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Witches and wizards in Coudray-Salbart!

Family Eva - Etudiante en e-tourisme By Eva - Etudiante en e-tourisme, the 26 October 2015

Mix five spoonful of milk of rat, a beak of ostrich, an eye of cat, a tail of lizard, camel woods, an ear of elephant … Oops, I rave! And you know why? I am going to tell you …

Once upon a time, a magnificent castle-fort of the XIIIth century, situated to Echiré, very close to Niort. This fortress, built between 1202 and 1240, served to defend the lands of the Lord of Parthenay and watched the plain of Niort while controlling the traffic on Sèvre niortaise it. Today, this building is uninhabited.

But, once a year, near Halloween, the castle is haunted by wizards and miniature witches … Children!

Meeting with mister Rodon, chief Wizard of these days:

For this year, the meeting of the wizards and the witches took place on a whole weekend, from Saturday, 24 till Sunday, October 25th, from 2 pm till 6 pm. The theme of this gathering strong in witchcraft was " Mélusine and her small wizards ". To give you an indication, Mélusine is often seen as a small fairy. She arises from popular tales and chivalrous of the Middle Ages.

During this demonstration, there was numerous activities, more magic the some than the others as:

· on-the-spot Make-up
· Of the archery with the " Archers Créchois "
· Demonstration of jugglery and acrobatics by " Cirque En Scène "
· The legend of Mélusine told in the course of towers · Show of Merlin the Wizard (on Sundays only) · And to warm itself before leaving places, the Big Wizard of the castle proposed its special soup.

If you too want to become the wizard or the witch or the most terrifying of Halloween, it is not even too late! Bestride your magic broom and go to the various activities on this theme, to match Halloween holidays by clicking www.niortmaraispoitevin.com/preparer/la genda-des-sorties/que-faire-pendant-les-vacances-de-la-toussaint" target="_blank">here.

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