Painting, sculpture, photography… because art is welcomed at Le Pech d'André, we regularly host the works of local artists. The following were exhibited:
Paintings: Andrew Grimm, Antoine Gizard Padoue, Paul Azema, Michel Cros, Françoise Jatteau, Daniel Fraïssé, Marie-José Tailhades, Christopher Frayer-Dyson, Ophélie Flye, Monique Edom, Lafitte-Pechanne, Fann Méca-Gauthier, Jacques and Catherine Pineau, John de Zwart, Richard Le Liboux, Christine Landais, Aminata Cissé, Jane Hummer, Annie Muller, Patricia Stéphani.
Photographs: Photo Club Azille, Gilles Richard, Pascal Tribillon, David Wicker.
Drawings: Rémy Bousquet / Weavings: Andrée Hudelle Prehu.
Ceramics: Barbara Hortz, Yvonne Fraisse Kervevant.
Sculptures: Andréas Gorbach, Sophie Gateau, Anne-Marie Destrem, Murielle Fauthoux.
Mixed arts: Hector Subero (painting and photography), amateur artists from VEEM (Vivre ensemble en Minervois), Katia Rakba (small size paintings and jewelry), Zoe Redman (plastician artist), Caroline Remaury (fabric objects and compositions), Andres Blum (sculptures and paintings), Un après-midi dans la caravane (Anne-Laure Baldaulf: hats, textile accessories and jewelry), artists from « Coin d'Art ».
Our program gives pride of place to polyphonic singing and Occitan culture:
Chet Nuneta (Anne Roy, Lilia Ruocco, Mickaël Fernandez, Beatriz Salméron-Martin), Lady Maisery (Hana James, Hazel Askew, Rowan Rheingans), Fai Deli (Titouan Billon and Maud Séguier), Asondar (Titouan Billon, Pauline Willerval and Gurvant Le Gac), Bertolino Le Gac (Pierre-Laurent Bertolino and Gurvant Le Gac), Castanha e vinovel, Du Bartas (Titouan Billon, Abdel Bouzbiba, Laurent Cavalié, Clément Chauvet and Jocelyn Papon), Laurent Cavalié and Laurent Bonneau, Barrut (Erwan and Titouan Billon, Sam and Olivier Groleau, Maud Séguier, Audrey Hoyuelos, Emilie Dreyer-Dufer and Delphine Grellier), La Mal Coiffée (Marie Coumes, Myriam Boisserie, Laetitia Dutech, Karine Berny), Duo PATOIS (Karine Berny and Latitia Dutech), Duo Vergé-Cavaliè (Guihem Vergé and Laurent Cavaliè), Marc et ses coussins (Marc Bösch, Jeanne Brisson and Anne-Lise Herdel), Solomalé (Zara Guivarc’h, Sophie Boudieux, Léo Veschambre, Marc Lemonnier and Delphine Grellier), Albada (Pascal Caumont, Anne Enjalbert, Lutxi Achiary).
Tales, poetry, theater
Come dream and marvel with us...
Tales under the stars: "Le fil des Parques" by Marieposa, storyteller (accompanied by Caroline Bonneau playing n’goni), "The Song of the Vines" by Eloise Derely roaming with a donkey, "Avem decidit d'aver rason" by Marie Coumes and Laurent Cavalié, Storytelling Evening with Marie Coumes, Malika Verlaguet and Fredo Mascaro, Kamel Gennoun.
Object Theater: Cie Devissez vers ça ("Algae in the Lemon Squeezer", direction and interpretation Maryline Petioch, François Salort and Amélie Gasparotto).
Poetry and viticulture struggles by Laurent Cavalié and Marie Coumes.
Educational activities and workshops
Educational activities are regularly organized:
Conference by Chantal Caillard Pech de Laclause: « Vine, Wine, and Art ».
Frogs evenings: Discovering the amphibians of the wetlands of Le Pech with the association Montagnes et garrigues (Benjamin Baudet).
Conferences about the Lesser Horseshoe bats from Le Pech by Pascal Médard.
Ornithological outing with Serge Nicolle and Françoise Ronzier.
Botanical walk and ecology of Mediterranean plants on the estate (Mireille Remaury).
Batucada Cascabel (weekly workshop from 2009 to 2013 with Colette Millon).
The Singing Thursdays from 2012 to 2017: weekly workshop of Polyphonic occitan singing. Singing masters: Laurent Cavalié & Mathieu Vies, but also occasionally Marie Coumes, Karine Berny, Maud Séguier…
Workshops for batik creation and soap making with Coline Lyphout.
Singing courses proposed on a regular basis, especillay with Delphine Grellier.
Le Pech d'André is strongly involved in the local rural life and in the promotion of agroecology on this territory, notably within the Chemin Cueillant association. As such, many events are organized at our place: trainings, technical and exchange meetings, workshops, general meetings of local associations...
All our cultural and educational activities are supported by the Pech-Ô-Live association.