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* Tuesday 12th July – High Tea, Civrac & Wine Tasting at Chateau Bournac

scone_1What would the summer be without a traditional English tea of scones, strawberries and cake together with some Pimms to help the tea go down

Followed by a visit to the neighbouring Chateau Bournac, which is Cru Bourgeois.

For more details and to book online, please click here

* Wednesday 20th July – Retired British Police Horse Sanctuary visit – Brantome

horse_1Have you ever wondered what happens to Police horses when they get too old, are injured or suffering from ill health?

The afternoon consists of a multi media presentation featuring some of the horses in their working lives, followed by a tour of the stables to meet the horses and hear their stories. Afterwards, there is tea on the lawn.

For more details and to book online, please click here

* Sunday 7th August – Family Picnic and Beach Party – Hourtin

beach-picnicWe’ll meet at the île aux enfants at Hourtin Port, ready for a fun afternoon.

There is a bouncy castle for little kids, and a large bouncy structure on the water and a zip wire for wake boarding (extra cost for these activities) as well as a large wooden fort and playground available for everyone to have a fun time. We shall also organise some ball games and badminton for those who are interested. .

Don’t forget to bring your own picnic and deckchairs!

Last year we all had a great time, so if you’re looking for something fun to do on a Sunday afternoon, and you’ve got family visiting for the holidays, come along and enjoy yourselves!

For more details and to book online, please click here

* Charity Pig Roast and Sports Event for Médecins Sans Frontières: Carcans – Saturday August 20th from 12.30 onwards

pigAs in previous years the Rankins are hosting a pig roast, with sports and fund raising activities, at their home, for adults and children.

Please bring your friends, family, children, grandchildren and well controlled dogs for a day of fun, games and relaxation.

The format will be as in the past with the pig and its crackling, a starter, cheese and dessert.

For more details and to book online, please click here

* Saturday 27th August – Wine and Cheese Festival : Langon

affiche_2017This is a chance to taste wines, cheeses, various meats and music in a festive atmosphere – all for 2€ !!

There are workshops for children and adults, competitions, musical entertainment all day and at 21.30, you have the opportunity of watching a live show if you can manage to keep awake after all the wine intake!!

For more details and to book online, please click here