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Préludes © Patrice Dejean


In collaboration with the local town and district authorities there will be 7 festive open air evenings on 3weekends in June 2024. A friendly and relaxed atmosphere, free, everyone welcome. An itinerant programme of classical music masterpieces performed by talented young artists.

Concert dates, venues and programmes will be announced on this page from 1 April 2024.

©Sebastien Laval

Cultural outreach

Workshops and activites adapted for new audiences.


The Abbaye aux Dames is now accepting applications for residencies in 2024. These residencies  ” Les Voix de l ‘Abbaye” are fully in line with his dual vocation of hospitality and artistic creation.

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11 place de l’Abbaye 17100 Saintes France

October to April: Tuesday to Saturday 2 pm to 6 pm
6 April to 6 May: Tuesday to Sunday 10 am-12.30 pm and 2 pm-7pm
7 May to 31 May: Tuesday to Saturday 10 am-12.30 pm and 2 pm-7pm
June: Tuesday to Daturday 10 am-7pm
July to August: Monday to Sunday 10 am-7pm
September: Tuesday to Saturday 10 am to 7 pm
05 46 97 48 48 info@abbayeauxdames.org