Eure: meet on the banks of the Seine for the 12th Spring Festival Saturday May 25 and Sunday May 26

Eure: meet on the banks of the Seine for the 12th Spring Festival Saturday May 25 and Sunday May 26
Eure: meet on the banks of the Seine for the 12th Spring Festival Saturday May 25 and Sunday May 26


Guillaume Voisenet

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May 24, 2024 at 6:30 a.m.

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The holidays then the Ascension and Pentecost bridges forced theOffice of Culture and Leisure of Andelys (Ocla) to postpone a few days Spring Festival.

Flower and garden lovers can rest assured, the 12th edition will be held Saturday May 25 and Sunday May 26, 2024 on the banks of the Seine at Andelys (Eure).

In 2023, visitors were disappointed by the lack of horticulturists and they were heard.

“There will be more flowers than last year. We will have seven exhibitors including a garden flea market. »

Didier Aubert, president of Ocla

70 exhibitors

The craft market will be well stocked with some 70 exhibitors including two food trucks, L’Ours Blanc gourmand with its chichis, crepes and waffles and crepes and pancakes.

The public will be able to find Peruvian crafts, jewelry, decoration, hats, lithotherapy, iron objects, cosmetics, knives, wooden objects, leather goods, candles, etc.

The most gourmands will not be left out with honey, sausages, terrines, beer, cheeses, nougat or even Italian ice creams and mixed rums.

Xi gong, sophrology, massages

This Spring Festival will focus on the environment and well-being. THE Sygom (present only on Saturdays) will raise awareness about waste sorting and composting.

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There Ecological Society of the Canton of Andelys (SECA) will offer an exhibition on birds with the help of the Bird Protection League (LPO). The Horticulturists’ Collective will welcome Eure Gardeners for a gardening workshop.

A relaxation and well-being space will be created with massages and sensory activities with Sandrine, Xi Gong with Anne-Marie, sophrology with Julie, yoga with Anne-Marie, reflexology with Marie-Hélène but also workshops for the whole family with Les Ateliers de Violette.

Heirs of Château-Gaillard, flower bar, adventure trail

On the entertainment side, Heirs of Château-Gaillard, who celebrated their 20th anniversary at the Spring Festival in 2023, decided to come back. They will set up camp on Place Gabriel-Michel and will offer various workshops (embroidery, macramé, leather, basketry, etc.).

L’Ocla has chosen to highlight an entertainment to drink and munch with the flower bar on which customers will be able to consume edible flowers and flower-based drinks.

The little ones will have something to let off steam with an adventure course of eight workshops, an inflatable structure but also donkey rides with the Oscar’s Little Farm.

A meeting for the whole family which will continue on Saturday around a musical evening hosted by Angel Rivera and his accomplice Philippe Vanacker.

12th Spring Festival, Saturday May 25 and Sunday May 26, 2024 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on the banks of the Seine. Craft market, flowers/garden, painting exhibition and numerous activities. FREE ENTRANCE. Refreshment bar and catering (menu at €12 with chicken thigh, chipolata, merguez or braised ham with fries or fried potatoes, cheese and apple pie. Fried sausages €5, ham and butter or cheese sandwich €3).

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