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From 19 to 23 May, come and celebrate the arrival of spring at Vive les Groues!


  • From May 19, 2021 to May 23, 2021
Affiche Vive les Groues mai 2021 (c) Yes We Camp

The Vive les Groues association, which brings together neighbours, local workers, volunteers and residents of the site, is joining forces with Yes We Camp and invites you to Vive les Groues, from 19 to 23 May, to take part in outdoor activities and (re)discover the site.

This event celebrates the end of hibernation and the arrival of spring.

On the programme? A photo exhibition, meetings with the residents, workshops, a big sale and many other surprises. A programme for young and old alike!

Photo exhibition

Following the Nature en ville photo competition with Storengy and the City of Bois-Colombes, come and discover the winning photographs exhibited at Vive les Groues!
Wednesday 19 May at 6pm: opening of the exhibition and draw for the winners of the prizes.

Meeting with the residents of the site

The association Carton Plein presents its project for people in great need, while working for the ecological transition.
Louise also offers lunches all week long made from fresh and seasonal products.

Yurt - Sound travel

Marina opens the doors of her yurt to transport you to different sound travel sessions (relaxation through the sound vibrations of gongs and Tibetan bowls).
Musical awakening workshops for children are also organised during the weekend upon registration: @ComEnjoy, or comenjoy.fr

Schedule of sound journey sessions :
free of charge - duration 30 minutes.

  • Wednesday 19 May at 7pm ;
  • Thursday 20 May at 6.30pm;
  • Friday 21 May at 12.45pm;
  • Saturday 22 May at 5.30pm;
  • Sunday 23 May at 2.30pm.

at 25 € - duration 1h15 - on reservation

  • Friday 21 May at 7.30pm;
  • Saturday 22 May at 7pm;
  • Sunday 23 May at 11am.


  • Wednesday to Saturday from 12:00 to 13:00, fee: €20 (€15 + €5 membership to the association Vive les Groues), registration here ;
  • Hatha Yoga class on Sundays from 12:30 to 1:30 pm.

And also

  • Beekeeping initiation course with the Happyculteurs, on Saturday from 9am to 6pm.

Special programme for children

Wednesday 19 May

From 10.30 am to 12.00 pm: the association Carton Plein proposes a workshop to make games and objects out of reused cardboard: masks, mazes, etc...

Saturday 22 May

From 2pm to 3pm: Ukulele workshop in the yurt (6-10 years), 20 euros, on reservation ; From 3:15 to 4:00 pm: musical awakening in the yurt (3-5 years), 20 euros on reservation ; From 2:30 to 4:30 pm: gardening workshops in the greenhouse with Nicolas from Enfants Paysans.

Big Flea Market - Weekend of 22 and 23 May

On Saturday and Sunday, Vive les Groues is organising a big flea market where designers and local residents come together! To book a stand, it's over here.
The Help Congo association will be offering Congolese delicacies on Saturday and Sunday during the braderie.

The activities will take place in compliance with sanitary measures: wearing a mask is compulsory, physical distancing and hydro-alcoholic gel will be made available.
Vive les Groues is actively looking for volunteers for the duration of the event, for food, refreshment, management and reception of stands for the braderie. People can register via this link.

Practical information

From Wednesday 19th to Sunday 23rd May
Vive les Groues
290 rue de la Garenne
92000 Nanterre