What's around in Lille?

But it’s not just all about Christmas at this time of year. Roubaix likes to surprise its visitors and there are loads of bargains in art and fashion to be had!

Marché aux tissues fabrics market - 13.10.2013

Manufacture des Flandres, Roubaix

+33 (0)3 20 65 31 90 - www.manufacturedesflandres.fr

Cotton and linen, African or Japanese materials, liberty fabrics, lace, net curtains, organza and silk… they’re all to be found there! At the Marché des Tissus, you’ll find clothing materials as well as soft furnishings for every project and every purse. There are also bookshops specialising in dressmaking and soft furnishings, haberdashery items and sewing classes. In a former factory full of weaving looms, in an authentic textile industry atmosphere, material traders from all over the region and from Belgium as well display their 2013-2014 Autumn and Winter Collections. Free.

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Marché des modes fashion market - 06.12.2013 > 08.12.2013

ENSAIT & Vestiaire, Roubaix

+33 (0)3 20 65 31 90 – www.roubaixtourisme.com

The Marché des Modes is a unique occasion to discover original creations by fashion and homecraft designers. Over 50 fashion craftsmen show their creations in various areas, from ready-made clothing to tableware, as well as design and decoration items. Free.

Nuit des arts  - 07.12.2013


+33 (0)3 20 65 31 90 – www.roubaixtourisme.com

In Roubaix, during Arts Night, the whole city teems with exhibitions and performances all night long! Over 30 venues (museums, art galleries, restaurants, bookshops…) put on exhibitions, installations and performances: photographs, videos, comics, drawings, dance, music... All over the city you can find something to your liking and enjoy the free bus taking you around all night long! Free.

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Braderie de l’art flea market- 07.12.2013 & 08.12.2013

La Condition Publique, Roubaix

+33 (0)3 20 65 31 90 – www.roubaixtourisme.com

The Art Flea Market gives the public an opportunity to see artists and designers create objects, sometimes using salvaged materials, that they then sell at prices ranging from 1€ to 250€. Free admission.

The top 5 of the unmissable exhibitions in autumn:

  • Happy Birthday, Galerie Perrotin / 25 ans

11.10.2013 > 12.01.2014

Tripostal, Lille

  • Illuminations - Trésors enluminés des Musées de France

08.11.2013 > 10.02.2014

Palais des Beaux-Arts, Lille

  • Mahjoub Ben Bella, La couleur incantatoire

18.10.2013 > 12.01.2014

Musée de l’Hospice Comtesse, Lille

  • Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler et ses peintres

28.09.2013 > 12.01.2014

Musée LaM, Villeneuve d’Ascq

  • Le Siècle d’or de la peinture danoise - une collection française

12.10.2013 > 12.01.2014

Musée La Piscine, Roubaix


My Greeter friends Marie-Anne, Jérôme, Cécile, François, Nathalie, Gérard, Olivier, Gregory, Franck and Françoise will be delighted to share with you their stories about the area they live in, so get in touch with them, it’s free and a fun way to learn about local life!

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