This fall and early winter at the 14th-century Palais des Papes in Avignon, the association Altera Roma is offering a series of workshops in Medieval arts and crafts. You can take a half-day intro (55€) or a full-day class (140€). Designed for adults, they'll be taught in French but a translator is available for groups, if booked in advance.
The schedule for Les Ateliers du Palais is as follows:
October 11 & 12: Calligraphy, with Anne Demoustier
October 18 & 19: Marbling, with Zeynep Uysal Kog
October 25 & 26: Ceramics, with Stephan Leclercq (full day)
November 8 & 9: Illuminated manuscripts, with Marie-France Parronchi
November 10: Ikebana with Georgine Duquesne
November 15 & 16: Calligraphy, with Anne Demoustier
November 22 & 23: Ceramics, with Stephan Leclercq (full day)
December 6 & 7: Illuminated manuscripts, with Marie-France Parronchi
December 11: Ikebana, with Georgine Duquesne
December 13 & 14: Marbling, with Zeynep Uysal Kog
December 21 & 22: Calligraphy, with Anne Demoustier
To learn more or to reserve your space, click here or here.
If you need help in English, contact Stephan Leclercq (firstname.lastname@example.org) or by phone: +33 (0)6 62 38 50 14.
You can also get info and reserve through the Avignon Tourist Office: email@example.com, +33(0)4 32 74 32 74.
Photos: Examples of work by Marie-France Parronchi (Illuminated Manuscripts), Georgine Duquesne (Ikebana), Anne Demoustier (Calligraphy) and Stephan Leclercq (Ceramics).