A Trip Down The River Charente


A Trip Down the River Charente with Brian Freeland

The River Charente, France

The River Charente, France

Saturday 11th February – 2.00pm. Venue and cafe open at 1.00pm

Entry Is Free 

Join raconteur Brian Freeland for a richly illustrated talk on one of France’s most fascinating rivers. King Henry IV called the Charente “the most beautiful river in my kingdom” but it is so much more than that.

Brian Freeland

Brian Freeland

In previous centuries the river has been a battle ground for the Moors, the Vikings, the English and the Nazis. It has been a key route for the transportation of goods. It is presently and happily, increasingly used for recreation and leisure.

River Charente

River Charente

Brian Freeland online

The River Charente Wikipedia

Saturday 11th February – 2.00pm. Venue and cafe open at 1.00pm

Entry Is Free 

With regret there is no wheelchair access to the venue. A hearing loop is available.