Associations and folklore are very active in Montmartre
Along with the gallery owner André Roussard, it set up and developed the Montmartre Tourist Information Office. La République de Montmartre has based its headquarters here. La Bonne Franquette is a member of the Commanderie du Clos Montmartre and a member of the local community action committee.
In this context, the restaurant regularly hosts lunches for the P'tits Poulbots, thus perpetuating a tradition started by Francisque Poulbot, who opened a clinic for Montmartre's needy children in 1920.
The P'tits Poulbots are a symbol of Montmartre's folklore. To this day, they parade through the streets of Montmartre dressed in infantry costumes from 1813. Under the direction of Joël Benhayoun, they wield their drumsticks and tambourines to entertain many local festivities with their drum rolls. Along with other volunteers, their President, Joëlle Leclercq, does all she can to continue the tradition begun in Poulbot's time.