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The festival venues

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The festival venues

Quais du Polar takes place in 5 main venues.

  • Welcome points: Palais de la Bourse and Town City Hall
  • General bookstores and dedications of guest authors: Palais de la Bourse
  • Specialty stands: Hôtel de Ville
  • Meetings and conferences: all

Free entrance.

Palais de la Bourse (Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Lyon)

20 place de la Bourse – 69002 Lyon (subway station: Cordeliers)

The Corbeille Room in the Palais du Commerce greets La Grande Librairie Polar, where twelve independent booksellers from Lyon and the Region, host authors for book signing sessions and also suggest their favorite thrillers. This is a unique place to discover and enjoy booksellers’ wise reading advice and an exclusive spot to share a friendly moment with guest authors.

Schedule: to come.

Hôtel de Ville

1 place de la Comédie – 69001 Lyon (subway station: Hôtel de Ville)

Again this year, Quais du Polar occupies the Town city Hall – Hôtel de Ville, and hosts in the Atrium several secondhand booksellers, a record store, a DVD area and specialized booksellers, that will recommend a sharp, rare and exceptional selection of thrillers. If you are looking for “the” gold nugget, this place is made for you! The Hôtel de Ville will also welcome the arrival of the Big Police City Case, conferences and much other entertainment, as well as a silkscreen printing workshop for the entire family with PapyArt and Unique en Série.

Schedule: to come.

Amphi Opéra (Lyon Opera House)

Place de la Comédie – 69001 Lyon (subway station: Hôtel de Ville)

La Chapelle de la Trinité

31 rue de la Bourse – 69002 Lyon (subway station: Cordeliers)

Célestins, Théâtre de Lyon

4 rue Charles Dullin – 69002 Lyon (subway station: Bellecour)

Théâtre Nouvelle Génération – Les Ateliers

5 rue Petit David – 69002 Lyon (subway station: Bellecour)