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Shows, hikes, dedication of Bernard Hinault… Our ideas for outings in the Pontivy region

Rain of shows, horse races, hikes or meeting with a cycling star: the weekend of Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 May 2022 promises to be rich in events, in the country of Pontivy (Morbihan).

A spring market in Neulliac

The public school Les Quatre Saisons in Neulliac organizes a spring market in its courtyard. Local producers, craftsmen, designers with demonstrations of weaving, spinning on a spinning wheel will be present to sell jewellery, candles, knitting decorations, board games, plants…

Saturday May 14, 2022, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Bernard Hinault in dedication to Pontivy

With no less than 216 victories, including five in the Tour de France, Bernard Hinault is one of the greatest French cyclists in history. This Saturday, for a signing session of his comic strip, Hinault on top of the world. With no less than 216 victories, including five in the Tour de France, Bernard Hinault is one of the greatest French cyclists in history. Professional from 1975 to 1986, the Badger, as he is nicknamed, reserves a unique moment of sharing for cycling enthusiasts.

Saturday May 14, 2022, from 3 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., dedication by Bernard Hinault at the Leclerc cultural center in Pontivy.

Bernard Hinault, living legend in the history of cycling, will be signing in Pontivy on Saturday afternoon. © Emilie Hautier

Seamstresses’ flea market in Pontivy

Sewing, patchwork, embroidery, manual work: the Cultural Exchanges association organizes its seamstress fleas. There are sewing materials, fabrics, laces, ribbons, needles…

Saturday May 14, 2022, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the Pontivy convention center. Free admission. Snacks on site.

Last racing Sunday at the Pontivy racecourse

Last gallop of the year, this Sunday afternoon, for the horse races of Pontivy. For their 140th anniversary, nine races, trotting and steeplechase, await the public. Many free activities will be offered to children: pony rides, snacks, face painting, etc.

Sunday May 15, 2022, from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m., horse racing at the Kervininen racecourse, in Pontivy. Price: €6, free for children under 18. Free entertainment for children.

A fun hike and run in Plumelin

Two hikes are organized by the lay association of the Marc-Chagall school in Plumelin, near Locminé. On Saturday, a dinner hike, with departures from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., for 8 or 12 km, from the Léon Le Tutour room. Prices: €11 adult, €7 child, €4 school child. Contact: 06 50 91 13 94.

On Sunday, it’s a fun 5 km race, on foot or on foot, with colored jets that awaits fans. Departure at 11:30 a.m. From 10:30 a.m., Zumba warm-up, musical entertainment. Prices: €12 from 12 years old, €9 for 5-12 year olds, color kit included with T-shirt, glasses, bag and surprises. Free for children under 5. Registration required. Contact: 06 15 04 15 62 or friendly.laique.plumelin@gmail.com

A poetic show, for the night of museums in Baud

Saturday, on the occasion of Museum Night, the company Bakélite offers a very poetic show. “Cake and Madeleine” is the story of a family where the men have disappeared, a story inspired by all these objects, both precious and futile, that we keep to remember. What better place for that than the Postcard Museum!

Saturday May 14, 2022, at 6 p.m., “Cake and Madeleine” show, free and open to all, in the Quatro auditorium. Traveling card, 3, rue Jean-Moulin in Baud. Reservations on www.lecartonvoyageur.fr

A storytelling walk and vintage cars in Malguénac

The ride will mix old cars, walkers, stories and music, this Sunday.

Meet at 1:30 p.m. for a 2:30 p.m. departure from the town center of Malguénac. The afternoon will continue with a story at the Saint-Bédic chapel. Return to the village at 3:30 p.m.; at 4.30 p.m., exhibition of old postcards and concert at the church; at 5:45 p.m., drink offered by the municipality.

A puppet show in Melrand

As part of the 13th Fête Machicote, the company Rouge Bombyx will give a puppet show, “Pochinelle counter-attack”.

Saturday May 14, 2022, at 5.30 p.m., at the Melrand lake, route de Bubry. In case of bad weather, retreat to Grandiloquent, Le Grand Quello. Duration: 40 minutes. Price: free (with hat).

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