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started by: goldenoldie-992704 · last update: 1508183260 · posted: 1508183260

does anyone know where I can buy some indoors fireworks OR fireworks that are not rockets or bangers?  I live in a rural area -in the middle of harvest - with animals and children who are sound sensitive.  Guy Fawkes is coming up and this year I would like to indulge!   So..in the Charente/Charente Maritimes is there somewhere who can cater for the above.  Have tried Gifi (all bangers and rockets) and the mega fete shop at Cognac (same)any ideas would be welcome.

started by: dodderyoldman · last update: 1507791536 · posted: 1507732493

Does anyone have a 4k tv from the UK?  Does it work ok with Humax and French internet?  Are there any conflicts?

started by: bolam911 · last update: 1504930353 · posted: 1500401672

We are  2 musicians , singer and drummer looking for guitarists and keyboard ( even brass section players) We are retired but are 60 going on 40 and enthusiastic about setting up a band in the Charente region.If you are passionate about music get in touch we would be delighted to. discuss our ambitions

started by: Davrose · last update: 1502358035 · posted: 1502190060

Hi, I will be bringing a Samsung TV to Deux Sevres (79).  We need someone to install a sky dish to enable us to watch UK TV (it has FreeSat).   Can anyone recommend someone in our area please?

started by: edmundo-560662 · last update: 1502050911 · posted: 1502013206

  Hi, I'm after a monthly Internet deal but France telecom charge too much...- I've seen some deals that offer it at €15 p/m and wondered how these companies compare with FT for service....!?- I have all the cabling to the house but it's not live, please can you advise on the best solution....?thankseddie 

started by: faris-898700 · last update: 1502047044 · posted: 1502047044

Does anyone know what date the "Night Market" is on in Civray?

started by: vallee79 · last update: 1500492375 · posted: 1498497177

Have been using a Sky minidish since 2003 with FTA box and no problems until start June 2017. Thought the problem was ancient dish so thinking of replacing with new Sky minidish, but it seems these are now Zone 1 or Zone 2. Do I need to use a Zone 2 or will a Zone 1 dish work?  Looking at Amazon, seems both dishes are same dimensions (60cm x about 40cm) but perhaps the LNB is different. Any advice on this?

started by: haley-CHAPMAN-898309 · last update: 1500465657 · posted: 1492798819

For all you Retro-Vintage lovers out there ….Come and join in the fun at the So Vintage Market on May 13th and 14th 2017 at the Noron Exhibition Park in Niort (79) 2,000 square metres of vintage heaven and over 60 stalls !This indoor vintage market will be selling every imaginable vintage, retro and collectable item you could hope for. 
Over the weekend You will find retro fashion stalls for ladies and gentlemen, accessories and jewellery, home decoration, upcycling, designers, illustrators, vintage furniture, vinyls, but not only … Ladies, we all love to be pampered, so why not treat yourself to a vintagemakeover and pin-up shoot with our lovely stylists and photographer?  Show off to your friends with your new moves !Danse workshops  all over the weekend with the very talented Maxime from the Prestige Danse school in Niort . (Lindy Hop, Charleston, Rock ...)And the cherry on the cake … The band that are gonna make you dance your socks off  :-) The Hot Swing Sextet will be with us all weekend and a concert will be held on Saturday evening so get your dance shoes on !Bar and food trucks on site ! Free car parkMore information coming soon :-) Https://www.facebook.com/events/1876321162638994/

started by: alacal · last update: 1499797639 · posted: 1499797638

Does anyone know of cinemas in the POitou region that have the capacity to screen films in 70mm? Just been reading about Christopher Nolan's Dunkirk that is due to be released in a few weeks with the possibility of 70mm screenings.

started by: chezsol-558835 · last update: 1497472395 · posted: 1497255520

please anybody knows where i can watch F1 in the Champagne Mouton / Ruffec area? thanks.

started by: scoobydo-10064986 · last update: 1497257275 · posted: 1496311436

HiDoes anyone know if you get discounts like in the UK at cinemas, swimming pools, theatres etc for retirees?

started by: MissusB-576312 · last update: 1497252628 · posted: 1497252627

HELP.  My mobdro app is now going the same way as Filmon. i.e., cuts off after a few minutes. Does anyone know why?  IS there any other app I can watch British tv on?

started by: tansy-577726 · last update: 1496234148 · posted: 1496173530

Hi all my current sat dish is getting rusty and suffers some time with strong winds in SW France, I was wondering if anybody has purchased and installed a Selfsat unit as a replacment/option and if so what model they used?

started by: prefect-577189 · last update: 1495393786 · posted: 1495272421

Any info re the Freemasons Lodge in Ruffec would be gratefully appreciated

started by: edmundo-560662 · last update: 1494690100 · posted: 1483808825

Hi, I'm bringing a new Samsung tvto France...- it's has free view on it...-will it automatically pick up french TV or do I need a digi box or something...- also can I use the free view somehow..?many thankseddie  

started by: rena-561717 · last update: 1494656595 · posted: 1494656594

hi anybody know where they are showing this in english thanks 

started by: LV-557272 · last update: 1491667609 · posted: 1491667609

MEMORY LANE featuring A-VEE & JIM will be appearing at Cafe Des Belle Fleur, Fenioux on Friday 14th April with their unique take on such greats as Elvis, Cliff, Buddy Holly, The Blues Bros, Neil Diamond, Johnny Cash, Showaddywaddy and loads more.      Multi costume changes and some great memories of yesteryear for all the enjoy.     Tickets which include a Curry Supper are 10 euro per person.    The Show starts at 20.00 prompt.       Tel Joy on 0549281239 - book now almost full.       A great night guaranteed.

started by: barryandpat-550891 · last update: 1491072934 · posted: 1491032845

We just thought of a solution to brexit and shipping cost reductions, and an independent  Scotland. If we start a continuous convoy of lorries from scotland carrying soil rocks buildings etc and dumping into the English channel, we would eventually join up with France.We would then become part of Europe land mass, no need for brexit. 

started by: Tigger1954 · last update: 1490608651 · posted: 1490608651

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started by: Warwick and Jo-781227 · last update: 1488312544 · posted: 1471597746

Has anyone got a SKY digibox for sale - ours has given up through overuse and shouting at it doesn't work anymore.We're near Sauze Vaussais.

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