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WRITINGS ON THE WALL

Apr 1, 2018 - Apr 1, 2019

From the scrawls carved by Nazi soldiers on the eaves of Vincennes to the initials chipped by shipwrecked sailors into La Rochelle’s mighty towers, graffiti is part of the very fabric of France’s monuments. And from April, the Centre des Monuments Nationaux will turn the spotlight on these scribbled mementos, offering an alternative history of the nation’s landmarks and an insight into the lives of the ‘vandals’ who altered them. The Château de Vincennes will lead the charge, charting its…

Festival du Cirque de Demain

Jan 31, 2019 - Feb 3, 2019

A cross between Britain’s Got Talent and Cirque du Soleil, the Festival du Cirque de Demain showcases – and pits against one another – the rising superstars of the circus scene. Although still relatively under the radar, for the last four decades the circus arts bonanza has been a springboard for the next generation of performers – and catapulted countless to global fame. And the hotly contested 39th edition promises to up the ante with 24 gravity-defying acts (handpicked out…

HAIL TO DEBORAH

Mar 1, 2019

She broke through the Germans’ supposedly impenetrable Hindenburg Line during the Battle of Cambrai only to be summarily buried after WW1. Now, after being unearthed by a local hotelier some 19 years ago, Deborah – one of the last surviving Mark IV tanks – has been unveiled as the centrepiece of the new Cambrai Tank 1917 museum in Flesquières. Come and pay your respects to the hefty Iron Lady who hastened the end of trench warfare. www.tourisme-nordpasdecalais.fr

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