Great Tide Festival

Sunday 18 November, Sunday 25 November, two storytelling sessions at the castle

Programming 2018
  • Sunday 18 of 18:30 à 19:45
  • Sunday 25 of 18:30 à 19:30

Great Tide Story Festival

© A.Orban © Rémy Cochen

poster © Nathalie Bihan

The National Marine Museum participates in the 20e edition of the festival of the tale Grande Marée, place of embarkation for imaginary destinations ...

Sunday 18 November from 18h30 to 19h40

Bottles an zee
Amandine Orban de Xivry and Martin Kersten (Belgium)

As a child, I spent a lot of time in the North Sea, tasting the joyful melancholy of waffles and cuistaxes in an infinite range of gray-blue ... Time passes. January 2010: I throw my first bottle into the sea. At this time
the man I love goes on a boat on the ocean for an indefinite time. He leaves me in the wait, impossible to join him. So I leave it to the sea ... I write a story and I slip it into a bottle. From there, throw bottles at the sea is
become an act in itself, a kind of magic gesture or sacred habit. During 2 years, I threw stories from the boom of Oostende. The boom, the fishing district ostendais, the furtive meeting with a Flemish fisherman, the photographs of the sailors
ostendais taken by Vanfleteren, the bar of regulars where I failed a winter dawn ... All this fueled my imagination and my desire to tell, to create a show anchored in the homeport of Ostend, but where we would take the open sea.

Show everyone from 10 years

Time 1h10

Sunday 25 November from 18h30 to 19h30

Rémy Cochen (Brittany)

Once upon a time there was a lighthouse installed on the snarling rock at the end of Brittany, between the islands of Molène and Ushant ... Kéréon. Kéréon is the story of the construction of a giant stone, the last French lighthouse built at sea, the most luxurious too. Kéréon, is the story of a human adventure where every moment is the sea that decides ...

It is in October 1916 that for the first time, a ray of light emerges from the lighthouse and sweeps the sea. Then begins another adventure, that of the lighthouse keepers who will watch in the one they themselves nicknamed: LE PALACE. This story created from archives and testimonies, combines slices of life and imaginary narrative. Sometimes serious, sometimes light, like the movements of the sea, it is much more than the story of Kéréon. It is the story of all those who, often risking their lives, built and served these lighthouses at sea!

Show all public, from 10 years.

Duration: 1h

For more information download the festival program

Useful information

Price: 5 / 10 €

On reservation only
02 98 37 75 51

Attention access to the site is difficult for people with reduced mobility and inaccessible to wheelchair users.

Brest - Practical Information

Open every day from 01 / 10 to 31 / 03 13h30 - 18h30 except Tuesdays (except school holidays zone B)
Stop ticketing at 17h30

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