Normandy Cherry Festival Celebrates its 30th Anniversary

Normandy Cherry Festival Celebrates its 30th Anniversary

Perhaps best known for being the nearest town to painter Claude Monet’s home and garden in Giverny, Vernon is also famous for another reason; cherries. The Normandy town’s renowned cherry fair gets underway over the bank holiday … [Read more...]

Impressionism Paintings Stamps Now on Sale

Impressionism Paintings Stamps

A series of stamps marking the opening of the Normandy Impressionism Festival are now on sales at Post Offices. The book of 12 stamps featuring paintings by the world’s greatest impressionist painters costs €6.96 and celebrates one … [Read more...]

Disappointment as Hollande ‘Snubs’ Normandy Festival

Monet Bridge scene

French President François Hollande has apparently pulled out of opening the Normandy Impressionism festival this weekend after anti gay marriage protestors said they would stage a demonstration outside the Beaux Arts Museum in … [Read more...]