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May & June 2016
The Chatellerault jazz festival. 27 May - 4th June
Festival free music. Lac de Montendre. 24-26 June. Very popular music festival in its 16th year. Large variety of genres from rock to techno to reggae.
International Film Festival, 1 - 10th July. La Rochelle. Selection of new & classic films shown on the quai, with the chance to meet writers & directors.
Francofolies Music Festival. 13-17 July. La Rochelle. Music concert to promote fancophone music.
Violin on the sand. 23,26 & 29 July. Royan. Full orchestra performance on the beach under the stars. Finishes with a firework display. Remember to take a picnic for a truly magical experience.
La fête de Cognac. 28,29 & 30 July . Cognac. A celebration of two very popular regional drinks - Cognac and Pineau. Sample specially-made cocktails as well as other regional specialities such as oysters and snails.
Floating Market at Le Vanneau. 30th July . Step back in time and do your shopping aboard a flat-bottomed boat in Green Venice.
August & September 2016
Festival de Confolens. Confolens. 10-15 August. A series of theatre and street performances from folk dancers all around the world.
Rochefort en Accords, Rochefort. Dates TBC. A series of concerts, performing rock, blues and folk music.
Circuit de Remparts. Angouleme. 16-18 September. Classic car event with racing taking place inside the actual town. Admire cars from the sidelines whilst enjoying a champagne picnic or watch the Sunday racing from one of the stands.
Le Grand Pavois, La Rochelle. 28 September -3 October. Europe's largest in-water boat show which includes many water-based events as well as an incredible fireworks display.