Inspiration for the Weekend and more…

Whatever people might say about Paris in August, the city is still bursting with creativity over the summer months.

Classique au Vert.


This is the big Summer event Mamas, so grab your picnic rugs, the wine, the juice and pick up your sandwiches from a local boulangerie then, take the family on a classic Parisian adventure. Every weekend from now until mid September classical music will be playing in the beautiful, Parc Floral for your entertainment.  It is a huge moment in the Paris calendar and one that you have got to experience if you really want to immerse yours lef on the culture.

August 8 – Rodrigo Ferreira v Hélio Vida – Tenor v Piano ) Saudades do Brasil

August 9 – God Save the Queen – 8 Voices –

August 15 – Hortense Cartier Bresson (Piano), Pierre Fouchenneret (Violin), Victor Julien – Laferrière (cello) – Ich Liebe Dich

August 16 – Juliette Hurel (Flute) Pelléas Chamber (Orchestra) Benjamin Levy – Salzburg Bird

August 22 – Varduhi Yeritsyan , pianist Liana Gourdjia, violin Lussine Levoni , soprano Mariam Adam , clarinet Araik Bartikian , duduk. Letter of Armenia

August 23 – Huckleberry Besson (trumpet) Lionel Suarez (accordion) Vincent Segal (violoncello) – Milonga

August 29 – François-Frédéric Guy (piano) and towards Paris Chamber Orchestra – Beethovan Tribute

August 30 – Nicholas Angelich (piano) and Orchestre National d’Ile de France – Beethovan Tribute

September 5 – Viaggio a Napoli – Paladins. Jerome Correas

September 6 –Eternity  – Quatuor Hermès. Emmanuelle Bertrand (cello)

September  12 – On the Road …Secession Orchestra – Clément Mao Takacs direction

September 13 – Opera Station – Valerie Yeng Seng (soprano), Romain Descharmes (piano), François Desforges (percussion), Stéphane Logerot, (double bass), Jean-Marc Phillips-Varjabédian (violin), Rémy Poulakis (accordion).

All events start at 4pm. Park entrance fee €6 (unsure of this is per family or per person).

Venue – Parc Floral, Avenue des Minimies, 75012, Paris

Museum of Modern Art Workshops

The MAM is a gorgeous gallery positioned by the River Seine in the 16th. Until August 29 they are offering two activities for the price of one. One project is based on the Eiffel Tower – August 11, 12, 13, 14, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29. The other is focused on the Adventure of Colour – August 8, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22. Reservations – 01 53 67 41 10 – €7 per child.

Plus MAM has organised a special tour for Mamas and babies which includes breathing exercises and yoga! It’s on August 19th!!

Museum of Modern Art  – 11 Avenue du President Wilson 75016, Paris

Les Pestacles

pestacles15This Family Fun Fest takes places throughout the Summer, right until the end of September. Every Wednesday events and activities are created for you and your family to enjoy; and they cater for children as young as 2 years old. Music and dance feature alongside circus acts and all sorts of other surprises! Worth factoring into your diaries Mamas! Lots more information about the August and September events here.

Parc FloralAvenue des Minimies, 75012, Paris

Beach Volley Ball

Yes Mamas!! Outside Hotel de Ville right now and  it is totally FREE! So much fun for the family, worth a shot!

Fête des Tuileries

This video captures what the city has put together to entertain the family in the heart of the capital.

Oh Mamas there is much to enjoy. Check out A kids Midsummer day in Paris, The Lake in the Museum, Kids Summer in Paris, Fun tips for Summer in Paris and our latest Street of the Week for some more inspiration. Don’t forget that the parks are open 24 hours a day over the Summer, so you can take the family for late evening picnics and just chill!

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Have a fabulous weekend

Love MLP