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Régulièrement, des animations sont organisées au musée : démonstrations de savoir faire, découverte nocturne des collections, rencontres avec des compagnons, lectures et chansons...

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What did the companions pride themselves on? Eating well and drinking deep

What did the companions pride themselves on? Eating well and drinking deep

A Companion was a man who "shared his bread". The festive banquets held and rituals performed confirm the origin of the word. A picturesque stroll through a past where good eating was all the more appreciated because it was not an everyday pleasure.

Sunday 24 January 2010 - 3:00 pm
5.00
Pliers and pincers through traditions and trades

Pliers and pincers through traditions and trades

Pliers are used to pick up and hold an object in order to carry it or work on it. Every trade has its own variety, of different materials, shapes and sizes. Legends and customs have also grown up around these indispensable tools

Sunday 21 February 2010 - 8:00 pm
5.00
Women at work

Women at work

Sometimes admired but too often forgotten or reviled, women at work have always made fine subjects for poets and songsters. Walk, readings and songs with Agnès Rivière, at…

Sunday 14 March 2010 - 3:00 pm
5.00
Flowing staircase
(1825)

Musée du Compagnonnage

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