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Saturday 18 June

AIKB DOING TEA AND CAKES AT THE ICC RALLY IN GOUAREC!

More than 200 vehicles, Vintage & Artisan Market, Animation, and Meals on site plus Auto flea market and Live Music. 

Les Halles, Gouarec 11h –17h, free entrance



Saturday 18 & Sunday 19 June

AIKB ART & TEXTILES EXHIBITION – AIKB, 3 rue Sénechal, 22570 GOUAREC



Wednesday 22 June

PÉTANQUE

AIKB Members are invited to sample the game of petanque at the "Club Petanque Rostrenoise”.

The club plays at Ancienne Gare Rostrenen, Rte Kergrist , 22110 Rostrenen. The club is affiliated to the Federation Francaise de Petanque et Jeu Provencal and has just under fifty members of both sexes. The club internal competition is organized on a Wednesday and Saturday afternoon but also, we have two senior and two veteran teams who compete in the departmental championships. We currently have three English speaking members, by coincidence all named Peter, one British and two Dutch!! We have all been made very welcome to the club and enjoy our twice weekly free French lesson. The AIKB afternoon will be organised in the same way as our internal club competition.

Please arrive between 13.30 and 13.45 hours for inscription and an introduction to the rules of the game. The games last approximately fifty minutes. Three or four games will be played during the afternoon. The computer will select the teams, two AIKB players will be accompanied by one club member who will give our visitors a little guidance. An entry fee of two Euro will be charged which is placed in a kitty. At the end of the afternoon the kitty will be awarded to the winners, guests only. Usually about half of the players qualify for a share of the kitty but it is not a way to get rich!!! The tradition is that after each game the winning team buys a drink for the losers, a chance to chat and make new friends. You will spend about five Euro during a typical afternoon. No special equipment or clothing is required for the afternoon, I would suggest comfortable shoes and trousers/slacks. Boules will be provided but if you have your own please bring them. Should the weather be wet we have an indoor facility but the meeting point will be at the clubhouse.

Please reserve and pay 3€ per person in advance to AIKB, then pay 2€ to the club on the day. Rdv 13h30 Club Pétanque Rostrenoise, l’Ancienne Gare Rostrenen, Route Kergrist, 22110 Rostrenen.


Thursday 23 June - Visit to Roc’HanMaille, Timadeuc Abbey and guided visit of Rohan

This event will start off with a visit to Roc’HanMaille, a clothing company which makes and sells high quality knitted clothing for men and women, including Breton stripeyTshirts and jumpers. This will be followed by a guided visit in English of Rohan passing by the Timadeuc Abbey on the way.  Rohan has a rich history which will be told from the site of the old market hall, the fortress, and the delicate chapel of Bonne-Encontre.

Meet at13h30 at Roc’HanMaille, rue Notre Dame, 56580 Rohan, cost 11€ per person


Sunday 21 August AIKB Kermesse 11h-17h

This popular annual event gives AIKB members a chance to meet each other and residents. There is a lot to do for all the family. Browse around our many stalls, which include bric-a-brac and local artisans. Come and meet our clubs: Art, Photo, Gardening, Conversation, RelaisEuroparmor and stop in for a chat at the “Spotlight on Brittany” radio booth to find out what is going on. Relax at the AIKB café and bar, a great choice of food will be on offer. And…don’t forget to buy your raffle tickets! Please contact Maggie to reserve and pay for your stall for 5€.

Le Foirail, 22570 Gouarec.Free entry and parking.


There will be plenty on this Autumn and we will issue a programme well in advance, but we already know the date for the Christmas Fair, see below...


Sunday 4 December - AIKB marché de Noël (Christmas Fair)
One of the most popular events on the AIKB winter calendar is our traditional Christmas Fair. There is something for everyone! We make it easy and fun to choose that perfect gift from an array of interesting quality stalls. You can relax in our AIKB Café and enjoy home-made mince pies, cakes and other treats. Have a drink at the bar – have a go at the raffle.

Reservations for stalls (10€, paid in advance) must be made asap as stalls are allocated as bookings arrive. For further information call Maggie on 02 96 24 87 90 or email info@aib.fr, Salle du Bel Air, 22570 Gouarec. 11am – 5pm. Free Entry.



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