How Monpazier 11th Art and Craft Fair Could Get You on omg! Insider

How Monpazier 11th Art and Craft Fair Could Get You on omg! Insider

During 3 days, (from 31/5 to 2/6/2019), you’ll get the chance to meet face to face 50 talented local artists ready to show the best of their unique collections and to attend free workshops in the medieval village of Monpazier, 15-20 mins from our rental, L’Ancienne Ecole, in the heart of Beaumont du Périgord.


Created by le Pays du Grand Bergeracois in partnership with Monbazillac Wine Coop, in 2009, this event has been the must see for any craft addict!

Last year, the show was in the majestic Castle of Monbazillac.


Here’s some of the creations that caught my eyes:


Lea Pack Design (carpenter, cabinet maker): https://www.leapack-design.fr/
Myriam Moszkowicz (Jewelry Designer): http://www.bijoux-mz.fr/
Jean Pierre Tauzia (Plastic Sculptor): more infos and Facebook page
Xavier Batteux (Blacksmith): more infos
La Salamandre (Pottery in Monpazier): Website, Facebook and one of many articles I wrote.

Who and Where?

50 exhibitors: below, leaflet (2 pages) to help you to locate your favorite artist!

PROGRAMMATION-2019-à-télécharger

Practical info:

SALON METIERS ET ARTS
Address: Place des Cornières, 24540 MONPAZIER
Free entrance. 
Opening hours:
Friday 31 mai and Saturday 1st of June from 10h to 19h
Sunday 2 juin from 10h to 18h

Hard for me to resist so ll be there, are you coming along?

After the Fair, what to do?

After visiting the fair, take a break and visit our favorite and best coffee shop in Dordogne, L’Ecureuil

Looking for the best place to holiday and discover the Dordogne Valley?

Get in touch with us today: http://mydordogneselfcatering.com/

Monpazier is located 15-20 mins drive from our rental in Beaumont.

Sunrise From St Nexans Near Bergerac

Sunrise From St Nexans Near Bergerac

Thank you, Olivier Vallejo‏ for this superb photo!

Olivier Vallejo contact details:
Website: http://oliviervallejo68.wixsite.com/photographie
FB: https://www.facebook.com/vallejophoto24/

St Nexans is 20mins drive from our rental in the historic village of Beaumont du Perigord.

For more infos about Arts and Crafts in Dordogne, please visit my collection: http://bit.ly/2kHHSLk

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An Artist's Childhood: The Book of Emma Reyes

An Artist's Childhood: The Book of Emma Reyes

Emma Reyes was a talented colombian painter (yesterday's article: http://bit.ly/2DhL64V) but she was also an exceptional storyteller.
You can read about her childhood in Bogota in a series of twenty-three letters she wrote to Colombian historian and critic Germán Arciniegas where she describes the poverty and trauma of her early life.

More infos:
"The Book of Emma Reyes"
By Emma REYES"
192 Pages

Photograph: Lola Alvarez Bravo

For more infos about Arts and Crafts in Dordogne, please visit my collection: http://bit.ly/2kHHSLk

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Hommage to Emma Reyes' Vibrant Artwork In Perigueux

Hommage to Emma Reyes' Vibrant Artwork In Perigueux

Emma Reyes was a talented colombian painter who lived in France for many years (1919-2003).
Thanks to The Perigord Museum of Art and Archeology (MAAP) in Perigueux, you'll get a chance to see for yourself her brillant abstract and figurative paintings till the 12/03/18.

More infos:
Location:
Perigord Museum of Art and Archeology (MAAP)
22 Cours Tourny
24000 PERIGUEUX
Entrance fees and opening hours: http://bit.ly/2qKOmj1

Perigueux is 1 hour drive from our rental in the historic village of Beaumont du Perigord.

For more infos about Arts and Crafts in Dordogne, please visit my collection: http://bit.ly/2kHHSLk

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A Little Bit Of Blue Sky From Bergerac!

A Little Bit Of Blue Sky From Bergerac!

Thank you, Olivier Vallejo‏ for this superb photo!

Olivier Vallejo contact details:
Website: http://oliviervallejo68.wixsite.com/photographie
FB: https://www.facebook.com/vallejophoto24/

Bergerac is 20mins drive from our rental in the historic village of Beaumont du Perigord.

For more infos about Arts and Crafts in Dordogne, please visit my collection: http://bit.ly/2kHHSLk

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Reflecting On Bergerac at Christmas Time

Reflecting On Bergerac at Christmas Time

Thank you, Olivier Vallejo‏ for this superb photo! Love the way the lights reflect on the water! Outstanding as always!!!

Olivier Vallejo contact details:
Website: http://oliviervallejo68.wixsite.com/photographie
FB: https://www.facebook.com/vallejophoto24/

Bergerac is 20mins drive from our rental in the historic village of Beaumont du Perigord.

For more infos about Arts and Crafts in Dordogne, please visit my collection: http://bit.ly/2kHHSLk

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Bergerac Christmas Market In Dordogne: 15/12 to 24/12/17

Bergerac Christmas Market In Dordogne: 15/12 to 24/12/17

Find the perfect Christmas gifts for loved ones at the 13th Bergerac Christmas Market next month … 35 locals artists look forward to your visit!

More infos:
Location: Myrpe and Cayla Squares and at the "Maison des Syndicats"(address:14 Place Myrpe, 24100 Bergerac)
Free entrance
Facebook: http://bit.ly/2hTLLvZ

For more info about What's On Near Bergerac, please visit my Collection: http://bit.ly/1lyjcno

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Fine Craft And Creation Fair in Lamonzie St Martin Near Bergerac

Fine Craft And Creation Fair in Lamonzie St Martin Near Bergerac

This sunday (12/11/17) The Art and Creation Fair organized by the Town Hall of Lamonzie St Martin will showcase 23 local artists and craft vendors who specialize in painting, pencil drawing, sewing, sculpting, jewelry making, working with leather….and much more.

Practical infos:
Location: Salon de l'Art et de la Création
Salle Municipale
14, Avenue de Bergerac
24680 LAMONZIE-SAINT-MARTIN
Latitude : 44.842213 – Longitude : 0.381838
Free entrance
Opening Hours: from 10am to 6pm

For more infos about Arts and Crafts in Dordogne, please visit my collection: http://bit.ly/2kHHSLk

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Crafty Neddle and Thread Fair in Perigueux: "Fils Croisés En Périgord"

Crafty Neddle and Thread Fair in Perigueux: "Fils Croisés En Périgord"

For all the crafty people keen on needlework out there, this festival of the thread is the fair to attend!
Patchwork & Quilt-making, Embroidery, Knitting and Lace knitting with a couple of new additions like Scrapbooking, Felting…. are represented at this 5th edition.

Fiber Artists working in fiber and decorative arts will showcase their best pieces and share their knowledge!

Workshops for children (from 4years old): 6€ (material included)

Facebook: http://bit.ly/2zPMllC
Email: filscroises@orange.fr
Location:
Parc des Expositions du Périgord
ZAE de Saltgourde, 24430 Marsac-sur-l’Isle
List of vendors: http://bit.ly/2gVs8qs
Admission: 5€/adult – free admission for children under 12years old.
Opening Hours: From Thrus 2sd to Sat 4th of nov (10am to 6pm) and Sunday 5th of november (from 10am to 5.30pm)

For more infos about Arts and Crafts in Dordogne, please visit my collection: http://bit.ly/2kHHSLk

Posted by Isabelle at http://www.mydordogneselfcatering.com

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Autumn Sunrise Over The Vineyards of Bergerac Wines

Autumn Sunrise Over The Vineyards of Bergerac Wines

Thank you, Olivier Vallejo‏ for this superb photo! Love the colours! Outstanding as always!!!

Olivier Vallejo contact details:
Website: http://oliviervallejo68.wixsite.com/photographie
FB: https://www.facebook.com/vallejophoto24/

Bergerac is 20mins drive from our rental in the historic village of Beaumont du Perigord.

For more infos about Arts and Crafts in Dordogne, please visit my collection: http://bit.ly/2kHHSLk

Posted by Isabelle at http://www.mydordogneselfcatering.com

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