Tuesday, 14 August 2012

Harvest festival

This harvest festival (Fête des battages, la Terre et ses Métiers) is on for the 37th year!
It will take place on 15th August 2012 in Hénansal from 12 pm and will carry on all afternoon and evening. 

What you will find there... 

Everything to do with Harvesting wheat (tools, tractors, etc); cider making, bread making, grocers, lacemakers, blacksmiths, shoemakers, stonemasons, sheepdogs, folk dancing groups, street entertainment, Breton games, exhibitions  of old tools and bicycles, vintage cars, tractors, etc. And if you are up for it, stay for dinner, they will serve the “Potée”, a traditional farmhouse casserole followed by some Breton music and dancing!   

Entrance fee: 4 euros.
Free for children under 12 

Hénansal is North of Dinan in Brittany – about 45 min from our gite in Evran.  

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