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Thu 15th Nov to Sat 29th Dec BOUSSAC

Boutique de Noël

For beautiful unique handmade Christmas gifts come and visit us at our Christmas Pop-Up shop in Boussac, just off the market square. The creations of 11 artisans will make your Christmas shopping easier.
10 ave Pierre Leroux. Tuesday to Saturday from 9.30 am to 1 pm and 2.30 pm to 7 pm and open Sunday mornings 10 am to 12 noon.

Sat 17th Nov to Sat 29th Dec LA CHÂTRE

Boutique de Noël

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

Sat 17th Nov to Sun 23rd Dec MAGNAC-LAVAL

Christmas Pop-Up Shop

Inspirations Art and Craft Group will be opening a Christmas Pop-Up Shop on Saturday 17th November until 23rd December.
Our opening hours will be daily from 10 am through to 2 pm at L'Escapade, where you will find a multitude of beautiful and unique items on sale at affordable prices. Ideal gifts for your family and friends, come along and see us soon!!
Email us for more information: inspirations.droux@gmail.com

Fri 30th Nov to Mon 24th Dec LIMOGES

Christmas Market

Original gift ideas from artisans and producers, exhibiting in 34 traditional wooden chalets on rue Jean-Jaurès.
11h-19h30.
Visit noel.limoges.fr for more information.

Sat 1st to Sat 29th Dec GUÉRET

Pop-Up Christmas Shops

Looking for that extra special gift for Christmas? Why not head to the Grande Rue in Guéret to visit one of the pop-up Christmas shops:
Le Grand Atelier - at no. 36
L'Éphémère - at no. 21
Featuring local artisans, creators and producers.

Fri 7th to Mon 24th Dec MONTLUÇON

Christmas Market

Place Jean Jaurès. Sun-Thu 14h-19h; Fri-Sat 11h-21h.
The ice rink will stay in place until 05/01.

Sun 9th to Sat 15th Dec CONFOLENS

Beeswax candle-making workshops

Make your own beeswax candles and traditional tree decorations at an afternoon beeswax workshop in Confolens. 9th and 15th December, starting at 1 pm. €40 per person to include everything, including lovely tea and cake.
Call 05 45 71 22 90 or email info@13bees.co.uk to book your spot to make your own unique gifts.

Thu 13th to Mon 24th Dec LIMOGES

Christmas Market

80 artisans and 30 producers. 9h-19h. Jardin d'Orsay.
Visit noel.limoges.fr for more information.

Fri 14th Dec BOUSSAC

Chants de Noël (Christmas Carol Service)

Église de Ste Anne. The service commences at 19h30 but please arrive early to get a seat! You will be piped into the church by Alan Nichol, the Scottish bagpiper, wearing his kilt. French and English carols will be sung by all nationalities accompanied by Sylvain Bouard on the piano and readings this year will be in French, English and Dutch by members of the association and the parish. The service will be followed by festive refreshments offered free by AIPB in la maison paroissiale. Come and start your Christmas celebrations with us.
For more information tel 05 55 65 03 69 or check our website www.aipbboussac.org and Facebook page: Amitiés internationales du pays de Boussac.

Fri 14th to Sat 15th Dec FELLETIN

Christmas Market

Gymnase municipal. 50 exhibitors.
Fri 9h-20h; Sat 10h-18h.

Fri 14th Dec VALLIÈRE

Service of French and English Lessons and Carols

Eglise de Vallière. 18h30.
All welcome, free entry, refreshments afterwards.
Collection for restoration work to the church.

Sat 15th Dec CLUGNAT

Christmas Market

Place de l'église. From 17h.

Sat 15th Dec DUN-LE-PALESTEL

Christmas Market

Place Philippe Daulny. 10h-19h.

Sat 15th Dec EVAUX-LES-BAINS

Christmas Market

15h-21h.

Sat 15th Dec EYMOUTIERS

Christmas Market

Sat 15th Dec SAINT-JUNIEN

Christmas Market

Place Lacôte. 9h30-18h.

Sun 16th Dec AUZANCES

Christmas Market

10h à 18h . Place du Marché.

Sun 16th Dec CHÂTEAUPONSAC

Christmas Market

Sun 16th Dec MAGNAC-LAVAL

Christmas Market

Espace du Rocher. 10h-17h.

Sun 16th Dec VALLIÈRE

Christmas Market

Sale of local crafts and produce.
Salle polyvalente. 9h-18h.

Fri 21st to Sun 23rd Dec GUÉRET

Christmas Market

Place du Marché.

Sat 22nd Dec BELLAC

Christmas Market

In the streets of Bellac from 16h-22h.

Sat 22nd Dec GUÉRET

Organ recital

Recital by organ students from the Conservatoire E. Goué.
Eglise Saint Pierre - Saint Paul de Guéret at 4:30 pm.
Lasts approx 30 mins. Free entry.
Organised by the Association "Les Amis de l'Orgue de Guéret" (AOG), founded almost 40 years ago, which seeks to maintain and make use of the only organ in Creuse with 3 keyboards.

Sun 23rd Dec AUBUSSON

Christmas Market

Parvis de l'hôtel de ville, salle de le bourse du travail, Grande Rue & Rue Vieille from 10h-19h.

Sun 23rd Dec GUÉRET

Concert: les Noëls de Louis-Claude DAQUIN

Performed by organist Georges LARTIGAU.
Eglise Saint Pierre - Saint Paul de Guéret at 4:30 pm.
Lasts approx 30 mins. Free entry.
Organised by the Association "Les Amis de l'Orgue de Guéret" (AOG), founded almost 40 years ago, which seeks to maintain and make use of the only organ in Creuse with 3 keyboards.

Sun 23rd Dec LA SOUTERRAINE

Christmas Market

16th Christmas market with over 150 exhibitors, the perfect opportunity to find those last-minute Christmas gifts. 10h-19h.

Sun 23rd Dec SAINT-LÉONARD-DE-NOBLAT

Christmas Market

Town centre from 14h.

Mon 31st Dec BOUSSAC

Corrida pédestre du vieux Boussac

6 km race departs place de l'Hôtel de Ville at 10h30. Free event.
Visit courir36.fr to sign up.

Sat 12th Jan to Sun 31st Mar

Les Bistrots d’hiver 2019

The Bistrots d'hiver are back to liven up winter Sundays in and around the Plateau de Millevaches. Organised by the association Pays'Sage this season celebrates 20 years of the Bistrots d'hiver and sees a diverse programme with something for everyone!!
Events take place in auberges and cafes across the region and take the form of an apéro-tchatche (debate on something topical or related to the territory) before lunch featuring local produce and dishes, followed by an afternoon show (French song, cabaret, circus, folk, blues, theatre...)
For full details visit http://www.payssage.net/