Discover our guide to the best events on the French Riviera this week or weekend. Do not miss any major events such as the Cannes film Festival, Nice and Menton Carnival, Monaco Grand Prix or the Monaco and Cannes Yacht Shows.
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An exhibition called Organic Ceramics is being held in Nice at the Parc Phoenix on the Promenade des Anglais. It features two hundred pieces by Renan Le Boulc’h and is taking place until the 18 February in the Orchids Greenhouse at Parc Phoenix. Opening Hours are 9.30am to 6pm.
There’s special display of Bugatti Cars taking place at the Prince’s Car Collection in Monaco until 10th March. Fifteen iconic Bugatti Grand Prix and Sport vehicles can be admired at this unprecedented exhibition in a unique setting. All are in working order and come from private collections. Among the exceptional cars dating from 1910 to 2016 that will be on display is the Bugatti type 35 C, which took part in the 1st Monaco Grand Prix in 1929. There’s also a major focus on sports vehicles, with an EB 110 model from 1991, the Veyron from 2015 and the Chiron. The Prince’s Car Collection can be found at Les Terrasses de Fontvieille and you can get further details, along with many other events taking place in the Principality, at the website www.visitmonaco.com
The 42nd International Circus Festival of Monte-Carlo which has just got under way and runs to the end of the month. There is a dizzying array of amazing acts from across the world, performing for you at the Big Top in Monaco, with day and night-time shows right through to the end of January. Check out the circus website at; MonteCarloFestival.mc
The ALMA Cultural Centre kick off their 2018 National Theatre Live screenings, with a great comedy from the Bridge Theatre called ‘Young Marx’. It’s a comic look at how things might have been for Karl Marx had he been a restless, testosterone filled 32 year-old, who knew how to have a real night in London’s Soho. Starring Rory Kinnear, the play has rave reviews, and will be shown at the CIV ALMA cinema at 7.30pm this Tuesday 23rd January. CLICK HERE for preview videos.
The British Association of Monaco’s next Happy Hour is on this Thursday 25th January at the Ariston from 6pm. And, as it’s Happy Hour, not only is the company great, the drinks are discounted too! Meetup at the Ariston on Ave Princesse Grace, Thursday from six.
English stand-up comedy is back at Ma Nolans in Cannes next month, with seven more comedians flying in from London for a night of laughs. They include Rosy Jones, who’s had recent stints on The Last Leg and Eight Out of Ten Cats on UK TV. All the comedians are regulars in the London clubs, so you know you’ve good quality entertainment. Not to be missed, the British Invasion comedy night at Ma Nolans in Cannes is just after Valentines on Friday 16th Feb with €12 tickets on the door. For more, CLICK HERE.
Former Beatle Ringo Starr has announced a live date for Monaco with his All Starr Band which includes Colin Hay Back and 10cc’s Graham Gouldman. They’re lined up to play the Monte Carlo Sporting Summer Festival on July 6th, which is a Friday, and tickets are on sale now.