Trades Shows & Arts Fair

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OC­TO­BER 1-7 FOIRE DE CHATOU

This show, which is held twice a year draws some 500 mer­chants from all over France dis­play­ing an­tiques, wares and bric-a-brac re­flect­ing re­gional tra­di­tions, crafts and gas­tron­omy all spread out over a minia­ture vil­lage set­ting on an is­land in the Seine. An ex­hi­bi­tion en­ti­tled He­roes of Our Child­hood, 1960-1990, is be­ing held at this year’s show. The show is open from 10am to 7pm. www.foiredecha­tou.com Ile des Im­pres­sion­nistes, 78400 Chatou, 01 34 80 66 00

OC­TO­BER 17-21 ASIA NOW 2018

This show, re­ferred to as the Paris Asian Art Fair, presents a rig­or­ous se­lec­tion of con­tem­po­rary works from more than 39 Asian and western art gal­leries com­mit­ted to supporting con­tem­po­rary Asian artists on an in­ter­na­tional level. This year emerg­ing Ja­pa­nese art is be­ing show­cased. The show is open from 12 to 8pm, from 11am to 7pm on the 20th and from 11am to 5pm on the 21st. www.asianow­paris.com 9 ave Hoche (8th)

OC­TO­BER 18-21 OUT­SIDER ART FAIR

This show, be­ing held in Paris for the 6th time, of­fers an op­por­tu­nity to take in Self-Taught Art, Art Brut and Out­sider Art from 37 in­ter­na­tional gal­leries in­clud­ing both es­tab­lished and emerg­ing gal­leries. The show is open from 11am to 8pm, from 6pm to 9pm on the 18th, closes at 6pm on the 21st. www.out­sider­art­fair.com Ate­lier Riche­lieu, 60 rue de Riche­lieu (2nd)

OC­TO­BER 26-28 PARIS COMIC CON

The pop cul­ture show is back in Paris once again this year. The event show­cases comics, films, tele­vi­sion, toys and video games and fea­tures spe­cial guests. Fans can meet up with cre­ators, artists and ac­tors and par­tic­i­pate in the French Cham­pi­onships of Cos­play. The show is open from 9:30am to 7pm and un­til 6pm on the 28th. www.comic- con-paris.com Grande Halle de la Vil­lette, 211 ave Jean Jau­rès (19th)

OC­TO­BER 26-31 HORS-SERIE MAI­SON BY FOIRE DE PARIS

This show de­voted to ev­ery­thing for the home brings to­gether some 350 ex­hibitors. Dec­o­ra­tive ob­jects, de­sign, kitchens, ve­ran­das, fire­places and more are all wait­ing to be dis­cov­ered. In­no­va­tions, in­ven­tions, gas­tron­omy and work­shops for adults and chil­dren are all on the agenda. The show is open from 10am to 7pm. www.foirede­paris.fr Paris Expo blvd Vic­tor, Porte de Ver­sailles (15th)

OC­TO­BER 31 SA­LON DU CHOCOLAT

A heav­enly show where choco­late is the guest of hon­our. Ex­hi­bi­tions, work­shops, tast­ings and a daily fash­ion show with dresses made with choco­late are all on the agenda. This year’s fo­cus is on co­coa, its ori­gins, its grow­ing re­gions and its virtues and the show wel­comes co­coa pro­duc­ers from around the world. There is a sec­tion of the show, Chocolat Ju­nior, de­voted to chil­dren with work­shops and ad­ven­ture­filled games. The show is open from 10am to 7pm. www.sa­lon­du­choco­lat.fr Paris Expo blvd Vic­tor, Porte de Ver­sailles (15th)

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