3 June 2024

The Stevenson’s Days in the Oise district

The Stevenson’s Days this year will be held on 8th and 9th june 2024 at Longueil Annel and Chiry Ourscamps. Plenty of activities are planned including: a ‘Pirate concert’ starring the Orchestre d’Harmonie de Thourotte, Discover Stevenson’s works and the local heritage with cruises on the canal and Oise, workshops to discover your creativity with […]

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13 May 2019

The network “In the footsteps of Robert Louis Stevenson” confirmed as a European Cultural Route by the Council of Europe.

Robert Louis Stevenson, the author of The Treasure Island and The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, among many other perhaps less well-known but equally fascinating texts, was also an indefatigable great traveller. From the north of Scotland to the Pacific islands where he ends his life, in the territories he has crossed, […]

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22 April 2019

Mini Gazette: Maroilles Three communes to animate the lock house of Hachette, Sunday, April 28, 2019

An article from the daily “La voix du Nord” announcing a recent event around the Hachette lock on the Sambre canal Sunday, April 28, 2019: Maroilles Three communes to animate the lock house of Hachette 

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25 March 2019

Causse & Cevennes article celebrates Robert Louis Stevenson and the 140th anniversary of Travels in the Cévennes with a donkey

Contributor: Christian Brochier The path of the Cévennes and the history of its rediscovery, from its first integral waymarking (1977) to the (very) festive events that marked the centenary of the “travels in the Cévennes with a donkey “. We owe it all to the Club Cévenol, an avant-garde Association created in 1994 to publicize […]

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11 March 2019

Robert Louis Stevenson – one of the most read authors in the world

Contributor: Christian Brochier Robert Louis Stevenson is confirmed as one of the most read authors of all time according to OCLC, the non-profit global library cooperative. The novels by RLS ‘Treasure Island’ appears 5th and ‘Kidnapped’ 71st in the ‘The Library 100’ – the list of most popular novels of all time.

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28 January 2019

Industrial heritage in Northern France – a Canal pump ‘machine à Robert’

Contributor: Andrew Brown, Canaux et rivières du Nord Andrew Brown, a member of our European network through his membership of the Northern Canals and Rivers Network, passionate about Edith Cavell (British nurse who cared for wounded soldiers during the “Great War” and helped many Allied soldiers to escape from Belgium, it was shot by the […]

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