As of September 2018 , the Nocturnal Fairs “will shine a thousand fires the municipality of Saint-Laurent-Blangy next to Arras thanks to the new show “ Éclats d’Histoire “.

Shards of history, it is the history of the North of France in all its states, the history in fragments. Bursts of laughter, fragments of emotions, grandiose scenes, intimate paintings, costumes by the thousands, impressive cavalry, dancers, singers, actors, acrobats.

A true human mosaic , “Éclats d’Histoire” is inspired by all the territories of our beautiful region of the Hauts-de-France to trace the history, customs, trades, know-how make…

Dominique Martens, the director, was inspired by the volunteers’ research to write this new creation. Worked for more than two years, this new project is a new challenge for volunteers whose sole purpose is and will remain to offer wonder and magic to the audience.

A GREAT Giant FRESCO, FULL OF LIFE, COLORS, COSTUMES, RIDERS AND DANCERS.
Imagine a light, poetic, surprising, offbeat walk that recounts the Artois and the North of France, evoking the great events that have marked its history, the warlike events, the great festivals, but also the simple gestures of ordinary life.

A total show , very rhythmic, all in contrasts, on an original and intense music with new effects of ingenious lights, jets of great waters, projections of images on giant screen

In a exceptional heart of nature , these “Nocturnal Fairies” will take the viewer into a whirlwind of emotions.