Through Murielle Bouchard
This weekend, on will see (a little) sun and (many) showers. Saturday, December 4, 2021, if you want to take the air, take advantage of it in the morning, because despite the 11 ° maximum announced in the afternoon, it is in the morning that the clearings are announced. For Sunday December 5, it will be a little cooler, only 8 ° max and sky side, it will be the same as on Saturday.
Still, this first weekend in December looks good on the entertainment side. We take stock at Rouen and at Haven.
Frosted Rouen and especially the return of the great parade
In addition to all the activities for Rouen Givrée, the great Christmas parade returns on Sunday 5 December. This street wandering show made up of local music troupes, dancers and giant puppets, is organized by the Rouen Trade and Crafts Office. The departure of the parade is scheduled at 4.30 p.m., from Place Saint-Sever. The procession will then cross the Boieldieu bridge, before passing through the streets Grand-Pont, du Général-Leclerc and de la République. Arrival is scheduled at Hôtel de Ville square.
Poetic and free projection
Les Fantômes productions, which helped collect the dreams of residents all summer during participatory workshops, brought these dreams to life in a large-format poetic and dreamlike projection that will be offered to residents on the weekend of the 4th and 5th. next December, for the thanks for giving us their dreams.
Saturday December 4 from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Théâtre de la Foudre in Petit-Quevilly. Sunday 5 December from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Place de la Cathédrale in Rouen. Duration: 10 min loop screening. Free, all public
Doors open to children at the Rouen Opera
Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 December: “Big Bang Festival” embark young and old in his musical adventures. Theater of the Arts but above all awakening to music for the younger generations This weekend, the Rouen Opera is organizing a new “Big Bang” sound. From 1:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, the place becomes an XXL playground and promises a hell of a party!
Entertainment at the ice rink
Sunday December 5, 2021 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., Jardin des Neiges and ice hockey initiation are scheduled at the ice rink. A fun zone with animation equipment allows children to learn about the pleasure of skiing with the help of educators from CHAR (Rouen amateur hockey club), ESPAR (Rouen artistic skating sports school) ) and the ROC (Rouen Olympic club) Father Christmas will make a passage with a distribution of sweets… Info: 02 35 07 94 73 or https://rouen.fr/rg2021
Decoration and giant chess game
Saturday December 4, decoration of the rue Saint-Nicolas with stencils and ephemeral spray paint. Then installation of candle holders and fir trees in front of the shops on rue Saint-Nicolas. Sunday December 5 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., always with the Saint-Nicolas committee, set up a giant chess game on the part of rue Saint-Nicolas between rue des Carmes and rue Croix-de-Fer.
Contest for the most beautiful Christmas sweater!
At the Jardin des Contemplations, Place de la Cathédrale / rue du Change, Saturday December 4 from 7 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., we should have a good laugh. Come dressed in your best Christmas sweater. The more vivid colors, the embossed deer, the flashing Santa Claus, the more chance you have of being selected for “the most beautiful Christmas sweater” … The evening will be animated by the FunkyMuppets. Eight musicians in eph’s legs for a repertoire of standards and funk nuggets that will not leave you without movement!
To the harbor
The great Christmas circus
Until December 5, 2021, the Great Christmas Circus on Ice is presenting its new show, “Dreams on ice”, at the Le Havre Fairgrounds. Presentation and program here.
Meetings around the series
Meetings on the Havre (Seine-Maritime) series until December 5, 2021. The chosen theme is “Our futures”. Presentation and program by clicking here.
The Ad Hoc festival for children
Until December 12, 2021, the festival for 2-12 year olds Ad Hoc takes place in Le Havre and in 11 other municipalities of the urban community. To know everything about programming, it’s here.
The big wheel, three Christmas markets, an exhibition at the town hall, this weekend fill up with festivities while waiting for the big day and to find out everything, just click here.
Aladin, a Christmas of genius at the Océane Docks
Saturday 4 at 5.15 p.m. and Sunday 5 at 5.30 p.m., a family show is on offer at Docks Océane. In addition to its humorous, acrobatic, rhythmic, aesthetic and very interactive dimensions with spectators and especially children, this great family Christmas show is also an opportunity to discover more than fifteen artists and performers, from many disciplines combining figure skating, acrobatics and acting.
Single price -12 years old: € 16 / Single adult price: € 26.50. More informations here.
Christmas stories and workshops
Sunday December 5, to celebrate Christmas, tales, workshops and snacks are offered at the
Fringantes store, rue de Paris, in Le Havre. This event is imagined in partnership
with the Compagnie La Belle Envolée. On the program 10:30 am to 11:00 am: story for toddlers 0-3 years old, followed by a little snack break. Single price: 8 €. 3 pm to 4 pm: Christmas stories for 4-10 year olds, 4 pm: Afternoon tea, 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm: “Embroidered Christmas card” workshop
Prices: Tales + tea: € 12 Tales + tea + workshop: € 20. On reservation by email.
Sale of books and toy clearance
The Secours Catholique du Havre is organizing a sale of second-hand books for the benefit of the “Café de Rue” action, the aim of which is to meet and support people in the street. Free entry. Saturday 4 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday 5 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the diocesan house, 22 rue Séry. A second-hand toy sale is also organized on Saturday 4 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. for the benefit of the Secours Catholique Espace Jean-Rodhain 54 rue Michelet.
“Miss Alice Paindépis and the secret of the reindeer” at Harfleur
From the Forge to the Priory Museum and to the Elsa Triolet Library, discover the story of Miss Alice Paindépis. This little girl, passionate about Christmas, sets out in search of the secret of Santa’s reindeer: how do they manage to fly? Alice will therefore seek her answers at the North Pole during a mission which has many surprises in store for her. This exhibition will be visible from the Cours Louis Aragon at the Forge, on the forecourt of the Priory Museum from December 1 and in front of the Elsa Triolet Library from December 6.
A giant escape game in Notre-Dame-de-Gravenchon
As part of the Christmas festivities, the City is offering you a giant Escape Game in the city center on Saturday, December 4. The famous burglar is planning a high-level theft, but the famous detective is there to stop him. As a family, form your team, go on an adventure with your smartphone and your game booklet and solve the puzzles scattered around the city center. More informations here.
And this weekend is also
Christmas markets in Seine-Maritime, do not offer the non-exhaustive list here and… shops open in Rouen and Le Havre.
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