August 2017

Find out more about the main events in the region.

(Subject to alteration)

> Until 11th September: Pablo Picasso Season, Rouen, Seine-Maritime

Three major exhibitions of the artists' work held in three different museums.

> Until 20th August: Pierre et Gilles Exhibition, Le Havre, Seine-Maritime

A retrospective of the famous duo’s work at the MuMa (Modern Art Museum).

>Until 26th August: 'Rendez-vous à la Cathédrale', Bayeux, Calvados

Sound and light show around the cathedral, at dusk, on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.

> Every Thursday: Les Jeudis du Pin, Le Haras du Pin, Orne

Weekly shows with dressage displays and show-jumping.

> 2nd - 13th August: «Jazz en Baie» festival, from Genêts to Granville, Manche

Jazz festival along 14 miles of the Mont-Saint-Michel Bay.

> 4th – 5th August: Medieval Festival, Creully, Calvados

Sound and light show held at Creully Castle.

> 4th – 15th August: Normandy Horse Show, Saint-Lô, Manche

Horse show celebrating the Norman and French thoroughbred.

> 5th - 6th August: 'Foire aux Fromages', Livarot, Calvados

Major cheese fair with over 100 stalls.

> 6th August: 'Cabourg comme dans un rêve' Cabourg, Calvados

Magical street show.

> 8th - 15th August: Acadian week, Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer, Calvados

Concerts, exhibitions and numerous other events.

> 10th – 22nd August: Tatihou Festival, Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue, Manche

Folk music festival which takes place at low tide when the island of Tatihou is accessible on foot.

> 11th - 13th August: 'La Rue Bucolique', Omonville-la-Rogue, Manche

Free street shows and music at the Manoir du Tourp.

> 11th - 17th August'Foire d'été', Dieppe, Seine-Maritime

One of Normandy's biggest summer fun fairs. Lots of rides for all ages.

> 12th August: 'Fête de la carotte', Créances, Manche

Carrot festival with a large market, tastings, music and fireworks.

> 12th - 13th August: ‘Fête des Jeux’, Falaise, Calvados

Annual medieval festival at the William the Conqueror’s Castle.

> 13th August: 'Cabourg comme dans un rêve' Cabourg, Calvados

Magical street show.

> 13th August: 'Jazz aux Greniers', Honfleur, Calvados

Jazz festival held in the famous Greniers à Sel.

> 15th August: 'Rock sur les Galets', Dieppe, Seine-Maritime

Free music festival on Europe’s largest seafront lawns.

> 20th August: 'Cabourg comme dans un rêve' Cabourg, Calvados

Magical street show.

> 23rd - 27th August: 'Festival des Voiles de Travail', Granville, Manche

Maritime and seafood festival.

> 31st August – 3rd September: Tall Ships Regatta, Le Havre, Seine-Maritime

Final stage of the world-famous race.