European heritage days

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European Heritage Days constitute every year the big cultural appointment of the autumn. A large public go through sites and proposed animations to discover or rediscover, in family or between friends, the diversity of the heritage of Wattrelos. Every year a program very attractive, diversified and rich in visits is presented. This year, the Tourist Office proposes you two new guided tours :


  • On Sunday September 16th 2012 from 2.30 pm to 3.30 pm : the art of stained- glass window
le vitrailDiscover the art of stained-glass window making through the figurative windows of the church Saint-Maclou realized by master- glassworker of Lille, Ernest Haussaire. This visit will approach the symbolic language of the technique of the religious stained-glass window up to the ornamental stained-glass window.
Rate : free - Reservation recommanded at the Tourist Office - 03.20.75.85.86
Meeting : in front of the City Hall, place Jean Delvainquière

  • On Sunday September 16th 2012 from 4 pm to 5 pm : the circuit of the city center from yesterday to todaycentre ville 
This urban walk will make you discover the history of Wattrelos through the architecture of the buildings of the city center: the former station became today the conservatoire, the first city hall, the archecture of houses built in impasse to accommodate it the workers of the surrounding companies.. You do not have more than to raise eyes and to listen to what the guide has to say to you.
Rate : free - Reservation recommanded at the Tourist Office, 03.20.75.85.86
Meeting : in front of the Conservatoire, rue Gustave Delory

Many events are organized through Wattrelos :

  • On Saturday September 15th from 10 am to 11a m : Municipal pool and establishment of bathing, a sports and technical heritage
Free - Compulsory registration :03 20 81 65 17 - Place : Municipal Pool, avenue Kennedy 

  • On Saturday, September 15th from 10 am till 6 pm: talents hidden from the local residents of Beaulieu
Free - Information : 03.20.75.75.41 -Place : Espace Maurice Titran, Centre Social de l'Avenir, 4 rue Edouard Herriot

  • On Saturday, September 15th from 10 am till 6 pm: the transformation of the district of Beaulieu: exhibition
Free - Information : 03.20.75.75.41 -Place : Espace Maurice Titran, Centre Social de l'Avenir, 4 rue Edouard Herriot

  • On Saturday September 15th from 2 pm to 3.30 pm and from 3.30 to 5 pm : the art of the binding
Free - Information : 03.20.81.66.38 - Place : Municipal Library, 2 rue Emile Basly

  • On Saturday, September 15th at 3 pm: show "Sur les chemins de la butte "
Rate : 5€ - Information and Tickets at the Tourist Office - Place : Cercle Saint-Joseph, 41 rue Saint-Jospeh

  • On Saturday, 15 and Sunday, September 16th from 10 am till 6 pm: tools of formerly, sculptures of today
Free - Information and reservation : 03.61.92.75.44 - Place : Francky Sculptures, 1 rue de Béthune

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  • On Sunday, September 16th: in the discovery of the religious heritage of Wattrelos
At 10.30 am : circuit into the area of the Cretinier - Meeting in front of the church Saint-Vincent de Paul
At 2.30 pm : circuit into the city center - Meeting in front of the City Hall, place Jean Delvainquière
Free - Information : Thomas Sanchez : 06 65 77 67 18 - Association Chappelles&Co - 21 contour Saint Martin – 59100 Roubaix - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  • On Saturday September 15h and Sunday September 16th : Aux Amis de la Chope
Free exhibition at the Museum of Popular Arts and Traditions, rue François Mériaux - Information : 03.20.81.59.50

  • On Saturday, 15 and Sunday, September 16th: the restoration of the objects of the museum
At 2 pm and 3 pm - Group of 10 persons max - Reservation : 03.20.81.59.50 - Place : Museum of Popular Arts and Traditions, rue François Mériaux

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  • On Saturday, 15 and Sunday, September 16th: the restoration of the objects of the museum
Free - Group od 20 persons max - Reservation : 03.20.81.59.50 - Place : Museum of Popular Arts and Traditions, rue François Mériaux

  • On Sunday, September 16th from 2 pm to 6 pm: the dictation of the forgotten words …
Free - Information : 03.20.81.59.50 - Place : Museum of Popular Arts and Traditions, rue François Mériaux

  • On Sunday, September 16th from 2 pm to 6 pm: job of formerly: the printer typographer
Free - Information : 03.20.81.59.50 - Place : Museum of Popular Arts and Traditions, rue François Mériau