All WOCo productions in the Charente Maritime are held at the Château de Panloy, usually in the first week of August. 

In 2023 we look forward to welcoming you back to WOCo Season 15 - so bring your picnic with you. The gates open at 6pm for you to soak up the atmosphere and enjoy your sumptuous opera spread, or make use of the food trucks and bar available on site. You can find your own little moment of beauty and tranquility in the château grounds. Performances begin at 8:00pm on Tuesday 3rd and Thursday 5th August. The address is

Château de Panloy, 17350 Port d'Envaux, France. The nearest train station is at Saintes (15 minutes drive) and there are regular flights in high season from London to La Rochelle (40 minutes drive). 

Tickets/billets 35€ sur place, 30€ tarif reduit.  

Online reservations can be made here, simply click on your preferred date. You can also contact the Château using the contact details below. Tickets are also available on the door, but you are advised to arrive by 6pm to reserve your place. 
T: 05 46 91 73 23

Château de Crazannes (Crazannes)
Château de Mouillepied, (Port d'Envaux)
Relais St. Georges (Saintes)
Le Bruant (St Porchaire)

Le Gabarier (Port d'Envaux)

Plus d'information/more information
Office de Tourisme de Saintes
Office de Tourisme de St. Jean D'Angley
Syndicat d'Initiative de Pont l'Abbé

WOCo events in 2024

WOCo is performing in London and South West France in 2023. Find out more here. 


Booking, picnicing and directions:
Everything you need to know for your visit when we re-open in summer 2024

Emerging Artists

Opportunities for newly established singers, players and production team members


All the latest news can be found here including the details of WOCo's partnership with the Fulham Camarata  - which we will celebrate in a London concert on 16th June 2024