Monday Oct 22nd
French President Emmanuel Macron is in the town of Trèbes — one of the worst affected by the recent floods in south west France.
While there he will see the damage wreaked by the deadly floods, meet the rescue services and the local authorities.
Hollywood legend and stage veteran Al Pacino will give two solo performances on Monday and Tuesday in Paris, recounting highlights from his decades of acting along with more intimate exchanges with the audience.
Tuesday Oct 23rd
French MPs are set to vote on the first part of the 2019 budget.
The process, which is set to last until Christmas, will see MPs begin by looking at the part of the budget dealing with taxes, and the debates are expected to be tense.
Wednesday Oct 24th
An auction of Banksy's silkscreen prints is set to take place in the French capital on Wednesday.
All eyes are on the next sale of works by the elusive street artist after the recent auction of his art in London saw his spray-painted canvas “Girl With Balloon” run through a shredder embedded in the frame moments after it was sold for $1.4 million.
Cult film ET will be showing at Paris' Grand Rex cinema along with a live orchestra playing the score.
Thursday Oct 25th
President Macron is set to head to Slovakia and the Czech Republic as part of his tour of countries in the European Union.
Both countries are members of the Visegrad Group, a cultural and political alliance of four Central European states, along with Hungary and Poland, who have all taken hostile positions hostile towards accepting migrants into the EU.
The Academie Francaise is set to hand out its prestigious Grand Prix literary award.
Friday Oct 26th