Tide, blues and museums: our selection of outings in the Tarn this week

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Every week, La Dépêche du Midi brings you its selection of unmissable outings and shows for the Tarn. Concerts, exhibitions, festivals… Good deals to consume without moderation.

The tide is rising in the Monts de Lacaune

It is preparing to drop anchor in nine communes of the Monts de Lacaune: for the second edition, the traveling festival “Marée Haute” will crisscross the territory with an eclectic program.

From May 17 to 20, concerts, tightrope or pyrotechnic shows, street theater and various festive activities will vibrate small and large stages in the mountain country. On the bill for this 2023 edition we can notably find Cali, Yves Jamait, Titi Robin, the Hors d’agence company…

The course was designed as a circuit surrounding Lake Laouzas and its mysterious legends. For three days of resounding culture through the Lacaune mountains.

Info: ticket office www.festivalmareehaute.net and tourist offices

Graulhet. Organic is celebrating at “Biocybèle”

For more than 40 years, Biocybèle has introduced us to organic farming and the many eco-responsible initiatives that are coming to life in the region. If the formula is well established, discoveries are a must every year with more than 180 exhibitors.

Every year Biocybèle attracts thousands of visitors
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A large outdoor village, back on May 19 and 20 in the Bousquetarié park. The opportunity to meet local professionals, gathered around the themes of organic farming, eco-housing, renewable energies, humanitarian action and alternatives for a more responsible consumption system. With musical and clownish asides, round tables and conferences that will attract visitors who wander through the aisles.

Info: free

Museum night, act XX

Saturday May 18, on the occasion of the 20th European Museum Night, many museums in Tarn will open their doors free of charge at nightfall. Nocturnal strolls punctuated by live shows, projections, musical interludes, readings or meetings.

Museum Night takes place every year in May in around thirty countries in Europe

Our Tarn museums did not fail to take part in the event and developed varied programs. Mining Museum in Cagnac, Departmental Textile Museum in Labastide-Rouairoux, Goya Museum in Castres, Pays rabastinois Museum, Toulouse-Lautrec Museum in Albi, Gaillac Museum… There are around twenty of them offering an unusual experience this weekend to live as a family.

Info: find the complete program on www.nuitdesmusees.culture.gouv.fr

A blues air blows over Técou

The “Técou en Blues” festival returns on Friday May 17 and Saturday May 18 in the village’s multicultural hall, for a new, very busy edition. Big international names and local artists: the program invites you to return once again to the roots of the blues.

See you Friday from 5 p.m. for Tecou en blues
See you Friday from 5 p.m. for Tecou en blues

Friday evening, the American McKinley James will open the festival. Between concert meetings, jams and practice workshops, “Técou en blues” invites fans of the region to explore all the facets of this pioneering music. With this upcoming third edition, the small town of Tarn is gradually establishing itself as a true bastion of the blues.

Info and programming: www.tecouenblues.fr

Albi. The Teen Theater Festival at the SNA

For seven seasons now, the “Odyssées 3.0” project has allowed around sixty young people from Tarn to meet around their appetite for theater; and to work together on a stage. Accompanied by professional artists, they create and compose around a common theme.

A challenge launched to these teenagers who work all year round to be able to present their creations on the prestigious stage of the Grand Théâtre, at the Scène Nationale d’Albi. The “Odyssées 3.0” festival, on Saturday May 18 and Sunday May 19 in Albi, is the weekend for restitution of this work. Open to the public, it is an opportunity to discover these emerging artists and salute their work.

Info: 05 63 38 55 56


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