Welcome

 

Here’s to LIFE

 

It has been a busy time since the launch. A brand new section has been born - ‘LIFE”, which is the new home of Robin’s wonderful ‘Days Out’, as well as wine and restaurant reviews. We’ve also added some interesting articles of our own - such as one on the cardboard (yes, that’s right) Pont du Gard built in 2007 by this year’s Pritzker Prize for Architecture - Sigeru Ban. There’s also new articles from Rosemary George (wine reviews), Gill Pound (spring gardening tips) and Jonathan Miller (public loos).

 

Don't miss any great films in English Know when all the big antiques fairs are happening VO Films & Antiques Fairs

 

We’d like to draw your attention to two types of events that we hope will prove very popular. The first are listings for ‘VO’ (in English) films. Click EVENTS and then FILM - and you’ll see all the best English-language films in the region listed, with times and locations. And with Béziers’ massive antiques fair coming up next weekend - we’d like to point out that all of Languedoc’s huge antiques fairs have now been added to the site - just click EVENTS and then ANTIQUES. If you’ve never been to one - just image a great antique shop, multiply it by 100 then divide the prices by 2.

 

Please don’t assume we know

 

If you’ve heard of any good events on in the region - please do let us know. We can’t spot everything - and great events could easily be missed. Just click the ‘Share an EVENT >’ button on the right to send us something.

News

Languedoc

Water reserves low in Languedoc-Roussillon

Groundwater levels were at ‘very satisfactory levels for most of France (87% of the country) in April - except for Languedoc-Roussillon, according to the Bureau of Geological and Mining Research (BRGM). Apart from Languedoc, a few other areas in…

MidiLibre, Apr 17

France

Jean-Luc Godard, Ryan Gosling,…

Films by Jean-Luc Godard, Ken Loach, the Dardennes brothers and David Cronenberg…

rfi English, Apr 17

World

Remy Cointreau blames profit fall…

French spirits company Remy Cointreau has warned its full-year operating profit…

BBC News, Apr 17

France

Valls cuts €21bn from welfare…

PRIME Minister Manuel Valls today revealed how €21bn will be cut from France’s…

The Connexion, Apr 17

France

Pets to no longer be seen as just…

France took a major step this week towards upping the legal status of animals, which…

The Local, Apr 17

Events

Dance

Montpellier Dance Festival - 'Atmos'

WAYNE MCGREGOR - 'ATOMOS' - Part of the excellent Montpellier Dance Festival.  Drawing on the atom (the basic building block of matter) as a reference point, Atomos is a production that examines the nature of the human body and the way in which…

Jul 1 - Jul 2
Le Corum, Montpellier

TODAY

ExposCaunes-Minervois

Book Launch

THIS WEEK

COMING UP

Features, Interviews & Letters

Features

If We’re At the End of Email,…

Are you still using email? Of course you are. But, the real question is, for how…

Channel News Asia, Apr 15

Features

'French regions aren't the problem,…

A decades-old plan to cut the number of French regions in half has once again reared…

The Connexion, Apr 14

Features

Buying French property: Ten things…

Experts say it's a great time to buy a house in France, with interest rates low…

The Local, Apr 11

Features

Game of Thrones: The cult French…

TV series Game of Thrones - about to begin its fourth series - is frequently compared…

BBC News, Apr 7