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  • Inspired by an initiative of the Rouen diocese and in partnership with it, the aim of this project is to introduce artists' works (paintings, sculptures, photographs, etc.) into the church and bring together the "sacred" dimension of the studio and that of the place of worship.This year, painter Marianne Laurencis will be exhibiting 12 paintings, all inspired by the village and its surroundings: "Si Vergnies m'était conté".
    Exhibition open from 1 March to 31 October, during church opening hours.

    Courant d'art : Marianne Laurencis 

    Exhibition

    01/03/2024 - 31/10/2024

    Saint-Martin

    6440 Vergnies (Froidchapelle)

  • Listening area: cloister of the cathedral.

    Carillon concert

    31/03/2024 - 22/12/2024

    Saint-Paul

    4000 Liège

  • Exhibition

    01/04/2024 - 31/03/2025

    Saint-Michel

    55300 Saint-Mihiel

  • For the restoration of the building 

    Subscription for the restoration of the church

    13/05/2024 - 31/12/2026

    Saint-Martin

    59285 Arnèke

  • A wonderful exhibition showing the origins and significance of the many statues of saints that can be seen in our Catholic churches. How can we identify the saint represented? Why is this saint still so popular today? Why is he or she invoked? How are wooden statues made? How are they protected from the ravages of time? All this, and a thousand other questions, will be answered in 12 abundantly illustrated panels. As an added bonus, there's a special feature...

    The meaning and conservation of religious wood sculpture 

    Exhibition

    24/05/2024 - 21/07/2024

    Saint-Lambert

    6500 Barbençon (Beaumont)

  • Exhibition organised by the Association Saint-Marcouf: press cuttings and personal accounts of the Normandy landings.Guided tours by appointment.

    War news 

    Exhibition

    27/05/2024 - 30/08/2024

    Saint-Marcouf

    14330 Saint-Marcouf-du-Rochy

  • Photos from the "old box", in which the elderly will recognise themselves, the children and grandchildren, their parents and grandparents.Photos about the various renovations (2019 to2022).Some books will be available for perusal, including "Parish and Church of St Willibrordus" by Alfons Ryserhove (1995).

    Exhibition

    01/06/2024 - 15/08/2024

    Sint-Willibrordus

    9910 Knesselare

  • To mark the Night of the Churches and during the summer season, the church of Saint-Wulmer in Widehem is hosting an exhibition on the Via Francigena.Translated with www.DeepL.com/Translator (free version)

    The Via Francigena 

    La Nuit des églises

    01/06/2024 - 30/07/2024

    Saint-Wulmer

    62630 Widehem

  • A group exhibition featuring paintings, objects, sculptures, graphics, ceramics and photography.The title of the exhibition refers to every child's exclamation when they finally see the sea after a much too long car journey or walk: the sea, the sea!We also want to evoke that enthusiasm in every visitor.But it is also about the link between Left Bank and the North Sea via our Scheldt.Not only did and does Sint-Anneke-plage dream of a beach day for many thousands of visitors since...

    The sea, the sea ! 

    Exhibition

    30/06/2024 - 29/09/2024

    Sint-Anna-ten-Drieën

    2050 Antwerpen-Linkeroever

  • Acquisitions of works of art from the Liège Treasury.
    Open Tuesday to Saturday from 10am to 5pm, and Sunday from 1pm to 5pm.
    Opening on Wednesday 3 July at 6.30pm.

    Quaestus 

    Exhibition

    04/07/2024 - 06/10/2024

    Saint-Paul

    4000 Liège

  • During the summer of 2024, the abbey church of Saint-Hugues and Saint-Achaire will be hosting an exhibition on the pilgrimage routes to Santiago de Compostela, produced by the association Églises Ouvertes France in partnership with the Arras-Compostelle-Francigena association.To round off the summer season, a concert and guided tour will also be offered over the Heritage Days weekend. For more information, click here...Translated with www.DeepL.com/Translator (free version)

    The roads to Santiago de Compostela 

    Exhibition

    11/07/2024 - 30/09/2024

    Saint-Hugues et Saint-Achaire

    59198 Haspres

  • Exhibition

    15/07/2024 - 01/09/2024

    Notre-Dame-en-son-Assomption

    52220 Droyes (Rives-Dervoises)

  • As part of the "Village Patrimoine en scène" weekend, the Notre-Dame church in Buire-au-Bois is hosting an exhibition on flora in churches. Produced by the association Églises Ouvertes France as part of a nationwide photo competition, the exhibition features the 30 winning photos.Translated with www.DeepL.com/Translator (free version)

    Flora in churches 

    Exhibition

    19/07/2024 - 28/07/2024

    Notre-Dame

    62390 Buire-au-Bois

  • For the Village Patrimoine weekend, the Buire-au-Bois manor house will be welcoming heritage artisans: - stained glass: Béatrice Demory-Leai, - stone carving: Cédric Morvan,- painting and illumination: Nathalie Alfred, - cabinet-making: Nicolas Seret.Translated with www.DeepL.com/Translator (free version)

    Village heritage on stage 

    Holiday Mass

    20/07/2024
    20/07/2024

    Notre-Dame

    62390 Buire-au-Bois

  • To be seen in the sacred art centre.Every Saturday and Sunday during the summer (until 15 September), from 2pm to 6pm.

    Sainte Face and Makis Yalenios 

    Exhibition

    20/07/2024
    21/07/2024
    27/07/2024
    28/07/2024
    03/08/2024
    04/08/2024
    10/08/2024
    11/08/2024
    17/08/2024
    24/08/2024
    25/08/2024
    31/08/2024
    01/09/2024
    07/09/2024
    08/09/2024
    14/09/2024
    15/09/2024

    Notre-Dame de la Treille

    59000 Lille

  • During the summer, the church is open to the public for a guided tour.

    Discover the church of Saint-Nicolas 

    Free visit

    19/07/2024
    20/07/2024
    26/07/2024
    27/07/2024
    23/08/2024
    24/08/2024
    30/08/2024
    31/08/2024
    06/09/2024
    07/09/2024
    13/09/2024
    14/09/2024
    20/09/2024
    21/09/2024

    Saint-Nicolas

    59990 Rombies-et-Marchipont

  • Enjoy a half-hour of organ music every Saturday (between June 22 & Sept 7, 2024) at Tongeren's Our Lady Basilica.

    Orgel 4u 

    Organ concert

    20/07/2024
    27/07/2024
    03/08/2024
    10/08/2024
    17/08/2024
    24/08/2024
    31/08/2024
    07/09/2024

    Onze-Lieve-Vrouw Geboorte

    3700 Tongeren

  • Discover the collegiate church 

    Guided tour

    21/07/2024
    28/07/2024
    04/08/2024
    11/08/2024
    18/08/2024
    25/08/2024
    01/09/2024
    08/09/2024
    15/09/2024
    22/09/2024

    Saint-Omer

    62190 Lillers

  • Discover the cathedral 

    Guided tour

    21/07/2024
    28/07/2024
    04/08/2024
    11/08/2024
    18/08/2024
    25/08/2024
    01/09/2024
    08/09/2024
    15/09/2024
    29/09/2024

    Notre-Dame

    62500 Saint-Omer

  • One morning you wake up in a strange state: it's not the holidays and yet you're not going to work. You're not ill, either... You're just ‘retired’! What can you do to ensure that this change of state, which you aspire to as much as you dread it, is experienced in the best possible way and that retirement doesn't turn into a ‘Berezina’?Because he didn't like the term ‘retired’, Dominique Paty, a newcomer to the job, wanted to be an...

    Iconoclastic ramblings on retirement 

    Conference

    22/07/2024

    Immaculée Conception

    62930 Wimereux

  • Michael Gancz (born 1999) is an Israeli-American carillonneur, composer and music theorist. Michael obtained a Master of Music degree from Yale University (USA) in 2022, also as co-chair of the "Yale University Guild of Carillons". In 2023, Michael obtained the final diploma at the Royal Carillon School "Jef Denyn", studying with Koen Van Assche.   Michael currently works at the Mark Giersten Laboratories, where Michael researches structures in music, culture and the brain. Michael is also an avid composer of music...

    Carillon concert with Michael Gancz (USA) 

    Carillon concert

    23/07/2024

    Sint-Pieter

    2300 Turnhout

  • Galina Elshaeva studied organ in the class of renowned St Petersburg organist Gregory Varshavsky. She graduated as a performing musician from the Faculty of Arts at St Petersburg University in 2008 in organ, harpsichord and carillon. She also studied carillon with Professor Jozef Willem Haazen, who was director of the Royal Carillon School "Jef Denyn" until 2010.
    Galina has participated in international master classes in Western Europe with leading professors. Galina regularly participates in international organ and carillon festivals both...

    Organ concert with Galina Elshaeva (RU) 

    Organ concert

    23/07/2024

    Sint-Pieter

    2300 Turnhout

  • By Oleksandra Makarova (Ukraine).

    Carillon concert

    23/07/2024

    Saint-Nicolas de Myre

    7850 Enghien

  • Come and discover the Rotomagus and Barbaroques ensembles: amateur musicians with a passion for Baroque music. Coming to you straight from Lyon, Rouen and Paris, they will be gathering on the Opal Coast for a moment of musical escapism and a presentation of period instruments. Come and (re)discover their wind instruments (baroque traverso, oboe, alto and bass recorders) and string instruments (cello, harpsichord and zither), and embark with them on a journey through 150 years of surprising, danceable music! Bach, Telemann, Purcell,...

    Baroque breezes on the beaches of Wimereux 

    Concert

    29/07/2024

    Immaculée Conception

    62930 Wimereux

  • Jasper Depraetere (°2000) took carillon lessons from the age of nine with Koen van Assche at the academy in Lier, where he later also studied bass guitar and piano. He combined his studies in Lier from the age of thirteen with an education at the Royal Carillon School in Mechelen, also with Koen Van Assche, where he graduated with distinction in 2018. He obtained his master's degree in carillon and music education with highest distinction with Carl Van Eyndhoven at...

    Carillon concert with Jasper Depraetere (B) 

    Carillon concert

    30/07/2024

    Sint-Pieter

    2300 Turnhout

  • Jos Van den Heuvel (born 1962) grew up in the Maaskant region of Limburg, in Eisden/Maasmechelen. He first took lessons with René Peeters, a versatile musician: organist, choral conductor and composer of vocal music, among other things. Later, Jos completed the music academy for organ with Pierre Ramakers, the titular organist of the Basilica of Scherpenheuvel. Jos also specialised in solfège, music history, harmony and word art. From 1976 until the early 1990s, Jos was organist of the Franciscan friars'...

    Organ concert with Jos Van den Heuvel (B) 

    Organ concert

    30/07/2024

    Sint-Pieter

    2300 Turnhout

  • During the summer of 2024, the church in Willeman will be hosting an exhibition on bestiary in churches, the result of the first photo competition organised by the Églises Ouvertes association in 2020.Translated with www.DeepL.com/Translator (free version)

    The bestiary in churches 

    Exhibition

    01/08/2024 - 30/09/2024

    Saint-Sulpice

    62770 Willeman

  • Concert

    03/08/2024
    07/09/2024

    Notre-Dame

    62500 Saint-Omer

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