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About the activity

But we’ll stand our ground! Travelling through the Middle Ages we will meet at the crossroads, also the title of the exhibition, as it so happens!. A tent camp for an elephant, jewels for a Byzantine princess, a shield for a Viking, a quill for a scholar, shoes for a pilgrim and a tattoo for a parrot (ok, that last bit is not really true).

Drop in workshops for children aged 4 -12 and their parents

With: cozybooknook for the littlest ones

And: alphabet soup for clever clogs

in collaboration with Les Compagnons du cerf

Practical information

When ?

Sunday 17 November from 10.30 am until 5 pm

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How much ?

4 – 18 years: €12 (workshops, visit collections + exhibition Crossroads)
+18 years: €10 (visit collections) / €20 (visit collections + exhibition Crossroads)



Drop in workshops for children aged 4 -12 and their parent

A tent for the elephant Abul-Abbas
When you travel, you take your home with you: a few sticks and a piece of cloth, you don't need anything else to build an amazing elephant tent!

Jewlery for Theophania
Materials also travelled: precious stones and shining glass to make beautiful jewelry. A little something valuable for us/you...

A shield for Ohthere
Enroll in the army and you will travel through many lands! Before leaving, build a (mini) shield for yourself.

A scriptorium for Hasdaï ibn Shaprut
He who writes, travels. Shake your wrists and become a scribe so that people all around the world can enjoy your tales!

Shoes for Egeria
Are we travelling by plane? By train? By car maybe? No! We're going by foot. (so much for our shoes!)

A tattoo for (the parrot of) Olympiodorus
Wherever you go and whoever you meet, just be yourself. A little blue paint on your skin might help.

The Compagnons du cerf will demonstrate viking combats (11h00, 14h00 & 15h00), shield painting and the use of a pearl oven. There will also be animations on the theme of the art of war and the assembly of an Oseberg tent (Viking style).

Book corner
For the little and not-so-little beginners.

A soup bar
For those who love the alphabet!

Info & Reservation

T: 02/741 72 14

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