertainment for all ages from 7.30pm on the place de l’Église and it’s free

Thursday 17th Les jeudis lamballais

Lamballe (22) Lamballe has a day packed with a variety of things to do – there’s the morning market, at 2.30pm and 4pm there are free guided tours of the Medieval Garden. Then how about visiting the prestigious haras? Here there are horse-drawn carriage rides, guided tours, and an equestrian show starting at 5.30pm. During the evening, the market place becomes a Gallic outdoor banquet hall where you can grab a seat at one of the long tables and sample the delights of the different food stalls, while listening to the free concert

Concert Annaïg

Plouha (22) From 7pm artist night market with live music – it’s free

Free concert on the place du Pilori at 6pm

Marché nocturne

Les jeudis du port

Les jeudis du port

Les jeudis du port

Saint-Cast-le-Guildo (22) Night market from 5pm on the rue Jaques Cartier Brest (29) Free live music on the port de Commerce from 6pm

Marché nocturne Locronan (29) Night market from 7pm

Les jeudis du parc

Pleuven (29) Free concert in the open air from 9pm at the parc de la mairie with BBQ’d food available from 8pm

Les notes salées

Plobannalec-Lesconil (29) Live music from Kizz on the place du port from 9.30pm – it’s free

Le Croisic (44)

Le Pouliguen (44) Live music on the port 7pm – it’s free Nort-sur-Erdre (44) Evening market and live music from 5pm on the port at Le Bassin – it’s free entry

Marché artisanal nocturne

Piriac-sur-Mer (44) Artist’s night market from jewellery to paintings from 6pm – it’s free

Marché nocturne

Pornic (44) Night market from 7pm at the

port de plaisance La Noëveillard

Festival côté mer

Saint-Nic (29) Fun for all the family from 8.30pm on the seafront by the bar Del Ys – it’s free

Saint-Brévin-les-Pins (44) An evening of drumming with the Orang Orang Drum Theatre of Malaysia - entertainment for all ages from 9pm at the Salle Étoile de Jade and it’s free

Un été à la plage

Marché nocturne

Concert à la cathédrale

Tharon-Plage

Learn Breton dancing

Saint-Pol-de Léon (29) Zumba on the plage Sainte-Anne from 10am and it’s free Dol-de-Bretagne (35) Classical music in the cathédrale Saint-Samson from 8.30pm

Les jeudis

Vitré (35) Evening market and live music from 6.30pm on the place de la Gare – it’s free entry

Saint-Michel-Chef-Chef (44) Night market from 8.30pm on avenue Ernest Chevrier by

Les jeudis du port

Saint-Goustan, Auray (56) Live music and a night market on the port and it’s free

Apéro Klam

Brec’h (56) Early evening concert with the Churchfitters from 6.30pm. It’s free

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Carnac (56) Live pop / rock music from La Cafetera Roja at 9pm by the Yacht Club – it’s free

Larmor-Plage (56) Night market with live music on the place Notre-Dame from 7pm and it’s free

Les jeudis en fête

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Les mercredis aux Lakas


Concert Kalffa

Saint-Michel-Chef-Chef (44) Live music on the esplanade du port de Comberge from 9pm - it’s free

Les Renc’arts Guidel (56)

Live music at the Coeur de station Guidel-plages from 8pm it’s free

Les vendredis

Josselin (56) Traditional music with Claude and Fanfan on the place Notre-Dame from 7pm – it’s free

Les vendredis du canal

Malestroit (56) Live Brazilian music on the square with Bel Air de Forro from 9pm – it’s free

Les nocturnes

Carnac (56) Night market held on the place de l’Église from 6pm with live music from 8pm

Les jeudis du kiosque

Damgan (56) Live music and entertainments from 7pm at the kiosque in the centre of town – it’s free

Concert musique du monde

Josselin (56) The sounds of world music on the place de la Mairie from 9pm – it’s free

August

Apéro concert

La Gacilly (56) Live music outside the Végétarium Café from 7.30pm and it’s free

Marché nocturne

Larmor-Baden (56) Night market from 6pm on the place de l’Église

Les jeudis

Muzillac (56) Live Blues and Rock music with The Blue Butter Pot on the place Saint-Julien from 7pm – it’s free

Les nocturnes

Pénestin (56) Traditional Breton music and dancing, games and street theatre from 7.30pm in the centre of town

Les jeudis

Ploemeur (56) Night market and live music with Olivia J and Plantec from 7.30pm – it’s free

Thursday 17th to Sunday 20th La route du rock

Saint-Malo (35) Huge annual music festival featuring many of the latest bands including this year PJ Harvey and The Jesus and Mary Chain

Friday 18th La nuit européenne de la chauve-souris

throughout France The European night of the bat so look out for bat watching events taking place near you

Spectacle de la Patrouille de France

Perros-Guirec (22) The French Air Force’s Patrouille Acrobatique de France (the French version of the Red Arrows display team) fly and perform above the beach – it’s free

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Musiques net danses du Daghestan

Châteaulin (29) Traditional musicians and dancers from Dagestan perform on the place de la Résistance from 9pm and it’s free

Tribox en concert

Combrit (29) Classic music played on the accordion well three of them. At the chapelle Sainte-Marine from 9pm

Les estivales

Le Guilvinec (29) A night of music in the open air on the place de la Petite Sole – from 6pm and it’s free entry

Marché nocturne

Primel-Trégastel (29) Night market with live music from 6pm at the parking des Frères

Concert des vendredis branchés

Saint-Renan (29) From 9pm free music concert with Captain Dock held at the place du vieux marché

Mini-disco et soirée discothèque

Iffendic (35) A night of disco dancing starting with a mini-disco for children at 8.30pm then the serious dancers strut their funky stuff from 9pm. It’s by the lac de Trémelin and it’s free

Les vendredis du rail

Médréac (35) Live music played at the rail-bike station from 7pm and you can also go for an evening rail-bike ride – it’s free entry

Marché nocturne

La Bernerie-en-Retz (44) Night market from 8pm by les halles and in the centre of town

Braderie

La Turballe (44) The town centres shops have their end of summer clear out – there’ll be plenty of bargains. From 9am

Concert de Shook Shook

Mesquer (44) Live music in the jardin public du bois de Quimiac from 6pm – it’s free

Marché artisanal nocturne

Saint-Brévin-les-Pins (44) Market of local artists, craftsmen and producers held on the avenue Charles de Gaulle from 8pm – it’s free

Festival côté mer

Saint-Brévin-les-Pins (44) Live music and entertainment for all ages from 9pm on the quartier des Pins and it’s free

Friday 18th and Saturday 19th Braderie

Quiberon (44) The town centre shops have their almost end of summer clear out – there’ll be plenty of bargains. From 9am til 7pm

Friday 18th to Sunday 20th Festival blues au château

La Chèze (22) Jazz and Blues music festival held in the grounds of the château

Solidor métiers d’art

Saint-Servan (35) Exhibition and sale of works of art produced by over fifty artists specialising in wood, glass, metalwork, stone, jewellery, ceramics, moziacs, textiles, and more. It’s on from 10am til 7pm and free entry

Motocultor festival

Saint-Nolff (56) Three days of head nodding, black make-up and Thrash / Heavy / Death / Black / Hardcore music. Black clothing, eyeliner and toilet rolls are essential

Friday 18th to Tuesday 22nd Festival mondial’folk

Plozévet (29) This festival features over 800 artists from all over the world who come together to introduce us to their culture, origins and music. This year features artists from Mexico, South Africa, Dagestan, Malaysia, Bolivia to mention just a few

Friday 18th to Saturday 26th Festival de cinéma Douarnenez (29) Frontiers is the theme of this year’s film festival which features films about the past, present and future

Saturday 19th Colour run

Penvénan (22) Run (or walk) 5km or 3km course accompanied by music and get pelted with colourful bags of nontoxic powder. It’s all to raise funds for the local Cancer charity

Ciné opéra

Plédéliac (22) As the sun sets the opera MacBeth performed at the Metropolitan Opera New York will be shown in the grounds of the château de la Hunaudaye. Expected start 9.15pm open to all. Take a picnic, warm blanket and a torch. Payable - just 5€

Dîner aux chandelles au château

Quintin (22) Fancy like your evening meal by candlelight and in a chateau – well you can at this event as well as viewing many of the treasures the château de Quintin has on display. Book early

Concert place Saint-Thomas Camaret-sur-Mer (29) There’s live music on the place Saint-Thomas from 9pm and it’s free

Festival Ker-Zion

Guissény (29) Live music and various other events take place by the port from 2pm

Apéro jazz

Landerneau (29) Live jazz with the Yvonnick Penven Quartet with Ricy Ford on the place des Négociants from 6.30pm til 9pm – it’s free

Fête de la SNSM

Locquirec (29) An afternoon / evening event by the port by local Lifeboat association. The event will include various life saving methods incl. with dogs, live music, OFNI racing (raft races) and moules-frites is on the menu – it’s free

Sonerien Du

Kervazegan, Pont-l’Abbé (29) Traditional Breton party starting at 10am and finishing at 3AM – yep that’s 17 hours of partying and most of it in the open air!

Défilé nocturne des chars

La Bernerie-en-Retz (44) Night parade of floats decorated with flowers and popular characters. Expect lots of noise, confetti and fun for all ages – it’s free

Les soirées du bois

Bois, Le Pouliguen (44) Live 60’s French music with Crokenjambes at 9pm in the park Bois – it’s free

Marché nocturne

Pornic (44) Night market on the vieux port from 7.30pm

Festival pyrotechnique international

Saint-Brévin-les-Pins (44) Part of the 100ème anniversaire du Débarquement commerations; join over 100,000 people to watch this huge firework competition where each display last 15 minutes and a few big bangs are guaranteed. It starts from 10.30pm and on the plage de l’Océan and it’s free

Marché nocturne

Saint-Michel-Chef-Chef (44) Night market from 8.30pm on avenue Ernest Chevrier by Tharon-Plage

Le concert de midi

Tréhiguier, Pénestin (56) Live music from 12.30pm in L’Annexe with Zu by the port – it’s free

Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th Festival grain d’pirate

Binic (22) Dust off the stuffed parrot and strap on your wooden leg – it’ll be pirate fun days on the esplanade de la Banche – arrrhhaa me hearties. It’s free for all yee land lovers arrrhhaa

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Moto-cross

Landéhen (22) Plenty of noise and dust at this French national championship event of Moto-cross motorcycles - payable

Fête des plantes

Pléneuf-val-André (22) Sale and display of plants, shrubs and trees, garden furniture and decorations - held in the château de Nantois – from 10am – 6pm and it’s free entry

Foire aux peintres

Pléneuf-val-André (22) Exhibition and sale of paintings held by at l’étang Dahouët – it’s free Saint-Cast-le-Guildo (22) Art and crafts weekend market. Jewellery, paintings, needlework, ceramics, clothes, handbags, soap – there’s all sorts on offer – it’s free entry

24h de la voile

Trégastel (22) A 24 hour sailing event that is now in its 44th year. There are plenty of other events, live music, dancing, sand castle building to keep the adults and children busy during the afternoons and fireworks Saturday evening

Grand pardon de Notre Dame des Portes

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Fête du resto

Resto, Lanester (56) Traditional village fete with all the usual plus boules and clay pigeon shooting competitions, and a car boot on the Sunday. From 2pm Sat and all day Sun – it’s free entry Neulliac (56) The local young farmers have their fete where they display their skills and trades along with music, BBQ’s, tractors, helicopter rides, mini farm, market – and more. From 2pm on Sat and all day Sun – it’s free for the -12s

Sunday 20th Fête des battages

Plouha (22) Traditional harvest festival with various demonstrations, music and dancing taking place throughout the day

Place aux artistes

Saint-Quay-Portrieux (22) Free night of entertainment held at the jardin du port from 5.30pm

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Plougonvelin (29) Celebration of Celtic culture with Breton music and dancing, traditional costumes and various events taking place through the day and night

Le Pertre (35) And they’re off! Horse racing at the hippodrome – free for the under 16s

Feu d’artifice

Saint-Michel-Chef-Chef (44) Live music on the esplanade du Port de Comberge from 8pm - it’s free

Concarneau (29) Firework display at the quai Nul at 11pm – it’s free

Pardon de Kerbader

Musique et danses bretonnes

Landerneau (29) Join in the fun at this afternoon Breton dance event in the open air. It’s at the pont Habité from 3pm to 7pm and it’s free

Camaret-sur-Mer (29) Market of local artists, craftsmen and producers held along the quays from 9am – it’s free Camaret-sur-Mer (29) There’s traditional music and dancing in costume on the place Saint-Thomas at 11am and it’s free

Châteaulin (29) Traditional rural fete with displays of ancient crafts and machinery, music, dancing and plenty of BBQ’d food and drink. There’s a 3€ entrance fee

Feu d’artifice

Châteauneuf-du-Faou (29) As night falls there’s fireworks at the pont du Roy

Courses hippiques

Le Pouldu, Clohars-Carnoët (29) At the end of the day at 6.30pm some light entertainment with music from Bakocombe on the place Gauguin – it’s free

Marché artisanal

Squiffiec (22) A day of plenty events for all ages - car boot, fairground attractions, petanque competition, BBQ, music and it’s free entry

Fête des moissons

This major festival honours the Johnnies who crossed the channel to sell their onions door to door in the UK and celebrates in particular their pink onion. Try the local dish – grilled sardines and mussels with pink onions – C’est délicieux and it’s free entry

Sorties de bains

Festou-diez

Fête de la sardine

Saint-Guénolé, Penmarc’h (29) Annual fete of the sardine so expect plenty being grilled, also various events and live music taking place throughout the day and evening on the port and place du Marché – it’s free entry

Fête des goémoniers

Plouguerneau (29) Afternoon fete celebrating the harvesting and processing of seaweed during the 1920’s to 50’s. Demonstrations, tastings and plenty of products on sale – it’s free entry

Concert Blossom Trio

Fête des battages

Saint-Molf (44) An interesting traditional rural fete with displays of how farmers used to tend the land with cattle, horses and vintage machinery. Moules for lunch, pot au feu for dinner and fireworks to finish

Fête de l’huître

Locmariaquer (56) From 11am til late this traditional fete celebrates the oysters, so expect plenty on the menu aswell as traditional music and dancing – it’s free entry

Fête des battages

Saint-Nicolas-du-Tertre (56) Bringing in the harvest – demonstrations of agricultural work and the old trades of yesteryear. A fun afternoon and during the evening meal cooked in huge cauldrons by the locals and fireworks to finish. It’s free entry from 2.30pm

Tournoi des Vénètes

Vannes (56) An excellent event in an excellent location – river jousting at the port between local communities. Various other animations take place along the port - it’s free

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Festival Penn Ar Bed

19 & 20 août 2017

Fouesnant (29) Grand Breton event starting with a procession and mass in the morning. The afternoon has displays of cider making, a market, plenty of traditional Breton music and dancers in costume, and concerts through the night – it’s free

Fête patronale

Châteauneuf-du-Faou (29) Saturday evening a flaming torchlight procession of the statue de la Vierge by locals in traditional costume and on the Sunday afternoon another procession, with lots of music and dancing in traditional costume afterwards. It’s free

RBC Photographies

La Groulais, Blain (44) The château de la Groulaie is transported back to medieval times with displays of traditional crafts, knights and damsels in distress, archery contest and banquets

Fête de l’agriculture

Marché des créateurs

Fête de l’oignon Roscoff (29)

Animations médiévales


Monday 21st Learn Breton dancing

Paimpol (22) Fun for all the family from 6pm on the esplanade de la Place du Martray

Breizh Banne: Apéro concert

Penvénan (22) Start your evening off with this early evening event of live music with seafood or dried sausage nibbles with your drinks from 6pm – very civilised and very French

Learn Breton dancing

Plouarzel (29) Learn those simple steps in the centre of town – it’s free

Marché nocturne

Le Croisic (44) Night market on the port Ciquet – from 7pm and it’s free

Un soir sur les quais

Le Croisic (44) An event full of music and street entertainment – something for all ages. On the quais from 9pm and it’s free

Concours de châteaux de sable

Mesquer (44) Sand castle building contest for all the family on the plage de Lanséria from 10am – it’s free

Festival les arzonnaises

Port du Crouesty, Arzon (56) Live Irish music with Doolin’ from 9.30pm on the place des Huniers - it’s free

August

Zumba

Carnac (56) Get down and shake your thing on the beach from 7.30-8.30pm – it’s free

Marché semi-nocturne

Erdeven (56) Night market from 6pm til 8pm

Marché nocturne

Plouhinec (56) Night market from 6pm

Zumba

Quiberon (56) Get down and shake your thing on the gande plage in front of Colibri from 6.30-7.30pm – it’s free

Monday 21st to Sunday 27th Jazz en place

Dinan (22) Festival of Jazz held on the place Saint-Sauveur and other venues throughout the town – and they’re free

Tuesday 22nd Marché semi-nocturne

Fréhel (22) Night market by the beach at Pléhérel plage from 4pm

Les mardis du port

Paimpol (22) Night market and live music from 7pm at the quai Duguay Trouin – it’s free

Jazz à l’amirauté

Pléneuf-Val-André (22) Free open air Jazz concert from 9pm in le parc de l’Amirauté with Boogie System

Concerts sur le port

Saint-Cast-le-Guildo (22) Free music concert held on the port from 8.30pm

Learn Breton dancing

Saint-Quay-Portrieux (22) Fun for all the family from 8.30pm on the place de la plage – it’s free

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Les mardis

Clohars-Fouesnant (29) Free concert in the centre of town from 8.30pm

Mardis de Morgat

Crozon (29) Music, street theatre and arts and crafts market by the sea – from 6pm and it’s free

Les mardis

Beg-Meil, Fouesnant (29) Free Funk / Rock music concert with Side in the centre of town from 7.30pm

Marché nocturne

La Forêt-Fouesnant (29) Night market on the port from 7pm

Mardis festifs

Moëlan-sur-Mer (29) Live music on place de l’Église from 7pm – it’s free

Les mardis

Plouescat (29) Free concert in the centre of town from 9pm

Les mardis

Plougasnou (29) Free concert in the centre of town from 7pm – it’s free

Les apéros

Cancale (35) Free music concert held in the open air from 6.30pm in the jardin de la mairie

Concert à la cathédrale

Tuesday 22nd to Sunday 27th Pardon de La Baule

Roller estival

Wednesday 23rd Les mercredis celtiques

Marché artisanal nocturne

La Baule (44) Six days and nights of traditional Breton celebrations – dancing, music, costumes, parades - and most are free

Erquy (22) Free open air concert from 9pm

Concert des mercridisquares Saint-Cast-le-Guildo (22) Free music concert held on the square Pellion from 9pm

Discover the town

Saint-Quay-Portrieux (22) A special event by the Tourism office in English. Discover the port, its fishing industry, the seaside resort and the artists it has attracted. From 10.30am at the Point Information on quai de la République prebooking required the day before – free for -10’s

Place aux artistes

Saint-Quay-Portrieux (22) Free night of entertainment held at the esplanade du Casino from 9pm – it’s free

Marché nocturne

Daoulas (29) Night market from 6pm

Les nuits celtiques de Peniti

Les mardis

La Forêt-Fouesnant (29) Live music and dancing at the outside théâtre de Verdure de Peniti – it’s free

Mardi du square Thibaud

Plobannalec-Lesconil (29) Live traditional music on the port from 6.30pm til 8pm – it’s free

Dol-de-Bretagne (35) Classical music in the cathédrale Saint-Samson from 8.30pm Maxent (35) Evening market plus live music from 6pm – it’s free

Apéro Breizh

La Bernerie-en-Retz (44) Live entertainment for all ages from 9pm on the square Thibaud and it’s free

Les mercredis de Port-Mer

Les soirées du bois

de Port-Mer

Cancale (35) Free music concert held in the open air from 7pm at the plage

Bois, Le Pouliguen (44) Live Irish music and dancing with Nantes Irish Dance at 9pm in the park Bois – it’s free

Les mercredis

Mardi concerts

Châteaux de résistance

Piriac-sur-Mer (44) Live music by the church from 9pm and it’s free

Marché nocturne

Pornic (44) Night market on the vieux port from 7.30pm

Marché semi-nocturne

Port-Louis (56) Evening market from 6pm til 8pm

Concert The Ditz

Saint-Pierre de Quiberon (56) Live rock music from 9pm on the place du Marché – it’s free

Tuesday 22nd and Wednesday 23rd Grandes marées

Saint-Brieuc (22) and Saint-Malo (35) There’s going to be super high tides along with super low tides so join the locals and go out with your bucket and spade to collect shellfish off the rocks and beach for your very own fruits de mer. But make sure you only take what you are going to eat and leave before the sea returns!

Tuesday 22nd to Thursday 24th Festival arts de la rue

Pont-Croix (29) Live music and street theatre – it’s free

Mont-Dol (35) Free open air concert from 8.30pm Saint-Briac-sur-Mer (35) Sand castle building competion for teams of 5 – 10 individuals consisting of children and adults where the winners will be the castle that can withstand the incoming tide the longest. It’s on the plage de la grande salinette at 3.30pm and it’s free

Fest-noz

La Bernerie-en-Retz (44) Traditional Breton dance party from 9pm at les halles – it’s free

Les mercredis aux Lakas

La Plaine-sur-Mer (44) Live music with Lazy Buddies in the jardin des Lakas from 9pm and it’s free

Marché artisanal nocturne La Turballe (44) Artist’s night market from jewellery to paintings from 6pm – it’s free

Les mercredis musicaux classiques

Le Pouliguen (44) Classical music concert with Quintin Le Goff and Clément Vestur in the église Saint-Nicolas from 9pm – although free contributions will be accepted

Concert de Bab’n Blue

Mesquer (44) Live music on the place de l’Hôtel de Ville from 9pm – it’s free

Pornichet (44) Get your skates on for this free evening roller-skating event along the sea front which is open to all. Meet on the boulevard des Océanides at 7pm Saint-Brévin-les-Pins (44) Market of local artists, craftsmen and producers held on the avenue Roosevelt from 8pm – it’s free

Concours de châteaux de sable

Saint-Michel-Chef-Chef (44) Sand castle building contest on the plage de Tharon from 10.30am to 12.30pm – it’s free

Music on the beach

Carnac (56) Live music from Vanupie at 9pm by the Yacht Club – it’s free

Mercredi sans chichi

Riantec (56) Live music and entertainment for all ages from 7.30pm on the place de l’Église and it’s free

Wednesday 23rd and Thursday 24th Marchés artisanal

Pornic (44) Local arts and crafts artists display and sell their works from 10am to 6pm at the Maison des Arts on the place des Halles

Thursday 24th Cap sur les jeudis

Plaintel (22) There’s live music in the open air from 8pm with Chaek and Bel Air de Forro on the place Abbé Cormaux. Fun for all ages and it’s free

Festival fisel

Rostrenen (22) A wonderful annual event in its 44th year featuring some of the best Breton music and dancing. Various events take place over the four days including picnics, markets, concerts and a fest-noz through to the early hours

Marché nocturne

Saint-Cast-le-Guildo (22) Night market from 5pm on the rue Jaques Cartier

Couleurs de Bretagne

Carantec (29) Artists gather from around the region for this painting competition of the views of this pretty town – open to all

Les jeudis du parc

Pleuven (29) Free concert with the Digresk in the open air from 9pm at the parc de la mairie with BBQ’d food available from 8pm

Les notes salées

Plobannalec-Lesconil (29) Live rock music from Kalffa on the place du port from 9.30pm – it’s free

Learn Breton dancing

Saint-Nic (29) Fun for all the family from 8.30pm on the seafront by the bar Del Ys – it’s free

Grande soirée familiale

Saint-Pol-de-Léon (29) You’re all invited to join in a giant picnic at 7.30pm on the ilot Sainte-Anne. At 8pm you’ll be entertained by a magician, and as the sun sets you’ll have a spectacle of fire - it’s free

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Concert à la cathédrale

Dol-de-Bretagne (35) Classical music in the cathédrale Saint-Samson from 8.30pm

Classique sur le roc

Saint-Coulomb (35) Classic music festival with a difference as it’s held in a ancient military fort on the island of Guesclin - so you’ll need to catch a boat there and back – it’s payable

Concert d’été Esprit Zik

Le Croisic (44) Live music at Mont-Esprit from 9pm and it’s free

Les jeudis du port

Le Pouliguen (44) Live music on the port 7pm – it’s free

Les jeudis du port

Nort-sur-Erdre (44) Evening market and live music from 5pm on the port at Le Bassin – it’s free entry

Course des serveuses et garçons de café

Pornic (44) Annual race of the town’s waitresses and waiters with their trays and glasses too! Lots of fun! Held on the port de Plaisance and it’s free

Marché nocturne

Pornic (44) Night market from 7pm at the

port de plaisance La Noëveillard

Marché nocturne

Tharon-Plage

Port Navalo, Arzon (56) Live rock music with Wicked from 9.30pm on the parking de la Criée

Les jeudis du port

Saint-Goustan, Auray (56) Free ive music and a night market on the port

Les nocturnes Carnac (56)

Night market held on the place de l’Eglise from 6pm with live music from 8pm

Les jeudis du kiosque

Damgan (56) Live music and entertainments from 7pm at the kiosque in the centre of town – it’s free

Apéro concert

La Gacilly (56) Live music outside the Végétarium Café from 7.30pm and it’s free

Concert Michael Jones Larmor-Plage (56)

Live music on the esplanade des Algues from 9.30pm and it’s free

Jeudi de Ploemeur

Ploemeur (56) Night market with live music from the Fred Sansun Quartet and magic with Magic Stephen on the place Falquerho from 7pm

Concert Jewly

Quiberon (56) Live rock music from 9pm on the place Hoche – it’s free

Thursday 24th to Sunday 27th Festival les scènes déménagent

Fougères (35) Festival of street theatre, circus, mime, music and dance

Friday 25th Concert Djang’s not Dead

Tréguier (22) Live and red hot Jazz music on the rue Colvestre from 7.30pm and it’s free

Ciné plein air

Dinard (35) Free film under the stars from 9.30pm

Mini-disco et soirée discothèque

Iffendic (35) A night of disco dancing starting with a mini-disco for children at 8.30pm then the serious dancers strut their funky stuff from 9pm. It’s by the lac de Trémelin and it’s free

Les vendredis du rail

Marché artisanal nocturne

Saint-Brévin-les-Pins (44) Market of local artists, craftsmen and producers held on the avenue Charles de Gaulle from 8pm – it’s free

Piano normade

Sainte-Marie-sur-Mer, Pornic (44) Pianist Solène Péréda plays many of the classics at the Église. From 8.30pm and payable by donation

Concert

Kerhillio, Erdeven (56) Live music on the place Commerciale – it’s free

Les Renc’arts Guidel (56)

Live music at the Coeur de station Guidel-plages from 8pm it’s free

Médréac (35) Live music played at the rail-bike station from 7pm and you can also go for an evening rail-bike ride – it’s free entry

Les vendredis

Saint-Malo (35) And they’re off! Early afternoon horse racing at the hippodrome

Malestroit (56) Live music on the square with Carré Manchot from 9pm – it’s free

Courses hippiques

Marché nocturne

La Bernerie-en-Retz (44) Night market from 8pm by les halles and in the centre of town

Josselin (56) Traditional music with Rufca on the place Notre-Dame from 7pm – it’s free

Les vendredis du canal

Les soirées du bois

Friday 25th and Saturday 26th Festival Thélokalizé

Braderie

Festival du roi Arthur

Bois, Le Pouliguen (44) Live childrens entertainment with Le Clown Chocolat at 6pm in the park Bois – it’s free

Saint-Thélo (22) Music festival attracting up and coming bands from the four corners of France

Pornic (44) Shop keepers have their annual clear-out so plenty of bargains to be had on the rue Foch from 10am

Bréal-sous-Montfort (35) Finishing of the summer festivals this music festival features some of the local up and coming Breton bands

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Saint-Michel-Chef-Chef (44) Night market from 8.30pm on avenue Ernest Chevrier by

Festival les arzonnaises


Friday 25th to Sunday 27th Coupe Florio

Saint-Brieuc (22) Friday evening sees vintage cars and the costumed drivers displayed and gleaming trying to impress the judges for the best car award. Saturday the cars go for a tour stopping off in various locations on their journey. Sunday is spectacular with cars participating in the hillclimbing event. This event attracts over 60,000 visitors and it’s free

Les fanfarfelues

Vitré (35) 17 concerts over Friday and Saturday nights and Sunday afternoon featuring Brass Bands – not quite the normal British Brass band as the music ranges from Hip-hop to Reggae

Fête de la Saint-Gilles

Pornic (44) Traditional Celtic festival featuring Breton music and dancing, games, food and plenty of wine to help everyone sing-along – it’s free entry

Festival couvre-feu

Frossay (44) A three day family friendly event featuring circus acts, street theatre, concerts, camping facilities with showers, food trucks and themed bars - payable

August

Friday 25th to Monday 28th Fête foraine

Apéro jazz

Port du Crouesty, Arzon (56) Live music with Monsieur Roux from 9.30pm on the place des Huniers - it’s free

Fête de l’andouille

Trébabu (29) Artists gather from around the region for this painting competition of the views of this pretty town – open to all

Guémené-sur-Scorff (56) This famous smoked sausage takes over the town for a weekend. Plenty of traditional music, dancing and local products to eat and buy including this very special sausage – don’t ask what’s in it – try it first!

Carnac (56) Get down and shake your thing on the beach from 7.30-8.30pm – it’s free

Couleurs de Bretagne

Les soirées du bois

Bois, Le Pouliguen (44) Live music with Cargo Winch at 9pm in the park Bois – it’s free

Marché nocturne

Pornic (44) Night market on the vieux port from 7.30pm

Rassemblement de motos US

Saint-Molf (44) The annual get together of motorbike riders in particular those with American bikes. Meet at the bois Pierrot at 10am on Saturday for a ride

Les celtes

Sainte-Anne-sur-Brivet (44) Bouncy castles, hog roast, live music and fireworks. From 6pm at the étang de la Couëronnais and it’s free entry

Marché nocturne

Saint-Michel-Chef-Chef (44) Night market from 8.30pm on avenue Ernest Chevrier by Tharon-Plage

Fête de la saison

Saturday 26th Learn Breton dancing

Fête de la tomate

Nature walk

Ploubazlanec (22) Discover in English the life of algae and marine fauna at low tide. From 3pm to 5pm meet at the pointe de l’Arcouest - payable

Dîner aux chandelles au château

Quintin (22) Fancy like a your evening meal by candlelight and in a chateau – well you can at this event as well as viewing many of the treasures the château de Quintin has on display. Book early

Coupe Florio

Saint-Quay-Portrieux (22) Over 100 classic and vintage cars take a break from their tour of the coastline and can be seen on the quai Richet from 8am to 10am

Concert place Saint-Thomas Camaret-sur-Mer (29) There’s live music on the place Saint-Thomas from 9pm and it’s free

Concert d’été en églises et chapelles

Douarnenez (29) The Ochestre de Chambre de Cologne will be performing in the Sainte-Hélène at 9pm

Souper du pêcheur

Fouesnant (29) Freshly made fish soup and sardines are on offer at the cale de Beg-Meil along with traditional music and dancing – it’s free entry

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Festival les arzonnaises

Pornic (44) Shop keepers have their annual clear-out so plenty of bargains to be had on the rue Foch from 10am

Audierne (29) Large event taking place in this pretty port. Fairground attractions, music, dancing, food and drink – it’s all here

Binic (22) Fun for all the family from 9pm to midnight on the place Rémi Colin – it’s free

Braderie

Landerneau (29) Live jazz with the Pickey Butler’s Jumpin’Five on the place des Négociants from 6.30pm til 9pm – it’s free

Tréhiguier, Pénestin (56) A night of live music and BBQ’d food from 6pm at the port Piétonnier – it’s free entry Questembert (56) An afternoon / evening festival of the tomato with displays of different varities as well as tastings. Live music from 7pm – it’s free

Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th Terre attitude

Coatréven (22) Local young farmers show off their skills at this huge weekend show. Plenty of events take place to keep all ages busy including helicopter rides and a childrens’farm

Festival des galettes du monde

Sainte-Anne-d’Auray (56) A festival of traditional food from around the world. Expect a variety of different tastes as well as local costume and dances. A very colourful day and it’s free entry

Sunday 27th Concours de billes

Binic (22) One for the young and old - a ‘marbles’ contest on the beach at the plage de la Banche from 2 – 6pm – it’s free to watch or 2€ to take part

Course des serveuses et garçons de café

Pléneuf-Val-André (22) Annual race of the town’s waitresses and waiters and their trays and glasses! It’s free

Fête du pain et fête des battages

Plouguenast (22) Traditional country fete celebrating bread and rural farming with displays of bread making and ancient crafts and skills

Musique et danses bretonnes Camaret-sur-Mer (29) There’s traditional music and dancing in costume on the place Saint-Thomas at 11am and it’s free

Fête des moissons

Concarneau (29) Traditional rural afternoon fete with displays of ancient crafts and machinery at the ferme du Moros on rue des Bolincheurs. It’s free entry

Festou-diez

Festival d’endurance équestre

Landerneau (29) Join in the fun at this afternoon Breton dance event in the open air. It’s at the pont Habité from 3pm to 7pm and it’s free

Grand pardon de Sainte-Anne-la-Palud

Le Gavre (44) Horse racing for the ladies and the election of Miss LoireAtlantique for the men – it’s at the

Corlay (22) International horse trials with plenty of horsey things to see and buy

Plonévez-Porzay (29) This open air mass is one of the oldest and most dramatic pardons in Brittany. Taking place on the sand dunes, it is a spectacular sight where ancient Breton crosses and banners are paraded by 100s of faithful, many in traditional costume

Festival du sillon

Malville (44) Celebration of Breton culture with music and dancing, traditional costumes and various events taking place incl a market and live music on Saturday evening with fireworks. And the Sunday is the BIG day with some of Brittany’s finest Bagad’s and Cercle’s performing

Courses hippiques et élection Miss Loire-Atlantique

hippodrome

Fête du cheval

Saint-Hilaire-de-Chaléons (44) Afternoon fete celebrating the horse. Expect plenty on display and various events for all ages taking place throughout the afternoon. It’s on the allée du Bois Rouaud from 2pm and it’s free entry

Plantes en folie

La Gacilly (56) Annual exhibition and sale of plants. Afterwards take a stroll around the town to looks at the towns’ photo exhibition – it’s free

Monday 28th Marché nocturne

Le Croisic (44) Night market on the port Ciquet – from 7pm and it’s free

Zumba

Zumba

Quiberon (56) Get down and shake your thing on the grande plage in front of Colibri from 6.30-7.30pm – it’s free

Tuesday 29th Learn Breton dancing Binic (22) Fun for all the family from 9pm til 10.30pm on the place Rémi Colin – it’s free

Marché nocturne et concert

Perros-Guirec (22) Night market and concert on the esplanade de Trestraou from 5pm - it’s free

Marché nocturne

La Forêt-Fouesnant (29) Night market on the port from 7pm

Les mardis

Maxent (35) Evening market plus live music from 6pm – it’s free

Mardi concerts

Piriac-sur-Mer (44) Live music by the church from 9pm and it’s free

Marché nocturne Saint-Michel-Chef-Chef (44) Night market from 8.30pm on avenue Ernest Chevrier by Tharon-Plage

Marché semi-nocturne Port-Louis (56) Evening market from 6pm til 8pm

Tuesday 29th to September 2nd Festival des rias

Quimperlé (29) The town is taken over by street entertainers and circus acts you name it they’ve got it - from balloons to mime – it’s free

Wednesday 30th Les mercredis celtiques

Erquy (22) Free open air concert from 9pm

Discover the town

Saint-Quay-Portrieux (22) A special event by the Tourism office in English. Discover the port, its fishing industry, the seaside resort and the artists it has attracted. From 10.30am at the Point Information on quai de la République prebooking required the day before – free for -10’s

Marché nocturne

Daoulas (29) Night market from 6pm

Les nuits celtiques de Peniti La Forêt-Fouesnant (29) Live music and dancing at the outside théâtre de Verdure de Peniti – it’s free

Fête de la sardine

Cancale (35) An evening of traditional Breton music and dancing held in the open air on the avenue Charles de Gaulle and the sardine is the star attraction on the BBQ from 7pm – it’s free entry

All events were correct at the time of going to press. If you’re travelling a long distance to


Les mercredis de Port-Mer Cancale (35) Free music concert held in the open air from 7pm at the

plage de Port-Mer

Music on the beach

Carnac (56) Live music from Appel d’air at 9pm by the Yacht Club – it’s free

Wednesday 30th and Thursday 31st Spectacle funambule

Saint-Pol-de-Léon (29) Acrobatics in the air on a tight rope with motorcycles! It’s on the plage Sainte-Anne

Thursday 31st Marché nocturne

Marché nocturne

Saint-Michel-Chef-Chef (44) Night market from 8.30pm on avenue Ernest Chevrier by Tharon-Plage

Les nocturnes

Les jeudis du kiosque

Damgan (56) Live music and entertainments from 7pm at the kiosque in the centre of town – it’s free

Apéro concert

La Gacilly (56) Live music outside the Végétarium Café from 7.30pm and it’s free

Apéro Klam

Plumergat (56) Early evening concert with Altravoz from 6.30pm and it’s free

Marché nocturne

Thursday 31st to September 3rd Golf-circuit européen challenge tour

Locronan (29) Night market from 7pm

Concert Les Capitain’s

Le Croisic (44) Free music from the 1960’s on the place du Pilori at 6pm

Les jeudis du port

Piriac-sur-Mer (44) Artist’s night market from jewellery to paintings from 6pm – it’s free

Marché nocturne

port de plaisance La Noëveillard

Nantes, Nort-sur-Erdre, La Chapelle-sur-Erdre, Sucé-sur-Erdre, Petit Mars and Carquefou (44) A wonderful festival of over 200 traditional river boats and live Jazz music. Held in six towns as the boats travel along and stop along the river Erdre. This festival attracts over 150,000 visitors to some beautiful locations – a must see event

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Marché artisanal nocturne

Pléneuf-Val-André (22) Professional men’s golf tournament

Guided tours

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Le Pouliguen (44) Live music on the port 7pm – it’s free

Traditional fishing and mussel beds

Carnac (56) Night market held on the place de l’Église from 6pm with live music from 8pm

Saint-Cast-le-Guildo (22) Night market from 5pm on the rue Jaques Cartier

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Guided nature walks, rambles and hikes across the bay at Baie du Mont Saint-Michel

Chemins de la baie du Mont Saint-Michel 34, rue de l’Ortillon 50530 - GENÊTS Tel. 02.33.89.80.88 contact@cheminsdelabaie.com www.cheminsdelabaie.com a particular event, check with the local Office de Tourisme or the Mairie before departure.

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September Friday 1st Session open-mic

Pleubian (22) If you play an instrument or can sing or just like to sit in the background and listen to live music this is for you. At the bar le Talbert and it’s free

Les vendredis classiques

Saint-Aignan (56) Classical music concert in the church – although free a hat will be passed around

Friday 1st to Sunday 3rd Les routes de Lanleff Lanleff (22) Rock, pop and jazz festival

Pardon de Plouguin

Poluguin (29) Three days of fun for all the family at this event from fairground attractions to fireworks and some traditional games such as the three legged race, the egg and spoon race and toss the egg – it’s free entry

Food truck festival

Saint-Quay-Portrieux (22) A gathering of food trucks offering an assortment of cuisines from around the world and live music and a variety of stalls to wander around

September

Saturday 2nd Ker Roc’h en fête

La Roche-Derrien (22) Live music and fireworks – Starts at 8pm with fireworks at 10.30pm and it’s free

Braderie

Pléneuf-Val-André (22) The town centres shops have their end of summer clear out – there’ll be plenty of bargains. From 9am

Rue dell arte

Quessoy (22) An evening of street theatre and live music from 6pm – it’s free

Grand marché

Saint-Brieuc (22) Huge market on the place de la Liberté

Nozay s’expose

Nozay (44) Meet the local busineses, shops and farmers at this event where they display and sell their services and goods in the centre of town it’s free

Comice agricole

La Roche-Bernard (56) Local agricultural fair held in the afternoon with plenty of animals on show and tractors! It’s at the jardin des Garennes and it’s free

Noctambullerie

Saint-Aignan (56) A night of folk music in the jardin du Musée de l’Électricité from 7.30pm - payable

Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd Fête de Trégonneau Trégonneau (22) A weekend where the locals have fun – there are games, hores riding, bouncy castles, football and even Zumba. Plus all the usual BBQ food, drinks – it’s free entry

Fête de la glisse

Saint-Lunaire (35) Fete of sailing, wind surfing, kite surfing and skateboarding. It’s on the plage de Longchamp and it’s free

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Championnat du monde de la godille

Port-Lay, Groix (56) World championship rowing event where contestants use just a single oar – it will be fast and furious. Plus other events on the port to keep the masses entertained. It’s free entry

Courses hippiques

Ploërmel (56) And they’re off! A weekend of horse racing at the hippodrome

Saturday 2nd to Tuesday 5th Fête des angevines Fougères (35) Fairground attractions, parades, fireworks, shops end of summer clear out – it’s all going on here and it’s free entry

Sunday 3rd Vide-greniers

Jugon-les-Lacs (22) Car boot in this centre of town

Rue dell arte

Moncontour (22) An afternoon of street theatre and live music from 1.30pm – payable

Fête de l’huître

Paimpol (22) Oysters, oysters and more oysters, plus the odd sea shanty and glass of wine. And there’s crêpes or galettes for those who may be a little wary of the oyster! At the port from 10am and it’s free entry

Vide-greniers

Plestin-les-Grèves (22) Car boot held by the sea at the port de Toul an Héry from 8am

Festou-diez

Landerneau (29) Join in the fun at this afternoon Breton dance event in the open air. It’s at the pont Habité from 3pm to 7pm and it’s free

Courses hippiques

Landivisiau (29) And they’re off! Afternoon horse racing at the hippodrome

Courses hippiques

Nort-sur-Erdre (44) And they’re off! Horse racing at the hippodrome

Thursday 7th Apéro concert

La Gacilly (56) Live music outside the Végétarium Café from 7.30pm and it’s free

Thursday 7th to Sunday 10th Festival salsa

Saint-Brévin-les-Pins (44) The town goes Salsa Mad for four days and nights! Held in various venues in the town you can attend Salsa dance workshops and lessons, watch the experts and of course you can Salsa until the early hours

Saturday 9th Comice agricole

Pleumeur-Gautier (22) Local agricultural fete where the local farmers display their best cows, horses, sheep, goats, chickens, rabbits, etc., and display some of their farming skills

Fête forraine et feu d’artifice Lesneven (29) Afternoon and evening of fairground attractions and as the sun sets there’s fireworks

Fête du port

Bélon, Moëlan-sur-Mer (29) An evening on freshly grilled tuna or sardines and live music. From 6.30pm at the port and it’s free entry

Fête de la mer

Mesquer (44) Celebration of the sea held on the port de Kercabellec with a market place, street entertainments, music, parade of boats and then in the evening a concert and it’s all free

Spectacle son et lumière

Saint-Servant-sur-Oust (56) As the sun sets at around 9.30pm the château du Castel becomes the backdrop for a sound and light show and ends with a huge firework display

Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th Le Hénon manquant Hénon (22) Family friendly music festival – it’s free

Biozone

Mûr-de-Bretagne (22) Huge ecological and biofriendly event where you can meet manufacturers and producers of equipment and foodstuffs that do little or no harm to the environment. An eye opening event attracting 1,000’s

Surf championnat de Bretagne

La Torche (29) Surfing championship for the -18’s

Festival les grandes marées

La Bernerie-en-Retz (44) The festival of the high tides revolves around the sea with trips to the local oyster beds, nautical themed market, giant picnic on the beach, traditional games, live music and dancing – it’s free

Festival international

Damgan (56) The festival starts with a Grand Parade on Sat at 5.30pm followed by a night of entertainment and dancing. Sunday has a parade at 11.30am and again at 5.30pm which ends the event. Various other events take place in between. It’s free

Sunday 10th Courses hippiques

Saint-Agathon, Guingamp (22) And they’re off - an afternoon of trotting and jumps. Horse racing as well as events for the children including pony rides, bouncy castles and candy floss. It’s at the hippodrome and payable

Fête du blé noir

Vigneux-de-Bretagne (44) Annual fete celebrating the black wheat harvest. Traditional demonstrations of harvesting and other trades from yesteryear, games, pony and trap rides, music and food. It’s at the Écomusée

Fête des oignons

Erdeven (56) A colourful event starting with a car boot in the morning, a parade in the afternoon, plenty of onion sellers, various games and traditional music and dancing in the stadium, and the highlight of the day “throwing the onion” contest – it’s free

Thursday 14th Apéro concert

La Gacilly (56) Live music outside the Végétarium Café from 7.30pm and it’s free

Saturday 16th Menez’tival bihan tête Dinéault (29) Music festival

Courses hippiques

Le Pertre (35) And they’re off! Horse racing at the hippodrome – free for the -16s

Course de caisses à savon

Bubry (56) Soap box car racing in the centre of town - expect plenty of thrills, spills and laughter – it’s free

Festival le sonneur

Helléan (56) Music festival featuring bands playing electric rock, ska, punk rock and sea shanties! Payable

Le concert de midi

Tréhiguier, Pénestin (56) Live Bluegrass music from 12.30pm in L’Annexe with Lampridic by the port – it’s free

Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th Journée européennes du patrimoine Throughout France Many of France’s sites and monuments of historical, artistic or architectural interest open their doors to the public for this special weekend and it’s free

Le grandcham’bardement

Grandchamps-des-Fontaines (44) Family friendly festival. Concerts, magic, animals, dancing, acrobats – it’s at the jardin d’Ashton Keynes

Regate les sardines en boites

Marché d’artisanat d’art

Préfailles (44) This sailing competition is a regatta reserved for women only, the ‘Sardine’, however there are also some ‘Mackerel’, men disguised as women who seem to be taking part! Plenty of activities taking place on the land also. Sounds like this could be fun

Compétition d’Extrem Race

Inzinzac-Lochrist (56) Small exhibitions of items for the home and garden as well as energy saving devices – it’s free entry

Vide-greniers Kertugal, Saint-Quay-Portrieux (22) Large car boot from 9am Pont-Croix (29) Arts and crafts market in the espace Bolloré from 9am – it’s free Kérinizan, Sizun (29) American Western style horse racing around obstacles – it’s at the ferme équestre Randoloisirs and features races for all ages.

Moto-cross et pitbike

Bédée (35) The championship motorcycle racing – it’s free entry

Salon Blavet expo

All events were correct at the time of going to press. We would, however, always recommend that if you’re travelling a long distance to a particular event that you check with the venue, the local Office du Tourisme or the Mairie before departure.


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Création Département du Morbihan. Photo: Eric Frotier de Bagneux - 2017

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