A festival of new olive oil with a market and tastings.
February 2015DTBA – TWO VIOLET DAYS -Toulouse – Client: Midi-Pyrénées Every kind of product that uses violets is on show – violets are the emblematic flower of Toulouse and have been cultivated in the city since the 19th century, brought to the city from Parma by an Italian soldier. They are double flowered and have a strong scent. Nowadays, violets are used in many products from liqueurs to soap, sweets to vinegar … and all can be found on the Maison de la Violette – a canal boat on the Canal du Midi. 13th – 22nd February: MIMOSA FESTIVAL – Mandelieu-La Napoule – Client: Côte d’Azur Mandelieu celebrates its emblematic flower in a wide variety of decorative forms at fashion shows, bands and processions of floral floats at the end of the afternoon and in the evening with illuminated flower parades. Mandelieu is a key stage on the Route du Mimosa (Mimosa trail) which runs for 130 km and provides an opportunity to discover the charms of the French Riviera in winter. 14th February – 4th March: LEMON FESTIVAL – Menton – Client: Côte d’Azur Lemon and orange floats in bright sunshine or at nightfall: carnival parades every Sunday afternoon and night carnival parades every Thursday evening. Visit its sunlit gardens – the stuff of dreams, exhibitions of giant citrus fruit flower displays in the Biovès gardens, Orchid Festival, Crafts show, etc. Fruity delights await! 16th February: NAVAL FLOWER BATTLE – Villefranche-sur-Mer – Client: Côte d’Azur Held in the Port de la Santé at Villefranche-sur-Mer featuring a parade of Mediterranean “pointus” boats decorated with arrangements in a variety of patterns made from local flowers carnations, mimosas…). 21st – 22nd February: FÊTE DES VIOLETTES (VIOLET FESTIVAL) – Tourrettes-sur-Loup – Client: Côte d’Azur Traditional violet festival featuring a procession of floral floats.
April 20151st – 30th April: TULIP FESTIVAL, Château de Vendeuvre, Vendeuvre, Calvados – Normandy – Information given to Magellan by Normandy Tourism Marvel at more than 30,000 tulips, grape hyacinths and narcissi! DTBA: – FESTIVAL OF WILD ASPARAGUS – Cordes-sur-Ciel – Client: Midi-Pyrénées This village in the clouds has a number of festivals throughout the year – this one celebrates wild asparagus and they invite visitors to share in a communal meal of Wild Asparagus Tart.
June 20151st – 6th June – LONDON WINE WEEK – London – Client: London Bridge Hotel A unique seven day celebration of the capital’s passionate and thriving wine scene; LONDON WINE WEEK aims to decode the wine list through a host of pop-ups, tastings, masterclasses and our renowned Wine Tours.
DTBA: 6th June: CHEESE FAIR – Rocamadour – Client: Midi-Pyrénées
DTBA: GARLIC FESTIVAL – Beaumont-de-Lomagne – Client – Midi-Pyrénées