Tuesday 18 January 2022

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Tuesday 18 January 2022 - Producers market

Every Tuesday morning, from September to June, from 0900 to 1100 (9 to 11 a.m.) on the village square, Lupiac.

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Small farmers' market on the Place d'Artagnan in front of the town hall. In the center of the square or under the arcades depending on the weather.

You'll find Christine's organic vegetables and fruits, compotes, herbal teas and plants, Anne's organic vegetables, Ferme des Bernons' farm pork and Stéphane's Label Rouge roast chicken.

According to the season, local cheese, croustades, plants and flowers, products from Italy or citrus and avocados from Spain can be added.

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Monday 13 December 2021 - Municipal council meeting

Lupiac municipal offices (Mairie de Lupiac), Monday 13 December 2021 at 0900 (9.00am)

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Saturday 11 December 2021 - Christmas market 2021

Lupiac village square, from 1500 (3pm)

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Every 2nd Saturday of December, Lupiac is decked out in a thousand colors for a Christmas market on the village square, around the arcades, the big fir tree, and wooden decorations.

On Saturday 11 December 2021 from 1500 (3pm), a festive afternoon and evening around the traditional Christmas market.

More than 35 local producers and craftsmen under the arcades and around the fir tree and the statue of d'Artagnan. Santa Claus will lend himself to photo sessions, distribute free candy and embark in his sleigh the little children who have offered him a drawing.

Many animations to entertain children and adults alike:

  • Street theatre by local troup "La horde lupiacoise".
  • From 1500 to 1600 (3 to 4pm): Puppet show. Free. In the warmth of the village hall.
  • At 1500 and 1700 (3pm and 5pm): Escape game "La Route d'Artagnan" (*). By prior booking. Open to adults and children 8 years and older. Free for children under 18. 6€ for adults.
  • At 1700 (5pm): Musical entertainment by the Junior Band of the School of Music. Free.
  • At 1800 (6pm): Vocal concert in the church, with Anne-Marie, Isabelle and Lucie. Free. About 40 minutes.
  • From 2030 to 2130 (8.30 to 9.30pm): Show "A night at the museum of ..." by the "Lames Lupiacoises". Free. In the warmth of the village hall.

Restauration on site: Crêpes, popcorn, French fries and other snacks. Mulled wine and craft beers.

Download the Chrismas market 2021 flyer.


(*) Escape game "la Route d'Artagnan"

Open to adults and children 8 years and older. Free for children under 18. 6€ for adults.

In less than 60 minutes, you must solve a series of puzzles to save d'Artagnan's treasure from rising waters. You will need to cooperate, use logic and have a sense of observation and deduction.

20 participants divided into 4 teams. At least one adult per team. Game supervised by an animator.

Please note that this game is not available in English.

By prior booking. Phone 05 62 06 34 90 or 05 62 09 24 09.

Wednesday 08 December 2021 - Lupiac - "Petite cité de caractère" on France 3 Midi-Pyrénées TV channel

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During 3 hours on Monday 6 December 2021, a journalist and cameraman from France 3 Toulouse filmed in Lupiac, following the village's induction into the Petite cité de caractère® network.

Their report will broadcast on Wednesday 8 December 2021 on France 3 Midi-Pyrénées in their midday news bulletin, the "12/13 Midi-Pyrénées".

Update: in the news bulletin, the report starts at 14 mins.

Saturday 20 November 2021 - Saint Cecilia concert

Lupiac village hall, Saturday 20 november 2021 at 2030 (8.30pm)

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To celebrate Saint Cecilia, Patronness Saint of musicians, the Harmonie Lupiacoise invites you to its traditional concert on Saturday 20 November at 2030 (8.30pm) in the Lupiac village hall (entrance under the arcades on the village square).

In the first part will be the brass instruments of the "Quintette 404" from Bordeaux, winner of the international competition of Lège-Cap Ferret in chamber music.

The second part will be performed by the Harmonie Lupiacoise conducted by Isabelle Fourquet.

Admission is free. Presentation of covid health pass required.

Thursday 18 November 2021 - Municipal council meeting

Lupiac municipal offices (Mairie de Lupiac), Thursday 18 November 2021 at 2030 (8.30pm)

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Tuesday 16 November 2021 - Lupiac and d'Artagnan in the spotlight on Arte TV

In "Invitation au voyage" on Arte TV, Tuesday 16 november at 1740 (5.40pm)

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On Tuesday 16 November, the second subject of the program "Invitation au voyage", broadcast on ARTE TV at 1740 (5.40 pm), will look at d'Artagnan's legacy.

A 14 minutes subject for which Miri Paturel, Journalist-Director, and her cameraman filmed for 4 days, from 03 to 06 June 2021.

They caught on film:

  • The castle of Castelmore, d'Artagnan's birthplace in Lupiac, with Mr. jacques Lapart as a guide
  • Musketeers on horseback galloping in Lupiac in the footsteps of d'Artagnan, with the association "Randonneurs d'Aignan en Val d'Adour" (RAVA)
  • Training and rehearsals of the Lupiac Stage fencing troupe "Les lames lupiacoises", at the foot of Lupiac's equestrian statue of d'artagnan
  • The Company of the musketeers of armagnac at the Domain Tariquet in Eauze
  • Mrs. Odile Bordaz (historian - the d'Artagnan specialist), who made a special trip from Paris to Auch and Lupiac to tell about her favorite musketeer
  • The village of Lupiac, its equestrian statue, members of the local association "D'Artagnan chez d'Artagnan".

Note: ARTE already broadcast in April 2021 the docu-drama of Augustin Viatte "The true story of d'Artagnan", shot partly in Lupiac. It broke all records of audience for its time slot (Saturday at 2100).


Lupiac and d'Artagnan in "Invitation au voyage", available online on Arte.tv (in French only - starts at 18 mins 25 secs):

Thursday 11 November 2021 - Remembrance day ceremony

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At 1030 (10.30 am) in Lupiac's church.

Followed by drinks in the village hall (Presentation of covid health pass is required for access to the village hall).

Sunday 19 September 2021 - European Heritage Days in Lupiac

Exhibition of liturgical vestments and visit of a windmill.

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Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 September 2021

From 1000 to 1800 (10am to 6pm), in the church: exhibition of liturgical vestments.

Come and discover the collection of liturgical vestments, dating from the end of the 17th century to the 19th century, that have all belonged to the various priests who have succeeded each other at the church of Saint-Barthélémy in Lupiac.

The visit can be guided by Marcel Aïo, member of the association "Au fil du Temps", organiser of the exhibition.

The church is open Saturday and Sunday from 1000 to 1800 (10am to 6pm). Free visit.

At 1500 (3pm): Visit of the windmill

Guided tour of the windmill recently restored by the volunteers of the association "d'Artagnan chez d'Artagnan". On Saturday and Sunday at 1500 (3pm).

Tuesday 31 August 2021 - Summer market 2021

Every Tuesday in July and August from 1800 to 2100 (6 to 9 p.m.) on the village square.

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Come and taste the products of fifteen local producers on the Place d'Artagnan, at the foot of the equestrian statue of d'Artagnan: vegetables, melons, wine, snails, homemade pasta, croustades, honey, sunflower oil, saffron, ready-to-cook poultry, dried vegetables and arts and crafts.

You will also have the opportunity to eat on site at the Taverne de d'Artagnan or from one of the market stalls.

A must-see event of the summer in a magical place where good humor, conviviality and the Gascon spirit reign.

Sunday 29 August 2021 - Lupiac village fête

Annual village fête, organised by the Lupiac fete committee

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(Presentation of covid health pass required for all events.)

Friday 27 August

  • 2000 (8pm) : Relaxed games of petanque and barbecued snacks

Saturday 28 August

  • Morning: Hiking and cycling (mountain bike).
    • 0830 (8.30am): Registration and breakfast on the village square
    • 0900 (9 am): Start of hiking and cycling tours along signposted circuits around Lupiac
  • 1200 (noon): Hikers' lunch
    Entree, main course and dessert for 10€. No bookings required.
  • 2000 (8pm): Mussels and chips dinner
    (marinara or cream sauce). Entree, main course and dessert for 13€. With live music by the Bundy's and the Podium Event's.
    Bookings required. Book by phone before 26 August. Contact: Nelly (06 28 03 10 81) or Léa (07 87 33 32 68).

Sunday 29 August

  • 1100 (11am): Religious celebration in the Lupiac church
  • 1200 (noon): Drinks under the arcades and pizza

Thursday 26 August 2021 - Theatrical visit of the village of Lupiac

Every Thursday evening at 2100 (9 p.m.), from 12 to 26 August 2021.

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Let yourself be told the rich history of Lupiac through different playlets in the most emblematic places of the village, accompanied by a gypsy fortune teller who gives reliable information until 2020!

Original creation of "La Horde", theatre section of the Association d'Artagnan chez d'Artagnan.

Meet in the village square, at the foot of the statue.

Duration about 1 hour 30 minutes. Free participation. Voluntary contributions welcome.

Sunday 08 August 2021 - 2021 D'Artagnan festival: In the time of the young musketeers

Lupiac, d'Artagnan's birthplace, celebrates its musketeer

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Dive into the 17th century Fair, in the midst of 40 local craftsmen and producers, presenting ancient know-how, ofm usketeers and inhabitants of the village, peasants, men-at-arms, notables, bourgeois, ... all in period dress

Saturday 07 August 2021 - 2021 D'Artagnan festival: the "off" festival

The off festival, saturday evening, with a play by the "Lames sur Seine"

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1600 to 1800 (4 to 6 p.m.): Gascon dance workshop, in the village hall

From 1830 (6.30 p.m.), in the Park, behind the village Hall:

  • 1830 (6.30 p.m.): Show "The three musketeers" by the "Les Lames sur Seine". Admission 5 €, free for children up to 12 years old.
  • 2000 (8 p.m.): Fire-eater.
  • From 2100 (9 p.m.): Catering by local producers. Menus: 14 € adults, 10 € children, wine and coffee not included.

Thursday 29 July 2021 - Theatrical visit of the village of Lupiac

Every Thursday evening at 2100 (9 p.m.), from 08 to 29 July 2021.

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Let yourself be told the rich history of Lupiac through different playlets in the most emblematic places of the village, accompanied by a gypsy fortune teller who gives reliable information until 2020!

Original creation of "La Horde", theatre section of the Association d'Artagnan chez d'Artagnan.

Meet in the village square, at the foot of the statue.

Duration about 1 hour 30 minutes. Free participation. Voluntary contributions welcome.

Tuesday 29 June 2021 - Producers market

Every Tuesday morning, from September to June, from 0900 to 1100 (9 to 11 a.m.) on the village square, Lupiac.

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Small farmers' market on the Place d'Artagnan in front of the town hall. In the center of the square or under the arcades depending on the weather.

You'll find Christine's organic vegetables and fruits, compotes, herbal teas and plants, Anne's organic vegetables, Ferme des Bernons' farm pork and Stéphane's Label Rouge roast chicken.

According to the season, local cheese, croustades, plants and flowers, products from Italy or citrus and avocados from Spain can be added.

Sunday 04 April 2021 - D'Artagnan and Lupiac on Arte TV channel on 10 April

The True Story of D'Artagnan, Saturday 10 April at 20:50 (8.50 p.m.) on Arte TV channel

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Discover the true story of Charles de Batz de Castelmore, known as d'Artagnan, who inspired Dumas' intrepid musketeer.

A film by Caroline Vermalle and Augustin Viatte, directed by Augustin Viatte.

Shot in part in Lupiac, with the participation of several Lupiac men and women.

A production by Arte France, Gedeon Programmes.

Saturday 12 December 2020 - Christmas market

Every 2nd Saturday of December, on the village square, Lupiac

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Every 2nd Saturday of December, Lupiac is decked out in a thousand colors for a Christmas Market.

Around the arcades, the big fir tree, and the wooden decorations on the Place d'Artagnan, 40 producers and craftsmen offer their know-how.

Warm atmosphere and entertainment.

Sunday 13 September 2020 - Bee and wine market fair

Sunday 13 september 2020, from 0900 to 1900 (9 a.m. to 7 p.m.), on the village square, Lupiac.

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In 1584, a letter of patent from the future King Henry IV mentionned Lupiac's September market fair.

As then, local brewers and winemakers will offer their productions for tasting and sale.

Stands of beer, wine, armagnac and other local food products in the village square.

And also:

  • Garage sale on the foirail square.
  • Walks and mountain bike excursions in the morning.
  • Food available on site at the Taverne de d'Artagnan or at the stand of the Ferme des Bernons (grilled farm pork raised in Lupiac).

Information at the Lupiac Tourist Office (at the d'Artagnan Museum), open 1000 to 1900 (10 a.m. to 7 p.m.):

Tuesday 25 August 2020 - Summer market 2020

Every Tuesday in July and August from 1800 to 2100 (6 to 9 p.m.) on the village square.

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Come and taste the products of fifteen local producers on the Place d'Artagnan, at the foot of the equestrian statue of d'Artagnan: vegetables, melons, wine, snails, homemade pasta, croustades, honey, sunflower oil, saffron, ready-to-cook poultry, dried vegetables and arts and crafts.

You will also have the opportunity to eat on site at the Taverne de d'Artagnan.

A must-see event of the summer in a magical place where good humor, conviviality and the Gascon spirit reign.

Tuesday 18 August 2020 - Art exhibition "Interior-Exterior" ("Intérieur-Extérieur")

Exhibition by local artists, from 08 to 18 August 2020 in the Lupiac village hall.

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"After living in seclusion, we have gradually started to go out again. We are no longer locked up but we move forward masked, still separated from the outside.

The arrangement of the works in the room symbolises this situation: the works in the centre represent our interiority, while those on the walls refer to the outside.

This exhibition is an invitation to look at the beautiful around us regardless of the context."

Painting, sculpture, photography and tapestry, so many works and artists that will lead you from the inside to the outside...

With:

  • Sculpture : Christine Alias, Cathy Duclos, Françoise Neuviale
  • Painting: Yves Dufour, Annette Emms, Bakhytgul Fitch, Geo Forissier, Marie-Pascale Lerda, Valérie Maugeri, Françoise Neuviale
  • Photography : Claire Tessier
  • Tapestry : Evelyne Lucca-Noyé
  • Floral compositions: Geneviève Lasbats

Saturday 15 August 2020 - Evening at the Ancienne épicerie

Saturday 15 August from 2000 to 2400 (8 p.m. to midnight) at the Ancienne épicerie, in Lupiac.

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The Ancienne Epicerie store is offering you an evening of entertainment on Saturday 15 August from 2000 to 2400 (8 p.m. to midnight). For the occasion, the store will be lit by candlelight.

Music by the "3 Gaspachos brûlants", a new music trio from nearby Vic-Fezensac.

Drinks, barbecue and chips available on site. Booking recommended.

Sunday 09 August 2020 - D'Artagnan's market fair

2020 - in place of the Festival, the market fair!

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Summer 2020, a very unusual summer of entertainment for our village of Lupiac. Our festival cancelled, make way for d'Artagnan's fair. Members of the D'Artagnan chez d'Artagnan association have mobilised to maintain a festive event adapted to the ongoing health crisis, in a very airy visiting space, adapted to the need for social distancing.

Seventeenth century market fait in costumes. Animations. Catering available on site.