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Gala Dinner

This year the Gala dinner will be held in the Les Machines de l’île

Friday 5 June


Les Machines de l’îleGala1

Parc des Chantiers

Boulevard Léon Bureau

44 200 Nantes


“Les Machines de l’île” is a totally unprecedented artistic project. Situated on the exceptional site of the former shipyards and created thanks to François Delarozière and Pierre Orefice’s imaginations, it is at the crossroads between Jules Verne’s "invented worlds", the mechanical universe of Leonardo da Vinci, and Nantes’ industrial history.

The “Galerie des Machines” houses a laboratory and a whole bestiary of machines. During your visit, the machinists will explain the Gala2history and workings of these strange creatures and put life into the imaginary world of the Heron Tree, future project of the Machines de l’île.gala3

The evening starts at 19.00 and will last until midnight. It will start with a Discovery of the Galerie des machines, followed by a seated dinner and dance party.gala4

How to reach Les Machines de l’île


By tramway
– Tramway ligne 1 : arrêt “Chantiers Navals”. When leaving the tram, cross the bridge and walk straight ahead
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By bike
– Station Bicloo n° 43 : Machines de l’île
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Car parks
– Pay parking lot Les Machines
– Paying place on Bd de la Prairie au Duc
– Free parking lot: Quai Wilsongala5