Coats will not be too much this weekend. These Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 November 2021, it will not be hot in Toulouse according to Meteo France. In the morning, the thermometer will drop until it reaches only 1 ° C on Saturday. It will be a little less cold on Sunday with 7 ° C in the morning. Temperatures will rise to a maximum of 15 ° C in the afternoon. On the other hand, the sun will not be part of the party on this last day of the weekend. For the moment, the sky is on could not be more blue. But the weather will cover up as the days go by. It will still be fine on Saturday.
Météo France forecasts fog in the morning, hazy skies in the afternoon and sunny spells in the evening. But Sunday it will be very cloudy all day. Rains are expected in the evening. In short, an autumn weather to which the people of Toulouse will begin to be accustomed. If the cold and the clouds do not scare you, you will be able to take part in many activities. We have concocted a selection of five ideas for outings to do with family or friends. Among other things, you can take a tour of Toulouse in the Age of Enlightenment, discover the crafts of Occitania or even party on a Sunday evening.
First show dedicated to the arts and crafts of Occitania
It’s a first. Dedicated to the arts and crafts of Occitania, a new event opened in Toulouse today. This is the Fragments lounge. Organized by the Chamber of Trades and Crafts of the Occitanie / Pyrénées-Méditerranée Region (CMARO), it takes place in the premises of La Cité. For three days, the public will be able to discover the specific know-how related to working with wood, metals, glass, textiles, leather or even stone.
An exhibition-sale, meetings, demonstrations and discussions are planned between artisans and the public. Coming from all over the Occitanie region, they will share their passion with visitors. These craftsmen will be more than a hundred. The show is open from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. The entrance is free. Please note, the health pass is compulsory.
Family concert with the Orchester du Capitole
Families will meet at the Halle aux Grains this Sunday. At 10:45 am, the show Ondin and the Little Mermaid is offered. Accompanied by the music of Julien Le Hérissier, this musical tale by Julie Martigny has contemporary accents. Something for young and old alike. It tells the story of the little mermaid.
Back in her palace, she finds it invaded by toxic waste. A little boy with twisted legs dives to help him… In addition to enjoying the show, children from six years old will be able to take their first musical steps with the Orchester du Capitole. The concert is indeed participatory. The spectators will thus be able to play music. The price of the place is between 5 and 20 euros.
The arts of Islam in the spotlight at the Paul-Dupuy museum
It will partially and exceptionally open its doors to the public. Still under construction, the Paul-Dupuy Precious Arts Museum is hosting a temporary exhibition this Saturday. Named “Arts of Islam, a past for a present”, the latter is part of a project carried out by the Louvre museum and the Grand Palais. In all, 18 cities will host this exhibition.
In Toulouse, 10 works will be visible. From the Department of Islamic Arts at the Louvre Museum and the national and regional collections, they are both historical and contemporary. With these works, the people of Toulouse will be able to discover all the richness of the cultures of Islam and their inscription in the history of France. The museum is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
A journey to the Age of Enlightenment
You will be transported hundreds of years back. Sunday, Epok’Tour offers an unusual tour of Toulouse in the Age of Enlightenment. In the company of a guide-lecturer, you can stroll through the streets of the Saint-Etienne district as if you arrived in 1780. Mme de Cambon will actually tell you about daily life on the eve of the French Revolution and bring you gossip on high society.
This descendant of Pierre-Paul Riquet will accompany you throughout your visit. Proud of her illustrious grandfather, she is passionate about the incredible stories of her century. She will also tell you her story and react to your comments. The tour lasts 1.5 hours and starts at 2.30 p.m. The start is given at 14 place Saint-Etienne. You must book online. The number of places is limited. Count 15 euros for adults, 10 for young people from 13 to 17 years old and students and 5 for 8 to 12 years old. Wearing a mask is compulsory.
It’s the return of Sunday Times at Bikini
Want to party even on Sunday? That’s good, the Sunday Times are back in service at Bikini this weekend. From 6 p.m. until midnight, electro fans will be able to dance to the sounds of two DJ’s. Back to back, Camion Bazar and La Mamie’s will ensure the atmosphere this Sunday. The Bikini actually promises a “big party in prospect!”.
The layout of the room has been redesigned for the occasion. The artists will be in the middle of the public and video projections are planned. In the event of a snack, a food truck will be present on site. The starters are inexpensive. You will have to pay between 10 and 12 euros to take advantage of Sunday Time. The health pass is compulsory.