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lundi 9 décembre 2013


We provide limited entertainment (animations) throughout the season, mostly in July and August, these can include wine tasting evenings, music quizzes, general quizzes, sporting events on TV (Wimbledon, World Cup football, Tour de France, Formula 1 etc).  

Entertainment dates for 2018

Tuesday 29 May - Quiz

Friday 1 June - Cleliaccoustic - music trio

Sunday 3 June - Brocante in Francueil
(traditional jumble-sale)

FIFA World Cup coverage on TV from 14 June to 15 July

Saturday 16 June - 'ça bouchonne à Francueil'
gathering of old vehicles in the village followed by live music and fireworks

Thursday 21 June - STARMAN - look at the skies with our astronomer

Friday 29 June - Ian Accoustic - solo folk and variety music

Thursday 5 July - Bruno Druart - solo guitar

Saturday 14 July - Bastille Day - Georges Paltrié with FIREWORKS

Friday 20 July - ViRGiNiE Music - solo guitar

Tuesday 24 July - Bruno and Lison Druart - guitar, keyboards and family vocals

Saturday 4 August - Francois Le Blanc Trio - instrumental jazz trio

Thursday 9 August - Bruno Druart  AND  the STARMAN 
music from Bruno and his guitar and a look at the skies with our astronomer
all on the same evening! 

Friday 17 August - ViRGiNiE music - solo guitar

Saturday 25 August - Christmas at Le Moulin Fort 
with a traditional English pantomime! 

Saturday 8 SeptemberFrancois Le Blanc Trio - instrumental jazz trio

Wednesday 12 September - STARMAN - look at the skies with our astronomer

Friday 14 September - Ian Accoustic - solo folk and variety music

Photos of acts / events below:


Bruno and Lison 

Ian Acoustic (Yann the Mann!)

Georges Paltrié

Star gazing with the Starman

14 July Fireworks
Manu and Clelia - Cleliaccoustic

Francois LeBlanc Trio

Examples of past events:

Sarah organizes, and leads, a weekly walk through the local countryside - hills, vines, woods and sometimes through the mud !

Music groups appear every 2 weeks or so in the summer - nothing too loud or too late, usually in conjunction with a special themed meal. 

There are 2 major fireworks shows during the year; 16 June at the Fete de la St Jean in Francueil; 14 July for the Fete Nationale (Bastille Day). 
2018 will also have the third edition of a "Nautical Carnival" on the Cher starting near the site and finishing in Bléré with a firework display.  

Fishing is possible from the banks of the Cher, permits can be bought from Reception and online in advance at www.cartedepeche.fr -  'Lucky Hats' are not provided.