Robert Louis Stevenson was born on 13th November 1850.
Each year, on the Stevenson territories, lots of festivities are organised to celebrate this RLS Day!
The European Network In the footsteps of Robert Louis Steven-son is now one of 33 certified European Cultural Routes.
The members of the Board of Directors of the European Stevenson Network will meet in Brussels on Friday 22 May! They will be welcomed at the Royal Sport Nautique de Bruxelles 1865 which celebrates this year its 150 years! R.L. Stevenson was warmly welcomed at the club house when he rowed on the canal in Brussels in 1876!
On Sunday 24, the participants will follow, with bicyles, a rowing event organised along the Brussels’ canal in the Footsteps of R.L. Stevenson!
On Wednesday 29 April, Michel Legros (France), Elizabeth Baird (Scotland), Marc Legein (Belgium) and Laura Léotoing (France) presented in Luxembourg the project of the European Cultural Route In The Footsteps of R.L. Stevenson’.
The European Network In the Footsteps of R.L. Stevenson is candidate to be certified as a European Cultural Route.
The answer would be given in May.
On Saturday, the 14th February, the “Stevenson” partners of the Rivers in the North met in Northern France, with the presence of Michel Legros, the European Network’s president.
5 partners were represented:
– Maison du tourisme des Deux Vallées
– Association LAVITRINE02
– Association Thiérache Avenir et Traditions
– Association Au fil du Temps / Maison de Marie-Jeanne
– Mairie de Pont-sur-Sambre
The European Stevenson Network has been admitted to join the French Federation of the European Cultural Routes alongside other routes:
Michel Legros, president of the Network, will be present for the Annual General Meeting of the Federation on 24 February at the House of Europe in Paris!
Save the date! On Sunday 25 May 2015, the Royal Sport Nautic of Brussels 1865 organises a rowing event from Antwerp to Brussels, in the Footsteps of Robert Louis Stevenson!
It will be the occasion of the next meeting of the European Network!
“There is no duty we so much underrate as the duty of being happy. By being happy we sow anonymous benefits upon the world.”
Robert Louis Stevenson
An Apology of Idlers
What happened in the Network since November 2013?
What will happen in the next months?