Published on : September 8th 2014
From September 20th 2014
to September 21st 2014
European Heritage Days in Boulogne
Discover the historical heritage of RENAULT in Boulogne Billancourt during the European Heritage Days.
Event location
European Heritage Days in Boulogne Île Seguin 92100, Boulogne-Billancourt France
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Renault Vintage car parade in Boulogne-Billancourt  (CAR*)

Around twenty vintage Renault vehicles will be on parade in the streets of Boulogne. An opportunity to discover several legendary Renault brand vehicles, some of which were built at the Billancourt site, including the Voiturette, the NN cabriolet, the Juvaquatre, the 4CV, the Dauphine, and the Caravelle.

Saturday September 20 at 11:30 am: leaving from Boulogne City Hall / Sunday September 21 at 11:30 am: leaving from the Grand Place de Boulogne (vintage cars on display from 9:00 am)

Details of the parade available from Sept 14 on www.anciennesrenault.com

*CAR : Club des Amateurs d’Anciennes Renault

 

Exhibition of vintage cars at the “Renault Histoire” museum

Around twenty Renault vehicles built between 1898 and 1985 will be on show in the gardens of the “Renault Histoire” Museum in Boulogne. Collectors from the Club des Amateurs d’Anciennes Renault (CAR) will be on hand to share their passion for the Renault brand with the general public.

Saturday September 20 and Sunday September 21, from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm at the “Renault Histoire” Museum managed by the association Renault Histoire, 27 rue des Abondances

 

Special events at Seguin Island Pavillion with volunteers from AMETIS*

Marking the First World War commemorations, a legendary “Marne taxi” will be on show in the window of Pavillon Seguin. In the autumn of 2014, these Renault taxis were used to rush troops to the front line of the Battle of the Marne, thereby playing a decisive role in victory.

Two talks: “Women in the Renault plant” on Saturday September 20 and Sunday September 21 at 3:30 pm. “The illicit use of plant resources to create objects from production materials” Saturday September 20 and Sunday September 21 at 4:30 pm.

Open tour of Pavillon Seguin: Saturday September 20 and Sunday September 21, 11:00 am to 6:00 pm.    

Guided tours : Saturday September 20 and Sunday September 21, at 11:30 am and 2:30 pm.

AMETIS* : Association de la Maîtrise, de l’Encadrement et des Techniciens de l’Ile Seguin

 

Renault in World War I presentations at the “Renault Histoire” Museum

Throughout the weekend, the association Renault Histoire will be presenting a new web documentary, telling the story of Renault during the First World War.

Two talks: “Inventing the assembly line in a wartime plant”, by Alain Michel, Professor at the University of Evry on Saturday September 20 at 3:00 pm. “The company at the Belle Epoque” by Armand Hatchuel, Professor at MINES-ParisTech on Sunday September  21 at 3:00 pm.

Open tour of the museum : Saturday September 20 and Sunday September 21, 10:00 am to 6:00 pm.

Guided tours : Saturday September 20 and Sunday September 21 at 11:30 am, 2:30 pm and 4:30 pm.

 

Workers’ memories at the Place J. Guesde (ATRIS*)

Former employees of Renault in Billancourt will be talking about the history of the company and its production workers in the café “La Régie”, opposite the famous workers’ entrance. Several films will be shown, including “Retour sur l’Ile Seguin” by Medhi Lallaoui. A photo exhibit “Mémoires Vives” by artist Hélène Beccaria will also be on display.

Saturday September 20 and Sunday September 21 at the café “La Régie”, 4 Place Jules Guesde, former Place Nationale, Boulogne-Billancourt, between 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm.     ATRIS* : Association des Travailleurs de Renault Ile Seguin

Renault vintage and current range cars will be available to the general public for transfers back and forth from Seguin Island to « Renault Histoire » Museum (27 rue des Abondances)


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