30 septembre 2018

Sunday, 30 september 2018 - Visites from London and Deinze

    Sunday, 30 eptember 2018   Several Visitors in Vincent's teps today.   Jenny and Steve came from London to travel through The Netherlands and Belgium to discover the places where Vincent used to live and work. Their last stop before returning to London were Mons and the Borinage.          In the afternoon, a group of old school friends from Deinze (near Ghent) did a guided waliking tour in Petit-Wasmes to finish theire weekend in Mons.         ... [Lire la suite]
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14 septembre 2018

Jogging Van Gogh 2018 - Petit-Wasmes (Colfontaine), dimanche 07-10-2018

    Jogging Van Gogh Colfontaine Dimanche, 7 octobre 2018    
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05 septembre 2018

Call for investors : opportunity to buy Marcasse; Vincent Van Gogh's favourite coal mine in the Borinage

  Plan realized by Monique Van den Berg (Rotterdam - NL) Marcasse and Vincent Van Gogh Letter from Vincent to Theo van Gogh. Petit-Wasmes, between Tuesday, 1and Wednesday, 16 April 1879.Wasmes, April 1879   My dear Theo, I went on a very interesting excursion not long ago; the fact is, I spent 6 hours in a mine.In one of the oldest and most dangerous mines in the area no less, called Marcasse. This minehas a bad name because many die in it, whether going down or coming up, or by suffocationor gas exploding, or... [Lire la suite]
01 juin 2018

Marcasse 2018 activities programme @ Vincent Van Gogh's favourite coal mine

            GB    « Marcasse et sa mémoire » Sentier de Saint-Ghislain 7 7340 Colfontaine     Presentation   The Marcasse colliery is Located near Mons (Belgium), a stone's throw from the E19 motorway from Brussels to Paris. It is one of the oldest mining sites in the Borinage first industrialized coal region in Europe. Overtime, the mining company has experienced a rather turbulent history. Here's what tells Vincent Van Gogh, former evangelist among... [Lire la suite]
01 juin 2018

Van Gogh Borinage - activités 2018

    Les rendez-vous Van Gogh en 2018 !               Promenades Van Gogh walks @ Petit-Wasmes (pour tout public)     Samedi2 8 juillet 2018 (09h30 - 16h); 12 km   Dimanche 23 septembre 2018 (09h30 - 13h); 6 km     Infos pratiques : filip.depuydt@netc.eu (guide) Réservations via Visit Mons : T : +32-(0)65-33 55 80 - E : info.tourisme@ville.mons.be          "Van Gogh Retromobiles" au... [Lire la suite]
25 avril 2018

2018-04-24 International visit at Marcasse

    Tuesday, April 24, 2018 Four unexpected visitors at the Marcasse coal mine this week :   Marianela and Daniel from Montevideo (Uruguay), Corinne from Lausanne (Switzerland) and Magdalena from Warsaw (Poland).  They all came to the Borinage to discover Vincent Van Gogh's heritage places. Who's next ?   Nadine, Corinne, Daniel, Marianela and Magdalena       Thanks a lot for your visit ! It was a real pleasure guiding you !!   Filip    
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08 janvier 2018

2018-01-03 - Old mine building in Wasmes demolished by storm

    Charbonnage "Les Vanneaux" Rue du Pont d'Arcole Wasmes (Colfontaine)     Intérieur du bâtiment avant l'effondrement du toit / Interior before  collapse of the roof         Sud Presse           Publié le Mercredi 3 Janvier 2018 à 16h30               Wasmes: la toiture du site Bantuelle s'effondre face au vent       ... [Lire la suite]
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27 décembre 2017

Renovation works at Van Gogh House "bis" in Petit-Wasmes !

    01 June 2017 Start of the renovation works at the Van Gogh HOuse bis in Petit-Wasmes.   This attached house will offer additional space to the Cutural Centre of Colfontaine to organise Van Gogh related cultural events     1erjuin 2017 Début des travaux de rénovation de la Maison Van Gogh bis de Petit-Wasmes.   Cette maison offrira de l'espace supplémentaire au Centre Culturel de Colfontaine pour organiser des activités culturelles autour du thème de Van Gogh.     1 juni 2017 ... [Lire la suite]
05 novembre 2017

Call for artists / Appel aux artistes / Oproep aan kunstenaars : Van Gogh Vintage Tour 2018

      Sunday Dimanche / Zondag 24-06-2018   @ Charbonnage de Marcasse Vincent Van Gogh's favourite coal mine Borinage (Belgium)        Call for artists On Sunday, June 24, 2018 asbl « Marcasse et sa mémoire » will organize its 2nd Van Gogh Vintage Tour for veteran cars. At this occasion we would like to decorate the former coal mining site and involve artists in our project.  So, we are lookingfor photographers, painters or other artists who are... [Lire la suite]