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This booklet on “roads of faith” by Louis-Marie Plumejeau provides an inventory of Chalonnes’ local religious heritage. 19 edifices (both well- and little-known), belonging to private individuals, associations, the municipality or the diocese, are illustrated and accompanied by brief histories.
The Mécène et Loire Foundation lends its support to twenty or more innovative and/or original projects in the fields of culture, solidarity, heritage, science and the environment, all of which help uphold Maine-et-Loire’s good image. Candidacies should be submitted no later than 31 May 2016.
On 18 March 2016, the National Monuments Centre launched a major fund-raising campaign to finance restoration of Château d’Azay-le-Rideau roof’s 8 finials.
A first Architecture and Landscape Forum is set to be held in Cléry-Saint-André on Friday 24 and Saturday 25 June 2016. 10 professionals – architects, landscapers and urban planners selected following registration – will be invited to take part in an onsite workshop with a view to spatialising, developing and contextualising sustainable development goals as applied to a small Loire Valley tourist town with a rich heritage.
The 2017 Project Engineering (IDP) training course will be held at Agrocampus Ouest, Angers, from 20 March to 12 May 2017. It will give companies an opportunity to hand horticultural and/or landscaping projects over to groups of 6 to 9 students. 15 projects are selected every year.
To mark the 30th anniversary of their obtainment of the “Town of Art and History” label, the Cities of Blois and Angers have concocted highly original event programmes designed to acquaint visitors with their respective heritages. The City of Blois has also inaugurated a new series of booklets entitled "Focus sur Blois", which aims to bring mediation, spatial planning issues and the specificities of the city’s urban landscape together through the medium of history.
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07 April 2016

“Ruines et Vestiges”

This issue focuses on archaeological remains, the scars left by war, and the artistic imagination in depiction of ruins in painting and literature, as well as on the big screen. From issues involved in preserving heritage to visions of apocalypse, such reflections underpin a psychological and ant...

07 April 2016

“Chalonnes Chemins de Foi”

This booklet on “roads of faith” by Louis-Marie Plumejeau provides an inventory of Chalonnes’ local religious heritage. 19 edifices (both well- and little-known), belonging to private individuals, associations, the municipality or the diocese, are illustrated and accompanied by brief histories.

07 April 2016

4th “Mécène et Loire” call for projects

The Mécène et Loire Foundation lends its support to twenty or more innovative and/or original projects in the fields of culture, solidarity, heritage, science and the environment, all of which help uphold Maine-et-Loire’s good image. Candidacies should be submitted no later than 31 May 2016.

07 April 2016

“Ma Pierre à l’Edifice” (My Contribution) #Azay-le-Rideau

On 18 March 2016, the National Monuments Centre launched a major fund-raising campaign to finance restoration of Château d’Azay-le-Rideau roof’s 8 finials.

07 April 2016

Call for expressions of interest: “Quels vill(ages) demain?” (What towns and villages tomorrow?)

A first Architecture and Landscape Forum is set to be held in Cléry-Saint-André on Friday 24 and Saturday 25 June 2016. 10 professionals – architects, landscapers and urban planners selected following registration – will be invited to take part in an onsite workshop with a view to spatialising, d...

07 April 2016

The Loire Valley as seen on TV – March 2015

“Vues sur Loire et Paysages” regularly acquaints France 3 viewers with the Loire’s rich heritage.

07 April 2016

Call for sponsors: Student horticulture and landscaping assignments

The 2017 Project Engineering (IDP) training course will be held at Agrocampus Ouest, Angers, from 20 March to 12 May 2017. It will give companies an opportunity to hand horticultural and/or landscaping projects over to groups of 6 to 9 students. 15 projects are selected every year.

07 April 2016

Blois and Angers, 30 years of the “Town of Art and History” label

To mark the 30th anniversary of their obtainment of the “Town of Art and History” label, the Cities of Blois and Angers have concocted highly original event programmes designed to acquaint visitors with their respective heritages. The City of Blois has also inaugurated a new series of booklets en...

07 April 2016

Territorial reconfiguration 2016

France is seeing creation of new municipalities and inter-municipality groups nationwide. On 1 January 2016, the Loire Valley World Heritage site saw the the creation of 4 new municipalities in Maine-et-Loire and the merger of two communities of municipalities in Loir-et-Cher. The listed site now...

01 April 2016

[French version only] Chargé(e) de mission à mi-temps

Dans le cadre de la mise en œuvre de l’opération « Pour une nouvelle méthode d’évaluation socio-économique des paysages et des patrimoines culturels et naturels : Patrimoines - paysages – économie - bien-être » financée par des fonds FEDER et CPIER, la Mission Val de Loire embauche un chargé de m...

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