Books, animals, social, flea market, car… What’s happening in Haute-Vienne?

As every year for 33 years, open days will be organized on the occasion of World Pet Day at the SPA de la Haute-Vienne, 156 avenue du Général René-Chambe in Couzeix (3 km after the airport from Bellegarde towards Nieul), Saturday 1 October and Sunday 2 October from 11am to 6pm.

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The association Ciel de Musette welcomes its counterpart from Loir-et-Cher Montoire Accordéon Saturday 1 October and Sunday 2 October from 2.30pm to 6.30pm at Espace Georges-Brassens in Feytiat for a free gala dance. A refreshment bar will be open to visitors. Montoire Accordéon is twenty musicians under the direction of Patrick Espluga. Ciel de Musette, a Feytia association since 2017, gathers 34 musicians under the direction and chairmanship of Michel Faure.


Since 1946, the Little Brothers of the Poor have fought against the isolation and loneliness of the elderly, primarily the poorest. On the occasion of the International Day of the Elderly and in collaboration with MFR in Beynac (rural family home, school and lay place with association status, which aims to train and educate young people and adults as well as their social and professional integration), the Little Brothers of the Poor of Limoges will open the doors of their new premises, 14 rue Adrien-Tarrade (near Place Carnot) on Saturday 1 October from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.. A presentation of the association and its actions will be offered (home visits or in establishments, collective workshops, stays, excursions, etc.) 11:00 in the presence of volunteers and accompanied persons.

On this occasion you will also be able to discover through pictures
project led by trainees from the MFR-CFA Périgord-Limousin, who opened a
“Gerontology animator” training composed of 7 trainees.

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On Saturday, October 1 at 2 p.m., the association of former students of La Grimaudie and the association Heritage and Cultures of Saint-Hilaire-les-Places offer a guided tour of the quarries that were previously exploited in Saint-Hilaire.

An important economic activity for the town due to the extraction of granite in several places. The history of these places will be discovered through the know-how, the destination of the products and the other aspects of this local heritage. A moment of conviviality is planned before the farewell at the Romanesque church of Saint-Hilaire. Car transport will be organized between the various visitor locations. Meet at the intersection of the Route du lac, at the level of the mitre. Day open to all. Information: or

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Saturday October 1st and Sunday October 2nd will be the 16th Car, Motorcycle and Vintage Toy Exchange offered by the Living Conservatory of Mechanical Arts (CVAM) in Saint-Junien, Châtelard room. Catering on site. Raffle to win an electric bike, sale of vehicles between individuals. Exhibition of old tractors. To book or for more information: or Ticket prices: €4 per meter indoors and €2 per meters outdoors.

On Sunday morning, visitors will be able to witness a concentration of American cars, the meal will be offered to each car. The day continues with the American theme with a country dance demonstration by the Tourbillon Danse association in Saint-Junien.


The art fair Art PTT Limousin will take place at the Pavillon du Verdurier in Limoges from October 1 to 9 (10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.). The art gallery Correz’art in Tulle will also exhibit its artists in the same enclosure. Visitors will discover tapestries, enamel paintings on volcanic lava, bronzes, enamels, acrylics, watercolors, pastels, oils. This year, the guest of honor is Michèle Epinette, well-known pastel artist.

Sunday at 2 p.m. 15.30 a much-anticipated show will take place, a first for the Art PTT show. The Évasion Theater will present Of love and ink Poetic readings. A painter, René Laurensou, and a poet, Marie-Line Saltel-Bayol, pooled their talents to compose an artist’s book on the theme of love. The success of this book led them to create a show. And it is 18 texts extracted from these poetic readings, which are staged and dramatized. Everything is accompanied by their friend Philippe Bassaler’s original music. Two interludes embellish these poetic readings, a slam and a projection of black-and-white photos. A local musician will accompany, live, according to his inspiration, this photographic bracket.


After health problems and abandonment of the supervisory staff, but also breakdowns affecting the building’s boiler room, the nature center La Loutre is forced to cancel its children’s stays during the All Saints holiday.

Garage sale

The association Dix De Der organizes a flea market and garage sale in the exhibition center Limoges Sunday 2 October from 7.30.. 80 professional and private exhibitors will be there. Entrance €2. Bar and catering.

On Sunday 2 October, the association Tous pour la musique organizes its 18th music grant from 9.00 am to 5.00 pm in the community center in Châteauponsac.

Music scholarship

For music lovers, beginners or collectors, such an event makes it possible to unearth the much sought-after object. Around 100 linear meters of exhibitors will offer various musical instruments, sheet music, audio equipment, old radios, records, accessories, etc. On site, sandwiches and drinks. Free access. Information:


L’Etoile Bleue de Saint-Junien is organizing a book party on Saturday 1 October, “Des ateliers… aux livres”, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. : sale and demonstration of book restoration, binding and production of notebooks of all kinds; you can bring your old or damaged work, the craftsmen will give you a proposal to give it a new life.

At the book pavilion all day: sale of used books; at 3:30 p.m. Loccasedelire and the group present “From the workshop to the book” Utopia of dreams and shadows of the circle of incongruous dreamers, a collective work following a writing workshop by Marion Guilloux, published on September 1; excerpts read aloud by the authors. Reading followed by a friendly drink.

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