Charente Culture and Events

Festival International de la Bande Dessinee, Angouleme

24 - 27 January 2019 

Comic book festival.

Festival International de Musique, Chalais

5 May - 3 June 2018

The tenth year of this festival in 2018, the concert takes place in Chalais and its surroundings. Music featured by Mozart, Barber, Dvorak and Stavinsky. After each concert there is a variety of Charente food and drink for the public. Ticket price TBC.

Festival Musiques Metisses, Angouleme

1 - 3 June 2018

Celebrating its 43rd birthday in 2018, this festival offers three days and three nights full of musics and events from artist from all over the world. Workshops for young children, animation and surprises.

Folk Festival, Confolens

13 - 18 August 2018

Performers from across the world gather in Confolens for this colourful annual festival but be prepared for a huge number of visitors.

Coup de Chauffe, Cognac

2018 dates tbc

A fabulous festival that children in particular will love. The streets are crammed with performers including jugglers, puppeteers and stilt-walkers.

Circuit des Remparts, Angouleme

14 - 16 September 2018

Race around Angouleme’s historic city walls.

Chez Cartier Cookery School

Day long cookery workshops with celebrity chef Reza Mahammad. Reza teaches a 3 course Indian menu in his beautiful former maison du maitre set amongst Charentais vines. Places are limited to 8 persons per course and the €175 price includes lunch served with wine. See Reza's website for more information and to book.

Please check precise details and dates with event organisers before making your holiday and travel arrangements.

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