On the slopes of the Somme valley, a majestic abbey of some 1,400 years of history stands. The Somme Departmental Council owns it since 1972 ; today, it has welcomed into its midst our cultural center.
The Abbey - Departmental Cultural Center offers heritage tours, as well as thematic tours such as the "electric torch" night visit of the prestigious monument and many other surprises.
The Gallo-Roman city of Centule, today Saint-Riquier, is the gateway to maritime Picardy. Learn more about the history and heritage of one of the oldest municipalities in France.
The team of the Abbey of Saint-Riquier offers you a rich and varied cultural season of shows. Concerts, theater, One Man Show, cultural events, exhibitions and many other activities related to culture and the art world.
Big names and pretty discoveries, intimate concerts and large-scale shows, in July the Festival marks its territories and rigorously combines artistic genres in a festive state of mind.
The Departmental Cultural Center has a partnership with the Pompidou Center. The two institutions join their expertise in the field of contemporary art and audiences.
The artistic residence of the Abbey of Saint-Riquier offers local artists the granting of a space promoting the creation and exhibition of works of art, or the development of live shows.
The Departmental Choir of the Somme is open to anyone with musical and vocal experience, and wishing to join an amateur and demanding choir training at the same time.
Studio Créa is a space of creation and cultural openness dedicated to young people. In collaboration with artists from all walks of life, regular workshops are offered all year long during school periods and during holidays.
For school audiences : the educational service offers guided tours and mediation workshops related to heritage, exhibitions and the cultural season.
Seminars / Rental
Personalized welcome and tailor-made services for the implementation of your seminars, conferences, exhibitions and other events. Restaurant room / conference room and video projection / meeting rooms.
Partnership / Sponsorship
The Saint-Riquier Cultural Center warmly thanks its patrons for their invaluable support. Their generosity and commitment contribute to the musical and cultural influence of the Department.