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The tools and trades of our forefathers used

in Availles-Limouzine
  • Discover this exhibition-demonstration of old tools completed with photographs and films.

  • ### Discover this exhibition-demonstration of old tools completed with photographs and films.
    The tools bear witness to the trades formerly practised at Availles. Demonstrators will reproduce the gestures of the past (use of the donkey’s bench, sharpening and mowing, spinning on the wheel). A hundred photographs showing the equipment and the men and women in action and three films accompany the presentation: old-fashioned threshing (3'40), the shearing of sheep (3') made by Maurice André and...
    ### Discover this exhibition-demonstration of old tools completed with photographs and films.
    The tools bear witness to the trades formerly practised at Availles. Demonstrators will reproduce the gestures of the past (use of the donkey’s bench, sharpening and mowing, spinning on the wheel). A hundred photographs showing the equipment and the men and women in action and three films accompany the presentation: old-fashioned threshing (3'40), the shearing of sheep (3') made by Maurice André and the making of baskets (16'30) by Marie Brachet.
    * Welcome in patois at 2.30pm and 4.30pm.
    * Welcome in English at 15:30 and 16:30.
Services
  • Accessibility
    • Mobility impaired
  • Rates
    Free. Free entrance.
Schedules
Schedules
  • On September 17, 2022 from 2:00 PM to 7:00 PM
  • On September 18, 2022 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM