Armada Attracts Tens of Thousands to the Quays of Rouen

Armada Attracts Tens of Thousands to the Quays of Rouen

National French radio presenter Bruno Gilbert is used to dealing with all kinds of predicaments and as the voice of the Armada Festival currently underway in Normandy he is a reassuring figure for the tens of thousands of visitors currently … [Read more...]

News in Brief: New Museum, English Debate, Fishing Fork, Deauville Films

News in Brief: New Museum, English Debate, Fishing Fork, Deauville Films

New WW2 Museum The first of a series of new museums connected with the Second World War in Normandy has opened. The Overlord Museum next to the American Cemetery a Colleville-sur-Mer has a collection of 10,000 pieces including 35 tanks and … [Read more...]

Chic Le Havre Beach Huts Celebrate the City’s Sailing Heritage

Chic Le Havre Beach Huts Celebrate the City’s Sailing Heritage

At this time every year owners of beach huts all over Normandy get out the sandpaper and the paint to spruce them up in time for summer. But owners of huts in Le Havre can take a different approach as each year the city’s tourism … [Read more...]

2013 Jazz Sous les Pommiers in Normandy Declared a Vintage Year

2013 Jazz Sous les Pommiers in Normandy Declared a Vintage Year

The 32nd Jazz Sous les Pommiers festival at Coutances in Lower Normandy has been declared a success by the organisers with 36 out of 46 concerts sold out. The annual festival suffered last year with a deficit of €37,000 recorded but … [Read more...]

Reduced Price Tickets Available for Normandy’s Glastonbury

Reduced Price Tickets Available for Normandy’s Glastonbury

Normandy’s annual music festival, Papillions de Nuit, has created a special camping village this year providing special activities, games, freebies and food outlets for the 10,000 campers expected to attend the three day event later this … [Read more...]