In our departments Ideas for outings for this weekend in our region

Jura: a night of reading to shudder with fear but also with pleasure

It’s a national event: this weekend, libraries, universities, media libraries in France are celebrating reading.

In that of Jura Nord, in Gendrey, we decided to transform this time of cultural exchange into Night of Horror and Dread thanks to the intervention of actors and an enticing program.

From 6 p.m., a fun evening strewn with pitfalls will take participants on a “horror game”. Three tests will await them: two mini escape games, and a quiz on horror films. A free evening open to all, only on registration.

Saturday, January 22, from 6 p.m. To live from 10 years. Compulsory health pass from 12 years old. Reservation on 03 84 81 08 88 or via [email protected] Mediatheque Jura Nord, 9 Rue Richebourg, Gendrey.

Ain: the cartoon Valiant in preview at the Amphi of Bourg-en-Bresse

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This is the story of a girl who, since she was very young, dreamed of becoming a firefighter. But we are in the 30s, in New York, and that is unheard of.

While an arsonist is rampant in the city, Georgia disguises herself as a man to join the team of rookie firefighters. And let the adventure begin for the cartoon Valiant which will be released in theaters on February 2.

Too far for the Amphitheater of Bourg-en-Bresse, which offers a preview screening of this funny and thrilling cartoon, this Sunday.

This January 23, 4:30 p.m. Full price €7.20 – Under 14s €4.90. The Amphitheatre, 1 allée des Brotteaux, Bourg-en-Bresse.

Photo illustration Le Progrès/Damien Lepetitgaland

Loire: three days of celebration for DIY enthusiasts

Sewing, knitting, embroidery, jewellery, paintings, sewing machines, patchwork, scrapbooking, cards, decoration, customization… will be the co-stars of the Mille et Une Idées fair this weekend in Andrézieux-Bouthéon.

Throughout the event, visitors will be able to meet professionals, enthusiasts, attend demonstrations and workshops. Everything for the kings and queens of DIY!

From Friday 21 to Sunday 23 January, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Cable Room, Andrézieux-Bouthéon. Prices: 1 day €5, weekend pass: €10, free for children under 18. Information:

Lyon: Elyx, Andy Warhol and digital works to discover at 1111

Mick Jagger by Andy Warhol can be seen at 1111 galerie Celine Moine. Photo DR

Do you know Yacine Aït Kaci? He is a pioneer of digital art. 10 years ago, he created Elyx, a fictional character who became the digital ambassador of the United Nations.

Until March 11, the team of the Lyon gallery 1111 brings this character into dialogue with the precursor of digital art and specialist in the repeated image in screen printing Andy Warhol.

Around a representation of Mick Jagger by the pop art icon, the exhibition displays 1111 works including 1000 NFT. Non-Fungible Tokens, numbered, signed and registered digital assets, sold in crypto currencies.

A first in Lyon and the opening of a new mode of exhibition: the phygital that we explore with a virtual reality headset. Original and really exciting.

Elyx and Andy Warhol, until March 11, at 1111, 11 rue Chavanne, Lyon 1er. Open Wednesday to Saturday from 3 to 7 p.m. Website:

Photo illustration Progress/Yves Salvat

Saint-Etienne: the meeting place for model railroaders is Sunday

You’re in luck, model railroad enthusiasts. This Sunday, the Model’Rail Saint-Étienne association is organizing a stock exchange for equipment, books and magazines, at the Labor Exchange.

You will also be able to attend a laser cutting demonstration, as well as conferences on topics as varied as the railway heritage of Saint-Etienne, sanitary trains or even the life of railway workers.

Sunday, January 23, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Labor exchange, Sacco-et-Vanzetti room. Prices: €3, free for children under 12. Information: Website:

Ain: old and young books take center stage in Trévoux

Photo archives 2019 Progress

They saved the day for many of us during the first lockdown. And this Sunday, books will be the star of two events, in Trévoux.

First with the 14th edition of the Youth Literature Fair, in the village hall (10 a.m. to 6 p.m.), which will welcome around fifteen authors, including guest of honor Cécile Alix.

On the program: storytelling tour, conference, creative workshop, screenings… There will also be stands from publishing houses, the Recyclerie and the Folle Aventure bookshop, an exhibition of the workshops carried out during the week, a caricaturist and a corner reading.

Then with the 25th edition of the old and second-hand book fair, which will bring together around ten professionals from all over the region, still in the village hall.

They will present thousands of works and will dispense numerous advices. There will also be postcards, always highly sought after by collectors.

Children’s literature fair and old and second-hand book fair. Sunday January 23, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the village hall of Trévoux, boulevard des Combattants. Free admission, health pass required.

Photo archives 2018 Le Progrès/Maxime Jegat

They are going to cross Lyon… by swimming!

It’s a chilling but funny tradition. Every third Sunday of January, several hundred swimmers throw themselves into the icy waters of the Rhône to cross Lyon by swimming with palms.

See you this January 23, from 10 a.m., for the 41st edition. From start to finish, it’s a great sight. Among other things, the participants will have to go down a few kilometers, from the Cité scolaire internationale to Confluence!

A crossing organized by the Club Thalassa, popular and visible to all Lyonnais from the quays and bridges of the city

This January 23, from 10 a.m., from the Cité scolaire internationale, 2 place de Montréal, Lyon 7th.

Jura: to the Salt Borders at the Grande Saline

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You always learn something by visiting the Grande Saline, in particular how salt production worked thanks to the technical installations that have remained on site.

Until March 15, you can find out more thanks to the Frontières du sel exhibition, which is a continuation of the permanent route. There you can follow the path of the salt, from its conditioning to its exit from the factory in order to supply the needs of the regional population.

Every day, from 10 a.m. to noon and from 2 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., until March 15. La Grande Saline, 3 place des salines in Salins-les-Bains. €4. €3.50 for students/schoolchildren, job seekers and young people (- 18 years old) and free for children (- 7 years old). Phone.

Photo Pierre Grasset/The Rotunda

Saint-Etienne: science at your fingertips under the Rotunda

Physics is a fascinating science that allows us to understand the world and develop the technologies that we use in our daily lives. Through sessions combining exhibitions, experiments, workshops and demonstrations, the Rotonde takes up the challenge of making physics accessible to everyone. And it lasts until April 2.

Expo Supra!, from January 15 to April 2. Sessions during school term on Wednesday and Saturday afternoons at 2 and 4 p.m. The Rotunda, The Saucer. Prices: €6, reduced: €4. Information: Website:

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