Leisure – Want to go out this weekend, in Moulins or around? Here are some suggestions…


Dedications. Ardien Jansen signing Way for pilgrims and unbelieversat 6 p.m., at the media library.

Lights on Bourbonnais
Mills: sound and light show on the castle of the Dukes of Bourbon and Malcoiffée. From dusk to 11:30 p.m. In May, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
Bourbon-l’Archambault: from nightfall to 11 p.m., projection on the north pediment of the Château de Bourbon (to be seen from the parking lot of the château, rue de l’Ancien Pavé). In May, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

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Theater. At 8:30 p.m. at the municipal theater, The battles of a brazen, with Cristiana Reali. Price: from 10 to 35 €.
Concert. At 8:30 p.m., excerpts from Orphée et Eurydice, opera by Gluck by Marie Clotilde de Salvert, mezzo-soprano; Nadine Mathieu, soprano and the choir of the Moulins Communauté music school, accompanied on the piano by Zéphyrin Causin, at the Notre-Dame chapel/Hôtel de Paris.
Free on reservations at or patrimoine@agglo-moulins.fr


May seeds. Festival for young audiences, from May 19 to 22, on the Yzeurespace site.

Find the complete program of activities of the Festival Graines de mai

Friday May 20


Conference. At 6:30 p.m., Salt in Bourbonnais (The gabelle, tax in force from the Middle Ages to the Revolutionby Frédéric Paris, in the multipurpose hall.
Price: €5, free up to 12 years old.


Show and dinner. At 6.30 p.m., evening show by the Théâtre des Ilets. (organized by the association “Des Décidées” of Lurcy-Lévis), in the village hall.
First part, theatrical reading: Pee; second part, lyrico-burlesque musical show.
All public, free price.


Concert for the little ones. Paper music, at 7 p.m., at the Théâtre des Bénédictins, from 4 years old. Reservations:
Price: 5€.

Tronget1653092150 610 Leisure Want to go out this weekend in Moulins The Very Big Experimental Toubifri Orchestra will open the 21st Jazz dans le bocage festival on Friday evening (from May 20 to 28).

Jazz in the Bocage. Opening night with The Very big experimental Toubifri orchestraat 8:15 p.m.
Prices: from 10 to 20 €, free for members.

Find the complete program of the Jazz dans le Bocage festival.


Belote evening. From 6 to 9 p.m., in the Balavoine room. Open to everyone.
Free (registration at or centresocial@ville-yzeure.com).

Saturday May 21


Dedication meeting. From 10 a.m. to noon, at the La Passerelle media library, with Sophie Chavignon, for her book Every second is your life .

Scarecrow and Weathervane Festival. From 4 p.m. to 11 p.m., in the biodiversity park. Exhibition, games, competitions. At 7:30 p.m., concert by Wholesalers, under the hall, followed by the burning of Mr. Scarecrow.

Buxieres-les-Mines1653092150 196 Leisure Want to go out this weekend in MoulinsThe Buxières-les-Mines cheerleader gala will take place on Saturday May 21, at 8:30 p.m., in the René-Michard room.

Cheerleader gala. Show The cheerleaders talk to you about the weather, at 8:30 p.m., at the René-Michard municipal leisure complex.
Free admission.

Murder Party at Le Theil
“The murder of the Comte de Laage”, nocturnal murder party, at the Château du Max, at 9 p.m., every weekend and every day during school holidays.
On reservations on chateaudumax@gmail.com or at Group of 6 to 12 people.
€15 per person (from 10 years old; children or young people to join a team of adults).
Payment possible by check, cash, or credit card.


Move Your Bouble Festival. From 6 p.m. until midnight, in the Grande Rue, seven ensembles: Fanfare de Chantelle, 2LDC, Banda de Jenzat, Fanfare l’Étoile, Chapoumtchak, Band’à Joe, Dumb and Brass.
Bar and catering. Free.1653092150 491 Leisure Want to go out this weekend in Moulins1st edition of the scarecrow and weather vane festival, in Avermes, this Saturday.


Conference. At 8:30 p.m., in the multipurpose room, The moving story of Joseph Nadanowska, son of a deportee,by his wife (picture below).
Free.1653092151 942 Leisure Want to go out this weekend in Moulins


Hiking. 13 km walk (with a possible shortcut of 9.5 km), in the bocage of Autry-Issards. Meet at 8:30 a.m. in the town of Coulandon for carpooling, or start of the hike at 9 a.m. from the church of Autry.

Participation: 2 € for non-members of Coulandon on foot.


Concert. At 8:30 p.m., in the Laurent-Grillet room, meeting of different choirs: Gan’a capella from Gannat, Harmony from Saint-Pourçain-sur-Sioule and the vocal workshop from the Dompierre music school.
Price: €5, free (-18 years old). Reservations required at

Gannay sur Loire

Petanque contest. At 2:30 p.m., at the municipal stadium, competition in doubles.
4 parts. A prize for each participant, and a surprise for the first women’s team.


Medieval festival. Saturday (and Sunday too), from 10 a.m., at the Sézeaux lake. Camps, entertainment, shows and a craft market over the two days.
Fire animation at dusk.

Admission: €5 from 6 years old.


Dedication meeting. From from 3 p.m., at the bookstore Le Moulins aux lettres, with Sophie Chavignon, for her book Every second is your life.

Heritage tours. Prices: €6/visit; €3 (students, City pass).

  • At 3 p.m.: “The chapel from top to bottom”, meeting on site at the Saint-Joseph chapel, 35, rue de Paris (reservations required at or patrimoine@agglo-moulins.fr);
  • At 3 p.m., “Springtime in the cemeteries”, meet at the Moulins cemetery (free);
  • At 5:30 p.m., Jacquemart (meeting at the foot of the belfry).


Theater. At 8:30 p.m., The Traveling Minkby the troop of La Montgolfière.

Prices: adults €9, children €5.


Trivial evening. In the ballroom. Registration from 8 p.m.
start of the game at 8:30 p.m. Organized by the Neuvy-Czernichow twinning committee.


Jazz Festival in the Bocage. Paul Jarret “Emma” and Lesto Drom, at 8:15 p.m.
Prices: from 10 to 20 €. Reservation: (until Friday).1653092151 910 Leisure Want to go out this weekend in MoulinsAn initiation to yoga and meditation, this is what the Conservatory of natural spaces of the Allier offers, Saturday May 21, at 10 am, on the banks of the Loire in Saint-Martin-des-Lais.


Theater. At 8:30 p.m. in the multipurpose room, And mostly for the worse , by the Petit Théâtre next door. Information and reservations at
Price: €9.


Petanque contest. At 2 p.m., behind the town hall, competition in pairs, open to all.

Price, 12 € the doublet.


Outdoor yoga. Initiation to the practice of yoga and meditation, on a cliff of the Loire, facing a sandy beach. Meeting at 10 a.m., place of the town hall of Saint-Martin. Open to everyone, even beginners.
Free, but registration required at or conservatoire.allier@esâces-naturels.fr

Saint Menoux

Theater at school. At 8:30 p.m., at the cultural activity center, The Canterville Ghost,by the pupils of the municipal public school (2nd performance, Sunday at 3 p.m.).
Admission: 6 € for the benefit of the school fund.

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Concert. At 9 p.m., at the associative bar La Lune rousse, with black cat bones. Blues, folk, with Philippe Thivat (electro-acoustic guitar, electric guitar, resonator, dobro, Folk & Blues harp, vocals), Lhô Thivat (vocals, bass drum, percussion, washboard, harmonica) and Claire Bard (violin).
Price: €6 (possibility of a snack for €5, before the concert at 8 p.m. by reservation at


Concert. At 6 p.m., at the priory, with the organist Christophe Mantoux, first concert of the season of the Friends of the Clicquot de Souvigny organ, in tribute to Henri Delorme (titular organist of the Cliquot de Souvigny organ from 1971 until his death in 2012).

On the program: Boehm, Muffat, Bach, Dandrieu, Boyvin.

Free attendance.


SPA thrift store. Spring-summer thrift store for the benefit of the animals of the Lusigny SPA refuge, from 2 to 6 p.m. (and Sunday May 22, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.), in the Yzatis room.

Sunday May 22


Concert. At 5 p.m. at the church, for the benefit of its restoration, with the choir Songs of Issards.
Free entry.


Jazz in the Bocage. Old school funky family, bmusical parade in the city at 3 p.m. and concert at 6:30 p.m. in the multipurpose hall.
Prices: €10, €7, €5.


Hikes. Hike in the Vallée des Rocs (12.5 km) or ridge trail (8 km) and mountain bike trails (17 or 37 km), from 8:30 a.m., departing from the village hall.

Price: €3 for all hikes except the 37 km one (€4).

Possibility of catering for 5 € (reservation possible at or


Flea market. In the school yard. Contact:


Medieval festival. From 10 a.m., at the Sézeaux lake. Camps, entertainment, shows and a craft market over the two days.

Admission: €5 from 6 years old.


Great festival of Piquenchagne. At 10 a.m., grand parade with parade of the brotherhoods of the Espace Villars at the Place d’Allier, accompanied by the Lyre Bourbonnaise; at 11 a.m., presentation of the brotherhoods, induction and dubbing ceremony, tasting and sale of piquenchâgnes and saint-pourçain.

1653092151 333 Leisure Want to go out this weekend in MoulinsCol Canto will be in concert at the Sait-Pierre church in Moulins, Sunday May 22, at 4 p.m.

Concert. At 4 p.m., choir and orchestra concert Canto Pass at St. Peter’s Church.
Admission €8 (free under 14s).


Herding dog competition. From 9 am, at a place called Les Meilleureux, dog competition on herds of cattle, qualifying for the French championship. Catering possible on site by reservation at

Saint Menoux

Theater at school. At 3 p.m., at the cultural activities center, The Canterville Ghost,by the pupils of the municipal public school.
Admission: €6 for the benefit of the school fund.


Flea market. In the town center. Contact:

Ussel d’Allier

Flea market. From 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Grande-Rue. Contact:


Flea market. From 6:30 a.m. to 7 p.m., in the grounds of the Château de Panloup, with the Sports, Cultural and Mutual Aid Association of Equipment.

SPA thrift store. Spring-summer thrift store for the benefit of the animals of the Lusigny SPA refuge, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., in the Yzatis room.

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